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A 45 year old Watkins Glen woman faces up to three years in state prison after being accused of keeping nearly 200 prescription pills from nursing home residents where she worked. Lisa Clark is accuse...read more
A 29 year old Ovid man was sentenced in Schuyler County Family Court Tuesday to 90 days in jail.  Robert Duncan, the Third, failed to pay over 2-thousand-dollars in back child support.  Acco...read more
Voters in the Dundee school district approved the proposed 2015-2016 budget by a 161-100 vote.  A proposition to allow for a new bus purchase was also approved.  Wendy Gibson and Andrew Simm...read more
It's that time of year again for residents of local school districts to the head to the polls today to vote on their district's respective proposed budgets as well as school board elections. In Dunde...read more
Schuyler County is hoping to obtain a total of 55-thousand-dollars through state security programs. The applications will be submitted to the State Homeland Security Program and the Law Enforcement Te...read more
The Yates County Sheriff's Office and the National Weather Service in Binghamton have issued a frost advisory, effective from midnight tonight until 8AM, Thursday morning.  The advisory means tha...read more
Environmental activist and Oscar nominated film director Josh Fox was one of 21 people arrested Wednesday at the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading for trespassing.  Best known f...read more
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Some exciting development going on in Yates and Schuyler Counties.  Yates County Chamber of Commerce President Mike Linehan updates on additional lodging that's coming to the village of Penn Yan....read more
A "Mother's Day" themed protest at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream facility in the town of Reading Thursday resulted in the arrests of 16 women. The protesters held banners that read "Happy Mothe...read more
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Glenview Dairy, LLC, d/b/a Bergen Farms, of Odessa, NY, pleaded guilty to attempting to harbor illegal aliens before U.S. D...read more
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Items reported stolen from the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen between April 14th and 15th were recovered over the weekend. When word spread that two canoes, 10 fishing rods, a bicycle pump and...read more
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Some good news as it relates to the multiple items reported stolen from the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen between April 14th and 15th.  Camp Director Jennifer Sweet tells us participants...read more
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A statewide effort to educate residents and business owners about solar power is coming to Schuyler County. Sam Maggio with "Solar Schuyler" tells us more about the community outreach and education pr...read more
Bath State Police reportedly discovered a meth lab equipment dump site in the town of Bradford.  Troopers responded to an isolated area on state-owned land adjacent to Bailey Road and discovered ...read more
Trespassing charges against 84 "We Are Seneca Lake" protesters will not be dismissed by the Schuyler County District Attorney's office.  Following the Earth Day arrests of 19 people at the Crestw...read more
Details were released Wednesday of a one car accident in Schuyler County Saturday night that claimed the life of a 50 year old Painted Post woman.  State Police say Elizabeth Horton was traveling...read more
A public hearing was held last night in the town of Dix regarding the possibility of wind turbines being built in the Schuyler County township. Those opposed to the plan cited health related concerns,...read more
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Once again this year, New York State is setting aside this weekend for volunteer fire departments to hold recruiting events. The number of volunteer firefighters statewide has dropped to fewer than 90...read more
A break-in at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen is under investigation. According to State Park police, several buildings were entered sometime between April 14th and 15th, including a cabin, sto...read more
Kenneth Thurston, of Reading, was appointed Schuyler County Highway Superintendent Thursday by the Schuyler County Legislature. Thurston will fill the unexpired term of former Superintendent Greg Math...read more
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They sent letters. They gave testimony. They lobbied lawmakers. Opponents of Crestwood Midstream's plans to expand its gas storage facility north of Watkins Glen on Seneca Lake made every legal effo...read more
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved a joint Legislative Resolution that proclaims this as "Motorsports Appreciation Week" in New York State. State Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblymen Phil Palmesano and ...read more
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Things had been pretty quiet at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream Facility north of Watkins Glen, until today nobody had been arrested there since February 11th. That changed this morning when 19-p...read more
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The Schuyler County Legislature has approved recent updates made to the county's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.  The County's Emergency Services Coordinator, Bill Kennedy, tells us abou...read more
Watkins Glen Mayor Sam Schimmizi appointed Laurie DeNardo to fill the unexpired term of Paul Clifford's seat on the village board Monday night.  DeNardo, a Democrat, is Human Resources Director a...read more
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Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen is offering something new the first weekend in May.  Camp Director Jennifer Sweet tells us more about STEM Weekend. [audio:4201592701-STEMweekend.MP3] [/au...read more
(GENEVA, NEW YORK) The 2015 Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race consisting of more than 200 seven-member teams running the distance surrounding Seneca Lake, was contested on Sunday, April 19. The race beg...read more
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  Having a race in April in the Finger Lakes is always a bit of a gamble weatherwise. Seneca 7 Co-Race Director Jeff Henderson says they always go in with fingers crossed. [audio:41715123456-S...read more
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Watkins Glen International opens its 2015 season this weekend and our Rick Hughey has the details. [audio:4171554129-RickOpeningWeekend15.mp3] [/audio] #SchuylerCounty ___________________________...read more
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Once again this year, they'll be coming from all over to Watkins Glen to take part in the Green Grand Prix today.  Bob Gillespie organizes the annual event.  He tells us about a new feature ...read more
Congressman Tom Reed introduced a resolution in Washington, Thursday, that is aimed at tackling the nation's problems by setting goals first then working out the details later. Reed's idea of setting ...read more
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The 11th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix returns to Watkins Glen Friday.   Bob Gillespie, chairman of the event, tells us its a unique event [audio:4161561551-GreenGrandPrix15.mp3] [/audio...read more
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano announced, Wednesday, that applications are now being accepted for a total of four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded in June by the New York Conference of Italian-American S...read more
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      The Seneca 7 Relay Race which takes place Sunday takes a great deal of coordination to pull off.  Race Co-Director Jeff Henderson tells us they have to be in touch which...read more
Two Burdett residents are jailed in Steuben County following a traffic stop in the village of Bath Monday that turned up crack cocaine.  38 year old Melanie Abbott and 36 year old Jesse McKeiver...read more
Last night the Schuyler County Legislature approved a local law that would see the sale of sparklers in the county twice a year.  Under the legislation, sparklers, party poppers and snappers coul...read more
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will be hosting a workshop later this month that will deal with craft brewing in the Finger Lakes.  Roger Ort with Cooperative Extension says ther...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will share in public safety and security funding as part of a new package of 233-million-dollars in federal grants being distributed statewide to support local emergency re...read more
Three more towns, this week, have added their support to the campaign against a Texas-based company's proposed gas storage and transport facility in Schuyler County. On Tuesday, the Towns of Varick an...read more
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The Saturday of "Opening Weekend" at Watkins Glen International will again feature a community event put on by the Arc of Schuyler that will allow people to run or walk the 3.4 mile road course. ...read more
Earlier this year, it was announced the Watkins Glen and Odessa-Montour modified and varsity football teams would merge at the beginning of next season.  Now, they have their team name. The Watk...read more
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It sometimes seems that campaign seasons are starting to blend into each other nowadays. It was just last November that Congressman Tom Reed was re-elected and already Democrats are beating the bushes...read more
The New York State Budget approved early Wednesday morning increased overall state aid to New York's public schools by 1.4-billion-dollars to 23.5-billion for the coming year. Both Penn Yan and Dundee...read more
A Montour Falls man has been charged with animal abandonment. The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Humane Society of Schuyler County stating two cats were abandoned at their M...read more
A Schuyler County man accused of trying to escape from officers during a court appearance last November has pled guilty.  19-year-old Christopher Johnston was sentenced to one year in jail. ...read more
A 39 year old Watkins Glen man is in jail after he allegedly failed to pay over 25-THOUSAND dollars in back child support.  Richard Franklin was arrested on a warrant issued out of Schuyler Count...read more
Support for area farmers has emerged as a touchstone issue in the state's new budget with a whole crop of farmer friendly provisions targeted at the state's farming industry.  According to State ...read more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. ...read more
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  Consultants from CGR of Rochester gave presentations this week to the Yates and Schuyler County Legislatures on possible areas of consolidation. Schuyler County Administrator Tim O'Hearn tel...read more
  Watkins Glen International has renewed its partnership with Cornell Racing. The deal allows Cornell mechanical  engineering students access to the historic road course so they can practic...read more
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The Schuyler Health Foundation has wrapped up its 2014 Family of Friends campaign, with donations going to Schuyler Hospital and the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility.  Michelle Benjamin, Exec...read more
A 63 year old Alpine woman will serve up to four years in state prison for her ninth DWI offense. Catherine Sirrine's latest drunken driving conviction came after she pleaded guilty November 13th to h...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, newly-appointed to the Senate Task Force on Workforce Development, says the emphasis needs to shift from job-creating tax cuts to retraining workers to qualify for hard-to-fi...read more
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The Town of Veteran is seeking bids for the maintenance of two town cemeteries.  Each cemetery will be mowed three times a year, in May, July and September. In the past, inmates from Monterey Sho...read more
Watkins Glen Village Trustee Paul Clifford has resigned from his elected seat, effective immediately.  Clifford's position will be filled by appointment at April's meeting.  In his resignati...read more
The State DOT will begin work today on State Route 414 and State Route 79 in the village of Watkins Glen.  The work is expected to last close to two months.  The project will consist of saw-...read more
There is only one week left for New Yorkers to vote for Letchworth and Watkins Glen in a nationwide contest as being the best state parks in the nation. They are currently rated as the second and th...read more
Watkins Glen International is set to kick off its opening weekend for the 2015 seasion at the historic road course. The two-day from April 18th to the 19th will allow fans to support three local cha...read more
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This afternoon will be the final show in the 3 day run of "Shrek the Musical" presented by the Watkins Glen High School Class of 2015.  Senior Justine Hulbert plays "Gingy" in today's show.&nbs...read more
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Today is the last day for teams to register for "Schuyler Steps Out" the free community walking program presented by Schuyler Hospital.  The Hosptial's Michelle Benjamin tells us the program is b...read more
An 18 year old Schuyler County teen has been arrested by Ithaca Police for allegedly possessing property that was recently stolen from the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School in Ithaca.  Dylan Go...read more
Sam Schimizzi was elected Watkins Glen's newest mayor Wednesday.  Schimizzi outpolled Scott Gibson 231-205.  Current Mayor Mark Swinnerton lost by one vote in his bid to be elected to a vill...read more
A popular packaged food product is being recalled because it might contain small pieces of metal and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has issued an urgent advisory to those who received the product ...read more
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Four years ago, it was called Super Ball IX.  This time around it's been dubbed Magnaball.  It's a three day music festival sponsored by Watkins Glen International, August 21, 22 and 23 feat...read more
It will be a busy day at the polls today for voters in Watkins Glen.  Current Village Trustee Scott Gibson is running for Mayor against Sam Schimizzi and Richard Scuteri.  Current Mayor Mark...read more
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After being so successful in its first year, the Arc of Schuyler is bringing back a fundraiser community event next month.  Here's Holly Baker, the Arc's Director of Community Relations, to tell ...read more
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This weekend, the Watkins Glen Class of 2015 will be presenting "Shrek The Musical" at the High School Auditorium.  Senior Lydia Myers has been in several high school productions.  She will ...read more
Due to the increased number of flu and gastro-intestinal illness, the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls has implemented temporary restrictions for visitors.  Seneca View admin...read more
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One of the most popular shows on the History Channel could be coming to the area. Brittany Gibbs, Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Marketing Director, tells us more.[audio:3171552753-Ameri...read more
Schuyler County Sheriff Bill Yessman is warning residents of a potential scam involving a person or persons pretending to be NYSEG employees. On March 12th, the Sheriff’s Office received a call...read more
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Schuyler Steps Out, the free community walking program presented by Schuyler Hospital, kicks off early next month.  Michelle Benjamin, the Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, te...read more
A Montour Falls man that failed to make his child support payments and cooperate with family court orders was sentenced to sixty days in jail by Schuyler County Family Court.  The man, whose iden...read more
A 25 year-old Montour Falls man was convicted in Schuyler County Court, this week, for stealing tons of metal from a home in Mecklenberg.  According to media report, Albert Jones was found guilt...read more
Yates and Schuyler Counties will not share the position of highway superintendent as agreed to last month.  Monday night, the Schuyler County Legislature rescinded its January approval of a share...read more
A tractor trailer turned on its side while entering downtown Watkins Glen from the north on State Route 14 Saturday night. The truck was carrying orange juice containers when it made contact with a sn...read more
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A bipartisan group of 114 state legislators, organized by state Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, joined county and town highway superintendents and other local leaders from acr...read more
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A check for 20-thousand-dollars was recently presented by the staff at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen to the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross. The donation, which will be used solely f...read more
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A food drive is coming up Saturday in Watkins Glen. Here's Brittany Gibbs, Tourism and Marketing Manager with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, to tell us more.[audio:3061555938-SchuylerFoodd...read more
A 34 year old Watkins Glen man faces felony assault charges following an incident that occurred in the parking lot of Bleachers Bar and Grill Monday.  Dennis Thompson is accused of getting into a...read more
Diesel fumes from a piece of maintenance equipment entered the fresh air vents of the B.C. Cate Elementary School building in Montour Falls for approximately ten minutes Wednesday morning.  Fumes...read more
Firefighters from four different Schuyler County departments battled a trailer home fire Wednesday afternoon at 5840 Route 224 near Alpine Junction.  The fire started when the home owner, Gregory...read more
Letchworth State Park and Watkins Glen State Park are vying for the top spot in the 2015 USA Today Readers' Choice Award for Best State Park in America.  The two Finger Lakes area parks were comp...read more
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In late January, the fourth annual Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel Ice Bar raised 20-thousand-dollars for the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross. Finger Lakes Chapter Joel Robinson tells us more...read more
The investigation into an underage drinking party last month on Townsend Road in Watkins Glen has resulted in the arrest of a 27 year old Schuyler County man. Jeffrey Travis, of Watkins Glen, is accu...read more
In the last 10 months, Schuyler County has prosecuted close to two dozen public benefits fraud cases, which has resulted in convictions.  County officials say the prosecution and conviction of th...read more
According to an audit released by the State Comptroller's Office, the town of Tyrone overspent its highway fund and failed to develop multi-year financial plans, resulting in cashflow problems. The a...read more
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The Human Services Complex in Montour Falls will be host to a 4-H and Robotics Open House tonight.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is a Program Specialist in Robo...read more
Two people have come forward and announced their candidacy to become the next Watkins Glen Village Justice. Keith Caslin has received the backing of the Republican party and will also be running as a...read more
One of the annual events that brought NASCAR drivers and fans closer together every August when the racing circuit made its way to Watkins Glen will be no more. The Gaffer District announced last wee...read more
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A 4H and Robotics Open House is coming up later this month in Montour Falls.  Roger Ort with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County is a Program Specialist in Robotics for New York Stat...read more
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Watkins Glen International has announced that Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. has been named the lead contractor in charge of spearheading the historic road course’s repaving project. Ajax brings a...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its February Small Business Think Tank.  The Chamber's Brittany Gibbs tells us more.[audio:SmallBizthinktank.MP3] [/audio] Gibbs says...read more
Thirteen of the 25 New York wineries at Boston's Wine Expo this weekend are from the Finger Lakes region.  The Expo, which is being held today and tomorrow is one of the largest wine-related even...read more
There will be no more bucket game. Last night, the Odessa-Montour School Board unanimously approved a proposal to combine its modified and varsity football teams with in-county rival Watkins Glen. The...read more
The Odessa-Montour School District's Board of Education is expected to name Christopher Wood its next superintendent when it meets later tonight. Wood was one of three finalists picked for the job.&nb...read more
The Schuyler County Legislature voted last night to delay action on adopting an updated emergency management plan for the county. The delay will give emergency services personnel enough time to resume...read more
Cayuga County, Tuesday night, decided not to take sides in the debate over a proposal to expand a gas storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake. The County Legislature's Judicial and Public Safety...read more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Thurday morning at 10AM, in the Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, will hold a much anticipated Issues Conference on a  controversial pro...read more
Officers from the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a home on Townsend Road, in Watkins Glen, shortly after three o'clock Sunday morning after emergency dispatchers received an o...read more
The Watkins Glen School Board approved a plan Monday night that would see its football program merge with neighboring Odessa-Montour. The board of education at OM will vote on the matter Thursday.&nbs...read more
A Corning man that led police on a chase early Friday morning was found dead just hours after he fled his car and ran into a wooded area in Schuyler County.  Corning Police started a pursuit of ...read more
A 25 year old Corning man was found frozen to death in a wooded area in Schuyler County, late Friday. According to WETM 18 News, a bizarre sequence of events led to the death of Joshua Harrison, who ...read more
A state appellate court has upheld the conviction of a 79 year old Burdett woman found guilty in 2011 of stealing more than 361-thousand-dollars from her sister-in-law. Rose Reeves was convicted of t...read more
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The Franklin Street Gallery, a community arts center in downtown Watkins Glen, has been awarded grant funding to support access to art classes for one year. Gallery Manager Cynthia Hill tells us more....read more
Ten people were arrested for trespassing at Crestwood's gates in the town of Reading Wednesday.  Two of the 10 arrested are residents of Schuyler County.  That now brings the  total to ...read more
A Schuyler County woman has been arrested in Steuben County for passing bad checks.  Jennifer Price, of Dix, is accused of writing two checks in November to the Avoca Market that were returned du...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
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Gas Free Seneca and We Are Seneca Lake, the groups trying to stop Crestwood Midstream from storing Liquefied Petroleum Gas in the old salt caverns on the west shore of Seneca Lake north of Watkins Gle...read more
An agreement was approved by the Schuyler County Legislature in a special session Tuesday night that would see Yates County Highway Superintendent David Hartman hold the same post in Schuyler County. ...read more
The stalemate over what to do about Sheldon Silver was finally broken Tuesday night when Assembly Democrats announced that the Assembly Speaker will step down on Monday and an election to select his r...read more
A regional rally will be held at Lakefront Park on January 31st at 2pm. They expect more than 300 local residents to attend in support for resolutions that have passed within the region that oppose ...read more
After Thursday night's approval by the Montour Falls Village Board, plans will now move forward to build a new wastewater treatment plant with neighboring Watkins Glen. Earlier this week, the Watkins ...read more
A 32 year old Cayuta woman has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on grand larceny charges.  Tracie Mace is accused of stealing more than three thousand dollars from her previous...read more
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Republican State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano thinks Governor Cuomo missed the mark on a number of fronts in laying out his so-called Opportunity Agenda for upstate New York. Cuomo's proposals were cont...read more
The Watkins Glen village board voted unanimously last night to move forward with plans for a brand new wastewater treatment plant to be used with the neighboring village of Montour Falls.  A vote...read more
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This week, the Watkins Glen and Montour Falls village boards will vote on a proposed joint wastewater treatment plant.   Montour Falls Mayor John King explains the joint plant idea came abou...read more
  According to their Twitter page this afternoon, 23 members of the WE ARE SENECA LAKE movement were arrested today at the gates of Crestwood Midstream plant two miles north of Watkins Glen on...read more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [audio:FoodBa...read more
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (SLPWA) along with Finger Lakes Wine Business Coalition (FLXWBC), Gas Free Seneca, and various municipality leaders throughout the Finger Lakes filed for full Party...read more
A grease fire in the kitchen is the cause of a late Wednesday night fire in Schuyler County that destroyed a trailer home. Firefighters from Burdett, Odessa, Montour Falls, Hector and Watkins Glen wer...read more
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The villages of Montour Falls and Watkins Glen updated residents this week on the proposed joint wastewater treatment plant.  Montour Falls Mayor John King explains what was presented at the join...read more
A 47 year old Bradford man has been charged with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by Bath State Police. Kenneth Sanford is accused of having unwanted...read more
Firefighters from Schuyler County were called to battle a structure fire on State Route 414 in Burdett Wednesday night.  Burdett, Odessa, Montour Falls, Watkins Glen and Hector firefighters along...read more
Schuyler and Yates Counties have reached an agreement to share a director of weights and measures.  Clifford Boyce, current director of the department in Schuyler County, will now provide that se...read more
The Odessa-Montour School Board has announced three finalists have been selected in the search for the district's next superintendent.  They are Chris Wood, Odessa-Montour Junior-Senior High Prin...read more
Ten people, nine from Tompkins County and one from Cayuga County, were arrested Friday for blocking the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. 180 arrests have been made at Crestwood's p...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will help a new business in Odessa welcome customers through their doors later today. Brittany Gibbs, Tourism & Marketing Manager, with the Chamber tells ...read more
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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its largest fundraiser and event of the year later this month at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.  The Chamber's Tourism & Marketing Manager,...read more
For the fifth consecutive year, Dennis Fagan has been elected to serve as chairman of the Schuyler County Legislature.  The only lawmaker to vote against Fagan's re-election was Michael Lausell o...read more
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The New York State Assembly convened in Albany, Wednesday , for the first time in 2015 and organized itself for the upcoming legislative session.  Like many Republican lawmakers, Assemblyman Phil...read more
A $30,000 grant - one of eleven to be awarded  by the New York State Canal Corporation to upstate communities -- will enable the Village of Montour Falls to construct a pedestrian bridge over the...read more
  A Beaver Dams man is in trouble with the DEC and the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office. Deputies Monday morning got a complaint about someone poaching deer on Station Road in the Town of Dix....read more
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A flu shot clinic will be held for members of the general public Thursday in Montour Falls.  The clinic at the Human Services Complex will also be held for Schuyler County veterans in addition to...read more
NYSEG announced Monday it has decided against moving forward with plans to construct a compressed air energy storage facility in Schuyler County.  According to a news release, the utility compa...read more
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Emergency workers, town and village crews and department of transportation employees were out Tuesday looking for post-Hurricane Sandy storm damage. Schuyler County Director of Emergency Management Bi...read more
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The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch from 2 p.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Tuesday for all of Central New York and Pennsylvania.The land falling of Hurricane Sandy wil...read more
Radio talk show host Glenn Beck was hugging his daughter after her wedding when he heard his wife yell for help, as their SUV began to slide down a hill in the in Finger Lakes Region. The political co...read more
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There's another way to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy and residents of our area is to donate blood.  There's a blood drive coming up in Schuyler County Monday.  Here's Schuyler Hospital...read more
Authorities are looking for a Rock Stream man that went missing in the Watkins Glen area Wednesday.  Mark Mihalko is described as being white, 5 foot 10, 250 pounds and is 47 years old. &nbs...read more
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The results are in! Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won election to her first full term representing New York, overcoming Republican Challenger Wendy Long. Gillibrand replaced Hillary C...read more
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Schuyler County Emergency Management Director Bill Kennedy says residents should know emergency crews in the county are prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Sandy....[audio:Schuylerready.mp3] and wi...read more
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Former Syracuse University men's basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine will not be charged with any crime following a year long investigation into sexual abuse allegations. The U.S. Attorney's Office...read more
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If the Yates County Emergency Mangement Office deems it necessary, the Red Cross will set up shelters for residents across the county as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  Here's Chet Briggs, Disaster...read more
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Turn over that ballot Tuesday, because there may be some things to fill out on the back. State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin explained why there are some propositions on the back of the pa...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
A bicyclist was struck by a car in Schuyler County Tuesday night. The accident happened on State Route 14 in the village of Montour Falls just around 7 p.m.  The driver of the car, Venkata Satti...read more
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Schuyler Hospital's biggest annual fundraiser is less than two weeks away. The Hospital's Executive Director of Community Relations, Michelle Benjamin, tells us more about "November Splendor." [audio...read more
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It's a storm system that staff meterologist Kevin Williams first alerted us about Monday.   As the week has gone by, the track and impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean has become ...read more
A 20 year old Elmira man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on sexual abuse charges.  Stephen Benting was charged with felony sexual abuse along with misdemeanor charges of f...read more
Enough is enough. Cornell University in collaboration with the DEC is taking the bull by it's horns as they announced Friday it's plans to conduct an 2.1 million dollar intensive study of Cayuga Lake ...read more
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It's become an annual tradition at Watkins Glen International. This past weekend, the Tire Rack Street Survival School, a safe teen driver program designed to give them the driving tools and hands-on ...read more
A Schuyler County businessman has pled guilty to two counts of perjury in Schuyler County Court.  50 year old James Cain of Tyrone admitted he lied to the county grand jury that was hearing test...read more
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The Schuyler County Veterans Services Agency will be holding a flu shot clinic and veterans information fair Thursday in Montour Falls. Director Joan Scott.[audio:schuylervetflushot.MP3]   &nbs...read more
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Tonight is the 2nd of three presidential debates between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Congressman Tom Reed was asked his thoughts about tonight's event from Hofstra Uni...read more
The Dundee Area Youth Center is collecting supplies to be donated to victims of northeast storm Sandy. They need toothpaste, toothbrushes, cleaning supplies, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, soa...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
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There's a group in Schuyler County that wants to help improve the overall health of its residents.  Gabrielle Gambino with Cornell Cooperative Extension tells us more about HEAL-Schuyler. [audi...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently concluded its 4th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier fundraiser.  The Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager, Missy Goetschius, has...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
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The impact of Hurricane Sandy in the downstate area and New Jersey is still being felt and one local fire company is looking to help residents there. Watkins Glen Fire Chief Dominick Smith tells us it...read more
A 32 year old Schuyler County man has been found guilty of burglarizing several homes in Watkins Glen, Tyrone and Montour Falls.  Matthew Voorhees of Watkins Glen was convicted of three counts of...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
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Keyed by a big win in his home territory of Steuben County, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed appears to have won another two years in Congress. Reed the Republican from Corning, edged his challenger, Ithaca Demo...read more
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It's Schuyler Hosptial's biggest annual fundraiser.  "November Splendor" will be held Friday night at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen.  The Hospital's Community Relations Executive Director...read more
On Friday, Oct. 26, a congressional debate between the two candidates running for the 23rd District of New York will be held at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium on the campus of Hobart and William Smith ...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
A 47 year old Rock Stream man that was reported missing Thursday morning was found dead in the water of Glen Creek by search crews hours later.  A State Police helicopter, rescue dogs and close ...read more
Click here for the Schuyler County 2012 election results.   #Schuyler...read more
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Back in August, the Schuyler County Legislature voted on a local law that would eliminate the old three district legislative plan and phase in eight new districts over the course of three years.Today,...read more
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The state has approved a more than 49-THOUSAND dollar grant for the village of Watkins Glen to pay for a study regarding the possible consolidation of its law enforcement unit with the Schuyler County...read more
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This week, NYSEG decided against moving forward with plans to construct a compressed air energy storage facility in Schuyler County. Dr. Joseph Campbell is with the group Gas Free Seneca, which is opp...read more
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Local historian, teacher, and author Gary Emerson will hold a presentation on John Magee and his family and their impact on Watkins Glen and Schuyler County Saturday.  County historian Andrew Tom...read more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... ...read more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3]  ...read more
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Donated goods ranging from clothes, water and even a guitar, will soon be dropped off to victims of Hurricane Sandy by members of the Watkins Glen Fire Department.  About a half dozen members wil...read more
  Election Day is tomorrow. Every seat in the New York State Legislature is up for grabs. That’s 213 separate, individual spots that could look very different Wednesday morning. Many leg...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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It's never a waste of time to be prepared for the worst. This weekend why not get that emergency kit checked and rechecked. Red Cross spokesperson Erin Caldwell has a few tips on what to keep in your ...read more
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