HomeLocalYates Schuyler Steuben TompkinsProposal to Purchase New Emergency Boat for Watkins Glen FD RejectedProposal to Purchase New Emergency Boat for Watkins Glen FD RejectedFri, October 6, 2023 by Lucas Day SHARE NOW A request by the Watkins Glen Fire Department to replace its 20-year-old emergency boat with a newer model was rejected by the village board this week. The request was for the purchase of a Firehawk 20 emergency boat at a cost of 161-THOUSAND dollars. The Odessa File reports Mayor Laurie DeNardo suggested the service be shared by Schuyler County. DeNardo added the village would continue to look for funding to buy the boat. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.