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Montour Falls teen pleads guilty after holding woman at knifepoint in 2019

A teen from Montour Falls is going to spend more than a year behind bars after a pair of incidents last year. Logan Teemley, 19, pleaded guilty to felony counts of coercion and reckless endangerment. Teemley was accused of keeping a woman ... MORE
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Police ask for public’s help in shoplifting investigation in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a person they say was involved in shoplifting case. It happened at Walmart and security footage shows a blurry image of a woman from the store. No additional information was ... MORE
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Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting gets off to busy start across the Finger Lakes & Central New York

Early voting got off to a fast start across the Finger Lakes. Long lines, masks, and social distancing were observed all around as residents made their way out to cast ballots in what many have referred to as the most important election ... MORE
Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

The Burdett Volunteer Fire Department was honored with an American Red Cross-Finger Lakes Region “Real Heroes Award” earlier this year. The award honors organizations which have shown courage, dedication and unselfish character through acts of heroism in our community. The Village of ... MORE
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COVID TRACKER: How many cases are being reported in every county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
National news correspondent joins human rights program on WRFI about RBG, ACB and Women’s March

National news correspondent joins human rights program on WRFI about RBG, ACB and Women’s March

This week FingerLakes1.com National News Correspondent Gabriel Pietrorazio has joined Ute Ritz-Deutch, who hosts the Human Rights and Social Justice Program on WRFI amid their annual fundraising week for the community radio station. Ritz-Deutch has taught at SUNY Cortland and Tompkins Cortland ... MORE
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE
Officials: Watkins Glen CSD sees three new cases of COVID-19,

School officials warn of three new cases of COVID-19 in Watkins Glen district

Public health officials in Schuyler County say five new cases of COVID-19 were identified on Tuesday. Three of those cases came from the Watkins Glen Central School District. Officials noted that all of the students were from the same household, and only ... MORE
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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Schuyler County

Schuyler County has reported two new COVID-19 deaths. Public health officials received notification that two Schuyler County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have passed away. These are the first reported deaths related to COVID-19 in Schuyler County. One of the individuals ... MORE
Legislators in Schuyler vote 7-1 to urge DEC to probe proposed Cayuta waste site; Sen. O'Mara asks for answers on traffic

Legislators in Schuyler vote 7-1 to urge DEC to probe proposed Cayuta waste site; Sen. O’Mara asks for answers on traffic

The Schuyler County Legislature voted 7-1 last night for a resolution opposing a state permit for a proposed solid waste facility on Route 13 in Cayuta until: — The state Department of Environmental Conservation conducts a “full, fair and exhaustive environmental review, ... MORE
DEC says early earth-moving was violation at proposed waste facility in Schuyler County

DEC says construction of storage building on proposed waste facility site in Schuyler wasn’t issue, but early earth-moving was violation

The 2019 construction of a green storage building on the site of a proposed waste facility in Schuyler County does not violate state rules that ban construction activity without a permit, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has ruled. “The property owner ... MORE
Schuyler nursing facility residents test positive for COVID-19

Schuyler nursing facility residents test positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, Schuyler County Public Health received notification that two residents at Schuyler Hospital’s Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls tested positive for COVID-19 after being screened due to an employee testing positive on the nursing unit. Schuyler County Public ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: NY’s new rules for governing shut downs, theaters still shut down, and future of Farm Days (podcast)

This week it’s all about the changes that are happening at the state and local level as fallout from the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to be evident. The state has new plans for how businesses will be shut down when cases rise, one ... MORE
LITFL: Smelling the grapes at Ventosa Vineyards and Atwater Vineyards

LITFL: Smelling the grapes at Ventosa Vineyards and Atwater Vineyards

When I heard those words uttered by Jeff Harvey, the Ventosa Vineyards winemaker, I almost turned and ran. That same phrase was used during a childhood prank by my friend Yakky’s big brother. But this was different. This time the smell was ... MORE
Thousands without power after strong storms, winds rush through Finger Lakes

Severe storms leave damage behind across the Finger Lakes (photos)

Thousands are without power after strong winds associated with a cold front and thunderstorms rolled through the area on Wednesday. Some of the storms prompted severe thunderstorm warnings as they dropped from north to south across the Finger Lakes, Central New York, ... MORE