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Odessa woman faces multiple felony charges after crash in Watkins Glen

A property damage accident resulted in no injuries, but police say one woman faces multiple felony charges as result. Members of the Watkins Glen Police Department arrested 43-year-old Bridget K. Raymond, of Odessa after a property damage accident in Watkins Glen. Sgt. Steve Decker reports that Raymond was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation — a felony, as well as... more

Warm, mostly sunny day for Eclipse Day 2017; Tuesday looks unsettled

Eclipse Day is here. People have been planning their entire schedule’s around it — and while those in the Finger Lakes won’t see a complete eclipse — there will still be something interesting to see with a significant portion of the sun getting covered up in the afternoon. The next total solar eclipse won’t come until April 8th, 2024, which... more

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday’s $535 million jackpot?

Can you feel the excitement as the Powerball jackpot grows to the fifth largest ever? Here are Wednesday’s winning numbers: 17-19-39-43-68, Powerball: 13, PowerPlay: 4X The estimated jackpot is $535 million. The lump sum payment before taxes will be about $338.8 million. If there is no jackpot winner, the amount grows even larger for the next drawing. Syracuse.com: Read More more

IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay: Difficult of Watkins Glen track is ‘mind-boggling’

The IndyCar Series roars back into western New York in just a couple weeks. Watkins Glen will once again host some of the fastest cars on the planet when the Grand Prix at the Glen drops the green flag on Labor Day Weekend. IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay drove by our studio Thursday afternoon to preview the race. Watkins Glen was... more

Here’s a toast to China: FLX international exports Finger Lakes wines

A father and son duo, Lance and Matthew McFetridge, are making their love of the Finger Lakes, of the wines produced there, and their connections to the Far East a new business opportunity. Working with local wineries, Keuka Spring, McGregor Vineyard, Fox Run, Boundary Breaks, and Red Newt Cellars, the McFetridges are making sure the region is represented in the... more

Quiet midweek weather for the Finger Lakes

A new area of high pressure will build into the Finger Lakes on Wednesday, resulting in another couple days of sunny, dry weather.  First, though, fog and some low clouds are in place early this morning in the wake of yesterday’s storm system and rain. Some of the fog may be locally dense this morning, so be on the lookout... more

Slight chance of showers on Tuesday; weather improves throughout week

This week is going to look and feel like late-summer. Temperatures will be steady and comfortable throughout the week. Especially after Tuesday. There will be a slight risk of a shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon hours, but according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil that risk will be minimal. Instead, the region will see warming temperatures and mostly dry... more

Schuyler County boating accident leaves one dead, two others injured

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says that one person was pronounced dead at the scene of a boat accident after being thrown overboard late-Thursday. The incident happened on Waneta Lake around 8:07 pm and two other individuals were transported to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for treatment. The Sheriff’s Office identified the victim of the accident as 17-year-old Owen Thomas. Thomas... more

WGI adds SUPER Trucks to IndyCar weekend

Watkins Glen International’s IndyCar Grand Prix weekend will have a bit more to offer fans after Thursday’s announcement the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Series will make its first appearance at the road course. The race weekend, set for Sept. 1-3, will now include six motorsports classes, led by the featured Verizon IndyCar Series event. Other series competing will be... more

Marginal risk for storms on Friday; weekend will remain mostly-dry

Don’t expect Friday to be a washout. In fact, don’t expect any day this weekend to be a washout in the Finger Lakes. The National Weather Service says that showers and thunderstorms will develop on Friday. Especially during the afternoon hours. Those showers and thunderstorms, though, as has been common all summer — will have the slight risk for strong... more

Thursday will be warm, sunny; weekend forecast improving

The remainder of the week, including the weekend — shows an improving forecast, according to the National Weather Service and Finger Lakes Weather. Both forecasters agree that while there’s a risk for some showers or thunderstorms on Friday, Saturday and Sunday — a large portion of those days will be spent dry, and without rain. Outdoor plans should be just... more

Sunny weather will dominate remainder of FLX work week

Temperatures will soar back to ‘normal’ ranges on Wednesday and Thursday, which could make them choice days of the week — for getting outside and doing something in the Finger Lakes. Fair weather clouds, mostly-sunny conditions, and temperatures at or above 80 degrees means ideal weather for almost anything in the region for mid-summer status. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montrueil... more

Four face felony charges after meth lab bust in Montour Falls

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of four individuals who are accused of manufacturing methamphetamine at the Romeo Village Apartments on Broadway St. in the Village of Montour Falls. Deputies say the Montour Falls Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire alarm on August 4th around 2:34 am, and while there — discovered suspicious items.... more

Three arrests made in Watkins Glen leading up to race weekend

On Tuesday, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reported on three arrests that were made during the week leading up to the annual NASCAR event at Watkins Glen International last weekend. On Wednesday, August 2nd James Dizoglio 53 years old of Berlin, New Hampshire was arrested and charged with Ticket re-seller violation, an unclassified misdemeanor and Ticket Speculating, a Violation, following... more

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Matt Kenseth to win at Watkins Glen (full coverage)

How the I Love New York 355 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International Raceway played out: Truex, the Cup Series points leader, let a few cars pass him during the final stage and slowed his lap times down considerably in an effort to save maximum fuel to make it to the checkered flag. His strategy payed... more

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at The Glen

Kyle Busch won the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday, recovering from a spinout and a pit road penalty for the milestone victory. Busch topped the Penske Racing duo of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski and easily beat them on a restart with three laps to go for his 90th series win. Watkins Glen International and Pocono were... more

Monday will not be a washout, forecasters say

The weather system that was expected to bring a shot of rain to the region on Monday is now going to stay far enough away that it should only result in a few showers during the afternoon, according to forecasters. The latest information from the National Weather Service suggests that while it will be a mostly cloudy day, with an... more
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