Category: Montour Falls

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
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A 39-year-old Montour Falls man could spend the next 20 years in prison after a guilty plea in U.S. District Court this week. Michael Truesdail, 39, of Montour falls pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography involving minors. [AD] Electronic devices were seized ... MORE
Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Montour Falls resident following a property damage crash along State Route 414. Deputies say Kevin Rose, 43, was traveling south on Route 414 when he left the roadway, striking signs, the ... MORE
Montour Falls man hit patrol car in Schuyler County, then fled the scene

Montour Falls man hit patrol car in Schuyler County, then fled the scene

Deputies say a 31-year-old Montour Falls man was arrested earlier this week after striking a patrol car and fleeing the scene. It happened on Thursday when Ryan Rounds, 31, was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer and criminal mischief after striking ... MORE
Vehicle leaves road & strikes porch in Montour Falls

Vacant home damaged after car leaves Rt. 14A, crashing through two-story porch

Deputies believe a medical emergency is to blame for a one-vehicle crash, which heavily damaged a home in the village of Montour Falls. Around 1 p.m. on Monday deputies were called to South Catherine Street, which is State Route 14A, at the ... MORE
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Havana Glens in the fall (photo)

Havana Glens in Montour Falls. A truly surreal site. Photo by Debbie Bower ... MORE
Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department reports the arrest of a Montour Falls resident on a felony charge following an investigation involving IPD, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, and Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office. IPD reports that Kthy Harris, 56, of Montour Falls was ... MORE
Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves into the fall

Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves forward

Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, who is running in November for Schuyler County Judge, declined last week to answer questions or provide requested documents about his role in a Seneca County scandal more than a decade ago. Getman declined to confirm or ... MORE
Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are in the process of checking it out ... MORE
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Tests show concerning levels of contamination in drinking water sources in Seneca, Schuyler

Seneca Lake Guardian says residents in the Finger Lakes are being stonewalled on something important to their safety and health. They made multiple attempts to learn whether PFAS’ were detected in drinking water sources surrounding the Seneca Army Depot, located in Romulus ... MORE
Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Pressed to respond to public alarm over a report that traces of the toxic PFAS class of chemicals had turned up in samples of local tap water, Schuyler County officials said this week they would conduct their own new tests in coordination ... MORE
Cayuga Health System partners with Schuyler County Public Health for Family Fit Fest on Sep. 14th

Cayuga Health System partners with Schuyler County Public Health for Family Fit Fest on Sep. 14th

The Cayuga Health System, comprised of Schuyler Hospital and Cayuga Medical Center, is partnering with Schuyler County Public Health to bring the second annual Schuyler Family Fit Fest to Montour Falls on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The Schuyler Family Fit Fest will ... MORE
You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant

You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant

Health officials in Schuyler County are warning people about a possible exposure to Hepatitis A at a Finger Lakes restaurant. Spectrum News reports an alert has been issued to anyone who ate at the Seneca Harbor Station restaurant in Watkins Glen, etween ... MORE