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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

Odessa resident charged in meth lab bust

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 40-year-old Odessa resident was arrested after deputies discovered materials to produce meth during a traffic stop. Torrie M. Savunen was charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine — a Class D felony after allegedly possessing two or more items of laboratory equipment. He was arraigned in Montour Falls Village Court and remanded to... more

LETTER: Underage drinking still a problem in Schuyler Co.

To the Editor – As an employee of Schuyler County Public Health I am concerned about the underage drinking problem in Schuyler County. According to the most current data 47.6% of 7th through 12th grade students report using alcohol at some point in their life and 25.5% report using it in the past 30 days. Many young people in the... more

Honk! ends its 2-day Odessa-Montour run

The Odessa-Montour production of Honk! completed its two-day run Saturday in the school’s Fetter-Brown Auditorium with matinee and evening performances. The musical, sponsored by the O-M Fine Arts Boosters and featuring a wide age-range of O-M students, was under the direction of Holly Campbell, Jennifer Kraemer and Ian MacDonald. Honk! tells the story of Ugly (portrayed by John Coates), a... more

Rotary Club plans 2 concerts at WGHS

The Watkins-Montour Rotary Club is hosting concerts to celebrate the international work of Rotary and to raise funds for local projects. On March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Watkins Glen High School auditorium, the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Rotary International Foundation will be observed with a concert of music representing each decade. The concert is free... more

Alpine man falls through Cayuta Lake ice on snow mobile in Schuyler Co.

On Sunday at approximately 11:07 am, a report was received by the Schuyler County 911 Center that a man had fallen through the ice on Cayuta Lake in Alpine. Odessa Fire Department, Schuyler Ambulance and the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched. It was discovered that a male subject, later identified as Wayne Simpkins, of Alpine, had driven a snowmobile... more

No injuries in Odessa-Montour school bus fire

On Tuesday morning at 6:58 am, the Odessa Fire Department was dispatches to Steam Mill Road in the Town of Catherine for a reported school bus fire. According to a release issued by the Odessa Fire Department, firefighters “found a well-involved school bus fire” upon arrival. Firefighters had the fire extinguished quickly but remained on the scene to deal with... more

SVEC clinches IAC Girls Small South title with win over O-M

The Spencer Van-Etten Candor girls soccer team clinched the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC) South Small School Division title Monday night with a 2-0 win over Odessa-Montour on senior night. The title qualifies the Eagles (9-2-1) to play in the IAC small school championship, unofficially scheduled for Oct. 15 at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Ithaca.com – Sports: Read More more

Police: Schuyler home health aide charged with grand larceny

Delinda K. Buchanan, 41 years old of Savona, was arrested on Monday and charged with 12 counts Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the first degree, a class E felony and Grand Larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. It is alleged that Buchanan who is a home health aide submitted 12 time cards containing false information and... more