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Kitten thrown from pickup truck in Schuyler County, search on for suspect

Kitten thrown from pickup truck in Schuyler County, search on for suspect

Deputies are searching for the individual who threw a 10-week-old kitten out of a moving truck in Schuyler County on Tuesday. It happened on County Route 29 in Reading. Authorities say a late-model Chevy Z-71, color black, with black rims, and tail ... MORE
Two years removed from 9-day boil water emergency, Watkins Glen still hasn’t tackled long-overdue system upgrades

Two years removed from 9-day boil water emergency, Watkins Glen still hasn’t tackled long-overdue system upgrades

Members of the Phish rock band were just about to begin their on-stage sound checks on Aug. 16, 2018, when state and local officials abruptly pulled the plug on their weekend music festival at the Watkins Glen International racetrack. The four rock ... MORE
Watkins Glen music duo pens pandemic song: “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”

Watkins Glen music duo pens pandemic song: “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”

The Watkins Glen music duo ‘Sons of a Beach’ has written a song about what we took for granted before the Pandemic titled “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”. Proceeds from downloads of the song will be donated to Pandemic Relief ... MORE
One dead, another hospitalized in Syracuse

One dead, another hospitalized after fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says that one person is dead, and two others recovering after a fire on Church Road in the town of Reading. New York State Fire has joined in the investigation, which is being led by the Schuyler ... MORE
Fire, News, Reading, Schuyler County
Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in the town of Reading, which was reportedly shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Deputies were called to 3320 County Route 28 in Reading along with the Watkins Glen Fire Department. Multiple ... MORE
Fire, News, Reading, Schuyler County
Penn Yan driver charged with felony DWI after crash involving child, who remains hospitalized

Child hospitalized after DWI crash in Schuyler County; Penn Yan man held on no bail

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says a Penn Yan driver is facing a felony charge after a DWI crash where a child was passenger in the vehicle. Brian Lurcock, 48, of Penn Yan was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a ... 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
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
Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

A group of divers did their best to clean the Watkins Glen Village Marina on the south end of Seneca Lake on Saturday, September 7th. Check out some photos from the clean-up day below taken by Bobby Kurz ... 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
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Schuyler Hospital breaks ground on massive, two-part development project

Tuesday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for Schuyler Hospital, a member of Cayuga Health System, which kicked off the construction of a new 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art Medical Surgical inpatient unit. Phase one of the two-part development is to be completed by July ... MORE
Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge

Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge

County Attorney Steven Getman has officially launched his campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge. Getman is a lifelong Republican who resides in Watkins Glen and currently serves as the Schuyler County Attorney. Provided. “Our new judge must have experience to handle not ... MORE
Boil Water Advisory for Watkins Glen, Reading

Boil Water Advisory for Watkins Glen, Reading

Officials in Schuyler County report that a water main break has prompted a Boil Water Advisory in the village of Watkins Glen and town of Reading. Officials said in a statement to the media, “Water Users are under a Boil Water Advisory ... MORE