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Watkins Glen teacher wins $2,500 grant, finishes second on Jeopardy!

Rachel Niegelberg, a Watkins Glen Elementary School teacher walked off the set of Jeopardy! with a $2,500 educational grant to help fund some projects in the district she teaches on Tuesday. She finished second on Tuesday’s semi-final round game of the gameshow, which featured educators from around the U.S. The Trumansburg resident was a winner in last week’s quarterfinal game.... more

2,400 plus make chilly 77.7 mile relay around Seneca Lake on Sunday

The eighth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 348 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held Sunday, April 29. The event began in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration... more

SENECA7: 2,400+ athletes set to run around Seneca Lake in a 77.7-mile relay race Sunday

The eighth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 348 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, will be held this Sunday, April 29. The event begins in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish... more

Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake set for Sunday (media guide)

On this coming Sunday, April 29th, the Finger Lakes will see 348 teams of seven runners each converge on Geneva, NY for a 77.7-mile relay. The Seneca7, now in its eighth year, will pass through Ontario, Yates, Schuyler, and Seneca Counties before finishing with a celebration on the banks of Seneca Lake on Sunday night. This year’s race filled to... more

FLX WEEKLY: When will the never-ending winter finally end? (podcast)

As we move into the second half of April, we’re still waiting for winter to end here in the Finger Lakes. On this week’s edition of FLX Weekly we’ll tell you if the end is in sight, round up the week’s top local stories, check out some of our favorite local photos from the past several days, round-up your sports... more

FLX WEEKLY: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Edition (podcast)

More winter weather is delaying the start of spring, which officially begins next week in the Finger Lakes, but spirits should still be high with St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Saturday. Join Sydney Rogers, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso to find out some local options for finding Irish cheer, get the details on our coverage of Midlakes girls basketball... more

Milo woman charged with felony DWI, held at Schuyler County Jail

Police say a Milo woman was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop in Watkins Glen on March 9th. Bonnie L. Doan, 58, of Milo was charged with moving from lane unsafely, unsafely passing, failure to keep right, and felony driving while intoxicated after the traffic stop. She will answer the charges in Watkins Glen Village Court,... more

Ithaca, Elmira duo charged in Watkins Glen larcenies; face felony drug charges

An investigation into recent larcenies at the Watkins Glen Walmart has resulted in two arrests and multiple felony charges. Angel M. Pierson, 29, of Elmira and Corey D. Grace, 28, of Ithaca were both charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, criminal possession of precursor of methamphetamine, fourth-degree grand larceny, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance... more

Walden driver charged with felony DWI after speed stop in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a 27-year-old Walden resident following a traffic stop. Ali J. Henderson was arrested on March 3rd following a traffic stop. Henderson was charged with speed in zone, failure to use designated lane, felony driving while intoxicated, felony driving with a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher and aggravated driving while intoxicated.... more

Dundee man charged with DWI in Watkins Glen

A 40-year-old Dundee man was arrested over the weekend on DWI charges following a traffic stop in Watkins Glen. Police say Robert L. Getman, of Dundee was charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher and unlawful possession of marijuana after the stop. He was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charges in Watkins Glen... more

Watkins Glen man charged in trespassing incident

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a 44-year-old resident following a trespassing incident. Richard J. Hagenow, of Watkins Glen was charged with third-degree criminal trespass and committed to the Schuyler County Jail. He was arraigned in Watkins Glen Village Court. The charges will be answered at a later date, according to the Watkins Glen PD. more

Odessa man faces felony charge, plus several others after Watkins Glen Walmart larceny

A 29-year-old Odessa man was arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges following an investigation into a larceny complaint at the Watkins Glen Walmart. Watkins Glen Police say that Jedediah E. Bradford, 29, was charged with third-degree burglary, five counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, petit larceny, reckless endangerment, and trespass. Bradford’s charges stem from an investigation into a specific larceny... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Environmental Reporter Peter Mantius talks in-depth on Romulus incineration proposal (podcast)

On Episode #95 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Josh Durso is joined by Environmental Reporter Peter Mantius of Water Front, a digital-only blog dedicated to covering environmental news in the Finger Lakes. He’ll be updating listeners on Circular enerG’s incinerator proposal, as well as covering some interesting news about a southern tier landfill. more

NY won’t spend $460,000 on NASCAR race in Watkins Glen, multi-year deal struck with ‘Go Bowling’

New York State won’t spend another $460,000 on race sponsorship at Watkins Glen International in 2018, according to NASCAR officials. In 2017, I LOVE NY sponsored the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International. This year that agreement has been agreed to with Go Bowling. The investment last year, came in exchange for multiple promotional opportunities. There... more
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