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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

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

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

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

Watkins Glen wins: Before race weekend, village announced as $10M DRI winner

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo appeared in the Village of Watkins Glen on Thursday to announce that the community will receive $10 million in funding and investments as the Southern Tier winner of the second round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. As in the first round of the DRI, one municipality from each of the state’s 10 regional economic development regions... more

FLX WEEKLY: Sauerkraut in Phelps, Garlic in Penn Yan & NASCAR at The Glen this weekend (podcast)

The first weekend of August in the Finger Lakes features racing in Watkins Glen, the Sauerkraut Festival in Phelps and the Garlic Fest in Penn Yan. Get all the details and your first look at the weekend weather forecast, our favorite local photos of the week and discuss the top news and sports from across the region with Jessica Lahr,... more

Runaways arrested in Watkins Glen, one tries to evade police

Two 16-year-old youths who were reported as runaways from Freedom Village have been arrested by Watkins Glen Village Police on August 3rd. The three reported runaways were located on N. Glen Avenue in the Village at about 7:45 am. One of the runaways was found to be in possession of stolen property and was arrested for criminal possession of stolen... more

Burdett man arrested in Watkins Glen

A Burdett man is facing child endangerment charges after an arrest warrant was executed this week. Daniel M. Campbell, 36, of Burdett was arrested on August 2nd, 2017 on an arrest warrant charging him with endangering the welfare of a child, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Campbell was arraigned in Village of Watkins Glen Court and committed to the... more

The Glen brings fans and drivers together Friday

Fans will be at Watkins Glen on Friday. So will drivers. There just won’t be any cars. NASCAR is experimenting with same day qualifying this season for four races. The first was last week at Pocono. This Sunday, Monster Energy Cup drivers will race for position in the morning and race for the checkered flag in the afternoon. Usually, qualifying... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Chad Lahr talks I Heart FLX, regional growth (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Chad Lahr, owner and operator of Community Proud Apparel was in-studio talking about his company, brand, and a locally iconic t-shirt that has taken the Finger Lakes by storm this summer. Lahr discusses the growth of the region as a whole, and how he harnessed the entrepreneurial spirit in his endeavors.... more

Florida man charged with DWI in Watkins Glen

A 53-year-old Florida man was charged with driving while intoxicated, and other charges after a traffic stop in Watkins Glen. Police say Henry Rocholl, of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested on July 29th and charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test and speed in zone following a traffic stop. He was issued appearance tickets and... more

Johnson, Kyle Busch highlight Fan Fest in Watkins Glen

Six of the top drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series are scheduled to appear at Fan Fest as part of the I Love New York 355 at The Glen weekend at Watkins Glen International. The driver list features Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Erik Jones and Ty Dillon. The event starts at 6:45 p.m. Aug.... more

Flashback: Summer Jam brings 600,000 music fans to Watkins Glen in 1973

The Summer Jam at Watkins Glen, N.Y., on July 28, 1973 was once hailed as having the largest audience ever for a pop music festival according to the Guinness Book of World Records. An estimated 600,000 people traveled by car, van or hitchhiked to what was then called Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway to see The Band, Allman Brothers Band... more
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