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Genny at the Glen: Rochester brewery inks sponsorship with racetrack

Genny at the Glen: Rochester brewery inks sponsorship with racetrack
For the first time in 40 years, Upstate New York’s Genesee will be the official beer of auto racing at Watkins Glen International racetrack. The multi-year sponsorship announced today unites two of Upstate New York’s iconic names. It means Genesee will be a major sponsor for the upcoming racing season at Watkins Glen, which runs from April to September. It... more

Dix Town officials looking for details about Woodstock 50

Dix Town officials looking for details about Woodstock 50
The Dix Town Board called a Special Meeting Feb. 7 to discuss concerns — both their own and those expressed by various of their constituents — regarding the planned Woodstock 50 concert weekend planned in August at Watkins Glen International. The meeting, poorly promoted and attracting only a handful of people, was urged by board member Dominick Smith after concerns... more

Watkins Glen International extends sports-car partnership with Sahlen

Watkins Glen International extends sports-car partnership with Sahlen
Sahlen’s hot dogs, auto racing and an early Fourth of July celebration. That traditional American fit will continue at Watkins Glen International. WGI and Sahlen Packing Company, Inc., have renewed their partnership for the track’s sports-car race weekend, with Sahlen continuing as title sponsor of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen in a multiyear deal announced Monday by the... more

Surging Watkins Glen boys storm away from Odessa-Montour in second half

Surging Watkins Glen boys storm away from Odessa-Montour in second half
Watkins Glen ratcheted up the defensive pressure in the third quarter and picked up a fifth consecutive victory in boys basketball, 52-38, over rival Odessa-Montour on Wednesday night in Odessa. O-M closed within 25-23 early in the third quarter before Owen Scholtisek’s 3-pointer sent the Senecas on a 12-3 run to end the quarter. Scholtisek finished with a game-high 13... more

Woodstock 50 coming to Watkins Glen this summer

Woodstock coming to Watkins Glen this summer in multi-day festival
After months of rumors, Woodstock co-creator Michael Lang has confirmed to Rolling Stone that a three-day festival honoring the 50th anniversary of the original event is coming to Watkins Glen, New York on August 16th, 17th and 18th. Organizers won’t be announcing specific acts until tickets go on sale in February, but Lang says that over 40 performers have been... more

Crestwood’s opportunity to appeal permit denial passes; marking end of long-term fight along Seneca Lake

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The time for Crestwood Midstream’s subsidiary Finger Lakes LPG to appeal the Department of Environmental Conservation’s denial of a permit for underground gas storage along the shores of Seneca Lake expired on December 14, 2018. “Now that we are sure Crestwood cannot challenge the Commissioner’s decision, we can mark our final victory in an 8-year epic David vs. Goliath battle... more

Watkins Glen’s Olivia Coffey voted US Rowing’s National Team Athlete of the Year

Watkins Glen’s Olivia Coffey voted US Rowing’s National Team Athlete of the Year
Watkins Glen’s Olivia Coffey capped worldwide rowing success this year by being voted National Team Athlete of the Year in the 2018 USRowing Fan’s Choice Awards. Coffey, 29, was the top vote-getter among four finalists chosen by USRowing, the national governing body for rowing in the United States. A total of 42,153 votes were cast online in seven categories, with... more

Watkins Glen Village Christmas names winners

Watkins Glen Village Christmas names winners
The Village Christmas Committee announced winners of the Visions of Dr. Seuss parade held during the festival on December 7th, 2018 in downtown Watkins Glen. Winners of the Visions of Dr. Seuss parade sponsored by the Visions Federal Credit Union were “Most Christmas Dr. Seuss Spirit – Watkins Glen Post Office; “Best Dr. Seuss Theme” – Glen Gators Swim Team;... more

HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options

HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options
HEAL (Healthy Eating and Active Living) Schuyler is working with local restaurants on the new Choose HEALth program standards. The Choose HEALth, Healthy Food Choices in Schuyler County program was founded in 2015. The new standards tiers restaurants into the following categories: Member, Bronze, Silver and Gold. Participating restaurants submit recipes and are classified into a tier. The Member tier... more

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says
Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a federal prescription pricing program to be maintained for rural hospitals after plans were announced that would cut funding. The cuts are being proposed for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, which assists hospitals in prescribing prescription medication for low-income patients at reduced costs. When the hospitals prescribe the medications, they can file the transaction... more

H-FL uses hook-and-ladder on final play to stun Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour

H-FL uses hook-and-ladder on final play to stun Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour
The Honeoye Falls-Lima Cougars used a hook-and-ladder to overcome a two possession deficit on Friday night. Honeoye Falls-Lima was a 20-19 winner over Watkins Glen/OdesOsa-Montour at Odessa’s Charles Martin Field. It was O-M’s homecoming night. Read More Gallery: Honeoye Falls-Lima at Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour football https://t.co/HxSO4gPSge pic.twitter.com/k0PXpEs696 — IthacaJournal (@ithacajournal) September 29, 2018 – Section V high school football: Final scores from... more

Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration

150th Glass in the Glen 3-Day Celebration
2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the relocation of Brooklyn Flint Glass Company from Brooklyn to Corning, New York. In celebration of this milestone, the Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge – a 30′ x 80′ canal barge equipped with CMoG’s patented all-electric glassmaking equipment – in Brooklyn Bridge Park in May. In addition to sharing the story of glassmaking... more

Watkins Glen High School graduate awarded police scholarship

Watkins Glen High School graduate awarded police scholarship
Gabriella Decker of Watkins Glen, NY has been awarded the Edward J. Kiernan Scholarship by the International Union of Police Associations. Decker is the daughter of Steven Decker, a member of the New York State Union of Police Association, an affiliate of the International Union of Police Associations. She will be attending the Niagara University where her course of study... more

25th Anniversary Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen

25th Anniversary Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen
Seventy years after the first sports car races on village streets, the Friday, Sept. 7th, Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen is marking its own 25th anniversary. Since its debut in 1993, the Grand Prix Festival’s mission has been to evoke the sights, sounds and feel of the early days of sports car racing through the streets. Racing began in... more

Learning about bowling at Watkins Glen

Learning about bowling at Watkins Glen
Watkins Glen International’s title sponsor for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this year was Go Bowling. GoBowling.com is a site where bowling fans go to learn more about the sport, find bowling centers nation-wide, and find promotional deals. At WGI this year fans were able to bowl in middle of the track and meet the top bowler in the... more

Line, backfield among strengths for Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour

Year four of Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour combined football holds promise thanks to the returns of several key seniors from last year’s team. The Seneca Indians finished 2017 with a 2-7 record, dropping their final seven games after impressive victories against Greene and Spencer-Van Etten/Candor to open the season. Trevor Holland, in his third season as head coach, said the goals for... more
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