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Winemakers urge Cuomo to reject Seneca Lake gas storage facility

Winemakers from New York’s Finger Lakes are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reject a proposed propane storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake. The group spoke out against the project during a gathering with other opponents at the New York state Capitol in Albany this week. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Pair of Syracuse residents charged with assault at Watkins Glen restaurant

A pair of Syracuse residents were arrested in Watkins Glen after an incident at a restaurant on December 2nd. Officers say that Nicolas G. Pudney, 45, and Cristina A. Pontello, 44, of Syracuse were arrested on December 2nd after an investigation into an altercation, which took place at a restaurant in Watkins Glen. The pair was charged with third-degree assault... more

2016 Watkins Glen Village Christmas winners

The Village Christmas Committee announced winners of the Visions of  Christmas Past parade held during the festival on December 2, 2016 in downtown Watkins Glen. Winners of the Visions of A White Christmas parade sponsored by the Visions Federal Credit Union were: “Most Christmas Spirit – Visions Federal Credit Union “Best Decorated” – Elmira Savings Bank “Most Decorated Fire Truck”... more

Pair of arrests made in Watkins Glen related to theft of goods

A pair of arrests were made in Watkins Glen in November, which were reported on Monday by the Watkins Glen Police Department. Jake L. Mattison, 19, of Beaver Dams was arrested by police on November 23rd and charged with trespass. Details of the incident were not reported by officials. He will answer the charges in Watkins Glen Village Court. William... more

Blotter: Watkins Glen PD make pair of arrests

A pair of arrests were announced by the Watkins Glen Police Department, which occurred in the last week. The activity was highlighted by a driving while intoxicated charge, along with a petit larceny charge from two separate incidents. Crystal Lepp, 44, of Rock Stream was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on November 6th and charged with petit larceny. Lepp will... more

Over 450 Lake Property Owners Oppose Crestwood’s Revised Gas Storage Plan

468 Seneca Lake Property Owners sent a public letter to Governor Cuomo today, calling on him to protect Seneca Lake from Crestwood’s dangerous gas storage plan, which would turn the Finger Lakes into a major hub for gas storage and transport, with 100 percent of the propane stored in the facility set to be exported out of New York State.... more

Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable: Haunted tales, hoaxes & strange but true stories of the FLX

On the latest edition of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.TV, Seneca County Historian Walter Gables explores paranormal sites, haunted places, incredible hoaxes and strange but true stories from around the Finger Lakes region. Well documented local hauntings, the sea serpent of Seneca Lake, the Taughannock Giant, the birth of Spiritualism near Newark and more… Happy Halloween! AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Crestwood protesters sentenced in Reading Town Court

On Wednesday, a handful of members from the We Are Seneca Lake group were sentenced in Reading Town Court related to protesting incidents at the Crestwood Facility in Schuyler County. The eight members all plead guilty to disorderly conduct. They were accused of blocking traffic on Route 14 near the facility. According to the Ithaca Journal and the Schuyler County... more

Crestwood fined by EPA for decade of violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced fines against the Finger Lakes LPG Storage LLC in Savona and Twin Lakes Chemical Inc. in Lockport for Clean Air Act violations or rules governing chemical safety and risk management. Among the violations, the companies failed hazard identification and equipment safety requirements. Finger Lakes LPG agreed to pay a $154,000 penalty and Twin Lakes... more

Burglary and petit larceny arrests made in Watkins Glen

A series of arrests were made in the Village of Watkins Glen by Watkins Glen Police over the last several days. Authorities say that the following arrests occurred in the village: Amber L. Stillwell, 25, of Ithaca was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on October 9th and charged with Petit Larceny. She will appear in the Village of Watkins Glen Court to... more

Watkins Glen boys, NV girls win cross country titles

Watkins Glen senior Patrick Hazlitt finished in 16 minutes, 56.6 seconds to win the Interscholastic Athletic Conference South Divisional championship meet Tuesday at Newark Valley. Hazlitt’s finish helped the Senecas to a team title. They finished with 20 points, 10 ahead of runner-up Elmire Notre Dame. Ithaca Journal – Sports: Read More more

Watkins Glen man charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated

Jay C. Meehan, 26, of Watkins Glen was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on September 18th and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, speed not reasonable or prudent and following too closely. Meehan was arraigned in the Village of Watkins Glen Court and released pending further court action. more

Watkins Glen Police Dept. arrests Auburn man for DWI after traffic stop

An Auburn man was charged with driving while intoxicated by Watkins Glen Police after a traffic stop in the village. Robert J. Wilson, 51, of Auburn was arrested by Watkins Glen police on September 17th and charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate exhaust. Wilson will appear in the Village of Watkins Glen Court to answer... more

Pennsylvania man charged with DWI in Watkins Glen

A Pennsylvania man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop in the Village of Watkins Glen. Justin A. Graham, 27, of Millville, Pennsylvania was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on September 11th and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to signal. Graham was arraigned in the Village of Watkins Glen Court and committed to... 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
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