ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

OUT & ABOUT: Early November Saturday on the Seneca Lake Wine & Finger Lakes Beer Trail

It has become an annual tradition for a group of our friends to spend the first Saturday of November on one of the area’s wine trails. Early November is a great time to tour wineries and craft breweries in the Finger Lakes as the foliage is usually near peak and the weather is still generally comfortable. Last year, we enjoyed... more

Opponents, Crestwood both double-down on LPG storage under Seneca Lake

When Crestwood announced the sale of U.S. Salt to another firm, it appeared that their years-long effort to store LPG underneath Seneca Lake was coming to an end. While that proved not to be the case, Crestwood later announced that they would be maintaining their interest in the LPG storage business, continuing to seek what they classified as a viable... more

Watkins Glen woman charged with DWI

Authorities say Helen Kernan, 47, of Watkins Glen was arrested on November 2nd and charged with Driving without lights, Failure to Keep Right, Aggravated DWI, Driving while Intoxicated, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a BAC of .08 percent or Higher. The charges followed a traffic stop, according to reports from local law enforcement. Kernan was issued appearance tickets to... more

UPDATE: Crestwood sells U.S. Salt for $223M but will continue pursuing LPG storage under Seneca Lake

UPDATE In an update on Tuesday, Crestwood said in a press release that they would preserve the right to store natural gas and natural gas liquids through its ownership of Arlington Storage Co. LLC. The statement read in part, “Crestwood has preserved its rights to store natural gas and natural gas liquids through its ownership of Arlington Storage Co. LLC... more

Watkins Glen boys chase Section 4 repeat in cross country

After capturing the first state championships in their program’s histories last season, the boys cross country teams at Corning and Watkins Glen appear primed to make some noise in the postseason again this year. Corning is coming off a sixth consecutive team title at the Southern Tier Athletic Conference championship meet Saturday in Oneonta. Watkins Glen was flat-out dominant at... more

Beaver Dams woman faces multiple charges after DWI stop

Members of the Watkins Glen Police Department arrested a Beaver Dams woman following a traffic stop in Watkins Glen. Christina M. York, 41, was arrested on October 29th and charged with failure to yield the right of way, passing a red light, driving while intoxicated, and driving with a blood-alcohol of .08 percent or higher. York was issued tickets and... more

Police: Watkins Glen man faces drug, theft charges

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of William M. Haischer, 36, of Watking Glen after an investigation into the theft of items from a business. Police charged Haischer with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny. The charges will be answered at a later date. Haischer was remanded to the Schuyler County Jail on $5,000... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Schuyler County

In Schuyler County there is no bigger issue than the ongoing debate around Crestwood Midstream. The Houston-based energy company has been pursuing a development, which would allow them to store LPG beneath the surface of Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns. While the issue itself has been polarizing — economic development has taken a back seat. However, the other major... more

FLX WEEKLY: An amazing month of October coming to a close in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Weather-wise, this has probably been the greatest October of all-time here in the Finger Lakes. We will all be sad to see it go. Before we turn the page to November we have one final weekend of October and Halloween fun remaining and Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso will get you set with everything you need to know... more

FLX WEEKLY: Yet another warm, wonderful October weekend (podcast)

We’ve passed the mid-point of the month of October in the Finger Lakes but we will be treated to yet another unseasonably warm weekend filled with great local events and outdoor activity options. Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi fill you in on all the details including the weekend sports line-up, top local headlines of the week and the... more

Watkins Glen businesses prepare for IndyCar-less 2018

A fan favorite will be missing from Watkins Glen International’s race lineup next year. Officials announced Thursday that the Verizon IndyCar Series won’t be returning for the 2018 season. Due to some scheduling issues, both parties chose to part ways, at least for the next season. Over the past two years, WGI held Indy on Labor Day Weekend, which is... more

Rock Stream teen arrested for having marijuana, open container

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a 19-year-old Rock Stream resident after a traffic stop. Nathan T. Ford, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of alcohol, and open container in a vehicle following a traffic stop in Watkins Glen. The 19-year-old was issued appearance tickets for a later date. more

IndyCar ditches Watkins Glen for Oregon in 2018

Portland International Raceway is back on the IndyCar Series schedule in 2018. It means Watkins Glen is out. In a statement Watkins Glen International said “After two years of partnership, Watkins Glen International and IndyCar have agreed to separate for the 2018 season.” The statement continues, “This is a decision based purely on an inability to find a date that... more

Residents, businesses call on Gov. Cuomo to halt Crestwood project

Residents are stepping up the fight against a plan to store millions of barrels of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in unlined abandoned salt caverns beneath the shores of Seneca Lake near Watkins Glen in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country. Nearly 500 local business owners, including leaders of the region’s winery and tourism industries, sent a letter to Governor... more
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