Rock Stream resident charged with felony burglary in Watkins Glen

A 36-year-old Rock Stream resident was charged with felony burglary and several other charges after an investigation into an incident that happened in Watkins Glen. The Watkins Glen Police Department arrested Keri L. Greenleaf, 36, on Saturday, charging her with third-degree burglary — a Class D felony, three counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, petit larceny and second-degree harassment. Arraignment took... more

Watkins Glen PD: Vanetten man arrested on drug charges

The Watkins Glen Police Department says that a 35-year-old Vanetten man was arrested on Thursday on drug related charges. Stephen J. Seay, 35, of Vanetten was charged with two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia in the second degree and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Seay was arraigned in Watkins Glen Village Court and committed to the Schuyler County... more

Road work will begin soon in Watkins Glen

Milling and paving work will begin on State Route 14 in the Village of Watkins Glen next Monday, May 8th. The work is being done by a contractor working for New York State Parks,as part of their new park entrance enhancement project. The scope of the work within the highway includes milling and asphalt pavement work on the roadway between... more

Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen State Park now open

On Thursday afternoon,  the Schuyler County Tourism office announced that the Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen State Park is now open. The trail had been closed while upper trails in the park were open for the season in early April. The main entrance to the park remains closed so the Gorge Trail needs to be accessed via the South or... more

Running coach dies during Sunday’s Seneca7 race

It’s the last thing officials or enthusiasts in Geneva expected to have happen during the Seneca7 race. A Syracuse-area running coach died during the race, according to officials. Brendan Jackson, a triathlon trainer at Fleet Feet Sports Syracuse, suffered a serious medical emergency and died during the race. He had 30 years of coaching experience, and coached a wide-range of... more

Nearly 2,300 participants make trip around Seneca Lake in Seneca7

The seventh-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 328 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, was held on Sunday. 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. Awards... more

FOOD IN THE FLX: Jerlando’s Ristorante is a Watkins Glen signature

Many years ago, the region also saw its fair share of Italian immigrants. Those folks brought with them a a cuisine that has had a lasting impact on American culture as a whole, but also resulted in some fantastic restaurants — as those families turned “home cooking” into business models. While in Watkins Glen last week, I visited what easily... more

Seneca7: The day around Seneca Lake on social media

Over 2,000 runners and bikers made started their day early in the morning on Sunday at the north end of Seneca Lake in Geneva and proceeded to propel themselves, as part of a seven person team, around the entire circumference of the lake before returning to Geneva late in the afternoon and into the early evening. – Full results &... more

Over 2,200 runners circle Seneca Lake today for annual Seneca7 relay (everything you need to know)

The Seneca7 will introduce you to the wonders of Seneca Lake: rushing inlets, crashing waterfalls, banks bathed in golden sunlight and as the race website says, “all you have to do is run around it”. The Seneca7 consists of more than 325 seven-member teams, including many from across upstate New York, competing on a 77.7-mile course encircling Seneca Lake. Before they’ve... more

Pennsylvania man charged with DWI in Watkins Glen

A Pennsylvania man was charged with drunk driving after a traffic stop in Watkins Glen. John P. Hitchcock, 46, of Mayfield, Pennsylvania was arrested on April 29th and charged with speed in zone, driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or higher, and aggravated driving while intoxicated. Hitchcock was issued appearance tickets to answer the charges on... more

EXPLORING THE FLX: Watkins Glen State Park dries out after heavy rains (photos & video)

It was the perfect spring day. The sun was out, temperatures were hanging in the mid-60s, and there was just enough of a breeze to keep the air from getting too warm. Watkins Glen State Park is just getting tuned up. A day trip down to one of the best State Parks in the Finger Lakes was a mix of... more

Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish

We’re the only North American track with the top three (North American) racing series all here. Nobody else has what we have. We’re pretty proud of that, with IndyCar, IMSA and NASCAR obviously. That’s exciting, particularly with some of the fan awards we’ve won, with USA Today’s best NASCAR race, USA Today best wine festival. It just leads to a... more

Penn Yan man charged with DWI in Watkins Glen

A Penn Yan man was charged with DWI after law enforcement says he failed to dim his high beams, which prompted a stop. Tyler R. Peacock, 21, of Penn Yan was charged with failure to dim high beams, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. He was issued appearance tickets and will answer... more

WGI begins race season with Opening Weekend

Watkins Glen International gets its season started with its annual Opening Weekend this weekend. Among the scheduled activities are Friday’s 13th annual Toyota Green Grand Prix, the Arc of Schuyler’s run/walk on the 3.4-mile track and the opportunity to drive personal vehicles around the road course Saturday and Sunday. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more
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