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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

Street closings this weekend in Watkins Glen

On Friday September 9,  the Watkins Glen Grand Prix festival will again take place. As has been customary in recent years, the original race circuit will be closed to public traffic from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the race re-enactments. In downtown Watkins Glen, Franklin Street from 1st to 11th Street will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to approximately... more

Dixon Dominates: IndyCar driver earns fourth win at the Glen

For Scott Dixon, the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to Watkins Glen International felt like old times. Fast times as well. The driver of the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet led 50 of 60 laps Sunday afternoon and cruised to a 16.5308-second victory in the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen presented by Hitachi. Dixon won the event for... more

2-year extension for IndyCar series Watkins Glen

IndyCar racing will remain at Watkins Glen for the next two years. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during opening day at the State Fair that the series has received a two-year extension. “We were talking about the State Fair – and the great tradition of the State Fair and how you need to renovate and stay with the times and how... more

Lodi woman arrested after investigation; charged with burglary, larceny

Lodi woman arrested after investigation; charged with burglary, larceny
A Lodi woman was arrested on burglary and larceny charges after an investigation into an incident, which occurred in the Village of Watkins Glen. Genevieve H. Hardwick, 25, of Lodi was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 19, 2016 and charged with burglary in the third degree and petit larceny. The charges stem from an investigation into an incident... more

Man charged with DWI after stop in Watkins Glen

Man charged with DWI after stop in Watkins Glen
The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a Hughesville man after allegedly drinking and driving. Nicholas J. Malara, 26, of Hughesville was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 13, 2016 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, driving with more than .08% blood-alcohol content, moving from lane unsafely, failure to keep right and unlawful possession of marijuana.... more

Greenwood man was driving drunk with five children in the car

Greenwood man was driving drunk with five children in the car
The Watkins Glen Police Department reports that a Greenwood, New York man was arrested over the weekend when he was found to be driving intoxicated with multiple children in the vehicle. Authorities say that Peter Richard, 41, of Greenwood was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 13 – and charged with five counts of DWI-Leandra’s Law. He was also... more

Watkins Glen PD: Recap of activity from last week

Watkins Glen PD: Recap of activity from last week
Three arrests were made in Watkins Glen thus far in August that the Police Department has reported: Cory L Heffron, 27 and Beverly E Heffron, 29, of Alpine were arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 6, 2016 after an investigation into a shopping lifting complaint. Beverly was charged with burglary in the third degree, conspiracy in the fifth degree,... more

WGI’s Sprint Cup race ‘breaking the mold’ (recaps & videos)

Sunday’s 31st annual Cheez-It 355 at The Glen offered a near-record crowd plenty of action on and off of the track. Immersing its fans with continuous entertainment is part of the successful script Watkins Glen International follows for its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event, which ended with Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin capturing his first road course win in a... more

Village of Watkins Glen Under Boil Water Advisory

The Village of Watkins Glen is currently under a boil water advisory. According to Schuyler County Emergency Management’s Facebook page, everyone in the Village, with the exception of those west of Monroe Street, is affected. This includes those on Salt Point Road. The advisory will be in effect until at least Thursday. Read More more

Watkins Glen Police Blotter: Police off to a busy start in August

Watkins Glen Police Blotter: Police off to a busy start in August
Heather L. Forbes, 31, of Ithaca was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on July 30 and charged with three counts of DWI under Leandra’s Law. She was also charged with driving with more than .08% BAC, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, refusal to submit a field sobriety test and no license plate light. Forbes will appear in Watkins... more

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International after leading the final 10 laps in the 90-lap event. This is the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s second win of 2016 and his first at the New York road course. On the final lap, Martin Truex Jr. was battling for the lead with Brad Keselowski behind him... more

Watkins Glen International Arrests for NASCAR weekend 8/4 – 8/7

Watkins Glen International Arrests for NASCAR weekend 8/4 – 8/7
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office announces the following arrests during the Watkins Glen International NASCAR Weekend. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Robert W. Hanna, age 60 of Penfield, and Brian J. Candelaria, age 24 of Rochester, are each charged with criminal trespass for allegedly entering the restricted and fenced in NASCAR garage. Both remanded... more

NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen (full coverage)

Here it is, the annual NASCAR race weekend at Watkins Glen International has arrived once again. And while haulers continued to move in throughout the day Thursday, the race weekend begins in earnest with a pair of Xfinity Series practice sessions leading up to Saturday’s Zippo 200 at the Glen and Sunday’s Cheez-It 355. But what should you look for... more

Stewart says goodbye to WGI as new surface says hello

Tony Stewart returns this weekend to Watkins Glen International for what is expected to be his final race on the road course that has treated him so well. Stewart’s last race at The Glen will also mark a significant first for him and the 39 other NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers who will compete in Sunday afternoon’s Cheez-It 355 at The... more
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