Category: Schuyler County

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
Finger Lakes enters ‘Phase 4’, but how many active COVID-19 cases are there right now?

Finger Lakes enters ‘Phase 4’, but how many active COVID-19 cases are there right now?

The Finger Lakes and Central New York have entered ‘Phase 4’. While other states and parts of the U.S. see massive spikes in COVID-19 caseload – the regions in Upstate New York continue on a positive trend line. For the Finger Lakes ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY LIVE AT 12:30 PM: Ciders of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, High School Graduations and here comes Phase 4 (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Ciders of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, High School Graduations and here comes Phase 4 (podcast)

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail executive director Katherine Chase is back in-studio for the last Wednesday of June and she is bringing locally produced ciders to sample. We’ll also look ahead to the weekend which includes commencement ceremonies at high schools across the ... MORE
Finger Lakes Land Trust releases “Our Forever Work” video

Finger Lakes Land Trust releases “Our Forever Work” video

The Finger Lakes Land Trust has bee supporting conservation in the Finger Lakes since 1989. They recently produced a stunning short video highlighting the natural beauty of the region which originally was debuted at the group’s Annual Meeting. Watch in the player ... MORE
NYSEG, RG&E will resume customer-facing work delayed by COVID-19 pandemic

NYSEG, RG&E will resume customer-facing work delayed by COVID-19 pandemic

NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, Inc., announced they will begin a phased approach to resuming customer-facing work that was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase will begin in the coming weeks and will include work that will directly ... MORE
Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A 39-year-old Montour Falls man could spend the next 20 years in prison after a guilty plea in U.S. District Court this week. Michael Truesdail, 39, of Montour falls pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography involving minors. [AD] Electronic devices were seized ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: INHS goes in-depth on rental assistance program for local residents (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: INHS goes in-depth on rental assistance program for local residents (podcast)

Johanna Anderson and Delia Yarrow work on the frontlines of providing safe, affordable housing for those in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. They’re part of INHS, or the Ithaca Neighborhood Housing System, which serves a number of counties beyond Ithaca and ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Sullivan Expedition of 1779 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Sullivan Expedition of 1779 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable looks at the Sullivan Expedition of 1779. It was a major military offensive ordered by General George Washington in the American Revolutionary War and it’s focus was the Finger ... MORE
Geneseo Walmart stabbing suspect was a Schuyler County resident

Schuyler County man accused of stabbing woman in random attack at Geneseo Walmart

A Schuyler County resident was arrested in Livingston County after a stabbing at the Geneseo Walmart. Joan Olsowsky was in the checkout line when she heard a woman screaming inside the store. She spoke with 13WHAM-TV, recounting the moments the victim was ... MORE
Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Montour Falls resident following a property damage crash along State Route 414. Deputies say Kevin Rose, 43, was traveling south on Route 414 when he left the roadway, striking signs, the ... MORE
Mitrano calls for overhaul of law enforcement policies across U.S. at Watkins Glen event

Mitrano calls for overhaul of law enforcement policies across U.S. at Watkins Glen event

Congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano outlined her plan to address systemic racism and preventing police brutality at an event in Watkins Glen on Sunday. “Acts of police brutality, racial profiling and use of force on black and other historically marginalized communities must stop,” ... MORE
Intense algal blooms in Watkins Glen near drinking water intake pipe still haven’t spurred regular testing

Intense algal blooms in Watkins Glen near drinking water intake pipe still haven’t spurred regular testing

– By Peter Manitus Two of Seneca Lake’s most intense harmful algal blooms of 2019 occurred in the Watkins Glen marina, only a few hundred feet away from the end of the intake pipe that supplies the town’s drinking water. Tests showed ... MORE
TRACKING COVID-19: Cuomo says shutdown could last months, addresses New Yorkers Monday AM (full coverage)

TRACKING COVID-19: How many cases are there in the Finger Lakes?

Follow along with updates from officials - local, state, and federal - as the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 response continues around the region. Our 'Latest News' section will be updated around the clock. We'll be documenting school closures, public health announcements, and ... MORE
Next phase of reopening? Nobody knows yet, but FLX & CNY are preparing

Next phase of reopening? Nobody knows yet, but FLX & CNY are preparing

It’s been a lot of mixed messages over the last several days, as business owners and residents wonder about the start of ‘Phase 2’ reopening in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. Bob Duffy, who is leading the regional effort in ... MORE
Deputies: Patrol car struck for fourth time this week in Schuyler County

Deputies: Hammondsport man hits deputy’s cruiser head-on while fleeing in Schuyler County

It’s been a tough week for patrol cars operated by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office. They reported another incident, marking the fourth time that one of their patrol vehicles were hit by a suspect in an investigation or case. Deputies say Billy ... MORE