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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Schuyler Hospital breaks ground on massive, two-part development project

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Tuesday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for Schuyler Hospital, a member of Cayuga Health System, which kicked off the construction of a new 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art Medical Surgical inpatient unit. Phase one of the two-part development is to be completed by July 2020. The project is being made possible by a $10.3 Million New York State Statewide Health Care Facility... more

Teen held on felony charges after house reportedly shot

Teen held on felony charges after house reportedly shot
Deputies say they responded to a report of a house being shot on Lisk Road in Hector, which resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Burdett resident following an investigation. Logan J. Teemley, 18, of Burdett was arrested for first-degree reckless endangerment; and remanded to the Schuyler County Jail following an investigation into the initial incident, as well as others.... more

Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge

Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge
County Attorney Steven Getman has officially launched his campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge. Getman is a lifelong Republican who resides in Watkins Glen and currently serves as the Schuyler County Attorney. “Our new judge must have experience to handle not only criminal cases, but also challenging civil, Family Court and Surrogate’s Court cases,” said Getman. “I believe that my... more

Burdett man killed in farming accident on Wednesday

Burdett man killed in farming accident on Wednesday
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a farming accident that occurred on Dolphsburg Road in the Town of Hector on Wednesday. Deputies say around 8:47 a.m. Jay E. Arcangeli, 51, Burdett was involved in a farming accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Schuyler County Coroner’s office after becoming entangled in a power take-off unit. The... more

HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options

HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options
HEAL (Healthy Eating and Active Living) Schuyler is working with local restaurants on the new Choose HEALth program standards. The Choose HEALth, Healthy Food Choices in Schuyler County program was founded in 2015. The new standards tiers restaurants into the following categories: Member, Bronze, Silver and Gold. Participating restaurants submit recipes and are classified into a tier. The Member tier... more

Deputies: Driver snaps light pole at del Lago, later involved in second crash in Fayette

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 61-year-old Burdett resident after a DWI accident, in which a light pole was snapped in half at the del Lago Resort & Casino. Sunye D. Koniz, 61, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, DWI, and for having a BAC of more than 0.08 percent after the incident,... more

Major flooding shuts down roads in Schuyler County (full coverage)

A state of emergency has been declared in Schuyler County due to flooding from extreme rainfall overnight into this morning. The following roads are closed and impassable due to damage: Shumway Road from State Route 414 to Satterly Hill Road; Dugue Road between Round School House & Fausold Rds; Covert Road from Satterly Hill to State Route 414; Robertson Road... more

Seneca Lake brewery party to benefit SLPWA

It could be called pints for pure water. Grist Iron Brewing Co. on Route 414 in this Schuyler County town is inviting the public to attend its Benevolence Beer Series Kick-Off Party at 5 p.m. Thursday, at which it will celebrate the unveiling of its hefeweizen beer. A portion of the proceeds from each pint of hefeweizen sold from January... more

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

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

Burdett to get new $2.83M fire station, village offices

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development has approved a loan for $2.83 million with an accompanying grant of $211,000 to the Village of Burdett to build a fire station and village offices. Congressman Tom Reed made the announcement this week. The Rural Development funds will assist the village to construct a 10,000 square foot building that will house... more

Two casual Finger Lakes restaurants bring the charm: restaurant review

The Finger Lakes culinary scene has its own personality. Whereas many of Rochester's newer restaurants lean toward urban industrial looks, those in the Finger Lakes often are more warm, artsy and sometimes a little quirky. Two examples worth visiting: Roots Cafe in Naples and The Elf in the Oak in Burdett. They are about an hour away from each other.... more

Burdett man arrested in Watkins Glen

A Burdett man is facing child endangerment charges after an arrest warrant was executed this week. Daniel M. Campbell, 36, of Burdett was arrested on August 2nd, 2017 on an arrest warrant charging him with endangering the welfare of a child, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Campbell was arraigned in Village of Watkins Glen Court and committed to the... more

LETTER: Underage drinking still a problem in Schuyler Co.

To the Editor – As an employee of Schuyler County Public Health I am concerned about the underage drinking problem in Schuyler County. According to the most current data 47.6% of 7th through 12th grade students report using alcohol at some point in their life and 25.5% report using it in the past 30 days. Many young people in the... more

Village of Burdett accepting applications for clerk, treasurer

The Village of Burdett is accepting applications for Village Clerk/Treasurer. Applications and resumes will be accepted at the Village Office, P.O. Box 234, Burdett, NY (located in the front corner of the Fire Station) until 5:00 pm April 3, 2017. A job description is available on the village website, www.burdettny.us , from the clerk during regular business hours (Mondays 5-7pm)... more

Felony charge for Burdett man who allegedly stole three guns and sold them in Penn Yan

A 36-year-old Burdett man was arrested by Penn Yan Police after he was found to be in possession of stolen property. Officers say that Chad Smith was arrested for criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth and fifth degrees on Wednesday at 11:30 am. One count is a felony charge, while the second is a misdemeanor, according to police.... more
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