Boil Water Advisory issued for Watkins Glen, Dix & Reading

Officials in Schuyler County say a Boil Water Advisory has been activated for the next several days following intense flooding, which happened on Tuesday. The following message was relayed to the public on Thursday: “Please be advised; there is a Boil Water Advisory for the Village of Watkins Glen, Dix & Reading Water Districts. Bring tap water to a rolling... 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

Fatal structure fire under investigation in Dix

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal structure fire that occurred in the early morning hours of March 27th. The Beaver Dams Volunteer Fire Department responded to Pearl Street in the Town of Dix for a fully involved structure fire. Firefighters discovered a body during fire suppression efforts. The identity of the victim is not being released at... 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

Three arrests made in Watkins Glen leading up to race weekend

On Tuesday, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reported on three arrests that were made during the week leading up to the annual NASCAR event at Watkins Glen International last weekend. On Wednesday, August 2nd James Dizoglio 53 years old of Berlin, New Hampshire was arrested and charged with Ticket re-seller violation, an unclassified misdemeanor and Ticket Speculating, a Violation, following... more

Officials: Walmart will go to court in Schuyler Co. over taxes

A preliminary conference has been scheduled for June 23rd in the case of Walmart Real Estate Business Trust against the Dix Town Board of Assessment Review and other affected Schuyler County municipalities. In the meantime, attorneys for the affected municipalities, Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman and Town of Dix Attorney Robert Halpin have served a demand to audit Walmart’s books... 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

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