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One dead, another hospitalized in Syracuse

One dead, another hospitalized after fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says that one person is dead, and two others recovering after a fire on Church Road in the town of Reading. New York State Fire has joined in the investigation, which is being led by the Schuyler ... MORE
Fire, News, Reading, Schuyler County
Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in the town of Reading, which was reportedly shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Deputies were called to 3320 County Route 28 in Reading along with the Watkins Glen Fire Department. Multiple ... MORE
Fire, News, Reading, Schuyler County
Penn Yan driver charged with felony DWI after crash involving child, who remains hospitalized

Child hospitalized after DWI crash in Schuyler County; Penn Yan man held on no bail

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says a Penn Yan driver is facing a felony charge after a DWI crash where a child was passenger in the vehicle. Brian Lurcock, 48, of Penn Yan was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a ... MORE
Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves into the fall

Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves forward

Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, who is running in November for Schuyler County Judge, declined last week to answer questions or provide requested documents about his role in a Seneca County scandal more than a decade ago. Getman declined to confirm or ... MORE
Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are in the process of checking it out ... MORE
Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Pressed to respond to public alarm over a report that traces of the toxic PFAS class of chemicals had turned up in samples of local tap water, Schuyler County officials said this week they would conduct their own new tests in coordination ... MORE
Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

A group of divers did their best to clean the Watkins Glen Village Marina on the south end of Seneca Lake on Saturday, September 7th. Check out some photos from the clean-up day below taken by Bobby Kurz ... MORE
You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant

You may have been exposed to Hepatitis A if you ate at this Watkins Glen restaurant

Health officials in Schuyler County are warning people about a possible exposure to Hepatitis A at a Finger Lakes restaurant. Spectrum News reports an alert has been issued to anyone who ate at the Seneca Harbor Station restaurant in Watkins Glen, etween ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local 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 ... MORE
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Schuyler Hospital breaks ground on massive, two-part development project

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 ... 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. Provided. “Our new judge must have experience to handle not ... MORE
Boil Water Advisory for Watkins Glen, Reading

Boil Water Advisory for Watkins Glen, Reading

Officials in Schuyler County report that a water main break has prompted a Boil Water Advisory in the village of Watkins Glen and town of Reading. Officials said in a statement to the media, “Water Users are under a Boil Water Advisory ... 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: ... MORE
Major flooding shuts down roads in Schuyler County (full coverage)

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 ... MORE
Boil Water Advisory issued for Watkins Glen, Dix & Reading

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 ... MORE