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CURVEBALL CANCELLED: Health concerns kill weekend festival in Watkins Glen

Thursday evening it was announced that the much-anticipated Curveball Festival in Watkins Glen would not happen. Curveball Forced To Cancel: https://t.co/b391MMXlVH — Phish (@phish) August 16, 2018 The following was posted to Phish’s website: Due to the severe flooding that occurred in Schuyler County over the past week, the local water treatment plant that services water to the Village of... more

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

Police: Watkins Glen man arrested after domestic incident

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a 52-year-old Watkins Glen resident following a domestic incident. Investigation resulted int he arrest of Keith J. Peppard, who was arrested and charged on Monday. He was charged with criminal mischief, and arraigned in Watkins Glen Village Court. He will appear in Watkins Glen Village Court at a later date. more

Chase Elliott wins first career race at Watkins Glen

After eight career runner-up finishes, Chase Elliott is finally a winner in the NASCAR Cup Series. The 22-year-old took home his first checkered flag in his 99th start at Watkins Glen International on Sunday. Elliott and Kyle Busch had the strongest cars on the track, however Busch encountered a fuel issue early in the Final Stage, setting up a one-one-one... more

POLICE BLOTTER: Watkins Glen PD make harassment, DWI arrests

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports a series of misdemeanor arrests in the Village. – Marc A. Ciccone, 28, of Watkins Glen was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment on August 2nd. He was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charges at a later date. – Penny L. Luongo, 58, of Watkins Glen was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment on... more

Watkins Glen NASCAR Notebook: A new view of the track for Dale Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take on a new challenge above Watkins Glen International as part of NBC Sports’ television coverage of NASCAR weekend at the road course. Earnhardt, in his first year with NBC Sports, will call the Zippo 200 at The Glen (Xfinity Series) on Aug. 4 and the Go Bowling at The Glen (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series)... more

67-year-old charged with felony DWI in Watkins Glen

A 67-year-old was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, and other felony charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday. Police say David S. Coldiron, 67, of Valois was charged with no plate lamps, Unlicensed Operation of a Motor vehicle, Operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Felony... more

Police: Montour Falls man charged with aggravated DWI

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a 58-year-old Montour Falls resident after a traffic stop on Tuesday. Police say Timothy M. Hughes, 58, was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC of 0.08 percent, and aggravated driving while intoxicated. Hughes was issued appearance tickets and will answer the... more

MANTIUS: DEC kills Crestwood’s plan to store LPG next to Seneca Lake

The state’s top environmental regulator on Thursday halted a controversial gas storage project proposed for caverns next to Seneca Lake, ending a fierce eight-year battle between midwestern fossil fuel interests and local residents and businesses. Basil Seggos, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, announced that he has denied a subsidiary of Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners LP a permit... more

Road rage incident in Watkins Glen leads to arrest

Members of the Watkins Glen Police Department report the arrest of a New Rochelle man following a road rage incident on July 5th. Enrique R. Mateos, 47, was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment and reckless driving after an incident in the Village of Watkins Glen. He was arraigned in Village Court and released to answer the charges at a later... more

Watkins Glen man charged with felony DWI

On Sunday a 27-year-old Watkins Glen resident was arrested on felony DWI charges following a traffic stop. Kristofer L. Larson, 27, was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and felony driving while intoxicated. The charges stem from a traffic stop, which was initiated after the driver failed to stop at... more

$16.2M in projects will transform Watkins Glen

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an unprecedented $16.2 million investment to further enhance Watkins Glen’s transformation into a world-class destination and cultural center – all part of his ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create opportunities for the Southern Tier. The projects announced today include $9.7 million for 14 Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects throughout the village and the... more

Watkins Glen celebrates 4th of July with Food Truck Rodeo

The 4th of July, food trucks, and films. That’s what was going on in Watkins Glen Wednesday night at the weekly Clute Park Market and Food Truck Rodeo. The market and food truck rodeo is held on Wednesdays in July and August and features local farmers, crafts and food trucks for people to come and enjoy. People could choose from... more

$16.2 million in projects will transform Watkins Glen

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an unprecedented $16.2 million investment to further enhance Watkins Glen’s transformation into a world-class destination and cultural center – all part of his ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create opportunities for the Southern Tier. The projects announced today include $9.7 million for 14 Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects throughout the village and... more

Stephen Simpson’s daring pass leads to victory at Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

On one of the hottest race days in Watkins Glen International history, Stephen Simpson picked the perfect time to make the Red Dragon breathe fire. Simpson catapulted the fire-red No. 99 JDC-Miller Motorsports GAINSCO Auto Insurance ORECA LMP2 from third to first with an aggressive inside pass with about 35 minutes to go Sunday afternoon, sending his three-driver team to... more
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