Category: Watkins Glen

Man charged with DWI after stop in Watkins Glen

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the arrest of a Hughesville man after allegedly drinking and driving. Nicholas J. Malara, 26, of Hughesville was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 13, 2016 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, driving with ... MORE

Lodi woman arrested after investigation; charged with burglary, larceny

A Lodi woman was arrested on burglary and larceny charges after an investigation into an incident, which occurred in the Village of Watkins Glen. Genevieve H. Hardwick, 25, of Lodi was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on August 19, 2016 and charged ... MORE
2-year extension for IndyCar series Watkins Glen

2-year extension for IndyCar series Watkins Glen

IndyCar racing will remain at Watkins Glen for the next two years. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during opening day at the State Fair that the series has received a two-year extension. “We were talking about the State Fair – and the great ... MORE
Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International after leading the final 10 laps in the 90-lap event. This is the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s second win of 2016 and his first at the New York road ... MORE

Watkins Glen International Arrests for NASCAR weekend 8/4 – 8/7

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office announces the following arrests during the Watkins Glen International NASCAR Weekend. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Robert W. Hanna, age 60 of Penfield, and Brian J. Candelaria, age 24 of Rochester, ... MORE

Watkins Glen Police Blotter: Police off to a busy start in August

Heather L. Forbes, 31, of Ithaca was arrested by Watkins Glen Police on July 30 and charged with three counts of DWI under Leandra’s Law. She was also charged with driving with more than .08% BAC, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor ... MORE
Village of Watkins Glen Under Boil Water Advisory

Village of Watkins Glen Under Boil Water Advisory

The Village of Watkins Glen is currently under a boil water advisory. According to Schuyler County Emergency Management’s Facebook page, everyone in the Village, with the exception of those west of Monroe Street, is affected. This includes those on Salt Point Road ... MORE
Ithaca native grew up watching Watkins Glen races; now he helps run them with NASCAR

Ithaca native grew up watching Watkins Glen races; now he helps run them with NASCAR

When Jusan Hamilton was growing up, spending a weekend at the Watkins Glen International track with his family to watch the races was like a yearly mini-vacation. A lifelong racing fan, Hamilton now gets to play a direct role in the races ... MORE
Roth: Iconic Watkins Glen race track our 'other' franchise

Roth: Iconic Watkins Glen race track our ‘other’ franchise

Michael Printup was having lunch at the Genesee Brew House in Rochester recently when he struck up a conversation with some young people. As president of Watkins Glen International, Printup, 51, like all sports executives competing in the Digital Age, keeps the ... MORE
Stewart says goodbye to WGI as new surface says hello

Stewart says goodbye to WGI as new surface says hello

Tony Stewart returns this weekend to Watkins Glen International for what is expected to be his final race on the road course that has treated him so well. Stewart’s last race at The Glen will also mark a significant first for him ... MORE
NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen (full coverage)

NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen (full coverage)

Here it is, the annual NASCAR race weekend at Watkins Glen International has arrived once again. And while haulers continued to move in throughout the day Thursday, the race weekend begins in earnest with a pair of Xfinity Series practice sessions leading ... MORE
NASCAR star Danica Patrick coming to Ithaca Wegmans meet and greet

NASCAR star Danica Patrick coming to Ithaca Wegmans meet and greet

Danica Patrick, the most successful female racer in NASCAR history, will be visiting Ithaca Wegmans before she heads off to compete at this weekend's NASCAR. The Ithaca Voice has more on the visit and what the event will entail. Read more HERE ... MORE
Tires, curbs are questions for Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Tires, curbs are questions for Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

A comprehensive $12 million off-season repaving of the Watkins Glen International circuit was only expected to make a great NASCAR Sprint Cup event even better. The new surface has provided plenty of added grip for other series’ competing there, but the takeaway ... MORE
Watkins Glen Police Blotter 7/15 – 7/27

Watkins Glen Police Blotter 7/15 – 7/27

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports the following arrests. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty. Megan M Jasak, age 30 of Windsor, NY was arrested on July 15 and charged with petit larceny.  Jasak was arraigned in the Village of Watkins Glen Court ... MORE
Brad Keselowski: Road course wrecks like mine will kill someone

Brad Keselowski: Road course wrecks like mine will kill someone

Brad Keselowski said Friday that road course racing remains the most dangerous type of competition in motor sports. The Team Penske driver crashed hard into a tire barrier at Watkins Glen International during a test session Tuesday. He cited a brake line ... MORE
The Glen soars as other NASCAR tracks falter

The Glen soars as other NASCAR tracks falter

NASCAR’s popularity has languished at most tracks in recent years, but the road course race at Watkins Glen International has continued to rise, all the way to the top of the Sprint Cup ladder. Once the disdain of some Sprint Cup Series ... MORE

Two charged with larceny in separate Watkins Glen incidents

The Watkins Glen Police Department reports that Bernard Medina age 42, of the Bronx was arrested on April 23rd and charged with petit larceny. Medina was arraigned in the Village of Watkins Glen Court and committed to the Schuyler County Jail in ... MORE
Keselowski crashes during Watkins Glen testing

Keselowski crashes during Watkins Glen testing

Team Penske driver crashed head-on into barrier during the first of two days of NASCAR Sprint Cup testing at WGI. AJ Allmendinger, the 2014 winner of the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen, seemed frustrated from a lack of grip with his Chevrolet ... MORE