Category: Watkins Glen

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
Legislators urging residents to vote for WGI as best NASCAR track

Legislators urging residents to vote for WGI as best NASCAR track

State Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano are urging New York residents to vote as much as possible for WGI as America’s best NASCAR track. This marks the fourth year in a row the track is in the USA Today’s competition ... MORE
FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is ... MORE
As Woodstock 50 gets closer, serious questions remain

Watkins Glen International pulls Woodstock 50 site license

Unless the organizers behind Woodstock 50 can come up with a new venue, which will host the variety of A-list acts intended to perform August 16-18 – the show will not go on. In a statement on Monday, Watkins Glen International said ... MORE
More falls in the Finger Lakes (photo)

More falls in the Finger Lakes (photo)

This shot from Watkins Glen really showcased the rain that made the falls rush over the weekend. Photo by Justin Shaw ... 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
Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450

Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450

A report by Bloomberg offers a possible glimpse at how much it could cost to attend this summer’s Woodstock festival. Bloomberg reports tickets will cost around $450, citing festival organizer Michael Lang. Woodstock 50 is set to take place Aug. 16-18 in ... MORE
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New sign unveiled at Seneca Harbor Park in Watkins Glen

Representatives of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and New York State Canal Corporation were joined by local officials to unveil a new 3-sided sign at the Seneca Harbor Park in Watkins Glen on Wednesday. The sign shares the history of Watkins ... MORE
Michael Lang hires Trump attorney after computers hacked; future of Woodstock 50 remains unclear

Woodstock 50 files appeal to force return of $18M from Dentsu

After declaring victory last week in a New York hearing, Woodstock 50 is now appealing part of the ruling and trying to force the festival’s former financer Dentsu to return $18 million it withdrew from the event’s banking account. On May 15, Justice Barry Ostrager ruled Dentsu did not have the right ... MORE
NASCAR’s 2020 Cup schedule includes later race date for Watkins Glen International

NASCAR’s 2020 Cup schedule includes later race date for Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International’s NASCAR weekend will be held later on the calendar in 2020 while also growing closer to the cutoff for the series’ playoffs. The Schuyler County road course will host its annual NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on ... MORE
Woodstock 50 organizer details tickets, camping, crowd control plans

Woodstock 50 organizer details tickets, camping, crowd control plans

More details about Woodstock 50 tickets, camping and crowd control plans have emerged for this summers mega-festival in Watkins Glen. The Elmira Star-Gazette reports Woodstock founder and 50th anniversary organizer Michael Lang met with area residents last week to address concerns about ... MORE
Organizer works to address concerns raised by residents ahead of Woodstock 50 (video)

Organizer works to address concerns raised by residents ahead of Woodstock 50 (video)

Woodstock 50 is set to take place August 16-18 at Watkins Glen International. While there has been a lot of tense debate over the future of the event from the local community – officials are working to relax concerns about safety and ... MORE
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Watkins Glen falls to Cambridge in Class C state title game, 57-43

Watkins Glen hung around for three-plus quarters but couldn’t keep up Section 2’s Cambridge in Saturday night’s Class C state basketball title game at Hudson Valley Community College. More specifically, the Senecas didn’t have anyone like Indians sophomore Sophie Phillips, who scored ... MORE
Woodstock 50 lineup announced: Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus coming to Watkins Glen

Woodstock 50 lineup announced: Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus coming to Watkins Glen

Jay-Z, Dead & Company, the Black Keys, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons and Halsey are among the headliners announced for the Woodstock 50 festival, producer Michael Lang confirmed at a press conference today. The event will take place August 16-18 ... MORE
Glenora Wine Cellars joins SVRA sponsors

Glenora Wine Cellars joins SVRA sponsors

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Glenora Wine Cellars has become the “official sparkling wine” of SVRA. The first winery on the shore of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York, the acclaimed wine cellar and inn ... MORE
Woodstock 50 coordinators turn to area residents for festival off-site parking

Woodstock 50 coordinators turn to area residents for festival off-site parking

Neighbors within the mile of the main entrance for Watkins Glen International were recently approached by Woodstock 50 coordinators about their property. The Hughey family owns just over 300 acres of land off of County Route 16. Dee Hughey, the landowner, said she was offered ... MORE
Performers will be spread across four stages at Woodstock 50

Performers will be spread across four stages at Woodstock 50

More than 80 performers are scheduled to take part in Woodstock 50 in August. But, how many of those musicians attendees can see will depend on how efficient they are at planning their weekend, and how much of each performance they want ... MORE