Another night of frost

Frost Advisory, Freezing Warning both active for tonight

For the fourth night in a row, frost is going to be a serious possibility for a big part of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York. A frost advisory has been issued for many locations in the region including ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Five new COVID-19 cases in Schuyler County, including two at local schools

Five new COVID-19 cases in Schuyler County, including two at local schools

Public health officials in Schuyler County reported five new cases of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. Two of those cases were students at local K-12 schools. One of those cases is at Hanlon Elementary School and Watkins Glen High School. Everyone who ... MORE
Proposed waste facility in Schuyler County draws criticism after DEC shrugs off environmental risks

Proposed waste facility in Schuyler County draws criticism after DEC shrugs off environmental risks

A proposal for a waste recycling facility near Alpine Junction that state regulators view as environmentally benign is drawing heavy fire from a local group that has helped mobilize successful opposition to two major industrial projects in the Finger Lakes. Project owner ... MORE
Steuben County reports new COVID death, while Yates officials work with Keuka College after student tests positive

Steuben County reports new COVID death, while Yates officials work with Keuka College after student tests positive

Public health officials in Yates County say they have seen two new cases of the Novel Coronavirus over the holiday weekend. Officials said they are working with Keuka College, as one of those positive cases was a student. Meanwhile in Steuben County, ... MORE
New York will resume trials this week: Schuyler County will be watched as test

New York will resume trials this week: Schuyler County will be watched as test

The first jury trials in New York State since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic will occur in the Finger Lakes region. A limited number of in-person jury trails will resume on a trial basis, to see how effective. The first of ... MORE
How many active cases of COVID-19 are there? Follow along with Coronavirus data here

COVID TRACKER: How many cases are there in your county?

The Coronavirus Pandemic has continued to play a major role in the way people are living their day-to-day lives. Here we will track the latest data reported by public health officials in the Finger Lakes and Central New York. As of this ... MORE
New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

New blooms reported on Seneca Lake as HABs season nears peak; Cayuga, Owasco, and Canandaigua got early start

A flurry of harmful algal blooms were reported on Seneca Lake this week, marking the beginning of the most intense few weeks of the HABs season in the Finger Lakes. Seneca had been spared for most of the summer, even as its ... MORE
Two employees test positive for COVID-19 at Landon's Pub and Pizza in Watkins Glen; public urged to get tested by health officials

Two employees test positive for COVID-19 at Landon’s Pub and Pizza in Watkins Glen; public urged to get tested by health officials

Public health officials in Schuyler County say they have received notification that two employees at Landon’s Pub and Pizza in Watkins Glen have tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. During contact tracing, a public exposure risk was identified, and the business has ... MORE
Two new HABs spotted on Seneca Lake last week

Two new HABs spotted on Seneca Lake last week

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association reports that harmful algal blooms continue to pop up in the southeast portion of the lake. The group’s weekly report for August 31st highlighted two more bloom confirmations in the southeast part of Seneca Lake. “Both happened ... MORE
Sen. O’Mara says rolling back 60-hour threshold for OT would devastate farms

Sen. O’Mara says rolling back 60-hour threshold for OT would devastate farms

State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) continued voicing opposition to any move by the state’s newly created “Farm Laborers Wage Board” to roll back the current 60-hour threshold requiring farmers to pay their employees overtime. O’Mara joined members of the Senate Republican ... MORE
NWS issues Tornado Watch for Southern Tier

LATEST: Severe storms moving through the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. for counties in the Southern Tier. The tornado watch includes Broome, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Otsego, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, and Ulster counties. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Has economic recovery lagged or stalled in the Finger Lakes? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Has economic recovery lagged or stalled in the Finger Lakes? (podcast)

Summer is quickly drawing to a close, and as people in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region look forward to the fall – one of the biggest questions – if not about a potential second wave – has to do with ... MORE
Motorcyclist airlifted from scene of serious crash in Schuyler County

Motorcyclist airlifted from scene of serious crash in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigation a personal injury crash involving a vehicle and motorcycle that happened on Friday around 3 p.m. Deputies say Andy Mattison, 44, of Beaver Dams was traveling west on Beaver Dams Moreland Road when ... MORE
Seneca Lake Wine Trail gets big win, recognition from Trip Advisor

Seneca Lake Wine Trail gets big win, recognition from Trip Advisor

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail has been named a Trip Advisor 2020 Travelers’ Choice Winner. The recognition comes from consistently positive user reviews, according to Trip Advisor. According to a release, the awards take into account the quality and quantity of traveler ... MORE