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School bus accident in Montour Falls; no injuries reported

Sodus school bus driver on administrative leave after DWAI crash
A school bus accident occurred in the Village of Montour Falls, leading to precautionary medical checks but no injuries. The incident, involving a single Berni bus, took place on Steuben Street on Wednesday at 7:47 ... more
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Montour Falls man likely to face prison time after contempt conviction

Montour Falls man likely to face prison time after contempt conviction
A man from Montour Falls, Kenton Jones-Watkins, is likely to serve time in prison after admitting to a serious crime in Yates County Court. He pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aggravated criminal contempt ... more
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Montour Falls man gets 6 years for assaulting state trooper, burglary

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A Montour Falls man has been sentenced to six years in state prison following a series of crimes that included injuring a State Trooper, the Schuyler County District Attorney's office announced Thursday. The 28-year-old, Steven ... more
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Montour Falls woman sentenced for string of burglaries in Schuyler County

Abortion: Doctor investigated over privacy laws and 10-year-old rape victim cleared
Virginia Taft, a 35-year-old resident of Montour Falls, was sentenced to state prison following her conviction for several burglaries within Schuyler County. Last month, Taft was found guilty on charges of burglary and criminal possession ... more
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Montour Falls secures $60,000 grant to bolster business sustainability

Montour Falls secures $60,000 grant to bolster business sustainability
In an announcement during the Montour Falls Harvest Festival, Mayor James Ryan introduced a new initiative aimed at assisting local businesses with sustainability improvements. The Village of Montour Falls has secured a $60,000 grant from ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: 16th Annual Montour Falls Harvest Festival (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: 16th Annual Montour Falls Harvest Festival (podcast)
The 16th Annual Falls Harvest Festival returns to Montour Falls on Saturday, October 7th, from noon PM to 7:30 PM. Festival chairman Bruce Boughton joins in-studio to talk about what visitors can expect as well ... more
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Hector, Montour Falls earn ‘Climate Smart’ certification

New York State has awarded Hector and Montour Falls the Climate Smart Community certification, acknowledging their endeavors to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. The Climate Smart Communities program endorses local governments committed to ... more
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Odessa-Montour high school English teacher will be on America’s Got Talent tonight!

Odessa-Montour high school English teacher will be on America’s Got Talent tonight!
Holly Campbell, an English teacher at Odessa-Montour High School, is set to make a special appearance on NBC's popular show, America's Got Talent. According to the Odessa File, Campbell will be performing an emotive duet ... more
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Montour Falls man charged with harassment after physical altercation in front of police

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State police arrested a Montour Falls man following a physical altercation. The incident happened around 11 p.m., according to troopers, who say they were called to a disturbance on Clinton Street. During the investigation, Earl ... more
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Progress in Montour Falls: Village is going ‘NY Forward’

Progress in Montour Falls: Village is going ‘NY Forward’
The Village of Montour Falls, having been granted a $4.5 million through the New York State NY Forward Program earlier this year, is moving forward with its proposal phase. The Local Planning Committee, co-chaired by ... more
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Montour Falls Fire Department hosting annual festival and parade this week

Montour Falls Fire Department hosting annual festival and parade this week
The Montour Falls Fire Department has announced its annual festival and parade set to run from June 8 through June 10 off State Route 224 on Clawson Boulevard. Open to the community, the festival will ... more
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Woman accused of entering apartment, refusing to leave in Montour Falls

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Deputies report the arrest of a 61-year-old following an incident at an apartment in Schuyler County. Kimberly Rowland, of Montour Falls was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and criminal possession of a controlled substance ... more
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Alpine woman accused of violating court order, calling protected party

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Deputies arrested an Alpine resident in Schulyer County following an investigation on April 26. Rachel Bruno, 27, is accused of violating a court order, calling a person who was protected by it. She was charged ... more
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Schuyler County facilitates three Restore NY apps to enhance villages and downtown spaces

Schuyler County facilitates three Restore NY apps to enhance villages and downtown spaces
Working with the Schuyler County Legislature, the Village of Montour Falls, and the Village of Watkins Glen, Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development facilitated three Restore NY applications in the most recent round of funding.  ... more
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Montour Falls man charged with harassment after incident at The Falls Home

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State police have arrested a Mountour Falls man following an incident at The Falls Home. According to troopers, Brian Gorton, 59, was charged with harassment after an incident at The Falls Home. He's accused of ... more
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Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour school districts considering merger

Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour school districts considering merger
The Watkins Glen School Board discussed the possibility of merging with the Odessa-Montour School District at a recent meeting. While previous discussions have not gained enough traction, recent sports team mergers between the districts may ... more
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Vietnam War exhibit reception March 29 in Schuyler

Vietnam War exhibit reception March 29 in Schuyler
The Schuyler County Historical Society will host a public reception on Wednesday, March 29, as part of the Brick Tavern Museum special exhibit honoring county residents who served in the Vietnam War. The reception for ... more
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Montour Falls resident damaged property during domestic incident

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Deputies report the arrest of a Montour Falls man following a domestic incident on February 18th. According to a news release, Mark Fox, 22, of Montour Falls was charged with criminal mischief after damaging property ... more
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UPSTATE UNPLUGGED: How can rural communities seeking grant funds use Montour Falls as an example?

UPSTATE UNPLUGGED: How can rural communities seeking grant funds use Montour Falls as an example?
The NY Forward program adopts the "Plan-then-Act" strategy initiated by the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. After Montour Falls' major win this week, we caught up with Mayor Ryan to learn more about the blueprint for grant ... more
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