Category: Schuyler County

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NYSP violent crimes now investigating firefighter’s death at Schuyler facility

New York State Police will be working with the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the March death of a firefighter from Watertown. Peyton Morse, 21, died nine days after suffering a medical emergency while at a training facility. The State ... MORE
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Chemung County man arrested a month after warrant is issued for endangering the welfare of a child

A man accused of endangering the welfare of a child in August has been arrested in Chemung County. Bryan Wray, 20, had an outstanding warrant for endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief. He was arrested Sept. 18, a month ... MORE
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Tops building in Chemung County sells at auction to an unknown buyer

According to minutes from a Chemung County IDA meeting, the old Tops building was sold during an auction for $800,000 in July. The buyer is not known and bought the property that was listed as an opportunity zone due to its retail ... MORE
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Tioga County woman charged with animal cruelty after 49 neglected animals are recovered from her property

A woman has been arrested in Apalachin for the severe neglect of 49 animals. Tioga County Sheriff’s arrived to the property to remove a storage shed but found 33 dogs, 15 chickens, and roosters, hens, a pony, and other animals. Terry Woloszyn ... MORE
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A Southport resident has shared his thoughts on the man arrested for punching his dog

A Southport man was arrested Sept. 13 after punching a man’s dog. The owner of the dog, Harold Schiefen, wants to be sure Connor Delaney, 29, is held accountable. Delaney was arrested after police responded to a suspicious condition around 1:30 a.m ... MORE
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Police arrest Big Flats man for disturbance and discover a Florida warrant from a 2013 armed robbery

After a man was arrested for causing a disturbance in Big Flats on Sept. 15, he is now pending extradition to Florida. Keron Taylor, 26, of Bath, was arrested after police responded to the report of a disturbance at the Econo Lodge ... MORE
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2022 NASCAR race in Watkins Glen will be later than normal in the month of August

The Watkins Glen NASCAR race will be happening a little later in the month next year than normal. The 2022 race is set to take place on Sunday, Aug. 21 according to the 2022 Cup Series schedule. Normally the race takes place ... MORE
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Another KFC is coming to the Southern Tier in 2022

Painted Post will soon open a new KFC restaurant. The location is at 243 North Hamilton Street. The plan is to open the fast food restaurant in January of 2022, but no official date has been set. A KFC opened in 2019 ... MORE
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Webcam installed on Seneca Harbor Station’s property allows residents to view the area from their home

Residents of the Finger Lakes Region can now see the Seneca Harbor Station right from the comfort of their own home, 24/7, 7 days a week. A new webcam is online today thanks to a partnership between BOSS Security & Automation, Seneca ... MORE
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Businesses are making the switch and getting rid of Styrofoam

Polystyrene foam containers are being banned, and some local establishments are getting ahead of that. McClure’s Deli in Elmira plans to remove all Styrofoam used in their business. Barbara McClure, owner of the deli, said that it would just be different packaging ... MORE
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Chemung County Grand Jury indicts 21-year-old on murder, kidnapping, and torture charges

A 21-year-old man has been indicted on charges by a Grand Jury in Chemung County for kidnapping, torturing and killing a man. Thomas Bovaird is accused of kidnapping, torturing and killing Juan Jose Gotay. Bovaird allegedly shot, kicked, struck, and mutilated Gotay ... MORE
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Schuyler and Steuben Counties among ten upstate counties to write to Hochul about healthcare worker vaccine mandate

Ten counties in upstate New York have written to Governor Kathy Hochul asking that she consider the unintended consequences of the vaccine mandate. Two counties included in the letter are Schuyler and Steuben. The letter says that healthcare facilities all over the ... MORE
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Billboard contest in Schuyler County held by SCUDD

There is an under-age drinking billboard contest being held in Schuyler County by SCUDD, the Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking. The contest is for kindergarten through sixth grade and has a holiday theme. The billboard chosen will be displayed in November ... MORE
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Police continue to investigate what appears to be an accidental shooting in Cayuta

Police share more information following the report of what appears to be an accidental shooting in the Town of Cayuta. The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police are investigating an incident that occurred on Sept. 12th involving the ... MORE
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Over 100 Elmira College freshman help clean up Eldridge Park during community service event

Over one hundred Elmira College freshmen helped clean during community service at Eldridge Park. Once a year the college tries to do some type of off-campus community service event to help the community. Students are required to complete at least 60 hours ... MORE