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Watkins Glen man charged after domestic disturbance

A Watkins Glen man was arrested after a reported domestic disturbance. Kyle L. Cox age 35 of County Rte 16 Watkins Glen, NY, was arrested on 11/26/21 and charged with Harassment 2nd and Endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly Being ... MORE
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Schuyler County Deputies discover meth lab in the Town of Dix

An investigation was launched for the possible operation of a methamphetamine lab in the Town of Dix. On Oct. 6 Schuyler County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to investigate a possible meth lab on County Road 19 in Dix. Upon investigation an active ... MORE
Motor vehicle accident on County Roads 16 and 17 in the Town of Dix sends two to hospital

Motor vehicle accident on County Roads 16 and 17 in the Town of Dix sends two to hospital

Schuyler County Sheriff reports that on Thursday, August 5th around 8:30 p.m. a woman was in a personal injury motor vehicle accident on County Roads 16 and 17 in Dix. Dorothy Burdick was traveling south on County Road 17 and failed to ... MORE
Dix, News, Schuyler County, Traffic
Deputies: One dead after driver pulls out in front of motorcyclist in Schuyler County

Deputies: One dead after driver pulls out in front of motorcyclist in Schuyler County

On Wednesday around 7:20 a.m. first responders were called to a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on County Route 31 in Dix. Deputies said in a press release that Carl Scott, 70, of Montour Falls was traveling south on State Route 414 ... MORE
Burdett, Dix, News, Schuyler County
Two years removed from 9-day boil water emergency, Watkins Glen still hasn’t tackled long-overdue system upgrades

Two years removed from 9-day boil water emergency, Watkins Glen still hasn’t tackled long-overdue system upgrades

Members of the Phish rock band were just about to begin their on-stage sound checks on Aug. 16, 2018, when state and local officials abruptly pulled the plug on their weekend music festival at the Watkins Glen International racetrack. The four rock ... MORE
Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves into the fall

Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves forward

Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, who is running in November for Schuyler County Judge, declined last week to answer questions or provide requested documents about his role in a Seneca County scandal more than a decade ago. Getman declined to confirm or ... MORE
Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are in the process of checking it out ... MORE
Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Pressed to respond to public alarm over a report that traces of the toxic PFAS class of chemicals had turned up in samples of local tap water, Schuyler County officials said this week they would conduct their own new tests in coordination ... MORE
No Woodstock at Watkins Glen International but still great to look back

No Woodstock at Watkins Glen International but still great to look back

A 50th anniversary of Woodstock, America’s most iconic music festival, had been planned for Watkins Glen International this weekend. The Finger Lakes Times would have had a team of reporters and photographers on hand, but when WGI pulled out, the show was off, at ... MORE
‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

‘ONE PROBLEM AFTER ANOTHER’: How Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen turned into a disaster

A month before Woodstock 50 was announced, the festival was already in deep trouble. Last December, Michael Lang, the co-founder of the original 1969 event who had become its bemused-hippie symbol in subsequent decades, was in talks with an upstate New York racetrack for a ... MORE
Report says Woodstock 50 lost venue due to missed payment

Report says Woodstock 50 lost venue due to missed payment

Woodstock 50 is still without a venue but on Thursday, we learned more about why they lost their location at Watkins Glen International. The event is expected to cost festival organizers roughly $70 million but, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal, the venue ... MORE
Woodstock 50 could be relocating to Vernon Downs

Woodstock 50 could be relocating to Vernon Downs

Woodstock 50 could be relocating to the Vernon Downs Casino Hotel, according to a report from WKTV. The casino is one of five or six venues under consideration for the festival’s relocation, confirmed by Vernon Town Supervisor Randy Watson and Vernon Downs ... 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
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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Permit for Woodstock 50 under review

Permit for Woodstock 50 under review

Tickets have not yet gone on sale for Woodstock 50 with no clear answers on the delay. The festival organizers were reportedly putting the tickets up for sale on April 22, marking Earth Day. However, on the day in question, the event’s ... MORE