Category: Montour Falls

Work resumes on stretch of Rt. 14 in Montour Falls: Traffic down to one lane for now

Work resumes on stretch of Rt. 14 in Montour Falls: Traffic down to one lane for now (video)

Work is underway to improve a stretch along Route 14 in Montour Falls. That means traffic has been reduced to one-lane. A bridge is being worked on, and a number of other cosmetic improvements are being made to that stretch. Watch the ... MORE
Schuyler Hospital receives $5,000 donation to purchase air contamination unit

Schuyler Hospital receives $5,000 donation to purchase air contamination unit

Schuyler Hospital has received a sizeable donation to pay for a portable dust containment unit. The unit helps to contain airborne contaminants. The Spycor Environmental Minti E-C-U 4 is a collapsible portable unit that helps isolate air contamination. A $5,000 donation went ... MORE
Lawmaker calls for investigation into Watertown firefighter’s death at Schuyler County training facility

Lawmaker calls for investigation into Watertown firefighter’s death at Schuyler County training facility

In early-March a Watertown firefighter died after a training exercise at a state facility in Schuyler County. Peyton Morse was rushed to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. He was in the ... MORE
Watertown firefighter dies after training exercise in Montour Falls

Watertown firefighter dies after training exercise in Montour Falls

The firefighter that was seriously hurt in a training exercise in Montour Falls at a training facility has died. A family member told CNYCentral that 21-year-old Peyton Morse, a Watertown firefighter, died from injuries sustained in a training incident. The incident occurred ... MORE
Teen airlifted from serious, one-car crash in Schuyler County

Teen airlifted from serious, one-car crash in Schuyler County

Deputies say an 18-year-old was airlifted from the scene of a one-vehicle crash in Schuyler County on Sunday. It happened a little before 2 p.m., according to a press release, which indicated that Nathan Vanamburg, 18, of Montour was on County Rd ... MORE
Watkins Glen Chamber launches “Holiday Lights – Schuyler Style!”

Watkins Glen Chamber launches “Holiday Lights – Schuyler Style!”

The community is invited to take part in a newly created tradition this holiday season, as “Holiday Lights — Schuyler Style!” readies to illuminate the Watkins Glen area from Dec. 15, 2020 through Jan. 17, 2021. The event, which is sponsored by ... MORE
Watkins Glen retailers ready for Small Business Saturday

Watkins Glen area retailers ready for Small Business Saturday

For the last decade, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally as Small Business Saturday — a day dedicated to supporting small businesses. The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce (WGACC) has embraced the effort and is partnering with more than ... MORE
Montour Falls school goes remote after two classes, staff members potentially exposed to COVID-19

Montour Falls school goes remote after two classes, staff members potentially exposed to COVID-19

Officials say an elementary school in Schuyler County is going remote for the next week after two classes and a staff member were quarantined. The B.C. Cate Elementary School in Montour Falls is switching to remote learning. It will stay on this ... MORE
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Montour Falls teen pleads guilty after holding woman at knifepoint in 2019

A teen from Montour Falls is going to spend more than a year behind bars after a pair of incidents last year. Logan Teemley, 19, pleaded guilty to felony counts of coercion and reckless endangerment. Teemley was accused of keeping a woman ... MORE
Schuyler nursing facility residents test positive for COVID-19

Schuyler nursing facility residents test positive for COVID-19

On Thursday, Schuyler County Public Health received notification that two residents at Schuyler Hospital’s Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility in Montour Falls tested positive for COVID-19 after being screened due to an employee testing positive on the nursing unit. Schuyler County Public ... 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
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Montour Falls man pleads guilty to possessing child porn

A 39-year-old Montour Falls man could spend the next 20 years in prison after a guilty plea in U.S. District Court this week. Michael Truesdail, 39, of Montour falls pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography involving minors. [AD] Electronic devices were seized ... MORE
Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

Granite WWII monument damaged, as well as local historical society property by drunk driver in Seneca County

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Montour Falls resident following a property damage crash along State Route 414. Deputies say Kevin Rose, 43, was traveling south on Route 414 when he left the roadway, striking signs, the ... MORE
Montour Falls man hit patrol car in Schuyler County, then fled the scene

Montour Falls man hit patrol car in Schuyler County, then fled the scene

Deputies say a 31-year-old Montour Falls man was arrested earlier this week after striking a patrol car and fleeing the scene. It happened on Thursday when Ryan Rounds, 31, was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer and criminal mischief after striking ... MORE
Vehicle leaves road & strikes porch in Montour Falls

Vacant home damaged after car leaves Rt. 14A, crashing through two-story porch

Deputies believe a medical emergency is to blame for a one-vehicle crash, which heavily damaged a home in the village of Montour Falls. Around 1 p.m. on Monday deputies were called to South Catherine Street, which is State Route 14A, at the ... MORE
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Havana Glens in the fall (photo)

Havana Glens in Montour Falls. A truly surreal site. Photo by Debbie Bower ... MORE
Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

Montour Falls woman charged with grand larceny, accused of misappropriating 175 gift cards at business in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department reports the arrest of a Montour Falls resident on a felony charge following an investigation involving IPD, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, and Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office. IPD reports that Kthy Harris, 56, of Montour Falls was ... MORE