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Reward being considered amid Schuyler County homicide investigation

The Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office and Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office are working with local leaders to establish a reward for information on the death of Richard Seeley. The 43-year-old Orange resident was found dead inside his home. He died of a ... MORE
Suspicious death in Schuyler County remains under investigation

Suspicious death in Schuyler County remains under investigation

The Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office is asking for the public’s help as they continue an investigation that has spanned a year. Last year Richard Seeley was found deceased in his home in the town of Orange. It happened on August 20, ... MORE
Motorcyclist killed in Schuyler County crash on Sunday

Motorcyclist killed in Schuyler County crash

Deputies in Schuyler County say they’re investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle. It happened Sunday around 4 p.m. on County Road 16 near Westerfield Road in the town of Orange. Michael Thomas, of Beaver Dams was traveling east on County Road ... MORE
One arrested after explosion in Schuyler County

One arrested after explosion in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says a Bradford man was taken into custody after a loud explosion was investigated on Thursday. Matthew Alexandrovich, 29, was charged with disorderly conduct after 911 received several reports and emergency calls for a loud explosion. The ... MORE
Schuyler man died from puncture wound to chest, lungs; investigation underway

Sheriff: Schuyler man found dead, investigation into circumstances now underway

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says it’s investigation a suspicious death that occurred on Templar Road in the town of Orange. It happened on August 7th when deputies received a call reporting the death of Richard Seeley, 43, of Templar Road. During ... MORE
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
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
Deputies: Patrol car struck for fourth time this week in Schuyler County

Deputies: Hammondsport man hits deputy’s cruiser head-on while fleeing in Schuyler County

It’s been a tough week for patrol cars operated by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office. They reported another incident, marking the fourth time that one of their patrol vehicles were hit by a suspect in an investigation or case. Deputies say Billy ... MORE
Penn Yan driver charged with felony DWI after crash involving child, who remains hospitalized

Child hospitalized after DWI crash in Schuyler County; Penn Yan man held on no bail

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says a Penn Yan driver is facing a felony charge after a DWI crash where a child was passenger in the vehicle. Brian Lurcock, 48, of Penn Yan was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a ... 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
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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Schuyler Hospital breaks ground on massive, two-part development project

Tuesday marked the groundbreaking ceremony for Schuyler Hospital, a member of Cayuga Health System, which kicked off the construction of a new 15,000 square foot state-of-the-art Medical Surgical inpatient unit. Phase one of the two-part development is to be completed by July ... MORE
Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge

Steven Getman launches campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge

County Attorney Steven Getman has officially launched his campaign for Schuyler County Court Judge. Getman is a lifelong Republican who resides in Watkins Glen and currently serves as the Schuyler County Attorney. Provided. “Our new judge must have experience to handle not ... MORE