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Man arrested in Schuyler County after damaging property

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A Painted Post man was arrested for damaging property on July 27. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua Stein, 25, of Painted Post for criminal mischief. Stein was charged ... more
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Corning woman found with drug paraphernalia during traffic stop

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A Corning woman was arrested after a traffic stop. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brooklyn L. Kapral, 22, of Corning for aggravated unlicensed operation. During the stop, Kapral was ... more
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Reward being considered amid Schuyler County homicide investigation

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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Motorcyclist killed in Schuyler County crash

Motorcyclist killed in Schuyler County crash on Sunday
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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Sheriff: Schuyler man found dead, investigation into circumstances now underway

Schuyler man died from puncture wound to chest, lungs; investigation 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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Deputies: Hammondsport man hits deputy’s cruiser head-on while fleeing 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 ... more
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Child hospitalized after DWI crash in Schuyler County; Penn Yan man held on no bail

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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves forward

Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves into the fall
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 ... more
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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 ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in 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 ... more
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Schuyler Hospital breaks ground on massive, two-part development project

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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 ... more
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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. “Our new judge ... more
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HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options

HEAL Schuyler works with local restaurants to offer healthy options
HEAL (Healthy Eating and Active Living) Schuyler is working with local restaurants on the new Choose HEALth program standards. The Choose HEALth, Healthy Food Choices in Schuyler County program was founded in 2015. The new ... more
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Major flooding shuts down roads in Schuyler County (full coverage)

A state of emergency has been declared in Schuyler County due to flooding from extreme rainfall overnight into this morning. The following roads are closed and impassable due to damage: Shumway Road from State Route ... more
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