Category: Reading

Deputies: One dead following motorcycle accident in Town of Reading

Deputies: One dead following motorcycle accident in Town of Reading

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports a fatal motorcycle accident involving one motorcycle occurred on the southbound lanes of State Route 14 near the Watkins Glen Golf Course in the Town of Reading on Friday, August 6 around 3:45 p.m. The motorcycle ... MORE
Deputies: Reading man charged with forcible touching after campground incident in Schuyler County

Deputies: Reading man charged with forcible touching after campground incident in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Reading man following a forcible touching investigation at the Paradise Park Campground. Investigators say Robert Teed, 55, of Reading was arrested on Thursday after an incident involving a person under 18. He ... MORE
Kinder Morgan to pay $1.23B for pipelines, four gas storage sites as Crestwood exits Schuyler County

Kinder Morgan to pay $1.23B for pipelines, four gas storage sites as Crestwood exits Schuyler County

Crestwood Midstream Partners, the midwestern gas pipeline and storage company that tried for years to win a state permit to store liquid petroleum gas, or LPG, in abandoned salt caverns next to Seneca Lake, appears to be bowing out of active business ... 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
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
Kitten thrown from pickup truck in Schuyler County, search on for suspect

Kitten thrown from pickup truck in Schuyler County, search on for suspect

Deputies are searching for the individual who threw a 10-week-old kitten out of a moving truck in Schuyler County on Tuesday. It happened on County Route 29 in Reading. Authorities say a late-model Chevy Z-71, color black, with black rims, and tail ... 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
Watkins Glen music duo pens pandemic song: “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”

Watkins Glen music duo pens pandemic song: “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”

The Watkins Glen music duo ‘Sons of a Beach’ has written a song about what we took for granted before the Pandemic titled “Corona Don’t Mean What It Used To”. Proceeds from downloads of the song will be donated to Pandemic Relief ... MORE
One dead, another hospitalized in Syracuse

One dead, another hospitalized after fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office says that one person is dead, and two others recovering after a fire on Church Road in the town of Reading. New York State Fire has joined in the investigation, which is being led by the Schuyler ... MORE
Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

Two dead after house fire in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in the town of Reading, which was reportedly shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Deputies were called to 3320 County Route 28 in Reading along with the Watkins Glen Fire Department. Multiple ... 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
Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

Scuba divers clean-up Watkins Glen Village Marina (photos)

A group of divers did their best to clean the Watkins Glen Village Marina on the south end of Seneca Lake on Saturday, September 7th. Check out some photos from the clean-up day below taken by Bobby Kurz ... MORE