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Lockdown lifted at Watkins Glen school after ‘violent threat’ called in, hours long search by police

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the threat in the Watkins Glen Central School District. On Thursday around 12:52 p.m. a staff member from the Watkins Glen School District contacted a School Resource Officer reporting that the school ... MORE
Schuyler County awards first grant for Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program, kicks off second round

Schuyler County awards first grant for Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program, kicks off second round

The Schuyler County Legislature and the Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) announce the first project to be completed under the Schuyler County Downtown & Business Improvement ARPA Program. Bleachers Sports Bar and Grill will receive a $25,000 award for adding ... MORE
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Watkins Glen man faces lengthy prison term after stealing $300,000 from local hardware store

A Watkins Glen man could face 15 years in prison after admitting to stealing more than $300,000 from his employer. The theft occurred over the span of 7 years, according to prosecutors. Louis Latorre, 48, pleaded guilty last week to welfare fraud, ... MORE
Watkins Glen History Walks resume June 18

Watkins Glen History Walks resume June 18

The Schuyler County Historical Society’s popular Watkins Glen History Walks resume on Saturday, June 18. Schuyler County history experts will lead the walks on Saturdays June 18, July 16 and Aug. 13 and on Sundays June 26, July 24 and Aug. 28 ... MORE
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel to present $15,000 check to Schuyler Health Foundation

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel to present $15,000 check to Schuyler Health Foundation

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel will present a check of $15,000 on Friday, May 27th to Schuyler Health Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization made up of a volunteer Board of Directors and aims to provide funds to Schuyler Hospital and Seneca View Skilled Nursing ... MORE
Fraud investigation leads to arrest of Watkins Glen woman

Fraud investigation leads to arrest of Watkins Glen woman

Police arrested a Watkins Glen woman following a fraud investigation. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kimberly L. Bodine, 61, of Watkins Glen for grand larceny. It is alleged that Bodine did not report income that she ... MORE
Department of State Representative to speak at 10-year anniversary of Project Seneca

Department of State Representative to speak at 10-year anniversary of Project Seneca

Media are invited to the 10-year anniversary celebration of Project Seneca on Monday, May 23, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. at the Seneca Lake Event Center (586 E. 4th Street, Watkins Glen, NY). Sarah Crowell, Director, Office of Planning, Development & Community Infrastructure at ... MORE
Project Seneca celebrates 10-year anniversary

Project Seneca celebrates 10-year anniversary

More than 30 Project Seneca supporters, State and local officials, and regional investors, gathered on Monday, May 23, 2022, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Initiative’s beginning. Project Seneca was created when a small group of local business leaders were inspired ... MORE
Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club

Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club

May 21 through May 27 is National Safe Boating Week. To help ensure a safe water experience for area residents and visitors, the Finger Lakes Chapter of America’s Boating Club has installed two life jacket trees in Watkins Glen. The structures are ... MORE
Fulkerson Winery ‘Will Run for Wine’ 5k trail run on June 4

Fulkerson Winery ‘Will Run for Wine’ 5k trail run on June 4

Fulkerson Winery invites trail enthusiasts to celebrate National Trails day by competing in the Second Annual Will Run For Wine, Heritage 5k Trail Run on June 4, 2022, at Fulkerson Winery (5576 Route 14, Dundee, NY). The event will use a staggered start, ... MORE
Haley Albertsman scores “key” win in SCCUDD Spring Billboard Contest

Haley Albertsman scores “key” win in SCCUDD Spring Billboard Contest

The Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking (SCCUDD) held its 2nd annual billboard contest for Schuyler County students in grades 7-12.  All students attending Odessa-Montour Central School, Watkins Glen Central School, and Bradford Central School were eligible, including homeschool students residing in Schuyler ... MORE
Successful ‘I Love My Park Day’ event held on Catharine Valley Trail

Successful ‘I Love My Park Day’ event held on Catharine Valley Trail

Friends of the Catharine Valley Trail (FCVT) hosted volunteers at two sites along the Catharine Valley Trail on Saturday, May 7 as part of I Love My Park Day. The annual event aims to improve and enhance New York’s state parks and historic ... MORE
Watkins Glen man fires rifle at person after road rage incident, striking vehicle

Watkins Glen man fires rifle at person after road rage incident, striking vehicle

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Watkins Glen man following an incident on April 30. According to a news release, Brian McGrane, of Watkins Glen, was arrested for reckless endangerment after firing a .22 caliber rifle in the ... MORE
Watkins Glen Gorge Trail Bridge to undergo renovation

Watkins Glen Gorge Trail Bridge to undergo renovation

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today that the pedestrian bridge near the Franklin Street entrance to the Watkins Glen State Park Gorge Trail will be closed for renovation this season. A temporary bridge will be installed ... MORE
New York: $11 million available to expand family health program in every county

New York: $11 million available to expand family health program in every county

Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Wednesday that $11 million is available from the newly-enacted state budget to expand and support the Healthy Families New York program. Healthy Families New York is a proven, evidence-based preventative community outreach program that provides voluntary home ... MORE