Category: Watkins Glen

Local business owner earns Executive Bourbon Certification

Local business owner earns Executive Bourbon Certification

The owner of Seneca Cheese Company in Watkins Glen is taking his love of bourbon to the next level. Robert MacBlane received certification as an Executive Bourbon Steward after completing the industry standard program presented by the Stave and Thief Society in ... MORE
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Watkins Glen man charged with assault after attack with a wrench in Dix

Deputies arrested a Watkins Glen man following an assault investigation in the town of Dix. According to a news release, Kyle Menio, 39, of Watkins Glen was charged with second-degree assault after an incident on January 8, 2022. It’s alleged that Menio ... MORE
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Schuyler County Health Department announces series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics

The Schuyler County Health Department has announced the schedule for seven COVID-19 testing clinics in the next month. The first is Thursday from 2-6PM at the Watkins Glen Community Center. All three brands will be offered and most clinics will include first ... MORE
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Watkins Glen State Park to host state COVID-19 testing site beginning Wednesday

Watkins Glen State Park will be the site of the state’s newest COVID-19 testing location beginning Wednesday. The site will be open Monday-Saturday from 10-6. “To get through this winter surge and protect New Yorkers, we will use every tool at our ... MORE
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Former Watkins Glen cop indicted for perjury, official misconduct a second time

Former Watkins Glen Sgt. in Charge Brandon Matthews has been indicted. Again. The latest indictment comes after the last one was thrown out. He was arrested on December 3 following an investigation by the Yates County District Attorney’s Office and Special Prosecutor ... MORE
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Perjury charges against Watkins Glen cop, wife dismissed

The indictments filed against Watkins Glen Police Officer Brandon Matthews and his wife Danielle Matthews for perjury has been dismissed. According to a release from their attorney, the court decided that the couple had been denied their right to testify before a ... MORE
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Nutcrackers on parade in Watkins Glen

Want to get in the holiday spirit? Check out the nutcrackers in locations along Franklin Street in Watkins Glen! Many thanks to Schuyler County resident Nick Crosby for sharing his fabulous collection of nutcrackers with several organizations in Watkins Glen. The parade ... MORE
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Schuyler County remembers COVID dead

Schuyler County held a remembrance this morning for community members who have died from COVID-19. The service was held in front of the County Courthouse. A wreath was laid and flags were placed on the wall of the courthouse in Watkins Glen ... MORE
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Former Watkins Glen cop, wife charged with several counts of perjury

State police arrested a pair of Watkins Glen residents on perjury charges after a lengthy investigation into official misconduct in Watkins Glen. Troopers say Brandon Matthews, 36, who previously served as officer in charge in Watkins Glen, as well as Danielle Matthews, ... MORE
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Watkins Glen man charged after domestic disturbance

A Watkins Glen man was arrested after a reported domestic disturbance. Kyle L. Cox age 35 of County Rte 16 Watkins Glen, NY, was arrested on 11/26/21 and charged with Harassment 2nd and Endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly Being ... MORE
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Watkins Glen man assaulted woman, choked her until losing consciousness during domestic

Police arrested a Watkins Glen man following a dispute at a home on South Madison Avenue. Jarrett Gause, 35, is accused of hitting a woman in the face and body – dragging her by the hair and choking her until she lost ... MORE
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Clute Park rink to open with holiday fair

The Parks Department of the Village of Watkins Glen is set to begin the winter season with the inaugural opening of the Clute Park Event Center Ice Rink on Friday Dec 3 at 11am. An opening celebration will be held at 4pm, ... MORE
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UPDATE: Missing teen found after leaving home in Watkins Glen

Update: The missing teen has been found. The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15-year-old who left his home in Watkins Glen sometime in the middle of the night on Sunday. Kasey Johnston was last seen at his home. He ... MORE
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Watkins Glen stole over $100,000 in public benefits by falsely reporting income

Investigators say a Watkins Glen duo were arrested on October 21 after an investigation into unreported income, which resulted in theft of more than $100,000 in public benefits. Louis Latorre, 47, and Kimberly Latorre, 44, were charged with felony counts of welfare ... MORE
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Watkins Glen village Christmas event returns after pandemic

Watkins Glen Village Christmas, hosted by Watkins Glen Promotions, Inc., will resume again this year on Friday December 10, 2021 from 5p.m.-8p.m. on Franklin Street in Watkins Glen, with the theme of “Candy Land.” This event returns after being cancelled due to ... MORE