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One in custody after pursuit from Watkins Glen to Hammondsport

Waterloo man arrested after fleeing police, more charges pending
Police say a Corning man who led officers on a pursuit that started in Watkins Glen was taken into custody in Hammondsport. Semachiah Mcduffie, 27, of Corning was found to be in possession of a ... more
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Watkins Glen man who stole $300,000+ from local hardware store sentenced to 5-15 years

Phelps woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing $1 million from Seneca Falls employer released after two months
The Schuyler County District Attorney's Office says a Watkins Glen man was sentenced to 5-15 years in prison after stealing over $300,000 from his former employer. Louis Latorre, 48, was sentenced Thursday to 5-15 years ... more
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One arrested following pursuit in Steuben County

Waterloo man arrested after fleeing police, more charges pending
A Corning resident was arrested following a police chase. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Semachiah K. Mcduffie, 27, of Corning for criminal possession of a weapon, unlawfully fleeing a ... more
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Friends of the Catharine Valley Trail receives PTNY funding, engages community partners for trail resurfacing

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The Catharine Valley Trail Improvement Project, which aims to remedy erosion and resurface nearly 8,000 feet of the trail at its southern end, is underway and expected to be completed by fall. The project is ... more
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Watkins Glen Mayor Luke Leszyk resigns

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Watkins Glen Mayor Luke Leszyk announced his resignation on Thursday afternoon. Leszyk's resignation comes on the heels of a contentious Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, July 5 in which community members brought up claims ... more
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Lockdown lifted at Watkins Glen school after ‘violent threat’ called in, hours long search by police

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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Watkins Glen man faces lengthy prison term after stealing $300,000 from local hardware store

Abortion: Doctor investigated over privacy laws and 10-year-old rape victim cleared
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, ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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Fraud investigation leads to arrest of Watkins Glen woman

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

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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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