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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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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 ... more
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Proposed legislation would establish independent investigation into New York’s 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths

New York Senate passes legislation that would establish independent commission to investigate state’s 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths
The New York State Senate Health Committee recently passed legislation that would allow a temporary, independent commission to investigate the roughly 15,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths that occurred in the state. The investigation would look ... more
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Local organizations aim to combat food insecurity with program for expectant mothers

Local organizations have launched a new program to help expectant mothers in the Finger Lakes region. The "Kitchen Stork" program will provide up to 50 expectant mothers with food and virtual cooking classes during their ... more
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Regional leaders step forward to sponsor Leadership Program

Regional leaders step forward to sponsor Leadership Program
Schuyler Hospital, the largest employer in the County, is the Presenting Sponsor for the 2022 Leadership Schuyler program, organized by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. SUNY Corning Community College is the 2022 Education ... more
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Watkins Glen International celebrates opening weekend

Watkins Glen International celebrates opening weekend, gears up for next event
The 2022 schedule for Watkins Glen International (WGI) kicked off this past weekend with a popular charity event. Over 1,000 people participated in the event on Saturday, April 9. Attendees paid $25 for three laps ... more
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Rainbow trout scarce in initial DEC Schuyler County creek site sampling

Initial DEC testing finds lack of rainbow trout in Schuyler County creek
Trout fishing season in Finger Lakes tributaries is set to kick off on April 1, but there was a notable lack of rainbow trout found in initial Catherine Creek testing. New York State Department of ... more
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New Scouts Honor line welcomes 40th season for community mainstay, Great Escape

New Scouts Honor line welcomes 40th season for community mainstay
Ice cream season formally begins on April 1 in Watkins Glen as the Great Escape Ice Cream Parlor opens its walk-up windows, officially launching its 40th season. “The Great Escape has been a family-owned Watkins ... more
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Watkins Glen High School to present “Cinderella”

Watkins Glen High School to present “Cinderella”
The Watkins Glen Class of 2022 will present the family friendly, Prince Street Players’ version of the musical, “Cinderella,” March 25-27, 2022, at the Watkins Glen High School Auditorium, 301 12th Street in Watkins Glen ... more
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Local, state police raid smoke shop chain’s Penn Yan and Watkins Glen stores

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Local and state police raided a smoke shop in Penn Yan on Thursday, March 10. The Penn Yan Police Department Chief Tom Durham said his officers assisted New York State police in executing a search ... more
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Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce to host job fair

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The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with CSS Workforce NY, will host Schuyler Hires, a new job fair on March 22, 2022, at the Seneca Lake Events Center. Employers in and around ... more
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CCE and Apples & Moore bring back popular pruning workshop

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Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) and Rick Reisinger are offering two opportunities to participate in a fruit pruning workshop at Apples and Moore (formerly Reisinger’s Apple Country) on March 19th and 26th from 9:00am-12:00pm. This popular workshop will ... more
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