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Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce announces ribbon cutting for Oak & Stone

Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce announces ribbon cutting for Oak & Stone
The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting for Oak & Stone: A gift shop by Staving Artist Woodwork, that will take place on Tuesday, September 27 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at ... more
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3rd annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend happening September 24-25

3rd annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend happening September 24-25
Nine Schuyler County farms are opening their doors to the public this month for tours, tastings, hayrides, demonstrations, apple picking and more. The 3rd Annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend will occur on September 24 ... more
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NASCAR, Xfinity races returning to Watkins Glen International in 2023

Watkins Glen International allowing full-capacity this August
NASCAR is returning to Watkins Glen International in 2023. The series schedule was released on Wednesday, and Go Bowling at the Glen is happening Sunday, August 20, 2023. "There was an unbelievable energy and buzz ... more
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W-FL High School Football Week 1 Scoreboard

W-FL High School Football Week 1 Scoreboard
Week 1 of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Check out the full slate of games below, and check back here for all of the results throughout the weekend. Friday, September ... more
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Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival ready to roll on September 9

Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival ready to roll on September 9
Hundreds of Mustangs and other classic cars will "return to the streets" of Watkins Glen, NY on Friday, September 9, to run in the annual Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival! The Grand Prix Festival celebrates ... more
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Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September

Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September
Nautical archaeologist Art Cohn will report on his continuing underwater explorations of Seneca Lake at illustrated talks in Hammondsport and Watkins Glen in late September. Cohn, an affiliated scholar of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology ... more
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Watkins Glen Area Chamber announces Marketing Communications Manager

Watkins Glen Area Chamber announces Marketing Communications Manager
The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce our newest team member – Caitlin Cheney, as our Marketing Communications Manager. In this role, Caitlin will be responsible for communications, promotions and marketing ... more
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Kyle Larson goes elbows out to secure victory in NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen

Kyle Larson goes elbows out to secure victory in NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen
For the second day in a row, Kyle Larson took victory at Watkins Glen. Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series win for Larson is one that will remain fresh in the minds for days to come. On ... more
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Kyle Larson delivers shock victory in NASCAR Xfinity race at Watkins Glen

Kyle Larson delivers shock victory in NASCAR Xfinity race at Watkins Glen
For the second day in a row, fans at Watkins Glen International were treated to a thrilling finish. In a case of déjà vu, the dominating cars failed to finish the race one-two. Reigning NASCAR ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: Short term rentals divide community in Watkins Glen (video)

EXCLUSIVE: Short term rentals divide community in Watkins Glen (video)
Watkins Glen is a village known for its tourism. The village is home to many attractions, including Seneca Lake, wineries, breweries, Watkins Glen State Park and Watkins Glen International race track. Some travelers may opt ... more
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Brandon Jones survives chaotic final restart to steal ARCA win at Watkins Glen

Brandon Jones survives chaotic final restart to steal ARCA win at Watkins Glen
The ARCA Menards Series treated fans to a spectacular opening race to the 2022 race weekend at Watkins Glen International. In a race dominated by his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Sammy Smith, Brandon Jones came ... more
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Steuben County: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ enforcement period begins August 19

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During the Labor Day holiday, including the end of summertime and the busy Labor Day weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is working alongside the law enforcement community in ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Glamping’ trend explained and tour of new Watkins Glen site (video)

EXCLUSIVE: 'Glamping' trend explained and tour of new Watkins Glen site (video)
Real-estate developer Dawn Aprile came up with the name for her new venture, Naturluxe & Stars, blending luxury with an outdoor experience. "This is just such a great spot for star gazing," Aprile said. Beds, ... more
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Fleur De Lis Motorsports and MBM Motorsports team-up to field First Responders Awareness car at the Glen

Fleur De Lis Motorsports and MBM Motorsports team-up to field First Responders Awareness car at the Glen
Seneca Falls native Craig Partee, owner Fleur De Lis Motorsports, returns to Watkins Glen International August 20 to field the First Responders Awareness car in the NASCAR Xfinity series. The Fleur De Lis Motorsports entry ... more
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Watkins Glen woman charged after fraud investigation

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A Watkins Glen woman was arrested following a fraud investigation.According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mary F Willett, 26, of Watkins Glen for grand larceny. It is alleged Willett received ... more
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Watkins Glen man fails to appear in court

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Police say a Watkins Glen man was arrested after receiving a criminal summons. According to a news release, the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lowell D. Cummings, 45, of Watkins Glen for failure to appear ... more
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Watkins Glen Italian American Festival is returning this weekend

Watkins Glen Italian American Festival is returning this weekend
The Watkins Glen Italian American Festival Planning Committee will present the Watkins Glen Italian American Festival, taking place at Clute Park, Watkins Glen on Friday, August 5th, and Saturday August 6th. This rain or shine event ... more
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Finger Lakes Railway train overturns: Engineer treated at local hospital

Finger Lakes Railway train overturns: Engineer treated at local hospital
One person was taken to the hospital after a Finger Lakes Railway locomotive overturned in Himrod, New York. The incident happened along the west side of Seneca Lake, according to John Kucko, who documented it ... more
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Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce announces ribbon cutting and guided tours of new vacation rentals

Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce announces ribbon cutting and guided tours of new vacation rentals
The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting for two new vacation rentals, Hannah’s House and Gracie’s House. Construction was completed this year by Peter Tallarico, of Blue Ridge Financial Services ... more
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