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Schuyler County Deputies discover meth lab in the Town of Dix

An investigation was launched for the possible operation of a methamphetamine lab in the Town of Dix. On Oct. 6 Schuyler County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to investigate a possible meth lab on County Road 19 in Dix. Upon investigation an active ... MORE
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Two wanted after daytime theft of catalytic converters in Schuyler County

New York State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying individuals involved in a series of thefts in Schuyler County. The thefts have taken place during the daytime hours. Specifically, police say that those involved are taking Catalytic Converters. The thefts ... MORE
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18-year-old indicted on charges for possessing 1400 doses of Fentanyl twice

A teenager has been charged for possessing Fentanyl and planning to sell it. Cameron McPherson, 18, was indicted by a Chemung County Grand Jury on two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arrested by Elmira Police on Aug ... MORE
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Property involved in Elmira kidnap, torture, and murder case has been boarded up

One of the homes involved in the torture and murder of Juan Jose Gotay has been boarded up. The Elmira Code Department posted and boarded the home on Partridge Street. The home is where the incident began. Another property in the area ... MORE
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Police respond to head on collision outside Village of Watkins Glen Monday night

Schuyler County Deputies responded to a motor vehicle collision near the Village of Watkins Glen on Monday night. On Oct. 4 around 8:40 p.m. police responded to a head on collision on Route 414 near the Village of Watkins glen. Both drivers ... MORE
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Montour Market receives grant to open physical location in Montour Falls

The Montour Market has been granted $91,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The store is the first ever farm-to-market store in New York that opened as a sustainability project. The market was opened in June of 2020 to give residents on ... MORE
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Cayuga Health is not going to be heavily impacted by the healthcare vaccination mandate

Dr. Martin Stallone, Cayuga Health President and CEO, states that the mandate that went into effect Monday won’t have a major impact on their healthcare system, which includes Schuyler Hospital. Most of the employees working for the system are vaccinated. “I respect ... MORE
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Two vaccine clinics at Watkins Glen Community Center this week

Watkins Glen will have two COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week. Both will be at the Watkins Glen Community Center. The clinics are hosted by Schuyler County Public Health and will be Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 ... MORE
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Southern Tier is seeing record breaking COVID numbers in younger people

The Southern Tier is starting to see some record high numbers with COVID-19 cases, and it’s because of younger people. Darlene Smith, Steuben County Public Health Director, mentioned that before now it was mainly elderly getting hit hard, but that has led ... MORE
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Schuyler County celebrates second annual Farm Trail Weekend this Saturday and Sunday

This weekend Schuyler County is celebrating their second annual Farm Trail Weekend. Visitors can visit participating farms for activities, learning, and even purchasing fresh produce and products the farms have to offer. Schuyler County Farm Trail Weekend Participating Farms: Saturday, Sept. 25th: ... MORE
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Young child involved in bicycle-vehicle crash in Watkins Glen

Police say an 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after striking a car in the village of Watkins Glen. It happened on Monday in the school zone on South Decatur Street.  No charges were filed, but police noted the investigation remains active.  The ... MORE
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Watkins Glen to hold two vaccine clinics this week with all three COVID-19 shots

There will be two COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Watkins Glen this week. The first will be on Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and then a second on Friday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Both are at the Watkins Glen ... MORE
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Two men involved in a violent Geneva home invasion are also involved in the torture and murder of a man in the Southern Tier

Two suspects have been indicted on a torture and murder case that happened in the Southern Tier after being arrested in April for a home invasion that took place in Geneva. The home invasion in Geneva left a man severely beaten and ... MORE
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NYSP violent crimes now investigating firefighter’s death at Schuyler facility

New York State Police will be working with the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office to investigate the March death of a firefighter from Watertown. Peyton Morse, 21, died nine days after suffering a medical emergency while at a training facility. The State ... MORE
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Chemung County man arrested a month after warrant is issued for endangering the welfare of a child

A man accused of endangering the welfare of a child in August has been arrested in Chemung County. Bryan Wray, 20, had an outstanding warrant for endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief. He was arrested Sept. 18, a month ... MORE
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Tops building in Chemung County sells at auction to an unknown buyer

According to minutes from a Chemung County IDA meeting, the old Tops building was sold during an auction for $800,000 in July. The buyer is not known and bought the property that was listed as an opportunity zone due to its retail ... MORE
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Tioga County woman charged with animal cruelty after 49 neglected animals are recovered from her property

A woman has been arrested in Apalachin for the severe neglect of 49 animals. Tioga County Sheriff’s arrived to the property to remove a storage shed but found 33 dogs, 15 chickens, and roosters, hens, a pony, and other animals. Terry Woloszyn ... MORE
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A Southport resident has shared his thoughts on the man arrested for punching his dog

A Southport man was arrested Sept. 13 after punching a man’s dog. The owner of the dog, Harold Schiefen, wants to be sure Connor Delaney, 29, is held accountable. Delaney was arrested after police responded to a suspicious condition around 1:30 a.m ... MORE