Cargill Deicing Technology donates $100,000 to Sciencenter

Cargill Mine Manager Shawn Wilczynski presented a $100,000 check to Dean Briere, executive director of the Sciencenter, Tuesday to support the museum's Science for All initiative. Science for All provides free field trips to the Sciencenter for all 2nd grade students in Cayuga County, in perpetuity, according to Amy Gaulke, a spokeswoman for the Sciencenter. "This generous donation from Cargill... more

FLX WEEKLY: The dog days of winter & Facebook birthdays (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi & Josh Durso for a look at your upcoming weekend in the Finger Lakes and a round-up of the top news, local photos and activities at FingerLakes1.com this week. Will the extraordinarily warm weather continue. Is spring finally here? Also, how do you handle your birthday on Facebook? . more

Girl Scout ‘Cookie Season’ kicks off next week at Fingerlakes Mall

Next week thousands of cases of cookies will be unloaded and re-loaded onto minivans, cars, U-Haul trucks, and every other type of vehicle you could imagine — ahead of the March 1st kickoff of Girl Scout Cookie Season. Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Communications Director Jaime Alvarez called the sight an incredible one, which she saw for the first time... more

Wayne Brady coming to del Lago’s ‘Vine’ this spring

Del Lago Resort & Casin announced five-time Emmy award winner and Grammy nominee, Wayne Brady as an upcoming performer in May. He will be performing two shows at The Vine on Saturday, May 5th at 5 pm and 8 pm. Wayne Brady is a true show biz renaissance man. Actor, singer, dancer, improviser, songwriter ­¾ he’s done it all throughout... more

Art ordinance, Tubman statue, Auburn Public Theater expansion discussed at public art panel

Representatives from the city of Auburn, the Harriet Tubman Downtown Memorial Committee and the Auburn Public Theater are continuing their efforts to further coordinate arts and culture programs in the city. Auburn Senior Planner Renee Jensen, Harriet Tubman Downtown Memorial Committee Chair Debra Brillati and APT staff members Janie MicGlire and Paula Kinev were part of the public art panel... more

Arc of Yates to bid farewell to president and CEO

Arc of Yates will bid farewell to President and CEO Daniele Lyman-Torres, who joined the Arc three years ago during a time of significant transition and growth for the local agency. Daniele will move on to spend time with family and engaging in other community pursuits. “I have been fortunate to work with such committed board members, staff and community... more

Auburn brewery announces opening date at new location

It'll be a good St. Patrick's Day for The Good Shepherds Brewing Co. The Auburn brewery announced on Instagram Tuesday that it will have a soft opening at its new location, the former PBJ on the Corner at 132 Genesee St., the weekend of March 17-18. The brewery's grand opening will be Friday, April 6. Performing at the brewery from... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: Jennifer Venuti Harris of Thrive to Survive (podcast)

Meet the Vice-President of Thrive to Survive, Jennifer Venuti Harris on Monday afternoon’s edition of Weber This Week. Thrive to Survive is dedicated to providing support in a variety of ways to adults living in Geneva, Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Stanley, Clifton Springs, Phelps, Dundee, Keuka Park, and Penn Yan diagnosed and being treated for cancer. Through this support, Thrive to... more

Canadian rock band lights up ‘FLX Live’ in Geneva

Canada lent the Finger Lakes one of their most up-and-coming bands this month. Montreal-based rock group, The Damn Truth, stopped by Finger Lakes Live in their U.S. debut. The performance is part of the band’s 2017-18 winter tour. The Damn Truth has one goal in mind and on stage – keep rock and roll alive. The band exudes classic rock,... more

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon spotted in Fairport

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was seen Saturday night at Mulconry’s Irish Pub in Fairport. The world-renowned comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member is friends with the bar’s owner, Damien Mulconry. The two were celebrating the bar’s tenth anniversary. Check out some Tweets from around town Saturday night and Rochester area media reaction below… Jimmy Fallon spotted in... more
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