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Seneca Falls Vigil against Hate

Indivisible Seneca Falls has organized an event to respond to recent violence in Charlottesville, Va. The group will gather on Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. in Elizabeth Cady Stanton Park on Fall Street, right across from Women’s Rights Park to stand in solidarity against bigotry, hatred and violence following last week’s violence in Charlottesville. The group put out a... more

Weather balloons have CA grad looking up, way up

Tory Carissimo got his start in weather balloons at the bottom. Now, with several flights behind him, a brand, a nationwide following and a flight scheduled to coincide with the solar eclipse, Carissimo’s hobby, Overlook Horizon High Altitude Balloons, is looking up. “Yeah, way up,” Carissimo said. Like, to near space, at 109,000 feet, to a level where the curvature... more

Cancer struggle turns into financial struggle for Mark and Lisa Rager

Mark and Lisa Rager met on a blind date some two decades ago, fell in love and eventually married, living a modest middle-class life in an impeccably kept home on Oak Street in the city. Mark, a strapping man with a quick smile, was always on the go, working around the house, riding bikes and following his favorite sports teams,... more

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday’s $535 million jackpot?

Can you feel the excitement as the Powerball jackpot grows to the fifth largest ever? Here are Wednesday’s winning numbers: 17-19-39-43-68, Powerball: 13, PowerPlay: 4X The estimated jackpot is $535 million. The lump sum payment before taxes will be about $338.8 million. If there is no jackpot winner, the amount grows even larger for the next drawing. Syracuse.com: Read More more

Yates County 4-H welcomes Japanese exchange student

Jeanne Wiltberger and Mario Miranda Sazo, from Penn Yan, along with their daughters, Keuka and Maihue Miranda Wiltberger have welcomed 12-year-old, Yuka Kanamori into their home for a one month stay this summer. The Miranda Wiltberger family is one of 16 New York State families taking part in this opportunity made possible through the 4-H Youth Development program. The NYS... more

Wolf Week introduces students to campus, community

Keuka College’s Class of 2021 arrives on campus Wednesday, Aug. 23. Several activities are planned to make the newest students feel like part of the Keuka College family — and help make Penn Yan feel like their second home. During Wolf Week, which runs through Sunday, Aug. 27, new freshman and transfer students will do more than just get know... more

Wolf Week introduces Keuka College students to campus, community

Keuka College’s Class of 2021 arrives on campus Wednesday, Aug. 23. Several activities are planned to make the newest students feel like part of the Keuka College family — and help make Penn Yan feel like their second home. During Wolf Week, which runs through Sunday, Aug. 27, new freshman and transfer students will do more than just get know... more

Birders Preparing for the Montezuma Muckrace

Birrdwatchers from all over New York State and beyond will descend on the Montezuma Wetlands Complex for the 21st Annual Montezuma Muckrace on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. The Muckrace, organized by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex, is a 24-hour bird watching competition that raises funds for bird conservation and environmental education programs in this birding... more

Beverly Animal Shelter Pets of the Week: Pets with personality

You can find all kinds of personalities in the pets at the Beverly Animal Shelter. Some personalities are outgoing, some are rambunctious, and some demure. This week, we have 2 demure young ladies and one little fellow who still wants his Mom. CAPPUCCINO Estimated to be 6 months old, Cappuccino is a tiny tiger love. He loves to be held... more

Cass Park campaign revs up with 2 more events

A community-wide effort to raise funds needed to fully enclose the Cass Park Arena is in its second year under the auspices of the Friends of the Ithaca Youth Bureau (FIYB), the nonprofit organization that exists to facilitate support for the Ithaca Youth Bureau (IYB), announced FIYB President Jeff Love and IYB Director Liz Klohmann. Two fundraising events are planned... more

New citizens taking oath at Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls

Citizenship means a full range of rights for those living in America, like voting. On Friday, 20 people will become new U.S. citizens, and they’ll do it at a place where the movement to obtain additional rights for women, including voting, gained steam. The candidates will state the oath of citizenship and be presented certificates by the U.S. Citizenship and... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your August weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, JIm Sinicropi and Josh Durso for a look at your weekend ahead. With just two more weekends left in August, find out how the weather is shaping up and what events are happening around the region. Also, we discuss the top local stories of the week on FingerLakes1.com and show you our favorite local photos from the... more

Induction into National Women’s HOF set for September 16th

In celebration of the 100th year anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote in New York, The National Women’s Hall of Fame will host a weekend celebrating the achievements of American Women in the birthplace of the Women’s Rights movement in the U.S. The highlight of the weekend is the induction of ten women for their historic achievement into the Hall... more
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