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FLX WEEKLY: Wine & Herbs, Seneca7 and Wild Water Derby for the last weekend of April (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Wine & Herbs, Seneca7 and Wild Water Derby for the last weekend of April (podcast)
There is a lot going on in the Finger Lakes for the last weekend of April. The Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake, Wine & Herb Weekend on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, and the WIld Water Derby on Shortsville highlight the slate of event. Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Sydney Rogers and Josh Durso to get your weekend weather outlook,... more

Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450

Report: Woodstock 50 tickets may cost around $450
A report by Bloomberg offers a possible glimpse at how much it could cost to attend this summer’s Woodstock festival. Bloomberg reports tickets will cost around $450, citing festival organizer Michael Lang. Woodstock 50 is set to take place Aug. 16-18 in Watkins Glen. Tickets were originally supposed to go on sale April 22. WENY in Elmira reported sales were... more

Ontario County Justice Coalition will host annual dinner on May 3

Ontario County Justice Coalition will host annual dinner on May 3
The Ontario County Justice Coalition will host their first annual dinner on Friday, May 3rd 2019 at Club 86 in Geneva, NY at 6pm. The event will honor President of the United Christian Leadership Ministry, Reverend Lewis W. Stewart III, and will bring together interfaith and law enforcement leadership with members of the community to create a stronger, more unified... more

Pressing on to fight Lyme disease in the Finger Lakes

Pressing on to fight Lyme disease in the Finger Lakes
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show state and local health departments reporting more cases than ever of tick-borne diseases, including Lyme. But this year’s state budget didn’t include $1 million on the state Senate wish list — passed in its “one-house budget.” Some senators had asked for even more. State Sen. Pam Helming, R-Canandaigua, who... more

Pair of Support Group meetings coming to Ovid after tragic loss of South Seneca student

A Support Group meeting is on the move after a recent tragedy in Seneca County. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition announced the change of venue for their next Sudden Loss Support Group meeting, which was slated for Monday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. Sudden Loss Support Groups have been meeting in Waterloo and Ovid for the last year on... more

Talent show a big hit in Newark

Talent show a big hit in
Judging from the enthusiastic response seen in the applause and smiles on the faces of parents, siblings and others to the 45 performers that highlighted “Kelley’s Got Talent” show at Kelley School April 11th, it was a huge hit. The nearly two-hour show, that drew about 300, was organized by a committee made up of teachers and administrators. It included... more

New executive director chosen by Finger Lakes Wine Alliance

New executive director chosen by Finger Lakes Wine Alliance
The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance has announced Carmela Barbagallo will serve as the organization’s executive director, a news release issued Wednesday said. Barbagallo comes from a background in marketing, wine sales, events, business and restaurant management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from SUNY Oswego and a master’s degree in higher education from the University of Rochester. The Citizen:... more

Finger Lakes growers seek sustainable wine plan

Finger Lakes growers seek sustainable wine plan
Wine consumers are concerned with harmful algae blooms, carbon footprint, chemical residue on grapes — and so are wine producers. On Tuesday, about 40 from the wine and grape industry met at Heron Hill Winery to chart a sustainable future for the Finger Lakes wine region. The group included area growers and winemakers, along with experts from Cornell University and... more

Remembering Russ Kimble and Gail O’Brien at Springtime in Canandaigua

Remembering Russ Kimble and Gail O’Brien at Springtime in Canandaigua
Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni will present a proclamation to acknowledge the volunteer efforts Russ Kimble and Gail O’Brien at the opening of Springtime in Canandaigua this Saturday morning. O’Brien and Kimble will be posthumously honored at the opening of Thompson Health’s eighth annual fine art and craft show at the Greater Canandaigua Civic Center. The doors will open at 10... more

Preschooler, cancer survivor to lead autism walk at Eastview

Preschooler, cancer survivor to lead autism walk at Eastview
A preschool girl in the Finger Lakes is getting a big honor this week. Alle Beavers is a fighter and has not given up despite everything she is going through. She has autism which affects 1 out of 59 kids. However, her biggest fight so far started just two years ago. “Alle was diagnosed with autism and then in September... more

It’s A Wonderful Life Museum ready to “go to next level”

It’s A Wonderful Life Museum ready to “go to next level”
Officials from the It’s A Wonderful Life museum in Seneca Falls appealed to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Tuesday for $20,000 from its tourism promotion budget “so we can go to the next level’’ as a tourist destination. The board’s Economic Development & Tourism Committee expressed support for the request, but tabled a motion to allocate the money until... more

Hochul urges students to take on women’s rights fight

Hochul urges students to take on women’s rights fight
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is well aware of the history this region has when it comes to an issue close to her heart: women’s rights. On the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges Tuesday afternoon to highlight the Cuomo administration’s 2019 Women’s Justice Agenda, Hochul pointed east to Seneca Falls, the site of the nation’s first women’s rights convention... more

Student Housing – Tips for house hunting and independent living

Student Housing – Tips for house hunting and independent living
One of the most critical decisions you’ll have to make as a college student is where to live while in school. Unfortunately, finding a house that ticks all the boxes including affordable rent fees, good location, and adequate amenities is something most students struggle with. Has your time in the university halls come to an end and therefore looking for... more

SAFETY MOMENT: Get out and check surroundings

SAFETY MOMENT: Get out and check surroundings
I’ve recently developed the habit of physically checking around my personal vehicle when I need to back up.  Even with a backing camera, proximity detection systems and other technology that we take for granted, there are blind spots that can be missed, or technology could be malfunctioning.  There is no substitute for physically checking behind your vehicle.  Be it your... more
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