»

WATCH: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & 1919 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

WATCH: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 & 1919 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Prior to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the last time the world battled with a global health threat at this scale was the Spanish Flu outbreak in 1918-19. In September of this past year, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable took a look at the impact of the Spanish Flu on the communities in the Finger Lakes during an episode of Our... more

HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)

HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)
Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for full-coverage of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 click here. This database will be the place where we post all business hours or service changes. Have something you’d like to see here? Send it to news@fingerlakes1.com.  318 Asian Buffet in Seneca Falls: 318 Asian Buffet on Route 318 in Waterloo inside the Finger Lakes Tea... more

Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)

Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)
In January, comedian Jim Gaffigan performed at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. During his visit he made quite a splash on social media when he posted about where he could find the best “garbage plate”. After being directed to Nick Tahou’s he talked about the experience on stage at the Blue Cross and shares his first garbage plate experience... more

Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)

Seneca Falls woman’s 100th Birthday honored with drive-by celebration (video)
Longtime Seneca Falls, NY resident Ann Sinicropi turned 100 years old on March 9, 2020. A party was planned to celebrate in her honor on March 21st but unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and social gathering restrictions in New York State. A milestone of 100 years on this earth should not go unrecognized so her... more

‘PLEASE BE SAFE’: Community rallies around those working through pandemic (photos)

‘PLEASE BE SAFE’: Community rallies around those working through pandemic (photos)
Supports is pouring in across the region for first responders, healthcare workers, grocery store employees, truckers, postal workers, and so many others deemed ‘essential’ in this crisis. They are on the frontlines, working overtime to keep society running. A sign along Route 5&20 along reads, “Thank you to all of our nurses, doctors, EMT, truckers, postal workers, store employees. Please... more

FEEDING THE FINGER LAKES: List of pantries, churches providing service during crisis

FOOD PANTRIES: Hours of operation for those feeding the needy in the Finger Lakes
Food pantries are crucial, especially in rural communities. The need is even greater — as most businesses, agencies, and organizations operate on limited hours due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. more

Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted

Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted
An iconic diner in downtown Auburn has closed. Possibly for good. The Auburn Citizen reported this week that owners Bill and Rachael Juhl worked as hard as they could to keep the business open – even dealing with one of their worst winters since taking over in 2011. Then, Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down all restaurants. And with that move,... more

FLX WEEKLY: Local spirits to lift your spirit & an update from FingerLakes1.com (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Local Spirits to lift your Spirit & an update from FingerLakes1.com (podcast)
First, an update on what’s happening at FingerLakes1.com during the second week of restricted business and social activity in New York State. Then, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Director Katherine Chase joins us with four locally distilled liquors to taste from Montezuma and Knapp wineries. Hang in there Finger Lakes!  . more

State says golf courses around New York can continue operating

State grants exception to golf courses, NYS Parks says they can stay open
After a bit of confusion, it appears as though golf courses will resume opening this week. Over the weekend, it was presumed that golf courses were among Governor Andrew Cuomo’s non-essential list. However, the state parks COVID-19 update page outlines that golf courses across New York are open for business. Golf has been viewed as an outdoor activity that could... more

MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Former NFL running back talks ‘Dream Project’ (podcast)

MELISSA KILLELEAGH: Former NFL running back talks ‘Dream Project’ (podcast)
Who says social isolation can’t have benefits? Leroy Collins, Author, Speaker, and former NFL running back was featured this week on The Melissa Killeleagh Show discussing The Dream Project. Collins and Killeleagh discuss how people can use this time to dig deep and bring our dreams to life. Check out on YouTube, Anchor, Spotify or Apple Podcasts. more

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: How many Finger Lakes are there? (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: How many Finger Lakes are there? (podcast)
Even though many of us live here in the Finger Lakes region, so many are unsure exactly how many actual lakes there actually are in the “Finger Lakes”. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable answers this question and provides some of the history behind how the Finger Lakes got their name and why certain lakes are considered part of the “Finger... more

Keuka Lake distillery switches to producing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic

Keuka Lake distillery switches to producing hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 pandemic
A distillery on Keuka Lake is changing its operation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. An Antler Run Distilling, which is Keuka Lake’s newest distillery is helping local health professionals obtain hand sanitizer. The company will provide the supply to local health professionals, retirement and nursing homes first during the national shortage. Once those needs are met, sale of hand sanitizer will... more

International Students In The US: Statistics

International Students In The US: Statistics
2018 to 2019 marks the highest academic years in terms of international students in the USA. This is the fourth consecutive year having more than one million international students and the percentage increases every year. All these students are acting as prominent contributors to the US economy. According to data from the US Department of Commerce, all these international students... more

The Fashion Brand You’ll Want in Your Wardrobe

The Fashion Brand You’ll Want in Your Wardrobe
One of the most wonderful truths about people is that one is not like the other. Each person has a unique thumbprint, body composition and more. Individuality should be celebrated. Though there are institutions and belief systems surrounding the idea of doing things one way, it’s okay to figure out what works best for you. This fact is applicable to... more
1 2 3 295