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Tools for treatment: Auburn chiropractor publishes book on lower back pain

Jonathan Lesch was studying accounting at Le Moyne College when he injured his neck in a boating accident. It was the early 1990s, and after the driver turned quickly, Lesch fell out of his seat and hit his head. “At that age, you just expect it to go away,” he said of his resulting stiff neck. “It wasn’t going away.... more

IT’S A WONDERFUL RUN: Watch the official race video as over 5,000 enter 5K in Seneca Falls on Saturday (video)

Over 5,000 runners & walkers entered this year’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K and crossed the George Bailey Bridge on Saturday in Seneca Falls as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. The below video shows activities in downtown Seneca Falls in the afternoon and the popular 5K run/walk which begins at dusk when the actress who played Zu-Zu,... more

SF school board honors departing principal

For outgoing Mynderse Academy Principal Andy Doell, his arrival in Seneca Falls 13 years ago “seems like yesterday.” Doell, who will begin a new job as Bloomfield school superintendent in early January, was honored at the Dec. 7 school board meeting for his service to the district — nine years as Cady Stanton Elementary principal and four years as Mynderse... more

Geneva Chamber announces new supporting sponsor for dinner

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced a new supporting sponsor for its 2018 Annual Dinner Banquet. The event, which will be held on Thursday, January 25 at Club 86, will be sponsored by the Lake Tunnel Solar Village, presented by SmallGrid. The Lake Tunnel Solar Village is a townhome project of SmallGrid LLC, which was founded in 2016... more

Literary Magazine Bluff & Vine Reception at Arc of Yates Dec. 13

A reception celebrating the release of the first issue of Bluff & Vine will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at SkylArc Studio in Penn Yan. Bluff & Vine is a literary magazine celebrating Keuka Lake and the surrounding communities. The first issue features 15 stories, both fiction and nonfiction, as well as 16 pieces of... more

Batty brothers win George Bailey Award

Twins Reginald and Andy Batty have been selected to receive the 14th annual George Bailey Award at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wesleyan Chapel on Fall Street. Reg Batty will accept the award on behalf of himself and his brother, who died Aug. 2. The Batty twins were born in 1925 and moved to Seneca Falls in 1938. The nomination... more

It’s a Wonderful Life Festival underway in Seneca Falls

The It’s a Wonderful Life Festival is underway in Seneca Falls. Thousands made their way into the sleepy town as it was revived as the venue set in the classic Film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” “We come up every year for this event,” Allen Picshaw, a Pennsylvania resident said as he grabbed a cup of hot chocolate for his daughter.... more

IT’S A WONDERFUL SCHEDULE: Events crowd festival schedule in Seneca Falls

Beginning Thursday Seneca Falls transforms into Bedford Falls for the annual “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival. It’s a holiday tradition for the small town of little more than 9,000 residents. It serves as a boon for businesses in the community, and provides residents with a break from the holiday norms. This year’s festival features the typical events and promotions put... more

FLX WEEKLY: It’s a wonderful weekend ahead in Seneca Falls (podcast)

With just three weekends left until Christmas the holiday events are picking up across the region. There is no bigger event this December than the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls set for Friday-Sunday with the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K on Saturday. Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso have all the details including your weekend... more

Weedsport second-graders raise $1,050 for Hurricane Irma relief

More than $1,000 worth of gift cards is expected to arrive in the Florida Keys to help with Hurricane Irma relief, thanks to Mariesa Simon's second-grade class at Weedsport Elementary School. Over the summer, Simon thought about ways she could inspire the students. “I know I’m going to get to all of my curriculum, and I’m going to teach the... more

Ice Fest and Chowder Cook-Off Energizes Ithaca

Downtown Ithaca invites you to attend one of its greatest wintertime spectacles — the annual Ice Festival. This beloved three-day, multifaceted celebration, now on its 11th year, pairs a nationally-sanctioned and highly competitive ice carving competition featuring some of the country’s best carvers with a day-long chowder cook-off where local restaurants aim to garner public votes for their freshly prepared... more

AROUND THE LAKES: It’s A Wonderful Run 5K organizers share information for participants in Saturday’s race (podcast)

The 9th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run 5K is set to start at dusk on Saturday in Seneca Falls as part of the annual It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. Race organizers Tina Rook and Kevin Korzeniewski will be in-studio with important information for participants and residents of Seneca Falls. . more

Pal-Mac senior Olivia Keller is nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Olivia Keller, a senior at Palmyra-Macedon High School, is one of 20 students in New York State to be nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for Arts and Academics. She is the only student in the Finger Lakes area to be selected for this honor, which is among the nation’s highest recognition for secondary school students. New York... more

AROUND THE LAKES: Brian Rohan’s “Jimmy Stewart: On the Front of Life” (podcast)

Brian Rohan will be in Seneca Falls for the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival this weekend where he will premiere his one-man show “Jimmy Stewart: On the Front of Life” at Mynderse Academy on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2 pm and 10 pm. He has appeared onstage on both coasts, having worked at the Laguna Playhouse, Company of Angels,... more

Finger Lakes Cornhole’s 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Tournament set for 12/16

Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Cornhole Tournament presented by Finger Lakes Cornhole. The tournament will take place on December 16th, 2017 at Seneca Falls Elks Lodge. This event is a great way to celebrate the holiday season and is a player’s favorite. Early registration is available online at www.fingerlakescornhole.com or contact Brian Bailey at 315-744-7448. Here... more
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