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Women March in Seneca Falls 2017 (full coverage)

The volume of participants certainly exceeded expectation. An estimated 10,000 marchers gathered in Seneca Falls at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park at 10 am for  a march to stand in solidarity with women across the U.S. Several marches and rallies were scheduled around the country. Locally, similar events took place in Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse. However, only one of those... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Melina Carnicelli, Betty Bayer talk about march in Seneca Falls (podcast)

Everyone involved in organizing the ‘Women March in Seneca Falls’ event scheduled for Saturday knew it had the potential to grow incredibly large. The event, which is scheduled for Saturday was previewed by two organizers. Former Auburn Mayor Melina Carnicelli and Betty Bayer, joined Josh Durso on the Inside the FLX podcast to talk about how that event blossomed into... more

ROAD CLOSURES: Multiple roadways will be unavailable during Seneca Falls March

On Saturday, January 21st at approximately 10 am the Women’s March will take place in the Town of Seneca Falls. Participants will be lining up on Mynderse Street, between Fall Street and Oak Street. The Women’s March will proceed onto Fall Street, State Street, South Park Street, and Cayuga Street where it will end at the First Presbyterian Church. Expect... more

Dallas Cowboys, ‘Star Wars’ items among featured celebrity items

If you’re a fan of the Dallas Cowboys, America’s love ’em/hate ’em team, or “Star Wars,” you might want to head down to the Wayne County Humane Society’s 14th annual Sweetheart Auction, which takes place at noon on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Palmyra VFW, 4306 Route 31, Palmyra. For the second straight year, the Humane Society is featuring celebrity... more

FLX Weekly: Weekend ahead, January thaw, national acts coming to the area & Women’s March in Seneca Falls (podcast)

See if the mild weather will continue through the upcoming weekend, check out the week’s top local news, our favorite local photos from the past several days and your top weekend event options on FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Jessamy Uticone and Jim Sinicropi on FingerLakes1.TV… more

Auburn artists among recipients of $89K in state grants

With 35 percent more applicants than last year, the 2017 Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants were received with a little extra gratitude Wednesday at Auburn Public Theater. There, at the grant program’s fifth annual awards luncheon, 31 recipients from Cayuga, Seneca, Yates, Ontario and Wayne counties were given their checks for a total of $89,200. Read more from the Auburn... more

Country star Dustin Lynch coming to del Lago in March

del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce American country music singer and songwriter Dustin Lynch will take the stage at The Vine on March 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. The $440M state-of-the-art destination, opening Feb. 1, will include a 2,400 person entertainment venue featuring top-notch performers and acts, a bar and a restaurant for guests to enjoy. Tickets... more

King Ferry family re-creates corner store in Cayuga County

As a little girl growing up in the hamlet of King Ferry, Rebecca Binns remembers shopping at the Red & White grocery store on the corner of Route 90 and Route 34B. Built by Roy Tuttle Sr. as a hardware and appliance store in 1923, Lawrence and Francis Nedrow bought the building in the 1950s, transforming the space into King... more

Bristol Mountain goes for the record

Approximately 32 first-time skiers and 13 first-time snowboarders came to Bristol Mountain Friday with the goal of learning to ski and snowboard. The added bonus? Participating in the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest snowsports lesson. This is part of a snowsports January Learn to Ski or Snowboard initiative. Participating ski areas around the U.S. and Canada all... more

Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee to host presentation on Jan. 18th

The Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee will be hosting a presentation on Wednesday, January 18th at 7 pm regarding the local law that made headlines in 2016. Topics discussed at the event, which is slated to last nearly 2-hours will include an explanation of Local Law No. 3, and why organizers believe the local law is necessary to ensure the... more

THE REAL BEDFORD FALLS: Country Living features Seneca Falls in story this month

Fans of It’s a Wonderful Life know that the film takes place in a fictional town named Bedford Falls located somewhere in upstate New York—the region is identifiable thanks to various references to neighboring communities like Buffalo and Elmira throughout the movie—but what they may not know is that one town in particular bears an uncanny resemblance to Bedford Falls.... more

Bad Company, Larry the Cable Guy, Flo Rida headline first shows at del Lago Resort & Casino

The del Lago Resort & Casino team announced the big acts coming to The Vine in February, March and April. The $440 million state-of-the-art destination is less than 30 days away from opening — as they are scheduled for a February 1st open at 10:30 am. The 2,400 person entertainment venue will feature Bad Company on February 10th for the... more

Seneca Falls rings in 2017 with 18th annual ball drop at midnight (video)

For the 18th consecutive year, Seneca Falls rang in the New Year with hundreds of revelers on State Street in downtown as the ball dropped atop the historic Gould Hotel at midnight to usher in 2017. Check out the video below as the calendar turned from 2016 to 2017. Happy New Year! Below is a video from 2017’s New Year’s... more

BID: Downtown Auburn already packed with 2017 events

It has been a banner of a year in downtown Auburn, and preparation is already set in motion for the year 2017. The future is forecasted to be brighter than ever featuring new businesses, the welcome center and several other economic development projects well under way. I would like to welcome our new businesses that have recently found their home... more

Auburn Public Theater showing free classic and family films in 2017

For years, Auburn Public Theater has prided itself on offering affordable, accessible films in its cinema space downtown. But starting in 2017, the nonprofit will try something new, screening two free films a week. On Tuesday, Jan. 3, APT will feature its first "Classic Film Tuesday," showing the 1935 comedy "A Night at the Opera" in hopes of catering to... more

Geneva YMCA ramps up for major winter event

Bring on the ice, cold and the snow! It’s the third annual Finger Lakes Frost Fest at the Geneva Lakefront Ramada Hotel on February 4, 2017. An adult celebration of winter in the Finger Lakes, along the shores of Seneca Lake, Frost Fest 2017 features: outdoor ice sculptures, ice bars with specialty Frost Fest Martinis poured through an ice luge,... more

Donor drive to be held for Auburn woman in need of bone marrow transplant

All Alicia Mattie and her loved ones want for Christmas is a bone marrow match for her. And they hope her Santa is somewhere in the Auburn community. A marrow donor registry drive will be held Monday at Holy Family Church to find a match for Mattie, 45, who has myelodysplastic syndrome. Anyone in the area age 18 to 44... more
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