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‘Not For Ourselves Alone’ showing in Yates Co.

The Yates County History Center will show the Ken Burns documentary, Not For Ourselves Alone on two days-March 29 and March 30 at noon at the L. Caroline Underwood Museum. This documentary tells the little-known story of one of the most compelling political movements and friendships in American history. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were born into a... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Founder of the Keuka Lake App talks tech, educating users and more (podcast)

On a special Friday edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Brooke Gordon, founder of the Keuka Lake App. The Keuka Lake App was founded in January 2016 and has garnered more than 5,500 downloads so far. It serves as a one-stop-shop for those looking to find out what’s going on around Keuka Lake. Their... more

Donate shoes to help dogs in Yates Co.

The Humane Society of Yates Co. is conducting a shoe collection drive through May 14 to raise funds for improving the dog housing. The shelter will earn funds based on the number of pairs collected as Funds20rgs will purchase all of the donated goods. Those dollars will benefit the animals located at the HSYC. Anyone can help by donating gently... more

Styx coming to del Lago’s ‘Vine’ on May 12th

del Lago Resort & Casino announced another top act to its entertainment line-up on Thursday. Legendary American rock band, Styx will take the stage at The Vine on May 12th. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 24th at 12 pm and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box... more

Newt Gingrich ‘delighted’ with Cornell appearance

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich admitted he was concerned about how his visit to Cornell University would play out. Prominent Republicans visiting campuses in progressive cities can sometimes cause a stir, but everything was civil and respectful Wednesday night in Call Auditorium. “I cannot tell you how delighted I am with the attitude, the tone and the willingness... more

Elks host law enforcement appreciation dinner

The Penn Yan Elks Lodge 1722 "Just Say No to Drugs Committee" expressed their appreciation to the law enforcement agencies that serve our community by hosting a dinner for them Thursday, March 16. The Yates County Sheriff's Office, the Penn Yan Police Dept., and the Dundee Barracks of the N.Y. State Troopers were joined by County Sheriff Ron Spike, Police... more

Geneva Chamber to host ribbon cutting at Branch by Bellangelo

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House on Friday, March 31, 2017 to celebrate the grand opening of Branch by Bellangelo. Located at 226 Turk Road in Geneva, the business opened in the fall of 2016. Branch, a satellite tasting room for Villa Bellangelo winery, offers wine... more

Parks commission recommends rental fee and parking fee for Auburn graduation

The Cayuga County Parks Commission is recommending that the Auburn Enlarged City School District pay a rental fee to hold high school commencement ceremonies on Deauville Island at Emerson Park and for graduates and their attendees to pay a parking fee. Jeff Pirozzolo, superintendent of the school district, has booked the island for the June 23 graduation while renovations are... more

Seneca Falls Community Center hosts Down Syndrome event

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st the Seneca Falls Community Center is hosting a traveling photo gallery featuring individuals with Down syndrome. The goal of this national gallery is to change misperceptions of Down syndrome one person at a time until one million new voices are heard. On Saturday, March 25th the community center will be... more

Canandaigua softball boosters to host CA Idol talent competition

Canandaigua Softball Boosters will present its 13th annual CA Idol Talent competition at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at Canandaigua Academy Theatre, 435 East St.The competition will feature individual and group musical performances by elementary and middle school students from Canandaigua. Audience members will cast their votes for the top performances in each category.Tickets cost $8 in advance; $10 at the... more

Sugar Ray among three acts announced for The Vine in May

On Tuesday, the del Lago Resort & Casino team announced three exciting acts that will be coming to The Vine, located on State Rt. 414 in Tyre. Dwight Yoakam, Neil Sedaka, and Sugar Ray will all take the stage in May – as they announce another wave of performances at the 2,400-person facility. Yoakam will perform May 13th, with Neil... more

JFK’s legacy on public service examined at HWS

The executive director of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation will be part of a panel discussion Wednesday at Hobart and William Smith Colleges examining how the Kennedy presidency shaped the future of American public service — from his leadership during the Cold War to his establishment of the Peace Corps. Steven Rothstein will speak as part of the President’s... more

Honk! ends its 2-day Odessa-Montour run

The Odessa-Montour production of Honk! completed its two-day run Saturday in the school’s Fetter-Brown Auditorium with matinee and evening performances. The musical, sponsored by the O-M Fine Arts Boosters and featuring a wide age-range of O-M students, was under the direction of Holly Campbell, Jennifer Kraemer and Ian MacDonald. Honk! tells the story of Ugly (portrayed by John Coates), a... more

Spellers face off Saturday in Seneca County Bee

The fifth annual Literacy Volunteers of Seneca County Spelling Bee is set for 10 a.m. Saturday in the high school auditorium. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Spectators are encouraged to attend and cheer on teams. A silent auction and book sale will be held in the foyer, and refreshments will be sold. Businesses and organizations are invited to place an... more

Rotary Club plans 2 concerts at WGHS

The Watkins-Montour Rotary Club is hosting concerts to celebrate the international work of Rotary and to raise funds for local projects. On March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Watkins Glen High School auditorium, the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Rotary International Foundation will be observed with a concert of music representing each decade. The concert is free... more

History, culture and more come together in program at Geneva High School

The organizers of Saturday’s Seneca Lake Academy at Geneva didn’t want participants to sit in lectures that resembled some dry C-SPAN book discussion. “Our goal was to have engaging speakers,” said Jill Ritter, a member of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association, which sponsored the day-long event at Geneva High School with the high school’s Green Club, headed by Sydney Mittiga,... more

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction

Midlakes to honor grads of distinction
The inaugural class in the Midlakes High School Graduates of Distinction program will be honored during a day of celebration on May 12. The program was approved by the school board last year to recognize the outstanding accomplishments or lifetime achievements of Midlakes alumni. Angela Simmons, a high school history teacher and chair of the committee that established the program,... more

The Who coming to CMAC in July

Legendary rockers The Who have announced a rare Rochester-area concert. The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees will be at CMAC in Canandaigua on Sunday, July 16th. The lineup includes original members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, now in their 53rd year together. The Who’s hits include “My Generation,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again” and “Pinball Wizard.” The London Souls... more
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