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Geneva Night Out gets makeover as committee reorganizes

Geneva Night Out is excited to announce a restructuring and refocusing of its operations. In 2013, the first Geneva Night Out took place at eleven locations around downtown, featuring eight visual artists and two musical acts. Over the next 51 consecutive months, hundreds of artists (crafters, actors, musicians, writers, and more), dozens of downtown locations, and thousands of attendees helped... more

Canandaigua superintendent closing book on her career

For Lynne Erdle, retiring superintendent of the Canandaigua City School District, it’s always been about the kids — whom she affectionately calls kiddos. Erdle has worked with and watched generations of children learn and grow and has witnessed various transformations in her nearly four decades in the district. She said the biggest changes have been technology and a different family... more

Bite of Ithaca returns for third year

Chef John Corbin at Coltivare drops arancini containing smoked salmon into a fryer. At the same time, he grills marinated cauliflower for another dish. The tongs hit the grill with a clang and flames darken the vegetables before Corbin places them onto a piece of bread with paté. Corbin continues adding ingredients and garnishes to the food, and even whips... more

Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton play CMAC

Space Cowboy or Gangster of Love? Either way, he’s a picker, a grinner, a lover and a sinner. And on Wednesday, he played his music in his sun, continuing into the darkness. The Steve Miller Band — known for such 1970s and early ’80s hits as “The Joker,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Jet Airliner” and “Abracadabra” — played Wednesday evening... more

Trevor’s Gift Backpack Program kicks into gear for summer vacation

School has ended, but the Trevor’s Gift Backpack Program’s efforts to feed hungry children in Waterloo has not. During the summer nutritionally needy children can receive backpack food at the Waterloo Memorial Community Center on Oak Street or at the Waterloo Library and Historical Society on East Williams Street. Food also will be available to participants at the LaFayette and... more

Cayuga County farmers market coupons for seniors now available

Farmers market coupons for Cayuga County seniors are now available for pickup. Seniors must answer a few questions, be of low income and must not have received coupons from an additional location, and sign a certificate to that effect. Coupons are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in June and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays in July... more

del Lago unveils new ‘slot’ technology for tournament play

del Lago Resort & Casino will be debuting new technology this weekend, during an interactive slot tournament on Saturday from 5 to 9 pm. The new technology provides a way for players to use the machine and participate more easily, said the management team in a press release on Wednesday. The new technology will allow guests participating in slot tournaments... more

Muranda Cheese Company unveiling new event barn this weekend

A barn built in 1891 is getting ready to see new use, as Muranda Cheese Company is set to hold an “Open Barn” event this weekend. The barn will be available to rent for weddings, parties and other events. Originally built by the Pratt brothers of Waterloo in 1891 – the structure was owned by Lynn Shaffer. The Reginald barn... more

Skaneateles 9-year-old wins Food Network grilling show

Raegan Frash, a 9-year-old from Skaneateles, out-grilled her competitors on Monday night’s episode of the Food Network show Kids BBQ Championship and walked away with the $10,000 grand prize. Frash beat three other kid grill chefs with her Hawaiian-themed sausage dog sandwich topped with grilled peppers, onions and pineapple in the first round and her over-the-top clambake in the finale.... more

Canal Fest getting closer: Boaters, businesses urged to participate in Aquacade

The Seneca Falls Business Association (SFBA) is inviting all boaters, kayakers, jet skiers, canoers, tubers, floats, and all other watercraft owners and operators to participate in The Aquacade Watercraft Parade on Saturday, July 8th at 4:00 pm during the upcoming Seneca Falls Canal Fest. Businesses and organizations are encouraged to decorate their watercraft to their liking, according to organizers. Individuals... more

Geneva Chamber to co-host ribbon cutting at Five Star Urgent Care

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting its next Member Milestone Celebration on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The event will include an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to honor the official Grand Opening of Geneva’s newest urgent care facility- Five Star Urgent Care, located at 1 White Springs Road in the Tops Plaza,... more

del Lago Summer IPA to launch this week

del Lago Resort & Casino is about to add one more unique feature to its repertoire. As it continues its promise to partner with local businesses, the resort is thrilled to announce it has joined forces with local brewery CB Craft Brewers to launch a custom India Pale Ale. On June 22nd, the resort and casino will introduce del Lago... more

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Inspired by son, mom raises $23K for The Homestead

When friends of Bill Struzzi — a man barely past the age of 30 — learned he had dementia, they reached out to his mother for ways to help. At first, Cathy Sperrick was at a loss for how to answer them. But after her son — now 32 — was moved to The Homestead at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial... more

Officer of the month: NYSP trooper awarded for role in securing violent domestic dispute

A New York State Police trooper was named the recipient of this month’s Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month award for her involvement securing a violent domestic dispute last year in Dryden. The Kiwanis Club of Ithaca-Cayuga awarded Nicole Hines, who has been with the NYSP for two years, during a luncheon on Monday. Hines was accompanied by NYSP... more

Phelps announces Concerts in the Park lineup

The village of Phelps Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Concerts in the Park series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays July 10-31 in Redfield Park on Church Street in Phelps. This year’s lineup includes Rebecca Colleen and the Chore Lads on July 10, Flint Creek on July 17, Two Steps Back and Harvey Evans on July 24... more

Car enthusiasts celebrate Father’s Day at annual Emerson Park car show

For many automobile aficionados, fixing up classic cars is something they have been doing for most of their lives. Some, like Perry Lyon, started working on cars with their fathers and now pass the hobby on to their children. Lyon brought his son and two green Ford pickup trucks, one from 1946 and one from 1947, to the 26th annual... more

Laurel House 5K raises estimated $10,000

Proceeds from the 5k walk/run hosted by the Laurel House Board of Directors will go a long way toward helping the comfort care home to become a reality. Board Vice President Henry Hann said the event was a huge success. Last year the walk/run drew about 80 participants, but this year, some 220 runners signed up to help raise money... more
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