Category: Life

Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Saturday, August 6, was the perfect day for the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s first ever Paddle Keuka 5K. With nearly 70 paddlers and a tremendous crew of volunteers led by our dynamic event leadership trio, Pat Atkinson, FLM&A Volunteer, Taryn Windheim, ... MORE
NYCC President to retire in August '17

NYCC President to retire in August ’17

Dr. Thomas R. De Vita, chair of the Board of Trustees of New York Chiropractic College announced today that President Frank J. Nicchi, DC, MS will retire on August 31, 2017 after 36 years of service to New York Chiropractic College, with ... MORE
Cuomo: Finger Lakes wineries win top honors at New York Wine & Food Classic

Cuomo: Finger Lakes wineries win top honors at New York Wine & Food Classic

Two Finger Lakes wineries received the top awards at the 31st New York Wine & Food Classic held Tuesday and Wednesday in Watkins Glen. Billsboro Winery in Geneva received the Governor's Cup trophy for its 2013 syrah, which also won for best ... MORE
Invasive species choke Cayuga County water bodies more than expected this summer

Invasive species choke Cayuga County water bodies more than expected this summer

Leave the weed cutting on lakes to the professionals, was one common theme at Thursday morning’s Cayuga County Water Quality Management Agency meeting. Invasive species have proved to be particularly difficult to manage this year, and in areas such as Cayuga Lake ... MORE
Harmful algae blooms spotted in Seneca Lake

Harmful algae blooms spotted in Seneca Lake

According to testing conducted by Hobart and William Smith College’s Finger Lakes Institute, as well as SUNY ESF, two locations near Dresden tested positive for Blue-Green Algae or Harmful Algae Blooms in Seneca Lake. The test is the first time that any ... MORE
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2017 line-up

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2017 line-up

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival / Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. announced their 2017 lineup Saturday, August 27 at their annual Festival Fundraiser. “Each year, the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival strives to create a season that offers something for everyone. This year, ... MORE
Pets of the Week: Turning a shy cat around

Pets of the Week: Turning a shy cat around

Sometimes felines arrive at the Beverly Animal Shelter affected by circumstances that would make them very shy. However, a month or two, or maybe even 6 months of caring attention can turn the shy cat around. Mark your calendars… The Petco in ... MORE
10th Global Mural Conference coming to Fairport September 21-24

10th Global Mural Conference coming to Fairport September 21-24

Registration is NOW OPEN for anyone to attend the 10th Global Mural Conference (GMC) being held at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, Fairport, NY, USA. The GMC welcomes attendees beginning on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, and runs through Saturday, September 24, 2016. Registration ... MORE

Festival to celebrate Cayuga Nation culture

Mary Joslyn believes that as long as the Cayuga Indian Nation is in Seneca County, it’s a good idea to get to know them. Joslyn has planned the first Native Fest this Saturday at the Shops at Traders Village, 6128 Route 89, ... MORE
Empire Farm Days wraps up in Seneca Falls

Empire Farm Days wraps up in Seneca Falls

Empire Farm Days 2016 concludes its spectacular three-day run on Thursday, Aug. 11. Despite hot, muggy weather, crowds of thousands descended upon Rodman Lott & Son Farm on Route 414 to check out the latest in farm… Read more from the Finger ... MORE
NYS Festival of Balloons this weekend in Dansville

NYS Festival of Balloons this weekend in Dansville

This coming Labor Day weekend features the 35th anniversary of the New York State Festival of Balloons at the municipal airport in the Livingston County community of Dansville. Six launches are scheduled, beginning Friday evening at 6:00 pm and continuing both Saturday ... MORE
Weekend BBQ fest underway in Geneva

Weekend BBQ fest underway in Geneva

The Labor Day weekend means lots of barbecuing as we celebrate the end of the summer season. But on the shore of Seneca Lake, they’ll be taking it to a higher level. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times ... MORE
Food, Life, Ontario County
Health Department: Blue-green algae found at Adams Point on Owasco Lake

Health Department: Blue-green algae found at Adams Point on Owasco Lake

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said test results on a water sample at Adams Point on Owasco Lake showed high toxin levels associated with blue-green algae, according to the Cayuga County Health Department on Friday. The algae bloom sample ... MORE
Heavy Traffic on the Erie Canal Thursday Morning

Heavy Traffic on the Erie Canal Thursday Morning

A busy morning on the Erie Canal on Thursday as tourists from the GM Ski Club in Michigan aboard rental boats from Mid-Lakes Navigation headed east to Seneca Falls after spending Wednesday evening in Lyons. Photo by Robert Stopper ... MORE
Complete History of the Seneca Army Depot on Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable on FingerLakes1.TV

Complete History of the Seneca Army Depot on Our Finger Lakes History with Walter Gable on FingerLakes1.TV

The Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, NY played a major role in the United States’ defense plans during the major conflicts of the 20th century as well as the nuclear arms race and Cold War with the Soviet Union. In the premiere ... MORE
Don Henley plays CMAC on Friday night

Don Henley plays CMAC on Friday night

Don Henley performs at CMAC in Canandaigua on Friday evening in hot, steamy conditions. Photos by Karen Barto ... MORE
Cayuga County winery marks summer's final days

Cayuga County winery marks summer’s final days

With the recent addition of a large pavilion that includes a stage and garden area, the King Ferry Winery has expanded to include many family-friendly events. Read more from the Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Cool Saturday morning on the farm in Yates County

Cool Saturday morning on the farm in Yates County

A cool September Saturday morning brought back memories of the old farm in Yates County. Photo by Nancy Wright ... MORE