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Geneva City Councilor calls for meeting on Linden St. closures

Geneva City Councilor Jason Hagerman has called for a meeting between residents and business owners to discuss the Linden Street closures, which was subject to scrutiny and discussion at the start of 2016. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 3rd at 6 pm. The location for the meeting will be at the 2nd Floor Conference Room in City... more

Finger Lakes Region growing despite population decline, says reports

New York was hit with some good and bad news this week. Both highlight the need for government to work the right way in the coming months and years, to ensure the long-term health of New York, as well as the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes has become a destination in New York. It’s become a destination due to the... more

del Lago Resort & Casino announces partnership with Rochester program

del Lago Resort & Casino announced a partnership with the City of Rochester and vRide Inc. to bring additional job opportunities to residents of Rochester and surrounding towns. The vanpool program will help connect Rochester-area job seekers to the many opportunities available at del Lago Resort & Casino, which will open its doors on Feb. 1, 2017. To kick off... more

Weber This Week: Q & A with del Lago Executive VP Jeff Babinski

Executive Vice President & General Manager at del Lago Resort & Casino, Jeff Babinski, was in-studio on Monday morning as a guest on Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV to answer viewer’s questions and to provide details on the upcoming Grand Opening on February 1st and an update on the activities on-site in Tyre. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Winemakers urge Cuomo to reject Seneca Lake gas storage facility

Winemakers from New York’s Finger Lakes are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reject a proposed propane storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake. The group spoke out against the project during a gathering with other opponents at the New York state Capitol in Albany this week. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

FLX POLITICS: ‘Signs’ of a costly problem looming on NY highways

All signs point to an expensive ending for this story in New York. The Federal Highway Administration says that nearly 500 “I Love NY” signs have to go, or New York will have to part with nearly $1 billion in federal funding. The signs are a relatively recent addition to highways across the state, but nonetheless offer a glimpse into... more

Feds threaten to cut highway funding over New York tourism signs along highways

The battle over the “I Love New York’ tourism signs continues. The 25-foot tall signs along highways promote local tourism and products, but the Federal Highway Administration claims they are unsafe and actually violate federal and state laws. The federal agency says things from the lettering and symbols on the signs even to the spacing between each sign don’t follow... more

Washington Post takes a timely visit to “Suffragette City”

Washington Post freelance writer Debra Bruno published a piece in last Thursday’s Washington Post Travel Section outlining a recent trip to Seneca Falls, NY in which she argues that the historical northern Seneca County town deserves a more prominent place on the map. Bruno writes… One hundred sixty-eight years ago, a hastily assembled group of suffragists, abolitionists, Quakers, and Methodists... more

Kolb: Enjoy Fall in the Finger Lakes

Autumn in the Finger Lakes Region provides us with some of the most spectacular vistas, exciting day trips and wonderful family experiences. The unique natural beauty of our region is unrivaled, and the fall season is the perfect time to experience its many great locations and activities. A hike through one of the area’s many trails or a drive along... more

The Melissa Killeleagh Show: Karen Beals, Menzo Case & Jeff Shipley

On the inaugural episode of The Melissa Killeleagh Show on FingerLakes1.TV, Melissa welcomes long-time Seneca County United Way Director Karen Beals, Generations Bank President Menzo Case, and Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jeff Shipley in-studio for a series of short conversations about how these individuals are inspired to contribute to our community. Ideas for future guests or topics?... more

Weber This Week: del Lago VP of Marketing James Rafferty & General Manager Jeff Babinski in-studio

del Lago Resort & Casino’s Senior Vice-President of Marketing James Rafferty & General Manager Jeff Babinski are in-studio to discuss the ongoing construction and plans in Tyre, scheduled to open in February, on Monday morning’s live edition of Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: Check out this episode page and full archives of past show at FingerLakes1.TV. more

Inside the FLX: Michael Warren Thomas talks wine industry, growth, and regional threats

On Thursday’s edition of Inside the FLX, Michael Warren Thomas, a popular local radio host and founder of Savor Life joined Josh Durso in-studio to discuss the wine industry, the financial impact of those businesses investing millions into the region, and just how important local issues are relative to the wineries, breweries, and cideries. Thomas has been actively involved in a... more

First-look video tour inside del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre

del Lago Resort & Casino General Manager Jeff Babinski and HR Director Jerry Moran were in-studio as guests on Weber This Week on FingerLakes1.TV on Monday morning to help present a full video walk-through of the progress at the site of del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre. Check out the full video tour and episode below… more

Geneva Chamber to co-host two upcoming Milestone Celebrations

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be co-hosting two Member Milestone Celebrations in the month of August.   The first will take place on Thursday, August 4 to celebrate the Grand Opening of the recently constructed Geneva Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, located at 383 Hamilton Street.  The event will occur from 3:00-6:00 pm,... more

Gallery: Progress at del Lago Resort & Casino

This week FingerLakes1.com took an exclusive tour of the del Lago Resort & Casino to see the progress at the site in Tyre. While there is still much work to be done, the progress has been significant since the last beam was set into place in April. Progress Tour: del Lago Resort & Casino There was friction. There were doubters.... more

Auburn applies for grant funding for riverside market, welcome center and microbrewery

Auburn applies for grant funding for riverside market, welcome center and microbrewery
In a walk-on resolution Thursday evening, Auburn city council members unanimously voted to apply for funding assistance to design and plan a regional public market, a downtown welcome center and a microbrewery. Auburn Mayor Michael Quill was absent from the meeting. The city will seek funding assistance from the New York state Environmental Protection Fund Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. As... more
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