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FLL 360: Some assembly required in Hammondsport

ummer is a great time to visit the Finger Lakes Region of New York. There’s plenty to do and certainly an ample number of world class wineries to visit. If the menfolk get bored with visiting the wineries, there’s the Glenn Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY which holds a lot of history for those of us who are interested in... more

NY TIMES: 36 Hours in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

The roughly 9,000 square miles that surround the 11 sinuous Finger Lakes in west-central New York State are filled with blue hills, rolling farmland and vineyards that produce some of the world’s greatest rieslings. It is an area of charming villages and towns, with historic treasures, including the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, in Seneca Falls. Ithaca, the site of... more

FLL 360: Hammondsport is now open for the season

The sleepy little village of Hammondsport, NY (population 731 as of the year 2000 census) has just awoken from its long winter sleep and is now ready for the 2017 tourist season. I called the Village Tavern Restaurant on Saturday and asked if they were open and the person on the other end of the line answered, “In five minutes,... more

Troopers: Hammondsport man illegally bought gun from Florida

On March 23rd members of the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Hammondsport man for felony weapons possession after an investigation into a gun that was illegally obtained. Troopers arrested Michael T. Huffman, 53, of Hammondsport for third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — a Class D felony and third-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon... 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

Snug Harbor damaged in Hammondsport blaze

The popular Keuka Lake summer destination Snug Harbor Restaurant in Hammondsport caught fire early Monday morning, the Hammondsport Fire Department said. The department responded to the fire at approximately 3:53 a.m., according to fire chief Bill Fries. They had the fire under control “probably about 15-20 minutes later,” Fries said. “Probably by 4:10-4:15 a.m. we had it pretty well necked-down,”... more

Saturday wine trailing on the western shore of Keuka Lake

During last Wednesday’s FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr episode, Jim Sinicropi shares some photos and discusses a wine trail outing from last Saturday along the Keuka Lake Trail. Stops included Dr. Frank’s, Heron Hill, Keuka Brewing Company, Bully Hill, Great Western and dinner at the Union Block in Hammondsport. Check out the photos and recounting of the outing below… more

FLX Weekly: Local election reaction & an early November Saturday down the Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso and Jessamy Uticone as they round up your week in the Finger Lakes including reaction Tuesday’s local and NYS elections. Also, a trip on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail on Saturday, our top local photos, weekend event options and weather outlook. AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

Watkins Glen International Arrests for NASCAR weekend 8/4 – 8/7

Watkins Glen International Arrests for NASCAR weekend 8/4 – 8/7
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office announces the following arrests during the Watkins Glen International NASCAR Weekend. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Robert W. Hanna, age 60 of Penfield, and Brian J. Candelaria, age 24 of Rochester, are each charged with criminal trespass for allegedly entering the restricted and fenced in NASCAR garage. Both remanded... more