• GALLERY: Saturday at the 2017 Naples Grape Festival

    The 2017 edition of the Naples Grape Festival kicked off on Saturday throughout the streets of the Vine Valley image. Large crowds attended on the first of the two day annual celebration of the grape harvest on an unseasonably warm September afternoon …more
  • Gene-altered moth trial in Geneva raises hopes… and worries

    It seems like the stuff of science fiction: Genetically engineering a species to die before it can reproduce. But field tests of a gene-altered type of moth are taking place now at Cornell University’s Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. It’s a pesticide-free …more
  • Panther alum Sweeney is new Hobart career completion leader as Statesmen roll at Boswell

    On Saturday afternoon, Geneva High School graduate Shane Sweeney became the Hobart Statesmen’s all-time leader in passing completions during the first half of Hobart’s game against Endicott College at Boswell Field. Sweeney …more
  • Leaves beginning to change color in the Finger Lakes

    The I LOVE NEW YORK program volunteer observers have released their second Fall Foliage Report for New York State and indicates that the change from green to brown, orange, red, yellow and …more
  • New Canandaigua fire chief named

    A new Canandaigua fire chief is getting ready to start the job on Monday. Frank Magnera was named city fire chief, City Manager John Goodwin announced today. He replaces Acting Fire Chief …more
  • FLCC celebrates President Nye

    Robert Nye has been president of Finger Lakes Community College for more than a year, but he was officially inaugurated Friday, surrounded by several dignitaries, family and friends. “Nothing is more important …more
  • Pittsford hands No. 1 Victor first loss in Section V since 2015

    The Pittsford Panthers pulled down Victor, 16-6, Friday night, and may have elevated themselves to the unofficial title of Section V’s top team. There are people behind the team at McQuaid who …more
  • Canandaigua Lake water quality improves

    Canandaigua Lake Watershed Program Manager Kevin Olvany reported Thursday improved conditions on the lake following Monday’s occurrence of blue-green algae. Visual surveys of the shoreline on Wednesday showed clear water and “no …more
  • Refueling in South Bristol (photo)

    Facing a long journey south, a Ruby Throated Hummingbird stopped to rest and refuel at our pond in South Bristol on Friday afternoon. Photo by Nancy Jacobs.
  • Lakefront sunrise from Geneva (photo)

    The sunrise over Seneca Lake from the Geneva lakefront was spectacular on Saturday morning. Photo by Rachel Burkholder.
  • Sunset over the lake (photo)

    Saturday morning at the Geneva lakefront was calm and serene. A few ducks swam across the water and a fish jumped here and there as the sky exploded with color. Photo by Rachel Burkholder.
  • Late Season Find (photo)

    While most of the sunflower fields are gone by now, this butterfly found one this morning in Farmington. Photo by Mike Sargent.