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WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Woodstock 50: Ticket sale date and pricing details still unclear

Woodstock 50: Ticket sale date and pricing details still unclear
Tickets for Woodstock 50 will be “on sale soon,” according to the anniversary festival’s website. But, it appears that will not be as soon as originally planned. While organizers and the event’s site originally said tickets would go on sale Monday, the site on Saturday was updated to simply say they would be "on sale soon." Details regarding ticket prices... more

Geneva fire victim forges ahead despite challenges

Geneva fire victim forges ahead despite challenges
Darlene Durgan has endured a difficult life. At 18, her kidneys began to fail from what doctors later learned was polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes fluid-filled cysts to grow in the organs. At 19, her kidneys failed, leaving her faced with a lifetime of dialysis treatments. At 40, and with both kidneys removed, she is still alive,... more

Yankees rally to win in extras on Romine walk-off

Yankees rally to win in extras on Romine walk-off
For the first time this season, Aaron Boone filled out his lineup card without writing Aaron Judge’s name. That couldn’t have been easy for the Yankees’ manager, but given the injury woes that have hovered over his team like a black cloud, Boone continued to keep a positive outlook. “When you’ve been in this game long enough, adversity is a... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester
Throughout the winter, Peter Mantius spent his days reporting on some of the most-important environmental issues facing the Finger Lakes region. Doing so with more than 20 years of experience – Mantius broke the story about the DEC’s investigation into the Cayuga Regional Digester, and had an exclusive with the former facility manager who quit in January after he says... more

Earthapalooza on Earth Day in Canandaigua

Earthapalooza on Earth Day in Canandaigua
Wood Library and the city of Canandaigua’s Climate Smart Canandaigua will host Earthapalooza on Earth Day, Monday at Wood Library. The free, all-ages event is designed to raise awareness of environmental issues and educate the community on actions they can take to help reverse climate change, with a focus on waste management and food waste diversion. “From recycling to composting... more

Waterloo school board to discuss new school to work position

Waterloo school board to discuss new school to work position
Not all high school seniors will attend college. Some elect not to learn a trade at Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services. However, many of those same students want jobs with local businesses and industries after they graduate — and the Waterloo school board is exploring the possibility of creating a position to further that objective. The Board of... more

Mets fall again in St. Louis on Sunday

Mets fall again in St. Louis on Sunday
When Cardinals outfielders Harrison Bader (hamstring) and Tyler O’Neill (right elbow) both went down with injuries last week, Jose Martinez was there to play his role. Taking over in right field after Dexter Fowler moved to center in Bader’s absence, Martinez has filled the gap in the outfield — and the lineup, stringing together consistent at-bats. He continued to do... more

Some downtown Auburn businesses voice concerns about back-in parking

Some downtown businesses voice concerns about back-in parking
It’s been almost a year since back-in, on-street parking was installed along a downtown strip of Genesee Street in Auburn. The goal behind ditching front-angle parking was to cut the risk of accidents on the busy street. Some downtown business owners, though, feel as if they’re paying a toll for the new parking design. In May of last year, C&S... more

FLCC Foundation scholarships are available

FLCC Foundation scholarships are available
The deadline to apply for private scholarships through the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation is April 24. The application is online at give.flcc.edu. Last year the FLCC Foundation distributed more than $155,000 in scholarships from funds established in honor or memory of local residents. Some new scholarships have been added to the list, including the Tom Albanese Memorial Scholarship, a... more

Family Promise working in Ontario County

Family Promise working in Ontario County
She was relieved — and scared. That’s how Jessica Brown describes her mixed emotions back in late September when she learned there was a place for her with Family Promise of Ontario County, which is a nonprofit that helps people who are experiencing homelessness. Brown and her 20-month-old son Zach were living in a motel room then — temporary, emergency... more

Dog fashion show to benefit Canandaigua Canine Campus

Dog fashion show to benefit Canandaigua Canine Campus
The Canandaigua Academy Gemini Leadership students are presenting a canine fashion show, Bark for the Park, to benefit the Canandaigua Canine Campus. Doors will open for the event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, and the show is expected to run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the CA auditorium. Admission is $10 per person. Children 5 and under will... more

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office sponsors drug take back, child ID day

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office sponsors drug take back, child ID day
The Seneca County sheriff’s office will sponsor a dual public safety event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. People can turn in unwanted and expired prescription medication at the Law Enforcement Center in Romulus and at the Waterloo North Station at 44 W. William St. in Waterloo. No questions will be asked, and no paperwork is required. During the... more

Waterloo Village Board meets in special session on PRV funding

Waterloo Village Board meets in special session on PRV funding
Mayor Jack O’Connor has called a special meeting of the Village Board for 4:30 p.m. Monday. The topic: how the village will pay for a pressure-reducing valve, and a building to house it, on Woodworth Road. The PRV would help control water pressure from the village storage tank on Kime Road in Fayette and the village distribution system. Finger Lakes... more