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WEBER THIS WEEK LIVE AT 3 PM ON MONDAY: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK LIVE AT 3 PM ON MONDAY: 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

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day

State DOT workers will pick up roadside trash for Earth Day
Employees of the state Department of Transportation will be picking up trash along roads across New York to mark Earth Day. April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day. DOT officials say on Monday the agency’s workers from every region of New York will be volunteering their time to collect and dispose of litter along roads, highways and other locations. State,... 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

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone

CUTILLO: 50 years of memories — The ‘Web Dog’ hanging up his microphone
If you lived in Seneca Falls in the early 1960s and maybe were out walking the dog on a nice summer evening near Spring Street, you might have heard something like this: “Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the Spectrum. Tonight the Sixers are hosting the Boston Celtics … ” A radio broadcast of a Philadelphia 76ers game? Well, a... 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

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

What’s happening in the food, beverage and tourism scenes?

What’s happening in the food, beverage and tourism scenes?
Local food and local drink are huge in the Finger Lakes region, which the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce has long recognized. Inspired by ongoing developments in the region’s travel and tourism marketplace, the Chamber is hosting an event June 3 called “al fresco flx” to talk more about and experience what is happening on the agritourism, food and craft beverage... more

New York Wine and Grape Foundation moving from Canandaigua to Penn Yan

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The New York Wine and Grape Foundation is coming back to Penn Yan. The marketing and trade agency associated with the wine and grape industry here in the Finger Lakes moved to Canandaigua in 2006. They had relocated to the New York Wine and Cullinary Center, which is now known as New York Kitchen. Steve Griffin tweeted his approval of... more

Seneca7 will happen April 28th

Seneca7 will happen April 28th
The eighth-annual Seneca7, a 77.7-mile relay race, consisting of 344 seven-member teams running the circumference of Seneca Lake, will be held Sunday, April 28th. The event begins in downtown Geneva, with runners heading south along the west side of Seneca Lake, through Yates County, Schuyler County including Watkins Glen, and Seneca County, before returning to Geneva for a finish line celebration... more

Reed, O’Mara, Palmesano hosting roundtable in Penn Yan on Mental Health services

Reed, O’Mara, Palmesano hosting roundtable in Penn Yan on Mental Health services
Representative Tom Reed, State Sen. Tom O’Mara, and State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano will host a community roundtable, “Crisis in Care: Mental Health Services in Rural Communities,” Monday, April 22, in Penn Yan. The roundtable will be held in the Yates County Auditorium (Yates County Office Building, 417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan) beginning at 10 a.m. The media and public are... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your Easter Weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Your Easter Weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
As we move past the half-way point of April it is starting to feel more and more like Spring in the Finger Lakes. Easter Sunday is coming up this weekend and we’ll have your weather outlook and some options for brunch around the region. Also, an update on Sydney’s Instacart side-gig, reaction to Tiger Woods’ big win on Sunday and... more

Speak to the Light: Two Centuries of Women’s History in the Finger Lakes

Speak to the Light: Two Centuries of Women’s History in the Finger Lakes
To commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the death of Jemima Wilkinson, The Yates County History Center is hosting Speak to the Light: Two Centuries of Women’s History in the Finger Lakes June 28–29 in Penn Yan. Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, who will give a Keynote speech Friday evening about her anthology, “Women’s Suffrage.” One of the first American women to... more
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