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Meals-on-wheels does a U-turn in Wayne County

Meals-on-wheels does a U-turn in Wayne County
When Home Meal Service lost its meals-on-wheels contract last fall to The Arc Wayne, officials from both agencies expressed hope they could forge a partnership that would benefit both organizations and most importantly, Wayne County’s home-bound seniors. Kathy Schneemann, volunteer coordinator for Home Meal Service, said there was no guarantee that was going to happen, and the agency braced for... more

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)
A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally appeared in our episode of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com on October 9, 2019. . more

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day: Is it time to update the federal holiday?

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day: Is it time to update the federal holiday?
Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples Day or both? Both Italian explorer Christopher Columbus and Native Americans will be celebrated Monday in Monroe County by different groups. In a milestone change, the city of Rochester celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples Day last year. But the city also noted the holiday is the federally designated Columbus Day, as it has “traditionally been an... more

Sled hockey team in Central New York welcomes people of all abilities

Sled hockey team in Central New York welcomes people of all abilities
The CNY Flyers sled hockey team started in 2009, sponsored by Move Along. Move Along is an organization that provides recreational activities for people with physical limitations. The team is comprised of people as young as 10, and for most of the sled hockey players, their legs don’t work. Sled hockey is very similar to ice hockey. The only difference... more

FOLIAGE REPORT: Explore the Finger Lakes as colors of fall arrive!

FOLIAGE REPORT: Explore the Finger Lakes this weekend as colors
Colors are finally being spotted around the region; and this weekend – the weather should cooperate at least 50 percent of the time. Get out and enjoy fall in the Finger Lakes. Check out the latest foliage reports below to plan your getaway! Finger Lakes In the Finger Lakes, Chemung County reports from Elmira predict 75% change and near-peak leaves by the weekend,... more

HWS to officially install new president, Joyce Jacobsen

HWS to officially install new president, Joyce Jacobsen
She’s been on the job since early July, but now it’s time for Hobart and William Smith Colleges to celebrate the first female president in their history. Next Friday, Oct. 18, Joyce Jacobsen will be inaugurated as the 29th president of Hobart College and the 18th of William Smith College during an investiture ceremony that will be held outdoors, rain... more

Hundreds turn out for Cancer Resource Center’s annual Walkathon/5K

Hundreds turn out for Cancer Resource Center’s annual Walkathon/5K
Ithaca’s Waterfront Trail was a celebration Saturday, Oct. 5, for the Cancer Resource Center’s annual Walkathon and 5K. Participants sported pink and colorful gear, musicians along the way filled the route with music, and in total about 830 people turned out to support the local organization that makes sure people affected by cancer do not face it alone. This year,... more

Algae bloom appears near FLX Welcome Center in Geneva; busy HAB season on Seneca Lake

Even more HABs spotted along Seneca Lake over las
Bill Roege, who recently took over as HABs Director for Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association, says the last seven days have proven to be busy for volunteers working around Seneca Lake to identify harmful algal blooms. Last week, Frank DiOrio was a guest on FingerLakes1.com’s Sunday Conversation, outlining some of the things that SLPWA had seen throughout the season. The... more

Landmark Society of WNY to unveil 2019 “Five to Revive” list

Landmark Society of WNY to unveil 2019 “Five to Revive” list
For the past six years the Landmark Society of Western New York in Rochester has unveiled a list of historic properties it feels merit restoration or preservation. The Society will announce its seventh annual “Five to Revive” at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Historic Parsells Church at 345 Parsells Ave. in Rochester. The list calls attention to historic resources... more
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