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Hear about mills and life along the Keuka Outlet

Hear about mills and life along the Keuka Outlet
Yates County’s post-revolutionary history is rooted in the area we now know as a beautiful natural area in a ravine that connects Keuka and Seneca Lakes. The mills that were powered by the flowing water of the Keuka Outlet became the basis of industry here. As the mills prospered, other businesses and services were needed. Soon there were homes, inns,... more

New York Farm Show underway at NYS Fairgrounds

New York Farm Show underway at NYS Fairgrounds
A big farm show is underway at the New York State Fairgrounds. There are more than 400 exhibitors at the New York Farm Show. They are showing the latest in farm equipment, supplies and services. The show will run: Friday, February 22nd: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23d: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5 at the... more

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March

Craft beverage convention coming to del Lago in March
The 2019 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. Hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, the conference will feature expert speakers on subjects related to craft beer and cider. Subjects will include marketing and improving businesses, updates from... more

FLX WEEKLY: Mardi Gras, Winterfest Weekend & plenty of hoops (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Mardi Gras, Winterfest Weekend & plenty of hoops (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Sydney Rogers and Josh Durso for a round-up of the week in the Finger Lakes and a look at the weekend ahead. Coming up for the final weekend of February is Winterfest in Penn Yan and Mardis Gras weekend on the Cayuga Lakes Wine Trail. Throw in a ton of postseason high school basketball and... more

When cancer treatments bust the budget in the Finger Lakes

When cancer treatments bust the budget in the Finger Lakes
Sarah Harling, 26 years old, just starting a new job in a field she is passionate about, and enjoying the freedom of a new young professional, should be a person others envy. Younger people look at her example to emulate, and older people recall that energy and joy with great nostalgia. But Sarah was just diagnosed in January with grade... more

Supervisor Ingalsbe speaks to Farmington-Victor Kiwanis

Supervisor Ingalsbe speaks to Farmington-Victor Kiwanis
Peter Ingalsbe, supervisor of the town of Farmington, recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Farmington-Victor during one of its regular meetings. Ingalsbe detailed the planned growth occurring in the town, one of many in New York experiencing significant growth in population. He provided updates on projects currently under construction, including Hathaway Corners, Auburn Meadows, the Auburn Trail and Auburn... more

FLCC to host talk on chocolate

FLCC to host talk on chocolate
Finger Lakes Community College will host an insider’s look at the chocolate industry. “Cracking Open the Cocoa Bean” will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in Studio 14 at the college’s main campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive. The event includes talks by the owner of a cocoa bean company in Ghana and a Rochester chocolatier about ethical farming... more

Elementary students design caring cards for seniors, vets, and humane society in Wayne County

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Residents of the Wayne County Nursing Home and the Canandaigua Veterans Administration Medical Center and staff and volunteers at the Wayne County Humane Society’s Valentine’s Day was made brighter by hundreds of colorful, holiday-inspired caring cards hand crafted for them by the 550 Pre-K through second grade children at Lincoln and Perkins Schools. Greg Herbst, Assistant Principal at both schools... more

More than $20K raised for Aurelius milk plant employee still in ICU after fire

More than $20K raised for Aurelius milk plant employee still in ICU after fire
More than $20,000 was raised in four days for an employee still in a Syracuse intensive care unit after being hurt in an Aurelius milk processing plant electrical fire Thursday. Aurelius Fire Chief Kevin Foster said the mid-morning fire began when a worker was pulling cables from an electrical panel. Initially he reported three peopled suffered from minor injuries from... more

Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania
An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their windshield. The wheel hit Heather 34, who was a passenger in... more

WEEKLY DEALS: Beard Bros Giveaway, Ciccino’s 2 for 1 Happy Hour, Mardi Gras on Cayuga Lake & Coach’s Amazing Home Plate!

WEEKLY DEALS: Ciccino’s Sweetheart Special, CVDesigns Valentines Bundles, and MORE!
This week marks another week of deals here in the heart of the Finger Lakes. There’s plenty to see, do, and more-importantly SAVE by checking out this week’s biggest deals! Be sure to visit FingerLakes1.com’s brand new FLX Local Deals section for things to do, locally discounted experiences, goods, and so much more! FingerLakes Beard Bros Giveaway No purchase necessary! The... more

Career Day sparks interest in future jobs

Career Day sparks interest in future jobs
Midlakes Middle School students recently received a behind-the-scenes look at several jobs during Career Day. Speakers from multiple industries exposed students to different careers and other opportunities. “It is really important to me when I come in and do this to support them in the right direction,” said Nick Hargarther, of Clifton Springs, a volunteer at Phelps Library. “It’s giving... more

Wells College graduate returns to give sustainability lecture

Wells College graduate returns to give sustainability lecture
A Wells College alumna recognized the state's mission to protect the environment despite the Trump administration's cutting of regulations that protected land, air, water and health, rolling back many Obama-era policies. Rachel Partington is an attorney for Knauf Shaw LLP, a law firm that concentrates on environmental and energy law. A 2013 Wells College graduate, she returned to her alma... more
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