Category: Events

Milestone celebration coming for North Shore Wellness Club in Geneva

Milestone celebration coming for North Shore Wellness Club in Geneva

The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Member Milestone Celebration for one of its newest members, North Shore Wellness Club on Thursday, January 21. The event will celebrate the newly opened business located at 412 Exchange Street in downtown ... MORE
‘Anti-Racist Resolutions’ event coming virtually to Geneva this weekend

‘Anti-Racist Resolutions’ event coming virtually to Geneva this weekend

The People’s Peaceful Protest (PPP), Community Education for Transformation (CET), and the HWS Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are joining together to host a virtual event called “Anti-Racist Resolutions: Sharing Accountability” this Saturday, January 9th, at 1 p.m. via Zoom. This ... MORE
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Drive-thru testing clinic a success in Yates County thanks to community partnership

COVID-19 testing clinic in Yates County a big success thanks to local partnerships

Public health officials in Yates County said that despite cold and wind – the drive-thru testing clinic that was held at the Dundee Firehouse was a success. Officials said in a post to Facebook that they tested 146 people in less than ... MORE
It’s A Wonderful Run 5K Memory Reel (video)

A WONDERFUL 10+ YEARS: It’s A Wonderful Run 5K Memory Reel (video)

While the 2020 It’s A Wonderful Life Festival and It’s A Wonderful Run 5K cannot be held due to the pandemic, we hope these memories of the past decade of events will raise your spirits in anticipation of being together again in ... MORE
Family designs LEGO set in honor of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

“It’s a Wonderful Life” LEGO prototype could be built if it gets enough votes

The timeless Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the movie, could be immortalized in a different way if one local family has their way. Jason and Tina Middaugh, along with their daughter Jane, have been working tirelessly promoting the LEGO prototype, which ... MORE
It's A Wonderful Life committee gives $24,000 to vital, local programs in Seneca County

It’s A Wonderful Life committee gives $24,000 to vital, local programs in Seneca County

This past weekend would have been It’s a Wonderful Life festival in Seneca Falls. Organizers said everything was moved virtual this year – including the race and other special events. But that didn’t stop the It’s A Wonderful Life Committee from giving ... MORE
National Women's Hall of Fame holds virtual induction ceremony

National Women’s Hall of Fame holds virtual induction ceremony

This week the National Women’s Hall of Fame introduced several new members in a virtual setting. “While we are living in unprecedented times the NWHF wanted to use this otherwise tumultuous year to innovate the way we operate, and reflect on our ... MORE
“It’s A Wonderful Life” virtual festival this weekend

“It’s A Wonderful Life” virtual festival this weekend

This year the whole world can come to Seneca Falls for the “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival – Virtually. A detailed program and information on registration can be found at www.wonderfullifemuseum.com. Admission is free but everyone needs to register. Information on registering ... MORE
Ice sculptors coming to New York State Fairgrounds for special holiday display this month (video)

Ice sculptors coming to New York State Fairgrounds for special holiday display this month (video)

There will be a new holiday display for those looking to experience a little bit of holiday cheer in this unusual year. It will be taking place at the New York State Fairgrounds. In the gray parking lot a drive-thru holiday display ... MORE
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StarShine canceled in Penn Yan due to COVID-19

StarShine canceled in Penn Yan due to COVID-19

Starshine will not take place in 2020. The event, which is a holiday staple in Penn Yan was canceled last week after significant considerations. “As 2020 comes to a close the annual StarShine celebration in Penn Yan will not be taking place ... MORE
Bonafiglia Family donates $15,000 to It’s A Wonderful Life Museum

Bonafiglia Family donates $15,000 to It’s A Wonderful Life Museum

The Bonafiglia family has stepped up after the Town of Seneca Falls voted to reduce its annual donation to the It’s a Wonderful Life Museum. The 65% reduction equated to approximately $13,000. The funds are used to help the museum with operational ... MORE
Women's Hall of Fame will honor six prominent black women who shaped history

Women’s Hall of Fame will honor six prominent black women who shaped history

The National Women’s Hall of Fame is launching a new, annual event – to celebrate a different group of history makers posthumously. It’s set to take place December 10th and will be the first in a new series showcasing under-represented women of ... MORE
SUNY Cortland offers global literacy conference to virtually connect American, Egyptian teachers

SUNY Cortland offers global literacy conference to virtually connect American, Egyptian teachers

Teaching a child who struggles how to read can be challenging under the best of circumstances. But the COVID-19 pandemic really put global literacy efforts to the test, and educators find themselves evaluating the useful qualities of various online platforms, apps, hardware ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

This month in our spotlight of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County, Chris Lajewski discusses the mid-to-late fall migration patterns, the water fowl species that can be found on the thousands of acreage in Seneca and Wayne counties, as well ... MORE
Waterloo Rotary Pumpkin Walk on Saturday in Waterloo

Waterloo Rotary Pumpkin Walk held on 10/24

Waterloo Rotary Club and their community partners invite you to  their annual Pumpkin Walk on Oak Island in Waterloo on Saturday night from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Please bring your carved pumpkin to Oak Island between 2:00 – 4:00 PM on October ... MORE