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2019 Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake is set for Sunday (media guide)

2019 Seneca7 relay around Seneca Lake is set for Sunday (media guide)
The 2019 Seneca7 relay race will attract 2,380 runners from across Central and Upstate NY on this coming Sunday, April 28. This is the Seneca7’s ninth year. This year will feature 340 seven-member relay teams running a total of 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake. The event begins Sunday at 6 AM in downtown Geneva, with the start staged in waves... 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

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

Diplomat to deliver commencement address at Keuka College

Diplomat to deliver commencement address at Keuka College
A veteran diplomat who represented U.S. interests during some of the most heated international crises of the past generation will deliver the keynote address at Keuka College’s 111th Commencement May 18. Ambassador Robert R. Gosende served for 36 years in Foreign Service with the U.S. Information Agency and the Department of State before joining the State University of New York... more

‘Color Run’ to help support Auburn nonprofit

‘Color Run’ to help support Auburn nonprofit
Cayuga Community College is continuing a colorful tradition to help support an Auburn nonprofit. Organized by Cayuga’s Faculty Association, the 'Cayuga Cares with Color Run' takes place next month. This run/walk started in 2015 and has grown every year. The race will help support the Matthew House, a nonprofit residential facility in the City of Auburn that helps people with... more

Wine, Dine & Dance at Ontario ARC’s Wine Mixer on April 27th

Wine, Dine & Dance at Ontario ARC’s Wine Mixer on April 27th
Raise a glass – and funds for the Friends of Ontario ARC Foundation! Join Honorary Chairs Debbie and Don Culeton for Ontario ARC’s Wine Mixer on Saturday, April 27th. The event kicks off at 6PM at The Cracker Factory, 35 Lehigh Street in Geneva. Proceeds from the Wine Mixer will benefit Ontario ARC’s growing menu of programs and services that... more

Honeoye to present ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’

Honeoye to present ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’
The Honeoye Central production of “The Beverly Hillbillies” will run at 7 p.m. May 3-4 and 3 p.m. May 5 in the Auditorium, 8528 Main St., Honeoye. The Clampett family will take the stage for a night of hillbilly hilarity. Starting in their mountain cabin, the play follows the family through the discovery of oil, their invasion of Beverly Hills... more

Leaders honored at Agriculture Appreciation Banquet in Ontario County

Leaders honored at Agriculture Appreciation Banquet in Ontario County
Outstanding agriculture leaders were honored at the recent Ontario County Agriculture Appreciation Banquet at Club 86 in Geneva. The banquet hosted 138 agriculture producers, educators, county officials, county supervisors, and state and legislative representatives as they celebrated agriculture in Ontario County during National Agriculture Week. The Rodney Lightfoote Agricultural Viability, Leadership and Innovation Award serves as a memorial to Rodney... more

Folk Art Guild to open studios for public viewing in Middlesex

Folk Art Guild to open studios for public viewing in Middlesex
Rochester Folk Art Guild artisans at East Hill Farm, 1445 Upper Hill Road, Middlesex, will welcome the public to their craft studios and the East Hill Gallery from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11 and 1 to 5 p.m. May 12. Visitors will have the chance to see recent Guild creations in the workshops, visit with the artists and... more

Fabio Viviani will return to del Lago for two events on May 8

Fabio Viviani will return to del Lago for two events on May 8
Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani will return to his del Lago Resort & Casino restaurant, Portico by Fabio Viviani for two events on May 8. Viviani will be bringing his culinary expertise to food lovers with an interactive cooking class and a local wine pairing dinner at Portico. Guests will watch his dishes come to life as he skillfully prepares some... more

Victor-Farmington Rotarians learn about floral design

Victor-Farmington Rotarians learn about floral design
Rotary founder Paul Harris urged all Rotarians to commit themselves to serving others. He also reminded them that nothing prevented them from having fun while doing it. As Victor-Farmington Rotary Club members prepared for the Taste of the Finger Lakes, a major fundraising event, Kim Yourch followed the guidance of Harris. She organized a social evening for Rotarians that involved... more

Auburn native, Fuddruckers founder talks new book

Auburn native, Fuddruckers founder talks new book
Phil Romano divides his life into three phases. First, he wanted to make money. Then he wanted to make a name for himself. But now, he wants to make a difference. That last motive became part of the name of Romano's new book, "The MAD Entrepreneur: Making a Difference in the World, in Business and in Life." The Auburn native... more

GrassRoots Fest announces complete 2019 lineup

GrassRoots Fest announces complete 2019 lineup
Donna The Buffalo and the Taj Mahal Quartet are atop the full lineup for the 2019 Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival Of Music & Dance. The 29th installment of the festival will take place at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds in Trumansburg, New York July 18 – 21. Railroad Earth, Rising Appalachia, Willie Watson and Todd Snider are among the dozens of acts... more

$8K raised at Heels Up for Healing 5K in Penn Yan

$8K raised at Soldiers & Sailors in Penn Yan
About 300 runners, walkers, and volunteers gathered at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 6 for the first annual Heels Up for Healing 5K race. The smash hit event raised close to $8,000 in support of bringing 3D Mammography to the hospital. One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer, and this revolutionary screening and diagnostic breast... more

Auburn Public Theater concert schedule includes Grammy winner Giddens

Auburn Public Theater concert schedule includes Grammy winner Giddens
Angela Daddabbo remembers when she first heard Rhiannon Giddens in 2010. Her and the Carolina Chocolate Drops raucously covering Blu Cantrell’s “Hit ‘Em Up Style” with a banjo and fiddle isn’t the only thing Daddabbo remembers, though. The performance made such a mark on her that she remembers where she was and what she was wearing, Daddabbo said Wednesday. She’s... more
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