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WATCH: It’s A Wonderful Run 10th Anniversary edition (video)

WATCH: It’s A Wonderful Run 10th Anniversary edition (video)
Over 5,400 runners participated in the 10th Anniversary of the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday. Meet some of the runners who took part in all ten events, check out the Christmas cheer, and see what all those people look like going over the Bridge Street... more

Thousands pour into Seneca Falls for celebratory weekend during holiday season (gallery)

GALLERY: Thousands pour into Seneca Falls for It’s a Wonderful Life Festival & 5K
One of the busiest days of the calendar year commenced for Seneca Falls – as thousands poured in for the It’s a Wonderful Life Festival and It’s a Wonderful Run 5K. Around 5,000 contestants were signed up for it – and thousands were taking advantage of the curbside vendors. FingerLakes1.com will have complete coverage of the 5K, which will be... more

‘Best Christmas ever’: Children shop with cops for the holidays in Auburn

‘Best Christmas ever’: Children shop with cops for the holidays in Auburn
Marcus Penta’s eyes lit up when he finally found the Elf on the Shelf toy he had been looking for at Walmart Saturday. Marcus, 8, searched for the female elf to go with the male elf toy he carried around during the sixth annual Shop with a Cop, where deputies from the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office took children holiday shopping,... more

Rescuing portraits from the past in Canandaigua

Rescuing portraits from the past in Canandaigua
When cleaning out the former home of Helen Stewart — who with sister Peggy made up the Stewart portrait photography studio — pile after pile of photos and negatives were destined to be lost forever. Basically, they were put out on the front boulevard for the dump, said Ontario County Historical Society Executive Director Ed Varno. That is, until Don... more

It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend in Seneca Falls (full schedule)

Seneca Falls transforms next weekend into Bedford Falls (full schedule)
It might be one of the most-identifiable celebratory weekends in the Finger Lakes. This weekend the Town of Seneca Falls will be transformed into Bedford Falls, based on the 1946 film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’. The weekend festival, which features a number of events, including one of the region’s biggest foot races — is a blockbuster for the Town —... more

FLX WEEKLY: It should be another wonderful weekend in Seneca Falls (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: It should be another wonderful weekend in Seneca Falls (podcast)
The annual It’s A Wonderful Life weekend festival and 5k race return to Seneca Falls this weekend. Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi to talk all about it and give you some important details, take a look at the weather outlook, and share some other events going on in the region if you can’t make it... more

Auburn business remembers Pearl Harbor with notable American flag

Auburn business remembers Pearl Harbor with notable American flag
In remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor, an Auburn business will raise a flag Friday that was flown over the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor on last year’s anniversary of the 1941 attack that propelled the nation into World War II. Seventy-seven years ago on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor — a U.S. naval base in Hawaii — was surprised... more

Meals On Wheels giving holiday gifts to neediest participants

Meals On Wheels giving holiday gifts to neediest participants
What: Meals On Wheels will be giving 350 Warmest Wishes holiday gift bags to some of its neediest meal recipients. These bags contain toiletries, tissues, lap blankets, homemade placemats, and other practical items, and convey to Meals On Wheels participants that they are not forgotten during the holiday season. This delivery is also part of Subaru’s Share the Love Event.... more

Get your fill of treats at 10th Annual Cookie Walk

Get your fill of treats at 10th Annual Cookie Walk
If you are looking for help filling out your holiday cookie platter, why not let Keuka Comfort Care Home provide those specialty cookies you don’t have time to bake. The 10th Annual Holiday Cookie Walk to support Keuka Comfort Care Home, held at the First Presbyterian Church in Penn Yan, has become a favorite event each year since its beginning... more

A new Auburn holiday tradition, ‘Scrooge’ musical returns this weekend

A new Auburn holiday tradition, ‘Scrooge’ musical returns this weekend
A new holiday tradition in Auburn will continue this weekend when three of the city’s theatrical organizations team to present “Scrooge: The Musical” for the third year. Staged by Auburn Players Community Theatre and Harlequin Productions, and hosted by Auburn Public Theater, the show adapts Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” The 1992 musical is based on the 1971 film of... more

Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies coming to CMAC

Hootie and the Blowfish, Barenaked Ladies coming to CMAC
Bust out that tie-dye t-shirt and get ready to sing along. Hootie and the Blowfish are back together and touring 44 cities next summer. One of those stops will be CMAC in Canandaigua. Barenaked Ladies will join them as special guests. The performance is slated for Friday, August 9, 2019. The show is slated to started at 7:30 p.m. 13WHAM-TV... more

South Seneca production of Up The Down Staircase debuts Friday night

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“Hi, Teach!” are the first words to greet attractive Sylvia Barrett. There’s a special happiness in walking into the still-empty classroom and for the first time writing her name on the blackboard. Students pour into the classroom—cautious, testing, challenging. Simultaneously, there’s a blizzard of paperwork, warnings, contradictory orders, indecipherable instructions. Frantic, Sylvia begins to fear she doesn’t even understand the... more

Volunteer firefighters take indoor emergency training in Auburn

Volunteer firefighters take indoor emergency training in Auburn
Volunteer firefighters learned how to deal with the hazards of an interior blaze at a training session in Auburn Saturday. Firefighters from Sennett, Weedsport, Union Springs and other departments underwent training on indoor fires at the Cayuga County Fire Training Tower in Auburn. Volunteers have been in classes to become certified in handling interior fires. Auburn Fire Department Capt. Matt... more

Holiday shopping in full effect at Auburn college craft fair

Holiday shopping in full effect at Auburn college craft fair
Holiday shopping was a success at this year’s 45th annual Holiday Craft Fair at Cayuga County Community College. Over 150 vendors from the Northeast pitched tables, claiming the space in CCC’s main entrance, gym and student lounge for the weekend An especially hearty turnout stopped by the fair Saturday. Ginny Kent, associate director of development and director of alumni affairs... more

Riley Dallos is Miss Penn Yan 2019

Riley Dallos is Miss Penn Yan 2019
Riley Dallos, daughter of Kelly and Sean Dallos of Penn Yan, sponsored by PYTCo., was crowned Miss Penn Yan 2019 during StarShine festivities in downtown Penn Yan Dec. 2. First Runner-up is Traina Burgos-Farnan, daughter of Victor Burgos and Tara Farnan, sponsored by Penn Yan FFA. Grace Worth, daughter of Travis Worth and Janice Gaub, is Second Runner-Up. She was... more

A nostalgic look back as Waterloo’s Real Christmas celebrates 25 years (video)

A nostalgic look back as Waterloo’s Real Christmas celebrates 25 years (video)
On Friday night, Dave and Darlene Duprey released a video to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Real Christmas in Waterloo and honor Jean & Ed Nelson for their role in it’s creation. They tell the story of the event through the years with many of the past participants included in either video or photographs.  . more
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