Category: Events

Vigil held in Canandaigua to remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

GALLERY: Vigil held in Canandaigua to remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, events were held around the United States to celebrate her life. Locally, a few events and vigils were held. One of those took place in Canandaigua. Photographer Tory Carissimo, of Carissimo Media, captured the ... MORE
Back the Blue Ride & Rally coming to Seneca County on September 27th

Back the Blue Ride & Rally coming to Seneca County on September 27th

Organizers in Seneca County say they will be holding a Back the Blue Ride & Rally to support local law enforcement on Sunday, September 27th at 10 a.m. The event will begin with staging of vehicles at 10 a.m., and the ride ... MORE
Events, Life, Romulus, Seneca County
Geneva Girl Scouts will participate in day of service at FLCC

Geneva Girl Scouts will participate in day of service at FLCC

Local Girl Scouts and their families from Geneva Girl Scout Service Unit 409, part of the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) council, will participate in a day of service this Sunday at Finger Lakes Community College Geneva Campus Center in Geneva. The ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Kelly Guilfoyle & Drink Like a Girl Backyard Brewfest (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Kelly Guilfoyle & Drink Like a Girl Backyard Brewfest (podcast)

Geneva native Kelly Guilfoyle formed “Drink Like a Girl” and the organization’s events are created around craft beer and in celebration of women with a specialty in city events. Kelly will be in-studio with Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to preview the ... MORE
Out of the Darkness walk will still take place October 4th

Out of the Darkness walk will still take place October 4th

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on communities around the globe and the Finger Lakes region is no exception. Yet, another preventable epidemic is still raging; suicide remains the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2020, ... MORE
Events, Life, Penn Yan, Yates County
Illuminated fountain goes on display in Seneca Falls after Lt. Gov. Hochul attends ceremony along canal (video)

Illuminated fountain goes on display in Seneca Falls after Lt. Gov. Hochul attends ceremony along canal (video)

Officials gathered in Seneca Falls for the installation of an illuminated fountain on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls as part of the state’s programming commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The fountain is a joint-initiative by ... MORE
Events, History, Life
Finger Lakes Health offering walk-in mammograms, free community mobility screening

Finger Lakes Health offering walk-in mammograms, free community mobility screening

Finger Lakes Health will be offering “Walk-In Screening Mammograms” in Geneva and Penn Yan starting in September and Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services will be offering a free monthly Community Mobility Screening Program on September 17. In Geneva, Walk-In Screening Mammograms will ... MORE
WEBCAST REPLAY: 2020 Centennial Fountain Dedication in Seneca Falls (video)

WEBCAST REPLAY: 2020 Centennial Fountain Dedication in Seneca Falls (video)

The Fountain that was dedicated on Wednesday morning may be temporary, but its placement celebrates the permanent ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees and protects a woman’s constitutional right to vote. In 1848, in Seneca Falls, the first women’s rights convention ... MORE
Music teacher in Wayne County uses music to bring people together

Music teacher in Wayne County uses music to bring people together

A music teacher at the Wayne Central School District has been bringing people together with porch concerts. He started the porch concerts to bring the community together, and this week was his last one. His name is Andy Kittleson, and those pandemic ... MORE
Boaters show support for President Trump at Canandaigua Lake event

Boaters show support for President Trump at Canandaigua Lake event

Boaters showed their support for President Donald Trump on Canandaigua Lake over the weekend. Hundreds of decorated boats with flags, and re-election campaign materials were involved in a parade that ended near Kershaw Park. “Honestly, with all the division that’s going on ... MORE
Keuka College holds successful moving day, as students welcomed back to campus

Students return to Keuka College campus for first time since spring shutdown

After months of planning and preparation Keuka College welcomed students back to campus on  Wednesday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic discontinued in-class instruction during the spring.   “We put a lot of work into creating a safe, supportive learning ... MORE
Keuka College makes decision on events slated for upcoming session

Keuka College makes decision on events slated for upcoming session

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Keuka College has made scheduling decisions regarding two of the biggest events on its calendar: -The already postponed Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony will be rescheduled for next spring, during the same weekend as the ... MORE
Ceremony will be streamed this afternoon to commemorate renaming of

Ceremony will be streamed this afternoon to celebrate naming of Susan B. Anthony Lane in Canandaigua

The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote and was ratified 100 years ago on August 18th. To commemorate the milestone, on Tuesday, August 18th at noon representatives from the Ontario County, both courts and government, and the City of Canandaigua ... MORE
Free event on diversity in the Finger Lakes will happen at FLCC later this month

Free event on diversity in the Finger Lakes will happen at FLCC later this month

Area school, police and business leaders will join Finger Lakes Community College Chief Diversity Officer Sim Covington Jr. on August 27th for a virtual panel discussion about diversity, equity and inclusion. The free, public event will run from 6 to 7 p.m ... MORE
WATCH: Village of Waterloo Purple Heart Wall of Honor Event (video)

WATCH: Village of Waterloo Purple Heart Wall of Honor Event (video)

Village of Waterloo held a “soft unveiling” of the Purple Heart Memorial at Lafayette Park on August 7th. Congressman Tom Reed was the master of ceremonies. Mayor Jack O’Connor led the Pledge of Allegiance followed by prayer and a moment of silence ... MORE
Ontario County Safety Council cancels award banquet due to COVID

Ontario County Safety Council cancels award banquet due to COVID

The Ontario County Safety Council announced on Monday that it would cancel it’s 2020 banquet. “It is with much regret that the Ontario County Safety Council has made the difficult decision to cancel the 56th Ontario County Safety Council Award Banquet,” a ... MORE
Events, Life, Ontario County
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children adapts 2020 ride for pandemic

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children adapts 2020 ride for pandemic

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has adapted its 2020 Ride for Missing Children in order to continue their mission to raise funds and build awareness amidst restrictions placed on physical gatherings due to COVID-19. The organization’s traditional event, ... MORE
Montezuma turns golf outing into socially-distanced event all fall at Wayne Hills

Montezuma turns golf outing into socially-distanced event all fall at Wayne Hills

The Montezuma Audubon Center’s Annual Benefit will look a little different this year. Due to the COVID-19 health and safety regulations, the center will offer supporters and sponsors a golf outing at Wayne Hills Country Club during the 2020 season. Golfers will ... MORE