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Identities of those involved in fatal Steuben County crash released by sheriff

Identities of those involved in fatal Steuben County crash released by sheriff
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard has confirmed the names of all five people involved in the crash that killed four in the Town of Pulteney. Monday, WENY News was able to confirm two of the victims – Korbie Higgins of Bath and Coy Miner of Hammondsport. According to our media partner, The Star Gazette, the other two victims are Adam Bellamy... more

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)
A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally appeared in our episode of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com on October 9, 2019. . more

Box truck driver ticketed after slamming into tractor, wagon in Hammondsport on Rt. 14A

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Deputies say that a Hammondsport man suffered minor injuries when a box truck crashed into a tractor, which was pulling a wagon on Route 14A near Hoyt Road. The crash happened on Wednesday around 8 a.m. Deputies say Nelson Weaver, 29, of Hammondsport was traveling north with a wagon attached to his tractor when a commercial box truck collided with... more

Hammondsport’s Glenn H. Curtiss Museum celebrates transportation pioneer

Hammondsport’s Glenn H. Curtiss Museum celebrates transportation pioneer
There is a great museum located on the southern edge of Keuka Lake in Hammondsport that you may not have known about. It’s the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, named after the Hammondsport native who founded the aviation business and who was also a pioneer in motorcycling. Curtiss was one of the giants of his era and this museum is a celebration... more

10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake

10 fun things to do for under $65 on Keuka Lake
Keuka Lake is a large and unusually shaped member of the Finger Lakes family. Sometimes called “The Crooked Lake,” Keuka Lake branches into two separate lakes on the north end. The lake is “anchored” by its two largest communities, Penn Yan on the north and Hammondsport on the south. Several small villages and hamlets dot both sides of the lake’s... more

One airlifted, another hospitalized after boat explosion on Keuka Lake during Wine Country Classic Boat Show

Batavia couple injured after boat explosion in Hammondsport
A Batavia couple is in the hospital recovering after a boat explosion on Keuka Lake. The whole thing happened at the 37th annual Wine Country Classic Boat Show in Hammondsport. The Chief of the Hammondsport Fire Department said excessive fumes were most likely the culprit. A boat blower is used to ventilate explosive fumes. The Chief said the 1955 Century... more

Price is going up at some wineries for tastings, but so is quality and experience

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One of the Finger Lakes wine region’s oldest and most respected wineries broke with a long-standing tradition this year. Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery on Keuka Lake is now charging a fee for all its wine tastings, after years of proudly maintaining a free tasting option. In return, guests now get more freedom to choose which wines they want to try,... more

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule

FLX holiday weekend fireworks schedule
School is out, summer is in full swing and most Finger Lakes residents have a four-day holiday weekend on-tap to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be fireworks in the skies above the region for the next several days. Below is a guide to where, and when, to find them. WEDNESDAY Auburn/Owasco - Emerson Park 8 p.m. concert with... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Residents could be without natural gas, or heat for upwards of 24 hours; warming center opened by Red Cross in Hammondsport

Residents could be without natural gas, or heat for upwards of 24 hours; warming center opened by Red Cross in Hammondsport
Officials in Steuben County have opened up a warming center at the Hammondsport Volunteer Fire Station for those impacted by the natural gas outage in the Town of Wayne. According to Steuben County Emergency Services Director Tim Marsh, the center has been set up following a NYSEG report that upwards of 350 households are without heat after a natural gas... more

W-FL MONDAY: Penn Yan improves to 3-0; Geneva girls top East High

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A light slate of games in the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues on Monday night saw the Penn Yan Mustangs improve to 3-0 on the young season with a 1 point victory over the World of Inquiry Griffins. Naples also won their second game in as many contests with a 57-39 win over Hammondsport. Pal-Mac rolled over Williamson... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley
Friday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball saw some big early season wins and some great individual performances. The biggest win of the night came from the Wayne Eagles who begin their quest for a Sectional title three-peat in Class A2 by earning a 3-point win over Pittsford-Sutherland. The Eagles were led by Nick Carmichael with 19 points and... more

Dr. Konstantin Frank Launches The Terrace at 1886

After months of construction and planning, Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery is launching their newest tasting experience on Tuesday, July 31 – The Terrace at 1886. The tasting experience will be a seated tasting experience on the newly constructed rooftop terrace at the historic Chateau Frank overlooking sweeping views of the vineyards and Keuka Lake. Elaborating on Dr. Konstantin Frank’s 1886... more

Hammondsport pub reopens hours after car crashes through porch

Two Hammondsport businesses were damaged overnight after a vehicle crashed into them. In a posting to social media, asking for followers to refer good contractors – Erin Maloney said no one was at Maloney’s Pub when a driver did visible damage to the porch of the business on Pulteney Street in Hammondsport. “No one outside was hurt, I don’t know... more

Hammondsport man charged with child endangerment after incident at school

Steuben County Sheriff, Jim Allard, reports that on Monday deputies arrested a Hammondsport man on child endangerment charges after an incident this week. Joseph M. Rago, 19, of was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Harassment in the Second Degree, a Violation. It is alleged that Rago had unwanted contact with a person... more

Hammondsport resident gave false statements during investigation

Deputies in Steuben County say a Hammondsport resident provided a false statement and was subsequently arrested this week. Sheriff Jim Allard says that 22-year-old Carrington Ellis provided a false statement during an investigation, which started in early-December. Those investigators involved in the case say that at least two written, false statements were provided to law enforcement, which resulted in the... more
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