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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

Price is going
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

Gas service restored east of Keuka Lake after Hammondsport warming center opened

Gas service restored east of Keuka Lake after Hammondsport warming center opened
The heat should be back on, and people should be cooking with gas again in the area where a lengthy interruption of natural gas service added more chill to the coldest day of the winter so far yesterday. Steuben County Emergency Services Director Tim Marshall said over 100 NYSEG employees in 52 crews worked through the night to prepare the... 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

W-FL MONDAY:
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

Heron Hill Winery donates $4,800 to EquiCenter, Inc.

Heron Hill Winery presented a donation of $4,800 to EquiCenter, Inc. at the EquiCenter on December 20th. In July, Heron Hill Winery released the Riesling-Chardonnay blend under the Friends of the EquiCenter label with proceeds from each bottle sold going directly back to the EquiCenter. Heron Hill Winery thanked customers for showing support of the organization that provides therapeutic equine... more

Good eats at the north and south ends of Keuka Lake

My measure of a good restaurant is whether it can offer me options that taste better than my own cooking – or even better – something that I do not know how to make myself. My other standard is real food made from real ingredients. With this in mind, the Keuka Restaurant in Penn Yan has proven its self to... more
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