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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

Heron Hill will release Riesling-Chardonnay to benefit EquiCenter

Heron Hill Winery will release their annual bottling of a Riesling-Chardonnay wine that will benefit the EquiCenter for therapeutic riding in Honeoye Falls. With each case sold, $24 will go directly to benefit The EquiCenter. The wine will be released in all three Heron Hill tasting rooms on Keuka, Seneca and Canandaigua Lake. It’s availability will begin on Wednesday, August... more

FLX WEEKLY: The weekend is already upon us… get ready for the 2nd weekend of July in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Kick-off your short work week with FLX Weekly and get ready for the weekend that is already upon us. Canalfest will kick-off on Friday in Seneca Falls while the Keuka Lake Arts Fest returns to Hammondsport. The weather outlook is good heading into the second full weekend of July… . more

FLL 360: Some assembly required in Hammondsport

ummer is a great time to visit the Finger Lakes Region of New York. There’s plenty to do and certainly an ample number of world class wineries to visit. If the menfolk get bored with visiting the wineries, there’s the Glenn Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY which holds a lot of history for those of us who are interested in... more

NY TIMES: 36 Hours in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

The roughly 9,000 square miles that surround the 11 sinuous Finger Lakes in west-central New York State are filled with blue hills, rolling farmland and vineyards that produce some of the world’s greatest rieslings. It is an area of charming villages and towns, with historic treasures, including the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, in Seneca Falls. Ithaca, the site of... more

FLL 360: Hammondsport is now open for the season

The sleepy little village of Hammondsport, NY (population 731 as of the year 2000 census) has just awoken from its long winter sleep and is now ready for the 2017 tourist season. I called the Village Tavern Restaurant on Saturday and asked if they were open and the person on the other end of the line answered, “In five minutes,... more

Troopers: Hammondsport man illegally bought gun from Florida

On March 23rd members of the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Hammondsport man for felony weapons possession after an investigation into a gun that was illegally obtained. Troopers arrested Michael T. Huffman, 53, of Hammondsport for third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — a Class D felony and third-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Founder of the Keuka Lake App talks tech, educating users and more (podcast)

On a special Friday edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Brooke Gordon, founder of the Keuka Lake App. The Keuka Lake App was founded in January 2016 and has garnered more than 5,500 downloads so far. It serves as a one-stop-shop for those looking to find out what’s going on around Keuka Lake. Their... more

Snug Harbor damaged in Hammondsport blaze

The popular Keuka Lake summer destination Snug Harbor Restaurant in Hammondsport caught fire early Monday morning, the Hammondsport Fire Department said. The department responded to the fire at approximately 3:53 a.m., according to fire chief Bill Fries. They had the fire under control “probably about 15-20 minutes later,” Fries said. “Probably by 4:10-4:15 a.m. we had it pretty well necked-down,”... more

Saturday wine trailing on the western shore of Keuka Lake

During last Wednesday’s FLX Weekly with Jessica Lahr episode, Jim Sinicropi shares some photos and discusses a wine trail outing from last Saturday along the Keuka Lake Trail. Stops included Dr. Frank’s, Heron Hill, Keuka Brewing Company, Bully Hill, Great Western and dinner at the Union Block in Hammondsport. Check out the photos and recounting of the outing below… more
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