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THE 31ST LAP: Matt Janczuk interview & ASCoC coming to Finger Lakes Region (podcast)

THE 31ST LAP: Matt Janczuk, ASCoC coming to Finger Lakes Region (podcast)
We welcome Land of Legends Raceway announcer Steven Ovens via Skype to talk with Sportsman star Matt Janczuk. We also look ahead to the weekend’ 410 sprint offerings at Outlaw and Weedsport, where Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions will visit Friday and Sunday, respectively.  . more

Dundee school opens The Vault

Dundee school opens The Vault
Dundee Central School students and staff are benefiting from a unique opportunity after the district partnered with ServU Credit Union to offer a student run bank at the High School. “The Vault” opened May 10 and will serve district students and staff Fridays during lunch periods. The students will have hands-on experience in the daily operations of a transactional teller... more

Dundee event will focus on local Mennonite culture

Dundee event will focus on local Mennonite culture
Forty-five years ago, the first Mennonite family migrated to Yates County from Ephrata, Pa. Despite daily contact with members of the community over the many years they have been here, myths and assumptions about these deeply religious people prevail. The Dundee Area Historical Society is hosting a dinner program June 5 that feature speakers who can share insight about the... more

Sutherland, Boudinot lead Dundee Class of 2019

Sutherland, Boudinot lead Dundee Class of 2019
Dundee Central School announces the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019. Megan Sutherland, daughter of Quinn and Christine Sutherland, has been named Valedictorian. Megan plans to attend the University of Buffalo, where she will be majoring in Bio Medical Science. During her high school years at Dundee, Megan has been a member of the National Honor Society, Student... 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

Penn Yan, Dundee plan football merger

Penn Yan, Dundee plan football merger
Local school sports teams are likely to look a little different in the coming years, because of reductions in student enrollment shrinking the numbers of potential team members for various sports. Now, the wheels are in motion for the merger of Penn Yan and Dundee modified and junior varsity football teams, and officials from the Dundee and Watkins Glen Schools... more

Penn Yan, Dundee talk football merger at informational meeting

Penn Yan, Dundee talk football merger at informational meeting
An informational meeting regarding the merger of Dundee and Penn Yan Central Schools football at the modified and JV levels will be held at 6 p.m. May 8 in the Public Meeting room at Dundee Central School. The meeting will also cover plans for Dundee to move from 11 to 8-man football at the varsity level. Coaches from both schools... more

Meredith Willson’s ‘Music Man Jr.’

Meredith Willson’s ‘Music Man Jr.’
Students in the Seneca School of Performing Arts Musical Theatre Company, based in Dundee, will present Meredith Willson’s “Music Man Jr.” at 7 p.m. April 26 & 27 at Canandaigua Academy Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door. Adults $10, ages 10 and under $5. Lead characters are Leif Jensen as Harold Hill, Kate Jensen as Marian Paroo, Dallas Weaver... more

Dundee volunteers recognized for flood rescues

Dundee volunteers recognized for flood rescues
The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes distributed $104,125.42 Tuesday to seven nonprofits serving Schuyler County that assisted in flood recovery and assistance efforts last summer. The Dundee Fire Department was among the groups receiving $14,875.06. The funds were made available as a result of fundraising by the band Phish and their nonnrofit WaterWheel Foundation. Phish was forced... more

Dundee village tax rate increases by 25 cents

Dundee village tax rate increases by 25 cents
The Dundee Village Board is proposing a 2019-2020 budget that calls for a $.25 increase in the tax rate, meaning the tax bill on a village property valued at $100,000 will increase by $25, or $2.08 per month, says Mayor Fred Cratsley Jr. No one commented on the proposed budget at a public hearing held April 9. The $1.05 million... more

Dinner program to feature Wilkinson and Wagener in Dundee

Dinner program to feature Wilkinson and Wagener in Dundee
The Dundee Area Historical Society presents a dinner program featuring a visit with Jemima Wilkinson April 24 at the Methodist Church in Dundee. Social Hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a chicken picatta dinner prepared by Steve Owens at 6 p.m. and the program presented by the Dearly Departed Players at 7 p.m. Whether she is known as Jemima... more

Third Thursday Summer Music Series makes return to Anthony Road Wine Company

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After a successful summer season in 2018, Anthony Road Wine Company’s “Third Thursday Summer Music Series” is coming back this June. Liz Castner, who manages Anthony Road Wine Company’s tasting room expressed her excitement for the return of this summer staple. “I’m looking forward to this year’s Summer Music Series because I love celebrating summer nights. It reminds me of... more

Penn Yan, Dundee Schools fine tune budgets

Penn Yan, Dundee Schools fine tune budgets
Local school districts are preparing to seek voter approval for budgets for the coming school year. Both Penn Yan and Dundee School districts are expecting to ask voters to approve plans that call for an increased tax levy. In Penn Yan, the latest budget figures shared with the Board of Education call for an increase of 3.32 percent. But Assistant... more

Dundee Library board plans expansion

Dundee Library board plans expansion
The Board of Trustees of the Dundee Library are raising funds to cover the local costs for an expansion project that could break ground as early as this fall. Board President Mia Clemens says the expansion will be a great investment for the rural community. “We need to meet more needs,” she says, explaining that the decision was made after... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Griffin talks Penn Yan’s big DRI win, and continued success in Yates County
Scream louder than the pessimists. That’s how Steve Griffin has approached his role as CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center. But, now that he’s been in the position for more than a decade – and closing in on his 12th year of service for the FLDC – the hard work is paying off. While Yates is a rural... more

Dundee students write Peace essays

Dundee students write Peace essays
Dundee Elementary Peace Essay Contest winners Tyler Strickland, Marley McAvoy, and Aiden Webster attended the March 6 Dundee Rotary Club meeting. As family members looked on, each of the winners read their essay to the club and each received a monetary award for their work. Dundee Rotary members say they are so proud of the caliber of the composition these... more

Concert proceeds benefit Dundee Food Pantry

Concert proceeds benefit Dundee Food Pantry
The Dundee Food Pantry recently received a check for $1,710 from local resident Robert Sisbarro, who organized the annual Winter Concert which was sponsored by 39 area businesses. At left, Robert Sisbarro presents the donation to Charlene Stanton, Food Pantry Director, as Dundee Food Pantry volunteers look on. The Dundee Food Pantry, celebrating its 36th year, serves on average 70... more
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