DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo pressured the press corps into an impromptu history pop quiz, asking where the first Memorial Day celebration occurred, but instead met with silence. On today’s special holiday edition, we honor the lives and legacies of our nation’s fallen heroes ... FULL STORY
Yates County Fair joins list of those cancelled this year due to COVID-19

Yates County Fair joins list of those cancelled this year due to COVID-19

There will not be a Yates County Fair this year. Officials announced cancellation of the 181st edition of the fair this week, noting that it would ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The 1873 Trial of Susan B. Anthony (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The 1873 Trial of Susan B. Anthony (podcast)

This special episode describes one of the greatest stories in the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements, the trial of Susan B. Anthony in ... MORE
Officials cancel Cayuga County Fair amid COVID-19 uncertainty; moves to keep

Officials cancel Cayuga County Fair amid COVID-19 uncertainty; moves to keep public spaces closed over holiday weekend

Officials in Cayuga County are preparing for a busy holiday weekend, despite social distancing guidelines and public spaces ... MORE
Lawmaker introduces bill giving bars, restaurants ability to keep serving take-out alcohol

Lawmaker introduces bill giving bars, restaurants ability to keep serving take-out alcohol

A bill introduced by a state lawmaker would allow ‘take out’ drinks to continue moving forward. Sen. Brad ... MORE
Auburn Rotary changes dates of upcoming milk giveaway in Cayuga County

Auburn Rotary changes dates of upcoming milk giveaway in Cayuga County

Due to circumstances beyond their control and having to select another milk supplier, the Auburn Rotary Club is ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY : Cafe XIX’s Casey Galloway & Memorial Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Cafe XIX’s Casey Galloway & Memorial Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Cafe XIX Owner & Head Chef Casey Galloway joins Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi in-studio to talk about ... MORE
Seneca Farms Big Tex (Tile)
Canandaigua outlines new, creative plans for July 4th celebrations

Canandaigua outlines new, creative plans for July 4th celebrations

Canandaigua is taking a creative approach to celebrating July 4th. Social distancing guidelines will make it difficult to observe the traditional parade, community picnic, and fireworks ... MORE
FL1 Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio places in Connecticut journalism contest

FL1 Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio places in Connecticut journalism contest

FingerLakes1.com Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio gained two award placers in the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists pro-chapter’s 2019 Excellence in Journalism statewide contest. Previously, as a Connecticut ... MORE
FLH receives $5,000 donation from Liberty Mutual, Safeco Insurance

FLH receives $5,000 donation from Liberty Mutual, Safeco Insurance

The Stork Insurance Agency announced that Finger Lakes Health has received a $5,000 donation from Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance as part of an Emergency Community ... MORE
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Pink sky over Sodus Point (photo)

A beautiful sunrise along Lake Ontario by Peter P. O’Connor. This shot taken just this morning! ... MORE
Dewey\'s Tavern (Alliance)
Auburn High’s 2020 senior class signs line Lake Ave.
Auburn High’s 2020 senior class signs line Lake Ave.
On Tuesday, staff and administrators gathered at Auburn High School to install nearly 300 signs along Lake Avenue to recognize and honor the class of 2020. Each sign has the name and photo of a graduating senior. The signs span the entire ... MORE
Clyde-Savannah celebrates Class of 2020 in drive-thru event
Clyde-Savannah celebrates Class of 2020 in drive-thru event
The Clyde-Savannah school community came together to show its support for the Class of 2020 in a drive-thru celebration at Clyde-Savannah High School on Sunday. Seniors and their families drove past in their vehicles, decked out in purple and gold, while they ... MORE
Flyover on a sunny day (photo)
Flyover on a sunny day (photo)
A closer look at those historic war planes from over the weekend in the Finger Lakes. This photo was taken by Cathy Kuhns McFee ... MORE
Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners
Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners
Two members of Cayuga Community College’s Class of 2020 are among 100 SUNY students to receive the inaugural Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships. Cayuga’s Hannah Christopher and Shealyn Shattuck were named recipients of the highly selective award, which recognizes SUNY students ... MORE
Mozaic’s annual duck race going virtual in June
Mozaic’s annual duck race going virtual in June
Mozaic is once again hosting its 5th annual duck race sponsored by Yates Transit Service, but virtually! The Duck Race will take place, Friday June 19th at the Keuka Outlet in Penn Yan with the ducks being released at 6 pm you ... MORE
Doing the red, white and blue proud in East Bloomfield
Doing the red, white and blue proud in East Bloomfield
hen Abbey Miller learned that American flags might not be placed on the graves of fallen soldiers and veterans this Memorial Day season, she said not on her watch. And so the 19-year-old East Bloomfield firefighter, a Finger Lakes Community College student ... MORE