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Speakers, marchers call for change as Women March rally draws crowd (full coverage)

Activists send strong message in Seneca Falls during
Despite constant snow and bitter cold, women and men ventured out for the fourth annual Women March in Seneca Falls on Saturday. Feminists of all affiliations rallied and marched along the closed-off streets of downtown Seneca Falls, the birthplace of the national women’s suffrage movement that started more than a century ago. more

GALLERY: Snow doesn’t stop Women March in Seneca Falls

GALLERY: Snow doesn’t stop Women March in Seneca Falls
The snow didn't stop approximately 2,000 from turning out to Seneca Falls for the 4h Annual Women March, held in the birthplace of Women's Rights. A number of high-profile elected officials and activists were in town. Check out the gallery from the day, and stay tuned for full-coverage from the march later on exclusively on FingerLakes1.com. more

Food Justice of Geneva gets big win as organization enters 2020

Food Justice of Geneva gets big win as organization gains 501(c)3 status
Food Justice of Geneva has officially announced that the organization has acquired its 501(c)3 non-profit status after five-years of food stewardship in fields of upstate New York. “We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect way to end our 2019 season,” Food Justice co-chair Teresa Schmidtka-Shaffer told FingerLakes1.com. more

IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls

IT’S A WONDERFUL WEEKEND: Despite wild weather, a successful day in Bedford Falls
Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the film “It’s a Wonderful Life” resembles the small town of Seneca Falls; and the cheerful Christmas spirit shown from visitors traveling both near and far jumped-off the silver screen once more during this whimsical holiday weekend. more

It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls (photo gallery)

It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls (photos)
Gallery from a rainy, snowy day in Seneca Falls Despite the rain turnout was strong for the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls. As the rain fell, festival goers of all ages crowded the streets, and provided bustling traffic for local shops and vendors.  To have the latest delivered to your smartphone or tablet – download the... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating criminal justice reform, land sale in Geneva, and tax breaks for schools (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Debating the biggest storylines of 2019 (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast it was a packed studio. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabriel Pietrorazio debate the latest headlines and stories impacting the Finger Lakes as 2019 draws to a close. Topics discussed include criminal justice reforms that take hold in a couple weeks, the land sale along Seneca Lake in Geneva, and the future... more

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announces new lakeshore property owner program

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association announces new lakeshore property owner program
Ahead of the start of the new year, the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association has announced the unveiling of the Seneca Lake-Friendly Living program, the non-profit’s newest program that is tailored toward lakeshore property owners. This week Waste Not was full with a cram-packed engaged citizenry at its storefront on Exchange Street in Geneva. more

Exploring the history of Geneva’s beer scene

Exploring the history of Geneva’s beer scene
The Finger Lakes is known for its wine, but an event this week showcased a different flavor of local history as the Geneva Historical Society hosted a history happy hour at Lake Drum Brewing Company. Inside a jam-packed Lake Drum customers purchased beers on-tap while chatting and watching a slideshow presentation. It was an exploration of Geneva's history through beer... more

UPDATE: Geneva pair arrested on felony charges as investigation into overdoses moves forward

Police investigating 7 non-fatal overdoses reported in matter of hours in Geneva, Canandaigua
Pair of arrests made as investigation into overdoses continues – Staff Report In an update on Wednesday Chief Michael Passalacqua provided an update from the Geneva Police Department on the active investigation into a rash of overdoses that happened on Sunday. All were reported during the early-morning hours in Geneva and Canandaigua. They involved a combination of city residents and... more

RealEats scores $1M prize at Food & Ag Summit in Rochester

RealEats scores $1M prize in Grow-NY
Geneva Company Wins Top Prize – By Gabriel Pietrorazio RealEats America in Geneva was selected as the inaugural Grow-NY competition first prize $1 million winner at the two-day Food & Ag Summit held in Rochester on Wednesday, November 13th. Grow-NY is a food and agriculture business competition that supports innovative, high-growth startups in the food consumption market. This year marking... more

225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty celebrated on Veterans Day

Haudenosaunee celebrate 225th anniversary of Canandaigua Treaty signing
Canandaigua celebrates a historic day, despite the snow  – By Gabriel Pietrorazio As the City of Canandaigua was cloaked in snowfall, the Haudenosaunee and their non-Indigenous allies convened in celebration and observance of the 225th year anniversary signing of the Canandaigua Treaty of 1794. With members present from the Six Nations, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy, leaders of the... more

RealEats stays focused on growing Geneva, and Grow-NY competition

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As one of 17 finalists, RealEats remains focused on winning Grow-NY, a food and agriculture business competition that supports innovative, high-growth startups in the food consumption market. Winners shall be announced at the Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit in Rochester this week where $3 million in prizes will be dispersed to winners. But before pitching their final bid for competition,... more

Future looks bright in Seneca Falls after $10M DRI allocation

Seneca Falls wins $10M Downtown Revitalization Initiative award for Finger Lakes
The Town of Seneca Falls is the latest winner of $10 million under New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative.  Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul arrived in Seneca Falls this Wednesday morning to issue the announcement that Seneca Falls was selected as the Finger Lakes Region’s recipient of the DRI award. State, county and local officials gathered with Seneca Falls business owners... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Election Night Live 2019 sponsored by Midey, Mirras & Ricci

WATCH TUESDAY: Election Night Live 2019 at 8:30 PM
FingerLakes1.com’s annual Election Night Live production streams live starting at 8:30 pm. Join the FL1 News Team live inside our studio in Seneca Falls where they will report and break down results, discuss storylines as they develop, and look at the long-term implications of Tuesday’s elections. The program can be watched in the video player below, or at the FingerLakes1.com YouTube... more
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