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‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County

‘KEUKA TO GO’: New food delivery platform coming to Yates County
Food delivery platform will give options to rural customers – By Josh Durso Keuka To Go a new digital and mobile platform is helping to get dinner delivered to your front door. Beginning January 27th customers will be able to visit keukatogo.com, which will display local restaurants available for delivery – many of which will be participating in a program... more

Romulus Town Board, Planning Board have vacancies available for appointment

Romulus Town Board, Planning Board have vacancies available for appointment
Deputy Supervisor Mike Joslyn says the vacancies include one spot on the Romulus Planning Board following the resignation of Mary Joslyn. Her term concluded, and she did not seek another on the board. It's an appointed position with a term of seven years. "The Town Board also has one seat open as Councilman Kyle Collinsworth has left the board to... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the Finger Lakes Land Trust and conservation in the region (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the Finger Lakes Land Trust and conservation in the region (podcast)
What does the Finger Lakes Land Trust do? That’s a question the newsroom has gotten a number of times over the years. This week a conversation with Andy Zepp. He’s the executive director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, who works as a conservation advocate in the region. The Land Trust was founded in 1989 to protect forests, farmlands, gorges,... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Port 100 secures new funding, has bold outlook for 2020 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: What’s next for Port 100 in Geneva (podcast)
Earlier this month it was announced that around $30,000 had been secured in funding through Ontario County Economic Development for Port 100, a co-working space in downtown Geneva, which had seen its public funding disappear unceremoniously after a decision by last year’s City Council. Maureen Ballatori, who runs the facility, as well as her own marketing agency out of the... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing Women March in Seneca Falls (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 (podcast)
This weekend organizers hope thousands turn out again, like in past years, to celebrate inclusion and inspire conversations. Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 is an event that will span three days this year, compared to the single-day event, which it has been in the past. While a march will be the major draw, several other important events are scheduled... more

‘IT WAS NUMBERS’: Colegrove talks about Coach’s abrupt closure in downtown Waterloo

‘IT WAS NUMBERS’: Colegrove talks about Coach’s Diner abrupt closure in Waterloo
When Marty Colegrove, a Romulus native, set out to open a diner in Waterloo it was the realization of a lifelong dream. The veteran had served his Country, the community, and through the restaurant - found a new way to give back. Coaching was his first passion, but taking that, and combining it with his goal to feed customers great... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating illegal meeting in Seneca, Assemblyman Kolb’s DWI, and Governor Cuomo’s proposals (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Debating long list of proposals from Governor Andrew Cuomo for 2020 (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast: Governor Andrew Cuomo produces a list of agenda items for 2020, the latest reaction from Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s DWI arrest earlier in the week, an illegal executive session entered into by the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, and a closer look at the future of broadband in rural parts of the Finger... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing a NEW $20M solar project in Geneva (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing a NEW $20M solar project in Geneva (podcast)
Last month Ryan and Tracey Wallace outlined plans for a $20 million project in the town of Geneva. It would be placed on Carter Road, on property owned by the Wallace’s, and would account for some- $20 million worth of new investment at the site. The project would be another solar village, much like the one in downtown Geneva, and... more

Assemblyman Brian Kolb steps down from leadership post after DWI on New Years Eve

Assemblyman Brian Kolb charged with DWI after crash on New Years Eve
"The events of December 31 are ones I will always deeply regret. On a personal level, I have begun the process of seeking professional help in order to heal, learn, and fully address the challenges that I, along with my family, currently face," Assemblyman Kolb said late-Friday. more

Ontario County Economic Development commits $30,000 to Port 100

Ontario County Economic Development commits $30,000 to Port 100
When City Council elected to not fund the Port 100 coworking space in downtown Geneva, a lot of people were surprised. After a couple months of uncertainty - things are back on track at the space, after an announcement was made on New Years Day. Port 100 will celebrate with a re-launch and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 9th... more

CONVERSATIONS WORTH HEARING: A look back at the most-important in 2019

CONVERSATIONS WORTH HEARING: A look back at the most-important in 2019
More than 100 episodes of the Sunday Conversation and Inside the FLX podcast were recorded in 2019, accounting for more than 4,500 minutes of locally-inspired conversations. Elected leaders, community advocates, educators, environmental experts, and so many others joined us for important conversations in-studio. Collectively, those conversations were played across all platforms more than 50,000 times. more

Committee on Open Government answers more questions about executive session, public meetings

Committee on Open Government answers more questions about executive session, public meetings
Last week, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors made headlines after entering into an executive session without enough votes to do so. The story prompted FingerLakes1.com to reach out to Kristin O'Neill, of the Committee on Open Government for more information. more

Community rallies around couple who lost everything in devastating Wayne County fire

Ontario couple sees outpouring of support after devastating fire after Christmas
The Lake Road home was a total loss, and little remained as firefighters worked at the scene the next day. Multiple departments were called to the scene, as reported on Thursday, but the community has since rallied - according to Rita Cotraccia Polsinelli, who called the residence home. more

UPDATE: Committee on Open Government confirms that Seneca BOS meeting fell short of legal standard

Questions swirl after Seneca supervisors hold final meeting of 2019
Chairman Shipley contends that the session was legal, and born out of a legal opinion issued by the Assistant County Attorney. However, open meeting laws make it clear that minimum thresholds may not have been met ahead of the closed-door session on Thursday, as the BOS closed out 2019. more

INSIDE THE FLX: Is the description of leadership changing? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: What does good leadership look like? (podcast)
Kristen Fragnoli has been on a journey for many, many years. Her goal has been to inspire other people, and this past fall – she had the opportunity to showcase the best-of-the-best in leadership qualities. A conference she held, which we previewed on the show in September – was a huge success. Nearly 200 attended, and it was described as... more
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