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Viewing Photos from December , 2011

December 31st, 2011 10:21:07pm

" False Pretenses "
A snowy owl goes after some decoys at the Genesee River outlet in Rochester on Saturday.

December 31st, 2011 5:12:16pm
" Get A Grip "
An American Kestral scores at the Waterloo Outlet Mall on Saturday.

December 31st, 2011 9:00:39am

" Crack in the Ice "
A small crack appeared in the ice on the Erie Canal Trail Friday morning just outside of Port Byron.

December 29th, 2011 11:25:31pm
" Snow Fence "
This snow fence at Charlotte Beach in Rochester. waits to catch the snow drifts when heavy snow finally arrives.

December 29th, 2011 4:22:13pm

" Annie's Tree "
This beautiful birch tree watches over a special friend in Penfield.

December 29th, 2011 3:53:55pm
" Devin, I salute you. "
How warm to have our armed forces family and friends back home with us during the holidays. One can never thank them enough for all they do for our country. Devin Rasmussen (with his medals pictured here and the family's Christmas tree in the background) had re-enlisted. Devin now approaches his 7th year serving. Thank you Devin!

December 29th, 2011 11:26:02am

" Holding on Tight "
This mourning dove was holding on tight to this limb in Clifton Springs on Wednesday while high winds whipped through the area.

December 29th, 2011 9:27:29am
" Pope Stifled by 'Cuse "
The Big East's leading scorer and rebounder, Herb Pope, was stifled by the Orange defense during Syracuse's 75-49 victory over Seton Hall on Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome.

December 27th, 2011 5:23:02pm

" Snowy Shopper "
This Snowy Owl, seen here on Tuesday, has been delighting shoppers at the Waterloo Outlet Mall all week. Look for it on top of light poles or on the building between Old Navy and Vanity Fair.

December 27th, 2011 11:07:08am
" A Big Fellow "
This steer takes a drink near Rochester on a cool Tuesday morning.

December 26th, 2011 10:48:13am

" Eve on Southern Cayuga "
Nightfall sets in on Sunday at the southern end of Cayuga Lake at Trumansburg State Park.

December 26th, 2011 10:19:23am
" Reflections at the Dock "
Reflections on Christmas Day as seen from Trumansburg State Park looking north over Cayuga Lake.

December 26th, 2011 10:18:02am

" Upper Falls at Taughanock "
The Upper Falls at Taughanock was flowing on Christmas day in Trumansburg.

December 25th, 2011 10:57:14pm
" Lane Closed "
Until this accident is cleaned up on Route 590 North in Irondequoit on Sunday.

December 25th, 2011 6:38:13pm

" All is Calm on Christmas "
Calm waters were seen from Red Jacket Park In Penn Yan on Christmas Day.

December 25th, 2011 3:28:06pm
" Christmas Pheasant "
This gorgeous pheasant was seen on Christmas Eve in a field in Varick near Cayuga Lake.

December 25th, 2011 3:27:00pm

" Looking more like Christmas "
It's beginning to look like winter! The new fallen snow on Saturday morning made it feel a little more like Christmas in southern Seneca County.

December 25th, 2011 3:25:45pm
" Nature's Christmas Present "
New fallen snow to cover all the mud and give everything a new look on Saturday morning in Romulus.

December 25th, 2011 7:46:46am

" A White Christmas "
Residents of the Italy Hill area will experience a white Christmas this year as this was the scene on Emerson Rd. in Yates Co. just prior to sunset on Christmas Eve. Photo by Roger Bailey.

December 24th, 2011 5:18:28pm
" Last Light on Christmas Eve "
The setting sun lights up the trees along this pond near Canandaigua on Christmas Eve.

December 24th, 2011 11:29:31am

" Merry Christmas! "
Merry Christmas from "Mina" house to yours! (Mina is nine months old on Christmas Day.) Wishing everyone many blessings!

December 24th, 2011 10:26:19am
" Holiday Spirit "
This driveway In Bristol Center was in the Holiday Spirit after a light snowfall Friday night.

December 23rd, 2011 11:36:08pm

" Snow Cap "
The top of Bare Hill on Canandaigua Lake was snow covered on Friday afternoon as seen from County Road 12 In Naples.

December 23rd, 2011 4:00:45pm
" Trevor's Gift Keeps Giving "
Bessie Sullivan, Brianna Ralston and Caitlin Cole-Conroy of Waterloo Interact with some of the 149 bags of food students packed last week for the Trevorís Gift program.

December 23rd, 2011 12:34:31am

" Joseph Through The Lane "
Kris Joseph drives to the basket in Syracuse's 80-61 victory over Tulane on Thursday night in the Carrier Dome.

December 22nd, 2011 8:48:35pm
" On A Roll "
The fog just kept coming in on Durand Lake in Durand Eastman Park on Thursday.

December 22nd, 2011 12:09:51pm

" Roof Check "
Santa is checking this Seneca Falls roof to be sure it is safe to support his reindeer and sleigh on Saturday night.

December 22nd, 2011 7:58:32am
" Liberty For All "
The liberty pole in downtown Rochester was lit up for Christmas on Wednesday. The pole was erected in 1965 and is about 190' tall.

December 21st, 2011 10:11:56pm

" Colorful Sunset "
A rainy December day ended with some amazing colors over South Bristol on Wednesday.

December 20th, 2011 9:55:15pm
" Floating for Two! "
Waterloo's Brad Steinruck goes up for 2 points against Pal-Mac on Tuesday night. Pal-Mac edged the host Indians by 3 in a close contest.

December 20th, 2011 9:31:07pm

" Boathouse Row "
A stunning view of the boathouses along the Canandaigua City Pier on a crisp Tuesday early afternoon.

December 20th, 2011 9:20:02pm
" Another Chance "
Some old items that have been hand painted and given new life. Seen at the Rochester Public Market on Sunday.

December 20th, 2011 6:56:33pm

" Hunting Season is Over! "
With the last day of hunting season this week, our resident deer have been gradually coming back. Nice to see them once again sleeping under our apple trees and in the surrounding fields! This shot, in Phelps, shows one of this year's fawns looking for something to eat in the lower field across the road.

December 20th, 2011 5:28:10pm
" New Signage in Seneca Falls "
Workers erect the new direction signs near the Bridge at the intersection of Water and Bridge Streets in Seneca Falls. As you can see, the first one at the corner of The Bridge directs people to the Ludvico Trail, Bayard Street and the Sackett Business District. Signs go up near the truck, and at the corner of the People's Park parking area. More around the canal to come.

December 20th, 2011 9:45:56am

" Cayuga Couple "
A pair of deer enjoy the mild December weather on Monday near Cayuga Lake in Seneca Falls.

December 19th, 2011 6:08:15pm
" Snow Geese Over Owasco "
Some snow geese looking for a corn field to call home for a few hours near Owasco Lake on Monday.

December 19th, 2011 1:44:16pm

" Leland Drive Lights "
Christmas lights at 26 Leland Drive in Seneca Falls as seen on Sunday evening.

December 19th, 2011 10:08:56am
" December Dawn "
These ducks didn't seem to mind the fact that is was 14 degrees as the sun rose over Seneca Lake on Sunday morning as seen from Dresden.

December 18th, 2011 10:24:13pm

" Hiding Out "
The snowy owl incognito on the Summerville Pier in Rochester on Sunday morning.

December 18th, 2011 10:20:39pm
" A Serious Look "
The now famous snowy owl was spotted again at the Summerville Pier on Sunday morning.

December 18th, 2011 10:15:58pm

" Downy Woodpecker "
This downy woodpecker was just hanging out on Sunday morning in Clifton Springs.

December 18th, 2011 6:20:00pm
" Canandaigua Boathouses "
This is the back side of one of the inner rows of boathouses along the Canandaigua City Pier on a cold but sunny Sunday afternoon.

December 18th, 2011 6:51:48am

" Snow Geese in Owasco "
Like a white tornado, these snow geese descended on this farm field over looking Owasco Lake on Saturday.

December 17th, 2011 10:33:32pm
" Purple Sandpiper "
Found this youngster down at the Summerville Pier in Irondequoit on Saturday morning.

December 17th, 2011 5:03:41pm

" Busy Tree "
This tree was very busy with birds on Saturday In Clifton Springs.

December 17th, 2011 3:41:50pm
" Santa in Auburn "
Santa visited with all the children at the Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum Christmas Open House in Auburn recently.

December 17th, 2011 3:41:03pm

" Back in Tine in Auburn "
The Ward O'Hara Ag Museum taught us a lot about the 1800's in the Finger Lakes and we enjoyed the many displays like this replica school room.

December 17th, 2011 3:40:03pm
" E.D. Clapp Co. "
This old bell was made by the E.D. Clapp Co. in Auburn between 1874 and 1880.

December 17th, 2011 3:39:24pm

" Belgian Draft "
A nice pair of roan Belgian Draft horses waits patiently to give visitors a ride at the Ward O'Hara Ag Museum in Auburn.

December 17th, 2011 3:38:37pm
" Still Standing "
One wonders if this old barn on a back road near Auburn will make it through another winter.

December 17th, 2011 3:37:48pm

" Stanley Diner "
This little woodpecker on County Rd. 4 in Stanley had just chased away about a dozen sparrows so he could enjoy his lunch alone on Friday.

December 17th, 2011 3:35:26pm
" Unexpected Bright Spot "
Looking through the first floor window into the enclosed court yard of Geneva General Hospital on Friday. The pretty blue Christmas tree was a welcome pleasure.

December 17th, 2011 10:06:32am

" Red Bellied Woodpecker "
This Red Bellied Woodpecker eyes the suet on Saturday morning In Clifton Springs.

December 16th, 2011 9:55:03am
" HWS Sand Mandala "
Students join the Venerable Tenzin Yignyen in the atrium of the Melly Academic Center on the Hobart campus for the dismantling of a sand mandala. Each of the students contributed to the traditional mandala, which has been used for centuries as a tool for meditation.

December 16th, 2011 5:54:52am

" Downy Feeder "
A downy woodpecker enjoys peanuts at a feeder in Weedsport on Wednesday afternoon.

December 15th, 2011 2:10:48pm
" Watching The Sunrise "
Enjoyed watching this gull watching the sun rise on Charlotte Pier in Rochester on Thursday.

December 15th, 2011 10:14:13am

" Seneca County Christmas Project "
Some of the many presents being divided up for Seneca County families at the Seneca County Christmas Project on Wednesday. Volunteers spent this past week checking hundreds of boxes spread out over the entire floor of the Seneca Falls Community Center.

December 15th, 2011 10:12:05am
" Christmas Cheer at Huntington "
Dr. Phil Wirth and his friends and family helped residents of the Huntington Living Center in Waterloo decorate Christmas trees on Wednesday night. Carolers were also on site adding music to the festive scene.

December 14th, 2011 2:58:27pm

" Bright in Canandaigua "
Boathouses on the north end of Canandaigua Lake on a bright mid-December day on Wednesday morning.

December 14th, 2011 2:08:38pm
" Wonderful Life Reception "
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the "Itís a Wonderful Life" welcome reception at Hotel Clarence in Seneca Falls to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the classic Frank Capra film. Senator Nozzolio had the opportunity to welcome back Karolyn Grimes who played Zuzu in the film and to meet Carol Coombs-Mueller who played Janie. Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Karolyn Grimes; Carol Coombs-Mueller; and Frankie Cottrell, GM of Hotel Clarence.

December 14th, 2011 2:07:13pm

" Annual Drive To Benefit Troops "
Belinda McElroy of Sodus delivers donations for the troops to Senator Nozzolio's District Office. Belindaís son Patrick is currently on active duty overseas serving in Afghanistan.

December 13th, 2011 11:46:56pm
" Flood Gates "
The Court Street Dam in Rochester as seen on Tuesday evening.

December 13th, 2011 7:43:58pm

" Day Sleeper "
This Eastern Screech Owl can be found most days, where he was on Tuesday in Aurora, sunning itself in an old Maple Tree.

December 12th, 2011 9:09:12pm
" A Bird In The Hand "
Met up with Laurie Dirkx's friend Tom McDonald as he was banding a new snowy owl at Braddocks Bay on Monday. He wanted to try out my camera so I held his bird while he took a shot.

December 12th, 2011 2:12:11pm

" Cautious but Curious "
Came upon this deer while walking in Mendon Ponds Park on Monday morning.

December 12th, 2011 6:17:15am
" Peeping Squirrel "
After hearing the leaves rustle, a Branchport red squirrel takes a peak outside on Sunday afternoon to see who's making all that noise.

December 12th, 2011 6:08:33am

" Hooded Merganser "
A female Hooded Merganser floats in Skaneateles Lake near Spafford on Sunday morning.

December 11th, 2011 11:23:26pm
" Corvid Moon "
A crow, backlit by the full moon leaves Rochester on Saturday morning... early!

December 11th, 2011 6:26:56pm

" Bright Orange Sky "
The sky was bright orange at sunset in Clifton Springs on Sunday evening.

December 11th, 2011 2:39:48pm
" Balancing Act "
Goose hanging out along Muar Lakes in Canandaigua on Sunday afternoon.

December 10th, 2011 8:11:29pm

" A Wonderful Run! "
Some of the 2,049 registered runners at the 2011 It's A Wonderful Run 5k make their way across the start line along the Bridge Street Bridge in Seneca Falls on Saturday evening.

December 10th, 2011 8:13:11am
" Hook at the Hoop "
Waterloo's Zarrien Sloan drives to the hoop for 2 points during Friday night's league match-up with Midlakes. The Eagles prevailed in a tight game, 54-53.

December 9th, 2011 10:51:27pm

" Breakfast With A Snowy "
Caught the snowy owl having a bit of breakfast gull early Thursday morning on the Summerville pier. The relatives of the victim were noticeably far out to sea in the background.

December 9th, 2011 5:57:50pm
" Penguin Plunge into Seneca Lake "
Students, Faculty and Staff of Hobart and William Smith Colleges took to the waters of Seneca Lake Friday evening for the 3rd Annual Penguin Plunge. Money raised will be donated to Embrace Your Sisters, a breast cancer organization located in Ontario County.

December 9th, 2011 5:31:35pm

" Ring Around The Moon "
George Baily once told Mary he would "lasso the moon". On Thursday evening, the eve of the annual It's A Wonderful Life celebration, the moon appeared to be "lassoed" as seen from Seneca Falls.

December 9th, 2011 5:29:18pm
" Wonderful Weekend in Seneca Falls "
Sunshine Peebles, proprietor of ZuZu's Cafe in downtown Seneca Falls is interviewed by CKWS television as the It's A Wonderful Life weekend celebration gets underway on Friday afternoon.

December 9th, 2011 12:01:09pm

" Another Late Bloomer "
On Friday morning in Ovid, I was surprised to see this flower blooming this late in the year. It's a hardy geranium and certainly seems to be trying to live up to it's name.

December 8th, 2011 1:51:53pm
" High Water Mark "
The waters of the Seneca River in Weedsport were a tad high on Wednesday morning.

December 7th, 2011 1:12:33pm

" Special Delivery "
Harrison Wirth and Jacqueline Sinicropi help deliver miniature Christmas trees to the residents of Huntington Nursing Home in Waterloo on Tuesday afternoon. The trees were decorated last weekend and delivered by members of the Bonafiglia, Wirth, Rook, Korzeniewski, Verkey and Sinicropi families of Seneca Falls.

December 6th, 2011 11:21:48pm
" Solitude on Durand "
A fog rolls in on Durand Lake on Monday evening.

December 6th, 2011 11:19:58pm

" Gritty "
Spawning salmon die a sort time later and the remnants are all along the shore and tributaries of Lake Ontario like this one at Charlotte Beach on Tuesday.

December 6th, 2011 8:59:14pm
" Field Of Geese "
These geese were gathering in a field on Taylor Road in Clifton Springs on Tuesday morning.

December 5th, 2011 10:54:51pm

" Watching The Weather "
A favorite pastime for many in Upstate New York on Lake Onterio. This was the scene at the Summerville Pier on Monday afternoon.

December 5th, 2011 10:23:09pm
" Snowy and Gull "
Laurie's snowy owl was seen on Monday morning with some breakfast at Summerville Pier. Check out her gallery for some spectacular shot of this bird!

December 5th, 2011 7:06:15pm

" Doing What She Was Bred For "
This beautiful Brittany Spaniel, Lucibell, thrives as she pheasant hunts on Sunday in Spencerport. Upland sporting is very popular and helps add to our ring-necked pheasant populations by the preserves that raise, then release them. From the severe decline of Ring-necked pheasants that began in the 70's, many released pheasant have successfully survived in the wild through this process.

December 5th, 2011 4:22:01pm
" Bird Watcher "
On Sunday, I had just put out suet and bird seed and wondered where all the birds and squirrels were. This was the answer.

December 5th, 2011 4:18:20pm

" Brown Buggy Day "
A horse and buggy make their was down County House Road in Guyanoga on Sunday afternoon.

December 4th, 2011 4:59:25pm
" Weekend's End "
Bristol Hills can be seen from Shekell Road in Clifton Springs on Sunday evening.

December 4th, 2011 12:57:03pm

" Purple Sandpipers "
These purple sandpipers were located along the pier at Fair Haven State Park on a chilly Saturday afternoon. They breed in the tundra and winter along rocky shores of the Atlantic Coast.

December 3rd, 2011 8:01:29pm
" Confused Forsythia "
The mild weather of late has caused this forsythia to bloom out of time but enjoyable all the same in northern Seneca County on Saturday afternoon.

December 3rd, 2011 7:56:48pm

" December Blooms "
If you look hard enough you might still find flowers blooming in December. The frost has encrusted this Anemone when the morning temperature hit 22 degrees in Cheshire on Saturday.

December 2nd, 2011 11:00:49pm
" Guarding The Coast "
Headed out into Lake Ontario for some training on a very rainy, freezing cold day on Saturday morning. Thank you for all you do! Taken at the mouth of the Genesee River.

December 2nd, 2011 10:36:36pm

" White Winged Scoter "
A white winged scoter on the Genesee River on Friday afternoon.

December 2nd, 2011 10:34:37pm
" Mallards in Formation "
A pair in the air at the mouth of the Genesee River on Friday afternoon.

December 2nd, 2011 12:08:31am

" Snow Geese in December "
Snow geese gather by the thousands at Montezuma on a beautiful first day of December on Thursday.

December 1st, 2011 9:40:34pm
" Teamwork "
Hunter and companion sporting dog head out on Lake Ontario at Irondequoit Bay for the last week of duck season.

December 1st, 2011 9:24:14pm

" A Christmas Story "
Waterloo High School's Drama Club takes time out from their dress rehearsal on Thursday night for a cast photo. They will be performing "A Christmas Story" Friday - Sunday at the Waterloo High School Auditorium.

December 1st, 2011 1:14:35pm
" Day One December "
The Canandaigua Lady at her winter home along the pier at the north end of Canandaigua Lake on Thursday morning, the first day of December.

December 1st, 2011 10:16:04am

" Seneca Docks "
A peaceful afternoon at the docks along Seneca Lake State Park near Geneva on Wednesday.
   
 

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