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Main Deck: Creating space for the history and people of Penn Yan

Main Deck: Creating space for the history and people of Penn Yan
If you want a taste of Penn Yan's boating history and some great New England and Cajun French-style food, then you have to check out Main Deck. Main Deck sits on the north end of ... more
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Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September

Seneca Lake underwater exploration talks in September
Nautical archaeologist Art Cohn will report on his continuing underwater explorations of Seneca Lake at illustrated talks in Hammondsport and Watkins Glen in late September. Cohn, an affiliated scholar of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology ... more
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Water levels in Montezuma wetlands carefully controlled to benefit wildlife

Water levels in Montezuma wetlands carefully controlled to benefit wildlife
With the seasonal migration of waterfowl to their northern breeding grounds getting underway, the lack of rain in many parts of the Finger Lakes shouldn't be a concern. Water levels in wetland areas monitored for ... more
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‘Fun on the Erie Canal’ cruises back in full swing this August

'Fun on the Erie Canal' cruises back in full swing this August
A weekend of six narrated cruises will take place on the Historic Erie Canal waterway later this August. The "Fun on the Erie Canal" event is sponsored by the Lyons Rotary and the Lyons Erie ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Steamboat Era in the Finger Lakes Part II- Steamboats on Seneca Lake (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Steamboat Era in the Finger Lakes Part II- Steamboats on Seneca Lake (podcast)
Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 7:30 p.m. Join Seneca County Historian Walter Gable in the second part of a multi-part series in Our Finger Lakes History on the ... more
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Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements

Cayuga County seeks funds for park infrastructure improvements
The Cayuga County Legislature plans to apply for money through the New York State Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process to make infrastructure improvements at three county parks. What improvements will be made at Emerson Park? ... more
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Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show this weekend at Clift Park

Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show this weekend at Clift Park
Many of the classic wooden boats of the past, some made in the Finger Lakes, will be on display this weekend at the 44th Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show. Over 90 vintage boats on ... more
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Auburn Rotary Club, NUCOR present Party in the Park this weekend at Deauville Island

Auburn Rotary Club, NUCOR present Party in the Park this weekend at Deauville Island
The Auburn Rotary Club's Party in the Park fundraiser is back, Saturday and Sunday at Deauville Island on Owasco Lake. The event raises money for local and international Rotary projects Party in the Park is ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Canal Crawl with Delores Morgan and Liz Becht (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Canal Crawl with Delores Morgan and Liz Becht (podcast)
Watch LIVE on Wednesday at 11:00 AM! On Saturday, August 6th, start paddling at Oak Island, in Waterloo down to the Seneca Falls Community Center to battle poverty and support the Seneca County House of ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Amy Riposo & July Kayak Brewery Tour (podcast)

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WATCH LIVE AT 11:00 AM! Amy Riposo from A-List Adventures is in-studio to talk about this weekend's Kayak Brewery Tour on Honeoye Lake. Riposo will talk all about the unique event and the services A-List ... more
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Independence Day fireworks in the Finger Lakes

Fourth of July fireworks displays in and around the Finger Lakes: Sunday Auburn Symphonia concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks. Canandaigua fireworks over Canandaigua Lake 9:30 p.m. Conesus - Conesus Lake Ring of Fire ... more
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Krossin’ Keuka fundraising swim seeks safety paddlers

The Krossin' Keuka fundraising swim for the Keuka Comfort Care Home on July 30 is looking for volunteer canoe and kayak paddlers to help keep the swimmers safe. Keuka Comfort Care Home Director Donna Nielsen ... more
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Skaneateles launches 44th annual Antique and Classic Boat Show

A 15-foot 1932 Chris-Craft Model 300 is coming. So, too, is a 1955 Penn Yan Sealiner. And a 1955 Wagemaker Wolverine that hasn't been afloat in a decade. They and dozens of other dazzling midcentury ... more
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The Finger Lakes are the 2nd best Memorial Day fishing spot in America

The Finger Lakes are the 2nd best Memorial Day fishing spot in America
Memorial Day is around the corner and all over the US, the fishing action is heating up. To mark the occasion, FishingBooker, the largest online platform for finding and booking fishing trips in the US, ... more
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New regulations for boat fire extinguishers are in effect this spring

New regulations for boat fire extinguishers are in effect this spring
National Safe Boating Week begins Saturday. The National Safe Boating Council has a series of daily safety tips for boaters: May 21 (Image | Infographic): Always maintain a proper lookout and be aware of other boaters ... more
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Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club

Life jacket trees installed in Watkins Glen by local boating club
May 21 through May 27 is National Safe Boating Week. To help ensure a safe water experience for area residents and visitors, the Finger Lakes Chapter of America's Boating Club has installed two life jacket ... more
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Erie Canal cleanup events planned for Wayne County this weekend

Erie Canal cleanup events planned for Wayne County this weekend
Volunteers will spend their weekend cleaning up trails along the Erie Canal ahead of New York's canal system opening on May 22. The 17th annual Canal Clean Sweep will begin on Friday, April 22 and ... more
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Seneca-Keuka Watershed partnership

Seneca-Keuka Watershed partnership
The public is invited to learn more about the Nine-Element plan for the future of the Keuka and Seneca Lake Watershed during the 10th annual Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA) training April 25. The session ... more
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Three local fishing contests happening this spring/summer

Three local fishing contests happening this spring/summer
After two years of COVID-19 pandemic cancellations and lower-than-anticipated turnout, three popular local fishing contests are back for the 2022 season. Below are event details, as reported by Finger Lakes Times: The first-ever Erie Canal ... more
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