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Canandaigua Classic Antique Show supports community and arts

Canandaigua Classic Antique Show supports community and arts
The Canandaigua Classic Antique Show and Sale celebrated its 25th anniversary this Sunday at Hotel Canandaigua, showcasing a wide range of antiques from numerous dealers. This event not only provided a platform for antique enthusiasts ... more
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South Farmington Friends Cemetery achieves historic recognition

South Farmington Friends Cemetery achieves historic recognition
The South Farmington Friends Cemetery, along with its chapel and Meetinghouse Park, has been recognized for its historical significance both at the state and national levels. This designation follows a concerted effort by the community ... more
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Ontario County Historical Society seeks new leadership

Ontario County Historical Society seeks new leadership
The Ontario County Historical Society is on the hunt for a new executive director following Cody Grabhorn's announcement of his departure. Grabhorn, who has led the society since June 2021, expressed his tenure as "fulfilling ... more
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Strong sales for Harriet Tubman coin in first month

Strong sales for Harriet Tubman coin in first month
The Harriet Tubman commemorative coin series, launched by the U.S. Mint on January 4, has seen a robust start with 45,839 coins sold in its first month. The series includes a diverse range of options, ... more
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Ontario County enhances historical tourism with augmented reality

Ontario County enhances historical tourism with augmented reality
Ontario County is calling on innovative minds to blend history with cutting-edge technology. The county, rich in historical landmarks and stories, is looking to adopt Augmented Reality (AR) to bring its blue historical markers, plaques, ... more
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Canandaigua Classic Antique Show moves to Hotel Canandaigua for 25th year

Canandaigua Classic Antique Show moves to Hotel Canandaigua for 25th year
The Canandaigua Classic Antique Show and Sale has a new home for its 25th year: Hotel Canandaigua. Browse quality antique dealers who will be displaying and selling their wares on Sunday, February 18 at Hotel Canandaigua, ... more
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Landmark Society identifies ‘Five to Revive’: Naples Memorial Town Hall and Palmyra-Macedon Aqueduct among them

Landmark Society identifies ‘Five to Revive’: Naples Memorial Town Hall and Palmyra-Macedon Aqueduct among them
The Five to Revive program, launched in 2013, highlights five properties in Western New York annually, needing investment for rehabilitation. This initiative, aimed at community revitalization, works with owners, officials, and developers to facilitate investment ... more
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Tickets on sale for Women’s HOF induction ceremony in NYC: Starting at $1,250

Tickets on sale for Women's HOF induction ceremony in NYC: Starting at $1,250
The National Women's Hall of Fame has announced the sale of limited tickets for its 2024 Induction Ceremony, set to take place at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Tuesday, March 5. The ... more
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AROUND THE LAKES: John Kuri on his father Emile Kuri’s remarkable career in filmmaking (podcast)

AROUND THE LAKES: John Kuri on his father Emile Kuri’s remarkable career in filmmaking (podcast)
John Kuri is a writer, musician, and filmmaker and is in-studio with Jim Sinicropi ahead of the It's A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls to talk about his father's role in creating the iconic ... more
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Newark, Lyons communities remember former police chief Dick Bogan

Newark, Lyons communities remember former police chief Dick Bogan
The communities of Newark and Lyons are mourning the loss of former Police Chief Richard "Dick" Bogan, who passed away at 71 on December 31, 2023, surrounded by his family. Born in Utica on April ... more
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Yates County History Center to launch new exhibit on Finger Lakes

Yates County History Center to launch new exhibit on Finger Lakes
The Yates County History Center is set to open a new exhibit titled "Lakelife: Communities Shaped by Water" at the L. Caroline Underwood Museum early next year, thanks to a Quick Grant from Humanities New ... more
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Original Tom Wahl’s listed as historic business

Original Tom Wahl's listed as historic business
The original Tom Wahl's, a beloved local eatery, reached a significant milestone on Thursday as it was officially listed on the New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry. Established on March 19, 1955, in Avon, ... more
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Bruce and Angelo Bonafiglia to receive 2023 George Bailey Award

Bruce and Angelo Bonafiglia to receive 2023 George Bailey Award
One of the most heartfelt relationships in “It’s a Wonderful Life” is between George Bailey and his father, Peter Bailey. In selecting the recipients of the 20th Annual George Bailey Award, the names Angelo and ... more
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Top 10 Hollywood Movies Showcasing the Japanese Katana

Top 10 Hollywood Movies Showcasing the Japanese Katana
The Japanese katana, a finely crafted masterpiece, has captivated audiences around the world with its elegance, precision, and lethal efficiency. Hollywood filmmakers have long been enamored by the mystique surrounding this iconic Japanese sword, incorporating ... more
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The National Hotel: A Stalwart in Bath’s History with a Glimpse into its Auctioned Future

The National Hotel: A Stalwart in Bath’s History with a Glimpse into its Auctioned Future
Nestled in the heart of Bath, the National Hotel, now poised for auction, stands as a living testament to the city's rich history. Originally built in 1915, this historic property located at 13 East Steuben ... more
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Brittany Lane named Lead Park Ranger for Harriet Tubman National Historical Park 

Brittany Lane named Lead Park Ranger for Harriet Tubman National Historical Park 
Harriet Tubman National Historical Park has announced Brittany Lane as the first Lead Park Ranger for the park. Brittany begin her new role this week in Auburn. "We are incredibly excited to welcome Brittany to ... more
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Over 75 unmarked graves discovered at Livingston County cemetery

Over 75 unmarked graves discovered at Livingston County cemetery
In a significant historical discovery, more than 75 unmarked graves have been uncovered in the New and Old Poorhouse cemeteries of Livingston County. The find, announced by County Historian Holly Watson, could potentially link the ... more
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Serena Williams headlines upcoming class of National Women’s Hall of Fame inductees

Serena Williams headlines upcoming class of National Women's Hall of Fame inductees
The National Women’s Hall of Fame has announced its 2024 class of inductees, a diverse group of distinguished American women who have made significant contributions in various fields. This year's inductees include notable figures such ... more
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Auburn’s festival of trees opens November 19 at local museum

Auburn’s festival of trees opens November 19 at local museum
The Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center is set to host its annual Festival of Trees from November 19 through January 31. This festive event, a ... more
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