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FLX WEEKLY: 46th Annual Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: 46th Annual Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show (podcast)
Hilary Fenner, Executive Director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce and Show Chairperson Paul Garrett will be in-studio to talk about the upcoming Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show. The show, now in its ... more
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Saunders Finger Lakes Museum to host 8th annual Paddle Keuka 5K

Saunders Finger Lakes Museum to host 8th annual Paddle Keuka 5K
The Saunders Finger Lakes Museum will host the eighth annual Paddle Keuka 5K on August 3. This year's event, themed “Paddle in Paradise,” promises tropical fun with bright colors and tropical shirts. The family-friendly race ... more
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Boaters urged to watch out for water hazards after storms

Sheriff: High water advisory issued in Seneca County
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about water hazards following recent storms. Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that significant debris is floating in the county's lakes and waterways, posing risks to boaters. Some ... more
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Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show starts July 26

Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show starts July 26
The 46th Annual Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show is set for July 26-28 at Clift Park. The event features 80 restored boats, including runabouts, sailboats, and canoes. Hours are 3 p.m. to dusk on ... more
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$100,000 challenge to protect Keuka Lake underway

$100,000 challenge to protect Keuka Lake underway
The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) has announced a $100,000 challenge match to help protect Bluff Point on Keuka Lake, thanks to a pledge from members Dave and Brenda Rickey. The FLLT needs to raise ... more
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Montezuma offers free summer paddle excursions: When are they happening? How to sign-up?

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex
This summer, the Montezuma Audubon Center invites you to explore the Erie Canal on free paddle excursions every Friday and Saturday in July and August. These one-mile paddles offer a chance to see local wildlife, ... more
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Community Science Evening at Canandaigua Lake

Community Science Evening at Canandaigua Lake
The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association (CLWA) invites the public to a Community Science Evening on Thursday, July 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Onanda Park. This free event, open to adults, features four interactive ... more
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Seneca Lake Pure Waters Announces Celebrate Seneca Gala

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Announces Celebrate Seneca Gala
The Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association invites the community to its Celebrate Seneca Fundraising Gala and Auction on July 25, 2024, at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen. The event starts at 6 p.m. and ... more
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Sodus Bay to Celebrate 25 Years of Ecological Care

Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for Little Sodus Bay pier repairs
"Save Our Sodus" (SOS) is celebrating 25 years of protecting Sodus Bay with a special event, "SOS Bay Day," on July 27, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oscar Fuerst Baseball Field in ... more
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Finger Lakes Boating Museum receives grant for Erie Canal exhibit

Finger Lakes Boating Museum receives grant for Erie Canal exhibit
The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is set to receive an $8,000 federal grant to create an exhibit about the Erie Canal’s 200th anniversary, thanks to funding from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, ... more
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Skaneateles hosts 30th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show

Skaneateles hosts 30th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show
The Antique and Classic Boat Show returns to Clift Park for its 30th year in Skaneateles, running from July 26-28. The event is free to the public and features live music, activities, and historic boats ... more
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Pal-Mac students lead Erie Canal water study with UB

Pal-Mac students lead Erie Canal water study with UB
High school students from Palmyra-Macedon's Applied Living Environment class partnered with the University at Buffalo for a significant water study project on the Erie Canal. Mrs. Schneggenburger and Mrs. Frisiras’s class spent the year collecting ... more
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NASA astronaut captures stunning view of Finger Lakes from space

NASA astronaut captures stunning view of Finger Lakes
NASA astronaut and Syracuse native Jeanette Epps has captured a stunning view of the Finger Lakes region from the International Space Station. Epps posted the photo on social media with the caption, "Hello Syracuse and ... more
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Yates County Sheriff’s Office donates patrol boat to Finger Lakes Boating Museum

Yates County Sheriff's Office donates patrol boat to Finger Lakes Boating Museum
The Yates County Sheriff's Office has donated a 1997 Penn Yan patrol boat to the Finger Lakes Boating Museum for display. This donation, approved by the Yates County Legislature, honors the local history of Penn ... more
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Onondaga Lake to host wildlife walk next week

Onondaga Lake to host wildlife walk next week
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps will introduce its inaugural Third Thursday Walk In Nature on May 16th at 4 p.m. The event, sponsored by Honeywell and Parsons, will feature a 1-mile guided tour along the ... more
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Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved

Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved
The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes has marked the start of its 4th Annual Lake Friendly Living Awareness Month as the calendar turned to May. The month-long event, dedicated to sustaining the ... more
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Saunders Finger Lakes Museum receives $2M in federal grant and welcomes new trustees

Saunders Finger Lakes Museum receives M in federal grant and welcomes new trustees
The Saunders Finger Lakes Museum (SFLM) has received a significant boost with a $2 million federal grant and the addition of two new board members, signaling a period of robust growth for the institution. The ... more
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No wake order issued for Honeoye Lake due to high water levels

No wake order issued for Honeoye Lake due to high water levels
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has announced a no wake order for Honeoye Lake, effective immediately. Boaters are advised to keep their speed under 5 mph. This measure is in response to significantly higher than ... more
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Finger Lakes National Forest announces 26th annual Youth Fishing Derby

The Finger Lakes are the 2nd best Memorial Day fishing spot in America
The Finger Lakes National Forest has announced the date for its 26th Annual Youth Fishing Derby, inviting young fishing enthusiasts to participate in this cherished community event. Set for Saturday, May 4, from 8:00 a.m ... more
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