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2022 Seneca Falls Music in the Park series

The Seneca Falls Heritage and Tourism Center is back with another great summer music lineup for their Music in the Park series. Everyone is invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets down to People’s Park at 35 Water Street in Seneca ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Toy Library celebrates five year anniversary with free event on June 25

The Finger Lakes Toy Library (FLTL) will be celebrating five years of operation this Saturday, June 25th from 10am-2pm with a free event at the Shops of Ithaca Mall. The event will include a storytime with Family Reading Partnership at 10am; a ... MORE
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Taylor-Brown Auxiliary makes donation

On Friday, May 20, Linda Quackenbush, President of the Taylor-Brown Auxiliary, presented a check for $5000 to Debbie Lockett, Assistant Administrator of the Huntington Living Center, at the group’s monthly luncheon meeting at Ciccino’s in Waterloo.  The donation will be used to ... MORE
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Auburn celebrates Juneteenth this weekend

NOTE: The Quinn Hunter lecture scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until a later date. The city of Auburn will celebrate Juneteenth this weekend. The holiday commemorates the day slaves in Texas found out Abraham Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The Harriet ... MORE
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DEC announces ‘I BIRD NY’ challenges

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the start of the 2022 “I BIRD NY” challenges for beginning and experienced birders. Two levels of challenges provide the opportunity to identify birds and learn about birdlife and ... MORE
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White House-appointed Regional Administrator Marlene Cintron will speak at 25th Annual Straight Talk Conference this Saturday

White House-appointed Regional Administrator Marlene Cintron, who leads the U.S. Small Business Administration‘s operations throughout the Atlantic Region of New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will deliver welcoming remarks at the 25th annual Straight Talk Conference this Saturday, June 18 at the Buffalo Niagara ... MORE
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Community Education for Transformation to host a family-friendly commemoration of Juneteenth

On Saturday June 18th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Community Education for Transformation (CET) is hosting a family-friendly commemoration of Juneteenth at the gazebo at the Geneva lakefront next to the Finger Lakes Welcome Center.   Juneteenth, which was made a federal and local ... MORE
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Local family-run businesses partner in Spirit of Schuyler Fundraiser

In a recent check presentation ceremony at Perfect Cut Landscaping and Garden Center in Watkins Glen, Spirit of Schuyler board members were presented with a donation of $1,500 raised by two local businesses with family ties.  Perfect Cut Landscaping (PCL), owned by ... MORE
Volunteers are getting ready for the Ovid Strawberry Festival

Volunteers are getting ready for the Ovid Strawberry Festival

“The strawberry festival started 38 years ago as a way for the community to come together,” said event organizer Carrie Smalser. “It was a strawberry social after the fire departments no longer had their fireman’s carnival.” Carrie Smalser is one of many ... MORE
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Live Convention Days returns to Women’s Rights National Historical Park July 15 through 17

Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) is pleased to announce Convention Days 2022, July 15-17.  Convention Days has been a signature event in Seneca Falls for many years, focusing on the revolutionary 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention through art, drama, and ... MORE
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Local Girl Scouts organize successful girl-led Ukrainian relief effort

Local Girl Scouts from the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways (GSNYPENN) Council—spanning 24 counties of New York and two in northern Pennsylvania—recently staged a successful girl-led supply drive to help Ukrainian relief efforts. The supply drive was spurred by a March meeting between ... MORE
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Thompson hosting information sessions on becoming a CNA

UR Medicine Thompson Health is hosting information sessions for community members interested in beginning careers as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). In partnership with Finger Lakes Community College, Thompson offers a five-week CNA training course. Thompson covers the full tuition, and participants receive ... 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 boats will be on display at Skaneateles’ ... MORE
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Cypress Hill, Dirty Honey coming to del Lago’s Vine this fall

Two high-profile musical acts are coming to del Lago Resort & Casino this fall. Rap group Cypress Hill and blues rock group Dirty Honey have been added to the fall lineup at The Vine Showroom. Dirty Honey is slated to perform Saturday, ... MORE
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield sponsors FLH Tuition Buy Back program

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has granted a sponsorship to the Finger Lakes Health Tuition Buy Back program. The Tuition Buy Back program provides eligible FLH employees in job categories including Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Registered Nurses (RNs to BSNs) and Medical Technologists with ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Travel: Macarollin’s Mac Shack and Mynderse Academy Art Show

Mynderse Academy Art Show Last week we attended Mynderse Academy’s annual art show. Due to COVID, the show was canceled for the last couple years, but it was back in full swing last week. The show featured art created by students in ... MORE
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Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes hosts virtual Silent Auction

Through 9 p.m. Friday, June 17, the Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes (CACFL) is hosting a Virtual Silent Auction. The CACFL facilitates child abuse investigations, supports survivors and their families, and provides community and professional education – with the goal ... MORE
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PRI will host Family Day at the Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center on June 25

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), will host Family Day on Saturday, June 25th at its venues, Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center. Family Day is insect-themed this year, in celebration of International Insect Week and the new insect-themed exhibit at ... MORE