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Bath Fire Department celebrates local heroes at annual banquet

House fire in Bath remains under investigation
The Bath Volunteer Fire Department recently honored its members for their dedication and hard work at the annual awards banquet. The event was attended by local dignitaries, including the mayor of Bath, the village police ... more
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Auburn YMCA introduces new youth programs

Auburn YMCA introduces new youth programs
The Auburn YMCA is introducing several new initiatives under the leadership of Kim Cuipylo, the experienced Director of Youth Development. With an extensive background in child and family studies, Cuipylo oversees a variety of youth ... more
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Dive into Geneva’s “Freezin’ for a Reason” polar plunge to benefit YMCA

Dive into Geneva's "Freezin' for a Reason" polar plunge to benefit YMCA
The Geneva Family YMCA is set to chill and thrill the community with its inaugural "Freezin for a Reason" Polar Plunge event on March 9, 2024. This chilly fundraiser, taking place at 41 Lakefront in ... more
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Geneva Fire Department celebrates dedication at annual event

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The Geneva Fire Department's Nester Hose Company honored Assistant Chief Kevin Powers for his remarkable service during their 138th annual banquet held on February 3. The event, celebrated at the Sons and Daughters of Italy ... more
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Yates County Community Table Dinner seeks beneficiary for 2024 event

Yates County Community Table Dinner seeks beneficiary for 2024 event
The Yates County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Community Table Dinner Committee, is on the lookout for applicants to become the beneficiary of the 2024 Community Table Dinner. Scheduled for September 7th in Penn ... more
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Ginna supports local firefighters with $20,000 donation in Wayne County

Ginna supports local firefighters with $20,000 donation in Wayne County
The R.E. Ginna Clean Energy Center has contributed $20,000 to the Pultneyville Fire & Water Rescue, enabling the volunteer unit to upgrade its electric generator. This donation underscores Ginna's commitment to supporting community services, ensuring ... 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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Lagana Plumbing & Heating gives away furnace to Clyde veteran

Lagana Plumbing & Heating gives away furnace to Clyde veteran
Lagana Plumbing & Heating in Newark has once again shown its commitment to the community and veterans by giving away a free furnace to a deserving veteran this past November. The giveaway, which started last ... more
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Geneva community prepares for rare solar eclipse with training event

Geneva community prepares for rare solar eclipse with training event
Blueprint Geneva, a local nonprofit, organized an eclipse training session on February 3 at the Finger Lakes Welcome Center, where over 40 residents learned how to host eclipse-viewing events. Science educator Doug Reilly led the ... more
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Wayne County Cooperative Extension awarded $50,000 to fight food insecurity

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In a significant boost to combat food insecurity, Wayne County Cornell Cooperative Extension has been awarded a $50,000 grant by Fidelis Care, a health plan serving over 2.5 million members across New York State. This ... more
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Seneca Lake Wine Trail announces 2024 auction details

Seneca Lake Wine Trail announces 2024 auction details
The Seneca Lake Wine Trail recently announced the second annual Seneca Lake Wine and Experience Auction. The Seneca Lake Wine & Experience Auction boasts one-of-a-kind wines and experiences that aren’t available anywhere else. This year, the Seneca ... more
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Ontario County Dems rally support for refugee families through Called to Care Canandaigua

Ontario County Dems rally support for refugee families through Called to Care Canandaigua
In a local show of support, the Ontario County Democratic Committee (OCDC) has raised $1,660 to support Called to Care, Canandaigua, a local organization dedicated to helping refugee families fleeing war and violence. The funds, ... more
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Antonio Varacalli Day: A celebration of heroes essay contest and awards

Antonio Varacalli Day: A celebration of heroes essay contest and awards
Seneca Falls residents are being asked to nominate a person perceived by their friends and neighbors as a "good citizen and hero" to receive the 2024 Antonio Varacalli Day Award. Each year the Town of ... more
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Suicide Prevention Coalition receives donation from Seneca Meadows

Suicide Prevention Coalition receives donation from Seneca Meadows
The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition announced today that they recently received financial support from long-term partner Seneca Meadows, Inc. Recently Seneca Meadows supported the 3rd annual Benefit Ride coordinated by the Protectors Motorcycle Club ... more
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New veteran-focused food pantry opens at Bath VA

New veteran-focused food pantry opens at Bath VA
The Bath VA Medical Center celebrated the opening of a new food pantry dedicated to veterans, marking a significant step in addressing food insecurity among those who have served in the military. Initiated in 2017, ... more
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Yates 4-H receives ONYA grant for art programs

Yates 4-H receives ONYA grant for art programs
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County has announced a significant development for its 4-H program, having received an ONYA grant to enhance youth art programming. The Ontario/Yates Fund for Women and Girls (ONYA) focuses on ... more
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Wayne County Humane Society launches campaign for new shelter

Wayne County Humane Society launches campaign for new shelter
The Humane Society of Wayne County has embarked on the "Raise the Woof" capital campaign to fund a new, modern shelter. The current facility, retrofitted from a residential building in 1990, is inadequate for today’s ... more
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Corning arts programs receive $35,000 in national grants

Corning arts programs receive ,000 in national grants
Two prominent arts programs in Corning, New York, have been awarded a total of $35,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Congressman Nick Langworthy's office announced that American Dance Asylum, Inc ... more
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United Way launches 2024 campaign with $18M raised in 2023

United Way of Cayuga County has new executive director
United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes has launched its 106th annual campaign, titled "Imagine What’s Possible," with Miguel Velázquez, CEO of Regional Transit Service (RTS), serving as the 2024 Campaign Chair. This ... more
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