Category: Business

Farmington: Leonard’s Express unveils trucks with patriotic design to honor veterans

Farmington: Leonard’s Express unveils trucks with patriotic design to honor veterans

Farmington-based company Leonard’s Express showed support for veterans by equipping several long-haul trucks with a military-themed design. As part of its patriotic ‘wrapped truck’ program, the company vinyl wrapped new trucks at each of its five terminals. The first revamped truck was ... MORE
Glenora Wine Cellars, the first winery on Seneca Lake, is up for sale for $10.8 million

Glenora Wine Cellars, the first winery on Seneca Lake, is up for sale for $10.8 million

Glenora Wine Cellars, the first winery on Seneca Lake, is up for sale after over 40 years under the same ownership. Today the region is home to over 100 wineries, but Glenora Wine Cellars holds the special honor of being the first ... MORE
Upstate Fiber Networks announces updates to Fiber to the Home (FITH) construction in a number of communities

Upstate Fiber Networks announces updates to Fiber to the Home (FTTH) construction in a number of communities

Upstate Fiber Networks (UFN), an Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Company (OTTC) subsidiary, announced significant progress in its construction of fiber to the home in communities throughout the Finger Lakes region. Construction in Waterloo is now complete and service is available to 2,100 homes. Construction ... MORE
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Chief Financial Officer recognized as 2022 Financial Leader

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Chief Financial Officer recognized as 2022 Financial Leader

The Rochester Business Journal in partnership with Financial Executives International, Rochester Chapter, has announced the honorees for Financial Leaders 2022. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust (CNB) congratulates  Chief Financial Officer, Vincent Yacuzzo, on his selection as a 2022 honoree. The Financial Leaders ... MORE
Large fire destroys barn and warehouse at Penn Yan business

Large fire destroys barn and warehouse in Penn Yan

A large fire destroyed a barn and warehouse in Penn Yan on Thursday. A 911 call was made just after 5 p.m. on May 13. Firefighters were quickly on the scene at HK Griffin & Sons on Benham Street, according to Finger ... MORE
UPDATE: Naples residents band together to help Hollerhorn Distillery after overnight fire

Naples residents band together to help Hollerhorn Distilling after overnight fire destroys large portion of building

A GoFundMe campaign to help a local business damaged by a fire raised nearly $30,000 within the span of 24 hours. The Naples community rallied to support Hollerhorn Distilling owners Melissa Fargnoli-Neubauer and Karl Neubauer after a fire in the early hours ... MORE
‘Most extensive fire scene I have seen’: Geneva’s new fire chief comments on Tuesday’s massive fire at Castle Minimart

Geneva’s new fire chief comments on Tuesday’s massive fire at Castle Minimart

Geneva’s new Fire Chief Del Parotta called Tuesday’s fire at Castle Minimart is the most extensive fire scene he’s witnessed in his time with the department. The 314 Castle Street building- home to a laundromat, coffee shop and Castle Mini Mart- caught ... MORE
Yates County cuts gas tax to two dollars per gallon level, effective June 1

Yates County cuts gas tax to two dollars per gallon level, effective June 1

While gas prices remain at historic highs, they’ll be coming down on June 1. Related: Wayne County cuts gas tax, effective June 1 How much will Yates County drivers save? That’s when a 16 cents per gallon cut in the state gas ... MORE
FLCC students finish up year-long winemaking project with support from Waterloo Container

Donation from Waterloo Container helps FLCC students finish year-long winemaking project

It’s the time of year when Finger Lakes Community College students head to the Viticulture and Wine Center in Geneva to complete their final practicum. Using bottles donated by Waterloo Container, the students’ year-long project culminated in an array of Riesling, Chardonnay, ... MORE
Fire at Hollerhorn Distilling in Naples destroys portion of building

Fire at Hollerhorn Distilling in Naples destroys portion of building

UPDATE: Officials say the tasting room, bar and dining area were destroyed. A wall prevented the damage from extending to the distillery portion of the building. No one was in the building at the time of the fire. There were no hydrants ... MORE
New York’s employee monitoring law now in effect

New York’s employee monitoring law now in effect

A new employee monitoring law went into effect in New York on Saturday requiring all private employers to notify employees if their internet, email or phone use is being monitored. FingerLakes1.com recently spoke with Sabastian Piedmont, managing partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC’s ... MORE
Seneca County IDA approves sale of two lots at Deer Run Industrial Park to

Seneca County IDA approves sale of two lots at Deer Run Industrial Park to Bestmade Products

Bestmade Products’s move to Deer Run Industrial Park in Seneca Falls has been approved by the Seneca County Industrial Development Agency. The Seneca County IDA voted 8-0 on Thursday, May 5 to approve the sale of two lots at Deer Run Industrial ... MORE
Drinks-to-go law in NYS: What you need to know

Drinks-to-go and NYS traffic law: What you need to know

Alcohol-to-go sales were secured in New York with the passage of the state budget in early April. Let’s dive deeper into what this change means for drivers and law enforcement. Since alcohol-to-go was included in thr FY 2022-23 state budget, questions have ... MORE
Spotted lanternfly: Invasive species poses threat to Finger Lakes wine, beer industries

Spotted lanternfly: Invasive species poses threat to key Finger Lakes industries

U.S. Congressman Joe Morelle is pushing hard for legislation to limit the spread of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly. The Spotted Lanternfly was first spotted in Pennsylvania in 2014. Since then, the species native to Asia has gone to affect agriculture across the ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti on ag commerce, water plant cybersecurity and solar power savings (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti on ag commerce, water plant cybersecurity and solar power savings (podcast)

In this episode, we talk with Geneva Town Supervisor Mark Venuti. A public hearing has been set for May 26 on a proposal to clarify the town’s zoning law concerning ag commerce. He says some changes have been made to the proposal ... MORE