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INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Public Library Foundation fall book sale (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva Public Library Foundation fall book sale (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with the Foundation's Spike Herzig about the changes coming to this year's sale. Timeframe: We have cut the total days of the sale from eleven to eight days beginning Friday, ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Canandaigua Kiwanis Club bike rodeo at Bristol Mt. (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Canandaigua Kiwanis Club bike rodeo at Bristol Mt. (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Canandaigua Kiwanis Club member Kim Sandic.  Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua, in partnership with Bristol Mountain, will hold its first-ever Bike Rodeo on Sunday, August 28 from 1 to 4 ... more
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Riesling day comes to the Linden Wine Series (video)

Riesling day comes to the Linden Wine Series (video)
If you're looking for a fun social event to attend this summer, and you like wine, look no further than the Linden Wine Series in downtown Geneva. The Linden Wine Series takes place on one ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck; fair reverses gun decision, Peenstra joining as Undersheriff, visitation resuming at the jail (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck; fair reverses gun decision, Peenstra joining as Undersheriff, visitation resuming at the jail (podcast)
In this episode, we visit with Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck and discuss the latest news from the department and larger issues of law enforcement. Undersheriff Steve Smith is retiring at the end of the ... more
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Inflation: Local food pantries are overwhelmed as more families struggle to afford groceries (video)

Inflation: Local food pantries are overwhelmed as more families struggle to afford groceries (video)
The U.S. economy has been hit hard by inflation. Families in New York are struggling to pay for food, and local food pantries are feeling the pressure. COVID and supply chain disruptions kickstarted inflationary pressures ... more
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Auburn Knights of Columbus hosting Ukrainian refugee benefit

Auburn Knights of Columbus hosting Ukrainian refugee benefit
The Auburn Knights of Columbus will host a benefit Saturday night for Ukrainian refugee families settling in the area. At least six refugee families coming to Auburn area The Citizen quotes past K of C ... more
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Tony Hawk’s foundation makes $40,000 donation to Auburn skatepark project

Tony Hawk’s foundation makes $40,000 donation to Auburn skatepark project
The city of Auburn has received an unexpected $40,000 windfall in its bid to replace the outdated skatepark at Casey Park with a new one. Hawk's Skatepark Project targets low-income communities where kids lack the ... more
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Biden authorizes minting of Harriet Tubman coins

Biden authorizes minting of Harriet Tubman coins
President Joe Biden signed the Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act into law yesterday. The law requires the U.S. Treasury to mint up to 50,000 five dollar gold coins, 400,000 one dollar silver coins and ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Melody Smith Johnson on co-working, mentoring, and the challenges faced by women of color (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Melody Smith Johnson on co-working, mentoring, and the challenges faced by women of color (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Melody Smith Johnson, owner of Melody's, a new co-working space at 128 Genesee St. in downtown Auburn. We talked about her business background as an HR consultant and owner of Divine ... more
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Tompkins County living wage rises 8.5% from last year

Tompkins County living wage rises 8.5% from last year
Tompkins County has a new living wage of $16.61 per hour. The announcement was made jointly last week by the Tompkins County Workers' Center and Alternatives Federal Credit Union. The new living wage is 8.5% ... more
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NY: Group homes for disabled people are closing as staffing crisis persists

NY: Group homes for disabled people are closing as staffing crisis persists
Residential facilities operated by the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities are closing fast. The current crisis in care has hit rural areas the hardest, particularly the Finger Lakes region. Rural areas hardest hit ... more
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Canandaigua American Legion raises money to support veteran suicide awareness and prevention

What help is available for Veterans in Seneca Falls?
The Canandaigua American Legion Post 256 far surpassed the fundraising goal for its Challenge 22 event held back in May. The event was co-sponsored by the Memorial Day Detatchment 468 of the Marine Corps League ... more
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Ontario, Wayne Farm Bureau members invited to ‘Meet the Candidates’ event August 19

Ontario, Wayne Farm Bureau members invited to 'Meet the Candidates' event August 19
All members of the Ontario and Wayne County Farm Bureaus are invited to a 'Meet the Candidates' event on August 19. The joint bureau event will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 19 ... more
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THE PINTCAST: Kelly Guilfoyle, Drink Like a Girl; lakefront 5K and tastings to benefit Women’s Hall of Fame (podcast)

THE PINTCAST: Kelly Guilfoyle, Drink Like a Girl; lakefront 5K and tastings to benefit Women’s Hall of Fame (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Kelly Guilfoyle from Drink Like a Girl. [AD] The Seneca Lake 5K run/1K tasting walk is this weekend. We talked about the history of the organization, which was formed ... more
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Cayuga County Sheriff, local support group speak out on addiction crisis: “Lose the judgment” (video)

Cayuga County Sheriff, local support group speak out on addiction crisis: "Lose the judgment" (video)
It’s been a rough week for Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck. "We had ten overdose cases within our community throughout the entire Cayuga County area unfortunately, so we’re continuing to have to address this issue ... more
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New Gibson Street entrance now open at Sonnenberg Gardens

Sonnenberg Gardens gets $25,000 grant for on-site upgrades
A new gateway entrance at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park is now open, announced NYS Parks on Monday. The park's new Gibson Street entrance is marked by stone columns off Route 21 in ... more
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Auburn Rotary Club, NUCOR present Party in the Park this weekend at Deauville Island

Auburn Rotary Club, NUCOR present Party in the Park this weekend at Deauville Island
The Auburn Rotary Club's Party in the Park fundraiser is back, Saturday and Sunday at Deauville Island on Owasco Lake. The event raises money for local and international Rotary projects Party in the Park is ... more
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State renews Seneca County Cooperative Extension Farm-to-School program grant

State renews Seneca County Cooperative Extension Farm-to-School program grant
The state Department of Ag and Markets has awarded Seneca County Cooperative Extension $99,994 to renew its Farm to School program. CCE develops recipes, nutritional information for all four Seneca County School Districts The program ... more
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Seneca CCE to host opening night reception at Seneca County Fair

Seneca CCE to host opening night reception at Seneca County Fair
The 178th Seneca County Fair opens Wednesday night at the fairgrounds in Waterloo. Taste the best of New York food and drink in Floral Hall Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension will host their opening night ... more
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