Category: Tourism

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
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
Renovation work underway at AME Zion Church in Auburn

Renovation work underway at AME Zion Church in Auburn

Renovation work is underway at the historic church Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman attended when she lived in Auburn. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason says Ahna Wilson, the Superintendent of the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park made a presentation to the City ... MORE
Before you plan your college visit, read this

Before you plan your college visit, read this

The spring semester at most colleges ends around mid-May. Between now and August, you’re going to find a lot of prospective students and their parents visiting those campuses. If you’re under the impression preparing for a college visit starts and ends with ... MORE
How counties in the Finger Lakes are using their COVID relief funds

How counties in the Finger Lakes are using their COVID relief funds

Counties and municipalities across the Finger Lakes region are deciding how to use their allocation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The APRA is meant to help communities across the U.S. recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Treasury recently expanded ... MORE
Junius Ponds, Clifton Springs

Junius Ponds, Clifton Springs travel plazas along New York State Thruway won’t reopen until fall

What’s going on with travel plaza construction along the New York State Thruway? News10NBC asked the state for an update on progress for local rest stops, which will be significant upgrades from their former sites. Junius Ponds in Seneca County is behind ... MORE
Geneva: Routes 5&20 construction moves along, some delays might push completion date past October

Geneva: Routes 5&20 construction moves along with some delays anticipated

Construction on Routes 5&20 is moving along but delays might occur, said the City of Geneva’s Public Works Director Joe Venuti on Monday. The project includes reducing the highway from four lanes to two in Geneva’s downtown area. Venuti gave a project ... MORE
Why is American’made gas the same

If Kwik Fill gas is ‘American-made,’ why aren’t the prices lower?

If Kwik-Fill gasoline is American-made, then why aren’t the prices lower? That’s the question local residents are asking after a recent commercial from the company states, “Kwik Fill gasoline is made right here in America. United Refining Company who operates Kwik Fill, ... MORE
New Yorkers, book your Memorial Day travel plans

New York: Info that could help you save on Memorial Day travel plans

The American Automobile Association (AAA) says it’s time to book your Memorial Day travel plans if you haven’t done so yet. Travel booking data from AAA shows reservations for flights, hotels, rental cars and cruises are up 122% compared to last year, ... MORE
Love’s Travel Shops opens for business in Tyre

Love’s Travel Stops opens for business in Tyre

Love’s Travel Stops is open for business at its new location in Tyre off of NYS Thruway Exit 41. The latest Love’s location opened on Thursday, April 14, roughly a year after ground was broken for the project in spring 2021. The ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Geoffrey Starks, the 100th anniversary of sound on film (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Geoffrey Starks, the 100th anniversary of sound on film (podcast)

In this episode, we went to the Cayuga Museum of History and Art to visit with the Director of Development and Outreach, Geoffrey Starks. This is the 100th anniversary of sound on film. On December 14,1922, Theodore Case, working in his lab ... MORE
“It hits you how the world can turn upside down”: Rep. Tom Reed visits Ukraine-Poland border

“It hits you how the world can turn upside down”: Rep. Tom Reed visits Ukraine-Poland border

Rep. Tom Reed of New York’s 22nd Congressional District recently visited the Ukraine-Poland boarder on a bipartisan delegation trip. Reed (R-NY) was part of the House delegation made up of Republicans and Democrats that visited the Ukraine boarder last week. He said ... MORE
Seneca Nation members, supporters rally in Buffalo to protest Hochul decision

Seneca Nation members, supporters rally in Buffalo to protest Hochul decision

Roughly 200 people, most members of the Seneca Nation, gathered at Niagara Square in Buffalo last Friday to protest Governor Kathy Hochul’s handling of a gaming compact dispute with the Nation. New York State and the Seneca Nation have been at odds ... MORE
New boat-washing station planned for state boat launch in Canandaigua

New boat-washing station to debut next month at state boat launch in Canandaigua

A new boat-washing station will debut at the state boat launch in Canandaigua this summer. The new washing station will utilize equipment on loan. Canandaigua officials aim to target invasive plants or animal species that might be attached to boats before boaters ... MORE
Sen. Schumer visits Canandaigua to introduce new Rural Outdoor INvestment

Sen. Schumer visits Canandaigua to introduce Rural Outdoor Investment Act

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer visited Canandaigua earlier this month to introduce the Rural Outdoor Investment Act, which could bring millions of dollars to the Finger Lakes region. The exact amount of funding is unclear, but Sen. Schumer said it includes investments in ... MORE