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FLX WEEKLY: Bob Montgomery & Finger Lakes Festival of Lights (podcast)

Bob Montgomery is the Executive Producer of the Finger Lakes Festival of Lights in Burdett which runs through November 7th. This unique and spectacular light show tells the story of Seneca Lake through the ages and Bob is in-studio with Sydney Radka ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Festival of Lights to celebrate unveiling with a launch party

The Finger Lakes Festival of Lights is hosting a launch party for their official unveiling at Grist Iron Brewing Company. The Finger Lakes Festival of Lights is brought to the area and organized by a newly established partnership, American Lantern Festivals Inc., ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Fantasy of Light “Grandpa’s Attic” will take place Sept. 15

On Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 6:45 p.m., the producers and funders of the Finger Lakes Fantasy of Light, “Grandpa’s Attic”, will be holding the Grand Opening for its inaugural lighting production. Following remarks, the lights will be switched on at approximately 7:45 ... MORE
Deputies: One dead after driver pulls out in front of motorcyclist in Schuyler County

Deputies: One dead after driver pulls out in front of motorcyclist in Schuyler County

On Wednesday around 7:20 a.m. first responders were called to a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on County Route 31 in Dix. Deputies said in a press release that Carl Scott, 70, of Montour Falls was traveling south on State Route 414 ... MORE
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Two Finger Lakes women to compete in Tokyo Olympics

Two Finger Lakes women to compete in Tokyo Olympics

Two women from the Finger Lakes Region will be going for the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Meghan Musnicki, 38, is a Naples native who graduated from Canandaigua Academy and has won gold medals in both London in 2012 ... MORE
Schuyler County Public Health upcoming COVID-19 clinics

Schuyler County Public Health upcoming COVID-19 clinics

Schuyler County Public Health has the following COVID-19 clinics upcoming in July: Wednesday, July 7, from 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM at Great Escape Ice Cream Parlor The single-dose Janssen Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be provided at this clinic. Adults ... MORE
Deputies: Driver airlifted from serious crash on Rt. 414 in Schuyler County

Deputies: Driver airlifted from serious crash on Rt. 414 in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious one-car crash. It happened on State Rt. 414 in the town of Hector around 5:49 p.m. on Monday. Deputies say the vehicle was traveling South of Covert Road on Rt. 414 when it ... MORE
Lodi man leads deputies on pursuit through Schuyler, speeds top 100 mph during chase

Lodi man leads deputies on pursuit through Schuyler, speeds top 100 mph during chase

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals- one from Lodi, and another from Elmira following a vehicle chase through several communities. Edward Robinson, 30, of Lodi and Nichole Paul, 29, of Elmira were both taken into custody on ... MORE
Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

The Burdett Volunteer Fire Department was honored with an American Red Cross-Finger Lakes Region “Real Heroes Award” earlier this year. The award honors organizations which have shown courage, dedication and unselfish character through acts of heroism in our community. The Village of ... MORE
LITFL: Smelling the grapes at Ventosa Vineyards and Atwater Vineyards

LITFL: Smelling the grapes at Ventosa Vineyards and Atwater Vineyards

When I heard those words uttered by Jeff Harvey, the Ventosa Vineyards winemaker, I almost turned and ran. That same phrase was used during a childhood prank by my friend Yakky’s big brother. But this was different. This time the smell was ... MORE
PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves into the fall

Decade old questions loom as Schuyler County Judge race moves forward

Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman, who is running in November for Schuyler County Judge, declined last week to answer questions or provide requested documents about his role in a Seneca County scandal more than a decade ago. Getman declined to confirm or ... MORE
Finger Lakes Distilling debuts a 10+ year-old malt whiskey

Finger Lakes Distilling debuts a 10+ year-old malt whiskey

The new McKenzie Single Malt Whiskey, according to those behind it, is a 10.5 year old expression made from 100% malted barley, 75% of which was grown in New York State. It is a whiskey the distillery worked on early on, given ... MORE
Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Seneca Lake-area water systems promise new data on PFAS, while state keeps tight lid on information

Blindsided a month ago by intense public alarm over reports that their public drinking water showed traces of PFAS-class chemicals, officials in Watkins Glen and Montour Falls and Waterloo confirmed last week that they are in the process of checking it out ... MORE
Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Officials claim fears of water contamination likely overblown in Schuyler County

Pressed to respond to public alarm over a report that traces of the toxic PFAS class of chemicals had turned up in samples of local tap water, Schuyler County officials said this week they would conduct their own new tests in coordination ... MORE