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Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald’s restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming

Owner of 13 Finger Lakes area McDonald's restaurants honored as Woman of the Year by Sen. Helming
Senator Pam Helming announced that Mari Potter, a small business owner, has been named the 2024 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District. The honor is part of the New York State Senate Women ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: URMC brings healthcare to Five Star Bank branches in rural communities (podcast)
Today on the show we are talking about rural healthcare. According to the National Institute for Healthcare Management -- 12.6 of the 19.6 million people who live in New York are considered medically underserved. Which ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: How do property assessments work? Answering FAQs!

INSIDE THE FLX: Explaining everything to know about property assessments
There are few things that frustrate people more than assessments. The process is complicated, and oftentimes, property owners assume that because their assessment is increasing by 5-10% that their property taxes will go up too ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: In this economy? How do small businesses owners compete with major chains? (podcast)
When we spotlight local businesses on FingerLakes1.com one of the most-common questions we get from readers is "How do they do it?" Then when that feature hits social media, we'll see dozens of comments that ... more
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Audit reveals poor financial management by CNY Regional Market

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An audit released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on May 14 found significant financial mismanagement by the Central New York Regional Market Authority board. The audit highlighted a decline in the authority's financial position from ... more
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ALDI announces major price cuts on over 250 items

Aldi saving opportunities
Amid high grocery prices, discount chain ALDI announced price cuts on over 250 items through Labor Day. The markdowns include picnic and barbecue essentials and travel-ready snacks, aiming to help families enjoy summer activities without ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing workforce development efforts in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
What's being done to address the workforce shortage in the Finger Lakes? Unemployment rates are historically low. Most counties in the region reporting 3.5-4.25% jobless rates. That means employers are competing for a smaller pool ... more
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DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Geneva development, housing issues, and assessments in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
On this episode of The Debrief Podcast hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about recent headlines across the Finger Lakes region - including the closure of the Geneva Movieplex, development of a Dunkin' franchise ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: What’s happening this spring at Montezuma Audubon Center? (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: What's happening this spring at Montezuma Audubon Center? (podcast)
It's early-March and that means its time for our monthly chat with Montezuma Audubon Director Chris Lajewski. He's here to talk bird migration, the seasonal changes taking place at the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge, as well ... more
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Chances good for another strong aurora viewing tonight across Finger Lakes

Chances good for another strong aurora viewing tonight across Finger Lakes
Forecasters anticipate a vibrant display of northern lights across the U.S. this weekend, extending possibly into next week, due to intense geomagnetic storm activity. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this surge ... more
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Onondaga Lake to host wildlife walk next week

Onondaga Lake to host wildlife walk next week
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps will introduce its inaugural Third Thursday Walk In Nature on May 16th at 4 p.m. The event, sponsored by Honeywell and Parsons, will feature a 1-mile guided tour along the ... more
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Major retailer announces bankruptcy, closure of all stores: Waterloo outlet among closing

Major retailer announces bankruptcy, closure of all stores: Waterloo outlet among closing
The changing landscape of American malls sees another retailer falling victim as Rue21 announces the closure of all its 540 stores following a bankruptcy filing. The teen apparel chain, once boasting 1,200 locations, is shutting ... more
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KRockathon Music Festival makes return to NYS Fairgrounds

KRockathon Music Festival makes return to NYS Fairgrounds
After several years on pause, the iconic KRockathon rock festival is set to make a comeback at Chevy Court at the Fairgrounds on July 27. The event, dubbed the Sweet Grass KRockathon Reboot and sponsored ... more
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Finger Lakes Cider Trail kicks off passport program

Finger Lakes Cider Trail kicks off passport program
The Finger Lakes Cider Trail introduced its Passport Program in May 2024, inviting cider enthusiasts to explore and taste offerings from nine participating cideries throughout May and June. This program, now in its second year, ... more
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Professional Women of the Finger Lakes announces nominees for 2024 awards

Professional Women of the Finger Lakes announces nominees for 2024 awards
The Professional Women of the Finger Lakes (PWFL), serving Ontario County and the broader Finger Lakes region, has announced the nominees for its 2024 Women of Distinction Awards. The awards ceremony is set to take ... more
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Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved

Lake Friendly Living month underway: Opportunities around the Finger Lakes to get involved
The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes has marked the start of its 4th Annual Lake Friendly Living Awareness Month as the calendar turned to May. The month-long event, dedicated to sustaining the ... more
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President Biden talks $6.1 billion Micron funding while in Syracuse

President Biden talks $6.1 billion Micron funding while in Syracuse
President Joe Biden visited Syracuse, New York, where he announced a significant $6.1 billion in federal funding for Micron Technology to enhance the production of advanced memory chips. This initiative, part of the CHIPS and ... more
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Unemployment rates by county across the Finger Lakes: How did each stack up in March?

Unemployment rates by county across the Finger Lakes: How did each stack up in March?
The New York State Department of Labor released preliminary local area unemployment rates for March 2024, showcasing a slight decrease in the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 4.4% in February to 4.3% in March ... more
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Pitbull, T-Pain coming to Lakeview Amphitheater this summer

Pitbull, T-Pain coming to Lakeview Amphitheater this summer
Pitbull, also known as Mr. Worldwide, is scheduled to perform at the Empower Federal Credit Union Amphitheater at Lakeview in Syracuse on the evening of September 7. The concert, part of his extensive Party After ... more
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