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Canada lifts COVID border rules: What to expect when traveling

Canada lifts COVID border rules: What to expect when traveling
The Canadian government says its tossing COVID border restrictions on Saturday, October 1. Travelers will no longer need to provide proof of vaccination to enter Canada, nor will they be required to wear masks on ... more
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Pick’n Patch: A place for family and all things fall, farm, and fun

Pick'n Patch: A place for family and all things fall, farm, and fun
There's no other place like it. With a corn maze, pumpkin patch, sunflower field, and future apple picking, Pick'n Patch has it all. Pick'n Patch is a family-owned and operated farm in Stanley, New York ... more
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Newark awaiting state word on DRI project requests

Newark awaiting state word on DRI project requests
The village of Newark has submitted a list of project requests to the state for its $10 million dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award. State reviewing project list totaling $13 million The village's DRI committee ... more
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Yates County purchases software to make sure occupancy tax is being paid

Yates County purchases software to make sure occupancy tax is being paid
The Yates County Legislature recently voted to continue its four percent occupancy tax on hotels, motels, and other lodging facilities. Some facilities aren't aware they're subject to the tax The county has purchased software to ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason; keys to the city, Park Ranger retiring, skate park construction delayed (podcast)
In this episode, it's our weekly visit with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason and City Council recap. Two keys to the city were presented by Mayor Quill connected with the Kate and Harry Freeman International ... more
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Fall Foilage Report: See where leaves are beginning to change color in New York

Fall Foilage Report: See where leaves are beginning to change color in New York
New York's just released its first fall foliage report of the year. The first day of fall, September 22, is just a week away, and already the leaves are beginning to change color, according to ... more
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3rd annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend happening September 24-25

3rd annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend happening September 24-25
Nine Schuyler County farms are opening their doors to the public this month for tours, tastings, hayrides, demonstrations, apple picking and more. The 3rd Annual Schuyler County Farm Tour Weekend will occur on September 24 ... more
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Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance launches scholarship to help future student

Scholarship: Places like Wendy’s offer scholarships worth up to $100,000
Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance and partners of the Finger Lakes business community are working together to provide financial assistant to a college student in the form of a scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to ... more
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The Windmill: All things Finger Lakes and a taste of the greats from outside of state

The Windmill: All things Finger Lakes and a taste of the greats from outside of state
The Windmill Farm and Craft Market in Penn Yan is the place for all things food, crafts, clothing, and entertainment. Located along NY-14A in Penn Yan, The Windmill is open all Summer long and into ... more
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Main Deck: Creating space for the history and people of Penn Yan

Main Deck: Creating space for the history and people of Penn Yan
If you want a taste of Penn Yan's boating history and some great New England and Cajun French-style food, then you have to check out Main Deck. Main Deck sits on the north end of ... more
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New York State Fair events to attend: The Horticulture Building flower shows

New York State Fair events to attend: The Horticulture Building flower shows
There's never something not going on at the New York State Fair. That's why the events calendar is a great place to plan your day around as it has a long list of everything that's ... more
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Check out new vendors at the New York State Fair: SYRACHA’CUSE

Check out new vendors at the New York State Fair: SYRACHA'CUSE
The Great New York State fair has 15 new vendors this year from all over New York State and even around the U.S. FingerLakes1.com spoke to one of these new food vendors called SYRACHA'CUSE who ... more
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Gas prices continue to drop across Finger Lakes, Central New York

Battle over state gasoline tax brews: Republicans blast it, activists say it’s fear-mongering
The average price for a gallon of gasoline continues to fall. According to AAA, the average price per gallon in the Rochester area is down 10 cents from last week, along with the Syracuse area ... more
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This year’s butter sculpture unveiled at New York State Fair

This year's butter sculpture unveiled at New York State Fair
For the first time in fifteen years, color is featured in the butter sculpture at the New York State Fair. This year's butter sculpture highlights female athletes and shows how today's athletes refuel with chocolate ... more
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Mobile DMV office available at NYS Fair

Train to return to Fairgrounds for the first time since 2014
Those attending the 2022 New York State Fair are able to apply for a REAL ID or Enhanced Driver License at a mobile DMV office. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles mobile office ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: Short term rentals divide community in Watkins Glen (video)

EXCLUSIVE: Short term rentals divide community in Watkins Glen (video)
Watkins Glen is a village known for its tourism. The village is home to many attractions, including Seneca Lake, wineries, breweries, Watkins Glen State Park and Watkins Glen International race track. Some travelers may opt ... more
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Safety inspections underway for rides at NYS Fair

Safety inspections underway for rides at NYS Fair
State officials are inspecting amusement rides in anticipation of the Great New York State Fair. New York State Department of Labor inspectors are performing on-site pre-inspections before the state fair begins on August 24, according ... 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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AG James: The FAA needs to “keep airlines in line” amid widespread flights cancelations

AG James: The FAA needs to "keep airlines in line" amid widespread flights cancelations
New York Attorney General Letitia James wants the U.S. Department of Transportation to take action to address widespread commercial flight cancelations and delays. James sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg calling on ... more
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