New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final district maps approved: What does it mean for the Finger Lakes?

New York’s final congressional and state Senate redistricting maps were released on Saturday, resulting in significantly more competitive districts than those originally drawn by the state Legislature. The congressional and state Senate district maps were drawn by special master Jonathan Cervas and ... MORE
Fajans-Turner ends run for Congress in 22nd District

Fajans-Turner ends run for Congress in 22nd District

Vanessa Fajans-Turner, who previously ran in New York’s 22nd Congressional District, announced on Sunday that she will not continue her campaign for Congress. The announcement from Fajans-Turner comes after finalized district maps were approved by a state judge on Saturday, May 21 ... MORE
Cornell advances to Final Four with win over Delaware

Cornell advances to Final Four with win over Delaware

The Cornell Big Red men’s lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Final Four with a 10-8 victory over the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens on Sunday afternoon at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. The game was tied 7-7 going into the fourth quarter, but Cornell ... MORE
Republican Steve Wells enters race in NY’s redrawn 22nd Congressional District

Republican Steve Wells enters race in NY’s redrawn 22nd Congressional District

Cazenovia resident and businessman Steve Wells announced his candidacy this week for New York’s redrawn 22nd Congressional District. Wells, a founding partner of the American Food and Vending Corporation, announced his candidacy for the 22nd Congressional District on Wednesday, May 18. New York’s ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: Country Music Festival Prep and a trip to Red Brick Pub

Finger Lakes Travel: FLX Country Music Festival checklist and a trip to the Red Brick Pub

As the Finger Lakes Country Music Festival approaches, we’re getting prepared. We’ve made a checklist to help you get festival-ready, including tips on what to pack, outfits, hairstyles and scheduling! @fingerlakes1 See you there on June 4th!#countrymusicfestival #musicfestivaloutfit #musicfestival #concertoutfit #fyp #ootd ... MORE

Finger Lakes Travel: Summer 2022 Bucket List

Summer is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to do some planning. Whether you live in the Finger Lakes or you’re just passing through, it’s good to know the best spots around. If you’re looking for ideas, then look no further. This ... MORE
Two suspects charged after electric bicycle theft in Ithaca on Monday

Two suspects charged after electric bicycle theft in Ithaca on Monday

Two Ithaca residents have been charged in a May 16 incident where an electric bike was stolen. On Monday, May 16, the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 100 block of Fayette Street for an in-progress theft of an electric bicycle. A ... MORE
Upcoming webinar will help residents prepare for increased flood risks for their homes

Upcoming webinar will help residents prepare for increased flood risks for their homes

Upstate New York has been experiencing more frequent storm events and heavier downpours and flooding for the past few decades, and this trend will amplify in the years ahead as climate disruptions increase. Sustainable Finger Lakes (formerly Sustainable Tompkins) will host a webinar on ... MORE
Inaugural Taste of the Finger Lakes hosts 40+ local food & beverage vendors at the Ithaca Farmers Market

Inaugural Taste of the Finger Lakes hosts 40+ local food & beverage vendors at the Ithaca Farmers Market

Taste of the Finger Lakes serves the dual purpose of showcasing the dynamic Finger Lakes food and beverage industry while raising funds for three non-profits doing the important work of improving access to healthy food across the region. This year, Taste of ... MORE
Cornell advances to NCAA Quarterfinals with win over Ohio State

Cornell advances to NCAA Quarterfinals with win over Ohio State

The Cornell Big Red men’s lacrosse team advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals with a win over the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. After falling behind 4-0 early, Cornell dominated Ohio State en route to a 15-8 victory. CJ ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to the Women’s Rights visitor center, our summer bucket list and GOOD eats & sips

Finger Lakes Travel: A trip to the Women’s Rights Park, good eats and our summer bucket list

We were blessed with some warm weather in the Finger Lakes this week and took full advantage of it. I headed downtown Seneca Falls to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, which is one of Seneca Falls’ biggest tourist attractions. Not only ... MORE
FINGER LAKES WEATHER: Risk for strong to severe thunderstorms building into Monday

FINGER LAKES WEATHER: Risk for strong to severe thunderstorms building into Monday

After a summer-like weekend across the Finger Lakes region, the risk for severe weather will be followed by significantly cooler temperatures the first few days of the week. The Storm Trackers Team says things will get active for some on Monday- then ... MORE
#HalftownMustGo campaign celebrates Interlaken’s resolution, organizers and supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

Cayuga Nation: Interlaken takes action, anti-Halftown supporters to march in Washington D.C. on Monday

The Village of Interlaken passed a resolution Thursday that called on President Joe Biden and the U.S. federal government to respect the traditional Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ’ (Cayuga Nation) faction’s decision to remove Clint Halftown as the nation’s federal representative. This resolution out of Interlaken ... MORE
Rootstock Youth Music Celebration returns to the Bernie Milton Pavilion Stage on May 22

Rootstock Youth Music Celebration returns to the Bernie Milton Pavilion Stage on May 22

It is with much excitement that the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance and New Roots Charter School and will be co-producing the return of Rootstock 2022 on May 22nd from 11-8pm at the Bernie Milton Pavilion. Rootstock is a one-day celebration of youth musicians ... MORE
Gov. Hochul announces $35 million investment to support NY’s abortion providers

Gov. Hochul announces $35 million investment to support NY’s abortion providers

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday a $35 million investment to directly support abortion providers in anticipation of Roe v. Wade being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. On Thursday, May 10, Governor Hochul directed the state Department of ... MORE