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Tiny island on Canandaigua Lake with offensive name gets new identity: Meet Skenoh Island

The small island on the corner of Canandaigua Lake previously known as ‘Squaw’ will now be called Skenoh. The island was renamed due to concerns about the name being offense. Canandaigua City Council proposed a resolution last year changing the name of ... MORE
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Former commander of Rochester Police Dive Team locates a 120 year old shipwreck in Canandaigua Lake

A local man discovered a sunken ship when looking at Canandaigua Lake on his computer one day. Scott Hill found the steam boat called the Seneca Chief. It sunk over 120 years ago and had been entirely forgotten about until now. Hill ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Before the days of electrical refrigeration much of the perishable foods that sustained the northeastern United States came from the vast ice harvesting industry on the Finger Lakes. Learn how ice was harvested and delivered to customers throughout the region and beyond ... MORE
FLX REVIEWED: Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake (video)

FLX REVIEWED: Nolan’s on Canandaigua Lake (video)

A review of a recent night out at Nolan’s in Canandaigua which was rebuilt after a fire in 2017 destroyed their original home at 130 Lakeshore Drive which opened in 2011. Their concept is quite simple: steak, seafood and pasta, prepared with ... MORE