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Friends of Parrott Hall works diligently at bringing the building back to its former glory

Friends of Parrott Hall works diligently at bringing the building back to its former glory

Parrott Hall in Geneva is rich with history, but in a sad state of despair, as a local organization called Friends of Parrott Hall attempt to salvage what is left. The organization is working with a coalition made up of the City ... MORE
FingerLakes1.com earns national recognition for podcasts covering Indigenous communities

FingerLakes1.com earns national recognition for podcasts covering Indigenous communities

The region’s leading digital newsroom has earned national recognition for its commitment to routinely reporting on Indigenous communities throughout New York State. FingerLakes1.com won three 2021 National Native Media Awards for its coverage of the Haudenosaunee in 2020, which were announced by ... MORE
Mother of deceased child tries to share with Waterloo School Board; is told to stop for “personal attack”

Waterloo mother hopes for change after suffering loss of son

Angelicia Smith, of Waterloo, tragically lost her son, Giovanni Bourne, on June 22, 2021 just weeks before his 12th birthday. She has one message she wants parents, teachers, and other children to hear: If you see something, say something. Smith planned to ... MORE
Bella’s Restaurant in downtown Geneva thrives with authentic Italian cuisine

Bella’s Restaurant in downtown Geneva thrives with authentic Italian cuisine

Bella’s, located at 93 Seneca Street in Geneva, is a local favorite, boasting a 4.5 star average on Google Reviews. Owner, Richard Austin, works hard and puts customer service as a top priority. “Because of technology, we’ve really lost so much of ... MORE
E-ZPass customers are finding themselves overcharged with the new electronic tolling system

E-ZPass customers are finding themselves overcharged with the new electronic tolling system

Misreads in the western region of New York for the electronic tolling system have caused E-ZPass to overcharge up to 59,000 drivers. In April it happened at Exit 55 where the old Lackwanna toll booths were located. The Thruway Authority said it ... MORE
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New shop brings scents, soaps to downtown Geneva

New shop brings scents, soaps to downtown Geneva

Downtown Geneva has welcomed a new store on Exchange Street: ScentSational Scents and Soaps. It’s owned-and-operated by first-time entrepreneur, Damita Bonnemere (originally from Peekskill, N.Y.), who opened ScentSational Scents and Soaps last Thursday, July 15. Customers are greeted by an abundance of ... MORE
Seneca County Board of Supervisors invite the Cayuga Nation’s Clint Halftown to speak after heeding Citizens Advisory Board’s unanimous request

Seneca County Supervisors invite Cayuga Nation’s Clint Halftown to future meeting

Clint Halftown, the Cayuga Nation’s Bureau of Indian Affairs federal representative, may be coming to speak before the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, sooner rather than later. Ralph Lott, chair of the Indian Affairs special committee, notified his fellow supervisors about the ... MORE
Wayne County set to see major development with townhomes, mixed-use buildin

Wayne County set to see major development with townhomes, mixed-use structure, and hotel in Macedon

There is going to be a massive development in Wayne County- the likes of which have not been seen in some time. Developers have been coming to the town of Macedon, along Route 31, since it borders Monroe County- and offers a ... MORE
Skaneateles Festival will not allow unvaccinated individuals to attend and requires masks for everyone

Skaneateles Festival will not allow unvaccinated individuals to attend and requires masks for everyone

As concern for the Delta variant grows amid spikes in cases, the Skaneateles Festival updated their safety guidelines asking that unvaccinated people do not attend and everyone present wears masks. Festival organizers released a statement, “If you are an unvaccinated adult (age ... MORE
Cayuga Lake leads in HABs; DEC’s latest plan to help gets panned for going easy on big farms

Cayuga Lake leads in HABs; DEC’s latest plan to help gets panned for going easy on big farms

Cayuga Lake is the No. 1 hot spot in New York for harmful algal blooms (HABs), according to the latest Department of Environmental Conservation map that tracks outbreaks statewide. As of Friday, Cayuga had more than two dozen cyanobacteria blooms, while neighboring lakes Seneca ... MORE
WHAT ARE THE ODDS: The rise of cryptocurrency (podcast)

WHAT ARE THE ODDS: The rise of cryptocurrency and bitcoin (podcast)

On this episode of What Are The Odds host Jenna Hotaling is joined by Robin Singh, Team Leader of Queens Problem Gambling Resource Center to talk about the rise of cryptocurrency and other bitcoin trends. The two talk about the relationship with ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ferries on Cayuga Lake (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ferries on Cayuga Lake (podcast)

This episode documents ferries that operated on Cayuga Lake during the ferry boat era between 1808 and 1866. Before there were railroads, and even until there were improved roads, ferry boats operated on the various lakes of the Finger Lakes region. These ... MORE
Osteria Salina owner Guillermo Salinas had a vision for Auburn’s potential

Osteria Salina owner Guillermo Salinas had a vision for Auburn’s potential

It’s been twelve years since restauranteur Guillermo Salinas planned a trip outside of New York City to the Finger Lakes. He saw an opportunity for culinary success in the Upstate NY region and decided to permanently relocate to Auburn, NY, at the ... MORE
Norfolk Southern impedes traffic with idle trains for hours at a time in Hornell

Norfolk Southern impedes traffic with idle trains for hours at a time in Hornell

Hornell residents are expressing frustration over Norfolk Southern trains that now sit idle at the railroad crossing between East Avenue and Henry Street, obstructing traffic for a few hours at a time to an entire day. Unsuspecting motorists find themselves trapped and ... MORE
GOOD SPOTS: Taughannock Falls State Park; easy hike with a beautiful view

GOOD SPOTS: Taughannock Falls State Park, hiking with a beautiful view

Taughannock Falls in Trumansburg, New York is one of the most beautiful natural attractions the Finger Lakes Region has to offer. At 215 feet tall, the waterfall can be seen from above on the rim trail, or below at the end of the ... MORE