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Meteorologist Wayne Mahar bids farewell to television with final broadcast on WSTM-TV

It was the end of an era in Syracuse television last week. Local meteorologist Wayne Mahar celebrated his final broadcast with support of the community, viewers, and so much more after a decorated 37-year career. Mahar announced his retirement over the summer ... MORE
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“The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life” documentary featuring Seneca Falls released

A 30-minute documentary filmed in Seneca Falls entitled “The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life” was released on Amazon Prime Video, DVD and online video platforms this week. The documentary, produced by produced by Central New York filmmakers Francis DiClemente (Syracuse) ... MORE
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Willard Asylum for the Insane (podcast)

In this episode of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable looks at the Willard Asylum for the Insane. For many years, Willard was the largest state mental institution in the United States, and many practices undertaken at Willard became ... MORE
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Massive renovation at historic Taughannock Falls Inn now complete

The multi-million dollar renovation at the historic, 24-room Inn at Taughannock Falls is complete. Among the changes on the lakeside property include a new outdoor wedding and events space, which holds upwards of 300 people. The Inn, which celebrates its 75th anniversary ... MORE
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FLX WEEKLY: Swedish Hill co-owner Dave Peterson on Wine Wednesday (podcast)

On the final Wednesday of September, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Executive Director Katherine Chase is back in-studio along with Dave Peterson from Swedish Hill. Katherine and Dave join Sydney Radka and Jim Sinicropi to taste and talk wine and to look ahead ... MORE
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Snowy plover spotted for the first time ever in New York State on Lake Ontario

The first ever snowy plover has been spotted in New York State by a Finger Lakes Community College graduate. Sarah Forestiere watches piping plover nests at Sandy Island Beach State Park on Lake Ontario for a living, and while working she spotted ... MORE
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Former principal and teacher for Lyons School District officially steps in as superintendent this week

Dr. Matthew Barr, someone with plenty of experience in Lyons School District, officially returned as the new superintendent on Monday. Barr worked for 17 years in the district as a teacher and principal before leaving three years ago to be the principal ... MORE
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Canandaigua Academy to induct several new members into their Hall of Fame this week

Canandaigua Academy will be inducting new members into their Hall of Fame this weekend at homecoming; here are their names. Billy Greene, a 1995 graduate, was a lacrosse and football star at Canandaigua Academy. He played every season in both sports throughout ... MORE
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Sheriff Kevin Henderson will resign, attorneys for Ontario County say

Sheriff Kevin Henderson will resign. That was the takeaway from a meeting held by the special committee continuing an investigation into issues at the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office during his tenure. The committee was provided an update from its outside legal counsel ... MORE
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WATCH: Ripples of Change statue dedication in Seneca Falls (webcast)

The new Ripples of Change statues, which were placed in Seneca Falls in early September, will be officially dedicated at a special private event on Friday. While the event is closed to the general public due to guidelines, the entire event will ... MORE
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North Seneca Ambulance receives major donation from BonaDent

When North Seneca Ambulance receives a call for help– they answer, providing 24/7 advanced and basic ambulatory care to all of Seneca County. It is for that same reason that when North Seneca Ambulance made their own call for help – BonaDent ... MORE
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Carrier Dome gets brand-new lighting system with new capabilities

Carrier Dome gets brand-new lighting system with new capabilities

There is an interesting new feature for the Carrier Dome, that you might notice the next time you go to an event at the Loud House. The arena’s new exterior lighting system can tie in with the new interior LED system. The ... MORE
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Pennsylvania man rescued from Seneca Lake after kayak overturns

A Pennsylvania man was rescued from Seneca Lake on Monday after his kayak overturned.  Paul Zimmerman, of Pennsylvania told deputies that he was attempting to take a photo just after 7 a.m. when his kayak overturned off Serenity Road in Torrey. The ... MORE
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