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INSIDE THE FLX: Talking COVID with Finger Lakes health department leaders (podcast)

On a special edition of Inside the FLX, Ted Baker spoke with Mary Beer the Ontario County Public Health Director, Scott King the Interim Seneca County Public Health Director, Kathleen Cuddy the Cayuga County Public Health Director with Health Educators Deanna Ryan ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Sim Covington of Canandaigua City Council on lifelong learning, implicit bias, and path to a more diverse America (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with Sim Covington, who’s been the Chief Diversity Officer at Finger Lakes Community College since 2018 and was sworn in last month as the first black man to serve on the Canandaigua City Council. We talked about ... MORE
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HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY ON FL1 RADIO: Hilton, Canandaigua meet on the ice Wednesday night (webcast)

The FL1 Sports Team hits the ice for the first time, as the Canandaigua Braves hosted the Hilton Cadets on Wednesday night. FL1 Radio was live from the Canandaigua Civic Center for the 7 p.m. puck drop, Nate Sharman and Paul Russo ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: NY Wine and Grape Foundation Sustainable Vineyard program (podcast)

In this episode, Ted Baker talks with Whitney Beaman from the New York Wine and Grape Foundation (NYWGF) about the next step in their VineBalance sustainability program.  In 2022, about 25 grape in New York will take part in a pilot ... MORE
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Canandaigua Academy grad Ryan Poles named Chicago Bears general manager

Ryan Poles, a 2003 graduate of Canandaigua Academy, was named the new general manager of the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. The 36-year-old spent the last 13 years working with the Kansas City Chiefs. Poles was named a Braves sports Hall of Famer in ... MORE
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KENNY’S 2 PENNIES: Heartbreak and Positives (podcast)

Kenny Haas returns to the studio on the heels on the heartbreaking Bills loss in overtime against the Chiefs. He talks about Gabe Davis’ huge game, Josh Allen’s performance for the season and game, and what to do with the overtime rule ... MORE
STUNNED IN KC: Chiefs snatch victory from Buffalo in OT; deny Bills berth in AFC Championship (full coverage)

STUNNED IN KC: Chiefs snatch victory from Bills in OT, deny Buffalo berth to AFC Championship (full coverage)

In a rematch of the 2020 AFC Championship, the Bills and Chiefs met again at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday night, and for the second straight season, Kansas City knocked Buffalo out of the playoffs. But this time around, it took extra time ... MORE
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NCAA votes to allow Hobart lacrosse to grant athletic scholarships for the first time

The NCAA has voted to allow the Hobart lacrosse program to award athletic scholarships for the first time. As a Division 1 program at a school that competed at the Division 3 level in other sports, it was previously prohibited from doing ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Historical Markers in New York State (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Historical Markers in New York State (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable tells us about the Historic Markers in New York State, the ones that stand along the road throughout the state. These markers tell some aspect of history on the ... MORE
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Former Geneva Agritech Director Donald Barton dead at 100

The Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has announced the passing of former Cornell Agritech Director Donald Barton. He was 100. Barton died October 7 in Canandaigua. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1951 and became the ninth director of ... MORE
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Parents call for removal of controversial book from Auburn High School library

A group of Auburn parents is calling on the School Board to remove a book from the high school library. The Citizen reports the book is “All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto,” by George M. Johnson. The book chronicles Johnson’s experiences growing up ... MORE
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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