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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
Cuomo calls for communities to mandate COVID vaccine: Finger Lakes leaders push back, citing low infection numbers

Cuomo calls for communities to mandate COVID vaccine: Finger Lakes leaders push back, citing low infection numbers

While state and federal officials ramp up pressure for local governments to get residents vaccinated against COVID-19, those in the Finger Lakes are taking a laid back approach. “I think the localities should take this very seriously and I would urge them ... MORE
RealEats obtains bigger space after creating partnership with GNC

RealEats obtains bigger space after creating partnership with GNC

RealEats has outgrown their current space and will be heading to the former Cheribundi factory on Routes 5&20 in Geneva. The space was previously Tops before Cheribundi moved in. They have since relocated in Michigan. RealEats has partnered with GNC to sell ... MORE
Police: Nebraska man steals boat in Seneca Falls, eventually gets stuck in locks

Police: Nebraska man steals boat in Seneca Falls, gets stuck in locks

Police say a Nebraska native was taken into custody after stealing a boat that was moored on cowing Street, leading police to the canal locks where he became trapped. Eric Warbelton, 35, is accused of traveling west on the canal in the ... MORE
Cayuga Nation Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar

Changing hands: Cayuga Nation acquires Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar in Seneca Falls

The Cayuga Nation has bought Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar along Lower Lake Road. The deed for the scenic eatery overlooking Cayuga Lake recently changed hands, closing a deal with former owner Craig Moore for $340,000, which is slightly below his asking ... MORE
Risks of catastrophic mine flood under Cayuga Lake mount, Cuomo’s DEC guards Cargill’s secrets

Risks of catastrophic mine flood under Cayuga Lake mount, Cuomo’s DEC guards Cargill’s secrets

Last week the state Department of Environmental Conservation refused to provide a copy of a letter it received from Cargill in which the company committed to avoid mining around an area of particular rock weakness known as the Frontenac Point Anomaly, or ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Don Miller of Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Don Miller of Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps (podcast)

Don Miller is the owner of the Waterside Wine Bar in Phelps and is in-studio to talk about being a new business owner, dealing with the collapse of their retaining wall on Christmas Day, the “Phelps Triangle” along with his career as ... MORE