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Southern Cayuga valedictorian wins video game scholarship

Southern Cayuga valedictorian wins video game scholarship
When most people hear that someone is attending college to learn to make video games, they might think of complex programs, detailed 3D models or powerful computers. But for Primrose Kirk, the 2018 valedictorian of Southern Cayuga High School, video game school is all about the music. Kirk, of King Ferry, was one of 35 students awarded a scholarship by... more

Eastview Mall adds Prime Steak House to restaurant roster

Eastview Mall adds Prime Steak House to restaurant roster
A new eatery is open for business at Eastview Mall. Prime Steak House, a 8,600 square foot restaurant, is the second location for Prime, and the first in the Rochester region. The restaurant specializes in steak but also offers a wide array of seafood dishes as well. The Eastview location features “an extensive wine room and a private dining area... more

Cayuga County’s Christmas Elf helps hundreds of families in need with gifts

Cayuga County’s Christmas Elf helps hundreds of families in need with gifts
Families in need were once again given boxes full of Christmas gifts Monday by volunteers with the Cayuga County Christmas Elf program. Boxes stuffed with toys, food and gift cards were distributed at Currier Plastic’s garage in Auburn. This year’s most popular toys included Paw Patrol sets and L.O.L. Surprise! dolls. Supplies for arts and crafts were also given in... more

Natl. Women’s Hall of Fame honors three with ‘Keeper of the Flame’ award

Natl. Women’s Hall of Fame honors three with ‘Keeper of the Flame’ award
The National Women’s Hall of Fame honored three local women Monday night. Susan Houde-Walter, Alexis Vogt and Carol Ritter Wright received the hall’s “Keeper of the Flame” award. It honors women who are courageous, trustworthy and brave. Ritter-Wright was a longtime reporter and columnist at the Democrat and Chronicle. “I and my three sisters, we were told we were worthless... more

FLX WEEKLY: Christmas week arrives as we wind down 2018 (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Christmas week arrives as we wind down 2018 (podcast)
We are now officially less than one week away from Christmas. Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso & Jim Sinicropi for the final episode of FLX Weekly of 2018 and find out if we have a chance at a White Christmas, talk about our favorite holiday foods and treats and get ready for the long holiday weekend ahead leading... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Students bring positive change to community through interactive program (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Students bring positive change to community through interactive program (podcast)
“Rachel’s Challenge” is coming to Seneca Falls. Thanks to a joint-effort between school officials, students, and community partners – a national program will be making its way to Seneca Falls – allowing members of the community, parents, and students to learn about kindness and respect toward others. The event will take place on January 8th, 2019 and will be open... more

del Lago Resort & Casino announces Air Supply to perform at The Vine

del Lago Resort & Casino announces Air Supply to perform at The Vine
del Lago Resort & Casino is pleased to announce soft-rock duo Air Supply will perform at The Vine on Friday, February 22nd at 8PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 21st at noon and may be purchased in person at the del Lago Resort & Casino box office, by calling the box office at 315-946-1695 or at dellagoresort.com/entertainment. With... more

Legislators urge Cuomo to veto uniform standard bill that would impact beer, wine industries

Legislators urge Cuomo to veto uniform standard bill that would impact beer, wine industries
A group of Finger Lakes-area state legislators today urged Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto legislation that was delivered to the governor for final action this week calling for the establishment of uniform standards for tastings of New York manufactured beer, wine, cider, and liquor. The legislation (S9040/A11203) received near-unanimous approval by both houses of the Legislature in the closing days... more

CBS to feature ‘Seneca White Deer’ in segment on Dec. 30

CBS to feature ‘Seneca White Deer’ in segment on Dec. 30
On Wednesday filmmakers for a program on CBS visited the former Seneca Army Depot, where Seneca White Deer, Inc. has been working overtime to preserve and grow the white deer population. Dennis Money, president of Seneca White Deer, Inc. said that his organization is overwhelmed with excitement at the prospect of receiving some national attention. “We are delighted for this... more

Holiday Shoppe and Movie Night held December 12th at Perkins School

Holiday Shoppe and Movie Night held December 12th at Perkins School
Perkins School PTA ran it’s annual, non-profit Holiday Shoppe for students differently this year and it proved to be very successful. In recent years, it has been held in the school for a week in December and classes, accompanied by their teachers, took turns visiting it and purchasing all kinds of very inexpensive holiday gift items for family members. Gift... more

Eight local food pantries receive $21,000 in holiday donations from M&T Bank

Eight local food pantries receive ,000 in holiday donations from M&T Bank
In an effort to help local children, families and individuals in need during the holiday season, M&T Bank today announced a combined $21,000 donation to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and seven other regional food pantries, nutrition programs and hunger-relief charities throughout the region. “The holiday season is an especially busy time for the local organizations that make... more

A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership

A holiday gift for Geneva — the Dove Block returns to local ownership
Geneva’s historic downtown Dove Block building is set to return to local ownership as part of a project that will secure the building’s future for years to come. The Dove Block Restoration Group, which is made up of local business and civic leaders, announced an agreement and financing Thursday that will return the landmark’s ownership to Geneva and begin the... more
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