Family rescued from Canandaigua Lake after boat fire, two children suffer minor injuries

One man and three children were rescued from Canandaigua Lake on Tuesday after their boat became fully-engulfed with flames. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that Marine Patrol, as well as Canandaigua Ambulance and Fire Department responded to the area of 3831 County Road 16 in the Town of Canandaigua for the report of a boat fire on the lake.... more

Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty – Less than two weeks away

The Seneca County House of Concern is in the final stages of preparing for their inaugural Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The non-profit organization is excited to bring together their family of supporters and new friends for this fun-filled event. Like a walk-a-thon paddlers have been encouraged to raise money for their entry... more

Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Saturday, August 6, was the perfect day for the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s first ever Paddle Keuka 5K. With nearly 70 paddlers and a tremendous crew of volunteers led by our dynamic event leadership trio, Pat Atkinson, FLM&A Volunteer, Taryn Windheim, owner of Finger Lakes Racing and Events, and Natalie Payne, FLM&A Executive Director, the race was a big... more

More blue-green algae reported on Owasco Lake

The Cayuga County Health Department is encouraging the community to know the signs of blue-green algae after another bloom was reported on Owasco Lake. According to Eileen O'Connor, the county's director of environmental health, the health department received a report Friday of a suspected blue-green algae bloom located south of Burtis Point on the east side of the lake. Read... more

One dead on Cayuga Lake after lengthy search for swimmer who went missing

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office reports that the body of the missing swimmer, who disappeared near Myer’s Park in Lansing was discovered by divers at 11:31 pm on Sunday. Deputies say that the original report came in at approximately 3:30 pm on Saturday, as first responders deployed to Myer’s Park in the Town of Lansing. The person was reportedly no... more
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