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Moravia teen, Auburn parents honored for overcoming obstacles at school, home

Moravia teen, Auburn parents honored for overcoming obstacles at school, home
A Moravia teenager and two Auburn parents will be honored by Sennett nonprofit Champions for Life Sports Center Thursday as its first Community Champions. The inaugural Celebration of Champions event, taking place at the Springside Inn in Fleming, will spotlight people who have dealt with great personal odds over the course of their lives. This year’s recipients are Teaghan Campbell... more

Masquerade ball to raise funds for Seneca County homeless

Masquerade ball to raise funds for Seneca County homeless
There are no homeless shelters in Seneca County. But that doesn’t mean no one is homeless. According to Melissa Nesbit, executive director of Seneca Housing Inc., the county could have about 480 homeless people or families in a year, based on national numbers and the county’s population. “Although we do not have tent cities and there aren’t people sleeping under... more

Annual mulch event to be held at Seneca Meadows on May 20th

Annual mulch event to be held at Seneca Meadows on May 20th
Seneca Meadows, Inc. announced that its fifteenth annual, Mulch Give-Away is scheduled for Saturday, May 20th from 7:00 to 11:00 am at its location on State Route 414. Between three hundred and four hundred Seneca County families take part in this one-day event, lining up in pick-up trucks for their two scoops of locally purchased red or brown hardwood mulch.... more

Substance Abuse Coalition: More than 800 lbs of unwanted meds collected last weekend

Substance Abuse Coalition: More than 800 lbs of unwanted meds collected last weekend
It was an overwhelmingly successful day for the Substance Abuse Coalition on Saturday. The organization, who partnered with the Ontario County Sherriff’s Office announced that over 860 pounds of unwanted medication was collected this past Saturday at the Canandaigua Wegmans at our annual Spring “Medication Take Back” event.   This event was sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for the... more

Harriet Tubman mural installed outside Schweinfurth gallery in Auburn

Harriet Tubman mural installed outside Schweinfurth gallery in Auburn
Passers by of the Schweinfurth Art Center will now have a colorful view with the newly installed Harriet Tubman mural hanging on the front of the building. The 32-foot hot pink crocheted mural is the first in a series of public art projects featuring strong historical women by Poland born artist Olek, best known for her crocheted artwork on display... more

Mother’s Day brunch to be held at del Lago Resort & Casino buffet

Mother’s Day brunch to be held at del Lago Resort & Casino buffet
This Mother’s Day, the Farmers Market Buffet at del Lago Resort & Casino will feature a special brunch harvesting the freshest locally-sourced produce, fruits, dairy products and meats from the most reputable growers in the region to create an “unforgettable dining experience” officials with the resort say. On Sunday, May 14th the Mother’s Day brunch will be served from 10... more

Red Cross is preparing for emergency along Lake Ontario; calls for more volunteers

Red Cross is preparing for emergency along Lake Ontario; calls for more volunteers
The flooding along Lake Ontario has stressed more than just homes and businesses along the shoreline. The American Red Cross, which responds to natural disasters across the U.S. is in desperate need for volunteers in Wayne County. Executive leadership of the local Red Cross chapter is looking at ways to mobilize more teams and deploy more resources to areas experiencing... more

Keuka commemorates visits by MLK and Eleanor Roosevelt with unveiling of sculptures

Keuka commemorates visits by MLK and Eleanor Roosevelt with unveiling of sculptures
Two of the most historic events in the 127-year history of Keuka College are commemorated in a new exhibit that was unveiled Friday afternoon. Visits to the college on the shore of Keuka Lake by civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and social justice pioneer and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt are celebrated in the exhibit, which includes... more

Southern Cayuga County schools team up to support Make-A-Wish

Southern Cayuga County schools team up to support Make-A-Wish
Two rival schools came together for the good of one cause on Sunday. Throughout the past school year, students with the high school honor societies from the Union Springs and Southern Cayuga school districts have been working within their own schools to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But those efforts combined Sunday with an end-of-the-year final fundraiser at Union... more

Teams trek through downtown Auburn in East Hill’s 4th annual Amazing Race

Teams trek through downtown Auburn in East Hill’s 4th annual Amazing Race
For the fourth year in a row, dozens of people raced through downtown Auburn to help raise money for health care in Cayuga County. On Sunday afternoon, roughly 50 teams of two braved the rain during East Hill Family Medical’s Amazing Race. Inspired by the long-running reality show “The Amazing Race,” East Hill set up more than a dozen stations... more

Corning’s ‘Glass Barge’ will take part in Canal Fest in Seneca Falls

Corning’s ‘Glass Barge’ will take part in Canal Fest in Seneca Falls
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will bring its GlassBarge to this year’s Canal Fest. This all-new, world-class performance venue brings floating Hot Glass Demos to the Museum’s New York State neighbors along the Erie Canal and its connected waterways. The 2nd Annual Seneca Falls Canal Fest will be held July 7th through the 9th on both sides of the... more

Ontario County ag leaders recognized

Ontario County ag leaders recognized
Outstanding agriculture leaders recently were honored at the Ontario County Agriculture Appreciation Banquet at Club 86. The banquet celebrating agriculture in Ontario County during National Agriculture Week attracted 160 agriculture producers, educators, county officials, county supervisors, state Sen. Pam Helming and representatives of state legislators. During the evening, themed “Down Memory Lane,” the Jerome, Zimmerman, Kunes, and Lightfoote families shared... more

Ithaca Festival: Founder inspires 40th anniversary

Ithaca Festival: Founder inspires 40th anniversary
The past is serving as a source of creativity for the 40th annual Ithaca Festival, to be held in June. “Festival organizers have been meeting with one of the festival’s original founders for inspiration,” said Ben Greenberg, executive director of the Ithaca Festival. “Loretta Louviere, the godmother of the Ithaca Festival, will be making an appearance in the parade to... more

Cayuga County and Auburn tax foreclosure auction rescheduled to September

Cayuga County and Auburn tax foreclosure auction rescheduled to September
Cayuga County and the city of Auburn tax foreclosure auction will now take place nearly three months later than anticipated, according to the county’s office of real property tax services. The auction is now scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 at the Emerson Park Pavilion in Owasco. Registration will begin the same day at 12:30 p.m. Kelly Anderson, director... more

Right to Run road closures announced for this weekend in Seneca Falls, Fayette

Right to Run road closures announced for this weekend in Seneca Falls, Fayette
The Seneca Falls Police Department would like to advise Seneca Falls and Fayette residents that on Saturday, May 13th, 2017, the Right to Run 19K Race will be taking place at 8:30 am. The run will start on Martin Rd. and will continue onto the following roads causing temporary closures and delays: Thorpe Rd., Peterman Rd., Farron Rd., Hoster Rd.,... more

SLOPE DAY: Cornell students celebrate end of classes

SLOPE DAY: Cornell students celebrate end of classes
Cornell University students partied, relaxed and blew off a little steam Thursday during the annual Slope Day festivities to celebrate the end of the academic year. Hundreds of students and some alumni gathered on Libe Slope as headline acts Misterwives and Big Gigantic took the stage in the early afternoon. The yearly tradition takes place in between the end of... more

Neil Sedaka falls, injures shoulder; forced to reschedule show at The Vine

Neil Sedaka falls, injures shoulder; forced to reschedule show at The Vine
Due to an injury on Wednesday Neil Sedaka has postponed his performance at del Lago Resort & Casino’s The Vine scheduled for May 19th. Del Lago is working with Sedaka’s management to reschedule the date for Fall 2017. Tickets already purchased will be transferred to the rescheduled date, which will be announced as soon as possible. Anyone with tickets wishing... more

HWS readies for commencement: Officials brace for bad weather, which would limit attendance for Clinton speech

HWS readies for commencement: Officials brace for bad weather, which would limit attendance for Clinton speech
Sunday’s Hobart and William Smith Colleges commencement provides plenty of conflicting emotions, said spokesperson Cathy Williams. Of course, there’s the joy of watching HWS students accept those hard-earned degrees with their proud families and friends in attendance. And then there’s the A-list commencement speaker, former President Bill Clinton, who is known for powerful and inspiring speeches. However, it’s also the... more
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