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Corning's Gaffer District Announces Small Business Week

April 28th, 2017

Corning, NY—Corning’s Gaffer District would like to encourage the community to support Small Business Week, April 30–May 6, 2017. Corning Mayor, Richard Negri has issued a formal proclamation recognizing Small Business Week in the city of Corning.

According to the Small Business Association (SBA) website,, “Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s ent...

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Exciting Mountain Improvements Planned for Bristol Mountain

April 28th, 2017

Canandaigua, NY (April 27, 2017) Bristol Mountain is excited to announce over $200,000 in on-mountain improvements to the resort this summer, to be completed for the 2017-18 winter season.  Dan Fuller, Bristol’s President/General Manger described the improvements that will be made to the Upper Universe trail.  “We will be widening the existing trail, adding 2,000 feet of new air and water lines for snowmaking, and supplementing the trail with 11 new energy efficient snowmaking guns.”  According to Paul Trip...

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Irvine Wealth Planning Strategies Celebrates First Anniversary

April 25th, 2017

Irvine Wealth Planning Strategies (IWPS), LLC, 10 E. Market Street, is celebrating their first year in business. Owner, Amy Irvine wants to thank the community for their support and encouragement by giving back in the form of collecting donations for the Corning Community Food Pantry.

"This community has been so wonderful to me, so encouraging and supportive and we wanted to celebrate by giving back. We know so many are in need of the basics, so we hope that our good fortune can be celebrated by giving to ...

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Tiffany's Glass Mosaics Exhibit Opening at the Corning Museum of Glass

April 21st, 2017

Tiffany's Glass Mosaics will be the first museum exhibition focused exclusively on this aspect of Tiffany's extraordinary artistic career.

Treasured by local communities, many of Tiffany's architectural glass mosaics survive today, tucked away in churches, libraries, universities and other public buildings. This exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass will use new digital displays to bring these artworks to audiences in Corning. By examining the inventive materials and process from design inspiration to ...

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The Corning Museum of Glass releases the GlassBarge, Hot Glass Demos on the Erie Canal!

April 21st, 2017

The GlassBarge brings the excitement of live glassmaking from The Corning Museum of Glass to waterfront communities along historic waterways of New York State. The Museum has taken mobile hot shops across the globe. 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.

In 2017, GlassBarge will be featured at three public, waterfront events on the Erie Canal to help celebrate the kickoff of the c...

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Casa Larga Vineyards presents the official wine of the Lilac Festival

April 20th, 2017

Casa Larga Vineyards, Rochester's Winery, is proud to present the official wine of the 2017 Lilac Festival, Lilac Hill. Noted for its floral characteristics and unique blue bottle, this wine has served as a key symbol of Rochester's lilacs since its creation in 1994.

Lilac Hill is a smooth and mildly sweet white wine, with a floral nose and refreshing citrus characteristics. Produced from a proprietary blend of Riesling, Muscat Ottonel and Cayuga, this award-winning wine is a festival classic.

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April 20th, 2017

On Monday, May 8th from 1:30 – 3:00 PM, The Rockwell Museum and the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region, will once again team up to offer Meet Me at the Museum, a program for individuals who have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Meet Me at the Museum is a free social program for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.

Guests attending the Meet Me at the Museum program will be introduced to The Rockwell’s new exhibition, Blanket Stories: Western Door, Salt Sacks ...

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Watkins Glen International unveils new Esses Party Deck for 2017 season

April 20th, 2017

Construction on a new hospitality area at Watkins Glen International is complete – and it comes with a view.

The Esses Party Deck will provide a comfortable setting with an unparalleled view of the exciting uphill Esses portion (Turns 2-3) of The Glen, with the ability to host fans and/or corporate groups beginning with the upcoming Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 29-July 2.

The party deck features an elevated, partially covered viewing platform, multiple seating areas, closed circuit television cove...

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Ticket Galaxy named sponsor of Finger Lakes Beer Festival at Watkins Glen International

April 19th, 2017

Partnership agreement also makes Ticket Galaxy “Official Secondary Ticket Sponsor” of WGI

Watkins Glen International announced today that Ticket Galaxy will be the primary sponsor of the Finger Lakes Beer Festival on October 21st, 2017.

The multi-year deal includes “Official Secondary Ticket Sponsor” status of Watkins Glen International and naming rights for the Ticket Galaxy Beer Festival, effective immediately. Ticket Galaxy will also have a presence at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekend ...

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Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC) Presents at Recent Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology Conference

April 17th, 2017

(WAVERLY, NY) -- The Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC) located at 345 Broad Street in Waverly, NY is very pleased to announce the first formal professional presentation of the results of the 2016 SRAC DeSisti Site Excavations at the 2017 The Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (SPA) 88th Annual Meeting recently.  SRAC’s board members Dan Caister and Dr. DeeAnne Wymer presented the research poster “2016 Excavations at the DeSisti Site (36BR20)” (authored by SRAC’s Dan Caister, DeeAnne Wymer, To...

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