This is the new site. We hope you like it. When we first launched Finger Lakes Daily News dot com, we wanted a site driven by our local news, and one that didn’t require a lot of other input on our part. Times, and the web, have changed a lot since then. Now, we want a platform that gives us total control and the ability to share the content we generate at the Finger Lakes Radio Group stations and whatever else we think might interest you.
So we’re partnering with a Canadian company, SoCast, that specializes in websites for media outlets. We hope you’ll agree that the new site looks good and that it will be easier to navigate and find what you’re looking for. Some of the features of the new Finger Lakes Daily News dot com:
- Menus that stay at the top of the screen when you scroll down. You no longer have to return to the top of the page to navigate somewhere else on the site. You can click on the site logo or the home button at any time from any page on the site to return to the home page.
- News organized by region. Now, it’s easier than ever to find your news for your town.
- A Contests/Promotions link that will make it easier to stay on top of promotions and giveaways on all of our stations.
- The community calendar, with a preview right on the home page and a concert calendar on the home pages of our music stations listing concerts at all the top venues in the Finger Lakes.
- It’s easier than ever to listen to Finger Lakes Radio Group content. Click the Listen link and you’ll be taken to a page that lets you listen to any of our stations live and all of our archived content, like Finger Lakes Morning News newsmaker interviews, daily features, archived sports broadcasts and more. You’ll also find listen links on the home page for each of our stations.
- Click the Advertise link to learn how the Finger Lakes Radio Group’s marketing consultants can grow your business with our mix of radio and digital products.
- A much better search function. Looking for a news story, but all you can remember is that it happened in Penn Yan? Enter “Penn Yan” in the search box and you’ll find it.
- Click on the Accuweather weather widget on the home page and get your forecast for your town.
- Lottery numbers. Hover over the News link on the home page and click Lottery Numbers.
- A business page with the latest stock market numbers and business headlines. Hover over the News link to find it.
- Follow our station’s social media sites without ever leaving the website. Each station’s “activity stream” appears at the bottom of that station’s home page.
- Look around and tell us what you think. And watch this space as we tell you what we think.