Its a Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls (Photos and Video)

It’s been almost two decades since Seneca Falls started celebrating a suspected connection to Bedford Falls, the town in Director Frank Capra’s classic film "It's A Wonderful Life." There are references to upstate cities like Elmira, Buffalo and Rochester. There’s also the fact that Capra got his hair cut in Seneca Falls shortly before making the movie. And, of course, the Bridge Street Bridge -- which looks just like the one George Bailey jumps off to save an angel. Thousands of people visited Seneca Falls for the weekend festival.



Giant Cinnamon Bun Eating Contest at Cafe XIX

Oln Man Potter says "mortgage" instead of "smile" while taking pictures.

Carol Coombs

Karolyn Grimes

Mary Owen, daughter of Donna Reed

7th annual It's a Wonderful Run 5K

21-year old Omar Boulama of Walworth, NY

1st place - 15:00


31-year old Laurel Leone of Minoa first woman to finish. 

She was 11th overall with a time of 17:07.

3,819 runners (and walkers) took part in the 5K.

Official Results

Official 7th Annual It's a Wonderful Run 5K Video from,Inc.



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