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  New York is a little more fireworks friendly this 4th Fourth of July weekend.  Last winter Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows sparklers, party poppers, cone fountains and...read more
The five applicants to be awarded licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana in New York State could be announced as early as this week, according to a government source.  In all, 43 applicants ...read more
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    The Wayne County Sheriff's office now estimates that 81 year old Constance Edell was killed as early as Tuesday last week  by her 82 year old husband Donald. Chief Deputy Sherif...read more
It took a Wayne County jury less than three hours on Monday to find a Newark man guilty of attempted murder in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her 11 year-old son, last December.  The Daily...read more
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Update, 5 p.m. Sunday night's fire at the Park Hill Apartment Complex on Johnson Street in Palmyra has been deemed as suspicious. The elderly couple who died, 82 year old Donald Edell and his 81 ye...read more
Heluva Good Cheese began laying off workers Friday in anticipation of closing its packaging plant and store in the Wayne County town of Sodus. By September first, all of the company's 59 workers wil...read more
    The New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. today approved 35.5 million dollars in grants and low-cost loans for nine infrastructure projects across the state, including nearly...read more
A disturbing story out of Wayne County involving two 11 year-old girls allegedly forced into sexual acts with a Newark man over an extended period of time.  Lyons Police say 44 year-old Wayne Bea...read more
Today marks one month since a young Wayne County boy was run over by a riding lawnmower.   4-year old Jacob Bookmiller of Lyons continues his recovery.  According to the last update fr...read more
The Wayne County Village of Macedon is no more.  On Wednesday, residents decided to dissolve the village by a vote of 300 to 246.  It was the third time voters went to the polls to settle th...read more
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County from 9:16 pm ending at 10:16 pm.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 1 am for Sodus Bay to Mexic...read more
The names of the companies in the running to grow and distribute medical marijuana in New York state were posted on the state Health Department's website, Tuesday, and add up to a total of 43 bidders ...read more
 A 63 year old  Palmyra man is being held in the Wayne County Jail on 20-thousand dollars cash bail following an early Sunday morning disturbance outside his home with a woman he knew. ...read more
Wayne County now has two applicants in the running for a state license to grow medical marijuana.  Compassionate Care Center of New York, a newly-formed company, has leased greenhouse space in Ne...read more
People in Macedon has been waiting a long time . The State DOT says preliminary  earth work has started  on a new 4.3 million dollar Canandaigua Road Bridge over the Erie Canal.   ...read more
The notorious serial snow plow scammer, Scott Romero of Palmyra, was back in court Thursday - entering a not guilty plea to new charges in Wayne County for allegedly ripping off ten customers last win...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
UPDATE 5/28/15, 6 a.m. A Wayne County 8th grader is out of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee after the third round of competition in Maryland. 14-year old Gavin Buehler correctly spelled the wo...read more
A joint investigation by sheriff's deputies in two counties has led to the arrest, Tuesday, of a pair of Wayne County women for an alleged extortion plot to steal money from a resident of Yates County...read more
A serial snow plow scammer who defrauded scores of people in Monroe County - and in Buffalo before that -  is now facing a new felony charge in Wayne County and, according to multiple media sourc...read more
UPDATE 5/26/15 6:30 a.m.- Support continues to pour in for 4-year old Jacob Bookmiller, the Lyons boy run over by a riding lawnmower ten days ago.  $33,355 has been raised over the past week on...read more
A Wayne County man died Saturday night about 11 p.m. when his car overturned on a rural road outside of the Town of Macedon.  Police say 27 year-old Brenton Shepardson of Palmyra was partially ej...read more
A Wayne County man found guilty of the brutal murder and robbery of an 18 year-old at a music festival in Macedon, 16 years ago, has filed a motion to have his verdict overturned and the case retried....read more
Funeral services arrangement are now set for a Wayne County farmer killed in a freak accident Sunday morning. A Go Fund Me page has been set up seeking donations to cover expenses. State Police say 31...read more
Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon) May 18 joined state Senator Mike Nozzolio (R,C,I-54th District), members of the state Legislature, and domestic violence prevention advocates at a press confere...read more
State Police this afternoon released details on a fatal farm accident that happened Sunday morning in the Town of  Rose  in Wayne County . Troopers were called to a farm on Brick Schoolhouse...read more
A tragic accident in Lyons on Saturday afternoon has left a four year-old boy in serious conditon at Strong Memorial Hospital fighting to stay alive.  State Police say the child was run over by a...read more
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  RTS has  hired a consultant to see if  Vanpooling is a good idea for our area. Vanpools generally involve  one person designated as at the   Vanpool Driver, a bus company...read more
The Yates County Sheriff's Office and the National Weather Service in Binghamton have issued a frost advisory, effective from midnight tonight until 8AM, Thursday morning.  The advisory means tha...read more
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He is back home safe now and just starting to tell his story. Father Edison Tayag, pastor of the Blessed Trinity Parish which includes Saint Mary Magdalene Church in Wolcott, Saint Thomas in Red Cre...read more
A Wayne County Grand Jury has returned a ten-count criminal indictment that has led to the arrest of a 38 year-old man on charges of cocaine distribution. Clyde Police arrested Michael Irizarry on m...read more
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts on Thursday issued a stern warning about the deadly nature of a Heroin-like drug nicknamed "On Fire," that's made of 100% pure Fentanyl and contains no heroin, whatsoe...read more
Little Maliah Olmstead, the 19-month old girl who fell 12 feet from a window in a Newark Apartment on Tuesday, is back home with her family after being released from Strong Memorial Hospital, Wednesda...read more
Update:  1AM (5-8-15) State Police are still wittholding the names of the two people involved in a motorcycle-car crash in Butler on Wednesday night, but have confirmed that the 59 year old wom...read more
Two men were arrested by Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies, Wednesday night, following an investigation into a burglary at the Crooked Pines Golf Course in Macedon.  Deputies charged 19 year-old Lu...read more
A 21 year-old Wayne County man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly receiving sexually-explicit photos via cellphone from an underage girl.  Christopher McGill of Walworth was taken into cu...read more
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Congressman John Katko is in Israel this week, where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Katko is part of a bipartisan Congressional Delegation taking a look at security threats fac...read more
  New York State Police are now investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Valero gas station and convenience store located on  State Route 104 in the Town of Sodus around 4:45 M...read more
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Will he, or won't he? Recently we asked Congressman John Katko if he has made any decision yet about running for a second term.[audio:5041535511-katko2ndterm.mp3] [/audio] Katko represents the 24t...read more
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The Montezuma Audubon Center near Savannah is holding it's 9th Annual Wildlife Festival from 10-to-3 Saturday . Executive Director   Chris Lajewski says they'll keep everyone feed and entert...read more
Home sales in the Greater Rochester - Finger Lakes region declined by 4.1% in the first quarter compared with a year ago. The findings were reported on Friday by the Greater Rochester Association of...read more
A Wayne County man accused of stealing some $42,000 from Monroe County residents for snow plowing that he never did has accepted a plea deal and will spend six months in what's called a shock incarc...read more
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The Wayne County Sheriffs office, New York State Police and all 7  Wayne County Police Departments urge you to check your medicine cabinet and get rid of old , unused pharmaceuticals at nine co...read more
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If tonight's fast-moving thunderstorm is any indication of what Mother Nature has in store for us, this season, it might be a good idea to keep your rain gear handy and stock up on flashlight batterie...read more
A longtime Wayne County business is closing later this summer. The Heluva Good! cheese packaging plant and the brand's popular country store in Sodus will close this summer, putting 59 people out of ...read more
Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today reflected on his first four months as Central New York’s representative in Congress, issuing a 100-day report which demonstrates his bipartisan, independent efforts...read more
County leaders, around the state, have expressed concern that sales tax receipts for the first quarter of the year may signal a weakening economy, statewide.  The reasons for the sharp drop-off a...read more
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Four months into his first term representing the 24th District, Congressman John Katko has been assigned a tough task. [audio:4091550042-katkoterrosim.mp3] [/audio] Katko says the number of US-bo...read more
It's going to be an all-out effort. Each Law Enforcement Agency in Wayne County is taking part in the National  Prescription Drug Collection day on the 25th. You can bring your expired, unused,...read more
A building caught fire on a country road outside of Palmyra, Thursday night, due to a combination of strong winds and burning debris. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, the southwest co...read more
A Newark man who led police on a high speed chase two days before last Christmas, culminating in a violent two car collision that resulted in the death of a 45 year-old Phelps woman, entered a plea of...read more
Country music star Brantley Gilbert's latest music video "One Hell Of An Amen" is a reflective tribute to two men who died too young: his friend Kory. who lost his battle with cancer, and Army Sergean...read more
A Wayne County man - charged with producing and passing counterfeit U.S. currency - admitted his guilt, Wednesday, during an interview with a reporter for NEWS10NBC.  19 year-old Jeffrey Tyler of...read more
He didn't have time to get too far. Early this morning Wayne County Deputies were called out to a 2 and a half story multi family home of Belden Avenue in the Village of Sodus for a reported break-in....read more
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Recreation Safety Division is currently offering two New York State Safe Boating Courses aimed at anyone operating a Personal Water Craft or anyone age 10 to 17 o...read more
A tragic case of animal cruelty in Wayne County has come to light with Monday's arrest of a 58 year-old man. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Rodney Goodrich, Sr. at his home on Red Creek Ro...read more
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They winter in deep south Texas and go home in the summer to the Sand Hills of Nebraska, so you have to wonder how a sandhills crane made it to upstate New York. Chris Lajewski, the Executive Direct...read more
Friends and family gather tonight for a final goodbye for Kimberly Rouland, the 32 year old Town of Arcadia woman who went missing on February 9th. After numerous search efforts, her body was found in...read more
There's still no word on what caused the death of 32 year-old Kimberly Rouland, whose nude body was found about mile from her trailer in the Wayne County town of Arcadia - nine days ago. State Polic...read more
38 year-old Richard Roy of Sodus was arrested on Thursday for the alleged theft of a credit card, which he then used to buy other pre-paid credit cards. Roy was arraigned on charges of larceny and c...read more
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Firefighters made quick work of a chimney fire in a wood stove at 710 Smith Road in Palmyra, Thursday night.  Manchester Fire Chief Harry Bowker said the fire was reported at 9:41PM and took abou...read more
State Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 92 year-old Webster man, suffering from dementia, who was last seen driving his car on Route 490 about 5PM, Tuesday afternoon. Police say Byron...read more
Two men who allegedly held up a store in Wayne County were apprehended by police Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Arterial and John Street in the city of Auburn. According to the Auburn Citi...read more
Friends of Kimberly Rouland have started a Go Fund Me campaign to cover what are expected to be 5-thousand dollars in funeral expenses. She went missing February 9th after walking away from the T...read more
As of mid-morning New York State Police had not received word from the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office as to the cause of death for 32 year old Kimberly Rouland whose partially clad body was fo...read more
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Update: 3/13/15, 2:18 p.m. Troop E State Police Spokesman Mark O'Donnell tells Finger Lakes News Radio that the body found down a steep embankment along Martin Road in the Town of Arcadia Thursday af...read more
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The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of 32 year-old Kimberly Rouland took a tragic turn Thursday when her naked body was discovered on a rural road in the Wayne County town of Arcadia about a mile ...read more
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    Search efforts have been stepped up in the case of a missing  Wayne County woman. State Police spokesman Mark O'Donnnell says dozens of people are looking today for  32-year ...read more
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There's a cloud of disbelief and sorrow hanging over Canandaigua Academy today as students and staff  mourn the death of a popular Spanish and German teacher. 54 year old Peter Nelson was killed ...read more
A 63 year-old woman sustained minor injuries, Monday night, when she was run over by her own vehicle in the Wayne County town of Ontario. The freak accident was reported to the Wayne County Sheriff's ...read more
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An elderly Wayne County man was treated for smoke inhalation at Strong Memorial Hospital after fire, last night, damaged an attached garage of a home at 3736 Downs Road in the Town of Walworth.  ...read more
The air was heavy and tension rose to the roof. A brawl broke out amongst spectators during the Lyons vs. RCMCS Section V high school basketball game yesterday afternoon at the Blue Cross Arena. Ac...read more
The bizarre case of 32 year-old Kimberly Rouland enters its fourth week today. and the whereabouts of the Arcadia woman is still unknown as State Police investigators returned to square one to start a...read more
Congressman John Katko is taking his listening tour sessions to Wayne County. The freshman Republican will address veterans issues Monday evening at the Wayne County Public Safety Building at 6:30. ...read more
A Newark man remains in critical condition as the result of a two car crash on Route 96, about 2 miles east of Phelps, Saturday morning around 9:30 AM. 68 year-old David Neese was eastbound on Route ...read more
A vehicle crashed into a snow bank on Route 5 & 20 Saturday morning about 5:45. There's nothing too unusual about that, but the condition of the driver was of great concern to the Sheriff's Depart...read more
Despite an exhaustive ground and air search in addition to extensive interviews,  the case of a missing Wayne County woman remains shrouded in mystery - with absolutely no leads whatsoever -- nea...read more
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He's been in Washington for about a month. Freshman Congressman John Katko tells us what's surprised him most about working on Capitol Hill.[audio:2211590121-katkoweekend1.mp3] [/audio] Katko give...read more
A Palmyra woman, the alleged victim of a hit-and-run accident on Tuesday night, is now listed in satisfactory condition at Strong Memorial. 51 year-old Debbie Smugorzewski, who had been listed in guar...read more
Kimberly Rouland has been missing since February 9th.   State Police say, her estranged husband, Thomas Rouland, was the last person to see Kimberly as she walked away from her home in the F...read more
A Palmyra woman is in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital today after being knocked off her bike in a hit and run accident on Route 21 around 7 o'clock last night. 51 year old Debbie Smugorz...read more
New York State Police in Lyons have no new leads in the disappearance of an Arcadia woman, who has been missing just over a week now. 32 year old Kimberly Rouland was last seen the night of February 9...read more
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Congressman John Katko has his priorities in Washington. The freshman Congressman announced Tuesday his first term goals. They include rebuilding I-81 in Syracuse, expanding access to health care fo...read more
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Update:  12:10 AM (2-18-15) A female bike rider was struck by a vehicle on Canandaigua Road (Route 21) in Palmrya around  7PM, Tuesday night, and was air-lifted to Strong Memorial Hospital ...read more
UPDATE: 1:59 PM (02-15-15) Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg, in consultation with Seneca County Highway Superintendent Roy Gates, has issued a travel advisory for all County Roads. Blowing and dri...read more
The National Weather Service Office in Buffalo has issued an urgent weather message:   2-12-157PM A wind chill warning remains in effect for the Finger Lakes until noon Friday, and conditi...read more
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        If they are man's best friends treat them that way .  Wayne County Humane Society Director Mark Plyter says unfortunately every winter they deal with cases where...read more
A domestic dispute at a home in Lyons, Friday, has led to the arrest of a Geneva man on multiple felony charges. According to New York State Police, 27 year-old Jermaine Harrison is charged with five ...read more
New York State Police in Lyons have put out at alert for a missing Town of Arcadia woman. 32 year old Kimberly Rouland was last seen by her husband as she left their home around 6:30 Monday night. Rou...read more
At the above, date, time and location, 50-year old Victoria Allen of Palmyra was arrested for Felony DWI when she allegedly drove a vehicle into a snow bank while travelling northbound on County Road ...read more
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A winter storm warning is in effect across upstate New York, where the National Weather Service says as much as 9 to 18 inches is expected from the Catskills to the southern Adirondacks by the time it...read more
State Police arrested a 28 year-old Wayne County man, Tuesday, for allegedly stealing funds from the Reliant Federal Credit Union in Newark. Police say Gerald Button of Lyons allegedly stole $1,472.43...read more
In a national poll ranking the corporate reputation of the 100 most visible companies,  Wegmans Food Markets was number one, followed by Amazon at number two with Samsung coming in third.  ...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
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Longtime acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran is looking for permanence. Doran, who has served as an acting Supreme Court Justice since the year 2000, is now a candidate to become a...read more
35-year-old Theresa Keyser from Wayne County is facing four felony DWI Leandra Law charges after allegedly crashing into a utility pole on Smith Road in Marion.   According to Sheriff's Deputi...read more
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Somebody is trying to pass funny money in the Newark area. It's been going on for a couple of weeks now according to Village Police Sergeant Mark Thoms. He says stores have been actively working with ...read more
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Assemblyman Bob Oaks refused to let political partisanship influence his opinion of Wednesday's State of the State address by Governor Cuomo. Oaks sees plenty of room for negotiation in the weeks ahea...read more
With the Village of Lyons being dissolved at the end of this year, and because of concerns about adequate police protection, the Wayne County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to add eight new sherif...read more
Update, 1/20 at 7:15 a.m. Two volunteer firefighters from the Marble Town Department in Wayne County are recovering this morning after getting into a minor accident Monday morning. Authorities says A...read more
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Food Link of Rochester is getting a 750-thousand dollar grant from the state that will help them add a new 11-thousand square foot, 3.9 million dollar commercial kitchen and food processing hub. Food ...read more
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In Ontario County, the Sheriff's Office is considering body cameras for deputies. Wayne County deputies are testing those cameras already in the field. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould tells Finger ...read more
On 01/13/15 at or about 1827, 76-year old Kenneth L. Zimmerman of Ontario, N.Y. was arrested for driving while intoxicated as a result of a property damage motor vehicle accident located in the parkin...read more
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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is doing some early field testing of body cameras for deputies and investigators. Chief Deputy Bob Hetzke tells us the camera will not be on during an entire 10 hour ...read more
The Finger Lakes Times reports that a Newark man pushed a Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy down some stairs and then took off. The officer was treated and released. Sheriff's Deputies say 24 year-old A...read more
Funeral arrangements have been set for the woman killed in a crash near the intersection of Route 96 and Route 88 in the heart of Phelps two days before Christmas. According to a posting on  the...read more
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  The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for the bulk of the Finger Lakes through 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Forecaster Kevin Williams says after early morning high...read more
Started in 1970, January marks the National Blood Donor Month raising awareness for the need of blood during the winter and throughout the year. The snow season sparks challenges for blood donations...read more
Congressman-elect John Katko, Friday, announced the opening of four district Congressional offices in each of the four counties that he represents in Central New York. The locations are in the Syrac...read more
A Palmyra man with a record of ripping off customers for snowplowing services is behind bars in Monroe County after allegedly taking payments but never fulfilling his contractual obligations. The Monr...read more
    What's up with the New York State Thruway Authority? This morning they again postponed a meeting where they were expected to settle once and for all a proposed toll hike of 45% for s...read more
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They brought in almost 600-thousand dollars last year in the first ROC THE DAY on-line giving event for the seven county Rochester area. This year it takes place on December 12th (12/12/12). Scores ...read more
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