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Two former fast food employees in Wolcott are facing charges of Petit Larceny for allegedly stealing money from their employer, McDonalds Restaurant. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies issued appearance ...read more
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A woman, who walked into the Clyde Muncipal Building, Friday morning, is facing charges after she refused, on several occasions, to leave the building. Fred von Wiegen reports.[audio:11081571014-URI...read more
A Palmyra man convicted of a snow-plowing scam after he cheated 218 customers out of more than $42,000 was granted parole on Friday after serving the minimum sentence behind bars. 40 year-old Scott ...read more
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In his first broadcast interview since deciding not to seek re-election, State Senator Mike Nozzolio told Finger Lakes Morning News listeners his health has brought him to this crossroads. Cardiologis...read more
A 20 year old Wayne County woman was charged with felony driving while ability impaired by drugs following a traffic stop early Wednesday morning in the village of Penn Yan. Kelsey Lauster, of Clyde, ...read more
Democrats held an hour-long forum, Wednesday, at Auburn's Garden Hilton for county committees from Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego to conduct an endorsement vote for a candidate to challenge GOP Representa...read more
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The Democratic Party committees of Cayuga, Wayne and Oswego Counties are hosting a forum in Auburn on Wednesday that will bring to town the three candidates seeking the party nomination to run against...read more
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People living in a three story apartment building in downtown Clyde had to scramble out of bed and get outside fast as a fire ripped through the building around 12:30 Monday morning. 100 or more firef...read more
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The folks at Wegmans are playng a game of "whack-a-mole" this afternoon. Early today, a fraudulent Facebook post with the company’s name and a picture of a Wegmans storefront went out and includ...read more
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  Assemblyman Bob Oaks on Monday's Finger Lakes Morning News says the state should be spending as much on roads and bridges as it does on mass transit. That's not the case when you look at Gover...read more
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of four people following an investigation into narcotics being distributed at an address on South Butler Road in the Town of Butler. The in...read more
  State Police confirm the arrest this week of a Red Creek man who allegedly stole a pickup truck in 2014 and wound up having it crash into a house on Helch Road in Lyons. Police say 32 year o...read more
A vehicle went out of control and overturned in the Erie Canal east of Macedon on Route 31 about 6PM, Friday night, disrupting traffic in both directions as emergency vehicles arrived at the scene. ...read more
A single engine Cessna had to ditch in an open field near Quaker Road in the Town of Macedon this afternoon. State Police tell Finger Lakes News Radio the plane had mechanical problems on the way to t...read more
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A Wayne County woman is headed to Hollywood. Williamson native Jenna Renae Ryckman last night made her American Idol debut. The graduate of Webster Christian School had reported she auditioned for th...read more
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Three Democratic hopefuls vying to run against Congressman John Katko will be in Auburn on February 3.  The public forum is the last of three jointly hosted by the Cayuga, Oswego and Wayne County...read more
  A Rochester man pulled over for running a stop sign on Severn Road in Waterloo Saturday triggered a State Police investigation that ultimately led to 17 separate traffic violations and confi...read more
A Newark man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a motor vehicle on November 6 of last year. According to State Police, 27 year-old Brian Cole was apprehended at a residence in Auburn by p...read more
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A seemingly endless parade of political scandals on both sides of the aisle and several high profile corruption cases have brought the issue of ethics reform to the forefront in 2016 as lawmakers reco...read more
A preliminary hearing to determine if the Wayne County District Attorney had sufficient evidence to bring rape charges against 39 year-old Thomas Rouland of Newark ended when the proceedings came to...read more
State Police today confirmed the Saturday arrest of a 44 year old Lyons man for animal abuse and pot possession. Police says  Robert  Juliano Jr. is charged with Criminal Possession of Ma...read more
A Lyons man out on parole has been arrested by State Police for allegedly abusing two underage girls at his house on Sunday. 56 year old Carzell Kemp is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child...read more
Ever since she disappeared on a bitter cold February night - nearly one year ago - mystery has surrounded the circumstances that led to the death of 32 year-old Kimberly Rouland.  On Thursday, Wa...read more
    A 26 year old Savannah woman accused of stealing  narcotics from her nursing patients at the DeMay living Center in Newark is getting jail time after all. Ashley Erb last summer...read more
State Police, Wednesday, arrested a Newark man for the December 16th alleged rape of a woman.  Police say 39 year-old Thomas Rouland knew the woman that he is accused of forcibly raping. &nb...read more
The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of three men in connection with two burglaries at two separate homes in the Town of Sodus on the afternoon of January 5, 2016.  Caesarae...read more
A Wayne County native is scheduled to appear on the season premiere of American Idol on Fox. 23-year old Jenna Renae Ryckman of Williamson, who now goes by the stage name of "Jenna Renae," auditioned...read more
2015 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that almost 700-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the...read more
A Wayne County woman was arrested on New Year's Day at Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track in Farmington for allegedly stealing a wallet containing credit and debit cards. Investigators say 58 year-o...read more
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  Will people in Lyons be able to set aside their differences in the New Year? In the final days of his administration, Mayor Terry VanStean says the battle over dissolving the Village brought...read more
Fire ripped through a home on Kelsey Road in the Town of Galen Wednesday night, and firefigters remained on the scene until after midnight dousing the flames. No one was inside the house when the fire...read more
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State law changed this summer to allow the sale and use of small novelty fireworks like sparklers, party poppers and cone fountains from December 26th to January 2nd. The only catch, local counties ...read more
A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the sex trafficking of a 15 year old girl in Lyons this summer. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies caught 27 year old Robbin Knight-Collins of Lyons M...read more
A 34 year old Lyons man has been jailed for allegedly roughing up a two year old child. State Police have charged John Ryman with Aggravated Family Offense, Third Degree Assault and Endangering the We...read more
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The Village of Lyons will cease to exist at 11:59 PM New Years Eve. Mayor Terry VanStean tells Finger Lakes News Radio they have been getting ready for this moment for 18 months now, ever since resi...read more
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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has arrested two more men connected to a sex trafficking investigation. Earlier this week, we reported on the indictment of 32 year old Jarvis "Kitty" Streeter, who...read more
An elderly Wayne County man was killed after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday in the Town of Rose. State Police were called to the scene on Salter Road around 2:30 PM. Investigators say 91-year-old...read more
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A Wayne County Grand Jury has indicted 32 year old Jarvis Streeter of Lyons for repeated alleged sexual assaults of an underage girl for the last 5 years. District Attorney Rick Healy says the abuse...read more
A combative Lyons man caused quite the stir at a home in Lyons and then later at Newark Wayne Community Hospital late Saturday night. First responders were called out to the home on a report that a dr...read more
Update: Police have identified the woman who died, Tuesday, when her car left Route 31, east of Macedon and sank in the Erie Canal.  Megan Leno, 29, of Rochester was westbound on Route 31, abou...read more
A Wayne County man will be required to register as a sex offender and was sentenced to nine years of supervised release on Tuesday for possession of child pornography.  23 year-old Noah Scribner...read more
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Local leaders will hold a news conference Thursday in Canandaigua to call on the state to do more to help repair crumbling infrastructure upstate. Assemblyman Bob Oaks says while the state is spending...read more
Jurors in Wayne County, Friday, convicted a 33 year-old man of murdering a teenager, in August of last year, at a Lake Ontario beach. A central New York man Steven Szatanek was found guilty of secon...read more
A case of influenza in Ontario County, confirmed in a sample sent the state lab in Albany, has officially triggered the start of this year's flu season in the Finger Lakes.  The fact that the fl...read more
Wayne County Sheriff's deputies arrested 26 year-old John Malone of Williamson, on Friday, after he allegedly left the scene of a property damage accident in the Town of Marion. Investigators caught...read more
  A Wolcott man who allegedly tied up a 91 year-old homeowner and stole an undisclosed amount of cash was indicted, Wednesday, on multiple felony charges. State Police say 22 year-old Christophe...read more
A Lyons man, who allegedly had sexual intercourse with a child over the course of five years, starting when the child was 11, is now facing a charge of first-degree rape in addition to other criminal ...read more
A happy ending in the case of a missing Ontario County teenager, who was the subject of an intensive search with heightened urgency last night due to the fact that he suffers from seizures and had no...read more
A 46 year-old Newark man has been charged with robbing Pittsford's KeyBank on Monroe Avenue, this past Wednesday. Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Mark Stupin on charges of Third-Degree Robb...read more
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NYSEG spokesman Bob Pass contacted Finger Lakes Daily News this morning with an update on last night's incident: [audio:111715104144-PassNYSEG.mp3] [/audio] ________________________________________...read more
A Palmyra man is confirmed dead, the victim of a house fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.  65 year-old Craig Brown was found inside the fire-ravaged house at 511 Canal Street.   Th...read more
Congressman John Katko, Friday, presented the Village of Palmyra Historic Preservation Commission with a two-star rear admiral's flag on behalf of the Department of the Navy and the Naval Historical...read more
State Senator Michael Nozzolio might just be the most farm-friendly lawmaker in the state.  Ever since his election to the Senate, Nozzolio has received the New York State Farm Bureau's annual ...read more
Shoppers at the Macedon Walmart filled up 42 shopping carts with groceries for the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester on Saturday.  The food drive was conducted by the local chapter of the 9/1...read more
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts has issued a warning to senior citizens about a medical alert scam that claims affiliation with AARP.  Scammers are soliciting customers by telephone about a bo...read more
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The news that Entergy will shutter its Fitzpatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County late next year or early in 2017 is a body blow to the more than 600 people employed at the facility.  Company sp...read more
State Police at Troop E headquarters in Canandaigua remind people who have seasonal homes in the Finger Lakes that they can take part in the State Police Posted Property Program. Troopers can check on...read more
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If you're a parent or the guardian of a small child, you'll want to listen to this Halloween safety message in its entirety from former Seneca Falls Police Chief Fred Capozzi.  Capozzi was inte...read more
Democrat Steve Williams says his opponent, Congressman John Katko's support of Paul Ryan to be House Speaker is a "bad deal for Central New York."  Williams cited Ryan's "extreme right-wing agend...read more
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There was a brief police standoff in the Town of Lyons Thursday night. Wayne County Sheriff's deputies were sent to an home on Old Route 31 around 9:30  on the report of a distraught man. When th...read more
The U.S. House of Representatives, Wednesday, passed the Northern Border Security Review Act, a bipartisan measure introduced by Congressman John Katko.  The bill, the seventh sponsored by Katko ...read more
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Witnesses called it one of the most horrific scenes of animal abuse imaginable.  The two people responsible entered a guilty plea to 11 counts of animal cruelty in Macedon Town Court, Wednesday.&...read more
Two Lyons area men are behind bars today after being busted for growing marijuana. State Police and Animal Control Officers responded to a Lyons home for an animal complaint and discovered marihuana g...read more
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The field is starting to get crowded. Syracuse lawyer Steve Williams today became the third Democrat to announce he is seeking the 24th Congressional District seat now held by freshman Republican Jo...read more
They call it the Wayne County Jefferson-Jackson Dinner and it has been held each year for the past five years to celebrate the Democratic party's achievements in Wayne County and to renew the party'...read more
The Wayne County Sheriff's office has put a stop to an apparent one man crime wave with the arrest of a Rochester teen who allegedly went back and forth stealing stuff in Monroe and Western Wayne Co...read more
The Southern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross has named Carlos McCluskey as its new Executive Director.  McCluskey has been a Red Cross employee for the past two years and is also a firef...read more
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10am update   10/9/2015::::                   It took time to notify all his family members . At mid-mo...read more
11:45PM - UPDATE: Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy, in an email to Finger Lakes News Radio, has confirmed that 34 year-old Lee Thomas is being held in Wayne County Jail without bail pending ...read more
Precautions are being taken after a roof-top air conditioning unit at Gananda Elementary tested positive for Legionella spores. The Superintendent of the Gananda Central School District issued a sta...read more
      State Police confirm the arrest late Friday night of a Lyons man for allegedly choking a woman and resisting arrest. They say 49 year old Ricky Duval has been charged with seco...read more
Wade's Market - which is closing its location on Route 96 in Farmington - has canceled plans to relocate after it realized how much money the venture would cost. The company issued a news release indi...read more
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  Apple harvest is moving right along. New York Apple Association President and CEO Jim Allen tells Finger Lakes News Radio growers started picking six weeks ago. There aren't firm numbers yet...read more
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Wayne Narcotics Enforcement Team, announce the arrest of a Lyons man for selling crack cocaine in the Village of Lyons.  Arthur Lee...read more
230 PM 9-28-2015 UPDATE: Officials at Strong report this afternoon, that 18 year old Devon Traas, the teen rescued from a burning Jeep Saturday afternoon has died. His Jeep went out of control and hit...read more
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The mosquito-borne disease known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis or EEE has struck again in Wayne County -- a second horse has died within a week of the rare virus that causes inflammation of the brain...read more
State Police arrested a Newark man Thursday for one count of Unlawful Imprisonment following a domestic dispute. It's alleged that 35 year old Steven Zambito physically restrained a twenty year old wo...read more
Wayne County Deputies have charged a North Rose woman with second degree rape. 18 year old Adrianna LaGas is being accused of having sex with a 14 year old boy. She was arraigned in Town Of Rose Court...read more
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (Sept. 23, 2015) – The first class of the ITT Goulds Pumps advanced manufacturing machinist program, a partnership with Finger Lakes Community College, graduated on Sept. 18 i...read more
James and Eleanor Hughes, the Macedon couple charged with 11 counts each of animal abuse were in Macedon Town Court this afternoon.   On Sunday night, September 6th, Macedon Police got a call...read more
Village water customers in Wolcott have been dealing with low or no water pressure at times today as a valve is being replaced near Cemetery and Mill Streets. The areas impacted are along Main and Mil...read more
Three of the dogs that were so badly abused in Wayne County and seized by the authorities are now ready for adoption at Lollypop Farm, just west of Macedon.  The dogs' names are Hera, Argos and...read more
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  Eastern Equine Encephalitis or Triple E has made a comeback in Wayne County. Last September, 4 horses died of the illness (three on one farm in the Town of Galen, the other in the Town of Ro...read more
  A Newark man is dead after his car rolled and crashed as he was being pursued by a Wayne County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday night. 54-year-old Edward Snyder was reportedly driving slowly and ...read more
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Syracuse University Social Work Professor Eric Kingson has launched his campaign for Congress. He is seeking the Democratic nomination in the 24th Congressional District next year. The 69 year old Kin...read more
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The  National  Prescription Drug Take-Back Day comes up September 26th. WayneNET - the Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team, has 9 collection spots this time. Again you can drop off your pills ...read more
The first Democrat to enter the race for the Democratic nomination in the 24th Congressional District will officially launch his campaign, next Wednesday, in Syracuse.  Eric Kingson, a Syracuse U...read more
The Macedon Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit and run accident involving a parked car at the parking lot of the West Lane Pla...read more
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09/09/15 7am UPDATE: On Tuesday police arrested 20 year old Zachary Anthony of Macedon for helping to hide three of the dogs. He is charged with obstructing the investigation. District Attorney Healy...read more
A Lyons woman was struck and killed while walking along Route 104 in the Wayne County town of Butler, Sunday night.  State Police report that 50 year-old Theresa Muckey was walking on the road's ...read more
A Palmyra woman was arrested, Sunday night, for running a stop sign in Livingston County, but her problems got a lot worse when it turned out the car she was driving was stolen.  Livingston Count...read more
A Clyde man working on a roof at a home on Route 96 in Phelps, Tuesday morning, fell twenty feet to the ground and injured his head, neck, arm and back.  19 year-old Nicholas Marchitello is liste...read more
State Police in Wayne County are investigating an accident involving a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian on Route 104 in the Town of Butler around 10 pm, Sunday night.   The identi...read more
A Wayne County man is facing multiple traffic charges after Sheriff's Deputies spotted him traveling on the wrong side of the road, Sunday night, in Sodus.  Deputies observed 40 year-old Joel Wah...read more
A Newark man was arrested this weekend for allegedly stealing an 18 pack of Bud Light Lime from the Kwik Fill Gas Station in Lyons.  Sheriff's Deputies have charged 27 year-old Christopher Bowerm...read more
A Penfield woman arrested for allegedly punching a member of her family in the face during a domestic argument at a Sodus Point residence, this weekend.  Deputies say the incident happened in fro...read more
A Town of Marion woman apparently thought it was okay to bring her son a treat while he is staying the Wayne County Jail. Jail guards thought otherwise. 48 year old  Debra  Provorse is accus...read more
      Newark Police and the  Wayne Narcotics Enforcement Team raided a Newark home Wednesday morning and took 58 year old Pedro Osorio into custody for allegedly selling coc...read more
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts, Wednesday,  announced his decision to table the county's "Body Camera Project" until funding is provided to cover the program and statewide standards are establi...read more
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A Lyons man was arrested and charged with multiple robberies and assault on Tuesday. 30-year old Willie Freeman Jr. of Lyons, was arrested and charged by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office following t...read more
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    Food always makes news at the Great New York State Fair and this year media calls are coming in from around the country on the new burger they will debut Thursday . Jim Hasbrouck and...read more
A 45 year-old Sodus man was arrested following an investigation of a domestic dispute.  Sheriff's Deputies say Tony Frazier allegedly pushed his elbow in his wife's face and ripped a cell phone o...read more
A fugitive who had fled the authorities in Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday night in Wayne County after his picture was recognized on a social media website.  The Northumberland County Sheriff's...read more
Senator Chuck Schumer went to bat for local solar companies, Wednesday, calling on Washington to change the existing solar tax credit eligibility rules by making tax credits available when projects be...read more
Late Thursday night State Police stopped car for speeding on the Thruway. Inside the car they found driver 22 year old Shaina Byron of Marion to be drunk. Breatalyezer testing  found her with a B...read more
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In just four and a half months, the Village of Lyons will cease to exist. Like Seneca Falls a few years back, people in Lyons voted to dissolve their government and for Mayor Terry VanStean the cloc...read more
Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies chased a 16 year-old down Route 31 from Port Gibson all the way to Pittsford - early Wednesday morning -- a distance of some 16 miles before the teenager's car struck a...read more
  Wayne County Deputies took a Palmyra man into custody late Monday night on a warrant for  sexual Abuse . 45 year old  Daniel Lane is accused of having sexual contract with an under...read more
Violent thunderstorms swept through the Finger Lakes Monday afternoon into the evening leaving thousands without power into the early morning hours.  At Eastview Mall, the parking lot was under o...read more
    The Wayne Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announce the arrest 29 year old  Justin Lynn Clevenger of  Clyde following a several month ...read more
      A Wayne County husband and wife were killed Sunday afternoon in Sodus after their motorcycle was hit by a pick-up truck. State Police say the crash happened on State Route 14...read more
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This story has taken some very odd twists . Wednesday morning we reported on a possible car jacking and kidnapping near the Dialysis Center in Newark .  A 28 year old woman from New York City ide...read more
Garlock Sealing Technologies was hit with a $100,000 fine by the State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wednesday, for failing to comply with the terms of a so-called 'Brownfield Cleanup' at ...read more
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Police are investigating a possible kidnapping in Newark early this morning. Police say 28-year old Alexsa Acevedo, around 1 a.m., called a friend from somewhere near the dialysis center in Newark ea...read more
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    Disappointed. Assemblyman Bob Oaks on the Finger Lakes Morning News today says he regrets the fact that the New York State Health Department did not pick a Finger Lakes applicant for...read more
Local dreams go up in smoke. The New York State Health Department has picked the 5 companies that will be allowed to get licenses to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana. None of the operation...read more
    The  Wayne County  Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office have put an alleged pill pusher out of business. 49 year old   Dawn Kend...read more
Investigators are sifting through the rubble of a Fair Haven home on Richmond Avenue that sustained heavy damage when fire ripped through the single family residence on Wednesday afternoon.  ...read more
A one car crash in Wayne County, Wednesday afternoon, on Sodus Center Road, has resulted in the death of an 85 year-old man whose vehicle went off the road, struck a culvert and flipped onto its roof....read more
State Police arrested a 33 year-old man near New York City on Tuesday night after he allegedly cut off his GPS tracking bracelet in Lyons on Sunday.  Matthew Dye, who was recently released from t...read more
A new popular beverage is hoping to become a signpost of summer like barbecuing or ice cream floats, and the fermented malt doesn't stay on store shelves for long. &nbs...read more
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We are now expected to run out of phone numbers in the 315 area code by 2017. On Thursday, the New York State Public Service Commission recommend overlaying a second area code for the 18 counties impa...read more
NASA scientists hope stunning new photos of Pluto will teach us more about how the solar system was formed. We're able to see pictures of Pluto yesterday, and more to come,  because of the hard ...read more
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After a 2 day break, the 78th annual  Hill Cumorah Pageant resumes Tuesday night. There will be shows each night through Saturday. Pageant President Dwight Schendeman says there's seating for s...read more
A Newark man who claimed his gun went off accidentally wounding his ex-girlfriend and her son will spend the next 40 years behind bars.  On June 29, jurors took less than three hours to convict 4...read more
For 23 year-old Andrew St. John of Clyde, it was a rude awakening.  According to WHEC, News10;  St. John was behind the wheel of his car and catching a few zzz's when Wayne County Sheriff's ...read more
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The 78th Annual Hill Cumorah Pageant opens Friday night. It's one of country's largest outdoor theatrical productions with more than 700 costumed cast members, a ten level stage, 12 lighting towers ...read more
State Police continue to investigate a fatal accident on a dairy farm in the Wayne County Town of Galen that happened around 6:45 Sunday night. Troopers say a five year old boy was riding a motorized ...read more
Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 38 year-old Cedric Downing of Sodus for allegedly using force to restrain a woman and taking money out of her purse. According to a media source; Downing's c...read more
A 28 year-old Ontario County woman was arrested for DWI in Sodus, Friday, after she was spotted crossing over the center line. Sheriff's Deputies say Evyn Grassl failed the roadside sobriety tests a...read more
A Sodus man is facing criminal charges after being arrested for allegedly breaking into the Alley Sports Bar on Maple Avenue in Sodus. A witness saw someone attempting to break into the bar and when...read more
A 66 year-old man was arrested by Wayne County Sheriff's Deputies after he allegedly broke a cell phone that belonged to another individual during a domestic dispute at a residence in Williamson, Fr...read more
A homeless man was arrested in Wayne County, Thursday, on five pending warrants stemming from indictments issued in Ontario County. Macedon Police and the U.S. Marshall's Office apprehended 34 ye...read more
It took Palmyra fire crews a few hours to pump flood water out of the Palmyra-Macedon Middle School following Tuesday's torrential downpour.  Flash flooding caused water to seep into the building...read more
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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
 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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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
  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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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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
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
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
According to Keri Blakinger, of Ithaca.com, the Tioga County Legislature has recently approved $2,000 in support of help to Wayne County. The funds are a contribution to cut down the costs of legal ...read more
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The Wayne County Public Health (WCPH) Department has received notification from the New York State Department of Health Arbovirus Laboratory of a positive report of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) i...read more
  The Wayne County Fair gets underway on Monday at the fairgrounds.  Among the highlights Monday are the demolition derby and harness racing, as well as the opening ceremonies.  The fa...read more
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  The Wayne County Emergency Management Office is distributing free Potassium Iodide pills to residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone of the Ginna Nuclear Power plant. Em...read more
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    A 2-year-old Wayne County Boy now identified as Jace Northrup is dead after  being run over by a backhoe at the family home on Salter Colvin Road in the Town of Butler. Undershe...read more
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More than 100 guns in total have been stolen from a pair of Wayne County gun shops in the last three months. Roughly 40 guns were taken from D and M Shooting Sports in Palmyra back on the 21st and in...read more
United Way of Wayne County Kicks Off Annual Campaign and Sets Goal at $846,718   Newark, N.Y. -United Way of Wayne County has announced a goal of $846,718 for its 2012 campaign. The goal repres...read more
A Wayne County man was arrested after he made several threatening phone calls saying he was going to bring a gun to the county offices.  49-year old Jeffrey Buys, of Podger Road in Marion was ch...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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