Newark man becomes third felony arrest in daycare, heroin sale investigation

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that the Narcotics Enforcement team arrested a Newark man following a months-long investigation into the sale of heroin at a licensed daycare in the Town of Arcadia. Virts says Darrell L. Williams, 33, of Newark was arrested after his girlfriend Erin M. Siler, 34, and Sheila M. Detaeye, 53, were convicted on felony drug... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Michael Calarco wins big in Wayne DA race

Michael Calarco said during the campaign that experience was the difference between he and his opponent, David Fulvio, in the race for Wayne County district attorney. On Tuesday, the voters agreed. Calarco, running on the Democratic and Conservative lines, handily defeated Fulvio, a Republican. Calarco finished with 9,574 votes in unofficial results posted on the county website just before 1... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Wayne County

A contested District Attorney’s race in Wayne County highlights an active year for local, municipal races. Sodus Point will elect a village mayor just months after historic flooding ravaged the Lake Ontario coastline. Walworth will elect a new Town Supervisor, as well. While the only Democratic Supervisor in Wayne County, Kenan Baldridge, will run unopposed. The biggest issue, by far,... more

Deputies: Wayne County teacher threatened with scissors by 20-year-old

Deputies say a Rochester man threatened a teacher with scissors in Williamson. Elijah Vreeland, 20, became upset and got into an altercation with a teacher inside a classroom at the Wayne Educational Center in Williamson. During the incident, Vreeland is accused of pushing the teacher, grabbing a pair of scissors and holding the teacher against the wall. He was charged... more

Newark Walmart wants its assessment slashed

Walmart wants the town of Arcadia to shave nearly $3 million off its assessment for its Supercenter on Route 31 in the village. However, the town’s assessor is confident that his assessment will stand up to any court test. Walmart, identified as Wal-Mart Real Estate Trust 1813 in its petition filed with state Supreme Court in Wayne County, claims that... more

Wayne sheriff’s association endorses Calarco

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Police Officers Association-Teamsters Local 118 have endorsed Michael Calarco for district attorney. The group includes members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. FL Times: Read More more

Large marijuana grow busted in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of an Arcadia man following a two-month investigation into an unlicensed indoor cannabis grow. Deputies arrested Danny DiSantis, 39, of Arcadia for first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. According to deputies, he possessed 10 pounds or more of marijuana, which resulted in a felony charge. Investigators say they received information that DeSantis was... more

Arcadia man charged with DWI after crash, had child inside car with him

Deputies arrested an Arcadia man following an accident investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. Danny A. Garrow III, 21, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of third-degree assault. An arrest warrant had been issued in Macedon Town Court for his arrest following... more

Why so many want Joseph Amico behind bars

It was quite a surprise to Joseph Amico, age 45, of 7850 Flagler Street, City of Las Vegas, that two Wayne County Sheriff’s Officers were waiting outside a New York City Courtroom on Monday (8/14) morning, waiting to take him into custody. In a Manhattan court, Amico had been charged with making terrorist threats and Aggravated Harassment in the Second... more

Food, fresh produce and music at Newark’s Food Truck Rodeo

This past Thursday, July 27th another crowd gathered on Church Street next to Central Park in Newark for the Food Truck Rodeo at the Newark Farmers’ Market. Regular market vendors were joined by a variety of food trucks offering up a variety of food and refreshments from barbecue ribs to coffee. Food trucks included Riblicious, El Morro, the Buffalonian, Lickety... more

Taste of Wayne County, VoteTilla draws over 800 to Newark

Organizers are still counting, but it’s anticipated that over 800 people attended the first ever Taste of Wayne County event as Newark welcomed the VoteTilla to the village yesterday afternoon, July 18th. “It was successful beyond our imagination,” Mayor Jonathan Taylor said, adding, “Absolutely!” when asked if they will hold the event again next year. The event brought vendors from... more

Newark teen arrested after passing $100 bill

On Sunday around 9:46 pm deputies in Wayne County arrested a 17-year-old Newark resident after an investigation into fake money being passed a local business. Deputies say Hunter F.J. Peck, 17, of Newark attempted to pass a fake $100 bill marked as “cinematic money only” at the Lyons Kwik Fill Gas Station on Forgham St. on June 18th around 4:16... more

Arcadia teen accused of passing fake currency

An Arcadia teen is facing a felony charge after sheriff’s deputies allege that he tried to use a fake $100 bill marked as “cinematic money only” to pay for Gatorade and a Slim Jim. The 17-year-old, whose name the Daily Messenger is withholding because of his age, was arrested Sunday on a charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument... more

VoteTilla to get a Taste of Wayne County at Newark event

The VoteTilla will arrive in Wayne County on Monday, July 17th as part of a week-long navigational celebrating 100 years of women’s voices and votes in New York State that will take place along the Erie Canal. With a core of five rented, 10-passenger, canal packet boats, VoteTilla will set out from Seneca Falls and travel to Rochester, finishing the... more

State Police: Palmyra man hit victim with walking stick during domestic

State Police say that a Palmyra man was charged with assault, menacing, and criminal mischief after a domestic incident on June 21st. Police say David S. Main, 54, of Palmyra struck the victim with a walking stick during the alleged incident, which resulted in that victim being transported to Newark-Wayne Hospital. She was admitted for non-life threatening injuries, according to... more

Multiple projects will bring new face to Newark

The Newark Village Board approved multiple resolutions Tuesday evening, June 20th that will allow several projects to move forward ultimately changing the face of Newark for the next 40 years. Among those approved resolution was approval to hire a firm to oversee the coordination of all the projects to ensure efficiencies while construction is underway. “It’s a very exciting time... more

Laurel House 5K raises estimated $10,000

Proceeds from the 5k walk/run hosted by the Laurel House Board of Directors will go a long way toward helping the comfort care home to become a reality. Board Vice President Henry Hann said the event was a huge success. Last year the walk/run drew about 80 participants, but this year, some 220 runners signed up to help raise money... more
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