Plaza with Newark Walmart up for auction

Real estate auctions traditionally are reserved for properties under foreclosure through banks or governments. However, relatively high-performing commercial properties can now be found on the auction block — and that’s exactly what’s happening in this Wayne County village. A company called Newark Plaza LLC is auctioning off the Arcadia Shopping Center, which includes a Walmart Supercenter and a number of... more

Arcadia Shopping Center up for auction

The Arcadia Shopping Center, located on Route 31 East in Newark, is on the auction block. The plaza contains the Walmart Superstore, out buildings and the large building west of the Walmart that includes Metro Mattress, the Dollar Tree and Tractor Supply among others. The current owner, Newark Plaza LLC, believed to be located in Rochester, is asking for an... more

Domestic incident leads to charges for Arcadia man

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man following the investigation of a domestic incident. Adam C. Nedvesky, 33, of Arcadia was arrested on a warrant following a domestic incident, where he allegedly broke several items while in the presence of a young child. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree... more

Red Creek man had drugs, gun during traffic stop; faces multiple felony charges

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a Red Creek man was arrested on multiple felony drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop in Newark. Clayton Reed, 58, of Red Creek was observed passing a Wayne County Deputy while in their patrol vehicle, and a plow truck, in a No Passing Zone on Arcadia Zurich Norris Road. Due to... more

Wayne County deputy honored as ‘Deputy of the Year’ by NYS Sheriffs’ Institute

Deputy Thomas Munzert of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has been named 2018 Deputy of the Year by the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts nominated Deputy Munzert for this well-deserved recognition. Deputy Munzert received the award at the NYS Sheriffs’ Institute’s Annual Awards Luncheon at The Desmond in Albany last week. Established in 1977, the Deputy of... more

Deputies: Drunk driver drove through blocked off crash scene in Arcadia

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following a crash on State Route 31 in Arcadia. Jesse D. Appell, 22, of Newark was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a BAC above .08 percent, and failure to comply with a lawful order. Deputies say they were investigating a motor vehicle collision on... more

Rochester man drove drunk, crashed on Rt. 31 in Arcadia

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man for driving while intoxicated following the investigation into a crash on State Route 31. Deputies say Ion M. Walker, 22, was involved in a one car crash on State Route 31 in the Town of Arcadia. He was traveling west on State Route 31, lost control, and went... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor talks Main St. development, goals in 2018 (podcast)

On Episode #93 of the Inside the FLX Podcast the Village of Newark takes center stage, as Mayor Jonathan Taylor comes to the FingerLakes1.com Studio to talk about various issues impacting the community he serves. The discussion looks at the latest efforts to revamp Main St., as well as a number of infrastructure updates reshaping the community. Watch or listen... more

One sent to hospital after head-on crash in Arcadia

Deputies say almost everyone involved in a head-on crash escaped without serious injury after an early-morning wreck on State Route 88. The accident took place in Arcadia around 1:29 am, according to deputies, who say that one of the operators lost control of his vehicle, which resulted in it sliding into oncoming traffic. Nathan A. Bommelje, 19, of Webster was... more

Geneva woman stole thousands, and checks from family member

On Thursday, State Police arrested a Geneva woman on multiple felony charges after they say she stole thousands from a family member. Cindy Nesbitt, 36, of Geneva was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument – both felonies. She is accused of stealing $2,285 and possessed forged checks, which all belonged to a relative... more

Deputies: Drunk driver ‘ran out of gas’ in Arcadia

A Newark man faces multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated, after telling law enforcement he ran out of gas. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Gary L. Reasor, 41, of Newark on charges of third-degree unlicensed operation and driving while intoxicated. On Saturday around 1:35 am deputies were called to a suspicious condition near Miller and Marbletown... more

Driver charged with DWI, criminal mischief after crashing through Arcadia gazebo

Deputies in Wayne County say a 34-year-old woman was charged with driving while intoxicated, in addition to a number of other traffic violations after she crashed into a Lyons gazebo in September. Deputies say they were called to Tellier and Stebbins roads for the report of a car off the road. The incident took place on September 2nd, and deputies... more

Arcadia man arrested after larceny investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man following a larceny investigation. Deputies arrested Austin L. Hogan, 23, of Arcadia who was charged with a Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. It is alleged that the Defendant stole property while working at Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Two Arrest... more

State to spend $6M on canal bridges in Wayne County

The state is planning to spend $6 million to repair four Wayne County bridges that cross the Erie Canal. The funding was announced Thursday by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130 of Macedon, and Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of The bridges scheduled for repair are the County House Bridge in Arcadia, the Lyons-Marengo Road Bridge in Galen and the Galloway Road and... more

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
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