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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

Vote Tilla docks at Lauraville Landing in Clyde (photo)

Vote Tilla (flotilla) composed of 6 Mid- Lakes Lockmaster boats, docked this evening at Lauraville Landing in Clyde on the Erie Canal. Vote Tilla launched at the Women’s National Historic Park in Seneca Falls and is en route to the Susan B Anthony House in Rochester. The Vote Tilla is stopping at each community along its route to Rochester. On... more

Seneca Co. conviction upheld in separate decisions

On June 30th the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, in separate decisions, unanimously affirmed two convictions of Seneca County drug dealer Mark S. Snyder. The prosecution was represented by Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch. The two affirmances were Porsch’s 40th and 41st consecutive wins at the Appellate Division Court. Snyder was represent on both appeals... more

200 years ago: Work on Erie Canal began and changed history

This Fourth of July marks the 200th anniversary of the ceremonial first digging for the construction of the Erie Canal, a 363-mile waterway that would change history. The groundbreaking was held July 4, 1817, in a field in Rome, in central New York. Construction of the canal was begun a few days later at a location nearby. Workers equipped with... 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

Wayne County may snuff pharmacy tobacco sales

In the windows of some Rite Aid Pharmacy outlets, you’ll see “wellness images,” such as a woman eating an apple and another in meditation. But as you walk into the store, you’ll see a wall of cigarettes behind the checkout counter, notes Ryan Mulhern, public health educator for Wayne County. That, said Mulhern, conflicts with the image Rite Aid and... more

Bokelman pulls out of Wayne County district attorney race

Acting Wayne County District Attorney Chris Bokelman has pulled out of a special election to decide the county’s top prosecutor. In an email to the Times Tuesday, Bokelman said he sent the following announcement last Friday to his supporters. “I am writing to let you know that I am ending my campaign for the position of Wayne County District Attorney... more

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the region. Whether you’re interested in wine, crafts, arts – or are looking for a parade – the Finger... more

Demolished building in Clyde hauled away

A recently demolished building on Main Street in Clyde has been cleared out and hauled away. According to Mayor Gerald Fremouw, the structurally damaged building posed a safety risk to the community. After a partial collapse of the building, the structural engineer called in by the village to inspect the building deemed it unsafe and recommended demolition. A truck sat... more

Clyde man arrested in Weedsport after allegedly stealing vehicle

A Clyde man was arrested early Wednesday morning in the village of Weedsport after allegedly stealing a black pickup truck, according to the New York State Police. Danny Hollier, 38, was charged with third and fourth-degree possession of stolen property, reckless driving, unlawful fleeing of an officer in a motor vehicle and other traffic violations, said state police. The Citizen:... more

Executive Director of FLX Red Cross talks Lake Ontario flooding, disaster response (podcast)

When it comes to disaster response, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross handles hundreds of events and disasters throughout the calendar year. They also spend a significant amount of time working to prevent disasters. Even training and developing core volunteer staff to respond to various disasters throughout the Finger Lakes Chapter’s six county district takes up a... more

State Police still looking for missing Clyde man, 15 years later

State Police continue to investigate a 15-year-old missing person case in Wayne County Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance to help solve a 15-year-old case involving a missing Clyde man, Douglas C. Stresing. Stresing was reported missing on May 27th, 2002, in Clyde, New York. He was last seen at around 8:30 am, walking westbound on State Route 31 toward... more

Time to vote on more than $27 million capital project at Clyde Savannah

School district officials at Clyde-Savannah went out of their way to improve their schools and get everything they wanted on their wish list while ensuring the project would have no impact on local taxes. “This is an unprecedented opportunity for our district,” said Michael C. Hayden, Superintendent of Clyde-Savannah Central School District. “The amount of aid, 89.2 percent, is outstanding.”... more

Clyde-Savannah proposes $27.1M capital project

In three years, Clyde-Savannah’s swim teams might achieve something that has never been done in district athletics: Host a home meet. That’s because the Junior-Senior High School pool is 5 feet short of regulation size, said Superintendent Michael Hayden. While the boys and girls swimmers can practice in their own pool, they can’t host any meets. That will change if... more

Deputies: Waterloo man struck child during dispute in Clyde

Deputies in Wayne County say a Waterloo man was arrested after an alleged fight with a child. Matthew T. Wiltsie, of Waterloo was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and harassment after he was involved in a verbal dispute with a juvenile that turned physical. He struck the juvenile in the face while playing basketball in Clyde. He... more

Clyde-Savannah names tops of 2017 class

School officials at Clyde-Savannah High School say that a Valedictorian and Salutatorian have been named. Rosalie Betts, who carried a 97.967 percent GPA and will graduate with 26 college credits was named Valedictorian in a press release sent out to the media this week. Officials described her as an incredibly hard worker, who has dedicated herself to her studies and... more
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