Deputies: Driver lied about ID after Huron crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester resident after providing false information at the scene of an accident. Deputies say Princeton N. Dorch of Rochester was charged with second-degree criminal impersonation, aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to keep right, speed not reasonable and unlicensed operator. Patrol responded to a vehicle off the roadway in the Town of... more

Deputies: Huron man threatened to burn victim’s house down, harm their spouse in voice and text messages

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Huron man following an investigation into reported harassing messages received by an unnamed victim. Deputies arrested Ryan D. Robinson, 24, of Huron for second-degree aggravated harassment. He is accused of sending several text and voice messages via Facebook Messenger, threatening to burn the victim’s house down and harm the victim’s... more

Elderly Huron driver charged with DWI after car goes off road

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a Huron man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a vehicle and traffic complaint on New Years Eve. Deputies were dispatched to Ridge Road in Huron, where a vehicle was reportedly off the road. The driver was identified as James Fellows, 76, of Huron. Upon investigation, it was determined that Fellows was operating... more

Rose man charged with DWI in Huron

State Police arrested a 35-year-old Rose man following a property damage accident on State Route 104. Police charged Kevin C. Scarborough, 35, with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent, unlicensed operation, aggravated operation of a motor vehicle and moving from lane unsafely. Troopers were dispatched to a property damage accident... 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

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

Deputies investigate double-fatal wreck in Huron

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports a three-car crash, which claimed two lives, according to deputies. The crash took place at the intersection of State Route 104 and Noris Rd. In the Town of Huron. Deputies say Deborah Caster, 59, of Port Byron was traveling east on Rt. 104 when she slowed down at an intersection, waiting to make a... more

20 years of apple touring in Wayne County

The annual Wayne County Apple Tour returns for the 20th year this fall. Since 1997, apple lovers throughout western and central New York have explored Wayne County to pick fresh apples, enjoy the fall colors, and enjoy a day of family fun. Wayne County is the largest apple-producing county in New York State. The tour runs throughout the month of... 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

DEC seeks permit for water chestnut herbicide

About 45 acres of the Lake Shore Marshes Wildlife Management Area off Lake Ontario may be treated with a herbicide to eliminate water chestnuts, an invasive vegetation. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has applied for a freshwater wetlands permit to apply a herbicide trademarked and sold as Weedar-64. Followup treatment would be applied in subsequent years, as needed. The... more

Huron man faces felony firearm charge after search

A Huron man was found to be illegally possessing drugs, firearms, and other items after a family court order of protection was served on him. Daniel P. Spencer, 28, of Huron was served the order of protection, which included a condition for him to turn over all of his firearms. While collecting the weapons, deputies smelled the strong odor of marijuana... more

OPINION: Lake Ontario Floodwaters

Thee high water level of Lake Ontario has reached historic proportions, causing significant shoreline erosion and property damage to homes and businesses that will tally into the millions. I grew up in Sea Breeze and spent my summers as a kid hanging out with my friends on Durand Eastman beach and fishing in the lake and Irondequoit Bay. In later... 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
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