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Lyons Superintendent: Investigation into ‘suspicious person’ underway after alleged photos taken of children, parents

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and Lyons Central School District are looking into a suspicious incident, which unfolded in the Jackson Street area in Lyons on Thursday. Superintendent Don Putnam said in a call to parents, and in a message posted to the district’s website, “I want to make you aware, that this morning one of our bus monitors reported suspicious... more

Gorham man charged with DWI in Lyons

A 28-year-old Gorham man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Thursday around 10:40 p.m. after a traffic stop for speeding in Lyons. Deputies stopped Gregory M. Pierson, 28, of Gotham on Geneva Street for speeding. Upon investigation it was determined that he was intoxicated. He submitted to standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving... more

Sodus duo sold crack cocaine to undercover investigators, both facing felony charges

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says two people were arrested following an investigation into the sale of controlled substances throughout the region. Angela N. Scott, 44, and Gregory Daniel, 46, both of Sodus were charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Virts says the duo sold crack cocaine to undercover... more

Chamber honoring Lyons icon Peter Stirpe

Newspaper publisher, police officer, county personnel director, Army veteran. Those are just some of the things Peter Stirpe has done in his impressive life. Now the lifelong Lyons resident can add Citizen of the Year to his long list of accomplishments. Stirpe will be honored by the Lyons Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 7, at Maitre D’ at Trombino’s,... more

Deputies: Drunk driver had child in vehicle during accident, now charged

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a drunk driving crash, where deputies say a 9-year-old child was a passenger. Pearlie L. Petty, of Lyons was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandrea’s Law, as well as driving while intoxicated. He was also charged with a number of vehicle and traffic violations. Deputies... more

Local Meals on Wheels program running into problems

“It is crunch time,” said Wayne County Aging and Youth, Director Penny Shockley. Home Delivered Meal (Meals on Wheels) Program Director Karen Breen and Board Director Sergei Barishevich came into the Human Services Committeee meeting on Monday (4/2) to discuss the financial crunch the local Home Delivered Meal Program is having. The number of senior citizens requesting or already taking... more

Deputies: Lyons man shoved fiancé, charged with assault

Deputies say a Lyons man was arrested following a domestic incident on Tuesday. Nathan S. Seager, 24, of Lyons was charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child after a domestic disturbance with his fiancé. Seager is accused of shoving her to the floor, causing pain and swelling to her wrist. The incident unfolded... more

Walworth woman arrested after hit and run in Lyons

Sheriff Barry Virts says deputies were called to State Route 31 in Lyons for a reported hit and run accident where a female driver left the scene on Thursday. As result, deputies arrested Ashley E. Brown, 29, of Walworth. Upon investigation she was reported to have backed into a vehicle — fleeing the scene. She was located at Wayne Behavior... more

Wayne County Board of Supervisors honor retiring public defender James Kernan

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors said goodbye to the man who spent more than 30 years in the Public Defender’s Office, including seven years as its leader, and selected his interim successor at its meeting Tuesday. James Kernan is retiring as Wayne County Public Defender as of Friday. The office provides legal services to people charged with a crime... more

Newark teens charged with murder of Sodus HS student

A pair of Newark teens were indicted on murder charges after an investigation into the stabbing death of 17-year-old Zachary Dwello, who was a senior at Sodus Central High School. On December 8th at approximately 10:28 p.m. police received a report through 911 that a caller had been stabbed. When police responded to Perkins Park they found Dwello unresponsive, laying... more

Lyons woman charged with assault after hit-and-run accident in Victor

A 20-year-old Lyons resident faces multiple charges as part of an active hit-and-run investigation, which happened in Victor on Monday. Deputies say they arrested Amari R. Linzy-Richardson, 20, of Lyons on multiple charges after the investigation into the hit-and-run accident on Saurer Farms Drive in Victor on March 12th. She was charged with second-degree assault and leaving the scene of... more

State Police: Lyons crash leads to multiple charges for pair

State Police say that two people were arrested after an accident on Debusse Road in Lyons. Shawn D. Rivera-Shuler, 22, of Newark and Kamel M. Davis, 22, of Rochester were arrested on different charges. Troopers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Sunday. According to police Davis was found to be driving on a suspended license — which resulted... more

Sodus man expected to plead guilty to killing ex-girlfriend

The Sodus man accused of slitting the throat of his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend is expected to plead guilty to her murder Friday. David Knight-Hollis, 19, was arrested in November after police said he killed Alyssa Taft at a home on Boyd Road. Wayne County District Attorney Mike Calarco said a hearing is expected to be held on Friday at 9:30 a.m.... more

VIDEO REPLAY: Section V State Play-In games at Rush-Henrietta as Lyons faces Northstar & Wayne battles Irondequoit

On Wednesday night at Rush-Henrietta, FL1 Sports presented a doubleheader featuring the Section V Class C State Play-In Game between Lyons and Northstar Christian followed by the Class A Play-In Game between Wayne and Irondequoit. The winners advance to the NYSPHSAA tournament and the Far West Regional Game. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp had the call live on FL1 Radio... more

EAGLES FLY WEST: Clyde-Savannah tops Prattsburgh; Lyons & Wayne fall at Rush-Henrietta

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles are the last men standing in the Wayne-Finger Lakes as they defeated Prattsburgh 76-69 in Penn Yan on Wednesday night in the Section V Class D State Qualifier. Clyde led by just 1 point at halftime and the game was tied in after three quarters. The Golden Eagles pulled ahead in the final period to punch... more

JUSTICE SERVED: Lyons wins 18th Sectional Championship behind Justice Smith’s huge 2nd half (full game video)

Lyons junior Justice Smith scored 21 of his game-high 33 points in the second half of Monday night’s Section V Class A2 championship game between the Lions and the top-seeded Perry Yellow Jackets in the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. With his team trailing in the fourth quarter, Smith hit 3 three-pointers and went 4-4 from the line in the... more

Mac’s Philly Steaks in Lyons gets going

Mac’s Philly Steaks owner Ryan MacNamara didn’t see the need to drop what Burnham’s Canalside in Lyons was doing as a longtime breakfast and lunch joint. He just added to it. The new name: Mac’s Philly Steaks Diner, which is in its third full month of operation in the Wayne County community. The approach in Lyons is different from MacNamara’s... more
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