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US Lacrosse honors for 12 players in Section V

US Lacrosse announced its annual national awards, and the governing body’s girls lacrosse All-American and All-Academic teams includes 12 players from Section V schools. A pair of the award winners are from Palmyra-Macedon, a team that made history in May by winning its first Section V championship. The Red Raiders advanced to the Class D state semifinals in Cortland with... more

Wayne County man’s catch could be new state record

A Macedon man has landed the catch of a lifetime. Jason Bair caught this freshwater drum, commonly called a sheepshead, on Oneida Lake. It weighed in at more than 36 lbs., which shatters the current record of 29 lbs. 14 oz. listed on the New York State DEC website. Of course Bair’s fish still has to be verified as a... more

Macedon library to host magic show

Macedon Public Library, 30 Main St., will host Cris Johnson as he presents “The Building and Construction Magic Show” at 6 p.m. July 5. The free show for ages 4-12 will encourage children to read during the summer through music, humor, magic and audience participation. For information, call 315-986-5932 or visit macedonpubliclibrary.org Daily Messenger: Read More more

OPINION: Think twice before dissolving your village

In March, I read an article where former Mayor Murray from the Village of Macedon stated that the Village Board did not give anything away, assets were sold above market value and everything was sold at auction, a new state of the art Waste Water treatment plant will be built serving three towns, and the Village Hall was not sold... more

Skaneateles girls top Pal-Mac in Class D state lacrosse semifinals

Palmyra-Macedon’s breakthrough season in girls lacrosse came to an end on Friday afternoon. The Red Raiders were undone by a slow start in the second half of the Class D state semifinals and lost, 10-7, to Section III’s Skaneateles at the State University of New York at Cortland. “Obviously you’re disappointed to lose this game but one of the goals,... more

Pal-Mac falls in state semis

The Pal-Mac Red Raiders fell 20-6 to the Jamesville-Dewitt Rams at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in the Class C state semi-finals Wednesday evening. After an early Rams goal, Joe Lyko tied the game up 1-1 for Pal-Mac. However it all went downhill from there, as JD scored the next 13 straight goals to secure the win. WROC: Read More more

Voting like its 1890? Taxpayers in Pal-Mac weary of decisions that led to ‘hand counted’ ballots

Did you know that the US originally stopped using this method in 1890? After learning this I began wondering why voters in the Pal-Mac school district, who recently voted on the 2018 school budget, School Board candidates and a proposition for a Macedon Library tax they were placed back in time with “hand counted,” paper ballots. In 2016, taxpayers were... more

Victor, Pal-Mac stroll into state lacrosse semis

Your guess is as good as Victor’s. Or Palmyra-Macedon’s. Or Vestal or Jamesville-DeWitt, for that matter. The state semifinals for boys lacrosse are as much guessing games as they are lacrosse games, but at some point on Wednesday afternoon, the guessing will stop. The assertiveness will kick in, and that’s what will extend the season. The Victor boys play Vestal... 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

Quick start enables Pal-Mac to earn first Section V boys’ lacrosse title

One way or another, history was going to be made Tuesday afternoon at St. John Fisher College in the Section V Class C boys’ lacrosse championship game. Neither top-seeded Honeoye Falls-Lima nor second-seeded Palmyra-Macedon had ever won a sectional championship in the sport, but with perennial powerhouse Penn Yan sliding down to the newly formed Class D this year, the... 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

Community gathers for Sandra Sollie Remembrance Day

Tuesday, May 23rd marked the fourth annual Sandra Sollie Remembrance Day and the 23rd year since Sollie went missing without a trace. Former Mayor Marie Cramer worked closely with Private Investigator Richard Ingraham to establish the special day in 2014 to keep Sollie’s case alive in the minds of residents and possible witnesses. “I still believe there’s someone out there... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI

State Police say a Palmyra man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 31. Police arrested Colby J. Perry, 26, of Palmyra for DWI in Macedon after failing to keep right and moving from the lane unsafely. He was placed under arrest, according to officers, and arraigned in Macedon Town Court. The charges will... more

New legislation proposed to help homeowners along Lake Ontario

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) and Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks (R,C-Macedon) have joined efforts to draft new legislation to address property damages incurred as a result of flooding and record high water levels on Lake Ontario. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, over the past six weeks nearly 4 trillion gallons of rain water has flowed into Lake Ontario.... more

CRAMER: Pal-Mac voters should vote NO on May 16th to library proposal

Vote ‘NO’ on May 16th! I received in the mail, as most Pal-Mac residents did with a Macedon Library Tax Referendum proposal. As I read it, I could not believe what I was reading. Sure the reasons appeared to be done with great convincing and quality persuasiveness, but the reality is there should be NO referendum placed before the Pal-Mac... more
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