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Case of viral meningitis confirmed at Marion School District

The Marion School District has announced that they have a student diagnosed with viral meningitis in the 5th grade. Common symptoms are, fever, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache, stiff neck, lack of energy, sensitivity to bright lights. People at risk: weakened immune systems caused by disease, medications( chemo therapy), babies, children under 5. Prevention is basically the same way to... 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

Marion striker passes Abby Wambach on Section V career-goal list

Marion sophomore striker Chloe DeLyser surpassed U.S. Women’s Soccer legend Abby Wambach’s Section V girls soccer career goal-scoring mark of 142 and is in a tie for fifth all-time with Jamie Koehnlein (Honeoye, 2001) with 144 goals after finishing off a penalty kick in a 4-1 win over Gananda on Friday night. DeLyser, the 5-foot-4 varsity starter since seventh grade,... 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

Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Set to Begin in Wayne County

An unassuming cattle farm in the rural town of Marion in Wayne County is set to be the future home of an ambitious agricultural experiment. The experiment is on hemp, a member of the cannabis family, grown for its fibrous properties as opposed to its recreational use. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, roughly 20 states have passed... more

Four Wayne County residents charged with robbery, conspiracy, larceny

Four Wayne County residents are accused of planning a false narcotic transaction with a Palmyra resident and during the transaction taking all of the buyers money and cell phone, according to Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. The four were charged with second-degree robbery, fourth-degree conspiracy and four-degree grand larceny. Deputies report those arrested were: Crystal J. Quinn, 33, of Marion; Gabrielle... 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

Marion man had three license suspensions; faces felony charge

On Saturday at approximately 1:28 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a Marion man for driving while intoxicated after he was found to be operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Deputies say Ryan P. Dailey, 30, of Marion was stopped for failing to keep right northbound on Route 21 in Manchester when it was determined that he was... more

Marion man charged with DWI, resisted arrest

On May 20th at 1:45 am a Marion man was arrested on Niagara St. after he was found to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Officers arrested Troy P. Meland, 22, of Marion for driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, unlawful possession of marijuana and several vehicle and traffic violations. Officers say Meland was... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column

Dear Neighbors, The Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Report is available online at www.waynecosheriff.org through your town supervisor and at all the public libraries in the county for your review. On April 29th all Wayne County law enforcement agencies, Wayne-NET (Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft... more

Village of Macedon officially dissolves after 161 years

The Macedon Village Board met one final time Friday evening, March 31st to wrap up business before the village faded into history. “Everything should run just fine and nothing will change as of 12:01 a.m.,” said Macedon Mayor Bill Murray with the village’s final hours before dissolution at hand. The board met to approve minutes and sign abstracts and checks... more

Newark’s Salvation Army store to stay in village

The Newark location of the Salvation Army will remain open through 2018 at least, officials announced yesterday. “After numerous discussions with customers, employees, and community leaders, we are happy to have made the decision to stay,” said Jennifer Helpard, administrator of The Salvation Army’s Rochester Adult Rehabilitation Center, who oversees area Family Stores for the organization. “Everyone we’ve spoken to... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more

Big wins for W-FL teams on opening night of Sectional basketball (full coverage)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams from throughout Section V were in action on opening night of Sectional play on Tuesday night and several W-FL teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Full results from the entire slate of games on Tuesday night in Section V, updated tournament brackets and upcoming schedule below…   TUESDAY NIGHT OPENING ROUND SCOREBOARD: CLASS B BOYS  (Updated... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more
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