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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

Joint sewer plant proposed in Wayne County

Three Wayne County governments are in the early stages of planning a potential regional wastewater-treatment plant that would not only help the communities comply with environmental regulations but encourage business and residential development as well. The towns of Marion and Macedon, as well as the village of Palmyra, are considering a joint facility that would feature the latest wastewater treatment... more

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief

It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wayne County Administrator Rick House joined other officials from across the state to lobby in Albany for unfunded mandate relief. House visited the Governor’s mansion with other members of the New York State Association of Counties, which represents county leaders all across the state, to seek some relief from state mandates.... more

Students find Washington, D.C. trip ‘pretty cool’

For Newark Middle School sixth and eighth grade social studies teacher Lisa Eakins, the opportunity for students to see Donald Trump take the reins from former United States President Barack Obama was a chance of a lifetime. But for seventh grade students Zack Mallette, Gabriella Taylor and Isaiah Dishaw, well, it was just plain “cool!” “It was a once in... more

Empty Bowls event planning underway to benefit Newark Food Closet

For the fourth time since 2010, the Newark Art Department has embarked upon another ambitious and caring “Empty Bowls” project that will benefit the Newark Food Closet. Since 2010, the “Empty Bowls” soup, bread buffet and silent art and craft auction events at NHS raised more than $16,000 for the local food closet. “Empty Bowls,” is a grassroots movement that... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV

By Tammy Whitacre For years, Wayne County Clerk Michael Jankowski has worked to educate residents when it comes to helping the county they live in. The “notice to Wayne County residents” urges them to bring their renewals for vehicle registration and driver’s licenses to their local Department of Motor Vehicles in Lyons and forgo returning the payment in the pre-addressed... more

W-FL Thursday: Clyde downs rival Lyons, ER keeps pace

Clyde-Savannah entered Thursday night’s game against Lyons with a 3-game lead over the Lions and a 2.5 game lead over East Rochester in the Wayne County Standings. In a game streamed live on FL1 Sports, the Golden Eagles ran away from Lyons for their second win over their rival for the second time this season while East Rochester kept pace... more

Marion woman charged after domestic incident on White Rd.

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Marion woman following a domestic incident that occurred on White Road in the Town of Marion. Crystal J Quinn, age 33, of 4185 White Road, was arrested after she allegedly struck another family member, causing injury. Quinn was taken into custody and arraigned before the Marion Town Court... more

Grants enable Newark Village to fix culvert, rehab bridge

Newark Village Mayor Jonathan Taylor announced confirmation in obtaining two major grant awards. Taylor mentioned the grants at the last village board meeting. The first of these grants is from the state Department of Transportation’s 2016 BRIDGE NY program. The village received $550,000 to reconstruct a failing culvert on Route 31 West in the village. The funding comes in conjunction with a... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse takes control in East with win over Wayne

Mynderse entered Friday night with a 1 game lead over the Newark Reds and 1.5 game lead over Wayne who they hosted in Seneca Falls in a game streamed live on FL1 Sports. The Blue Devils would pull away late in the game for the win to open up a 2.5 game lead over Wayne in the Finger Lakes East.... more

W-FL Thursday: South Seneca girls roll over rival Romo; ER sweeps season series against Lyons

The South Seneca Lady Falcons used a dominant performance on the road to run away from Romulus on Thursday in a game that was streamed live on FL1 Sports. The final score of 66-37 was in stark contrast to the FL West rivals first meeting earlier this season which the Lady Falcons won by just 2 points. Watch the game... more

Deputies: Marion man illegally used EBT card of incarcerated subject

A Marion man is facing multiple charges after deputies say he used an EBT card that didn’t belong to him. Deputies in Wayne County say that Joel T. Foil, 51, of Marion was charged after an investigation was initiated by the Wayne County Department of Social Services. Investigators say that Foil used an EBT card that belonged to an incarcerated... more

Mother, daughter team charged with selling heroin out of in-home daycare

A mother and daughter were Jan. 13 after investigators allegedly purchased drugs from them at the home daycare they were operating in the town of Arcadia. After a two-month long investigation  into the sales of heroin from a town of Arcadia home, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, in conjunction with members of the Wayne Narcotics Enforcement Team, arrested Erin... more

Marion woman charged with driving while intoxicated

A Marion woman was charged Jan. 13 with aggravated driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, moving from lane unsafely, improper right turn and failure to keep right, Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said. Christy Switzer, 39, was charged following a traffic stop on Cory Hill Road. She was allegedly found to have a blood-alcohol content of .20 percent, deputies said.... more

Newark mayor hopes to keep Salvation Army store open

The Salvation Army store in Newark is set to close by March 31st, but Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor is hoping to do what he can to keep their doors open. “We’ve gained some ground since we first heard,” Taylor said. The mayor said they first heard about the planned closure a little more than a week ago. It was then... more

W-FL Tuesday: Clyde-Savannah takes firm control of Wayne County with win at ER

The Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles took a commanding lead in the Wayne County League standings with a big road win on Tuesday night at East Rochester. Also in Wayne County, Lyons handed North Rose-Wolcott their first league loss of the season which positions the C-S Golden Eagles one-and-a-half games in front of the pack having already won at Gananda and ER.... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marion wins; Norris goes for 35 as NR-W beats Waterloo

Holiday Tournament week continued on Wednesday for Wayne-Finger Lakes varsity basketball teams. The biggest story came out of Red Jacket as the Marion Black Knights recorded their first win since 2014, defeating Cato-Meridian by three. The Wayne Eagles advanced to the finals of their own tournament but Pal-Mac will be heading to the consolation game after losing to NE Douglass... more
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