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Multiple projects will bring new face to Newark

The Newark Village Board approved multiple resolutions Tuesday evening, June 20th that will allow several projects to move forward ultimately changing the face of Newark for the next 40 years. Among those approved resolution was approval to hire a firm to oversee the coordination of all the projects to ensure efficiencies while construction is underway. “It’s a very exciting time... more

Deputies: Newark woman charged after live-in boyfriend injured 11-month-old

A Newark woman is facing child endangerment charges. This comes after her live-in boyfriend was arrested last month for hurting an 11-month-child whom he was babysitting, according to Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies. Last month, 23-year-old Brandon Morris was arrested after Sheriff’s deputies said he injured the 11-month-old while babysitting on two separate occasions. Monday, the Sheriff’s office announced Kaitlyn Brazo,... more

State Police arrest two after discovery of “meth” lab in Lyons

It was a sure sign that something was amiss when State Police out of Lyons found a woman swimming topless, with very short shorts unbuttoned and yelling she was “burning up from inside”, in the Lyons Park fountain on Thursday (6/8) at 8:30 pm. Shaila T. Gorske, age 25, of Lyons told police she was having a bad reaction to... more

Laurel House 5K raises estimated $10,000

Proceeds from the 5k walk/run hosted by the Laurel House Board of Directors will go a long way toward helping the comfort care home to become a reality. Board Vice President Henry Hann said the event was a huge success. Last year the walk/run drew about 80 participants, but this year, some 220 runners signed up to help raise money... more

‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’ to feature a Newark native, a plate and Bruce Smith

On the day that Newark native Russell Gilbert found out that former Buffalo Bill Bruce Smith was in his restaurant, Gilbert hid in the kitchen. “My nerves were going through my chest,” he said. “I was beyond giddy.” Once he collected himself, Gilbert wound up talking to the NFL Hall of Famer for two hours while Smith enjoyed the wings... more

Newark hands Geneva their first home loss

The Geneva Red Wings (7-3) suffered their first defeat at home on Wednesday night at the hands of their division rival, the Newark Pilots. Newark took a quick 3-0 lead on the Wings in the top of the first inning, which is where things stayed until the bottom of the fourth inning. In the frame, Geneva tied the ballgame with... more

Newark man among those stopped with guns at Rochester International Airport

Two people, including a Newark man, were stopped by TSA officers Monday after handguns were found in their carry-on bags at the Greater Rochester International Airport. Lisa Farbstein, acting director of media relations and press secretary for the Transportation Security Administration’s office of public affairs, said in a press release that the incidents are not believed to be related. Farbstein... more

Wayne County may snuff pharmacy tobacco sales

In the windows of some Rite Aid Pharmacy outlets, you’ll see “wellness images,” such as a woman eating an apple and another in meditation. But as you walk into the store, you’ll see a wall of cigarettes behind the checkout counter, notes Ryan Mulhern, public health educator for Wayne County. That, said Mulhern, conflicts with the image Rite Aid and... more

FLX WEEKLY: School’s out, summertime is here (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso and Jessamy Uticone for a look around the Finger Lakes and everything you need to know about your weekend ahead. Get your first look weekend forecast, local event line-up, sports outlook, and discuss the top stories in our region this week.   more

Investigators: Visitor at Seneca County Jail gave inmate controlled substance

On Sunday around 2 pm investigators arrested a Newark resident on a charge related to giving a controlled substance to an inmate while visiting. Investigators arrested Taylor C. Jinks, 25, of Newark for second-degree promoting prison contraband. Jinks allegedly gave an inmate a controlled substance during a visitation. An alert corrections officer observed the incident, which led to the arrest.... more

Murphy Strong (Photo)

Newark resident David Muphy overcame the impossible by recently completing the 5k Laurel Race. Murphy who survived a severe motorcycle accident has gone through several years of treatment for a broken back and several other leg injuries. Once told that he may never walk again Murphy has overcome all odds. He finished the race in Newark with his hands raised... more

BREMER: Orange bolster backcourt with addition of Geno Thorpe

The 2017-2018 Syracuse Men’s Basketball team filled its final open scholarship on Friday, when Geno Thorpe committed to the Orange during his visit to the Hill. Thorpe is a combo guard who averaged 15.1 points per game as a member of the University of South Florida Bulls last season. Prior to that, he spent his first two years playing at... more

David Murphy does the impossible (photo)

Newark Resident David Murphy is seen walking the Laurel 5k race held in Newark recently. Murphy who suffered a severe back injury and numerous other fractures participated in the fundraiser for Laurel House a hospice home being built in Newark. Nearly 220 runners and walkers were on hand for the event. Photo by Jim Miranda. more

Newark man is taking it one step at a time for Laurel House

It’s been almost four years since the accident. Lying on the hard asphalt, Dave Murphy said he knew he was dying. He held onto the first responder beside him, the blood filling his lungs made it hard to breathe and he was keenly aware that he was paralyzed from the chest down. Had you asked Dave or any of his... more

FLX WEEKLY: Summer finally arrives in the Finger Lakes this weekend (podcast)

Spend the back-end of your lunch hour with Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso to round-up everything happening around the Finger Lakes this weekend including a vastly more summer-like weather forecast. Get the lowdown on this weekend’s local events, sports line-up and the top news of the week here on FingerLakes1.com. Then, check out all the great... more

Newark High School band performs final concert of the school year (full video)

Newark Reds senior musicians would take to the stage for the final time at Newark High School on Monday night to perform the final concert of the school year. The concert was conducted by first-year Newark Music Department member Bob Humphrey. Enjoy the full performance from Monday, June 5, 2017 in the video player below… . more
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