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Sheriff: Macedon man stole car from Palmyra car dealership

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a Macedon man was arrested after an investigation in Palmyra determined that he stole a vehicle from a car dealership. According to deputies Clint J. Copenhaver, 28, of Macedon was charged with third-degree grand larceny after allegedly stealing a pickup truck from a Palmyra car dealership. There is an ongoing investigation regarding damage done... more

CASE CLOSED: Three arrests solves over a dozen cases in Macedon

The Macedon Police Department reported the arrest of Brad Greule, age 20, of Washington Street in Palmyra, currently in the Wayne County jail on unrelated charges; Romeo Fox, age 29, of Sheraton Drive in the Town of Greece and Kolin Crouse, age 20, of Kent Street in Palmyra, based on a 22 count indictment. The charges stem from a 2015... 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

Palmyra Community Center expands options for Macedon residents

Palmyra Community Center has provided athletics programs to Palmyra children for more than 70 years. In more recent years, since the merging of Macedon and Palmyra school districts, PCC has sought to accommodate all students in Palmyra-Macedon Central School District. PCC staff work closely with Jeremy Norsen, director of Macedon Recreation, to ensure the two youth recreation programs complement rather... more

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon affair on Saturday. Full schedule and game times below… FRIDAY NIGHT ER/Gananda at Midlakes 7 pm CG Finney... 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

UPDATE: Phelps woman had been arrested for petit larceny in weeks leading up to car v. train accident in Palmyra

A woman was killed by a train near the railroad crossing at Hogback Hill Road in Palmyra on Tuesday morning. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts told local media that a woman drove her vehicle onto the tracks, waiting for the train. He added that the CSX train was working properly when the accident happened. The vehicle was pushed about a... more

Deputies: Palmyra mom left 8-month-old in bathtub alone, found unresponsive

Deputies in Wayne County have arrested a 24-year-old Palmyra mother after she left her 8-month-old baby alone in a bathtub. Deputies say they were called to a residence on Conifer Dr. shortly before 7 pm on Saturday. When the call was placed to authorities, the baby was not breathing. A neighbor was able to perform CPR and revive the child... more

Deputies: Man caught mid-burglary in Palmyra

A Palymra man is behind bars after a deputy caught him attempting to break into the second story of the home of an elderly person, according to Wayne County Sheriffs. It happened around 3:45 AM Saturday morning on Gates Street in the Town of Palmyra. “I was awaken by someone saying they are going to shoot somebody in the bushes... more

Travel tribute along the canal in Lyons

It was as if the Erie Canal of the 19th century era had come back to life. Lyons’ residents and visitors anxiously stood watch along the famed waterway’s banks waiting for a glimpse of the five canal boats dubbed Vote Tilla. Their week-long passage began on July 17 in Seneca Falls and ended in Rochester on July 21, stopping in... more

Hill Cumorah 2017 (photo)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is once again sponsoring the annual Hill Cumorah Pageant in Palmyra New York. Nearly 50 thousand spectators are expected to see the largest Pageant in North America. There are 740 cast members on hand. This year the pageant is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The show begins on July 15th and will... more

Pal-Mac grad makes cut for U.S. Lacrosse training team

A Palmyra-Macedon graduate has made the cut for a training team with U.S. Lacrosse. Earlier this week, it was announced that Ben Reeves is one of 49 players selected to be on the U.S. Lacrosse National Training Team. Over 60 professional players were invited to the initial round of tryouts, and a dozen college players were then given an invitation... more

200 years ago: Work on Erie Canal began and changed history

This Fourth of July marks the 200th anniversary of the ceremonial first digging for the construction of the Erie Canal, a 363-mile waterway that would change history. The groundbreaking was held July 4, 1817, in a field in Rome, in central New York. Construction of the canal was begun a few days later at a location nearby. Workers equipped with... more

Two sent to Strong after rollover crash in Manchester

On July 1st deputies along with Port Gibson Fire and Ambulance, as well as Finger Lakes Ambulance responded to a one vehicle crash on County Rd. 27 in Manchester. A 2004 Pontiac GTO operated by Marissa Giampaolo was traveling too fast to negotiate a curve when the vehicle hit gravel on the north shoulder of the road. Her vehicle subsequently... more

VoteTilla to get a Taste of Wayne County at Newark event

The VoteTilla will arrive in Wayne County on Monday, July 17th as part of a week-long navigational celebrating 100 years of women’s voices and votes in New York State that will take place along the Erie Canal. With a core of five rented, 10-passenger, canal packet boats, VoteTilla will set out from Seneca Falls and travel to Rochester, finishing the... more
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