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Villages must think outside the box to hold onto local police departments

One of the biggest assets Wayne County villages boast, their police departments, are in jeopardy. Village officials from across Wayne County came together last Monday, March 20th for their monthly meeting to discuss the pros and cons of community policing. While the idea of a local police department is a huge asset for a village, officials are not blind to... more

Troopers: Palmyra couple left marijuana near kids

State troopers in Lyons on Monday arrested Michael C. Hucks, 37, and Barbara J. Hucks, 37, both of Palmyra, and charged them with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana. The couple allegedly left marijuana where it could be accessed by their two children, troopers said. The marijuana was located while law enforcement officers were at... more

Pal-Mac brings on local police, deputies as limited school resource officers

Thanks to a grant secured by former Senator Michael Nozzolio, students and families at Palmyra-Macedon Central School District have the unique experience to interact with local law enforcement. Schools Superintendent Bob Ike said they first received funding for a school resource officer last year. Before that, the district had never had an officer in any of the school buildings. This... more

Palmyra woman accused of driving with three suspensions on license

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Palmyra woman is accused of driving with three suspensions on her driver’s license. Deputies say 28-year-old Amanda Niles was arrested at about 1:08 a.m. Sunday morning. This happened after a traffic stop was conducted on County Road 7 in the Town of Manchester. WHEC: Read More more

Palmyra man facing charges after incident at his home

A 50-year-old Palmyra man is facing multiple charges after an incident at his Manchester residence. Deputies arrested Kevin Casey, 50, for criminal obstruction of breathing or circulation and second-degree unlawful imprisonment after an incident at his home. He is being held at the Ontario County Jail and will answer the charges at a later date in Manchester Town Court. more

Palmyra man charged with DWI after property damage accident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that on March 6th a Palmyra man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a property damage accident. Deputies arrested Phillip W. Jones, 31, of Palmyra after he was said to be involved in a property damage accident. He was found to be driving while intoxicated when deputies investigated. He was charged with driving... 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

Garlock seeks amended wastewater discharge permit

Garlock Sealing Technologies on Division Street is seeking a modified State Pollutants Discharge Elimination System permit from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC has indicated it will issue the modified permit but not until a period for public comment ends. Written comments on the modified permit must be submitted to Teresa Diehsner at NYSDEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, Albany,... more

Sectional Saturday: Semifinals set for boys & girls in Section V (full coverage)

The second slate of Section V boys and girls basketball quarterfinal games were played out on Saturday throughout the region. For Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, the Wayne boys, Mynderse girls, South Seneca girls, Gananda girls, Red Creek girls punched their ticket to the Sectional Final Four rounds to be played this upcoming week. Full results from Saturday below… BOYS BRACKETS (.pdf): AA... 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

W-FL Thursday: Whitman’s 16-game win streak snapped on regular season’s final night

Non-league contests dotted the schedule on Thursday night, the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams. Some interesting, pre-Sectional match-ups that included Newark with a big comeback win at Batavia and Geneva picking up a win against School of the Arts. Marcus Whitman, who had won 16 straight games, hosted Class B Livonia and dropped... more

W-FL Wednesday: Whitman caps perfect FL West season with win in Naples

On Wednesday night, the Marcus Whitman Wildcats completed a perfect league schedule in the Finger Lakes West with a victory over Naples to cap their league slate with a 16-0 record. The Wildcats (16-0/16-2) host Livonia on Thursday night in a non-league contest on the final night of the regular season. On the final night of girls action, Pal-Mac topped... more

W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... 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

Wayne County man sentenced to 1-3 years for vehicular homicide

Before Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett entered the third-floor courtroom on Thursday morning, half of the gallery seating was filled by family and friends of James and Tammy Eatherly, of Palmyra. Several of them held packages of tissue and photos of the married couple that depicted them through the years of their lives — lives cut short when they were... more
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