Category: Palmyra

Palmyra man sentenced to 15 years in prison over international child porn ring

Palmyra man sentenced to 15 years in prison over international child porn ring

A Palmyra man who faced a child pornography charge was sentenced on Friday. David Gfeller, 35, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in federal court. That sentence will be followed by another 15 years of parole. He pleaded guilty to producing ... MORE
Newark motorcyclist killed in fatal wreck after deer runs into road

Newark motorcyclist killed in fatal wreck after deer runs into road

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced on Sunday that it was investigating the County’s second fatal crash over the weekend. It happened around 2:56 a.m. on Sunday on South Town Line Road in Palmyra. Deputies say Gerald Stanley, 31, of Newark was ... MORE
Pal-Mac grad part of history in Washington as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lays in repose

Pal-Mac grad part of history in Washington as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lays in repose

A 2014 graduate of the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District was selected to serve as a member of the Honor Guard in Washington as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lays in repose at the Supreme Court. The district thanked Jacob Habecker for ... MORE
Group in Wayne County has sewed more than 30,000 masks

Group in Wayne County has sewed more than 30,000 masks

A local group of sewers has made more than 30,000 masks for medical staff, Native Americans, and migrant workers. The group is called “We are int his together, Sew Away Corona,” and was featured by RochesterFirst.com. Kim Day founded the group on ... MORE
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Palmyra woman charged with felony DWI in Canandaigua after three-car crash

Palmyra woman charged with felony DWI in Canandaigua after three-car crash

Police report the arrest of a Palmyra woman following a roadside investigation after a three-car crash on Eastern Boulevard. Hannah Schreiber, 26, was charged with felony DWI, felony AUO, failure to keep right, following too closely, and no seatbelt. Investigators determined that ... MORE
Palmyra man who died attempting to save three women near Sodus Point Pier celebrated, along with others

Palmyra man who died attempting to save three women near Sodus Point Pier celebrated, along with others

Days before the Fourth of July Draven Starr-Howell was near the Sodus Point Pier when three women began yelling for help. They were drowning, and fighting a strong current. The Palmyra man jumped into the water to help. He was overcome by ... MORE
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Wayne County woman accused of stalking person

Wayne County woman accused of stalking person

Deputies say a Palmyra woman was arrested following a stalking complaint in the town of Galen. Abbie Finch, 23, was charged with stalking. She is accused of harassing another female over a period of time. She was arraigned and released to answer ... MORE
Districts speak out after Governor falsely accuses them of not submitting COVID opening plans on time

Leaders speak out after Governor falsely accuses local schools of not submitting reopening plans

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo set a new deadline for school districts across New York, which he said failed to submit a plan for fall learning by the end of July. He says there were 107 districts in the state that failed ... MORE
Palmyra man charged with assault, trespass after violent incident in Newark

Palmyra man charged with assault, trespass after violent incident in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred on Blue Cut Road in the village of Newark. Deputies arrested Daniel Croll, of Palmyra for assault, criminal trespass, and endangering ... MORE
Deputies: 71-year-old airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after backing out of driveway along Rt. 31

Deputies: 71-year-old airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after backing out of driveway along Rt. 31

Deputies say a 71-year-old Palmyra woman was airlifted from the scene of a crash along Route 31. Susan Doyle, 71, was attempting to back out of a driveway on Route 31 and mistakenly backed over an embankment. While exact details of the ... MORE
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One sent to hospital after Wayne County crash

One sent to hospital after Wayne County crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one-car crash that sent a Palmyra man to the hospital with a neck injury. Christopher Foreman, 31, of Palmyra was traveling south on Maple Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle causing him ... MORE
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Deputies: Palmyra man kicked pregnant girlfriend, resulting in injuries

Deputies: Palmyra man kicked pregnant girlfriend, resulting in injuries

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a domestic incident. Kristopher Fletcher, 20, was charged with assault after an altercation with his pregnant girlfriend. Deputies say Fletcher kicked her twice, causing her to need medical attention ... MORE
Deputies: Two hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Wayne County

Deputies: Two hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a motorcycle crash, which happened in the town of Palmyra. Fortunately, only minor injuries were reported in the incident. It happened around 7:48 p.m. on Garnsey Road. Two people were on a motorcycle ... MORE
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Palmyra man shoved deputy during domestic investigation

Palmyra man shoved deputy during domestic investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a domestic incident on Monday. Deputies arrested Joshua Mayville, 30, for harassment and obstructing governmental administration after the incident. The charges stemmed from the investigation itself where Mayville shoved ... MORE
One hospitalized at Strong Memorial after ATV crash in Wayne County

One hospitalized at Strong Memorial after ATV crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports a personal injury crash involving an ATV on Route 21 in the town of Williamson. Deputies say one man, identified as Johnathan Kelly, 34, was hospitalized with injuries after the incident. he was said to be ... MORE