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Monday final matches set in Section V Class C & CC tennis tournament

The Section V Class C and Class CC girls tennis tournament semifinal matches were played on Saturday at Mendon Racquet Club setting up the following final matches on Monday… CLASS C SINGLES FINAL AT 4 PM: Lauren Robbins (Prattsburgh) vs. Hannah DelGatto (Naples) CLASS C DOUBLES FINAL AT 4 PM: Kelsey Arliss/Kaitlyn DeCola (Lyons) vs. Susie Moore/Kendra Pinckney (Prattsburgh) CLASS CC... 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

Deputies: Rose man had gun, arrested after CPS requests investigation

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Rose man following an investigation launched by Wayne County Child Protective Services. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Wayne County Child Protective Services regarding a residence they had recently visited. CPS workers became concerned when a male subject at the residence made multiple remarks to them about possessing firearms. An investigation was... more

20 years of apple touring in Wayne County

The annual Wayne County Apple Tour returns for the 20th year this fall. Since 1997, apple lovers throughout western and central New York have explored Wayne County to pick fresh apples, enjoy the fall colors, and enjoy a day of family fun. Wayne County is the largest apple-producing county in New York State. The tour runs throughout the month of... more

Seneca Falls man sent to Strong after motorcycle, car collide

Police say a Seneca Falls man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle and car collided at the intersection of State St. and Chapel St. around 7:30 am. Jeremy Brown, 24, of Seneca Falls was southbound on State St. on his motorcycle, when a vehicle being operated by Daniel Taliercio, 26, of Rose made a left turn from... more

Mynderse boys soccer opens 2017 with 5-1 win over NR-Wolcott

The Mynderse Academy boys varsity soccer team hosted North Rose-Wolcott on Monday night in Seneca Falls in the season opener for both squads. The Blue Devils came away with a 5-1 victory. Mathew Reardon scored the first two goals. Sophomore Griffin Herron scored off an assist from senior Keegan Baker. Baker also assisted on the Blue Devils’ final two goals,... 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

Rose justice forced to resign after significant misconduct

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced on Monday that Rose Town Justice Gary M. Poole will resign from office effective July 1st. The move is part of terms agreed to by the Commission, as well as Poole after a lengthy investigation into complaints that he engaged in repeated, undignified, and discourteous conduct toward a woman with whom... more

FOOSBALL WIZARD: North-Rose Wolcott student is an international competitor

For students it’s the quintessential question this time of year: What are you doing this summer? The answer is simple for 15-year-old Kevin Paul, who is just winding up his sophomore year at North Rose-Wolcott High School. He’ll be playing lots of foosball on his new table. Yes, foosball. Paul, you see, is just coming off his first international tournament... more

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the region. Whether you’re interested in wine, crafts, arts – or are looking for a parade – the Finger... more

Executive Director of FLX Red Cross talks Lake Ontario flooding, disaster response (podcast)

When it comes to disaster response, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross handles hundreds of events and disasters throughout the calendar year. They also spend a significant amount of time working to prevent disasters. Even training and developing core volunteer staff to respond to various disasters throughout the Finger Lakes Chapter’s six county district takes up a... more

High water on Lake Ontario: Who’s to blame?

The waters of Lake Ontario, already at their highest point in a quarter-century, are continuing to rise. Shoreline property is flooding and erosion is worsening — and the lake level is expected to go up at least another four inches and quite possibly more by mid-summer. In Monroe County, the Lake Ontario shore is lined with modest cottages, palatial homes... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Veteran of Wayne Co. Sheriff’s Office promoted to supervisor

Promoted. In this day and age, where people are often moving from position-to-position, looking for the best opportunity as the employment landscape changes – seeing a longtime deputy get a promotion is something worth celebrating For Deputy Sheriff Andrea Knapp, a 13 year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office leaving for another opportunity wasn’t an option. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts announced... more

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column

Dear Neighbors, The Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Report is available online at www.waynecosheriff.org through your town supervisor and at all the public libraries in the county for your review. On April 29th all Wayne County law enforcement agencies, Wayne-NET (Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft... more

Wayne County learning center consortium gets funding

A consortium of four Wayne County school districts was awarded $2.4 million to continue its 21st Century Community Learning Center programs. More than 1,600 students living in the Clyde-Savannah, Lyons, North Rose-Wolcott and Red Creek school districts, ranging from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will continue to have access to an array of free community enrichment activities, including its most visible... more

NR-W school board updated on strategic action plan

North Rose-Wolcott Central School District officials said the district is taking “major steps” to improve student academic performance. A key part of that effort is the Strategic Action Plan. A mid-year PowerPoint update on the plan, which the district said shows the many ways it is transforming instruction, was given to the school board by the Leadership Council in February.... more
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