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Rose man arrested on felony charges after string of burglaries, thefts

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rose man following an investigation into several local burglaries. According to deputies, Dylan Schute, 31, of Rose was charged with forgery, possession of a forged instrument, burglary, and grand larceny; all of which are felony charges. He was also charged with petit larceny, which is a Class A misdemeanor. The... more

Proposed solar project in Wayne would be one of nation’s largest

Proposed solar project in Wayne would be one of nation’s largest
A California-based renewable energy company with global headquarters in Paris is proposing to build a utility-scale solar farm on nearly 2,000 acres in the towns of Galen and Rose that could power up to 70,000 homes. The estimated cost to build what would be one of the largest solar-energy facilities in the nation: $300 million. EDF Renewables North America is... more

NR-W announces Superintendent succession plan

NR-W announces Superintendent succession plan
The North Rose-Wolcott Board of Education and Superintendent Stephan J. Vigliotti, Sr., would like to inform the District community of a succession plan that was recently finalized between the Board of Education and the Superintendent at its meeting on July 2, 2019. Superintendent Vigliotti has offered and the Board of Education has accepted a tentative plan for the District, whereby... more

Police: Bicyclist transported to hospital after accident in Seneca Falls

Police: Bicyclist transported to hospital after accident in Seneca Falls
On Saturday at 1:27 p.m. first responders were called to a car-bicycle crash along Fall Street. The Seneca Falls Police Department responded along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department and North Seneca Ambulance to the scene near the Circle K convenience store. Amanda L. Cummings, 33, of North Rose was traveling east on Fall Street when a cyclist, who had... more

Deputies investigate fatal Wayne County crash

Deputies investigate fatal Wayne County crash
A fatal crash in the Town of Savannah late-Sunday left a resident from Waterloo; and another from Rose dead. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle was traveling on Savannah Spring Road when it left the roadway, struck a guard rail, and bridge abutment. It eventually came to rest in Crusoe Creek, according to deputies. Two involved – identified... more

North Rose-Wolcott students participate in Special Olympics in Bloomfield

North Rose-Wolcott students participate in Special Olympics in Bloomfield
Students from the North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently participated in the Wayne-Finger Lakes Special Olympics, held at the Bloomfield Central School District athletic complex. NR-W student-athletes participated in various events and competed against other districts throughout the region. NR-W students were recognized as they arrived at the athletic complex. After opening ceremonies, students participated in events such as distance... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

North Rose-Wolcott schools announce 3Q honor roll students

North Rose-Wolcott schools announces 3Q honor roll students
North Rose-Wolcott High School and Middle School recently named students to its third quarter honor roll. Students with a GPA of 85.0 to 89.9 were named to the honor roll, students with a GPA of 90.0 to 92.9 were named to the high honor roll, and students with a GPA of 93.0 or higher were named to the principal’s honor... more

Wayne County pair plead not guilty in death of missing Greece man

Wayne County pair plead not guilty in death of missing Greece man
Two people from Wayne County accused of killing a Greece man and dumping his body in Syracuse pleaded not guilty. Aries Ash, 30, and Charisse Walton, 36, both from North Rose, are charged with murder. Last month, 43-year-old Maximillian Cook was found dead on the property of a vacant home on Dearborn Place in Syracuse. Officers say Ash admitted to... more

Wayne County duo indicted on murder charges

Wayne County duo indicted on murder charges
A pair of Wayne County residents have been indicted on charges related to the March murder of a Greece man. Aries Ash, 30, and Charisse Walton, 36, both face second-degree murder charges, along with first-degree robbery, weapons possession, and kidnapping charges. The two are accused of killing 43-year-old Maximillan Cook. They’re further accused of dismembering him in the basement of... more

North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2019

North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2019
The North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame recently inducted the Class of 2019 during a ceremony held at North Rose-Wolcott High School. Michael Woods, Kate DeMay, Theodis Terrance Collier, and Joe Cahoon, Sr. were inducted, along with the golf teams from 2003 to 2007. Woods was a three-sport varsity athlete (soccer, basketball, and track) from 1971 to 1975. He was... more

Investigation into Rochester homicide continues with search of Wayne Co. property

Two from Wayne County charged with murder of man found dead in Syracuse
An investigation into the homicide of a Rochester man continued Thursday in Wayne County. Rochester Police and Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were at the last-known address of Charisse Walton Thursday morning. She and Aries Ash are charged with murder in the death of Maximillion Cook. In a statement, a representative for the Rochester Police Department said “Our investigation continues into... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Troopers: North Rose man charged with felony DWI, held on no bail

Troopers: North Rose man charged with felony DWI, held on no bail
Police say a 35-year-old North Rose man was arrested on felony charges following a disabled vehicle complaint along Pilgrimport Road in Lyons. According to Troopers Robert C. Kendall, 35, of North Rose was charged with felony driving while intoxicated (previous conviction within ten years), aggravated driving while intoxicated, operating out of ignition interlock restriction, refusal to submit to a breath... more

Wayne County duo held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping

Wayne County du held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping
Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a pair of Wayne County residents were arrested and taken into custody after they held a woman against her will for days, threatening her- and her family, as they demanded the title of a truck be signed over to them. Ellijah Jenkins, 38, of Lyons and Amber Miller, 40, of Rose were both arrested after... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West

W-FL: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West
On the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams, several Wayne-Finger Lakes squads were in action. Although all three W-FL league titles had been decided, there were several games of importance heading into postseason play next week. The biggest game had Wayne visiting Newark in a rematch of a close contest in Ontario that the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more
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