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Public, media barred from bringing cameras/phones to Wayne Central hearing

Recording devices barred from Wayne Central hearing; open meeting laws do not apply
Two school board members are fighting to keep the jobs they were elected to do in the Wayne Central School District. Steve Gallaher and Dennis Landry are accused of overstepping their positions by launching into their own investigation. On September 6, 2018 they were able to gain access into Freewill Elementary School. They say the school was left unlocked and... more

Deputies: Charges pending after three hospitalized following serious Wayne County crash

Deputies: Charges pending after three hospitalized following serious Wayne County crash
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is providing new details around the crash that happened over the weekend in Wayne County along State Route 441 at the intersection of West Walworth Road. Deputies say that around 11:08 p.m. in the Town of Walworth Luis Aponte, 30, was traveling west on Route 441 and was approaching the West Walworth Road intersection when... more

Troopers charge Walworth man after puppy thrown from porch railing

Troopers charge Walworth man after puppy thrown from porch railing
A Walworth man is charged after State Police say a puppy was thrown from a porch railing and bled to death. This story comes to us from our news partners at The Times of Wayne County. Troopers say Austin Decker, 19, was arrested Thursday for an incident that happened in December. They say a four-month-old pit bill/shepherd mix puppy was... more

Deputies: Walworth man found passed out behind wheel in Farmington, charged with felony DWI

Deputies: Walworth man found passed out behind wheel in Farmington, charged with felony DWI
Deputies report the arrest of a Walworth resident on felony DWI charges following an incident at the Fingerlakes Hotel located in Farmington. According to the Sheriff’s Office, James R. Leschhorn, 31, of Walworth was found passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle at the hotel. He was arrested and transported to the Ontario County Jail where he was... 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

Macedon home total loss after fire

Macedon home total loss after fire
Firefighters responded to a house fire early Friday morning in Macedon. A member of the fire department says a passerby saw smoke coming from the roof of the home on West Walworth Road and called it in. The owners are on vacation, but were notified over the phone. The home is considered a total loss. Our news partners at the... more

UPSTATE HOOPS: Wayne Eagles & Lyons Lions in-studio (podcast)

UPSTATE HOOPS: Wayne Eagles & Lyons Lions in-studio (podcast)
Student-athletes from the top two boys basketball teams in the Wayne-Finger Lakes this season are in-studio to talk about their seasons and the post season ahead on the Upstate Hoops Podcast. From the Lyons Lions, seniors Justice Smith, David Weaver and junior Benji Kemp. From the Wayne Eagles, seniors Logan Blankenberg, Billy Thompson, Logan Holgado and Nick Carmichael. Also, a... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne Eagles battle Geneva Panthers in key FL East match-up (FL1 Sports)

WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Wayne Eagles battle Geneva Panthers in key FL East match-up (FL1 Sports)
The Wayne Eagles invade the Panther Den to take on the Geneva Panthers is a key late-season Finger Lakes East boys varsity basketball match-up. With a win, the two-time defending Section V Class A2 Eagles will have a virtual lock on the league title. Geneva, enjoying their beast season since 2014, a win would secure key sectional points while pulling... more

Walworth man charged with DWI after violent, rollover crash in Penfield

Walworth man charged with DWI after violent, rollover crash in Penfield
Deputies say a Walworth man was arrested after a rollover crash in Penfield on Wednesday a little before the clock struck midnight. Michael Celso, 41, was driving on Penfield Road near Salt Road when his pickup truck went off the road, hit an embankment, and flipped over onto its roof. The vehicle was destroyed in the wreck, but Celso walked... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Blankenberg scores 1,000th, Geneva slams Mynderse; Naples tops Red Jacket & Midlakes girls stay undefeated

W-FL FRIDAY: Blankenberg scores 1,000th, Geneva slams Mynderse; Naples tops Red Jacket & Midlakes girls stay undefeated
A big Friday night of high school basketball across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues on Friday night that featured teams at the top of the standings picking up wins and making the league races a little clearer heading into the stretch run with 5 weeks of play remaining in the regular season. Also last night, Wayne senior Logan Blankenberg joined the... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds face Wayne Eagles in battle for FL East lead (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds face Wayne Eagles in battle for FL East lead (FL1 Sports)
Just a half game separates the first place Wayne Eagles with the Newark Reds who visit Ontario to take on Logan Blankenberg, Nick Carmichael and Billy Thompson in a key Finger Lakes East showdown on Tuesday night. Jim Sinicropi and Tane Robinson have the call for FL1 Sports starting at 7:30 pm. . more

Deputies: Felony DWI charges filed in Wayne County after traffic stop

Deputies: Felony DWI charges filed in Wayne County after traffic stop
Deputies arrested a South Carolina woman on felony DWI charges after receiving a complaint of a sick or intoxicated driver on Saturday. Deputies say Sherry A. Daprile, 49, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, open container, and moving from lane unsafely. She was arrested after deputies responded to that report of a sick or intoxicated driver, and... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County
According to Chris Toole, of Teamsters Local 118 — based out of Rochester — one group of local law enforcement officers are desperate for parity. This week, Toole sat down in-studio to discuss ongoing negotiations between the deputies of Wayne County and County Government — who he says walked away from the table recently. While additional meetings are set to... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan

W-FL FRIDAY: Red Creek sophomore joins 1,000 point club; Wayne tops Geneva; Waterloo beats Penn Yan
Red Creek sophomore Isabella Wilbur scored her 1,000th career point in the Rams loss at Lyons on Friday night. Meanwhile in girls action, Midlakes pulls away from Mynderse late and Red Jacket survives at Marcus Whitman. On the boys side of things it was Wayne defeating Geneva, Newark improving to 5-0, and Waterloo defeating Penn Yan. Full results and more... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Wayne visits Waterloo for FL East battle (FL1 Sports)

WATCH LIVE TONIGHT: Wayne visits Waterloo for FL East battle (FL1 Sports)
The two-time defending Section V Class A2 Champion Wayne Eagles travel to Seneca County to take on the Waterloo Indians in an early season Finger Lakes East match-up. Waterloo comes in hot winning their last three. Meanwhile, Wayne looks to prove they’re the team to beat in the East. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Sharp have the call for FL1 Sports.... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield

W-FL FRIDAY: Peters powers Newark over Mynderse; Whitman handles Bloomfield
In the first full Friday night of high school basketball in the Wayne-Finger Lakes, it certainly wasn’t a Wonderful Life at Arthur L. Baker where the visiting Newark Reds defeated Mynderse in their home gym for the first time in six years. Also in the East, Wayne handled Penn Yan, Geneva snuck by Midlakes, and Waterloo rolled past Pal-Mac. In... more

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo bounces back; Wayne falls to Leadership, VanAken drops 29 to lift Red Jacket girls
In a clash of Class A2 titans, the two-time defending Sectional champion Wayne Eagles lost to a tough Leadership team at Wayne Central Tuesday night, 83-72. After falling behind 26-9 after the first quarter, Wayne came back to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. They would never take the lead, however, as Leadership pulled away for the 11... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley

W-FL FRIDAY: Wayne Train departs from the station with a win & a hot night for Kunes in Vine Valley
Friday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball saw some big early season wins and some great individual performances. The biggest win of the night came from the Wayne Eagles who begin their quest for a Sectional title three-peat in Class A2 by earning a 3-point win over Pittsford-Sutherland. The Eagles were led by Nick Carmichael with 19 points and... more
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