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Deputies respond to two-car crash in Hopewell

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday around 3:47 pm deputies responded to State Route 21 and Schutt Road in Hopewell for the report of an accident with injury. It was determined that Katlynn V. Ward, 26, of Williamson was traveling north on Route 21 in a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire when she was struck by a 2004 Dodge... more

State Police: One dead after crash in Williamson, weather likely a factor

Williamson received about six inches of snowfall last night, and it was the region’s first true-winter weather experience. For one driver in Williamson, the night ended fatally. We're being kept way back from the scene because police are still trying to ID victim and notify family. Williamson got about 6 inches of snow overnight. @news10nbc pic.twitter.com/PxKk9xcHov — Jennifer Lewke (@WHEC_JLewke)... more

Williamson man charged with attempted sexual abuse

A 48-year-old Williamson man has been charged after allegedly having sexual contact with a child less-than 11-years-old. Michael McCarthy was charged with attempted sexual sexual abuse, course of sexual conduct against a child, and endangering the welfare of a child. the incidents took place between December 2016 and November 2017, according to deputies. He was remanded to the Wayne County... more

Lake Ontario flooding takes center stage at Town Hall

Senator Pam Helming, in partnership with Senator Tom O’Mara, Chair of the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee, and Assemblyman Bob Oaks, last night hosted a public hearing to examine the International Joint Commission’s Plan 2014 and its impacts on local communities. The hearing, which drew over 150 people to Wayne High School’s Performing Arts Center in Ontario Center, comes in the... more

Sheriff: Ontario man kicked a police officer during arrest

Deputies in Wayne County say an Ontario man faces a number of charges after allegedly kicking a police officer. Sheriff Barry Virts says Brice Houch, 26, was stopped on Rt. 104 in Williamson on Election Day after having allegedly being involved in a disturbance. The incident took place in Sodus, and according to deputies, allegedly involved a gun. During the... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Michael Calarco wins big in Wayne DA race

Michael Calarco said during the campaign that experience was the difference between he and his opponent, David Fulvio, in the race for Wayne County district attorney. On Tuesday, the voters agreed. Calarco, running on the Democratic and Conservative lines, handily defeated Fulvio, a Republican. Calarco finished with 9,574 votes in unofficial results posted on the county website just before 1... more

Sheriff: Williamson woman stole ‘Natty Daddys’ from local IGA

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Conda Gardner, 31, of Williamson after a larceny in progress was responded to at the Breen’s IGA store in Williamson. Deputies say that Gardner entered the store and selected a 6-pack of “Natty Daddys”, 25-ounce cans of Natural Light beer. After selecting them she passed all points of sale without paying... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Wayne County

A contested District Attorney’s race in Wayne County highlights an active year for local, municipal races. Sodus Point will elect a village mayor just months after historic flooding ravaged the Lake Ontario coastline. Walworth will elect a new Town Supervisor, as well. While the only Democratic Supervisor in Wayne County, Kenan Baldridge, will run unopposed. The biggest issue, by far,... more

U.S. commissioners on IJC being replaced after Lake Ontario flooding

Changes are coming to the board that oversees water levels in Lake Ontario. Congressman Chris Collins says the U.S. commissioners on the International Joint Commission will be replaced. It’s welcome news for people in Greece who live along the lake. “It’s excellent news for the southshore of Lake Ontario,” Gary Zieres tells News10NBC. Zieres and his wife Karen have lived... more

Williamson man kicked in door during domestic dispute; young children present

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Jordan T. Green, 24, of Williamson following a domestic incident, which took place in front of two young children. He was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged that Green kicked in the front door causing damage to the door and wall behind... more

SOCCER: Marcus Whitman boys sneak by LeRoy, face Williamson on Saturday

In this Section V Class C match, Marcus Whitman topped LeRoy by a score of 2-1. With all the final scoring coming in the last 12 minutes of the match, Marcus Whitman held on to advance to play Williamson (2nd seed) next Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Williamson. FL Times: Read More more

Deputies: Wayne County teacher threatened with scissors by 20-year-old

Deputies say a Rochester man threatened a teacher with scissors in Williamson. Elijah Vreeland, 20, became upset and got into an altercation with a teacher inside a classroom at the Wayne Educational Center in Williamson. During the incident, Vreeland is accused of pushing the teacher, grabbing a pair of scissors and holding the teacher against the wall. He was charged... more

Gov. Cuomo suggests special session for flood relief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a special legislative session may be needed this fall to increase assistance for those affected by floods along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The Democrat wrote to lawmakers in the affected region on Tuesday. He noted that while officials approved $45 million for flood relief, more help will likely be needed. He... more

IJC to scale back outflows temporarily

The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board will temporarily reduce the outflow from Lake Ontario. The IJC said Monday it will happen between October 7 and October 8 to assist with end-of-season boat outhauls on Lake St. Lawrence. The impact of Lake Ontario is supposed to be less than a centimeter and will be offset by a return... 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

Deadline for lakeshore homeowners to apply for state help looming

Lake Ontario – once rising – is now receding. But homeowners looking to get help from the state don’t have much time to get their claim on file. Some homeowners have already received help from the state. As this deadline looms, others say there’s one main reason they haven’t. Contractor Walter Morey’s work for a client on Edgemere Drive is... 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
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