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One arrested after drunken assault outside Wolcott Hotel Bar

A 28-year-old Wolcott man has been arrested after authorities say he punched a man while severely intoxicated. According to the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff, Joshawa J. Webster punched another male during an altercation outside of the Wolcott Hotel Bar around 2:10 A.M. on Sunday. The man suffered a physical injury. Webster has been charged with Assault in the... more

Wolcott man charged with assault after weekend incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Walcott man following a disturbance, which took place at 1204 E. Main St. in Wolcott. Joshawa J. Webster, 28, of Walcott was extremely intoxicated and got into an altercation with another male outside the Walcott Hotel Bar. Webster is accused of punching another male in the face causing physical injury.... more

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

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

Helming urges residents, businesses to apply for flood aid

State Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of Canandaigua, is reminding residents who plan to apply for grant funding through the Lake Ontario Flood Recovery Program that the application deadline is quickly approaching. Homeowners must submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 29, while small business owners, farmers, nonprofit corporations, homeowners associations and municipalities have until Sunday, Dec. 31, to send in their... more

5 mph speed limit on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River extended to Oct. 2

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order placing a 5 mile-per-hour boating speed limit on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River has been extended through Monday, Oct. 2, the governor’s office announced on Friday. Under the order, all vessels operating within 600 feet of shore must limit their speed to 5 mph to help reduce impacts to shoreline residents and infrastructure... 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

Wolcott man arrested in Auburn for grand larceny

A Wolcott man was arrested in Auburn Monday after stealing an acquaintance’s debit card and making a withdrawal from the victim’s bank account, according to the Auburn Police Department. Brian S. Cuatt Jr., 26, of Wolcott, allegedly stole the victim’s debit card and used it to withdraw $300 from the victim’s bank account at an ATM on May 4. The... more

Cuomo asks for FEMA assistance for Lake Ontario flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the federal government to declare a disaster area for home and business owners along the Lake Ontario shoreline that have been hit by flooding in recent months. In a letter dated July 6 but not made public until Saturday, Cuomo wrote, "I am requesting an expedited major disaster declaration" from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for... more

Local officials press for shoreline disaster declaration – and more aid

In hopes of freeing up more government aid, local officials are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to seek a federal disaster declaration for the flood-afflicted Lake Ontario shoreline. Monroe County Cheryl Dinolfo sent a letter to Cuomo Friday asking him to seek a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump. Her letter echoes one sent on Thursday by local officials from Greece,... more

Major infrastructure projects on tap for Seneca, Ontario, Wayne counties outlined

Infrastructure is always scrutinized by officials and taxpayers. Universally, the condition of local roads is something that has been questioned, debated, and discussed at-length throughout all levels of government. On Wednesday, Sen. Pam Helming (R-54) announced road paving projects in the 54th District, which will be completed this summer – totaling $6.24 million in local investment. According to the Senator,... more

Gov. Cuomo signs $45M relief legislation for residents along Lake Ontario

Financial relief is finally on the way for residents along Lake Ontario. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to provide a total of $45 million in relief to communities impacted by the historic Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River flooding. The legislation expands eligibility and funding for programs previously announced by Governor Cuomo and will provide vital assistance to homeowners, small... more
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