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Lyons teen charged after officer injured during scuffle

Lyons teen charged after officer injured during scuffle
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of a Lyons teen following an incident at the Wayne County Jail, which resulted in a corrections officer being injured. Khalif B. Foster, 18, of Lyons was charged with four counts of second-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault, and two counts of criminal obstruction of breathing. Foster is being held on... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old teen who hasn’t been heard from since Thursday night. Alana Clark was last seen Thursday in an apartment on Sohnalloway Road in Lyons with her stepmother Michelle Clark and another person, Megan Camp, also known as Alex Carter Michelle told Alana’s father... more

Lyons man charged with rape, sex abuse following investigation

Lyons man charged with rape, sex abuse following investigation
A Lyons man has been arrested on rape and sex abuse charges following an investigation. Authorities say Clayton Bardin, 51, was charged with two counts of rape, sexual abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. Additional details of the investigation were not released. He was arraigned this week at the Wayne County Jail. To have the latest updates, information,... more

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31
Deputies say that a motorcyclist from Lyons was charged with operating under the influence of drugs following an investigation into a crash along State Route 31 on April 13th. William Watson, 49, is accused of failing field sobriety tests after the crash along Route 31. Deputies say a blood sample was obtained, which determined that there was cocaine in his... more

VERDICT REACTION: ‘All three will pay for what they did’

Opening statements in Sodus double murder trial expected Monday
In October of 2018, Josh Niles and Amber Washburn were gunned down in the driveway of their Carlton Street home in Sodus. More than six months later, three people have been convicted in connection to their murders. Charlene Childers, the mother of two of Niles’ children, accepted a guilty plea for first-degree manslaughter and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in... more

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute

Newark man accused of punching, kicking girlfriend during dispute
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following a domestic disturbance in the Town of Lyons. Deputies arrested Mark A. Ortiz Jr., 18, of Newark for harassment and obstructing governmental administration. The arrest stems from the investigation of a domestic complaint that occurred on Phelps Street in Lyons. It’s alleged that during a dispute with... more

Teen charged after Lyons stabbing; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Wayne Co. man airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after Lyons stabbing
Troopers were called to a reported assault on William Street in Lyons Saturday night – and they found a man who had been stabbed multiple times. The incident involved 5-10 people, according to the Times of Wayne County. Troopers said that Shawn Baker, 32, of Galen was stabbed several times. He was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Baker is in... 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

Lyons man loses appeal in rape case

Lyons man loses appeal in rape case
An appeals court has upheld the conviction and possible life sentence of a Lyons man who raped a 15-year-old girl. In a decision filed Friday, the Fourth Judicial Department of state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division unanimously affirmed the conviction of Clifton “Peter” Hunt. He was found guilty in a 2016 jury trial of third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of... more

Deputies: Waterloo driver charged with aggravated DWI after crash in Wayne Co.

Deputies: Waterloo driver charged with aggravated DWI afte
Deputies say a 22-year-old Waterloo resident was arrested for DWI following a property damage accident in the Town of Arcadia. Paige McKoy, 22, of Waterloo was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC of 0.19 percent, and aggravated unlicensed operation following the crash along Old Lyons Road. A passerby called 911 when they noticed... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Wayne County child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools

Graham child porn case shows laws don’t keep all sex offenders from living near schools
A Wayne County man convicted of possessing child pornography has violated his probation – twice – but is still allowed to live within feet of the front entrance of an elementary school. "The alleged perpetrator has all the rights and the victims in the community have none," said Sheriff Barry Virts. When the FBI raided Renny Graham's house in September... more

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary

Lyons meeting to discuss Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary
In 2011, shipwreck enthusiasts, using an underwater remote-operated vehicle camera, discovered the sunken schooner Queen of the Lakes on the bottom of the southern shore of Lake Ontario, off Sodus Point. Experts said the 1800s-era, Canadian-built vessel was en route to Kingston, Ontario, on Nov. 28, 1906, carrying 480 tons of coal, when it sprang a massive leak during a... more

State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups

State, local officials investigating Lyons McDonald’s restaurant after worms found in drink cups
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the State Health Department are investigating reports that customers at a local McDonald’s restaurant found worms at the bottom of their drinks. Two of those patrons spoke with RochesterFirst.com – recounting their experiences. On March 7th college student Samantha Giles went to the Lyons McDonald’s drive-thru after classes. When she finished her meal –... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a lengthy investigation into a crash that happened on February 26th. Investigators say on that date, John H. Houghtaling, 39, of Lyons was traveling east on State Route 318 in a reckless manner, striking another eastbound vehicle. He left the scene of the crash, and as result... more
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