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10th Global Mural Conference coming to Fairport September 21-24

Registration is NOW OPEN for anyone to attend the 10th Global Mural Conference (GMC) being held at Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, Fairport, NY, USA. The GMC welcomes attendees beginning on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, and runs through Saturday, September 24, 2016. Registration to the GMC includes daily activities of interest to artists, public art enthusiasts, government officials interested in mural... more

Lyons woman sent to hospital following accident on State Route 14 in Phelps

A 26-year-old Lyons woman was taken to the hospital was a wrist injury after an accident on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps on Friday. Deputies in Ontario County say that Adam Linsay, 21, of Phelps was traveling south on State Route 14 near Cross Road in the Town of Phelps when he attempted to pass another vehicle... more

Rochester man charged with attempted robbery after allegedly striking woman in face

A Rochester man is behind bars at the Wayne County Jail after being accused of striking a woman in the face on Thursday in an alleged attempt to steal her purse while on Broad Street in Lyons. Wayne County sheriff’s deputies charged Tedurell A. Williams, 24, with third-degree attempted robbery, and second-degree harassment. Read More more

New owners begin work on historic Lyons buildings

When Ernie Evangelist and Richie Santelli put in winning bids on two historic buildings that flank each side of the iconic Wayne County Courthouse, they had no idea what they looked like inside. Since being handed the keys to the buildings, which the county used for offices at one time, both Evangelist, the new owner of 30 Church St., and... more

Welfare fraud in Wayne County, more than $1,800 in benefits wrongly received

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Welfare Fraud Unit reports the arrest of an Oswego resident after an investigation found unreported income. Investigators say Danae Eggers, 24, of Oswego was charged with welfare fraud in the fourth degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree and offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree. Investigators also reported that the investigation was... more

Phelps man charged with DWI; found driving with BAC of .21%

Phelps man charged with DWI; found driving with BAC of .21%
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a 23-year-old Phelps man was charged with aggravated DWI after a traffic stop on State Route 14 in the Town of Lyons. Deputies say Rosendo Rojas-Rodriguez was stopped on State Route 414 in the Town of Lyons after he was observed leaving the roadway, traveling into the grass parallel to the road. Rojas-Rodriguez... more

Wayne County Youth Derby held on Sunday

The Wayne County Youth Derby held its 19th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Sodus Point Fire hall, Sunday, July 31 and over 40 people enjoyed the festivities. Seventy-six young anglers registered with 37 catching fish during the two-month long contest. They were rewarded for their fishing prowess; receiving plaques, LNB gift certificates, prizes, and more importantly, applause from the adults... more

Lyons man accused of selling crack cocaine

A Lyons man is behind bars after being accused of selling crack cocaine to undercover members of law enforcement in the town of Savannah. Following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office along with the Wayne County Narcotics Enforcement Team, 28-year-old Robbin L. Knight-Collins was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony. Read... more

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales

Two arrested at Ontario County Jail after investigation into drug sales
Deputies in Ontario County say that two Ontario County Jail inmates have been arrested on drug-related charges following an investigation into the sale of a controlled substance on April 27 inside the facility. Kyle Neil Holmes, 28, of Palmyra was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree following an investigation into the sale of a... more
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