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Deputies: Lyons woman assaulted victim in Tops parking lot

A Lyons woman was charged on Thursday after deputies say she was involved in a physical altercation with another woman at a local business. The incident happened at the Lyons Tops, where 28-year-old Alisha Abbott confronted another woman who was sitting in a car around 7:40 pm. She is accused of pulling the woman’s hair and kicking her in the... more

Lyons set to celebrate Erie Canal’s 200th

Lyons is taking the unofficial lead in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal. Beginning this month, a number of Lyons government and community organizations are staging events in conjunction with the community’s connection to the Erie Canal. Bob Stopper heads the Lyons Erie Canalway Greeters, one of 11 groups putting the celebration schedule together. “It’s really going to... more

Rochester man led police on chase through Newark, Lyons

A Rochester man led Newark Police on a drunken pursuit between Newark and Lyons. Newark Police say Edwin Peart Jr., 34, was driving two other men who had attempted to shoplift from the Macedon Walmart. Around 1:30 am the Newark Walmart was notified that the suspects were in the Newark store. The three were identified via security cameras, and that’s... more

Deputies: Clyde man fled police after domestic incident

Deputies in Wayne County say a 21-year-old Clyde resident fled authorities after an investigation into a domestic incident. Jordan P. Colbert, 21, of Clyde was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal trespass, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. The arrest stems from an investigation... more

Lyons man indicted after selling crack cocaine in Newark

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a 22-year-old Lyons resident after he was indicted by a grand jury for selling crack cocaine in Newark. Jawuan T. Thomas, 22, of Lyons was indicted on three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was indicted by a grand jury... more

Sheriff: Auburn sex offender failed to register in Wayne Co.

Deputies in Wayne County arrested an Auburn man following a sex offender investigation. Michael A. Soggs, 35, of Auburn was charged with failure to register. He was wanted on an arrest warrant previously, and failed to register, according to deputies. He was arraigned in Lyons Town Court and released. The charges will be answered in Lyons Town Court. more

Villages must think outside the box to hold onto local police departments

One of the biggest assets Wayne County villages boast, their police departments, are in jeopardy. Village officials from across Wayne County came together last Monday, March 20th for their monthly meeting to discuss the pros and cons of community policing. While the idea of a local police department is a huge asset for a village, officials are not blind to... more

Wayne County learning center consortium gets funding

A consortium of four Wayne County school districts was awarded $2.4 million to continue its 21st Century Community Learning Center programs. More than 1,600 students living in the Clyde-Savannah, Lyons, North Rose-Wolcott and Red Creek school districts, ranging from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will continue to have access to an array of free community enrichment activities, including its most visible... more

Newark man charged with stalking, harassment after threatening caseworker

A Newark man is facing multiple charges after deputies in Wayne County say he was arrested following an investigation into threatening messages left with a caseworker with the Wayne County Department of Social Services Adult Protective Unit. David J. Waterstraw, 37, of Newark was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment and fourth-degree stalking after he allegedly left threatening voicemails with a... more

Lyons man attacks girlfriend, steals cell phone and cash

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a 27-year-old Lyons man was arrested on multiple charges after he attacked his girlfriend while taking various belongings from her. Deputies say Samuel A. Luyando, 27, of Lyons was charged with third-degree robbery, two counts of petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. He was also charged with second-degree harassment following the incident where... more

Newark’s Salvation Army store to stay in village

The Newark location of the Salvation Army will remain open through 2018 at least, officials announced yesterday. “After numerous discussions with customers, employees, and community leaders, we are happy to have made the decision to stay,” said Jennifer Helpard, administrator of The Salvation Army’s Rochester Adult Rehabilitation Center, who oversees area Family Stores for the organization. “Everyone we’ve spoken to... more

Class C Semifinal Monday: Down goes Lyons, Clyde & ER… Ganada on to C1 title game

Bloomfield High School Gymnasium hosted the Section V Class C2 semifinals on Monday night in a pair of games streamed live on FL1 Radio. In a pair of thrillers, both the #4 seed Lyons Lions and the #2 seed East Rochester Bombers, would fall to higher seeds and both would have the basketball in their possession as the clock wound down... more

AUDIO REPLAY: Section V Class C2 Semifinal Doubleheader from Bloomfield on FL1 Sports (Lyons vs. Geneseo / ER vs. Cal-Mum)

Join Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Korzeniewski LIVE courtside at Bloomfield High School starting shortly after 6:00 pm for the 2017 Section V Class C2 Semifinals on FL1 Radio. The winners advance to the championship game in Class C2 at Rush-Henrietta on Friday night. Listen live on FL1 Radio at FingerLakes1.com or tap ‘FL1 Radio’ on the FingerLakes1.com Android or iPhone app. Video... more

Sectional Saturday: Semifinals set for boys & girls in Section V (full coverage)

The second slate of Section V boys and girls basketball quarterfinal games were played out on Saturday throughout the region. For Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, the Wayne boys, Mynderse girls, South Seneca girls, Gananda girls, Red Creek girls punched their ticket to the Sectional Final Four rounds to be played this upcoming week. Full results from Saturday below… BOYS BRACKETS (.pdf): AA... more

SECTIONAL FRIDAY: Newark tops Midlakes, Gananda ousts Whitman, Mynderse survives (full coverage)

On one of the best nights for high school basketball fans of the year, over 60 boys and girls Section V basketball teams hit the court in quarterfinal postseason contents across the region. Full results and updated brackets below including video of a Wayne girls three-pointer to beat Geneva and full video of the Midlakes-Newark game on FL1 Sports below.... more

OFFICIALS: Deputy fired, charged with sex abuse in Wayne Co.

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that one deputy was fired on Tuesday after an internal investigation. Now that former deputy is facing two charges. Deputy Devin Hall, of Sodus was charged with sex abuse and official misconduct after he engaged in what the department has called “unethical and criminal conduct.” The statement continues, pointing out that Hall was terminated... more

Sectionals: Newark girls shock in Class B; South Seneca girls roll (full coverage)

Thirty-four Section V boys basketball teams and a whopping sixty girls teams were in action on Wednesday night for the final night of opening round Sectional action. Only two Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams took the court, Geneva in Class A2 and Romulus in D2, and both lost. The Canandaigua boys would advance with a 26 point win. On the girls... more
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