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‘Walk to School’ event takes place in Lyons

Students from the local school district hit the streets during the district’s first year of participating in National Walk to School Day Oct. 5. This was the 20th year that the National Center for Safe Routes to School has sponsored the program. Staff, students and families throughout the school district participated in the walk. At the middle/high school, approximately 100... more

Two Lyons schools evacuated after threat on Friday

While early reports suggested that two Lyons Central School District schools were placed under lockdown procedure on Friday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the school was actually evacuated after a threat was made public. Details of the incident remain foggy, but at this point the students have re-entered the school after being evacuated from the Lyons High... more

Lyons man arraigned on manslaughter charge following September stabbing

A Lyons man accused of fatally stabbing another man at a rooming house in Lyons last month was arraigned this week on multiple charges for the alleged crime, including manslaughter. Pedro Colon, 62, of Lyons was charged with first-degree manslaughter, a class B felony, along with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor. At around 10:30 pm... more

Lyons man gets 3 years in prison for injuring Wayne County deputy

A local man who injured a Wayne County sheriff’s deputy earlier this year is going to prison. County Judge Dennis Kehoe sentenced Jermaine Harrison Wednesday to three years in prison. District Attorney Rick Healy said Harrison, 29, pleaded guilty to felony charges of second-degree assault and first-degree criminal contempt. Harrison will be on parole for three years after he is... more

18-year-old arrested for causing school lockdown in Lyons

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that an 18-year-old Lyons resident was charged with making a terroristic threat and falsely reporting an incident in the third degree after the Lyons School District was locked down last week. It is alleged than Michael J. Aman, 18, of Lyons sent a message to the Lyons Public Library making a threat against the... more

Waterloo man charged with felony sex abuse in Wayne Co.

A Waterloo man was arrested on felony sex abuse charges after the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office executed an investigation into a variety of allegations. Sheriff Barry Virts reports that the victim was a resident of Lyons and that the allegations were of “ongoing,” indicating that the instances had occurred over a period of time. Nicholas B. Mahar, 25, of Waterloo... more

Lyons man struck by car in Ontario

A 43-year-old man was hit by a vehicle in Ontario Saturday night. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s, a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Connor Lawson of Ontario was driving on Ontario Center Road when he struck Casey Weeks, 43, of Lyons. Deputies say Weeks was walking on the shoulder of the road when he was hit. FingerLakes1.com will have more... more

Man rescued from Lake Ontario near Sodus after jumping from boat

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that on Saturday, the Wayne County Marine Patrol conducted a water rescue on Lake Ontario. The rescue occurred just north of Sodus Bay Channel when Casey L. Weeks, 43, of Lyons jumped from a 1934 vintage 38-foot boat owned and operated by Norman H. Vanderbilt, 58, of Sodus. Vanderbilt was unaware that Weeks had... more

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of Section V high school football. Eight Finger Lakes East high school football teams were in action on Friday... more

Lyons man admits selling crack in Waterloo

A Lyons man who admitted dealing drugs in Seneca County will head to prison later this year. Patrick Snider, 42, pleaded guilty last week in county court to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony. Judge Dennis Bender is scheduled to sentence Snider Nov. 7 to 21⁄2 years in prison followed by three years of parole.... more

Lyons man charged with second degree murder after stabbing on Friday

One person is dead after a stabbing Friday night in the Town of Lyons. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to the report of a stabbing that occurred at 14 Franklin St. The report came in around 10:30 pm. Investigators say that when they arrived one man, who was later identified as Hector Marquez, 41, of Lyons... more

Ex-Lyons man charged with sex offender violations

A former local resident was arrested in Alabama following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Lowndes County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office. Allen E. Fuller, 66, was charged Aug. 26 with violations of sex offender requirements in Alabama. Wayne County sheriff’s investigators said Fuller was convicted in 1996 of attempted first-degree rape and sentenced to prison in New... more

Lyons Lions down Mynderse in football opener

Mynderse Academy running back Trent Youngs carries the ball for a nice gain during Friday night’s season opener on Bracht Field in Seneca Falls. It was a beautiful September night for football. But, it was a tough night for the home team as Lyons defeated the Blue Devils 25-0 in the season opener for both teams. Photo by Jack Wagener more
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