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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

Seneca Falls man facing charges after vehicle pursuit in Lyons

Deputies in Wayne County say a 24-year-old Seneca Falls man is facing multiple charges after a brief pursuit last week. Tyler Lambert, 24, of Seneca Falls faces charges including reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing from police and third-degree assault. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says that on February 15th a deputy tried stopping a vehicle on Geneva Street in Lyons when... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Lyons man arraigned on murder charge

The Wayne County man arrested after being accused of fatally stabbing another man at a Lyons rooming house last September has been charged with murder. Pedro Colon, 62, of Lyons, is accused of killing 41-year-old Hector Marquez on Sept. 2, following an argument at the Iroquois Hotel, where the two men resided. Colon was shackled and in a black-and-white striped... more

Thomas Rouland burglary case heads to trial later this month

The Wayne County man previously named as a person of interest in the case involving the homicide of his estranged wife is set to go to trial on March 20 for a burglary charge. Thomas Rouland, 40, of Newark, was offered a plea deal by the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office that would have included a recommended prison sentence of... more
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