Category: Lyons

Lyons man accused of making threat; arrested on warrant

A Lyons man was arrested on August 17, 2016 at 4:40 pm on a warrant issued out of Seneca Falls Town Court, which was issued after an incident that occurred in 2015. Officers say that Sydney L. Chase, 31, of Lyons threatened ... MORE
Wooden Tugboat from Vermont Seen on Erie Canal

Wooden Tugboat from Vermont Seen on Erie Canal

The 33 foot, 1964 wooden working tugboat, the C. L. Churchill, passed thru Lyons on the Erie Canal early Saturday morning. Owned and operated by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, the tugboat last visited the Finger Lakes Region in 2013 accompanying the Lois ... MORE

Lyons woman arrested after Walmart theft

A Lyons woman was arrested on Wednesday after she was found to have stolen a number of items from Walmart, located in Canandaigua. Deputies from Ontario County say that Krystal Lorine Fields, 23, of Lyons was charged with petit larceny after she ... MORE

Lyons man gets 5 years for selling drugs off his porch

Wayne County Judge Daniel Barrett has sentenced a local man to prison on drug charges. Robert Lee Bell, 51, of Lawrence Street, was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a ... MORE
Courts, Lyons, News, Wayne County
Lyons woman sent to hospital following accident on State Route 14 in Phelps

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 ... MORE
From Florida to Buffalo on the Erie Canal

From Florida to Buffalo on the Erie Canal

The brand new Harbor Queen tourist boat is shown exiting Lock 27 in Lyons early on Tuesday on its Maiden Voyage from Florida to Buffalo. Photo by Robert Stopper ... MORE
New owners begin work on historic Lyons buildings

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 ... MORE
Lyons, News, Wayne County

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 ... MORE

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

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 ... MORE
Wayne County Youth Derby held on Sunday

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 ... MORE

Wayne, Oswego team up to support nuke plants

Wayne and Oswego counties, home to three aging nuclear-power plants, are banding together to fight the closure of the facilities. And they’re looking to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to integrate nuclear power into the state’s clean energy initiative as a way to ... MORE
Lyons, News, Ontario, Wayne County
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