Lyons woman arrested in Seneca Falls robbery

On Wednesday at 9:15 pm, the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department arrested Jessica Hussey, age 23 of 2 Layton Street in Lyons, on an an Arrest Warrant for Robbery 2nd Degree, a Class C Felony, Grand Larceny 4th, Conspiracy 4th, and Criminal Obstruction of Breath/Blood Flow. The charges stem from an incident that happened in December of 2015 on... more

New Birding Guide is offered by Wayne County Tourism

This unique guide was compiled by author and biologist, Susan Petersen Gateley, who has extensive experience locating birds in Wayne County. Laurie Dirkx, a local conservationist photographer, has contributed her favorite bird photographs and Montezuma Audubon Center’s Director Chris Lajewski also assisted with the new Wayne County Birding Guide. Read More Life in the Finger Lakes:  Read More more

Lyons woman allegedly stole thousands in temporary assistance benefits

Deputies arrested Anastasia Psomiadis, 36, of Lyons for fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny, and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Psomiadis was arrested after an investigation by the Wayne County Department of Social Services. She allegedly failed to report income that she was receiving from employment at the time of application for Temporary Assistance benefits. It is required... more

Wayne Eagles, Lyons Lions win league fall cheerleading titles

The Wayne Central Eagles and Lyons Lions cheerleading squads won league titles in the Finger Lakes East and West, respectively, for fall cheerleading on Wednesday at East Rochester High School. The 2016 Section V Sectional competition is set for Saturday, October 29 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Photo by Brenda Smith. more

Section V football quarterfinal weekend schedule

The Section V football postseason kicks-off this weekend with quarterfinal action across the region. Also, the annual Connors & Ferris Bowl games will be contested between schools who did not qualify for Sectionals. The full weekend play-off slate is below… THURSDAY 10/20 – CONNORS & FERRIS BOWL SEMIFINALS CLASS AA (12) Webster Thomas (9) Aquinas 7:00 PM (11) Churchville-Chili (10) Penfield... more

‘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
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