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State Police: Woman seriously injured in Macedon crash, 7-month-old escapes injury

Mercy Flight transported a woman to Strong Memorial Hospital after a Monday morning crash, according to first responders. The accident took place in Macedon around 6:45 am on State Route 31. Police say that a 30-year-old woman was traveling west on Route 31, crossed into the eastbound lane, and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer. There was a 7-month-old in the... more

Why so many want Joseph Amico behind bars

It was quite a surprise to Joseph Amico, age 45, of 7850 Flagler Street, City of Las Vegas, that two Wayne County Sheriff’s Officers were waiting outside a New York City Courtroom on Monday (8/14) morning, waiting to take him into custody. In a Manhattan court, Amico had been charged with making terrorist threats and Aggravated Harassment in the Second... more

Deputies: Macedon woman produced, set off homemade explosives

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Macedon woman was arrested after she set off a homemade explosive device. Christina Greene was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, after deputies were called to Meadowview Trailer Park for the report of a noise disturbance. Upon arrival Greene was found to have built an explosive device using a... more

Macedon man reels in record-breaking 36-lb. fish

A man from Macedon pulled in a huge fish on Oneida Lake back in June. On Tuesday, the New York State DEC announced that the 36-lb. freshwater drum was a record-setting catch. Jason Bair, who lives in Macedon, reeled in the drum on June 16. The fish surpassed the previous state record set in 2016 by more than six pounds.... more

Duo in Macedon accused of sexual misconduct with dog

A man and woman from Macedon were arrested earlier this week after being accused of having sexual contact with a dog. According to our news partners at the Times of Wayne County, this all stemmed from a separate arrest on July 30. Police said 38-year-old Shane Ogden was arrested on an endangering the welfare of a child charge after he... more

Macedon food company plans to expand

Custom ingredient maker Baldwin Richardson Foods will expand operations in Wayne County, according to an announcement Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The company will install new machinery and equipment and add at least 50,000 square feet to its current facility as part of the close to $35 million project. The governor’s office said this will create up to 30 new... more

Macedon man sent to hospital after Ontario Co. crash

On Monday at approximately 5:01 pm deputies responded to the intersection of County Rd. 30 and New Michigan Rd. for a personal injury accident. Upon arrival, it was confirmed that two cars were involved in an accident and collided at the intersection. Deputies say Richard G. Trotta, 63, of Macedon was traveling south on New Michigan Rd. when he attempted... more

Travel tribute along the canal in Lyons

It was as if the Erie Canal of the 19th century era had come back to life. Lyons’ residents and visitors anxiously stood watch along the famed waterway’s banks waiting for a glimpse of the five canal boats dubbed Vote Tilla. Their week-long passage began on July 17 in Seneca Falls and ended in Rochester on July 21, stopping in... more

Pal-Mac grad makes cut for U.S. Lacrosse training team

A Palmyra-Macedon graduate has made the cut for a training team with U.S. Lacrosse. Earlier this week, it was announced that Ben Reeves is one of 49 players selected to be on the U.S. Lacrosse National Training Team. Over 60 professional players were invited to the initial round of tryouts, and a dozen college players were then given an invitation... more

Rushville, Macedon awarded $50K grants

The town of Macedon and village of Rushville have been awarded $50,000 Local Government Citizens Reorganization Empowerment grants. The grants were announced Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The money is to be used to implement shared services initiatives and explore dissolution and consolidations in order to reduce local property taxes and streamline government operations. Macedon, in Wayne County, received $50,000... more

Deputies: Victor man charged with DWI had BAC three-times legal limit

A Macedon man is facing multiple charges, including felony DWI after an accident in Victor earlier this week. Deputies arrested Kevin P. Gallivan, 52, of Macedon for felony driving while intoxicated after a single-car property damage crash on School St. in the Town of Victor on Monday. Deputies say Gallivan was attempting to make a u-turn on School St. when... more

200 years ago: Work on Erie Canal began and changed history

This Fourth of July marks the 200th anniversary of the ceremonial first digging for the construction of the Erie Canal, a 363-mile waterway that would change history. The groundbreaking was held July 4, 1817, in a field in Rome, in central New York. Construction of the canal was begun a few days later at a location nearby. Workers equipped with... more

VoteTilla to get a Taste of Wayne County at Newark event

The VoteTilla will arrive in Wayne County on Monday, July 17th as part of a week-long navigational celebrating 100 years of women’s voices and votes in New York State that will take place along the Erie Canal. With a core of five rented, 10-passenger, canal packet boats, VoteTilla will set out from Seneca Falls and travel to Rochester, finishing the... more

US Lacrosse honors for 12 players in Section V

US Lacrosse announced its annual national awards, and the governing body’s girls lacrosse All-American and All-Academic teams includes 12 players from Section V schools. A pair of the award winners are from Palmyra-Macedon, a team that made history in May by winning its first Section V championship. The Red Raiders advanced to the Class D state semifinals in Cortland with... more

Wayne County man’s catch could be new state record

A Macedon man has landed the catch of a lifetime. Jason Bair caught this freshwater drum, commonly called a sheepshead, on Oneida Lake. It weighed in at more than 36 lbs., which shatters the current record of 29 lbs. 14 oz. listed on the New York State DEC website. Of course Bair’s fish still has to be verified as a... more

Macedon library to host magic show

Macedon Public Library, 30 Main St., will host Cris Johnson as he presents “The Building and Construction Magic Show” at 6 p.m. July 5. The free show for ages 4-12 will encourage children to read during the summer through music, humor, magic and audience participation. For information, call 315-986-5932 or visit macedonpubliclibrary.org Daily Messenger: Read More more

OPINION: Think twice before dissolving your village

In March, I read an article where former Mayor Murray from the Village of Macedon stated that the Village Board did not give anything away, assets were sold above market value and everything was sold at auction, a new state of the art Waste Water treatment plant will be built serving three towns, and the Village Hall was not sold... more

Skaneateles girls top Pal-Mac in Class D state lacrosse semifinals

Palmyra-Macedon’s breakthrough season in girls lacrosse came to an end on Friday afternoon. The Red Raiders were undone by a slow start in the second half of the Class D state semifinals and lost, 10-7, to Section III’s Skaneateles at the State University of New York at Cortland. “Obviously you’re disappointed to lose this game but one of the goals,... more
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