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Virginia driver ticketed after three-car crash involving Pal-Mac school bus

Pal-Mac school bus involved in three-car crash on Tuesday; no students hurt
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports investigation of a three-car crash involving two passenger vehicle and a school bus in the Town of Palmyra on Tuesday. Deputies say that Haley Lewis, 21, of Virginia Beach was traveling south on State Route 21 when she was distracted and rear-ended the passenger vehicle in front of her. The force of the collision... more

Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County police to collect unused drugs
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said all law enforcement agencies in the county will take part in the Oct. 26 national pharmaceutical collection day. Expired, unused and unwanted medication will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at these locations: Clyde Police Department — Galen’s Express Lane, 17 Sodus St. Sheriff’s Office — Lyons National Bank, 2 Forgham St. (Route 31).... more

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van
It has been just over a year since the Department of Mental Health, Wayne Behavioral Health Network opened the doors of the Open Access Center, an out-treatment facility located at the Public Health Building on Nye Road in Lyons. The team of drug experts are providing support and care to those with a heroin, opioid or any other addition issues,... more

Fairport & Macedon residents suing Waste Management over landfill odors

Fairport & Macedon residents suing Waste Management over landfill odors
A lot of New York City’s garbage ends up in Rochester and that has prompted one local group to file a lawsuit. New York City and Waste Management are being sued by more than 220 Fairport and Macedon area residents because of odors caused by landfill gases. The suit alleges that the odors are caused by train cars full of... more

Pal-Mac schools formalize Esports team

Pal-Mac schools formalize Esports team
In recent years, the sport of competitive video gaming known as Electronic Sports (Esports) has seen its popularity explode. Esports has burst onto the scene locally with the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District formalizing a team of its own in March 2019. Esports pits individuals or teams against each other in competition through a video game instead of what is currently... more

Ice cream-themed corn maze opens this weekend at Macedon’s Long Acre Farms

Ice cream-themed corn maze opens this weekend at Macedon’s Long Acre Farms
An a-maize-ing tradition in Macedon is returning this weekend. Long Acre Farms’ annual Amazing Maize Maze opens this weekend. This year’s maze takes on an ice cream theme. In addition to finding their way out of the maze, visitors can also search for hidden puzzle pieces that, put together, create a full map of the maze. The farm will also... more

Sprawling space in Macedon to be converted into performing arts center by Alicia Keys, husband

Alicia Keys and husband to turn empty Macedon building into Art/Music campus
The large, multi-building complex, located on a hill overlooking Route 31 in Macedon will soon change the Town forever. The former Jindal Films building at 729 Route 31 has a proposal to host a new Art and Music Campus. There had been some interest in the building previously, but another deal fell through. That was before a report of a... more

Drunk driver arrested after trying to pick up another accused of DWI in Macedon

Drunk driver arrested after trying to pick up another accused of DWI in Macedon
On Friday the Macedon Police Department received a report of two intoxicated kayakers flipped over the the canal and stumbling around. The caller was concerned for their safety as her child had to jump into the water to assist them. While officers were on their way to the scene, an update was received that the kayakers had left in a... more

Village of Macedon goes dark on Saturday; NYSEG says heat played a role in outage

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Finger Lakes News Radio reports that the heat on Saturday is being blamed for a major power outage in one Wayne County community. NYSEG reported that 646 of 667 customers in the Village of Macedon were without electric service for several hours. Crews worked tirelessly through the night to restore power. Powerful storms that had moved through Central New York... more

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse falls in state semifinals

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse falls in state Class D semifinals
The Palmyra-Macedon girls lacrosse team had its season come to an end after falling to defending Class D state champion Mattituck/Southold of Section XI, 9-5, in the state semifinals at SUNY Cortland on Friday. Palmyra-Macedon (16-5) has now lost in the state semifinals for three consecutive seasons. After Mattituck/Southold (14-5) scored first to take an early lead, Andra Savage scored... more

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse headed to States for a third year in a row

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse deaded to States for a third year in a row
Pal-Mac is headed to their third straight state tournament following a regional win over Eden on Saturday, but another final four appearance isn’t enough for the Red Raiders. “We have a lot of motivation,” Pal-Mac Senior Midfielder Emma Arnold said. “We’ve made it twice and just come short every game so I think this year we’re like, ‘Let’s take it... more

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31
Deputies say that a motorcyclist from Lyons was charged with operating under the influence of drugs following an investigation into a crash along State Route 31 on April 13th. William Watson, 49, is accused of failing field sobriety tests after the crash along Route 31. Deputies say a blood sample was obtained, which determined that there was cocaine in his... more

Pal-Mac girls roll on in state lacrosse tournament with 19-5 win Saturday

Pal-Mac girls roll on in state lacrosse tournament with 19-5 win Saturday
Andra Savage led the way with six goals and four assists as Palmyra-Macedon bested Eden of Section VI in a state quarterfinals game at Williamsville North High School on Saturday. Jamie Walker had five goals and two assists, Emma Arnold added four goals and three assists and Heather Weaver recorded eight saves in-goal for the Red Raiders. Palmyra-Macedon (16-4) will... more

Penn Yan survives thriller, beats Pal-Mac in OT to win Class C lax title

Penn Yan survives thriller, beats Pal-Mac in OT to win Class C lax title
If you have followed Section V lacrosse for the last two-plus decades, this won’t come as a shocker. Penn Yan won yet another championship Wednesday night, its 21st title in 22 years, the last three coming in Class D. But here’s where the story diverges a bit. This time, the Mustangs were on the brink of defeat, pushed beyond the... more

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac
The Mynderse-Romulus girls lacrosse team avenged an earlier season loss last night vs. Penn Yan at East Rochester HS field. The 11-7 win against the storied Penn Yan lacrosse team was a first in sectional play for the Blue Devils. M-R added another record breaking win and improved to a Section V best, 16-2 overall record. The #9 state ranked... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Palmyra man transported to Strong Hospital after motorcycle accident on SR 31

Palmyra man transported to Strong Hospital after motorcycle accident on SR 31
Deputies say a Palmyra man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle accident on State Route 31 in Macedon during the early-morning hours of April 13th. William E. Watson, 49, of Palmyra was traveling eastbound on Route 31 when a deer entered into the roadway and collided with the motorcycle. The collision caused Watson to lose control of... more
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