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Executive Director of FLX Red Cross talks Lake Ontario flooding, disaster response (podcast)

When it comes to disaster response, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross handles hundreds of events and disasters throughout the calendar year. They also spend a significant amount of time working to prevent disasters. Even training and developing core volunteer staff to respond to various disasters throughout the Finger Lakes Chapter’s six county district takes up a... more

Community gathers for Sandra Sollie Remembrance Day

Tuesday, May 23rd marked the fourth annual Sandra Sollie Remembrance Day and the 23rd year since Sollie went missing without a trace. Former Mayor Marie Cramer worked closely with Private Investigator Richard Ingraham to establish the special day in 2014 to keep Sollie’s case alive in the minds of residents and possible witnesses. “I still believe there’s someone out there... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI

State Police say a Palmyra man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 31. Police arrested Colby J. Perry, 26, of Palmyra for DWI in Macedon after failing to keep right and moving from the lane unsafely. He was placed under arrest, according to officers, and arraigned in Macedon Town Court. The charges will... more

New legislation proposed to help homeowners along Lake Ontario

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) and Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks (R,C-Macedon) have joined efforts to draft new legislation to address property damages incurred as a result of flooding and record high water levels on Lake Ontario. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, over the past six weeks nearly 4 trillion gallons of rain water has flowed into Lake Ontario.... more

CRAMER: Pal-Mac voters should vote NO on May 16th to library proposal

Vote ‘NO’ on May 16th! I received in the mail, as most Pal-Mac residents did with a Macedon Library Tax Referendum proposal. As I read it, I could not believe what I was reading. Sure the reasons appeared to be done with great convincing and quality persuasiveness, but the reality is there should be NO referendum placed before the Pal-Mac... more

Assemblyman: It’s time to ‘protect’ taxpayers from economic development corruption

Something has to be done to protect taxpayers. That was the message from New York State Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C-Macedon) who launched a public advocacy campaign for a series of economic development reforms, which he believes should take place before the end of the legislative session. According to Assemblyman Oaks, the purpose would be to create greater oversight, transparency and... more

Wayne County communities host drug take back sites this Saturday

What is becoming an annual event in Wayne County and across the United States, residents are urged to bring their unused prescription medications to a local drop off site this Saturday, April 29th. The Drug Enforcement Administration has developed a national take-back initiative, creating the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and... more

Pal-Mac shuts down Geneva in Finger Lakes battle

he Geneva Panthers couldn’t get anything going offensively as Palmyra-Macedon cruised to a 10-2 victory in a Finger Lakes boys lacrosse showdown on Tuesday night. The only true lifeline for Geneva came from junior goalie Jacob Drennen who tallied an impressive 24 saves. FL Times: Read More more

Organizers hold successful cleanup on Earth Day in Wayne Co.

As part of Earth Day on April 21st, the Canal Corporation and the Parks & Trails of NY established Canal Clean Sweep. The Lock 30-Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers joined the many volunteers to make this event locally such a special day and help celebrate the Bicentennial year beginning the construction of the Erie Canal. The Lock 30-Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers,... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Macedon’s Clay Thomson takes part in SNL monologue

A performer from Macedon played a role in this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live. Clay Thomson, who was once a gymnast at Macedon, took part in a early dance sequence featuring host Jimmy Fallon. Harry Styles was the musical guest on the show, which was the first in the show’s history to air live in every timezone in the... more

Former trustee David Kelly opens new pizza shop in Macedon

Macedon has a new stop light in town – Stop Light Pizza Subs & More at 91 West Main Street. Owner David Kelly said when he saw Salvatore’s Pizza go out, the thought crossed his mind to open his own pizza place. It’s not the first business venture Kelly has been a part of over the years. The first many... more

Wayne Sheriff provides update in monthly column

Dear Neighbors, The Sheriff’s Office 2016 Annual Report is available online at www.waynecosheriff.org through your town supervisor and at all the public libraries in the county for your review. On April 29th all Wayne County law enforcement agencies, Wayne-NET (Wayne Narcotic Enforcement Team) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft... more

Pal-Mac boys lacrosse beats Penn Yan for first time in 13-year history of program

Prior to Thursday, Palmyra-Macedon had attempted to solve mighty Penn Yan Academy on the lacrosse field 11 times. Eleven times the Red Raiders had failed. Only once had they come close, dropping a one-goal decision six years ago. FL Times: Read More more

Rochester man led police on chase through Newark, Lyons

A Rochester man led Newark Police on a drunken pursuit between Newark and Lyons. Newark Police say Edwin Peart Jr., 34, was driving two other men who had attempted to shoplift from the Macedon Walmart. Around 1:30 am the Newark Walmart was notified that the suspects were in the Newark store. The three were identified via security cameras, and that’s... more
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