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Local author to host writing workshop in Macedon

Local author and editor Greg Gerard will hold a writing workshop at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Macedon Public Library, 30 Main St. The workshop is for local writers of all skill levels ages 16 and older. It will focus on writing narrative nonfiction exploring the use of winter as the setting. Participants will be given a variety of prompts... more

W-FL Tuesday: Geneva hands Midlakes first loss, Newark tops Pal-Mac & Dundee trounces Naples

Several key Wayne-Finger Lakes league match-ups were contested across the region on Tuesday night. One undefeated team would fall at home, Romulus would pull an upset, Newark would win a rematch of last season’s Class B Sectional title game, and Mynderse would take on Waterloo live on FL1 Sports. Full results from Tuesday night and more below… Tuesday’s W-FL Boys... more

W-FL Friday: Burri’s putback sinks Pal-Mac, Mynderse passes road test & Bloomfield wins at Red Jacket

A full Friday night of W-FL boys basketball had teams from all three leagues in action. The biggest questions of the night… could #1 Mynderse win a tough match-up on the road against Wayne, is Midlakes ready to content in the Finger Lakes East, and who are the contenders and pretenders in the Finger Lakes West? Full results, updated standings... more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark edges Wayne, Tyler Norris scores 1000th & Carswell throws down on Penn Yan

A full slate of games on Tuesday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball action with 24 of the 26 W-FL teams in action. North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris scored his 1,000th career point, South Seneca defeated Romulus in the south-end rivalry game, and Newark hung on to edge the visiting Wayne Eagles as Finger Lakes East play opened... more

Farmington man receives 15-day sentence for fatal crash

Sunday will mark nine months since Jeffery Vandermaillie, 60, of Macedon, and his friend Allan D. Hallings, 55, of Fairport, were killed in a three-vehicle crash at a notorious intersection in the town of Farmington. On Friday afternoon in Farmington Town Court, family members of the two men watched from the courtroom gallery as the man responsible for the brutal... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse beats Newark, ER over Lyons & Clyde-Savannah wins at Gananda

In the opening night of league play in the Finger Lakes East, two of the teams expected to contend for the league crown squared off in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosted Newark. The game was streamed live on FL1 Sports and can be seen in it’s entirety here. Also, several key Wayne County games and a match-up between Pal-Mac and... more

W-FL Wednesday: Finger Lakes East teams get wins, Ganada edges Sodus

Five Finger Lakes East boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night against out-of-league opponents and all five notched victories. League play is well underway in Wayne County and six teams squared off last night including a barn burner in Gananda. Full results and more below… Wednesday Night W-FL Boys Scoreboard: Syracuse IT 60 at Palmyra-Macedon 79 Last... more

JUST SAYING: Residents deserve better from leadership in Macedon

The holiday season is an important time to be thankful. It’s also an important time to reflect on the year gone by. I have a lot to be thankful for and remain grateful everyday for the kindness I observe from the people within the community of Macedon. Recently, it was reported in the Times of Wayne County that the Mayor,... more

W-FL Tuesday: Midlakes tops Gananda, Lyons drops 92 & Pal-Mac loses home opener

There were four games on Tuesday night that involved Wayne-Finger Lakes boys basketball teams and all four contests were won by the visiting team. In Palmyra, the Red Raiders hit the court for the first time since coming up short against Newark at the Blue Cross Arena in the sectional Class B1 championship game in February. Pal-Mac hosted former Finger... more

Upstate Hoops Podcast Premiere: FL1 Sports live webcast schedule, W-FL Power Rankings & Girls Super Six revealed

FingerLakes1.com unveiled their 2016-17 live webcast schedule during the season premiere of the Upstate Hoops Podcast on Sunday night on FingerLakes1.TV. In addition to the live webcast schedule reveal, the FL1 Sports preseason W-FL Boys Power Rankings and Girls Super Six were released and a preview of the NYCC Tip-Off Classic, a quadruple-header set for next Saturday that will be streamed... more

Former ExxonMobil site for sale in Wayne County

A complex that at one time served as headquarters for ExxonMobil’s Films Division is for sale. Jindal Films is selling the site at 729 Route 31 for $6.3 million. The sale is being handled by Pyramid Brokerage Company out of Perinton. Jindal obtained the 111-acre complex after purchasing ExxonMobil Chemical Co.’s global biaxially oriented polypropylene films operations in 2014. After... more

UPDATE: Palmyra man ID’d after being killed on Route 31

One person has died after being hit by a vehicle in Macedon Thursday night. The crash happened in the area of Alderman Road and Route 31. Police report that the victim was taken to the hospital and later died. Roads in the area are were closed late into the night. On Friday, authorities said that Wayne Grevell died in the accident,... more

Manchester crash on Route 96 leaves 80-year-old hospitalized

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized after a two car crash on State Route 96 in the Town of Manchester on Friday. Deputies from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office say that a vehicle being operated by Viona Schroeder, 80, of Clifton Springs was traveling on Fallbrook Circle when she stopped at the intersection of Fallbrook and State Route 96 for a... 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

Naples man ticketed after crash on 5&20 in Canandaigua

One person failing to yield the right of way allegedly led to a three car crash at the corner of Hickox Road and State Route 5&20 in the Town of Canandaigua on Thursday. Deputies say that Franklin Parshall, of Naples failed to yield the right of way when turning onto Hickox Road when he struck a vehicle being operated Patrick... more

Troopers search Macedon property in 1994 disappearance

Reports indicate that New York State Troopers are investigating a home, as well as a pond on a property which was at the center of a disappearance that took place 22 years ago. According to reports, troopers are at a home on Weidrick Road in Macedon. There hadn’t been any new developments in the case, but reports on social media... more
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