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

Lawsuit pursued in case involving shooting death of Macedon dog

A grand jury will determine next week if the Macedon town code enforcement officer — also a part-time Macedon police officer — who shot and killed a dog in August did so in self defense. As that case unfolds in Macedon Town Court, the attorney representing the owner of Sniper, the deceased 9-year-old pit bull/lab mix, has begun his pursuit... more

Pal-Mac upsets Wayne on the road

On a sloppy field at Wayne, Pal-Mac played stout defense and was able to shut down the Eagles high powered offense. It was tough to move the ball under the conditions and the Red Raiders pitched a shutout in the first half. Brandon Hawkins would supply the offense for Pal-Mac rushing for 179 tough yards and one score for the... more

Pal-Mac soccer star excels despite tragedy

Maddie Thompson is one of the top scorers in Section V soccer this year. The senior standout is eyeing a sectional title to wrap up her four-year varsity career. While her opponents are well aware of her talents, they may not realize she’s engineered this stellar season on the heels of her mother’s unexpected death just one year ago. Read... more

Troopers: Teens set golf cart on fire at Pal-Mac concession stand

Two teens are accused of setting a golf cart on fire after they broke into the Palmyra-Macedon school district concession stand. Troopers say three teens, ages 16 and 17, were arrested related to the break-in at the stand on Hyde Parkway. All three teens were charged with burglary and two of the teens were charged with arson. That’s because, during the break-in,... more

Canandaigua Road bridge opens in Macedon

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the opening Thursday of the new Canandaigua Road bridge over the Erie Canal in Macedon. The $4.3 million project reopens a link between Macedon’s residential and business districts and is expected to see about 5,000 vehicles each day. The Governor hailed it as part of the state’s wider $21.1 billion investment in road and bridge infrastructure.... more

BOYS SOCCER: Pal-Mac gives its boys soccer coach win No. 200

BOYS SOCCER: Pal-Mac gives its boys soccer coach win No. 200
The Red Raiders’ longtime head coach reached the 200-victory milestone, and two pairs of brothers provided the scoring in a 2-0 Finger Lakes East conquest of Newark. “I’ll tell you what: It was a fantastic night,” exclaimed Mahnke, now in his 18th year. “I took my 100th against Newark. I took my 200th against Newark. We’ve got a great rivalry,... more

Pal-Mac scraps single-campus plan

A proposal to create a single district campus is off the table at Palmyra-Macedon — for now. The district had been working with community members in 2013 and 2014 to study the concept of bringing all schools within the Hyde Parkway campus. The 2013 Facility Improvement Committee recommended the district pursue “a long-term goal of consolidation on a single campus.”... more
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