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W-FL Tuesday: Klein & Norris have shootout for the ages as Creek beats NR-W in OT

With the final week of the regular season in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball, all the league titles have been decided but area teams are still jockeying for sectional seeds. The game of the night took place in Wolcott where North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris and Red Red senior Nick Klein put on a show in the second half and... more

Joint sewer plant proposed in Wayne County

Three Wayne County governments are in the early stages of planning a potential regional wastewater-treatment plant that would not only help the communities comply with environmental regulations but encourage business and residential development as well. The towns of Marion and Macedon, as well as the village of Palmyra, are considering a joint facility that would feature the latest wastewater treatment... more

Wayne County joins others across state in search of mandate relief

It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wayne County Administrator Rick House joined other officials from across the state to lobby in Albany for unfunded mandate relief. House visited the Governor’s mansion with other members of the New York State Association of Counties, which represents county leaders all across the state, to seek some relief from state mandates.... more

W-FL Saturday: Gananda takes Midlakes to OT; Tyler Norris scores 42

North-Rose Wolcott senior Tyler Norris has had quite a career and he just keeps adding to his 1,000+ point scoring total. On Saturday night he recorded a career-high 42 points in a loss to Williamson and currently is responsible for six of the top 10 single-game high scores by an individual this season in all of the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues.... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse girls clinch share of East title

A moderate slate of games in Wayne-Finger Lakes high school basketball on Friday night saw Finger Lakes East boys and girls teams in action as well as some games in the Finger Lakes West. Mynderse Academy stands alone atop both the boys and girls East standings and picked up a pair of wins against Penn Yan while the Newark and... more

Crash involving school bus, car sends three to hospital

Police were called to the scene of an accident involving a school bus and car around 3:34 pm. According to crews on the scene, five Gananda students and two Palmyra-Macedon students were on the bus at the time of the crash. Altogether, as many as seven people suffered injuries in the crash, even though just three were sent to the... more

Newark man charged in Walmart burglary last year; was banned from all locations

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Anthony L. Santiago, 33, of Newark. Santiago was arrested on an arrest warrant at the Monroe County Jail stemming from an incident in which Santiago was charged with third-degree burglary and petit larceny following a burglary investigation. He allegedly entered the Walmart store in the Town of Macedon in September of... more

Wayne County Clerk urges residents to renew locally at your DMV

By Tammy Whitacre For years, Wayne County Clerk Michael Jankowski has worked to educate residents when it comes to helping the county they live in. The “notice to Wayne County residents” urges them to bring their renewals for vehicle registration and driver’s licenses to their local Department of Motor Vehicles in Lyons and forgo returning the payment in the pre-addressed... more

Macedon woman charged with aggravated DWI after traffic stop

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Macedon woman for aggravated driving while intoxicated. Amy E. Castiglia, 41, of Victor Road was arrested following a traffic stop on Victor Road when she allegedly failed to signal a turn. Castiglia was transported to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office where a breath sample was obtained determining that... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse takes control in East with win over Wayne

Mynderse entered Friday night with a 1 game lead over the Newark Reds and 1.5 game lead over Wayne who they hosted in Seneca Falls in a game streamed live on FL1 Sports. The Blue Devils would pull away late in the game for the win to open up a 2.5 game lead over Wayne in the Finger Lakes East.... more

Police: Man charged with DWI after chasing girlfriend, crashing into vehicle

A Palmyra man has been arrested after chasing after his girlfriend with a vehicle and crashing into her. Police say on January 14, 22-year-old Jeremy Blankenberg told police that he was chasing his girlfriend, 23-year-old Hannah Schreiber, when she crashed her vehicle on Creek Road. They say Blankenberg said he crashed into her vehicle after she crashed her vehicle. Blankenberg’s... more

Cracker Box Palace to hold Gala Ball in Macedon

Cracker Box Palace, a no-kill farm animal rescue, will hold its 12th annual Gala Ball at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Blue Heron Hills Golf Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Macedon. The event provides funds to care and feed for the animals, preserve the rescue’s 600-acre farm and restore its historic Shaker homes. Attendees will enjoy a wine and... more

JUST SAYING: Why are village assets being given away in Macedon?

As March 31st, 2017 approaches the Village of Macedon — that 160-year-old entity will cease to exist. I have grave concerns over the village resident’s financial well-being. It has been 10 months and the only assets that have been sold off have been fire related. All those assets were sold at such a low price; one may say they were... more

W-FL Wednesday: Sodus shocks Clyde-Savannah, Whitman takes it to Naples

With most of Tuesday’s scheduled contests rescheduled to Wednesday night, it was a busy night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for boys and girls. The theme of the night was upsets with Clyde-Savannah dropping a 10 point decision at Sodus, Gananda defeating rival ER, and the HAC girls topping Romulus. Full results for the boys and the girls in action... more

Woodland Commons designed for people in mental health recovery, those needing affordable housing in Macedon

A Geneva-based agency is close to opening the doors to a $14 million housing complex that serves people recovering from mental health challenges, as well as affordable housing for the general public. Woodland Commons at 1950 Route 31 in Macedon is owned by Lakeview Health Services, which is based at 611 W. Washington St. in Geneva. The agency serves people... more

Upstate Hoops: Pal-Mac’s struggles & this week’s marquee match-ups (podcast)

One of the bigger surprises of the area high school basketball season so far has been Pal-Mac’s struggles and Jim Sinicropi tells you why along with a rundown of all the past week’s action in the Finger Lakes East, West and Wayne County leagues. Also, a look ahead to some big match-ups this week including Thursday night’s hotly anticipated game... more

Deputies: Macedon man charged following assault on corrections officer

According to the Wayne County Sheriff's, a Macedon man has been arrested following an assault on a Wayne County Corrections Officer. Deputies say 17-year-old Jakob Hermann was upset about the loss of television privileges and a cell search while he was an inmate at the Wayne County Jail. During the search, Hermann allegedly shoved an officer into the wall. The... more
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