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Deputies: Four people arrested for Wayne County drug deal turned robbery

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has arrested four people for robbery on Wednesday. Marion woman 33-year-old Crystal Quinn, 31-year-old Gabrielle Dame, 37-year-old Elijah Jenkins Jr., and 42-year-old Jerome Whitson of Newark are accused of planning a false drug deal then taking the buyer’s money and phone. They ran away, and were later stopped by sheriff’s deputies. WHEC: Read More more

State Police: Palmyra man hit victim with walking stick during domestic

State Police say that a Palmyra man was charged with assault, menacing, and criminal mischief after a domestic incident on June 21st. Police say David S. Main, 54, of Palmyra struck the victim with a walking stick during the alleged incident, which resulted in that victim being transported to Newark-Wayne Hospital. She was admitted for non-life threatening injuries, according to... more

US Lacrosse honors for 12 players in Section V

US Lacrosse announced its annual national awards, and the governing body’s girls lacrosse All-American and All-Academic teams includes 12 players from Section V schools. A pair of the award winners are from Palmyra-Macedon, a team that made history in May by winning its first Section V championship. The Red Raiders advanced to the Class D state semifinals in Cortland with... more

Wayne County may snuff pharmacy tobacco sales

In the windows of some Rite Aid Pharmacy outlets, you’ll see “wellness images,” such as a woman eating an apple and another in meditation. But as you walk into the store, you’ll see a wall of cigarettes behind the checkout counter, notes Ryan Mulhern, public health educator for Wayne County. That, said Mulhern, conflicts with the image Rite Aid and... more

Skaneateles girls top Pal-Mac in Class D state lacrosse semifinals

Palmyra-Macedon’s breakthrough season in girls lacrosse came to an end on Friday afternoon. The Red Raiders were undone by a slow start in the second half of the Class D state semifinals and lost, 10-7, to Section III’s Skaneateles at the State University of New York at Cortland. “Obviously you’re disappointed to lose this game but one of the goals,... more

Pal-Mac falls in state semis

The Pal-Mac Red Raiders fell 20-6 to the Jamesville-Dewitt Rams at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in the Class C state semi-finals Wednesday evening. After an early Rams goal, Joe Lyko tied the game up 1-1 for Pal-Mac. However it all went downhill from there, as JD scored the next 13 straight goals to secure the win. WROC: Read More more

Voting like its 1890? Taxpayers in Pal-Mac weary of decisions that led to ‘hand counted’ ballots

Did you know that the US originally stopped using this method in 1890? After learning this I began wondering why voters in the Pal-Mac school district, who recently voted on the 2018 school budget, School Board candidates and a proposition for a Macedon Library tax they were placed back in time with “hand counted,” paper ballots. In 2016, taxpayers were... more

Victor, Pal-Mac stroll into state lacrosse semis

Your guess is as good as Victor’s. Or Palmyra-Macedon’s. Or Vestal or Jamesville-DeWitt, for that matter. The state semifinals for boys lacrosse are as much guessing games as they are lacrosse games, but at some point on Wednesday afternoon, the guessing will stop. The assertiveness will kick in, and that’s what will extend the season. The Victor boys play Vestal... more

Quick start enables Pal-Mac to earn first Section V boys’ lacrosse title

One way or another, history was going to be made Tuesday afternoon at St. John Fisher College in the Section V Class C boys’ lacrosse championship game. Neither top-seeded Honeoye Falls-Lima nor second-seeded Palmyra-Macedon had ever won a sectional championship in the sport, but with perennial powerhouse Penn Yan sliding down to the newly formed Class D this year, the... more

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

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

Motorcyclist ejected after pickup truck driver doesn’t see him in Canandaigua

Deputies in Ontario County say they reported to a personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Friday around 1 pm. They say Michael Cain, 62, of Palmyra was traveling south on his motorcycle and Matthew Nielson, 40, was traveling north in a pickup truck.   Deputies say Nielsen did not see Cain riding the motorcycle... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Palmyra man for DWI after deputies say he was seen traveling 16 mph over the speed limit in Hopewell. Chad Matthew Kepley, 26, of Palmyra was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was found to be operating his vehicle in an intoxicated condition during a traffic stop. He was observed going 46 mph... more

Farmington man charged in Palmyra burglary

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Farmington man following an investigation into a burglary that occurred on Port Gibson Rd. in Palmyra on Thursday. Deputies arrested John R. Gorzynski age 51 of 5934 Terrace Lane, Farmington for second-degree burglary burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief. It is alleged that Gorzynski broke into a residence on Port Gibson... more

Palmyra mother charged with DWI; had two children in car

Deputies in Wayne County say a Palmyra mom drove drunk with her two children in the car. Tamara Crutchfield, 33, of Palmyra was driving on Rt. 441 around 4:35 pm when her vehicle went off the road. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, her blood-alcohol content was found to be .14. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, two... 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
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