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Pal-Mac girls lacrosse falls in state semifinals

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse falls in state Class D semifinals
The Palmyra-Macedon girls lacrosse team had its season come to an end after falling to defending Class D state champion Mattituck/Southold of Section XI, 9-5, in the state semifinals at SUNY Cortland on Friday. Palmyra-Macedon (16-5) has now lost in the state semifinals for three consecutive seasons. After Mattituck/Southold (14-5) scored first to take an early lead, Andra Savage scored... more

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse headed to States for a third year in a row

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse deaded to States for a third year in a row
Pal-Mac is headed to their third straight state tournament following a regional win over Eden on Saturday, but another final four appearance isn’t enough for the Red Raiders. “We have a lot of motivation,” Pal-Mac Senior Midfielder Emma Arnold said. “We’ve made it twice and just come short every game so I think this year we’re like, ‘Let’s take it... more

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31

Deputies: Lyons motorcyclist had cocaine in his system at time of wreck on SR 31
Deputies say that a motorcyclist from Lyons was charged with operating under the influence of drugs following an investigation into a crash along State Route 31 on April 13th. William Watson, 49, is accused of failing field sobriety tests after the crash along Route 31. Deputies say a blood sample was obtained, which determined that there was cocaine in his... more

Pal-Mac girls roll on in state lacrosse tournament with 19-5 win Saturday

Pal-Mac girls roll on in state lacrosse tournament with 19-5 win Saturday
Andra Savage led the way with six goals and four assists as Palmyra-Macedon bested Eden of Section VI in a state quarterfinals game at Williamsville North High School on Saturday. Jamie Walker had five goals and two assists, Emma Arnold added four goals and three assists and Heather Weaver recorded eight saves in-goal for the Red Raiders. Palmyra-Macedon (16-4) will... more

Penn Yan survives thriller, beats Pal-Mac in OT to win Class C lax title

Penn Yan survives thriller, beats Pal-Mac in OT to win Class C lax title
If you have followed Section V lacrosse for the last two-plus decades, this won’t come as a shocker. Penn Yan won yet another championship Wednesday night, its 21st title in 22 years, the last three coming in Class D. But here’s where the story diverges a bit. This time, the Mustangs were on the brink of defeat, pushed beyond the... more

Pal-Mac captures Class D girls lacrosse title in thriller over Mynderse-Romulus

Pal-Mac captures Class D girls lacrosse title in thriller over Mynderse-Romulus
As the No. 1 seed, the Palmyra-Macedon girls lacrosse team was expected to win Wednesday’s Section V Class D championship game against No. 2 Mynderse-Romulus. And that’s exactly what it did. It certainly didn’t come easily, though. The final score was 10-9 in favor of Pal-Mac after some back-and-forth action at Pittsford Sutherland High School. That score was much closer... more

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac

Mynderse girls lacrosse tops Penn Yan to advance to Class D title game, will face Pal-Mac
The Mynderse-Romulus girls lacrosse team avenged an earlier season loss last night vs. Penn Yan at East Rochester HS field. The 11-7 win against the storied Penn Yan lacrosse team was a first in sectional play for the Blue Devils. M-R added another record breaking win and improved to a Section V best, 16-2 overall record. The #9 state ranked... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Palmyra duo sent to Strong after serious crash; Fairport driver who caused accident didn’t have valid license

Palmyra motorcyclist airlifted, passenger transported to Strong
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Route 21 in the Town of Palmyra on Saturday. Linda Howard, of Fairport was traveling south on Route 21 when she missed a turn for Bear Hill Drive. Deputies say that’s when Howard turned into oncoming traffic, and struck a motorcyclist who was traveling in the opposite direction. John... more

Palmyra man taken into custody after violent domestic incident overnight

Palmyra man taken into custody after violent domestic incident overnight
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Palmyra man is facing multiple charges after a violent domestic incident – where he threatened the victim, and responding law enforcement personnel on Wednesday during the early-morning hours. Deputies say that William Eugene Watson, 49, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree strangulation, criminal mischief, managing, assault, and criminal possession of a weapon. Watson... more

Deputies: Rochester man arrested on felony charges after Wayne Co. domestic incident

Deputies: Rochester man arrested on felony charges after Wayne Co. domestic incident
A Rochester man is facing felony charges after deputies were called to a domestic incident on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. in the Town of Ontario. Daniel Simmons Jr., 28, of Rochester was charged with felony criminal mischief. The charge stems from a domestic incident – where Simmons intentionally destroyed property belonging to another person. The damage totaled approximately $260, according... more

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar

Palmyra man charged with assault after badly injuring victim at Canandaigua bar
Police arrested a Palmyra resident on assault charges following a violent incident in late-March. Collin A. Fox, 23, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree assault on April 19th. He is accused of intentionally causing serious physical injury to a male victim by punching and kicking that person in the face. The victim suffered several serious injuries to his face –... more

Old Palmyra landfill said to be potential state Superfund site

Old Palmyra landfill said to be potential state Superfund site
The Palmyra Landfill operated on a 6.8-acre site on Garnsey Road from the 1950s until it closed in the late 1970s. Due to the detection of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) in groundwater and leachate samples, the site has been designated by the state Department of Environmental Conservation as a potential state superfund site. Having that designation requires... more

Hazardous waste probed at old Palmyra Landfill

Hazardous waste probed at old Palmyra Landfill
The old Palmyra Landfill, a 6.8-acre site along Garnsey Road west of Route 31 in Palmyra, closed in the late 1970s. Water testing in late 2017 and last summer detected chemical pollutants — perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) — in groundwater and leachate samples, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC is now coordinating with... more

Palmyra man transported to Strong Hospital after motorcycle accident on SR 31

Palmyra man transported to Strong Hospital after motorcycle accident on SR 31
Deputies say a Palmyra man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle accident on State Route 31 in Macedon during the early-morning hours of April 13th. William E. Watson, 49, of Palmyra was traveling eastbound on Route 31 when a deer entered into the roadway and collided with the motorcycle. The collision caused Watson to lose control of... more

Deputies: Man locked ex-girlfriend in bathroom, shoved her during domestic incident

Deputies: Man locked ex-girlfriend in bathroom, shoved her during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following a domestic incident in the Town of Palmyra. Deputies arrested Edward A. Welsh, 21, of Rochester on multiple charges after the investigation on Wednesday. He was taken into custody around 11:40 p.m., according to deputies. Welsh was charged with criminal mischief, unlawful imprisonment, and harassment. He’s accused... more

Black bear spotted in Palmyra yard

Black bear spotted in Palmyra yard
A black bear was spotted off of Hydesville Road in Palmyra on Tuesday morning. Photos taken by Dick Leeuwen and sent to a Rochester television station the bear apparently targeting what looks like a bird house and feeder. Last month, the DEC urged homeowners to remove or secure easy food sources, like bird feeders and trash cans, that might attract... more

Deputies: Palmyra woman arrested after bringing subject of protective order into her home

Deputies: Palmyra woman arrested after bringing subject of protective order into her home, around children
Deputies arrested a Palmyra woman following an investigation into a domestic incident in the Town of Palmyra. Caitlyn E. Morse, 30, of Palmyra was charged with second-degree contempt after allegedly transporting the father of her children to her residence, and inviting him to stay – despite there being an active stay away order of protection. That order was due to... more
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