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

Candidate for mayor in Palmyra arrested on felony charges

A Palmyra man, who happens to be running for mayor of the village he calls home – has been charged with multiple counts of falsifying business records, according to New York State Police. Officials say that David Husk, 58, of Palmyra was placed under arrest on Monday after allegedly altering time cards while employed at Breen’s Grocery Store. The arrest... 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

St. Anne’s Church to host Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Walk in Palmyra

St. Anne’s Church, 136 Church St., Palmyra, will host its Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Walk from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Vendors will sell goods such as holiday decorations, knit and crochet items, jewelry, paintings, Avon, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, tupperware and Healthy Sisters Soup. Visitors can fill a coffee can with homemade cookies for $3.50. Lunch will... 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

Canandaigua PD: Palmyra man strangled male victim with tow strap

A Palmyra man is facing felony charges after an incident involving a male victim in the City of Canandaigua on Sunday. The Canandaigua Police Department reports that on Sunday, at approximately 4:15 pm officers responded to an incident, which resulted in the arrest of Jacob G. Faircloth, 28, of Palmyra. Faircloth was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood... 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

Section V football quarterfinal weekend schedule

The Section V football postseason kicks-off this weekend with quarterfinal action across the region. Also, the annual Connors & Ferris Bowl games will be contested between schools who did not qualify for Sectionals. The full weekend play-off slate is below… THURSDAY 10/20 – CONNORS & FERRIS BOWL SEMIFINALS CLASS AA (12) Webster Thomas (9) Aquinas 7:00 PM (11) Churchville-Chili (10) Penfield... 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

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

Author, journalist to speak at Palmyra Community Library

Journalist Nancy Lynch, author of “Vietnam Mailbag, Voices From the War: 1968-1972,” will read and discuss war letters from her book from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Palmyra Community Library, 402 E. Main St. “Vietnam Mailbag” features nearly 1,000 letters and hundreds of pictures from Lynch’s popular newspaper column, “Nancy’s Vietnam Mailbag.” She received material from troops on... 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

Naples added to water restriction; multiple Ontario, Wayne towns included

Over the weekend, Naples was added to the list of locations where water restrictions would be enacted until further notice. The expanded restrictions cover towns in Ontario and Wayne County, which are fed by Canandaigua Lake. In a statement released by officials from Canandaigua, the City announced that they would be initiating water conservation measures effectively immediately. The statement was... more

Palmyra Community Library to open renovated 3rd floor

Palmyra Community Library, 402 E. Main St., will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-renovated third floor from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 25. The art gallery will feature a photography from the Creative Imagers Camera Club. Other activities include music and refreshments in the spacious, light-filled room now available for library and community use. Read more from the Canandaigua... more

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of Section V high school football. Eight Finger Lakes East high school football teams were in action on Friday... more

UPDATE: Palmyra man ID’d after taking his own life, setting house on fire

Police in Palmyra have identified the individual who set his house on fire before taking his own life this week. John Pulver, 50, of Palmyra was pulled from the destroyed home early Wednesday morning.  According to reports, neighbors say that the individual inside the Palmyra house, which caught fire and burned down – intentionally set the blaze immediately before shooting... more

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed

Wayne County dog shooting case reopened after new information revealed
The investigation into the death of a dog shot by the Macedon town code enforcement officer on Aug. 9 has been reopened, with the possibility of charges against the town employee still a possibility. Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy initially denied action against Ron Hall following information the prosecutor received suggesting that the code enforcement officer and part-time Macedon... more
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