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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

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

Ontario man charged with DWI in Palmyra

Deputies in Wayne County arrested an Ontario man after he was found to be driving while intoxicated on State Route 21. Deputies say that Donald A. Stanton, 65, of Ontario was charged with driving while intoxicated in the Town of Palmyra after a traffic stop. He was additionally charged with operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of .08 or... 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

Palmyra man picked up on warrant for criminal mischief

Deputies in Ontario County say a Palmyra man was arrested on January 22nd after a warrant was issued. Kolin R. Crouse, 20, of Palmyra was taken into custody based on a warrant for fourth-degree criminal mischief, which was issued in Palmyra Village Court. He was located on Crimson King Drive in Hopewell. He was turned over to the Palmyra Police... more

Newark Village takes next step in Main Street reconstruction

Newark Village officials took the next step to prepare for the reconstruction of South Main Street. At the board’s last meeting, they approved an engineering contract with Lu Engineers for waterline replacement. Bob Hutteman from Lu Engineers was on hand to talk about the proposed waterline replacement. Given that the waterlines are currently located under the pavement, Hutteman told the board... more

Dallas Cowboys, ‘Star Wars’ items among featured celebrity items

If you’re a fan of the Dallas Cowboys, America’s love ’em/hate ’em team, or “Star Wars,” you might want to head down to the Wayne County Humane Society’s 14th annual Sweetheart Auction, which takes place at noon on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Palmyra VFW, 4306 Route 31, Palmyra. For the second straight year, the Humane Society is featuring celebrity... more

Palmyra woman violates family court order; arrested for contempt

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Palmyra woman was arrested after she violated a family court order, which was issued in Wayne County. Theresa A. Jacobs, 49, of Palmyra was arrested for second-degree criminal contempt after she allegedly violated a family court order issued out of Wayne County. She was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charges... more

Mother, daughter team charged with selling heroin out of in-home daycare

A mother and daughter were Jan. 13 after investigators allegedly purchased drugs from them at the home daycare they were operating in the town of Arcadia. After a two-month long investigation  into the sales of heroin from a town of Arcadia home, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, in conjunction with members of the Wayne Narcotics Enforcement Team, arrested Erin... 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

Newark mayor hopes to keep Salvation Army store open

The Salvation Army store in Newark is set to close by March 31st, but Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor is hoping to do what he can to keep their doors open. “We’ve gained some ground since we first heard,” Taylor said. The mayor said they first heard about the planned closure a little more than a week ago. It was then... 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

W-FL Saturday: Newark, Lyons pick up weekend wins; Canandaigua tops Pal-Mac

After losing their first three games of the season, the Newark Reds have won seven straight and are on track for a big Finger Lakes East showdown with Mynderse on Thursday night. The Lyons Lions are also hot since their last loss to Clyde-Savannah before Christmas. The Lions beat Sodus on Saturday night for their 8th win of the season.... more

Palmyra woman shoved person breaking window; arrest warrant issued

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a 35-year-old Palmyra woman was arrested after a warrant was issued. Sarah J. Buffett, 35, of Palmyra was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. A warrant was issued for her arrest following an investigation into an incident, which took place in late-December. She allegedly shoved an individual and broke a window. Buffett... more
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