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

Palmyra home destroyed in blaze; pet remains missing

Palmyra home destroyed in blaze; pet remains missing
There wasn’t anyone home at the time of the fire, but one pet remains missing after a family home in Palmyra was destroyed by a fire. A passerby flagged down help, which led to multiple 9-1-1 calls, according to reports. While the two individuals who lived in the home were not present at the time – their pet remains missing.... more

Palmyra man charged with punching girlfriend, as she held their child

Palmyra man charged with punching girlfriend, as she held their child
A Palmyra man was arrested after a domestic incident, which occurred on Friday around 11:15 pm. Deputies say that Damien Smith Jr. was arrested for assault in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face while she held their daughter. Smith was arrested and brought to the Ontario County... more

Palmyra woman sold marijuana on Craigslist

A Palmyra woman faces two felony charges after allegedly posting an ad to sell marijuana on Craig's List Rochester, and then selling prescription drugs to undercover officers. Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Special Investigation Unit learned of the Craig's List ad, placed by someone who claimed to be selling "Mary-Jane paintings" at $50 for a one-eighth ounce. Read more... more

Palmyra man accused of stealing more than $1K of tools from construction site

Palmyra man accused of stealing more than $1K of tools from construction site
A Palmyra man is facing a felony charge following accusations that he stole more than $1,000 worth of tools from a house under construction in the town of Farmington. On Wednesday, Ontario County sheriff’s deputies charged Matthew J. Loveless, 36, of 3049 Sherwood Road, with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony. Read more from the Canandaigua Messenger more

Palmyra man caught driving 63 in a 35 MPH zone

On Wednesday the Ontario County Sheriff Deputies arrested Damian J. Smith Jr., age 22 of Palmyra, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. Smith was driving a tow truck east on State Street in the Town of East Bloomfield at 63 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. Smith was also operating a vehicle with no affixed... more
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