Pal-Mac teacher in running for national award

Jamie Heagney, a sixth-grade special education teacher at Palmyra-Macedon Middle School, has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a difference in... more

W-FL Wednesday: Marion wins; Norris goes for 35 as NR-W beats Waterloo

Holiday Tournament week continued on Wednesday for Wayne-Finger Lakes varsity basketball teams. The biggest story came out of Red Jacket as the Marion Black Knights recorded their first win since 2014, defeating Cato-Meridian by three. The Wayne Eagles advanced to the finals of their own tournament but Pal-Mac will be heading to the consolation game after losing to NE Douglass... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI after traffic stop

Deputies in Wayne County say that Richard H. Zimmer, 62, of Palmyra was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, and failure to keep right after a traffic stop. Zimmer was observed not keeping right and upon deputies stopping him, they found that he was under the influence of alcohol. His blood-alcohol content was determiend to be .23... more

Community Bank N.A. gives back during holiday season through local charities

Community Bank N.A. has been working overtime this holiday season to make the season a little brighter for those in need locally. The bank announced on Wednesday that they participated in red kettle bell ringing with the Salvation Army, as well as a variety of donations to local chapters and community organizations. “Lending extra support to those who need it... more

W-FL Tuesday: Geneva hands Midlakes first loss, Newark tops Pal-Mac & Dundee trounces Naples

Several key Wayne-Finger Lakes league match-ups were contested across the region on Tuesday night. One undefeated team would fall at home, Romulus would pull an upset, Newark would win a rematch of last season’s Class B Sectional title game, and Mynderse would take on Waterloo live on FL1 Sports. Full results from Tuesday night and more below… Tuesday’s W-FL Boys... more

Palmyra man arrested for attempted sex with a 12-year-old

New York State Police say a 29-year-old Palmyra man was arrested after he allegedly tried to have sex with a 12-year-old. Troopers say that Adam Sullivan, 29, of Palmyra was charged with attempted criminal sexual act, attempted use of a child in a sexual performance and attempted disseminating indecent material to minors. Troopers say they intervened before he had sexual contact with... more

Nativities from around the world on display at Hill Cumorah

Christmas traditions around the world are as varied as the places where the holiday is celebrated. But one staple is the nativity scene where Joseph and Mary welcome the birth of their son Jesus in a manger. How different cultures represent that event is currently on display at the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center run by the Church of Jesus Christ... more

W-FL Friday: Burri’s putback sinks Pal-Mac, Mynderse passes road test & Bloomfield wins at Red Jacket

A full Friday night of W-FL boys basketball had teams from all three leagues in action. The biggest questions of the night… could #1 Mynderse win a tough match-up on the road against Wayne, is Midlakes ready to content in the Finger Lakes East, and who are the contenders and pretenders in the Finger Lakes West? Full results, updated standings... more

Dismissal of charges considered for Palmyra mayor

The criminal charges filed against the newly elected Palmyra village mayor will most likely be thrown out. If David A. Husk, who ran unopposed for the position last month, pays back the $162 he is accused of taking from Breen's Grocery Store, his case will be dismissed, according to Wayne County District Attorney Rick Healy. Daily Messenger: Read More more

W-FL Tuesday: Newark edges Wayne, Tyler Norris scores 1000th & Carswell throws down on Penn Yan

A full slate of games on Tuesday night in Wayne-Finger Lakes boys high school basketball action with 24 of the 26 W-FL teams in action. North Rose-Wolcott senior Tyler Norris scored his 1,000th career point, South Seneca defeated Romulus in the south-end rivalry game, and Newark hung on to edge the visiting Wayne Eagles as Finger Lakes East play opened... more

Palmyra man charged with sexual abuse after multiple incidents

A Palmyra man was arrested over the weekend after deputies say he was accused of sexually abusing a child. Deputies in Wayne County say that Zane Rampulla, 19, of Palmyra is accused of attempting to have sexual contact with a child less than 11-years-old. He allegedly took all of his clothing off during the incident. The investigation revealed that Rampulla... more

State Police: Woman stole $71,726 from Palmyra employer

A 65-year-old Marion woman has been charged with stealing more than $70,000 from her employer over the course of months. Michelle Hollingsworth, 65, of Marion was employed at Lor-Co, Inc. during a period from April until November this year. In all, police say she stole $71,726 from the company. State Police even say that Hollingsworth was seen 21 times cashing... more

W-FL Friday: Mynderse beats Newark, ER over Lyons & Clyde-Savannah wins at Gananda

In the opening night of league play in the Finger Lakes East, two of the teams expected to contend for the league crown squared off in Seneca Falls as Mynderse hosted Newark. The game was streamed live on FL1 Sports and can be seen in it’s entirety here. Also, several key Wayne County games and a match-up between Pal-Mac and... more

Ontario man faces 15 years as vehicular manslaughter case goes to trial

Jury selection begins Friday in the trial of the Wayne County man accused of causing a fatal motorcycle crash in the town of Sodus after allegedly smoking marijuana approximately two hours and 20 minutes earlier. Thomas Barto, 59, of Ontario, faces 15 years in prison if convicted in Wayne County Court of vehicular manslaughter for the Aug. 9, 2015, crash... more

W-FL Wednesday: Finger Lakes East teams get wins, Ganada edges Sodus

Five Finger Lakes East boys varsity basketball teams were in action on Wednesday night against out-of-league opponents and all five notched victories. League play is well underway in Wayne County and six teams squared off last night including a barn burner in Gananda. Full results and more below… Wednesday Night W-FL Boys Scoreboard: Syracuse IT 60 at Palmyra-Macedon 79 Last... more

Palmyra fight between neighbors leads to multiple charges and arrests

A pair of Palmyra residents were arrested after a neighbor dispute, according to deputies in Wayne County. Sheriff Barry Virts says that Niki Hanna, 40 of Palmyra and Sheldon W. LaVigne, 16, of Palmyra were involved in a neighbor dispute where it is alleged that Hanna illegally entered the residence of another and started a verbal altercation. Hanna was charged... more

Palmyra man charged with DWI after traffic stop

On December 3rd a 56-year-old Palmyra man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop. Deputies in Wayne County say that Douglas A. Brooks, 56, of Palmyra was charged with speed in zone, improper signal, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated driving while intoxicated. Brooks was released and is scheduled to appear in Lyons Town Court at a later... more

Deputies: Two charged after fight between neighbors in Palmyra

Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Conifer Drive in Palmyra Friday night for the report of several people fighting in a parking lot. Investigators say 40-year-old Niki Hanna illegally entered another home and started an argument that then moved outside and became physical. Daily Messenger: Read More more
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