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Police: Waterloo man accused of sexually abusing 4-year-old

Police: Waterloo man accused of sexually abusing 4-year-old
A Waterloo man has been accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old, according to reports out of Wayne County. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Casey Tourtellotte, 38, was charged with first-degree sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. The information was listed on the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office mobile app. The information listed in the Sheriff’s database... more

Wayne County hemp farmer believes thieves are mistaking his plants for pot

Wayne County hemp farmer believes thieves are mistaking his plants for pot
Dale Weed is a farmer and food processor who, just this year, started growing industrial hemp because of an increasing popularity in the CBD industry. “This is an opportunity for farmers to be able to save the farm, and for people to understand the benefits of CBD,” said Weed. But this story, first reported by The Times of Wayne County, isn’t... more

Pistol permits are subject of Wayne County meetings

Pistol permits are subject of Wayne County meetings
Wayne County Clerk Mike Jankowski and Sheriff Barry Virts have scheduled two public meetings regarding the state’s pistol permit process, including recertification. The meetings are Oct. 29 at the Butler Town Hall and Nov. 13 at the Macedon Town Hall. They will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are intended to answer questions and lessen uncertainty about the process. There... more

Deputies say Lyons man grabbed child in street, told her to buy him cigarettes

Deputies say Lyons man grabbed child in street, told her to buy him cigarettes
Deputies say that a Lyons man was taken into custody after a suspicious condition report was provided to law enforcement. Scott P. Kelley, 54, of Lyons was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. The charges stem from an incident where Kelley allegedly grabbed a 10-year-old child by her right arm while in a cross walk.... more

NFHS: Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser didn’t officially break national goals record

Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser didn’t officially break national goals record
Marion soccer star Chloe DeLyser made all of Western New York proud when she broke the high school national goals record for girls soccer Tuesday night. Except, she didn’t officially break the record. It’s complicated. The official record, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), was 316. DeLyser scored five goals Tuesday to go from 314 to... more

FLX WEEKLY: Environmental Educator Kristen Moore and Falconer Steve Arndt in-studio (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Environmental Educator Kristen Moore and Falconer Steve Arndt in-studio (podcast)
Kristen Moore, Environmental Educator, is in-studio to talk about upcoming programs at Seneca Meadows Education Center along with Steve Arndt of American Falconry Services to help us preview your October weekend ahead as the autumn foliage nears peak in the Finger Lakes.  . more

Finger Lakes Land Trust launches five point initiative to protect water quality

Finger Lakes Land Trust launches five point initiative to protect water quality
The Finger Lakes Land Trust announced it has launched a new initiative to expand the organization’s current water protection efforts. Toxic algae outbreaks within each of the Finger Lakes have generated alarming headlines over the last few years, prompting the Land Trust to take immediate action. Toxic algae, also referred to as harmful algal blooms, are actually cyanobacteria – naturally... more

DeLyser of Marion sets U.S. girls soccer career scoring record

DeLyser of Marion sets U.S. record for girls soccer career scoring
Marion senior Chloe DeLyser came into a road game Tuesday needing 3 goals to achieve U.S. career scoring record for girls soccer. She had a pair of goals already by the 4th minute; her record-breaking score came around in the 12th minute on a feed from her middle school sibling Abigail. She added a couple more goals later on for... more

Wayne supervisors wrestle with taxes in 2020 budget

Wayne supervisors wrestle with taxes in 2020 budget
The Wayne County Board of Supervisors annually debates just how much of its ample surplus funds will go toward underwriting its budget, and that is no exception this year. In a session that followed the supervisors’ regular meeting Tuesday, members got an overview of the proposed $149.9 million budget for 2020 by Ken Blake, a fiscal assistant in County Administrator... more

Lyons mobile home park that went dark for 50 days this summer could now go waterless

Water could get cut from Lyons mobile home park that lost power over summer
After going more than 50 days without power this summer, the Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons is now facing a new problem — water. An official from the Wayne County Water Authority said the mobile home park’s water is due to be shut off on October 29, unless the owner of the park, Phil Provenzano, pays the water bill. Marty Aman from the... more

Lyons Farmers Market to hold November indoor market

Lyons Farmers Market to hold November indoor market
The Lyons Farmers Market is holding an “after season” market to extend the availability of fresh produce into the holiday season. The market will have farmers, food vendors and handmade crafts. The hours for the market are 10:00AM to 2:00PM on Saturdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. The market will be at the Grace Parish Hall, 7 Phelps... more

Phelps manhunt suspect calls News10NBC from jail: “I robbed the store”

Phelps manhunt suspect calls News10NBC from jail: “I robbed the store”
The man who led authorities on a manhunt that lasted more than 24-hours called a local newsroom as he sit in jail this week. Brandon Burgess called News10NBC from the Ontario County Jail. Burgess led police on that manhunt after robbing a convenience store near Exit 42 of the New York State Thruway in Phelps. He had previously called that... more

Meals-on-wheels does a U-turn in Wayne County

Meals-on-wheels does a U-turn in Wayne County
When Home Meal Service lost its meals-on-wheels contract last fall to The Arc Wayne, officials from both agencies expressed hope they could forge a partnership that would benefit both organizations and most importantly, Wayne County’s home-bound seniors. Kathy Schneemann, volunteer coordinator for Home Meal Service, said there was no guarantee that was going to happen, and the agency braced for... more

Apple farmers feeling the chill of a cold spring as harvest season continues

Apple farmers feeling the effects of a cold spring
From being shot out of a cannon to being distilled down to a cider, Western New York apple farmers have found many ways to make use of their crops. But this year, as farmers go through harvest season, some say there’s been a catch. “I think, overall, the crop load, in general, has been a little bit lighter,” said Dale Wickham,... more

What Dateline didn’t tell you about the Sodus double homicide

What Dateline didn’t tell you about the Sodus double homicide
Dateline NBC aired a two-hour episode Friday night about the double homicide in Sodus, Wayne County in October 2018. It featured interviews from the families of the victims, Josh Niles and Amber Washburn, conversations with law enforcement officers who cracked the case, and a chilling interview with Charlene Childers, who was the mastermind behind the murder plot. Read more from the... more

New York State DEC files lawsuit against IJC

New York State DEC files
The New York State DEC has filed a lawsuit against the International Joint Commission, claiming negligence stemming from high water levels on Lake Ontario. The lawsuit alleges the IJC’s “Plan 2014” resulted in devastating flooding for communities and residents along the lake’s shoreline in 2017 and 2019. “The persistent high water levels – and the devastation they have caused to... more

Giuliani’s associate, accused of violating election law, used fake name to donate to Katko, Tenney

Giuliani’s associate, accused of violating election law, used fake name to donate to Katko, Tenney
Republican Congressman John Katko is donating $2,433 to a local charity to make-up for the same amount given to him by Igor Fruman, an associate of Rudy Giuliani accused of violating campaign finance law. Igor Fruman, along with Lev Parnas, David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin, have been indicted on accusations they “conspired to circumvent the federal laws against foreign influence... more

Deputies: Lyons woman grabbed child by hair, arms during domestic incident

Deputies: Lyons woman grabbed child by hair, arms during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons woman following an investigation into a domestic incident on Sunday. Deputies arrested Kristina D. Alderman, 35, of Lyons for endangering the welfare of a child. It’s alleged that Alderman knowingly acted in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental, or moral welfare of her 9-year-old child.... more
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