Category: Wayne County

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents at DeMay Living Center in Newark. There ... MORE
Palmyra man faces felony charge after throwing woman down, hitting her multiple times

Palmyra man faces felony charge after throwing woman down, hitting her multiple times

Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a domestic incident. Christian Santiago, 31, of Palmyra was charged with one count of first-degree contempt and another count of second-degree contempt. He’s accused of throwing a female victim on ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus driver hospitalized at Strong following Arcadia crash

Deputies: Sodus driver hospitalized at Strong following Arcadia crash

Deputies say one person was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital following a crash in the town of Arcadia. It happened on Ryder Road around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. Roy Benjamin, a Sodus resident, was traveling north when his vehicle left the road ... MORE
Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though

Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though

There will be a new sheriff in town when 2022 arrives. Last year Barry Virts said he would not seek re-election in Wayne County. The county’s Republican and Conservative committees recently met – backing Lt. Rob Milby. At the session, the Finger ... MORE
Marc Blankenberg named Athletics Director at North Rose-Wolcott

Marc Blankenberg named Athletics Director at North Rose-Wolcott

The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District is excited to carry on the storied tradition of Cougar Athletics under the leadership of the district’s new Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics. Marc Blankenberg was hired in December and began his new role ... MORE
Clyde driver charged with DWI after traffic stop in Newark

Clyde driver charged with DWI after traffic stop in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Clyde man following a traffic stop in the village of Newark. It happened on Route 31 when deputies performed a traffic stop on January 17th around 11:40 p.m. Lawrence Lee, 57, was ... MORE
Lyons basketball paused on the brink of history

Lyons basketball paused on the brink of history

It’s no secret that the Lyons boys basketball program has consistently been a dominating force in Section V. They have won a sectional title in Class C for three consecutive years and were looking to get their unprecedented fourth in early March ... MORE
Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

Record breaking season for Sandhill Cranes at Montezuma Wetlands Complex

For the last several months Chris Lajewski has been marveling at the number of Sandhill Cranes at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. He serves as director of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah. The birds pass through Central New York every year, on ... MORE
Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

Looking for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are the ways you can sign-up for public events

How can you sign-up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? The federal government determines how much vaccine New York State receives and has given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines per week for over 7 million people who are eligible. Officials have said repeatedly ... MORE
Deputies: Wolcott man faces several charges after DWI crash in Lyons

Deputies: Wolcott man faces several charges after DWI crash in Lyons

Deputies say a Wolcott man is facing a number of charges after a property damage crash on Herbst Road in Lyons. It happened on Friday around 11 p.m. when deputies were called to the scene of a crash. A vehicle, which was ... MORE
Arcadia driver sent to Newark-Wayne Hospital after crashing into telephone pole

Arcadia driver sent to Newark-Wayne Hospital after crashing into telephone pole

Deputies say a 78-year-old Arcadia woman was sent to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital following a one-vehicle crash on Thursday. Carol Mattice, 78, was traveling south on Route 88 when she attempted to sneeze and lost control of her vehicle. Her car then left ... MORE
Newark receives $1,500 grant to repair mural that was damaged by vandals

Newark receives $1,500 grant to repair mural that was damaged by vandals

The Village of Newark was awarded a $1500 grant from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Erie Canalway IMPACT! Grants advance vital work to preserve and showcase canal heritage, educate youth, and welcome people to explore the canal in their local communities ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force says demand strongly outpacing available doses right now

Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force says demand strongly outpacing available doses right now

Leaders from the Finger Lakes region described the path forward during a call with media on Wednesday outlining vaccine response. Dr. Mike Mendoza said during the call that counties in the region were taking the lead vaccinating people based on occupation while ... MORE
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Vaccination begins at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital for Phase 1B

This week, Rochester Regional Health began providing the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to its primary care patients who are age 75 and older. The system is directly calling patients in this group to schedule appointments at COVID-19 vaccine clinics located ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra man found with stolen shotgun

Deputies: Palmyra man found with stolen shotgun

Deputies say a Palmyra man possessed a stolen shotgun when they were called to investigate a suspicious condition in the town of South Bristol. Carson Ladelfa, 26, of Palmyra was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies responded to Sid ... MORE