Category: Butler

Deputies: Auburn man ejected from vehicle, airlifted to Upstate Hospital

Deputies: Auburn man ejected from vehicle, airlifted to Upstate Hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a single-car personal injury crash that happened on Route 89 in the town of Butler. Deputies were dispatched to the area of Route 89 and Reed Road for a car that had left ... MORE
Concerned Citizens group born out of opposition to sewer sludge facility in Wayne County

Concerned Citizens group says it will launch ‘all out offensive’ to stop Butler sludge facility

– By Josh Durso A group of people have joined forces and established an advocacy group to stop a controversial project in Upstate New York. The Concerned Citizens of Butler and Beyond has set out to avert a plan to transport sewage ... MORE
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Big turnout expected for Monday meeting in Butler for sludge processing facility

Big turnout expected for meeting in Butler on proposed sludge facility

A major turnout is expected at Monday's meeting of the Butler Town Board, as it considers an application from Tully Environmental to construct a sewage sludge processing facility in its community on State Route 89. Over the weekend, Seneca Lake Guardian, the ... MORE
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Residents blast proposed sewer sludge facility in Butler at meeting; no decisions made yet

As expected, residents turned out in force to oppose the sewer sludge composting facility on State Route 89 in the town of Butler. Tully Environmental gave a presentation to the Town of Butler, and its Town Board at a meeting on Monday ... MORE
Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

Butler project could move forward despite opposition; environmental attorney hired by town board

A raucous standing-room-only crowd that spilled out of the steamy 150-seat Butler Town Hall vented opposition Tuesday evening to a proposed facility to handle sewage sludge hauled from New York City. After Dan Scully of Tully Environmental gave a broad-brush description of that company’s ... MORE
Company wants to transport sewer sludge from NYC to Wayne County

Company wants to transport sewer sludge from NYC to Wayne County

The Finger Lakes could be home to a new sewer sludge composting facility. The waste would be transported in from New York City, and processed at a facility on Route 89 in the town of Butler. The Finger Lakes times reports that ... MORE
Local residents voice concerns over sewer sludge treatment facility in Wayne County

Local residents voice concerns over sewer sludge treatment facility in Wayne County

Back in November 2019 there was a presentation given to officials in the town of Butler over a proposed Bio Solid Composing facility. The project was proposed for a piece of property located on Route 89 in the town of Butler, which ... MORE
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Residents rally against sewer sludge processing facility in Wayne County

When it comes a proposed composing facility, which would process New York City sewer sludge – residents have stepped up to oppose it. “Upstate New York has become New York City’s dumping ground,” Steve Wickman of Sodus said, as reported by News10NBC ... MORE
Assemblyman Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward

Manktelow says residents should stay informed, pose questions to Butler officials as sewer sludge proposal goes forward

New York State Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R-130) has issued a statement on the proposal to bring a sludge processing plant to Butler, Wayne County. That proposal is being considered by the Butler Town Board, and was proposed by Tully Environmental. The sludge ... MORE
Wayne County police to collect unused drugs

Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said all law enforcement agencies in the county will take part in the Oct. 26 national pharmaceutical collection day. Expired, unused and unwanted medication will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at these locations: Clyde ... MORE
Wayne County man accused of strangling woman during domestic incident

Wayne County man accused of strangling woman during domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Butler man following a domestic incident on September 22nd. Phillip Seaton, 31, of Butler was charged with second-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing following an investigation into the incident. Seaton is ... MORE
Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

It has been just over a year since the Department of Mental Health, Wayne Behavioral Health Network opened the doors of the Open Access Center, an out-treatment facility located at the Public Health Building on Nye Road in Lyons. The team of ... MORE
Vacant Butler prison listed as possible filming site

Vacant Butler prison listed as possible filming site

If a movie or television production is in need of a prison, there is an available option: Butler Correctional Facility in Wayne County. The former state prison, which closed in 2014, has been quietly listed as a possible filming location by Empire ... MORE
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Wolcott man charged with robbery at Butler Fastrac store

Wolcott teen charged with robbery at Fastrac store

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott resident following an investigation into a convenience store larceny along Route 104. Deputies say Kyle R. Mein, 19, of Wolcott was charged with robbery and criminal possession of a controlled substance ... MORE