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Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County police to collect unused drugs
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 Police Department — Galen’s Express Lane, 17 Sodus St. Sheriff’s Office — Lyons National Bank, 2 Forgham St. (Route 31).... 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 drug experts are providing support and care to those with a heroin, opioid or any other addition issues,... more

One person sent to the hospital after Lyons crash along Rt. 31

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a two-car crash at the intersection of State Route 31 and Warncke Road in Lyons on Thursday around 1:09 p.m. Deputies say that Daniel Fremouw, 52, of Lyons was traveling east on Route 31 when he attempted to turn left onto Warncke Road. At that time his vehicle was struck by... more

Village of Clyde recommended for state, national historical registers

Village of Clyde recommended for state, national historical registers
Another Wayne County canal community is being recognized for its historic downtown. Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the village of Clyde’s historic district is one of 14 recommended by the state’s Historic Preservation Board to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. “These storied sites represent exceptional and fascinating pieces of New York’s rich... more

Home health aid arrested for theft from elderly couple in Seneca County

Home health aid arrested for theft from elderly couple
Following a complaint, which was filed in June – investigation by State Police determined that a Clyde resident stole a local resident’s ATM card on several occasions. Troopers say Linda L. Swarthout, 47, of Clyde had stolen one of the elderly couple’s ATM cards while she worked as a home health aide. During a period from May to mid June,... more

Finger Lakes Christian School basketball standout commits to Niagara

Savannah, NY native Noah Waterman has been growing at an alarming rate. His basketball skills have been as well. Measuring 6-foot-2 as a sophomore, Waterman relied heavily on his perimeter game and shooting ability. Now, an athletic 6-foot-10 wing, he utilizes his combination of length and skill to play every position on the court. That versatility translated into two Division... more

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit

Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen woman after her BAC was found to be four-times the legal limit. Dacey E. Madigan, 30, of Galen was operating a vehicle westbound on State Route 31 in Clyde when she passed an unmarked patrol car at a high rate of speed on a double solid line. Madigan’s vehicle... more

Clyde-Savannah High School announces Class of 2019 valedictorian, salutatorian

Clyde-Savannah High School announces Class of 2019 valedictorian, salutatorian
Clyde-Savannah High School has announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2019. Noah Bastedo is the valedictorian and Julia Secor is the salutatorian. Both students have excelled in the classroom and in extracurricular activities during their years at Clyde-Savannah. Valedictorian Noah Bastedo has earned a 99.5 percent cumulative grade point average and will graduate high school with 26... more

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

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in 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 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Three teens from Buffalo charged with assault in Clyde

Three teens from Buffalo charged with assault in Clyde
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three Buffalo juveniles after an alleged assault on April 23rd. Around 9:30 p.m. a man was robbed and assaulted, according to deputies. Three youths are accused of knocking down the victim, and hitting that individual with a steel rake. While the victim was knocked down – the juveniles are accused of... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Police investigating whether February kidnapping related to Clyde woman’s disappearance

Police investigating whether February kidnapping related to Clyde woman’s disappearance
Police say they are investigating whether there are any connections between the disappearance of a Clyde woman in November and two people arrested over the weekend for kidnapping. A representative of the Clyde Police Department tells 13WHAM, “We are working jointly with the sheriff’s office in regards to its arrest over the weekend to see if we have any correlation... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles

W-FL MONDAY: South Seneca, Gananda girls clinch league titles
The South Seneca Lady Falcons won their 17th straight game on Monday night in Naples, defeating the Big Green 69-18. With the win South Seneca clinched the Finger Lakes West Championship. Meanwhile, the Gananda Lady Blue Panthers dropped a cross-over contest to local rival Wayne, 45-38, but still clinched the Wayne County Championship when Lyons defeated second-place Marion. Also on... more

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title

W-FL FRIDAY: Newark spoils senior night in Waterloo; Midlakes girls clinch East title
After a Senior Night ceremony in Waterloo in which legendary Newark coach Ron Ceravolo was honored pregame, the Newark Reds came up with a big 66-58 road win against the Indians. Jayden Peters exploded out of the gate with 15 first quarter points and the Reds built a 16 point lead in the third quarter before Waterloo came storming back... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Gananda, Marion girls post wins in Wayne County; South Seneca 1 win away from West title

W-FL THURSDAY: Gananda, Marion girls post wins in Wayne County; South Seneca 1 win away from West title
The Gananda Lady Blue Panthers and the Marion Lady Black Knights are seperated by just one-half game at the top of the Wayne County girls basketball standings. Both teams posted victories on Thursday night, Gananda’s coming on Senior Night over Red Creek. In the West, the South Seneca Lady Falcons rolled past Honeoye for their 16th straight win. With the... more
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