Category: Galen

Deputies: Teen airlifted after two-car crash on Rt. 31 in Wayne County

Deputies: Teen airlifted after two-car crash on Rt. 31 in Wayne County

Deputies in Wayne County report the investigation of a two-car personal injury crash that happened on Route 31 in the Town of Galen. Deputies say Madison Mason, 18, of Lyons and Jack Sherlock, 22, of South Carolina were said to be in ... MORE
Galen, News, Traffic, Wayne County
Wayne County woman accused of stalking person

Wayne County woman accused of stalking person

Deputies say a Palmyra woman was arrested following a stalking complaint in the town of Galen. Abbie Finch, 23, was charged with stalking. She is accused of harassing another female over a period of time. She was arraigned and released to answer ... MORE
Deputy accused of side-swiping vehicle in Wayne County, but investigation finds statements were false

Deputy accused of side-swiping vehicle in Wayne County, but investigation finds statements were false

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Wolcott residents following an investigation into false statements made to investigators. Zylinda Zanders, 18, and Jazzmin Edmondson, 31, both of Wolcott were charged with falsely reporting an incident and making a punishable ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County

One dead, teen airlifted from scene of serious crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal one-car crash that happened on State Route 31 in the town of Galen on Sunday. Deputies say David Fischette Jr., 30, was a passenger in the vehicle, which went off the road and ... MORE
Galen, News, Traffic, Wayne County
Deputies: Wayne County man throws plate at young child during dispute over cigarettes

Deputies: Wayne County man throws plate at young child during dispute over cigarettes

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen man following an incident involving a family member. Coli Serafine, 20, of Galen was arrested by deputies after they received a 911 call for a report of family trouble. An investigation ... MORE
Deputies: Wayne man threatened person with knife, stole property from them

Deputies: Wayne man threatened person with knife, stole property from them

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old Savannah man following a disturbance on Kelsey Road in the town of Galen. Deputies charged Andrew Geise Sr., 32, with menacing, criminal mischief, petit larceny, and harassment following an incident involving ... MORE
Deputies: Newark sex offender failed to appear, notify NYS of addresss change

Deputies: Newark sex offender failed to appear, notify NYS of addresss change

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old sex offender for failing to notify of an address change. LaQuan A. Whitfield, 32, of Newark was arrested following an investigation into a sex offender registry violation. As requirement of the ... MORE
Deputies: Clyde man struck juvenile several times as victim held another child

Deputies: Clyde man struck juvenile several times as victim held another child

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 44-year-old Clyde man following an investigation on January 18th around 10:46 p.m. in Galen. Deputies arrested Shane V. Delyser, 44, of Clyde on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child ... MORE
Supervisors transfer $1.5M to match $30M coming in for shoreline REDI projects

Wayne Supervisors transfer $1.5M to match $30M coming in for shoreline REDI projects

Officials in Wayne County have signed on to a program through New York State aimed at helping communities impacted by shoreline flooding. Earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved transferring $1.5 million from its fund balance into a new capital ... MORE
Retirement of Galens Pharmacy prompts Kinney Drugs takeover in Wayne County

Retirement of Galens Pharmacy prompts Kinney Drugs takeover in Wayne County

Kinney Drugs, a leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, will begin to serve Galens Pharmacy patients following the retirement of the Galens Pharmacy owners. “With grateful acknowledgement of our success as a small business and the privilege of providing pharmacy ... 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 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
Canal path construction hits snag in Wayne County

Canal path construction hits snag in Wayne County

The old towpath along the former Enlarged Erie Canal — the second incarnation of the state waterway — appears to be an ideal location for the extension of the state’s canal trail in Wayne County. The old canal bed here still has ... MORE
Galen, News, Wayne County
Galen seeks DEC approval for new sand and gravel mine

Galen seeks DEC approval for new sand and gravel mine

The deadline for the public to submit written comments on the town’s application to create a new 6.8-acre sand and gravel mine on Kelsey Road is Sept. 6. The town has applied to the state Department of Environmental Conservation Region 8 office ... MORE