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Deputies: Galen man threw hammer at woman’s car, shattering windshield

On Monday at approximately 5:58 pm deputies arrested a Galen man following a domestic incident. Kenneth L. Downey, 61, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree reckless endangerment after allegedly throwing a hammer at his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle as she attempted to leave. The violent incident took place following a domestic incident, according to deputies. The windshield was shattered, according... more

Galen woman accused of damaging property during domestic incident

On Friday around 8:15 p.m. deputies arrested a Galen woman following an investigation into a domestic disturbance. Deputies say Amber M. Hulsizer, 27, of Galen was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree obstructing governmental administration following an incident where she allegedly damaged property belonging to another person. She was arraigned in Galen Town Court and remanded to the Wayne... more

NEW WEEK, SAME PROBLEM: Community cleaning up mess left behind by Feher

For some residents and business owners, the abrupt closure of Feher Rubbish Removal hasn’t just been inconvenient – it’s been downright worrisome. “I just don’t know what we’re going to do. We’re not the only ones seeking out a new contract, and every carrier we’ve called is either ‘too busy’ to take on new customers with gone, or aren’t... more

Rose woman charged with DWI after crashing into mailbox on Rt. 414

Deputies arrested a Rose woman following a crash into a ditch on State Route 414 in Galen. Shannelle C. Patton, 22, of Rose was traveling north on State Route 414 in Galen when her vehicle left the roadway — striking a mailbox — coming to rest in a ditch. Upon investigation it was determined that Patton was operating the vehicle... more

Galen man charged with breaking a deputy’s hand after incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen man for assaulting a deputy following a domestic incident. Jarrod R. Traylor, 35 of Galen is accused of breaking a deputy’s hand following an incident. Officers responded to Traylor’s residence to investigate a reported domestic incident. While attempting to detain Traylor, he engaged in a physical altercation with officers... more

Deputies: Clyde woman accused of stealing from school group held on $25K bail

An arrest has been made involving the stolen money from a Parent-Teacher Group at the Clyde-Savannah Elementary School. Investigators arrested 41-year-old Julie Rivello, who was charged with second-degree forgery and third-degree grand larceny. Rivello is listed as an employee within the Clyde-Savannah School District, and according to the website — is a secretary. Investigators say Rivello wrote multiple checks to... more

Romulus man faces multiple charges after domestic incident in Wayne Co.

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of a Romulus man following a domestic incident investigation in Galen. Deputies arrested Taylor J. Tohafjian, 25, on two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree criminal mischief endangering the welfare of a child, and second-degree harassment. It is alleged that he damaged a phone and television, then pushed another family member during... more

Sheriff: Galen teen struck ex-boyfriend with a broom handle during dispute

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of a Galen teen following an incident where she allegedly struck her ex-boyfriend with a metal broom handle in the face. Deputies say Mariah A. Luyando, 18, of Galen had a verbal argument with her ex-boyfriend, and during the incident she became violent and struck him in the face with a broom... more

ELECTION NIGHT LIVE 2017 (webcast replay)

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom... more

Michael Calarco wins big in Wayne DA race

Michael Calarco said during the campaign that experience was the difference between he and his opponent, David Fulvio, in the race for Wayne County district attorney. On Tuesday, the voters agreed. Calarco, running on the Democratic and Conservative lines, handily defeated Fulvio, a Republican. Calarco finished with 9,574 votes in unofficial results posted on the county website just before 1... more

ELECTION GUIDE 2017: Looking at all of the candidates, issues in Wayne County

A contested District Attorney’s race in Wayne County highlights an active year for local, municipal races. Sodus Point will elect a village mayor just months after historic flooding ravaged the Lake Ontario coastline. Walworth will elect a new Town Supervisor, as well. While the only Democratic Supervisor in Wayne County, Kenan Baldridge, will run unopposed. The biggest issue, by far,... more

Wayne sheriff’s association endorses Calarco

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Police Officers Association-Teamsters Local 118 have endorsed Michael Calarco for district attorney. The group includes members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. FL Times: Read More more

Why so many want Joseph Amico behind bars

It was quite a surprise to Joseph Amico, age 45, of 7850 Flagler Street, City of Las Vegas, that two Wayne County Sheriff’s Officers were waiting outside a New York City Courtroom on Monday (8/14) morning, waiting to take him into custody. In a Manhattan court, Amico had been charged with making terrorist threats and Aggravated Harassment in the Second... more

Recaptured Wayne Co. Jail inmate pleads not guilty to escape charge

An inmate who escaped from the Wayne County Jail by walking out the front door denied his guilt on new charges filed against him Thursday. An attorney for Shawn Meacham, 25, entered a plea of denial for both violation of probation and escape 1st charges. According to Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts, Meacham posed as an inmate who was only... more

VoteTilla to get a Taste of Wayne County at Newark event

The VoteTilla will arrive in Wayne County on Monday, July 17th as part of a week-long navigational celebrating 100 years of women’s voices and votes in New York State that will take place along the Erie Canal. With a core of five rented, 10-passenger, canal packet boats, VoteTilla will set out from Seneca Falls and travel to Rochester, finishing the... more

Five of the BEST events happening in the FLX this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend with family or friends? The Finger Lakes is loaded with events on Saturday and Sunday, which will give everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy the springtime festivities that come with living in the region. Whether you’re interested in wine, crafts, arts – or are looking for a parade – the Finger... more

Deputies: Galen man accused of DWI nearly ran over mother

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 29th a Galen man was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated. Deputies arrested Aaron J. VanOpdurp, 24, of Galen after he allegedly backed down Pilgrimport Rd. in Lyons to pick up his mother who was on the side of the road, and he nearly struck her. He was charged with felony... more

Executive Director of FLX Red Cross talks Lake Ontario flooding, disaster response (podcast)

When it comes to disaster response, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross handles hundreds of events and disasters throughout the calendar year. They also spend a significant amount of time working to prevent disasters. Even training and developing core volunteer staff to respond to various disasters throughout the Finger Lakes Chapter’s six county district takes up a... more
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