Category: Galen

Wood stove likely to blame after mill leveled by blaze in Galen

Wood stove likely to blame after mill leveled by blaze in Galen

An Amish lumber mill was destroyed by a fire over the weekend in Wayne County. Clyde Fire Department Chief Joe Tavano Jr. told the Finger Lakes Times that approximately 70 firefighters were on-scene, and that everyone did a great job. However, it ... MORE
Fire, Galen, News, Wayne County
Galen man hospitalized after vehicle crashes into tractor-trailer

Driver hospitalized after vehicle crashes into tractor-trailer

On December 10th around 1:30 p.m. deputies responded to a personal injury crash in the area of Clyde Marengo Road and Watson Road in Galen. Deputies say Gary Jones, of Galen became unconscious while driving, left the roadway and hit an embankment ... MORE
Wayne County man dispute property ownership, damages part of Empire State Trail

Wayne County man dispute property ownership, damages part of Empire State Trail

A Wayne County man was arrested following a property dispute near the Erie Canal. Floyd Chadwick, 58, of Galen was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, as a felony; as well as second-degree criminal contempt. He was also charged with trespass. Chadwick is ... MORE
Town of Tyre will contract with Galen-Clyde Fire Department for protection in 2021

Town of Tyre will contract with Galen-Clyde Fire Department for protection in 2021

The Town of Tyre has gone another direction for fire protection. On November 19th the Town Board authorized a one-year contract with the Galen-Clyde Fire District for 2021. “For many, many years Tyre has engaged the Magee Volunteer Fire Dept. for its ... MORE
Clyde teen charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter after fatal crash

Clyde teen charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter after fatal crash

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a 19-year-old Clyde driver following a fatal crash in March 2020. Gregory Bailey, 19, of Clyde was taken into custody on several charges including second degree manslaughter, second degree vehicular manslaughter, second degree ... MORE
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