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Physical confrontation leads to charges for two Macedon men

Deputies say a pair of Macedon men were arrested on Tuesday following a disturbance on Lapham Street during the evening hours. Around 8:54 pm Raymond Durant Jr., 54, and Zachary S. Feldman, 29, both of Lapham Street were involved in a physical confrontation outside their residences. At one point, Feldman allegedly pointed an electronic stun gun at Durant, and in... more

Crash under investigation on Rt. 31 in Wayne Co.

An investigation is underway into a crash that happened on Route 31 in Wayne County on Friday. The accident happened near Canalside Drive in Port Gibson, between Palmyra and Newark. Reports indicate that one person may have been airlifted from the scene, but no official confirmation has come down from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, or New York State Police.... more

Unraveling the gas pump ‘card skimmer gang’

The complaints piled up, unsuspecting customers at gas pumps thought that using their credit cards was a safe way to fill up with fuel. Throughout the East Coast, a gang of ‘legal’ Cubans, believed to be working for drug cartels, placed sophisticated “card skimmers” inside fuel pumps. Once secretly installed in gas pumps, these “skimmers” allowed the gang members to... more

Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers meet with Town of Macedon

After 6 ½ years, one of the Butterfly Nature Trail Volunteers is no longer able to mow the beautiful Butterfly Nature trail located in the Canal Park-Lock 30 area. We would like to thank our volunteer, who would like to remain anonymous, for his years in volunteering his services. He helped to develop and create such a beautiful trail and... more

Pal-Mac girls fall in state Class D semifinal

Victoria Ruffo scored five goals and Allie Berkery and Fiona Jones each netted a hat trick as Bronxville-I got its year-long wish to get another shot at a state championship. The Broncos, now 18-4, defeated Palmyra-Macedon 14-5 Friday in the Class D state semifinals at SUNY-Cortland. The Broncos, who fell in double-overtime in last year’s state championship, jumped out to... more

Macedon driver charged with DWI in Farmington

A 65-year-old Macedon resident was arrested for DWI on Cline Road in Farmington after a routine traffic stop. William F. Vuichard, 65, of Macedon was arrested around 12:25 p.m. on June 5th for DWI, failure to keep right, and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Cline Road. Deputies say his BAC was determined to be 0.13 percent... more

Palmyra-Macedon girls reach state semifinals in girls lacrosse

Palmyra-Macedon girls have reached the state semifinals in girls lacrosse. The Red Raiders advanced to the state semis with a 17-3 win over Eden on Saturday at Honeoye Falls-Lima High School. Jamie Walker had six goals and three assists and Emma Arnold added five goals and three assists. Anna Diakogiannis and Alea Javorowsky each scored two goals and Kayleigh Ground... more

Pal-Mac grad Ben Reeves wins Tewaaraton Award

Yale captain Ben Reeves and junior attack Sam Apuzzo of Boston College have won the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the most outstanding male and female college lacrosse players in the nation. Reeves closed his college career with one goal and three assists in a 13-11 victory over Duke on Monday for the national championship. He finished the season with... more

Pal-Mac girls top Penn Yan to capture lacrosse title

The Pal-Mac girls lacrosse team defeated Penn Yan by a final score of 12-7 in Pittsford on Tuesday night to capture the Section V Class D title. It was the second straight championship for Pal-Mac and Coach E.J. Burse. Pal-Mac defeated Penn Yan in the sectional final game last season, 16-5. Emma Arnold led the way with 6 goals and... more

Musical cheers for Honeoye, Pal-Mac

It may sound cliche, but the hills of Honeoye are truly alive with the “Sound of Music,” and the notes are reverberating beyond school district boundaries. The Honeoye and Palmyra-Macedon central school districts are among area districts to recently be nationally recognized as “Best Communities for Music Education.” “We are excited,” said Grace Wood, Honeoye music department chair. “For some... more

Macedon man charged with felony DWI, AUO

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Macedon man following a traffic stop. William P. Purcell Jr, 43, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree and Felony Driving While Intoxicated. Deputies stopped the vehicle Purcell was operating for a traffic violation. It was determined that Purcell was operating the vehicle with a revoked license... more

Pal-Mac grad Ben Reeves becomes finalist for 2018 Tewaaraton Award

The Tewaaraton Foundation announced the men’s and women’s NCAA Lacrosse finalists for the 2018 Tewaaraton Award on Thursday. Listed, as one of five male finalists, is none other than Wayne County native Ben Reeves. The highly motivated student-athlete has been playing for the Yale Bulldogs for the last four years. WHEC: Read More Congrats to Ben Reeves in becoming Yale's... more

Pal-Mac voters to decide on $39.7M budget

The proposed budget for the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District that will be put to voters Tuesday totals $39.7 million, up 2.7 percent from the current-year spending plan of $38.65 million. The tax levy to support the budget came in under the state tax cap with a net increase of 2.4 percent. The tax levy is at $18.9 million, compared to... more

Farmington man ticketed after causing Ontario County accident

On Friday around 8:40 p.m. deputies responded to the intersection of County Road 28 and Emerson Road in Canandaigua for a personal injury accident. According to deputies Canandaigua Fire and EMS responded to the scene as well. David C. Wilson, 63, of Farmington was issued a traffic citation for failing to stop at a stop sign on Emerson Road at... more

Driver charged with felony DWI in Macedon had previous conviction

On Saturday a Fairport man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 31 in Macedon. Andre M. Dunmore, 28, of Fairport was charged with felony driving while intoxicated – due to a previous conviction, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than 0.08 percent, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation... more

Macedon PD: Stay ‘vigilant’ after teen assaulted while jogging; suspects at-large

Police are asking for the public to be vigilant after a teenager was assaulted by the driver of a suspicious vehicle on Thursday. The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Eddy Road near Route 350. Police say the 14-year-old was jogging when a van pulled up next to her, and someone inside asked for directions. At that point, when the... more

Local Meals on Wheels program running into problems

“It is crunch time,” said Wayne County Aging and Youth, Director Penny Shockley. Home Delivered Meal (Meals on Wheels) Program Director Karen Breen and Board Director Sergei Barishevich came into the Human Services Committeee meeting on Monday (4/2) to discuss the financial crunch the local Home Delivered Meal Program is having. The number of senior citizens requesting or already taking... more

Macedon ambulance crash puts unit out of commission

On March 19th at 5:22 a.m., one of the paid Macedon Town ambulance drivers fell asleep at the wheel, hitting a utility pole. There were no passengers on-board and the driver was uninjured. The crash proved fatal, however, for the ambulance rig. On Thursday (3/29), Macedon Ambulance Director, Paul Harkness received the news, the expensive ambulance was considered totaled by... more
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