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Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

Rochester Regional Health: Workers putting residents over self at nursing homes during outbreaks

One of the nursing homes operated by Rochester Regional Health here in the Finger Lakes saw the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As of January 22 there had been 108 cases of COVID-19 among residents at DeMay Living Center in Newark. There ... MORE
Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though

Republicans back Milby for sheriff in Wayne County, two other candidates in the mix though

There will be a new sheriff in town when 2022 arrives. Last year Barry Virts said he would not seek re-election in Wayne County. The county’s Republican and Conservative committees recently met – backing Lt. Rob Milby. At the session, the Finger ... MORE
Clyde driver charged with DWI after traffic stop in Newark

Clyde driver charged with DWI after traffic stop in Newark

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Clyde man following a traffic stop in the village of Newark. It happened on Route 31 when deputies performed a traffic stop on January 17th around 11:40 p.m. Lawrence Lee, 57, was ... MORE
Newark receives $1,500 grant to repair mural that was damaged by vandals

Newark receives $1,500 grant to repair mural that was damaged by vandals

The Village of Newark was awarded a $1500 grant from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Erie Canalway IMPACT! Grants advance vital work to preserve and showcase canal heritage, educate youth, and welcome people to explore the canal in their local communities ... MORE
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Vaccination begins at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital for Phase 1B

This week, Rochester Regional Health began providing the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to its primary care patients who are age 75 and older. The system is directly calling patients in this group to schedule appointments at COVID-19 vaccine clinics located ... MORE
Rochester Regional Health will start rolling out vaccine to seniors at Newark-Wayne Hospital

Rochester Regional Health will start rolling out vaccine to seniors at Newark-Wayne Hospital

Rochester Regional Health announced that it would be contacting primary care patients age 75-and-up to begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations. “As of today, we are hosting a total of ten clinics this week on the Unity Hospital campus, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital campus, Jerome ... MORE
New treasurer gets started in village of Newark

New treasurer gets started in village of Newark

The Village of Newark has a new clerk and treasurer. Valerie Quade, a Clifton Springs resident, was named the village clerk. She started in her role on January 4th, according to village officials. Quade previously served as accounting manager at Finger Lakes ... MORE
Driver hospitalized after crash in Wayne County

Driver hospitalized after crash in Wayne County

Deputies say one person was hospitalized after a crash on Ryder Road in Wayne County. Jada Wright, 19, of Newark was traveling north on Ryder Road when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a parked car. Wright was extricated from her ... MORE
Wolcott officer-in-charge indicted on felony sex charges

Wolcott officer-in-charge indicted on felony sex charges in Wayne County

New York State Police report the arrest of a 33-year-old Newark man who is currently employed as the Officer-in-Charge with the Village of Wolcott Police Department. While the incident in question occurred before his employment with the police department – Zackery Powell, ... MORE
DAILY: What was it like getting the COVID-19 vaccine? (podcast)

DAILY: What was it like getting the COVID-19 vaccine? (podcast)

Last week Dr. Gregory Heeb from Newark-Wayne Community Hospital became one of the first in the region to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. That vaccine, while politicized throughout the pandemic, is viewed as one of the few instruments that can get the U.S ... MORE
Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

Closer look at COVID-19 numbers at local nursing homes

What is the situation at local nursing homes? There are several in the region – with facilities in Clifton Springs, Geneva, Hornell, Newark, Penn Yan, and Waterloo. By now, most people have heard about the major COVID-19 outbreaks at Huntington Living Center ... MORE
Firefighters battle overnight blaze in Wayne County

Two dead after fire in Wayne County

Two seniors reportedly died in a fire overnight in the town of Arcadia. The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on Lembke Road. An elderly couple lived there, according to neighbors, who say family members confirmed they died. The fire ... MORE
Free COVID testing event coming to Wayne County

Free COVID testing event coming to Wayne County

The Wayne County Health Department says free COVID-19 testing will be available this week. The rapid testing event is set to take place on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. It will be a drive-thru session at Finger Lakes Health’s Newark ... MORE
Sheriff: Red Creek man assaulted young child causing bruising, swelling

Sheriff: Red Creek man assaulted young child causing bruising, swelling

Sheriff Barry Virts reports the arrest of a Red Creek man on an assault charge following an investigation involving Child Protective Services. Lewis Benjamin, 23, of Red Creek was taken into custody after an investigation was initiated by Wayne County CPS. Sheriff ... MORE
Newark schools go remote due to COVID as nearly 200 students, staff in quarantine

Newark schools go remote as nearly 200 staff, students quarantined due to COVID-19

The Newark Central School District announced this week that it’s going remote. The decision means that the schools will be remote until holiday recess begins. The decision was made due to an increase in COVID cases. The district said in a letter ... MORE