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Deputies: Newark woman stole purse, cash, and car keys

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Newark resident after a larceny investigation in Lyons. Sarah J. Buffett, 37 of Newark was charged after an investigation into a larceny at the Lyons Manor apartments located at 31 Pearl Street in the Town of Lyons. It is alleged that while Buffett was visiting with friends at a... more

Taste of Wayne: Nana’s Village Restaurant owner crowned winner after August 3rd event

The Taste of Wayne County is held annually along the banks of the Erie Canal at the Port of Newark, and each year the booth collecting the most tickets wins a trophy. The Village of Newark and the Newark Chamber of Commerce announced that Mary Fitch, owner of Nana’s Village Restaurant and Catering, was crowned this year’s champion. Members of... more

Nana’s Village Restaurant and Catering wins Taste of Wayne County award

Taste of Wayne County is held annually along the banks of the Erie Canal at the Port of Newark, and each year the booth collecting the most tickets wins a trophy. The Village of Newark and the Newark Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that Mary Fitch, owner of Nana’s Village Restaurant and Catering, was crowned this year’s champion.... more

Police: Newark woman stole $649 worth of merchandise from Walmart

The Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 25-year-old Newark woman on larceny charges following an incident at Walmart. Lee A. O’Shea, 25, of Newark was charged with Petit Larceny and two counts of Child Not Properly Restrained. O’Shea is accused of stealing merchandise from the Walmart Super Center valued at $649.02. She was located driving away from the scene and... more

Newark man takes plea deal in stabbing death

Vaughn Gray has accepted a plea deal in the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior last December in Newark. Whether he testifies against his co-defendant remains to be seen. Gray, 19, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Wayne County Court to first-degree manslaughter in the Dec. 9 death of Zackary Dwello, 17. The charge is a class B felony punishable... more

Newark police chief to retire

After more than four decades in law enforcement, the last 10 as this village’s police chief, Dave Christler will be retiring. This time for good. Christler said Tuesday he will retire effective Aug. 27. Following a 32-year career with the New York State Police, Christler was hired as Newark’s police chief on Aug. 4, 2008, by the village board and... more

Police investigate stabbing in Newark; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Police are investigating a stabbing that happened in Newark during the early-morning hours on Sunday, according to the Newark Police Department. The stabbing happened on Siegreist Street around 3:30 am following an altercation between two individuals. They say Ryan Daniel, 30, of Sodus had been stabbed in the lower back. He was driven to Newark Wayne Community Hospital and stabilized.... more

Drunk driver flees scene, jumps into canal in attempt to get away

Newark Village Police and Fire Department responded to a one vehicle crash on Monday (7/23) at 3:15 p.m. on West Union Street in the Village. A GMC pick up truck left the highway, hit one pole, ending up between a tree and utility pole. A witness said the driver opened the driver’s side door ran north, then headed westbound along... more

Suspect in Newark stabbing death offered plea deal

One of two suspects in the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior last December is pondering a plea deal. Vaughn Gray, 19, of Newark, charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of 17-year-old Zackary Dwello — along with fellow suspect Hunter Peck — has been offered a plea of first-degree manslaughter, with a... more

Lyons man dead, another charged with manslaughter

State Troopers are investigating a fight that turned deadly in Lyons. It started as a fist fight at an apartment building on Water Street; and ended with a 2×4. Police say they were called to 43 Water Street in Lyons for an assault in progress. Witnesses told them that 32-year-old Martin Smallwood, from Lyons struck 42-year-old Camilo Robledo several times... more

Macedon man airlifted after three-way crash near SR 96

Deputies say they were called to a multi-vehicle accident on County Road 6 near State Route 96 on Thursday around 9:26 am. They say Wayne A. Dunbar, 30, of Macedon entered Route 96 from County Road 6 – attempting to make a left turn and was struck by an SUV operated by Douglas C. Groover, 52, of Newark. Deputies say... more

Community garage sale along the Erie

Newark, Lyons, Clyde and Savannah will hold the “Treasures Along the Erie” Community Garage Sale on August 4th. You’ll find that treasure you have been searching for and so much more! Online maps/lists available after August 3rd at www.villageofnewark.com. Hard copies available day of sale at Newark Chamber of Commerce, 199 Van Buren Street and the Lyons Farmer’s Market. more

Parents arrested after DWI crash in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reported the arrests on Thursday (7/12) at 10 p.m. of a Newark couple following an investigation into a motor vehicle collision on Parker Road in the Town of Arcadia. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Parker Road and Hyman Road where deputies discovered a 2003 Dodge Caravan driven by John R.... more

Newark man airlifted after motorcycle loses grip on gravel along Rt. 14

Deputies say a 27-year-old Newark man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident on State Route 14 in the Town of Phelps on Saturday. The accident happened around 7:13 pm when Gregory G. Wild, 27, of Newark was making a turn on Route 14 near the 7-11 gas station, and lost control of the bike on loose... more

Newark downtown resurgence continues with ‘sweet’ addition

The locals lament the Newark of old, when this village — the commercial center of Wayne County — was home to blocks of stately two- and three-story buildings, most built in the 1800s. Those days, and those buildings, are mostly gone, victims of an ill-fated urban renewal effort four decades ago that left the village of about 9,300 without a... more

Driver ticketed for failing to stop after three-car crash in Phelps

On Saturday around 9:41 am deputies responded to County Road 23 and Melvin Hill Road for the report of an accident with injuries. They say 45-year-old Kevin Chreptak, of Newark was operating a pickup truck, which was traveling eastbound on County Road 23 when 60-year-old Lydia Solla, of Geneva was stopped southbound on Melvin Hill Road, and pulled in front... more

Taste of Wayne County coming to Newark on July 17th

The Wayne County IDA is joining the Village of Newark, Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, and Wayne County Farm Bureau to host Taste of Wayne County for a second year. The outdoor event will be held on Tuesday, July 17th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm along VanBuren Street from Main Street to East Avenue, and in the T. Spencer Knight... more
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