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Big changes made to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital thanks to grant funding

Big changes made to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital thanks to grant funding
A grant from the Marshall Family played a crucial role in upgrading one of Wayne County’s most important assets. The Marshall Birthing Center at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital recently went through renovations and an expansion. Cindy Witter serves as Nurse Manager at the Birthing Center. She told Finger Lakes News Radio that the changes were a great addition for patients and... more

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory

W-FL Monday: Red Jacket boys suffer first loss of season; Woody leads Romulus girls to victory
There were seven Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games and four girls games on Monday night. On the boys side, the York Knights went on the road and took down the Red Jacket Indians by three points to hand them their first loss of the season. The Indians outscored the Knights 17-11 in the fourth quarter and had a chance at tying... more

Newark man accused of rape, breaking woman’s ribs during assault

Newark man accused of rape, breaking woman’s ribs during assault
Deputies say a Newark man has been arrested on felony rape charges after an investigation on Mill Street in Sodus. Dwight Williams, 40, of Newark was arrested at his home after an investigation was conducted following a report to law enforcement about a forcible rape. Williams is accused of forcibly raping a woman at his home on December 16th. He... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys win fifth straight over Geneva; East Rochester girls lose fourth straight after hot start

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys win fifth straight over Geneva; East Rochester girls lose fourth straight after hot start
On Friday night there were seven Wayne-Finger Lakes boys games and ten girls games. For the boys side, the Wayne Eagles hosted the Geneva Panthers and this game lived up to the hype. The Eagles led after every quarter, but the Panthers trailed by just one point with four minutes remaining in the game. However, Wayne pulled away late and... more

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket boys remain unbeaten; Wilbur’s triple-double leads Red Creek girls to victory

W-FL Thursday: Red Jacket boys remain unbeaten; Wilbur’s triple-double leads Red Creek girls to victory
There were six Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games across the boys and girls leagues on Thursday night. On the boys side, the Red Jacket Indians rolled to a 36-point home win over the Bloomfield Bombers to improve to 13-0. Chaze Rizzo scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Indians. With the loss, the Bombers have now lost three straight and... more

Tech provides added resources for students in Newark HS

Tech provides added resources for students in Newark HS
Stacey Brewer’s Newark High School Earth Science students have an advantage this week reviewing for their mid-term exam January 24th they wouldn’t have had without the individual laptop tablets each student was assigned last fall. Using the OneNote Microsoft digital notebook program, they no longer have to rely just on notes they took in class each day last semester using... more

Sheriff: Newark woman possessed 60 bags of heroin, sold nearly 50 more

Sheriff: Newark woman had more than 100 bags of heroin
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Wayne County residents following an investigation by the Special Investigations Unit. He says a vehicle being operated by Rebecca Lichorowic, 36, of Newark was stopped by deputies on Outlet Road in the town of Manchester for traffic violations. During the course of a traffic stop, Lichorowic was found to be in possession... more

Phelps man taken into custody on burglary, criminal tampering charges in Wayne County

Phelps man taken into custody on burglary, criminal tampering charges in Wayne County
Deputies report the arrest of a Phelps resident following an investigation in Newark, which resulted in a warrant being issued. Timothy Wright, 31, of Phelps was charged with burglary, falsifying business records, petit larceny, and criminal tampering following an investigation. Details of the investigation were not released, but deputies indicated in a press release that the investigation was carried out... more

Newark will receive $30K through grant to help with new DEC standards

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The Village of Newark is getting more funds to help with local infrastructure expenditures. The Village announced on Tuesday that they received a $30,000 grant from the Wastewater Infrastructure Engineering Planning Grant Program through the New York Clean Water State Revolving Fund. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has new requirements involving disinfection of sewage treatment plant... more

Funeral set for Steve Sirkin, former DA, County Judge in Wayne County

Former Wayne County Court Judge Steve Sirkin funeral set for Monday
Funeral services are set to be held on Monday for a former Wayne County District Attorney and Wayne County Court Judge. Steve Sirkin died at 80-years-old last week. He was at his home in Newark. Sirkin graduated from Newark High School in 1957 and served as Wayne County District Attorney from 1971 to 1989. He then served as Wayne County... more

Newark HS spring musical getting underway, even in planning stages

Newark HS spring musical getting underway, even in planning stages
It’s that time of year again when rehearsals for the Newark High School spring musical have begun and a flurry of myriad preparatory activities for the March 6th-8th production is in full swing. So why this show? “I was drawn to “Big Fish” because of the beautiful story and music,” Director Emily Howard said. “ There is a line right at... more

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys continue to roll; Lyons girls win eighth straight; Red Jacket boys barely get past H.A.C.

W-FL Friday: Wayne boys continue to roll; Lyons girls win eighth straight; Red Jacket boys barely get past H.A.C.
It was a jam-packed Friday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball leagues. On the boys side, the Wayne Eagles continued to roll. The Eagles picked up an 11-point home win over the Mynderse Blue Devils to extend their winning streak to four games, and improve their record to 10-1. Tyler Reynolds, Mason Blakenberg and Eli Schichtel combined... more

Newark receives $30,000 grant to study stormwater issues at Perkins Park

Newark receives $30,000 grant to study stormwater issues at Perkins Park
The Village of Newark announced on Wednesday that they received a $30,000 grant for a Green Infrastructure Feasibility Study of Perkins Park. The grant, which was obtained through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will allow the village to evaluate stormwater issues at the park. Military Brook and the Erie Canal both contribute to those stormwater issues. The... more

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds visit Waterloo for a Finger Lakes East showdown (FL1 Sports)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Newark Reds visit Waterloo for a Finger Lakes East showdown (FL1 Sports)
Henry Kuperus brings his Newark Reds to Waterloo to face Tim Darnell’s Indians in a vital match-up between two Finger Lakes East opponents. With both teams looking up at Geneva and Wayne in the league standings, the loser will likely fall out of contention for the FL East crown. Jim Sinicropi and Kevin Korzeniewski will have the call live from... more

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket

W-FL Tuesday: Lyons girls continue to roll with win at East Rochester; Julian Ruiz leads Waterloo boys to victory; Whitman girls beat Red Jacket
There was a full slate of Wayne-Finger Lakes basketball games on Tuesday night. On the girls side, the biggest game of the night featured the Lyons Lions and the East Rochester Bombers. This game meant a lot because they are currently the top two teams in the Wayne County standings. Imani Harder scored a game-high 25 points to help lead... more

Newark woman sent to Strong after two-car crash along Route 31

Newark woman sent to Strong after two-car crash along Route 31
A Newark woman was sent to Strong Hospital, and a Macedon man was ticketed following a two-car crash at a busy intersection along Route 31. Deputies say that Elvin Garcia, 19, of Macedon was traveling south on Whitbeck Road and came to a stop at a signed intersection with State Route 31. He proceeded into the intersection and was struck... more

W-FL Monday: Mynderse boys and girls take down South Seneca

W-FL Monday: Mynderse boys and girls take down South Seneca
On Monday night, the Mynderse boys and girls took down South Seneca at Arthur L. Baker Gymnasium in Seneca Falls. First, the boys played and absolutely pounded the Falcons. Troy Kabat scored a game-high 20 points to help lead the Blue Devils to a 30-point win. With the loss, South Seneca falls to 2-7 and Mynderse improves to 4-6. For... more
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