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Newark Salvation Army store will close for good in December

Newark Salvation Army store closing in December
After getting a reprieve in 2017, the Salvation Army said it is closing its Murray Street store — permanently. The store’s last day in business is Dec. 14. “After 18 months’ consideration, the decision has been made to close,” said Lt. Darlene Clark, administrator for business of the Salvation Army’s Rochester Adult Rehabilitation Center, who oversees area Family Stores for... more

Hunter Peck pleads guilty in Sodus teen murder case

Suspect in 2017 Sodus teen murder now looking for plea deal
The jury picking process was about to begin on Friday (10/19) when the defense attorney for Hunter Peck approached the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office looking for a plea deal. On Friday night, December 8, 2017, 911 received a call from a caller stating he had been stabbed. Police responded to an area adjacent to Perkins Park to find a... more

Newark looks to create new downtown vision

Newark looks to create new downtown vision
The village’s ill-fated urban-renewal effort of the 1970s saw architecturally significant buildings razed, only to be replaced by the cookie-cutter variety — or worse, parking lots. The changes left the village, which still sports scenic neighborhoods and a growing business base, lacking a “sense of place,” said Mayor Jonathan Taylor. “We want to find a way to bring that back,”... more

Mynderse boys & girls, Newark, Marion advance in Sectional soccer tournaments

Mynderse boys & girls, Newark, Marion advance in Sectional soccer tournaments
On Saturday night, the Mynderse Academy boys soccer team defeated Bishop Kearney. They join the Blue Devil girls in the sectional semifinal round after they cruised past Wellsville on Friday night. Also advancing to the semifinals are the Newark Lady Reds and Marion who was led by junior Chloe DeLyser as she set the NYS Class C career goal record... more

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says

Upstate NY hospitals would suffer from federal funding cuts, Schumer says
Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for a federal prescription pricing program to be maintained for rural hospitals after plans were announced that would cut funding. The cuts are being proposed for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, which assists hospitals in prescribing prescription medication for low-income patients at reduced costs. When the hospitals prescribe the medications, they can file the transaction... more

Rough night for Finger Lakes teams in opening round of Section V Football Tournament

Rough night for Finger Lakes teams in opening round of Section V Football Tournament
The first round of the Section V high school football sectional tournament began Friday night. Each Class will compete for a berth into the NYSPHSAA tournament. Below is results from all the opening round match-ups on Friday night… A Canandaigua 24 Webster Schroeder 21 B Batavia 51 Newark 14 B Wayne 27 Hornell 8 B HF-Lima 25 University Prep 8... more

Ultralife wins $8M contract to supply Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

Ultralife wins $8M contract to supply Thales Defense & Security, Inc.
Ultralife Corporation has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $8.3 million to supply its Vehicle Amplifier-Adaptors and Mounted VHF Amplifiers to Thales Defense & Security, Inc., a global leader in the development, manufacture, and support of combat-proven, software-defined radio equipment, for the U.S. Army’s Leader Radio and other opportunities. Shipments are expected to commence in the first quarter of... more

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson

Sodus woman hospitalized after crash in Williamson
One person was hospitalized, and another ticketed after a two-car crash in Wayne County. Deputies say the accident happened in Williamson in the area of Routes 21 and 104. It happened on Saturday around 4:16 pm when deputies say Diane Whitcomb, 77, of Williamson, who was traveling south on Route 21 when she attempted to make a left-hand turn. She... more

Newark will celebrate Fall with a Pumpkin Sculpture Contest

Newark will celebrate Fall with a Pumpkin Sculpture Contest
The Village of Newark will celebrate this fall with a Pumpkin Sculpture Contest. From October 22nd to October 26th, sculptures will be placed in front yards of homes and outside of businesses for all to see! The best residential pumpkin sculpture will win a Trick-or Treat Basket of Holiday Goodies and the Great Pumpkin Trophy will be awarded to the... more

Newark hires new deputy clerk, treasurer

Newark hires new deputy clerk, treasurer
The Village of Newark is pleased to announce the hiring of the new Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, Carolyn Pitti. She comes to the Village with a lengthy resume and successful career, including 19 years at Thermo Scientific in Rochester, New York, where she implemented the Finance reporting system. Carolyn also has experience in accounting and auditing, as well as Customer Service, and... more

Manchester woman ticketed after crash on SR 96

Manchester woman ticketed after crash on SR 96
Deputies say that around 7:32 am first responders were called to a two-car accident on State Route 96 and Spring Run in Manchester. Deputies responded along with Finger Lakes Ambulance and Clifton Springs Fire Department – finding a vehicle operated by 55-year-old Eileen M. Hyland, of Manchester pulled out onto Route 96 in front of a pickup truck operated by... more

Lyons man critically injured, airlifted from scene of accident on Clark Road

Lyons man critically injured, airlifted from scene of accident on Clark Road
Deputies say a 42-year-old Lyons man is listed in critical condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after a rollover accident on Clark Road in Arcadia on Monday. Around 2:25 pm deputies were called to Clark Road for the report of a vehicle that had crashed. Deputies say that Adam Vanbuskirk, 42, of Lyons failed to negotiate a curve on Clark Road,... more

Sheriff Luce: Felony arrests after trio sells vehicle that doesn’t belong to them

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Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of three local residents on multiple charges following the investigation of a scheme to sell a vehicle that didn’t belong to them. Laurie M. Foulkrod, 45, Christopher Brinson, 32, and Austin T. Wheeler, 21, were all arrested on various felony charges. Wheeler was charged with conspiracy, grand larceny, first- and second-degree forgery,... more

Deputies: Newark man used stolen debit card to make purchases

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Deputies say a Newark man was arrested after using another person’s debit card to make multiple fraudulent purchases. On Wednesday at approximately 4:03 pm Marcos A. Cirino, 46, of Newark was arrested in Lyons. It is alleged that he made purchases using another person’s debit card without their permission. He was arraigned in Arcadia Town Court and held in lieu... more

Waterloo runs over Newark at home

Indians run over Newark at home
There is a season and a time for everything in life. For many, the days spent playing youth sports not only help to define one’s character but equally important, remain cherished memories to hold onto and share. After a recording of Whitney Houston’s rendition of The Star Spangled Banner, with the sun setting on Tom Coughlin Stadium and hundreds of... more

Deputies: Sodus man threw chair at family member, injured them

Deputies: Sodus man threw chair at family member, injured them
Deputies in Wayne County arrested a 34-year-old Sodus man following an alleged domestic incident. Brandon C. Ikeler, 34, of Sodus was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and harassment after allegedly throwing a chair at a family member. That individual suffered minor injuries as result of the incident. Deputies say that the chair, and kitchen cabinets were damaged. Ikeler was... more

Newark girls top Canandaigua to open girls soccer season

The challenge is front of the Canandaigua Academy girls soccer team. And although the Braves opened their 2018 season with a 2-0 non-league loss at home to Newark on Monday, the signs of progress are there. First-year coach Jackie Corbett, a 2011 graduate of CA, takes over a Braves team that won just one game in 2017. And while CA... more

Newark bar parking lot fight leads to one arrest, more to follow

The Newark Police Department responded to a fight in the parking lot at Tommy’s Boy restaurant at 1:45 AM on Saturday, August 13. The fight apparently started between two patrons, and when security attempted to break up the fight, the security guard, Devin Hall was struck on the head with an unknown object. The fighting continued as others got involved.... more
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