Category: Wayne County

Deputies: Wayne County man throws plate at young child during dispute over cigarettes

Deputies: Wayne County man throws plate at young child during dispute over cigarettes

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galen man following an incident involving a family member. Coli Serafine, 20, of Galen was arrested by deputies after they received a 911 call for a report of family trouble. An investigation ... MORE
Wayne County man arrested on felony charge  after holding knife against person’s throat at local business

Wayne County man arrested on felony charge after holding knife against person’s throat at local business

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rose man on a weapon charge following an investigation on Saturday. Chadd Zerniak, 30, of Rose reportedly entered a business in Huron and was told to leave by the owner. He then ... MORE
Wayne County man pushed, strangled wife during two disputes

Wayne County man pushed, strangled wife during two disputes

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man following the investigation of two separate domestic incidents. Ryan Brown, 36, was charged with strangulation, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment. Brown is accused of ... MORE
Deputies: Wolcott woman sent to hospital after crash along Rt. 88

Deputies: Wolcott woman sent to hospital after crash along Rt. 88

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that one person was sent to the hospital with a chest injury following a crash on State Route 88 around 9:11 a.m. on Thursday. Ann Vanepps, 81, of Wolcott was traveling south in Sodus near Joy ... MORE
IJC forms new committee to review Plan 2014 and lakeshore flooding

IJC forms new committee to review Plan 2014 and lakeshore flooding

The International Joint Commission has a new committee that will look at ways to fix the outflow problem associated with Lake Ontario. The IJC says the 16-member Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management Committee will be tasked with providing an expedited review ... MORE
Public health expert: Don’t oversimplify hospitalization data as good, bad in Finger Lakes

Public health expert: Don’t oversimplify hospitalization data as good, bad in Finger Lakes

The number of hospitalizations is up, but what does that mean? Response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been swift and calculated, at least from state and local lawmakers perspective. Now though, as testing increases – so has the number of individuals in ... MORE
Deputies: Missing mother, child prompts investigation in Ontario, surrounding counties

UPDATE: Missing mother, child from Ontario County located; felony arrest made in Wyoming

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on May 18th at 6:26 p.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol located the Nissan SUV that was involved in a missing person’s case. A vehicle was stopped on Interstate 25 in Douglas, Wyoming. Linzy Patrick and ... MORE
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Pink sky over Sodus Point (photo)

A beautiful sunrise along Lake Ontario by Peter P. O’Connor. This shot taken just this morning! ... MORE
Clyde-Savannah celebrates Class of 2020 in drive-thru event

Clyde-Savannah celebrates Class of 2020 in drive-thru event

The Clyde-Savannah school community came together to show its support for the Class of 2020 in a drive-thru celebration at Clyde-Savannah High School on Sunday. Seniors and their families drove past in their vehicles, decked out in purple and gold, while they ... MORE
Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners

Two Cayuga students among inaugural SUNY scholarship winners

Two members of Cayuga Community College’s Class of 2020 are among 100 SUNY students to receive the inaugural Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships. Cayuga’s Hannah Christopher and Shealyn Shattuck were named recipients of the highly selective award, which recognizes SUNY students ... MORE
Courts return to in-person staffing throughout the Finger Lakes

Courts return to in-person staffing throughout the Finger Lakes

The New York State Court System is returning to in-person courthouse operations this week. They have been closed since mid-March, but now judges and staff are returning. The court will now accept new cases to file electronically. This hasn’t happened since March ... MORE
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Lighthouse in the light (photo)

Ben Talbot captured this awesome profile shot of the lighthouse at Sodus Point ... MORE
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Floating through the fog (photo)

Peter P. O’Connor caught this friend floating through the fog on Lake Ontario ... MORE
Sodus woman dies after being pinned between two vehicles in Wayne County

Sodus woman dies after being pinned between two vehicles in Wayne County

Deputies say an 83-year-old woman died on Saturday after being pinned between her vehicle and an off-road vehicle. The incident occurred in her driveway. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says Marie Costello, 83, was pinned around 2 p.m. Deputies responded and first ... MORE
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Palmyra Canaltown Days scrapped by organizers for 2020

Palmyra Canaltown Days scrapped by organizers for 2020

The Palmyra Canaltown Days festival has been cancelled. It’s the latest event to fall victim to COVID-19. Organizers said it was a difficult decision, but the right one for the community. “While extremely difficult to do, we made this decision out of ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus man claimed he had Coronavirus while being arrested on felony charge after domestic incident

Sodus man claims to have COVID-19 as he’s being taken into custody on felony charge

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 48-year-old man following an investigation into a domestic incident in the town of Sodus. Deputies charged Anthony Hall, 48, of Sodus with one count of criminal contempt, as a felony, following the ... MORE
Newark woman violates court order, charged with criminal contempt

Newark woman takes child, violating court order; charged with criminal contempt

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark resident following the investigation of an incident that violated an active court order. Alyssa Moroz-Mott, 29, of Newark was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after violating a temporary order of protection ... MORE
Pedestrian reportedly struck along Rt. 31; Mercy Flight called to scene

UPDATE: Deputies say garbage truck operator struck by vehicle, airlifted with serious injuries to Strong Memorial Hospital

One person was seriously injured after a crash early-Wednesday in Macedon. Deputies say a K&D Disposal truck, operated by Joseph Davenport, 37, of Newark was traveling west on Route 350 when he stopped to pick up trash. He was in the westbound ... MORE
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