Category: Wayne County

As I Was Saying: Making the right choice to restore the U.S. in November

As I Was Saying: Making the right choice to restore the U.S. in November

Every day there is a conversation going on somewhere about how people are fed up with how our government is run. You will hear it is time for a change, we need term limits, that Congress and the President should be on ... MORE
Wayne County adopts Opportunity Analysis and Marketing Plan

Wayne County adopts Opportunity Analysis and Marketing Plan

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday nearly-unanimously to adopt their Opportunity Analysis and Marketing Plan. The plan was billed as an opportunity for Wayne County to start picking up lost ground against other markets. Earlier this summer, the supervisors ... MORE
News, Politics, Wayne County
Ontario County leaders, elected officials offer glowing endorsement of Pam Helming in 54th race

Ontario County leaders, elected officials offer glowing endorsement of Pam Helming in 54th race

Canandaigua Town Supervisor Pam Helming has received overwhelming support from her home county as candidate for the 54th Senate District. Numerous Ontario County elected officials and Republican party leaders are supporting Pam’s campaign to replace State Senator Mike Nozzolio who is retiring ... MORE
FLX Weekly: Jessica Lahr and the FingerLakes1.com Staff review our week here in the #FLX

FLX Weekly: Jessica Lahr and the FingerLakes1.com Staff review our week here in the #FLX

The region received some much needed rain over the past few days to highlight the top news of the week. Recap your week in the Finger Lakes and our highlighted content at FingerLakes1.com over the past few days with Jessica Lahr, Jim ... MORE
MADD's response to 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign: NY should allow ride-sharing

MADD’s response to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign: NY should allow ride-sharing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised law enforcement officials for making more than 700 driving while intoxicated arrests during the recent "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. Read more from the Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Business groups endorse Floyd Rayburn over GOP-backed Pam Helming in NY Senate race

Business groups endorse Floyd Rayburn over GOP-backed Pam Helming in NY Senate race

Two business groups have endorsed a candidate in a five-way primary for the Republican nomination in the 54th Senate District. Read More ... MORE
Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. (more…) ... MORE

Four generations, four baptisms: DeCracker family comes together at Newark church for newest members

Park Presbyterian’s cavernous sanctuary has plenty of room for church goers. On Sunday, they needed the space to accommodate four generations of DeCrackers to see the baptism of the four newest members of the clan — all girls. The service was led ... MORE
Life, Newark, Wayne County
Parts of FLX placed into 'Extreme Drought' category, even after weekend rains

Parts of FLX placed into ‘Extreme Drought’ category, even after weekend rains

For the first time since the Drought Monitor began in 2000, Level 3 (Extreme) Drought has shown up in the Finger Lakes. This is the 2nd worst possible classification of drought. Two areas, accounting for a little over 6% of New York ... MORE
Police: Sodus man was sharing child porn online

Police: Sodus man was sharing child porn online

State Police arrested a Sodus man Thursday after they said he was sharing child pornography online. State Police investigators in Williamson arrested Jeffery Bishop, 40, on one count of felony possessing a sexual performance of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana ... MORE
Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of ... MORE
Unique Canadian sailboat docks in Lyons on Friday night

Unique Canadian sailboat docks in Lyons on Friday night

The Cottonwood, a 1987 Gozzard 36 sailboat from Port Dover, Ontario, docked in Lyons on the Erie Canal on Friday evening. Only 83 Gozzards were ever manufactured in Canada. Cottonwood is hull #29. Photo by Robert Stopper ... MORE
Newark Pilots announce Calderon as new head coach

Newark Pilots announce Calderon as new head coach

Newark Pilots owner Bob Ohmann is pleased to announce the hiring of Juan Carlos “JC” Calderon as the team’s next head coach. “We are very pleased to welcome JC to Newark as our head coach for the 2017 season,” Ohmann said. “He ... MORE

Spotty storm possible on Sunday, but widespread severe weather event ‘unlikely’ in FLX

The weekend will start with some warm, humid weather on Friday and Saturday – but by Sunday big changes are expected for the region as a whole. While the Finger Lakes has enjoyed significant, and above average temperatures for much of the ... MORE
Manktelow receives support of farmers in 54th District

Manktelow receives support of farmers in 54th District

// Republican candidate Brian Manktelow met with 75 prominent local farmers, small businessmen and community leaders at the home of Mark and Robin Sheppard on Thursday night, to focus on the critical issues facing the state of New York and specifically the ... MORE

Sodus man arrested after entering house illegally

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Sodus man was charged after an incident on Sodus Center Rd. in the Town of Sodus on August 13, 2016. Deputies say that Garrick Powers, 24, of Sodus allegedly entered a home on Sodus ... MORE
Two sent to hospital after tractor and car collide in Wayne County

Two sent to hospital after tractor and car collide in Wayne County

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports that on Friday a tractor and car collided in the Town of Sodus. Virts says that deputies investigated the accident wehre Rodney White, 44, of Sodus was allegedly traveling eastbound on Middle Road when he struck ... MORE

Sodus man allegedly threatened ex-girlfriend; charged with harassment

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Sodus man was charged with aggravated harassment following an investigation into a threat made against his ex-girlfriend. Deputies say that Geno R. Thomas, 31, of Sodus was charged with aggravated harassment in the second ... MORE