Category: Wayne County

NEW AT 3 PM: NYSEG, RG&E President Carl Taylor talks pandemic response, operations in Upstate New York (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: NYSEG, RG&E President Carl Taylor talks pandemic response, operations in Upstate New York (podcast)

While New York State Gas and Electric, or NYSEG, and Rochester Gas & Electric, or RG&E, have received a lot of headline attention for their charitable contributions to local and regional food banks – their response to the Coronavirus Pandemic has been ... MORE
Wayne County Starts Process of Recovering from COVID-19

Wayne supervisors meet in emergency session to start process of recovering from COVID-19

– By Todd Elzey On Tuesday the Wayne County Board of Supervisors met in an emergency special session. Due to COVID-19 the board met via conference call which was aired live via Wayne County’s YouTube page. The Board met to consider two ... MORE
Gordmans locations in Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan will liquidate in June

Gordmans locations in Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan will liquidate in June

Stage Stores announced on Sunday that it filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Stage operated stores in Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan previously known as Peebles, and more recently known as Goldmans. In fact, the company had celebrated a grand reopening at locations in ... MORE
Newark based Refractron Technologies receives Torch Award for Ethics

Newark based Refractron Technologies receives Torch Award for Ethics

On April 27th. Refractron Technologies Corp., based in Newark, was awarded the Torch Award for Ethics in the medium business category by the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York The Torch Award is open to for-profit companies and businesses and also ... MORE
North Rose-Wolcott welcomes new high school principal

North Rose-Wolcott welcomes new high school principal

North Rose-Wolcott High School recently welcomed Scott Bradley as its new principal. Bradley comes to the district from Byron-Bergen Jr/Sr High School, where he served as assistant principal since 2016. Prior to that, he was a teacher at Wayne Central School District ... MORE
Cuomo: Finger Lakes is ready to reopen at end of the week (video)

Cuomo: Finger Lakes is ready to reopen at end of the week (video)

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will be working with local governments to ensure a controlled reopening of the regional economy. That said, he confirmed that the Finger Lakes region, or Greater Rochester area will be eligible to enter ‘Phase I’ ... MORE
Republicans lawmakers at state, federal level plan to hold press conference at 11 a.m. for regional reopening

Republicans lawmakers at state, federal level plan to hold press conference at 11 a.m. for regional reopening

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the Finger Lakes region would begin opening on Friday. Congressman Tom Reed and a group of state Republican lawmakers will gather in Greece to talk about what’s next. That group wants the focus to be ... MORE
More turkey hunting?

More turkey hunting? DEC data breaks down 2020 increases as pandemic, meat shortages make headlines

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Annual hunting licenses and preliminary turkey hunting permit sales for the regular spring season are on the rise, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation. The sale of annual hunting licenses and turkey permits in ... MORE
Sheriff: Newark man charged with DWI, found to have no license after crash investigation

Sheriff: Newark man charged with DWI, found to have no license after crash investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man for driving while intoxicated following a property damage crash on Miller Road in the town of Arcadia. Deputies say Marcos Torres-Rosario, 59, of Newark was traveling north on Finewood Road ... MORE
Deputies: Savannah resident accused of choking woman, throwing her to the ground

Deputies: Savannah resident accused of choking woman, throwing her to the ground

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 57-year-old Savannah resident following a call for family trouble. Daniel Shaffer, 57, of Savannah was charged with two counts of harassment and one count of criminal obstruction of breathing. It’s alleged that ... MORE
Deputies: Victor man had .18% BAC during traffic stop in Wayne County

Deputies: Victor man had .18% BAC during traffic stop in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Victor man following a traffic stop in Lyons. On May 9th around 12:08 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle that appeared to be failing to keep right. The operator, identified as 51-year-old Christopher ... MORE
Deputies: Newark man had BAC over three-times legal limit during crash in Wayne County

Deputies: Newark man had BAC over three-times legal limit during crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following an investigation into a property damage accident. Quashawn Simpson, 23, of Newark was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a BAC over .18%, AUO, failure to maintain lane, and ... MORE
Deputies: Driver left scene of Waterloo crash after intentionally backing into another vehicle

Deputies: Driver left scene of Waterloo crash after intentionally backing into another vehicle

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 43-year-old Newark resident following an incident on Border City Road. It happened around 1:43 a.m. on Wednesday. Charles Wheeler, 43, of Newark was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and ... MORE
PGCBL scraps 2020 season; No Pilots or Red Wings baseball in the FLX this summer

PGCBL scraps 2020 season; No Newark Pilots or Geneva Red Wings baseball this summer

In conjunction with Perfect Game USA, Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) President Robert Julian announced the cancellation of the 2020 season on Wednesday evening. “It is with sadness, but a recognition of the health reality we face as a state and ... MORE
FLACRA gets $3.83M in grant funding for local efforts

FLACRA gets $3.83M in grant funding for local efforts

FLACRA has secured added funding to help with its efforts in the region. The Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency received $3.83 million from the Department of Health and Human Services. “FLACRA is proud to be selected for this generous award,” ... MORE
Sheriff: Palmyra driver had BAC over .08% in fatal Ontario County crash

Sheriff: Palmyra driver had BAC over .08% in fatal Ontario County crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a fatal crash that happened on April 25th in the town of Farmington. Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a toxicology report showed Zack Bassett, of Palmyra had a blood alcohol content over 0.08%, which ... MORE
Deputies: Theft complaint leads to arrest of three near convenience store in Wayne County

Deputies: Theft complaint leads to arrest of three near convenience store in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that three individuals were taken into custody following a shoplifting complaint in Lyons on May 8th. Shaun Baker, 33, Hannah Langley, 22, both of Lyons, and LaQuan Whitfield, 34, of Canandaigua were arrested following the larceny ... MORE
Finger Lakes region behind on testing, contact tracers in reopening process

Finger Lakes region behind on testing, contact tracers in reopening process

It turns out the Finger Lakes region falls short in two of the seven categories that are required for reopening, according to guidelines put forward by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. NY on PAUSE runs through May 15th, but the Governor warned that regions ... MORE