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Crews battle fire at furniture warehouse in Palmyra

Crews battle fire at furniture warehouse in Palmyra
Firefighters battled a structure fire in Palmyra Friday night. Crews were called to Throop Street for the report of a fire around 7 p.m. The fire happened at Bob's Family Furniture. Palmyra residents Jim and Zatina Sanderson saw the fire while driving by Friday night. “It was just a big cloud of smoke and then we pulled over and we... more

Palmyra man arrested following domestic incident

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a domestic incident that happened on Monday around 1 am. Jessie M. Martin, 29, of Palmyra was arrested by deputies following an investigation into an alleged domestic incident. Martin is accused of striking and choking his girlfriend. He was arraigned in Palmyra Village Court on second-degree harassment... more

Palmyra-Macedon swimming impresses

Palmyra-Macedon swimming impresses
The Palmyra-Macedon girls swimming team hosted a double dual meet vs Marcus Whitman and Gananda Thursday afternoon. Marcus Whitman, who won the Finger Lakes League Title in 2017, was defeated by Palmyra-Macedon by a score of 92-80. Palmya-Macedon also beat Gananda 107-59. Marcus Whitman enjoyed a win versus Gananda, 102-59. 50 freestyle between host Pal-Mac, Marcus Whitman and Gananda this... more

And the Wayne County Fair winners are…

The 163rd annual Wayne County Fair has announced the winners of the booth and vendor judging. The booths were judged by Linda Valley and Fair Apprentice Tristan Gellatly. Criteria for the judging included how well the theme of the fair was incorporated into the booth, overall positivity and kindness, and decoration. This year’s theme was “Something Old, Something New, Forever... more

NBC’s Dateline coming to the Wayne County Fair

The Times of Wayne County reports that NBC’s Dateline will be on hand at an event in Palmyra on Wednesday at the annual Wayne County Fair. Operation Build Up , a group dedicated to helping veterans across New York State, will be making a presentation to an area veteran beginning at 3pm tomorrow. The group is also sponsoring live entertainment... more

Palmyra woman charged with DWI in Seneca Falls

On Sunday around 12:25 am police arrested a Palmyra woman following a traffic stop on River Road. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that Ashley H. Compton, 27, of Palmyra was arrested after receiving a 911 call from a civilian reporting that another vehicle was swerving all over the road. Police located the vehicle traveling on River Road and observed... more

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)

Storms packing a strong punch on Monday resulted in several downed trees, some scattered power outages, and a mess to clean up in parts of Wayne County. The Town of Ontario was particularly hard hit, where residents were picking up after a strong series of storms moved through between 3 and 4 pm. Downed tree limbs take down wires across... more

The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge brings free glassblowing demonstrations to Wayne County

WHAT: Registration is now open for free tickets for GlassBarge—The Corning Museum of Glass’s mobile glassmaking studio on a canal barge—which will offer the public free, family-friendly glassblowing demonstrations at Palmyra on August 28th. Visitors will see expert glassblowers demonstrate how to shape glowing globs of molten glass into vases, bowls, and sculptures, while hearing about the intertwined story of... more

Changes coming to Hill Cumorah Pageant

Some historic changes are in place ahead of the 2019 performance of the Hill Cumorah Pageant. For the first time in 14 years, the show has a new artistic director, and for the first time in its 81 year history that director is a woman, Shawnda Moss The 2018 show wraps up tonight. Moss' predecessor served 21 years of service... more

Drunk driver crashes through barn, destroys stored Mustang in Palmyra

State Police out of Lyons received a 911 call from a driver on Saturday at 3:26 a.m., stating he just plowed through a barn on Jeffrey Road in the Town of Palmyra. The driver, James Paro II, 25, of Palmyra told the 911 operator he also called an Uber Driver to come to the scene to give him a ride... more

Palmyra man arrested for felony DWI after burnout near gas station

Deputies say a Palmyra man had a BAC more than twice the legal limit following a traffic stop in Sodus. Jeremy T. Blankenberg, 24, was reportedly operating a motor vehicle erratically on Bay Street Extension in Sodus around 1:19 am on Sunday, according to deputies. They say he did a burnout while pulling out of the Pit Stop gas station.... more

Crash under investigation on Rt. 31 in Wayne Co.

An investigation is underway into a crash that happened on Route 31 in Wayne County on Friday. The accident happened near Canalside Drive in Port Gibson, between Palmyra and Newark. Reports indicate that one person may have been airlifted from the scene, but no official confirmation has come down from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, or New York State Police.... more

Heritage Weekend at Historic Palmyra

WHEN: June 16, 10:30AM-4:30PM This NYS Path Through History Weekend, join Historic Palmyra in celebrating the vast history of Palmyra, NY. Join costumed docents as you explore the five museums on Historic Palmyra’s Trail Pass, beginning at the Palmyra Historic Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra. Your tour will take you to the Palmyra Historic Museum, Erie Canal Depot, Palmyra Print... more

Pal-Mac girls fall in state Class D semifinal

Victoria Ruffo scored five goals and Allie Berkery and Fiona Jones each netted a hat trick as Bronxville-I got its year-long wish to get another shot at a state championship. The Broncos, now 18-4, defeated Palmyra-Macedon 14-5 Friday in the Class D state semifinals at SUNY-Cortland. The Broncos, who fell in double-overtime in last year’s state championship, jumped out to... more

Palmyra-Macedon girls reach state semifinals in girls lacrosse

Palmyra-Macedon girls have reached the state semifinals in girls lacrosse. The Red Raiders advanced to the state semis with a 17-3 win over Eden on Saturday at Honeoye Falls-Lima High School. Jamie Walker had six goals and three assists and Emma Arnold added five goals and three assists. Anna Diakogiannis and Alea Javorowsky each scored two goals and Kayleigh Ground... more
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