Category: Sodus Point

Deputies: Sodus Point man facing several charges after Rt. 104 traffic stop

Deputies: Sodus Point man facing several charges after Rt. 104 traffic stop

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus Point man following a roadside investigation in the town of Ontario. Deputies arrested Brett Forgione, 40, for DWAI drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, using a mobile device while driving, failure to surrender ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus driver arrested after crash on Old Lyons Rd.

Deputies: Sodus driver arrested after crash on Old Lyons Rd.

Deputies report the arrest of a Sodus woman following a property damaged crash on Old Lyons Rd. In the town of Arcadia. It happened around 10 p.m. on Saturday when deputies were called to the report of a vehicle off the road ... MORE
Traffic complaint leads to arrest in Sodus

Traffic complaint leads to arrest in Sodus

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man following an investigation into a vehicle and traffic complaint. Deputies say they performed a traffic stop on Lake Ave. in the town of Sodus around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Riley ... MORE
Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point

Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point

Work is underway to protect homes and businesses in Sodus Point from flooding along Lake Ontario. There was devastating flooding all along the southern shores of Lake Ontario in 2017 and 2019. The project is part of the state’s Resiliency and Economic ... MORE
Boat parade supporting President Donald Trump held on Sodus Bay

Boat parade supporting President Donald Trump held on Sodus Bay

Boaters gathered in Sodus Bay over the weekend to show support for President Donald Trump. The parade started at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Many of the boats at the event were decorated with flags, signs, and banners. Other similar events have been ... MORE
Pandemic unemployment bonus of $600 per week comes to an end as businesses struggle to find workers

Pandemic unemployment bonus of $600 per week comes to an end as businesses struggle to find workers

The unemployment bonus is coming to an end. That means those who had previously been receiving an extra $600 per week as part of unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic, will soon see it disappear. However, Six50 operations manager Chris Damick says staffing ... MORE
Deputies: Webster man charged with DWI after Sodus Point traffic stop

Deputies: Webster man charged with DWI after Sodus Point traffic stop

Deputies say a traffic stop at Sodus Point resulted in DWI-related charges for a Webster man. On Wednesday around 4:48 p.m. Steve Marinelli, 26, of Webster was arrested for DWI, DWI with a BAC of .08% or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed ... MORE
Deputies: Sodus Point man charged with assault after June incident

Deputies: Sodus Point man charged with assault after June incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus Point man following an investigation. Deputies arrested Kirstopher Skillins, 36, following an investigation into an altercation that occurred in June 2020. The details of that incident were not released. However, deputies ... MORE
Lyons woman rescued by Good Samaritan on Sodus Bay after canoe sinks on Saturday

Lyons woman rescued by Good Samaritan on Sodus Bay after canoe sinks on Saturday

On Saturday around 6:15 p.m. deputies were called to a water rescue on Sodus Bay south of Oak Park Marina. Dispatch received a report of a vessel taking on water and upon arrival deputies found a canoe in distress. The operator was ... MORE
Three swimmers hospitalized, another person airlifted after dramatic water rescue at Sodus Point Pier

Good Samaritan dies from injuries sustained in Sodus Bay incident on Thursday

Family members of the 20-year-old who attempted to save the three swimmers in Sodus Bay on Thursday has died. Draven Starr-Howell’s grandmother tells News10NBC that he succumbed to injuries around 2 p.m. on Friday. Deputies had said that the help of Starr-Howell ... MORE
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History.  . The Pre-Emption Line forms the ... MORE
Witness tells DEC that two swans were run down by boater at Sodus Point

Witness tells DEC that two swans were run down by boater at Sodus Point

The Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed that they are looking into reports that a boat ran over two swans near Sodus Point over the weekend. A witness shared images to Facebook and that post was shared with a number of media ... MORE
Splashing along La

Splashing along Lake Ontario (photo)

Jennifer Edwards took this shot along Lake Ontario from Sodus Point ... MORE
Splish splash (photo)

Splish splash (photo)

The waves crashing along Sodus Point didn’t bother this sea gull. In fact, Chris Trine captured the bird looking quite at home as waves hammered a pier ... MORE
Dredging efforts along Lake Ontario underway in Wolcott

Dredging efforts along Lake Ontario underway in Wolcott

Dredging efforts are underway at Blind Sodus Bay in Wayne County. The work is part of a multi-million-dollar state effort as part of New York’s REDI initiative. That was the legislative and economic relief effort adopted in 2019 to combat widespread, devastating ... MORE