Category: Sodus Point

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
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
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
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
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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
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Sodus Point residents shelter in place after ordnance found at home

A neighborhood of residents in Sodus Point had to shelter in place on Friday after an ordnance was found. It was discovered during home renovations. The Monroe County Bomb Squad was called in to help remove it. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office ... MORE
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Police: Public assistance sought as suspicious fire investigated in Sodus

State Police are asking for the public’s help trying to identify two people who may be connected to a suspicious building fire. Troopers were called to the scene of the fire on Beachwood State Park on Lake Road in Sodus. Investigators found ... MORE
Deputies: Two hospitalized at Strong after crash in Wayne County

Deputies: Two hospitalized at Strong after crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says two people were sent to Strong after a hospital in Sodus this week. Deputies say James Wright, 51, of Wolcott was traveling south on Route 14 when he failed to maintain his lane and crossed over ... MORE
Pond in the middle of Sodus Bay (photo)

Pond in the middle of Sodus Bay (photo)

There’s so much ice on Sodus Bay that it looks like a little pond in the middle. This shot was captured by Bruce Farrington ... MORE
Sodus Chamber to host meeting to talk flooding along Lake Ontario

Sodus Chamber to host meeting to talk flooding along Lake Ontario

The Sodus Chamber of Commerce has entered the discussion and debate around rising waters on Lake Ontario. For the last several years shoreline residents and businesses have been adversely impacted by water management on the lake. The Chamber plans to hold a ... MORE
Two fishermen rescued from Sodus Bay after falling through ice

Two fishermen rescued from Sodus Bay after falling through ice

Two fishermen were rescued by first responders after they crashed through the ice on Sodus Bay. A father and son were reportedly ice fishing near Hunter Point Road when the ice gave way. The Alton Fire Department responded to the scene with ... MORE