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Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child

Wolcott man charged with rape, endangering welfare of a child
Deputies report the arrest of an 18-year-old Wolcott resident following an investigation into an incident involving a minor. Darrin J. Frank, of Wolcott was charged with second-degree rape, and endangering the welfare of a child. He’s accused of engaging in a sex act with a minor. Additional details were not provided by law enforcement. He was set to be arraigned... more

Cuomo pledges $300M for Lake Ontario REDI plan to address shoreline flooding

Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative, or REDI Commission on Monday in Rochester – promising upwards of $300 million to improve infrastructure along Lake Ontario. @NYGovCuomo kicking off the multi-agency Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative (REDI) in Rochester taking a proactive investment approach to the environmental challenge at Lake Ontario pic.twitter.com/DJINZfM7EE — Matthew... more

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W
The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently put on the 19th annual PGA golf clinic, where participants received tips from PGA professionals. Approximately 30 people attended the event in Wolcott. Jon Fowler, PGA pro from Springbrook Greens in Fair Haven, helped participants with their putting game. Larissa Carter, PGA Assistant from Highland Country Club in Auburn, NY, assisted with chipping.... more

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes

Wayne Central voters send strong message as investigation concludes
With the hearings on the removal of two School Board members completed two weeks ago, the Board of Education at Wayne Central School District awaits an outcome. The Board made the following statement at the conclusion of the proceedings. “As of today, the proceedings relative to the possible removal of two Board of Education Members have concluded. The process the... more

Deputies: Wolcott man fires semi-automatic pistol during disturbance

Deputies: Wolcott man fires semi-automatic pistol during disturbance
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following an investigation into a disturbance complaint on Monday. Deputies arrested Evan Lapp, 28, of Wolcott for second-degree reckless endangerment. He’s accused of firing one round from a semi-automatic pistol into the air. No one was injured, according to deputies. Lapp was issued an appearance ticket for a... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

North Rose-Wolcott schools announce 3Q honor roll students

North Rose-Wolcott schools announces 3Q honor roll students
North Rose-Wolcott High School and Middle School recently named students to its third quarter honor roll. Students with a GPA of 85.0 to 89.9 were named to the honor roll, students with a GPA of 90.0 to 92.9 were named to the high honor roll, and students with a GPA of 93.0 or higher were named to the principal’s honor... more

Wolcott teen charged with robbery at Fastrac store

Wolcott man charged with robbery at Butler Fastrac store
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott resident following an investigation into a convenience store larceny along Route 104. Deputies say Kyle R. Mein, 19, of Wolcott was charged with robbery and criminal possession of a controlled substance after entering the Butler Fastrac along Route 104 – demanding money. Deputies say Mein also claimed to possess... more

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding
Flooding is a recurring problem for neighbors in Fair Haven who live along the lake. In May of 2017 sandbags lined properties there. Docks even beginning to disappear. For the people of Fair Haven it meant their busiest season for tourism was underwater. On Friday, it is another sight no Fair Haven resident wants to see, especially those living along... more

Deputies: Sodus man charged with assault, strangulation after violent domestic incident

Deputies: Sodus man charged with assault, strangulation after violent domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man Sunday evening following an investigation into a domestic incident. Deputies arrested Jonathan D. Sampson, 32, of Sodus for assault, strangulation, and unlawful imprisonment. Sampson is accused of repeatedly striking a female in the head; and strangling her until she lost consciousness. Deputies say she sustained several injuries. During... more

Deputies: Wolcott man choked woman during domestic incident

Deputies: Wolcott man choked woman during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a Wolcott man was arrested following a domestic incident, which happened Tuesday night. Deputies arrested Charles K. Davenport, 58, of Wolcott on Tuesday. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing after allegedly choking a female victim. He’s accused of grabbing her by the throat, impeding her breathing. Davenport was transported to the Wayne... more

North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2019

North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2019
The North Rose-Wolcott Athletic Hall of Fame recently inducted the Class of 2019 during a ceremony held at North Rose-Wolcott High School. Michael Woods, Kate DeMay, Theodis Terrance Collier, and Joe Cahoon, Sr. were inducted, along with the golf teams from 2003 to 2007. Woods was a three-sport varsity athlete (soccer, basketball, and track) from 1971 to 1975. He was... more

Wolcott man who was being evicted burns down mobile home, faces arson charge

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A 20-year-old Wolcott man, who was upset with being evicted, used a lighter to light a couch on fire inside the home. The incident happened on February 20th around 3 a.m. on Maplewood Drive in Wolcott, according to authorities. After he started the fire, Dillon R. Hosmer, 20, fell asleep, but luckily – one of the other tenants awoke and... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that’s mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that could prove to be difficult for law enforcement to manage – like the controversial mugshot proposal, which would ban law enforcement agencies from releasing arrest... more

Police: Wolcott man charged with DWI

Police: Wolcott man charged with DWI
Police say a 27-year-old Wolcott man was arrested on multiple charges – including possessing an open container in a car and driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop this week on State Route 104. According to police, Miguel A. Hernandez-Domingo, 27, of Wolcott was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08%, possession... more

W-FL THURSDAY: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West

W-FL: Newark hands Wayne first league loss on final night; Whitman makes clean sweep of West
On the final night of the regular season for Section V boys basketball teams, several Wayne-Finger Lakes squads were in action. Although all three W-FL league titles had been decided, there were several games of importance heading into postseason play next week. The biggest game had Wayne visiting Newark in a rematch of a close contest in Ontario that the... more

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Newark tops Geneva on senior night; Girls close out regular season
It was a busy night for Wayne-Finger Lakes teams after Tuesday’s snow day forced several games to be reschedule to Wednesday night. It was the final night of the regular season for Wayne-Finger Lakes girls teams as Sectional brackets are set. For the boys, it will be one more night of regular season play on Thursday night before the seedings... more

NRW senior receives biomedical photo communication award

NRW senior receives biomedical photo communication award
North Rose-Wolcott senior Hannah Cook’s photo, “Sunflower Dreams,” was recently named a recipient of the Biomedical Photo Communication Award at the Start Here 2019 exhibition. Cook was recognized at a reception held at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where her artwork was displayed until February 2. Start Here 2019 is an invitational exhibition that features artwork from middle school and... more
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