UPDATE: Lyons man dies after being struck by vehicle

Deputies say one person was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Stoney Lonesome Road in Williamson on Monday. The accident happened around 6:20 p.m., according to deputies who say that Stuart Pearson, 68, of Ontario was traveling west on Lake Road — approaching the intersection of White Birch Cove — when he struck a... more

Wayne County supervisor running for GOP nod to succeed Oaks in NY Assembly

Twenty-four hours after Assemblyman Bob Oaks announced he will not run for re-election this year, he received a call from Lyons Supervisor Brian Manktelow. Manktelow, who was a state Senate candidate in 2016, wants to succeed Oaks, R-Macedon, in the state Assembly. In a phone interview Monday, Manktelow confirmed he is running for the Republican nomination in the 130th Assembly... more

FingerLakes1.com Local Mother’s Day Guide

Make Mom’s day a special one with these great local tips for awesome, unique gifts and delicious special Mother’s Day brunch offerings… Sinicropi Florist in downtown Seneca Falls This Mother’s Day, treat the mom in your life like the queen she is! Celebrate Mom with her favorite flower or gift from Sinicropi Florist Arrangements range from $35- how much do... more

Lyons man arrested on 14 felony charges after violating order

A Lyons man faces more than a dozen felony charges after an investigation into multiple violations of a stay away order of protection. State Police say that Kurtis Freeman, 26, of Lyons was charged with seven counts of first-degree criminal contempt — a Class E felony; and seven counts of aggravated family offense — also a Class E felony. The... more

State Police: Lyons man faces felony drug charges after investigation

State Police arrested a 24-year-old Lyons man on felony drug charges after an investigation in Wayne County. Jorie N. Cruz, 24, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police say that Cruz was arraigned in Arcadia Town Court on... more

Lyons Superintendent: Investigation into ‘suspicious person’ underway after alleged photos taken of children, parents

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and Lyons Central School District are looking into a suspicious incident, which unfolded in the Jackson Street area in Lyons on Thursday. Superintendent Don Putnam said in a call to parents, and in a message posted to the district’s website, “I want to make you aware, that this morning one of our bus monitors reported suspicious... more

Gorham man charged with DWI in Lyons

A 28-year-old Gorham man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Thursday around 10:40 p.m. after a traffic stop for speeding in Lyons. Deputies stopped Gregory M. Pierson, 28, of Gotham on Geneva Street for speeding. Upon investigation it was determined that he was intoxicated. He submitted to standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving... more

Sodus duo sold crack cocaine to undercover investigators, both facing felony charges

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says two people were arrested following an investigation into the sale of controlled substances throughout the region. Angela N. Scott, 44, and Gregory Daniel, 46, both of Sodus were charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Virts says the duo sold crack cocaine to undercover... more

Chamber honoring Lyons icon Peter Stirpe

Newspaper publisher, police officer, county personnel director, Army veteran. Those are just some of the things Peter Stirpe has done in his impressive life. Now the lifelong Lyons resident can add Citizen of the Year to his long list of accomplishments. Stirpe will be honored by the Lyons Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 7, at Maitre D’ at Trombino’s,... more

Deputies: Drunk driver had child in vehicle during accident, now charged

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a drunk driving crash, where deputies say a 9-year-old child was a passenger. Pearlie L. Petty, of Lyons was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandrea’s Law, as well as driving while intoxicated. He was also charged with a number of vehicle and traffic violations. Deputies... more

Local Meals on Wheels program running into problems

“It is crunch time,” said Wayne County Aging and Youth, Director Penny Shockley. Home Delivered Meal (Meals on Wheels) Program Director Karen Breen and Board Director Sergei Barishevich came into the Human Services Committeee meeting on Monday (4/2) to discuss the financial crunch the local Home Delivered Meal Program is having. The number of senior citizens requesting or already taking... more

Deputies: Lyons man shoved fiancé, charged with assault

Deputies say a Lyons man was arrested following a domestic incident on Tuesday. Nathan S. Seager, 24, of Lyons was charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child after a domestic disturbance with his fiancé. Seager is accused of shoving her to the floor, causing pain and swelling to her wrist. The incident unfolded... more

Walworth woman arrested after hit and run in Lyons

Sheriff Barry Virts says deputies were called to State Route 31 in Lyons for a reported hit and run accident where a female driver left the scene on Thursday. As result, deputies arrested Ashley E. Brown, 29, of Walworth. Upon investigation she was reported to have backed into a vehicle — fleeing the scene. She was located at Wayne Behavior... more

Wayne County Board of Supervisors honor retiring public defender James Kernan

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors said goodbye to the man who spent more than 30 years in the Public Defender’s Office, including seven years as its leader, and selected his interim successor at its meeting Tuesday. James Kernan is retiring as Wayne County Public Defender as of Friday. The office provides legal services to people charged with a crime... more

Newark teens charged with murder of Sodus HS student

A pair of Newark teens were indicted on murder charges after an investigation into the stabbing death of 17-year-old Zachary Dwello, who was a senior at Sodus Central High School. On December 8th at approximately 10:28 p.m. police received a report through 911 that a caller had been stabbed. When police responded to Perkins Park they found Dwello unresponsive, laying... more

Lyons woman charged with assault after hit-and-run accident in Victor

A 20-year-old Lyons resident faces multiple charges as part of an active hit-and-run investigation, which happened in Victor on Monday. Deputies say they arrested Amari R. Linzy-Richardson, 20, of Lyons on multiple charges after the investigation into the hit-and-run accident on Saurer Farms Drive in Victor on March 12th. She was charged with second-degree assault and leaving the scene of... more
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