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Deputies: Macedon resident struck woman in face during altercation

Deputies: Macedon resident struck woman in face during altercation
An altercation led to assault charges for a Macedon resident, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say 20-year-old Chelsey Nicole Jones, of Macedon was charged with assault after striking another female in the face during a physical altercation. She was charged with assault and issued an appearance ticket. The charges will be answered in Palmyra Town Court. more

Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team

Team-first culture rooted in service for Pal-Mac girls swim team
Daunting workouts, fiery speeches and last-second victories are all staples in the story of any successful team; however, for the 2018 Palmyra-Macedon girls varsity swim team, it began with 22 girls holding shovels and pitchforks, surrounded by cows and horses. When coaches Christopher Oaks and Rebecca DeSol took over the team a decade ago, they wanted to build a selfless,... more

RED RAIDING STATES: Pal-Mac girls advance to state soccer tournament, Red Raider boys fall in qualifier

RAIDING STATES: Pal-Mac girls soccer advance to state, Red Raider boys fall in qualifier
It was a tale of two halves on Tuesday night for the Palmyra-Macedon girls varsity soccer team. The Red Raiders were flat in the first half. Then in the final 40 minutes, they were a completely different squad. In the end, Pal-Mac walked away with a 2-0 victory over the Dansville Mustangs in the Class B state qualifier match at... more

Local residents react to Hill Cumorah Pageant ending in 2020

Hill Cumorah Pageant to end in 2020
The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant is set to end after its 2020 season, according to Pageant officials. The announcement was made on Saturday. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said several pageants produced by the Church will be either modified or ended, including its flagship pageant in Palmyra. According to Pageant officials, Church officials listed several factors which... more

Pal-Mac tops Newark for Class B1 girls soccer title

Pal-Mac tops Newark for Class B1 girls soccer title
The Pal-Mac Red Raiders girls varsity soccer team defeated the Newark Reds on Friday night, 2-1, to capture the 2018 Section V Class B1 Championship. The title is the second straight for the Red Raider program. pic.twitter.com/0MtjwOvSIZ — Pal-Mac Athletics (@palmacsports) October 27, 2018 Celebration at PMHS, THANK YOU to police & fire units that assist in the celebration! @PMHSPRINC... more

STOLEN IN THE NIGHT: Public asked to help ID suspects after UTVs disappear from Rt. 31 dealer

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Owners of Filer’s PowerSports, located on State Route 31 in Macedon is asking for the public’s help finding those responsible for stealing utility vehicles. They are even offering a reward to those who can help with information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information should reach out to local law enforcement. “I can’t believe I have to make this post,”... more

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
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