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Officials unveil ‘Lyons Strong’ operation for community revitalization

Officials unveil ‘Lyons Strong’ operation for community revitalization
Officials are gearing up and getting ready for a productive stretch in the town of Lyons. On Thursday, town officials announced a new initiative titled "Operation: Lyons Strong," aimed at enhancing community development, following the ... more
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Lyons man released with appearance ticket after threatening to stab people, striking deputy during investigation

SheriCorrections officer accused of smuggling drugs into Wayne County Jail
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a violent incident late this week. Michael Ellersick, 39, was charged with obstruction and resisting arrest after deputies tried taking him into ... more
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Arcadia woman arrested for trespassing in Lyons

Sheriff: Deputy shoots man after Office of Mental Health calls for assistance in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Dominique Lundy, a 30-year-old resident of Arcadia for trespassing. This arrest followed a 911 call from an anonymous informant who alerted authorities that Lundy had unlawfully ... more
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Lyons man tried fleeing DWI crash on foot late-Monday

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following an investigation into a motor vehicle accident on Monday. Around 6 p.m. deputies arrested Shawn Rahn, 40, for DWI, refusing to submit ... more
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Two found guilty in robbery, Wayne County coercion case

Supervisors to look at sales tax sharing with municipalities, school districts in Wayne County
William Gahr and Layne Dagata were found guilty in a robbery and coercion case stemming from an incident on December 29, 2022. The case began when a woman requested a ride from Rochester to Wayne ... more
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Deputies: Lyons man threatened person with bat, damaged vehicle

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a domestic incident earlier this year. Seth Dejesus, 21, was arrested for a domestic incident that happened on January 6. He was ... more
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Lyons forms committee to address veterans memorial concerns

Lyons forms committee to address veterans memorial concerns
In response to concerns from residents and veterans, Lyons Town Supervisor Jim Brady announced the formation of a committee to discuss potential changes to the relocation of veterans memorials within the town, according to the ... more
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Deputies: Lyons woman kicks down neighbor’s door while he’s sleeping, throws cup of ‘urine’ on him

Deputies: Lyons woman kicks down neighbor's door while he's sleeping, throws cup of 'urine' on him
Deputies arrested a Lyons woman for harassment and criminal tampering after an investigation into a disturbance that happened earlier this month. Brittany McKnight, 36, of Lyons was charged with second-degree harassment and third-degree criminal tampering ... more
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Deputies: Lyons woman had BAC over twice legal limit during crash

Deputies: Lyons woman had BAC over twice legal limit during crash
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 23-year-old Lyons woman after a one-car crash. Caitlin Shaffer was arrested for DWI, driving with a BAC over 0.18%, and moving from lane unsafely after ... more
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Lyons set to welcome Civil War monument amid memorial debate

Lyons set to welcome Civil War monument amid memorial debate
Lyons Town Supervisor Jim Brady has announced plans for a new Civil War monument in Central Park, funded by a private donor, to honor the 111th New York Volunteer Infantry. The initiative, however, involves relocating ... more
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Wayne County nurse indicted for diverting nursing home patient funds

Nursing home law: Over three hours of direct care now required daily at all facilities
A Rochester nurse, Antia L. Walker, 34, was indicted following allegations of diverting drugs from patients at Demay Living Center and falsifying business records. The State Police from Lyons announced her arrest on Friday, underlining ... more
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Lyons CSD joins class-action lawsuit targeting social media companies over student mental health

New elementary school in Lyons? Planning committee could consider it
The Lyons Central School District has become part of a class-action lawsuit targeting social media companies, accusing them of exacerbating a mental health crisis among the youth. This legal move aligns Lyons with several other ... more
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Newark man airlifted from Lyons rollover crash

Newark man airlifted from Lyons rollover crash
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a crash that happened Monday afternoon in the town of Lyons. The driver, identified as Steven Foulkrod, 32, of Newark, lost control of his vehicle on ... more
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Fulton man arrested for impaired driving in Wayne County

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of Bayron Heberto Martinez Perez, a 34-year-old resident of Fulton, following a traffic stop in the Town of Lyons. Martinez Perez faces charges including Driving While ... more
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Deputies: Lyons woman sent sexual photos to 15-year-old

Deputies: Lyons woman sent sexual photos to 15-year-old
Deputies report the arrest of a Lyons woman for allegedly taking inappropriate photos with a minor. According to a news release, Destiney Mantooth, 33, was arrested for disseminating indecent material to a minor and endangering ... more
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END OF THE ROAD: Lyons’ run ends in Class C state semifinal 

END OF THE ROAD: Lyons’ run ends in Class C state semifinal 
The Lyons Lions state title run came to an end on Friday night as they fell 56-45 to Section IV’s Moravia in the Class C Final Four at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. Lyons ... more
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Lyons man faces charges after violent domestic assault

Sheriff: Sodus man killed in fatal wreck on Welsher Rd.
In a distressing incident in the town of Lyons law enforcement officials have apprehended a 33-year-old man following a serious domestic altercation. The accused, identified as Robert Debout Jr., is now facing multiple charges after ... more
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WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons returned to Class C Final Four, took on Moravia Friday night (webcast)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Lyons returned to Class C Final Four, took on Moravia Friday night (webcast)
The Class C boys basketball semifinal wrapped up Friday at the NYSPHSAA Boys Basketball Championships. The Lyons Lions returned to Glens Falls for the first time since 2015. They took on the Moravia Blue Devils ... more
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FINAL FOUR BOUND: Lyons uses second-half surge to roll past Randolph in Far West Regional, advance to state semifinals 

FINAL FOUR BOUND: Lyons uses second-half surge to roll past Randolph in Far West Regional, advance to state semifinals 
The Lyons boys basketball team is headed to the New York State semifinals for the sixth time in program history after taking down Section VI’s Randolph, 61-44, in the Class C Far West Regional on ... more
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