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Shooting under investigation in Sodus, victim at Rochester General Hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened late-Thursday in the town of Sodus. According to deputies, the victim arrived via private vehicle to Rochester General Hospital around 8:45 p.m. with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting is said to ... MORE
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Man gets into struggle with U.S. Marshal’s Task Force during arrest, dies from self inflicted gunshot wound

The Rochester man who died of a gunshot wound during a struggle with police on Wednesday was wanted for assault in Wayne County. U.S. Marshal’s Task Force members attempted to arrest Dedrick James, 24, when he pulled out a handgun before struggling ... MORE
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Lyons Central School District will see a familiar face with their new superintendent Matt Barr

Matt Barr will be returning to Lyons Central School District as the new superintendent. Barr previously taught and was a principal for the school district for 17 years. He was appointed Tuesday by the Board of Education and will begin Sept. 27 ... MORE
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Nutreat and Agri-Trak, two local startup companies, are among 20 finalists in globally recognized Grow-NY competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement have announced that two local food start-ups are among finalists in the Grow-NY competition. The top prize is $1 million dollars, followed by two prizes of $500,000, and four of $250,000 ... MORE
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Long Acre Farms will start their fall festivities for the season Sept. 18

Long Acre Farms announces the start of the season for Sept. 18 and it will run every weekend through the end of the Oct. The theme for the 2021 Amazing Maize Maze is APPLES! Wayne County produces 41% of New York State’s ... MORE
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Mural added to the Wall of Honor in Lyons

The Wall of Honor which salutes veterans from the four wars was moved to Central Park in Lyons and recently had a mural added by Mark DeCracker of Mural Mania. The mural honors the veterans who served, and veteran Cory Reynolds, one ... MORE
Art, Events, Life, Lyons, Wayne County
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Please remember to drive safely around school buses so kids do not get hurt

Local police ask that people please remember to drive safely around school buses. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says the 10 feet surrounding the bus is where a child is in the most danger of being hit and asks people to stop ... MORE
News, Traffic, Wayne County
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Arcadia Town Supervisor Jon Verkey passes away, board member Richard VanLaeken will take over

On Saturday, Sept. 11 the Arcadia Town Supervisor Jon Verkey passed away. Town board member Richard VanLaeken will be stepping up to fill in as Deputy Supervisor and a special meeting will be held Sept. 29. This will leave a council seat ... MORE
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Wayne Economic Development Corporation holds competition to kickstart local business

The Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is gearing up to help kick start one more local, new business through the annual StartUp Pitch Competition. The winning applicant will receive $25,000. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The ... MORE
Business, News, Wayne County
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Gananda mom who got into physical altercation with bus monitor gets attorney: Bus monitor accused of screaming at child

An attorney for the Gananda mother accused of being involved in a physical altercation with a bus monitor recently says the family is taking action. Laine Mulye, 35, of Macedon was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child after ... MORE
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Assemblyman Manktelow isolated with COVID-19: Says he wasn’t vaccinated

New York State Assemblyman Brian Manktelow, who represents Wayne and part of Cayuga counties, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Assemblyman said he felt sick, so he got tested. Sure enough, Manktelow was a confirmed case of COVID-19. He’s doing better now, ... MORE
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Child calls 911 after parents overdose in Sodus

A Sodus duo were arrested after they overdosed and left a child unattended. The child called 911 and was not hurt, according to deputies. When they arrived at the Maple Avenue home they located Philip Bean, 32, and Samantha Capron, 28, both ... MORE
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Williamson Public Library hosts opening for their new StoryWalk installation

On Sept. 1 the Williamson Public Library StoryWalk opened at B. Forman Park. The featured story on kiosks throughout the park was “Fall Mixed Up” by Bob Raczka. Williamson Public Library Board President Michael Collins took a moment to thank everyone who ... MORE
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Gananda parent faces multiple charges after getting into a physical altercation with a bus monitor

A parent from the Gananda School district is facing multiple charges after assaulting a bus monitor over her child not wearing a mask. Laine Mulye, 35, is facing charges for harassment in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child ... MORE
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Verbal dispute turns physical between Gananda transportation worker and parent over masking, district says

The Gananda Central School District is backing one of its transportation workers after a physical and verbal confrontation last week involving a parent. “I believe the parent was upset about the fact that we require masks,” Gananda Superintendent Shawn Van Scoy explained ... MORE