Category: Wayne County

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Law enforcement gearing up for busy weekend on the Finger Lakes (video)

Law enforcement is out doing safety checks on Canandaigua Lake. “We’ll pull up alongside and just have a conversation, so we’ll run through all the safety equipment they’re required to have on board,” said Deputy Sheriff John Peck with the Ontario County ... MORE
“We have to depend on ourselves” Wayne County gun lobbyists react to concealed-carry gun law changes

Wayne County gun lobbyists react to concealed-carry changes: “We have to depend on ourselves” (video)

Don Smith lobbies for legislation favorable to gun owners in Wayne County. “Maintaining our rights to our property which includes guns of course, so for the most part, we are a Second Amendment organization like several others across the state,” Smith said ... MORE
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Sodus man skips court after resisting arrest

Police took a Sodus man into custody on a bench warrant. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Norman Vanderbilt, 64, of Sodus for failure to appear in court. Vanderbilt was originally charged with assault, resisting arrest, and ... MORE
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Palmyra ice cream shop burglarized

Police are investigating a break-in that occurred on East Main Street in the village of Palmyra. According to photos posted to Facebook, two suspects broke into the Chill and Grill ice cream shop around 2 a.m. on Monday. One of the suspects ... MORE
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Man arrested in Williamson after stealing alcohol at Speedway

A Williamson man was arrested at Speedway gas station following a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew R. Mayeu, 46, of Williamson for petit larceny. It is alleged that Mayeu entered the Speedway gas ... MORE
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PRIMARY RESULTS: Cirencione victorious in Ontario County, Williams ahead in Wayne County (full coverage)

In statewide races there weren’t any surprises across New York. Gov. Kathy Hochul and U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin were declared projected winners in gubernatorial primary races. Zeldin’s contest was a four-way primary against Andrew H. Giuliani, Harry Wilson, and Rob Astorino. For ... MORE
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One hospitalized after two-car crash in Wayne County

Police report a two-car personal injury collision in the Town of Galen. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash involving Matthew Macchione, 33, of Walworth and Miranda Northrup, 31, of Galen. It is alleged that ... MORE
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Vidalia onions recalled from Wegmans due to listeria contamination

Wegmans has recalled Vidalia onions due to potential listeria contamination. The products were sold by the pound between June 23 and June 24, according to store officials. Stores across New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania were impacted. The onions may have a 4 ... MORE
Who will be the next Wayne County judge? GOP primary held today

Who will be the next Wayne County judge? GOP primary held Tuesday

Wayne County voters turned out today for the Republican primary election for the next county judge. Republicans from all over Wayne cast their vote on Tuesday, June 28 for either Michele Villani, principal court attorney for outgoing county judge John Nesbitt, or ... MORE
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Lyons motorcyclist ejected during crash in Wayne County

Deputies report the investigation of a motorcycle crash that happened on Old Lyons Road Monday around 7 p.m. One man was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. According to a news release, Brandon Stowell, 30, of Lyons was traveling west on ... MORE
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Webster man arrested after violating probation

Police say a Webster man was taken into custody after violating probation. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew R. Wheaton, 31, of Webster on a bench warrant. Deputies arrested Wheaton on a violation of probation warrant ... MORE
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10 regional youth sports and recreation projects awarded $214,000 in grants to improve, expand programs

Rochester Area Community Foundation is awarding $214,000 to 10 local youth sports and recreation programs from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth Sports. The fund, created by the private foundation of the late founder and owner of the Buffalo ... MORE
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Newark & Marion Railway Dedication Plaque returned home

The Newark and Marion Railway was chartered to build a railroad between its namesake cities in 1900. The line was controlled by the Beebe Syndicate of Upstate New York streetcar and interurban lines but was never electrified. It was reorganized as the ... MORE
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Ontario man arrested after stealing credit cards and license

Police arrested an Ontario man following a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested James R. Clark, 58, of Ontario for grand larceny and petit larceny. It is alleged that Clark stole a credit cards and ... MORE
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Sodus man charged with public lewdness

A Sodus man was arrested after a special investigation. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wayne R. Conklin for public lewdness. Conklin committed a lewd act while in the common area of a residential facility while in ... MORE