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Wayne County sheriff candidate chooses undersheriff; if elected she would be the first female undersheriff in the county

Steve MacNeal, the Wayne County sheriff candidate, chose Laura Elsbree, a road patrol sergeant with the sheriff’s office, as his running mate. He explained in a news release that he initially was going to choose an undersheriff after the election, but wanted ... MORE
News, Wayne County
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Deadline to apply for the Wayne County StartUp Pitch Concept is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The deadline for anyone in Wayne County that wants to apply for the annual StartUp Pitch Concept is today at 4 p.m. Requirements are that the business be in the concept stage or be less than three years old. The business also ... MORE
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Dirt bike driver injured during event over the weekend

The driver of a dirt bike was injured Saturday. An accident involving a dirt bike happened in the Town of Arcadia on Saturday afternoon. Seth Toulson was ejected from his dirt bike after losing control during an enduro event. He was taken ... MORE
Arcadia, News, Wayne County
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Grand Island woman arrested for DWI in Sodus Saturday

A Grand Island woman was arrested for DWI during a traffic stop Saturday morning. Police pulled a vehicle over in Sodus after seeing it traveling off the shoulder on Route 104 multiple times. Mikki R. McMahon of Grand Island was found to ... MORE
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Town of Galen woman arrested following domestic incident

A Galen woman has been arrested following a domestic incident. Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a domestic incident in the Town of Galen Friday morning. Cheryl Horton-Roe was arrested after allegedly threatening and harassing a family member. When authorities ... MORE
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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