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Arcadia, Junius, and Wolcott all get major federal funding for water service expansions

Three towns in the Finger Lakes region will benefit from federal funding to assist with water infrastructure projects. The funds are crucial to expanding and improving the reach of municipal water service in rural parts of the region. The town of Junius ... MORE
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Fatal motorcycle accident in the Town of Arcadia

A Wayne County woman has died following a fatal motorcycle accident in the Town of Arcadia. Gary Rothfuss, 68, of Newark, Albert Webber, 66, and Edith Webber, 57, both of Lyons, were involved in the collision. The Webbers were driving a motorcycle ... MORE
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Two airlifted after rollover crash in Wayne County

First responders were called to a rollover crash in Arcadia Saturday afternoon. It happened around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Minsteed and Martin roads. John Offen, identified as the driver, and passenger Melissa Offen failed to stop at a stop sign ... 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
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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
Arcadia man facing felony assault, contempt, and family offense charges after investigation

Arcadia man facing felony assault, contempt, and family offense charges after investigation

The Wayne County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man on a superior court warrant on a number of charges- including felony assault and contempt. Deputies arrested Alexis Lebron, 23, of Arcadia for charges including first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family ... MORE
Deputies: Arcadia man struck juvenile victim during domestic incident

Deputies: Arcadia man struck juvenile victim during domestic incident

Deputies report the arrest of an Arcadia man on child endangerment charges following an investigation. James Navarro, of Arcadia is accused of striking a juvenile victim during a domestic incident over the weekend. He was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare ... MORE
Bicyclist hospitalized at Strong after

Bicyclist hospitalized at Strong after crash on Rt. 31 in Arcadia

Deputies say an investigation into a car-bicycle crash that happened on State Route 31 over the weekend remains open as of Monday. On Sunday around 2 p.m. deputies were called to a crash where Jose Figueroa, 60, of Lyons was traveling west ... MORE
Deputies: Two sent to the hospital after three-car crash on Rt. 31 in Arcadia

Deputies: Two sent to the hospital after three-car crash on Rt. 31 in Arcadia

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to a three-car personal injury crash on Route 31 in Arcadia late last week. They say one driver was ticketed for following too closely after investigation. Deputies say George Heidenreich, 66, of Lyons ... MORE
Homicide investigation underway in Arcadia after body discovered at Houses Motel

LATEST: Victim identified in Arcadia homicide investigation

Investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the homicide investigation unfolding after a body was discovered at an Arcadia motel last week. On June 7 around 5:15 p.m. deputies were called to check the welfare of a person ... MORE
Arcadia man faces felony charge after smashing vehicle window during dispute

Arcadia man faces felony charge after smashing vehicle window during dispute

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Arcadia man following an investigation into a domestic dispute that happened in Arcadia over the weekend. On Sunday around 9 a.m. deputies arrested Henry Bouwens, 33, for criminal mischief and aggravated family ... MORE
Arcadia town, Newark village judge resigns after pleading guilty to violating order of protection

Arcadia town, Newark village judge resigns after pleading guilty to violating order of protection

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct reports that Michael Ralph Miller, a Justice of the Arcadia Town Court and Newark Village Court resigned while under investigation by the Commission. He pleaded guilty to violating a stay-away order of protection held ... MORE
One hospitalized at Strong after head-on crash involving snow plow on Rt. 31

One hospitalized at Strong after head-on crash involving snow plow on Rt. 31

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-car crash that was caused by snowy roads, according to a press release. Lorrie Jean Rood, 59, of Lyons was traveling east on Rt. 31 when she lost control of her car and collided ... MORE
Deputies: Williamson woman sent to Strong after one-car crash on Rt. 88

Deputies: Williamson woman sent to Strong after one-car crash on Rt. 88

One person was sent to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash on Rt. 88 in Arcadia. Deputies say it occurred when 25-year-old Rachel Horton of Williamson was traveling north on Rt. 88. She swerved to avoid hitting a ... MORE
Deputies: Newark man broke into mother’s home, shoved her during incident

Deputies: Newark man broke into mother’s home, shoved her during incident

Deputies arrested a 32-year-old Newark man following an incident in Arcadia. Henry Bouwens, 32, of Newark was arrested after kicking in the door to his mother’s residence. He then entered the home and pushed her. Bouwens was ultimately charged with criminal mischief, ... MORE