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Deputies: Newark sex offender failed to appear, notify NYS of addresss change

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 32-year-old sex offender for failing to notify of an address change. LaQuan A. Whitfield, 32, of Newark was arrested following an investigation into a sex ... more
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Deputies: Clyde man struck juvenile several times as victim held another child

Pittsford man possessed, sold gun illegally in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a 44-year-old Clyde man following an investigation on January 18th around 10:46 p.m. in Galen. Deputies arrested Shane V. Delyser, 44, of Clyde on two counts ... more
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Wayne Supervisors transfer $1.5M to match $30M coming in for shoreline REDI projects

Supervisors transfer $1.5M to match $30M coming in for shoreline REDI projects
Officials in Wayne County have signed on to a program through New York State aimed at helping communities impacted by shoreline flooding. Earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved transferring $1.5 million from ... more
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Retirement of Galens Pharmacy prompts Kinney Drugs takeover in Wayne County

Galens Pharmacy officially closes in Clyde
Kinney Drugs, a leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, will begin to serve Galens Pharmacy patients following the retirement of the Galens Pharmacy owners. “With grateful acknowledgement of our success as a small ... more
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Drug take back program happening throughout Wayne County

Wayne County police to collect unused drugs
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said all law enforcement agencies in the county will take part in the Oct. 26 national pharmaceutical collection day. Expired, unused and unwanted medication will be accepted from 10 a.m ... more
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Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van

Wayne County battles drug addiction with mobile van
It has been just over a year since the Department of Mental Health, Wayne Behavioral Health Network opened the doors of the Open Access Center, an out-treatment facility located at the Public Health Building on ... more
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Galen seeks DEC approval for new sand and gravel mine

Galen seeks DEC approval for new sand and gravel mine
The deadline for the public to submit written comments on the town’s application to create a new 6.8-acre sand and gravel mine on Kelsey Road is Sept. 6. The town has applied to the state ... more
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Canal path construction hits snag in Wayne County

Canal path construction hits snag in Wayne County
The old towpath along the former Enlarged Erie Canal — the second incarnation of the state waterway — appears to be an ideal location for the extension of the state’s canal trail in Wayne County ... more
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Train car catches fire in Wayne County

Wayne County deputies say a train car caught fire in the Town of Galen early Wednesday morning. It happened near the railroad crossing on Sunderville Road around midnight. By the time News10NBC got to the ... more
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Galen driver accused of having BAC nearly four-times the legal limit

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Galen woman after her BAC was found to be four-times the legal limit. Dacey E. Madigan, 30, of Galen was operating a vehicle westbound on ... more
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FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive ... more
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Old River Road in Galen (photo)

Old River Road in Galen (photo)
Old River Road in Galen, New York. Photo by Martin Pursati ... more
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Teen charged after Lyons stabbing; victim airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

Hornell man man charged with burglary after stabbing in Steuben County
Troopers were called to a reported assault on William Street in Lyons Saturday night - and they found a man who had been stabbed multiple times. The incident involved 5-10 people, according to the Times ... more
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Galen man charged with DWI after crashing into barn in April

Galen man charged with DWI after crashing into barn in April
A Wayne County man has been charged with DWI after deputies say he was driving with a BAC of more than twice the legal limit at the time of a crash last month. Matthew Diaz, ... more
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Newark driver charged with DWI after Galen crash

Newark driver charged with DWI after Galen crash
Deputies report the arrest of a Newark man for driving while intoxicated following an investigation into a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Galen. On Saturday around 4:22 p.m. Anthony W. Carr, 29, of ... more
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Passenger airlifted after vehicle crashes into barn in Wayne County

Savannah driver airlifted from scene of Geneva crash on Wednesday
Deputies say charges are pending the results of a blood test after a vehicle crashed into a barn Sunday around 2:23 a.m. in the Town of Galen. Deputies responded to 8896 Travell Knapps corners Road ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne Co. Sheriff Barry Virts talks contract negotiations, mugshot ban, and more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts talks
Wayne County Sheriff Bary Virts discusses the challenges of running a department that's mid-contract negotiations, and also coping with the widespread shortage of law enforcement prospects. He also tackles some of the statewide initiatives that ... more
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Wayne County duo held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping

Wayne County du held woman against her will for days, charged with kidnapping
Sheriff Barry Virts reports that a pair of Wayne County residents were arrested and taken into custody after they held a woman against her will for days, threatening her- and her family, as they demanded ... more
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Deputies: Lyons man was driving drunk during crash

Police: Seneca Falls man accused of verbally, physically abusing child in Walmart
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Lyons Man following an investigation into a property damage crash. Deputies arrested Roger S Wiltsie, 55, of Lyons. Following the report of a property damage ... more
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Newark man charged with DWAI following traffic stop along Rt. 31

Police: Seneca Falls man accused of verbally, physically abusing child in Walmart
Deputies report the arrest of a 29-year-old Newark resident on charges related to driving while under the influence of drugs over the weekend. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Andrew Allen, 29, of Newark ... more
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SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Teamsters rep says prolonged process a ‘massive failure’ for Wayne County
According to Chris Toole, of Teamsters Local 118 — based out of Rochester — one group of local law enforcement officers are desperate for parity. This week, Toole sat down in-studio to discuss ongoing negotiations ... more
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