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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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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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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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Superintendent of Lyons Central School District takes position for Franklinville Central School District

The Lyons Central School District is now on the lookout for a new superintendent. Their current superintendent, Donald Putnam, has accepted the superintendent position for Franklinville Central School District in Cattaraugus County. Putnam has been with Lyons in his position since 2016 ... MORE
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Wayne County woman previously banned from McDonald’s arrested for screaming profanities over order mix-up

Deputies say a Wayne County woman was taken into custody after going to a local McDonald’s restaurant and screaming at workers because her order was incorrect. Angelica Luyando, 28, was arrested around 4 p.m. on Friday at the Lyons McDonald’s after she ... MORE
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Former Lyons resident rescued from Erie Canal, airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital

First responders were credited with pulling a man from the Erie Canal during the morning hours on Thursday after he jumped off a bridge along State Route 14 in the village. The sheriff’s office reported that a little after 6:30 a.m. firefighters ... MORE
Lyons, News, Wayne County
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Garlic Day is Sept. 11 at the Lyons Farmer’s Market

Garlic Day will be happening on Sept. 11 at the Lyons Farmer’s Market this year from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Garlic expert David Stern, walking tours, pancake breakfasts and garlic will all be there. The Hotchkiss Peppermint Museum and Museum of ... MORE
Events, Food, Life, Lyons, Wayne County
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Lyons man charged with contempt after making victim in domestic incident drive him across county lines

Deputies arrested a Lyons man following a domestic incident that occurred on March 1. According to deputies, Calvin Solomon, 40, of Lyons was taken into custody on an arrest warrant for criminal contempt. The incident began in Wayne County and continued into ... MORE
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Lyons man arrested on burglary and criminal mischief charges following break in on Saturday in Lyons

A man has been arrested in Lyons on charges of burglary and criminal mischief. Police responded to reports of a break in on Geneva Street around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday in Lyons and arrested Jerome Dacus, of Lyons. Dacus illegally entered an ... MORE
Local first responders learn how to handle electric cars involved in collisions

Local first responders learn how to handle electric cars involved in collisions

First responders are trained to deal with motor vehicle accidents involving vehicles using gas, but electric cars are becoming more common. The difference is the lithium battery system an electric car has. One of the concerns early on with first responders was ... MORE
Fire, Lyons, Newark, News, Wayne County
Decades themed celebration will be held at

Decades themed celebration will be held at Museum of Wayne County History August 28th

A 20th Century Decades Party will be happening at the Museum of Wayne County History August 28th, hosted by the Wayne County Historical County. The event requires tickets and will run from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on the lawn at 21 ... MORE
Rural & Migrant Ministry is opening its doors for the Liturgia Open House

Rural & Migrant Ministry is opening its doors for the Liturgia Open House

Join local families, workers and allies for a wonderful evening celebrating the work and Mission of RMM in Western New York! Liturgia Rural Worker Education Center, 7 Phelps Street, Lyons, NY 14489, August 13, 4:30-7:30 p.m.: Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. (RMM) ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man arrested after slapping woman at local store repeatedly

Deputies: Lyons man arrested after slapping woman at local store repeatedly

Deputies say a Lyons man was arrested after an investigation into a physical altercation. Terrence Hubright, 34, of Lyons is accused of walking into a local store and striking a woman- subjecting her to unwanted physical contact. She asked him not to ... MORE
Deputies: Lyons man accused of having sexual contact with 15-year-old

Deputies: Lyons man accused of having sexual contact with 15-year-old

Deputies report the arrest of a Lyons man following an investigation that occurred on Maple Street in September 2020. Nicholas Almekinder, 24, of Lyons was charged with rape, criminal sex act, and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies said in a ... MORE
Deputies:  Wayne County man arrested after violating stay away order of protection

Deputies: Wayne County man arrested after violating stay away order of protection

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Lyons man for criminal contempt in the second degree on August 7. Joshua Payne, of Lyons, was arrested after he was seen walking down Broad Street with a female who ... MORE