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Wayne County man arrested for downloading child pornography while working in Macedon

A man working in Wayne County has been arrested for downloading child pornography while at work. Kent Uittenboaard, 31, downloaded the images at his place of employment in Macedon. He has been doing this since early this year. His charges include possessing ... MORE
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Man arrested after having sippy cup containing alcohol within reach of a child in his vehicle

A Macedon man was arrested Friday after he had a sippy cup of alcohol within reach of a child in his vehicle. Wayne County Deputies arrested Shawn Calabria following an investigation into the incident which occurred in September. Calabria allegedly had a ... 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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Verbal dispute turns physical between Gananda transportation worker and parent over masking, district says

The Gananda Central School District is backing one of its transportation workers after a physical and verbal confrontation last week involving a parent. “I believe the parent was upset about the fact that we require masks,” Gananda Superintendent Shawn Van Scoy explained ... MORE
Macedon Food Pantry has already reached 400 visits this year and continues to thrive

Macedon Food Pantry has already reached 400 visits this year and continues to thrive

The Macedon Food Pantry has been serving the public for 48 years now, and helps families in need in Gananda, Macedon and Walworth communities. This year has already seen over 400 visits from families. The pantry helps families in situations like illness, ... MORE
Company plans to build Microtel and KFC along Route 31 in Macedon

Company plans to build Microtel and KFC along Route 31 in Macedon

The Penfield-based Indus Group is planning a new hotel and restaurant in Macedon. Jett Mehta, the head of the group, said Indus owns a Taco Bell on Route 31 in Macedon already and the plan is to build a three story hotel ... MORE
Magnatag expanding in Macedon: Company plans to add 16

Magnatag expanding in Macedon: Company plans to add 16 workers

Empire State Development says a manufacturer in Wayne County is expanding. Magnatag is adding equipment to its Macedon facility, which means 16 new positions, while building on its 40 person workforce. “The expansion will dramatically improve the quality of our product, opening ... MORE
Palmyra man taken into custody after FBI child sex crimes investigation

Palmyra man taken into custody after FBI child sex crimes investigation

Investigators say a Palmyra man was taken into custody for possessing a sexual performance by a child, as well as another charge. Kent Uittenbogaard, 33, was charged with possessing a sexual performance by a child and promoting a sexual performance by a ... MORE
Deputies: Macedon man damaged brake lines, charged with criminal mischief

Deputies: Macedon man damaged brake lines, charged with criminal mischief

Deputies arrested a 45-year-old Macedon man following an incident that happened on Willow Brook Bend in Farmington on August 6. According to a news release, Kirtis Lee Rothfuss, 45, of Macedon was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly damaging the brake lines ... MORE
Pal-Mac School District raises records amounts for scholarship funding

Pal-Mac School District raises records amounts for scholarship funding

The Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars program was able to raise $21,000 dollars with their phone-a-thon event this year, distributing a record breaking amount of scholarship funds to students in the district. 80 high schoolers volunteered to call Pal-Mac households and were able ... MORE
Macedon police roll out community input program to slow down speeders

Macedon police roll out community input program to slow down speeders

The Macedon Police Department is using radar to help slow down roadways where speeders have been an issue. Administrative Sergeant Steve MacNeal, told RochesterFirst.com that a new Radar/Speed Trailer Request Program allows residents to alert police about problem areas. One of those ... MORE
One sent to Strong Hospital after crash in Farmington

One sent to Strong Hospital after crash in Farmington

Deputies report the investigation of a crash that happened in the town of Farmington on County Road 8. According to investigators, Ronald Herberle, 67, of Macedon was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Details of the crash were not released, but deputies said ... MORE
Deputies: Rochester woman had stolen vehicle during larceny at Macedon Walmart

Deputies: Rochester woman had stolen vehicle during larceny at Macedon Walmart

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester woman following a larceny that happened at the Walmart located on Route 31 in Macedon. During an investigation it was discovered that Kenyatta Williams, 42, of Rochester stole over $100 worth ... MORE
Music campus planned by Alicia Keys in Macedon scrapped, lawyers say

Music campus planned by Alicia Keys in Macedon scrapped, lawyers say

Three years ago Grammy Award-winning singer Alicia Keys, and music producer Swizz Beatz announced plans to convert an empty building along State Route 31 in Wayne County into a music campus. Now, after little movement on that front- the plans have fallen ... MORE
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After a rough season, the entire Erie Canal is able to open up

After a rough season, the entire Erie Canal is able to open up

The Erie Canal is finally fully opened as of Thursday. Various issues have occurred this season to diminish the use for boaters. An embankment collapsed in Macedon, resulting in the water levels being lowered. The only boats that could travel between locks ... MORE