Skip to content
Home » Wayne County » Newark

Newark

Newark man arrested for DWI after incident on Friday

Police: Driver faces felony charges after traffic stop in Seneca Falls
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Carlton M. Fleming, 50, of Newark, for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) on the night of May 24. Deputies charged Fleming with DWI and having a BAC of .08% or ... more
/

Canandaigua, Dundee, and Newark are ‘Pro-Housing Communities’

No Fourth of July? Maybe not in Canandaigua
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that 213 municipalities in New York have launched applications to be certified as Pro-Housing Communities, with 61 already certified. This certification, part of a program initiated by Governor Hochul last year, ... more
/

Village of Newark celebrates Community Pride Day

Village of Newark celebrates Community Pride Day
The Village of Newark celebrated its 18th Annual Community Pride Day on May 18, with streets, front yards, and parks getting a fresh and vibrant makeover. Volunteers planted flowers, pulled weeds, and picked up trash, ... more
/

Newark man arrested for DWI after 911 complaint at McDonald’s

Newark man arrested for DWI after 911 complaint at McDonald's
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Geovani Perez-Lopez, 30, from the Village of Newark, following a 911 complaint. Perez-Lopez was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-Common Law and Operating a Motor Vehicle with ... more
/

Newark Food Closet desperately needs donations as summer arrives, demand jumps

Newark Food Closet desperately needs donations as summer arrives, demand jumps
Supplies at the Newark Food Closet are dangerously low, with the need for meal assistance becoming critical as schools let out for summer. “All the subsidies are gone after COVID,” said Robert Barrett of the ... more
/

Skeletal remains in Newark determined to be man missing since September 2022

Skeletal remains in Newark determined to be man missing since September 2022
Skeletal remains discovered by a surveying crew at 434 E. Union St. in Newark on Monday have been identified as Kevin Heise, the Monroe County Medical Examiner confirmed. Heise was reported missing in September 2022 ... more
/

Reading Week a success at Perkins School in Newark

Reading Week a success at Perkins School in Newark
Perkins School's Reading Week, themed "Olympics/Go for Gold," was a hit among Pre-K through second-grade students, featuring activities centered around Olympians and a goal of reading 1,000 books. Students exceeded expectations, reading 1,225 books by ... more
/

Newark man arrested with stolen car from Monroe County

Newark man arrested with stolen car from Monroe County
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested a Village of Newark man following an investigation into a stolen vehicle reported from Monroe County. Deputies took Robert N. Wells, 31, into custody for multiple charges, including Criminal ... more
/

Newark man arrested for DWI in Marion

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office arrested Roberto Lara-Gutierrez, 24, of Newark, following a traffic stop in the Town of Marion. Deputies pulled Lara-Gutierrez over for an inadequate headlamp and determined he was driving while intoxicated ... more
/

Skeletal remains found in Newark: Police investigation underway

Skeletal remains found in Newark: Police investigation underway
The Newark Police Department is investigating after human remains were found by a surveying crew in the village. According to a news release, the crew working discovered 'skeletal remains' during the afternoon hours on Union ... more
/

Emergency room wait times increasing at many Finger Lakes hospitals

Auto Draft
As lawmakers debated state health care funding, patients in the Finger Lakes area experienced some of the longest emergency room wait times in New York. Between July 2022 and July 2023, Monroe County's average ER ... more
/

Newark welcomes new heavy equipment operator to public works department

Newark welcomes new heavy equipment operator to public works department
The Village of Newark announced that Steven Orlopp has joined the Department of Public Works as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Previously, Orlopp worked at Sanford Industrial Contractors in Manchester as a truck driver and equipment ... more
/

Newark man arrested for drug possession, impaired driving after U-Haul incident

Police: Customer threatens employee with a knife at business in Penn Yan
Deputies say one person was arrested on two charges after an incident over the weekend in Ontario County. Ronald James Cassidy, 54, of Newark, was arrested early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated and criminal ... more
/

Newark man arrested for misusing SNAP benefits to buy alcohol

City of Auburn leases unneeded parking spaces to Wegmans
Stephen W. Lancaster, 36, was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for Petit Larceny and the Sale or Exchange of Assistance Supplies. The incident occurred at the Newark Wegmans where he first purchased cases ... more
/

Village of Newark welcomes new code enforcement officer

Newark to submit seven DRI projects for state review
The Village of Newark has announced Charles "Chaz" Gambino as its new Code Enforcement Officer. Previously, Gambino served as the Assistant Code Enforcement Officer in the Town of Huron and has operated a successful surveying ... more
/

Developer seeks extended tax break for new hotel in Newark

Developer seeks extended tax break for new hotel in Newark
Indus Hospitality Group is requesting a 20-year tax incentive for a new hotel project in Newark, which is twice the usual duration offered by the local Industrial Development Agency (IDA). According to the Finger Lakes ... more
/

Newark middle school embraces agriculture with innovative educational program

Agriculture businesses in New York express concern if overtime hours change it will negatively impact the industry
Newark Middle School has replaced its traditional technology curriculum with a pioneering Agricultural Program, engaging students in practical and diverse learning experiences. During the first half of the school year, middle schoolers were actively involved ... more
/

Newark man charged with predatory sex assault against a child

Newark man charged with predatory sex assault against a child
A Newark man, Carlos Mattei Jr., was arrested and charged with predatory sexual assault against a child, stemming from an incident that occurred approximately three years ago, State Police reported. The charge, a serious felony, ... more
/

Arcadia man skipped court for stealing vehicle, child endangerment, and criminal mischief

Wayne County man accused of assaulting child with metal rod
Deputies arrested an Arcadia man on several charges over the weekend after a bench warrant was discovered. Robert Wells Jr., 32, of Arcadia was wanted in Newark for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, endangering ... more
/