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Moonlight paddle events hosted by Trail Works were so popular, they’re planning more for Sept.

Trail Works Inc. offered moonlight paddle events this summer at Wide Waters Canal Park in Newark. People were able to bring their kayaks and canoes as well as their dogs. The event was popular enough that plans have begun to have the ... MORE
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Waterloo, Newark drivers airlifted after head-on crash in Phelps: Rt. 96 shut down for hours overnight

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to State Route 96 in the town of Phelps for a head-on crash. Upon arrival, deputies located two vehicles with extensive damage and individuals trapped inside. Investigation determined that Kathleen Tiller, 71, of ... MORE
Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals will have new visitation policy as Delta COVID cases rise

Clifton Springs, Newark-Wayne hospitals will have new visitation policy as Delta COVID cases rise

Due to the rapid transmission of the Delta variant and increased positive COVID-19 cases, Rochester Regional Health will be re-implementing a stricter visitation policy effective Wednesday at 9 a.m. at all of its locations including: Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic Newark-Wayne Community Hospital ... MORE
Man sentenced to 50 years in prison on child pornography charges after formerly working for Newark schools and Canandaigua YMCA

Newark man sentenced to 50 years on child porn charges after working in local schools, Canandaigua YMCA

A former teaching assistant for the Newark School District will spend the next 50 years of his life in prison. Matthew Holland spent time between 2016 and 2020 coercing minors to create and send him child pornography on social media. He recorded ... 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
8th annual Wine, Craft Beverage, and Artisan event in Newark will be August 27th

8th annual Wine, Craft Beverage, and Artisan event in Newark will be August 27th

The 8th annual Wine, Craft Beverage and Artisan event will be held August 27th by the Newark Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place at the T. Spencer Night Park in Newark on the Erie Canal from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 ... MORE
Wayne Arts hosts two exhibits; one featuring a local artist and another featuring a family friendly theme

Wayne Arts hosts two exhibits; one featuring a local artist and another featuring a family friendly theme

Wayne Arts is hosting a family friendly exhibit called “Fur, Fins, and Feathers” August 5th until August 28th. Exhibit hours are Thursday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wayne Arts ... MORE
Art, Life, Newark, Wayne County
Police investigate shooting in Newark

Newark PD chief: Investigation open after shooting victim dies

Newark Police Chief Mark Thoms says the person who was shot during an early morning incident on West Miller Street has died. The new information revealed that James Taylor, 56, of Newark was shot- and died at the scene. Chief Thoms did ... MORE
Erie Canal faces string of issues after bad weather throughout state

Erie Canal faces string of issues due to recent weather throughout the state

The excessive amounts of rain across New York State recently caused the Erie Canal to close between Baldwinsville and Rochester. Water levels were dangerously high and the NYS Canal Corporation decided on the closure. The closure resulted in numerous boats in water ... MORE
Yankees select Newark native Benjamin Cowles in Round 10 of 2021 MLB Draft

New York Yankees select Newark native Ben Cowles in MLB Draft

To wrap up Day 2 of the MLB Draft on Monday, the New York Yankees selected 21-year-old shortstop Ben Cowles with the 303rd overall pick. Cowles graduated from Newark in 2018 before moving on to play college baseball at Maryland. BENNY TO ... MORE
Police: Newark man faces felony contempt charges after domestic incident

Police: Newark man faces felony contempt charges after domestic incident

Police arrested a 35-year-old Newark man on a number of felony contempt charges, as well as other counts following a disturbance on Parrish Street. David Eldridge, 35, was charged with three counts of first-degree contempt, two counts of endangering the welfare of ... MORE
Deputies: Arcadia woman punched father, stole his vehicle and debit card

Deputies: Arcadia woman punched father, stole his vehicle and debit card

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark woman following a domestic incident in the town of Arcadia on State Route 31. Deputies arrested Diana Rivera, 22, of Arcadia for criminal mischief, harassment, petit larceny, unauthorized use of a ... MORE
Police investigate false report of double shooting in Newark

Police investigate false report of double shooting in Newark

Police say a false report led to a massive response and investigation in Newark on Monday. Around 5:30 p.m. a call for a person barricaded inside a home came in to 911- along with that for two people having been shot. The ... MORE
Deputies: Newark man violated court order, attempted to flee domestic incident

Deputies: Newark man violated court order, attempted to flee domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man following an investigation into a domestic incident in the town of Williamson. A little before midnight on Monday deputies arrested Terrance Barber, 33, of Newark on two counts of criminal ... MORE
Community garage sale along the Erie in Wayne County August 5th

Community garage sale along the Erie in Wayne County August 5th

Newark, Lyons, Clyde and Savannah will hold the “Treasures Along the Erie” Community Garage sale on August 7th. You’ll find that treasure you have been searching for and so much more! Online maps/lists will be available after Thursday, August 5th at www.villageofnewark.com ... MORE
Newark Public Library is decorated to go with the Tail & Tails summer reading theme

Newark Public Library is decorated to go with the Tail & Tails summer reading theme

The Newark Library has been transformed to fit the theme of the summer reading program Tail & Tales. Youth Services Librarian Alicia Vazquez implemented the program under the direction of the national Collaborative Summer Library Program. The program is designed to help ... MORE
Events, Life, Newark, Wayne County
Two remain hospitalized a week after Rt. 31 crash in Newark: Reckless driver may have been impaired, police say

Two remain hospitalized a week after Rt. 31 crash in Newark: Reckless driver may have been impaired, police say

The investigation into a crash that happened last week on State Route 31 in Wayne County is continuing, according to police. It happened last Thursday around 5:30 p.m. near the Erie Canal Motel. Cassie Conolly, 38, of Lyons was driving recklessly- passing ... MORE
Newark Police Department releases firework safety tips before the holiday weekend

Newark Police Department releases firework safety tips before the holiday weekend

Everyone enjoys a good fireworks display, BUT in the village amongst neighbors, nearby residences and the many pets in a neighborhood may not. Many village residents had negatives experiences due to the debris in pools, on decks and roofs, their pets anxiety ... MORE