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Woman drives car into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night

A Phelps woman drove into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night. Melinda Miller was driving east on State Route 31 when the accident happened. Her car went off the south side of the road and traveled along a ditch. She then ... MORE
Troopers: Palmyra man charged after sex assault investigation in Wayne County

Troopers: Palmyra man charged after sex assault investigation in Wayne County

State police arrested a Palmyra man following a sex assault investigation in Wayne County. On Monday troopers arrested Joshua Capriotti, 32, of Palmyra on a felony charge of criminal sex act. It’s alleged that Captriotti engaged in sexual contact with the victim ... MORE
Palmyra Community Center receives $8,000 grant for summer programs

Palmyra Community Center receives $8,000 grant for summer programs

The Palmyra Community Center has been awarded an $8,000 grant from the Bullis Fund at Rochester Area Community Foundation. The grant money will go toward this year’s Summer Playground and Kids Kamp’s fieldtrips. The camps have 125 children in total this summer ... MORE
Events, Life, Palmyra, Wayne County
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
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
Deputies: Serious crash under investigation in Palmyra, four people sent to hospital

Deputies: Serious crash under investigation in Palmyra, four people sent to hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported a two-car crash that happened on State Route 21 at the intersection with North Creek Road in Palmyra. It happened Wednesday, a little before 2 p.m., according to deputies. Emanuel Hernandez, 33, of East Rochester was ... MORE
Three facing drug charges after pursuit ends with damaged police cruiser in Ontario County

Three facing drug charges after pursuit ends with damaged police cruiser in Ontario County

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three people following a high speed pursuit. Chelsey Storrs, 29, of Williamson, Joshua Garcia, 40, of Phelps, and Patrick Frank, 35, of Lyons were all arrested on various charges after a traffic stop ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra woman charged with assault after striking son, causing injuries

Deputies: Palmyra woman charged with assault after striking son, causing injuries

The Wayne County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of a 45-year-old Palmyra woman following a family trouble incident. Niki Hanna, 45, of Palmyra was arrested after investigators found that she struck her 15-year-old son in the face. He was injured in the ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra woman pushed 7-year-old, chased adult with glass ashtray

Deputies: Palmyra woman pushed 7-year-old, chased adult with glass ashtray

Deputies report the arrest of a Palmyra woman following an investigation on Monday. Shellie Boise, 40, of Palmyra was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, harassment, menacing, criminal possession of weapon and two counts of criminal contempt. It’s alleged that ... MORE
Police: Driver that caused three-vehicle crash in Seneca Falls had revoked license

Police: Driver that caused three-vehicle crash in Seneca Falls had revoked license

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of a Rochester man following an investigation into a crash that happened on July 16 on State Route 318. The driver, who was charged this week left the scene of the crash. Following investigation, ... MORE
Woman suffers serious, life-threatening injuries after being struck by train in Palmyra

Woman suffers serious, life-threatening injuries after being struck by train in Palmyra

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious train vs. pedestrian accident in the town of Palmyra. It happened around 9:13 p.m. on Friday when deputies were called to the intersection of Maple Avenue and Division Street. Cheryl Daly, 53, of ... MORE
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16-year-old dancers from the Palmyra-Macedon Conservatory of Dance win first place at Sheer Elite International Dance Competition Finals

16-year-old dancers from the Palmyra-Macedon Conservatory of Dance win first place at Sheer Elite International Dance Competition Finals

Two dancers from the Palmyra-Macedon Conservatory of Dance won first place at the Sheer Elite International Dance Competition Finals in Massachusetts. Sixteen-year-olds Emily Craver and Joseph Homer competed against 214 other dancers and Craver was crowned Miss Senior Sheer Elite International for ... MORE
Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will unveil new labyrinth this weekend

Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will unveil new labyrinth this weekend

Sunday, July 11, Zion Episcopal Church in Palmyra will open its new outdoor walking labyrinth from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. The Labyrinth was created and designed by Zion treasurer Marie Fessler and constructed in a week by ... MORE
Camp sites added along the Canal

Camp sites added along the Canal

New York State is working with New York Power Authority, New York State Canal Corporation, and Tentrr for the ‘On the Canals’ initiative this summer. Several overnight camping sites have been set up along the canal for the initiative. Three sites are ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra resident hurt after vehicle exits roadway, overturns on embankment

Deputies: Palmyra resident hurt after vehicle exits roadway, overturns on embankment

Deputies report the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 21 and Temple Road in Palmyra on Monday. A little before 6 p.m. deputies say Cameo Perry, of Palmyra was traveling south on Route 21 ... MORE