Category: Palmyra

Deputies: Huron mother accused of letting daughter skip 62 days of school, charged with child endangerment

Deputies: Huron mother accused of letting daughter skip 62 days of school, charged with child endangerment

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Huron woman following an investigation into significant time missed at school for a student. Deputies say Karen Simpkins, 50, of Huron was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after allowing ... MORE
Stretch of Erie Canal between Macedon, Palmyra still under construction after bank gives way

Stretch of Erie Canal between Macedon, Palmyra too shallow for some boats after creek bank gave way

Some individuals along the Erie Canal have noticed that water levels still appear below normal. While residents are used to seeing that during the winter months- as state crews work on necessary repairs- it’s less common during the summer months. News10NBC looked ... MORE
Palmyra man arrested after buying beer for person under 21

Palmyra man arrested after buying beer for person under 21

Investigators in Wayne County arrested a Palmyra man following a suspicious condition in the village. Around 10:09 p.m. on Friday, deputies arrested Patrick Doran, 33, of Palmyra for first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child. Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle enter the closed ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra man falsely reported kidnapping

Deputies: Palmyra man falsely reported kidnapping

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following an investigation into a reported kidnapping in Walworth. Cory Mcavinney, 22, of Palmyra is accused of giving a note to a gas station attendant, advising him that the man ... MORE
Wayne County Fair called off due to pandemic, lack of guidance from NYS

Wayne County Fair called off due to pandemic, lack of guidance from NYS

The Wayne County Fair is the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. It was slated to take place August 9 through August 14. However, the event which ordinarily is held in Palmyra was not possible this time around. It’s the second consecutive ... MORE
Deputies: Family fight over money leads to charges in Palmyra

Deputies: Family fight over money leads to charges in Palmyra

Deputies say a Palmyra man was taken into custody after a domestic incident on Saturday. Darrin Jones, 27, was charged with two counts of criminal mischief after an altercation with a family member over money. When the family member attempted to call ... MORE
Service van crashes into Palmyra home, comes to rest in basement (photo)

Palmyra home will have to be razed after Spectrum van crashes into basement at 90+ mph

Police believe it was either a medical emergency, or a case of a driver falling asleep at the wheel, which led to a Spectrum service van slamming into a Palmyra home. The vehicle, which was reportedly traveling at 90+ mph at the ... MORE
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Budget approved in Pal-Mac Central School District

Budget approved in Pal-Mac Central School District

Voters in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District approved the 2021-22 district budget (330 yes votes to 81 no votes) on Tuesday, May 18. The budget totals $43,521,000 with a 1.69% tax levy increase. Voters also approved (347 yes votes to 63 no ... MORE
Deputies: Waterloo man charged with DWI after going 72 mph in 30 mph zone

Deputies: Waterloo man charged with DWI after going 72 mph in 30 mph zone

Deputies report the arrest of a Waterloo man in Wayne County after a roadside investigation on Rt. 31 in Galen. According to deputies Stephan Britt, 26, of Waterloo was stopped for speeding when it was determined that he was intoxicated. Deputies say ... MORE
Deputies: Two arrested after fight on Main St. in Palmyra

Deputies: Two arrested after fight on Main St. in Palmyra

Deputies report the arrest of two people following a domestic incident in the village of Palmyra. Deputies arrested Raymond Ferran, 63, of Canandaigua, and Jennel Frere, 44, of Rochester after officers were called to the area of 634 East Main St. for ... MORE
Palmyra motorcyclist airlifted from Yellow Mills Rd. crash

Palmyra motorcyclist airlifted from Yellow Mills Rd. crash

The Ontario County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Palmyra motorcyclist following a personal injury crash on Yellow Mills Rd. According to deputies they responded to a report of a personal injury crash involving a 2021 Harley Davidson. The operator, ... MORE
Deputies: Palmyra man threw 8-month-old child forcefully onto couch

Deputies: Palmyra man threw 8-month-old child forcefully onto couch

Deputies say a father in Wayne County faces a child endangerment charge after authorities were called to a local hospital. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that Zachary Monachino, 27, of Palmyra was arrested after deputies responded to Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua ... MORE
Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit, flees on foot after crash in Palmyra

Lyons man leads deputies on pursuit, flees on foot after crash in Palmyra

Deputies say a Lyons man was taken into custody after a pursuit in Wayne County that ended in the village of Palmyra. It happened Sunday a little after 11:30 p.m. when a traffic stop was initiated in the town of Williamson. The ... MORE
Newark woman faces list of charges after DWI crash in Palmyra

Newark woman faces felony, other charges after crash investigation in Wayne County

Deputies arrested a Newark woman on a felony DWI charge, among others, after a crash on March 2 in the town of Palmyra. First responders were called to the area of State Rt. 31 and Vienna St. in the town of Palmyra ... MORE
Pal-Mac girls hold off Batavia to win Class B1 Sectional crow

Pal-Mac girls hold off Batavia to win Class B1 Sectional crown

The Palmyra-Macedon girls basketball team captured the 2021 Section V Class B1 Championship with a 49-38 victory of the Batavia Blue Devils on Saturday night at Pal-Mac High School. Head coach Dan Harris and his team cap of their season with a ... MORE
SECTIONAL THURSDAY: Whitman ends Lyons dynasty; Waterloo, Pal-Mac, South Seneca girls bound for title games

SECTIONAL THURSDAY: Whitman ends Lyons dynasty; Waterloo, Pal-Mac, South Seneca girls bound for title games

The marquee match-up of Thursday night’s sectional schedule was in the boys Class C1 semifinal as the #5 seed Marcus Whitman Wildcats took on #1 seed Lyons Lions. Both teams brought senior laden rosters and a very successful recent postseason track record ... MORE
Update on bridge closures in Wayne County as rehabilitation along Erie Canal continues

Update on bridge closures in Wayne County as rehabilitation along Erie Canal continues

Work has started on a bridge over the Erie Canal in Wayne County. DOT announced that the bridge carrying Lyons-Merango Rd. over the Erie Canal was closed on Monday. It will remain closed until late this year. The entire project is costing ... MORE
Final Hill Cumorah Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19

Final Hill Cumorah Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19

The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant will not be performed this year.  The Pageant, which was slated to end in its 83rd year in 2020, was postponed for its final season to July  2021. However, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... MORE