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Racing pigeon makes it from Canada to Sodus Point before stopping

Racing pigeon makes it from Canada to Sodus Point before stopping
Super Nova, a Canadian racing pigeon, has found its way to Sodus Point and seems to be staying there for a bit. Cathy Contant, currently staying in her summer home in the area, first noticed ... more
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Sheriff: Several rescued from Lake Ontario after kayaks overturn

Sheriff: Several rescued from Lake Ontario after kayaks overturn
On Thursday around 1 p.m. first responders were called to an area of Lake Ontario approximately one mile north of the Sodus Bay Light House Museum for the report of two overturned kayaks with multiple ... more
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Andrew Giuliani appears in Sodus Point over Memorial Day weekend to campaign

Andrew Giuliani appears in Sodus Point over Memorial Day weekend to campaign
While Congressman Lee Zeldin is considered the front-runner for Republican consideration in a bid to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo next year- Andrew Giuliani was in Sodus Point on Sunday campaigning. He was looking for support ... more
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Deputies: Sodus Point man facing several charges after Rt. 104 traffic stop

Williamson man threatens pizzeria employee with baseball bat in Wolcott
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Sodus Point man following a roadside investigation in the town of Ontario. Deputies arrested Brett Forgione, 40, for DWAI drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation, using a ... more
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Traffic complaint leads to arrest in Sodus

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of an Ontario man following an investigation into a vehicle and traffic complaint. Deputies say they performed a traffic stop on Lake Ave. in the town of ... more
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Deputies: Sodus driver arrested after crash on Old Lyons Rd.

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Deputies report the arrest of a Sodus woman following a property damaged crash on Old Lyons Rd. In the town of Arcadia. It happened around 10 p.m. on Saturday when deputies were called to the ... more
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Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point

Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point
Work is underway to protect homes and businesses in Sodus Point from flooding along Lake Ontario. There was devastating flooding all along the southern shores of Lake Ontario in 2017 and 2019. The project is ... more
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Boat parade supporting President Donald Trump held on Sodus Bay

Boat parade supporting President Donald Trump held on Sodus Bay
Boaters gathered in Sodus Bay over the weekend to show support for President Donald Trump. The parade started at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Many of the boats at the event were decorated with flags, signs, ... more
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Pandemic unemployment bonus of $600 per week comes to an end as businesses struggle to find workers

Pandemic unemployment bonus of $600 per week comes to an end as businesses struggle to find workers
The unemployment bonus is coming to an end. That means those who had previously been receiving an extra $600 per week as part of unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic, will soon see it disappear. However, ... more
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Deputies: Sodus Point man charged with assault after June incident

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Sodus Point man following an investigation. Deputies arrested Kirstopher Skillins, 36, following an investigation into an altercation that occurred in June 2020. The details of ... more
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Deputies: Webster man charged with DWI after Sodus Point traffic stop

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Deputies say a traffic stop at Sodus Point resulted in DWI-related charges for a Webster man. On Wednesday around 4:48 p.m. Steve Marinelli, 26, of Webster was arrested for DWI, DWI with a BAC of ... more
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Lyons woman rescued by Good Samaritan on Sodus Bay after canoe sinks on Saturday

On Saturday around 6:15 p.m. deputies were called to a water rescue on Sodus Bay south of Oak Park Marina. Dispatch received a report of a vessel taking on water and upon arrival deputies found ... more
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Good Samaritan dies from injuries sustained in Sodus Bay incident on Thursday

Three swimmers hospitalized, another person airlifted after dramatic water rescue at Sodus Point Pier
Family members of the 20-year-old who attempted to save the three swimmers in Sodus Bay on Thursday has died. Draven Starr-Howell's grandmother tells News10NBC that he succumbed to injuries around 2 p.m. on Friday. Deputies ... more
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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Pre-Emption Line (podcast)
Most Finger Lakes residents have heard of the Pre-Emption Line but very few know the fascinating history of why is exists. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable explains in this episode of Our Finger Lakes History ... more
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Witness tells DEC that two swans were run down by boater at Sodus Point

Witness tells DEC that two swans were run down by boater at Sodus Point
The Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed that they are looking into reports that a boat ran over two swans near Sodus Point over the weekend. A witness shared images to Facebook and that post ... more
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Splashing along Lake Ontario (photo)

Splashing along Lake Ontario (photo)
Jennifer Edwards took this shot along Lake Ontario from Sodus Point ... more
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Splish splash (photo)

Splish splash (photo)
The waves crashing along Sodus Point didn't bother this sea gull. In fact, Chris Trine captured the bird looking quite at home as waves hammered a pier ... more
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Dredging efforts along Lake Ontario underway in Wolcott

Major construction underway to prevent future flooding in Sodus Point
Dredging efforts are underway at Blind Sodus Bay in Wayne County. The work is part of a multi-million-dollar state effort as part of New York's REDI initiative. That was the legislative and economic relief effort ... more
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Deputies: Two hospitalized at Strong after crash in Wayne County

Serious crash shuts down part of Rt. 104 in Fair Haven
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says two people were sent to Strong after a hospital in Sodus this week. Deputies say James Wright, 51, of Wolcott was traveling south on Route 14 when he failed ... more
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