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Former principal and teacher for Lyons School District officially steps in as superintendent this week

Dr. Matthew Barr, someone with plenty of experience in Lyons School District, officially returned as the new superintendent on Monday. Barr worked for 17 years in the district as a teacher and principal before leaving three years ago to be the principal ... MORE
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Wayne County sees increase in COVID-19 among children

Wayne County is letting the public know that there have been a rise in positive COVID-19 cases among kids in school. Wayne County Public Health said in a statement that the evidence seems to align with data that shows the Delta Variant ... MORE
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Lyons man arrested following a physical altercation over money

A Lyons man was arrested by Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies after a disturbance. Scott Scharett was arrested after knocking another person down and punching him multiple times. The argument was over money. He will answer to the charges at a later date ... MORE
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Clyde man arrested following a domestic incident

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Village of Clyde man following a domestic incident. Dustin Williams was arrested on Friday after pushing, then restraining a woman for several minutes during an argument. A 7-year-old child was present to ... MORE
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First responders express the need for better access to injured parties at Chimney Bluffs

Chimney Bluffs is one of the most popular outdoor areas in the Town of Wolcott, drawing in people daily for hiking. Due to flooding in 2017 and 2019, the shoreline has been pushed from erosion. Over time the shoreline has been pushed ... MORE
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Wayne County Rental Housing Panel Event Oct. 5

The Wayne County Economic Development and Planning department is continuing to evaluate and assist in the provision and preservation of affordable housing options across the County. As part of this ongoing effort, they have been offering free online educational workshops for local ... MORE
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Wayne County sheriff candidate chooses undersheriff; if elected she would be the first female undersheriff in the county

Steve MacNeal, the Wayne County sheriff candidate, chose Laura Elsbree, a road patrol sergeant with the sheriff’s office, as his running mate. He explained in a news release that he initially was going to choose an undersheriff after the election, but wanted ... MORE
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Deadline to apply for the Wayne County StartUp Pitch Concept is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The deadline for anyone in Wayne County that wants to apply for the annual StartUp Pitch Concept is today at 4 p.m. Requirements are that the business be in the concept stage or be less than three years old. The business also ... MORE
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Dirt bike driver injured during event over the weekend

The driver of a dirt bike was injured Saturday. An accident involving a dirt bike happened in the Town of Arcadia on Saturday afternoon. Seth Toulson was ejected from his dirt bike after losing control during an enduro event. He was taken ... MORE
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Grand Island woman arrested for DWI in Sodus Saturday

A Grand Island woman was arrested for DWI during a traffic stop Saturday morning. Police pulled a vehicle over in Sodus after seeing it traveling off the shoulder on Route 104 multiple times. Mikki R. McMahon of Grand Island was found to ... MORE
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Town of Galen woman arrested following domestic incident

A Galen woman has been arrested following a domestic incident. Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a domestic incident in the Town of Galen Friday morning. Cheryl Horton-Roe was arrested after allegedly threatening and harassing a family member. When authorities ... MORE
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Shooting under investigation in Sodus, victim at Rochester General Hospital

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened late-Thursday in the town of Sodus. According to deputies, the victim arrived via private vehicle to Rochester General Hospital around 8:45 p.m. with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting is said to ... MORE
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Man gets into struggle with U.S. Marshal’s Task Force during arrest, dies from self inflicted gunshot wound

The Rochester man who died of a gunshot wound during a struggle with police on Wednesday was wanted for assault in Wayne County. U.S. Marshal’s Task Force members attempted to arrest Dedrick James, 24, when he pulled out a handgun before struggling ... MORE
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Lyons Central School District will see a familiar face with their new superintendent Matt Barr

Matt Barr will be returning to Lyons Central School District as the new superintendent. Barr previously taught and was a principal for the school district for 17 years. He was appointed Tuesday by the Board of Education and will begin Sept. 27 ... MORE
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Nutreat and Agri-Trak, two local startup companies, are among 20 finalists in globally recognized Grow-NY competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement have announced that two local food start-ups are among finalists in the Grow-NY competition. The top prize is $1 million dollars, followed by two prizes of $500,000, and four of $250,000 ... MORE