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Rochester Regional Health will implement new visitor rules, hours this week

Beginning June 27, Rochester Regional Health facilities will have new visitation policies. Officials said visitors will no longer be screened as they enter places like Clifton Springs Hospital, Newark-Wayne Hospital, or Rochester General. However, many COVID-era visitation restrictions will remain in place ... MORE
Cannabis-growing facility testing plants for upcoming sale (video)

Cannabis-growing facility testing plants for upcoming sale in Finger Lakes (video)

Jon Callahan admires his marijuana plants.  There are thousands of them lined neatly in a row. “We’ve got to baby them until they grow, we’ve got to transplant them, we have to water them every few days,” Callahan said.  Newark-based Honest Pharm ... MORE
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Sodus contractor accused of stealing thousands from customer in scam

State police arrested a 26-year-old Sodus man following an investigation into a contractor failing to complete work. Tylor Felix, 26, of Sodus was charged with grand larceny, as a felony, after his company “Felix’s Gutters and Improvement” allegedly took $3,000 from a ... MORE
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Man violates order of protection, threatens to shoot victim

Police say a man was arrested following a harassment investigation in Clyde. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chris Cole, 49, of Martville for criminal contempt and harassment. The charges stem from an argument over the phone ... MORE
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Rep. Katko says he will vote for bipartisan gun safety bill

U.S. Representative John Katko said on Wednesday that he will vote for the bipartisan gun safety bill once it is brought before the House for a vote. “It is my strong belief that this legislation represents a consensus approach to addressing the ... MORE
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GTC Board to hold quarterly meeting in-person and online

The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region, will hold one of its quarterly Board meetings on Thursday, June 30, at 8:30 a.m. at RGRTA, located at 1372 East Main Street in Rochester. Each Board ... MORE
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Palmyra man arrested for harassment, kicks deputies

Police say a Palmyra man was arrested on a warrant in the Town of Butler. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bradley R. Greule, 24, of Palmyra for harassment, obstructing governmental administration, and criminal mischief. The charges ... MORE
Bird feeder battle divides neighborhood in Sodus Point

Bird feeder battle divides neighborhood in Sodus Point (video)

Sodus Point resident Don Antal feeds the neighborhood birds, squirrels and ducks with his 23 sheet pans of peanuts and bird food. The 71-year-old lives in Sodus Point year-round and started his project in 2011. “It so happened that I put a ... MORE
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Wayne County Supervisors to ask state for continued operation of Ginna Nuclear plant

The Wayne County Board of Supervisors plans to ask the state to allow the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant to remain open beyond its scheduled closure in 2029. Company that operates Ginna nuclear plant plans $20M clean energy push The Finger Lakes Times ... MORE
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23-year-old killed in Wayne County crash

New York State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on West Port Bay Road in the town of Huron on Friday. Around 10:30 p.m. troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash where a SUV left the road, struck a sign, then ... MORE
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Thunderstorms bring heavy rain, leaving behind flooded roads in the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

Last week it was reports of wind damage following severe thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes. On Wednesday, a hot and humid airmass brought thunderstorms with torrential rain for areas in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, and Cayuga counties. Few of the storms ... MORE
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Multiple charges against Lyons woman following larceny complaint

Police say a Lyons woman was taken into custody following a larceny complaint. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Connie Cotturone, 33, of Lyons for petit larceny and criminal tampering. The charges stem from a larceny complaint ... MORE
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Williamson man threatens to hit woman with baseball bat

A Williamson man was arrested after a domestic incident. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested William H. Lopez Jr., and 60, of Williamson for menacing, criminal possession of a weapon, harassment, criminal mischief, and criminal obstruction of ... MORE
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Wolcott woman stole produce from farm stand on multiple dates

A Wolcott woman was arrested after a larceny investigation. According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elizabeth M. Buteau, 74, of Wolcott for petit larceny. It is alleged that Buteau stole $42.75 worth of produce from a farm ... MORE
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Deputies: Alcohol factor in one-car crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation of a personal injury crash that happened on Friday around 3 a.m. Deputies responded to Walworth Marion Road near Boynton Road in Walworth for a vehicle into a ditch. Deputies found the vehicle, as ... MORE