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August 8, 2022
Ontario man dies in motorcycle crash

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office investigated a motorcycle collision that occurred in the Town of Arcadia,  on Sunday (8/7) at 8 p.m. which resulted in one fatality and one injured. Derick Haak, age 38, of Ridge Road Ontario, was operating a motorcycle northbound on State Route 88 near Chapel Road when he lost control of […]

August 6, 2022
Fisher cats spotted in Wayne County So... What is a fisher cat?

A very unusual and rarely seen animal was recently spotted in the Walworth area. Some, who saw a dead animal last week in the road on Route 441 thought the animal might be a mink or a large house cat. It was discovered that the animal was a fisher cat.  Never heard of them?   […]

August 6, 2022
Neighborhood Acting Company auditions to be held for ‘SpongeBob the Musical’

It was a hit on Broadway and the The Neighborhood Acting Company (NAC) is bringing it to the stage at the Wayne Performing Arts Center at the Wayne Central High School. SpongeBob the Musical. With songs by various artists and a book by Kyle Jarrow. It is based on the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob […]

August 6, 2022
Civil Service Test needs applicants

The last filing date for the open competitive civil service test is by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17. Interested parties can find the application at the County website: web.co.wayne.ny.us. Completed forms should be tuned in to the County Human Resources Office at 26 Church Street in Lyons.  The actual exam date is Saturday, September […]

July 30, 2022
Eight month case comes to a close with arrest of Town of Rose man

It was a frustrating case that took eight months to end in an arrest. A $35,000 Caterpiller skid steer, stolen from a contracted Ohio tree surgeon working at 1335 Floodman Road in Palmyra disappeared from the site. State Troopers had a hunch that a day worker may have been behind the theft, but the investigation […]

July 30, 2022
Macedon Apartment fire leaves 13 homeless

Thirteen people are out of their homes after flames tore through an apartment complex in Macedon early Thursday (728) just after midnight. A neighbor called 911 after hearing glass break and screams According to South Macedon Fire Chief Adam Weinstein the flames began on the second floor of one of the apartments and quickly moved […]

July 30, 2022
Erie Canal Cruises Return to Lyons

The Lyons Rotary and the Lyons Erie Canalway Greeters are again sponsoring “Fun on the Erie Canal”, a weekend of six (6) narrated and fun filled cruises on the Historic Erie Canal.  Cruise dates are August 26, 27, and 28, 2022. Cruises from Lyons depart from the canal dock behind the fire station on Water […]

July 23, 2022
They are dying all around us

The public became startlingly aware of the deaths, as agencies and municipalities began ringing the alarm. The long ago pictures of statuesque, tree lined streets, large and small forest  areas providing wildlife and soothing wind through acres of limbs, was changing...and changing drastically. Tiny insect invaders  began threatening to wreak havoc on New York’s forests. […]

July 23, 2022
Williamson Pot Shop Robbery leads to arrest

State Police investigated a Robbery/Assault at the “I’m Stuck” pot shop on Ridge Road (Main Street) in Williamson that occurred on Sunday, July 10th. On Saturday, State Police Investigators arrested Audley A. Williams, age 33, of 4075 Ridge Road in Williamson. It is alleged that Williams entered shop and used a tazer on the female […]

July 23, 2022
Arcadia man charged with Rape 1st

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest on Thursday (7/21) at 10:32 a.m. of a Town of Arcadia man following an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred in the Village of Newark.     Deputies arrested Joseph H. Custer, age 40, of Route 88 in the Town of Arcadia for the charges of […]

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Recent Obituaries

Mark A. Welker

FAIRPORT: Mark passed away on December 23, 2021 at age 79.  He is survived by his wife, Pat Welker; children, Craig (Candida) Welker and Terri (John) Strong; grandchildren, Austin Welker, Bryan (Brandy) Vandermallie, Dan Vandermallie, Morgan (Jeremy) Dianetti, Scott Allen, and Stephanie Woodard; 8 great grandchildren; siblings, Barbara (Jim) Kahle and William (Pat) Welker; several […]

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Sombathy, Thomas “Tom” 

SODUS: Taken from us suddenly August 5, 2022.   Predeceased by adored and always missed granddad, Franklin and grandmother Marguerite Bartlett, dad Thomas Sombathy, mom Joyce Sombathy and father-in-law Edward Kuo.   Survived by soul mate, best friend, “wife” and love of his life Bonnie, beloved son Matthew (Jess Spade), beloved daughter Abby (Josh) Hogan, […]

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