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January 16, 2022
OWWL Libraries launch “Books by Mail” Service

The Pioneer Library System and OWWL Libraries have launched a new service to start the new year. Books by Mail provides library materials to any resident of Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, and Livingston Counties who cannot access an OWWL Library due to disability, long-term or chronic illness, lack of transportation, or other difficulty.  Print books, audio […]

January 16, 2022
Wayne Technical Career Center’s QQS Award Winners

The following students have earned Quarterly Quality Student (QQS) awards at the Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC) in the first quarter. Students have been recognized by their instructors for demonstrating exceptional skills in the following areas: Communication Skills, Personal and Workplace Behaviors, Quality Process Skills, and Specific Technical and Career Skills.  For photos, visit […]

January 9, 2022
Perkins School generously donates to Newark Food Closet

Last month Pre-K through second graders at Perkins School, in collaboration with staff, parents and students, collected over 300 non-perishable food items, hats, mittens and even a coat for the Newark Food Closet. Newark Food Closet co-chairs Lisa Barrett and Becky Jandreau came to the school December 17th to collect items that were arranged around […]

January 4, 2022
Personal Care Aide Certification Awarded to Wayne Technical/Career Center Students

On December 22nd, students in the Health Professions program at the Wayne Technical and Career Center (WTCC) were recognized for earning Personal Care Aide (PCA) certifica - tion. This is the first secondary school in New York State to offer the Personal Care Aide (PCA) certification. The instructors for the Health Professions program are Rachel Higbee, RN and Jessica Shaver, RN, […]

December 19, 2021
Wayne Central Middle School music teacher receives prestigious award

Wayne Central Middle School mu - sic teacher, Andy Kittleson, received the New York State School Music Association's (NYSSMA) Early Career Achievement Educator Award. This prestigious award is given to New York State music educators who have made significant contributions to music education while only having been in the field for five to nine years. Kittleson is the director […]

December 19, 2021
Andrew Weaver receives Youth Hero Award

At a recent meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 120 in Palmyra, the Youth Hero Award was presented to Andrew Weaver. Andrew works at local gro cery store, Breen’s Market, and noticed a man sitting near the store entrance, expressing suicidal thoughts. Andrew took the time to ask questions, sit and visit with this man. With 911 ultimately called and responding, […]

December 19, 2021
Sheriff Virts has been recognized as NY’s American Legion L.E.O. of the Year for 2021

Sheriff Barry Virts has been recognized as New York’s American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for 2021. American Legion, Department of New York award, was awarded to Sheriff Virts on Sunday, Decem- ber 12, 2021 at the 7th District meeting in Dundee, New York. Sheriff Virts was nominated by Post 120 Palmyra American Le gion to the Wayne […]

December 11, 2021
Give the gift of art this holiday season

The Wayne County Council for the Arts, located at 108 West Miller St in Newark, is having their 1st annual Holiday Art sale the month of December. A wide variety of artwork by local artists, including photography, Fiber arts, oil, etching, mixed media and more are for sale in our Main gallery . The Williams gallery […]

December 11, 2021
Walworth joins “Wreaths Across America” ceremonies, December 18

This December 18th at noon, across the country, a campaign will be held from Arlington to over 3000 locations to honor our deceased Veterans, many killed in action. There will be a short ceremony, Memorial Wreaths for the Armed Services, a few appropriate words and laying of wreaths on Veterans graves. It’s called “Wreaths Across […]

December 5, 2021
Newark to hold snowman building contest

The Village of Newark will celebrate this winter with a Snowman-Building Contest. Snowman Enthusiasts...Winter is here - let’s play! Gather your family and friends to show your snowman-building skills. Village Residents and Businesses are invited to create a snow sculpture anytime during the months of December 2021, and January and February of 2022. Call (315)-226-8105 […]

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Recent Obituaries

Hudak, Barbara G.

 PALMYRA/MACEDON, NY:  Barbara passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John ‘Jace’ Hudak; sons Michael (Andrea) Hudak and Joshua (Jennifer) Hudak; seven grandchildren; Jami, Sylvia, Maya, Sebastian, Ryan, and Teagan;  brother William (Linda) Ghedi, and brother-in-law Robert (Patti) Hudak. Predeceased by her brother Robert […]

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Munger, Mary J.

MEXICO, NY: Mary Jean Munger (Satterlee), 77, of Mexico NY passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022.  She was born May 21, 1944 and then graduated from Clyde School District in 1962. She had degrees from Auburn Community and SUNY Oswego.  She taught many years at MACS and Oswego BOCES where she […]

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