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April 23, 2022
CCE announces their vegetable gardening workshop

Learn how to get more from your gardening space and bring a sweet potato plant home when you attend our Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County Master Gardeners 2 session Vegetable Gardening Workshop! The workshop will be on Saturday, May 21st from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County, 1581 Rt. […]

April 18, 2022
Williamson Hardware added to Historic Business Registry

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow   announces that Williamson Hardware of Williamson has been added to New York’s Historic Business Registry. The local hardware store has operated for almost 100 years, first opening their doors in 1931. The online registry, which officially launched earlier this month, was established to honor, highlight and promote the achievements of New […]

April 9, 2022
Calling all Wayne County Entrepreneurs

Wayne County Office of Economic Development and Planning is once again announcing opportunities for new local business development. The locally run KickStart initiative is maturing into its fourth year to include the popular adult “pitch” competition and, new in 2022, a student “pitch” competition. The last three annual adult Pitch Competitions have invested a total […]

April 9, 2022
Rehearsals underway for Newark Middle School Musical Production

Rehearsals are underway at Newark Middle School for the April 22-23 musical production of Willy Wonka KIDS. Directed and choreographed by Newark High School English teacher Emily Howard, the show chronicles the adventures of Charlie Bucket during his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory in this fun-filled adaptation of Roald Dahl’s imaginary tale. Enchanting […]

April 3, 2022
For Wayne Kids it was Safety and Fun!

The 5th Annual 2022 Day of Fun and Safety, sponsored by the Fire Departments of Wayne Central was resurrected after two years off during the pandemic -- much to the delight of the students and the firefighters. The event, hosted at the Lincoln Fire Department, included firefighters from the  Wayne Central Fire Departments:   Lincoln, […]

April 3, 2022
Summer Sunday Concerts will return to Sodus Bay Lighthouse

Sunday Concerts  for the 2022 Sodus Bay Lighthouse Concert Season will be open to the public on Sundays July 3- Sept 4, 2022 from 2-4pm July 3 - Gap Mangione Big Band   Big Band music that has become iconic in the area and at the lighthouse. Arrangements from the swing era bands through the […]

March 26, 2022
Western Wayne Art Group to host their annual Spring show

The Western Wayne Art Group’s 47th Spring Show and Sale returns this year after taking 2 years off due to covid. This year’s show will be held at Liberio Art 208 E. Main St. Palmyra.  The “Meet the Artists” reception will be held Wed. April 6th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Show hours: Thur. April […]

March 26, 2022
Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society to participate in “peep” show

Support the Town of Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society by attending the Rochester “Peep” Show and visiting their display on April 2nd and 3rd at the Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Dr., Webster, NY.   Hours are from 9am to 4pm and admission is free.  Displays will be made using marshmallow peeps. This is […]

March 20, 2022
“Common Threads” fundraiser was huge success

Newark Middle School band and vocal musicians recently raised $710.89 MORE than their goal of raising at least $200 for the “Common Threads” nonprofit childrens’ clothing closet housed in the Woodlane Community Church at 5694 Woodlane. They obtained sponsors who gave them 10 cents for every minute they practiced their instruments or sang at home […]

March 12, 2022
Handcrafted table teaches skills and a lesson in giving back

 The Senior Project, a graduation requirement for Wayne Central students, allows students to research as well as investigate a topic that is interesting to them. It allows students to specifically evaluate the details that pertain to their particular subject.  Noah Means felt that topic for him was woodworking.  The young man chose to research the […]

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Recent Obituaries

Briggs, Sandra J. 

NEWARK: Sandy Briggs passed after a lengthy struggle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Pittsford, New York to a family of four siblings. After high school she worked at Kodak and lived independently. Her green MGB was her pride and joy, but she eventually had to give it up due to speeding tickets. She spent […]

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Bouwens, Laura Sproul

NEWARK: Age 54, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at home in Newark, Funeral services will be held at 10AM on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 400 S. Main St., Newark, NY.   Burial will be in East Newark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name can be […]

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