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September 26, 2020
Fatal motor vehicle accident in Town of Sodus

            The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the investigation of a fatal motor vehicle collision in the Town of Sodus.             Theodore Cole and Kim Chavous were operating a motorcycle south bound on Buerman Road. The motorcycle collided with an oncoming vehicle causing them to be ejected. Kim Chavous was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

September 26, 2020
Sheriff Virts announces he will not run for reelection in 2021

Sheriff Barry Virts, who has led the  County of Wayne Sheriff’s Office for nearly 12 years, announced on Monday (9/21) to the County Republican committee that he does not plan to seek a fourth term in 2021. Sheriff Virts noted that he felt the Republican committee needed to know now, so that his name did […]

September 26, 2020
Rose man indicted for DWI/Drugs and Vehicular Manslaughter

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff announced the arrest on Thursday (9/24) at 6:15 p.m. of Christopher M. Kirkey, age 37, of 10677 Lyman Road in North Rose on an indictment warrant that was filed as a result of Wayne County Grand Jury proceedings earlier in the week.  Kirkey was  picked up at his […]

September 26, 2020
Medical Equipment loans for Wayne County residents at Lyons Library

Once again, the Lyons Public Library is loaning medical equipment. The Lyons Community Cares Closet is at locate at the Library, 122 Broad Street, in Lyons. The equipment is for use by Wayne County residents and is provided free of charge. Equipment can only be borrowed for 3 months. It is not meant to be […]

September 26, 2020
Williamson man caught with stolen, loaded pistol

State Troopers out of Williamson reported stopping a vehicle on Tuesday (9/22) at 12:20 p.m. on Route 104 in the Town of Ontario for No License  Plate. The driver, Gregory M. Stone, age 22, of Ridge Road in Williamson faces numerous charges after Troopers smelled the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Troopers also […]

September 21, 2020
Clyde-Savannah Schools close, due to Covid-19

Following the announcement of the District's first case of coronavirus, the Clyde-Savannah School district is closing today, due to an abundance of caution. They confirmed that a non-teaching staff member tested positive for the virus. All families at risk were notified. The following letter from Clyde-Savannah Superintendent of Schools, announced the school's closure today (9/21/20) […]

September 19, 2020
The Great Political Divide... even in Wayne County

By Casey Carpenter The political divide in the nation was brought home on Saturday September 12th. A group of nearly 200 gathered at the Williamson Middle School in preparation for a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Following a short prayer, with signs in-hand, the group took to the sidewalks to […]

September 19, 2020
FLCC Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser supports local scholarships

Organizers of the annual Finger Lakes Community College golf tournament have decided to forgo the inperson event this year and instead hold a fundraiser that supporters can take part in from the safety of their homes. FLCC will host a Golf Ball Drop at noon on Monday, September 28 to support student scholarships. Participants can […]

September 12, 2020
Williamson Town Park Lodge expansion celebrated

It took some patience and a lot of fortitude and paperwork, but the Town of Williamson was finally able to dedicate their brand new addition to the Town Park. On Wednesday, September 8, Town officials, contractors, volunteers and Senator Pam Helming were on hand for the ribbon cutting, officially opening Williamson Town Park’s “South” Lodge. […]

September 12, 2020
Massive back-up generator installed at County Hall of Justice

Following some natural/human disaster, the power goes out in your home. You immediately panic, worrying about the food in the refrigerator, dinner tonight, wild children running around, and the lack of TV reception. Now imagine a workforce of 165, with the power  out - no lights, computers and only enough battery power for the emergency […]

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Recent Obituaries

Hegeman Martha Jane

MACEDON: Martha passed away on September 23, 2020, with her family by her side, at age 66. She was born and grew up in Macedon, NY. Martha is survived by her husband of 46 years, Robert; children Brian (Kylie) Hegeman, and Erin (Bret) Hegeman; siblings Tom (Janet) Bills, Peg (Tom) Estrich, Carol (Lance) Warner, and […]

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Wilson, Peter Lewis “Horse”, aka “Mr. Mom”

CORNING: Peter Lewis “Horse” Wilson, aka “Mr. Mom”, age 62, of Corning, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at home. He was born on April 1, 1958 in Hornell, the son of the late Donald E. Sr. and Mona M. (Rosier) Wilson. He married Wanda Mills in 1978.  She predeceased him on December 22, […]

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