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January 16, 2022
Congressman Katko announces he will not run for re-election

Congressman John Katko, on Friday (1/14), announced he would not be seeking a fifth term for New York’s 24th Congressional District. The District covers all of Onondaga, Cayuga, Wayne and the western part of Oswego County.  The congressman was one of just 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump. He […]

January 16, 2022
Walworth boy’s huge heart helps others

A 7-year-old boy in Walworth took it upon himself to raise $115 dollars to help the less fortunate for the holiday season.  Logan Schmitt decided that he would like to hold a fundraiser to help get food for those who needed help over the holidays.  The Wayne Primary school was holding a competition among the […]

January 9, 2022
Battle lines drawn in political Palmyra Village Brouhaha

Wayne County Compliance Officer requests New York Attorney General to investigate Palmyra Mayor David Husk In a leaked letter from Wayne County Compliance Officer Edward Hunt Jr., put forth by a Palmyra Village Department head, Palmyra Supervisor and Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Ken Miller, it was alleged that Palmyra Village Mayor, David Husk, […]

January 9, 2022
There’s a new Sheriff in town

Former Chief Deputy in the Wayne County Sheriff’s office, Rob Milby was elected to the top job in November’s election, and was sworn in on January 1, 2022. On his first day in office, Milby expected transition time, enlightening observations, and readying of files. “What I got was full steam ahead - feet first into […]

January 4, 2022
12 years in, Sheriff Barry Virts moves on

On Thursday (12/30) staff and friends were on hand for his final walk out of the Public Safety Building in Lyons. Sheriff Barry Virts then concluded a 44 year career with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 12 as Sheriff. “The opportunities I was presented at every stage of my career as a correction officer, deputy […]

December 19, 2021
Macedon apartment fire leaves families homeless

The call came in at 2 p.m. on Monday (12/13). Heavy smoke and fire was billowing out of the 2 West Street apartment buildings in Macedon, near the Palmyra-Macedon Intermediate School building. South Macedon Fire Chief Chris Creamer immediately called for backup. Soon, South Macedon was joined by Farmington, Macedon Center, Walworth, Palmyra and Fairport […]

December 19, 2021
Town of Ontario man charged in child pornography case

State Police Investigators out of Williamson received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children back in April of this year. A search warrant was issued on the residence of Hunter A. Faber, age 24, of 419 Berg Road in the Town of Ontario and all his electronic devices were seized. Following a detailed […]

December 11, 2021
Dead Body found on Marie Avenue in Newark

The Newark Police Department and the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff report the investigation into a Homicide that occurred in the Village of Newark early Friday morning. Police responded to the report of a body in the roadway on Marie Ave in the Vil-lage of Newark, around 7:07 A.M and responding Officers located a […]

December 11, 2021
With rising COVID spread and more deaths, Wayne County issues State of Emergency

As the Omicron variant becomes a pressing threat across New York, several counties have declared emergencies. In fact, New York is reporting an average of over 8,800 new cases daily. On Monday (12/6), after an ambiguous letter was sent to media and social media posts, Wayne County Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Kenneth Miller, […]

December 5, 2021
1850 Walworth building finds new life

The Pacific Hotel built in 1850 by Theron G. Yeomans became a business center for many salesmen stopping to show their merchandise. A stage from the hotel met each train that stopped at the Walworth Station, three miles from the village. Twice a year yard goods’ salesmen arrived with material and patterns. A sales display was […]

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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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