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February 24, 2024
Sister and brother arrested in Monroe County after vehicle theft and pursuit

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest on Tuesday (2/20) at 10:21 p.m. of a Wolcott woman and her brother following an investigation into a vehicle larceny that occurred in the Village of Wolcott. Deputies arrested Chyenne M. Gonyeau, age 25, of 11284 Pinewood Drive in Wolcott following the investigation. It is alleged that […]

February 24, 2024
Macedon receives $4.5 million from NY Forward program

On Tuesday, February 20, Governor Hochul announced that the Town of Macedon has been awarded $4.5 million in state funding from the NY Forward program to revitalize its downtown area and pursue new opportunities for growth. Senator Pam Helming said, “I’m thrilled to see another 54th District community selected for this state investment. Supervisor Kim […]

February 17, 2024
Where did Ernest O’Meal’s plane touch down?

The year was 1946. Twenty-one year-old Ernest O’Meal, originally from Newark, had visions of flying in the clouds and his dream was about to come true. At age 21 Ernest bought a 1946 Piper J13 Cub airplane. After darting over the  skies of Wayne County for several years reality hit after a ‘mishap’ and the […]

February 17, 2024
Wayne County Democrats endorse Federal & State Candidates for 2024

Members of the Wayne County Democratic Committee met on February 10 to designate candidates for State and Federal elections this November.  Endorsed by the Committee were: David Wagenhausen, Congressional District 24; Scott Comegys, NYS Senate, District 54; and James Schuler, NYS Assembly, District 130.  In a packed meeting room at the County Public Security Building, […]

February 10, 2024
Sodus man faces charges from January 6th riot

A Wayne County man faces federal charges in connection to the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) was in Wayne County last week to take James Weeks, age 55, of Sodus, into custody. It is alleged that he was among the mob that criminally tried to disrupt […]

February 10, 2024
Former Macedon police chief pleads not guilty to 2 DWI charges

On Wednesday (2/7) evening former Macedon Police Chief Fabian Rivera pled not guilty to two separate DWI charges in Walworth Town Court. During the day on Monday, November 20, 2023, Rivera reportedly crashed a Macedon police vehicle into another vehicle at the Gananda Parkway and Waterford Road in Macedon, near a Gananda school. There are […]

February 3, 2024
State grant secures $200,000 for Wallington Fire Department

With a $200,000 state grant secured by Senator Pam Helming, Wallington Fire Company in Wayne County is moving forward with improvements and an expansion to its firehouse. The volunteer fire department plans to add three truck bays to accommodate its seven pieces of fire apparatus as well as add storage space for fire gear. Plans […]

February 3, 2024
Wayne County Cornell Cooperative receives $50,000 to Combat Food Insecurity 

Fidelis Care, a statewide health plan with more than 2.5 million members in New York State and a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced the distribution of $315,000 in grant funding to 20 organizations dedicated to combating food insecurity and alleviating hunger across the state. Food insecurity impacts about one in ten households in […]

January 27, 2024
Arcadia Contractor charged with Grand Larceny

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reported the arrest on Thursday (1/25) at 8 a.m. of Chad M. Dier, age 34, of Bloom Road in the Town of Arcadia for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. It is alleged that on 10/23/23, Dier, the owner of R&R General Contracting, made an agreement for contract […]

January 20, 2024
One man crime spree ends with multiple charges

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest on Saturday (1/13) at 4:40 p.m. of Jason R. Johnson, age 36, of Catherine Street in Lyons following multiple investigations.  Deputies have been investigating reports involving Johnson as far back as June 2023. Deputies first responded to call of a domestic dispute where is was reported that […]

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Recent Obituaries

Taber, Kathryn (Wadsworth)

Kathryn (Wadsworth) Taber, 96, of Murrysville, formally of Wolcott NY, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024. She was born September 11, 1927, in Williamson NY, a daughter of the late Glen and Lilias (Forman) Wadsworth. Kathryn owned several cats throughout her life, her final cat was named Pepper who she doted on. She loved gardening […]

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Comstock Jr., Lyle (Fud) D. 

SODUS: Lyle Comstock, 75, lived a long life before passing away Sunday June 9th, 2024 at his home. In keeping with Lyles’s wishes, there will be a celebration of life for family and friends at Sodus Center Firehall on Saturday June 22nd from 1-4pm. A funeral service will be held at Sodus Center Firehall at […]

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