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July 1, 2019
Savannah Man Attacked by Fox

Police report that a Town of Savannah man was attacked by  what he believed was a wild dog on Monday (7/1) afternoon onCotton Road. The animal first attacked the 84 year-old man's wife. He was able to choke the animal to death. When police arrived they identified the animal as a fox. Both the man […]

June 29, 2019
July 4th Holiday and Weekend DWI Crackdown July 3 - 7, 2019

Sheriff Barry Virts reports the “STOP-DWI Crackdown for July 4th Day and Weekend Campaign” linked with other law enforcement initiatives already done at key times of the year and promoting it under a county and statewide umbrella. This campaign targets the time period around July 4th Day and Weekend.     The “STOP-DWI Crackdown for […]

June 29, 2019
Republican Primary winners in Wayne County

In the Republican Primary voting on Tuesday, June 25th, results are as follows: (These are the unofficial results as reported by the Wayne County Board of Elections) For Lyons Council: (2 seats) Jim Brady received 60 votes, Joanne Greco received 44 votes. Both will be on the November ballot for Lyons Town Council. Jim Wedman […]

June 26, 2019
Republican Primary Results from June 25, 2019

Republican Primary winners in Wayne County In the Republican Primary voting on Tuesday, June 25th, results are as follows: (These are the unofficial results as reported by the Wayne County Board of Elections) For Lyons Council: (2 seats) Jim Brady received 60 votes, Joanne Greco received 44 votes. Both will be on the November ballot […]

June 22, 2019
Sheriff’s contract settled, but it comes with pluses and minuses

It sounded like a good idea at the time, many years ago. The Wayne County Sheriff’s office was losing deputies to adjoining and nearby police agencies offering higher wages. A recent trainee could earn as much as $10,000, or more by transferring to Monroe County agencies. To stop the flow of new and older deputies, […]

June 20, 2019
Wayne Central Superintendent Dr. Mathis Calvin resigns

Earlier this evening (Thursday night, June 20th) the Board of Education and the Wayne Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mathis Calvin III, entered into a mutual separation agreement, effective June 30, 2019. The district is thankful for the tireless efforts of Dr. Calvin throughout his tenure at Wayne. Under his leadership Wayne Central has: raised its […]

June 15, 2019
The rising costs of recycling: Local waste haulers feeling the crunch

For decades, households around the country have been recycling everything from plastic bottles to cardboard boxes, all in an attempt to reduce waste while touted as a way to protect the environment. However as our lives and shopping patterns change, so does the demand for these once highly sought after post-consumer products. In cities across […]

June 15, 2019
Jody Bender returns to seek Marion Supervisor seat

On Wednesday, June 12, the Marion Republicans caucused to choose their slate of candidates for the November 2019 Town elections. It was deja vu, as, not only the current Town Councilman, Ron Lonneville and LaVerne Bliek were chosen to run again, as was Town Justice Paul Bender, but the event marked the return of former […]

June 8, 2019
Businesses helping to build a bigger, stronger, more vibrant Newark

New buildings, new beginnings - Newark is growing. “We began to notice that in the last three years, all of the applications we have received for building and relocation in Newark are progressing now,” said a delighted Newark Village Mayor Jonathan Taylor. “Developers and investors are looking at Newark and making the decision that now […]

June 1, 2019
One sentenced in Gang Assault in Newark

Warrants out for the other two defendants who failed to show up in court It was back on August 13 in 2018 when Newark Village Police responded to a parking lot fight at Tommy Boy’s restaurant. The fight started between two patrons, and when security attempted to break up the fight, the security guard, Devin […]

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Recent Obituaries

DeWispelaere, William George

WOLCOTT:William G. DeWispelaere, 75, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2024, at the Wayne County Nursing Home. Friends and family are invited to attend calling hours at the Norton Funeral Home, 5925 New Hartford St., Wolcott, on Saturday, July 20, 2024, from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM.  Funeral service with full military honors will be held […]

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Torres, Ana Laura

NEWARK: Ana Laura Torres-Ruiz, a beloved soul, was born in Rincón, Puerto Rico, in the barrio of Calvache. Her journey began on April 16, 1939. On July 10, 2024, in Newark, NY, Ana Laura peacefully passed away surrounded by her loved ones. Cosme Torres-Ortiz, her devoted husband of 67 years, stood by her side through […]

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