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Wayne nuclear plant gets boost from clean energy plan

Wayne nuclear plant gets boost from clean energy plan
The county’s aging nuclear power plant was thrown a lifeline Monday when the state Public Service Commission included nuclear power in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s clean energy plan. Under the plan, called the Clean Energy Standard, nuclear power would be included as part of the state’s effort to generate half its power from renewable sources by the year 2030. Part of... more

Ontario woman charged with DWI; hits parked car, flips during crash

Ontario woman charged with DWI; hits parked car, flips during crash
A Wayne County woman is facing DWI charges after striking a vehicle in Rochester. The accident happened around 7 pm on Browncraft Boulevard in the City of Rochester. When the driver of the vehicle, Heidi Laplant, 39, of Ontario – struck the second vehicle – her vehicle proceeded to flip. Deputies say that no major injuries were reported during the... more

Ontario man arrested after fight with employee while stealing

Ontario man arrested after fight with employee while stealing
Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies say that an Ontario man was placed under arrest after he was accused of stealing from a business. Deputies say that 31-year-old Anthony Loquasto and an employee got involved in a fight. They say that this happened while Loquasto tried to leave with the stolen property. According to deputies, Loquasto was placed under arrest at his... more

Spectacular salmon fishing on Lake Ontario

Spectacular salmon fishing on Lake Ontario
One way or another, each of the eleven Finger Lakes eventually drains into Lake Ontario. The outlets of Conesus, Hemlock, Canadice, and Honeoye are all tributaries of the Genesee River, which enters the Great Lake at Rochester. Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, Cayuga, Owasco and Skaneateles all drain into the Seneca River. And the Otisco Lake outlet flows into and out of... more

Man charged with robbery after altercation in grocery story in Wayne Co.

Man charged with robbery after altercation in grocery story in Wayne Co.
An Ontario man has been charged with two counts after an investigation into an incident, which started as a physical altercation, according to authorities in Wayne County. Deputies say that Anthony A. Loquasto, 31, of Ontario was charged with robbery in the third degree, and grand larceny in the fourth degree. The charges stem from an investigation into a complaint... more

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)

Section V Football: Week 2 Scoreboard (9/9-10)
The Lyons vs. Marcus Whitman game was moved from Saturday night to Sunday after an issue with the lights in Lyons. The Lions ended up getting a 26-19 win. Red Jacket rolled over Mynderse 42-0 on Saturday afternoon in week #2 of Section V high school football. Eight Finger Lakes East high school football teams were in action on Friday... more

Three women charged with prostitution, burglary in Ontario

Three women charged with prostitution, burglary in Ontario
Three women were arrested in the Town of Ontario after Wayne County Deputies say they allegedly went to a location on Lakeside Road attempting to offer the occupants sexual intercourse in return for money. Deputies say that Cassandra L. Stewart (27), Denise L. Roller (38), and her mother — Trudy D. Roller (56) all of Rochester were arrested for burglary... more

Parents in Wayne County concerned about school closings

Parents in Wayne County concerned about school closings
The Wayne Central School District has been studying an efficiency plan for the past year that could potentially involve closing two elementary schools. Parents of some students in that district are questioning the move, saying it would put young children in school buildings with middle and high school students. The parents are also questioning the safety of that move and... more

Wayne Eagles, Lyons Lions win league fall cheerleading titles

Wayne Eagles, Lyons Lions win league fall cheerleading titles
The Wayne Central Eagles and Lyons Lions cheerleading squads won league titles in the Finger Lakes East and West, respectively, for fall cheerleading on Wednesday at East Rochester High School. The 2016 Section V Sectional competition is set for Saturday, October 29 at Rochester Institute of Technology. Photo by Brenda Smith. more
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