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Mynderse stays unbeaten in Syracuse; Shaulis triple-double lifts South Seneca over Newark (W-FL round-up 12/29)

No rest for Kevin Korzeniewski and the Mynderse Academy Blue Devils boys varsity basketball team. Thursday night they defeated Clyde-Savannah 73-72. Friday night they were on the bus heading east on the Thruway to face Syracuse Academy of Science as part of a showcase at Onondaga Community College. Mynderse would head back home winners and remain undefeated after a 52-49... more

Deputies: Palmyra man possessed controlled substance

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man for Criminal possession of a controlled substance and multiple traffic violations. Justin M. Jewitt, 27, of Palmyra is accused of operating a vehicle while traveling on State Route 31 in Lyons. He was stopped for failure to keep right, according to deputies. Upon further investigation Jewitt was found... more

Scott’s 30 leads Lady Bombers past Red Jacket; Penn Yan edges Geneva (W-FL round-up 12/22)

Twenty-eight Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls varsity basketball teams were in action on the evening of the last day of school heading into Christmas break and the marquee match-up was on the girls side with #2 Bloomfield visiting #5 Red Jacket. The most intriguing contest on the boys slate was streamed live on FL1 Sports with #4 Penn Yan meeting... more

#ICYMI: Biggest stories of the week (Dec. 17-23)

#ICYMI will be a weekly feature to FingerLakes1.com, recapping the biggest headlines of the week from around the region. We begin over the busy, holiday weekend — as readers try to catch up on what’s happening in the region. Look for it weekly, on Saturday’s exclusively on FingerLakes1.com Here are the most-read local headlines for the final week before Christmas... more

ER beats Lyons; South Seneca girls down rival Romulus (W-FL round-up 12/19)

With Christmas break fast approaching, Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball teams are positioning themselves in league standings prior to taking a few days off an heading to holiday tournaments and showcases next week. Tuesday night’s line-up of games featured a pair of cross-town rivalry games in Seneca County and a huge match-up at the top of the Wayne County... more

Palmyra home devastated by blaze; officials say owner did not have adequate alarms

Update – Wednesday, 6:50 pm Officials attributed the quick-action of a neighbor, and the lack of smoke alarms inside a home on Hogback Hill Road in Palmyra to the outcome. The house, which suffered extensive damage due to the blaze, started on the porch around 3:40 am. A quick-acting neighbor alerted the four residents inside of the blaze, which allowed... more

Duo arrested in Canandaigua for multi-county gas station card skimming scheme

Two men were arrested and charged in connection with a gas station card skimming scheme in multiple counties, including Wayne County. According to our news partners at the Times of Wayne County, the manager of Crosby's on E. Main Street in Palmyra found a skimmer device installed on one of its pumps last month. He determined it had captured information... more

Mynderse, Penn Yan & Wayne notch East wins; Bloomfield girls edge Whitman (W-FL round-up 12/15)

Three of the top contenders for the Finger Lakes East title each recorded wins on Friday night. In Wayne County action Lyons defended home court against Gananda and it was an emotional night in Marion. On the girls’ side, Bloomfield snuck by Marcus Whitman in Rushville as the Bombers’ Braelin Scott recorded her 6th straight double-double. Full results below… W-FL... more

Geitner’s 50 points lift Bloomfield over Honeoye in 2 OT thriller (W-FL round-up 12/12)

It took 2 overtimes on Tuesday night but the Bloomfield Bombers survived a trip to Honeoye to escape with a 101-99 win in the most exciting game of the year in the Wayne-Finger Lakes. Bloomfield senior Patrick Geitner exploded for nearly half of his team’s output ending with an incredible 50 points. Even more impressive, just 6 of the 50... more

Deputies: Unsafe speed in snowy conditions led to Manchester crash

Deputies in Ontario County say a Palmyra woman was injured, but not transported to any local hospital after a crash on snowy roads in Manchester. The incident took place on State Route 21 when Cheryl I. Antenucci, 60, of Palmyra was traveling south, and skidded across the northbound lane leaving the east side of the highway. Her vehicle traveled into... more

Gananda tops Midlakes; Mynderse girls cruise past South Seneca (W-FL round-up 12/11)

It was a light night of action across the Wayne-Finger Lakes leagues for area boys and girls varsity basketball teams but there were some interesting match-ups on the docket. For the boys, the big story of the night was the Blue Panthers of Gananda defeating Midlakes in a East-Wayne interleague contest. For the girls, Mynderse looked impressive as they hosted... more

Shortsville man sexually assaulted estranged wife

The Palmyra Police Department reports the arrest of a Shortsville man following an incident that took place during the late-evening hours of November 29th. Kolby G. Clayton, 27, of Shortsville was charged with forcible touching. The incident involved his estranged wife of two-and-a-half years, who entered the home through an unlocked door. Police say that he entered the residence to... more

Clyde-Savannah & ER open with league wins; Red Jacket deals South Seneca girls first loss (W-FL round-up 12/5)

Clyde-Savannah opened up their season and their Wayne County league slate with a convincing 80-45 win over Red Creek. Also hitting the court for the first time, East Rochester hosted Sodus and sent the Spartans packing with a 53-39 win behind 17 points and 20 rebounds from John Lexer. Also in Wayne County boys action, Marion won their second straight... more

Pal-Mac senior Olivia Keller is nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Olivia Keller, a senior at Palmyra-Macedon High School, is one of 20 students in New York State to be nominated for the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for Arts and Academics. She is the only student in the Finger Lakes area to be selected for this honor, which is among the nation’s highest recognition for secondary school students. New York... more

Hot shooting Gananda downs Geneva in opener (W-FL round-up for 11/29)

The Gananda Blue Panthers boys varsity basketball team opened their season and represented the Wayne County League with some hot shooting in their home gym against Geneva on Tuesday night. The larger Class A2 Geneva Panthers (Finger Lakes East) dropped their opener to Class C1 Gananda by a score of 61-49. The Blue Panthers shot 13-28 from three-point range and... more

Taylor Clements’ full court shot not enough to beat Canandaigua; South Seneca girls start season with rout at Dundee (W-FL round-up 11/29)

The Newark Reds are no stranger to playing up-in-classification early in the season so it was no surprise when they opened their season on the road at Class A1 Canandaigua. The Braves would defend home court coming away with a 58-52 win. Senior big man Taylor Clements led the Reds with 17 points including an 88-foot full-court shot to end... more

Marion girls top HAC; Dundee boys open with win (W-FL round-up 11/30)

In an early season Wayne County-Finger Lakes West girls cross-over match-up Thursday night, the Marion Black Knights overcame a 22 point effort from Jalen Nowden to defeat Harley-Allendale-Columbia 51-30. In other girls action last night… Honeoye hosted and defeated Warsaw, 42-34. Kale Pestle scored 14 and Hannah Reynolds had 11 points in the win for the Lady Bulldogs. Girls …... more

State to spend $6M on canal bridges in Wayne County

The state is planning to spend $6 million to repair four Wayne County bridges that cross the Erie Canal. The funding was announced Thursday by Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-130 of Macedon, and Sen. Pam Helming, R-54 of The bridges scheduled for repair are the County House Bridge in Arcadia, the Lyons-Marengo Road Bridge in Galen and the Galloway Road and... more
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