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Local residents react to Hill Cumorah Pageant ending in 2020

Local residents react to Hill Cumorah Pageant ending in 2020
The famed Hill Cumorah Pageant is set to end after its 2020 season, according to Pageant officials. The announcement was made on Saturday. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said several pageants produced by the Church will be either modified or ended, including its flagship pageant in Palmyra. According to Pageant officials, Church officials listed several factors which... more

STOLEN IN THE NIGHT: Public asked to help ID suspects after UTVs disappear from Rt. 31 dealer

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Owners of Filer’s PowerSports, located on State Route 31 in Macedon is asking for the public’s help finding those responsible for stealing utility vehicles. They are even offering a reward to those who can help with information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information should reach out to local law enforcement. “I can’t believe I have to make this post,”... more

Palmyra man arrested following domestic incident

Palmyra man arrested following domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following a domestic incident that happened on Monday around 1 am. Jessie M. Martin, 29, of Palmyra was arrested by deputies following an investigation into an alleged domestic incident. Martin is accused of striking and choking his girlfriend. He was arraigned in Palmyra Village Court on second-degree harassment... more

Pal-Mac girls fall in state Class D semifinal

Victoria Ruffo scored five goals and Allie Berkery and Fiona Jones each netted a hat trick as Bronxville-I got its year-long wish to get another shot at a state championship. The Broncos, now 18-4, defeated Palmyra-Macedon 14-5 Friday in the Class D state semifinals at SUNY-Cortland. The Broncos, who fell in double-overtime in last year’s state championship, jumped out to... more

Heritage Weekend at Historic Palmyra

Heritage Weekend at Historic Palmyra
WHEN: June 16, 10:30AM-4:30PM This NYS Path Through History Weekend, join Historic Palmyra in celebrating the vast history of Palmyra, NY. Join costumed docents as you explore the five museums on Historic Palmyra’s Trail Pass, beginning at the Palmyra Historic Museum, 132 Market St., Palmyra. Your tour will take you to the Palmyra Historic Museum, Erie Canal Depot, Palmyra Print... more

Crash under investigation on Rt. 31 in Wayne Co.

Crash under investigation on Rt. 31 in Wayne Co.
An investigation is underway into a crash that happened on Route 31 in Wayne County on Friday. The accident happened near Canalside Drive in Port Gibson, between Palmyra and Newark. Reports indicate that one person may have been airlifted from the scene, but no official confirmation has come down from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, or New York State Police.... more

Palmyra man arrested for felony DWI after burnout near gas station

Deputies say a Palmyra man had a BAC more than twice the legal limit following a traffic stop in Sodus. Jeremy T. Blankenberg, 24, was reportedly operating a motor vehicle erratically on Bay Street Extension in Sodus around 1:19 am on Sunday, according to deputies. They say he did a burnout while pulling out of the Pit Stop gas station.... more

The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge brings free glassblowing demonstrations to Wayne County

The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge brings free glassblowing demonstrations to Wayne County
WHAT: Registration is now open for free tickets for GlassBarge—The Corning Museum of Glass’s mobile glassmaking studio on a canal barge—which will offer the public free, family-friendly glassblowing demonstrations at Palmyra on August 28th. Visitors will see expert glassblowers demonstrate how to shape glowing globs of molten glass into vases, bowls, and sculptures, while hearing about the intertwined story of... more

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)
Storms packing a strong punch on Monday resulted in several downed trees, some scattered power outages, and a mess to clean up in parts of Wayne County. The Town of Ontario was particularly hard hit, where residents were picking up after a strong series of storms moved through between 3 and 4 pm. Downed tree limbs take down wires across... more

Palmyra woman charged with DWI in Seneca Falls

Palmyra woman charged with DWI in Seneca Falls
On Sunday around 12:25 am police arrested a Palmyra woman following a traffic stop on River Road. The Seneca Falls Police Department reports that Ashley H. Compton, 27, of Palmyra was arrested after receiving a 911 call from a civilian reporting that another vehicle was swerving all over the road. Police located the vehicle traveling on River Road and observed... more

Pal-Mac girls top Penn Yan to capture lacrosse title

The Pal-Mac girls lacrosse team defeated Penn Yan by a final score of 12-7 in Pittsford on Tuesday night to capture the Section V Class D title. It was the second straight championship for Pal-Mac and Coach E.J. Burse. Pal-Mac defeated Penn Yan in the sectional final game last season, 16-5. Emma Arnold led the way with 6 goals and... more
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