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North Rose-Wolcott juniors inducted into National Honor Society

North Rose-Wolcott juniors inducted into National Honor Society
The North Rose-Wolcott National Honor Society inducted 16 new members in a ceremony on Thursday, November 1st at North Rose-Wolcott High School. The school-wide ceremony was conducted by current NHS members, principal Brian Read, assistant principal Matt Wendel, and NHS adviser Michele Bartholomew. “These students have achieved a high level of success in academics and have demonstrated a commitment to... more

UPDATE: Wolcott man dies after rollover accident in Wayne Co.

UPDATE: Wolcott man dies after rollover accident in Wayne Co.
Deputies say one person was airlifted from the scene of a Wolcott accident along Chapman Corners Road on Friday. It happened when 89-year-old Donald Odell, of Wolcott was traveling down the roadway, passing an intersection – which was followed by his car leaving the opposite side of the roadway. He struck a grassy ditch, and the vehicle flipped multiple times.... more

Academic awards handed out at NR-W

Academic awards handed out at NR-W
North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently recognized the academic achievements of high school students at an academic awards night. “We are so proud of these students for showing grit and determination both in and out of the classroom,” said NRW High School Principal Brian Read. Each class walked on stage to receive honor and high honor awards. Scholarships were distributed... more

Two airlifted to different hospitals after head-on crash in Wolcott; four seriously injured

Two airlifted to different hospitals after head-on crash in Wolcott; four seriously injured
Deputies say the investigation of a personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on Ridge Road in the Town of Wolcott is underway. On Saturday at about 6:28 pm a vehicle, operated by Liborio McCauley Jr., 23, of Walworth and his passenger Edward Leno, 41 of Savannah were traveling east on Ridge Road in the Town of Wolcott. Deputies say... more

Officials: No threat after NR-W school bomb scare

Officials: No threat after NR-W school bomb scare
A post on Instagram prompted a heavy response from law enforcement this morning in Wayne County. A student posted to Instagram indicating that a band teacher was ‘wearing’ a bomb. The post read, “My band teacher is wearing a bomb.” An investigation was launched, which was prompted by the FBI. Authorities in Wayne County say the FBI contacted local law... more

Three arrested on felony robbery charges after Pick Quick investigation in Geneva

Three arrested on felony robbery charges after Pick Quick investigation in Geneva
Police say three arrests have been made in connection with a robbery that took place at Pick Quick in Geneva on April 29th. Around 8:32 p.m. Geneva Police and deputies from three Sheriff’s Offices arrested Jessica L. Cram, 27, of Wolcott, Miguel A. Perez, 26, of Wolcott, and Orlando Perez-Lopez, 39. The trio were charged with first-degree robbery, a Class... more

DEC’s Great Lakes Program wants to hear from people in Sterling, Wolcott Creek watersheds

DEC’s Great Lakes Program wants to hear from people in Sterling, Wolcott Creek watersheds
The state Department of Environmental Conservation's Great Lakes Program is looking for ways to manage the ecosystem in Sterling and Wolcott Creek sub watersheds located in Wayne, Cayuga and a small portion of western Oswego counties. People who live and work in the watershed, or any other stakeholders, are encouraged to fill out a survey, which the DEC will use... more

Deputies: Wolcott man possessed marijuana, acid sheets

Deputies: Wolcott man possessed marijuana, acid sheets
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott man following an investigation of a suspicious vehicle on West Port Bay Road. Deputies arrested Pasquale A. Conca, 24, of Wolcott for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree possession of marijuana. Deputies say Conca was found to be in possession of marijuana and acid sheets. Conca... more

‘THREAT UNFOUNDED’: NR-Wolcott officials say reports of ‘active shooter’ unfounded after investigation

‘THREAT UNFOUNDED’: NR-Wolcott officials say reports of ‘active shooter’ unfounded after investigation
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the active investigation unfolding at Leavenworth Middle School in the North Rose-Wolcott School District. While initial reports appeared online this afternoon indicating that an ‘active shooter’ situation was reported to law enforcement — the Sheriff’s Office says all threats were unfounded. “At present time all buildings have been searched and... more

Sheriff: Wolcott teen possessed hunting firearm on school grounds

Sheriff: Wolcott teen possessed hunting firearm on school grounds
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says an 18-year-old Wolcott resident was arrested for possessing a firearm on school property at the North Rose-Wolcott High School. Virts says the School Resource Officer received information that a student at the high school was overheard talking about hunting and having ‘something’ in his vehicle. It was later determined that Kyle Slyter, 18, of... more

State Police: Felony DWI charge for Wolcott driver after traffic stop

State Police: Felony DWI charge for Wolcott driver after traffic stop
State Police report the arrest of a Wolcott driver following a traffic stop on Waters Road after allegedly making an improper left turn. Nicholas D. Stevenson, 29, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breath test, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating in violation of restrictions, improper left turn and criminal impersonation. He... more

First round of Sectional basketball underway for boys & girls in Section V (W-FL round-up 2/20)

First round of Sectional basketball underway for boys & girls in Section V (W-FL round-up 2/20)
First round games in the 2018 Section V boys and girls tournaments were contested on Tuesday night across the region with many Wayne-Finger Lakes teams advancing to the quarterfinals, and others seeing their season come to an end. Check out all the results by classification below along with Wednesday night’s schedule. FL1 Sports will bring you live coverage of two... more

Second night of Sectionals opening round sees 13 W-FL teams advance (W-FL round-up 2/21)

Second night of Sectionals opening round sees 13 W-FL teams advance (W-FL round-up 2/21)
The opening round of Sectional play is complete and the quarterfinal match-ups are set for the boys and girls Section V basketball postseason tournaments. Of the 42 Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls teams that are competing amongst Section V opponents, just 19 are still alive. Check out all the results from Wednesday night’s games in each classification below… – Looking... more

Sheriff: Wolcott man received over $4,000 in benefits illegally

Sheriff: Wolcott man received over $4,000 in benefits illegally
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Welfare Fraud Unit reports the arrest of a Wolcott man on multiple charges following the completion of a social services investigation. Noel J. Stevens, 45, was arrested after an investigation was initiated by the Wayne County Department of Social Services. It is alleged that Stevens provided false information about his household income in order to obtain... more
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