LYONS — The Wayne County sheriff’s office is investigating a two-vehicle fatal accident that happened late Friday morning on Route 31.

WATERLOO — Retired teacher and community volunteer Phyllis Dunlap is the latest recipient of the Henry C. Welles Award from the Waterloo Library & Historical Society.

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NEWARK — Several people have been arrested in connection with the alleged assault and robbery of a local teen last week.

PENN YAN — Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Yates County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

CLIFTON SPRINGS — On Saturday afternoon, Clifton Springs Country Club was host to this year’s Section V boys golf individual sectionals with the top 20 golfers advancing to today’s super sectionals.


Joshua Blackford took home the grand prize in the Spring Lake Ontario Counties Trout, Salmon, and Walleye Derby May 6-15 when he reeled in a 27½-pound king salmon while fishing out of Olcott, Niagara County. It was a catch that earned a check for $15,000.

Put simply, Reylu Gutierrez is on a fast track. To where, you may ask. The highest level of competition in the “Sport of Kings” — thoroughbred racing.


In 1788, three men arrived in present-day Yates County to scout out a place for members of an unusual religious sect, the Society of Universal Friends, who wanted to build a community of their own. The three encountered a pair of French-Canadian men living quietly in a cabin along the banks …


Though this column tends to highlight musicians and venues in the Finger Lakes area, I like to mix it up now and then.

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GENEVA — The Geneva City Green Committee will sponsor its third Native Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Finger Lakes Welcome Center.

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Baptist Church at 2701 Route 96 is hosting an Armed Forces breakfast Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. It is free and open to all military personnel, either active or retired, and they are welcome to bring a guest.