NEWARK — There were over 234 participants at the 7th Annual Laurel House 5K Walk/Run ON June 11. Rochester Regional Health was Platinum Sponsor of the event held under clear skies, starting in front of the Newark Post Office and ending at the entrance to the Alex Eligh Community Center parking lot.

NEWARK — The Wayne County New York Genealogical Society (WCNYGS) is gearing up to help Wayneconians — past and present — celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Wayne County through its genealogy project “Pioneering Families of Wayne County 1783-1899.” It begins in January 2023 an…

NEWARK — The Free Lunch Program at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church provides grab-and-go lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and every other Friday, between 11 a.m. and noon.

NEWARK — Newark Middle School presents a production of “Willy Wonka Kids.” Enjoy the imaginative musical based on the Roald Dahl classic.

NEWARK — Musical oriented seniors at Newark High School will have one more scholarship opportunity starting in 2022 with the establishment of the Daniel Bailey Scholarship Fund.

National Public Health Week — April 4-10 — is a great time to remind the community of the roles and responsibilities of the local health department. Just as your healthcare provider focuses on your health, your local health department focuses on the health of your community.

NEWARK — The local planning committee for Newark’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding is hosting a survey to gather input on the revitalization of the downtown area.

SYRACUSE — On Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, Gabriella Taylor from Wayne County was named the 2022-2023 New York State Dairy Ambassador during a ceremony livestreamed from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA in Syracuse. Taylor formerly served as the Wayne County Dairy Princess since …

NEWARK — At a special election Feb. 8, Newark Central School District residents OK’d a $15.4 million capital project that should have no impact on taxes.

NEWARK — A man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries in Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, the result of a gunshot wound.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — A Newark native is serving aboard USS Harry S. Truman, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier deployed in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national interests, security and stability in Europe and Africa.


NEWARK — Newark Central School District residents will vote on a proposition next month that, if approved, authorize a $15.4 million capital project that would address boiler, air conditioning and related improvements in all five school district buildings.


NEWARK — Bill and Debbie Doran’s success with Grind-On Coffee Co. on South Main Street is a story of perseverance and an example of what Newark officials hope can be replicated following its $10 million win in the state’s 2021 Downtown Revitalization Initiative program.

NEWARK — The village Police Department, Reliant Federal Credit Union, and Newark Rotary joined hands and hearts recently to provide monetary contributions to make the holiday season a little brighter for 26 children from 14 local families.

There certainly is no shortage of subjects to write about these days — the upcoming holidays; Covid, mask mandates, and the omicron variant; Left vs. Right; development of the former Legion property in Geneva — but last week’s “Pub Chat” drew an unusually large number of comments.