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LYONS — The Wayne County Office of Economic Development and Planning is hosting a business panel at 8:30 a.m. June 24, via Zoom. Programs and initiatives aimed at addressing housing needs and issues in Wayne County will be discussed.

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LYONS — The Ginna Nuclear Power Plant is set to close in September 2029, but the Wayne County Board of Supervisors plans to urge the state Climate Action Council to consider it and three other upstate facilities a component of New York’s carbon-free energy plan.

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By the time Friday morning arrived, many Finger Lakes-area residents had all but forgotten about the line of thunderstorms that rolled through the region Thursday afternoon — and a tornado watch alert.

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.

MANCHESTER — Police don't believe it was intentional, but a Fairport man faces a felony charge for allegedly firing the bullet that hit the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center on Wednesday afternoon, leading to a tense scene at times.

SODUS — The Sodus Farmers’ Market opens its 14th season June 15. It will be open 2:30-6 p.m. each Wednesday through Oct. 12 in the parking lot of the United Third Methodist Church on Belden Avenue.

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ALBANY — For the second year in a row, the Finger Lakes Times’ “Community Giving” special section spotlighting community volunteers has won recognition from the New York News Publishers Association, while for the fifth time in the last six years, the Times’ preseason “Football 2021” magazine…

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LYONS — MaryAnn Loss said Capt. John P. Albaugh was like so many soldiers of his time: an ordinary citizen who took up arms against a powerful British force attempting to exert its will more than three decades after the United States declared its independence.

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An early newspaper article that I found not long ago in our museum archives piqued my interest in writing this piece for publication. It gave me a completely different hi(story) of how Lyons was named.

WOLCOTT — State police are asking for the public’s help after a body was found Thursday afternoon on the shoreline of Blind Sodus Bay.