DEC Zaps and Samples Wild Trout in Naples Creek

NYLON – The water in Naples Creek was clear and fast running Thursday morning. Many arrived early to get the best spots to view the shocking of the trout. Standing on the bridge or nearby for 30 to 45 minutes was cold; feet and hands were especially well chilled. The crowd was 200 to 300 individuals, including many school age children brought by bus. At 9 a.m., DEC technicians waded into the creek about 300 to 400 yards downstream from the … [Read more...]

Gunlocke Gets a Boost with ‘ReCharge New York’ Allocation

WAYLAND — Contract furniture manufacturer Gunlocke Company LLC was named one of 12 state businesses allocated a shared total of 6.45 megawatts of lower-cost economic development power, as part of the latest round of the ReCharge New York (RNY) Program. According to a press release from the New York Senate, Gunlocke will be awarded an individual RNY power allocation of 1,680 kilowatts. The award is estimated to help the 100 year old industry … [Read more...]

Wayland Woman Breaks Into Stranger’s House, Leaves with Felony

NYLON – New York State Police arrested a Wayland woman on a felony burglary charge for allegedly breaking into a stranger's house and stealing. According to a press release from New York State Police, Nichole Gailey, 36, was arrested for felony Burglary in the Second Degree. On Feb. 20, a person reported to Troopers that the day before at about 2:30 p.m., an 'unknown female' was inside his residence. The complainant said that the woman did … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Shine At SUNYACS

BROCKPORT – The SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track and Field team competed at SUNY Brockport this past weekend for the SUNYAC Championships. Friday night got the ball rolling, with many athletes qualifying for final heats in their events. Some of the bigger news took place in the distance events. The Knights took the top 5 spots in the Men's 5000m run, while the Women claimed spots 1, 2, and 4. The Women also claimed the win in the Distance Medley … [Read more...]

Men Plead Guilty to Letchworth Falls Child Deaths

NYLON – The men charged with the negligent deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park last year pled guilty to felony charges. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. Both men could face a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. On June 11, 2016, five children and two adults were in the restricted area at Letchworth State Park when … [Read more...]

Police Seek Further Victims in Wayland Child Porn Case

NYLON – New York State Police are asking anyone who believes they have information about further victims in a developing child porn case to contact their investigators. According to a press release from New York State Police, they arrested Peter Nowak, 57, of Wayland, for felony Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child and felony Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child. "The New York State Police are still actively investigating the case, … [Read more...]

New Plane Propels Rochester’s OnCore Aviation to New Heights

NYLON – Rochester's small, locally owned aviation company and flight instruction group announced that a new luxury airplane now joins its fleet. According to a press release from OnCore Aviation, LLC, a Diamond DA-62 aircraft arrived at their facility, operated out of the JetSmart Aviation Services hangars on Scottsville Road, Rochester. The new addition to their rapidly expanding fleet is exciting and motivating to early aviation students, … [Read more...]

Wayland, Gunlocke Bids Farewell to ‘Bud’ Greiner Merrill

NYLON – Marie Noelle Palermo submitted the following obituary to the for publication. Raymond 'Bud' Greiner Merrill, 83, passed away on Saturday (Jan. 28, 2017) at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, Calif. He was born on Feb. 21, 1933 in Wayland, N.Y. to Raymond B. and Helma C. (Greiner) Merrill. Bud grew up in Atlanta and Naples, N.Y. He graduated from Wayland Central School in 1950. After high school, he … [Read more...]

Caledonia Man Arrested During Rochester Protests

NYLON – A Caledonia native was among those arrested during the People’s Solidarity March and Rally on Saturday in Rochester. According to our news partner News10NBC, Christopher Redman, 39, of Caledonia, was among those arrested for misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. Redman's Facebook page says that he currently lives in Rochester but is from Caledonia and went to Caledonia-Mumford High School. As part of the global 'Women's March' rallies, a … [Read more...]

NYS Police Site Makes Pistol Recertification a Flash

NYLON – New York State Police launched a website to help pistol permit carriers to recertify as mandated by state law. According to a press release from New York State Police, the website, available here, is intended to be a quick and easy process. There is no cost for recertification, and licensees who do not wish to use the online process can download a form from the website, and paper forms will also be available at any State Police … [Read more...]