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Adam Interviews Rep. John Katko

Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) — While Congressman John Katko, a Republican, is rightly labeled as a Central New York representative, his district – NY-24 – actually covers all of Wayne County. For that reason, the ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security stopped by News 8 for an interview...
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Wayne County Offering Businesses Kick Start

All you need to get your business idea off the ground is a little kick start. Wayne County Economic Development has just what you need. There are two programs underway in the county. Economic Development Director Brian Pincelli says the first is the Pitch, for businesses in the planning stage. You just submit your idea…
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Wayne County Land Bank sets its sights on blight

LYONS — Mark Humbert spent 30 years helping students at SUNY Oswego get the money they need to go to college. When he retired in 2019, he didn’t need to take on another challenge. But he did. “I could have stayed home,” said Humbert, director of the Wayne County Land...
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BULLETIN BOARD: Calendar of Events

Send calendar submissions to yournews@messengerpostmedia.com by noon on Thursdays. Visit waynepost.com for a complete listing of calendar items. Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 21, Lyons Manor Apartments, 31 Pearl St., Lyons. For Wayne County residents ages 60 and older who meet eligibility requirements. Pick up a booklet of five, $4 farmers market coupons on a first come, first served basis. For information: 315-946-5624.
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Wayne CAP, Head Start plans carnival in Clyde

CLYDE — Wayne CAP, Head Start/Early Head Start, which is overseen by Wayne County Action Program and serves the entire county, is holding a free carnival from noon to 3 p.m. Friday(July 23) at Clyde Head Start, 214 E. DeZeng St. Among the activities will be games, prizes, petting animals,...
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Cycle the Erie brings hundreds of bikers through Wayne County

NEWARK — The Cycle the Erie Bike Tour, a 400-mile, eight-day ride along the Erie Canalway Trail, came through Wayne County this week, including a stop at T. Spencer Knight Canal Park in Newark on Tuesday(July 13). The bike ride, which features hundreds of bicyclists from around the world, started...
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Ontario Republicans meet in Caucus

On Thursday night, Republicans in the Town of Ontario met to choose their candidates for the November election. With a crowd at the Caucus at Wayne Central High School of about 180 people (voters and observers), the race for Town Supervisor was contested. Opponent Terry Pickett, a former Wayne County...
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Taste of Wayne County returns July 20

NEWARK — Local always tastes best, and Tuesday(July 20), about 20 Wayne County producers will prove it as they set up their culinary fare on Van Buren Street for a food fest extravaganza. Food-related businesses from around the county will be offering samples of signature dishes, food products and beverages...
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Wayne County Fair to offer two evenings of motorsports

It’ll be an exhilarating two evenings of jarring motorsports action when JM Motorsport Productions returns to invade the Wayne County Fairgrounds for Derby Day on Saturday, August 7th and AgStravaganza on Saturday, August 14th. Each show will include a minimum $1,050.00 purse. The August 7th show features three heats of...
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Time to KickStart local entrepreneurs and new businesses in Wayne County

The Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will help kick start local startups with another round of programs for new and emerging entrepreneurs. This year there are two opportunities for entrepreneurs where applicants are eligible to enter the Wayne County Startup Pitch competition or a Microburst combined grant and loan program. Applicants cannot apply for both programs at the same time, but could receive $25,000 for the winning business pitch or up to $40,000 in a Microburst grant-loan award.
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Wayne County entrepreneurs eligible for startup funding

The Wayne Economic Development Corp. has opened applications for its Startup Pitch Competition, open to all Wayne County residents with a business in the concept stage or with fewer than three years in operation and less than $250,000 in annual revenue. KickStart Wayne County also has opened applications for a microburst combined grant and loan program. ...
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Districts grapple with too few bus drivers

Wayne County, N.Y. — The fleet of buses at the Gananda Central School District is ready to go. Trouble is, there may not be enough people to drive them. “There has been a general shortage of bus drivers for at least two to three years now," Superintendent Shawn Van Scoy said. "We had a shortage prior to the pandemic.”
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WEDC seeking new, emerging entrepreneurs

The Wayne Economic Development Corporation will help kick start local startups with another round of programs for new and emerging entrepreneurs. This year, there are two opportunities for entrepreneurs where applicants are eligible to enter the Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition or a Microburst combined grant and loan program. Applicants cannot apply for both programs at the same time, but could receive $25,000 for the winning business pitch or up to $40,000 in a Microburst grant-loan award.
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Programs offering assistance for Wayne County startups

LYONS, N.Y. — The Economic Development Corporation in Wayne County is trying to help local startups with its variety of programs. There's the Wayne County Startup Pitch competition, which awards $25,000 to the winning business pitch. It is open to all county residents with a business in the concept stage, or those with less than three years in operation and less than $250,000 in annual revenue.
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Lake Ontario marine sanctuary edges closer to reality

At the bottom of Lake Ontario off the coast of Wayne County are 200 years’ worth of well-preserved ships and more, drawing divers from around the country. County officials believe that with additional protections and promotion, it could generate more revenue for Wayne’s tourism business. Four years ago, the county...