Warsaw's Country Courier

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The weekly newspaper covering Warsaw and Wyoming County, New York.

Wyoming County Sheriff's Office
12/27/2019

Wyoming County Sheriff's Office

The Wyoming County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify this person of interest in a grand larceny investigation at Walmart in the Town of Warsaw. If anyone has any information, please contact Investigator Brad McGinnis at 585-786-8989.

12/23/2019
Perry Public Library

Perry Public Library

Winter Break has started and the library is full of activities for your children to pass the time. Today there is crafts, Lego Club, STEAM Activities, and family games. Check out www.perry.owwl.org for all the events this week!

Letchworth students visited the Arc last week!
12/19/2019

Letchworth students visited the Arc last week!

Day Hab was visited last week by Lockwood Elementary School Letchworth students who sang Christmas carols!

After years of rising opioid-related overdose deaths among New York State residents, 2018 saw a drop, from 2,170 deaths ...
12/12/2019
State report details reduction in opioid overdose deaths | Warsaw's Country Courier

After years of rising opioid-related overdose deaths among New York State residents, 2018 saw a drop, from 2,170 deaths in 2017 to 1,824 deaths, according to preliminary State Health Department data covering areas outside New York City. This is a 15.9 percent decrease.

For the first time in a decade, New York State is seeing its first reduction in opioid overdose deaths. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Monday, Dec. 9, stating that opioid overdose deaths amon

Police were initially notified of a possible driver operating under the influence and leaving a business. It was reporte...
12/12/2019
Traffic stop leads to felony DWI charges for two | Warsaw's Country Courier

Police were initially notified of a possible driver operating under the influence and leaving a business. It was reportedly found that the driver at the time of the stop had three previous DWI convictions and the passenger, who drove to the business, had one prior DWI conviction.

PERRY — Two Rochester residents were arrested for felony driving while intoxicated Saturday, Dec. 7, after they were stopped on South Main Street in a vehicle they had both been operating, police said

Warsaw's Country Courier
12/12/2019

Warsaw's Country Courier

Charlie Logel, of Java Village, helped design the “My Cause, My Cleats” shoes worn by Josh Allen on Sunday during the Bu...
12/11/2019

Charlie Logel, of Java Village, helped design the “My Cause, My Cleats” shoes worn by Josh Allen on Sunday during the Buffalo Bills’ game against the Baltimore Ravens. See story in this week’s Country Courier and Arcade Herald. Photo courtesy of Penny Logel.

This evening, Warsaw celebrated its annual Moonlight Magic event, hosted by the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce. More photos ...
12/07/2019

This evening, Warsaw celebrated its annual Moonlight Magic event, hosted by the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce. More photos to come.

12/07/2019

Fire truck parade leads Santa to the monument

12/07/2019

Santa lights the Warsaw monument

The soils protected by the project represent some of the most productive in the state: 36 percent classified as United S...
12/05/2019
Genesee Valley Conservancy protects Old Acres Farm | Warsaw's Country Courier

The soils protected by the project represent some of the most productive in the state: 36 percent classified as United States Department of Agriculture Prime soils and another 27 percent classified as New York State Important Soils.

Located on the rolling hills between Leicester and Perry, the Smithgall family has protected 1,316 acres of highly productive and scenic farmland with Genesee Valley Conservancy. Four conservation eas

The Genesee Valley 100 exhibit of photography is open at Silver Lake Brewing Project (14 Borden Ave., Perry) during its ...
12/05/2019
100 photographers showcase the Genesee Valley region | Warsaw's Country Courier

The Genesee Valley 100 exhibit of photography is open at Silver Lake Brewing Project (14 Borden Ave., Perry) during its regular business hours through the end of the year.

The second iteration of the Genesee Valley 100 is currently exhibiting at the Silver Lake Brewing Project in Perry. As the local conservation organization, Genesee Valley Conservancy created the innov

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling upon the CDC to conduct a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive study of suicides among fa...
12/05/2019
Schumer backs plan combating mental health issues plaguing ag industry | Warsaw's Country Courier

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling upon the CDC to conduct a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive study of suicides among farmers, and for Congress to pass the Seeding Rural Resilience Act that would establish a number of initiatives designed to put a stop to farmer suicides. It was reported by Pat McCormick that there have already been five suicides among farmers in Wyoming County just this year.

Mental health is a topic that is heavily discussed across the country, and with the holidays upon us, more and more Americans are feeling the effects of stress and depression. Finances are among the

12/03/2019
Warsaw Public Library
12/03/2019

Warsaw Public Library

More than 580 students participated in the event.
11/27/2019
Attica wins Stock Market Challenge | Warsaw's Country Courier

More than 580 students participated in the event.

Students from Attica beat out 145 teams from 34 high schools Wednesday, Nov. 20 to win the Junior Achievement's 11th annual JA Stock Market Challenge. More than 580 local students experienced the

Warsaw's Country Courier
11/20/2019

Warsaw's Country Courier

We're a drop-off site again this year for Toys for Tots.
11/20/2019

We're a drop-off site again this year for Toys for Tots.

11/15/2019
Gateway Home

Gateway Home

Good afternoon friends and volunteers! Gateway Home's Holiday Craft and Bake Sale is coming up on Saturday, November 23rd. We're still looking for a few baskets for our basket raffle, as well as donations for our Bake Sale. If you're able to help, please send us a message here on Facebook! Thank you for all you do to support Gateway Home.

A therapy dog is on the radar for Wyoming County Veterans Services Director Lisa Siemer-Harvey.Meet Radar the puggle! He...
11/12/2019

A therapy dog is on the radar for Wyoming County Veterans Services Director Lisa Siemer-Harvey.
Meet Radar the puggle! He is named after the M*A*S*H character Walter Eugene "Radar" O’Reilly. See this week's Courier for story.
Radar is pictured with Siemer-Harvey, as well as Animal Control Officer Justa Goodell and Sam Goodell, the president of the Animal Friends of Wyoming County nonprofit group.

The criminal justice reforms eliminate cash bail and pre-trial detention for most offenses and will result in the mandat...
11/11/2019
Sounding the alarm: Gallivan and colleagues speak out against bail reform measures | Warsaw's Country Courier

The criminal justice reforms eliminate cash bail and pre-trial detention for most offenses and will result in the mandatory release of 90 percent of perpetrators arrested, regardless of criminal history. The reforms go into effect Jan. 1.

With New York State's sweeping bail reform measures poised to take effect in less than two months, Sens. Patrick M. Gallivan and Sue Serino are sounding the alarm and urging legislative leaders t

Don't miss out on advertising in Warsaw's Country Courier's special Christmas sections!
11/08/2019

Don't miss out on advertising in Warsaw's Country Courier's special Christmas sections!

Check out the list of local Veterans Day observances that will be taking place throughout the area.
11/07/2019
Veterans Day weekend events | Warsaw's Country Courier

Check out the list of local Veterans Day observances that will be taking place throughout the area.

Friday, Nov. 8 • 9 a.m. – Letchworth school program followed by a tour of the new veterans brick walkway • 9 a.m. – Rifle detail for Cloisters in Warsaw • 9:30 a.m. – Warsaw school program • 9:45 a.m.

The Ella Hawley Crossett historical marker outside the Warsaw Public Library was sandblasted and repainted. Not only is ...
11/07/2019
Some TLC: Crossett marker gets facelift | Warsaw's Country Courier

The Ella Hawley Crossett historical marker outside the Warsaw Public Library was sandblasted and repainted. Not only is the sign now easy to read again, but it is also much more appealing to the eye with a new coat of paint.

A fresh coat of paint is bringing a fresh new look to the Ella Hawley Crossett historical marker outside the Warsaw Public Library on North Main Street. The Friends of the Warsaw Public Library group

Check out newsstands today to pick up the American Legion 100-Year Anniversary commemorative keepsake published by Neigh...
11/07/2019

Check out newsstands today to pick up the American Legion 100-Year Anniversary commemorative keepsake published by Neighbor to Neighbor News. Booklet includes information about the formation of local posts, as well as photos from over the years.

Warsaw's Country Courier
11/06/2019

Warsaw's Country Courier

11/01/2019
Bennington Volunteer Fire Company

Bennington Volunteer Fire Company

UPDATE: As of approximately 800AM this morning, RT 354 is back open.

ORIGINAL POST: RT 354 in Bennington between Burrough and RT 77 is currently CLOSED until further notice due to live power lines down and across the roadway. Please find an alternate route!!

Wyoming County Sheriff's Office
10/21/2019

Wyoming County Sheriff's Office

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY this weekend!

10/18/2019
10/18/2019
Warsaw Fire Department & Rescue Squad
10/18/2019

Warsaw Fire Department & Rescue Squad

Come join us tomorrow at Yummies for the Fireman Scoop for Donations event from 1-5pm. There will be fire truck rides, fire safety information and handouts, bounce house, and meet your local firefighters. This is the last day of the year for Yummies and should be a great time for the family. We appreciate Val for continuing this benefit this year to help support their local Fire Department. We hope to see you there.

Cordelia Greene Library
10/17/2019

Cordelia Greene Library

Warsaw's Country Courier
10/17/2019

Warsaw's Country Courier

A ceremony was held this morning to celebrate the completion of construction on the Knitting Mill Apartments in Perry. C...
10/10/2019

A ceremony was held this morning to celebrate the completion of construction on the Knitting Mill Apartments in Perry. Check out our website, couriercountry.com, for a story on the project and today's event.

The Energy Bus is part of the Lockwood Elementary Acting Proud program. The idea behind LEAP is to remind students to be...
10/10/2019
Lockwood Elementary students climb aboard the Energy Bus | Warsaw's Country Courier

The Energy Bus is part of the Lockwood Elementary Acting Proud program. The idea behind LEAP is to remind students to be safe, be respectful, be responsible and be a scholar.

Seventeen years ago, Lockwood Elementary Principal Billy Bean was experiencing at least three reports per day – often more – for poor behavior. Negative behaviors, negative consequences and negative a

Matthew Wilkins will serve as acting superintendent until the board appoints an interim replacement in anticipation of a...
10/09/2019
Englebert resigns as Warsaw school superintendent | Warsaw's Country Courier

Matthew Wilkins will serve as acting superintendent until the board appoints an interim replacement in anticipation of a full superintendent search.

The Warsaw Board of Education has announced the resignation of Joseph Englebert as superintendent of schools. Englebert's resignation is effective immediately. Matthew Wilkins will serve as actin

It is alleged that one of the suspects assisted with arranging for others to buy narcotics from another individual and h...
10/08/2019
Two charged following suspected overdose death | Warsaw's Country Courier

It is alleged that one of the suspects assisted with arranging for others to buy narcotics from another individual and had lied to investigators in regard to his involvement. The other suspect hid and destroyed evidence at the crime scene and also lied to investigators in regard to his involvement and knowledge of the alleged incident, deputies said.

PERRY — Two area men are behind bars following an extensive investigation into a suspected heroin overdose death this past September, deputies said. Kristofer Hubbard, 36, of Silver Springs, has been

The Mount Morris CTE Center will hold an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Students, parents and community ...
10/08/2019
Mount Morris CTE Center holding open house | Warsaw's Country Courier

The Mount Morris CTE Center will hold an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. Students, parents and community members are invited to tour the center and discover the many skilled trades opportunities available at the facility.

Crime scene analysis, diesel mechanics safe work practices, welding applications, animal care methods and the newest cosmetology trends are just a few of the practices students learn at the Mount Morr

It’s taco time! Taco Bell has opened in Warsaw.
10/07/2019

It’s taco time! Taco Bell has opened in Warsaw.

This afternoon, residents of the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Wyoming County Community Health System donated pet supp...
10/04/2019

This afternoon, residents of the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Wyoming County Community Health System donated pet supplies, treats and monetary funds to benefit the animals at the Wyoming County shelter in Rock Glen. The donations were made through the third installation of a community service project for the SNF. Residents who attended the presentation include Gwen Conroy and Bob Yunker. Dog Control Officer Justa Goodell and her deputy, Daryl Klump, made the trip to the nursing facility on behalf of the shelter. They also brought along a furry friend, Bella, to visit the residents. Bella has been adopted and will be moving to Florida soon with her new human companion.

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