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Warsaw Sears to close


WARSAW, N.Y. – It was on Dec. 16, 2022, when Sears owner Marj Newland got the devastating blow that she would need to close her store down. Sears Hometown Stores Inc. announced that they had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As a result, all 115 Sears Hometown stores are set to close. The United States Courts website explains that filing […]

Wyoming Hook & Ladder holds delicious breakfast buffet


A delicious breakfast buffet was held from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Wyoming Fire Hall sponsored by Wyoming Hook and Ladder Fire Company on Sunday, Jan. 15. A 50/50 raffle also took place. Many folks were busy working at the event including Autumn Black and her daughter Sophia, the youngest Jr. Auxiliary Member. The parking lot was full […]

Locals show support for injured Bills player


Following the devastating incident involving Buffalo Bills Player Damar Hamlin during Monday Night Football on Jan. 2, 2023, when the Bills played the Cincinnati Bengals and he was injured during the first quarter, people showed their support at the national, regional and local levels, showing the world what being part of the Bills Mafia really means. Many people in our […]

Warsaw holds Wreaths Across America Day ceremony


Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, was National Wreaths Across America Day (WAA). Community and family members gathered at Warsaw’s Liberty Way Memorial Park for the first part of honoring each branch of the military with a wreath before going to Warsaw Cemetery to lay wreaths on veterans’ graves. Warsaw’s Civil Air Patrol Lieutenant Brandon Allers welcomed everyone stating that all of […]

Free haircuts for veterans given by BOCES


There was a steady flow of veterans along with several family members through the doors at the Agricultural Building at 36 Center St. in Warsaw on Dec. 7, 2022, as 22 Mt. Morris BOCES cosmetology-barbering students awaited to give out free haircuts, which also included trimming beards and eyebrows if needed. Genesee Valley BOCES Mt. Morris teacher Yvette Seils said […]

Studio Café now open in Warsaw


Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, marked not only the grand opening of Studio Café in Warsaw, but also the beginning of owner, Stephanie Russell’s dream job. Studio Café is located across the street from Tops Markets and Walmart and is the home to beautiful local works of art and future art classes for preschoolers and adults. It also offers a small […]

Racquetball court dedicated to former YMCA member


On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, the Wyoming County YMCA dedicated its racquetball court to former Y member, Wayne Purdy. He had been an avid Y member since 2012 and a YMCA board member since 2015, receiving Volunteer of the Year. Wayne passed away in February of 2021, but his legacy at the YMCA lives on. According to his wife of […]

Wyoming County 4-H hosts award dinner

Wyoming County 4-H members were invited to an awards dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10th at the Warsaw Village Park Legion Hall. There were a total of 148 people attending the dinner, including 4-H members, leaders, and family members. Each came to celebrate the accomplishments of their peers. The following award recipients were: Junior Outstanding 4-H Members – Maddy Oyer & […]

Business Provides Family Fun


When Liz Marks decided to make crayons to sell with her daughter Makayla, she didn’t realize how fun the process would be. But when Makayla is asked what she likes most about the business they wound up creating, “Makayla’s Crayons,” she agrees that this project is much more fun than work. The mother-daughter pair created their first crayons last year, […]

Delicious fun had at the Warsaw Public Library


Kids and their parents had a good time taking a gingerbread building class at the Warsaw Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 26. There they learned the fine art confectionary “construction” and design.  Lincoln, a young man from Warsaw had his priorities set straight. “I’m here for the candy,” he said. Surprisingly, Colton, age 8, who was there with his mother […]


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