WDNY Local News, Tuesday, April 24, 2017
Written by Jerry Lademan on April 25, 2017
Here are the top stories for Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Crews spent the overnight cleaning up from a multi vehicle crash and diesel fuel spill on Rt 63 in the town of York between Rt 36 and the Wyoming county line. No reports of any injuries
We should know more today about the arrests of three men arrested in West Sparta on charges of sales and possession of meth on Friday.. Sherrif Thomas Dougherty has identified them as 55 year old Kenneth Hoag of Dansville, 26 year old Kurt Redance of West Sparta and 37 year old Andrew Culliton of West Seneca. They are all facing felony drug charges. The sheriffs office says it is an ongoing investigation involving both local and federal agencies.
Geneseo police have arrested a man they say rode a moped while drunk–and almost hit a pedestrian on Main street near the bear fountain. 29 year old Owen Lowry is facing several charges–some of which are felonies because of a previous Drunk Driving conviction.
Livingston County plans to spend more than $800,000 for some improvements at the County Health Department offices on Murray Hill Drive. The project will include security upgrades, a new lobby and other renovations. Once the board of supervisors gives the final OK, the work could start in the next few weeks and be done late this year. The money will come out of the county Capital improvement budget.
A Truck Dealer in Avon has been fined and ordered to follow federal guidelines after a settlement announced by the state attorney General office. Pioneer Truck Sales was one of 104 dealers statewide involved in that settlement to resolve cases involving sales of vehicles with active safety recalls that were not disclosed to buyers. Federal law requires dealers to disclose safety information about vehicles–and the Attorney General’s office says the investigation into other potential violations continues.
Main Street in Geneseo is once again set to host the annual May Day Wine stroll. The event will take place from 5 to 8 pm–and will feature tastings from several local wineries, breweries and cideries–and proceeds will benefit the autism nature trail at Lechworth state park. There is a link to event information on our website, [www.geneseowinestroll.eventbrite.com]
SUNY schools have a new chancellor. Yesterday the board of trustees named Kristina Johnson to succeed Nancy Zimpher who’s stepping down after eight years of leading the 64 SUNY campuses. Johnson served under former President Barack Obama as Under Secretary of Energy. Johnson will begin as the 13th SUNY chancellor in September.