WDNY Local News, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Written by on May 24, 2017

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Police have charged a man from Dansville with ramming into several cars on West Lake road in Geneseo. Sheriff’s deputies say 40 year old Shawn Schleldorn is facing several counts, including impaired driving, unlicensed operation and several traffic counts. Schledorn was arraigned and sent to Livingston County Jail with no bail because of at least two reported previous felony convictions, and four previous driving while impaired convictions.

An important member of the Livingston County Sheriff’s department is retiring after almost 8 years on the job. K-9 “Oxo” will now get to take it easy and spend time with his former partner–and new owner–deputy Martin Herkimer. Oxo got a certificate and a framed picture and no doubt a few doggie treats at his retirement ceremony this week. His replacement, Kane, will take over in the coming weeks

Geneseo will play host to about 700 high school guidance counselors at a conference next month. The New York State Association for College Admission Counseling will have its annual meeting at the SUNY Geneseo campus, where those educators will gather for the group’s 50th annual get-together on June 6 and 7. SUNY officials say it will be a good chance to showcase the school and the surrounding area. It’s only the second time that the association has met on a SUNY campus.

An important member of the Livingston County Sheriff’s department is retiring after almost 8 years on the job. K-9 Oxo will now get to take it easy and spend time with his former partner–and new owner–deputy Martin Herkimer. Oxo got a certificate and a framed picture–and no doubt a few doggie treats at his retirement ceremony this week. His replacement, Kane, will take over in the coming weeks

Letchworth state park is hold an event this weekend that will give kids a chance to learn how to fish. The “Kids COnservation day” will be held Saturday from 11 to 5 at the Park’s Trailside Lodge. Those who attend will be able to fish for free with no license at the park’s trout pond and take part in several conservation based activities. We have put the contact number for more information on our website. [INFO: 585-493-3637.

Elmira police are warning about a scary new drug trend. The department says illegal drug makers have pressed out candy-like pills that contain drugs like Xanax or heroin. The colorful drugs resemble SweetTarts and have S imprints. Anyone who runs across these are asked to call police.

Uber and Lyft are coming to Upstate New York in time for the Fourth of July. Yesterday the state Assembly approved the bill to fast track ridesharing outside of New York City by ten days. The state Senate had already approved the bill. A spokesperson for Governor Cuomo said that he intends to sign the bill.


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