WDNY Local News, Friday July 7th, 2017
Written by Jerry Lademan on July 7, 2017
Here are the top stories for Friday, July 7th
A Livingston County Grand jury has indicted a woman from Geneseo on felony drunk driving charges after she was arrested twice in two days last month. Since April, 54 year old Sharon Davis has been arrested 4 times for DWI including two OTHER arrests in Orleans and Genesee Counties. One of the Livingston county arrests came on June 25th when Davis is accused of hitting several parked cars in Lakeville and reportedly registered three times the legal limit on the Breathalyzer. She remains in jail on $200,000 bail.
State police in Wayland are looking for a lawnmower thief. Troopers says someone made off with a ride on mower from Empire Tractor in Cohocton. Between July 1st and 2nd. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact law enforcement
The Geneseo YMCA says it’s summer program for kids is a big hit. The Y says a record number of 178 participants have signed up for the activities at highland park. Just a few years ago there were only 40 kids taking part. It’s not all fun and gamesofficials say the program will be holding a food drive to benefit the Geneseo Groveland Food Pantry
There’s a party going on in the village of geneseo today . The Party In The Village will be on Center Street in Geneseo from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m and organizers say it’s a family fun event that showcases the downtown area. Geneseo Community Main Street is hosting the event, which will include local beer and wine tasting local food and local performers.
Communities hit by by flooding at Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River are getting some relief. Governor Cuomo has signed legislation to provide up to 45-million-dollars to local governments, homeowners, businesses and farms. The funding is set to help those who suffered direct flooding damage. Cuomo also says he’d be requesting FEMA to declare this a disaster to expedite aid.
Senator Chuck Schumer says president Trump should put pressure on China to rein in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. The senator was in Rochester yesterday where he said that the tougher the U S is on China on issues like trade, the tougher the Chinese will be on their Asian neighbor