WDNY Local News, Friday, August 4th, 2017
Written by Jerry Lademan on August 4, 2017
Here are the top stories for Friday August 4th, 2017
Police have identified the 18 year old who fell around 100 feet and hand to be rescued from the bottom of a waterfall in Springwater earlier this week. Christopher Corridi was hiking with a friend on Tuesday afternoon in an area off Canadice Road and was seriously hurt. Rescuers had to rappel down to bring him upwhich took more than two hours. Corridi was taken to Strong Memorial hospital for his injuriesand is expected to recover.
Plans form a new hospital in Hornellsville are moving ahead. The Zoning Board of Appeals is set to take up a request for a variance that will allow St. James Mercy Hospital to proceed with its plan to build that almost 55 million dollar hospital campus at the site of the old Kmart there . Board approval is expected, and once construction begins, the hospital could be up and running in early 2019
A Wyoming county camp employee is accused of drunkenly falling asleep in a seven-year-old girl’s cabin. Yesterday, it was reported that 20-year-old Nicholas Maroney was charged with endangering the welfare of a child about a week ago. He allegedly returned to YMCA Genesee Camp Hough intoxicated and fell asleep in the wrong cabin. State police say there’s no report of sexual contact. Maroney was arraigned and remanded to Wyoming County jail.
A popular Geneseo cafe is closing its doors. The owner of the Village Cafe on Main Street says a new out of town job means he wont have enough time to devote to the restaurant. Rick Vattimo says he’s tried to find a buyer for the business, but so far hasn’t hand any takers. He says the spot would be ideal for another restaurant because it’s already set up inside.
Watch your speed if you’re boating on Lake Ontario this weekend. The state is extending the 5 mile per hour speed limit within 600 feet of shore unti September 2nd. The move is intended to cut down on wakes, which could damage the shoreline that already been inundated by this year’s record high water levels. State officials say it also gives boaters more time to spot anything that might be lurking just below the surface.
Some people got a surprise with their workout at the new Planet Fitness Gym in Penfield on Thursday. NASCAR driver Joey Logano was on hand to sign autographs for fans at the gym’s grand opening . Logano is in the region for this weekend’s Monster Energy cup race at Watkins Glen.