WDNY Local News, Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Written by on September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Geneseo School officials say the district will move on after this week’s suspension of seven football players and the cancellation of the varsity football program for the rest of the season.. . Hayes says while it was a difficult decision it was the right one to makeand that the school will will add educational programs to make sure all students understand the severity of what happened and impress on them the problems of drug use. Hayes say the district is also working with police to look into the matter—in which one player apparently took condone polls from a parent’s medicine cabinet and gave them to the other six players involved before Friday nights game with Boliver-Richburg, which was forfeited

Congressman Chris Collins wants to change the rules for visas for foreign agricultural workers. Collins wants to expand the so called H-2A visa program that lets those workers stay in the U S longer to handle seasonal jobs. Some jobs though, need permanent workers so Collins would like to see more people allowed to stay to work those jobs, especially in the dairy industry. Collins met with U S labor secretary Alexander Acosta this week to talk about the idea. The congressman says making the change would benefit New York’s Billion dollar a year Dairy industry.

A statue that has stood for more than 100 years on the grounds on Lechworth state park has a fresh look after some restoration work. Restoration experts have cleaned the statue of Mary Jemison on the park property to make it look just like it did when it was dedicated back in 1910. Jemison was a 12 year old girl kidnapped by the Seneca Indians when she was only 12 year old back in 1755> She later played an important role with the tribe helping it negotiate the famous treaty Big Tree. The bronze and marble statue in her honor was out up by the park’s namesake, William Pryor Letchworth and had discolored since its last cleaning in 2006.

A woman from Springwater is accused of drug and paraphernalia possession after a traffic stop. Deputies say 32 ear old Megan Cox had heroin, suboxone and cocainealong with several needles when she was pulled over on Lakeville road. She was arraigned and taken to Livingston County jail on $3,000 bond

The heat wave is expected to break later today. Yesterday set a record high in Rochester with a high of 91 degrees, the previous high of 89 was set in 1900. Forecasters set the high for today at 88-degrees but it’s expected to cool down more than 30-degrees by tonight. Tomorrow will likely feel more like the fall we’re used to

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