WDNY Local News, Friday, September 29, 2017

Written by on September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Deputies in Livingston County are investigating after a car was caught in an accident between two tractor trailers. The sheriff says a woman was taken to the hospital after the crash yesterday on Route 63 in the Town of Piffard. The car was reportedly stopped behind a truck when another semi rear ended the car into the first truck. The woman was seriously injured but her current status isn’t known.

Some people who live near the New York Bean Company in Caledonia are concereneda bout a proposed expansion of the facility. They’ve told the Caledonia Village planning board that if the company’s proposed 9,100 square foot planned storage building could make homes in the area more prone to floodingand say they’d like to see an engineering study before any further action on the plan. The town says it has already taken steps to get that done and will consider the residents worries before moving forward on approval. New York Bean is the biggest dry bean processing facility in the state.

A family is hoping that someone will help them find their missing dogwho went overboard with them when their boat flipped on Conesus Lake. Crews were able to rescue the people on the boat Wednesday eveningbut not the small Yorkie named Bella.. Bonnie Satuber Deaton of Conesus says it’s not likely that Bella made it to shore, but if she did, Deaton is asking people to be on the lookout.

A construction worker is recovering after a pipe he was working near rupturedand broke the man’s leg. The accident happened at work site near exit 9 on 390 Thursday afternoon. Crews were able to safely pull the man from the shallow trench where the pipe somehow blew off. Crews say the trench was about three feet deep and was not a risk of collapsing on top of the victim

The state is looking to step up its fight against opioid abuse. Legislation has been preoposed that would add 11 versions of the powerful drug Fentanyl to New York’s controlled substances listmaking it easier for law enforcement to go after those who make or sell the drug and others like it. The proposed law would also ease limits on insurance coverage of Naloxonewhich can be used to reverse the effects of opioid overdoses.

Governor Cuomo says the proposed federal tax plan would cost the average affected taxpayer in the Finger Lake Region more than three-thousand-dollars. Yesterday Governor Cuomo released numbers outlining how eliminating deductions for state and local taxes would impact New Yorkers. Getting rid of state and local tax deductions would impact nearly 150-thousand people in the Finger Lake Region costing them nearly half a billion dollars.

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