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WDNY Local News, Friday, October 13, 2017


Friday October 13, 2017
The House Ethics Committee says it’s going to continue investigating Congressman Chris Collins.  Yesterday, the Office of Congressional Ethics released a report saying there is a substantial reason to believe he broke federal laws pertaining to his financial dealings with an Australian biotech firm.  Representative Louise Slaughter says Collins used his position to make money using inside information.  Collins denies any wrongdoing. 

A man from Perry facing several charges after police say he drove high on heroin. Deputies say they found 56-year-old Joseph S. Corcimiglia Jr. passed out behind the wheel on the side of the 390 near Exit 8—and had to administer the overdose reversal drug naloxone to revive him. Officers say the found three bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Corcimigla was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and after he got out of the hospital, he turned himself in and was arraigned and and released on his own recognizance.

Five Livingston County water projects are getting help from the state. The projects will together get just over 3 million dollars, part of 22 million dollar grant by the state for water infrastructure improvements in the region. Among those getting the money, the The Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority, which will use its 1.4 million dollars to help with an upgrade at the treatment facility in Lakeville. The authoritiysays that project will allow it to reduce how much treated waste water ends up in Conesus Creek. Other improvements in Geneseo, Nunda, Mt Morris and the Town of Springwater will receive the state funds.

Today’s the last day to register to vote in New York for next month’s general election.  Governor Cuomo is reminding New Yorkers that applications have to be in the mail today.  Time is running out to register to vote or change voter information.  New York voters can do this on the DMV website or the state board of elections site.  Election Day is November 7th.

A seasonal twist for a well known 5k race in Geneseo. Saturday’s Ramon Rocha 5k will feature a Halloween theme, and runners are being encouraged to take part in costumes. The race is a benefit for the ARC of Livingston/Wyoming, which helps people with disabilities. The race is certified by USA Track and Field and is the last of this year’s Geneseo Trio partnership of road races . It starts at 10am at St. Mary’s Church on Avon Road.

Rochester is ranking high for hipsters.  This month, Realtor.com and Yelp ranked Rochester as the fifth-most hipster market in the country.  Rochester made the list with a combination of low housing prices, job prospects and high millennial population.