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WDNY Local News, Friday, October 20, 2017

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Friday, October 20, 2017

The DEC is looking into possible illegal dumping at an abandoned property in Geneseo. Reports say some kind of solid waste may have been dumped or left at the property on Lakeville Grove land Road, but that there is no threat to any neighbors. The building has a do not occupy notice on the door and is vacant and condemned.

Livingston County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who has been in the hospital since an alleged domestic violence incident and car crash in July. 57 year old Daniel Cieri is charged with weapons possession, harassment and menacing. Accoriding to Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Cieri was involved in an an altercation on July 6th at a home in Livonia and the drove off and crashed his truck into a tree on the property—and was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for his injuries..Cieri was arraigned and released on his own recognizance, pending a future court date

A man from Conesus has been accused of depositing a fraudulent $5,000 check and then withdrew the money. The suspect is identified as 50 year old Daniel Wood, is facing grand larceny charges. He was arraigned in Town of Geneseo Court on $4,000 bond.

A group dedicated to preserving the past in Livonia is getting some help from an an anonymous donor. The Livonia Area Preservation and Historical Society says that donor has agreed to a 2 for 1 match to all donations made to the society. That money is being raised to help expansion plans for the Maurice Sweeney Museum, which is located an historic building built in 1869.

A Spaghetti Dinner in Caledonia will help people effected by hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. in Caledonia. Volunteers—including high school students, members of the Caledonia Council of Churches and the Caledonia Fire department—will serve the dinner and raffle off gift baskets for the relief efforts. The dinner will be on November 5th at the J.W. Jones Hall l on Leicester Street from 3 to 6 PM.

Governor Cuomo is backing bids to make New York State home of Amazon’s second North American headquarters.  The submission deadline for locations vying to bring Amazon H-Q-2 and roughly 50-thousand jobs was yesterday.    Cuomo penned a letter asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to build H-Q-2 in New York.  It was submitted with the Rochester-Buffalo proposal.  Three other area of the state put their bids in as well. Amazon plans to open the multi billion dollar second headquaters sometime next year and dozens of communities around the country want in on the action.

It’s looking like it could be a messy winter in central New York.  Yesterday, forecasters said there’s a chance the weather phenomenon known as La Nina could form, causing warmer but wetter weather this winter for parts of Upstate New York.  Areas along Lake Ontario could also see higher than average snowfall totals this year.