Thursday, November 9 2017
Get out the cold weather gear. Temperatures are predicted to plummet this weekend. A cold front from Canada could be bringing the coldest weather yet this season. The cold could be record breaking –Saturday it could hit 18-degrees breaking the long standing record by a couple of degrees.
A 2 million dollar county investment in 2006 appears to be paying off. The County spent that money to help the Barilla Pasta company locate a facility in Avon and now, the company has fully reimbursed the county. That means the village and town of Avon and the Avon School district will receive more money from Barilla—potentially pusing them OVER the states tax cap. Officials say it is pleasant problem to have. Officials say they’re working to figure out how to handle that windfall within the guidelines.
State police have accused a man from Rochester of driving on 390 while he was high on Marijuana. They say they clocked 56 year old Alfred Newell going 87 on a 65 mile an hour zone—and later charged him with impaired driving. He is due in Avon Town Court later this month.
The Livingston County 4H has named its volunteer of the year. Gardiner Low of Avon has been with the group for 7 years and has taken part in many events and has served as a member of the 4H advisory committee. 4h leaders say Low is an asset to the organization and has earned the recognition as volunteer of the year
Veterans are being honored across Livingston County this week—several communities will hold observances remembering those who have served our country. One new monument will be detracted—to the 35 men from Geneseo who fought and died in the Civil war. The VFW says it is important to remember ALL who gave their lives—not just veterans of recent conflicts. The plaque will be unveiled at a ceremony at 11 AM on Saturday.