Wednesday November 15 2017
A man from Caledonia is accused for driving with a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. State police say 31 year old Michael Gulvin nearly caused a crash with a police cruiser as he pulled out of a restaurant parking lot on Lakeville road in Avon and later registered .19 on the Breathalyzer. Hes facing aggravated DWI charges and is due back in town court later this month.
A chance for some holiday shopping this weekend in Dansville. Three classes of the Dansville Central school have organized a craft show at the school on Saturday from 10 to 4. There will be vendors—and a silent auction. There is still room for people who want to sell their crafts—we have put the contact information on the local news page of our website [Sarah Dziekonski at (585) 335-4010, ext. 1207]
The DOT region that covers Livingston County has won an award for letting the grass grow. The State has honored DOT region 4 for cutting back on mowing along 390 which the Department of Environmental Conservation says is an important step to protect the environment. Specifically, the agency says more grass and flowers mean a better habitat for bees and butterflies. State Department of Transportation Chief of Staff Cathy Calhoun says the 93 acre area along the interstate is home to more than 18 different kinds of naturally-regenerating wildflowers and that too much mowing can disrupt their growth, which in turn can harm the population of vital pollinators.
The Livingston County department of health is again reminding pet owners about the risk of rabies. They say it is important to make sure that all pets have the required shots—and its the law too for dogs, cats and ferrets Officials say wild animals can carry the disease and not even show symptoms so pet owners need to be vigilant to make sure their pets keep far away from any potential exposure. If you think you may have been bitten by a wild animal, you should also seek medical attention right away.
President Trump is ordering federal assistance to be available to help recovery efforts on the Lake Ontario shoreline. The President declared most of the shoreline a disaster area because of damage caused earlier this year by lake flooding. Senator Chuck Schumer says he will keep pushing to get support for people affected by the flooding
Speculation about Governor Cuomo running for president in 2020 are growing after a fundraising trip to California. Cuomo mingled with with the Hollywood elite at a Beverly Hills home on Tuesday night. He was raising money for his reelection campaign next year, but some think it was more than that. At least one Hollywood donor reportedly said Cuomo is starting to feel like a real democratic contender against Donald Trump.