Friday, November 10 2017
It will be a harsh taste of what’s to come outside today. The coldest weather early this year will be back, with temperatures below freezing and maybe even a few flakes of snow in some areas. It will warm up—a bit—over the weekend.
This is the federal observed Veterans day day—government offices will be closed. There will be MAIL today, but not tomorrow, the actual memorial day of November 11th. Several communities will hold observances on Saturday. Many will be at 11 am—the 11th our of the 11th day of November—to mark the armistice that ended World war 1 in 1911. Also marking the day with a salute to veterans—the national warplane museum in Geneseo which will hold an open house from 10 to 4.
A guilty plea from a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of gas from his employer. 40 year old Carlos Arriaga was accused of a scheme to accept reimbursements from NAPA auto parts in Dansville. As part of the deal, Carlos Arriaga will serve 60 days in county jail and them pay back $14,000 to the business over time. The business owners says she is satisfied with the deal because had Arriaga gone to jail for a longer period of time, he might never paid back the money he admitted to taking.
Authorities say a malfunctioning heater in a Geneseo garage was to blame for a fire early Thursday morning. The two story garage which served as a wood shop, and its contents were declared a total loss after the blaze on South Street, which took crews from several Livingston County departments to put out. No one was hurt.
Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will spend at least the weekend behind bars in Livingston County. At a court hearing Thursday, she argued that she didn’t have to pay for her court ordered alcohol monitoring bracelet—but the Judge quickly sent Astacio to jail without bail until Monday. Astacio contends she is being jailed illegally.
Governor Cuomo is calling for Congressman Chris Collins to vote against the GOP tax plan. The governor says if the bill passes, more than 200-thousand taxpayers Collins represents will pay an average of about 25-hundred-dollars more. The plan would eliminate deductions for state taxes which the governor says could be devastating for working class families Upstate.