WDNY Local News, Monday, February 5, 2018

Written by on February 5, 2018

Monday February 5 2018

The Livingston county sheriff’s department has charged a man from Lima with braking a door at the town hall because he was apparently mad the office was closed when he went to pay his taxes Reports say 62 year old David Brown admitted he was upset with the town and took his frustrations out by smashing the glass, doing more than $250 damage. He is now facing felony criminal mischief charges. He was taken to Livingston County jail on $1,000 bond.

A man from Caledonia is facing charges after a wild ride though the village. No one was hurt but Police say Terry Dutton’s erratic driving on North Street Thursday afternoon could have injured or killed someone. Reports say Dutton struck a fire hydrant, a utility pole and at least three parked cars. One of the cars is said to have been totaled and utility crews were called in to replace one pole that was sheared in half. Dutton was taken to the hospitalpolice say he is expected to face charges.

Livingston County officials are issuing a new warning about credit card skimmers at gas pumps. The County Weights and Measures department says it’s seen an increase in reports of suspicious charges tacked onto credit card bills after the cards were used to pay at the pump. They say if you can, you should pay inside, and if you do use a reader at the pump, you should make sure it doesn’t appear to have been tampered with. Other advicealways keep a close eye on your statements for purchases you didn’t authorize.

Noyes Hospital in Dansville has been honored by a national accreditation group. The The Joint Commission has given the hospital its Goal Seal, which Noyes says reflects its commitment to safe and effective care. To get the award, the hospital had to pass an unannounced inspection last fall in several areas, including infection control, medication management and environment of care. The Join commission says its goal is to help hospitals maintain high standards for staff and quality care for patients.

Area students will have a chance to brush up on their test-taking skills before this year’s SAT exam. BEST Center at Genesee Community College will hold prep classes at several location, including in Dansville in the spring. The 6 session, 18 hour course costs $149. and will take place at the school’s GCCs Dansville Campus Center at 31 Clara Barton Street, on Thursday evenings beginning April 26, through May 31 from 6:00 9:00 p.m. Students will have to sign up by by April 19.

Governor Cuomo has signed an executive order that bans state agencies and authorities from doing business that tolerate or promote discrimination> The order includes sex, gender identity and national origin. The governor also wants to prevent the use of what’s called a gay panic defense in court for those who attack someone after learning of the victim’s gender or sexual orientation. He says the state needs to make sure that all its residents feel safe from being discriminated against.

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