WDNY Local News, Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on March 27, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Livingston County Planning board has said no to a proposed lit up digital sign on 390 in the Village of Dansville, even though the village Zoning of appeals board had already given its OK. The L E D Billboard was planned for the site of a traditional billboard on 390 near Maddie’s Motor Sports, but the county has kicked the idea back to the Village for review. The board was apparently concerned about whether the sign would be visible from both directions, even though it would be located on the northbound side of the highway.. The ZBA says it’s rare for the county to reject village approved plans like this and that there should be cooperation, not conflict, between the two.
Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man from Nunda after they say he stole money from a women who considered him a friend. Investigators say 43 year old David Main had gotten to know the woman over the course of several months but that he eventually took advantage of the friendship and stole cash, jewelry and her debit card, which he used to take money from her account. Main is facing felony larceny and other charges. He was arraigned in West Sparta town court and taken to Livingston County jail on $2,000 Bond.
A woman from Dansville will spend the next year and a half in prison after she was convicted on drug charges.. 43 year old Susan King was sentenced as a second time felon by County Court Judge Robert Wiggins. When she gets out, King will also be on post release supervision for two years. King was stopped last last May on 390 for a forged inspection sticker, and later charged when police found a pipe full of crack in her vehicle. The state says King sercved her part of a 16 month to 4 year sentence for attempted Forgery and was released in March, 2014,
A man from Wyoming County accused of driving a car with an ax in the roof and being on drugs won’t be going to jail. Twenty-one-year-old Jared Price of Java was arrested four times over a period of about ten-days last year. He was accused of damaging a state trooper’s vehicle, burglary and violating an order of protection. Price w has been sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay a two-thousand-dollar fine. D A Donald O’Geen had asked for the maximum sentence of 5 to 14 years.
It’s almost time to play balland kids who want to play for the Wayland Dirt Dawgs Babe Ruth Baseball team have a deadline coming up. Players between 13-16, have until April 7th to sign up for a spot on the roster. To register contact Tim @ 585-770-8536.
State Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle wants to replace former Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. Mor elle has Democrat formally announced his run for Congress. Slaughter died earlier this month after representing the area for more than three-decades Morelle said no one can fill Slaughter’s shoes but he wants to continue her legacy.
Students in New York can start applying for free tuition. Governor Cuomo says the state is now accepting Excelsior Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year. New students whose families make under 110-thousand-dollars annually may qualify. Students already receiving the scholarship don’t need to apply again.