WDNY Local News, Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Written by on April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10 2018

Heads up for a road closure in the Town of Mt Morris: . Scipio Rd will be closed today between DeGroff Rd & Barron Rd for crossover replacement. The Livingston County sheriff’s office says drivers should plan another route.

Police say a Man from Mt Morris is facing drug charges after a traffic stop. 47 year old Juan R. Baez DeJesus was pulled over on main Street and when police searched his vehicle they say they found the drugs, which led to several charges including possession with intent to sell He was taken to the county jail on $10,000 bond.

It’s still way too cold for most people to go for a dip, bu some hardy souls will be in the water this weekend for a good cause. The annual polar bear plunge to benefit the Vincent House Wayland will be held this Saturday at Beachcomber, Conesus Lake. Registration is at 1pm while the swim or more likely quick splash is at 2 Prizes will be awarded. The Vincent House is a two-bedroom home for the terminally ill., offering care to those determined by their physicians to be within the last three months of their lives. More info at thevincenthouse.org

Its testing week for students in grades 3 to 8 and those standardized tests will look a bit different this time around, The state says the questions have been reviewed to make sure they match what’s actually been taught and the number of test days has been cut as well. The state hopes the changes will keep more parents from opting out of the exams. Some teachers still think the tests are too stressful for both students and those who have to administer them.

A warning about a dangerous drug making the rounds. The state says synthetic marijuana users are having severe and life-threatening bleeding. The drug is usually sold in colorful packets with names like K2, Spice and AK-47. Opfficials think the drugs may be cut with rat poison. Doctiors say they’re looking out for patients with unexplained bleeding, especially if they suspect the use of synthetic marijuana.

This is crime victim’s rights week, and some rights groups are getting announced more than three-million-dollars would go to help victims get the resources they need. The money will go to hire more than a more case managers who s will help people who have been affcted by crime and their families get the help they need to heal.

The Rochester Red Wings finally got to play ball on Monday after losing the firtst three games of the new sason to weather . Opening day was not kindthe red wings lost 2 1 at a rather wintry frointier field. The three games postponed to start the season will be made up as doubleheaders later in the season

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