WDNY Local news, Monday, April 23, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on April 23, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018
Rescue crews called into service on Sunday at Lechworth State park, where a man who had a medical emergency apparently passed out and feel over a railing and into the Genesee River below The man was pulled to safety and airlifted to the hospital with serious, but not life threatening injuries.
Dairy farmers, expressing their concerns of the weekend at a meeting in Wyoming County. Among those listening, Congressman Chris Collins, and top officials from the USDA the and the Northeast Federal Milk Marketing Administration. The farmers say issues like falling milk prices, regulations, the potential for an international trade war and uncertainty about migrant workers are driving many in the business to either quit, or drastically scale back their operations. The congressman says he understands the obstacles and is working with others in congress to address them.
One area grocer t is assuring customers, that it’s OK to eat romaine lettuce you have bought from its stores. Wegmans says it has pulled all romaine from a part of Arizona that is suspected of causing a nationwide outbreak of e-coliand replaced it with lettuce from other areas. Late last week, the Centers for Disease Control urged people to toss any lettuce they may have bought in the last weekWegmans says newly restocked romaine is safe. The CDC has more about the problem on its website.
Parents and other concerned adults will have a chance to learn more about the secret lives of kids later this week. CASA-Trinity Prevention Specialists will hold a meeting on Wednesday to help spot signs of the signs of trouble and substance abuse in children and how to respond. The session is at 6:30p at Dansville Community Center on West Ave. It’s for adults only… no one under 21 permitted.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says the FAA’s enforcement of airline safety is seriously lacking. His is calling for more aircraft maintenance inspections. Schumer says since 2014 the number of FAA safety enforcement actions have been dropping. He’s calling on the FAA to take a more proactive role in ensuring the safety of the skies. The report comes after last week’s Southwest Airlines incident and a 60 Minutes report on issues with Allegiant Airlines.
Fraternity behavior, front and center at Syracuse University, where More than a dozen students have been pulled from their classes as offensive videos from a fraternity continue to surface. The Theta Tau fraternity has been suspended after a recorded sketch with offensive language and behavior was released. Another video was released this weekend and SU’s chancellor says there’s more. Eighteen students have been removed from academic participation and could be expelled or suspended.