WDNY Local News, Monday, April 30, 2018

Written by on April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

The Dansville School district will hold a meeting next month to talk about school safety. Superintendent Paul Alioto says that meeting is a follow up to forum held on Friday, where he explained a disruption at the High School that he blamed on rumors and innuendo about a potential threat., Alioto says the district investigated and found no credible cause for concern. The superintendent says the meeting on May 24th will give the community a chance to learn more about bullying and also about the steps the school is taking to keep kids safe.

Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty is looking to the community to help find the driver of a car involved in a fatal hit and run. The victim died on Saturday when he was struck walking along a Rt 63 near Court Street. He has only been identified as a man in his 20’s and was not a SUNY student. The pedestrian was found dead in the roadway, not long after a 9 1 1 call reporting a person wandering in and out of traffic. The sheriff says anyone with information, including surveillance video from the area,can contact his office at 243-7100

The American Legion of New York has given a large donation to help a scholarship fund set up in honor of a member of the service from Dansville who died serving her country. The Legion says it’s $5,000 donation will go to the Alexandra Gleason Morrow scholarship . She died last March while on assignment at a U S Air Force base in the Middle East. In addition to the State Legion donation, a motorcycle ride raised an additional $2,000 while a progressive dinner and scavenger hunt in Livingston county over the weekend added money to the fund as well. Gleason Morrow’s family says a scholarship fund is the right way to honor her, because of her love of leaning.

The Wayland American Legion is holding a blood drive this week. The Red Cross Says the long flu season has taken a toll on blood donations, so the drive on Wednesday would be a good chance to help make up some of the shortfall. The drive takes place Wednesday from 1 to 6 at the Legion. To make an appointment, you can visit redcrossblood.org or americanlegionwayland..com

A man brought in help a Livingston county resident with medical needs are accused of helping himself to the medicine cabinet. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says 45 year old Shawn Markham is are accused of stealing pills from a home on Wildbirar Drive in the Village of Livonia. Following an investigation into the missing meds., another helper, identified as 47 year old Judy Burdick, is accused of drug possession as well

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