WDNY Local News, Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on July 11, 2018
Wednesday, July 11 2018
Opening statements set for today in the trial of a woman accused of killing her boyfriend in the town of York in 2016. 12 jurors and one alternate have been seated and once one more alternate is picked testimony will start in Dianne Allen’s trial. She is charged with second degree manslaughter in the death of Marcus Postel who was found stabbed to death. Earlier this week, prospective jurors were warned that they might see graphic crime scene photos and told the trial could last about two weeks.
Gas prices around Livingston county are staying flat. Triple A says while demand is up, prices are not,,with a county average of $2.98 a gallon. That’s higher than the national average of $2.87..and a lot higher than what we paid last July, when the price was around $2.26. Triple;e A says prices around Livingston county price only vary by a few pennies, so shopping around probably won’t make a huge difference. Experts say gas could get more expensive in the next few weeks, but that the oil market remains volatile.
Livingston County’s Curbside Market returns next week with a new schedule. The Market, which is run by Foodlink, will now visit Dansville, Mt Morris and Lima every Thursday, starting July 19th. In the past, those stops have been on a rotating schedule between the communities. Foodlink says the change will allow what it calls a the farm stand on wheels to offer more predictable service. Organizers say the aim is to provide healthy food options to people who may not have access to those choices. Among the stops—Dansville at Tri-County Family Medicine, 60 Red Jacket St., Dansville, 10: a.m. to 10:45 a.m. There is information on the website foodlinkny.org.
Feral Cats will get some help later this week at an annual event in Springwater. The yearly Barn Cat Outreach Annual Yard Sale on Indian Valley Rd in Springwater across from Nazarene Church will be held from 9:00 – 4 00p on Friday and Saturday. Proceeds go to local feral cat care. [Call 335-7218 to reserve your spot. Fee $15.]
It may not be big, but the Hemlock ‘Little World’s’ Fair is scheduled for next week. The fair runs from next Tuesday 17 through Sat Jul 21 off Rt 15A in Hemlock. It features features Midway shows, family fun, education, competitions, exhibitions, grandstand shows, entertainment and more. The website is hemlockfair.org
South Lima Rd. in the towns of Livonia and Lima will be closed between Bronson Hill Rd. and Poplar Hill Rd. today for road construction. The closure will start at 6:30 AM and last until 4:00 PM. Emergency vehicles will have access.
Sounds like an odd flavor, but you’ll soon be able to buy beer and hard cider ice cream in New York State. The governor has signed a new law allowing that sweet alcoholic treat. The ice cream will be limited to 5 percent alcohol by volume and you’ll have to be 21 to buy it.