WDNY Local News, Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Written by on July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18 2018

An update on a small plane crash in Livingston County last week Sheriff’s deputies say the pilot of that Cessna 182 that crashed on Friday at the Geneseo Airport remains hospitalized with a broken back. 65 year old Timothy Sheffer of the town of Rush was at the controls when the plane went down in a field at the end of the runway and flipped over. Two passengers, teenage cadets with the Civil Air Patrol who were on an orientation flight, suffered minor injuries. The N T S B and F A A are i investigating what went wrong.

The defense in the Danielle Allen trial has taken its turn in the case. Allen’s lawyers say she acted in self defense on the night her boyfriend Marcus Postell died in November, 2016 in Folwerville They presented witnesses who testified that that initial investigation was sloppy and that prosecution theories of what happened were impossible to prove. The defense later rested and closing arguments are scheduled for today in Livingston County Court. Allen is charged with second degree manslaughter.

It’s been five years since a tragedy in the Caledonia-Mumford School district and the community is taking time to remember. Three students were killed on July 16th 2013 in a crash on and a vigil took place Monday night at the school in memory of Taylor Binnert and brother and sister, Christopher and Emily Peterson. Two survivors were there as were others affected by the crash. They say their lives were forever changed that day and that they appreciate the outpouring of support in the time since the crash that shook the school and the community.

A road closure today own of Ossian, Hotaling Rd. will be closed until 4pm for tile installation. And some work in the town of Avon has been finished and so Fowlerville Rd. is now reopened.

Confusion over a bill passed by New York Lawmakers that would provide tax relief to craft breweries in new York. Part of that bill says that no one under 21 would be able to serve alcohol—but it would apply only to tasting rooms at small breweries and wineries. Some had interpreted it to mean no one under 21 could serve alcohol ANYWHERE, which is not the case. Now, the bills backers, including Senator Patrick Gallivan say they want to clear things up and so will re-write the measure.

The Hemlock ‘Little World’s’ Fair continues today until Sat Jul 21. The fair located off Rt 15A in Hemlock features Midway shows, family fun, education, competitions, exhibitions, grandstand shows, entertainment and much more For complete daily schedules, updates and more info visit hemlockfair.org

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