WDNY Local News, Thursday, September 13, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on September 13, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Primary day today in New York. In Livingston County, polls are open from 12 to 9. One local race pits incumbent Joe Errigo against challenger Marjorie Byrne in the 133rd assembly district in a Republican primary. Statewide, Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing a primary against Cynthia Nixon. Four candidates are hoping they’ve done enough to convince voters they’re the best candidate for state attorney general. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, New York City advocate Letitia James, law professor Zephyr Teachout and Leecia Eve are all looking to secure the Democratic nomination. Recent data shows the race could be a very close one. Whoever comes out on top faces Republican Keith Wofford on Election Day.
Two men from Perry are facing charges after a stop on 390. Police say 30-year-old Jeremy Evert and his passenger 49-year-old Jeffrey Elwell had cocaine, marijuana, and paraphernalia when they were pulled over near exit ten as part of the sheriff’s department’s operation safe interstate initiative. In addition, ton-the drug charges Elwell is accused of trying to toss a baggie of cocaine to the roadside as deputies searched the vehicle. Everett is also facing drunk driving charges. Both men were arraigned at the Livingston County jail. Elwell’s bond was set at $3,000 while Everts’s was set at $2,000.
Dansville E M S has a birthday coming up and they have something new to show for it. The squad turns 50 this year and so they will have an open house on Saturday where they will show off their new ambulance. The open house will take place from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Dansville EMS base on Ossian Street. A core of about 50 volunteers keeps the Dansville EMS running answering more than 1,200 calls per year. Those volunteers say they are proud of what they do every day to help their neighbors at a moment’s notice.
A fundraiser for those suffering from Parkinson’s disease coming up in Canseraga later this month. Partyin’ for Parkinson’s takes place, Sunday, September 23 from noon to 6:00 PM at Canaseraga American Legion, Main St. Live music, pulled pork dinner, basket auction, horseshoe tournament, 50/50 raffle, door prizes. Tickets $10 in advance at Kathy’s Corner Café and Canaseraga Hotel or $15 at the door.
Old home day is coming up in Howard this weekend. The event is, Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 to 4:00 at the Howard Fire Dept. Cruize’n Time Car Show, Pancake Breakfast, Cake & Pie Sale, Ice Cream, Quilt Raffle, Game & Prizes for kids, Dunk a Fireman, Parade, BBQ Chicken, demonstrations by NYS Troopers & Sheriffs Department.