WDNY Local News, Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Written by Jerry Lademan on October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The indictment of Republican Congressman Chris Collins has provided a financial boost to Nate McMurray’s campaign. According to a new report, the Democrat brought in 475-thousand dollars between July and the end of September. Most of the cash was donated after Collins was arrested on federal insider trading charges in August. The Buffalo News reports that as of June 30th, the 27th District representative had more than a million dollars in his campaign’s bank account.
Gas prices in Livingston county are up just a bit as the average price is now $2.97, which is up a penny and unchanged from a month ago. The New York average is now $3.01 a gallon. According to the Auto club, average prices range from a low of $2.91 in Mount Morris, the same as a week ago; to a high of $3.04 in Nunda, We’re paying more than we were last October when Livingston county’s average was $2.70. Experts say crude prices are rising which means we are likely to see more increases in the weeks to come—which is unusual because fall normally brings a drop in the cost of a gallon as refineries change to less expensive winter blends and fewer people take to the roads.
Dansville has lost out on a 10 million dollar downtown development grant. This year’s Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council award has gone to Penn Yan in Yates County. Dansville had been a finalist for the money. County officials say had the grant gone to Dansville it would have given the village—and the entire county—an economic shot in the arm. The county has been in the running for each of the three years the program has been offered to all ten of the state’s economic development regions.
A chance to find a forever friend—and enjoy some local brews this weekend in Dansville. The Battle St Brewery is hosting a Paws & Pints event at the brewery on Saturday, Oct 13 from 1:00 to 4:00 p. The Adoption & Rescue Dog & Cat Benefit will be an opportunity to meet adoptable dogs & cats as well as professionals from the pet community for tips on how to care for your new four-legged companion.
New details have been released about a deadly limousine crash that left 20 people dead. Officials say the limo driver didn’t have the proper license and that the vehicle had recently failed inspection Saturday’s crash about 45 minutes west of Albany is the deadliest transportation accident in the United States since 2009 Investigators say the 18 people in the limo were going to a birthday party. Two pedestrians were struck and killed.