WDNY Local news, Monday, October 15, 2018

Written by on October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

The investigation continues into a fatal crash in Livingston County. The Sherriff’s office identifies the victim of Thursday’s crash as 81-year-old Marion Kiley of Dalton. She died when he car crossed over the center line and into a tree on the opposite side of Rt 70 in Portage. She was the only person in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office is looking into what caused the crash.

Livingston County 4-H has named its volunteer of the year. The local chapter says Nancy Coleman’s club, which focuses on horse management, give young equestrians a hands-on experience to help them hone their skills. The Cornell Cooperative Extension has more information about 4H and its programs.

Health officials say a serious respiratory virus is spreading across New York. Nearly 40 children statewide. including in central and western New York, have already been diagnosed with enterovirus EV-D68. General symptoms include a runny nose, coughing, and achiness, with more serious symptoms including wheezing and difficulty breathing. In rare instances, the virus can cause acute flaccid myelitis, a serious condition that causes weakness in the arms and legs or even paralysis.

A town hall meeting set for this Saturday in North Danville will allow voters to quiz the three candidates running for the assembly in the 133rd district. Those invited include Democrat Barbara Baer, Republican Marjorie Byrnes, the incumbent Joe Errigo, who has the Reform and Independent party lines. The meeting will be held Saturday evening, starting at 6:00 at the North Dansville Town Hall, on Clara Barton Street. It is being sponsored by the North Dansville Democratic Committee

A Health & Wellness Fair is scheduled this week in Steuben County. The event is scheduled for Tuesday at Hornell Golf Club. Doors open at 6:00 PM with a presentation beginning at 7:00 PM Genetic counseling and cancer risk assessment will be provided as will Blood pressure screening, flu shots, prizes/ giveaways, and refreshments.

There’s a continuing need for donated blood in the region. A blood drive is set for next Monday in Dansville. The “Art Saves Lives” Blood Drive is at Dansville Artworks, Main St, Mon Oct 22 from 1:00-6:00 PM. To schedule an appointment to redcrossblood.org or call 800-redcros.

Drop and give me 30-thousand. Buffalo’s self-proclaimed “Pushup King” spent the weekend doing 30,000 pushups, part of 55-year-old Jeffrey Warrick’s “Pushups for Peace” program, Warrick, who has been breaking records all his life, says he now focuses on being a positive role model and a nonviolence activist, especially among local gangs.

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