WDNY Local News, Friday, November 30, 2018

Written by on November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

The investigation is underway into what sparked a fire in Ontario County that left two people dead. Crews were called to the scene on County Road 33 in Honeyoye just before 9 on Thursday night where they found heavy smoke and flames. Two people were later found dead inside. Neighbors say they heard several explosions at the time and investigators are looking at whether a propane tank caused the blaze.

State police have arrested two people after a traffic stop in Wayland. Troopers say they found 57 grams of crack and 20 grams of cocaine after they pulled over 31-year-old Maurice Jenkins. Jenkins—and an 18-year-old female passenger—are both charged with drug possession. Jenkins is also charged with driving under the influence of drugs. He was taken to the Steuben County jail on $100,000 bond, while bond for his passenger was set at $40,000.

Dansville’s ’Fill-the-Bus’ is parked in its latest spot for the coming week. From now until next Friday, it will be at the Dollar general on Ossian Street It’s decorated in the giving spirit of the Christmas season and any donations made there will be collected by area businesses to benefit CANN and the Dansville Food Pantry.

Noyes Hospital will be in the Christmas spirit next week, with a craft boutique set for the hospital lobby. The boutique will be open Thursday, Dec 6, 8a-6p, Friday, Dec 7, 8a-4p, Saturday, Dec 8, 10a-2:30p. It will feature Handcrafted items for babies, children, home décor, holiday decorations, quilt raffle, and a floral centerpiece raffle.

The state says it is accepting online renewals for the 2019 Empire pass to state parks and other sites. The pass provides unlimited day use of the parks, boat launches, and state forest preserves, among other places. People who renew online get to keep their existing cards..and also get a $10 discount off the regular pass price of $80. Officials say the online renewal option will make it more affordable and more convenient for New Yorkers to take advantage of the Empire Pass and enjoy the parks next season

The US postal service says it expects a busy holiday season. They say they expect to deliver 10 million packages around western new york in the days leading up to Christmas—out of a total of 900 million around the country. There are some deadlines coming up to make sure letters and packages get where they are going by Christmas. The first are for military mailings—APO/FPO first-class letters, cards, and priority mail have to be in by December 11th. Domestic ground packages should be ready to go by December 14th, while first class and priority mail should be out the door by December 20th. There is a full list of holiday deadlines and shipping tips on the website USPS.com

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