WDNY Local News, Friday, February 1, 2019

Written by on February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

We should be past the worst of deep freeze soon—with restrictions and advisories over and improved temperatures conditions over the weekend. No serious problems reported during the bitter cold, but state police HAVE issued tickets to two truck drivers who weren’t supposed to be on the highway who were involved in Wednesday’s 19 vehicle pile-up on the Thruway near LeRoy.According to State Police, it all started when a tractor-trailer driver lost control and caused their vehicle to jackknife.  At least three people, including a New York State Trooper, were injured.  All of them are expected to be OK.

State Police are cracking down on drunk driving for Super Bowl weekend.  Their STOP-DWI campaign will be in effect from tomorrow until Monday morning.  Police are asking everyone to make sure they have a safe ride home after watching the big game Sunday night.  Last year’s Super Bowl campaign led to more than 100 arrests and 77-hundred tickets. 

It looks like there’s no stopping the spread of the flu.  According to the New York State Health Department, there were 68-hundred new cases of the virus reported statewide during the week ending January 26th.  That pushed the total number of flu cases this season to over 28-thousand.  Doctors say it’s never too late to get your flu shot.  Meanwhile, four cases of MEASLES have been reported in Monroe county—all are related to a boy who goes to a school in Spencerport.

Will the groundhog see his shadow tomorrow? It’s groundhogs day and the Conesus Lake Rider’s club will have a Spaghetti dinner to mark the occasion Spaghetti Dinner, Sat Feb 2 it is from 3-7pm at the Conesus Lake Riders clubhouse, on Liberty Pole Rd, Dansville. $7 per person, Seniors $6, under 5 free. Meatballs $1 extra.

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