Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 7, 2018
Three more Genesee County School Districts will likely have School Resource Officers this fall.
Genesee County Sheriff William Sheron has selected three deputies to become SROs in Alexander, Pavilion and Pembroke.
The school districts will pay for the SRO’s under a contract with the sheriff’s office.
The county legislature is expected to give final approval to the contracts next week.
A Wayne County couple arrested for allegedly driving on a sidewalk at Darien Lake.
The driver, 24 year old Michael Mathews of Ontario, New York, was charged with DWI and resisting arrest.
His passenger, 24 year old Hannah Schreiber (schri-ber) of Palmyra was charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct.
Troopers say the collared the pair in a Darien Lake parking lot after someone complained about them driving on a pedestrian walkway.
A New York Assemblyman wants the state to put money toward developing a vaccine for Lyme Disease. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, who represents parts of Upstate New York, says New Yorkers must remain vigilant about Lyme disease. He says funds are needed to research a possible vaccine, which he calls an epidemic primarily affecting the northeast. Santabarbara has introduced a bill that would set aside state funds for this. He also encourages New Yorkers to learn about the disease and learn how to avoid ticks.