Afternoon News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on August 25, 2020
State police are looking for a man whose wife was found dead in Larksville Pennsylvania and they say he may be in our area. 46 year old Richard Walski and his chocolate Labrador have been missing since his wife Patricia was found shot in the head at their home on August 13th. Walski is an avid fisherman and has spent time on Lake Ontario and fishing the Genesee River. He has also traveled up towards Watertown in the past. If you believe you have information you can contact the Pennsylvania state police at 570 697 2000.
Governor Cuomo announced today that the 2 week quarantine list is now 5 states shorter, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland and Montana have been removed and the territory Guam has been added. There are now 31 states on the list. Travelers from these states or territories must provide their travel plans to the state authorities and quarantine for 2 weeks or face a hefty fine of up to $2,000.
Your COVID 19 update: Genesee county has no new cases and 3 people have recovered. Orleans county has 1 new case and 2 people have recovered. 13 people are on travel quarantine in Genesee county and 33 new people are on travel quarantine in Orleans county. There are now 2 active cases in Genesee and 2 active cases in Orleans counties.
Livingston County sheriffs office is investigating a fire set in a church. The minister of Lima Presbyterian Church came in Sunday morning to find the sanctuary full of smoke, apparently from a bible that had been set on fire in the front pew. Someone had broken in in the night and lit the fire. The fire was contained to the area of that pew and the bible, a lot of smoke damage according to the minister but little fire damage. Anybody with information about the incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 585-243-7100 or the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 1-844-LCSO-TIP