Afternoon News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on September 22, 2020
President Trumps administration announced that the USDA is investing 268 million dollars into infrastructure related to drinking water and waste water across 28 states. This includes over 13 and a half million dollars in grants and loans for Byron, Pavilion and Stafford. In Byron it will reportedly be used to get safe water to 608 people who don’t have potable drinking water. In Pavilion the money will go towards a300 thousand gallon water storage tank and supply pipeline. And in Stafford the money will be used to get water to 185 people who’s wells have tested positive for e. coli and coliform.
5 more states have been added to the list for travelers having to quarantine if they come to New York State. Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island and Wyoming were added today, no states were removed leaving 34 states and one territory on the list. Of the 5 states Arizona and Minnesota averaged more positive cases that New York over the last week.
Your COVID Update: Genesee county has 5 new cases and one person has recovered. Orleans county has 2 new cases and 3 people have recovered. 22 new people are on travel quarantine in Genesee county and 9 new people are on travel quarantine in Orleans county. There are 5 active cases in Genesee county and 3 in Orleans.
32 year old Cody Bohn who is homeless has been arrested by Orleans county sheriffs deputies after a string of larcenies. Police were notified of a theft from a cash box stand on Ogden rd. in Holley on Monday, and 5 minutes later they received a call about a man going through vehicles at the Holley cold storage. Deputies arrived and arrested Bohn. Bohn has been charged with burglary, criminal mischief, grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, petit larceny and harassment. Other charges are said to be pending.
The group free the people roc which has been responsible for many protests in the last three weeks and a sit in in front of the Rochester city hall has announced that they will be ending the occupy city hall protest which has been going on for almost a week. They say they will plan different protests in coming weeks.