Evening News Briefing

Written by on October 30, 2019

Two private projects have been proposed in the Town of LeRoy totaling over $10-million.
Wright Associates has approached the county’s Economic Development Agency seeking tax breaks for a 8.9 million dollar beverage distribution project on Wright Ave. The company is based in Rochester.
Officials say the projects could create 125 new jobs.
The second proposal comes from Wendt Propane to build a new 96-hundred square foot facility at the corner of Route 19 and North rd in LeRoy.
This project could create up to four new jobs.
The county’s EDC Board will take up both projects at their board meeting tomorrow afternoon.

The jury trial of an Elba man accused of sexually assaulting c child continues today in Genesee County Court this week.
36 year old Mark Tooley of Oak Orchard Road in Elba is accused of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 13.
If found guilty Tooley could be looking at a possible 25 year prison sentence.

New York State lawmakers are exploring the idea of banning youth tackle football.
There was testimony from both sides of the debate yesterday in Albany.
USA Football said the sport is safe, while some doctors say it can cause brain damage.
There is currently no State Senate version of the bill, and it sits in the Assembly Health Committee.

Some Western New York communities are altering the time for Trick or Treating tomorrow due to the High Wind Watch.
But the official word from Batavia City Hall: no changes.
Tricking or Treating hours in Batavia will be Thursday between 5pm and pm.

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