Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on March 21, 2018
Government at its grass roots, the village elections.
Voters in the Village of Oakfield have elected a mayor.
He is David T. Boyle who tallied 98 votes. Write in candidate Jeremy Yasses had 75.
In LeRoy: Village trustee seats were won by: Democrat, William Kettle the incumbent and Republican Richard Tetrault.
In Albion: a close race for mayor. Eileen Banker won with 250 votes defeating Joyce Riley and Kevin Doherty.
Governor Cuomo is declaring a state of emergency for the New York metro area, including Nassau and Suffolk counties, due to the nor’easter. The governor redeployed 300 National Guard members, generators and 350 additional large plow trucks to the region. He says currently there are no plans to close the Long Island Expressway and warned residents there could be a change in Long Island Railroad service as conditions worsen. The nor’easter is expected to dump over-a-foot-of-snow with the heaviest snowfall expected for the commute home.
A traffic Stop on the 390 leads to the arrest for three Warsaw residentsn drug charges.
35 year old Julie Bonham, 32 year old Samantha Smith and an unnamed 17 year old male were all arrested for suspected cocaine possession.
Smith and Bonham were remanded to jail while the teen was released on his own recognizance.
UB Women are getting ready for their game in the sweet 16.
The Bulls pulled off an upset win in the Sunshine State Monday to make it farther than their program ever has.
They will be playing the defending national champs from South Carolina in Albany Saturday night.