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Written by on January 15, 2019

Accident in Oakfield leads to Felony DWI arrest for a Webber Ave woman.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested 39 year old Jennifer Davis of Webber Ave in Oakfield following investigation into a two car motor vehicle accident.
Davis was accused of following too closely Friday evening on Route 63 in Oakfield before she rear ended another vehicle while driving on a conditional license.
Further investigation revealed she was allegedly intoxicated and Davis was ultimately charged with a felony DWI for having a previous offense, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Leaving the scene of a property damage accident and refusing to take a breath test.
She was arraigned in Oakfield Town Court and is expected to return at a later date.

Batavia man jailed following domestic dispute.
State Police out of Batavia have reported the arrest of 62 year old William Hughes following report of a domestic dispute at a Town of Batavia address Sunday night.
Hughes was charged with Criminal Mischief with intent to damage property and Harassment with physical contact.
He was remanded to the County Jail in lieu of $500 bail.

Thorp Street will be turning into a one way with parking next week.
Beginning next Tuesday morning the traffic pattern on Thorp Street between Maple and Watson Streets will change from Two-Way to One-Way southbound.
The change is in accordance with a recent City Council Resolution and Traffic Order number one of this year.
Motorist will need to enter the portion of Thorp Street from Watson and exit on to Maple.
The Westside of the roadway will be utilized for street parking

The Salvation Army is reporting that through the kindness and generosity of people and businesses in Genesee County they raised $88,600 in this year’s Red Kettle Campaign.
They organization also said they provided assistance to 234 families, over 400 hundred children and provided Christmas meal boxes that fed over 780 individuals on Christmas day.

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is expected to announce this week that she’ll form a presidential exploratory committee.
CBS is reporting that she’ll make the announcement during an appearance on the “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” tonight.
Gillibrand would be the latest person to join an increasingly crowded field vying for the Democratic nomination.
She has been a senator since 2009, taking the seat vacated by Hillary Clinton when Clinton became Secretary of State.

Governor Cuomo will lay out his fiscal blueprint in Albany today.
He’ll be presenting his budget address at the Empire State Plaza.
The governor is expected to discuss key issues in the speech, which will also serve as his State of the State address.
Those items include legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes, healthcare, a ban on single-use plastic bags, and a ban on stretched or remanufactured limousines.
The budget has to be passed by March 31st, which is the end of the state’s fiscal year.

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