Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on May 10, 2019
GCC community mourns the loss of a top administrator.
Long-time administer at Genesee Community College Richard Ensman has passed.
After battling a lengthy illness, Ensman died early yesterday morning.
Ensman served the past 29 years as the college’s Director of Development and External Affairs and was also an active Batavia Rotarian.
Funeral arrangements have been set for next Friday at St. Monica Catholic Church in Rochester.
Richard Ensman was 65 years old.
Perry woman behind bars for allegedly throwing a child into a wall.
20 year old Monica White of Hawthorne Street Perry was arrested and charged with Harassment and six counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child following a domestic incident that occurred at her residence Wednesday.
Monica allegedly grabbed a younger child by the hair and threw her into a wall in front of 5 other children, all under the age of 16.
White was arraigned and committed in lieu of $2,500 bail to the Wyoming County Jail.
She is expected to reappear on May 14th in Perry Village Court.
Person indicted for using a box cutter in an alleged assault in Batavia.
Kelly J. Rhim allegedly used a box cutter to intentionally assault another person causing physical injury in an incident on April 13th in the City of Batavia.
Rhim has been indicted on violent Class D felony counts of second-degree assault, and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.
Investigators from the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office are looking to identify the suspect of a “Flim Flam” scam.
The Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is looking to identify a person thought to be involved in a “Flim Flam” scam at a Warsaw business, which resulted in the loss of over a thousand dollars.
A “Flim Flam” thief is one that uses confidence, confusion and slight of hand to hustle store clerks or cashiers out of money from their own drawer.
Please contact Investigator Mayer at 585-786-8989 with any information.
A state of emergency has been declared for Monroe County communities along Lake Ontario.
The announcement means boaters have to go slowly when they’re within a few hundred feet of the shoreline.
That includes the areas near Irondequoit Bay, Braddock Bay and the Genesee River.
Anyone with concerns about potential flooding is asked to call the county Office of Emergency Management.
Buffalo Bills quarterback Derek Anderson has announced his retirement.
The 35-year-old came to the team last season after starting QB Josh Allen hurt his elbow.
Anderson’s time under center was cut short after he suffered a concussion.
His retirement could clear a roster space for former University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson.
He was one of several undrafted free agents recently signed by the Bills.