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Written by on March 27, 2018

City Council addresses a stinky situation on Redfield Parkway.
Residents of Redfield Parkway and Bogue Ave in Batavia attended the latest City Council Meeting expressing concern over letters sent to them by the City regarding sump-pump connections that tie into the city’s sewer line.
Some of the residents say they felt the letter was threatening and seemingly blamed them for an overflow in a city sewer station.
Interim City Manager Matt Worth explains the issue…

Sump-pump connections to the cities sanitary sewer system are not permitted however many residents were allowed the exception when the ordinance was established in 1966.
Other Redfield residents said they are being unfairly punished for having to upgrade or change a system that was once allowed and may not be harming the city’s sewer system.

A Churchville man is AWOL and it is a mystery to both the Army and his family.
Sergeant Car Seeman disappeared in Fayetteville, North Carolina Sunday afternoon.
His cell phone was found in his unlocked truck in the parking lot at Walmart.
He had checked in with his command Saturday but missed Sundays check in.
The search began Sunday and has his family bewildered.
Seemans grandfather said Sergeant Seeman was living his dream of being a paratrooper in the army.
Fort Bragg officials say Seeman has been with the 82nd Airborne division for 6 years and spent 2012 in Afghanistan.

The Wyoming County man accused of driving a car with an ax in the roof and being on drugs isn’t going to jail.
21 year old Jared Price of Java was arrested four times over a period of about ten days last year.
He was accused of damaging a state trooper’s vehicle, burglary and violating an order of protection.
Yesterday Price was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine.
The DA said he wanted him to serve the maximum sentence of about 5 to 14 years in prison.

Meth making operation busted in Arcade landing one resident in lock up.
Lawmen say they raided a home on Liberty Street in Arcade and found 44 year old Shawn Wing running a meth making operation.
Wing was jailed on various drug charges with additional charges possible pending lab results on the chemicals found in the home.

Students in New York can start applying for free tuition.
Yesterday Governor Cuomo announced that they began accepting Excelsior Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year.
New SUNY and CUNY students whose families make under $110,000 annually may qualify.
Students already receiving the scholarship don’t need to apply again.

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