posted on August 25, 2011 07:22
About 50 customers of National Grid still without power this morning, after a thunder and lightening storm rumbled across the area.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued late last night but was lifted at 5 this morning.
There were a few other isolated power outages during the wee hours...all but the town of Alabama outage has been fixed.
A Jet Blue flight made an emergency u-turn at Rochester International.
The Rochester to New York flight had just taken off last night when the pilot reported the wheels failed to come up. Then, there were concerns about the aircrafts brakes.
Emergency vehicles lined the runway as the plane turned around and landed safely without additional mechanical problems.
An Albion doctor will be on probation for the next two years following his sentencing on federal fraud charges.
48-year-old Dr. Ghulam Mustafa admitted he collected insurance payments for vaccinations he gave to his patients. The vaccine he administered was given to him for free by the government.
Federal prosecutors said Mustafa pocketed over 80-thousand dollars in the scam.
A Batavia man, injured when the bicycle he was riding collided with a tractor trailer truck on Clinton Street, was – police said - high on drugs.
Deputies said 53-year-old Gregory Seppe was taken to Strong Memorial yesterday afternoon.
Seppe’s son told investigators his father was highly impaired by drugs at the time of the accident.
It appeared that Seppe swerved into the path of the big rig.
State unemployment figures are in for the month of July.
In Genesee County, the jobless rate dipped to 6.4-percent. That’s a slight improvement over June’s 6.6-percent rate.
It’s also improved over last year: in 2010, the July jobless rate in Genesee County was 6.8-percent.
There’s a new Executive Director for the GLOW-region YMCA.
Scott Taylor from Ohio will fill the position recently vacated by Wes Audsley.
Taylor has been with various YMCA’s in the Eastern and Central U.S. since 1986.
He starts his new job here October 17th.