posted on March 29, 2010 07:22
Fire caused estimated $40,000 damage to a house on Main Road in Attica over the weekend.
The first alarm came in at 6:45 yesterday morning as a chimney fire at the Edward Reiter home.
Attica Fire Chief Jay Myers reports the blaze spread into a wall and then the roof.
There were no injuries. Firefighters were on the scene for three hours.
A suspicious death reported in Livingston County.
Deputies were called to a home on Gale Road in the Town of Lima yesterday afternoon. They found the body of a 94-year-old man inside.
His name is not being released. Authorities said it appeared the man may have been dead for at least two days.
A Batavia man was rushed to ECMC following a one-car accident in Pembroke.
Sheriff’s deputies said 29-year-old Luis Gomez of Thomas Avenue, Batavia, was injured when he failed to stop for a stop sign at Read Road and Route 33. Deputies said Gomez continued through the intersection, crossed Route 33, slammed into a utility pole, two pine trees, went airborne, traveled another 300 feet and hit a fence and more trees.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Congratulations this morning to an Elba teenager.
17-year-old AlexSandra Morgan of Elba, a senior at Notre Dame High School, won the New York State Junior Miss pageant Saturday night.
AlexSanda wins the right to represent the state at the United States Junior Miss pageant in Mobile, Alabama in June.
AlexSandra danced to Tchaikovsky’s, "Dance of the Sugar Plum Ferry" for her talent competition.
She plans on attending Princeton in the fall and majhor in agricultural engineering.
Hundreds of family and friends have said goodbye to the little Rochester boy who drowned while saving his sister and cousin. Funeral services were held yesterday for 11-year-old J'son Wilson. More than 500 people attended. The funeral service was held on what would have been J'son's 12th birthday.
New York Senator Chuck Schumer says a lot of untruths being spread about comprehensive healthcare reform will be dispelled once the measure begins to take effect. He told NBC's "Meet The Press" rumors were false and Americans will soon experience the benefits of the reform package.
On the same program South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham called creation of the legislation "sleazy" and said there was no transparency. He compared healthcare reform to financing a Ponzi scheme.