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A lawyer for the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office has been charged with growing pot at his Medina home.
Police recovered more than 60 suspected marijuana plants from the Catherine Street home of attorney Adam Rissew.  
Also seized from the home were three pounds of dried marijuana, indoor growing equipment, scales, packaging and a 9mm handgun.
Rissew was jailed in lieu of 20-thousand dollars bail.

Several paving projects are set to begin on Monday in Genesee County.
In the town of Batavia work will be done on Route 33.
In the towns of Darien and Alexander paving will begin on Route 238.
Paving work will begin in Bergen on Route 33 from the intersection of Route 33A to the Monroe County line.
Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. 
All of the paving projects should be completed by August 1st. 

Batavia Downs raceway kicks off their 66th season this Monday. 
Harness racers from around the world will be in the area to race on America’s oldest lighted-harness track.
The event is the first of 72 race dates this season. 
A new post time this year: 6:25pm.

The American pickers want you!
Mike Wolff and Frank Fritz from the show American Pickers on the History channel are coming to New York State. 
The two aren’t sure yet which County in the State they’re going to visit though. 
They are looking for people who personally own a slew of antique items from old toys, bikes, art and collectables. 
Show Producer Jodie Freidman said “right now they are just looking for leads throughout the state before they decide where to visit.” 

They are not looking for farming and agricultural items, appliances, stoves and tools. 

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