posted on December 21, 2012 07:18
A Winter Weather Advisory has been posted for Genesee County beginning at 4 this afternoon continuing to 4pm tomorrow.
The advisory also includes Niagara, Orleans and Northern Erie Counties.
The National Weather Service says we can expect snow and blowing snow, accumulating an inch or less this afternoon, one to 3 inches tonight and 2 to 3 inches tomorrow.
Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph will produce blowing and drifting snow late tonight through tomorrow.
At Buffalo and Rochester Airports this morning most flights are arriving and departing on-time but its always good advice to call your individual airline.
The President of the Genesee County Economic Development Center will earn more money next year than the governor of New York State.
The board of the EDC, Genesee County’s economic development agency, has approved a salary increase for Steve Hyde bringing his new annual salary and deferred compensation to $205,000.
The board also approved a bonus pool for EDC employees of $120,000, most of that will go to Hyde, although the board says this is the last year for bonus payments.
More than 60 Democratic New York State legislators are urging action on a unified plan to reduce gun violence.
The lawmakers proposed legislation including universal background checks on all gun sales, regulating the sale of ammunition and requiring that gun licenses be renewed every five years.
Schools around the state will hold a moment-of-silence today for the Connecticut school shooting victims. State Education Commissioner John King had written to schools Thursday asking for participation in a statewide moment-of-silence, which will take place at 9:30 a.m. School districts around the country are taking similar steps.
New York State has paid tribute to a military member from Brockport killed in the line of duty. Flags around the state are flying at half-staff to honor Army Staff Sergeant Nicholas Reid.
The Brockport High School graduate died last week of injuries suffered in Afghanistan.
He was 26 years old.
It was a feel good story that plays out around the country during war time, but that doesn’t make it any less poignant when it happens in your own community.
It was yesterday morning, at Jackson Elementary school, the annual holiday concert.
Kindergartener Hasan Armstrong expected his Mom to be there – she was.
What he did not expect…Dad was there too.
Corporal Haven Armstrong surprised his son in front of all of his classmates.
Corporal Armstrong is just home from A one-year deployment in Kuwait.