posted on February 15, 2013 07:26
The former president of the Wyoming County SPCA has been sentenced in connection with a raid on the shelter last year.
Janet Foisett has been ordered to perform 75 hours of community service and has also been prohibited from owning cats or becoming involved with another animal organization for at least one year.
Foisett was charged with tampering.
More than 300 cats were removed from the Wyoming County SPCA last May.
State Police said at the time that the animals were living in deplorable conditions.
McDonald’s wants to build on Batavia’s east side.
The Daily News On-line reports that agents for McDonalds are seeking approval from the city’s Planning and Development committee to build a 4-thousand square foot restaurant in the Eastown Plaza parking lot.
If there are no delays in the process, construction of the McDonald’s could begin this summer and be completed in about three months.
A lake effect snow watch is in effect south of Buffalo through Sunday. The National Weather Service says Orchard Park, Springville, Olean and Jamestown are in the area that could get up to a foot or more of new snow off Lake Erie.
The Cattaraugus County Board of Health says it has 13 confirmed cases of Hepatitis linked to insulin pens that were reused at Olean General Hospital over three years. Roughly two-thousand people are at risk from the practice, which was ended by the federal government in 2009.
Western New York State Senator Timothy Kennedy is pushing back against legislation in Albany that would outlaw tackle football for kids ten-years-old and younger.
Kennedy said it should be the choice of parents what will work for their kids in youth sports.
New York City-area Assemblyman Michael Benedetto is sponsoring the bill to outlaw tackle football for kids 10 and under.
The 2010 B-M-W 750 driven by Doctor James Corasanti in July 2011 when he hit and killed Alix Rice is for sale on a dealer's lot in Orchard Park.
The attorney for Rice's family confirmed the vehicle I-D on the car is the same as the vehicle which struck the young girl in Amherst.
Corasanti was acquitted manslaughter but is serving time for drunk driving.
The vehicle has 17,000 and is price tagged at $63,000.