posted on August 15, 2013 07:18
A Medina man is facing life in prison if convicted on charges that he sexually abused young boys in Niagara and Orleans Counties.
37-year-old Gerald Wolter of Freeman Road, Medina, is accused of abusing two boys in Somerset between May of 2011 and January of this year. One of the boys was also allegedly abused in Orleans County.
Police said One of the two boys involved was under 10 years old.
Wolter is being held in the Niagara County Jail on $50,000 bail.
President Obama will be focusing on education when he visits Buffalo during a two day bus trip in New York and Pennsylvania. The trip is expected to begin next Thursday in Buffalo, with later stops in Syracuse, Binghamton and in Northeast Pennsylvania. Obama is expected to focus on the need for a high-quality, low-cost education system. The exact location in Buffalo where Obama will appear has not yet been disclosed.
The Village of Attica is receiving financial help toward the purchase of a new ambulance.
The government has announced a $160,000 federal loan and grant combination from the USDA.
The money will replace a 10 year old ambulance that has had its share of problems.
The federal grant announced jointly by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer.
The former mayor of Brockport, Connie Castaneda, is facing possible penalties after being found guilty of having an unregistered apartment in her home.
Castaneda was convicted yesterday on numerous village code violations related to the illegal apartment.
She had been charged with numerous criminal offenses, but those were all dismissed earlier this summer.
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy is planning to meet with the owners of Bausch and Lomb to convince them to expand in New York in the future. Valeant Pharmaceuticals recently announced plans to close the Bausch and Lomb facility and eliminate 400 jobs. While it's too late to save that facility, Duffy hopes to convince Valeant to consider New York and Rochester for future expansion.