posted on August 23, 2013 07:23
A motorcycle accident with serious injuries has been reported on North Road near Conlon Road in LeRoy.
Initial reports came in at 6:50 a.m. and said the operator of the motorcycle was found unconscious in the middle of the road.
LeRoy Police and paramedics responded.
Mercy Flight was dispatched but later cancelled.
Further information is not yet available.
President Obama is in Binghamton and Scranton, Pennsylvania today touting his plan to make college more affordable.
Speaking at UB yesterday, The President said the middle class and others struggling with financial problems were being unfairly priced out of higher education.
The President outlined a ratings system that he said will help hold down college costs by allowing students and their parents to select schools based on the best value.
The new ratings system would kick in before the 2015 school year.
Meanwhile, the National Center for Education Statistics has put together some numbers on two year colleges in Western New York. They compared tuition and graduation rates at three Western New York Community colleges: Genesee, Jamestown and Erie.
The survey found that GCC had the lowest tuition, at $3,900 and a graduation rate of 24-percent.
Erie Community College had a higher tuition and lower graduation rate.
Jamestown’s tuition was higher but its graduation rate was 30-percent.
The president’s mile long motorcade sped through Batavia around 12:45 yesterday afternoon. The thruway was closed east bound from Williamsville to the 490 exit at LeRoy.
The President stopped at Magnolia’s in Rochester for lunch and then went on to Syracuse for an appearance last night.
He spent the night at the Holiday Inn in Auburn.
A 20-year-old LeRoy man is facing several felony charges following a burglary at a LeRoy business..
Bishop Williams of Lake Street was arrested for allegedly breaking into the unnamed business early yesterday morning and stealing numerous items inside.
He’s charged with three counts of felony burglary.
Police say Williams threw a rock to break a window and gain entry.
The Batavia Police PBA wants people to know they are conducting a fundraiser…but they are only doing it through the mail.
There will be no telephone or in person solicitations.
The PBA helps to fund youth programs and community sports.
Batavia motorists can expect delays today on Richmond Ave.
Paving work is being done on Richmond between Oak and State Streets.