posted on January 21, 2010 07:39
An end of summer tradition in Genesee County will not be held this year.
Oakfield has called off its Labor Daze Festival.
Co-Chair Donna Dwyer says it comes down to a lack of help. "You just can't do this with four or five people," Dwyer said.
Several not-for-profit organizations in the Oakfield area make their budgets for the year off the proceeds from the festival.
Dwyer hopes taking a year off may spur other volunteers to step forward.
New York Republicans are hoping to capture some of the lighting at the polls this fall, following the stunning upset victory for Scott Brown in Massachusetts.
Former Congressman Rick Lazio says he's ready to shock the political establishment in the race for New York's highest office.
Lazio is polling even with Governor David Paterson, but significantly behind state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
A Bergen man has been charged with stealing from his employer.
51-year-old Bret Bellacosa of Hewes Road, Bergen is facing a felony count of Grand Larceny. Police say he used his employer’s credit card to buy gasoline for his personal vehicle. Police estimate Bellacosa bought about $1,000 worth of gas over the past several months.
You still haven’t had your swine flu shot?
Today’s your lucky day.
The H1-N1 vaccine will be available today from 10am until 2pm at the County Health Department offices on West Main Street Road.
This is a walk-in clinic, no appointment necessary.
A similar clinic will be held this Saturday, also from 10am until 2pm, inside the Batavia City Centre.
Greece has tapped a Rochester police captain to take the helm of their embattled department. The town has named 44-year-old Todd Baxter as the new chief of police. Baxter takes the reigns from Merritt Rahn, who resigned last October after facing criminal charges accusing him of falsifying background checks among other allegations.