posted on November 04, 2010 07:17
LeRoy Central Schools have a new superintendent.
She is Kimberly Cox and she will take over at LeRoy on Monday, December 27th.
Cox has worked as a teacher and principal in the Wayne Central School District in Ontario County. For the past five years, she has served as the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction at Wayne Central.
LeRoy Board of Education President Donald Hobart says he and the board have every confidence Cox can do the job, and do it well.
David DeLoria has been serving as interim superintendent since May. This was his second time serving as interim superintendent for LeRoy.
Kimberly Cox was not available for comment late yesterday.
The latest New York State Lottery millionaire is from Genesee County.
The as-yet unidentified man bought the million-dollar scratch off ticket at the Wilson Farms Store in Oakfield. The same person won $25,000 dollars in the lottery a year ago.
A check presentation is scheduled for this afternoon...when we’ll all learn the name of our new best friend.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is losing a member to early retirement due to illness.
Finn, the Sheriff’s Office Police dog, can no longer perform his official duties.
Sheriff Gary Maha told the County Legislature’s Ways and Mean’s Committee that Finn contracted a tick parasite more than a year ago. Maha said the dog would make a good family pet.
Maha asked the legislature to approve a resolution allowing the sheriff’s office to donate the dog to a member of the community and then accept, as a gift, another K-9 from the Niagara Falls Police Department.
PHOTO: Courtesy of The Batavian
The long arm of the law reached out across the state to bring in a suspected drunk driver.
52-year-old Darren Jones of Syracuse sits in the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Authorities said Jones failed to appear in Batavia City Court to answer a DWI charge. A warrant for his arrest was issued and his was picked up in Syracuse and brought back to Genesee County.
Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy is back home as the new lieutenant-governor elect. Duffy was in New York City, where he spent Tuesday night celebrating the Cuomo gubernatorial campaign's landslide victory over Republican Carl Paladino. Duffy says he plans to focus on economic development and reducing the size of government during his time as Andrew Cuomo's right hand man.