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A missing Holley woman and her two year old son have been found.
Authorities say 24 year old Alexandra Finnefrock and her son were located on Bay Street in Rochester last night.
Both were in good condition.
Alexandra was arrested for child endangerment.
She was jailed in lieu of bail. Her son was placed in the custody of family members.
Alexandra was missing since last Thursday.
Police offered no explanation for her disappearance.

Batavia’s Assistant City Manager Gretchen DiFante is leaving town to take the top job in Pelham City, Alabama.
DiFante has been with the city for three years. She was credited with overhauling the city’s flood insurance rating reducing flood insurance premiums.
Pelham City, Alabama is a little larger than Batavia. DiFante will make $136,000 a year in her new job, about $50,000 more than she earned here.
DiFante was originally from the State of Alabama.

Perry man accused of setting fire to his house with his girlfriend inside.
50 year old Brian Clair of St. Helena Street is charged with Arson, Reckless Endangerment and Aggravated Cruelty to Animals
According to authorities Clair allegedly started a house fire last month knowing that his girlfriend and her pets were inside the home at the time.
Two cats and a dog perished in the fire.
Clair has been released under supervision.

The H P Hood Dairy plant will likely turn out to be a more meaningful project to Genesee County than the original Mueller yogurt operation.
Governor Andrew Cuomo in town yesterday to make the formal announcement of the Hood project:

"The facility is actually now going to be  more developed and more sophisticated and create more jobs and in some ways do more for the dairy industry."

Hood expects to employ 230 people and add a 100,000 sq. ft. refrigerated warehouse to the site.

It isn't known if an earthquake has done damage in western New York. 
A t2.5 magnitude earthquake was measured yesterday just a few miles north of Somerset. 
The epicenter was in Lake Ontario above Niagara County, 20 miles from Lockport.
Last  Friday, another earthquake was detected on Lake Erie.

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