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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Western New York.
The advisory includes Genesee and Orleans County.
A Winter Storm Warning has been posted in Wyoming County.
The National Weather Service forecasts 3 to 5 inches of snow for Batavia, Steady temperatures in the upper 20’s.
This morning’s commute has blowing snow with areas of poor visibility at times…and slipper conditions.
Allow some extra time to get where you need to go this morning.

Check the latest School Closings and Cancellations HERE

The Pembroke Board of Education, as planned, discussed the possibility of a boys varsity soccer program.
During its regular meeting last night the Pembroke Board decided to form a committee to further study the idea.
For several years Pembroke has had a popular youth soccer program for both girls and boys but no varsity program for boys.

LeRoy Central School voters approve the purchase of three school buses but say no to a riding lawn mower. The $268,000 bus proposition passed by a wide margin, but the $15,000 zero turn mower failed by two votes.

The State Senate and assembly have restored the VLT aid originally cut from Governor Cuomo’s budget.
The VLT or slot machine aid is intended to help municipalities with additional costs associated with having a state run casino in their community.
State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer said the rfestoration of funding will bring $284,000 to the City of Bataviap; $104,000 to the Town of Batavia and $129,000 to Genesee County
Governor Cuomo had cut the VLT funding for local municipalities but has since agreed to restore the funds.

Two women have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana into two different prisons in Wyoming County while visiting inmates.  State police say 31-year-old Ruthann Kelsey of Perry and -year-old Anternic Fulgham of Buffalo have been charged with promoting prison contraband at the Attica and Wyoming Correctional Facilities.  Fulgham also was charged with multiple counts of endangering the welfare of a child because she had two children with her during her visit to Attica.

The search continues for a missing Rochester Institute of Technology student.  Dozens of firefighters, police officers and others searched a 250-acre area of Wayland in Steuben County yesterday for George Delany, but found nothing. 
Delany's car was found near the area on March 12th, the day he disappeared from his Chili apartment.  Searchers are expected to continue to look for Delany today.

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