posted on August 26, 2011 07:42
Another step has been taken toward getting the county’s Agri-business park ready for its first tenant.
The Batavia City Council has approved a deal to extend sewer service into the park.
The first tenant of the agri-business park, located near the county fairgrounds, is expected to be Alpina Foods. The Columbian based company plans to build a yogurt factory on the site.
LeRoy Police want to know who is making and blowing-up bottle bombs in the village.
There have been several reports of these home-made devices going off.
LeRoy Police Detective John Condidorio says there has been no damage reported, but the main concern is for public safety. Someone could be seriously hurt, Condidorio said.
If you have any information you are asked to call LeRoy Police.
A LeRoy woman is facing felony drunk driving charges.
26-year-old Sara McCabe of Lincoln Avenue, LeRoy, has been jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Police say they received a report that McCabe was drinking in her car. A previous DWI conviction made it a felony and a child under 15 in the car just added to the charges.
The Buffalo region apparently has a higher prevalence of binge drinking than any other area in upstate New York. According to a report by Univera Healthcare, nearly 22-percent of all adults in Western New York reported binge drinking at least once within a one-month period. Statewide, the figure is a little more than 17-percent.
The driver of a Septic Tank truck is recovering from injuries after he crashed his rig into a house in the Orleans County Town of Gaines.
35-year-old Russell Calkins lost control of the tanker yesterday morning. The rig ran off Ridge Road and smashed into a house before finally coming to a stop in the living room. No one was home at the time. The tanker was loaded with both fresh water and waste water. Only the fresh water leaked. Calkins was taken to Strong Memorial.
HSBC Arena will be no more.
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that their home will now be called, First Niagara Center.
It is a 15-year deal…financial terms not disclosed.
First Niagara just bought the HSBC Bank branches in Western New York.