posted on September 01, 2011 07:22
An Orleans County man seriously injured in an explosion at his home has died.
92-year-old Leroy Bannister of Point Breeze Road in the Town of Carlton died yesterday at Strong Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Bannister was hurt last week when a camping trailer exploded under a carport attached to his home.
His 93-year-old wife, Doris, was home at the time, but was not injured.
The cause of that explosion is still under investigation.
A LeRoy man is under arrest for allegedly forging a friend’s signature and taking money from his bank account.
51-year-old Raymond Woeller of Lake Street, LeRoy, is charged with Grand Larceny and Forgery.
He’s in the Genesee County Jail without bail.
A 17-year-old girl bolted from police custody in Orleans County.
But her freedom lasted only minutes.
Maggie DiPilato of Holley was just sentenced to a year in jail last night. She was driven to the Orleans County Jail in Albion.
As she was being moved from the transport vehicle into the jail, Maggie took off…still in handcuffs.
Guards found her 10 minutes later not far from the jail.
A two car crash in the Town of York sends three men to Strong Memorial.
The accident happened yesterday on Old State Road in York.
A car driven by Mathew Winter of Perry was east bound, attempting to pass a truck, when the vehicles collided.
Winter and the driver of the truck, Walter Weiland of Piffard along with an unidentified passenger in the truck were all taken to Strong.
Deputies said both Winter’s car and Weiland’s truck overturned in the accident.
There is a meeting tonight for parents of new and transfer students of Batavia High School. The meeting will be held tonight at 6pm in the Batavia High School auditorium. The meeting is for parents only.
A visit to Batavia by New York’s Junior Senator.
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand toured the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder clinic yesterday at the Batavia V-A.
Veteran Bob Wegrzynowski drove in from Medina to personally hand Gillibrand a letter. He suffers from PTSD brought on by combat in Vietnam.
Unless you're headed to Ralph Wilson Stadium tonight, you won't get to see the Bills in their preseason finale. Since the game did not sell out, it won't be seen on local TV. However, the game will be show on tape delay tomorrow. On a brighter note, the team has sold out its September 18th home opener against the Oakland Raiders.