posted on January 30, 2012 07:57
A fresh overnight snow has caused slippery driving conditions this morning.
An accident with minor injuries reported on Route 63 and Roanoke Road in Pavilion.
The new snowfall estimated at between 4 and 6 inches overnight.
There are no weather advisories posted.
Snow showers are expected to continue throughout the day.
A suspect in the killing of Oakfield’s Bill Fickel has avoided the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
A jury in Jefferson County Pennsylvania was unable to reach a unanimous decision that Rebert be put to death.
Rebert was convicted of the 2010 murder of a husband and wife from Brockway, Pennsylvania.
Rebert lived in Oakfield at the time Fickel was shot to death in front of his Burns Road home in November 2005.Local lawmen say they have enough evidence to charge Rebert in the local homicide.
That decision will ultimately be made by the district attorney’s office.
Meanwhile Rebert is not going anywhere. Since the jury could not agree on the death penalty, he will be sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole.
The search for answers continued over the weekend in the baffling case of those LeRoy students suffered from Turette’s like symptoms.
A doctor specializing in PAND..That’s an acronym for a condition resulting from a bacterial infection and known to sometimes causes symptoms like those of the LeRoy students, met with some parents yesterday in a private session.
On Saturday, a team purported to be associated with environmental activist Erin Brockovich, surveyed the area of a 1970 train derailment in LeRoy.
School officials in LeRoy scoffed at the presence of the Brockovich team and the herd of national reporters that accompanied them.
Local Police were called in to keep the group off school property.
A public relations specialist from a Rochester law firm, hired by the school, characterized the media covering the story on Saturday as “criminals.”
Five people have been arrested for pushing prescription pills in Orleans County.
The arrests capped an eight-month long investigation into the illegal sale and distribution of prescription drugs.
Jacqueline Drexler, 49; Timothy W. Weider, 49; and Wayne L. Buzard, 43, all of Holley.
Also arrested were: Michael G. Andre, 22, of Kent and Nancy R. Howe, 50 of Brockport.
All have been committed to the Orleans County Jail in lieu of bail ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 cash.
The arrests followed a search warrant at the apartment on West Albion St in Holley where police seized multiple prescription narcotics, $9,000 in cash and a 12-guage shotgun.