posted on February 08, 2012 07:24
A Rochester man has been arrested by State Police for tagging a New York State Thruway bridge in Stafford.
54-year-old Oliver Glover the Third has been charged with five counts of Making Graffiti and Possession of Graffiti tools.
Troopers say Glover spray painted the bridge with disparaging remarks about the President of the United States.
Troopers say their investigation showed that Glover allegedly painted the Graffiti on five separate dates each time just after the bridge had been cleaned.
Glover was issued court appearance tickets and will be back in court next week.
Batavia City Schools are getting closer to a final consolidation plan – but one that’s not popular with parents.
The District’s Buildings & Grounds committee has recommended Consolidation Option #2, which eliminates neighborhood schools. Option 2 moves pre-K and 1st grade to Jackson School; grades 2 thru 4 to John Kennedy School; and it relocates administration throughout the district.
The plan would also move 5th graders into the Middle School.
A young suburban Rochester boy has died from injuries sustained in a lacrosse match. Authorities said 12-year-old Tyler Kopp of Brighton died yesterday, nearly a week after he was hit in the chest by a lacrosse ball during a game in Gates.
Doctors said the impact of the ball hitting Kopp caused his heart to stop.
Democrats in the state Assembly are taking their push to raise the state's minimum wage to the social network websites. Assembly Democrats have created a new webpage called "Raise the Wage" where they argue their points on why they believe the state's minimum wage should be raised to help stimulate New York's economy.
Names in the news this morning:
Donna Saskowski: she is the Executive Director of the ARC of Genesee County.
Donna has been named Geneseean of the Year by the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce.
Arctic Refrigeration of Batavia has been selected as Business of the Year.
Both will be honored at the Chamber’s annual awards ceremony April 14th.