posted on May 03, 2012 07:25
The Lottery appears to be a sure bet for New York State.
Lottery officials report the state earned a record eight-point-4-billion-dollars this past fiscal year.
That’s an increase of more than seven-percent from the previous year.
Lottery officials attribute the revenue jump to doubling the price of a Powerball ticket to two dollars.
The City of Batavia has announced some street closings for today:
State Street between Alva and Washington, all of prospect Street, all of Lown Street and North Spruce between North and Lown will be closed today.
A former Rochester woman is facing murder charges for allegedly setting a fire that killed four of her children.
A grand jury has indicted 31-year-old Bobbie Kugler on multiple charges linked to the February 18th blaze.
Kugler is accused of setting the fire to her home on Grape Street by burning pictures of her boyfriend in her bedroom.
She and her two-year-old son managed to escape the ensuing blaze, but four of her children perished.
The Ministry for Concern will be holding their annual walkathon fundraiser on Saturday.
The walkathon will raise money for low income families in both Genesee/Orleans counties.
The Ministry helps people across the county who may be having trouble paying their heating bills or who are in need of clothing. The walk begins at the Mount Albion Cemetery in Albion at this Saturday morning at 10.