posted on April 21, 2010 08:27
After a lengthy search, the body of a Victor man has been pulled from Canandaigua Lake. Police divers yesterday morning found the body of 20-year-old Randall Lis of Victor in about 10 feet of water in the Lake about 150 feet from shore. The location was north of Willow Grove Point in Vine Valley in Yates County. Lis and 19-year-old Floyd Frey of Canandaigua had gone on a camping trip last Wednesday and didn’t return the next day. Frey’s body was found Saturday. The body of Lis was found about where the canoe is thought to have overturned.
There’s good news for area farmers today. The State Senate Agriculture Committee by a vote of 6 to 3 defeated the so-called Farm Death Bill. That means the bill is dead and won’t go to the full State Senate. Local State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer is a member of that committee and he is happy with the outcome. According to Ranzenhofer the bill would have imposed 200 million dollars in mandates on New York’s family farms by granting collective bargaining rights and overtime pay to farm workers.
A disturbance at Attica High School on Monday afternoon led to the arrest of a 16-year-old student. The unidentified student reportedly became irate and disorderly towards the staff and created an unsafe environment for the staff and fellow students. The student was suspended and he’ll be back in court on May 13th.
Bail has been set at 500 dollars for 36-year-old Keith Lyman of Bank Street in Batavia. Lyman was arrested yesterday in Oakfield for allegedly violating an order of protection. He’s been charged with Criminal Contempt.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada Junior is being sued by State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. The suit claims Espada has stolen millions from a government-funded clinic. In the suit, its alleged that Espada funneled money to himself, family, and friends. Espada runs the clinic, which Is located in the Bronx. Espada has made no comment so far.
12 persons, all alleged members of the Gambino organized crime family were rounded up in New York City yesterday morning after being indicted by a federal grand jury. In all 14 persons were named in the indictment. One was arrested last week and one is still at large. The charges include racketeering, murder, jury tampering, sex trafficking, child sex trafficking, extortion, assault, narcotics trafficking, loan sharking, wire fraud and illegal gambling. You probably should throw in Jay walking for good measure.