posted on May 08, 2010 07:39
A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 8 o’clock tonight.
The strongest winds are expected to occur between 11am this morning and 5pm this afternoon.
Sustained winds will likely be in the range of 25 to 40 miles per hour, with gusts between 55 and 60 miles per hour.
Authorities in Livingston County continue efforts to identify a body found earlier this week in Nunda. Two people fishing near Chautauqua Hallow Road found the body. The body was located in a drainage ditch covered by brush. Livingston County Sheriff John York considers the death suspicious. The body was taken to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office in an attempt to identify the remains, gender and to determine a cause of death. York said it appeared that the deceased person is an adult.
York said it appeared that the body had been in the ditch for quote, "a while."
Your mailman, or woman, will be picking up non-perishable food items today. It’s the Postal Service’s annual, “Stamp Out Hunger” project.
The Salvation Army, Care Van Ministries and Community Action are the local organizations that will benefit from today’s food drive.
To pay your taxes or other fees at Batavia City Hall – pick a card.
The city has announced it is now accepting credit cards.
Visa, MasterCard and Discover – credit and debit – can be used to pay taxes, water and sewer bills, permits, hunting licenses, even marriage licenses.
There is a slight catch: the city is charging the convenience fee back to you. That’s the fee the credit card companies charge that is usually paid by the merchant.
The fee can range from a minimum of $3 up to 2.5 percent of the total transaction.
The Genesee ARC has announced that it's new Community Center on Woodrow Road in Batavia will be named in honor of the late Edward Housenecht, the son of Ralph and Aggie Housenecht. The boy, born with disabilities, died when he was 3 years old.
The announcement was made last night at the ARC’s Annual Awards Celebration.
The community center, formerly St. Mary’s School, is undergoing major renovations to be funded by a $750,000 capital campaign.