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Two persons have been arrested on public lewdness charges after being caught by Batavia Police engaging in a sex act on a picnic table in Farrell Park on Batavia’s South side on Friday Afternoon.  Police received a call from a person in the park.  Police say the incident was in plain view of adults and children using the park.  The woman is reported to be 41 years old and from Batavia and the man is 29 and from Oakfield.  The woman has also been charged with adultery, as the arresting officer was aware that the woman was married.  Both persons were issued appearance tickets and released.  Batavia police did not release the identities of the couple.


A Brockport man has been charged with Felony DWI following a traffic stop on Route 98 in the town of Elba.  Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped the car driven by 50 year old Justino Sanchez of West Ridge Road in Brockport for failing to keep right and for making an improper right turn at an intersection.  At the time of the stop, Sanchez was found to be allegedly intoxicated and was driving on a revoked license from a previous DWI conviction. Sanchez is in jail with bail set at 18 hundred dollars.


Governor David Paterson is adding cuts in health care in his latest emergency spending plan without a budget deal in place.  State lawmakers and Governor Paterson have made little progress in reaching a deal.  State Budget Director Robert Megna says the state Legislative leaders have already agreed to the 385-million-dollar cut in health care spending and the cut is needed to close New York's budget gap. The state budget is more than two-months late and a budget extender is needed to keep government running.


Mayor Bloomberg is dropping plans to charge rent to homeless New Yorkers at city shelters.  The city and state are reaching an agreement to begin paying into a saving account and gain access to the money after finding permanent housing.  Mayor Bloomberg says the move would benefit both the city and New Yorkers living on the streets. The new program will impact homeless families earning more than nine-thousand-dollars a year.  The program starts in September.







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