posted on June 25, 2013 07:16
Last October’s death of a Wyoming County woman, whose body was found in the burned out ruins of her restaurant, has been ruled a suicide.
52-year-old Lorraine Qutermous operated Lorraine’s Restaurant in the Village of Castile.
The fire destroyed the entire building including the restaurant, the second floor apartment where Qutermous lived as well as Castile’s town and village offices.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office said out of respect to Qutermous’ family, they would issue no further statements about the case.
A Rochester man will go to state prison for stealing 16-tons of scrap metal from a Batavia rail yard.
48-year-old Anthony Toscano was will spend 18-months in prison and pay restitution of nearly 47-hundred dollars.
Toscano, and three other men, were arrested in June of 2009 for stealing the shipment from a railcar at the CSX yard in Batavia.
Toscano and his three co-conspirators were found guilty following a two week jury trial.
The three other defendants will be sentenced later this year.
The Batavia City Council has given preliminary approval to a $65,000 fence around dumpsters in a city owned parking lot.
The new concrete block enclosure is proposed for the lot between School St. and the City Church Generation Center.
The three sided structure will be 120 ft. long and eight feet high and hold 8 to 10 dumpsters.
The proposed work also includes paving the parking lot around the enclosure.
The city is using a state grant and VLT aid to pay for most of the work.
LeRoy’s public swimming pool is now open for the season.
This is the second year of operation for the pool after a two-year shut down. During that period officials had threatened to close the pool permanently.
Last year, more than 62-hundred people used the pool in Wildwood Park on Munson Street.
The pool is open 1 to 7 p.m. 7 days a week until Labor Day.
Adult swim is scheduled Monday through Friday, Noon to 1p.m. and 7:30 to 8:30p.m.
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly says he's cancer-free after undergoing surgery for cancer of the jaw earlier this month. Kelly discussed his cancer for the first time publicly yesterday as his football camp got underway at the Bills team field house. Kelly says he will not require chemotherapy or radiation.