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Primary Day results Genesee County and elsewhere across New York State:
Locally, two incumbents were defeated in party primaries.
Incumbent Byron Town Supervisor Robert Crnkovich was defeated by Peter Yasses in a GOP primary (178 to 48).
Byron Highway Superintendent Gerald Heins failed to get the Independence Party nod. He was defeated by Eric Toal (15 to 5).
In Stafford, incumbent Highway Superintendent Steven Boldt won the GOP primary over Brian Landers. (125 to 43.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown heads into the general election with a huge stamp of approval from city Democrats.  Brown scored an easy victory yesterday in the Democratic primary for mayor, beating the former city FBI chief Bernie Tolbert by a two to one margin.  

Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren scored a huge victory over incumbent Mayor Thomas Richards in the Democratic primary election yesterday.  Previous polls had showed Richards leading the race but Warren's supporters came out in droves, giving her a double-digit victory.

Ex-congressman Anthony Weiner lost his primary bid for mayor of New York City, The loss surprised no one since he was only polling at six-percent, but the fact his wife didn't accompany him to the polls and that his former sexting partner crashed his election night party raised some eyebrows.  

Fire destroys a fifth wheel trailer at Lei-Ti Campgrounds.
Volunteers from Bethany, Alexander and the Town of Batavia responded around 7:30 last night.
The 30-ft trailer was destroyed.
Authorities said the trailer had been unoccupied for two years.
The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

A LeRoy teenager takes a car for a joyride and ends up damaging a Genesee County Sheriff’s patrol car.
The 16-year-old is facing a slew of traffic charges.
Deputies say the teenager was operating a 2000 Dodge Stratus on Route 5 in Leroy early yesterday morning. He was pulled over on Craigie Street and fled the car without putting it in park. The vehicle then rolled into the police cruiser.


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