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Plea deals are in the works for the couple accused of an X-rated frolic in Batavia’s Farrall Park.
The case against Suzanne Corona was put off until August.
She is charged with public lewdness and adultery for allegedly having sex on a picnic table with a man who was not her husband.
Corona’s lawyer, Brian Degnan,  said all the media attention has been "intrusive" to his client and her husband.
Corona, following her arrest in May, granted interviews freely, appeared on radio talk shows in Buffalo and Rochester, and granted an interview to a London tabloid.
Her partner in the picnic, 29-year-old Justin Amend of Oakfield, will be back in court later this month. Both Corona and Amend are talking plea deals with the DA’s office.

The state Senate will wait until after the Fourth of July holiday to hold a final vote on New York's late state budget.  The state Senate has yet to consider a revenue bill. 
State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the Assembly is ready to pass a state budget.         
Senate Republicans blasted the decision to hold off the vote as a failure of government.

Tales of trains, trucks and cars colliding in our area, fortunately, no one was hurt.
In Wyoming County, a tractor-trailer became stuck on railroad tracks on Dale Road in Middlebury.
The train came, hit the truck…the big rig destroyed.
The engine of the train extensively damaged.
In Byron late last night, a train hit an unoccupied car on Caswell Road.
The car was destroyed.
Two girls who were in the car were later found nearby….they were not hurt.

The former longtime Alden town clerk has avoided jail time after admitting to stealing more than 12-thousand dollars in town funds. 
A judge sentenced 73-year-old Dorothy Bycina to five years of probation and 300 hours of community service. 
Bycina has since resigned her post and repaid all of the money.  She will serve her community service helping the Alden Meals on Wheels program.

A Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputy turned fireman early this morning and is credited with halting a house fire before serious damage occurred.
Deputy Chad VanAuken was first to respond to the fire in the Christopher Cicero home on Pebble Beach Road in Livonia.
Deputy VanAuken grabbed a garden house and began to douse the flames until the fire department arrived. Cicero was not hurt. Only minor smoke and water damage to the house.
The cause of the fire was determined to be a clogged lint trap in a clothes dryer.

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