posted on March 19, 2014 07:19
Village Elections: government at its grass roots.
Yesterday was village election day and in Genesee County there was only one contested race.
It was in the village of LeRoy where two village trustee seats were decided.
Trustee Robert Taylor won re-election and William Kettle picked up a four year trustee seat.
Incumbent Jennifer Keys and former trustee John Mangefrida were defeated.
In Elba, Scott Schuler was unopposed in his bid for a full four-year term as mayor..
Bergen, Corfu, and Oakfield all had uncontested races.
The village of Alexander selects their village officials during an annual meeting the first week of April.
A Stafford man is in the Wyoming County jail this morning following a traffic stop in Attica.
24-year-old Corey Snyder of Route 33, Stafford, was stopped earlier this week by Attica police and arrested for Grand Larceny and possession of a stolen check. He is also facing drug charges.
The parts manager of an Avon auto dealership is facing serious charges for allegedly stealing more than 140-thosand dollars worth of her employer’s property.
41-year-old Betsy Strickner of Farmington, NY is accused of ordering radios through the dealership and then selling them on her own e-bay account.
Strickner is being held in the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.
There is a new publisher for The Daily News.
He is Michael Messerly who comes to town from Portsmouth, Ohio where he was manager and publisher of a daily paper there.
Messerly replaces Tom Turnbull who left the Daily News to become president of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce.
The opening round of the NCAA Tournament is not until tomorrow, but the festivities are getting underway today in Buffalo. The teams will participate in a pair of practice sessions at First Niagara Center this afternoon. The practice is free and open to the public. The games get underway just after noon tomorrow with Ohio State versus Dayton, followed by Syracuse against Western Michigan.