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Some details about the proposed dissolution of the Village of Medina are expected to be revealed today.
A committee has been looking into dissolving the village and creating “One Medina” with the surrounding towns of Ridgeway and Shelby.
Early estimates are that dissolving the village could shave 10 percent off property taxes and significantly more tax money could be saved if the Towns of Shelby and Ridgeway merged.

Catholic Charities annual appeal is underway in Western New York.
So far, parishes in Genesee County have pledged $186,000 of the $7.9-million raised so far.
The Catholic charities drive continues until June 30th.
The drive has a goal of $10-point-8 million.

A man from Ogdensburg is facing charges for allegedly creating a disturbance at Batavia Motel.
22-year-old Decodie Adams was arrested Monday night at the Red Roof Inn on Park Rd. He was charged with Criminal Mischief, resisting Arrest, Public Lewdness and Indecent Exposure.
Lawmen say Adams was intoxicated.

New York Education Commissioner John King Jr. remains a strong supporter of the Common Core education standards.  King visited the town of Greece yesterday, where he reiterated support for the controversial standards. 
King says Common Core is a process, not an event, and they are trying to make sure students are ready for the 21st century job market.
The commissioner visited classrooms at Greece Odyssey Academy during his visit.

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