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Another concert at Darien Lake last night and another round of arrests…
In all 23 persons, none from Genesee County were arrested during the Kings of Leon concert at the amusement park last night.  15 were for underage drinking, 4 for marijuana offenses, and another 4 for disorderly conduct.  All 23 were issued appearance tickets.  The persons who came the farthest to be arrested were from Brackney, Pennsylvania and Norwood, Massachusetts.

A 12-year-old girl was stuck by a car along the Torrey Hill Road in the Wyoming County Town of Java yesterday.  The young girl was helping her father with yard work near the roadway when she was struck by the car.  The unidentified girl was taken by Mercy Flight to Buffalo Women’s and Children’s Hospital for treatment of a fractured leg and other related injures.  Wyoming County Sheriff’s Deputies say the driver of the other car, 78-year-old Eleanor Gadomski of Arcade, wasn’t charged.  They believe the afternoon sun may have been a factor. 

A stalwart in higher education, GCC President Dr. Stuart Steiner, has announced he will retire next year.
Steiner is a 44-year veteran of Genesee Community College. 36 of those years, he’s been president.
Dr. Steiner says he wanted to go out on a good note – and he is.
Part of GCC’s relationship with the county is of course financial.
County Legislative Chair Mary Pat Hancock says Steiner has always been a wizard with county funding.
Dr. Steiner plans to retire August 31st, 2011.

Traffic stops on route 77 early this morning resulted in the arrests of two persons on drug charges.  23-year-old Amanda Lachut of Hannibal New York, and 23-year-old Anthony March of Oswego were both found to be in possession of marijuana.  Both were issued appearance tickets.

A Pavilion man was arrested late yesterday afternoon for allegedly slapping his roommate and for violating a valid order of protection. 46-year-old Dean Wilkins of Route 20 in Pavilion was charged with Harassment and Criminal Contempt.  He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

Tomorrow an old, old show creaks, clanks, and carefully inches its way into the Genesee County Fairgrounds.
But that’s how it’s supposed to be.
The 24th annual Antique Truck, Farm, and Construction Show gets underway at 11:00 am tomorrow. It’s a showcase of some of the oldest pieces of heavy-duty equipment around.
The event is sponsored by the Empire State Antique Truck Association. President George Percel says each of the old workhorses has a story.
Again, that truck show starts tomorrow at 11am at the Genesee County Fairgrounds. It continues until 4:00 pm. All donations benefit Camp Good Days.

Governor David Paterson signs a measure into law, banning drop-side cribs in New York.  The cribs have been blamed for hundreds of deaths and injuries.  Merrick state Senator Charles Fuschillo was a key sponsor of the legislation.  The sale of drop-side cribs have been banned in eight other states, including Arizona, California, and Pennsylvania.  The new law will take effect at the end of October.

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