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LeRoy police are looking for man wanted in connection with a daytime burglary on Upper Lake Street on Sunday.  The homeowner told police that his dog began to bark and when he checked on the dog he found a male suspect in his garage.  The suspect then ran into a wooded area.  The owner told police that numerous items had been moved around.  The suspect is described as a male weaning a red baseball cap, a yellow-checkered short sleeve shirt and jeans.  LeRoy police say this is the second burglary to a garage in the past month.  An earlier burglary occurred on East Main Street on August 6th.  It is unknown if the two incidents are connected.  Anyone with any information is asked to contact the LeRoy Police Department.


The Genesee County Sheriff’s Department is reporting two arrests this morning.


38-year-old Joseph Monkelbaan of the Pratt Road in the Town of Batavia has been charged with Trespass.  He allegedly went on another persons property and caused a disturbance.  The incident happened Saturday at a Pratt Road Location.


18-year-old James Oehler of Route 19 in Bergen has been charged with criminal possession of stolen property.  Oehler was found to be in possession of a dirt bike, which had been reported, stolen from a home in Bergen back on July 25th.



Today is Labor Day, meaning most government offices are closed in the area..  Schools and colleges are also scheduled to be shut down around the state.  Police around Buffalo are wrapping up extra patrols in place for the past few weeks as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving.  The enforcement will run through tonight.


 Mother Nature will provide a sun-drenched holiday for our area with temperatures near 80 degrees.  National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Pace said it should be nice for Labor Day activities.  The annual Labor Day Parade in Rochester will take place at 11 a.m.  The festive event starts at East Avenue and Alexander Street and marches onto Main Street heading to West Broad Street.  In Oakfield The Oakfield Community Celebration Committee Is holding a day in the park.  It starts at 10 this morning in the town Park on Drake Street; there will be food vendors, crafters and musical entertainment for the whole family.


Good weather and a tough economy are helping the New York State Fair get closer to record breaking numbers.  As of 11 a.m. Sunday officials had reported nearly 840-thousand people have attended the fair since it opened on August 26th.  Organizers say a good turnout today could lead the fair to break it's 2001 record of over one-million people.  Aside from weather and the economy, officials believe the free concert lineup provided by Chevrolet Court helped to fuel jumps in attendance.  Today is the final day of the fair for 2010.


Rallies for and against the proposed Mosque near Ground Zero will be held on September 11th in Manhattan.  At 1 p.m. Eastern Time Saturday, a pro-Mosque rally by the group "Stop Islamaphobia" will be held at City Hall, a short walk from Ground Zero.  An hour later, a rally against the mosque will be held near the proposed site on Park Place.  A ceremony to mark nine years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center will begin around 8:15 Saturday morning and end around noon.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor David Paterson, Governor Chris Christie and victims' families will attend that event.



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