posted on November 12, 2010 07:28
You might be able to keep the winter coat in the closet at least for this weekend. Forecasters say high temperatures today and tomorrow could crack the 60-degree mark. The average high for this time of year: about 48-degrees.
Drivers in the Rochester region are now shelling out, on average, more than three-dollars per gallon for gasoline.
The Triple-A says a gallon of regular now stands at three-dollars-two-cents, up 13 cents in the past month.
The price surge is being fueled by the rising cost of crude oil, which is now at a two year high of 88-dollars per barrel. Experts say prices will continue rising which means drivers will have to keep digging deeper.
A domestic dispute that played out at the Days Inn in Batavia has landed a city man in jail.
30-year-old Robert Propst of Oak Street is facing charges for allegedly brandishing a knife, trying to get his victim to unlock a car in the motel’s parking lot. Police arrived and Propst then fled on foot. He was collared a short time later and sent to jail in lieu of 25-hundred dollars bail.
An Akron woman has admitted to stealing more than $136,000 from an Alden liquor store where she used to work.
52-year-old Debra Burkhartzmeyer pleaded guilty to grand larceny for pocketing the money over three years while she worked as a cashier at Doc's Liquors.
So far she has paid back about $13,000 and will have to make full restitution.
Governor Paterson doesn't have another job lined up just yet once his time in office ends in January, but he's got some idea of what he'd like to do next. Paterson told a New York City radio station that he'd like to go back to teaching if given the opportunity. While he was a state senator, Paterson was also an adjunct professor at Columbia University.