Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Community

3000 gallon joint municipal gas tank hit by lightning in Lyons

3000 gallon joint municipal gas tank hit by lightning in Lyons

It was 12:27 p.m. on Thursday when Town of Lyons Highway Superintendent Tim Moore and several town employees were in the shop, when a fast moving storm passed overhead. A loud bang shook the building and ground. Another employee entered the building and said that a bolt of lightning had just struck the 3000 gallon, above-ground, central-shared fueling station gas tank at the municipal facility. The lightning bolt actually hit the extended vent tube, which,…

3000 gallon joint municipal gas tank hit by lightning in Lyons

It was 12:27 p.m. on Thursday when Town of Lyons Highway Superintendent Tim Moore and several town employees were in ...

Water Capacity to double in Rose with new Water Treatment plant

Construction is underway on the new water treatment plant in Rose that, when finished, will bring one their existing wells ...

Independence Extravaganza Events at Sodus Bay Lighthouse

The 32nd annual Sodus Bay Lighthouse 5-K Run will take place on Sunday, July 2, in Sodus Point. Last year ...

Law & Order

Court Order of protection leads to guns, drug confiscation and jail

Court Order of protection leads to guns, drug confiscation and jail

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest on Friday (6/2) at9:35 p.m. of a Town of Huron resident following the service of a Monroe County Family Court issued Order of Protection. Daniel P. Spencer, age 28, of 7562 Dutch Street Road, in the Town of Huron, was served the Order of Protection for him to turn over all of his firearms. While collecting the weapons, deputies smelled the strong odor of Marijuana at the…

Court Order of protection leads to guns, drug confiscation and jail

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest on Friday (6/2) at9:35 p.m. of a Town of Huron resident following ...

Sodus man jailed on Felony DWI after hit and run accident

State Police out of Wolcott were flagged down by pedestrians on Sunday (5/28) at 11:24 p.m. after a driver hit ...

Couple arrested after stealing purse from convenience store customer’s vehicle

The Macedon Police Department reported the arrests on Tuesday (5/23) of Joshua Rivera, age 23, of 1035 D Tall Grass ...

Sports

Wet Grounds do in racing at Spencer, NY Superstocks this weekend

Wet Grounds do in racing at Spencer, NY Superstocks this weekend

by Gary Spaid WILLIAMSON, NY…It’s been an extremely wet Spring this year. Heavy rains poured down around the Rochester area on Thursday afternoon and evening causing flooding around the flat half mile Spencer Speedway oval. “We waited as long as possible but we can not get all of the water off the front stretch,” stated race director Dave Johnston. “The area between the wall and the track just seems to have more water flowing up…

Wet Grounds do in racing at Spencer, NY Superstocks this weekend

by Gary Spaid WILLIAMSON, NY…It’s been an extremely wet Spring this year. Heavy rains poured down around the Rochester area ...

Laurel House 5K has huge turnout

Newark- The second annual Laurel House 5K Walk/Run, held Saturday, June 10, attracted 220 registered participants, a substantial increase from ...

TOMMY CATALANO BRINGS IT HOME AT SPENCER

(photo by Ken Dippel Photos) by Gary Spaid WILLIAMSON, NY…Tommy Catalano picked up his tenth Sunoco Modified feature win at ...

State & Nation

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) Dogged by allegations in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to friendlier territory Wednesday and promised to create a “first-class” system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public funds to generate $1 trillion in investment to pay for construction projects that most public officials agree are badly needed and long overdue. “America must have the best, fastest and most reliable infrastructure anywhere…

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) Dogged by allegations in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to ...

New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Lawmakers in many states get paid extra if they hold leadership posts or oversee important committees. Extra ...

Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there’s still very ...

Health

Ask A Doc: Will 8 Glasses a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Ask A Doc: Will 8 Glasses a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

by Dr Arun Nagpaul Dear Doc: I have heard that I should drink 8 glasses of water a day to stay hydrated and healthy. Trying to stay healthy I have tried drinking 8 glasses and it has led me to spend a significant time running to the bathroom! Can I cut back on the water and still stay healthy? Dear Reader: Water is a key component for our bodies. About sixty percent of our body…

Ask A Doc: Will 8 Glasses a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

by Dr Arun Nagpaul Dear Doc: I have heard that I should drink 8 glasses of water a day to ...

Ask A Doc: Don’t Get Burned

By Michael Jordan, MD Skin Cancer seems to occur in more people and not just in older adults. Each year ...

Ask A Doc: Home Birth

By Tara Gellasch, MD A good friend of mine delivered her baby at home. She does not like hospitals and ...