12/17/14 — In The News
An accident before lunchtime yesterday has claimed three lives. It happened on Rt 14 in Phelps just north of the New York State Thruway. A car apparently went through the stop sign at Bostick Road and struck an SUV on RT 14, which then hit a pick up truck head on. Two passengers in the SUV and the driver of the pick up killed. The three pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were injured and taken to the hospital. The investigation continues.
Today’s the day. The day the licenses are expected to be granted by the state gaming board to build casinos in New York State. The Wilmorite corporation is one of the developers is hoping to get one of the 4 licenses to build the new Lago casino and resort just of the thruway in the town of Tyre.A total of 16 developers are seeking one of the 4 licenses now and 5 more will be granted in the next 5 years.
Charges facing a 45 year old man in Waterloo. Police there arrested Donald Derleth after he allegedly struck a Waterloo resident and froced entry into their home. He also allegedly threatened to kill the individual with a hammer. Derleth charged with burgalry, criminal contempt, menacing and other charges. He was arraigned and will be back in Waterloo court ot answer the charges at a later time,. An order of protection also issued.