Do you know someone who has the flu… It seems everyone knows someone who has the flu…..The flu is a big problem this year… So the Wayne County Public Health Department has set up hotline to get more information about seasonal flu. You can use it to find out prevention tips, precautions and more. That hotline is 315-500-4161.Your best prevention is getting a Flu shot says the Wayne County Public Health Department
Over the weekend ,In light of the more than 20, 000 cases of the flu reported in New York State so far this season, Governor Andrew Coumo declared a public health emergency for the state. We are already at more than 4 times the amount of cases reported all of last flu season.
County sheriff’s has announced a new Sex Offender Watch program. Several police agencies has combined their efforts including Clyde, Lyons, Macedon, Newark, Palmyra, Sodus, Sodus Point and Wolcott police departments. Together the new program will help keep better track of the nearly 300 sex offenders living in Wayne County.
While Congress takes up gun regulation legislation this week. Senator Charles Schumer has sent letters to major retailers asking for a voluntary moratorium. The Democrat hopes a measure in congress will get passed that will limit the type of weapons used like the ones used in the Newton Conn massacre.
Felony DWI charges facing a Sodus Point man. Police say Andrew Paul Berg was on Phoenix st and struck a parked car. He is charged with Felony DWI, Aggravated operation of a motor vehicle Aggravated DWI and failure to have an ignition interlock device.
Another DWI arrest as Wayne County Sheriff’s say a North Rose man was drunk and speeding on State Route 14. Steven J Sharp charged with Speeding, failure to keep right and DWI & Aggravated DWI.
Calling hours this week for a Wyoming County soldier who was shot and killed in Texas, Austin Sampson, 25, from Bliss, was shot outside in front a convenience store in Killeen, Calling hours will be held for Specialist Sampson Calling hours are on Wednesday & Thursday at Robinson and Hackemer Funeral Home in Warsaw.
A couple of Canandaigua woman are charged with Petit larceny and conspiracy in the 6th degree. Police say Elizabeth Gaytor and Barbara Maltby were stuffing item in their purses at the Walmart in Hopewell. Both women will appear in Hopewell Town Court at a later date.
A Victor man caught stealing at BJ’s Wholesale Club. Police say they have charged 18 year-old Justis Reidy with Petit larceny. He was arrested and issued an appearance ticket for Victor town Court at a later time.