The New York State budget was delivered on time before the April 1st deadline for the third straight year. The State Assembly signed off on the 135 billion measure late last night. The budget includes a $350.00 dollar rebate for families with at least one child and an increase in the minimum wage over the next three years.
A Newark man arrested for a alleged domestic dispute with his ex wife. Wayne County Sheriff’s say 30 year old Bradley Serrett of Washington St.in Newark charged with Criminal Contempt after violating his refrain from order of protection that was in effect. Serret will reappear in the Town of Newark court at a later time.
The Canandaigua woman who faked that she had cancer is heading to state prison. 31 year old Melissa Jones 1 2/3 to five years behind bars. Jones claimed she had cancer and several benefits were held on her behalf and she pocketed the funds. She will have to make restitution of 42 thousand dollars.
Also out of Canandaigua, police have charged a Rochester man with Robbery and forgery. 24 year old Erik Olsen is alleged to have forcibly taken a purse and forged a couple of checks and cashing them for over a thousand dollars. Olsen arraigned in Canandaigua City Court and remanded to the Ontario County Jail without bail.
Wayne County Sheriff’s have arrested a Wolcott man for possession. 49 year old Robert Terry of East Main St., Wolcott was passenger in a vehicle when police made a traffic and noticed Cocaine in the ashtray. Terry also charged with consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Petit larceny charges for a Canandaigua woman . Police say 27 year old Melissa Brisbane allegedly stole over $400 dollars worth the merchandise form the Walmart in Hopewell. She was arraigned in Canandaigua Court and released.
Word out of Xerox that they have named Kathryn Mikells as its new chief financial officer succeeding Luca Maestri who left to work at Apple. The 47 year old Mikells joins Xerox on May 2nd, She will be the second top female executive after CEO Ursula Burns.
One of the hottest tickets this year will be a ticket for the PGA Event at Oak Hill CC this summer. Officials say Saturday and Sunday daily grounds tickets are now sold out. The PGA Championship is August 5 to the 11th in Pittsford.
It’s on the the Elite Eight….
The Syracuse Orange are in the elite eight. Syracuse knocked off the number one seed in the east bracket with a 61-50 win. The orange move on to play Marquette who eliminated Miami. for the right to move into the final four. You can hear that game at 4:30 pm tomorrow right on your sports leader 1420 WACK.
Meanwhile, disgraced former assistant coach Bernie Fine is in the news again. Fine is suing ESPN for defamation. Fine was fired after 35 season as the assistant under Jim Boehiem after sex abuse claims involving Ball boys. No charges were filed against Fine.
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez may be on the disabled list until the all star break but get a load of this. Rodriguez is going to make 29 million dollars this year as part of his contract. The is more than the entire payroll for the whole Houston Astros team this year. Remember we are you home for New York Yankees baseball all season long 1420 WACK.
Dick, Did you ever play dodge ball in school? Well, A New Hampshire school district has banned dodge ball and other “human target” activities over concerns about violence and bullying. The school board in Windham voted 4-1 last week to remove the game and nine others from the district’s curriculum.
Dick, you know we always hear about new births…And most of the women ask ho much did he weigh or how long is he or she? Well, I feel sorry for this poor women in England who gave birth to a big baby. How Big? George King, who was born weighing 15lbs 7 ounce, has been allowed to return home after he almost died during birth because of his staggering size. Right now he He is now is 2 ft 2 inches tall and has to wear baby clothes suitable for a six-month-old.