Crop dusting plane crashes in Dansville
New York State Police say that a crop dusting aircraft crashed to the ground near Route 36 in Dansville Saturday. The pilot was not injured in the crash, which was caused by the loss of the engine. The pilot then performed a ditching maneuver in a field and crashed the plane at around 10:30 am. The pilot dumped 15 gallons of pesticide and fungicide before bringing the plane down.
Orleans County lawmakers: state budget is a “train wreck”
The legislators of Orleans County have taken a public stance on state mandates as they affect the County budget. The legislators placed a large sign on the courthouse lawn, which read “Mayday for Mandate Relief” and spoke out against fiscal policies that they say will impoverish their county. The legislators say that state mandated programs are so expensive that they may force the county to severely cut services other than those mandated.
A chance of thunderstorms today with a high around 85. Tonight a low around 70 with a continued chance of thundershowers.