SLDN News Briefs
CRAFT SALE TO SUPPORT PERRY FIRE DEPT. — An annual craft and vendor sale will support the Perry Fire Department. The sale will take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 23 in the Firemen’s Building at the Village Park.The event will feature chicken barbecue from noon until sold out. Tickets are $11 presale and $12 at the door. See any Perry firefighter for tickets. A concessions stand will also be available. It will feature breakfast food, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, coffee and more. A baked food sale will benefit the Perry Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. A lottery tree drawing will take place at 4 p.m.
UPDATE: FLAKES BECAME A REGULAR SNOW SHOWER AROUND 5 PM — Yes, snowing again at Silver Lake on 18 April and according to Buffalo forecasters, we could receive up to 3 inches of snow. Even before sunset, the snow that had accumulated disappeared. The cold, however, will remain with us overnight and into Tuesday. Wednesday will yield to the coming warm front as will the rest of the week.
THIRTEEN CORRECTIONS OFFICERS WERE INJURED, including one who was “savagely attacked” during separate incidents at Orleans Correctional Facility last week, union officials said. Only one of the several incidents over a number of days required hospital treatment for three of the thirteen, with the rest being treated in the local facility's medical rooms. The same day, three inmates began fighting in a classroom and had to be sprayed multiple times before they were subdued. The injured officers were treated by facility medical staff and remained on duty. Two other officers in separate incidents had to be takento publichospitals tobetreatedfor slightly more serious injuries. It was the latest in a series of attacks on officers at local prisons. Officials blamed the recently enacted HALT bill, which limits the use of solitary confinement.