WJTN News Headlines for June 21, 2018

A Chautauqua County man is in stable condition at an Erie, Pennsylvania hospital after his motorcycle crashed on Route 430 in the town of Ellery early yesterday morning...  
 
Sheriff Joe Gerace says a deputy saw the 30 year-old man speeding about 12:30 a.m., and began a pursuit.  Deputies later found the crash after coming across the debris field in roadway.  Gerace says the victim, who was not identified, was flown by Starflight Helicopter to UPMC Hamot Medical Center. The cause remains under investigation. 
 
 
A Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputy is being credited with saving the lives of two overdose victims Tuesday evening by using Narcan...  
 
Gerace says the overdoses -- involving a 26-year-old male and a 23-year-old female -- were reported around 7 p.m. at a residence in the village of Mayville.  He says the officer was able to revive both victims, which he attributes to the officer's training  Gerace adds they have had to respond to such instances more often than they would like.  Both individuals responded to the naloxone and were transported to Westfield Memorial by EMS personnel from Chautauqua and Mayville Fire.
 
 
A Jamestown man faces up to 20-years in prison and a 250-thousand dollar fine after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography...  
 
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Cantil -- who is handling the case -- says 36 year-old Steven Fetterman was found last November with over 1,720 videos and 13,838 images of child porn.  Cantil says the files included minors under the age of 12, as well as depictions of violence.  Prosecutors say Fetterman also engaged in a pattern of sexual abuse or exploitation of a minor.  The plea is the result of an investigation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly.  Sentencing is scheduled for October 30 before Judge Lawrence Vilardo in U-S District Court.
 
 
One of the candidates for the Democratic nomination to run for the 23rd District Congressional Seat this Fall is a retired doctor...  
 
Ithaca's Linda Andrei is a retired Cardiologist, who believes it's time to send a doctor to Washington.  Health care, and the need for a single-payer system is one of her key issues.  However, she says she's also up on the other major issues facing the "working people" of the Southern Tier and, is ready to voice their concerns in Washington.
 
In addition to Medicare, she says the other big institutions under the gun are preserving Social Security, and public education.  She says she'll be an independent voice in Washington.  The primary is next Tuesday, June 26.
____
 
Each day this week, Media One Group News is high-lighting one of the five candidates seeking the Democratic endorsement to run for the 23rd Congressional District against Tom Reed.  The others are Tracy Mitrano, Max Della Pia, Ian Golden, and Eddie Sundquist.
 
 
The New York Legislature has adjourned for the year without much to show for it...  
 
The Senate adjourned early Thursday morning, three hours after the Assembly.  The work ended without a deal to renew the state law authorizing school zone cameras in New York City, meaning the 140 devices now active in the city will have to come down.  Lawmakers also failed to reach a compromise on bills to overhaul teacher evaluations and address school security.  The session's final day was much like the preceding six months. Lawmakers proposed, but did not act, on bills to authorize sports gambling, eliminate cash bail for most offenses and address Albany's chronic corruption problem.  Lawmakers aren't scheduled to reconvene until January, after a new Legislature is elected this November.
 
 
A prosecutor said greed led a former New York state Senate leader to pressure companies that relied on state legislation to funnel over $300,000 to his adult son...  
 
But lawyers for ex-Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam said during opening statements Wednesday in Manhattan federal court that the defendants did nothing illegal.  The men were convicted in 2015 of extortion, conspiracy and bribery.  Dean Skelos, a 70-year-old Republican, was sentenced to five years in prison.  His son got 61/2 years.  But neither served time. 
 
 
Due to the rainy weather, the Jamestown City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department postponed last night's Summer Bandshell Performance featuring Pearl City Jazz at Allen Park...  
 
Parks and Recreation Coordinator Julia Ciesla-Hanley says the concert has been moved to tonight, June 21, at 7 p.m. at the Goranson Bandshell.