By Aaron Curtis
acurtis@messengerpostmedia.com
Posted Nov. 21, 2015 at 9:15 PM

Canandaigua, N.Y.

The Novelli Award was instituted to honor the memory of L.

Several years ago the New York State STOP-DWI Association, Inc. launched the “STOP-DWI Crackdown Weekends.” The theory behind this initiative is that by better coordinating and promoting county efforts we can achieve greater visibility of DWI enforcement activities in New York State.

See below two links to the Governor's announcement regarding the $32 million in federal highway safety funds that New York is receiving.  The first is from the Governor's web page with many useful quotes for local press releases.

The second is a sample of one of the many news articles that posted following the announcement.

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OVER 8,100 DANGEROUS DRIVERS KEPT OFF THE ROAD

Repeat Impaired Drivers, Reckless Offenders Prohibited from Driving under Governor’s Regulations

Twelve Law Enforcement vehicles from Monroe and Livingston counties were in attendance to circle the diamond at the ball park in support of STOP-DWI Night.  Police Agencies-Rochester, Greece, Monroe County Sheriff's, NYS Troopers, Livingston County Sheriff's, Webster, Ogden, East Rochester, Irondequoit, Brighton and Gates were there for support.  Monroe County District Attorney's Office and Pro

The Voorheesville High School Digital Graphics class was called upon to come up with some ideas for a STOP DWI banner that Albany County STOP-DWI made into a banner for display.

Niagara County STOP-DWI and Niagara County Office of Traffic Safety hosted the 20th Annual Niagara County Traffic Safety Fair from May 12-21 for High School seniors from four counties across Western NY. Over 2800 high students attended the eight day event to raise awareness of Drinking and Driving, Distracted Driving and overall Traffic Safety.