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Strong winds cause damage throughout area

Did you hear those winds whipping Saturday night?

Some places saw gusts close to 60 miles per hour. Those winds knocked down trees and took out power lines.

A little more than 200 people in Monroe County and Wayne County are still without power Sunday night.

The wind has died down now but the damage can still be seen.

News10NBC spoke to a local company that's been working around the clock cleaning up the mess.

Tony's Tree & Landscaping has received hundreds of calls since Friday night. They tell News10NBC they have not stopped working since the winds started kicking up and the job is far from over.

A tree in Fairport on Sunday was completely uprooted, one of many that came crashing down on Sunday. This particular tree fell right on top of a car. Luckily no one inside at the time.

Fallen trees have caused a lot of headaches for local residents.

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Meet Paisley!

Meet Paisley!

Paisley is a one-year-old Pit Bull mix who was transferred to Lollypop Farm from another shelter because her previous owner could no longer afford to care for her. She is an energetic young dog, with a beautiful tan and white coat and sweet eyes. She likes attention, chasing tennis balls outside in the courtyard (but not picking them up), and treats are always welcome too!

Lollypop Farm recommends that Paisley go to a home with children 14+ and she must meet any dogs already living in the household, as well as all family members, to make sure everyone will get along. Paisley would also benefit from training classes to work on her manners and give her some mental stimulation. She and her new owner get a discount on their first six week training session at Lollypop Farm.

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Teen's death inspires vaccine research

The tragic death of an Irondequoit athlete has inspired a community. Tyler Putnam died tragically of meningitis B. His family has teamed up with a local research group to study a new vaccine that could help children in the future.

Irondequoit's Tyler Putnam was a healthy and athletic student who died suddenly of Meningitis B in July 2011. His family is now working to help prevent this tragedy in the future.

Lindsay Putnam, Tyler's father, said, “Something has infiltrated your son's blood stream and he's very ill.”

Lindsay Putnam never expected his son's camping trip over the Fourth of July holiday would have ended his life. Tyler was a hockey player and sports lover from Irondequoit.

Irondequoit Police are investigating 3 business break-ins, with doors smashed

Irondequoit Police are investigating three separate business break-ins, early this week, that all involved the front doors to the stores being smashed in.

According to police reports:

- Officers responded to the area of Culver-Ridge Plaza, 2255 E. Ridge Road, Irondequoit, about 6:30 a.m. this past Sunday, Jan. 13, following a report from a resident on Forest Avenue that three suspicious males had just jumped his fence. The man’s back yard shares a fence line with the plaza.

While officers were checking the area, a burglary was reported at the AT&T store in the plaza. A door to the store was smashed. Nothing appeared to be missing from the store, but repairs to the door are estimated at $700.

- Only about two hours later, about 8:30 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 13), a passer-by noticed a smashed front door to the Sprint store in the 1300 block of East Ridge Road and notified police.