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A  one car accident on route 78 in the Wyoming County Town of Wethersfield early this morning has led to a DWI arrest.  Wyoming County Sherriff’s Deputies say a car driven by 27 year old Brandon Bergman of the Chaffee Road in Arcade went out of control on Route 78 and struck a tree head on.  Bergman was found to be intoxicated and was charged with DWI along with other traffic infractions.  He Is scheduled to appear in Town of Wethersfield court on April 5th.

Batavia City Council will be meeting on Monday night for a business and special conference session.  The meeting will begin at 7PM and will be held in the Council Board Room on the second floor of the Batavia City Centre. Anyone wishing to speak before the council should sign in with the clerk prior to the start of the meeting.

New York State’s Health Commissioner and Director of Emergency Management Friday urged New Yorkers to make health and safety their main priority if they are in areas affected by flooding. 

 “Most people view floods as a threat to homes and property, but they should also be aware that water damage caused by floods can cause serious health risks,” said State Health Commissioner Dr.Nirav R. Shah.  He says It is important for people to avoid food or water that may have been contaminated by flooding, since these could potentially cause serious illness. He urges all people in affected areas to follow the advice of their local health departments regarding drinking water safety and discard any food that may have become spoiled. Remember, even when floodwaters recede, health threats may remain.” 

 The New York State Health Department (DOH) and the Office of Emergency Management work closely with federal, state and local officials to ensure the health and safety of New Yorkers affected by flooding.

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