News Tips

Our neighbors to the south of us, Wyoming County, are under a Winter Weather Advisory until late tomorrow morning.

The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 4 to 7-inches over the Southern Tier Counties traveling north into Warsaw.
The forecast for Batavia and Genesee County has us receiving about 2-inches of snow overnight tonight.

Starting New Year’s Day, the law that requires motorists to move to the left for emergency vehicles will be expanded to include other types of vehicles.
If you pass a tow truck or a highway maintenance vehicle you will have to merge left or reduce speed.
Not doing this could result in a fine of $300 and three points on your license.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's willing to take a chance on a casino in New York State.  During a year-end interview with the "Daily News," Cuomo says he's in favor of putting a casino with gaming tables in a more open space, like the Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City.  Such a move could be a pre-cursor to bringing similar casinos to the Buffalo area.  Cuomo is expected to announce his support for the idea before lawmakers during his State of the State address January 4th.  

The story of the Batavia Walmart greeter punched in the face by a shopper with no holiday spirit is traveling far and wide.
ABC Radio News broadcast the story yesterday. Several other national and international media outlets picked up the story as well.
In case you haven’t heard, Jacquetta Simmons is facing charges for allegedly punching a 70-year-old greeter at the Batavia Walmart on Christmas Eve morning.  Police said the greeter asked Simmons to show her receipts as she exited the store, that’s when the punch heard around the world was thrown. 
Simmons had receipts for what she bought. Police say they have no idea why the attitude.

If you thought U.S. Senators were immune from eviction – think again.
Senator Chuck Schumer has been kicked out of his New York City offices by the landlord who owns the building. The owner apparently wanted to "upgrade" the building on Third Avenue – and so he told Schumer to get out, without even negotiating!
Schumer has moved across the street, instead.
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