posted on September 25, 2012 07:50
The Batavia City Council was expecting to hear a report on the accomplishment of the Community Action Teams.
Instead, that report was postponed last night.
City Manager Jason Molino was due to give the report but was unable to attend the council meeting.
Molino and his wife welcomed another child yesterday.
The CATs report will be re-scheduled for next month.
The council did one piece of business. They voted to approve the purchase of a 284-thoisand dollar vacuum truck for the sewer department.
The school superintendent in the Chautauqua County town of Clymer has been found murdered outside his home.
The sheriff's office says 51-year-old Keith Reed was found dead yesterday morning, and it appears that he had been shot multiple times.
Officials have not released any information about any possible leads or suspects, only saying that the investigation is ongoing.
Clymer is located in the far southwest corner of Chautauqua County along the Pennsylvania border.
Batavia police are investigating a burglary at St. Joseph’s School on Summit St.
BPD says the break-in was discovered last Thursday.
A cash register was taken from the cafeteria.
Police are asking anyone with information to call their tip line at 345-6370.
The ribbon has been ceremoniously cut to open the 18-million dollar Alpina Foods plant in the Town of Batavia.
The company showed off the brand new facility to a host of community leaders yesterday.
The Batavia plant is Alpina’s first U.S. based manufacturing site.
The Bogota, Columbia based yogurt maker already has 30 people on the payroll in Batavia. They plan to add 20 more in the coming months.
Meanwhile construction continues on the Mueller yogurt manufacturing plant across the street from Alpina.
That facility is expected to eventually employ 180 workers.