posted on November 18, 2013 07:16
Only scattered power outages remain in Genesee County at this hour.
Earlier this morning, over 500 homes were without power north of Batavia and south of Elba.
Power to those homes has been restored.
The peak wind gust recorded since midnight in Batavia was 51 miles per hour registered at the State School on Richmond Avenue.
A High Wind Warning for Genesee County remains in effect until 1 p.m.
A 150 ft. long blade from a wind turbine broke off at the Orangeville Wind Farm in Wyoming County.
Hunters in the area described the sound yesterday morning as like a sonic boom.
No one was hurt, but further operations at the wind farm located at Syler Road and Route 20A have been suspended while the company investigates.
Two people are injured after a fan fell from the 300 level of Ralph Wilson Stadium and landed on a person one level below. The incident occurred during the second quarter of yesterday's game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets. Both fans were given first aid at the stadium then taken to the hospital for further treatment. The man who fell reportedly has a shoulder injury, while the man he landed on has a head injury.
After 26 years and 587 wins, Elba Lady lancers Head coach retires.
On Saturday night, the community recognized Tom Nowak.
Coach Nowak retired at the end of last season.
Nowak said the highlight of his career was winning the Girl’s Basketball State Title in 2012. Nowak coached almost every sport in his 35 year career in Elba including 22 years as head football coach.
Neighbors who live near the University at Buffalo's south campus are unhappy with the school's solution to intoxicated students on weekends. The school’s solution: to strategically place portable toilets in locations designed to keep partiers from relieving themselves on buildings. Neighbors say the move is insulting.