posted on May 01, 2014 07:26
It is another example of the tough economic times facing the newspaper industry.
The Medina Journal Register will publish its final edition at the end of this month.
It marks the first time since 1903 Medina will be without a home based paper.
The paper published only three days a week in recent years and had a circulation of just 1,500.
Publisher Diane Crowe said the paper could not sustain itself financially.
Over 800 pounds of unneeded and unwanted prescription drugs have been properly disposed of in Genesee County as a result of the recent Drug Drop-off day.
Three drop-off locations were set-up in Genesee County last Saturday.
Local Police agencies participate in the program twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall.
The City of Batavia is looking for volunteers to serve on two City hall committees.
Council directed the City Manager Jason Molino to try and solicit two more city residents to serve on the audit advisory committee.
Some council members raised a flap this week claiming the manager’s office violated the city charter by allowing two non-city residents to serve on the advisory committee.
Molino said he didn’t get enough qualified applicants from the city.
City Hall is also looking for volunteers to serve on the Centennial planning committee.
If interested, use this link to obtain an application.
Buffalo Police are confirming that an officer threatened to confiscate a cell phone from a person who videotaped an incident of alleged police brutality. Officer John Cirulli was apparently captured on another video demanding the phone. Cirulli reportedly punched and kicked a suspect in the head as he was face down on the ground in handcuffs.
Congressman Chris Collins is getting some fund raising help from one of the national Republican Party’s biggest names. Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will appear at a fund raiser for Collins and other GOP candidates. The event with the former vice presidential candidate is being held June second in East Aurora. Organizers hope to raise at least $350,000 at the event.