Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on September 13, 2018
After weeks of speeches and campaign stops, Governor Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon will battle at the ballot box today.
Voters will decide who will be the Democratic Party’s nominee for governor. Polls show Cuomo with a sizable lead, but Nixon believes she has momentum on her side. The winner faces Republican Marc Molinaro in November.
Hamlin police have identified the two people found inside a burned out vehicle earlier this week.
They say they’re investigating the deaths of 18-year-old Bruce Kane and 20-year-old Alexander Burrow as a double homicide.
According to the coroner’s office, Kane and Burrow suffered gunshot wounds, but their exact cause of death isn’t being released.
There is a new executive director at the Genesee County Cornell Cooperative Extension.
He is Dr. Christopher Crawford. He comes to Batavia from New York City where he was a lead science advisor for the city’s health department.
Crawford begins his new job in Batavia on November 5th.
He replaces Bev Mancuso who retired.
An Elba man is arrested for allegedly taking his employers credit card and withdrawing cash from ATM machines around Genesee County.
34 year old Andrew Pridmore of Mechanic Street is charged with Grand Larceny.
Deputies say Pridmore took a credit card from a Cedar Street convenience store where he worked and helped him to cash from ATM machines over a two day period.
Batavia City Schools have cashed in on a state grant of nearly $2-million.
It’s part of Smart School Investment Plan. Batavia Schools intend to use the cash to update security systems. LeRoy Schools received about $250,000 in funding, Pavilion gets $350,000.