Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on April 4, 2019
The past owner of the Batavia Nursing Home has been sent to jail for a year and a half.
62 year old Marc Korn of East Amherst has been ordered to pay 2 and a half million dollars in fraudulent bank loans and back taxes.
The investigation by the FBI and IRS had been ongoing since 2009.
The former Batavia Nursing Home operates under new ownership and a new name.
On the Bad Girls’ Report this afternoon: 51 year old Paula Cipro of Tracy Avenue:
Paula is accused of using a stolen credit card last month at the Northside Deli.
She was released from custody with a court appearance ticket.
Batavia Assemblyman Steve Hawley has come out against Governor Cuomo’s plan to close three state prisons.
Hawley fears the closings could create over-crowded conditions at the remaining prisons and lead to an increase in violent attacks against prison guards.
Cuomo plans to close two prisons in the next 90 days. He has not said which ones.
A high honor bestowed on a Genesee County native son.
Ricky Palermo received the Major Donald Holleder Award last night from the Rochester Press-Radio Club.
Ricky’s award was presented in a surprise video by NBA Bill Walton.
Rick played three sports in high school. In 1981 a car crash left him with a serious spinal cord injury.
Palermo has spent his life since devoted to supporting spinal cord research.
His annual golf tournament, now in its 32nd year, has raised more than $1.4-million.