Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 26, 2019
Recognition in the nation’s capital of Batavia’s David Bellavia wraped up this afternoon.
The Western New York native and Genesee County resident was awarded the Medal of Honor yesterday by President Donald Trump.
What’s on tap today? Here’s WBTA news partner Howard Owens:
Police continue to probe the cause of a deadly one car crash in Pavilion.
49 year old Holly Neuffer of LeRoy died Monday afternoon when her car had apparently run into a tree on State Route 20.
Holly died Tuesday at Strong Memorial. Investigators are trying to determine if her injuries in the crash caused her death or was it a pre-existing medical condition.
It was a clean sweep in the three party primaries for City Court Judge in the City of Batavia.
Ballot positions on the Republican, Conservative and Independence party lines were secured by Incumbent part-time judge Durin Rogers over local attorney Ben Bonarigo.
In other local primaries Lisa Lyons won the Town of Alexander Town Clerk primary and Michele Smith won The Town of Bergen Town Clerk primary.
The Republican ticket for Town of Pembroke Justice will bear David O’Connor’s name while William Shea has won the Republican primary for Bethany Town Justice.
In the heated Republican primary race for the Orleans County Sheriff position Undersheriff Christopher Bourke has won the party nomination.
Bourke defeated challenger Brett Sobieraski in a narrow 51%-49% margin.