Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 1, 2019
As travelers get ready to head to their holiday destinations, they’ll be paying more at the pump.
According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Western New York is now $2.80.
That’s five cents more than last week, but is still two cents lower than a month ago.
In Batavia, GasBuddy.com reports the average price for a gallon of regular at $2.85, five cents more than the regional average.
LeRoy Police warning residents of the village to lock their vehicles when parked – especially overnight.
Police say there have been several reported thefts from unlocked cars over the past two weeks.
The most recent thefts have occurred over the weekend from the Madison and Hilltop Avenue area.
This note for motorists who use Tracy Avenue in Batavia.
Tracy Ave will be closed to all traffic tomorrow from 7am to 3pm between North and Hart Streets.
The city will be doing storm sewer repairs.
Again, that Tracy Ave between North and Hart Streets closed tomorrow.
The work is weather dependent and subject to re-scheduling if it rains
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is recapping last week’s trip to Israel, which he calls a success on multiple fronts. The governor spent 36-hours in the country, speaking to local business leaders while also standing in solidarity with the Jewish people and in opposition to anti-Semitism. Cuomo reiterated one of the trip’s goals was to push back against a recent rise in anti-Semitism, both in New York and around the country.