Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 8, 2019
A Saratoga, NY based real estate investment company is seeking $156,000 in tax incentives from Genesee County.
Provident Batavia LLC plans to build a 13,000 sq. ft. addition to a warehouse it leases to SCP Pools, a swimming pool supply company.
The project totals $1.2-million. According to the Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) the project will retain 15 jobs at SCP Pools.
Because Provident is asking for over $100,000 in tax breaks, the project requires a public hearing if the GCEDC accepts the application at its board meeting this Thursday.
It appears that distracted driving took the life of an 81 year old man at the intersection of Routes 63 and 19 in Pavilion.
The crash occurred Saturday afternoon when a Mercury Grand Marquis sedan, drtiven by Robert Daniels of Warsaw, slammed into the side of a tractor trailer.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Jason Saile was one of the investigators:
Mr. Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was not hurt.
On Saturday, July 6 at about 8:45pm this kitten was thrown from the window of a red car on Route 98 near West Saile Dr.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office describes the kitten as an 8-week old female domestic shorthair brown tiger.
The kitten suffered severe injuries, according to deputies.
If you have any information regarding the incident or the car in question, please contact the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office at 343-5000.
The Batavia Muckdogs remain on top of the NYP League Pinckney Division.
The Dogs beat the State College Spikes 3 to 2 yesterday.
The Muckdogs continue the series against State College tonight and tomorrow.
They return home on Wednesday to play the Lowell Spinners.
A BOLO has been issued for Ari in Alexander.
Ari is a parrot.
Ari reportedly took flight from his home on Dodgeson Road near Route 98 late this morning.
Ari is a Grey parrot with a red tail.
If you see Ari, call us here at WBTA and we’ll get you in touch with Ari’s keeper.