Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 21, 2019
Medal of Honor Recipient David Bellavia will not be a candidate for congress next year.
The Orleans County native confirmed over the weekend that he will continue to work for the Army.
Bellavia ran for congress in the 2012 primary against Chris Collins and lost.
Now, Collins has resigned in disgrace.
A number of regional politicians have announced their candidacy.
Batavia Assemblyman still Hawley says he’s continuing to watch developments in the race, and while he has expressed interest in running, he has stopped short of declaring his candidacy.
A Batavia man facing a charge of gang assault. 21 year old Riley Mayer is accused of causing serious injury to another person earlier this month on Highland Parkway. He is being held on$5,000 bail.
The temperatures are falling, and so are gas prices in Buffalo. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas is two-66. That’s down a penny from last week and seven cents from this time a month ago. The average price of a gallon of regular in Batavia, according to GasBuddy.com, is $2.65
The Buffalo Bills are off to their best start in over a decade. Quarterback Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes yesterday as the Bills beat the Miami Dolphins 31 to 21 at New Era Field. The Bills are now five-and-one for the first time since 2008 and sit just a game behind the New England Patriots in the AFC East. The Bills will be back at home this Sunday to host the Philadelphia Eagles.