Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on June 26, 2019
Investigation into the cause of a LeRoy woman’s death following a one car crash in Pavilion.
Investigators are attempting to determine the possible cause of a LeRoy women’s death after she was involved in a one car crash in Pavilion.
The single vehicle accident on State Route 20 in Pavilion Monday afternoon drew response from Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies who came upon a 2010 Nissan Murano with heavy frontend damage that was into a tree.
49 year old Holly Neuffer of LeRoy reportedly failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway as she was travelling westbound on Route 20 striking a tree head-on.
Neuffer was taken via ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious injuries and died yesterday morning.
Investigators are working to determine whether she died from injuries sustained in the crash or from other medical conditions while the circumstances of the crash remain under investigation as well.
It was a clean sweep in the three party primary for City Court Judge Yesterday 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.
Incumbent sheriff Randy Bower had previously announced he is not seeking reelection.
Bourke defeated challenger Brett Sobieraski in a narrow 51%-49% margin.
Batavia resident David Bellavia was adorned with the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor at a ceremony in Washington yesterday.
At the Honorary ceremony President Donald Trump re-counted how Bellavia took to action in the face of danger as his squad had cleared nine buildings during the November 2004 operation….
The President continued to describe the incident and Bellavia’s heroics…
Bellavia is a Lyndonville native out of Orleans County, while he lives in Batavia and works in Buffalo.
He is the only living Medal of Honor recipient from the Iraq war.
Buffalo Sabres release next season’s schedule.
The team has officially released its schedule for the upcoming 2019-2020 season.
They’ll start their 50th anniversary season on the road when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 3rd, with the first regular season home game set for October 5th against the New Jersey Devils.
The Sabres will also be heading overseas when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Stockholm, Sweden on November 8th and 9th.
Buffalo hasn’t played outside of North America since the start of the 2011-2012 campaign.