Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on November 22, 2019
Following the election of Durin Rogers as Batavia’s full-time City Court Justice, City Council is now seeking qualified candidates who want to fill the part-time City Court Judge position Rogers once held.
To be eligible candidates must be a current attorney in New York State and for at least the past five years.
Those interested are encouraged to send letters to City Council President Gene Jankowski, in care of city hall.
The deadline to apply is December 2nd for the six year term to the part-time post which begins January 1st of 2020. Follow the link for more information on the posting.
Assault in the City lands a South Swan Street woman in lock-up.
Following investigation into an incident in an upper apartment of a South Swan Street address last Friday Batavia Police took 52 year old Cynthia Mack into custody.
Mack allegedly punched an individual in the face and causing a laceration, while violating an order of protection that was in place against her.
She was arraigned in City Court and subsequently was committed to the County Jail without bail.
Speeding in Alabama ends in a DWI arrest for a Medina woman.
38 year old Christina Taylor of S. Academy Street Medina was taken into custody by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies early yesterday morning after she was stopped for speeding on Alleghany road in Alabama.
Taylor was charged with DWI upon further investigation and was issued appearance tickets to appear on December 18th in Alabama Town Court.
Two Batavia residents arrested for fraud.
64 year old Linda Thomas was arrested by Troopers out of Batavia two Class A Misdemeanor counts of providing a False Written Statement following investigation into an incident on the first of October.
Thomas was arrested on October 30th and on Wednesday 26 year old Richard Demmer of Batavia was taken into custody on a Class C Felony count of possessing a Forged Instrument from the same investigation.
Both were given appearance tickets for Batavia Town Court.
Medina woman faces DWI after stopped for speeding in Alabama.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies took 38 year old Christina Taylor of S. Academy Street Medina into custody just after midnight into yesterday morning after she was stopped for speeding on Alleghany road in Alabama.
Upon further investigation Taylor was charged with DWI and she was issued appearance tickets for Alabama Town Court on December 18th.
With just six games left in the regular season, the Buffalo Bills are looking to make a push towards the playoffs.
They’re hosting the Denver Broncos at New Era Field in Orchard Park this weekend.
Buffalo is coming off a win over the Miami Dolphins and is two games behind the New England Patriots for first place in the AFC East.
Kickoff for Sunday’s game is set for 1:00 p.m.
City wide leaf collection will resume on Monday, November 25 with one final sweep.
City Officials request residents place leaves in the parkways near the curb line if they want the City to collect leaves.
Residents can also bring leaves to the yard waste station on Law Street until December 14th