Written by Dan Fischer on June 14, 2019
Evening News BriefingIt’s opening night for professional baseball in Batavia.
The Muckdogs open their 2019 season tonight against the Auburn Double Days.
A big crowd is expected tonight for the 80th year of professional baseball in Batavia.
First pitch is 7:05 pm.
All Muckdogs home games can be heard right here all season long on WBTA.
A new home for the local Boy Scouts Council has apparently been found.
They are about to purchase a building on S. Main Street in Oakfield most recently occupied by a consignment shop, All About You’sd.
The site will become home to the Iroquois Trail Council which has been located in the Go-Art building downtown.
New York State is doing away with the religious exemption for vaccines. The legislature has voted to remove all non-medical exemptions for immunizations. The measure was passed by both the Assembly and Senate yesterday and was quickly signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The move comes as New York continues to grapple with one of the biggest measles outbreaks in decades.
Genesee County Judge provides little leniency for a convicted burglar.
25 year old Christopher Sprague of Batavia appeared before Judge Charles Zambito yesterday for sentencing after admitting to burglarizing several businesses in Batavia in December.
Sprague will serve at least three and a half years in state prison and could serve as much as seven, under the terms of his sentence.
Sprague did avoid a possible 15 years in prison if the judge had decided to make his sentences consecutive.