Afternoon News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on December 18, 2020
United Memorial Medical Center staff have begun getting vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine and the Moderna Vaccine will be available for distribution sometime next week. County Health Director Paul Petit was live on WBTA and talked about why nursing home staff and residents and hospital staff are the first to be vaccinated.
The former Chief of Police in Rochester Ny La’Ron Singletary is filing a claim against the city and specifically mayor Lovely Warren. He alleges that Warren ordered him to lie repeatedly about the investigation into the Death of Daniel Prude. Specifically she wanted Singletary to lie about how much the mayors office knew about it. He says his refusal to lie is why the mayor fired him. “On September 7, Mayor Warren asked me to withhold full and truthful information from the City Council investigation into the matter of Daniel Prude,” Singletary wrote. “Mayor Warren asked me instead, to provide false information and to omit material information to support the Mayor’s public narrative concerning her knowledge of the events in the matter of Daniel Prude.”
The Holland Land Office Museum Genesee Symphony Orchestra Flute Trio concert scheduled for tonight at 7pm has moved online. You can watch it live on YouTube by following the link on wbta.com or our news partner the Batavian.
The work has been completed replacing the bridge over Whitney Creek on Judge rd. in Alabama. You can now drive across the new bridge which has been closed since October 12th.