Afternoon News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on October 1, 2021
A long-awaited merger of the leading agencies serving people with developmental disabilities became official today.
The Arc of Genesee-Orleans and the Arc of Livingston-Wyoming are one agency under the name of Arc GLOW for the four-county area it will now serve.
Arc GLOW is dedicated to helping people meet their full potential and find fulfillment in learning, personal relationships, employment, recreation, the arts, and more.
A special video marking the merger:
State Police say Nicole Granger has been located and she is in good health. Troopers had issued an alert for the 30-year-old Batavia woman earlier today. She had been reported missing for 10 days.
In a brief statement troopers said Nicole was located with the help of the public.
After 35 years of service, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Coordinator Russell Lang retires today.
Lang began his career in 1986, as a Dispatcher and three years later , he was appointed Communications Coordinator and has held this position ever since.
During his career, Lang earned include two Distinguished Service awards and three Meritorious Service awards from the Sheriff’s Office.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley is kicking off a series of visits to local small businesses to commemorate National Women’s Small Business Month. Hawley has started with a visit to Gilliana’s Diner in on Jackson Street. Hawley says he will be visiting other women-owned small businesses in the district throughout October. Gilliana’s Diner is a restaurant owned by Jill Antinore which opened at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Buffalo Bills will have the support of their home crowd this weekend as they look to win their third game in a row. The defending AFC East champions are hosting the Houston Texans at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park. The Bills are two-and-one this season after back-to-back victories over the Miami Dolphins and Washington Football Team where Buffalo outscored both of those opponents by a total of 57 points while giving up just 21. Kickoff for Sunday’s contest is set for 1p.m.