Evening News Brief

Written by on October 19, 2021

23-year-old Kaleb Bobzien of Batavia has been indicted on a variety of felony charges for allegedly trying to strangle two people in a violent confrontation this past summer.
At the time of his arrest, sheriff’s deputies said Bobzien placed a blanket over the face of one of his victims and then choked a second victim with his arm. One of the victims was under the age of 17. One of his victims lost consciousness for a time. The indictment charges Bobzien with criminal obstruction of breathing, two counts of harassment, witness tampering and other charges.

 

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is noting she has COVID-19 related concerns heading into the holiday season…

New York experienced an uptick in coronavirus numbers last year around this time as the Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays brought friends and family together. Officials hope that things will be much better this time around given the relatively high rate of vaccinations.

Two local airports cash in for some state money.
The Genesee County airport is getting $400,000 for buying service equipment to maintain operations during bad weather. The Perry /Warsaw Airport in Wyoming County is getting $600,000 to build a new above ground spill containment fuel farm.

Congressman Chris Jacobs gets an up-close and personal look at the recently combined Arc GLOW, serving developmentally disabled people in a four-county area.
Jacobs toured the agency’s Day Habilitation Center in Elba yesterday. He met several individuals served by the agency and greeted several staff members. The Arc GLOW is geographically the largest chapter in the state.
The agency sought Jacobs’ support of the “Better Care Better Jobs Act.”
Also discussed were staffing shortages and poor wages that have plagued agencies like Arc GLOW.

PHOTO: Chris Jacobs (R-NY) meets Danny at Arc GLOW Day Hab facility in Elba

 

The Buffalo Sabres are off to a two-and-oh start to their season and they’ll be looking to secure their third straight win on home ice tonight. They’re hosting the Vancouver Canucks at KeyBank Center and goalie Craig Anderson is expected to be in net for the Sabres.
Face-off for this evening’s contest is set for 7 p-m.

 


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