Evening News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on December 21, 2021
A Buffalo Bills touchdown celebration goes viral for a life-long Bills fan from Batavia.
Insurance Agent Richard Donahue has been attending Bills games for 30 years. He has perfect seats in what has become known over the years as the Batavia Party Zone.
During Sunday’s big win over the Carolina Panthers the Bills’ Offensive Lineman Spencer Brown where celebrating Stefan Diggs touchdown catch.
Donahue tells us today: that’s where things got crazy…
PHOTO: Bill’s Stefan Diggs grabs beer from Rich Donahue (dark blue cap) of Batavia
But he did take it and Diggs later tweeted he owes the fan a beer. Richard says he hasn’t heard from Diggs or Brown but he’s heard from fans around the country as the scene has gone viral on social media.
With the number of new COVID-19 cases reaching another record high, New York State is taking more steps to combat a winter surge of the virus.
Governor Hochul says the state is ordering millions of at-home coronavirus tests, opening more testing sites and sending more support staff to hospitals to help doctors and nurses treat a growing number of patients.
New York State’s seven-day average COVID-19 positivity rate is now seven-point-four percent.
Genesee County currently has 35 residents hospitalized with COVID-19.
The county health department reports today that 209 people have tested positive COVID-19 tests since last Thursday.
A 72-year-old Batavia man has been arrested for stalking.
Sidney Underhill was collared by Batavia Police for allegedly a Swan Street resident eventually showing up in the resident’s backyard.
An order of protection was issued and Underhill was released on his own recognizance.