Evening News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on January 27, 2022
Batavia City Councilman at-large Jeremy Karas has apparently resigned.
Karas had just started his first full 4-term the first of this month.
Karas has been unavailable for comment. He has missed the first three meetings of council this year and has reportedly blamed work commitments for his absence.
If Karas has resigned, city council would appoint a republican to serve until November when a new candidate would run to fill the un-expired term.
Now it is Elba’s turn to distribute COVID-19 test kits.
The distribution will be held this Saturday from 11am until Noon at the Elba Village Office on South Main Street in Elba.
You must be a Genesee County Resident. You are limited to two test kits per household – each kit contains two tests.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has named its officer of the year.
He is Deputy David Moore, a 7-year member of the Sheriff’s Office with half of his time spent on road patrol.
Distinguished service awards were given to: Senior Corrections Officer Mathew Burgett and Investigator Chad Minuto.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley has announced he will conduct mobile office hours next month.
Hawley will be available to the public on February 3rd and the 24th at Genesee Community College Batavia Campus.
Hours are Noon until 2pm in room in Room T124.
A Suffolk County police officer who delivered a baby on Christmas Eve is being reunited with Mom and baby. Chelsea Anderson went into labor on Christmas Eve, but had to call for help on her way to the hospital. Responding Officer Kyle Negrin says he delivered the baby in the couple’s car on the side of the road. Negrin had to untangle the umbilical cord that had wrapped around the baby’s neck three times.