Evening News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on February 11, 2022
Most eyes will be glued to the TV set this weekend, especially Sunday for Super Bowl 56… but lawmen are concerned about you getting home from your watch party.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, Batavia City Police and LeRoy Police are all participating in a DWI crackdown.
They say it is to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving.
The 2022 season of the Batavia Muckdogs will begin June 3rd in Elmira.
The homer opener will be Saturday June 4th at Dwyer Stadium.
Head coach Joe Martinez is returning this year along with six players from last season’s roster.
Two local players have been signed. Gavin Schrader is an outfield/pitching prospect from Notre Dame High School who has committed to play at Niagara University after his senior season.
And Batavia High School catcher Vincent Grazioplene will also join the Muckdogs as he prepares to play at Erie Community College.
Tonight is a big night in girl’s basketball. It is the 11th annual “Shooting for Cure” at Pembroke High School. Doors open at 5, there is no admission but plenty of opportunity for you to contribute to raising money for cancer research at Roswell Park. The event has raised over 200-thousand dollars since it inception. The varsity game starts at 7pm
Former Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to file a misconduct claim against State Attorney General Letitia James. Cuomo’s complaint will center around a report issued by James last year claiming that he sexually harassed multiple women, allegations he has repeatedly denied. Cuomo resigned in August and said in a recent interview with Bloomberg News that if he had to do it again, he would’ve remained in office.
The State Attorney General’s Office has issued a consumer alert involving online sports betting companies. Officials are urging people to be aware of misleading ads that offer things like risk-free bets and one-thousand dollar offers which often come with strings attached. Sunday’s Super Bowl is the first time Empire State residents will be able to place a wager on the big game using mobile sports betting.