Evening News Brief
Written by Doug Thompson on April 11, 2022
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments say that with the arrival of spring we all should be more vigilant for rabid animals.
The Health Department experts don’t want you to be taken in by cute new- born wild animals that are prevalent this time of year.
Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, skunks, bats and foxes – but any mammal can be infected…including domestic cats and dogs. The best advice: if you encounter what appears to be a sick animal or one just not acting normal, leave it alone.
The next fee rabies vaccination clinic for your pets will be held at the county fairgrounds on May 19th.
The Batavia City School District has decided to move its Universal Pre-kindergarten program from Jackson Elementary to the Robert Morris building for the 2022-23 school years.
Space concerns at Jackson Primary was given as the reason for the move. The program is for four-year-old’s. Registration is open now through May 1st.
Our Monday gasoline price report shows a continuing downward trend.
It’s not a lot…but it helps.
The average price of a gallon of regular in Batavia is at $4.28, down 4-cents from last week.
Nationally, the average prices is down 8-cents.
Tax Day is one week away, and the state Department of Taxation and Finance is reminding New Yorkers to file their returns, even if they can’t pay what they owe. The agency says people who have to pay should reach out to them if they want to avoid or reduce penalties and added interest on their debt. One thing they can request is an Installment Payment Agreement which allows them to make monthly payments toward their unpaid tax balance.
The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots keep growing and that means there’s a lot of money up for grabs over the next couple of days. The prize for tonight’s Powerball drawing is 288-million-dollars. And tomorrow night, at least 106-million bucks will go to whoever picks the winning Mega Millions numbers