Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on March 1, 2021
The back and forth over whether restaurants in the Buffalo are can stay open after 11pm continues as a judge ruled that the restaurants involved in a lawsuit against the state can stay open till their normal closing time. Judge Walker issued a temporary restraining order on the 5th of February allowing restaurants in the suit to stay open but 5 days later that order was overruled by an appellate court judge. This decision overrules that ruling. This only effects the 90 restaurants in the suit but they hope it will open up the rest of the state.
The Johnson and Johnson Vaccine that only requires 1 dose has been authorized for emergency use by the CDC and University of Rochester infectious disease experts are weighing in to say get whatever vaccine you can. Dr Anne Falsey, professor of Medicine at U of R says “Don’t wait a month for something you perceive is better. It may or may not be better” Falsey and Dr Branche, an infectious disease researcher at U of R both agree that any of the vaccines are worth getting.
On Saturday The Genesee county Sno Packers held a rally to fight breast cancer that involved snowmobiling in slightly less clothes than usual. The Bikini rally in Oakfield raised nearly 30 thousand dollars for the Pink Fund with bikini bottom and t shirt clad ladies riding for the cause across the countryside.