Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on April 30, 2021
Until 11pm tonight there is a wind advisory for the GLOW region and the rest of Western NY. Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts of up to 50 mph may blow down tree limbs and cause power interruptions. Debris may be blown into roadways and high profile vehicles may have difficulty or be a risk of tipping.
Governor Cuomo announced today 15 million dollars for low income families to purchase Air Conditioners. This money is only available for those who have health issues which may be adversely effected by the heat. Cuomo said “We know there is hot weather ahead of us this summer, and no New Yorker should be left wondering whether they or their loved ones will be safe when temperatures spike.” There are restrictions on income and which health issues qualify. Check out the program at mybenefits.ny.gov.
There are clinics available for anyone 18 and older to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine which has resumed administration across the US. This is a single dose vaccine so there won’t be a follow up appointment. The GCC clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, May 5th from 9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. Genesee County Office for the Aging, downtown Batavia is scheduled for Wednesday, May 5th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Ridgeway Fire Hall clinic is scheduled for Thursday May 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Orleans County Health Department is scheduled for Friday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. All clinics are offering walk in vaccinations.
The lost Shitzu Gigi that went missing from her owners home on Wednesday has been found and brought home safely. Thank you to the community for helping look for her. The one eyed black and white shitzu puppy oreo that rana way from home on the 6th is still missing. She was last seen wearing a yellow pikachu outfit.
The Sabres lost last night against the Boston Bruins 5 to 2 out in Boston. Luukkonen made 35 saves. Reinhart and Middlestadt scored against the Bruins. The Sabres play the Bruins again on Saturday afternoon. Puck drop is at 1:00 p.m.