Evening News Brief

Written by on May 18, 2021

According to the new guidelines for businesses in New York state starting tomorrow whether patrons mask or not mask will be up to the businesses themselves.  The guidelines say that businesses are authorized to require that vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals continue to wear masks but are not required to.  Many businesses are going to go on the honor system where those who are vaccinated do not have to show a card or Excelsior Pass to be able to take off the mask.  Restaurants are further given guidance to establish vaccinated sections.  University at Buffalo Professor of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Dr Nancy Nielsen says as long as you aren’t immunocompromised, “if you’re fully vaccinated even if a non-vaccinated person comes in without a mask, they’re the ones at risk, not you.  Anybody who’s not vaccinated, if you want to be safe, go get the vaccine, the quicker the better.”

Son of Former NYC Mayor and Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani, 35 year old Andrew Giuliani announced that he is running for Governor as a republican in 2022.  Giuliani served as a White House aide under former President Donald Trump and has more recently been a commentator for the conservative network Newsmax.

The Kiwanis Club of Batavia is giving out their Criminal Justice Award on Wednesday.  This award goes to members of law enforcement whose exceptional career achievements and conscientiousness to citizenship have demonstrated a spirit of selfless public service or demonstrated an act of exceptional valor or heroism.  The awards recipients are: Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Andrew Hale; Deputies David Moore, Kyle Krzemien, Howard Wilson, Andrew  Mullen, Joshua Brabon; Brock Cummins; Investigator Christopher Parker; LeRoy Police Department Sergeant Gregory Kellogg and Officers Jordan Wolcott and Austin Steinbrenner.-

Single game tickets are now available for all 29 Muckdogs home games for the 2021 season.  Their full schedule is available on pgcbl.com and on the Batavia Muckdogs Baseball Facebook page.  To buy tickets call 585 524 2260, season tickets can still be bought up until June 4th.

A press release from the Highway department: Meadville Road between Lewiston Road and Owen Road in the Town of Alabama will be closed beginning Monday, May 24th through approximately Aug. 30th, for a bridge replacement project.  The road will not be passable to regular traffic or emergency vehicles.  The public will be notified when it reopens.


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