Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 20, 2018
The City of Batavia did not go far to find its new economic development director.
She is Rachel Tabelski. She is currently Director of Marketing and Communications for the Genesee County Economic Development Center.
Tabelski will make $67,000 a year in her new job.
She is the wife of City Councilman at-large Adam Tabelski who will recuse himself from any council votes related to his wife’s compensation.
Rachel Tabelski begins her new job on July 6th.
A Livonia woman was struck and killed by a van as she was retrieving her mail.
59 year old Judith Gillis of Livonia was killed Monday night after she was hit by a van operated by 32 year old Jaden Miller of Phelps.
Miller has not been charged but Livingston County Deputies are still investigating.
Five people arrested during the Dead and Company Concert at Darien Lake.
Two were arrested last night for selling balloons filled with Nitrous Oxide, also known as laughing gas.
Governor Cuomo says more than 70 migrant children separated from their families at the border are being housed in New York State. There are about 10 facilities including ones in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Ulster counties. Yesterday, Governor Cuomo welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to the state with a letter urging the Trump administration to stop separating families at the border.
State lawmakers are likely wrapping up their legislative session today.
No major bills are expected to be passed before they leave Albany. Among the unresolved issues, sports gambling, gun control and legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes.
The West Virginia Black Bears won their first game of the young NYP league season last night defeating the Batavia Muckdogs 7 to 6.
The Dogs staged a rousing 9th inning rally that fell just shot.
The Muckdogs and Black Bears meet again tonight at Dwyer Stadium.
First pitch 7:05 p.m. Live coverage on WBTA