Evening News Briefing

Written by on July 31, 2018

Photo Courtesy; The Batavian. More pictures HERE

A Faith based group originally out of Tupelo, Mississippi is making a difference in Batavia.

Eight Days of Hope is in town for Kingdom Bound at Darien Lake.
Working with City Church, volunteers selected a home on Watson Street.
Eight Days of Hope Founder Steve Tybor talked about the woman who owns the house

So many volunteers turned out this morning that they took on landscaping and other projects in the neighborhood
The group normally travels around the country helping out after natural disasters. They are opening a regional office in Buffalo.

A car drives into Tim Horton new donut shop in Pembroke, literally.
The Tim Horton’s recently opened at the intersection of Main and Allegany Roads.
Preliminary reports indicate the building sustained heavy damage.
The mishap occured around 11:30AM this morning.
Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments and Mercy EMS were dispatched, but later determined there were no injuries.
The investigation continues.


The City of Batavia Water Department will be repairing a water main break on Richmond Ave at Redfield Parkway tomorrow, August 1st at 8:00 a.m. Water may be turned off on Richmond Ave from Union St to Redfield Parkway. Richmond will be closed from Redfield Parkway to Bogue Ave.

There is just six weeks until primary day in New York, and a new poll finds Governor Cuomo with a huge lead over his Democratic rival Cynthia Nixon. The Sienna poll of likely voters gives Cuomo a 60-29 percent lead over the Sex in the City star.

Cattaraugus County Deputies have identified the hiker killed following a fall at Zoar Valley.
Investigators say 20-year-old Conor Long from the Erie County Town of Boston was hiking with three friends Sunday afternoon.
When he tried to climb near a waterfall to take a picture, he slipped and fell about 70 feet to his death.

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