Evening News Briefing

Written by on August 10, 2018

The Batavia City Council will vote on a new City Manager this Monday night.
The name of the person selected by council to run the day to day operations of the city remains a secret.
The un-named city manager will receive a salary of $110,000 a year increasing to $114,000 by the third year of the contract.
Other perks:
Full time use of a city car, including use of the vehicle to and from work, and $10,000 in re-location expense reimbursement.
City Council President Gene Jankowski said he was advised not to reveal the name of the manager candidate due to a confidentiality agreement.
The name will be released just prior to the vote Monday night.

A report is bringing to light a new claim involving Western New York Congressman Chris Collins.
According to C-N-B-C, Collins used campaign funds to pay his legal bills. It’s not illegal, but what’s not clear is if donors knew what their money was being used for.
Collins, his son and the father of his son’s fiancée pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges of insider trading.
Collins has denied any wrongdoing and vows remain in the race for re-election this November.

The Buffalo Bills have some work to do after losing their preseason opener. Despite a strong performance from quarterback Nathan Peterman, Buffalo fell to the Carolina Panthers last night by a final score of 28 to 23.
Their regular season opener is September 9th against the Baltimore Ravens.

The Dogs drop a close one to the Double Days.
Auburn beat Batavia 4 to 3 last night at Dwyer Stadium.
The same two teams meet against tonight at Dwyer Stadium. First pitch 7:05.


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