Evening News Briefing

Written by on August 15, 2018

Dr. Martin Moore

Batavia’s new City Manager holds his first local news conference.
Dr. Moore, who prefers to be known as Marty, spoke to local reporters this afternoon via Skype from his office in Eunice, New Mexico.
Moore has seven children, the youngest is a senior in high school. His wife Joanne was born in Buffalo.
Although hired by the city council, Moore believes he is directly responsible to the people

Dr. Moore begins his new job in Batavia on October 15th.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo steps into some political mud going against President Trump’s “Make America Great Again,” slogan.
While blasting the President for his opinions and track record on women’s rights and immigrants, Cuomo said that America was never that great. Republican candidate for Governor, Marc Molinaro, said even with imperfections, America has always been great, and Cuomo owes the nation an apology.

Western New York Republican leaders trying to find a legal way to remove Chris Collins name from the GOP line in the November election.
Eight county GOP party chairs met at Batavia Downs last night where it was decided to begin an interview process among the more than one dozen candidates who expressed an interest in running.

Steve Hawley

One of them, Batavia Assemblyman Steve Hawley

The GOP is planning another meeting next week.
They hope to have some final answers by late next week.

Road construction on Tracy Avenue in the city is planned to start tomorrow
Tracy Avenue between Washington and North will experience construction delays and lane reductions from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This work is weather dependent and subject to rescheduling if it rains.

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