Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on August 27, 2018
An Albion was killed over the weekend when the boat he and a friend were riding in capsized on Lake Ontario.
66 year old Carl Hazel of Albion died when the 20 ft craft capsized in 5 to 7 ft. high waves about nine miles from shore.
Hazel and his companion were located by a Canadian Freighter.
The two men were wearing life preservers.
Authorities estimated they were in the water for two hours.
Two announcements from Batavia City Hall this afternoon.
The city has announced the Austin Park Spray pad will close for the season on September 4th. It not reopen until Memorial Day next may.
The city also announced a list of sidewalk construction projects for the month of September. We have a list of the specific projects HERE
One less hat in the ring to replace Chris Collins for Congress.
State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer announcing today that he is removing himself from consideration for the GOP nod.
Collins suspended his campaign for re-election upon his indictment for insider stock trading.
The bishop of Buffalo says he has no plans to give up his position.
Some have called for Bishop Richard Malone to resign following accusations of covering up sexual abuse.
Bishop Malone said he is committed to his calling, while admitting he’s made mistakes in handling recent allegations.
The Buffalo Bills may still have some questions about who their quarterback will be to start the season.
Josh Allen struggled in yesterday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals, getting sacked five times and completing only six passes.
His backup, Nathan Peterman, tried to spark a comeback, but the Bills still fell 26 to 13.
Buffalo’s final preseason game is in Chicago against the Bears Thursday night.