Evening News Briefing

Written by on August 30, 2018

While not 100 percent certain, The Batavia Muckdogs General Manager says all signs point to the team remaining at Dwyer Stadium next summer.
GM Dave Chase says he’s received a draft of the 2019 schedule and the team was on it.
As the regularly scheduled season winds down meetings with the dogs parent Team the Florida Marlins and League Officials have commenced.
Muckdogs General Manager David Chase said he received a draft of the 2019 schedule and the team was on it.
Chase said he gave it a 90 to 95 percent chance the team will stay.
The Dogs have three more home games this season beginning with a Saturday afternoon game against Auburn.


Governor Cuomo is announcing a series of listening sessions throughout New York State to discuss legalizing marijuana for recreational use. The first will be held in Albany on September 5th.
One of the sessions will be held in Buffalo on October 3rd and one the following day in Rochester.
In July the state’s Department of Health delivered the results of a study that analyzed the potential impact of a regulated marijuana program. Both Cuomo and his primary challenger Cynthia Nixon traded barbs over the issue at last night’s debate.


The financially troubled Tops Markets has announced it is closing 10 under-performing stores.
Tops in Batavia and LeRoy are not on the list.
Tops is in the midst of a financial restructuring following a bankruptcy filing.

Three men arrested for a suspected scrap metal heist in Darien.
Nicolas and Jacob Frayne of Alden along with Dalton Offhaus of Brookville Road Alexander, all of them 21, were arrested and charged with Grand Larceny and Criminal Trespass.
Authorities said the thefts occurred on at least two occasions this summer.

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