Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 16, 2018
The race between incumbent Congressman Chris Collins and his Democratic challenger Nate McMurray is a statistical dead heat.
A Sienna College poll gives Collins a mere 3-percentage point lead over McMurray for the 27 Congressional District.
The lead is within the margin of error making the race – at this point – dead even.
The Buffalo News has also recently reported that contributions to Collins campaign have fallen dramatically since his arrest on federal insider trading charges.
A Batavia man has been arrested for allegedly attacking an Emergency Medical Technician who went to his aid. 45 year old Carlos Guevara of Highland Parkway was found unresponsive and lying on a sidewalk along Hutchins St. Police said EMT’s were called, Guevara regained consciousness and then became combative with the EMT trying to help him.
Local lawmen will participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Halloween Crackdown.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Batavia and the Village of LeRoy Police Departments are part of a statewide crackdown that starts on October 26th and will end on November 1st.
Road milling and paving operations continue on Clinton Street between East Main Street and the City line starting tomorrow and continuing over the next week or two..
The Batavia City Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants tomorrow south of Main Street and east of Jackson Street from approximately 9 am to 3 pm.
Wegman’s has issued a recall involving hummus.
The supermarket chain – that does not have a store in Genesee County but manay customers – says eight and 32 ounce containers of its “Wegmans When You Feel Good About Original Hummus” may have pieces of black plastic inside.
They can be returned for a full refund