Evening News Briefing

Written by on November 5, 2018

The community remembers long time WBTA morning personality Jerry Warner.
Jerry died last night at Crossroads House following a lengthy battle with cancer.



In a 2016 interview with Lucine Kaufmann for our Genesee Life program, Jerry talked about his first day on the air at WBTA…

Jerry spent 30 years at WBTA. He hosted our daily morning talk show, Main and Center.
Former Batavia City Manager Jason Molino was a frequent guest…

Genesee County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Turnbull was also a frequent guest on Main & Center…

Arrangements for Jerry will be announced tomorrow by the Burdett and Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield.
Jerry Warner was 75.

The United Way of Genesee County has selected a new Executive Director. She is Tammy Hathaway, a former Account Executive at Tompkins Insurance.
Hathaway takes over from former Exec Director Eric Fix who left in September.

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York, and his top challenger Republican Marc Molinaro, are making their final push to voters ahead of tomorrow’s election. Governor Cuomo spoke at a rally in Brooklyn where he focused on bashing President Donald Trump, calling his opponent and other Republicans on the ballot soldiers in Trump’s army. Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro shook hands and greeted commuters at Grand Central Station in Manhattan, saying his candidacy offers New Yorkers a change from the status quo. A recent poll from Sienna College puts Governor Cuomo 13-points ahead, but Molinaro disputes that number, saying his polling has Cuomo’s lead at 5-points.

The Batavia Blue Devils are Section 5 Class B chapmions.
Batavia advances to the Western Regional this Saturday against Section 6 champs Cheektowaga Central.
Kick off at Clarence High School is scheduled for 6:30PM. The game will be broadcast on WBTA AM & FM.

Reader's opinions
  1. Laurie G Sagona   On   November 6, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Jerry was the morning personality for WEZO radio when I began my career in radio 36 years ago. He was a classy guy. Everyone loved him and wanted to meet him. A true radio celebrity..

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