Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 17, 2019
Governors from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut are taking part in a summit regarding marijuana and vaping.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo led the meeting in New York City
They are discussing market regulations, social justice and public health and safety issues.
Officials hope each state will learn from one another and can eventually come up with regional solutions regarding recreational pot and e-cigarettes.
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont talks about how marijuana being legal in his neighboring state is a problem.
Officials says this is an effort to prevent residents from going to neighboring states for the products.
A Warsaw man arrested for a burglary in the Town of Alexander.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies tell WBTA News 44 year old Gary Hensley of Burke Hill Road in Warsaw is accused of illegally entering a on Gilhooly Road last month and stole a hand gun and jewelry.
Hensley is being held without bail in Genesee County Jail.
Over a year after a limo crash in Schoharie left 20 people dead, new pieces of legislation have been introduced in Congress. The measures call for improved limousine safety standards at the federal level. Laws have already been introduced at the state level in Albany.
For the first time this season, the Buffalo Sabres have been beaten in regulation. Jack Eichel and Victor Oloffson had a goal each, but it wasn’t enough as the Sabres lost to the Anaheim Ducks on the road last night by a final score of five-to-two. The good news is the Sabres are still in first place in the Atlantic Division. They’ll look to get back on the winning track against the Los Angeles Kings tonight. Face-off is set for 10:30 p.m.