Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on December 31, 2019
A snow squally warning has now expired for Wyoming County but periods of moderately heavy snow is expected for Genesee County.
Significant snow accumulations are not expected but intermittent bursts of snow could affect visibility.
A note to LeRoy motorists: The county highway department announced that North Road will be closed between Route 19 and Conlon Road this Thursday and Friday.
Construction crews will be installing a water main across the roadway.
North Road between Route 19 and Conlon Road will be closed to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, this Thursday and Friday.
Batavia Police call it a case of road rage.
48 year old Lisa Marie Fox of Broadway Road in Alexander was charged with menacing following an incident on Oak Street in Batavia.
Police say Lisa brandished what appeared to be a knife while engaged in a verbal fracas with another driver.
Lisa was issued a court appearance ticket.
Thousands of police officers will be patrolling in and around Times Square today as folks pack the area to ring in the New Year.
Police will use drones to keep a bird’s eye view on things.
There will be bomb sniffing dogs and heavily armed counter-terrorism teams.
The NYPD’s chief of counter-terrorism says Times Square is probably the safest place on Earth on New Year’s Eve.
Starting today, minimum wage employees in Upstate New York will start earning more money. The hourly wage is going from $11.10 an hour to $11.80.
There will also be a 70 cent increase to $12.50 an hour one year from now. The State Department of Labor is urging employees to call and report businesses that don’t follow the new minimum wage increase.