Evening News Briefing

Written by on February 9, 2018

Former WBTA air personality and sports announcer Wayne Fuller has died.
Wayne passed away this morning at Strong Memorial Hospital following a long illness.
In addition to his on-air work at WBTA Wayne was also well known as the Dwyer Stadium announcer for the Batavia Muckdogs.
In an interview last year on Genesee Life, Wayne talked with Lucine Kauffman about how he got his start on WBTA:

Calling hours for Wayne Fuller will be this Monday from 4 until 7pm at H E Turner Funeral Home on East Main Street, where services will held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30.

The people have had their say about how $10-million should be spent in downtown Batavia.
The local planning committee working on the award asked for a straw poll among the 60 or so members of the public who attended a meeting last night.
The remodeling of the old Carrs Building, a permanent public market and a new home for the YMCA were the top choices.
New York State has the final say.

Jeanne Walton

There is a new executive director for the Genesee County YWCA.
She is Millie Tomidy-Pepper, the former exec-director of the Mental Health Association.
She takes over from Jeanne Walton who left the post after 6 and a half years.



A Winter Weather Advisory back in effect for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties through tomorrow morning.
Forecasters are calling for total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.
They caution for slipper travel and reduced visibility.

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