Evening News Briefing

Written by on April 27, 2018

Photo Courtesy: The Batavian

Getting ready to play ball at Dwyer Stadium.
Crews have been busy this week making improvements to the infield and outfield of Dwyer in preparation for the new season and new era of Muckdogs baseball.
Chuck Hoover is with Batavia Turf

Crews are re-setting the pitcher’s mound and laser leveling the infield.
The Muckdogs home openers in June 18th.

Flu rates in Western New York are the lowest they’ve been in months. According to the state’s newest numbers, confirmed cases of the flu dropped 23-percent from the week before.

A Batavia dad has been arrested for allegedly allowing his two-year old son to walk the streets alone.
Batavia Police charged 36 year old David King Jr. with Endangering the Welfare of a child.
Police say King apparently fell asleep after taking prescribed medication and did not notice that his son walked out of the house and was wondering the street by himself.

Batavia’s Business Improvement District has handed out its annual awards.
The BID’s volunteers of the year were Derik Kane and WBTA technician Jeff Gillard. Business of the Year Honors went to: Adam Miller Toy and Bike, celebrating their 100th year and to the Genesee Valley Penny Saver.

The Bills have the quarterback they wanted.
Buffalo traded up to seventh overall and snag Josh Allen.
The Wyoming quarterback is a towering six-foot-five, 237-pound power pocket passer. The Bills also traded up with the Ravens to pick 19-year-old Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, who’s the first teenager to be drafted in more than a decade.

Tomorrow is National Prescription Drug take back day.
Locally, you can drop off un-used prescription meds at the Batavia Police Department, downtown, the Sheriff’s Office on Park Road or the Pembroke Town Highway barns.

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