Evening News Update
Written by Tom Tharp on September 16, 2021
Buffalo Schools superintendent has suggested calling in the National Guard to deal with the bus driver shortage. Dr Kriner Cash said that because many National Guard have army training they can drive busses. The Governor of Massachusetts recently used the National Guard to help drive children to school. Other ideas that were floated included paying parents and teachers to drive kids to school.
A Law designed to enhance reporting at nursing homes has been struck down. Ruthies Law, which makes it so nursing homes have to report any incident involving a resident to their family as well as disclose any injuries that may have been suffered, was struck down by a judge citing that only the NYS Dept of Health and the State Legislature were the only ones that could make a law that effected the whole state. The law was put in place by Erie county.
The Buffalo Sabres and The Toronto Maple Leafs will be playing the 2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic. The game will take place at the Tim Hortons Field, in Hamilton, Ontario, March 13 2022 at 3pm to be specific. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says “by inviting the first U.S.-based team to a Heritage Classic, we will celebrate the greater Golden Horseshoe region as the home of so many fans of both the Leafs and Sabres.” This will be the sixth Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic, the first took place in November 2003.