Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on June 22, 2021
There are three Republican Party primaries today in Genesee County.
There is a five-way race in the Town of Bethany for Town Justice.
Voters can select two candidates to carry the GOP banner into the fall election.
There is a GOP primary for Town Supervisor in Byron: Gerald Heins and incumbent Peter Yasses square off.
In the Town of Stafford, there is a Republican primary for Town Clerk.
Incumbent Julie Scheuerlein is in a bitter battle with Barbara Radley. Voting continues until 9 tonight.
The Canadian government says the COVID-19 vaccination rate among its citizens is key to reopening the border with the United States. 75-percent of Canadian residents will need to be fully immunized against the virus before the ongoing shutdown is lifted. Only 19-percent of Canadians are completely are completely vaccinated.
What police describe as a case of a roadside domestic dispute has led to felony charges.
36-year-old Jeremy Lyons of Genesee County was stopped by Livingston County deputies in the Town of Geneseo while they investigated the dispute.
As a result of the investigation, Lyons was charged with a felony county of DWI under Leandra’s Law as Lyons had a passenger in the car under the age of 16.
A computer check revealed Lyons had three previous felony convictions
When the Buffalo Bills take the field at Highmark Stadium this season, they’re going to be greeted by tens of thousands of fans.
The team says that the stadium will be open at 100-percent capacity.
Fans will not have to be vaccinated in order to enter the stadium…but. unvaccinated fans will be required to wear a mask.
If you have been vaccinated – you don’t have to mask up.
On Wednesday June 23, 2021 and Monday June 28, 2021, Chase Park, Fisher Park, and North Spruce Street will be closed to all through traffic, for a two course pavement operation. Residents are asked to not park in the street on these two days
All motorists that regularly use these streets are asked to seek alternative routes while the closures are in place.