Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on August 11, 2021
The National Weather Service has posted a heat advisory until 8 p.m. tonight.
Heat index values will approach the upper 90’s.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of direct sunlight and check up on relatives and neighbors. Keep pets out of unattended vehicles.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has advice for anyone planning to have their driveway paved or repaired.
Contractors in most towns need a permit to solicit door to door.
This often happens when a company is already in the neighborhood and contacts neighbors nearby. Most are legitimate, but many are not. Ask to see their permit. If they offer a price that is too good to be true, it probably is.
On the bad girl’s report: Nateeka Gibson, believed to be from Batavia, has been arrested for burglary, sex abuse and prostitution.
Police found Nateeka when they were called to home on Holland Ave and found Nateeka in a fracas with another woman. It was then with the help of K-9 Batu, police found Nateeka hiding in the basement and learned of outstanding warrants against her.
The heat is definitely going to be on across the Finger Lakes today, and National Grid wants customers to be ready. The utility company says there will be a high demand on energy through the afternoon and early evening hours as temperatures hover around the 90-degree mark. To help save a bit of money, National Grid says you should use fans to circulate air around your home and even adjust your thermostat by a couple of degrees.