Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on September 13, 2021
After weeks of increases Western New York drivers are finding consistent prices at the gas pump.
According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular is now three-25 in Batavia. That’s the same as it was last week and only 2-cents higher than a month ago.
The average price for a gallon of regular at this time one year ago was $2.22.
A motorcycle accident in Cattaraugus County kills a Warsaw man and critically injures his passenger.
72-year-old William Schumaker of Warsaw was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday in the Cattaraugus County Town of Machias.
His passenger, 77-year-old Judith Schumaker was taken to ECMC with severe head trauma.
Despite trailing 10-0 at halftime, the Steelers came back in the second half to beat the Bills 23-16 in Orchard Park.
Josh Allen completed 30-of-51 passes for 270 yards and a touchdown for Buffalo.
Buffalo will now be on the road for their second game of the season next Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
The Batavia City Council meets tonight.
Council is holding both a conference meeting and a business meeting.
The conference meeting begins tonight 7 in the council board room on the second floor of city hall. This is the first meeting of council in five weeks.
Nearly $800-million will be up for grabs over the next two days thanks to the growing Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots.
The next Powerball drawing is set for tonight and the winner will take home at least $416-million.
Tomorrow, a $383-million prize awaits whoever picks the winning numbers for the Mega Millions drawing.
Tickets to play either game cost two-dollars apiece.