Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on January 8, 2021
What started as an 8-acre development project in East Pembroke has now nearly doubled.
The Genesee Gateway Local Development Corporation has approved the sale of a 5.8 acre parcel in what’s known as the Buffalo East technology Park.
J R Fancher Property Holdings bought the property. It is adjacent to an 8-acre site the company already owns directly off of Thruway exit 48-A at state routes 5 and 77.
The original project submitted by J&R Fancher last year includes the construction of mixed-use buildings including market-rate housing and commercial space.
Governor Cuomo is praising hospitals statewide for speeding up the process of vaccinating people against COVID-19. He says on Monday, hospitals were only giving out only 10,000 shots a day, but that number has already surged to over 50,000 a day.
The long and distinguished careers of Le Roy Police Chief Chris Hayward and Detective John Condidorio have been recognized by their colleagues from across the area.
The retirement of both men was honored during a ceremony at LeRoy Village Hall.
LeRoy Police Chief Chris Hayward:
For Detective Condidorio, it was an emotional moment:
The ceremony was attended by members of the law enforcement community from throughout the county.
The incoming LeRoy Police Chief is Gregg Kellogg.
For the first time in over two decades, the Buffalo Bills will be hosting a home playoff game this weekend. The AFC East champions will be taking on the Indianapolis Colts at Bills Stadium in Orchard Park tomorrow. And for the first time this season, the state is allowing fans in the stands. Over six-thousand people are going to watch the contest in person, so long as they’ve tested negative for COVID-19.Kick-off is set for tomorrow at 1pm.
In just a few hours, someone could find themselves over a half-billion dollars richer. That’s because $510-million is for grabs during tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot for the popular lottery game is currently the eighth largest in its history.