Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on March 16, 2021
A Batavia woman has been arrested following a Sunday morning crash involving an emergency vehicle.
Batavia police ticketed 81-year-old Constance Lamilia with failure to yield the right of way. Police said as she exited the Tops Market she struck the Town of Batavia Fire Chief’s vehicle which was headed to a serious crash on Galloway Rd.
Lamilia was treated at ECMC in Buffalo. She’ll answer the charge in city court in June.
A new poll shows there are a lot of New Yorkers who believe Governor Cuomo should not resign from office. According to Siena College, 50 percent of people surveyed think the governor should keep his position compared to 35 percent who don’t. The governor has faced pressure to step down due to a growing number of sexual harassment claims made against him.
A Pembroke woman will answer animal cruelty charges at the end of the month.
47 year old Lori Ann Adolf of Akron Road has been arrested for allegedly torturing animals and failing to provide them with proper food.
The case dates back to January when deputies responded to a complaint at the Adolf home and found 13 dogs, caged, in deplorable condition. They also found 10 dead rabbits and one dead dog inside the home.
The dogs and two cats were taken to the county’s animal shelter where they have been receiving care. Adolf is also facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.
The state Board of Regents has announced the cancellation of most Regents exams this year. That means many students must only pass their courses to advance to the next grade or graduate.
The losing streak of the Buffalo Sabres has now reached 11 games following a blowout loss at home. None of the Sabres were able to score last night as they were shutout by the Washington Capitals 6-0.
They’ll be back on the ice again tonight when they visit the New Jersey Devils. Face-off for the contest is set for 7p.m.