Midday News Brief

Written by on April 8, 2021

You hardly think of the Genesee County Department of Motor Vehicles office, but the presence of an armed guard is expected to become a permanent fixture.
Originally the guard was posted at the DMV to maintain order and social distance during the COVID pandemic. But County Clerk Mike Cianfrini thinks the guard is invaluable.
The cost is $28,000 dollars a year to be paid for COVID-19 relief funding. A committee of the legislature has approved he guard and it now goes to the full legislature for final approval.

Genesee County has reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 infections over the past day. Nine of those individuals are hospitalized, two are inmates at the Genesee County jail.

The Genesee County Planning Board meets tonight and will consider a plan for a Chipotle Grill on Veterans Memorial Drive.
The owners are seeking a special use permit to add a drive-thru to the building.
So far, few concerns have been expressed.

The son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says he’s considering a run for governor next year.
Andrew Giuliani says he believes he has a good chance of unseating Governor Cuomo in 2022 due to the growing number of scandals surrounding his administration.

High School Football tonight.
At 6 tonight WBTA brings you live play by play coverage of Clyde-Savannah against Notre Dame. The game to be played at VanDetta Stadium. John Vazquez and Dan Drummey call the action.


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