Midday News Brief

Written by on April 29, 2021

The City of Batavia is about to undertake a water service replacement project on Swan, Hutchins and Otis Streets.
Construction will begin this Monday, May 3rd.
During the project Swan, Hutchins and Otis will experience local traffic only from 7am to 5pm.
“No Parking” signs will be posted in affected areas each day.
The project is expected to be completed by July 15th.

An area school principal has pleaded not guilty to charges that claim he sexually abused several students. Police arrested Kirk Ashton earlier this month after an investigation revealed he sexually abused children while working at Northwood Elementary School. He was recently indicted by a Monroe County grand jury on 25 counts including child endangerment and sexual abuse.

Both chambers of the New York State Legislature have voted to overturn three executive orders Governor Cuomo issued in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. One requirement no longer in place means that restaurants don’t have to serve food to people who order alcoholic beverages.

The Buffalo Bills will be looking to improve their roster during tonight’s NFL Draft. The Bills have the 30th overall pick in the first round and experts are predicting they could either choose a running back or select a player to help out their defense. The Bills finished 13-and three last year, good enough to win the AFC East and make the playoffs.

We have a BOLO out for a lost dog, a female Golden Shitzu
Her name is Gigi. He went missing from her home when her owner had to be taken to the hospital.
Her neighborhood is around North and Vine Streets.
When last seen Gigi was wearing a stylish purple sweater with a pink collar.
If you have Gigi or think you have seen her, call us here at WBTA and will try to get her back home.


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