Midday News Brief

Written by on May 3, 2021

Batavia Downs has added Vince Neil to the line-up of this summer’s Rockin’ the Downs concert series.
Neil was the lead singer with the legendary rock band “Motley Crue.”
Neil is scheduled to perform on Friday, June 18th.
Tickets went on sale at Noon today.
Concert goers must be 21 of older. A limit of four tickets per person will be enforced. You will also need proof of a negative COVID test or proof of a complete vaccination.
Social distancing will be enforced. Masks must be work when standing.
The capacity for all Batavia Downs concerts this summer will be limited to 25-hundred people, unless state guidance changes.

This week the Genesee County Health Department has a ‘One & Done’ single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic.
Appointments may be made and walk-ins are also available targeting those who are 18 and older and are residents of New York State, work here or go to school here.
The GCC location will offer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine this Wednesday from 9 until 11.
A special clinic will be offered at the Genesee County Office for the Aging on Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:30 in the afternoon.
We have a lin on our website to make an appointment

A Genesee County woman faces a two-count indictment including a charge of second-degree attempted murder.
49-year-old Colleen Nelson of the Town of Alabama was also indictment for criminal possession of a weapon. Authorities allege that on July 29th Nelson attempted to stab a co-worker

For the second year in a row, a popular local event is being canceled due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus. Organizers of the Finger Lakes Wine Festival say they still believe it’s not safe to hold a large-scale event right now. The festival was scheduled to take place July 9th through 11th at Watkins Glen International. Ticket holders will get full credit for the amount they paid plus an additional 20-percent.

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