Midday News Brief

Written by on May 10, 2021

Western New York drivers are definitely going to be paying more the next time they fill up.
According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Batavia is now $2.94 – 5-cents a gallon more than last week and nearly 75-cents a gallon more than a year ago.
The statewide average is currently $3 a gallon.

A local level three sex offender is back behind bars.
60 year old Aaron Pawlikowski of Darien is charged now with failing to verify his address.
Pawlikowski has three previous felony convictions. He’s required to check-in with law enforcement every 90 days.

The Batavia City Council tonight will be asked to approve a contract with a Buffalo firm to finish the roof repairs over the City Centre Mall.
This phase 2 work is for $161,890.

There will be a public sound-off tonight on the City of Batavia School District budget.
Property owners can weigh in on the proposed budget.
The hearing has been scheduled for 6 to 8pm tonight at the district office in the high school.
The budget totals $51.4-million and carries a tax rate decrease of .04 percent.

A property dispute over an air conditioner resulted in a criminal charge for a Stafford man. The ordeal occurred on Drake Street in Oakfield. Deputies arrested 57-year-old Roger Kevin Brinkman was charged with second-degree menacing with a weapon. According to a press release, during the altercation Brinkman allegedly displayed a knife and menaced others. He was directed to court June 7th.

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