Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on June 9, 2021
Canada may begin easing border restrictions this month. The mayor of Niagara Falls, Ontario says the country is looking at a June 22nd reopening date if certain benchmarks are met.
The country’s Public Safety Minister suggested that 75-percent of people must have at least one dose of the vaccine and 20-percent must be fully vaccinated.
Data from Canada’s coronavirus commission indicates that nearly 62-point-two-percent of Canadians have received at least one dose and eight-point-two-percent are fully vaccinated.
As for Western New York, 45-percent of residents are fully immunized against the virus while 52-percent of people have received their first dose.
On the bad boys report this afternoon: 23-year-old Charles Allis Junior of Lyndonville is charged with arson and trespassing. Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies say Allis allegedly entered a property on Ham Road in the Town of Alabama, without permission, and set the building on fire.
Allis received an appearance ticket for Alabama Town Court.
23-year-old Tyler Reeves of Main Road in Pembroke is charged with 2nd degrees criminal mischief. Deputies say Reeves as arrested following a domestic incident early yesterday morning. He was released under supervision.
A note from Genesee County Board of Elections. The location for early voting has changed.
Early voting has moved from County Building 2 on West Main Street to the ARC Community Center on Woodrow Road.
See the schedule of early voting dates and times HERE
Primary Day is Tuesday, June 22nd.
There are only three communities where primaries are being held this year. They are:
Bethany, Byron and Stafford.