Monday News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on September 4, 2023
A man from Livingston County has been convicted for the murder of his infant son. 27 year old Zachary McCaa of Caledonia was found guilty of throwing his son and causing blunt force trauma injuries to the head which resulted in his death last June. McCaa was found guilty after a 10 day trial.
Someone in Rochester and Someone in Buffalo are both richer. In Buffalo the second prize winning ticket for the Powerball lottery, with a million dollars, was sold on Delaware Ave at Obsido AAA inc. In Rochester the number 1 take 5 ticket was sold at Henry’s Convenience Store on west Henrietta Rd. The ticket is worth over 41 thousand dollars.
Area 51 has been shut down by order of the Chief of the East Pembroke Fire Department after multiple calls for injuries on Sunday. There were multiple calls about injuries at the races and Mercy EMS was tied up, causing Alexander’s ambulance to need to be dispatched to the scene. Darien had to cover for Alexander while they were away.
Wings Over Batavia was a hit over the weekend drawing thousands to watch as military aircraft, stunt planes, and fireworks all danced in the sky. Pilots looped and rolled through the sky. Military jets blasted past and did neat turns and rolls and close flybys of the runway. There were vendors, exhibits, skydivers, and explosions. The first air show in Batavia in 25 years is being considered a stellar success.
Labor Daze in Oakfield will be wrapping up late this evening after running through the weekend. The final act to take the stage will be The Floyd Concept playing from 7 to 10pm. The box car derby was held on Saturday with nearly three hours of racing on Oak Street, Elias Pamer won the younger division and Cody Pangrazio won the older division.
And Gas prices are staying pretty steady this week. According to AAA the average price of a gallon of regular in Batavia is 3.85 which is up a penny from last week and up 3 cents from a month ago. The New York State Average is 3.89 and the US average is 3.81. Prices are expected to rise slightly after Labor Day before dropping off again.