Morning News Briefing

Written by on September 25, 2018

P.W. Minor appears to be on unsure footing.
P.W. Minor employees are waiting for the other shoe to drop following a reported meeting Monday morning.
Workers tell WBTA that they were sent home with their pay for the week at the companywide meeting yesterday morning where there was also talk of potential layoffs.
Financial woes have followed the century and a half old Batavia Business in recent years, with several attempts to save the core company.
Local businessmen Peter Zeliff and Andrew Young purchased P.W. Minor four years ago likely saving the business from shutting its doors for good.
Zeliff and Young later parted company and last year Zeliff sold the company to Tidewater and Associates a private investment firm out of Delaware.

Alleged drunk and drugged driving lead to arrest for a Vine Street woman.
Following an investigation at the Eastown Plaza off East Main Street in the city Batavia Police apprehended 46 year old Angela Mcintyre.
Mcintyre was accused of driving an uninspected vehicle while intoxicated and impaired by drugs.
Officers conducted a subsequent search which led to a count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.
She was released under Genesee Justice and is scheduled to appear Thursday in Batavia City Court.

Batavia man lands in lock up after almost immediately violating court order.
Within hours of being served a stay away order of protection 47 year old Aaron Klein of Montclair Ave was allegedly found hiding in the house of a protected party by City Police last week.
Klein was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt and was committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.

Stafford woman arrested for biting during a domestic incident.
Deputies arrested 27 year old Falcia Tuczai of East Bethany LeRoy Road following a reported domestic incident at an Ellicott Street Road residence in Bethany.
Tuczai was accused of biting the male victim causing injury after getting into a verbal altercation.
She was charged with Harassment and released with an appearance ticket returnable to Bethany Town Court on October 23rd.

Hydrant Flushing picks up tomorrow.
The City Fire Department will flushing hydrants tomorrow and Thursday from approximately 9 am to 3 pm in the areas south of Main Street and west of Jackson Street.
Homes and businesses in the area will be affected with temporary discoloration of water.
If you experience this make sure to run cold water for about 5 minutes or until it runs clear.

Governor Cuomo has signed a bill that will let New Yorkers with chronic pain buy medical marijuana.
Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose marijuana over more addictive opioids.
The state recently added chronic pain and P-T-S-D to the list of treatable conditions for medical marijuana.
Governor Cuomo says his staff is working on legislation that would make recreational marijuana available to New Yorkers over 21.


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