Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 10, 2019
Winter Weather Advisory in effect
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service covering Genesee and Orleans counties through this afternoon.
Forecasters are calling for total lake effect snow accumulation of up to 8 inches by 1 p.m. today.
Drivers are urged to use caution and to expect slippery driving conditions and areas of blowing snow.
The man arrested for triggering an AMBER Alert last November is in more legal trouble.
22 year old Guillermo Torres-Acevedo of Batavia was arraigned in Byron last night on charges including child endangerment, criminal contempt and custodial interference.
The charges are for allegedly taking a teenager across state lines in November.
Both he and the girl were found in Pennsylvania and according to previous reports the girl went willingly and wasn’t hurt.
Torres-Acevedo was committed without bail back to the Genesee County Jail and slated to reappear in Bergen Town Court on February 13th.
LeRoy School Board member says too much time away from the district is his reason to resign.
Leroy School district board members received a formal resignation from member Lawrence Bonacquisti at their Tuesday night meeting.
Bonaqcuisti cited the months of time he has taken away from the position and extended plans for family vacations as his reason to resign and felt it was in the best interest of the community.
The board said it would wait for the election process in May to fill the vacancy which has a remaining 2 year term.
Congressman Chris Collins says he will stop his own paychecks during the partial government shutdown.
Collins, a multi-millionaire businessman under indictment for insider stock trading, says it’s unfair to accept his federal pay while essential federal workers have their pay delayed.
Collins accused congressional democrats of using federal employees as pawns in a political dispute over a southern border wall.
Churchville Fire Equipment Corporation will ask the Genesee County Economic Development Center for $50,000 in tax incentives.
The company has proposed buying land and establishing a truck set-up facility on Perry Road in the Town of Pavilion.
The total project price tag is $900,000. Churchville say the project will create three new jobs.
The GC-EDC will consider the project at its meeting on Thursday.
The Buffalo Bills are asking fans for their input on a possible new stadium.
A survey was sent out to season ticket holders asking them what they thought about the idea of New Era Field being renovated or a new stadium being developed.
Some of the questions included how much more money fans would be willing to pay to see their team and also what they’d like to see at a new facility.
New Era Field has been the home of the Bills for decades.