Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 25, 2019
Governor Cuomo is asking the Public Service Commission if National Grid’s license can be revoked.
According to Cuomo National Grid is refusing to provide natural gas service to 11-hundred people downstate in an effort to force the state to support a new natural gas pipeline.
The Governor has now called on the Public Service Commission to have someone watch over the operations of the utility company.
The Commission released a statement saying, it’s taking the governor’s request seriously and will take any steps needed to punish National Grid.
The company is currently working to reconnect affected customers according to a National Grid spokesperson.
Deputies arrest a Batavia resident after a domestic dispute.
26 year old Kenneth Cook of Galloway Road was taken into custody by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies after investigation into a physical domestic incident.
Cook was accused of punching another person with a closed fist in the incident and was charged with second degree Harassment.
He was issued an appearance ticket for Batavia Town Court on November 7th.
Troopers bust an Albion man following a burglary complaint in Barre.
State Police stationed in Albion report the arrest of 29 year old Michael Cliff following a lengthy investigation into an alleged burglary in the Town of Barre that began back in May of this year.
Cliff was hit with a felony count of Insurance Fraud along with Class A Misdemeanor counts of Falsifying Business Records, making a False Written Statement and providing false information about the incident.
Cliff was ultimately released with an appearance ticket.
Voters across the state are getting the chance to head to the polls before Election Day.
Early voting begins tomorrow and continues until November 3rd.
Officials have spent a lot of time and money to try and make sure the process goes smoothly.
New York joins a list of several other states that allow some form of early voting.
More information is available online at VoteEarlyNY.org.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th.
The Buffalo Bills will be looking to make it three straight wins this weekend.
They’re hosting the Philadelphia Eagles at New Era Field in Orchard Park.
Buffalo hasn’t lost a game since September 29th, when they were beaten by the New England Patriots.
Since then, they’ve won consecutive games against the Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins.
Kick off for Sunday’s contest is set for 1:00 p.m.