Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on February 6, 2020
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that remains in effect for the GLOW region this morning.
The advisory is set to expire at 1 PM with a Winter Storm Watch going into effect later this evening lasting through late Friday night.
Forecasters expect up to 4 inches of total snow accumulations by this afternoon and ice accumulations of a few hundredths of an inch with below freezing temperatures holding through the morning.
A special weather statement was also posted for slick road conditions this morning.
Weather officials remind motorists to use caution and to give yourself extra time to reach your destination while remaining alert for icy conditions, especially on secondary roads.
Neighborhood meeting for Ward Six residents targets hot topics concerning residents.
Rose Mary Christian Ward Six Councilwoman hosted public meeting at City Hall on yesterday evening.
A portion of the discussion focused on a registered sex offender living next to a park where children play and what residents could do to in response.
Our news partner the Batavian was on scene as City Council President Eugene Jankowski attempted to address their concerns…
Other topics of discussion ranged from the status of the GCASA-owned building on South Swan; the recent robbery by Pizza Hut; sidewalks; and the proposal for a new skate park in the city.
For more on the story check the video by our news partner The Batavian.
Fanny Venegas is a junior at Elba Central School who designed the cover of the Rochester Automobile Dealers Association’s (RADA) Rochester Auto Show Program and her design was selected as the winner.
Fanny is also a first-year student in the Graphic Arts Program at the Batavia Career and Technical Education Center.
She was recently recognized by Juan Canto, director of Training, Compliance, Recruitment and Placement for the RADA, and she was presented with a monetary award.
State Health Commissioner Doctor Howard Zucker says there still haven’t been any confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York.
Zucker says 21 Empire State residents have been tested for the illness. Twelve of those results have come back negative, while the remaining nine are still pending.
Anyone with questions about the disease can call 1-888-365-3065 to get answers from Department of Health experts.
Buffalo Bills season ticket holders are going to have to hand over more money to see their team play this upcoming season.
The Buffalo News reports the average cost of a season ticket will increase to 93 dollars per game, a jump of over four bucks.
How much each fan has to pay will depend on their seat location.
The price of season parking passes will also be going up.