Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on April 22, 2020
Governor Cuomo is starting to lay out a path that will lead to the reopening of New York State’s economy. He says the process of getting things up and running again will be done regionally.
The governor says the state will be divided up into 10 sections that will be independently analyzed to see when things like schools and businesses can reopen. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will oversee the Western New York region.
Governor Cuomo is calling his White House meeting with President Trump productive. The pair were face-to-face yesterday where they mostly talked about issues related to coronavirus testing. Both Trump and the governor say they hope to significantly increase the amount of testing that can be done in New York each day.
In its latest update the Genesee County Health Department reports three new positive cases of COVID-19.
Two of those individuals live in Batavia, one in Elba. The county’s total is now 130.
The former Next Level Fitness on Main St. in Batavia, is auctioning off all of its equipment.
Hundreds of items will be auctioned, including gym equipment weights, workout machines, treadmills and mats.
The auction is online now through April 27th. Link HERE
A pop-up food pantry distribution is scheduled for this morning.
The Salvation Army and Northgate Free Methodist Church are hosting the distribution. It begins at 9 this morning at Northgate’s north campus on Bank Street Road. Only one person should be in the car for pick-up and have ID ready if picking up food for other households.