Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on June 15, 2020
Governor Cuomo is threatening to pull the liquor licenses of bars and restaurants who don’t follow social distancing guidelines.
Over the weekend several videos went viral showing large crowds inside of businesses with only some people wearing masks or facial coverings.
The governor says if people living in certain regions don’t follow the rules, reopening efforts in those areas could be rolled back.
He’s now calling on officials in those areas to enforce the health guidelines that are in place.
A well-known Batavia business woman has passed away.
Rose Caccamise, the owner of Roxy’s Music Store on West Main Street died on June 5th, but there was no formal announcement of her passing.
Rose operated the business her parents started in the mid 1930’s.
Rose Caccamise was 80.
After being sidelined due to concerns over coronavirus, kids across New York State are going to be able to take part in some sports again.
Starting July 6th, young athletes living in regions that are in Phase Three of the state’s reopening plan will be allowed to play six sports including baseball, softball and field hockey.
Two spectators per child will be allowed to watch the games.
Genesee County just entered Phase 3 on Friday.
The Monday morning gasoline report: According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Western New York is now $2.19
That’s a penny less than what drivers were paying at this point last week and is also slightly down from a month ago.
The average price of a gallon of regular in Batavia is $2.24.