Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 3, 2020
MORNING NEWS BRIEFING
A new president has been named for the Board of Education in Batavia.
She is Alice Ann Benedict, a former board president.
She replaces 30 year Board veteran Patrick Burke who has announced plans to retire from the board at the end of the year.
Benedict had served as a board member from 1995 to 2006.
She was re-appointed to the Board in May to fill a vacancy and then was elected to a full three year term last month.
Genesee County Sheriff’s arrested 22 year old Elis Salkic of Adele Drive in Greece following a traffic stop on Tuesday evening. Deputies stopped the vehicle on Richmond ave in the city after it ran a stop sign. Salkic was charged with AUO 3rd, Unlawful possession of Marijuana, operating a vehicle while using an electronic device and failure to stop at a stop sign. Salkic was found to be driving on a suspended license and given appearance tickets for 8/18 at BCC
• Genesee County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 225 positive cases
o The positive individual resides in Oakfield.
o The positive individual is in their 20’s.
o The positive individual was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
o Currently no individuals are hospitalized and no individuals have been released from mandatory quarantine.
• Orleans County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 today for a total of 267 positive cases
o The positive individual resides in Clarendon.
o The positive individual is in their 50’s.
o The positive individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
o No individuals have been released from mandatory quarantine.
o 7 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized.
Genesee county sheriff’s continue to respond to multiple calls over the last week to people that have been swimming illegally at various locations. One of the most popular spots had visitors last night
Nine people reportedly climbed the rocks and jumped into the falls below Indian Falls Log Cabin Restaurant at 1227 Gilmore Road in Corfu. Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies are responded issuing warnings and trespass violations.