Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 14, 2020
City Council is poised to deny a request by a popular downtown restaurant to pop up a tent for outdoor dining.
Vic Marchese is the owner of Main Street Pizza. He says the lack of outdoor seating is hurting his business…
Marchese was applying for temporary permission to set up tables in a tent in parking spaces adjacent to his building.
The city hall balked at the idea. They cited too few parking spaces already and traffic congestion.
Councilman Ron Viele supported Marchese
Later, during the council’s business meeting, it approved a plan to allow Eli Fish to set up 12 outdoor tables in the city owned Jackson Square.
The council later approved a deer management plan for the city.
The plan allows archery hunters to take up to 65 deer during the designated hunting season. There are lots of conditions for the hunt.
The City of Batavia has dealt with an over-population deer for years.
Fire in Pavilion sends a young boy to the hospital with smoke inhalation.
Fire started in the living room of a home along Ellicott Street Road just south of Telephone Road yesterday afternoon.
County Fire coordinator Tim Yeager was there…
PHOTO: Genesee County Fire Coordinator Timothy Yeager
The boy, said to be 10 or 11 years old, is OK.
Two pets – a dog and cat perished in the fire – but another dog was rescued..
Officials believe the fire started in a faulty window air conditioner.
It was some kind of chase.
A State Trooper in took off in pursuit of a car emblazoned with the word “security” along its side.
The chase started on Park Road last night as the security car exited the Red Roof Inn, with no lights, It ended with the suspect car getting stuck trying to drive onto the Thruway behind the Hershey’s building. There were three people in the car which was later determined to have been stolen from Rochester. Troopers at the scene declined further details.
Travelers who arrive in New York from states with a high number of coronavirus cases will need to fill out some paperwork, or face a penalty. Officials say anyone who lands at an airport in New York State has to reveal their travel plans, and if they refuse, they could be fined two-thousand dollars. The state health department says the requirement is needed after thousands of travelers declined to fill out the forms voluntarily.