Saturday News Briefing

Written by on March 31, 2018

The Muckdogs’ GM says front office is a mess.
Opening day of professional baseball in Batavia is about 2 and a half months away, but the new manager says, the organization is way behind where it should be.
Dave Chase is the veteran baseball guy brought in by the NYP league to manager the Muckdogs in what could well be the team’s final year in Batavia.
Without naming the Rochester Red Wings, Chase had nothing good to say about the previous management.

Opening day at Dwyer Stadium is June 13th.
Chase says the playing field is in very rough shape and not up to professional baseball standards.

Genesee County’s Economic Development Center continues to handout tax payer funded incentives to spur new business.
The EDC approved incentives for two projects that would result in $1.3 million in capital investment, the creation of 10 new jobs and retention of 29.
Genesee Lumber Company will get $57,000 in sales and mortgage tax exemptions. The company plans to build a new seven-thousand sq. ft. warehouse in the City of Batavia.
$77,000 in sales, property and mortgage tax exemptions were approved for a new grocery store in Corfu.

High Wind Warning posted for this holiday weekend.
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind WARNING for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.
The Warning will be effect from this afternoon through Easter morning with forecasters calling for Southwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

New York has the most opioid-related deaths in the country.
According to the newest numbers from the CDC, New York has one of the lowest rates of opioid prescriptions, but the highest total number of overdose deaths.


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