Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on June 16, 2021
D’Youville College has announced that international acrobat, daredevil, and high wire star Nik Wallenda will be coming to buffalo to celebrate the opening of its Health professions hub tomorrow. He will walk a wire five stories up in the air between the top of the Montante Library and the top of the new Health Professions Hub Building. The wire is 320 feet long.
The Batavia Muckdogs have teamed up with the Challenger Division Baseball League to host a game at Dwyer Stadium at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 19th. Challenger Baseball is a community program sponsored by the YMCA and Arc of Genesee & Orleans that provides children in the area with disabilities the opportunity to play organized baseball. With the support of volunteers trained in disability awareness and sensitivity, these athletes who range from ages 5-21 can have the opportunity to play the sports they love along with the professionals.
Frontier field in Rochester is removing its vaccinated and unvaccinated sections from the seating areas for Red Wings games. Fans will no longer be asked if they are vaccinated. The seating bowl will return to normal capacity on July 6. Some sections will still be set aside for social distancing. Visitors who aren’t vaccinated are still asked to wear masks inside the stadium, except when eating or drinking.