posted on May 10, 2010 07:24
A freeze Watch is in effect for tonight through early Tuesday morning. Temperatures may drop below freezing again.
A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.
The overnight low in Batavia reached 30 degrees, as measured at the NYS School for the Blind.
The investigation will continue today into Saturday’s spectacular blaze at the old Wiard Plow on Swan Street.
All City of Batavia firemen and six companies of volunteers fought that blaze.
A small fire had occurred in the building earlier Saturday that authorities believe was set by intruders.
A fire in Elba Saturday night caused a hundred thousand dollar damage.
Firemen responded to a shed on Watson Road.
A diesel Motor connected to a generator apparently overheated, destroying the shed and much of the equipment inside.
A love triangle led to gunfire in Stafford.
One man was arrested for allegedly firing a shotgun blast at his former girlfriend’s new beau.
21-year-old Jeffrey Kohorst of Main Road, Stafford, was charged with reckless Endangerment and Menacing.
Troopers said Kohorst’s ex and her new boyfriend went to Kohorst’s place Saturday night to get her belongings. As the couple was loading her belongings into the car, Kohorst allegedly got his shotgun, ordered them to leave and fired one round in the new boyfriend’s direction. It didn’t hit anyone.
WBTA’s Eye on Government:
The Batavia City Council holds a business meeting tonight.
The mostly routine agenda includes approval of a contract with GCC for $8,500 to help the city develop its Strategic Plan.