Wednesday, April 28, 2021:
NYS WILL END FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE CURFEW -- The 12 am food and beverage service curfew will be lifted for outdoor dining areas beginning May 17 and for indoor dining areas beginning May 31. The 1 am curfew for catered events where attendees have provided proof of vaccination status or a recent negative Covid-19 test result will be lifted beginning May 17 with the curfew for all catered events set to be lift May 31. Catered events can resume at residences beginning May 3 above the state's individual gathering limit of 10 people. Courtesy Livingston Courier
THE RICH WORLD HAS FAILED INDIA -- The rich world has yet to provide a global response to the pandemic, a failure that's hitting hard in India. On Wednesday the official Covid-19 death toll in that country surpassed 200,000 as it hit another global record of 360,960 new infections. The US President's chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said as much during an interview with the Guardian, published the same day, in which he stressed that helping India was "a responsibility that the rich countries need to assume."
Courtesy of CNN
NY CITY PRIMARY CARE DOCTORS begin vaccinating patients against Covid-29. NY is the latest state to allocate Covid-19 vaccine doses directly to primary care doctors as part of an initiative to reach people who may be reluctant to be inoculated.
Courtesy CNN and author Lauren del Valle
NEIGHBOR, ERIE COUNTY ANNOUNCED it is partnering with local breweries to hold pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics. The "Shot and a Chaser" vaccination program will offer those who receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a brewery a free drink. The first pop-up as part of the program will be held on May 8 at Resurgence Brewing Co. from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You will need to register online. Breweries who would like to participate can call (716) 858-2827 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Courtesy of WKBW Buffalo
NYS COVID-19 VACCINATION SITES will begin accepting walk-ins tomorrow (Thursday) for anyone age 16+.
PERRY VILLAGE'S ANNUAL "CLEAN SWEEP" CLEAN-UP is set for May 15. This year’s event is set for 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Families and individuals will be assigned to specific areas throughout the village to maintain proper social distancing. Activities will include general trash pickup, lots of painting, and minor landscaping assistance, village officials said in a Facebook post. Pre-registration is preferred to help organizers plan for scheduling and refreshments. Those interested in a specific area of the village or certain projects are advised to inform the organizers so they can accommodate. For more information, check the village’s website or call the Village Office at (585) 237-2216.
BARN FIRE -- Investigation is continuing in Orangeville into the cause of a fire which destroyed an abandoned barn on Sunday, Wyoming County Emergency Services officials said. The fire was reported 3:23 a.m. at the structure on Quakertown Road. It was owned by T.J. Marquart & Sons Inc. of Gainesville. Firefighters were at the scene for three hours. The barn had been in poor condition before the fire, fire officials said. Units from Warsaw, Varysburg, Gainesville, North Java, Silver Springs, Castile and Wyoming responded, along with county Emergency Management personnel and sheriff’s deputies. No injuries were reported.
SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE, STORMS ACROSS WNY-- Gusty storms are a possibility for this afternoon and evening. Thursday will be a soggy one for the Southern Tier and all of WNY will be cool with temperatures pulling back into the 50s. Friday will continue the cooling trend with 40s and additional showers.
3 WYOMING COUNTY BUSINESSES TO MARK OPENINGS THIS WEEK -- Three Wyoming County businesses will mark their openings with ribbon cuttings this week Thursday and Friday. The ribbon cuttings begin:
- Thursday, April 29 with Mattress by Appointment, 2382 Route 19, Warsaw. The business is located in the Tops Plaza. The ribbon cutting is at 4 p.m.
- Friday, April 30 with the first being Positive Cafe and Bakery, 121 Prospect St., Attica, at 10 a.m.
- The second is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Cappy’s Shado Lawn Farm Market, 4598 Route 39, Castile.