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Batavians View Solar Eclipse
Monday, August 21, 2017 4:30 PM

400 spectators gather on the lawn of Richmond Library to see the first solar eclipse visible in Western New York in 40 years

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 21, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017 7:38 AM
  • Lunch on the Lawn at Richmond Library during eclipse...
  • Batavia YWCA to host Peace Vigil...
  • Two die after a fall in Zoar Valley
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Vigil for Peace Planned at Batavia YWCA
Monday, August 21, 2017 7:10 AM

Two clergy members join with the YWCA to hold vigil this Thursday evening

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WBTA Sunday News: Aug 20, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017 8:10 AM
  • LeRoy bicyclist seriously injured when hit by car...
  • Arby's burglar gets 2 to 4 years...
  • Medina Police ID man who drove his car into canal
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WBTA Saturday News: Aug 19, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:23 AM
  • Seven youngsters arrested for burglaries in Wyoming and Cattaraugus Counties.
  • Batavia man accepts plea deal for alleged incident with knife and glass bottle.
  • Medina Police identify driver who ran into the Canal.
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NYS Police: Multi agency burglary investigation results in seven arrests
Friday, August 18, 2017 2:37 PM

Five juveniles and two adults were arrested for a series of commercial burglaries and criminal mischiefs that occurred over a seven day period in Cattaraugus and Wyoming County.

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Batavia man accepts plea deal for alleged incident of coercion with knife and glass bottle
Friday, August 18, 2017 1:50 PM

Following a sidebar the court accepted Smiths guilty plea of first degree Attempted Coercion as second felony offender on an Alford basis.

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Arby’s Burglar sentenced to prison
Friday, August 18, 2017 1:18 PM

44 year old Duane Mather of Batavia appeared in Genesee County Court this morning for sentencing on a burglary conviction.

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City Fire crews quick response saves home on McKinley Ave
Friday, August 18, 2017 10:24 AM

According to City of Batavia Fire Chief Steve Napolitano, firefighters made a fast and aggressive response to a fire reported at 3 McKinley Avenue at 9:15 a.m. this morning.

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Genesee County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Labor Day Crackdown Enforcement Effort
Friday, August 18, 2017 7:16 AM

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs August 18th – September 4th, 2017.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 18, 2017
Friday, August 18, 2017 7:09 AM
  • Trucker drives into Canal in Medina and lands in custody.
  • Fatal crash on I-90 leads to manslaughter charge for a Saratoga County Man.
  • Medina man jailed for robbery at knifepoint.
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Genesee Community College Ready for Fall 2017 Opening
Thursday, August 17, 2017 2:34 PM

Fall Semester Begins Monday, August 21 with Two New Buildings Open

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SP Batavia- Fatal collision results in Manslaughter charges
Thursday, August 17, 2017 2:17 PM

During the course of investigation it was determined that Gregorek was using his cell phone, shopping online and then completing a survey when he rear-ended the Honda driven by Volpe causing her death.

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Streamlined success awaits GCC students this school year
Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:59 PM

Donna Rae Sutherland said“The student success center is a model that we think is going to become something other colleges may be interested in, and watching what we do, maybe it will become a model for the nation.”

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Judge seeks more info on Mental Health of man accused of strangling a dog
Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:52 PM

Twardowski appeared in Genesee County Court this morning where his defense attorney Michael Locicero raised concern that his defendant was confused about the proposed plea agreement.

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Alleged heroin sales in Warsaw lead to arrest for a Pike man
Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:50 PM

34 year old Richard Gargula was arrested for allegedly selling heroin to an agent of the Wyoming County Drug Task Force in May of this year.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 17, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:21 AM
  • LeRoy man gets 5 yrs. for attempted arson...
  • More than 500 veterans put at risk at Buffalo VA hospital...
  • Sheriff's investigator to hold workshop on how to avoid a scam
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Learn how to avoid scams with a free workshop by GCSO Investigator
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:35 PM

Genesee County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tim Wescott will lead a free public workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, on learning how to recognize and avoid scams.

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Sex Offender in Medina jailed for felony failing to report
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:32 PM

Norton was remanded to the custody of the Sheriff on the Class E felony in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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LeRoy man sentenced to prison for attempted arson
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:40 PM

McCracken accepted a plea deal for attempted arson with the promise of no more than five years in prison.

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Muckdogs Youth Baseball Clinic Registration Closed
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:38 PM

Due to a tremendous response from the community, the Muckdogs 2017 Youth Baseball Clinic to be held on August 30th is completely filled up and registration is now closed.

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Tompkins Insurance Agencies Supports the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation in Batavia
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:56 AM

Donation from Tompkins Insurance Agencies Matched by Grant from The Selective Insurance Group Foundation 
 

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LeRoy Police seeking assistance in locating stolen vehicle
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:54 AM

Anyone with information about who may have stolen the vehicle or its possible whereabouts is encouraged to contact LeRoy PD at 345-6350.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 16, 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:53 AM
  • Hospital employee gets weekends in jail for taking surgical equipment...
  • Niagara County man admits to robbing Batavia bank...
  • Baby found in trash bag leaves hospital, placed with foster family
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Niagara County man takes plea deal for Batavia bank robbery
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:23 PM

34 year old Joel Zsebahazy pled guilty to third degree Robbery in Genesee County Court last week.

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First presentation of Batavia’s Comprehensive Plan in its draft form
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 3:15 PM

The Comprehensive Plan draft was the culmination of two years of work interviewing, surveying, and looking into a variety of community based approaches to create a vision for the future of Batavia.

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City of Batavia: Police Officer Recognition
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:30 PM

Officer Arick Perkins is being recognized for his quick action and dedication to service.

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(UPDATED) LCSO: Missing Livonia Teenager
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:28 PM

UPDATE: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty is pleased to advise that the missing person has been located safe and sound.  Deputies are currently with Adin and we would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating him.

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BHS: Freshman Orientation
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:24 PM

Batavia High School will host a brief parent orientation for parents of incoming freshmen and transfer students new to the High School on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

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National Weather Service: Special Weather Statement
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:20 PM

At 104 PM EDT, radar indicated a line of strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Lewiston to near Spencerport.

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Former UMMC employee receives sentence for stealing thousands in medical supplies
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:15 PM

Diamond who was a former employee at the United Memorial Medical Center was accused of stealing over $100,000 worth of equipment and medical supplies from the facility in order to sell them on eBay.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 15, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:24 AM
  • SUV carrying eight people strikes tree on Ellicott St...
  • Batavia Police officer honored for saving the life of stabbing victim...
  • Rochester libraries to handout eclipse glasses
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Eight People in SUV Slam into a Tree on Ellicott St
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:10 AM
  • Family was returning to Niagara Falls from Vacation.
  • Two hospitalized, non-life threatening injuries
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