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Ortt, Norris Blast International Joint Commision's Lake Level Decision
Thursday, December 08, 2016 3:49 PM

Decision Will Harm Local Economy, Amounts to “Throwing Gasoline on Fire”

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Congressman Chris Collins Blasts IJC Approval of Plan 2014
Thursday, December 08, 2016 2:20 PM

Congressman Collins has voiced strong opposition to the IJC’s Plan 2014 since it was introduced.

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Perry man behind bars on underage rape charge
Thursday, December 08, 2016 2:09 PM

The incident allegedly took place in August when Murch was out on parole.

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Logo Competition for Genesee County’s New Ellicott Trail
Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:29 PM

Opportunity for Community Residents, Students & Graphic Artists.  Offers $200 in Prize Winnings.

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An apparent consensus on next year’s budget has been reached by the Genesee County Legislature
Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:23 PM

The 2017 budget needs to be filled with the State on December 20th.

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Akron Man pleads guilty to Possession of Child Pornography
Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:16 PM

Strach is looking at a maximum of 20 years behind bars and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced on March 24th.

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NY Farm Bureau Delegates Elect New President to Lead Organization
Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:11 PM

Farm Bureau Also Awards Distinguished Service to Agriculture and James Quinn Awards

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 8, 2016
Thursday, December 08, 2016 7:19 AM
  • Lake Effect Snow will likely miss Genesee county...
  • Jaquetta Simmons goes to jail, again...
  • Conesus looking for a Grinch
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Fugitive from Virginia is located by Livingston County law enforcement
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:41 PM

Dixon is accused of committing robbery and was ordered to be held in the custody of the Sheriff pending her extradition back to Augusta County Virginia. 

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Operation Safe Interstate nets two more on drug charges
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:23 PM

Both Getman and Salmon have since been released from the Livingston County Jail after posting bail.

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Forensic examination ordered for a Batavia man accused of threatening a teen with a corkscrew
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:08 PM

Kroemer said her client does have mental health issues but he’s not psychotic and he understands the legal process.

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Jacquetta Simmons gets jail sentence for two year old harassment charge
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:02 PM

Simmons failed to appear for sentencing last week and was arrested on a bench warrant in Rochester prior to her appearance.

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Batavia Downs gives back with COmmunity WInter Fest
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2:23 PM

Officials from Batavia Downs’ announced today that over 1,000 persons attended the first annual Community Winter Fest held this past Sunday inside the Batavia Downs Paddock Room.

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Troop A and T- Tips from NYSP and AAA WCNY for driving in Snow and Ice
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2:17 PM

Visit www.thruway.ny.gov for more information.

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Batavia City School Superintendent presents plans to rebuild Van Detta Stadium
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 1:07 PM

The capital improvement project still needs to be approved by the board of trustees in January and by voters on March 2nd.

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Albion woman arrested for battery burglary in Byron
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 12:25 PM

Heveron was arrested following an extensive investigation into commercial battery thefts in Genesee County.

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GLOW Committee gets Details on September Household Hazardous Waste/Pharmaceutical Collection
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 12:21 PM

Most residents learned of the event through local penny savers and papers and want to see the program held annually, if not more frequently.

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 7, 2016
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:34 AM
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning, just to the south of us...
  • Person of interest identified in Jackson St. shooting...
  • Hunter left hanging in Darien Lake State Park
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Drowsy drivers arrested on drug charges out of Livingston County
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:16 PM

Both drivers were found slumped over in the driver's seat and were charged with DWAI by Drugs.

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Hunter helped to safety hanging from a tree stand in Darien
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:43 PM

The man may have suffered an ankle injury and was taken to United Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

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Hawley Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:46 PM

Hawley - "Please take a moment on Pearl Harbor Day to remember those who perished in this tragedy and thank a veteran close to you in your life.”

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BPD: Release Identity of shooting suspect still at large
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:43 PM

If seen do not confront, call 911 immediately. You may also contact the Batavia Police confidential tip line at 345-6370, or Detective Sergeant Crossett at 345-6353. 

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Convicted drug dealer is released while teeange girl from Leroy is jailed following a drug bust in Pembroke
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:33 PM

Moffett and a 17 year old girl from LeRoy were allegedly found in room 129 of the Econo Lodge using and possessing drugs including hypodermic instruments.

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State Troopers stop a Perry man from alleged criminal sex act with a child
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:14 PM

Tarbell was allegedly attempting to engage a 13 year old girl in sexual contact and was taken into custody by State Police prior to doing so.

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Elma woman facing multiple felony DWI’s following a traffic stop in Batavia
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:10 PM

Mancuso was taken into custody and was charged with two Felony DWI’s one under Leandra’s Law and another for having a prior DWI conviction.

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 6, 2016
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 7:11 AM
  • Jackson St shooting victims leaves hospital...
  • Lake Effect Snow Watch posted for parts of WNY...
  • Former Penney's employee admits hefty theft
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Felony charges facing five Batavia hunters
Monday, December 05, 2016 3:50 PM

The entire groups were caught carrying guns on BOCES property across from Batavia High School.

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Genesee County Health Dept: Don’t Give the Flu this Holiday
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:37 PM

Genesee, Orleans & Wyoming Public Health Column.

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GCC's 25th Annual Encore Welcomes Children with Special Programming
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:31 PM

Star Shines On Welcomes the Next Generation of Encore Enthusiasts.

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Daughter of State Trooper in jail on charges of Manslaughter
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:06 PM

Her father is Major Richard Allen with Troop E of the New York State Police.

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Former Batavia resident busted for welfare fraud
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:05 PM

Guy is accused of receiving $1,474.47 in Food Stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2012 to 2015 to which she was not entitled to.

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Batavia woman takes plea deal on Grand Larceny charge
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:03 PM

20 year old Danielle Cervone of Ellicott Street Road in Batavia pled guilty to 3rd degree Grand Larceny.

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Batavia Shooting suspect still on the loose as victim makes his recovery
Monday, December 05, 2016 1:00 PM

The suspect is described as a light skinned black male between 5 foot 10 and 6 feet tall, and was armed with a handgun.

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 5, 2016
Monday, December 05, 2016 7:26 AM
  • Batavia police continue to probe Jackson St shooting...
  • Corrections Officer  fired, charged with raping an inmate...
  • New York lightens up on  medical marijuana use
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WBTA Sunday News: Dec 4, 2016
Sunday, December 04, 2016 9:15 AM
  • Man treated for gunshot wounds
  • New Yorkers qualify for pain relief from pot
  • Correction Officer charged with rape
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WBTA Saturday News: Dec 3 2016
Saturday, December 03, 2016 7:10 AM
  • Correction Officer charged with rape
  • BPD investigating reports shooting
  • DWI in Pavilion
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LeRoy man busted for drunk driving and bringing drugs into jail
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:13 PM

Powell was arrested for DWI and was allegedly found in possession of pot while entering the Genesee County Jail.

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GCEDC Approves Applications From Empire Pipeline and TJ Sheehan
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:11 PM

Agency also accepts application for assistance from Yancey Fancy for expansion.

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Tompkins Bank of Castile Announces Arc of Genesee Orleans as the Community Minute Challenge Winner
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:07 PM

Through the social media contest, the public voted for select not-for-profits in Genesee, Orleans, Livingston, Monroe and Wyoming counties.

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Local Youths give thanks to Genesee County Sheriff Deputies
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:03 PM

The Starowitz family visited the GCSO yesterday bringing 100 bags of candy to show their appreciation and support for law enforcement.

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