Month: February 2018
Resurgence Brewing hopes to begin Batavia construction this summer * GCASA to build 16-bed detox facility * New county jail estimated to cost $52-million
Officials hope to have the unit open by July of next year
City fire crews quickly extinguished what was left of the fire.
Rising child-care costs a major burden for parents/Provides $225 million in new tax relief for middle-class families
Amherst man arrested in Thruway stand-off identified as court officer * Consultant tells County a new jail is needed in Genesee * Byron man busted for allegedly stolen steel
Firm hired to find next City Manager * opioid deaths across NYS worse than reported * It’s for the birds: Nest Watch
Nest Box Monitoring for Science At Genesee County Park & Forest
47 year old Nancy Mordenga of Hilton, 35 year old Nefetiria Turner and 30 year old Kendra Thomas of Batavia were all charged with 3rd degree Bail Jumping
Both Covis and Marano accepted a plea deal on misdemeanor counts of Petit Larceny and Falsifying Business Records.
The goal of the program is to educate the students on the “real Life” dangers of heroin and opiate use.
The Sheriffs Office would like to remind local residents NOT to provide personal or medical information over the telephone.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Stand off on the thruway with a possibly suicidal suspect ends without injury * Council approves hiring recommended search firm from Cincinnati * The Buffalo Bills are picking up a veteran cornerback
Suicidal man taken into custody on the Thruway near Batavia following four hour standoff.
Sheriff’s Office suggests alternate routes due to Thruway closure
Traffic builds up in Batavia due to thruway closure
Police are attempting to locate potential suicidal driver
He was allegedly found in possession of a suspected crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia and was showing signs of drug impairment.
There will be a primary, and I plan on being your next Congressman.
Search committee makes recommendation for firm to handle City Manager search * Elba man stopped for speeding now faces felony drunk driving charge * Dellinger Ave man turns himself in after domestic disturbance
High Wind Warning posted * Elba man facing felony DWI * Wyoming Correctional Guard charged with taking bribes for drugs
Police patrols to increase around Batavia City Schools * Evans Street woman busted for drugs after being taken in on a bench warrant * Dog abuser sent to prison
Batavia School Super: increased police presence for safety * Wyoming Correctional guard arrested for taking drug bribes * Trail of Cuomo aide nears an end
Seegar is accused of grabbing a 13 year old child by the back of the neck during a verbal altercation
He allegedly crashed into an embankment after failing to negotiate a curve on Councilhouse Road on the Reservation.
Barbara Ferrando of Summit Street and Michael Jackson Jr. of State Street were arrested in separate incidents
Deputies allegedly found Mock in possession of heroin, hydrocodone pills, both powder and crack cocaine and marijuana.
Kirisits is Latest Women’s Lacrosse Edition/Nanako Shiozawa (Japan) and Ferran Martinez (Spain) Althlete’s of the Week
Students report Threat of Violence at another area school * Wyoming Corrections Officer behind bars for allegedly taking bribes from inmates * Judge gives Batavia woman final chance to avoid prison
Another threat of violence at area school * City woman gets six-months in jail for violating terms of release * BDC gets vote of confidence from council
The Batavia Development Corp received support across the board from City Council members during their latest budget workshop.
Tourt said that they are planning on replacing between 40 and 60 trees this year.
Judge Zambito sentenced her to shock probation and said this was her last chance and the next step would be state prison.
The club’s rich history of performing community service projects for the children of the Batavia community has left its mark in a variety of ways.
Provides $1.4 million in tax relief for local racetrack and gaming facility
Men’s Basketball Team Falls to No. 13 MCC/Lady Cougars Fall to No. 1 MCC
Batavia man sent to prison for stabbing in the City * Rochester man adds to prison time for Batavia Bank robbery * Tops says vendors have no reason to worry
County jail elevator needs major repair * Batavia man gets 10 years in prison for violent assault * City Council president still a top gun
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tompkins Insurance Agencies announces Kevin Robertson has been promoted to assistant vice president, personal lines supervisor.
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Tyler J. Sabo earned distinction as an honor graduate.
Per Dansville PD – Evan Sinsebox has been located.
Student under investigation for making threats at BOCES in Batavia * Livingston County Law Enforcement search for missing teen * Council President is a real hot shot
Batavia High School student, attending BOCEXS, suspected of making serious threats * Sheriff’s Office is investigating * student to undergo mental health exam
The BOCES student is currently undergoing a mental health evaluation in Buffalo
Three arrested for scuffle on Center Street in the city * Couple accused of using coke and driving with their infant from Attica * Burglary in Batavia lands an Otis Street man in lock up
Tops remains silent on pending bankruptcy reports * Batavia couple charged with doing drugs with baby in car * SUNY offers course on “news lietracy”
Since 2009, Senator Chuck Schumer Has Worked With Local Veteran Leaders To Bring Much-Needed Veterans’ Cemetery To Western New York; Progress Was Slowed While The VA Completed Final Acquisition Of Two Parcels Of Land
No comment from Tops on possible bankruptcy * Batavia couple charged with doing drugs while driving with their infant * SUNY offers news literacy classes
Cougars Finish Second and Fourth in Swimming Regionals
Second Day of Regional Swimming Competition Completed at MCC
Men’s Basketball Team Rallies from Double-Digits Late in Second Half for Comeback Win/Lady Cougars Post Back-to-Back Seventy-Point Performances
Bloomberg expects Tops to Bottom Out * Batavia parents arrested for driving infant from Attica on drugs * Troop A takes in an Alden woman under Leandra’s Law
Bloomberg: Tops about to file bankruptcy * Active shooter training in Batavia * One person injured in Batavia garage fire
Ferran Martinez, Joan Ferrer and Brandon Brown were a part of both record-setting relays.
Batavia Sex Offender attempts to back out of sentencing deal * Henrietta Swim Coach cat-fished by Police pretending to be teen girl * Erie County contractor will spend weekends in jail for the next four months
Attica woman indicted for credit card fraud * Contractor charged with bilking Batavia homeowner * Active shooter training offered at a Batavia church
Both students were transported to hospitals for evaluation, and this investigation is continuing.
St. Paul Lutheran Church will be hosting the special training event for community congregation leaders tomorrow, February 17th at 10 a.m.
‘McMurray is an experienced businessman, dedicated public servant, and Western New York native.’
Genesee & Orleans residents encouraged to apply
Man is accused of using a cell phone to take photos under the clothes of a person while at Walmart
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office was invited to present Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training
Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced; Men’s Lacrosse; Men’s/Women’s basketball
Two injured in Attica train derailment * Lineup listed for the Downs second summer concert series * UMMC Urgent Care facility in LeRoy is moving to a new location
At least on crew member on-board was injured and taken to the hospital * no hazzardous materials
Downs announced summer concert series * UMMC moving LeRoy Urgent Care * Sheriff to hold teen Law Enforcement Academy
Henry Wojtaszek President of Batavia Downs Gaming making the announcement with Michael Nolan VP of WROTBC Batavia Downs has announced the headliners for its second summer concert series. President of Batavia Downs Gaming Henry Wojtaszek said the success of last year’s series has allowed them to expand for this season… The money man himself, Eddie Money […]
For more information, contact Deputy Matthew Butler at 345-3000 ext. 3252 or 494-1220 ext. 2304
Classic & modern rock bands, country superstar to headline Batavia Series
LeRoy Urgent Care moving to Batavia Urgent Care during project
Saving funds by adding firefighters to the City Fire Department * Domestic dispute leads to lock up for a Batavia woman * Flood Watch going into effect this afternoon
City fire saves money by adding recruits * seven firms vie for city manager selection * making a pitch for softball improvements at Kibbe Park
Six new recruits cuts overtime costs
New Assistant Dean of Admissions and Recruitment
Registration for Girls Fastpitch Softball this Saturday, February 17th 2018
“This is the people’s government and they have a right to know what bills are being passed with a high level of transparency.” – Hawley
Batavia Players moving their act into the mall downtown * Two Batavia residents busted for DWI, one drove to State Police Barracks * Promise from P.W. Minors new owner to keep jobs in Batavia
City Council approves mall lease with Batavia Players * “Horrific” case of child abuse in Livingston County * The guv gets a new pet
Members of Wayne Fuller’s three distinct families bid final farewell to the man who touched the lives of so many throughout Western New York. Wayne was remembered by close friends from his background in sports, broadcasting and mass transit. Fuller, 70, died last Friday after a long illness. Memories of Wayne were shared by his […]
City Council approves Batavia Players lease for theatre inside City Centre Mall
Provides public an opportunity to meet their state representative and ask questions about state government
Nunda Police report chilling case of child abuse * Two Batavia men busted with drugs Wyoming County * Livingston County Woman accused of taking benefits from cancer patient
Seventh Annual Talent Search for Next Class of Math and Science Scholars
For the past decade McCarthy has led product development teams at Coach, Inc. and Ann, Inc.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus ~ Room T121
Giulani was allegedly in possession of 60 bags of heroin and Leblanc-Chatt was allegedly in possession of two bags of heroin, Suboxone and three hypodermic syringes.
Notre Dame announces the hiring of Tim Frappa of Orchard Park as their new Varsity Softball Coach.
Second Half Surge Powers Men’s Basketball Team over Jamestown/Lady Cougars Rally with Three Solid Quarters against Jayhawks
Zeliff steps down as investment firm steps into new shoes as owner of P.W. Minor * Alleged assault in Byron lands a Perry man in lock up * Buffalo man behind bars following a one car crash in Wyoming County
Delaware investment firm buys P.W. Minor * City Council to set budget hearing * Bikini Rally in Oakfield
P.W. Minor was purchased by Batavia businessman Peter Zeliff three years ago
Reyngoudt traveled nearly the length of the state to add Juila Malkischer to his future roster.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office will be offering its first annual Teen Academy July 23 – July 27, 2018, at the Byron-Bergen Central School.
Remembering a Local Legend with the voice of Batavia baseball * Rochester doctor sentenced for distributing drugs * New executive director for the Genesee County YWCA
A popular WBTA voice is silenced * the people speak on downtown projects * Jeanne Walton leaves YWCA
Millie Tomidy-Pepper takes over as executive director
Wayne Fuller the voice of the Muckdogs and Batavia Basketball has passed.
Tuition Assistance Available Through NY INSPIRE
Registration deadline is February 22, 2018!
Newly elected Genesee County Legislators Gordon Dibble, John Hilchey, and Gary Maha attended the Orientation Program.
Wayne Fuller a former announcer on WBTA has passed.
The people’s choice awards are in for Downtown Revitalization * Drug Task Force takes a Walnut Street woman in for drugs * Kicking off the weekend with a Winter Weather Advisory
County Housing Study: what’s needed? * Public meeting tonight on how to spend $10-million * More funding for flu in NY
Open House Sessions & Friday Visit Days
After trailing 11-0, the Cougars finished the first quarter with a 12-3 run to pull within two at 14-12.
Fobbs now needs 28 points to move into eighth place on the Cougars all-time scoring list.
Interim City Manager Matt Worth says overdue repairs to the City Centre are right around the corner.
The free event will be held Saturday, March 17 at the Stuart Steiner Theatre on the GCC Batavia campus.
Genesee County flu cases still cropping up this season * Crash in Pembroke leads to charges for a Batavia man * Alleged armed robbery in Avon lands a Rochester man behind bars without bail
More new flu in Genesee County * Suspect busted in Batavia baseball bat beating * Bill
Bandit said he would shoot the clerk if he called police
Workshop is free to Chamber and BID members, $10 for non-members
“Ely Parker: A Man of Two Worlds”
BPD is offering the services to landlords in an effort to help them choose the best possible tenants and evaluate police responses to their properties.
Proposal for new Batavia Town Fire Substation has little objection * Genesee County is under a Winter Weather Advisory * An Akron man jailed for assault with a baseball bat in Batavia
Winter Weather Advisory posted for Genesee Co * Attica woman pleads not guilty to child porn charge * SUNY Geneseo employee and daughter win $1.4-million on national TV
LCSO has received over 20 complaints from Livonia, Avon, and Lima residents reporting that their credit cards have been fraudulently used at various Walmart stores
GCC’s athletes of the week are Nanako Shizawa from the women’s swimming team and Joan Ferrer from the men’s swimming team.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in attempting to identify a Robbery suspect.
“This week continues state leader’s assault on law-abiding, middle-class families.” – Hawley
The event will take place at the ARC of Genesee Orleans Community Center located at 38 Woodrow Rd. in Batavia beginning at 1 p.m.
Callara is barred from possessing firearms due to being a two time convicted felon.
Further investigation determined the gun was stolen and Santos was wanted in Indiana.
Wyoming County woman pleads not guilty to sexually abusing a young child * Another round of winter weather is ready to rock the region * Darien man accused of dozing off on drugs while driving in Elba
Eli Fish Brewing about to open * Winter Storm watch for Wyoming & Livingston counties * Schumer urges IRS to honor tax prepayments
Airman 1st Class Margo N. Westcott is a 2007 graduate of Brockport High School
28 year old Jacqueline Kobee of Buffalo was arrested for drug possession
68 year old Michael Morasco of Batavia was stopped by State Police on Route 63 in Pavilion
Rochester resident jailed without bail for alleged drug sales in the city * Accident in Alexander leads to felony DWI for a LeRoy woman * Pratt Road man accused of threatening a member of Law Enforcement
LeRoy woman arrested for felony DWI * Cuomo: “ashamed” of Puerto Rico hurricane response * County Max to close in Batavia
“I am calling for Gov. Cuomo to immediately take down all ‘I Love NY Signs’ and adhere to federal law before more of New York’s money is washed down the drain.” – Hawley
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the North Java Fire Hall from 6:00PM – 10:00PM.
Genesee Community College Athletics Hall of Fame Accepting Nominees
The campaign runs from Saturday February 3, until 3 a.m. on Monday, February 5.
Pharmacy Employee facing felony for stealing thousands from her workplace * Oakfield woman accused of DWI after crashing in Batavia * Country Max Closing in Batavia
City woman steals $31K from Rite Aid * Corfu woman accusing of torching former BF’s Hog * Did Phil see his shadow?
The teen was arrested yesterday for the alleged October incident.
41 year old Maurice Leach of Batavia is accused of leading police on a car chase
The incident allegedly occurred last March in the Target parking lot in Batavia.
Hawley said. “I am pleased to see Holley receive this important state aid, and I look forward to witnessing its progress first hand.”
She allegedly stole the funds from October 2016 through September of last year.
$915 million generated in economic impact
U.S. Air Force Airman Hope M. Goodenbury graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Tractor Trailer accident in Alabama leads to broken spirits * Corfu woman facing felony counts for roasting her ex’s hog * Washington is not loving “I Love New York” signs
Spilled spirits on Lewiston Rd. * State broadband grants avoid Genesee County * County must deal with where to detain juvenile offenders
Spirits were shaken, not stirred, when truck laden with booze overturned on Lewiston Rd.
Gsell said that the state expects counties to begin building such detention facilities by October of this year.
He wants to implement a Muckdogs Monday where players would interact with fans, greeting and signing merchandise weekly during the season.
Cougar Swim Teams Combine to Take 19 of 22 Events at JCC
Men’s Basketball Team’s Strong First Half Not Enough to Contain No. 15 MCC / Lady Cougars Drop to No. 1 MCC
“New York state’s paradigm of pampering those who break the law or are here illegally never ceases to amaze me…” – Hawley
Aborted Bergen burglaries have lawmen on the lookout * Albion man picked up in Oakfield after passing out in a parking lot * Civic organizations in LeRoy looking to rekindle community meal service