Month: March 2018
The Batavia City School District has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
“I am also disappointed that the final budget does not level the tax playing field for Batavia Downs, and I will forge ahead with my legislation to establish tax parity for the oldest nighttime harness track in the country.” Ranzenhofer
“Although the budget process was rife with secrecy and failed to include much-needed ethics reform, we did secure funding for many programs crucial to Western New York.” Hawley
The Muckdogs’ GM says front office is a mess * GCEDC continues to handout tax payer funded incentives to spur new business * High Wind Warning posted for this holiday weekend
GM says Muckdogs front office is a mess * High Wind WARNING posted * GCEDC approves incentives for two projects
For Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties and most of WNY
New warehouse for Genesee Lumber, new grocery store in Corfu
The doors officially open to the public at 7pm on April 6.
Southwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected from late Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning.
All welcome to take part in RECRUITNY OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND April 28 & 29
Muckdogs’ organization is a mess according to new General Manager * Stop in Stafford leads to lock up for LeRoy Resident * City Council looking at bumping pay for city manager prospects
New city manager will cost more * Cuomo suggests pay raises for state lawmakers * Jim Kelly undergoes 12 hours of cancer surgery
Hernandez-Vega was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs with a child present in the vehicle.
Barbara A. Linker, 77 of Barker, NY succumbed to her injuries at Media Memorial Hospital.
This year the Duck Derby raised over $400 for the United Way
Forte Earns NJCAA’s Men’s Lacrosse National Player of the Week
No. 4 Men’s Lacrosse Team Bedevils Saints’ Effort in 20-5 Win
Batavia Police continue search for suspect in Arby’s armed robbery * Consulting Group outlines City Manager hiring process for City Council * Three in lock up after being collared by cops on warrants in Batavia
Cuomo considers pay raise for state lawmakers * Batavia Police hunt for Arby’s bandit * Brockport murder suspect fit to stand trial
The suspect entered the business at closing time with what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money from employees.
“We are looking forward to see where our radical extremist opponents Nate McMurray and Nick Stankevich stand on this issue,” said Collins spokesperson Bryan Piligra.
The City Yard Waste Station will open for the season on MONDAY, APRIL 2nd, 2018.
There are a number of legislative proposals currently being considered as “criminal justice reforms” in New York State.
2018 Encore Co-Chairs Tom and Kim Cox will “Let it GLOW!”
U.S. Air Force Airman Taylor C. Maier is a 2017 graduate of Spencerport High School, Spencerport, N.Y.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michaela C. Austin is a 2015 graduate of Byron Bergen High School, Bergen, N.Y.
Woman accused of Brockport murder is now mentally fit to stand trial * Pavilion man’s Sex Abuse conviction overturned on appeal * Elba man busted for pawning stolen goods in Batavia
City Hall presses proper pump connections * Elba man accused of pawning stolen property * “I Love New York” signs coming down
Williams was accused of selling someone else’s property at a Pawn Shop in Batavia
Scholarship Fundraiser at the Batavia Downs on May 4, 2018
“Public investment in our small towns is inspiring and necessary to turn dilapidated and neglected areas into robust centers of community and commerce,” Hawley said
With GCC’s adjunct professor, Danny Hamner
Fashion Show Scenes Announced
The Byron-Bergen Central School District is one of 152 school districts and (BOCES) in New York State to receive the Award for 2018.
City Council address stinky situation on Redfield Parkway * Churchville man goes AWOL in NC * Meth making operation busted in Arcade
City Council to meet with manager recruiting firm * violent domestic on Dellinger Ave. * Cuomo thinks Jews can’t dance
Consulting firm will meet with city council in a public meeting to discuss recruitment process
Police say more charges could be pending following lab results.
The GCEDC Board meeting is Thursday, March 29th at 4 p.m. in the Innovation Zone at 99 MedTech Drive in Batavia. The meeting is open to the public.
Dellinger Ave disturbance lands alleged abuser behind bars * Byron man behind bars following poor probation check * Pembroke Sex Offender arrested for failing to report change of address
Probation check leads to weapons charge * Pembroke sex offender charged with failing to register change of address * Mr. Batavia crowned at BHS
The Diocese of Buffalo in damage control * Grand opening of the Eli Fish Brewing Company * Congratulations to Joe Marchese Mr. Batavia for 2018
Buffalo Bishop Malone issues statement on sex scandal * NY flu season tapers off * Jim Kelly prepares for another cancer surgery
Every Friday, Bishop Malone releases a video reflection called ‘Consider This”, today’s topic is abuse by priests
The doors officially open to the public at 7pm on April 6th
Reward offered in State Police investigation into firearm burglary to the south * It’s O-Fish-All, The Eli Fish Brewing Company will officially open tomorrow * Genesee County’s bond rating has been downgraded
Contact the NYSP at 585-268-7085 or ATF at 1-888-ATF-GUNS (888-283-4867)
Eli Fish Brewing to officially pour this Saturday * County bond rating downgraded * Rochester Amtrak station to be named for late congresswoman
First locally brewed beer in 100 years
Deputies arrested 38 year old Robert Ratcliffe of South Main Street in Castile.
No. 4 Cougars Remain atop Region III Men’s Lacrosse Standings with 22-4 Win
Local Village Election results are in * Albion man arrested for stalking in Batavia * Rochester grandmother going to prison for trying to kill granddaughter
Village election results * Cuomo declares State of Emergency downstate * Three Warsaw residents face cocaine possession charges
Jacqueline Mullen (1972), Michael List (1978), and Kimberly (Thompson) McLean (2000) join the ranks of other distinguished Byron-Bergen alumni honored
“Indigenous Peoples: Echoes of History and Culture”
Join Us for the Third Annual Scholars Symposium
3 Different Onsite Parties Planned for the First Saturday in May
Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty advises members of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office have been training civilians how to respond to an active shooter event.
Tompkins Insurance Agencies has hired Cody Niccloy as an account executive in its personal lines division.
Former priest in Batavia listed as accused sex abuser by Buffalo Diocese * Stop on 390 leads to drug arrest for three Warsaw residents * State Senate is approving legislation to label crimes against police “hate crimes”
Former Batavia priest named in sex abuse scandal * Albion to elect new mayor * Sex in the City” star announcers candidacy
Becker retired in 2003 allegedly for medical reasons.
42 former Buffalo Priests have been named.
Students of All Ages are Encouraged to Register
(This workshop is part of the Business Idea Pitch Competition Workshop series)
Experts in Arcade and Warsaw to Help Anyone!
Orleans County officers bust Illegal Alien with illegal cache of weapons * Alleged stabbing lands a State Street woman in lock up * Bishop expected to release the names of retired Buffalo priests accused of child sex abuse
Fatal snowmobile accident in Wyoming County * Former TV star says she’ll challenge Cuomo * Holley School super to retire
Local state representatives support pay raise for Arc direct support professionals
She was accused of DWI with her 5 month old daughter in the vehicle at the time.
No. 4 Cougars Finish Strong against No. 2 Lions in Men’s Lacrosse Home Opener * Cougar Baseball Team Sweeps Opponents on Final Day in South Carolina * Softball Team Returns from South Carolina
Wyoming County crash claims the life of Dansville man * Attempts to flee officers add to a Fisher Park residents’ rap sheet * Clinton Street Road resident charged with forcible touching
Flu season could be over * St Patty’s Day crackdown draws to a close * Medical pot for pets?
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Alex B. Freeman graduated from basic military training
U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Hunter J. Freeman graduated from basic military training
GCC Baseball Cougars Split Pair in South Carolina
A Batavia man is killed in a Stafford crash * Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has died * New York’s flu season could be coming to an end soon
Collision on Route 5 in Stafford claims a life * Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88 * Flu season seems to be coming to an end
Rep. Slaughter served the Rochester area since 1987
Thomas J. Manzella, age 24, of Batavia died at UMMC shortly after the crash
The law targets the opioid epidemic
When visiting your home, if the representative’s identification card is not visibly noticeable, you should ask to see it.
GCC Softball Team Set to Wrap up Play in South Carolina
Two car motor vehicle accident on Main and Clipnock Road in Stafford
YWCA discloses financial woes and efforts to fix them * Sheriff remains committed to having SRO in every Genesee County school * Fire on Columbia Avenue has been ruled accidental
YWCA “facing major financial challenges” * Sheriff thinks local school board should pay for SRO * Fire on Columbia Ave ruled accidental
Out of the eleven individuals arrested two were residents of Genesee County.
Local Law Enforcement continue in their efforts to increase school safety following a nationwide student walkout protesting gun violence
YWCA of Genesee County is facing major financial challenges, including problems of cash flow
Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
Baseball Team Ends Early Week Spring Training with 16-Run Win
“I am pleased that the Senate Budget Resolution levels the tax playing field for Batavia Downs.” Ranzenhofer
Students call for action on gun violence in school walkout * The Perry Town board says current board member charged with murder won’t be removed * LeRoy woman accused of Forging checks from her employer
Over 100 BHS students “walkout” in protest over gun violence * Steve Hawley calls for $50K for every school to hire resource officer * LeRoy woman arrested for stealing $23K from employer
Around 100 Batavia High School students walked out of class into the snow
“True leaders take responsibility when their house is engulfed in turmoil, and yet the governor remains weak and vague on ethics reform.” – Hawley said
Fobbs Awarded NJCAA Region III Player of the Year
“I hereby request that you provide an additional $50,000 a year toward the cost per armed school resource officer for every New York State school in this year’s budget,” Hawley wrote
Top aide to Governor found guilty of corruption * Batavia Students plan on walking out this morning * Jackson Street man jailed for alleged drug sales in the City
Cuomo aide Percoco found guilty * BHS students to “walkout” with admin OK * Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming County and south
Joseph Percoco found guilty, faces max of 20 years
Batavia Police were requested by the school to be in attendance to ensure the safety of the student protesters.
The Registration deadline for Dansville session is April 19, 2018 for anyone planning to take the SAT Exam
March 2018 Observance of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Up to Two Courses Tuition-Free at GCC!
“These cradle-to-grave welfare programs are bleeding our state dry,” Hawley said
An Albion man accused of incest in child sex abuse investigation * Budget passed by City Council boasting a 3 percent tax decrease * Investigators continue to piece together Perry Murder case
Incest charges placed against Albion man * Perry murder victim was shot four times, onmce in the head * Attica woman takes a plea deal in child porn case
Hering and his girlfriend were arrested on child sexual abuse charges on Feb 27. Investigation has led to new charges against Hering, including incest
Betsy Brown has 15 years of experience in elementary education
Sabtow was charged with a Class E felony of third degree Rape
It was determined Mr. Irvine had been shot four times (leg, chest, neck and head).
44 year old Scott Beswick of Pratt Road Batavia was arrested and charged with DWI
Middle and High School Students to Compete on March 15th
The Sheriff’s Office was tipped off by a Dansville teacher in October that there were inappropriate website searches done overnight on her computer.
NYS Missing Child Alert for TREVYAN ROWE on March 09, 2018 at 02:26 am has been cancelled
Women’s Lacrosse Team Returns From Road Trip with Split
Men’s Basketball Team Loses Heartbreaker after Impressive Rally/No. 4 Men’s Lacrosse Team Moves to 2-0 with 22-4 Win
Albion man facing 17 felonies after drug raid in Orleans County * Police chase through Batavia ends with a man in custody * Warsaw man arrested on Batavia warrant for alleged threats
High speed police chase in Batavia * Albion man busted on multiple drug charges * Season ends for Lady Lancers
GCC Student and Local Retiree Collaborate on a New Weekly Program
Local Author will speak at Hoag Library in April
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs March 16-18, 2018
GCC Men’s Basketball Team Punches Ticket to Region Final Four with Win Over Saints
Second defendant in East Main Street assault found guilty * Murder suspect in Perry waives his preliminary hearing * Albion couple accused of child sex abuse with more victims emerging
Second defendant guilty in East Main St gang assault * more potential abuse victims come forward against Albion couple * NYS considers legal book making
WROTB and Batavia Downs Gaming are perfectly positioned with existing infrastructure to deliver a sports betting platform to customers
The focus group will be held March 27, 2018 Noon – 1 pm Oakfield Town Hall
A Jury of 12 has found 26 year old Anthony Spencer Jr. of Batavia guilty on all counts
Monday, April 9, 2018 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at GCC Conable Technology Building, Room T102
“All my life, I’ve fought to change perceptions and dispel myths—for myself, my family and my Rochester community,” Ash said
Cougar Swimmers Break More Records on Second Day of NJCAA Nationals
Teen jailed for school shooting threat in LeRoy * Investigators search for a motive in Perry murder case * Victims emerge during investigation in an Albion couple’s alleged sex abuse
16 yr. old arrested for threatening to shoot LeRoy student * Retired Wyoming County deputy charged charged with murder * Bills streaker saves cat, video goes viral
The 16 yr. old is charged with a felony and ordered held in jail on $10,000 bail
NJCAA National Champion GCC Men’s Soccer Ring Ceremony Live-Streamed March 8/Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
Cougar Swimmers Complete First Day of NJCAA Nationals
Murder in Perry lands a former lawmen in lock up * Scottsville Woman faces felony in LeRoy for DWI with three kids * Batavia Troopers alert of new Bank text message scam
Lawmen and law-makers talk cops in schools * Brockport teacher pleads guilty in child porn case * Elba Lady Lancers advance in basketball playoffs
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies will be visiting schools on a regular basis and assist during school safety drills.
Page’s vehicle almost hit two vehicles on Route 5 near Stafford, was driving in the wrong lane and went off the road numerous times.
Deputies found that Cabrera-Lopez had his driving privileges revoked on at least 10 different occasions
Calabrese was accused of being intoxicated and was taken into custody for DWI
Dr. Priester has been operating as interim dean since the summer of 2017 when his predecessor retired.
Men’s Lacrosse Team Scores Double-Digit Middle Frames to Rally Over MCC
GCC is pleased to host the Virtual Business Trade Fair on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
“Facebook Marketing” will be the subject of a small business workshop to be hosted the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce on March 14.
15th consecutive year on list; region climbs to #2 among 575 micropolitans
Former kindergarten teacher in Brockport pleads guilty to child porn charge * Flu rates on the decline after tripling previous cases recorded * 100 year old home is lost to an early morning fire in Batavia
Flu cases may be slowing in Genesee Co. * Fire on Columbia Ave. leaves family homeless * Darien Lake to hire 1,600
Fortunately the number of reported cases is beginning to slow, however there is typically a second peak during flu season.
Poole was ordered to be held without bail and Champlin was held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
On Saturday, March 10, 2018 GCC’s Nurse’s Club will host a community Easter Basket Assembly event at the Dr. Bruce A. Holm Upstate MedTech Centre.
Fire crews face tight quarters in structure fire on Columbia Ave * Lockport man arrested on felony drug and gun charges, with five kids in the car *
On March 10th at 10:30 am the sixth ward and first ward will have a neighborhood meeting open to the public for any concerns.
He was charged with second degree Harassment and remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.
Conway was allegedly told to stay away and leave before being arrested
Batavia Police allegedly discovered an amount of marijuana in the vehicle that Burns was operating.
“Libraries are such an integral party of communities across New York State, and it is saddening to hear that some state leaders propose to cut library aid in our budget,” Hawley said.
Call the Parish Office at 585-343-1796 to Reserve your table, families and businesses welcome.
The airman is a 2017 graduate of Alexander Central School, Alexander, N.Y.
Pete and Kristy give of their time and talents in many leadership roles.
The Herricks were celebrated for their tireless support of the Wyoming County 4-H, Junior Holstein Club and Dairy Princess activities.
Break Down of Batavia’s Police Blotter * Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly says cancer isn’t going to slow him down * Congratulations to the Elba Lancers Girls team on another championship
Congressman calls 1366 technologies into question * Maple Street man jailed for prison contraband * Congratulations to the Elba Lancers Girls
The Committee voted to endorse Congressman Collins during their meeting on Thursday in Warsaw.
GCC Softball Begins First of Several Community Clinics at Richard C. Call Arena/NJCAA Region-III Releases Men’s Basketball’s Division-II Playoff Brackets
“These are the kinds of political games Albany politicians and the governor play with people’s livelihood,” Hawley said.
1366 technologies withdraws from STAMP Park deal * Two year old incident leads to a Liberty Street woman’s arrest * Jury deliberations continue in Percoco corruption case
We are still under a Travel Advisory as you may encounter hazardous conditions. If you must drive, please plan ahead, provide yourself with extra time, and drive safely.
“We are obviously very disappointed by the news from 1366 Technologies, but understand the business decision.”
Spokesperson for 13-66 Laureen Sanderson told The Batavian The company has decided to build the first full scale factory aboard.
The advisory for no unnecessary travel was lifted at around 10 this morning.
Rice is a 2017 graduate of Clarence High School, Clarence, N.Y.
Use your best judgment to determine if driving is prudent and allow for adjustments to your schedule to ensure a safe commute or simply avoid unnecessary travel.
Sheriff’s issue Travel Advisories for Genesee and Livingston * Liberty Street woman arrested for Identity Theft * Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly has cancer again
A Winter Storm Warning that takes effect tonight shuts down Genesee Community College for tomorrow. College officials announce this afternoon that all classes and special events at GCC’s Batavia campus scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled. The National Weather Service is forecasts 8 to 12 inches of over Genesee, Orleans, Niagara and Northern Erie counties. […]
Buffalo Bills announce their Hall of Fame Quarterback is fighting cancer again
A Winter Storm Warning takes effect tonight, classes and events at GCC/Batavia campus cancelled for Friday
List of City of Batavia Plumbers who have obtained their 2018 Plumbing Renewal License
Thompson Goes Over 1000 in Cougars Second-Consecutive Triple-Digit Win * Lady Cougars End Regular Season with Double-Digit WNYAC Win
Marconi Becomes Double Signee for Soccer and Lacrosse * Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
GCASA granted nearly $2 million for areas first detox facility * Lawmakers in Albany debate gun reform legislation * Forecasters say the area could be in for a foot of snow