Month: April 2018
Geneseo hit and run victim identified * Crash in Bergen sends one person to UMMC * BCSD exec-assistant receives award for excellence
Authorities ask for help in fatal hit and run near SUNY Geneseo * Alexander central budgets for School Resource Officer * Sheldon Silver retrial begins today
Alexander Central Schools release safety statement, budget proposal calls for School Resource Officer * Livingston Co Deputies probe fatal hit and run near SUNY Geneseo
Cougars Split Doubleheader at OCC after Extra-Inning Matinee Loss * Men’s Lacrosse Team to Face Monroe for Regional Title April 28
Alexander School supports staffing a resource officer * Getting ready to play ball at Dwyer Stadium * It is National Prescription Drug take back day
Preparing Dwyer Stadium for opening day * Batavia dad arrested for letting his toddler walk the street * BID gives out annual awards
Only pills and other solids, like patches, can be brought to the collection sites—liquids and needles or other sharps will not be accepted.
Provides stability for the nation’s aviation community and keeps in place pilot training hours
Donald allegedly posted pics to “Snapchat” in which he appeared in possession of a pistol and large quantities of marijuana
The BID held their annual BID breakfast and awards ceremony this morning.
The event will take place at the ARC of Genesee Orleans located at 64 Walnut St. in Batavia beginning at 2 p.m. on May 3.
The Kiwanis Club of Batavia, Genesee County Bar Association, and the Genesee County Magistrates & Court Clerks Association Announce the Recipients of the 2018 Law Day Observance & Criminal Justice Awards
Governor accuses ICE of illegal tactics, threatens lawsuit * The ball field at Dwyer Stadium gets prepped like the pros * Batavia man accused of dosing off while toddler wanders away
Cuomo chips away at ICE * Batavia man accused of stealing from Target * Bills look to tonight’s NFL Draft
This is still an ongoing criminal investigation.
Red-Hot Cougar Baseball Team Continues to Roll * Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced * Brennan Named NJCAA National Player of the Week
Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. ~ Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel
Hawley said “It’s an absolute overreach and clear abuse of power…”
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College
FAA investigating helicopter crash in Orleans County as pilot remains hospitalized * Defense council for Mlyniec apparently not planning to deny their client is the killer * Hawley calls out Cuomo for targeting supporters of the second amendment
Pilot of Gaines helicopter crash identified, passerby credited with helping in rescue * Visitor restrictions lifted at UMMC
Pilot identified, listed in guarded condition with burns * F AA investigating * Passerby credited with helping free pilot from wreckage
Due to an officer-involved shooting in Genesee County on April 11, Sheriff Sheron had to remove himself from the session early.
#ARTtoo Show Juried by Nigel Maister
Apparently the board won’t be burdened with removing Mlyniec as he submitted his resignation letter last week.
People with fever or respiratory illness symptoms should still delay their hospital visits until they have been symptom-free for 24 hours.
Smith was accused of consuming alcohol inside the vehicle and allegedly possessed a fictitious driver’s license
Passerby saves pilot in Orleans County chopper crash * Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio to be removed as Judge * Rochester resident picked up for purse snatching in LeRoy
Cuomo wants to bag the use of plastic bags * Tops to pay bonuses to executives * LeRoy police nab purse snatcher
Public is invited to view artist renderings of upcoming construction projects
The Solar Technical Assistance and Resources for Municipalities training will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 pm May 8th at the Batavia Town Hall
Tozer to Act as PIF Grant Advisor
Art Reception set for April 25, 4-5 pm
Batavia man remains hospitalized from a deadly two car crash in Lockport * Wyoming County woman is accused of robbing money from her relatives account * Missing photo lands Livingston County Sex offender in lock up
Batavia man injured in Lockport crash * Wyco woman accused of stealing thousands from her family * Schumer: FAA lax in safety enforcement
The NCSO has identified 28 year old Brandon Loucks of Batavia as the surviving driver in a fatal accident in Lockport.
Grand theft auto leaves a Batavia man jailed without bail * An Arcade woman is jailed for allegedly stealing family funds * Accused crack dealer in Batavia taken in by Local Drug Task Force
Oakfield man charged in Corfu crash * Wyco corrections officer takes plea * Council considers surplus police weapons
Awards Banquet on Thursday May 3rd at the Richard C Call Arena Event Center @ GCC
Battle of Top-10 Men’s Lacrosse Teams Goes to Cougars/Cougar Baseball Team Looking to Give Opponents Double Trouble Next Season with Signing/Women’s Lacrosse Team Prepares for Regionals in Final Home Game/Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
Informational Session Set for May 14, 2018
Collins said “We must make sure our rural communities have the resources they need to run a business, complete an education, or simply shop online.”
Driver in three car crash in Corfu is jailed on felony charges * Spruce Street resident behind bars for alleged crack sales in the city * Elderly drug dealer busted in Medina
Possible carbon monoxide deaths in Kendall * Wyco corrections officer cops a plea * Schumer makes push for legal pot
“This governor seems to be fonder of helping inmates and convicted felons instead of hardworking, law-abiding citizens.” – Hawley
Scholarship Fundraiser for Nursing Program Students
Article by Laurel Sanger, RN Genesee Community College Director of Nursing
Vegan eatery will celebrate Grand Opening on Sunday
Mother and Son in Kendall Killed by possible gas poisoning * A drive on drugs through the park ends badly for a Batavia resident * Cuomo facing federal suit for not declaring special election to replace Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
Orleans County woman & son die from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning * Four injured in Corfu crash * Cuomo sends more help to PR
Norway is accused of leaving a message which caused substantial alarm to the employees’ safety
Jacob J. Szumigala of Oakfield was arrested and charged with DWI
The deceased individuals were identified as Joan C. Gilman age 38 and her son Richard J. Gilman Jr. age 14.
Suspect sought in Sunset Motel Murder * Oakfield man facing charges following a three car crash in Corfu * Gas leak leads to grim discovery of a dead Mother and son in Kendall
Murder victim identified, family notified * Muckdogs to spend up to $30K on ball field * Cuomo allows parolees to vote
Tickets for the June 18th opening are expected to go on sale around May 1st.
The GCSO has identified 58 year old Sherri C. Butler as the victim of a homicide at the Sunset Motel in Batavia.
Hawley was instrumental in fighting for a state relief package as part of last year’s end of session agreement.
Motel Murder in Batavia under investigation * Warsaw man accused of possessing a multitude of Child Porn * Funding is approved for upgrades to three Genesee County bridges
Woman murdered at Sunset Motel, stabbed in the neck * Warsaw man charged with child porn
Deputies investigating as a homicide
It’s Cougar Classic Scholarship Scramble Time!
“What we need is an end to Gov. Cuomo’s bid-rigging culture…” – Hawley
SP Warsaw arrested Kory A. Doyle, 31, Warsaw, NY for Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child Under Age 17
Forecasters ease flooding concerns and lift flood watch for the region * Alleged armed Arby’s robber behind bars in Batavia * Rundown of the Batavia Police Blotter
Flood Watch cancelled * City man charged with robbing Arby’s * Democrats smell blood in Collins’ house seat
Attica PD release details of assault on officer
Anyone with information is asked to call the New York State Police at (585) 786-5152
Weekend Weather leads to a Flood Watch for the region * Suspected armed Arby’s robber is apprehended * State Police in Warsaw are asking for the public’s help in locating 39 year old Adam Barber, of Bliss
Ice storm cancels some church services * No significant power failures * Walking more slippery than driving
“We sent thousands of signatures to the governor to get this accomplished. I am looking forward to a safer road in the near future.” – Hawley.
An Ice Storm Warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 2 PM EDT Sunday, then a Flood Watch from late Sunday night through Tuesday afternoon.
The deputy involved in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting is identified * Arby’s alleged armed robber is arrested * Winter Weather Advisory turns into an Ice Storm Warning, then a Flood watch for the region
Deputy involved in fatal shooting is identified * City Economic Development Coordinator resigns * Winter Weather Advisory posted
Deputy Ryan Young is a six-year veteran of law enforcement
Fobbs of the GCC men’s basketball team and recently-committed recruit to Towson University was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) NJCAA Division II All-American Team today, April 13.
Ms. Pacatte has accepted a position for a private sector employer located in New York’s Capital District Region
NJCAA All-American Fobbs Signs with D-I Towson * No. 3 Men’s Lacrosse Team Sting Hornets 24-4 * Softball Team faces Tough Division-II Opponent * Barden Becomes First-Ever Cougar to Win NJCAA Women’s Lacrosse National Player of the Week…and more
Officers thank Dave Lumberg, Owner/Operator of Tim Horton’s in Batavia for their daily coffee donation to Officers and Instructors during the last two weeks of Active Threat Training.
State Police clamp down on investigation into fatal shooting of armed Albion man * Prosecutors say former WCSO deputy charged with murder was accused of rape * Winter Weather Advisory popping up well into spring season
State Troopers continue to probe deputy involved shooting * Possible motive revealed in Wyoming County killing *
These sessions are FREE and available both by appointment and walk-in!
This year’s enforcement detail will run from April 12 through April 16
During the incident Deputy’s confronted Keith A. Kent, 61 of Albion, NY at which time Kent was fatally shot
State Police Major Edward Kennedy took a hard stance against prematurely releasing information
Genesee County deputy ends threat of an armed suspect with a single shot * Possible motive revealed in indictment of former WCSO deputy charged with murder * Cynthia Nixon says marijuana is effectively legal for white people in her run for Governor
Shooting took place in parking lot of Pembroke restaurant. Suspect pointed handgun at deputy who took one shot and killed the suspect
Cuomo opponent calls for legal weed * Chamber offers Active Shooter training * DOT b egins replacement of Bethany Center Rd. bridge
Orleans Community Health will remain its own independent organization under the terms of this agreement.
Construction has begun on a $1.4 million project to replace the bridge carrying Bethany Center Road (County Road 15) over U.S. Route 20 in the Town of Bethany
The small business workshop will be hosted the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce on April 18.
The GCSO recognizes and commends the County’s 9-1-1 Dispatchers for their dedication, professionalism and commitment to public service
Mock Trials Led by GCC Paralegal & Criminal Justice Students
Guardians of the Globe – Earth Day Celebration and Earth Day Night Hike!
Child Care Center is Open to the Community
The award ceremony on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Health Department handles Hypothetical Hepatitis Outbreak * Alleged impersonator arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies in Batavia * Zuckerberg is coming face to face with Congressman Chris Collins
City Council to take tighter control of BID’s budget * County Health Dept. stages Hep A exercise * Rochester woman released from prison for starting fire that killed her four children
Sleep Insights moved from 653 E. Main Street, Batavia, to 47A Batavia City Centre, earlier this year.
The event runs from April 29 thru May 5 at restaurants from every corner of Wyoming County.
Saturday, April 28, 2018 beginning at 7 p.m.
The City has been directed to increase their oversight of BID * Possible Life in Prison for a Greece couple accused of producing child porn * Go vCuomo warning about synthetic marijuana leading to severe bleeding
On Monday, businessman Nick Stankevich suspended his grassroots Congressional campaign against Chris Collins.
No. 4 Cougars Record Double-Digit Men’s Lacrosse Win Over No. 3 Howard
Bogus Benjamin leads to lock up for a Pair of Perry residents * Rochester resident arrested under Leandra’s Law after crashing in Pavilion * Democratic Candidate in Batavia drops out of race
Lady Cougars Match Season-High Goal Performance in Lacrosse Win
Phony C note lands two Perry residents in lock up * Gruesome murder in Monroe County stuns investigators * Crash in Pavilion leads to arrest under Leandra’s Law
“For such proud Democrats, they refuse to even invite all the Democrat candidates running for their parties’ nomination.” Collins campaign spokesman Bryan Piligra
One-Year Program is a Fast-track to Fashion Business Careers
Local Police train to respond to an active shooter situation * Financially troubled Genesee County YWCA is making some progress * 5th Annual Genesee County Home Show continues today at the Falleti Ice Arena
Local lawmen train for active shooter * YWCA makes some progress toward restoring services * NYS has a diaper changing law
Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Health Departments Hosting Mock Exercise to Practice Administering Vaccine to the Public in the Event of an Emergency THIS IS AN EXERCISE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are inviting all to join in making this exercise a realistic one as the departments test their ability to […]
The Active Shooter Training has been on-going all week at the State School for the Blind’s Hamilton Hall in Batavia.
Now that spring is here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects.
Public Invited to Attend Class on April 16th
A Medley of Great Performances
Tim Collins’s One Man Show on April 12, 2018
Programs pick up at the YWCA with a little help from friends * National Grid Crews continue to work to bring back power in Western New York * Two suspects tracked down following one car crash in Byron
YWCA after school program will resume on Monday * Some still without power in Genesee County * K-9 Destro takes a real “bite outta crime.”
Worth said the first step is to focus on the easy fixes.
Celebrating Inquiry and Scholarship Across All Disciplines
No. 4 Men’s Lacrosse Team Blasts Cannoneers 27-1
Police Pursuit in Byron leads to Missing Gun Alert * Batavia recorded highest wind in the state with a 75 mph gust * Hutchins Place resident arrested for harassment
High Wind Warning Cancelled * Almost 1,000 remain without power in Genesee County
In Anticipation of Potentially Damaging Weather Customers Urged to Prepare for High Winds, Heavy Rains
Lady Cougars Fall in Lacrosse to No. 3 Onondaga Community College/Baseball Cougars Drop Pair to FLCC
Criticism from former YWCA Director over decision to end grant funded programs * Police alert residents of funny money finding its way into the area * Serious windstorms for Much of Western New York
Closing of YWCA leaves void in services * High Wind Warning for tomorrow * Canandaigua cop will not face charges in shooting
For more information, please contact Genesee Justice, located at 14 West Main in Batavia, (585) 815-7821.
New York State Police in Niagara continue to investigate the discovery of skeletal remains of an unidentified man 26 years ago in Niagara County.
Money troubles lead to shut down at Genesee County YWCA * Six arrested for drugs in State Street sweep * Batavia man jailed without bail after allegedly violating court order
Genesee County YWCA shuts down over lack of cash. 36 employees will loose their jobs, unemployment benefits uncertain
All programs to cease including Domestic Violence, child care and daycare programs
Event Set for Wednesday, April 25, 2018
This workshop is part of the Business Idea Pitch Competition Workshop series
Starting on April 2nd, 2018 the Batavia Police Department will be hosting two weeks of multi-agency Active Shooter Response Training
33 year old Erica Raphael of Batavia was arrest in Albion on Easter Sunday
Byron-Bergen Elementary School’s Inquiry-Based Learning Lab has been busy growing, and increasing opportunities for students.
Red Wings defend their name after being dragged through the Muck * False alarms send an East Main Street man into lock up * New York has passed legislation to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers
Redwings answer criticism from new Muckdogs management * Easter Sunday observed around the world * Latest projects to get incentives