Month: June 2018

This special enforcement detail will begin on Saturday, June 30, 2018, and run through Thursday, July 5, 2018.

Intense Heat Advisory in effect over the Weekend * Hilton woman facing felony DWI in Darien for driving drunk with an infant * Troopers start crack down on drunk and drugged driving this weekend

Marino Commits to Cougar Softball Program

The Office for the Aging is air-conditioned and is open to any older adult, age 60 and over. Come and cool off in the Senior Center lobby, TV room, and/or activity rooms.

Never approach, surround or corner a bear, Use Noise to Scare away Bears, Never Run from a Bear

Budget cuts being dealt with at Notre Dame High School in Batavia * County Development Center seeking a new communications director * GLOW region going under an intense Heat Advisory this weekend

Tabelski recently appointed Director of Batavia Development Corporation

Principal Bianco said the school received notice of the cuts on April 30th.

The bill would prevent businesses owned by citizens of the People’s Republic of China from accessing all assistance offered by the Small Business Administration (SBA).

“Our state agencies and departments are already working at full capacity to help law-abiding citizens and to think Gov. Cuomo is pushing them to the wayside to help illegals is deeply regrettable,” – Hawley

Redfield community practicing patience with Pillar repairs * PA resident jailed after repeatedly lying to lawmen about his ID * Collaboration coming together for a teen center in the city

Notre Dame Principal says the subsidy amounts to 10-percent of the school’s budget

Redfield Parkway pillar repair put off * Teen City moves closer to reality * Trumbull Parkway to close tomorrow

Volunteer judges needed for 4-H events

Begins July 4, ends July 8

“Any violation of the First Amendment is counter to the values our nation was founded upon and I applaud today’s monumental decision.” – Collins

The band will be at the Stuart Steiner Theater at GCC beginning at 7 p.m. this evening

When signed into law, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of certain cancers in firefighters.

Lawmen’s request for MRAP moves along as Redfield Pillars repair remains on the table at council meeting * Muckdogs complete their first sweep of the season * Genesee County RTS bus system cashes in big from NYS

RTS Genesee gets $3.5M to building new local bus garage * Voters decide Democratic primary in NY 25th * Batavia Concert Band begins 93rd season on Wednesday

New York State Police in Warsaw continue to investigate the 38-year-old missing person case of James Dean Knox.

Farmer’s Market Checks for Veterans to be Distributed at the Downtown Batavia Public Market on Friday, July 6th

Bipartisan bills focus on treatment and recovery, prevention and education, additional resources to protect our communities, and fighting fentanyl

Five women accused of riotous behavior in Batavia * Scammers pulling heart strings and purse strings in Attica * Muckdogs win pitchers’ duel and look for series sweep tonight

Five area women charged with rioting * 19 arrested at latest Darien Lake concert * Trumbull Pkwy to close on Thursday

Closure is expected between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Police say elderly residents are targeted

Long-term Partnership with Forest Productions Continues Outstanding Results

Batavia man behind bars after violently hurling a beer bottle at victim * Accident in Alexander leads to charges for a young woman * Muckdogs win while away

Special stage adaptation of “Sneaky Weasel,” by author Hannah Shaw, performed by fourth-graders.

Batavia drug dealer/arsonist will serve at least five years in prison * Fatal train collision claims the life of a Middlebury woman * Batavia man being held for theft at Walmart in Warsaw

This examination is being held to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Troopers identified the deceased as 50 year old Janette M. Moore of Middlebury, NY.

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) voted for the 2018 Farm Bill that will strengthen and grow the Western New York dairy economy

Cougar Soccer Program Leads Academic All-Region Student-Athletes from GCC

DA says new laws and investigative evidence is overwhelming his current size staff * Local Drug Task Force busts a Ross street resident for drugs * Cuomo demands info on immigrant children house in NY

D-A says his office needs more help * Cuomo demands info on 700 immigrant children held in NYS * Muckdogs meet Williamsport tonight

Students Save Thousands of Dollars in Tuition with SUNY Transfer Credit

Productive session for New York’s farmers as Legislature’s work ends for the year

FASNY strongly urges NYers not to use sparkling devices

BDC board need not look far for their newly named director * Phony Prize checks being reported by Batavia Police * DA Office looking for more assistance

New BDC director hired * Livonia woman killed while retrieving mail * Cuomo says 70 migrant children being held in New York

He is a 2017 graduate of Churchville Chili High School, Churchville, N.Y.

Two jailed for allegedly selling balloons filled with Nitrous Oxide.

Rachael Tabelski to take position of Economic Development Director of the Batavia Development Corporation

Saturday, June 23 in the parking lot of 5130 E. Main Street in Batavia.

Exciting Conclusion to GCC’s 50th Anniversary

Lawmen identify woman struck by van in fatal Livonia accident * Pembroke incident with a weapon lands a Corfu man in lock up * Cuomo planning to sue the fed over immigration policy

“It is truly disappointing that some of our downstate colleagues do not share our priorities of making life easier for our nation’s heroes, our veterans…” Hawley said

Statewide paranormal trail receives recognition at Rochester-based PRSA award ceremony

GCC Sleep Tech Program Offers Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Tour downtown businesses, try local products, and see what it’s all about.

New York looks into legalizing pot as opponents blow smoke * Sex offender with a past in Pavilion is arrested for continued sex crimes in the southern tier * Pro Baseball is back in Batavia rain or shine

Severe Thunderstorm Watch * Troopers identify victim of fatal crash in Town of Alabama * Muckdogs Home Opener tonight

Home opener tonight against West Virginia Black Bears

Suspect previously convicted of Forcible Touching in June of 2015 in Pavilion.

37 year old Morey Ground Jr. of Basom was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

Troopers identify driver in fatal one car crash in Alabama * Domestic in LeRoy involving a hammer lands an upstate man behind bars * Paving operations pick up on Lehigh Avenue in the city today

Fatal accident in Basom * Darien Center woman charged with fraud * Muckdogs win in Auburn

Maple St fire leads to Arson and attempted murder charge * Darien center woman charged with fraud * Muckdogs drop season opener

Police ask community for help to determine how much money was diverted

Home opener on Monday, June 18

Maple St Fire labeled arson, man held on attempted murder charge, woman injured

During the fire investigation it was learned that the fire stemmed from a domestic incident between the female that lived in the lower apartment and her boyfriend.

Press Release: On Friday, June 15, 2018 at or about 12:42AM, the Batavia Police Department and City of Batavia Fire Department responded to the report of an active house fire at 35 Maple St. A female located on scene believed her children were still in the residence. Officers from the Batavia Police Department and the […]

June 18th and 19th Lehigh Avenue will be closed to between Ellicott Street and Creek Road from 7 AM and 5 PM.

The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership (BOCES) and Byron-Bergen School District also renewed their commitments to keep SRO’s on campus.

School Alumni added as Lawmen in local schools * Tense few minutes as city fire crews clear a Maple Street house Fire * 13 years for former Brockport kindergarten teacher

Last Picture Show rental closes in Batavia * Oliver’s moves candy making to Elba * Attica man charged with violent domestic

Incident began as a loud noise complaint, ended with female suffering “significant” injuries

Attica Police discovered that Kubala had never registered her address as required by law since 2015

Hawley – “Gov. Cuomo is using state employees as campaign workers to register recently paroled felons to vote. Absolutely outrageous.”

Genesee County drug arrests to report * Hawley blasts Cuomo and Gov’t Elitists, calls for spending oversight * Batavia’s Family Video slated to close

Severe Thunderstorm Watch posted * Cuomo maintains lead over Nixon * Muckdogs manager on new season

Roadwork originally planned for today has been rescheduled for Monday, June 18th, 2018 due to weather conditions.

GCC’s Board of Trustees approved a $40.15 million budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year beginning September 1

Saturday, June 23 9am – 12pm Parking Lot of 5130 E. Main St. Batavia

Council hears request for M-RAP and approves additional cameras for Police * Batavia woman found with drugs after getting pinched for shoplifting * Paving work may pick up on Lehigh Ave today

Health Dept. reminds everyone about how dangerous rabies can be and what you can do to prevent exposure to you, your family and your pets.

Council approves funds for more video surveillance cameras * Fire strikes twice in Bergen duplex * School bus cameras proposed

Genesee County Highway Superintendent Tim Hens installed as 2018-2019 President-elect of the National Association of County Engineers

Byron-Bergen Jr./Sr. High School held their first FFA Awards ceremony since restarting an agriculture program after an absence of almost 50 years.

The water will be turned off on North Spruce Street from Lown Street to the North end and all of Evergreen Drive.

Fire sparks at the same Bergen duplex twice in one night * Cuomo rallying lawmakers towards a so-called “red flag” gun bill * Hilton High School mourning the loss of a student

Governor Andrew Cuomo is launching a bus tour aimed at rallying lawmakers towards a so-called “red flag” gun bill. Speaking in the Bronx outside of Evander Childs High School this morning, Cuomo called the issue of school shootings an ongoing social crisis. He previously announced his desire to see a law that would empower police, […]

City of Batavia Firefighters “Fill the Boot” to benefit MDA Friday, June 15th 8 am – 2 pm

Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 14th from 5 – 7 pm at City Hall in the Council Board Room

Wednesday, June 13th and Thursday, June 14th, 2018 Lehigh Avenue in the City of Batavia will be closed to all through traffic.

Local lawmen renew request for an armored vehicle * Man jailed for using a rock as a weapon to intimidate a 7-Eleven Clerk * Batavia man arrested for alleged choking incident in town

Batavia Police renew request for an armored assault vehicle * Council to considered more police surveilance cameras *

“From making sure our veterans and members of our military have the resources they need, to investing in our region’s water and energy infrastructure, many priorities of Western New Yorkers are taken care of in this bill.” – Collins

Push for more surveillance of Batavia streets * Alexander resident busted for drugged driving in Bethany * Perry Police report one of their easiest drug arrests

Batavia Police to ask Council for more surveillance cameras * Farmer’s Market opens downtown * Bills boost parking prices for buses

Beginning in July the Market will give away a weekly free bag of groceries with vendor donated products.

SRO’s expected to be added to three more Genesee County schools * Pittsford man sentenced for being busted with child porn twice * Accident opens up new Drive-thru at a Brockport Burger King

Deputies proposed as SROs in Alexander, Pavilion and Pembroke * Assemblyman proposes NYS pays for research into Lyme disease vaccine * Wayne Co man arrested for driving on Darien Lake sidewalk

Troopers arrested driver for DWI, passenger for obstruction

Schenectady area Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara introduces a bill to aid development of Lyme disease vaccine

Deputies to become SROs in Alexander, Pavilion and Pembroke

“I would like to thank the Trump Administration and the House Appropriations Committee for prioritizing this project and for their commitment to the men and women who serve in Niagara Falls.” – Collins

The Memorial Walkway Ceremony is Friday, June 8th at the VA Western New York Healthcare System, 222 Richmond Ave in Batavia

Thruway stop with a stolen handgun lands man in prison * Accident at a vehicle auction leaves four injured * Eight Rochester Diocese priests are being accused of sexually abusing children

Attica man held for violent domestic incident * Fur people hurt at Newstead Auto Auction * Justify arrives at Belmont

Customer Service that wins sales the subject of Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Workshop on June 13.

Radley was jailed without bail.

Attempted abduction in Attica leads to hours’ long manhunt ending in arrest * Gypsy burglaries reported in Batavia and Pembroke * Cuomo calling for “red flag” bill to keep the mentally ill from accessing guns

Gypsy scammers target two local homes * Mt Morris man pleads not guilty in death of toddler * GCEDC considers $100,000 in tax breaks

Residents in the Towns of Batavia and Pembroke targeted

Additional charges are pending as the investigation is continuing.

The combined projects would create 20 new jobs and approximately $7.6 million in capital investment.

“The safety and security of our students is preeminent and I am glad some of this funding will go toward technological security upgrades,” Hawley said

The Batavia Concert Band is also excited to announce WBTA 1490 as the Official Media Sponsor for our 2018 summer concert series!

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

Trio of suspects arraigned for violence on Central Ave * Stalking on East Main Street lands man in lock up * Holley Artist defends float after some interpret it as racist

Batavia man accused of brandishing knife at police officers * Search suspended for missing toddler *

City man behind bars without bail for pulling a knife on police * Batavia woman jailed for conspiring to sell another person’s property * The search for a missing Upstate toddler is now suspended

YW to sell its or lease its North St. building * Petit larceny at TA truck stop * 28 horses perish in fire downstate

YWCA makes decision to sell (or fully lease) its building on North St.

YWCA will need to find a new home in Batavia to fund the future of the organization * Boyfriend accused of burying a young mother off a farm in Sodus faces immigration charges * Darien Lake unveils new $5M dollar roller-coaster

Students from the Byron-Bergen Builder’s Club presented a check for $500 to support the Rochester Regional Health Chemical Dependency Program. The club raised the funds through coin collections and basket raffles over the course of the school year. As a group, the students decided to donate those funds to Rochester Regional Health’s Behavioral Health Treatment […]

Lessons from Central Ave. neighborhood meeting * Alden man gets prison time for assaulting his own baby * What $5-million buys in a roller coaster

Annual Father’s Day event to be held at Genesee County Airport

The meeting was held in the City Church owned center on Liberty Street, and Councilwoman Briggs is hopeful it was not the last

Saturday, June 2nd, 11:30 AM at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse

Brother of an overdose victim in Oakfield faces felony in her death * The Muckdogs make their way back on the air * Altercation in Byron leads to charges for a Terry Street resident

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