Month: November 2018

New superintendent for Oakfield-Alabama Schools * Batavia man faces felony smut charges * Alexander Central to vote Monday on capital project

John Fisgus will start at O-A in January

Lung Cancer and Radon Free Home Testing Available – Genesee County Public Health Column

“The Dash for Holiday Cash” is for horses that are non-winners of $20,000 in 2018

Accused rapist from Batavia found in Pennsylvania with local teen * Alexander School taxpayers to vote on capital improvement project * Time to break out the snow shovel for safety

14 year old girl found unharmed in Pennsylvania, 22 year old man in custody

Amber Alert issued for Byron teenager * Police seek man who picked her up from school this morning, he had been ordered to stay away from her

Suspect was arrested by State Police earlier this month * Updated photo released

“Together we can help keep our City safe this winter season” – Chief Napolitano

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

Sportsmuffler took the best local mares to task at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening

Alexander School taxpayers hear capital improvement project proposal * Batavia man accused of rape in Stafford * Bergen student faces harassment charge

Alexander Central School voters asked for $12.6-million in capital projects * Batavia man arrested for rape * Cuomo says “no” to presidential run in 2020

Salvation Army asks 90 individuals or businesses to contribute $1,000 for the Christmas campaign

State Police are seeking help identifying two Clarence shoppers

Cougars Lose Tough Contest on the Road

Applications for the Batavia DRI- Building Improvement Fund are due by January 18th at 4:30pm

Batavia’s old Office Max location is going Country * Downtown property owners have a chance at funding to infuse improvement projects * Sabres win 10th straight to take the NHL lead

Counry Max returns to Batavia next year * Fire damages Kaiser Wilcox in Bergen * KISS comes to Darien Lake next August

CountryMax announces it will open a new Batavia store in 2019, in the former OfficeMax building located at 4160 Veterans Memorial Drive

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus

Blaze at Kaiser Wilcox in Bergen * Central Ave shooting suspect takes plea deal in fatal stabbing case * Nate McMurray has finally conceded

Another plea in Batavia murder on Central Ave. * LeRoy Police arrest two on weapons charge * Batavia Blue Devils post loss in state championship

The LeRoy Police Department would also like to issue a special thank you to the citizens that assisted the Officer at the scene

Iyq Yqr rebounded Saturday night (Nov. 24) with a come-from-behind effort to win the $11,500 Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs

Early Injury undoes the Blue Devils at State Final * Thruway traffic suffers in Sunday night pile up * Albany man busted in Batavia for allegedly driving with drugs and drinking

Southern Palms dethroned Lougazi in winning the $11,500 Open Handicap trot Friday night

Genesee County Jobs are growing in the private sector * Alexander resident accused of driving on drugs in Batavia * Blue Devils head to State Championship

Blue Devils prep for the State Championship * Carjacking suspect pleads not guilty * AG alerting customers to Black Friday scams

Albion Police Department hosted and supervised a multi-agency Orleans County Wide DWI Saturation Patrol.

Kaitlyn Rae bested the top female pacers in western New York once again on Wednesday evening (Nov. 21)

McMurray claims possible irregularities with absentee ballots * Orleans County Lawmen report on Joint DWI saturation patrol * Local spirit shop is in the giving spirit

“Indigenous Peoples: Echoes of History and Culture”

Water has been shut off for all of South Lyon Street

Winter conditions slowing the morning commute * City man busted for allegedly bringing drugs to County Jail * Troopers to be out in force for the busy Holiday Week

Winter Weather Advisory posted for Genesee County * Collins victory nearly assured * GCC adds one more armed Peace Officer

Winter Weather Advisory going into effect * Absentee ballots in 27th Congressional District race to be tallied today * Expanded peace officer presence at GCC Batavia Campus

Batavia High Blue Devils head to NYS Championship * First time in school history * Tops out of bankruptcy

Horsemen racing at Batavia Downs should take note of the revised draw schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving week

Lucky McTrucky parked out all comers before driving home a winner in the $11,000 Open Handicap pacing feature

Blue Devil’s in shape to become the next State Champions * Brothers on Walnut Street busted in connection with local burglaries * Two Albion men arrested for a home invasion in the town of Yates

Alexander Rigerman studying Criminal Justice at GCC recevied this year’s scholarship

Lougazi flexed his muscle to win the $11,000 Open Handicap trot on Friday night

Two Albion men jailed for home invasion in Orleans County * Rochester man indicted for violent carjacking in Batavia * Batavia couple arrested for child endangerment

GCC Criminal Justice student wins local award

Indictment handed up in Batavia carjacking * Two Albion men busted for home invasion * Montclair Ave. woman charged with forcing child to smoke pot

One suspect accused of using a replica AK-47 to rob homeowner

Another Recognition Matters @ GCC

Save the Date for “LIMITLESS”

There will be a $1,036 carryover and a $3,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes at 6 p.m. on Friday

Walnut Street man jailed for possessing a stolen gun * Kindness to K9 fund could bring in two top dogs to GCSO * Perry teen facing a disturbing charge

Winter Weather Advisory posted * Sheriff’s Office may be able to purchase and train two K-9s * Collins / McMurray still exchanging barbs

For about an hour a month (or sometimes less!!) you can be on the inside and help make your community better

Kaitlyn Rae returned to her winning ways in the $9,500 fillies and mares Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening

Projects demonstrate ongoing success of BRIDGE-NY program championed by Hawley

Promising report from the once fledgling YWCA * Alleged Rape in Perry lands a Monroe County man behind bars * Former Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy sentenced

City Church development gains traction * YWCA “in the black” * State legislators talk about giving themselves a pay raise

The public hearing will be held on Monday, November 26th at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, Second Floor, Council Board Room

The 36th Annual Health and Humanitarian Award is being held on November 30, at noon, at Terry Hills Restaurant

Council hears rezoning proposal for City Church Property * Sheriff’s release additional details of accidental shooting death * Another meeting announced for 5th Ward residents

The driver was identified as Jared E. Thompson, 27 of Albion a member of the Fancher Murray Hulberton Fire Company

“Learning requires that you step out of your comfort zone.” – Debbie Slocum

Volunteer firefighter in Orleans County seriously injured responding to a call * McMurray holds out hope for an absentee voter upset * Positive report from Farmers Market Manager

Possible prison time for former Batavia nursing home owner * Bergen woman busted for DWI after being found asleep at the wheel * Batavia woman arrested for grand larceny

Batavia advances to New York State Semi-finals

There will be a $2,756 carryover and a $7,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the oldest lighted harness track in America

Assemblyman Hawley urges constituents to pay tribute to our retired and active servicemen and servicewomen on Veterans Day

Bioness stayed undefeated at the Genesee County oval by taking the $11,500 Open Handicap trotting feature under a slick drive by his young reinsman Hunter Oakes, over a very sloppy track

LeRoy man killed in apparent self-inflicted shooting in Byron * Former Batavia nursing home owner pleads guilty to bank theft and tax charges * Lamb’s Pumpkin Stand proceeds going to a good cause

First snow accumulation in county * Cuomo calls for ban on flavored e-cigs * BHS Blue Devils look to advance in football playoffs

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Newberry Place-freshLAB, Batavia NY and Matthew Gray, Owner, Investor, Mentor took home honorable mention today at the awards ceremony in Rochester

Cuomo continues to take aim at gun control for his third term * First Winter Weather Advisory for the season starts tomorrow * Suppression hearing held for Batavia woman accused of providing a handgun in shooting

Small black and white dog found near Ellicott Street Road and Shepard Road in Batavia

The weekly Activity Night is being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday’s at St. Anthony’s Community Center

Sportsmuffler scored her second straight top class distaff pacing feature victory at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night

McMurray claims Congressional race is still too close to call * Woman seriously injured in one car crash in Elba * Holley man convicted of Defrauding New York State

NY 27th decision may wait for official canvass * Cuomo wins 3rd term, Hawley easily re-elected, Ranzenhofer wins but much closer * Genesee County legislators will serve four years

Congressman Collins wins fourth term by a thin margin * Governor Cuomo will lead the state for the next four years * Funeral arrangements for Jerry Warner

Collins wins 27th Congressional District, McMurray demands recount

Voters go to the polls until 9 p.m. * 27th Congressional race, very close * Funeral arrangements announced for Jerry Warner

Calling hours Thursday, funeral service on Friday at Burdett and Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield

Albion man jailed for secretly videotaping children * Rochester resident facing attempted murder in Batavia adds to criminal counts * Wind Advisory in effect

More reaction to the passing of WBTA’s Jerry Warner * United Way of Genesee Co names new Executive Director * BHS Blue Devils prepare for Western Regional

Tammy Hathaway to replace Eric Fix on Nov. 19

WBTA will have an update on funeral arrangements for Jerry once they are made available

Lucky McTrucky got a perfect trip en route to winning the $10,500 Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night

GCC Men’s Basketball Team’s Strong Second Half Shoots Down Red Barons * GCC Women’s Basketball Team Takes Opener in Crossover Tournament

Jerry passed very peacefully Sunday evening at the Crossroads House in Batavia

Retired pastor loses Rose Road residence in Batavia blaze * Former Holley resident arrested for murder on Liberty Street * Blue Devils advance to the Western Regional

Southern Palms had just enough at the wire to win the $8,800 Open II Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday evening

Suspect in Liberty Street beating death charged with murder * Race for the 27th Congressional District looks like a close one * Blue Devils return to the Section Five Class B football championship

Popular WBTA Radio personality has been off the air for nearly a year due to poor health

Arrest made in Raymond Morgan beating death * Blue Devils back to Sectional Championship tomorrow night * Jerry Warner in Hospice care

Richard D. Haynes, 36, formerly of Thorpe St., Batavia charged with Murder in the Second Degree

No. 3 Women’s Soccer Team to Face No. 6 Union County in National Tournament * No. 3 Men’s Soccer Team Begins National Title Defense Versus No. 6 Bunker Hill

The budget anticipates cash outflows of approximately $2.5 million

The board approved an estimated $3.25 million tax incentive package

Board also approves sale of land parcels in Gateway II Corporate Park in town of Batavia

Perry Police arrest alleged hit and run driver under Leandra’s Law * Positive report from the ever growing Genesee County Chamber of Commerce * Clean-up of State Superfund site in Pavilion is about to begin

Chamber of Commerce issues positive report * Environmental clean-up to begin in Pavilion * No debate in the 27th Congressional District race

WNY going under a Flood Watch * Batavia man arrested for Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor * Suspect found dead in homicide and attempted murder case out of Monroe County

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