Month: February 2019
Parolee picked up for a gas station robbery in the City * Electrical issues lead to fire in Attica * NYS Counties seek increase in proposed local marijuana tax
Arrest made in Batavia gas station heist * Former Trump Lawyer says Trump inflated net worth to try and buy the Buffalo Bills * Winter Weather Advisory through the evening
Arrest made, no one hurt
Genesee Defeats Mercyhurst; Advances to Region III Final Four
Winter Weather Advisory in effect * Wanted man in Batavia placed behind bars * Rochester resident driving with drugs without a license in Stafford
Cuomo signs Red Flag Bill aimed at the mentally ill *City Council votes against sending a letter opposing the Reproductive Health Act * State lawmakers head back to Albany
NYSDOT signal crews will work cooperatively with local energy providers to restore power as quickly and efficiently as is safely possible.
Major and Ishiguro named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Strong wind gusts of up to 57 mph will make driving difficult and could result in minor property damage. Home owners should secure personal property.
City Police have issued reports on six suspects wanted on warrants out of Batavia
Power Outages being assessed as High Wind Warning continues * Canadian man killed in crash in LeRoy * School Closings to report
High Wind Warning until 10AM Monday * 1,100 without power in Genesee Countyy * Winter Weather Advisory until 4AM Monday
Next Level Fitness is now closing in Batavia * Drug Task Force nets three arrests * High Wind Warning Sunday through Monday morning
“Closing any state prisons would have dire consequences for public safety and the brave correctional officers who work with our incarcerated population,” Hawley
Four drug related arrests out of Medina raid and traffic stop * Batavia woman busted for stolen credit cards * High Wind Warning later this weekend
56 new single-family homes to be built
Sex Offender jailed without bail after parole violation in Batavia * LCSO & FBI execute search warrants in Mount Morris * Local budgets may get cuts in State money
Winter Weather Advisory * Buffalo/WNY lead state in snowfall * Support grows for convicted felons to serve as jurors
Batavia Plumbers who have obtained their 2019 Plumbing Renewal License
The Batavia Development Corporation Board of Directors reviewed the agency’s 2018 results and set goals for 2019 at their last board meeting.
Another Winter Weather Advisory going into effect * Pratt Road resident arrested on multiple warrants * Cuomo wants to require everyone in a car to buckle up
Batavia Downs announces plans for Kentucky May 14th
Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Public Health Column
Genesee Baseball Hosts Upcoming Skills Camps
Martinez and Richardson named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Genesee Community College, Stuart Steiner Theatre
City of Batavia Democrats announce the endorsement of Benjamin Bonarigo Sr. for full-time City Court Judge
Vernon Ave man jailed for burglary in Batavia * Two busted for shoplifting from stores on East Main * City Democrats endorse Bonarigo for City Court Judge
Genesee Has Two Top-Five Finishes at Region 3 Championships
Genesee Loses Non-Conference Game to Bobcats
Cougars Drop Rematch with Tribunes
Cougars Drop Conference Game to Tribunes
Winter Weather advisory in effect * Hutchins Street man arrested for hitting a mother holding her young child * Bank Street resident jailed for repeated violation
Congressman Chris Collins Announces Application Period for the FY18 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program.
GCSO investigate serious injury accident in Byron * Teen the latest to be accused of business burglaries in Batavia * BPD trying to locate a missing adult
Teenager charged in Batavia business burglaries * Police search for missing adult * New manager for the Muckdogs
Hernandez is joined by three new additions to the Muckdogs coaching staff for the 2019 season.
Jessica was last seen on Friday, February 8th at approximately 11:30 a.m. when she attended a meeting in Batavia.
Genesee Loses Tough Contest at Niagara
“Mr. Bezos, Western New York is truly open for business and we would gladly accept Amazon’s Headquarters to be located at our STAMP site.” – Hawley
Cougars Fall to Nationally-Ranked Thunderwolves
New manager for the Muckdogs named * Missing woman reported in Batavia * Hawley welcoming Amazon to Alabama STAMP site
New law extends Statute of Limitations in child sexual abuse cases * Amazon scuttles plans for NYC Headquarters, Hawley suggests STAMP * Water declared safe in Warsaw
The entire student body assembled to present the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department with a check for $1,762.04.
Overdose death in Medina ends in arrest for three * Bethany resident busted for drunk driving after an accident in Elba * E-Z Pass customers might be able to ignore speed warning last month
Weather worsens for evening commute * Several cancellations * Batavia Downs marks Woodstock at 50 *
Singer Melanie and Five tribute bands to perform for the 50th Anniversary of the legendary upstate NY music festival
Since 1997, he and his foundation have held an annual golf tournament and auction that has raised more than $1.4 million.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at 6 pm at Moonjava Café, 56 Harvester Ave. Batavia
State DOT issues statement on fatal Elba accident * Special Weather Statement for icy conditions * LeRoy Police bust parolee found asleep behind the wheel
Batavia City Council hears Pro-Life, Pro-Choice arguments * Batavia sex offender faces felony charges * Winter Weather Advisory posted for tonight
Effective immediately a travel advisory is issued due to snow covered, slick roadways.
City Council hears community over controversial new abortion law * Batavia Sex Offender facing felony charges for failing to register * Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect
Do not make any attempt to apprehend these individuals on your own.
2019 Annual Meeting theme is “Investing in Our Strongest Assets”
Speller and McComb named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Deadline to contact the City of Batavia Assessor is February 28th
Cougars Compete at WNYAC Tri-Meet
Genesee Comes Up Short vs Kats
Balanced Scoring Propels Cougars to Home Win vs Kats
Big rig driver in Elba behind bars for driving with drugs, without a license * Pembroke accident ends in arrest for Tonawanda man * Winter Weather Advisory on the way
Albion man sentenced for rape of 12 yr old * Batavia Downs channels Roaring 20’s * Flu bug won’t go away
Albion man gets four years for rape of 12 year old * Batavia Downs opens “Gatsby Bar” * Flu cases still on the rise in NY
Durin Rogers seeks Batavia City Court judgeship full time
Bar features high end spirits, custom cocktails
Move comes as Gov. Cuomo mulls eliminating middle-class tax cuts to cover his budget gap
“Governor Cuomo unjustly took away the Second Amendment rights from law abiding New Yorkers with his so-called SAFE Act,” said Collins.
Capital investments by both companies would exceed $1.5 million
2019’s Rocking the Downs summer concert series announced * Orleans County man sent to prison for raping an underage girl * High Wind Warning remains in effect
Classic & modern rock bands, country legend to headline Batavia Series
Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball (BGFS) recently received a very generous grant from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation for $1,000.
On the Watch for High Winds and more Winter Weather * Power interruption being planned by National Grid in Batavia * Two busted for shoplifting from Tops in Batavia
High Wind Watch posted for Genesee, Wyoming & Orleans Counties * Travel Advisory issued for Orleans Co. * National Grid announces a power outage for late Friday night/early Saturday morning
Periods of freezing rain will result in slick roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.
National Grid is planning a brief power interruption in the City of Batavia, beginning at approximately 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 8 and lasting until around 2 a.m. on Feb. 9.
Sheriff Randy Bower has issued a travel advisory for Orleans County.
Statement from Congressman Chris Collins
State Lawmaker in Livingston County facing a Federal Indictment * Eyes on the Tonawanda Creek as a Flood Watch continues today * Sex Offender in Batavia is busted for failing to report again
Genesee Has Tough Conference Loss to Thunderwolves
Cougars Fall to Unbeaten Thunderwolves
Genesee Softball Announces 2019 Schedule
“This gigantic budget shortfall wasn’t caused by the federal government or its policies.” – Hawley
State Assemblyman and Lobbyist indicted on federal charges * Dense fog this morning as Flood Watch remains in effect * Two men arrested for trying to run scams in Darien
Cuomo warns of budget shortfall * Flood Watch posted for Genesee County * Graham Corp seeking tax incentives for renovation and expansion
Capital investments by both companies would exceed $1.5 million
Fatal Accident in Elba claims two lives * Flood Watch in effect * DWI arrest following hit and run accident in Batavia
Mathew Worth named DPW Leader of the Year
Flood Watch to begin this weekend * Hawley flooded with feedback over two State proposal * Batavia’s Director of Public Works awarded
Model Try-Outs Scheduled February 5, 6 and 7
City Council will be holding budget work sessions on Feb. 4th and Feb. 12th
Several closures continue as calmer weather returns * Thruway crash ends with tickets for two tractor-trailer drivers * Feedback is flooding in for Assemblyman Steve Hawley