Month: May 2019
Three persons died, one 4 year old remains in critical condition * SUV carrying nine passengers was struck by a pick-up truck * driver of the pick-up charged with Vehicular Homicide
The Congressman says the H-2A program presents a “crisis” to local farmers
“The lake levels are a foot and a half higher than they were last year at this time…” – Hawley
Batavia Man pleads guilty to gun charge in federal court * Hawley requests shoreline funding from Cuomo * New dean appointment announced at GCC
June 3, 2019 thru JUNE 28, 2019
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class James Cullen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Plea deal for former star athlete in Batavia turned burglar * Liberty Street man arrested for destroying property * County Jail Research Committee recommends 200-bed facility
Former BHS basketball star pleads guilty to weapons charge * Building Public awareness of Bank St Crosswalk * Batavia Concert Band back for 94 summer concert series
Cuomo announces run for a fourth term as Governor * Troopers investigate a bus fire in Wyoming County * State Police net three arrests in shoplifting complaint
Cuomo says he will seek re-election * Home stretch for the State Legislature * Genesee County’s unemployment rate dips below 4%
GCC women’s soccer team and head coach Jeff Reyngoudt will be hosting their player and team development camps throughout the summer.
Triple fatal accident in Wyoming County remains under investigation. * Accident in Batavia leads to drug arrest for a Corfu resident * Lakeshore Flood Warning
Fatal crash in Wyoming County ends with three dead and one arrest * Six busted at Chris Young Concert * Troopers in Warsaw report holiday enforcement
Wanted Niagara County man may be in Batavia * Two drug arrests during NET detail traffic stop in Batavia * Youth Detective Rich Schauf Retires
Parades, Ceremonies and Observances listed for Monday, May 27
Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of Shane Hescox.
“Nevertheless, on this Memorial Day I want to extend a special salute to our fallen soldiers and all of our nation’s gold star families. As a nation, we must never forget their extraordinary service and patriotism.” – Hawley
Deadline approaches to register for upcoming primaries * Batavia Man receives probation and weekends for sex crimes against a child * Walnut Street resident busted for burglaries in Batavia
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 PM EDT for western New York.
Primary Election Registration Absentee Deadlines, and Jurisdictions of Local Primaries
Be prepared to seek shelter if thunderstorms approach.
Missing Indian Falls man found safe * Perry man accused of child sexual abuse * Batavia man jailed for Harassment and obstruction of breathing
Mark Dibble found alert and able to walk.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chelsey M. Selapack & U.S. Air Force Airman Matthew J. Roach graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
There are 419 volunteers mostly donning black t-shirts working at 39 sites around the county
Search continues for a missing Indian Falls man * School budgets for the coming year have passed * Byron man busted for burglary
All school budgets approved in Genesee County
School budget voting today * Hawley supports tax exemption for first responders * Bills new running back to wear #32
Mr. Hodgins was a businessman, elected official and artist
Albion Correctional Officer accused of sex abuse of inmates * State of Emergency for counties along Lake Ontario * Hawley Joins call for tax relief legislation for volunteer first responders
State of Emergency in Orleans County * Albion Correctional Officer arrested * Invite goes out for Memorial Day Parade
Former owner/operator of Hawley Farms in Batavia was one of the first legislators to sign onto the Assembly Minority’s letter requesting public hearings on unionization
Orleans County has declared a state of emergency along with the towns of Carlton and Yates due to the rising water levels.
Troop A will hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Symposium on Brain Health: Marijuana: The Public Health Perspective
Assemblyman Hawley proudly announced that the US Senate confirmed former Assemblywoman Jane Corwin along with Lance Yohe and Robert Sisson as commissioners of the IJC.
Batavia Sex Offender arrested for failing to report * Sun has set on this chapter of Sunny’s Restaurant in Batavia
Race for NY-27 may have a few more familiar conservative contenders * Batavia man arrested for imprisonment * Warsaw man pleads guilty to possession of child porn
Legislator, businessman, artist John Hodgins dies at 87 * Warsaw man pleads guilty to child porn charges * Proposed law would ban texting while walking
Kory Doyle, 33, of Warsaw, faces a maximum 20 years in prison
Candidate for city court judge gains two top endorsements * State Street man jailed for drug sales in the city * Batavia Honor Student to sit on Congress of Future Medical Leaders
Rogers picks up endorsements in bid for Batavia City Court * Lake Ontario shoreline businesses prepare for possible flooding * should teachers be required to learn to use EpiPens?
Civil War Historian Michael Block recounts fierce battle. Recruits from Albion, Batavia, Lockport and Medina fought
Genesee County Sheriff William Sheron and former Sheriff Gary Maha endorse Durin Rogers for City Court Judge
“Under current law, the H-2A visa program does not help our struggling dairy farms, who live in constant fear of losing their workforce,” said Congressman Collins.
Hawley welcomed seventy middle school students from Kendall to the Capitol Tuesday for a tour and discussion of the legislative process
Ferran Martinez to Swim at Saint Peters
Orleans County man pleads guilty to drug and weapons charges * Sheriff explains “Red Flag Law” to SCOPE members * Batavia sports bar named in statewide underage drinking crackdown
Explore and enjoy the outdoors this Saturday May 18th at the Genesee County Park & Forest!
Unsecured firearms lead to felony for a Wyoming County Man * Seasonal Deputies wanted for the upcoming summer concert series * New stadium on track for Blue Devils football season
Crash in LeRoy claims the life of a Monroe County woman * Warsaw man busted for drunk driving in Pembroke * A state seat belt law could be about to change
Heather Wilder and Peter Kleinhans hired as on-air personalities for the New York Sire Stakes Night of Champions on Saturday Sept. 14th
The second episode of Batavia’s Best Businesses with Nici Johnson featuring The Eli Fish Brewing Co.
Long time western New York harness horseman John P. Cummings Sr. passed away on Saturday (May 11) after a lengthy illness.
Dozens of active suspensions land a Central Ave man in lock-up * Repeated violation lands a Batavia man behind bars * State lawmakers to vote on bill that would expand sports gambling
Cougars Split Regular Season Finale; Heads to Region III Playoffs
Richard G. Ensman Jr., of Rochester, New York, passed away on May 9, 2019 having served Genesee Community College with great distinction since 1990.
GCC community mourns loss of a top administrator * Perry woman behind bars for allegedly throwing a child into a wall * Person indicted for using a box cutter in an alleged assault in Batavia
Richard Ensman, GCC administrator, dies * Batavia City School District voters go to polls May 17, fate of $50.5-million budget to be decided
The 21st Annual Batavia Rotary Club High School Tournament will take place Saturday at Dwyer Stadium.
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first-ever Speed Networking event on May 15.
Rick Ensman, the Director of Development and External Affairs for 29 years, passed away this morning
District residents to decide on City Schools Budget * State Street resident busted for bringing drugs into jail * Alleged threats with a weapon lead to arrest for a Thorpe Street man
Open House to be held on Friday, May 17 at Fresenius Kidney Care on Veterans Memorial Drive
County to hold public meeting on plans for new jail * City man charged in 2016 burglaries * NYS legislators reach deal on school bus cameras
Genesee County will hold a Public Information Session regarding the Jail Construction Project on Thursday, May 16th at 5pm at the Old County Courthouse Chambers, 7 Main Street, Batavia.
This change is in response to the high volume of traffic we have experienced in the mornings with customers seeking to complete their transactions before work.
Batavia man indicted on felony counts for three year old burglaries * Wyoming County Man jailed for alleged assault * State lawmakers have struck a deal involving cameras on school buses
Former BCSD Superintendent takes over East Rochester, temporarily * The latest listed of “wanted” by the Genesee County Sheriff * plea accepted in Central Ave melee
The Sheriff’s Office asks that you do not approach these people and that you call (585) 343-5000 with information that may assist in locating the suspects.
The Department of Planning will hold a series of public meetings to present and gather comments on the draft revisions to the Smart Growth Plan.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) recognized former U.S. Army Air Corps Sergeant Daniel Gill of Livonia, NY as his office’s May ‘Veteran of the Month.’
Woman who provided weapon in Central Ave shooting takes plea deal * Maple Street man jailed for drugs and paraphernalia * Unattended children leads to arrest for a Batavia woman
Western Region OTB reports record handle for Derby * Chris Collins trial could be delayed * Gasoline prices up again in WNY
Highest Kentucky Derby handle ever
Two couples in LeRoy arrested for Endangering Children and Possessing Pot
Accused burglar in Batavia adds two more counts * Batavia resident turns himself in on sex abuse charge * Albion PD and FBI investigate threatening Facebook post
Attorney for Antwan Odom claims his client acted in self-defense * Man accused attempted murder in Batavia, found mentally incapable of assisting his own defense * Accident on Francis Road in Bethany ends in arrest for a Wyoming man
Suspect in attempted murder case incapable of aiding his defense * Orleans County man sentenced for defrauding NYS * Prisoners deployed to protect lake shore from flooding
5th GAIN Loan in Genesee County also approved by Board for New York Craft Malt
Genesee Picks Up Sophomore Day Win over Jefferson
“Instead of incentivizing legal immigration, Albany is once again creating a magnet for outright lawlessness,” – Hawley
Alexander Town Clerk arrested under Election Law * Two Rochester men jailed for Batavia Cycle Center theft * Bethany Woman arrested under Leandra’s Law
Alexander Town Clerk arrested for allegedly falsifying her election petitions * Dozier ruled incapable of assisting in own defense * fines could be going up for passing stopped school bus
Celebrating Success and Honoring a Founding Father at Arc Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
House Fire in LeRoy sparked by smoking in bed * Liberty Street man in lock up for conspiring to smuggle drugs into jail * Rochester resident behind bars for driving on drugs and in possession
Fire in LeRoy injures one person * Congressman Collins warns about Lake Ontario water levels * NYS lawmakers consider a ban on declawing cats
Collins says water levels are rising 1/2 in. per day, blames International Joint Commission for mismanaging lake levels
Board also to consider GAIN Loan for New York Craft Malt
Come meet Batavia City Court Judge Durin Rogers
Two GCC Students Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence in Albany
One suspect sought following pursuit of ATV’s in Batavia * Fire in LeRoy reported this morning with injuries * State lawmakers have passed legislation to ban toxic toys