Month: July 2019
Representatives from Batavia Downs have announced that Michele Ladd, the Founder of National Veteran Resources, will be bringing their 32ft wrapped RV to the Tanya Tucker Concert this Friday, August 2nd at Batavia Downs.
Tuesday night, the Muckdogs won not only a close game, but a game that was stopped because of rain after six innings.
Jury finds Richard Hanes guilty of murder * Dansville community mourns the loss of four teens * Two new gun laws signed by Cuomo
Jury finds Hanes guilty of Second Degree Murder in beating death last summer of Ray Morgan.
The first week of live racing at Batavia Downs produced some very impressive numbers for betting and attendance, showing a dramatic spike over last year.
These items were recovered during the investigation of a rash of larcenies from vehicles,
Liberty Street murder case nears end * Attempted armed robbery in Albion * Former Darien town judge running for Congress
Two suspects entered the store and displayed a handgun and demanded money from store employees.
Testimony ends in Richard Hanes murder trial * Cuomo reduces penalty for pot possession * Skydiving accident claims life of Bergen man
A craftily rated second quarter provided success at the end of the mile for Black Is Back who went gate to wire in the $12,500 Open Handicap pace
Batavia at 25-18 holds a two-game lead over 22-19 West Virginia in the Pinckney Division
Fatal skydiving accident in Perry * Defense witnesses to testify in Liberty Street murder trial * Police seeking assistance in rollover on Liberty Street
The Batavia Muckdogs dropped a tough home game to Williamsport, 5-3 Friday night.
Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr. is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Teen Academy Graduating Class
Alleged sex abuse of minors at Darien Lake * 2nd Annual Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Teen Academy * Muckdogs fall to Crosscutters
Batavia Downs Staff Member part of Winning Conference Competition Team
The LeRoy Women of the Moose are providing 8 scholarships.
Effective, July 29, 2019, there will be a single lane closure on Creek Road
Batavia is now in first place at 24-16 and West Virginia is 21-17, taking 2-of-3 from the Muckdogs.
The bricks will be located in front of the weight room and will be a “River Red” color.
Buffalo man jailed for sex abuse at Six Flags * Testimony continues in Liberty Street murder trial * Engraved bricks offered at VanDetta Stadium
Testimony continues in murder trial of Richard Hanes * inmate dies in Wyoming County custody * Bills begin training camp
Bricks to be located in front of weight room at new stadium
Two home runs were not enough on Wednesday for Batavia as they fell to the West Virginia Black Bears, 8-2.
Wyoming County Sheriff reports the death of an inmate * Details in Liberty Street murder trial emerge * Octogenarian arrested for slugging roommate
Jury is selected to hear the murder case against Richard Hanes * Ellicott St man busted for growing “potted: plants on his roof * Justice for Children Advocacy Center to hold Open House
The Muckdogs (24-14) are back in a battle with Lowell (23-12) for the best overall record in the league.
Homecoming ceremony honors a local War Hero * Greece resident busted with multiple drugs in a Byron traffic stop * Cuomo signs revenge porn law
Batavia Downs will celebrate their opening night of the 2019 live racing season on Wednesday (July 24)
Batavia (23-14) is in first place in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division.
Thirty Three arrested at Whiz Khalifa Concert * David Bellavia will be honored in Batavia today * New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing
The 73rd season of live harness racing at Batavia Downs gets underway on Wednesday (July 24), runs through Saturday (Dec. 14)
The Muckdogs ended a 3-game win streak with a 5-4 loss to Mahoning Valley on Sunday.
LeRoy resident arrested after attempting to fight with a Deputy * Guests left stranded on Darien Lake ferris wheel * Muckdogs split series with Mahoning Valley
City of Batavia to recognize Medal of Honor Recipient David Bellavia
Two injured, both taken to ECMC * Route 5 closed for several hours, now open
Muckdogs shortstop Dalvy Rosario goes deep in the hole to throw out a runner by half a step on Thursday. Rosario went 3-for-5 with a RBI double.
TENTS, MISTING STATIONS, 2 FOR 1 WATER AMONG MEASURES TAKEN Press Release: BATAVIA – In anticipation of the high temperatures forecasted for Western New York, Batavia Downs Gaming has announced the following steps will be taken to ensure the safety of guests at the facility’s two outdoor concerts taking place this weekend; The Gin Blossoms […]
Programs are popping up and dropping off locally to beat the heat as an Excessive Heat Warning goes into effect this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for counties including Genesee and Wyoming, from noon today through early Saturday evening. Heat index values locally could reach up to 100 during the […]
Youth program cancellations are occurring due to the high heat index in Western New York. The Ricky Palermo annual soccer clinic scheduled for tomorrow is canceled due to the dangerous heat index. The clinic will be postponed until next Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Batavia Sports Park. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Roger […]
Batavia (19-12) hosts the Auburn Doubledays at 7:05 p.m. tonight at Dwyer Stadium.
Registration for the annual “Dachshund Dash” wiener dog races begins today and will remain open until entry capacity is met.
All residents are welcome to attend to discuss local issues and to express any questions or concerns they might have.
Cuomo signs Farm Laborers Fair Practices Act * Pair in Stafford busted for pot growing operation * Six injured in a two car crash in Darien
Collins kick starts possible re-election campaign * NWS issues an Excessive Heat Watch for Orleans and Livingston Counties * NYS elevates legal age to buy smokes
Campaign fund infusion hints at another run for Congressman Collins * Rochester man ID’d after being found near Point Breeze * ICE raids in Orleans County
Proceeds benefit the Arc of Genesee Orleans
Body discovered last weekend in Lake Ontario has been identified * Collins proposes “Red Light” Law, will penalize states that grant licenses to illegals * Batavia Speedway robber gets 2 to 4 years
Electrical problem is blamed * damage held to a ninimum
The Batavia Muckdogs won, 3-1 in Vermont Sunday to remain in first place in the New York Penn-League Pinckney Division.
Body discovered in Lake Ontario off the shore of Point Breeze * Gas prices hold steady * Day 3 of the Genesee County Fair
BATAVIA – After taking the first two games of the series against the Boston Red Sox from club Lowell Spinners, the Batavia Muckdogs were in position to take over the best overall record int he New York-Penn League. However, the Spinners showed why they are in the top spot by scoring two big runs in […]
Arby’s robber gets 10 years in prison * Jennifer Urvizu-Hanlon sentenced to two years in connection with 2018 incident on Central Avenue * Crossroads House unable to take any more donations for Garage Sale
Batavia Arby’s robber gets 10 years in state prison * Crossroads House, “No more Garage Sale donations, please” * Muckdogs battle for first place in NYP League
Michael Piasta sentenced to 10 years in state prison and 10 more years on supervised release
Reward offered for information into death of kitten * Construction of mall roof to begin in September * Warning to Wegman’s shoppers: beware of fake coupon
First-place Batavia Muckdogs take second straight from top team in the New York-Penn League
Mall roof construction to begin in September * Police investigate vandalism at mall * Woman remains hospitalized from Hutchins St. fire
Police release photos of persons they want to talk to
31 year old Edward R. Bancroft has been located and is in police custody.
Reynolds returns to Batavia with two home runs in Muckdogs win over Lowell, 8-6
Ross Street resident behind bars for threats with a phony pistol * Larceny in Batavia lands a Bergen man in lock-up for drugs * Peaceful rally planned in Batavia
Cuomo signs law giving equal pay to women soccer players in NY * Campaign to draft Bellavia for Congress * Muckdogs drop one to State College
Shared lane markings are high-visibility pavement markings that help position bicyclists within the travel lane.
Batavia returns home from road trip in first place; late HR lifts State College to win
Troopers search for suspect possibly in Wyoming County * Push for Bellavia to run for congress * Upgrades continue at the Genesee County Airport
Kitten thrown from cars, dies * County Airport cashes in for Federal funds * Muckdogs continue to win
The 8-week old female tiger cat had to be euthanized
Milton Smith II went 5-for-6 to up his average to .423 on the season.
GCEDC to consider incentives for million dollar expansion in Batavia * East Main Street man busted for drug dealing * Deputies looking into abuse of kitten
Saile Dr. warehouse to expand, with $156,000 in tax breaks * Deputies seek information about kitten thrown from car * Muckdogs still on top of division
Kitten suffered “severe injuries” when thrown from the window of car on Route 98 near Saile Dr.
Ari the parrot left home on Dodgeson Rd. this morning
Project would expand warehouse leased by SCP Pools and retain 15 jobs
Genesee Women’s Lacrosse Signs Lauren Diegert to Letter Of Intent
Jack Strunc had another strong game for the Muckdogs on defense and with a hit and a run on offense.
Warsaw man killed in Pavilion crash * North Street resident jailed without bail for alleged assault * Batavia man in lock-up after drunk driving accident
Hitting, pitching lead first-place Batavia Muckdogs to 4-1 win
Batavia man locked-up for burglary after being banned from Walmart * LeRoy PD arrest parolee for string of larcenies * Bank street woman busted for “shooting up”
Annual STOP-DWI Night at the Ballpark on Wednesday, July 17th at Dwyer Stadium. The first 200 youth under 16 can get in free to the event.
Horseman should be advised this is the last call to turn in a stall application for the upcoming 2019 Championship summer/fall meet.
Suspected vehicle thief in LeRoy is behind bars * House fire on Hutchins Street lands two in the hospital * Batavia man lands in lock-up for Walmart burglary
Fire injures one and burns two families from their homes on Hutchins St. * Special Stop DWI enforcement for July 4th Holiday * Muckdogs draw largest crowd of the season
Woman found guilty of manslaughter in hit and run death in Darien * Bellavia to toss first pitch in Mets / Yankees game * Muckdogs in first place
27 programs/agencies share in donations
Woman found guilty of manslaughter in fatal Darien hit and run * defense fails in attempt to disqualify DA Friedman * Bellavia to toss first pitch as Mets take on Yankees
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Vehicle thefts continue in LeRoy * Funds flow in for renovations at ARC facility * Troopers announce statewide crack down for July 4th holiday
Gasoline prices tick up in Batavia * LeRoy Police warn residents to lock their cars * Tracy Ave in Batavia to close on Tuesday
Tracy Ave. between North and Hart Streets to close Tuesday (July 2) from 7am to 3pm
Thefts have now apparently evolved into actual thefts of the vehicle when the keys are left inside
35 year old Joseph Ruise of North Clinton Street Rochester was arrested on multiple counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance
City Police bust two for drug dealing in Batavia * Holley woman arrested in Batavia for repeatedly providing false ID * Rochester man arrested for roughing up middle schooler in Batavia