Month: August 2019
Nic Ready has been called the best Major League Baseball prospect on the Batavia Muckdogs roster this season.
CR Blazin Beauty moved up to the $11,000 Open II and left the field chasing her once again as she won by open lengths in track record time.
Four arrested in Pearl Street drug bust in Batavia * Batavia parolee busted for bringing drugs into jail * Cuomo sending help to Florida ahead of Hurricane
For youth ages 9 – 16 * located in former St. Anthony’s School
The United Way of Genesee County (UWGC) invites agencies and organizations who qualify as a 501c3 to submit their intent to apply for a UWGC’s 2020 Community Impact funding allocation (formerly known as Building Blocks).
The Batavia Muckdogs were involved in a second straight exciting extra innings game in just a 13-hour span, but came out on the losing end of a 5-4 contest Thursday.
NY Lawmakers allowed outside incomes * Inmate appears for assaulting an Officer * Batavia woman busted for buying booze in Bergen
Both fillies will be back at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Sept. 14) for the $1.8 million NYSS Night of Champions.
The Batavia Muckdogs season and first-place was down to three outs Wednesday at West Virginia as Batavia trailed 6-4 in the ninth.
Four year old boy drowns in a LeRoy swimming pool * Life sentence for convicted Murderer in Batavia * Perry mother arrested under Leandra’s Law
Hanes gets 25 to life in death of Ray Morgan * 4 yr. old drowns in LeRoy swimming pool * Batavia woman jailed in suspected stabbing
Four year old boy dies from apparent accidental drowning
Hawley is joining fellow legislators in co-sponsoring a bill that will protect New York state drivers from Cuomo’s proposed $25 mandated fee
Batavia woman jailed for assault with a knife * Development in legal case against Congressman Collins * Cuomo supports increase pay for inmates
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
The Muckdogs (38-31) move 1.5 games ahead of West Virginia (36-22) and two games ahead of State College (36-33) in the race for the first place and the playoffs in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division.
Man suffers serious burns following a Batavia fire * Lockport woman killed in Darien crash * Slipknot concert leads to eleven arrests
Train strikes pick-up in Corfu * Lockport woman killed in Darien Crash * Ginsberg in Buffalo
Women’s Soccer Starts Season with Back-to-Back Shutouts
Men’s Soccer Starts Season 2-0
Barros de Souza and Ashworth Named Genesee Athletes of the Week
City of Batavia Fire Department will be flushing / testing fire hydrants in the general area of North of Main Street and West of Bank Street.
The operator of the 2017 Buick, Shirley Bane, 68 of Lockport, NY was pronounced at the scene by the Genesee County Coroner
Batavia dropped a game to the Williamsport Crosscutters, to start a three-game home stand but retained the half-game lead of first place as West Virginia lost on Sunday as well.
Mr. Amico had a career as a builder, but he was also heavily involved in harness racing in western New York for over 55 years.
Deadly two car crash in Darien * Medina man arrested following train crash in Corfu * Tonawanda man jailed for two year old stabbing in the City
Quincy Blue Chip (Chapter Seven-Sirenuse) had a big night at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Aug. 23).
The pressure was on the Batavia Muckdogs to win and keep slim first place lead in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division.
New Red Flag gun law now in effect * Troopers bust Rochester resident for bail jumping in Alabama * BCSD Foundation Engraved Brick deadline
The Batavia Downs is hosting a Hambletonian finalist and Dan Patch Award winner all in the same night, Saturday (Aug. 24)
Overdose Awareness Day activities are from 4 to 7:30 p.m. next Wednesday Aug. 28 at Austin Park on Jefferson Avenue in Batavia.
The “Dog Days of Summer” at Batavia Downs doesn’t only refer to the weather. It also means it’s time for the annual Genesee Feeds Wiener Dog races.
For the better part of eight innings Thursday night, the Batavia Muckdogs were in danger dropping out of first place.
Former SUNY Geneseo student accused of Sexual Abuse * Warsaw woman faces felony grand larceny * Last call to apply for council at-large seat
Tire slasher suspect in jail * Union St. closed until Sept 13 * Muckdogs home for six game series
Union St. from West Main to Richmond and from Richmond to Oak St. will remain closed until Sept 13
Eugene Jankowski Visits GCC on September 16, 2019
Friday (Aug. 23) beginning at 6 p.m., the track will feature a $35,000 guaranteed pool on the early Pick-5 wager that runs from race one to race five.
A short but select group of entrants will compete in one race for the winner’s share of the $118,800 up for grabs
Walking and Biking Enthusiasts Invited to Community Discussion
Seven players were in the New York-Penn League All-Star game Wednesday night and tonight Batavia plays at Dwyer Stadium at 7:05 p.m.
The History Club at Genesee Community College has released an exciting line-up for the Fall 2019 Historical Horizons Lecture Series.
Little Joke took it upon herself to win the $12,500 fillies and mares Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 21)
Former BHS Basketball star receives prison sentence * Batavia man arrested for possessing razor blade behind bars * Hutchins Street man jailed for slashing tires
Ayala was sentenced to 5 years in prison to be followed by 5 years post release supervision.
Fire hydrants will be flushed on Aug 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on E. Main St., State Street, Oak St., Washington Avenue and Richmond Avenue.
Residents who want to dispose of materials at the Saturday, September 14 collection in Batavia must have an appointment in order to attend
Rochester man faces indictment for Ross Street murder * Warsaw man charged with manslaughter * Woman arrested for hit and run in Wyoming County
Erie County man killed in Pembroke motorcycle crash * Boyfriend charged with burning girlfriend’s she-shed * Genesee County announced bridge closings
Deputies say Beach became upset with live-in girlfriend, damaged her vehicle and set fire to her she-shed
Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 21) at 5 p.m., the track will feature a $10,000 guaranteed pool on the early Pick-5 wager that runs from race one to race five.
Assemblyman Hawley will tour several farms across the counties of Genesee, Orleans & Monroe in the towns of Elba, Churchville, Kendall and Kent this Thursday, August 22nd.
Monroe County resident arrested on several felony charges including Leandra’s Law after a traffic stop involving a three year old.
Late Blight was detected in Genesee County on August 16.
Genesee Soccer Teams Both in Top 10 of NJCAA Preseason Polls
The Muckdogs used a balk and a 3-run home run to hold off Mahoning Valley, 8-6 on Monday night.
Fatal motorcycle accident in Pembroke under investigation * Serrano sentenced to maximum * Crash in Byron ends in arrest for Bergen man
Contract awarded for Vets Cemetery in Pembroke * Ortt wants Collin’s seat in Congress * Gas prices continue to slide in WNY
Irving, NY woman gets two consecutive 2 to 7 year terms for last summer’s hit and run fatality in Pembroke
Flushing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Black Is Back took full advantage of post one in Saturday night’s Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs, going gate to wire in impressive fashion
Ortt in Batavia announcing run for Congress * Troopers locate vehicle in Sheldon hit and run * Construction starting on Veterans Cemetery in Pembroke
The 2019 season for the first-place Batavia Muckdogs has been a special one at Dwyer Stadium. Now, add the all-star game to the memories.
The Batavia Muckdogs lead in the New York-Penn Pickney Division is down to a half game after a 9-3 loss to West Virginia on Friday night.
Effective immediately the is a water shut down on Walnut Street from the City line to Law Street for a repair to a broken water main.
A very game Wheels A Turning overcame the weather, a slow start and a breaking horse to score a decisive victory
New forensic evidence in Wyoming County hit and run * Corfu man with protection order busted trying to buy a gun * Seven Muckdogs make all-stars
A dark colored vehicle swerved into the lawn striking both girls and killing the Australian Shepard
34 year old John R. Chasey of Dansville was pronounced deceased at the scene
71 year old David Farr is charged with Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child
Friday night (Aug. 16) at Batavia Downs is noteworthy for two reasons
Warsaw man sentenced to prison for violent child porn * Rochester man busted for domestic on 490 in Bergen * Darien man jailed for child porn
The Downs will be hosting a panel discussion and Q & A session with players from 1969 World Champion New York Mets.
GCASA is in the process of purchasing the former Bohn’s Restaurant on Clinton Street Road to convert it to a gathering place for those in recovery
Tonight is First Responders Night as all first responders get two free tickets
Indictment issued for attack on Ellicott Street with a hammer * Three arrested at Beck Concert * Ellicott Street man behind bars for domestic incident
A Cheektowaga man was arrested for allegedly punching another patron and breaking their glasses
New Nursing Scholarship Fund and Excellence Award Established
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs August 14th – September 2nd
Standoff in LeRoy ends in arrest for a parolee * Council disappointed with Ellicott Station progress * County lawmen taking part in Labor Day Crackdown
Pups in the Park Tuesday; First Responders Night coming Thursday
LeRoy Parolee jailed for beating a woman * Irondequoit man arrested for drugs in Stafford * Family members arrested at Bryan Adams Concert
Fire crews have temporarily shut down Main between Cary Avenue and Bennett Avenue through Oakfield.
Telephone Road between Sandpit Road and Route 98 will be closed from August 13th through August 27th.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in the Town of Darien involving a cow intentionally being shot and killed.
Parolee in the Village of LeRoy arrested for a violent domestic/assault
This year’s figures represent the highest number of NYSPHSAA member schools recognized for their academic achievements.
Joey Pro scored another win, but this time in the top-class $12,500 Open Handicap trotting feature at the oldest lighted harness track in North America.
Batavia’s pitching staff and clutch hitting led the Muckdogs to a 5-0 shutout of Mahoning Valley Sunday
Nate McMurray announces another run for Congress * Rochester resident arrested on Bank Street * City Police alert to dangers of BB and Airsoft guns
Trash spills in Stafford * Confirmed cases of measles in Wyoming County * City GOP looks for city council candidate
There was minor injury reported with tons of trash strewn all over the roadway
GCC invites visual artists to submit their work for possible exhibition at GCC’s Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery
Assemblyman Steve Hawley is to hold a series of town hall meetings throughout Monroe County on Saturday, August 24th.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing a $5,900,000 loan and a $3,058,000 grant to the town of Bergen in Genesee County.
The race for the Pinckney Division lead in the New York-Penn League is getting hot as August as the Batavia Muckdogs lost and West Virginia picked up at least one win on Thursday.
Lengthy prison sentence for child porn producer in Dansville * Byron traffic stop leads to drug arrest for an Attica man * Solar farm plan struck down
The City of Batavia Republican Committee is seeking City Republicans who are interested in being considered for the Committee’s recommendation for Council At-Large.
The New York Sire Stakes 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters invaded the Downs on Wednesday and they did some damage to the record book
The Batavia Muckdogs ended a three-game losing streak with a doubleheader sweep of the Williamsport Crosscutters by identical scores of 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Mexican man busted in Warsaw faces life in prison * Hochul unveils new GLOW career program * GCASA Social Center location gains approval
Lt. Gov. Hochul backs “GLOW With Your Hands” * Town of Batavia backs GCASA Social Center * NY health insurances companies must cover mamograms
Elba onion growers received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
Contribution Is Highest Amount Given To Niagara County In 20 Years
Prosecutors drop three charges against Collins * Holley man sentenced for felony gun possession * UMMC League celebrates 50th anniversary
The annual event will be held Tuesday, August 6, at the St. Anthony’s facility on Liberty Street between 6 – 8 p.m.
The Batavia Muckdogs ran into the hottest team in the New York-Penn League on Monday, falling to the Williamsport Crosscutters, 9-3.
Deputies chase alleged drug dealer in Bergen traffic stop * Just one arrest reported at Breaking Benjamin * Batavia has a new Assistant City Manager
Rachel Tabelski to be appointed Assistant City Manager, will require husband Adam to resign from City Council
Byron-Bergen High School named 2019 Best High School by U.S. News & World Report
The two suspects have been contacted and rectified the situation.
Despite the loss, the Muckdogs (29-20) still have a four game lead in the New York Penn-League Pinckney Division
Hutchins St. landlord accused of choking tenant * Darien woman arrested over twice the legal limit * Sen. Schumer calls for vote on a gun control bill
It will be a homecoming of sorts for Akron, New York native Chris Oakes when he brings two powerful members of his now Wilkes-Barre, PA based stable to Batavia Downs on Sunday
The five-game win streak for the first place Batavia Muckdogs is intact thanks to another clutch performance from Nic Ready.
The event will be held next Tuesday August 6, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Bullard Park, Albion
Oakfield man arrested for Endangerment after overdose * Man arrested for taping child at Kingdom Bound * 17 arrested at the Dierks Bentley
Agency also accepts application from Wendt Propane
Second straight year Batavia is represented in the Hall
The Muckdogs defeated the Tri City ValleyCats, 4-1 to sweep all three games of the series on the road.
Men’s Soccer Releases 2019 Schedule
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Head Start Projects Program
Man arrested for taping a child at Kingdom Bound * City man arrested for impersonating police * Beach at Darien Lakes State Park shut down for E. coli
Women’s Soccer Releases 2019 Slate
It was a total team effort in the top tier races at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (July 31)
It is the third straight win for the first place Muckdogs who are 27-18.
APD hope to ID armed suspects after releasing video * Huffing in Batavia lands a Warsaw man in lock-up * Cuomo’s campaign on firearm restriction
Albion PD is continuing to investigate the attempted robbery that occurred at the Crosby’s North convenience store