Month: November 2019
Driver Ray Fisher Jr. on Friday (Nov. 29) hit a major career milestone by surpassing the $20 million mark in career earnings at Batavia Downs
Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday * Small Business Saturday in Downtown Batavia * Liberty Street stand-off suspect faces new charges
Black Friday in Batavia * New charges for Liberty St. stand-off suspect
Results roll in as Holiday DWI crackdown continues * County Jail inmate arrested after repeated violations * Bail reform has officials shuffling court dates
MORNING NEWS BRIEFING Changes in state law about when and how defense attorneys receive evidence in criminal cases are going to create a greater burden on police and drive up costs for the City and the County, members of the City Council were told Monday night. City Attorney George Van Nest and Police Chief Shawn […]
High Wind Warning posted for Genesee County * New info on Allegany Co. double murder * Cuomo spends Holiday in PR
Genesee County Economic Development Center part of state contingent comprised of economic development entities
State Troopers to crack down on impaired and reckless driving over the Thanksgiving holiday
High Wind Watch elevated to Warning * Trio of Albion Students to face trial * County K-9 getting a new protective coat this Christmas
How to control Batavia’s deer population * High Wind Watch posted for tomorrow * Big Pauly makes his last pie
Vest was donated by national organization
High Wind Watch posted on Wednesday * Funeral set for Allegany County couple allegedly killed by their son * Forecast high winds threaten Macy’s balloons
On Saturday (Nov. 23) he continued to streak as he won four races, including both pacing features at Batavia Downs.
Genesee Competes at North Country Invite
Cougars Skid Continues Against Bobcats
Hall Street man arrested for Assault with choking with imprisonment * Two Batavia men busted for brawling on Ross Street * Ken’s Charcoal Pits changing hands
The program will provide up to $30 million in grants to reimburse up to 50% of the costs of resiliency-related capital improvement projects.
Lougazi scored an easy 1-¼ length victory in the $12,500 Open I Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (Nov. 22).
17 year old accused of double homicide in Allegany County * Perry police bust a Batavia resident for DWI * Downtown restaurant in Batavia changes hands
Allegany County teen charged with double murder * Biden favored by NY Democrats * Holland Land Office Museum begins “Wonderland of Trees”
Horsemen and horsewomen are reminded of the draw schedule for Thanksgiving week at Batavia Downs.
The Kickoff starts Friday November 22nd at 6 pm and will continue until 8:30 pm.
City in search of a new part-time City Court Judge * Assault in the City lands a South Swan Street woman in lock-up * Two Batavia residents arrested for fraud
City looks for new part-time judge * Two local businesses get national recognition * Pickles in the midst of fracas
Resumes and letters of interest are due by 4:30 p.m. on December 2, 2019.
The City of Batavia Bureau of Maintenance has announced that City leaf collection will resume on Monday, November 25 with one final sweep.
Lady London moved up to the top class and wired the field again in the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace for fillies and mares on Wednesday night Nov. 20.
REVEALS LOWER PRICES FOR 2019 THANKSGIVING DINNER
Police ID Liberty Street stand-off suspect * Schumer going to bat for minor league baseball * Wind Advisory going into effect tonight
Batavia Police identify standoff suspect * Schumer on possible loss of Muckdogs * Albion parents express concern over school safety
Suspect arrested upon release from hospital and jailed without bail
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs November 27th – December 1st, 2019
Muckdogs have one more season before proposed MLB ax drops * No injuries reported after 18 hour Liberty Street stand-off * Buffalo Sabres continue to struggle
20-hour standoff ends peacefully on Liberty St. * Muckdogs remain silent on possible loss of affiliation, Minor League Baseball says 2020 season for the Muckdogs is in tact – the future “is a subject of negotiation”
After nearly 20 hours the Liberty Street Stand-off has come to an end this morning. According to our news partner The Batavian the male subject was coaxed out of the residence by Detective Kevin Czora at around 9 this morning and walked to an ambulance about a block away from the scene. More on this […]
Stand-off continues on Liberty Street in the city * Muckdogs may be cut from M.L.B. parent club * Schumer pushes flavored e-cig ban
Stand-off continues on Liberty Street, man armed with a pellet gun taking shots at police * Major League Baseball announces proposal to eliminate 42 minor league teams, The New York Times reports the Muckdogs are on the list
Proposal would cut 42 teams from the minor leagues
Bourne and Ishiguro Named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Tullow N posted a convincing victory in the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on a very cold Saturday night Nov. 16.
Cougars Slay Dragons
Gowanda man picked up on two BCC warrants from 2016 * Batavia teen busted for Burglary * Teen girl arrested for threats with baseball bat
Women’s Basketball Drops to Lakeland
Wheels A Turning scored a narrow come-from-behind win in the feature trot at Batavia Downs last week.
Update on Albion School Threat * Hawley renews push for statewide SRO’s * BPD seeking assistance in identifying three individuals
Cougars Advance to National Semifinals
Hawley’s legislation would mandate that all SRO’s are properly trained veterans or retired law enforcement
County lawmakers endorse plan for new $60M jail * Hawley pushes for statewide SRO * Bergen man busted for tampering with utilities
Winterim Session Offers Any College Students Transferable SUNY Credit
Saturday, November 16th at 1:00 pm at the Genesee County YMCA, at 209 East Main Street in Batavia
Musicians Of Note 2020 induction ceremony to be held on March 26th, 2020
Cougars Come Up Short Against Lazers
The guaranteed pool of $6,000 in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday will be moved to Friday’s card (Nov. 15) when live racing resumes.
27th District dispute may end in court * Darien Center man attempts to outrun NYSP K9 * Batavia teen jailed without bail for harassing a juvenile
BCSD super search down to three, one is a Batavia native * Another hat in the 27th congressional ring * Change of venue for Section 5 8-man football championship
Meeting Sat. Nov 16 at YMCA
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6 – 8:00 p.m.~ Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus
REVENUE GENERATED FROM SALE OF KOOZIES AT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
State leaders have committed to creating New York’s first veterans’ cemeteries around the state
City approves 40-year water supply agreement with County * Former Clarence Center Soccer Trainer pleads guilty to child porn charge * Law to raise age on tobacco purchases in effect
New child car seat law in effect * Billy Joel comes to New Era Field
Effective Nov 1, 2019 children under 2yrs must be in rear facing car seats
Troop A- In preparation for the anticipated winter weather forecast, the State Police encourage motorists to exercise due care when traveling.
On Wednesday (Nov. 13) there is a guaranteed pool of $6,000 for the Pick-5 wager that day.
Recognition Matters @ GCC
Hutchins Place man behind bars for menacing with baseball bat * Maple St woman locked up on litany of charges * Attica School closed
Weather conditions to deteriorate this evening * Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6AM Tuesday * Gasoline prices hold steady
Swimmers Stachowiak and McMullen Named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Winter Storm Warning * Texan fleeing from Troopers in Pembroke * Deputies bust a Wyoming County man for violation in Batavia
Threat at Albion School gains attention of the Governor * Two car accident on South Swan * ND wins first sectional championship in seven years
First sectional win since 2012
Genesee Swims at Erie Tri-Meet
Up to $8 million is available, and applications will be accepted through December 10.
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce’s business workshop will be held on November 13
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Perry woman accused of burglary in front of five kids * Albion students pulled from school over online threats * Sabres back in action in Sweden
Genesee Places Eight on Soccer All-Region Teams
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
On Thursday, November 7th from 5 to 8pm, Tully’s Restaurants will host a “Law & Orders Night” where funds are raised for the local athletes.
50th Year Celebration Brings New Scholarship and Excellence Awards to Nursing Program Students at GCC
Monday, November 11, 2019 beginning at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College
A pair of distaff Open paces topped the card on Wednesday night at Batavia Downs with both winners from barns of female trainers.
Stafford home intruder ID’d in critical condition * Liberty St. man arrested for trespassing * Cuomo says no extra funds for new DA requirements
Intruder shot during home invasion in critical condition * Rogers wins City Court judgeship * Results from other 2019 Elections
Shooting in Stafford home invasion * Election night results are in * Cuomo signs law to label specific opioids involved in overdose deaths
Homeowner shoots suspect with long gun, suspect flown to Rochester hospital
Most local elections were unopposed
In what is still an unofficial vote tally, it appears that Republican Durin Rogers has defeated Democrat Benjamin Bonarigo in the race for Batavia City Court Judge. Vote totals reported by the Board of Elections at 10:30 Tuesday night gave Rogers a victory by 215 votes. Vote Totals: Rogers: 1,662; Bonarigo 1,447 The numbers are […]
Opening Gala set for November 22
GCASA pointing to end-of-the-year opening for recovery rec center on Clinton Street Road
Hiago Barros de Souza and Tylasia Weaver Named Genesee Athletes of the Week
Polls open for Election Day * Three County Jail inmates busted with contraband * BDC named new Executive Director
Election Day tomorrow: Batavia City Court Judge to be elected, other races listed along with polling places, new director of BDC named
Batavia City Court Judge, City Council Wards and all County Legslators face election
Served as Clerk-Treasurer for the Village of Oakfield
In the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace, Down On My Luck scored his sixth win in only eight starts at Batavia Downs this year
Genesee County Democratic Chair Michael Plitt, “Usually our turnout is low for municipal elections but we’d like to see a big turnout.”
No. 7 Genesee Shutouts Mohawk Valley to win Region III Championship
Holland Ave man busted for harassment * Corfu woman faces DWI after Batavia accident * Health Department has Hep- A vaccine for food-service workers
Dragin The Wagon scored his 50th lifetime win in the $12,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Nov.1).
Two busted for conspiring to steal from Home Depot * Tax breaks for $9.5M project in LeRoy * State of emergency declared for 11 counties
Windy weather calms down, power restored * Elba man acquitted on child sex charges * County EDC approves tax breaks for LeRoy project
The Batavia Business Improvement District hosted its second annual Scarecrow Contest for Downtown Batavia.
Historical Horizons Lecture this Wednesday Night with Dr. Terrianne Schulte of D’Youville College
No. 7 Genesee Blanks Jayhawks; Advances to NJCAA Region III Finals
High Wind Warnings in effect with power outages * Elba man found innocent of child sex abuse * Batavia woman accused of drug sales