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$18.4 million capital improvement project passes at Byron-Bergen Schools
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:49 AM

The project includes vast energy saving installations and according to Superintendent Mickey Edwards will not increase taxes on district residents.

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Racing Under Saddle featured at Batavia Downs Saturday
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:14 AM

Post time for the RUS New York race will be approximately 8:10 p.m. Post time for the first race is 6 p.m.

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GCC's 50th Anniversary Fall Fest, Homecoming and Cougar Weekend
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:56 AM

Genesee Community College's 50th Anniversary Fall Fest, Homecoming and Cougar Weekend, Firefly Power Wind Turbine Demonstration begin this weekend.

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Batavia Downs to host the C. K. G. Billings amateurs on Friday
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:49 AM

The two events are carded as race one and four and post time for the first race in at 6 p.m.

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GCC's BEST Center Offers Several Drone Programs this Fall
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:40 AM

Beginner Intro Sessions to Experienced Flyers Preparing for Certification Tests are all Welcome

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 22, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017 7:11 AM
  • Batavia Police arrest suspect and seek information on shooting in the city.
  • Corfu man is dead after a crash in Wyoming County.
  • Accused shoplifter in Perry returns to store to threaten a witness.
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Corfu man killed in Middlebury crash
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:23 PM

54 year old Dean M. Dale of Corfu, NY succumbed to his injuries on the scene following the accident.

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Ranzenhofer Secures $167,000 to Support Educational Programs
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:20 PM

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer today has announced $167,000 in state funding for student programs throughout Genesee County. 

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Batavia sex offender stopped for expired inspection, busted for pot possession
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:53 AM

Drock is a level 2 sex offender who is currently on 5 years’ probation following a felony conviction of failure to register in December of last year.

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Hutchins Street man busted for DWI after driving wrong direction down one way street
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:51 AM

Hofert was charged with DWI, passing a steady red signal, driving the wrong direction on a one way street and refusal to take a breath test.

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Two firefighters injured in Gainesville barn fire
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:49 AM

Two firefighters were injured, one with a broken wrist and another with exhaustion. 

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Batavia shooting suspect charged with Attempted Murder
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:16 AM

The suspect is 24 year old Tyshawn King of Maple Street Batavia.

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Girl’s night at Batavia led by All Charged Up
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:22 AM

The Wednesday night spotlight fell on the fillies and mares at Batavia Downs and All Charged Up took center stage after capturing the $10,000 distaff Open on a beautiful late-summer evening.

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Hawley Reminds Homeowners, Business to apply for State Aid before Sept. 29 Deadline
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:17 AM

For detailed information on how to apply for aid, please click here or read the Lake Ontario Recovery Fund Guidelines for homeowners.

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Motor vehicle accident reported in Alabama
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:03 AM

The occupants were reportedly out and walking around and roadway is completely blocked.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 21, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:19 AM
  • Shooting in the city lands one in hospital and three in detention.
  • Drop in City School tax rate.
  • Bank Street man charged with grand larceny for purchasing vending machine snacks.
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Holley man faces possible prison time for plea to child sex abuse
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:43 PM

Durbano pleaded guilty to the most serious charge in his indictment admitting to sexually abusing a girl under 11 years old in April.

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Assemblyman Hawley Joins Local Families, Mental Health Experts to Discuss Preventing Domestic Violence at Forum
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:39 PM

“The complexity of dealing with domestic violence demands an approach focused on teamwork and efficiency. This forum proved to be an informative event that will ultimately help us develop legislation to aid in the efforts of these dedicated stakeholders.” - Hawley

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Fundraisers established for children of Kent couple killed in crash
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Click here for a link to the donation page.

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Cuomo cancels tomorrow’s trip to Batavia
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:42 AM

He has apparently postponed tomorrows trip and is expected to reschedule for a date in the near future.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Big announcement expected tomorrow as Governor Cuomo comes to Batavia.
  • Rochester man found guilty of sex trafficking minors.
  • Mother in Corfu receives heart transplant following community support.
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Unexpected death of a Batavia High School Senior sends school into mourning
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:44 PM

According to Superintendent Christopher Daily the parents of high school senior Lorne Brudz informed the school that he had died.

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Dunkirk woman indicted for driving drunk with two kids
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:43 PM

Collazo allegedly drove drunk on Route 5 through the Town Pembroke in May while she was accompanied by two children who were 15 years old or younger.

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Elba man indicted on felony weapons charges
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:41 PM

It is alleged that during an investigation of an unrelated matter in the Town of Byron in March Ganoung was found in possession of an assault weapon with a detachable high-capacity magazine, loaded with 28 live rounds.

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GCC cancels civil war reenactment at Medina campus over security concerns
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:16 PM

The college was worried about possible liabilities in the wake of the recent racial tensions and tragedy from Charlottesville Virginia.

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Bethany man arrested for stealing cologne
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:43 AM

Amesbury was accused of stealing $201.99 dollars’ worth of Men’s fragrances from a retail store on West Main Street Road in Batavia.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 19, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:24 AM
  • Passenger succumbs to injuries from fatal crash in Orleans County.
  • GCC cancels civil war reenactment at Medina campus over security concerns.
  • Prison time for Batavia Key Bank Robber.
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City of Batavia Fire Department to Participate in National Child Passenger Safety Week September 17-23
Monday, September 18, 2017 1:55 PM

City of Batavia Fire Department to hold “Car Seat Check Event” at the City of Batavia Fire Department Headquarters

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NYS Police Albion: Fatal collision on State Route 31
Monday, September 18, 2017 11:53 AM

The operator of the Chevy, Rebecca A. Harrier, 38 of Kent, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Assemblyman Hawley to host Preventing Domestic Violence Forum in Batavia
Monday, September 18, 2017 11:17 AM

To be held on Tuesday, September 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Genesee County YWCA, 301 North St., Batavia.

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Batavia Key Bank Robber sentenced to prison
Monday, September 18, 2017 11:08 AM

Zambito sentenced him to 3 to 6 years in state prison, which will run consecutive to other prison terms.

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City of Batavia Republican Committee: Chicken BBQ Oct 1st
Monday, September 18, 2017 9:13 AM

The City of Batavia Republican Committee will be hosting a Chiavetta’s Chicken BBQ on October 1st from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Town of Batavia Fire Hall, 8382 Lewiston Rd.

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Two injured in Alabama crash this morning
Monday, September 18, 2017 9:09 AM

Both patients were conscious and alert and were transported to the Erie County Medical Center.

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Executive Director Selected for Wyoming County Cornell Cooperative Extension
Monday, September 18, 2017 7:22 AM

Laura will begin her role on October 2nd. For more information on Wyoming County Cornell Cooperative Extension, please visit Wyoming.cce.cornell.edu.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 18, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017 6:27 AM
  • Homeless man in Batavia jailed without bail on drug charges.
  • Batavia man faces list of charges following a crash in Stafford.
  • Pennsylvania woman busted for drugs in Batavia.
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Sunday Morning News: Sep 17, 2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017 7:28 AM
  • Winners at this weekend’s friends & family 5K.
  • Break-in at a Pembroke residence leads to possible prison time for an Akron man.
  • Not guilty plea from accused Brockport murderess.
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Blue Skies and Sunshine in the Forecast for the Friends & Family 5K
Saturday, September 16, 2017 3:29 AM

Walk in registration is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the fun walk.  Registration opens at 8:45 Saturday morning. The 5K begins at 10 a.m.

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Saturday Morning News: Sep 16, 2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017 3:25 AM
  • Akron man facing prison time for Pembroke break-in.
  • Lockport man looking at life in prison for heroin death.
  • Accused Brockport murderess is pleading not guilty. 
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WBTA Sunday News: Sep 3, 2017
Sunday, September 03, 2017 8:15 AM
  • Nigerian soccer player allowed to plead down felony rape charge to a misdemeanor...
  • Level Two sex offender found living with children in Batavia...
  • Batavia Blue Devils open football season at Carrier Dome in Syracuse
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