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Saturday Morning News: Feb 25, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:37 AM
  • An uncertain future for JC Penney’s in Batavia.
  • York Town Justice steps down amidst judicial conduct investigation.
  • Wind Advisory is going into effect across the region today.
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GCSO Continues to Strive Towards Full Strength
Friday, February 24, 2017 11:36 AM

GCSO announcing new promotions and appointments within the department.

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The future of JC Penney’s in Batavia has been put in doubt
Friday, February 24, 2017 10:46 AM

Initial reports that approximately 140 stores nationwide are slated for closing have been confirmed by JC Penney’s Local General Manager Alexandria Djokic.

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Hawley Joins Colleagues on Letter to Gov., State Leaders, Emphasizing Importance of Local Infrastructure Funding in 2017-18 Budget
Friday, February 24, 2017 8:38 AM

 “No one likes driving to work through potholes or dealing with painstaking detours and bridge closures, which is why CHIPS and funding programs like it are so important to our local governments and the everyday citizen,” Hawley said.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 24, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017 7:09 AM
  • Owner of Castile Diner draws heat from arson investigation.
  • Batavia man accused of forcible touching at Walmart.
  • GoFundMe account has been created for Bergen man shot in a hunting accident.
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Wyoming County Woman Accused of Burning Down Her own Diner
Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:46 PM

Woman who operated the Castile Diner charged with arson

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LeRoy man turns himself in on warrant and is held without bail
Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:12 AM

51 year old Sergio Antonio Forte of Myrtle Street in LeRoy was wanted by the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office on a bench warrant for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle in the second degree.

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Hawley Tours Liberty Pumps, Reaffirms support for Small Businesses
Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:05 AM

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) took the opportunity to tour Liberty Pumps in Bergen on Friday as part of his ongoing small-business tour.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 23, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:48 AM
  • Warsaw man convicted of rape and kidnapping attempts to withdraw his plea upon sentencing.
  • Restaurant incubator, Fresh Lab is starting to show some growth.
  • Charges of harassment issued against a Therapist for Blind Children.
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Incubator Could Hatch New Restaurants
Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:19 AM

Micro-brewery will serve as a catalyst for new eateries featuring fresh, locally grown fare 

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Bodies Recovered from Conesus Lake
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:32 PM

Bodies of two missing snowmobilers found

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City Continues to Seek Nominations
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:14 PM

How to nominate for: Community  Volunteer of the Year, Homeowner of the Year and Business of the Year

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Several Batavia residents on Police Blotter
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:30 AM

31 year old Brenden Mullen, 24 year old Tyler Price and 23 year old Jerald Shuler all of Batavia were all arrested for various alleged crimes.

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The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at UMMC recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:30 AM

The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days.

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BPD: Assistant Chief of Police Promotion
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:25 AM

Effective February 19, 2017 Todd Crossett was promoted to Assistant Chief of Police for the Department.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:08 AM
  • Bergen Man shot by coyote hunter.
  • Batavia man accused of striking blind students.
  • Charges of child endangerment facing two Brooklyn Ave residents.
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Canisteo man receives sentence for sex crime committed at Darien Lake
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:26 PM

Shorts was sentenced to 10 years’ probation in Steuben County and was issued an order of protection for the victim.

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Eichenfild, LLC to Launch MöbileSchlägen Kickstarter campaign
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:07 AM

MöbileSchlägen, the world’s first portable nail-hammering game is now available for purchase exclusively through Kickstarter Campaign.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 21, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:10 AM
  • Charges filed against a Perry woman for repeatedly lying to law enforcement.
  • Pavilion resident behind bars after allegedly running someone off the road.
  • Sheriff’s Office seeking public’s assistance in identifying shoplifting suspects
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Warsaw man accused of possessing child porn in addition to sex abuse charges
Monday, February 20, 2017 11:06 AM

During his arrest a search warrant was executed in which several computers and cellphones were seized which allegedly contained child porn.

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LeRoy resident locked up for possessing stolen vehicle
Monday, February 20, 2017 9:52 AM

During the investigation it was alleged that Hogan unlawfully possessed the stolen vehicle as he was driving it in the Village then abandoning it at the Genesee Street location.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 20, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017 7:10 AM
  • Two charged in Letchworth drowning deaths.
  • An elderly Alabama resident accused of sex offense.
  • Polly wants a ladder.
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WBTA Sunday News: Feb 19, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:46 AM
  • Deputy of the Year from Genesee County
  • Attica mom arrested for endangering her children
  • Toy transgendered doll unveiled in  NYC
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