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City of Batavia Fire Department: Summer Grilling Safety Tips
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:17 PM

If a resident has any questions or concerns regarding any of these tips, they can contact the City of Batavia Fire Department Headquarters at 585-345-6375.

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Genesee County stands to lose millions if state law makers fail to pass legislation
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:10 PM

County officials are hopeful to have the sales tax extension pass before it misses the 2018 budgeting timeline approaching this fall.

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Murray man jailed for sex crimes against a child
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:06 PM

Durbano plead not guilty to the charges accusing him of sexually abusing a child less than 11 years old.

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Hawley Encourages Local Veterans to Attend 10th Annual Patriot Trip
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 1:10 PM

Those who are interested in a possible trip to the White House must call Assemblyman Hawley’s District Office by July 10 at 585-589-5780 to provide additional information.

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Collins and Loebsack Urge Secretary Chao to Keep Pilot Training Hour Requirements in Place
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:51 PM

Families of Flight 3407 fought tirelessly for current safety standards and America is currently enjoying the safest period of airline travel in history; regional airline lobbyists leading the push to decrease hours.

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Collins Urges Slaughter to Support Amendment Easing Financial Burden on Shoreline Owners
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:41 PM

Plan 2014 has increased damage to Lake Ontario shoreline; constituents have irreplaceable damage to shoreline property; amendment directs IJC to compensate for loss.

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Verona Avenue Paving in Batavia Postponed until 6/28
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:06 AM

Verona Avenue will experience road closure on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 between the hours of 7AM to 3 PM.   

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Cold Case Tuesday: New York State Police in Batavia continue to investigate 1983 homicide
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:02 AM

New York State Police in Batavia continue to investigate the 1983 homicide of a Florida woman found in Orleans County.

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Batavia Morning News: June 27, 2017
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 7:27 AM
  • Homeless man pleads guilty to molesting children...
  • Mexican immigrant admits attacking Batavia woman...
  • Youth Center proposed for Batavia
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Batavia baby sitter arrested for passing out on drugs while watching an infant
Monday, June 26, 2017 4:37 PM

Batavia Police responded to the Hutchins Street apartment for report of a possible overdose and found that Denise had allegedly gone unconscious while using an unknown drug.

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Two jailed without bail for incidents in Batavia
Monday, June 26, 2017 4:23 PM

27 year old Derrick Williams of State Street and 41 year old Thomas Carson of Wood Street were both locked up without bail.

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Plea deal for Mexican man accused of slashing woman’s neck and trying to take officer’s gun
Monday, June 26, 2017 4:17 PM

Diaz-Ruiz pled guilty to all three charges and is scheduled for sentencing on July 27th.

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Two sex offenders behind bars for alleged violations in Livingston County
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:24 PM

Level One Sex Offender 48 year old Mark Fox and Level Two Sex Offender 42 year old Joseph Spring Jr. were both arrested.

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Ranzenhofer Secures $54,000 For Genesee County Libraries
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:20 PM

"Local libraries operate with a limited budget, and this state funding will help to offer more services to their patrons,” said Ranzenhofer.

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Homeless man in Batavia pleads guilty to sexually abusing children
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:13 PM

Pearsall pled guilty to Sexual Abuse in the first and Criminal Sexual Act in the second admitting to abusing a child under 14 years old in 2012 and another in 2015 or 16 that was younger than 11.

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Three arrested for drinking and driving in Darien
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:10 PM

55 year old Timothy Hughes of Orchard Park, 33 Brian Hart of Kent and 30 year old Nicholas Dorson of Olean were all arrested in separate traffic stops in Darien over the weekend and charged with DWI.

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GCSO: Zac Brown Band Concert ends with Eleven arrests
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:05 PM

Eight individuals were charged with Trespassing and three were arrested for alleged Harassment.

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Batavia Morning News: June 26, 2017
Monday, June 26, 2017 7:24 AM
  • LeRoy man facing felony drug charge...
  • Rochester police officer shot on duty...
  • Batavia City Council meets tonight
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WBTA Sunday News: June 25, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017 7:57 AM
  • Batavia man charged with felony possession of brass knuckles...
  • City Council to hold conference and business meeting on Monday...
  • Muckdogs rained out Saturday, double-header today
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Ranzenhofer Launches Summer Reading Program
Saturday, June 24, 2017 6:43 AM

Encourages students to indulge in the wonderful world of books.

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WBTA Saturday News: June 24, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017 6:36 AM
  • State Police investigate an accused rapist in Livingston County.
  • Batavia Parolee locked up without bail for alleged brass knuckles.
  • Hawley awaiting Cuomo's signature for passage of the Charitable Gaming Act.
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Find Your Future in the Forest!
Friday, June 23, 2017 3:17 PM

Environmental Science Career Exploration Camp Summer 2017
at Genesee County Park & Forest

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Batavia Morning News: June 23, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017 7:10 AM
  • Felony drug sale charges place a Batavia woman behind bars.
  • Batavia woman accused of sex crime with underage teen.
  • An accused Facebook bully in Batavia is charged with harassment.
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Collins-Faso Language to Cut New York Property Taxes Included in Senate Health Bill Draft
Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:54 PM

Faso's Property Tax Reduction Act amends federal law to require New York State to take over the county portion of Medicaid by 2020.

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Elba couple has until Saturday to find a new home for two of their horses
Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:49 PM

The zoning code violation was first brought to light by a next door neighbor who complained of the smell along with an increase in rodents and horse flies in the area.

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City of Batavia Bureau of Maintenance: Buxton Avenue & Verona Street Paving
Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:32 PM

Buxton Avenue and Verona Street will be closed for paving on June 26th & June 27th respectively, from 7am to 3pm.

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Batavia woman jailed on five felony counts for alleged drug sales
Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:01 PM

She was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after being accused of selling cocaine to an agent of the Task Force on two separate occasions.

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Batavia woman facing criminal sex charge out of Geneseo
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:30 PM

She allegedly had a sexual encounter with a male under 17 years old in an apartment complex on Meadow Drive in Geneseo in January.

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GO ART! Announces Plans for 39th Picnic in the Park!
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:29 PM

RED OSIER proudly presents GO ART!’s 39th annual PICNIC IN THE PARK on July 4th from 11a.m. to 5p.m. at Centennial Park in Batavia.

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NY Farm Bureau Statement on the end of the 2017 Legislative Session in Albany
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:24 PM

"The end of session included the passage of a number of bills that will hopefully make it easier for farms and agricultural businesses to reduce costs and market their products." - President David Fisher

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Mechantronics Graduation Ceremony Recognized by Local Dignitaries
Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:18 PM

CNC Ten Year Anniversary Appropriate Date for Event.

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Batavia Morning News: June 22, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:20 AM
  • State Legislature approves changes in raffle laws, again...
  • Two hurt in Pavilion accident...
  • Sex offender accused of violating parole for the third time
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