Author: Dan Fischer
Unemployment rate up in Genesee County * Byron teen arrested for sexual abuse * Attica Police report a new telephone scam
Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties * Ice Jam Flooding possible on area creeks Monday afternoon into Tuesday evening
Local representatives weigh in on government shutdown * Craigslist scam was robbery lure * three teens arrested for school bomb threat
Two arrested for Craigslist scam * Civilian employee at Attica prison charged with having affair with inmate * ICE sweeps WNY, arrests seven in Genesee County
Police said two area men posted a false for-sale ad on Craigslist to rob unsuspecting buyers
Seen suspected illegals rounded up by ICE in Genesee County * Attica woman charged with using 4 yr. old in porn movie * Troopers arrest civilian employee of Attica Correctional
Attica woman accused of making porn video with 4 yr. old * Chamber names 2017 honorees *
Award winners announced for 2017, presentation of awards will be March 3, 2018
Troopers arrest one of their own * Cuomo tried to close $4B budget gap * Corfu PD adds two K9s
Trooper accused of falsely reporting an incident during a domestic disturbance
An officer and two K-9s added to Corfu PD are part of an inter-municipal agreement
Serial offender refused sentence deal * Batavia man threatens sheriff’s office * BPD asks businesses to register security cameras
Registration is to establish a database to aid in crime prevention
Deadline approaches for pistol re-certification * Oakfield snowmobiler busted for DWI * Dishes fly at Denny’s
Arson charges filed against Washington Ave man * Alexander woman charged with filing a false report * A “Tiny House” comes to Pembroke
Tonawanda Creek level falls below flood stage * Winter Storm Warning cancelled
Water levels are above flood stage
Outgoing city manager recommends property tax decrease * weather cancels evening activities * Pedestrian struck by hit and run driver on West Main St.
Budget proposal drafted by outgoing City Manager Jason Molino recommends tax rate decrease of 3%
Winter Storm Warning posted for Friday through Saturday * Last City Centre Mall hold-out forced to abide by court order * Batavia Fire Chief says, “Adopt a hydrant”
Three arrested for killing former Attica guard in Florida * Rick Mancuso retires as Notre Dame HS football coach * Flood Watch posted for the area
Rick Mancuso retires as Notre Dame head football coach after 22 seasons
Three Alabama men arrested for January 3rd murder in Polk City, Florida of former Attica Prison guard from Alexander.
Byron-Bergen students compete in district’s annual National Geographic Bee
Latest on Florida murder of former Attica guard * Erie County judge to hear case of mall agreement hold-out * NY Democrat responds to possible Oprah candidacy
Florida investigators “following up several leads”
More trouble for Washington Ave domestic incident suspect * Flu outbreak gets worse in WNY * Legislators to meet with jail consultants
Eddie “Pops” Miles faces felony drug charges after suspected arson and domestic incident on Washington Ave
A warm-up to the mid-teens * City Council to vote on interim City Manager * Bills play their first playoff game in 17 years
Deep freeze continues * schools closed across area * McCoy says he’ll do all he can to play on Sunday
Wind Chills of minus 25 to 30 degrees are expected * Wind Chill Warning in effect until Sunday morning
Wind Chill Advisory * DA seeks violent offender status for sex offender * Batavia’s First Baby of 2018
Madison Fitzwater arrived at 8:28 yesterday morning
Bills fans donate thousands to Cincinnati quarter-back’s charity
Multiple vehicle accident on the Thruway near Williamsville, one person was killed several injured, hundreds of motorists stranded.
NYS Thruway eastbound lanes blocked between Depew (Exit 49) and Pembroke (Exit 48A) * Westbound NYS Thruway closed at Pembroke (Exit 48A)
News Release: Rochester Regional Health System To help reduce further transmission of influenza and/or other infectious diseases, Rochester Regional Health is instituting the following restrictions for visitors to UMMC as of January 3: • Visitors will be limited to no more than two people per patient at a time • All visitors must be at […]
In effect for Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties until early Wednesday afternoon
Wind Chill Advisory posted * Batavia woman arrested for Felony DWI * History of Times Square ball drop
Cuomo offers help with student loans * brace for more arctic air * veteran sheriff’s deputy retires
Gordon Dibble retires after 43 years with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office
Tracy B. Carpenter, age 54, of Oakfield, NY was pronounced dead at the scene
Fatal collision in Stafford between a car and tractor-trailer * Molino: three hold-outs in mall agreement face court ordered compliance * Cuomo pardons 61 people, including relative of a TV star
Car collides with tractor-trailer between Prole Rd and Rt 237
The City Manager speaks candidly about his 12 years in office: successes and regrets
Two women held for Alexander burglary and robbery * car enters pond in Alabama with a disabled passenger * Batavia City Council meets behind closed doors to discuss selection process for new manager
Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are forecast
Legendary Buffalo TV anchorman dies from Lou Gehrig’s disease in California
DA Friedman says this new term will be his last * gasoline prices inch up * Cuomo offers end run around new tax law, Genesee County treasurer says the law affects few
Treasurer answers questions about pre-payment of property taxes for 2018
Weather permitting, City DPW will pick-up trees through the month of January
Genesee County DA Friedman announces his sixth term will be his last
White Christmas for Batavia, whiter still to the south * Albion man accused of raping a young girl * Hawley named Farm Bureau “Friend”
Mount Morris woman accused of kidnapping and pistol whipping farm worker * Three Batavia residents busted for dope in Wyoming County * Bills playoff chances alive, but
BPD looks for “Gusto” * Advice for business owners from Sheriff * Cuomo on “revenge porn”
Grand Jury indicts 19 yr. old for multiple burglaries * Attica truck Driver charged with BAC fives times limit * odds of white Christmas are good
New Non-profit raffle law signed…search begins for new city manager…the wind blows through Batavia
Jason Molino to leave Batavia, accepts position as Tompkins County Administrator…Wind Advisory posted for Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties…
Molino learns of Tompkins County opening with days of having his pay raise turned down by Batavia’s City Council
County Employees col-lected over $700 in cash and several hundred food items.
Racing resumes at the oldest lighted harness track in America in July of 2018.
Genesee closes out the semester with its best play of the season by going 3-2 in the last week.
Holmes will be honored by the UCS at its 71st convention in January 2018.
Rochester man arrested for alleged assault with pistol and knife in LeRoy…Guilty plea in East Main Street Stabbing case…Governor Cuomo is calling for tipped employees be paid at least minimum wage.
Car and School bus collide in Livingston Co…Guilty plea in Batavia stabbing…Christmas dinner at T F Browns
For his driving career McNeight has 3,587 wins and over $13 million earned in purses.
One more night of racing remains at Batavia Downs in 2017 and that is Saturday (Dec. 16) with post time is 6 p.m.
A military helicopter makes an emergency landing in Wyoming County…Man pleads guilty to East Main Street Stabbing in Batavia…Chautauqua County man pleads guilty to Vehicular Homicide for fatal crash in Wyoming County.
Military helicopter makes emergency landing in Java…Water main break on Richmond Ave….Lake Effect snow to intensify tonight
Minor injuries were reported and an initial request for Mercy Flight was cancelled.
Kersch was arrested in October following an investigation that found he allegedly forcibly raped a teenage girl at a party in August.
Huntress admitted to driving his vehicle form a motel in Warsaw while impaired by a combination of drugs and causing the fatal crash on Route 20A near Boxler’s Farm.
Congratulations to Perry Central School for winning GCC’s 2017 Play to Get Fit Challenge!
Notice is hereby given that the following Local Law Introductory No. Five Year 2017 was adopted by the Genesee County Legislature on December 13, 2017.
GCBC hands control of Muckdogs Franchise to the New York Penn League…ARC employee accused of sexually abusing a client…Jail without bail for Alabama resident accused of threatening with a knife.
There was a power outage reported in the area and crews were shutting down Route 63 around the scene.
The competition for the driving title will resume on Friday night (Dec. 15) and will be decided on Saturday (Dec. 16). Post time for both nights is 6 p.m.
Lady Cougars Improve Win Streak to Three with 31-Point Fourth Quarter Rally / Men’s Basketball Team Registers Third-Consecutive 100-Plus Point Win / Coach Gavin Garners Recognition for GCC as USC National Staff of the Year/ Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
College Scheduler Program Provides Another New Resource for Course Registration
Hawley said. “I am very proud to announce that our community has received such a large commitment in economic development funding, and very much look forward to the completion of these projects and the benefits they will bring all of us.”
Bank Street man behind bars without bail for alleged drug dealing…Young Inventor in Alexander wins big in nationwide contest…Batavia man picked up on warrant with addition charges for the contents of his pocket.
Industrial Space Converted for Volunteer Work Space With Open House December 21st.
Hodgins Engraving announced they are acquiring Impact Printing & Engraving, located in Garfield, New Jersey.
The votes have been counted and 14 year old Alexander High School Student Andrew Young Jr. has been selected as the winner of the nationwide My Dreamvention contest.
The connections of these horses will be presented their trophies in the winner’s circle at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Dec. 16) during the 10th annual “Night of Distinction” awards ceremony.
“Unfortunately, this is a new mandate on pistol permit holders in New York and the first year that owners have to re-certify,” Hawley said.
Teen pleads guilty to making terrorist threats against law enforcement at the Rez…Infamous prison escapee is starving himself in the hopes that he will be moved from Attica…Report of a fully involved car fire in Riga.
One person was transported to the Erie County Medical Center for smoke inhalation and burns and the other individual was being evaluated in an ambulance on scene.
The USHWA will present Freeman with the Innovator’s Award for contributions to the sport of harness racing in the winner’s circle at Batavia Downs on Saturday Dec. 16th.
Winter Weather persists in the region…City Council updated on Zombie homes initiative…Wyoming County crash claims the life of an Attica Grad.
Bills win in a snowstorm…Genesee County fares well in the Lake Effect snowfall…hunter found OK in Tonawanda Wildlife area
Car and Tractor Trailer collide at Route 98 and Lockport Rd
Meeting set for Dec 14 at City Hall
Advisory in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday for all of Genesee and northern Erie counties
Accused of injuring a 13 year old boy
In effect for Genesee and Northern Niagara Counties…from late Tuesday night though late Thursday night…12 to 24 inch total accumulation in most persistent Lake Snow areas
Accused of selling crack cocaine on two occasions last summer
Barn burns in Pavilion…BPD “Mo-vember” becomes “Don’t Shave December”…Bills host Pats
Defendant bolted in handcuffs and shackles
Two of the three parties involved speak to WBTA, no comment from NYP League
10 year management contract expired on Oct 31…NYP League fails to approve extension
Volunteers make quick stop…no injuries reported…three cats rescused
County, city and a local developer could cooperate, and place property back on the tax roll
“Mayor” of Redfield Parkway offers to sell property to the city for $1….City Manager Molino promises detailed report in January
Fund set up to help family with funeral expenses
Teenager arrested for Multiple Burglaries…
UMMC employee arrested for stealing drugs…
Bills with Taylor, sans Benjamin, in KC
Car strikes tractor-trailer truck. 19 year old Tori Nigro of Batavia pronounced dead at the scene.
Multiple police agencies participate in six and-a-half hour sweep
Taylor to start for Bills at QB…Canandaigua Police believe body found is that of missing woman
Former escapee David Sweat moved to Attica…
Brockport kindergarten teacher arrested on child porn charges…
Gasoline prices at 3-yr high
Medina man arrested for molesting disabled persons…
Albion corrections officer arrested for relationship with inmate…
Ideas wanted for how to spend $10-million
McDermott has no regrets for starting Peterman…
Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas south of Genesee County…
Beware of bail bondsman scam
Police warn of “Bondsman” scam…
High speed chase follows suspected shoplifting…
Bills on the west coast
Town of Batavia holds the line on taxes…
Absentee ballots decide another election…
Bills bench Tyrod for Peterman
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