Author: Dan Fischer
Oakfield man charged in Corfu crash * Wyco corrections officer takes plea * Council considers surplus police weapons
Possible carbon monoxide deaths in Kendall * Wyco corrections officer cops a plea * Schumer makes push for legal pot
Orleans County woman & son die from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning * Four injured in Corfu crash * Cuomo sends more help to PR
Murder victim identified, family notified * Muckdogs to spend up to $30K on ball field * Cuomo allows parolees to vote
Woman murdered at Sunset Motel, stabbed in the neck * Warsaw man charged with child porn
Deputies investigating as a homicide
Flood Watch cancelled * City man charged with robbing Arby’s * Democrats smell blood in Collins’ house seat
Attica PD release details of assault on officer
Ice storm cancels some church services * No significant power failures * Walking more slippery than driving
Deputy involved in fatal shooting is identified * City Economic Development Coordinator resigns * Winter Weather Advisory posted
Deputy Ryan Young is a six-year veteran of law enforcement
State Troopers continue to probe deputy involved shooting * Possible motive revealed in Wyoming County killing *
Shooting took place in parking lot of Pembroke restaurant. Suspect pointed handgun at deputy who took one shot and killed the suspect
Cuomo opponent calls for legal weed * Chamber offers Active Shooter training * DOT b egins replacement of Bethany Center Rd. bridge
Orleans Community Health will remain its own independent organization under the terms of this agreement.
City Council to take tighter control of BID’s budget * County Health Dept. stages Hep A exercise * Rochester woman released from prison for starting fire that killed her four children
Local lawmen train for active shooter * YWCA makes some progress toward restoring services * NYS has a diaper changing law
Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Health Departments Hosting Mock Exercise to Practice Administering Vaccine to the Public in the Event of an Emergency THIS IS AN EXERCISE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are inviting all to join in making this exercise a realistic one as the departments test their ability to […]
YWCA after school program will resume on Monday * Some still without power in Genesee County * K-9 Destro takes a real “bite outta crime.”
High Wind Warning Cancelled * Almost 1,000 remain without power in Genesee County
Closing of YWCA leaves void in services * High Wind Warning for tomorrow * Canandaigua cop will not face charges in shooting
Genesee County YWCA shuts down over lack of cash. 36 employees will loose their jobs, unemployment benefits uncertain
All programs to cease including Domestic Violence, child care and daycare programs
Redwings answer criticism from new Muckdogs management * Easter Sunday observed around the world * Latest projects to get incentives
GM says Muckdogs front office is a mess * High Wind WARNING posted * GCEDC approves incentives for two projects
For Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties and most of WNY
New warehouse for Genesee Lumber, new grocery store in Corfu
New city manager will cost more * Cuomo suggests pay raises for state lawmakers * Jim Kelly undergoes 12 hours of cancer surgery
Cuomo considers pay raise for state lawmakers * Batavia Police hunt for Arby’s bandit * Brockport murder suspect fit to stand trial
City Hall presses proper pump connections * Elba man accused of pawning stolen property * “I Love New York” signs coming down
City Council to meet with manager recruiting firm * violent domestic on Dellinger Ave. * Cuomo thinks Jews can’t dance
Consulting firm will meet with city council in a public meeting to discuss recruitment process
Probation check leads to weapons charge * Pembroke sex offender charged with failing to register change of address * Mr. Batavia crowned at BHS
Buffalo Bishop Malone issues statement on sex scandal * NY flu season tapers off * Jim Kelly prepares for another cancer surgery
Eli Fish Brewing to officially pour this Saturday * County bond rating downgraded * Rochester Amtrak station to be named for late congresswoman
First locally brewed beer in 100 years
Village election results * Cuomo declares State of Emergency downstate * Three Warsaw residents face cocaine possession charges
Former Batavia priest named in sex abuse scandal * Albion to elect new mayor * Sex in the City” star announcers candidacy
(This workshop is part of the Business Idea Pitch Competition Workshop series)
Fatal snowmobile accident in Wyoming County * Former TV star says she’ll challenge Cuomo * Holley School super to retire
Local state representatives support pay raise for Arc direct support professionals
Flu season could be over * St Patty’s Day crackdown draws to a close * Medical pot for pets?
Collision on Route 5 in Stafford claims a life * Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88 * Flu season seems to be coming to an end
Rep. Slaughter served the Rochester area since 1987
YWCA “facing major financial challenges” * Sheriff thinks local school board should pay for SRO * Fire on Columbia Ave ruled accidental
Over 100 BHS students “walkout” in protest over gun violence * Steve Hawley calls for $50K for every school to hire resource officer * LeRoy woman arrested for stealing $23K from employer
Cuomo aide Percoco found guilty * BHS students to “walkout” with admin OK * Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming County and south
Joseph Percoco found guilty, faces max of 20 years
Incest charges placed against Albion man * Perry murder victim was shot four times, onmce in the head * Attica woman takes a plea deal in child porn case
Hering and his girlfriend were arrested on child sexual abuse charges on Feb 27. Investigation has led to new charges against Hering, including incest
Betsy Brown has 15 years of experience in elementary education
High speed police chase in Batavia * Albion man busted on multiple drug charges * Season ends for Lady Lancers
Second defendant guilty in East Main St gang assault * more potential abuse victims come forward against Albion couple * NYS considers legal book making
16 yr. old arrested for threatening to shoot LeRoy student * Retired Wyoming County deputy charged charged with murder * Bills streaker saves cat, video goes viral
The 16 yr. old is charged with a felony and ordered held in jail on $10,000 bail
Lawmen and law-makers talk cops in schools * Brockport teacher pleads guilty in child porn case * Elba Lady Lancers advance in basketball playoffs
Flu cases may be slowing in Genesee Co. * Fire on Columbia Ave. leaves family homeless * Darien Lake to hire 1,600
A Winter Storm Warning that takes effect tonight shuts down Genesee Community College for tomorrow. College officials announce this afternoon that all classes and special events at GCC’s Batavia campus scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled. The National Weather Service is forecasts 8 to 12 inches of over Genesee, Orleans, Niagara and Northern Erie counties. […]
Buffalo Bills announce their Hall of Fame Quarterback is fighting cancer again
A Winter Storm Warning takes effect tonight, classes and events at GCC/Batavia campus cancelled for Friday
Resurgence Brewing hopes to begin Batavia construction this summer * GCASA to build 16-bed detox facility * New county jail estimated to cost $52-million
Officials hope to have the unit open by July of next year
Firm hired to find next City Manager * opioid deaths across NYS worse than reported * It’s for the birds: Nest Watch
Nest Box Monitoring for Science At Genesee County Park & Forest
Suicidal man taken into custody on the Thruway near Batavia following four hour standoff.
Sheriff’s Office suggests alternate routes due to Thruway closure
Traffic builds up in Batavia due to thruway closure
Police are attempting to locate potential suicidal driver
High Wind Warning posted * Elba man facing felony DWI * Wyoming Correctional Guard charged with taking bribes for drugs
Batavia School Super: increased police presence for safety * Wyoming Correctional guard arrested for taking drug bribes * Trail of Cuomo aide nears an end
Another threat of violence at area school * City woman gets six-months in jail for violating terms of release * BDC gets vote of confidence from council
County jail elevator needs major repair * Batavia man gets 10 years in prison for violent assault * City Council president still a top gun
Batavia High School student, attending BOCEXS, suspected of making serious threats * Sheriff’s Office is investigating * student to undergo mental health exam
Tops remains silent on pending bankruptcy reports * Batavia couple charged with doing drugs with baby in car * SUNY offers course on “news lietracy”
Since 2009, Senator Chuck Schumer Has Worked With Local Veteran Leaders To Bring Much-Needed Veterans’ Cemetery To Western New York; Progress Was Slowed While The VA Completed Final Acquisition Of Two Parcels Of Land
No comment from Tops on possible bankruptcy * Batavia couple charged with doing drugs while driving with their infant * SUNY offers news literacy classes
Bloomberg: Tops about to file bankruptcy * Active shooter training in Batavia * One person injured in Batavia garage fire
Attica woman indicted for credit card fraud * Contractor charged with bilking Batavia homeowner * Active shooter training offered at a Batavia church
At least on crew member on-board was injured and taken to the hospital * no hazzardous materials
Downs announced summer concert series * UMMC moving LeRoy Urgent Care * Sheriff to hold teen Law Enforcement Academy
Henry Wojtaszek President of Batavia Downs Gaming making the announcement with Michael Nolan VP of WROTBC Batavia Downs has announced the headliners for its second summer concert series. President of Batavia Downs Gaming Henry Wojtaszek said the success of last year’s series has allowed them to expand for this season… The money man himself, Eddie Money […]
City fire saves money by adding recruits * seven firms vie for city manager selection * making a pitch for softball improvements at Kibbe Park
Six new recruits cuts overtime costs
City Council approves mall lease with Batavia Players * “Horrific” case of child abuse in Livingston County * The guv gets a new pet
Members of Wayne Fuller’s three distinct families bid final farewell to the man who touched the lives of so many throughout Western New York. Wayne was remembered by close friends from his background in sports, broadcasting and mass transit. Fuller, 70, died last Friday after a long illness. Memories of Wayne were shared by his […]
City Council approves Batavia Players lease for theatre inside City Centre Mall
Delaware investment firm buys P.W. Minor * City Council to set budget hearing * Bikini Rally in Oakfield
P.W. Minor was purchased by Batavia businessman Peter Zeliff three years ago
A popular WBTA voice is silenced * the people speak on downtown projects * Jeanne Walton leaves YWCA
Millie Tomidy-Pepper takes over as executive director
County Housing Study: what’s needed? * Public meeting tonight on how to spend $10-million * More funding for flu in NY
More new flu in Genesee County * Suspect busted in Batavia baseball bat beating * Bill
Bandit said he would shoot the clerk if he called police
Workshop is free to Chamber and BID members, $10 for non-members
Winter Weather Advisory posted for Genesee Co * Attica woman pleads not guilty to child porn charge * SUNY Geneseo employee and daughter win $1.4-million on national TV
Eli Fish Brewing about to open * Winter Storm watch for Wyoming & Livingston counties * Schumer urges IRS to honor tax prepayments
LeRoy woman arrested for felony DWI * Cuomo: “ashamed” of Puerto Rico hurricane response * County Max to close in Batavia
City woman steals $31K from Rite Aid * Corfu woman accusing of torching former BF’s Hog * Did Phil see his shadow?
Spilled spirits on Lewiston Rd. * State broadband grants avoid Genesee County * County must deal with where to detain juvenile offenders
Spirits were shaken, not stirred, when truck laden with booze overturned on Lewiston Rd.
Cougar Swim Teams Combine to Take 19 of 22 Events at JCC
Two attempted burglaries in Bergen * LeRoy re-organizes free community meal program * deadly construction accidents increase in New York
LeRoy Rotary and other organizations re-start free community meal program
Albion lawyer arrested for bilking clients * Livingston Co Sheriff’s Office sued * Monroe Co reports eight flu deaths
Winter Weather Advisory posted * Weapons charged placed against suspected Craigslist scammer * 16 yr old Batavia boy arrested in knife incident
NY druggists can now give flu shots to kids * new GM named for the Muckdogs *
Cuomo joins other guvs challenging Trump tax bill * Cuomo allows pharmacists to administer flu shots to kids * Eli Fish Brewing Co. about to open in downtown Batavia
Marlek Holmes agrees to sentencing deal * State Police add two drones at Troop A Headquarters * Cuomo signs executive order aimed at protecting net neurtrality
Space designated for safe online transactions
Flu cases on the rise in Genesee County * Assemblyman Steve Hawley reports on Domestic Violence forums * 12 yr. olds could soon be able to hunt with rifle
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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