Author: WBTA STAFF

Guilty plea from suspect in attempted murder of sheriff * Town of Stafford halts yard waste service * Visitation still restricted at UMMC

Coronavirus information added to Genesee County Government website

News cases of COVID-19 locally as U.S. numbers top China * UMMC adds tent site * Three more Erie County residents die as a result of the coronavirus

Application due date for the City of Batavia New York Main Street Grant Program has been extended to April 10th at 4:30pm

New positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * Coronavirus Cases in New York State surpass 30,000 mark * NY Main Street Grant Program extended

Re: Spring Concert Cancelled

Request postponing the Democratic Presidential Primary and NY-27 Congressional Special Election scheduled for April 28th to June 23rd.

Overnight parking rules suspended in Batavia * BPD enhance protocol to curb the spread of COVID-19 * The first coronavirus death in Erie County

A series of tents will be installed outside the Emergency Department and there will be changes in traffic patterns at the main 127 North Street campus.

Blake Paserk, a junior from Batavia High School, and Megan Johnson, a junior from Oakfield-Alabama High School created the new GAPA logo

Our Agriculture Educator and Specialist Team are available to assist your farm business remotely.

One of the two COVID-19 positive residents at the WCCHS skilled nursing facility has died.

First coronavirus death has been confirmed in Wyoming County * Second Monroe County coronavirus death * Cuomo orders hospitals to increase capacity

Batavia, LeRoy, and Pembroke laboratory service centers are closed until further notice.

New York State “On PAUSE” Executive Order in effect * Trump declares New York a major disaster area * Two WCCHS residents test positive for COVID-19

Genesee Country Village & Museum is cancelling both weekends of our Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast (March 21-22 and March 28-29) and the Maple Soiree (April 4)

All Genesee County Master Gardener programs and speaking engagements have been cancelled through April.

Genesee County continues quarantining efforts for coronavirus * “New York State on PAUSE” executive order * Two dogs perish is a State Street fire

New York State Maple Producers Association has decided to cancel the 2020 NYS Maple Weekend.

Museum closed to the public for recommended two week period until April 1st.

Village of LeRoy Office and DPW Garage are closed to the public effective March 19, 2020 for five days unless rescinded earlier or renewed in five (5) day increments.

15 under mandatory quarantine for COVID -19 in Genesee County * Village of LeRoy declares a State of Emergency * High Wind Warning for the region

Operations suspended to help prevent spread of novel coronavirus

A State of Emergency is hereby declared in the Town of LeRoy, effective 12:00 p.m. March 19th 2020

COVID-19 Press Briefing by Genesee Orleans County Department of Health

From Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security

Suspends all foreclosure and evictions for the next 60 days

As a reminder City Hall and City buildings are closed to the public until further notice.

For questions, please call the Bureau of Inspection at 585-345-6345

NY businesses ordered to keep half workers home * NY’s number of coronavirus cases continues to climb * City of Batavia cancels upcoming meetings

Rochester Regional Health has implemented enhanced visitor restrictions to further protect our patients, our team members, and our community.

The County Clerk’s Recording Office will be closed to the public effective Wednesday, March 18th, 2020.

Fire Department embraces advice of County Health Department and implements significant changes to operational model and service delivery.

Tyler Murphy’s design was selected as the first-place winner of this AWS logo contest

Beginning Thursday the Genesee County Board of Elections will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the safety of the voting public.

First reported case of coronavirus in Genesee County * Western New York reports it’s first coronavirus-related death * Batavia declares State of Emergency

Cuomo directs schools close for two weeks * Local elections delayed statewide until April 28th * VA Clinic in Batavia suspends all visitation

UMMC Pres. Daniel Ireland, Genesee County Health Department Officials Mary Hamilton and Christine Voos

Uniform approach to social distancing will slow spread of COVID-19 throughout the tri-state area

Wyoming County Chamber is cancelling events based on the guidance from the CDC and general precautions being observed due to the coronavirus

Batavia First Presbyterian Church is suspending in-person worship and gatherings in the church building till March 26

GLOW County Schools closed for State of Emergency * Batavia man arrested for choking during a domestic * Highland Park man busted for Batavia burglary

Trump Declares National State of Emergency * Cancellations continue over public health concerns * Special edition of Main & Center on Monday morning

The Chamber plans on postponing the Home Show until later this year at a time when the pandemic ban is lifted.

The dog is named to honor Genesee County Correction Officer Raymond F. Thompson who passed away while performing his duties in May 30, 2002.

The Pep Rally scheduled for March 29, 2020 at Eli Fish has been postponed and a new date will be determined in the future.

City issues employee protocols to combat spread of Coronavirus * Virus concerns lead to local cancellations * Saint Patrick’s Day patrols through Wednesday

The Wyoming County Job Fair scheduled for Friday, March 13, has been postponed due to the general precautions being observed due to the coronavirus.

Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr. announced this morning that he is suspending all inmate visitation at the Genesee County Jail.

GCC institutes “Distance Learning” over coronavirus concern * City woman busted for Leandra’s Law in Batavia * First case of coronavirus confirmed in WNY

Livingston County Woman arrested under Leandra’s Law in Batavia * Perry man in lockup for domestic * Area hospitals exercise precaution over COVID-19

Dead body found in an Oakfield pond under investigation * City Council reluctantly overrides state property tax cap * Residents escape Summit Street fire

Local lawmen bust impaired drivers over the weekend * Over 100 confirmed coronavirus cases in NYS * GC Chamber of Commerce Awards Winners

Steuben County man sentenced for sending death threats to Congresswoman * LeRoy man busted for Identity Theft * 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus in NYS

Case of Identity Theft ends in arrest for a LeRoy resident * Warsaw man indicted for burglary in Alexander * VA screening visitors and staff for coronavirus

Anonymous donors challenge community to raise remaining $50,000 of a matching Built-To-Play Skate Park Grant

The City of Batavia Fire Department reminds residents about changing smoke detector batteries when Daylight Saving time begins on Sunday, March 8.

Akron man arrested for Endangerment in Darien * Oakfield woman busted for stealing & drugs in Batavia * WNY tests come back negative for coronavirus

Projects would add 65 new apartments as part of Batavia Downtown Revitalization Initiative Strategic Projects

Suspect in Spectrum truck chase arrested * Rochester man arrested for dealing crack in Batavia * N Lyon St. man jailed for threats of violence and arson

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

The proceeds were used to by necessary toiletry items for students that may not have access to them at home.

Drug Task Forces take down alleged crack dealer in Medina * Bethany man arrested for an unwanted illumination * Chris Collins free for a few more weeks

Landers promoted to County Manager as Gsell announces retirement * Tracy Ave woman arrested for Robbery * Allegany man busted for drugs in LeRoy

At the February 26th Legislature meeting, County Manager Jay Gsell announced his plan to retire as of August 14, 2020.

Genesee County Manager Jay Gsell Announces Retirement * Diocese of Buffalo has filed for bankruptcy * LeRoy man arrested for Criminal Impersonation

“Our philosophy is based on prevention science – programs that are research-based, data-drive and outcome-focused.” – Sherri Bensley, GCASA’s assistant director of prevention

Batavia Downs announces Record Year * LeRoy woman arrested found asleep behind the wheel * Walmart cashier busted taking from register

Record Number of Distributions to Municipalities and State Education

“I wish Fort Drum and all its soldiers the best of safety and success in the future.” – Hawley

Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph has issued a NO UNNECESSARY TRAVEL ADVISORY for all of Wyoming County.

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs March 13th-18th, 2020

“The proposed changes will result in financial benefits to out-of-state energy developers at the expense of local governments and citizens.” Jim Simon

Snow day for Genesee County students * Child Endangerment charges for an Alexander woman * WCSO deputies ID victim of deadly crash

Batavia man jailed after attempting to flee from lawmen * Fatal crash in Wyoming County remains under investigation * Winter Storm Warning going into effect

“I’ll be fighting this misguided proposal, and I’ll be working hard to make sure it’s not included in our final budget plan,” said Hawley

City Council discusses looming budget concerns * Hutchins Street man arrested for endangerment * Batavia stop ends in felony DWI for LeRoy man

GOP Leaders to voice concerns over Green Light Law * Trio from Buffalo busted for Target larceny * Pembroke man arrested for false alarms to 911

Barn Fire reported in Bergen * Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies report Petit Larceny arrests * Ideas wanted to develop former Batavia armory

Albion CO sent to jail for sex with inmates * NY lawmakers renew push to stop flavored vape sales * Batavia erotica store closes with bargain store moving in

Hawley – “It’s a disgrace to play games with funding that is a drop in the bucket compared to our entire state budget.”

City of Batavia Plumbers who have obtained their 2020 Plumbing Renewal License to do plumbing in the City of Batavia, NY.

Ross Street murderer sentenced 20 years to life * Genesee County Jail plans go forward amid new challenges * S. Lyon Street bridge approved for fed grant

K9 Frankie has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and donors.

Chris Jacobs receives Trump’s endorsement * Batavia man busted for fight at a local motel * Lovers Lane Rd incident ends in endangerment

Hawley said. “Our veterans deserve to feel protected and cared for just as they have protected us from enemies foreign and domestic.”

The BCSD Foundation, Inc. is excited to announce the 1st Annual Alumni Pep Rally on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 12-6 pm. at Eli Fish Brewing Company

Nate McMurray placed on leave by NY-27 opponents’ family * Batavia woman busted over twice the legal limit * Sabres win four of their last five games

Batavia man faces felony DWI after found unresponsive parked in the road * Hawley works to restore VLT aid * Nate McMurray nomination made official

Cuomo says no deal on travel program ban with Trump * Homeless man busted for pawn shop fraud in Batavia * LeRoy man arrested for drugs

Lotto winner and cancer survivor presented prize in Elba * Winter Weather Advisory cancelled * Cuomo to meet with President Trump over travel programs

“New York’s bloated welfare system has driven our state into fiscal ruin, causing a multi-billion dollar deficit that will likely fall on the middle class…” – Hawley

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

Hutchins Street man arrested for Rape * Pringle Ave drug pusher busted by Batavia PD * Ortt dropping out of 27th Congressional District race

Council looks to override tax cap & cuts to close projected budget gap * Oakfield man facing charges across three Towns * Date set for a special election

Charges continue to roll in for suspected vehicle thief * Erratic driver from Alexander busted for DWI in Batavia * Bergen man busted for Harassment in Batavia

Region remains under Winter Weather Advisory * City looks at nearly half a million hit to budget * Sabres continue to struggle in another loss

Genesee Community College Batavia Campus – Stuart Steiner Theatre

Fanny Venegas is a Elba junior and a first-year student in the Graphic Arts Program at the Batavia Career and Technical Education Center.

Winter Weather Advisory in effect this morning * Ward Six residents air concerns and opportunities at meeting * Elba Junior wins RADA cover contest

GCEDC board to consider application for assistance for $3 million project

65 new apartments proposed by Batavia Downtown Revitalization Initiative Strategic Projects Ellicott Station and Ellicott Place

At 4:56 am on February 5, 2020 the City of Batavia Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at located at 216 North Street.

Albion Police have arrested 3 Individuals after the immediate commission of a Burglary to a Dwelling and the Larceny from several vehicles.

Trio arrested for a string of Albion burglaries * New Troop-A Commander named * Winter Weather Advisory in effect this evening

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

Troopers bust Medina trucker nearly four times legal limit * Ward Six neighborhood meeting tonight * NYSP push Move-Over Law

The deadline for changing Party enrollment before the Presidential Primary on April 28th and the June 23rd Primary is February 14th.

Lima man arrested as suspect in recent car larcenies * Krzemien running for County Sheriff * Town of Batavia Fire annual awards

Batavia man charged for attempted robbery at knife point * Attica woman arrested, nearly hit patrol car * Ward Six meeting on Tuesday

Berger, a labor activist, and current Town Board member and Deputy Supervisor in the Town of Amherst, has entered the race for the 61st Senate District.

Two Rochester residents arrested after chase through City * Attica woman arrested, nearly hit a patrol car * New Dem vyes 61st Senate seat

Carlitos Sanchez (Albion, NY) has set a new Genesee Community College school record for Men’s 50 Yard Freestyle.

The Recovery Center, located at the former Bohn’s Restaurant on Clinton Street Road, is scheduled to open by the end of February.

The Albion and Holley Police Departments have received numerous complaints recently involving Phone, Mail and Internet Fraud.

Task Force bust Albion crack dealer * Perry resident hit for drugged driving in Pavilion crash * Former Albion man sentenced for child porn

Pembroke accident claims the life of an Akron woman * Conservative Party won’t endorse Jacobs for 27th * Sabres fall to Senators

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

Suspect sought in destructive weekend police chase * Batavia woman arrested for fighting at GCASA * Budget hearings underway in Albany

Batavia Police Department is investigating a robbery which occurred in the parking lot of Pizza Hut on 01/24/2020 at approximately 7:38 PM.

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

Parlato – “This decision does not reflect the voice of the voters of NY27.”

State Senator Chris Jacobs received the Republican nomination for the special election to the vacant 27th Congressional District seat.

Police chase a truck on path of destruction through City * GOP endorses Jacobs for 27th District seat * Oakfield man arrested for bomb scare

The Batavia Police Department is working collaboratively with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office to confirm the identity of the suspect.

County GOP endorses Rath for Senate * Lima man arrested for car theft in Batavia * Special DWI Crackdown over Super Bowl Weekend

SIDEBAR: Wyoming County DA: Bail reform law limits access for those in addiction

Six students from the Batavia Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center’s Auto Technology Program competed in this year’s Ron Smith Auto Tech Competition.

Ruth Spink attended her last monthly management meeting January 15th before retiring from the Genesee County Office for the Aging

NYFB President Elected to National AFBF Board of Directors

Rochester man admits to Ross Street slaying * Warrant for Batavia woman failing to pay restitution * Batavia man arrested for choking incident

Cuomo wants Counties spending more in Medicaid to pay up * Another candidate vying for 27th District seat * Appeals made for Sheldon Silver

Suspects sought in Kohl’s shoplifting incident * Genesee County Treasurer seeking re-election * Cuomo to give budget address today

LeRoy business fire under investigation * Crash leads to DWI for Batavia woman * Ed Rath announces run for State Senate in Batavia

Collins sentenced to over two years in prison * Winter Weather Advisory is in effect * Sheriff Sheron seeks GOP endorsement for second term

Are You Interested in a Career in Healthcare?

Genesee County Clerk rails against new green light law * Line up for Rockin’ the Downs released * Hawley decides against Congressional run

The 2020 4-H Public Presentations Events will be held on February 15th, 20th and 26th

The GOW Task Force quarterly meeting has been set for Jan. 22 at Quality Inn & Suites

Hawley pushes back on new bail reforms * Credit Card fraud under investigation by BPD * City woman busted for endangerment.

BPD has been investigating several cases where credit card numbers have been used fraudulently at businesses in the City of Batavia.

Driver killed in Alexander crash thought to be gang member * Big-Rig wreck in Bethany blocking * GCSO report recent rash of car thefts

The United Way of Genesee County will be looking forward to its 13th Annual Day of Caring on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020.

Florida man killed in Alexander accident * Rochester woman charged with Assault at Batavia Downs * New First Assistant DA Sworn-In

Ralph M. Torcello, passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2020 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia after a brief illness.

Kevin T. Finnell is being promoted to the position of First Assistant District Attorney

Meet Candidates on Thursday, January 30th from 7 to 9pm at Moonjava Cafe, 56 Harvester Avenue, Batavia.

Partial building collapse in Attica * Liberty Street woman arrested for Grand Larceny * Rochester man busted on two year old Alabama warrant

Friday, January 24, 2020 from 6 – 9 p.m. ~ RiverWorks ~ Buffalo, NY

Saturday Hikes at the Genesee County Park & Forest have been RESCHEDULED from January 11th to Saturday January 18th

Garden Talk returns on February 6 at 12:15 pm with a “trip” to the lovely Butchart Gardens.

Sudden resignation of First Assistant District Attorney. * Flood Watch this weekend * Gates man busted for attempting sex with minor

Albion Students plead guilty to conspiracy * GCEDC consider tax breaks for Ellicott-Station Project * Critique of Cuomo’s 10th State of the State

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Quality Inn & Suites, Park Road, Batavia.

“Getting The Most Out Of Your Chamber Membership” will be the subject of the Small Business Workshop on January 15.

Mixed-use project includes brownfield remediation, 55 new modern workforce housing units

January 30th hot meal and information at The Salvation Army, in Batavia from 4:00 to 6:00 PM

Depew man busted for Assault in Darien * Alden man busted for driving on the sidewalk in City * Homeless man in Batavia for imprisonment

Liberty Street man arrested after hot pursuit in stolen car * Young woman reported missing by BPD * Christmas tree pick up starts in the city

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Batavia Police Department at (585) 345-6350.

Please, have trees out for pick up before January 31 (Last day of pick-up)

“I proudly support my friend Assemblyman Will Barclay as our next Assembly Minority Leader…” – Hawley

LeRoy’s Condidorio Signs Letter of Intent with GCC Women’s Soccer

Holley fire leaves Eleven homeless * Batavia woman busted for menacing with weapon * Lawmakers return to Albany for their 2020 session

Albion man arrested for firing shots at sports bar * Sheriff’s Office alerts residents to keep cars locked * Kolb stepping down after DWI arrest

52 year old Scott Foley of Albion is in custody for a reported shooting at a sports bar in Orleans County.

The GVEP’s Practical Nursing Program recently had a reaccreditation of programs by the New York State Office of Professions Division of Professional Education Program Review

“I am honored to once again be named to the Circle of Friends…” Hawley said

Batavia man sentenced for menacing police with knife * Stafford fire claims life of a dozen dogs * Attica man arrested for shoplifting in Batavia

Morgan Cox Jr. was sentenced to 2 years in prison with 1 and ½ years post release supervision on the count of Menacing a Police Officer

Jillian Menzie accomplished quite a feat last year, raising over $4,000.00 for Arc of Genesee Orleans with the support of her fellow bowlers.

NY’s Assembly Minority Leader Kolb is arrested for DWI * Buffalo woman busted for DWI in Pembroke * New bail reform legislation is in effect

Batavia Police Det. Sgt. Czora heads into retirement * Batavia man busted with promoting prison contraband * New bail reform legislation is in effect statewide

Road Rage incident ends in arrest for an Alexander woman * Batavia man busted over twice legal limit in Pavilion * Bank Street man accused of Imprisonment

New York Farm Bureau has released its annual “Circle of Friends,” naming 77 New York State Legislators to the distinguished list.

“Next year’s election cycle is sure to be contentious, but we will heal as a nation by always remembering to listen, respect and be kind to others.” – Hawley

Christmas Day domestic leads to arrest for Batavia man * Stafford woman pinched for stolen credit card at Wal-Mart * City man busted over twice the legal limit

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

GCSO charge man involved in Stafford Home Invasion * Pembroke man arrested for menacing and harassment * Major water main work restarts Mon in LeRoy

Batavia Police arrest one person connected to an early December car theft * Some food stamp recipients could be in danger of losing benefits * Could trans-Atlantic flights be coming to the Buffalo Airport?

Projects in Genesee County will be getting state funding * If you don’t have an EZPass, you might be paying more to drive on the Thruway soon * The flu is prevalent in New York State

The total handle was $1.4 million higher than last year and all of this was accomplished with three fewer race days on the schedule

This year, LeRoy Central School generated an impressive 2,831 average active minutes – beating even their winning count from 2018.

Genesee, Orleans & Wyoming Public Health Column

House of Representatives impeaches President Trump * LeRoy man busted for shoplifting in the City * Sabres look to snap two-game losing streak tonight

BCSD names new Superintendent * New charges for Batavian awaiting trial for Attempted Murder, Arson * Bergen man accused of pouring gas on officers

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

Lengthy prison sentence dealt to Batavia Speedway robber * Batavia woman jailed for beating up live-in boyfriend * Rochester faces DWI after crashing in Bergen

Gun Control measures continue in Governor’s 2020 Agenda * DWI arrests in Holiday STOP-DWI crackdown * Buffalo Bills heading to the playoffs

Medina man arrested for Oakfield burglary * NYS County Clerks calling for delay on ‘Green Light Law’ * Holiday DWI Crackdown effort in effect

Genesee County Officials pay approved for 2020 * Corfu man arrested over twice legal limit following crash * NYS Officials vote to extend flavored e-cig sale ban

Kelly Mickey Signs Letter of Intent with Genesee Women’s Soccer

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs December 11, 2019 – January 1, 2020

Jasmine Mercado Signs Letter of Intent with Genesee Women’s Soccer

Cuomo facing lawsuit from GOP over 27th District election * County Legislature Chairman Bausch Retires * Renewed push to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Controversy, Blues and a Beanstalk – Something for Everyone

Trio found with drugs and weapons in Medina drug raid * Winter Weather Advisory in effect * Penfield woman busted drunk driving with drugs in Batavia

Genesee’s Barros de Souza Commits to Mid-America Christian University

Alyson LaBarr and Kellie Brewer Signs Letter of Intent with Genesee Women’s Soccer

City Council names new Part-Time City Court Judge * Delays on Ellicott Station project development continue * BPD have warning for Holiday shoppers

Maryann Sarama-Luce was a pioneer in harness racing in western New York as one of only a handful of female drivers who raced full time at Batavia Downs

Cougars Sweep Holiday Classic

Cougars Drop to #3 Schoolcraft

Down On My Luck returned to Batavia Downs and his winning ways as he captured the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace on Saturday night (Dec. 7).

Cougars Get Win Over Knights at Cougar Holiday Classic

Cougars Cruise Past Knights at Cougar Holiday Classic

Second suspect arrested in Highland Park Gang Assault * Lancaster man busted for bilking Batavia business * Hotel Christmas party goer busted for larceny

Racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Dec. 7) with pot time at 6 p.m.

Batavia man pleads guilty to Rape * Senator Ranzenhofer announces retirement * Scouts to host Grand Opening of Volunteer Service and Training Center

Hawley earned a 92 percent rating from the Conservative Party based on his legislative voting record in 2019, placing him in the upper echelon of NYS law makers

DONALD T. EICHENAUER TO RETIRE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF WYOMING COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM AND BE REPLACED BY JOSEPH L. McTERNAN

Delegates pass public policy resolutions and honor members at awards banquet.

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) issues the following statement regarding Bronx Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s comments that “For us in the Assembly, we always believe in raising revenue.”

Troopers arrest a LeRoy man for child sex offenses * Drug Task Force busts two Albion men for dealing crack * Minimum wage workers get a pay bump in 2020

A Statement from Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) on the public financing commission’s recommendations issued last week

Sweeney’s 37 Leads Genesee to Win Over Bryant & Stratton

Bourne’s 28 Propels Genesee to Win over Bryant & Stratton

On Friday (Dec. 6) a guaranteed pool of $3,000 has been announced for the Pick-5 wager that day

Bishop Malone resigns as temp replacement named * Batavia man looking at 20 years for abducting minor for sex * State Street man jailed without bail for Burglary

They are now seeking nominations for the awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, February 28, 2020.

On Dec. 7th, local law enforcement will be participating in the fifth annual “Shop with a Cop” event at Walmart on Veterans Memorial Drive.

Bishop Malone expected to seek early retirement * Judge Durin Rogers to be sworn in Dec 20th * Bills fans able to purchase playoff tickets tomorrow

Judge Durin B. Rogers will assume the duties and responsibilities of the full-time City Court Judge on January 1, 2019.

Lots of Options for New Skills, Hobbies and Intriguing Subject Matter

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect * Alleged Assault lands Corfu man in lock-up * Walnut Street woman arrested for Harassment

Driver Ray Fisher Jr. on Friday (Nov. 29) hit a major career milestone by surpassing the $20 million mark in career earnings at Batavia Downs

Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday * Small Business Saturday in Downtown Batavia * Liberty Street stand-off suspect faces new charges

Results roll in as Holiday DWI crackdown continues * County Jail inmate arrested after repeated violations * Bail reform has officials shuffling court dates

MORNING NEWS BRIEFING Changes in state law about when and how defense attorneys receive evidence in criminal cases are going to create a greater burden on police and drive up costs for the City and the County, members of the City Council were told Monday night. City Attorney George Van Nest and Police Chief Shawn […]

Genesee County Economic Development Center part of state contingent comprised of economic development entities

High Wind Watch elevated to Warning * Trio of Albion Students to face trial * County K-9 getting a new protective coat this Christmas

On Saturday (Nov. 23) he continued to streak as he won four races, including both pacing features at Batavia Downs.

Genesee Competes at North Country Invite

Cougars Skid Continues Against Bobcats

Hall Street man arrested for Assault with choking with imprisonment * Two Batavia men busted for brawling on Ross Street * Ken’s Charcoal Pits changing hands

The program will provide up to $30 million in grants to reimburse up to 50% of the costs of resiliency-related capital improvement projects.

Lougazi scored an easy 1-¼ length victory in the $12,500 Open I Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (Nov. 22).

17 year old accused of double homicide in Allegany County * Perry police bust a Batavia resident for DWI * Downtown restaurant in Batavia changes hands

Horsemen and horsewomen are reminded of the draw schedule for Thanksgiving week at Batavia Downs.

The Kickoff starts Friday November 22nd at 6 pm and will continue until 8:30 pm.

City in search of a new part-time City Court Judge * Assault in the City lands a South Swan Street woman in lock-up * Two Batavia residents arrested for fraud

Resumes and letters of interest are due by 4:30 p.m. on December 2, 2019.

The City of Batavia Bureau of Maintenance has announced that City leaf collection will resume on Monday, November 25 with one final sweep.

Lady London moved up to the top class and wired the field again in the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace for fillies and mares on Wednesday night Nov. 20.

REVEALS LOWER PRICES FOR 2019 THANKSGIVING DINNER

Police ID Liberty Street stand-off suspect * Schumer going to bat for minor league baseball * Wind Advisory going into effect tonight

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs November 27th – December 1st, 2019

Muckdogs have one more season before proposed MLB ax drops * No injuries reported after 18 hour Liberty Street stand-off * Buffalo Sabres continue to struggle

Stand-off continues on Liberty Street in the city * Muckdogs may be cut from M.L.B. parent club * Schumer pushes flavored e-cig ban

Bourne and Ishiguro Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Tullow N posted a convincing victory in the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on a very cold Saturday night Nov. 16.

Cougars Slay Dragons

Gowanda man picked up on two BCC warrants from 2016 * Batavia teen busted for Burglary * Teen girl arrested for threats with baseball bat

Women’s Basketball Drops to Lakeland

Wheels A Turning scored a narrow come-from-behind win in the feature trot at Batavia Downs last week.

Update on Albion School Threat * Hawley renews push for statewide SRO’s * BPD seeking assistance in identifying three individuals

Cougars Advance to National Semifinals

Hawley’s legislation would mandate that all SRO’s are properly trained veterans or retired law enforcement

County lawmakers endorse plan for new $60M jail * Hawley pushes for statewide SRO * Bergen man busted for tampering with utilities

Winterim Session Offers Any College Students Transferable SUNY Credit

Saturday, November 16th at 1:00 pm at the Genesee County YMCA, at 209 East Main Street in Batavia

Musicians Of Note 2020 induction ceremony to be held on March 26th, 2020

Cougars Come Up Short Against Lazers

The guaranteed pool of $6,000 in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday will be moved to Friday’s card (Nov. 15) when live racing resumes.

27th District dispute may end in court * Darien Center man attempts to outrun NYSP K9 * Batavia teen jailed without bail for harassing a juvenile

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6 – 8:00 p.m.~ Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus

REVENUE GENERATED FROM SALE OF KOOZIES AT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

State leaders have committed to creating New York’s first veterans’ cemeteries around the state

City approves 40-year water supply agreement with County * Former Clarence Center Soccer Trainer pleads guilty to child porn charge * Law to raise age on tobacco purchases in effect

Troop A- In preparation for the anticipated winter weather forecast, the State Police encourage motorists to exercise due care when traveling.

On Wednesday (Nov. 13) there is a guaranteed pool of $6,000 for the Pick-5 wager that day.

Recognition Matters @ GCC

Hutchins Place man behind bars for menacing with baseball bat * Maple St woman locked up on litany of charges * Attica School closed

Swimmers Stachowiak and McMullen Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Winter Storm Warning * Texan fleeing from Troopers in Pembroke * Deputies bust a Wyoming County man for violation in Batavia

Threat at Albion School gains attention of the Governor * Two car accident on South Swan * ND wins first sectional championship in seven years

Genesee Swims at Erie Tri-Meet

Up to $8 million is available, and applications will be accepted through December 10.

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce’s business workshop will be held on November 13

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

Perry woman accused of burglary in front of five kids * Albion students pulled from school over online threats * Sabres back in action in Sweden

Genesee Places Eight on Soccer All-Region Teams

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

On Thursday, November 7th from 5 to 8pm, Tully’s Restaurants will host a “Law & Orders Night” where funds are raised for the local athletes.

50th Year Celebration Brings New Scholarship and Excellence Awards to Nursing Program Students at GCC

Monday, November 11, 2019 beginning at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College

A pair of distaff Open paces topped the card on Wednesday night at Batavia Downs with both winners from barns of female trainers.

Stafford home intruder ID’d in critical condition * Liberty St. man arrested for trespassing * Cuomo says no extra funds for new DA requirements

Shooting in Stafford home invasion * Election night results are in * Cuomo signs law to label specific opioids involved in overdose deaths

GCASA pointing to end-of-the-year opening for recovery rec center on Clinton Street Road

Hiago Barros de Souza and Tylasia Weaver Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Polls open for Election Day * Three County Jail inmates busted with contraband * BDC named new Executive Director

In the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace, Down On My Luck scored his sixth win in only eight starts at Batavia Downs this year

Genesee County Democratic Chair Michael Plitt, “Usually our turnout is low for municipal elections but we’d like to see a big turnout.”

No. 7 Genesee Shutouts Mohawk Valley to win Region III Championship

Holland Ave man busted for harassment * Corfu woman faces DWI after Batavia accident * Health Department has Hep- A vaccine for food-service workers

Dragin The Wagon scored his 50th lifetime win in the $12,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Nov.1).

Two busted for conspiring to steal from Home Depot * Tax breaks for $9.5M project in LeRoy * State of emergency declared for 11 counties

The Batavia Business Improvement District hosted its second annual Scarecrow Contest for Downtown Batavia.

Historical Horizons Lecture this Wednesday Night with Dr. Terrianne Schulte of D’Youville College

No. 7 Genesee Blanks Jayhawks; Advances to NJCAA Region III Finals

High Wind Warnings in effect with power outages * Elba man found innocent of child sex abuse * Batavia woman accused of drug sales

Gia’s Surreal went from worst to first for her 10th win of the year at Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) responds to legislation introduced by Sen. Kevin Parker, S.6821, that would allow locked up felons the right to vote.

Accused Ross Street murderer refuses court appearance * Maple Street domestic lands man in lock- up * Guilty plea in Ellicott Street assault

“We expect the work of this committee to take about six months,” said Dr. Martin Moore, Batavia City Manager.

Cougars Sweep Generals; Advance in NJCAA Region III Tournament

Autumn Ressue was named WNYAC Player of the Year for women’s soccer.

Update on Batavia’s new Military Grade Vehicle * Joint investigation lands Wyoming County man in lock-up * High Wind Watch for Halloween

Oct. 30 – Nov 1st from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the general area of North of Main, West of Bank and South of Main, East of Jackson Street

Troopers from SP Warsaw and the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested Dustin K. Ellwood, 41 of Genesee Falls, NY

On Wednesday (Oct. 30) there is a carryover of $1,381 and a guaranteed pool of $5,000 for the Pick-5 wager that day.

Craig Schroth’s fifth and sixth grade STEAM Lab classes are carving pumpkins. But, there are no pumpkins in the room.

40 year sales tax agreement with County approved by City * High Wind Watch for Halloween * State Lawmakers to hear testimony on tackle football

The Session is free and open to the public and scheduled Monday, Nov. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. in room T119 in the Conable Technology Building

Black Is Back left unchallenged and set early fractions of :27.3 and :57 flat to the half.

LeRoy Plane crash under investigation * Two Batavia residents busted for felony DWI * Halloween DWI crack down continues

Joey Pro won again in the $12,500 Open I Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Oct. 25).

Local Drug Task force busts two for crack in Batavia * Proposed budget for Genesee County released * Early voting begins this weekend in New York

“The work our committees and boards perform help our City to be a better place to live, work and play.” – Dr. Martin Moore, City Manager

The City of Batavia will observe Halloween activities from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 31st only.

1st Monday of every month at McDonald’s starting November 4, 2019 from 12 – 7 p.m.

Lecture About Her Career in Human Resources on Thursday, November 7, 2019 ~ Genesee Community College

Cuomo looks to revoke National Grid’s License * Batavia resident arrested after domestic dispute * Early voting begins tomorrow across NYS

Mr. Holley got his driving and training license in 1979 and managed his own stock from 1980 until 2007.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 ~ Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus

The Sound of Rhythm and Blues Supports GCC’s History Club Spring Break Tour – Ticket Price Adjustment

HP Sissy won her now third straight $12,500 fillies and mares Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Oct. 23).

Brittany’s Law is legislation supported by both Democrats and Republicans that would create a public registry for violent felony offenders.

Oakfield man jailed without bail after Batavia crash * Orleans County man faces child porn charge * Special election Collins’ former seat maybe in April

The Batavia Police Department will be participating in the DEA’s 2019 National Drug Take-Back initiative on October 26, 2019.

The City of Batavia Fire Fighters are proud to announce the winners of our 7th Annual Fire Prevention Coloring Contest.

#TransferStudentWeek Brings Articulation Agreement for GCC and SUNY Upstate Medical University

House Fire turns fatal in Lyndonville * Batavia man in lock-up for stolen property * Number of local priests accused of sexual abuse is growing

The annual community service project began three years ago when Hannah Catalino, a then sophomore, approached her volleyball coach with the idea.

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs October 31st – November 3rd

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) today announced the locations and times of his upcoming Orleans County Town Hall Meetings on Saturday, October 26.

Report of a house fire in Lyndonville * NYS GOP chairman wants special election for Collins former seat * Batavia crash blamed on numb left arm

Ana Carolina Cerezer Pinto and Hiago Barros de Souza Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6-8:30 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College Batavia Campus – Forum

The Genesee County Democratic Committee invites the community to celebrate early voting and meet their local candidates.

Batavia man jailed for Gang Assault in the city * Highland Park man arrested for menacing with a hammer * Bellavia not running for Collins seat

Citizens with disabilities in the Genesee Region can question candidates in the November election on their own turf

Joey Pro ventured north to Batavia Downs and ran away with the $12,500 Open I Handicap trot on Friday night Oct. 18

The Honarable Michael DelPlato has endorsed Ben Bonarigo for the City of Batavia Judgeship.

Manhunt suspect faces new charges in Wyoming County * Former CO pleads guilty to child porn charges * Pratt Road Bridge in Pembroke re-opened

New sex abuse allegations for ex-scout leader from Elba * Alexander burglary lands Warsaw man in lock-up * Court hearing on flavored e-cigarettes

Are you good with numbers? Seeking Volunteer Tax Preparers

Opioid Treatment Program report * Batavia man faces three counts of Contempt * New law allows NYS to prosecute those with a presidential pardon

Volleyball Sweeps Niagara on Sophomore Night

Genesee Shutouts Saints for 10th Victory of the Season

Sophomores Carry Cougars to Shutout on Sophomore Night

Scheepers and Ardle Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Police in Warsaw report teen behind bars for Rape * Three busted for Criminal Contempt in Batavia * Troopers report increase deer vs. car accidents

Gia’s Surreal scored her ninth win in 19 starts this year and pushed her stake-enhanced earnings to $83,869.

Grand Jury issues a number of indictments * Online course approved for driver’s license applicants * NY’s school funding formula up for discussion

It was the seventh win of the year for Mr. Euroman who is trained by Maria Rice.

The meeting will take place at the Richmond Memorial Library in the downstairs Wilbur Room on Thursday October 24th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

#7 Cougars Get Road Win at Fulton-Montgomery

The Pick-5 wager begins in race one and runs through race five with a post time of 6 p.m. for the first race Saturday.

East Main Street man jailed for Unlawful Imprisonment * Two busted for DWI over the Columbus Day weekend * Flu season is underway

Patrick Burke, proudly endorsed City Judge candidate Ben Bonarigo earlier this week.

City Police and Sheriff’s Office receive an armored military vehicle * Three busted for drugs in Byron traffic stop * City wide leaf collection

The Batavia Police Department and Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has received an armored rescue vehicle from the US Government’s 1033 program.

City wide leaf collection will begin October 21, 2019 and will continue until November 22, 2019.

Double Fatal accident with a deer in Orleans County * Three busted for drugs in Byron stop * Two Buell Street residents behind bars after stop in the city

54 year old David Vega and 28 year old Jennifer Hogan are both jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail a piece.

Delay in Genesee County Jail construction plans * Batavia man busted for robbing Days Inn * Health Department waits for guidelines on federal grant

Local Ladies to Serve as Co-Chairs

According to the CDC, breast cancer is the second-most common cancer among women in the U.S.

Esther Greenhouse from Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology, to speak on “Creating Thriving Communities: from Vision to Reality”

Siomara Caballero has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The City of Batavia Water Dept. is on location of a water main break at the Intersection of Ellicott St. and Clifton Ave.

Thomas P. Moynihan, age 44, of State Street, Batavia, NY was arrested, without incident

Albion man pleads guilty to child porn possession * Two in lock-up following overdose death in Perry * Cuomo calls for fed to address vaping crisis

The free anti-rabies immunization clinic is Thursday, October 17th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the LeRoy Village Highway Garage, 58 North Street, LeRoy

October 11, 2019 is the last day to register in person at the Genesee County Board of Elections

William Joyce, Director of the Genesee County Veterans Service Agency cites Rogers’ integrity, fairness and compassion in endorsing his candidacy for Full-Time City Court Judgeship

Woman arrested for breaking another woman’s jaw at Darien Lake Concert * Bergen man in lock-up for domesitic incident * Elba man arrested for Assault

Saturday night Oct. 5 will be one that Oakfield native Mike Caprio will never forget

The box closes at 9 a.m. for all draws. Questions can be directed to Race Secretary Joe Zambito at 585-344-6161.

Triple fatal accident in Shelby * Batavia woman busted for firearm and endangerment * Two arrested for Aggravated DWI in Genesee County

Call My Broker scored his fourth win of the year for owner Frank Meier and trainer Angelo Nappo.

Trio arrested with drugs, firearm and a baby in Batavia * Antwan Odom found not guilty * BPD report rash of larcenies from vehicles

A Genesee County jury of nine women and three men returned the not guilty verdict late this morning.

The “2019” Annual Award Ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at The Quality Inn & Suites, Park Road, Batavia.

Deliberations resume in Antwan Odom case this morning * Chris Collins’ son pleads guilty to conspiracy * NY’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes on hold

Driver Drew Monti was red hot at Batavia Downs as he won six races on the card, including a natural Grand Slam in races three to six.

Ashworth’s Three Goals Power Cougars past Jayhawks on Sophomore Night

Cougars Blank Jayhawks

Jury deliberations today in Odom trial * Pavilion man arrested for Home Depot theft with daughter * Alabama crash leads to DWAI for Evans Street man

With election season here, Batavia’s Republicans are gearing up for five City Council races this fall.

Jr.-Sr. High Science teacher, Mr. Michael Chiulli was one of the 228 educators from across the state selected to join the NYS Master Teacher Program.

Former Congressman Collins awaits sentencing after guilty plea * LeRoy student arrested for threatening message * Schumer in Basom to talk hemp

Beginning this year for the General Election on November 5, 2019 all registered voters can vote early, in person, before Election Day.

Chris Collins expected in federal court today * Summit Street man jailed for allegedly threatening police * GCEDC consider break for a new water ride

Wright Associates submits application for incentives for proposed $8.9 million capital investment in LeRoy

Tullow N (John Cummings Jr.) was the only leaver in the feature and Cummings took full advantage of his position

City man in lock-up for menacing police with a knife * Fatal ATV accident in Alexander * Wood Street resident busted for burglary in Batavia

It was the seventh win of the year for BJ Lorado ($18.20) who is owned by Michael and Diane Norcross and trained by Donna Riedel.

Medina couple indicted for drug trafficking * No arrests for threat that closed LeRoy Schools * NY’s presidential primaries registration deadline moved

The LeRoy versus Avon Football game originally scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled for tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

The LeRoy vs. Avon football game has been rescheduled to Saturday at 7 p.m. in Avon.

High speed chase that ended in Batavia last year ends in a plea deal * Warsaw resident busted with drugs in a Bergen * Perry man jailed for Rape

The day’s event raised a total of more than $40,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association and had 441 individual participants

On Wednesday (Sept. 25) Monti won five races on the card including the weekly distaff feature with the red hot HP Sissy.

Batavia mother arrested for assaulting her pre-school age son * Court appearance ends in incarceration for City man * City Fire closes investigations

COUGARS SHUTOUT PANTHERS

MEN’S SOCCER SHUTOUTS PANTHERS

Richmond residence explodes killing two occupants * GCSO asking for information on a disturbing discovery * Kitchen fire at Batavia’s newest grill

Fire crews arrived to a working kitchen fire inside of the Islands Hawaiian Grill Restaurant, located at 60 Main Street.

Sep. 23 thru 26 the general area of E. Main St., North Street and Naramore Dr. Homes and businesses nearby will be affected

Over the past two years Lappe’s driving has yielded 73 wins out of 653 starts with 111 seconds and 108 thirds.

City sets its sights back on a New Police Station * Rogers secures another endorsement * Assault in Alabama lands a Batavia man behind bars

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has departed to Washington D.C. for his 12th annual Patriot Trip last week.

James Lighton and Grace Masse Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

Live racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (Sept. 25) with post time set at 5 p.m.

Law Enforcement Investigators praise Judge Rogers’ as a leader for justice; give their full support of his candidacy to become Batavia City Court Judge

Oakfield man arrested for a disturbance at a Batavia business * Elba man faces felony DWI in Batavia * Bills slip past Bengals remaining unbeaten

Rochester Sex Offender arrested for sex trafficking * Batavia man takes plea deal in sex abuse case * Trump to answer questions under oath in NY

The Friends & Family 5K returns to Elba Saturday (September 21).

Batavia man pleads guilty to child porn possession * Batavia man takes plea deal on sex abuse charges * North Spruce Street man busted for drugs

Three Byron-Bergen High School student singers have been chosen by the New York State School Music Association for the All-State Choirs.

WOMEN’S SOCCER SHUTOUTS CAYUGA

MEN’S SOCCER BLANKS CAYUGA

HP Sissy went a dominating mile in gate to wire fashion to win the $12,500 fillies and mares Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday

Michael T. Leubner, 21 of LeRoy, NY was transported to Erie County Medical Center and were he was pronounced deceased.

Fatal car versus motorbike accident in Leroy * Garage fire on Garfield Ave in the City * Swearing in City Court lands a Batavia man in lock-up

Drug bust in Batavia leads to three arrests * Rochester man jailed for dealing drugs in Batavia * Wallace Street man in lock-up for Assaulting a Senior

Howard Owens, of The Batavian, produced a compilation highlight video of the $1.8 million New York Sire Stakes Night of Champions

On Wednesday (Sept. 18) the Pick-5 pool at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel will be guaranteed at $2,500.

City fire crews rescued a female occupant from the bedroom via an exterior positioned ground ladder.

Perry man admits to child sex abuse in plea agreement * Alabama man busted for serving booze to a minor * Four arrested at Rascal Flatts Concert

The 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees will be introduced at halftime of the Batavia vs Bishop Kearney homecoming football game on Friday, October 4th.

On Tuesday, September 17, temporary road closures will occur between the hours of 7 AM and 7PM.

Speedway Robbery ends in arrest for Batavia man * Onondaga County woman busted in Stafford stop * Cuomo bans sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Keystone Apache was a dominant force in the $10,500 Open II trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Sept. 13)

Come meet Batavia City Court Judge Durin Rogers

Corrections Officer in Albion arrested for raping inmates * Batavia man accused of punching Medics * Local Drug Task Force busts two drug dealers

An event to celebrate the release of the new Thurmanator Beer would take place on Thursday, Sep. 19th, 2019 at the 34 Rush Sports Bar at 7:30pm.

Drivers who will be signing include Hall of Famer Brian Sears, Jason Bartlett, Tyler Buter, Corey Callahan, Matt Kakaley, Jim Morrill Jr. and Scott Zeron.

Ray Schnittker from Tonawanda, Steve Pratt from Corfu, and Chris Oakes from Akron all mastered the trade over the years at Batavia Downs.

Diocese of Rochester files for Bankruptcy * Walnut Street man fails to show for sentencing * NY Gun buyers will be waiting longer for certain guns

The Pick-5 is a 50-cent base wager that begins in race one and runs through race five.

She is the undefeated top point-getter (250) and highest earning 3-year-old pacing filly in her division

Many dignitaries were on hand Wednesday afternoon to draw post positions for the eight divisions of the $1.8 million New York Sire Stakes

Cougars Shutout Thunderwolves

Arcade man jailed for disturbance at UMMC * Batavia man busted for criminal possession of a weapon * New development in case against Collins

Nick Russo is running for City Council in Ward 3 and Sammy DiSalvo is running in Ward 5.

These road closures are for the roadway resurfacing of the following streets

Groovy Joe is currently one of the sports best first-year performers sitting third in earnings among all 2-year-old male pacers in North America

Cougars Fall in Straight Sets to Jayhawks

Truck plows into walled entrance outside GCASA * September 11th Remembrance Day in NY Schools * Two Holley residents pinched for stealing candy

Every Wednesday during the month of September, the Pick-5 pool at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel will be guaranteed at $2,500.

Marcus Melander has come a very long way in harness racing in a very short amount of time.

Late Session at GCC Begins Monday, Sept. 16 – Still Time to Register

Bergman and VanSkiver Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

New City Council Member named * Water shut off due to leak on Pearl Street * NYS Schools now required to observe a moment of silence on 9/11

Sep. 10 – 20, from 7 am – 4 pm Bank Street between Washington Avenue to North Street in the City of Batavia will be closed to all through traffic.

After a promising first year on the New York Sire Stake (NYSS) circuit, Tyler Buter claimed his first driving title as top reinsman for wins and earnings.

Tullow N was all business on Saturday night (Sept. 7) winning the $12,500 Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs

Oakfield man arrested for threatening deputies *Commotion at Six Flags over the weekend * Perry woman picked up for harassment in Batavia

The season for Batavia Muckdogs came to an end Friday night as they fell to the Lowell Spinner, 4-3 in extra innings.

Two top class Open races — one on the trot and one on the pace — were carded on Friday night (Sept. 6)

Post season ends for Batavia Muckdogs * Boy Scout leader from Elba jailed for Sex Abuse * Six Flags kicks off annual Harvest Festival

State Police have arrested 55 year old Ronald Rowcliffe of Elba following investigation several reports of sexual abuse.

Genesee Volleyball Sweeps Erie to Get First Win of Season

The final game to decide the championship teams will be Friday night

Youth Center opens in Batavia * Rochester man busted for allegedly selling heroin in Bergen * Muckdogs move onto game three in playoffs

Horseman please be advised that the draw for Sept. 11 has been pushed back one day from Sept. 6 to the 7th

Route 98 between 65 and 25 Walnut Street will be reduced to alternating one way traffic Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Between Lewiston and Park Road will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm to allow for paving of the roadway.

It was a banner night for the Batavia Muckdogs, on and “on” the field.

Batavia burglar jailed after turning himself in * Muckdogs win against Spinners and earn an award * Batavia woman arrested following a fight on Watson

The Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants Sep 9th – 10th from approximately 9 AM to 3 PM on E. Main St., North Street and Naramore Dr.

Decision follows opposition of Alabama Town Board against expensive and intrusive roundabout construction

Genesee County Health Department offers FREE anti-rabies vaccination clinic at Pembroke Highway Department

Fall Season has Samuel Comroe, Rocky Horror Show and a Full Gallery

Troopers report a Leandra’s Law arrest in Batavia * Pennsylvania man dies in motorcycle crash in Alexander * Cuomo signs more gun reform legislation

When Labor Day started, the Batavia Muckdogs knew a win would get the team in the playoffs, but they needed help from Mahoning Valley.

The operator, Frank L. Eckart, 65 of Saegertown, PA lost control and was ejected from the motorcycle then died from his injuries on Sunday

Judge Road resident jailed for strangulation * Ross Street man accused of assault with a weapon * Brantley Gilbert Concert ends in four arrests

First-place Batavia Muckdogs fell to Auburn, 3-1 and West Virginia, who is tied with Batavia for first, lost to Mahoning Valley, 11-1.

Serious injury accident in Elba * Ross Street man jailed for assault with a weapon * Oakfield man jailed under Leandra’s Law

Nic Ready has been called the best Major League Baseball prospect on the Batavia Muckdogs roster this season.

CR Blazin Beauty moved up to the $11,000 Open II and left the field chasing her once again as she won by open lengths in track record time.

Four arrested in Pearl Street drug bust in Batavia * Batavia parolee busted for bringing drugs into jail * Cuomo sending help to Florida ahead of Hurricane

The United Way of Genesee County (UWGC) invites agencies and organizations who qualify as a 501c3 to submit their intent to apply for a UWGC’s 2020 Community Impact funding allocation (formerly known as Building Blocks).

The Batavia Muckdogs were involved in a second straight exciting extra innings game in just a 13-hour span, but came out on the losing end of a 5-4 contest Thursday.

NY Lawmakers allowed outside incomes * Inmate appears for assaulting an Officer * Batavia woman busted for buying booze in Bergen

Both fillies will be back at Batavia Downs on Saturday (Sept. 14) for the $1.8 million NYSS Night of Champions.

The Batavia Muckdogs season and first-place was down to three outs Wednesday at West Virginia as Batavia trailed 6-4 in the ninth.

Four year old boy drowns in a LeRoy swimming pool * Life sentence for convicted Murderer in Batavia * Perry mother arrested under Leandra’s Law

Hawley is joining fellow legislators in co-sponsoring a bill that will protect New York state drivers from Cuomo’s proposed $25 mandated fee

Batavia woman jailed for assault with a knife * Development in legal case against Congressman Collins * Cuomo supports increase pay for inmates

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

The Muckdogs (38-31) move 1.5 games ahead of West Virginia (36-22) and two games ahead of State College (36-33) in the race for the first place and the playoffs in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division.

Man suffers serious burns following a Batavia fire * Lockport woman killed in Darien crash * Slipknot concert leads to eleven arrests

Women’s Soccer Starts Season with Back-to-Back Shutouts


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