Author: WBTA STAFF
Genesee Defeats Monroe; Snaps Six-Game Skid
Women’s Basketball Succumbs to Late Game Charge from Tribunes
Albany Lawmakers Consider Sweeping Gun Control Bill * Two busted for impaired driving * BID announces appointment of New Executive Director
The City of Batavia is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Recognition Awards
“Congratulations to President Trump for having the courage to act by opening the federal government.” – Collins
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs February 1st – 4th, 2019
Deputy Sheriff Travis M. DeMuth received the Officer of the Year Award
New Director for the BID Announced * Kitchen Fire reported in Batavia * Cuomo reacts to Trump’s reopening of the federal government
The B.I.D. is thrilled to announce the appointment of Barbara Dietrich as the B.I.D.s new Executive Director
Alpina Food Facilities expected to be sold sooner than later * Recipients of SNAP to receive full February benefits early * Winter Storm Warning going into effect this afternoon
Benjamin J. Bonarigo, Sr., a City of Batavia attorney has announced his candidacy for Batavia City Court Judge
Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17
Men’s Basketball Drops Close Conference Game on Road
Women’s Basketball Earns Conference Win at Erie
“The priorities of the far left are now on full display in Albany, and today’s theme was unabated college aid for illegal aliens.” – Hawley
Spring Arts and Theatre Season Announced
Parolee jailed in Batavia arrested in connection to business burglaries * Democrats pass the DREAM Act in the State Senate * Guilty plea in Wyoming County attack with a butcher knife
Mr. Zich oversaw his own stable while also catch driving for many years
Judge Durin Rogers announces candidacy for Full-time Batavia City Court Judge
Governor signs legislation allowing abortion up until the due date * Part-Time Judge seeks Full-time City Court Judge post * State Street resident picked up on Warrant in Batavia
The “Reproductive Health Act” is currently in review in the Senate’s Health Committee.
State lawmakers plan to ban conversion therapy * Holley man arrested for DWI after driving into a house * Push back against Cuomo’s plan to ban stretch limos
Bandit is a small grey and white dog who has been missing since January 15th from the Stringham Drive area in Batavia
Loss of key contract leads Alpina Foods to close in Batavia * Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until this evening * Bedroom fire reported in Basom
Police organization stands in opposition of the State’s intention to legalize marijuana
The Sheriff’s Office has become aware of reports of fraudulent telephone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Social Security Administration
Alpina Foods closing operations in Batavia * Rochester resident arrested for sexual abuse of a child in Batavia * Sheriff alerts residents to recent phone scams
Early warning for this weekend’s winter storm * Albion Police identify elderly couple listed in guarded condition following fire * Genesee County’s new top dog ready for training
Elba’s Mayor says he will be meeting with the school tomorrow to address the issue.
Vincenzo Spampanato, 81 and Felicia Spampanato, 72, remain in guarded condition at the Strong Memorial Hospital Burn Unit.
Albion House Fire leaves an elderly couple hospitalized * LeRoy woman busted for possessing a stolen shotgun * Correction Officer in Pennsylvania arrested for larceny in Albion
Cougars Lose Tough Road Contest to Generals
Genesee Park Supervisor receives promotion to Deputy Highway Superintendent * Alabama accident leads to DWI arrest for Batavia man * BHS student arrested for incident of harassment
Hiking for Animal Tracks & Signs and Winged Wildlife
Oakfield crash leads to Felony DWI for Webber Ave woman * Batavia man jailed following domestic dispute * Thorp Street turning into one way with parking next week
Men’s Basketball Drop Two on the Road
City man jailed on Orleans County warrant after picked up with paraphernalia * Walnut Street resident arrested for harassing women * State Senate and Assembly back in session today
State Police arrest pediatric dentist in Lockport for child sex abuse * Pembroke’s Shooting for a Cure hits’ milestone in fundraising * GCEDC approves incentives for new truck set-up facility
The Detail Shop has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Batavia community.
The AEOC to Visit all GCC Campus Locations in January
Preparations for the 4th Annual Cougar Classic Scholarship Scramble Have Begun!
$900,000 capital investment would create 3 new jobs
Resident on the Rez jailed for alleged assault * Lakeville resident arrested on child porn charges * Fundraising milestone reached in this year’s Shooting for a Cure event
Troopers observed Marranco riding his bike down Main Street carrying a flat screen television tucked underneath his arm.
The Scholar-Athlete program recognizes athletes for their academic success.
$900,000 capital investment would create 3 new jobs
A legislative statement from Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia)
Women’s Basketball Cruises to Victory over Spartans
Winter Weather Advisory in effect * Accused child abductor in Batavia facing new charges * LeRoy School Board Member announces resignation
Dr. Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer Presents “Winged Jewels of the Nile”
The City Batavia Water Department is working to repair a water main break on Vine Street
One alleged Batavia burglar is behind bars * Willow Street woman arrested for calling in false threat of explosion * Vernon Ave resident arrested for assault
Attorney Frank Housh claims Odom’s education is suffering as he has been expelled from the BHS campus
Thursday, January 31, 2019 ~ Artist talk at 12:30 p.m. ~ Receptions follow at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m
String of burglaries at Batavia businesses * Stafford man arrested for directing laser on a military aircraft * Cuomo pushing State lawmakers to make Roe vs. Wade part of state law
The Batavia Police Department is investigating several burglaries which occurred at different local businesses over the weekend
Bethany man behind bars for threatening with a weapon * New Year’s Day fights end in arrest * Winter Weather Advisory going into effect
LeRoy Police arrest four in connection with car break-ins * Elba man arrested for sexual abuse of a child * Local farmer identified as victim in fatal accident in Pembroke
Amateur Radio connects students, crew as International Space Station orbits overhead
Bergen man busted in high speed chase through the city * LeRoy police looking for suspect following car break-ins * Accident in Batavia leads to lock up for Basom man
A new K-9 has been acquired and his name is “Frankie,” named in memory of deceased Officer Frank Bordonaro.
Short circuit blamed for fire at Perry Bowling Center * Disturbance in Oakfield lands a Village resident behind bars * Sheriff shows appreciation for K9 fund supporters
Apartment fire shuts down the Perry Bowling Center * Mississippi man indicted for assault at Darien Lake Concert * Deputies make New Year’s Eve DWI arrest in Bergen
Batavia brought in the New Year with fireworks last night at 9p at Batavia Downs. The time was moved up to avoid potential hazards due to the high winds that arrived after midnight, the original time of the fireworks. No reports of major damage today due to the high winds but be aware of tree […]
Thanks to the Safe Haven Law no one ever has to abandon a child again.
Body of missing elderly man found near his home in Barre * Batavia man busted for driving drugged on a scooter in a department store * High Wind Watch for much of the region
Police bust Batavia man for dangerous drunk driving in LeRoy * Former FASNY President in Alexander is laid to rest * Sharp rise in flu cases across the state
Batavia’s star athlete is named as region’s best * Batavia man jailed for driving over twice the legal limit in LeRoy * Health Department officials on the lookout for a possible dog owner
Batavia man could federal charges for taking a protected minor across state lines * Christmas Eve Grinch accused of stealing business sign in Batavia * Drug arrest on Christmas Morning in Oakfield
86 used, but carefully refurbished laptop computers will soon be on route to students in Jamaica
Ellicott Street resident jailed for strangulation and child endangerment * Fire crews rescue dog from a Christmas day fire on Maple Street * Man accused of abducting a child from Byron charged with grand larceny
City resident arrested for continual violation of court order * Batavia man faces attempted murder charge for Ellicott Street assault * Juvenile sex offense reported by State Police in Bergen
Ellicott Street assault suspect charged with attempted murder * Police bust repeat offended of court order in Batavia * Garage fire in Pavilion a total loss
The BCSD Foundation, lnc.’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the first recipients of the BCSD Foundation Apple award.
U.S. Air Force Airman Bailee Grace Murphy graduated from basic military training
Undersheriff Walker Retires after 31 years of service * Accused attacker of the Wyoming County Sheriff uncooperative at arraignment * Hawley named Deputy Minority Leader
The 67-night session of harness racing at Batavia Downs for 2018 wrapped up on Saturday (Dec. 15) with both highs and lows being noted.
The call comes on the heels of the Federal Communications Commission’s Annual Report
Starting with First Day Hike on January 1st
Convicted nurse has outburst of accusations in court appearance * Holiday crackdown report from LeRoy PD * Wegmans issues recall for several products
Holiday Season is Underway and Coincides with Busy Time for Home Fires
Bronx man faces felony indictment for attempting to sell LSD in Darien * Legal proceedings for case against Collins moving forward * Batavia resident arrested following reported fight on Ellicott
Reported stabbing in the city ends with one in custody * Daughter of Retired General from Batavia accuses him of rape and incest * Grand Jury indicts Antwan Odom for first degree assault
Memorandum Officiates a Nearly Ten-Year Relationship Between the College and Island Nation, Trustees Hear
Albuquerque, Hall, and Yamashita named NJCAA All-Americans
HomeCare & Hospice is pleased to welcome Ink Young as new Director of Organizational Advancement, effective as of October 24, 2018.
LeRoy Police Department’s first “Stuff the Cruiser” event this past weekend was a huge success.
Scary scene, nearly overlooked by first responder in Pembroke * An Albion man jailed without bail following 911 hang up * Bethany man with an extensive arrest record jailed for repeated violation
Wyoming County man indicted for child sex crimes * North Street man arrested on stolen weapon charge * Buffalo Diocese clears two priests and continues to investigate two more for child sex abuse
Albion Police report missing children have been found safe * The YWCA is planning to sell their building and rent back space * 35th annual Christmas Toy Drive today
“I am particularly indebted to the two gentlemen, who likewise were working and unsuspecting of how life changes and unfolds in a matter of seconds.” – Sheriff Rudolph
If anyone has information as to Jennifer Lauro-Ramierez or Raul S. Cruz location, please contact your local 911 center or the Albion Police at 585-589-5627
Albion Police report missing 12 year old child * Wyoming County Sheriff attacked by a Castile man accused of trying to take his life * Rochester woman busted for shoplifting in Bergen
Jennifer was last seen at the Library in Albion yesterday afternoon at 2:30
GCC’s Women’s Basketball Team Earns 10th Victory of the Season
The Upstate New York Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) has announced their horses of the meet.
Wyoming County man accused of attempting to kill his County Sheriff * Attorney for LeRoy Town Justice says Child Endangerment charges are baseless * Governor Cuomo may push for legalizing weed in next year’s budget address
GCC Women’s Soccer Signs McMullen and Hearn to LOI
Craig Schroth’s students are using engineering skills to earn Guinness recognition.
John R. Duyssen, 50 of Stafford has been arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment
She was transported to SP Batavia for processing where she recorded a .13% BAC.
She was born to race and hit the ground running this, her first year of training.
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs December 13, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Teen City on fast track to open in Batavia * Erratic driver in LeRoy behind bars for felony DWAI * Missing person reported in Medina
Heriberto Torres of Medina has been reported missing
Pratt first got his grooms license in 1970 and from there has been involved in harness racing ever since.
After being involved in an accident at Batavia Downs late last week, perennial western New York driving leader Kevin Cummings will not return to action until next year
Lucky McTrucky got back to his winning ways taking the $11,500 Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night
Hutchins street man jailed without bail for felony DWI * Tanker Truck rollover reported in Pembroke * Batavia resident arrest for harassment at John Kennedy School
Empire Earl N has regained early season form winning two consecutive top-class races at Batavia Downs.
New York State Police arrested 215 people for impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday
Batavia man behind bars for alleged burglary * Clean up in Covington after a manure truck has an accident * State lawmakers are going to see a boost in their pay
Horsemen racing at Batavia Downs should take note of the draw schedule for the final week of racing for 2018.
The GCC men’s basketball team defeated the Bryant & Stratton College of Syracuse Bobcats 97-79.
The GCC women’s basketball team was defeated on Wednesday night 103-70 to the Villa Maria College Vikings.
Stafford man jailed without bail on a charge of strangulation * Hawley looking for investigation into inconsistent gas prices * Troopers bust a Pembroke man for weapons and drug charges
Troopers out of SP Clarence are asking for public assistance in this case
A Statement from Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia)
We are extending the yard waste station operation through December 12th for any resident that still has leaves they would like to dispose of.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until this evening * Rochester resident accused of driving to Perry court date of drugs * Applicants for construction of a new jail facility being considered
Winter Weather Advisory going into effect tonight * Police apprehend suspected shoplifter from JC Penny * Incident on Bank Street leads to arrest for a Batavia land lord
Yes 117 – No 183
Alexander School District taxpayers vote against capital improvement proposition * Convict in Batavia accused of dealing drugs a year after completing parole * Buffalo Diocese reportedly attempting to pay off victims of sexual abuse
In Runaway Bay N triumphed in the $11,500 Open Handicap pace on Saturday night (Dec. 1) at Batavia Downs
Genesee Loses First of the Season Midshipmen
LeRoy Woman arrested under Leandra’s Law * Accused fentanyl dealer busted by Drug Task Force * Pavilion man busted for drugs after falling asleep in his vehicle
Empire Earl N double-moved to victory in the $11,500 Open handicap trot at Batavia Downs
Pavilion man jailed for alleged fentanyl sales in Genesee County * Batavia man facing felony sex crimes against a child * Salvation Army is short on change and asking for 90 big donors
Lung Cancer and Radon Free Home Testing Available – Genesee County Public Health Column
“The Dash for Holiday Cash” is for horses that are non-winners of $20,000 in 2018
Accused rapist from Batavia found in Pennsylvania with local teen * Alexander School taxpayers to vote on capital improvement project * Time to break out the snow shovel for safety
“Together we can help keep our City safe this winter season” – Chief Napolitano
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Sportsmuffler took the best local mares to task at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening
Alexander School taxpayers hear capital improvement project proposal * Batavia man accused of rape in Stafford * Bergen student faces harassment charge
State Police are seeking help identifying two Clarence shoppers
Cougars Lose Tough Contest on the Road
Applications for the Batavia DRI- Building Improvement Fund are due by January 18th at 4:30pm
Batavia’s old Office Max location is going Country * Downtown property owners have a chance at funding to infuse improvement projects * Sabres win 10th straight to take the NHL lead
CountryMax announces it will open a new Batavia store in 2019, in the former OfficeMax building located at 4160 Veterans Memorial Drive
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus
Blaze at Kaiser Wilcox in Bergen * Central Ave shooting suspect takes plea deal in fatal stabbing case * Nate McMurray has finally conceded
The LeRoy Police Department would also like to issue a special thank you to the citizens that assisted the Officer at the scene
Iyq Yqr rebounded Saturday night (Nov. 24) with a come-from-behind effort to win the $11,500 Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs
Early Injury undoes the Blue Devils at State Final * Thruway traffic suffers in Sunday night pile up * Albany man busted in Batavia for allegedly driving with drugs and drinking
Southern Palms dethroned Lougazi in winning the $11,500 Open Handicap trot Friday night
Genesee County Jobs are growing in the private sector * Alexander resident accused of driving on drugs in Batavia * Blue Devils head to State Championship
Blue Devils prep for the State Championship * Carjacking suspect pleads not guilty * AG alerting customers to Black Friday scams
Albion Police Department hosted and supervised a multi-agency Orleans County Wide DWI Saturation Patrol.
Kaitlyn Rae bested the top female pacers in western New York once again on Wednesday evening (Nov. 21)
McMurray claims possible irregularities with absentee ballots * Orleans County Lawmen report on Joint DWI saturation patrol * Local spirit shop is in the giving spirit
“Indigenous Peoples: Echoes of History and Culture”
Water has been shut off for all of South Lyon Street
Winter conditions slowing the morning commute * City man busted for allegedly bringing drugs to County Jail * Troopers to be out in force for the busy Holiday Week
Winter Weather Advisory going into effect * Absentee ballots in 27th Congressional District race to be tallied today * Expanded peace officer presence at GCC Batavia Campus
Horsemen racing at Batavia Downs should take note of the revised draw schedule for the upcoming Thanksgiving week
Lucky McTrucky parked out all comers before driving home a winner in the $11,000 Open Handicap pacing feature
Blue Devil’s in shape to become the next State Champions * Brothers on Walnut Street busted in connection with local burglaries * Two Albion men arrested for a home invasion in the town of Yates
Alexander Rigerman studying Criminal Justice at GCC recevied this year’s scholarship
Lougazi flexed his muscle to win the $11,000 Open Handicap trot on Friday night
Two Albion men jailed for home invasion in Orleans County * Rochester man indicted for violent carjacking in Batavia * Batavia couple arrested for child endangerment
Another Recognition Matters @ GCC
Save the Date for “LIMITLESS”
There will be a $1,036 carryover and a $3,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes at 6 p.m. on Friday
Walnut Street man jailed for possessing a stolen gun * Kindness to K9 fund could bring in two top dogs to GCSO * Perry teen facing a disturbing charge
For about an hour a month (or sometimes less!!) you can be on the inside and help make your community better
Kaitlyn Rae returned to her winning ways in the $9,500 fillies and mares Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening
Projects demonstrate ongoing success of BRIDGE-NY program championed by Hawley
Promising report from the once fledgling YWCA * Alleged Rape in Perry lands a Monroe County man behind bars * Former Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputy sentenced
The public hearing will be held on Monday, November 26th at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, Second Floor, Council Board Room
The 36th Annual Health and Humanitarian Award is being held on November 30, at noon, at Terry Hills Restaurant
Council hears rezoning proposal for City Church Property * Sheriff’s release additional details of accidental shooting death * Another meeting announced for 5th Ward residents
The driver was identified as Jared E. Thompson, 27 of Albion a member of the Fancher Murray Hulberton Fire Company
“Learning requires that you step out of your comfort zone.” – Debbie Slocum
Volunteer firefighter in Orleans County seriously injured responding to a call * McMurray holds out hope for an absentee voter upset * Positive report from Farmers Market Manager
Possible prison time for former Batavia nursing home owner * Bergen woman busted for DWI after being found asleep at the wheel * Batavia woman arrested for grand larceny
There will be a $2,756 carryover and a $7,000 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the oldest lighted harness track in America
Assemblyman Hawley urges constituents to pay tribute to our retired and active servicemen and servicewomen on Veterans Day
Bioness stayed undefeated at the Genesee County oval by taking the $11,500 Open Handicap trotting feature under a slick drive by his young reinsman Hunter Oakes, over a very sloppy track
LeRoy man killed in apparent self-inflicted shooting in Byron * Former Batavia nursing home owner pleads guilty to bank theft and tax charges * Lamb’s Pumpkin Stand proceeds going to a good cause
Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Newberry Place-freshLAB, Batavia NY and Matthew Gray, Owner, Investor, Mentor took home honorable mention today at the awards ceremony in Rochester
Cuomo continues to take aim at gun control for his third term * First Winter Weather Advisory for the season starts tomorrow * Suppression hearing held for Batavia woman accused of providing a handgun in shooting
Small black and white dog found near Ellicott Street Road and Shepard Road in Batavia
The weekly Activity Night is being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday’s at St. Anthony’s Community Center
Sportsmuffler scored her second straight top class distaff pacing feature victory at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night
McMurray claims Congressional race is still too close to call * Woman seriously injured in one car crash in Elba * Holley man convicted of Defrauding New York State
Congressman Collins wins fourth term by a thin margin * Governor Cuomo will lead the state for the next four years * Funeral arrangements for Jerry Warner
Albion man jailed for secretly videotaping children * Rochester resident facing attempted murder in Batavia adds to criminal counts * Wind Advisory in effect
WBTA will have an update on funeral arrangements for Jerry once they are made available
Lucky McTrucky got a perfect trip en route to winning the $10,500 Open Handicap pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night
GCC Men’s Basketball Team’s Strong Second Half Shoots Down Red Barons * GCC Women’s Basketball Team Takes Opener in Crossover Tournament
Jerry passed very peacefully Sunday evening at the Crossroads House in Batavia
Retired pastor loses Rose Road residence in Batavia blaze * Former Holley resident arrested for murder on Liberty Street * Blue Devils advance to the Western Regional
Southern Palms had just enough at the wire to win the $8,800 Open II Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday evening
Suspect in Liberty Street beating death charged with murder * Race for the 27th Congressional District looks like a close one * Blue Devils return to the Section Five Class B football championship
No. 3 Women’s Soccer Team to Face No. 6 Union County in National Tournament * No. 3 Men’s Soccer Team Begins National Title Defense Versus No. 6 Bunker Hill
The budget anticipates cash outflows of approximately $2.5 million
The board approved an estimated $3.25 million tax incentive package
Board also approves sale of land parcels in Gateway II Corporate Park in town of Batavia
Perry Police arrest alleged hit and run driver under Leandra’s Law * Positive report from the ever growing Genesee County Chamber of Commerce * Clean-up of State Superfund site in Pavilion is about to begin
WNY going under a Flood Watch * Batavia man arrested for Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor * Suspect found dead in homicide and attempted murder case out of Monroe County
Lead Free Kids for a Healthy Future
Ellicott Station Developer ask for a million more in tax breaks * Rochester man takes plea deal for deadly drug dealing in Orleans County * Former secretary for Buffalo Bishop provides documents to the FBI
NYS Senator Razenhofer will be Guest Speaker on November 12, 2018
Stafford man accused of fighting, choking and biting in LeRoy burglary * Accused Batavia Burglar busted for drunk driving after fleeing the scene * Accused murderess admits to killing in Brockport
The Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC) and GCC announce a new website feature providing a complete calendar of AEOC support workshops and more
Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas is having his Jersey retired tonight at New Era Field
City of Batavia will observe Halloween activities from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 31st only
Local lawmen ramp up Halloween crackdown with DWI arrests rolling in * Walmart employee arrested after throwing a fit in Clarence * Convenience stores in Orleans County cited for sale of alcohol to minors
Corfu man arrested for grand theft auto in Pembroke * Police investigating hit and run in Batavia * Orleans County couple arrested for child endangerment
Joseph R. Carrubba, 60, of Oakfield, died Oct. 24, 2018 at Rochester General Hospital following a lengthy illness
Drug dealer in Batavia awaits sentencing amid pending case in Maine * Batavia man charged with torturing dog, relinquishes additional animals * Biden bringing big name support to McMurray in Congressional race
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs October 30 – November 4
Roll With Faith got back to the top of her game winning the $10,400 fillies and mares Open Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening
Recognition Matters @ GCC
Information Sessions Scheduled November 1st at 7 p.m., and November 17th at 9 a.m.
The race will begin at 6 pm on Saturday, Oct. 27, on Harvester Avenue in front of the Richmond Mausoleum.
Genesee County Prescription Drug Take Back Day Being Held Saturday, October 27
Steven Bannon stops in Elma to stump for Collins * Police seeking Chesley’s burglar suspect * New Pediatric practice opening next week in Batavia
City wide leaf collection will begin October 29, 2018 and will continue until November 30, 2018.
Burglary at Chesley’s Auto under investigation * Alleged assault lands a Hutchins Place resident in lock up * Memorial Tribute for K-9 Destro is today
Byron-Bergen Jr./Sr. High School welcomes the public to a panel discussion about the nation-wide opioid epidemic Wednesday, November 7th
Two arrested for alleged threats in an early morning incident * LeRoy resident arrested for larceny in a sale from a social media site * Cuomo and Molinaro hold their first debate in NYC
GCC Volleyball Team Splits at WNYAC Tourney
In Runaway Bay N ($8.70) scored his sixth win of 2018
No. 6 Women’s Team Ends Regular Season with Sixth-Consecutive Clean Sheet * No. 3 Men’s Soccer Team Wraps up Regular Season with 5-1 Win
Lougazi proved to be best once again in winning the $11,000 Open Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (Oct. 19)
Cuomo being challenged for debate between candidates * Violation in Batavia lands Alabama man in jail without bail * New York Post endorses Democrat Nate McMurray
Republican candidate for Governor calling for serious debate with Cuomo * Schumer calling on the feds to close a loophole on stretch limos * Batavia man jailed for allegedly torturing an animal and threatening police
Lyndsey Rowland from the volleyball team and Jack Sharman-Dodd from the men’s soccer team were honored
Post time for the first race Friday is at a special early time of 4:45 pm.
Collection for Winter Clothing and Food Bank Earns an Apple for All!
First impressions in first week for new City Manager in Batavia * Sex Offender in Batavia served indictment including felony charges * Tribute planned for K9 Destro
A tribute will be held Wednesday, October 24th from 3 to 7 pm at the Sheriff’s Office, Park Road, Batavia
No. 3 GCC Men’s Soccer Team Blanks Lazers
Winning never gets old and seemingly neither does the 9-year-old Kaitlyn Rae; who just keeps on winning
Batavia woman facing a litany of felony counts following arrest in Alexander * Troopers in Batavia bust a man in Bergen with a half pound of pot * State Police warn public of phone scam in Western New York
The district-wide graduation rate for the 2018 graduation year, including alternative placement and homeschooled students, is 98.8%.
A Course in the Paranormal Available at GCC’s BEST Center
The district’s next Superintendent has a starting date of November 26th
Cougar Volleyball Team Ends Regular Season with Sweep
Polls show a close congressional race locally * Batavia Downs shows interest in K-Mart site * BID director Beth Kemp has resigned
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs October 26 – November 1
K-Mart is closing its doors in Batavia * Batavia resident arrested for attacking an EMT * A number of projects pickup in the City this week
Students Can Earn 3 Credits in Just Over 4 Weeks!
October 16 – 17 from approximately 9 am to 3 pm in the areas south of Main Street and east of Jackson Street
Volleyball Team Cements Region Berth with Weekend Wins
No. 6 GCC Women’s Soccer Team Records Fourth-Consecutive Shutout * No. 3 GCC Men’s Soccer Team Records Largest Margin Win of the Season
A F F Bigdaddy continued to be a hot horse among the top class pacers at Batavia Downs as he won his second straight $11,500 Open Handicap pace on Saturday
Multiple Larcenies in Alexander land Batavians in lock up * Man found dead on the roof of the Albion Walmart * Health officials say a serious respiratory virus is spreading across New York
Man found dead by deputies on the roof of Walmart in Albion * Plea deal reached for former Sheriff’s Deputy in Wyoming County murder case * Health Department looking for dog that bit a bike rider
Rowland and Albuquerque Give Cougars Most Weekly Honors Nationally
The first Holiday Wined-Up for Hospice fundraiser on Friday, November 30th from 6-9 p.m. at Terry Hills Golf Course in Batavia, NY.
A Statement from Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia)
P.W. Minor ceases all operations * Batavia man accused of menacing with a knife * Kenmore Police Chief busted for possessing opioids
Board also accepts application for PILOT agreement to support Ellicott Station development in city of Batavia
Complaints involving the theft of articles from vehicles parked in private driveways
Allen Named GCC Swimming and Diving Head Coach * Cougar Athletes of the Week Announced
Registration Deadline, Absentee Information and Extra Office Hours
Stolen firearms from the Firing Pin land Batavia man in lock up * House fire in Byron deemed a total loss * Batavia Sex Offender jailed without bail for failing to report
There are many promotions and schedule changes at Batavia Downs over the next nine days and here is a look at the line-up
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Roll With Faith won her fourth consecutive $10,000 Open Handicap distaff feature on Wednesday evening
Next Event Scheduled in Medina at Leonard Oaks Estate Winery
Batavia offers a piece of history at School fundraiser * Elba man receives sentence for rape conviction * Stafford man arrested for felony violation
Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:30pm The Hole in the Wall Restaurant, 7056 Standpipe Road, Perry
Collector Talk on October 9, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. ~ Receptions on October 9, 2018 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Erin Habes to Visit GCC on October 24, 2018
FAFSA Experts, Instant College Admission and More at Visit Day!
The City of Batavia is advancing the Downtown Revitalization (DRI) Initiative to create a vibrant sustainable city that is inclusive of all ages and socioeconomic situations
Growth in the Genesee County Fair leading to expansion * Darien man facing serious prison time on child porn charges * Hawley receives high rating from taxpayer watchdog
Fresh fruit is on the menu every day at Byron-Bergen schools and, if a student chooses an apple, it likely came from Roanoke Apple Farm
“How To Get Paid Today And Not Six Months From Now” will be the subject of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Workshop on October 17
Darien man behind bars accused of possessing child porn * 25 years for child porn producer in Livingston County * Kid Rock concert goers get aggressive and nine end up in cuffs
NYSP Troop ‘A’, Zone I, conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint in the Town of Darien, as well as a dedicated DWI patrol in Genesee County, Friday night into Saturday morning
No. 4 GCC Men’s Soccer Team Extends Win Streak to Four
No. 6 GCC Women’s Soccer Team Records Seventh Shutout Win
Lucan Hanover made it three in a row at the Downs on Saturday night after winning the $10,500 Open handicap pace in impressive style
GCC Volleyball Team Unstoppable
Half the workforce of P.W. Minor returns this morning following layoffs * Pembroke woman jailed after endangering a child on the Rez * Police look to ID suspect trying to take Tide Pods from Tops
BZ Glide went from worst to first in the $10,500 Open Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday afternoon (Sept. 8)
New owners announce layoffs at P.W. Minor * Jackson Primary student spurs City School officials to review procedures * DOT say agreement reached over illegal I Love New York signs
Hydrant flushing on Monday, October 1st from approximately 9 am to 3 pm in the areas south of Main Street and east of Jackson Street
Anyone with information is encouraged to call investigator James Diehl at 585-345-3000 extension 3571.
Mayor of Redfield Parkway Jim Owen provides WBTA a brief history lesson
Volleyball * Men’s/Women’s Soccer * Top National POW Honors * Cougar Athletes of the Week
Arrest made in Hamlin double homicide * Three arrested in contentious incident in Clarendon * Plans for new digs at Batavia Downs are unveiled
PETA Asks Community to Post Fliers Seeking Information on Culprit(s) Who Dumped Cat Trapped in Plastic Bin
A ceremonial ground breaking was held this morning for a 4-million dollar expansion project at the Batavia Downs.
Machin Marley won the $9,000 Open Handicap pace for fillies and mares at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Sept. 26).
Announcement on state of P.W. Minor expected by the end of the day * Bills Hall of Famer expected to help break ground at Batavia Downs today * Lyndonville man arrested for DWI after violent wreck outside of Albion
By Partnering with Farmers, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program Provides Rural Schools with about $2.3 Million in Grants to Enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education
No. 4 Men’s Soccer Team Puts Together Back-to-Back Double-Digit Wins
No. 6 Women’s Soccer Team Gets Seventh-Consecutive Win
$20,000 for the Genesee County Youth Bureau and $10,000 for the City of Batavia Youth Bureau
Seven Terrifying Attractions Combine for Thrilling Haunts in 2018
Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Public Health Column
Central Avenue murderer receives 20 years to life * Carjacking with police chase and crash in the city land a Rochester resident in lock up * Jackson Ave man jailed without bail for bringing drugs to BJ’s
Zambito deemed Wilson a danger to the community and sentenced him to a minimum of 20 years in prison and a maximum of life
The Elba Central School District’s Board of Education has named three finalists for the district’s next Superintendent
A reported carjacking at the Kwik Fill on Jackson Street this morning led to a wild car chase through city streets
P.W. Minor appears to be on unsure footing * Vine Street woman busted for drugged driving * Batavia man locked up after immediately violating court order
The show is scheduled for Sunday, November 11th, 2018 at the Richard C. Call Arena in Batavia, NY.
Driver Drew Monti captured six wins on the card, including four straight from races two through five, to vault himself back into the lead for the dash driving title at Batavia Downs.
Volleyball Cougars Sweep Two Opponents in Pod Play at Erie * No. 7 Women’s Soccer Team wins Sixth Straight * No. 4 Men’s Soccer Team Notches Fourth Shutout in Last Five Starts
Tammy Conrad Wickens, Sara Barr, Scott Hemer, John Polonius and Connor Latimer were inducted into the Hall of Fame Sept. 22 at the Richard C. Call Arena.
A multitude of fans turned out in to witness of Foiled Again, the richest Standardbred of all time, compete at Batavia Downs one last time.
Buffalo wins big against Minnesota * Crash in Arcade leads to arrest for woman nearly three times over the legal limit * LeRoy Police Department is investigating a case of animal cruelty
GCC Athletics Hall Of Fame Ceremony Set for Sept. 22
Sunday, November 18, 2018 4:00 PM
Despite a heavy downpour early in the card, the track set up quickly and two lifetime and two seasonal marks were set during the evening in the NYSS races.
Vigil for Albion family members killed in Alabama * Resident with repeat DWI arrests in Wyoming County issued prison term * Van Detta Stadium receiving a grand goodbye
“Each of us owes our local veterans a tremendous debt of gratitude for their service and sacrifice to defend the values and freedoms we hold dear,” – Hawley
Volleyball Cougars’ Comeback Stunning
Tragedy strikes former Albion family in Alabama Stabbing * Police respond to multiple disturbance calls on State Street * Batavia’s Van Detta Stadium receiving a grand goodbye
Mother and daughter from Albion killed in stabbing down south * Collins announces plans to continue campaigning for re-election * BOLO issued for suspect in Basom larceny
Nominations should be submitted on or before October 5, 2018
Shop fire in Darien with structure deemed a total loss * Collins camp is remaining quiet about his renewed run * City Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants tomorrow
Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Public Health Column
They were successful on all fronts. The varsity girls won 3-0 against Alexander and the varsity boys won 4-1 against Attica.
Collins to keep name on November ballot while facing federal charges * Orleans County Rapist receives two decade prison sentence * Violent assault leads to lengthy prison sentence for an Albion man
Trustees Meet and Greet New Employees and Student Trustee
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College
No. 2 Men’s Soccer Team Drops to Nassau
For the second time in three weeks, Validus Deo laid claim to being the best pacer in western New York
Cougars Split First Two Matches Before Heartbreaking Third
Bakery burglar in Batavia is behind bars * A homeless Batavia man arrested for choking an individual * Accident on Walnut Street leads to drug arrest for a city woman
Fatal Livingston County crash victim is identified * Taxes could be going down in the Town of LeRoy, with a cut to their ambulance service * Batavia blows out Letchworth/Warsaw
Boating accident in Alden leaves two dead * Unconventional landing at the county airport * Governor Cuomo is a step closer to his third term in office
Batavia City, LeRoy and Pavilion School Districts receive part of $2 billion statewide investment to upgrade educational technology
Starting on Wednesday (Oct. 3) and continuing through the end of the meet, all purses will be raised by 10 percent across the board.
GCC Soccer Teams Both Record Third Shutouts of the Season
Melodies Major (Art Major-Hilarious) left a lasting impression on the locals by setting a new track record
The Genesee County Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors has selected Christopher Crawford as their Executive Director to lead the 100 year old organization.
New director named for County’s Cornell CO-OP * Dual murder victims found in Hamlin ID’d * Republicans formulating plans to remove Collins from the ballot
Friday, September 21, 2018 and Saturday, September 22, 2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018 the Byron-Bergen soccer teams, all six of them, will take to the field for their annual fundraiser to benefit the Wilmont Cancer Institute.
Assemblyman Hawley announced there are still six more spots available to sign up for this year’s Patriot Trip to Washington D.C. from September 20 – September 23, 2018
Join us on Saturday, September 15th at Alexander Fire Hall for lunch and a rally
Cougar Volleyball Team Stuck at Seventeen against Reigning Region Champs
“The governor didn’t think of our communities’ safety, he is just thinking of how to get extra votes,” – Hawley
Chautauqua County Woman indicted for fatal Darien hit and run * Dual homicide in Hamlin has deputies seeking help in investigation * South Swan Street man jailed for assault
Batavia native Rebecca Messina will join the company’s executive leadership team as global Chief Marketing Officer.
The Batavia Downs track record for 2-year-old pacing colts is 1:54.2 and that standard is definitely in danger of going down.
Double homicide discovered in Hamlin * LeRoy Schools add to their Resource Officer program * Senator Razenhofer secures $72K for Genesee County public libraries
Focus Power somehow shook loose and out-paced everyone to the wire to win the $10,500 Open pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday afternoon.
No. 1 Men’s Soccer Team Earns Split at Bichy Tournament
LeRoy crash ends with a Buffalo woman behind bars * Walmart shoplifters arrested in possession of drugs in Batavia * Water out on Walnut Street in the City
Empire Earl N came from far back to brush down the lane and win the $10,000 Open Handicap trot in the fastest mile of his life on Friday evening (Sept. 7) at Batavia Downs.
Local newsman takes job as marketing director of GCEDC * House Ethics Committee looking at Congressman Collins conduct * Horse race down Cedar Street in Batavia
Food Trucks, Music and Fall Activities PLUS Flash Sale is Extended
Amada Tool expansion would create 17 new jobs as part of $8.8 million capital investment in manufacturing facility in city of Batavia
Company will receive $100,000 loan from Revolving Loan Fund
Suspect in summertime murder in the city remains in custody * Funding for DWI program dips as arrests remain steady * Muckdogs GM says he won’t return next season
Bergen man faces indictment for alleged sexual abuse of children * Hit and run investigation in Batavia ends with a Tennessee man behind bars * Batavia man accused of forcible touching
Saturday September 15th from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm. This program is FREE!!
The grant money will be used to purchase data collection instruments for 7th through 12th grade science classes and to bolster the newly established agriculture program
The Batavia High School Class of 1988’s Class Reunion is scheduled for September 21st and 22nd, 2018.
Priceless Historic Places, Organizations and Assets in the Spotlight Sept. 7-16, 2018
Amada Tool expansion would create 17 new jobs as part of $8.8 million capital investment in manufacturing facility in city of Batavia
Albion man behind bars for overdose death of his wife * 10 arrested at 5 Finger Death Punch * GCEDC considering incentives for Six Flags and Amada Tool
Currently Springsteen is 10th in points to make that final with 100 while Hitman Hill is sitting behind him in 12th with 75.
The Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants September 5, 6 and 7 from approximately 9am to 3pm in the areas north of West Main Street and west of Bank Street.
Construction of new $1.4 million bridge complete
The 39th annual Batavia Downs Labor Day driver’s bicycle race took place on Monday (Sept. 3)
Bye-Bye Bed Bath and Beyond in Batavia * DWI Crackdown in LeRoy leads to Leandra’s Law arrest * Deputies make drunk driving arrest in Darien accident
Walmart Nabs 2 would-be shop lifters, DWI crackdown continues for Labor Day, Muckdogs Win
In four starts in the top trot class this year at the Downs, Icanflylikeanangel has not been worse than second
Race features eight of the top drivers at the Downs competing in a race on bicycles
Star athlete returns to the Van Detta Stadium after a tumultuous summer * An accused child predator in Albion is slated to go to trial * Two Orleans County Women accused of Fraud
New Shows and Exhibits Announced
GCC Women’s Soccer Team Bows to No. 10 MCC
“The Traveling Ghost” by Ryan Gustman Artist Reception: September 20, 2018 6-8pm
Governor open to hearing opinions on legal pot * Fight with lawmen on the Rez lands a woman in lock up * Troopers arrest Trio of Medina women for Welfare Fraud
He is a 1998 graduate of Albion High School, Albion, N.Y.
In the first $58,000 division, Winning Shadow broke two long standing Batavia Downs track records.
Friday, August 31 – 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Muckdogs management says the team should return next season * Three arrested for allegedly stealing scrap metal from an address in Darien * Two illegal immigrants busted with meth and heroin in Warsaw
Attica man behind bars for alleged Child sex abuse in Perry * Hawley continues to call out Cuomo for failing to address Thruway signs * Local Law Enforcement continue crackdown through Labor Day
The sixth of eight stops by the New York Sire Stakes occurs Wednesday afternoon at Batavia Downs
Impaired Driving Crackdown runs August 17 – September 3
Gov. Cuomo pledged to remove the blue I Love-NY signs from across New York’s Thruway system by summer’s end
Woman arrested in Albion with a stolen loaded weapon * Orleans County man in lock up for alleged threats of terrorism * Heat Advisory going into effect for the surrounding areas.
Hidden Mischief is a program designed to raise awareness of drug concealing techniques and everyday items commonly re-purposed for drug use.
Fatal boating accident at Point Breeze * Darien Lake Rap Concert nets 15 for GCSO * Muckdogs win two in a row, honor a Batavia baseball broadcaster
BZ Glide took the most direct path to victory Friday night
Batavia crash claims life of Medina Woman * Four way being added to dangerous intersection in Oakfield * Quality night sleep for a man biking across the country
It’s time to release the hounds at Batavia Downs!
Florida man accused of using kitchen cutlery to attack two brothers in Middlebury * Plea could lead to possible prison time for an Orleans County Attorney * Funding for the Genesee County Airport announced
Finch allegedly used a butcher’s knife and a meat cleaver in last week’s attack
(WCCHS) will now be offering a non-narcotic pain management option for our patients on the Labor and Delivery Unit.
Enjoy Letchworth State Park’s annual Summer Farewell Festival on Sunday, September 2nd 2018
Bergen woman behind bars for bad babysitting * Pembroke resident arrested after allegedly fleeing from a crash in Batavia * Alabama accident ends in arrest for an Alden man
Central Ave murder suspect accepts plea deal * GOP Leaders extend selection process for picking Congressman Collins replacement * Muckdogs bested by the Black Bears
U.S. Air Force Airman Eric J. Nelson graduated from basic military training
The City of Batavia Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants on August 22nd
Albion man accused of sexually abusing a child * Republicans looking to replace Congressman Collins meet in Batavia * Three arrested at Miranda Lambert Concert
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, from 7AM to 5PM
All three were issued appearance tickets for Darien Town Court on September 4th.
Board of Trustees Hear 10-Year Summary of the Genesee Promise Plus Summer Scholarship Program
Letchworth State Park Celebrates Stone Tool Craftsman Show
Driver Drew Monti and trainer JD Perrin teamed up to put on a show Staurday night (Aug.18) winning five races on the 10 race card.
Another Black Bear appearance in Alabama * LeRoy man arrested for Unlawful Imprisonment * Cuomo isn’t backing down from President Trump
Two longtime Batavia Downs regulars put up big numbers on Friday night
Hit and Run in Batavia under investigation * Troopers arrest Clarence man for leaving infants in a parking lot * Muckdogs Announce 2018 Youth Baseball Clinic
Orleans County man arrested over twice the legal limit after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident in Leroy.
Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty sadly announces the passing of a Sheriff’s K9
Drug related activity that’s endangering children reported by BPD * Homeless man in the City behind bars for allegedly beating mercy medics * Mechanical failure pushes back road work in Batavia
Batavia man accused of breaking and entering then fleeing Police * Batavia woman arrested for allegedly using drugs in front of three children
This Friday will feature the best trotters on the grounds vying in Open I, II and III classes.
Tracy Avenue milling is postponed until Monday, August 20th due to mechanical breakdown
Liberty Street will be closed from Central Ave. to Pringle Ave. to all through traffic for a street repair. The repair will start at 8:00 am.
New city manager makes his introduction * Cuomo criticized for bashing MAGA slogan * Road work continues throughout the city
GOP chairs set up process to replace Collins in upcoming election * Brothers fight off attacker in Wyoming County home invasion * Milling on Tracy Ave planned to start tomorrow
Genesee County GOP Chair Richard Siebert thinks his local Assemblyman in Batavia fits the bill the best
Two brothers were attacked by an intruder at their Middlebury residence
Thursday, August 16th, 2018, from 7AM to 5PM, Tracy Avenue in the City of Batavia will experience construction delays and lane reductions for cold milling of pavement.
Council names New City Manager for Batavia * Chautauqua County woman arrested for DWI after fatal hit and run in Darien * Republicans coming to Batavia to talk future of the 27th Congressional District race
In recognition of National 8/11 Day on Aug. 11, National Fuel reminds homeowners and professional contractors to Call Before You Dig
East Ave from Ross to Clinton Street will experience construction delays and lane reductions for the cold milling of the pavement, August 14 -16 from 7 AM to 7 PM
Shawn Gray had the night of his life on Saturday (Aug. 11) as he won seven of the 12 races he drove at Batavia Downs.
Fatal hit and run following Darien Lake concert ends in arrest * City Council expected to welcome a New City Manager tonight * Collins halts re-election bid in the face of federal charges
New City Manager in Batavia to receive Council vote on Monday night * Updates to Ellicott Station as developers deal with funding requirements * Board of Elections reminds residents of upcoming primaries
Congressman Collins accused of using campaign funds to pay for legal battle * One car crash in Alabama leads to arrest of Oakfield man * Livingston County Sheriff’s office alerting of a reported scam
Church patrons in Batavia targeted by intoxicated Tennessee driver * Threats in Pavilion land a Depew man in lock up * Collins continues push for reelection amid serious charges
Republican Congressman Chris Collins has been charged along with his son Cameron and the son’s future father-in-law, with insider trading
A car apparently ended up in flood like conditions on Main Street in LeRoy
Kathy Hochul switches her support after being backed by the NRA * Bears spotted in Corfu and Pembroke * WBTA alumni named to the New York Penn League Hall of Fame
Track officials at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel announced today that racing for Sunday (Aug. 12) has been cancelled, pending New York Gaming Commission approval.
Family pets rescued from a mobile home fire in Pavilion * Pembroke man jailed for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman * Bail raised on Batavia teen accused of stabbing his classmate
Richmond Avenue will be closed from Redfield Ave. to Woodrow Rd to all through traffic for a street repair
Star athlete for the Blue Devils jailed for allegedly stabbing his teammate * LeRoy resident jailed for stalking and forcible touching * Ransomville man arrested for harassing young girls in Batavia
Police identify two suspects in thruway pursuit in Batavia * GCEDC OKs nearly a half million dollars in incentives for a Solar energy farm * Possible Senior Center at the planned Healthy Living Campus
$6 million project would generate 4MW of renewable energy
Fatal farm accident in Wyoming County * GCASA will open the area’s first Methadone clinic this month * Felons use feces to harass employees at the Attica Correctional Facility
Entrepreneurship and Fashion Design are New Certificate Options
The County’s first methadone clinic starting treatment this month * Woman arrested after Car versus Pedestrian accident in Oakfield * Park Road resident busted for banging up parked cars in Batavia
Person of interest in custody for murder on Liberty Street * Former Billy Goats Bar closing slated after Tuesday night special * Work on Vine Street begins Monday
The Department is not releasing the person’s identity at this time due to the very active nature of this investigation.
Oakfield man accused of underage rape * LeRoy resident jailed for felony weapon’s charge * GCSO Host First Teen Academy at Byron-Bergen High School
The event starts at 8 p.m. tonight in front of Chap’s Elba Diner
Investigators identify homicide victim in the city * Hamlin man killed in Orleans County rollover crash * Muckdogs tie up series with Staten Island
Deputies say 40 year old Kevin Lupiani of Medina failed to stop at a stop sign
Officers requested EMS to respond however the victim succumbed to their injuries at the scene.
Batavia Police called to bust up a brawl on Walnut Street * Tractor Trailer rollover in Pavilion lands Driver in the hospital * Medina woman faces drug charges following a crash in Stafford
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Serving Gaming & Hotel Guests
A band of state-bred sisters will be invading Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon July 25
Wroblewski apparently admitted to possessing heroin and additional hypodermic needles
Buell Street will be closed on 7/24 from 7:30 am – noon
Corrections Officer in Albion accused of attempted rape * South Swan Street woman jailed without bail for assault with an ashtray * State Street woman jailed without bail after bolting from Batavia police
72nd season of racing at the oldest lighted harness track in America starts on Monday evening July 23
No leads in search for a man considered armed and dangerous * Drunk driving in Darien lands a Wayne County woman in lock up * Bergen beating leads to arrest for a Warsaw woman
Police investigate human bone found in Batavia * Batavia woman busted for allegedly stealing from her employer * NYS AG calling to ban flavored tobacco
The soccer camp for both boys soccer and girls begins July 23 and runs through July 27
A portion of the bill restricts those who are 18 to 21 from serving alcohol, which is contrary to current state law.
Investigators trying to explain exotic animal abandoned in the city * Woman arrested in Geneseo traffic stop ID’d by LCSO * Muckdogs sweep Williamsport
Visitors will see a multitude of changes made by the track to improve the racing product and enhance the wagering value.
Search for armed suspect on-going in Livingston County * Vacant building in Batavia temporarily home to a four foot gator * Muckdogs cut down Crosscutters for second night in a row
On Thursday, July 19th, 2018, Margaret Place in the City of Batavia will be closed to all through traffic.
Longtime Owner of the Pok-A-Dot has passed * East Main Street man Jailed on sex abuse charges * Disturbance on Dellinger lands resident behind bars
Town of Alexander will receive a $2.7 million loan and a $2.2 million grant and Town of Oakfield will receive a $236,000 loan and a $691,000 grant
This year’s campaign will be held from Saturday, July 14, 2018 to Monday, August 13, 2018.
Alleged Arby’s Robber indicted * Wyoming County woman arrested under Leandra’s Law * Bank Street man busted for cocaine in LeRoy
He stopped at Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle in Batavia this morning
The 2018 live harness racing meet kicks off on Monday, July 23rd and will host legs of the NYSS on the first two nights of the season.
Heat Advisory with Hazardous Weather on the horizon * Animal cruelty leads to arrest in Batavia * BCD students afforded free lunch
Cleanup complete next to Superfund site in the city * Drug Task force arrest alleged drug dealer from LeRoy * Two sex offenders in Batavia jailed for failing to register
GCC also proved to be the most consistently-scoring college of all the nine Region-III teams.
GCEDC board unanimously approved providing $10,000 for a feasibility study to determine uses for the Batavia City Centre site
The combined projects are anticipated to create 20 new jobs and approximately $7.6 million in capital investment.
City applying for study to possibly expand Falleti Ice Arena * Tense moments for teens following report of a handgun in Austin park * Muckdogs even up series in second game against the Tigers
July 25th, August 22nd and September 26th from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Correction Officer Norman T. Itjen, a 25-year veteran of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, retired this week
Downtown Projects approved to share $10 MIL handed out by the State * Elba man facing list of felonies accused of raping a child repeatedly * Muckdogs lose first of three against the Tigers
Driver hospitalized after being pinned under truck in rollover near GCC * Tops shoplifters in Batavia identified by city police * Alleged spitting and trespassing land a Bethany man in lock up
May 28 – August 4, 2018 Recognition Matters @ GCC
Albion teen behind bars for attempted murder * Black Bear’s being spotted in Genesee County * Governor Cuomo rallying on reproductive rights
Troopers out of SP Albion arrested Jessica R. Schofield, 29 of Albion, NY for petit larceny.
Pop Rock Group Reunites for Special One Night Only Event
Fire destroys century old Stumblin’ Inn in Elba * Byron resident busted for DWI after accident on Lyman Road * Muckdogs look to take series with State College
GCC Athletic HOF Set to Induct Five this Fall * Three GCC Summer Athletic Camps Accepting Applicants * Baseball Cougars Land Pitching-Ace Cole * Clingerman Solidifies Women’s Lacrosse Defense as Newest Signee
AC issues disrupt residents during heat wave at nursing home in Batavia * Shoplifters apparently planning a surf and turf busted by BPD * Raffle season returns for the Rotary Club of Batavia
Encourages students to read all summer long
The 2012 Byron-Bergen grad enrolled at GCC with plans to earn a degree in Human Services
Arts and Nature come together in Grand Style
Recognition Matters @ GCC
Security being added following theft from the Peace Garden * Erratic operator arrested on Redfield Parkway * Muckdogs to play double header after rain suspension
Local funeral director Michael Tomaszewski is replacing urns stolen from the Peace Garden
The Office for the Aging is air-conditioned and is open to any older adult, age 60 and over.
Crash in Elba sends three to the hospital * Eight concert goers arrested at Logic show * Heat Advisory goes back into effect today
“It is a true gift to have a sense of patriotism and it will forever be our responsibility to remember the brave men and women who made our country what it is today.” – Hawley
Trio from Buffalo busted for trying to take ATVs in Darien * Lyndonville man arrested for sexual abuse * Batavia Muckdogs win their second series of the season
Road Rage with weapon lands Liberty Street man behind bars * Stolen wallet sends city man to County jail * Flags across New York are at half-staff in memory of State Trooper
Stall applications must be received by the track no later than Friday (July 6).
Seize the day with a guided kayak tour of DeWitt Lake on Saturday July 21st!
Family activities, live music, food and fun return to Batavia, NY
Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas
Rekindle reported at dump off of Transit Road * Heat Advisory remains in effect until this evening * Muckdogs win while away against West Virginia
This special enforcement detail will begin on Saturday, June 30, 2018, and run through Thursday, July 5, 2018.