Niagara Power Joins PGCBL, COVID Update, Sabres Lose to Capitals in Shootout, Western NY Woman Sees Boost to Business From Bernie Meme, Buffalo and KC Mayor Bet on The AFC Game,

Cuomo Says NY Out Of COVID Vaccine, Update On State COVID, Local COVID Update, Biden Signs Border Order, Buffalo Zoo Bets On Bills Game With Kansas City Zoo

Vaccine supply will dictate immunizations at next week’s GCC COVID clinic * LeRoy Central Schools to vote again on capital projects * huge game for Buffalo Bills

Heavy snow forecast for Eastern Genesee County, visibility reduced

Helicopter crash investigation continues * Open Enrollment Period for uninsured New Yorkers will be extended * 38 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Local COVID Vaccine clinics announced, but appointments are hard to get * Probe continues into National Guard helicopter crash

Vaccinations are by on-line appointment only

Kidnapped children found * Helicopter crash killed three NY National Guard troopers * 56 new COVID cases reported in Genesee County

3 Charged In Lockport Halloween Shooting, NYSP Warn of Pet Buying Scam, Sabres Shutout By Flyers,

COVID shots at GCC, but all slots are filled through and including Friday * Cuomo needs federal help to pull New York State out of debt

168 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Search continues fir abducted children from Greece, NY * GCC receives $5.2 million

Cuomo Talks Budget Bailout Hopes, Wyoming County Lake Effect Snow Warning, Free Drive Through Rapid Testing In Genesee County

Those interested in getting a test must register on-line

Chamber announces annual award winners * COVID-19 slowing just a bit in NYS * Cuomo to announce how he plans to deal with billions in red ink

Gas prices on the rise * Man charged in Batavia strangulation case * Cuomo will stay in Albany, won’t go to Biden/Harris inauguration

For Genesee County, from 7PM Monday evening through 7PM Tuesday

Winter Weather Advisory Lake Effect Snow Tonight, Cuomo Writes to Pfizer to Buy Vaccines Direct, Hawley Calls On Cuomo To Let Local Health Departments Plan Distribution of Vaccines, Batavia City Schools Asking Parents to Fill Out Form to Change Their Kids Learning Model By January 22nd,

UMMC / Rochester Regional Health begin COVID vaccinations by random selection * You must be in Group 1-B or over age 65 * If your primary care provider is part of RRH System, you are in the pool

It’s off to Kansas City * Lake Effect Snow Warning for Wyoming County * Genesee County is hiring

Police Advisory Group Ready To Send Report, Assemblyman Hawley Announces Jump Start New York Plan, GOW Opioid Task Force Meeting, Senator Schumer Says FEMA Will Give 2 Billion Dollars to New York Under Biden,

County Health is Ready To Administer Far More COVID Vaccines Than They Have on Hand, COVID Update, Governor Cuomo Proposes New Gun Law, Restaurants Are Not Allowed To Stay Open For The Bills Game

County to hold COVID vaccination clinic at GCC next Friday * How to make an appointment, not yet announced * COVID claims two more lives in Genesee County

List of New Yorkers Eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination in Groups 1-A and 1-B

Hochul expects vaccine distribution to ramp up * COV claims to more lives, locally * Batavia man ‘caught on camera,’ charged with drug crime

Governor Cuomo’s 4th Day of the State of the State Focusses on Infrastructure, COVID Update, RRH Opens Drive Through Vaccination Clinic In Batavia, Batavia Man Arrested for Smoking Crack, In the Sheriffs Office,

In Genesee County, eligibility outstrips supply or COVID vaccine * To make appointment call: 1-833-697-4829

Genesee County reports 49 new positive COVID cases * Town of Batavia extends emergency order * Changes coming for Batavia-area Girl Scouts

Cuomo Day 3 of the State of the State Address, COVID Update, Low Risk Sports Can Start Monday, Bills Baltimore Game Testing Started, US Canada Border Closed Through February, Free TSA Dog Calendar,

Two more COVID deaths in Genesee County * Free COVID tests available tomorrow * Jacobs votes no to invoking 25th amendment

Batavia woman faces drug charges in Wyoming County * Batavia man was jailed in Livingston County * 79 new COVID cases reported in Genesee County

“Muckdogs” will play at Dwyer in a new collegiate league * Manager hired, host families sought * Season tickets available

The New Collegiate Team Will Be Called The Muckdogs, 65 and Up Can Now Get Vaccinated, State of the State Address, Slick Roads Tonight, COVID Update, Bills Vs Ravens Saturday, Water Main Break Repair Wednesday Morning on Pearl St.

City Council gets proposed budget, modest tax increase and unfilled police and fire positions * Lease approved for Dwyer Stadium * City endorses renovations for movie theaters

Fan can attend Bills game again * Trouble looms for Rudy Giuliani * New vaccine rules

Go Find Out If You Can Get A COVID Vaccine, UMMC Dr. Gets Second Dose of Vaccine, Cuomo Delivers State of the State Address, Fire Hydrant Flushing and Testing, Bills Next Game On Saturday at 8:15pm, Gas Goes Up,

Cuomo delivers State of the State * Jacobs will not support impeachment * Next phase of vaccinations to begin today

More lawmakers want Rep. Jacobs tossed out * Fire damages Le Roy home * Batavia man faces multiple felony counts

Vaccine Distribution Ramps Up, Healthcare Workers and People Over 75 Can Start Registering to Get The Vaccine Monday, COVID Numbers Update, Major League Baseball Makes Muckdogs Elimination Official, Genesee County Master Gardeners Series To Start January 21st,

Erie County Dept of Health Issues New Scam Warning, Genesee County Park and Forest Offering Hikes, Niagara Falls Going Blue for Bills

LeRoy Police Chief and Detective honored upon retirement * Another piece of property sold by county for development in East Pembroke

Some positive news for baseball in Batavia * Two long-time lawmen in Le Roy retire * Genesee County now reports another 59 new cases of COVID-19.

New life for Batavia Baseball, collegiate team to be voted on Monday * Cuomo orders National Guard to D.C. *

Possible New Baseball Team for Batavia, Governor Cuomo Sends 1000 National Guard to DC, Cuomo Says This is the Year for Legal Marijuana, COVID Update, Local Politicians Condemn DC Violence, NY AG Warns of New Scam Targeting Grandparents

The UK Strain is Most Likely in Monroe County, A New Fund for Restaurants “Raising the Bar” ,COVID Update, Cuomo Won’t Be Attending Bills Playoff Game, Batavia Downs Gives Away 6 Playoff Tickets to Frontline Workers

Two more COVID deaths in Genesee County * Cuomo not welcome at Bills game * Public workshops planned for Genesee County Comprehensive and Rec Plan

Cuomo calls for legal pot * Two more die from COVID-19 in Genesee County * Testing begins for Bills fans to attend Saturday game

Vaccines for the General Public Won’t Be Available for a Lot Longer, Saratoga Springs Man First in NY With UK COVID Strain, New COVID Vaccine Priority List, COVID Update, Fire Hydrant Change Will Cause Water Shutoff, Bills Fans Don’t Want Cuomo To Join Them For Home Games

New law allows traffic fines on a payment plan * Two more COVID deaths in Genesee County * Finger Lakes Region: highest hospitalization rate in NYS

Two more COVID deaths, 166 new cases in Genesee County * Hawley slams downstate Dems * Pavilion woman charged in Wyoming County crash

Vaccinations Lagging Behind, Car Sale Scam, Bills Sweep Dolphins, Pats and Jets for First Time

Jacobs sworn in * NYS legislature resumes work this week * Local gasoline prices up 2-cents

Batavia man charged after heated dispute * Batavia teen charged with robbery * State Police warn of scam

Fire Claims One Life In Avon, COVID Update, Holland Land Office New Hours, William Sheron Jr Sworn In For Second Term,

Paul Petit Updated the County On The COVID Situation, Freezing Rain Advisory for Livingston and Wyoming Counties New Year’s Day, COVID Update, Bills Can Have Fans for Playoff Games in the Stadium, Dolphins QB Out for Sunday’s Game Against Bills

COVID cases surge * Fans will be in the stadium for Bills playoff game * Batavia Town Board questions solar farms

Tops Partners With HHS, COVID Update, Wine In A Can

More COVID deaths locally * Man charged with rape * Felony counts leveled against Le Roy teen

Stimulus Payments To Come Later This Week, City Of Batavia Taking Applications for After-School Programs, Cuomo Signs Pay Freeze, Leroy Teenager Arrested for Breaking Into Home, Bills Beat Pats, Cuomo Hopeful For Bills Fans To Watch Playoffs In Person


December 29, 2020

City trying to find provider of services formerly done by Youth Bureau

101 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Gov. Cuomo says the economy can’t handle another widespread shutdown * gas price trending slightly upward

About 140,000 People Have Been Vaccinated, Fake Vaccine Scams, Buffalo Is Number 2!, Bills Face Patriots Tonight,

Wind Advisory for Monday until 4 p.m. * The New York state legislature meets in rare December session * Batavia man charged in stabbing incident


December 26, 2020

Michael Tomaszewski Arraigned, Cuomo Signs Bill to Help Businesses with Loans, COVID Update, Genesee Office For the Aging Gives Gifts With Meals

50 new COVID cases * Batavia Funeral Home Director pleads not guilty * Federal grand jury slaps Batavia man with kid porn counts

Batavia Man Indicted for Child Porn, COVID Update, Governor Toy, Coat And School Supply Drive a Success

Disgraced WNY congressman get a pass from Trump * Winter Storm Watch in effect * National Grid warns of scams

Winter Storm Watch for Christmas, COVID Update, Airlines Will Test UK Fliers for New COVID Strain, Cuomo Announces New COVID Strain Research, Assemblyman Steve Hawley Gets Committee Assignments, Asymptomatic Testing Site Holiday Hours, Bills Have 5 Players In Pro Bowl Madden Game

COVID Vaccines In Nursing Homes Starting Today, Stimulus Bill Agreement Reached, Bills In The Playoffs and AFC East Champs, The Planets Align Tonight, Gas Prices Rise, Santa Issued Travel Voucher

New School Resource Officer at Oakfield-Alabama * 29 in hospitals from Genesee County COVID cases * The Manor House in Batavia is asking for some Christmas magic.


December 19, 2020

Petit Warns About Private Gatherings, Byron Bergen Schools Full Remote Learning First Half of January, COVID Update, Livingston County Emergency Services Light It Up Parade, Reyncrest Dairy Farm Gets Award, Main Street Pizza Donates Pizza For a Year to CASA, John Kennedy STEAM Receives 2 Grants

UMMC Staff Get Vaccinated, Former Police Chief of Rochester Files Claim against City, HLOM Flute Trio Concert Moved Online, Bridge Work Done In Alabama

48 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Minimum wage increase Dec. 31 * COVID package negotiations continue

U of R Medical Center Named Finger Lakes Vaccine Hub, ARC Transfer Station Cuts Hours, Cornell Cooperative Extension Names New Executive Director, First Bob’s Christmas Car Day Is Sunday, New Genesee County Website Is Live,

Sikorski is currently head of city and county Youth Bureau

Batavia PD warns of fake money * 62 more COVID cases in Genesee County * NYS has new COVID vaccine website

First Dose of Vaccine in Olean By BHS Graduate, Wyoming and Livingston Counties Winter Weather Advisory, Sales Tax Report Shows Hospitality Hardest Hit by Lockdowns, STOP-DWI Starting Again, Cuomo Signs Hate Symbols Bill,

Genesee County has confirmed 64 new cases of COVID-19 * The Board of Regents adopted New York State’s first-ever K-12 Learning Standards for Computer Science and Digital Fluency * Christmas Angel Stocking Program helping kids

North Bergen Presbyterian Church and Rose Garden Bowl team up to serve local families

Rochester Report Finds No Wrongdoing In Death of Daniel Prude, Batavia City Council Picked Thomas Burns for Part Time City Court Judge, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Wants Cuomo Investigated for Sexual Harassment, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County Survey, AAA Says Travel Will Be Down 29 Percent for The Holidays,

Batavia has new city court judge * Cuomo declares yellow zone in Batavia * 109 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Batavia Designated a Yellow Zone, First Person Vaccinated in NY, Police Stakeholders Group Calls For More Community Engagement, Gas Price Update, Not Likely To Be A White Christmas, Bills Beat Steelers,

Batavia Police still looking reform thoughts * Bills defeat Steelers, now 10-3 * Gov. Cuomo accused of sexual harassment


December 12, 2020

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, COVID Update, Fire Hydrant Replacement On Ellicott St Monday, Highway Department Tips For Snowy Weather, GLOW Women Rise Virtual Event, Thanks For the Toys

New Regulations for Hospitals and Orange Zones, 346000 more Vaccine Doses on The Way, Man Arrested for Albion Home Explosion, Opioid Overdose Training, Wyoming County Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter after High Speed Crash,

23 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Music teacher indicted * Free virtual Opioid Overdose Reversal Training session

WBTA 37th Annual Christmas Toy Drive for The Salvation Army to Take Place Friday, December 11th, 9am-4pm at Ken Barrett Cadillac Chevrolet
The Salvation Army of Batavia is requesting new, unwrapped toys at WBTA’s annual event at Ken Barrett Cadillac Chevrolet, West Main St. Batavia, NY, 14020

The Muckdogs Are Outta Here, Orleans County Offering Free Asymptomatic Testing, NY Joins 48 Other State Suing Facebook, Oakfield teacher Wins Staples Prize, Stay Up Late and Watch the Northern Lights

Voters say to Alexander school project * Toy Drive launches tomorrow * Local coroner’s pay get a pay bump

New York Will Receive Vaccines By This Weekend, Vaccines May Become Mandatory If Not Enough People Take Them, Ken Barrets and WBTA Are Partnering For the 37th Annual Toy Drive, Just Kings and Adam Miller’s Bike and Toy are Hosting A Toy Drive,

Batavia has a new Public Works Director * 21 more COVID cases in Genesee County * Western New York Gas & Steam Association prepares holiday event

Will replace the retiring Matt Worth

New York Set To Limit Indoor Dining, Man Arrested for Incident in August, American Heart Association Calls for More Tobacco Taxes, Bills Win In Monday Night Football

130 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Senator wants student loan debt canceled * NY may limit indoor dining

2 Local Restaurants Have COVID Exposures, Assemblyman Steve Hawley Commemorates Pearl Harbor Attacks, Light in The Sky, Gasp Prices Go Up

Alerts issued for Sport of Kings, Eli Fish and Mariachi De Oro

Batavia schools revert to online learning * Oakfield man faces felony charges after serious crash * COVID cases in Finger Lakes region soar

Free Rapid Testing Tuesday and Thursday, COVID Update, Chris Jacobs Calls On House To Release CARES Act Unspent Funds, 106 Year Old Vet Receives Award from 1945, Byron Bergen 5th Grader Wins 1st Place

COVID Update, COVID Positive Persons at Eli Fish and Mariachi De Oro, STOP DWI Stats for NYS, Man Arrested for DUI and Much More, Project Stork Gets a Grant, 4-H Tractor Safety

Genesee County Had It’s First Round of Asymptomatic Testing Today, A Meteor Traveled Over Buffalo and Blew Up Near Syracuse, Genesee Choral Putting On Virtual Concert, Genesee County PArk and Forest Canceling Create-A-Critter, Bill Lineback AFC Defensive Player of The Week

WNY National Cemetery prepares to accept Veterans * Cuomo says NY will have plenty of COVID vaccine * COVID-19 has claimed another life in Genesee County.

Survey will be on-line until December 9, 2020

COVID 19 Vaccines Available In NY State by the 15th, Free Drive Through Testing For Asymptomatic Covid Cases, COVID Update, National Cemetery Accepting Reservations,

Testing offered one day only (Dec 3) at Emergency Management Office on State Street Road

New COVID relief package considered * Batavia City Council is looking to fill a part-time City Court Judge position * Genesee County reports 8 more COVID cases

Catholic Diocese of Buffalo Has New Bishop, COVID Update, Dead Get “Right to Publicity,” Batavia Looking For New Part Time Judge, Bills Play Monday against the 49ers In Arizona

City seeks to replace the late David Saleh

Weather alerts for portions of WNY * 127 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Power restored to thousands

New Strategies to Fight Covid over Winter Months, Batavia Church Wants Help to Stop Vandals

Closest National Cemetery to Rochester and Buffalo

Bills win, again * Special Santa program moves to online only * Cuomo issues a veto on stream program


November 28, 2020

COVID Update, Wyoming County Health System Visitation, Toll Workers Struggle After Cashless Tolls Go In, Shop Local, How To Be Safe Shopping Online

Governor Cuomo Spent Over Half a Million Dollars on New Staff During A Hiring Freeze, COVID Numbers for NY, COVID Plan for Winter Months, DEC Puts Out New Deer Management Plan Draft, Bills Offensive Lineman Cody Ford Out for the Rest of the Season

Embrace Black Friday * Greg Kellogg to be new LeRoy police chief * Albion man faces felony counts

No New MicroClusters, COVID Update, NY To Expand Mail In Voting, Unemployment Rate Higher, Tomkins “Banksgiving”, Vet Say Watch What You Feed Pets at Thanksgiving,

Date for Annual Awards Ceremony cancelled for Feb 27, 2021. New date to be determined later

DWI enforcement campaign is now underway * 64 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Strong Memorial and Highland Hospital enact zero-visitation policies

Genesee Orleans Health Director Hopeful For a New Vaccine, New York State Sheriffs Association Says Cuomo’s Mandates Impossible, STOP DWI Program from Tomorrow Through Sunday, Rotary Club of Leroy House Decorating Contest

Public health director expects vaccines to arrive in Genesee County “in the next 3 to 4 weeks”

Alert issued for patrons of the LeRoy Moose Lodge and Flying J Travel Center in Pembroke

Batavia leaders and the Youth Board have settled their differences * Genesee County has troubling COVID stats * Rotary Club of Le Roy is sponsoring a Holiday House Decorating contest

Erie County Could Be A Red Zone By Wednesday, Parts of Monroe County Designated Orange, 2 Charitable Events In Batavia, Bills Are #1 in the AFC East, DEC Essay Contest, Gas Prices Stay Low

Cuomo warns against large gatherings * 17 news COVID cases in Genesee County * DEC has gift ideas


November 21, 2020

Multiple Fires Across Genesee County, COVID Update, Sen Schumer Working to Save Muckdogs, Batavia City Council Will Be Open To Public, Resurrection Parish No In Person Mass Through Nov. 28th, TF Browns Closed For Thanksgiving Week,

2nd Driver Died in Fatal Rt 19 Crash, 7 COVID Cases Linked to Funeral Services, Northeast State Governors Release Statement Saying In Person Schools are Safe and Necessary, Doctors Say Hospitals Are Safe and Don’t Wait If You Have An Emergency, Twice As Many New Hunters This Year,

Health Department received 7 positive COVID-19 tests from individuals who attended funeral services Nov 11 & 12

Deadly crash under investigation * Batavia City Schools go remote next week * 20 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Batavia City Schools Going Full Remote Before Thanksgiving, More Charges Against Tomaszewski, Sheriff and Chief Say They Won’t Check for 10 or Less At Homes, Schumer Calls for More Testing in Orleans County, COVID Update, Holland Land Office Wonderland of Trees Opening Friday, ZoomBuffalo Selling Cuomo’s Head,

Batavia City Schools to be 100% virtual learning Monday and Tuesday

Man indicted for trying to hurt police * COVID update * NRA settle suits with New York

Seatbelts for all Vehicle Occupants Being Enforced, Winter High School Sports On Hold, Batavia City Schools Host Get Together and Clothes Giveaway, Police Stakeholder Meeting Moved to Zoom

COVID hospitalizations rise * Genesee County has launched its official Facebook page and Twitter account * New Ellicott Trail Brochure Map

Multiple Restaurants Have Had COVID Positive Persons, COVID update, Border Patrol Seize Millions in Contraband, Recovery Station to Host Community Building Event, Oakfield Betterment Committee Announces Decoration Contest, A New Free Way To Learn Job Skills at NYS Dept of Labor Website, Google Searches Tell Which Thanksgiving Side is Most Popular by State

Patrons of the bar Nov 8 – 14 should monitor for COVID symptoms

Man received probation in drug possession case * Genesee County reports 78 new COVID cases * Batavia’s Original will remain closed through Thursday

Alert for customers of Bourbon & Burger Nov 5 – 9

TOPS Brings Back Item Number Restrictions, Cuomo Threatens To Sue Federal Government, Christmas in the City Canceled, Crossroads House Black Friday Sale, Gas Prices Rise, Bills Lose To Cardinals

Some power outages continue * Batavia records a wind gust of 58mph * Bills lose to Arizona


November 14, 2020

Cuomo and Trump Fight Over COVID Vaccine, Bars, Restaurants And Gyms Now Closing Much Earlier, High Wind Warning, 4-H Teens Collect Goodies for Military and Needy Families, More Electric Charging Stations Coming to Western NY

50 Batavia Middle School Students Quarantine, Health Dept. Warns of Exposure at Batavia’s Original, Erie County Sheriff Saya He Won’t Enforce Thanksgiving Mandate, Wind Warning for Genesee County, NY Independent Living Gets a New Partner,


November 13, 2020

Customer’s of Batavia’s Original last Friday and Saturday (Nov 6 & 7) should monitor of symptoms.

Several pets killed in Batavia House fire * High Wind Watch for Sunday * COVID-19 cases continue to climb

Fire on State Street Kills Pets, New COVID Restrictions, Cashless Tolls Start Friday, Earthquake in Niagara County, Salvation Army Bell Ringers,

New COVID restrictions take effect Friday * Bethany man charged in violent attack * Batavia Muckdogs Baseball Club to issue refund checks

COVID Update, Dutton Indicted, Gas Leak from Construction, New COVID Test

Ben Hayes to be at Dwyer Stadium this Friday and Saturday

Batavia barn fire under investigation * Trailer fire in Pavilion displaces three * Batavia High School staffer has COVID

County officials react to growing positive cases of coronavirus

COVID Update, County Buildings Closed to the Public, City Council Meeting Interrupted By Mystery Odor, Six Flags Getting New Track on Old Coaster, WNY Crime Stoppers Seek Info About Stinky Situation

Some attending may have unknowingly been in contact with a positive case of COVID-19

COVID cases climb * Temperature records shattered * Alleged phony money has led to an arrest

Batavia Police identify the victim of last Friday’s fatal car/pedestrian accident on East Main.

Parts of Western and Central NY Designated “Yellow”, Cornell University Unveils New School COVID Tracker, Gas Prices Drop and Keep Dropping, Buffalo Set To Break 3 Records By Wednesday

Graham Corp donates high-tech welding simulator to GV BOCES

Jackson Primary School shifts to virtual learning * Two families displaced in Batavia house fire * Buffalo Bills advance to 7-2

Name of victim being withheld at request of family

Pedestrian Killed Friday night on East Main St, * Rochester Regional Health Suspending Visitation at Hospitals * Veterans Day Celebrations * COVID Update * Bills Vs Seahawks Sunday,

Western NY and Others Targeted as Clusters, COVID Update, Expired Licenses Can Be Used Till December 3rd, No Regents Exams In January, Western NY Could Break Record For Warmth, Last Yoga in The Park Saturday,

COVID cases increase in Genesee County * Batavia woman charged with drug crimes * New York State’s statewide COVID-19 positivity rate is 1.59 percent

Western NY COVID Spike, COVID update, Republicans Pick Up State Seats, Chalk In the Hall of Fame, United Way Basket Auction

Online basket auction supports weekend meals for Genesee County students

COVID cases expand * Batavia man will have facetime with judge * Alexander High School will continue remote instruction

Fire on Judge Rd, Veterans get 11 Percent off at Tops on Veterans Day, NY State New Testing Starts Today, Peace Garden History Book Fundraiser,

Sheron remains Sheriff * Genesee voters select Trump * Batavia Town Court needs a new Justice

Town of Alabama Town Council: Kevin Veasey
Pavilion Highway Superintendent: James Cleveland

Sheron re-elected sheriff, defeats Krezmien

Genesee County Slow Early Voting Compared to Rest of Country, COVID Update, Cuomo protests Vaccine Information Sharing,

Batavia woman charged with drug crimes * It’s Election Day * New COVID cases reported

The Governor and AG of NY Say Trumps COVID Vaccine Plan Won’t Work for Minorities, Cuomo Announces New Travel Restrictions, Gas Getting Cheaper, How to Use Cashless Toll System in Winter, Bills Beat Patriots

GCC cuts staff * new COVID cases * New seatbelt law in effect

GCC Cutting 13 Positions, COVID Update, HEAP Program Open to New Applicants, DMV Warns of New Phishing Scam, Nourishing New York to Continue Through End of the Year

Deadline for License and Registration Renewal Coming Soon, Jacobs Calls For Funds To Be Released from Albany, Public Hearing For Genesee Budget 11/4, David Saleh, Judge and Volunteer dead at 67, COVID Update, Impaired Driving Crackdown, City of Rochester at An All Time High for Gun Deaths

Mobile”sober plan” app is available

New Seatbelt Law Goes Into Affect November 1st, Cuomo Passes Mask Mandate Power to Local Government, Early Voter Turnout, COVID Update, Sheriff Sheron Endorsed By Sheriff Administrative Staff, How To Get a Free Wendy’s Chicken Sandwich, Sabres Re-Sign Victor Olofsson

Police seeking teen parents * Genesee County proposed budget stays under tax cap * Fake money hits Batavia

California Added To Quarantine List, Batavia Police Make and Post Internet Safety Video, Governor Cuomo Saya NY 2nd Lowest Infection rate in US, COVID Update, Schools Warn of Predators Targeting Remote Learners, Bills Fans Rank Number 3 For Complaining

Link posted for the presentation

If you think you have a phony bill, contact Batavia Police

SUNY Students Must Test Negative to Leave Campus, Western NY Towns Getting Federal Money For Water, COVID Update, Yard Signs Being Stolen With Increasing Frequency, Teens Arrested in Lockport Shooting Going to Grand Jury, Farmers Market Representative Protests New Police Station,

Two dead in Geneseo crash * Batavia PD rakes in drugs * Five new COVID cases in Genesee county

300 pounds of prescription drugs collected on Oct 24

Elderly couple from Dansville killed after pulling into the path of a farm truck.

9pm curfew on Halloween Night

Serious crash under investigation in Pembroke * New hurt in crash on State Route 33 * The state is gearing up to spend big money for highway projects in Genesee and Orleans counties

Movie Theaters Back Open, 83 Sewage Systems Not Reporting Overflows, COVID Update, Batavia Community Committee Meets, Jacobs Praises USDA, Cuomo Praised Liberty Square

Governor Cuomo May Change Travel Quarantine Rules, Pro Trump Rally Planned for Saturday Afternoon, COVID Update, NTSB Preliminary Plane Crash Report, Woman Charged for Stealing Trump Signs, Fire Department Chicken BBQs

Early voting begins Saturday * Genesee County to host two pill drop locations Saturday * LeRoy woman sentenced in social services case

A Holley High School Student Tests Positive for COVID 19, Lack of Trust Between Genesee County and Towns, Erie County Man Arrested for 2014 Rape in Darien, 2 Arrested for Deadly Shooting In Lockport, COVID Update


October 22, 2020

Batavia Town Board sets budget hearing * Alexander CSD superintendent leaves * More COVID cases in Genesee County

No new COVID cases for Genesee County * NY lawmaker supports The Restaurants Act * “Can’t Mask the Batavia Pride!”

A New Powerful and Deadly Drug Is Coming Across New York State, COVID Update, 43 States Now On Quarantine List, Batavia CSD Unveils New Pride Campaign, Bills Fall Short Against Chiefs,

Town of Bergen sets public hearings * No new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

Cuomo Announces Hotspot Details, 5,000 Dollars Worth of Apples Stolen, Gas Price Update, Transit Authority Endorses Krzemien for Sheriff

We’re headed to the movies * Another local retail staple goes away * Go Bills!

5 Arrested For More Than 30 Break Ins, Police Looking for Information Into Thursday Break In at Batavia Can and Bottle, COVID Update, Who Will Do The Testing?, New Pavilion CSD Superintendent Chosen,

Genesee County Flag Design Contest, Frost Advisory Tonight, National Guard Being Positioned at Airports, COVID Update

A Batavia man finds himself in trouble with the law * New scam involving U.S. Marshals * New cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County

Genesee County Police Reform Committee Meets, Cuomo Asks For Meeting With Trump, COVID Update, Juneteenth Made Official NY Holiday

Genesee County tax rate may decrease * Can you smell the next chicken BBQ * MTA is facing the greatest crisis in its long history

Halloween Is Not Canceled, 3 More States on Quarantine List, COVID Update, Jacobs CoSponsors Bill For Smaller Communities, Hydrant Flushing Update

Batavia financial outlook not as grim * Social Security recipients get a raise * Bad night for the Buffalo Bills

Batavia man looses appeal on felony charge * Former congressman Chris Collins is expected to begin his 26-month sentence today at a Florida prison * Some good news for a local restaurant manager

One new COVID case in Genesee County * Will Batavia’s interim city manager receive a pay bump? * The next Buffalo Bills game is still in the air

Governor Cuomo Announces Rapid Testing For All New York, Movie Theaters Use Marquees To Protest, Genesee County Asks Byron Town Board To Ensure Property Values, COVID Update, LeRoy Man Sentenced For Child Sexual Contact, St Paul Lutheran Church Chicken BBQ

Cuomo Updates State of New York on COVID, Congressman Higgins Asks US to Relax Border Restrictions, COVID Update, Genesee Community College New Classes, Independent Living 5K and 10K, Jacobs and McMurray Spar Over Court Packing,

COVID cases in Genesee County increase by eight * New charges against Batavia funeral director * Bills to play on Tuesday

Additional Charges Filed against Michael Tomaszewski, Village Of Leroy Police Reform Committee Meeting, COVID Update, Cuomo Says COVID Rates May Require Shutdowns,

Monroe County man faces felony charges in Bergen family offense * National Fuel predicts modest increases in heating costs * Sheron endorsed by Sheriffs employee union

Election Won’t Be Over November 3rd, COVID Update, Genesee County Man Arrested For Punching Deputy, Sampson the Giraffe Has Died,

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Employee’s Association, the Sheriff Office’s largest union, proudly announces our endorsement for the Republican candidate for Sheriff, William A. Sheron, Jr. In these trying times of misinformation and anti-law enforcement, we need a Sheriff with strong leadership, knowledge, experience, and integrity.  William Sheron checks off all these boxes.  He has worked […]

Wind Advisory in effect * Batavia City Schools big revenue shortfall * Genesee County reports one new COVID-19 case

Cuomo Sending State to Enforce Mask and Social Distancing, No Black Box On Barnes Plane, COVID Alert App Now Available, COVID Update

Engine recovered from plane crash near Corfu * Three more positive COVID cases at Elba Central * Rochester mayor indicted

DEC Warns of Deer Disease, Canada And US Border Easing Restrictions For Family, U of R has a New Nobel Alumnus, Gas Prices Steady

Fire safety in the kitchen

  The federal investigation continues today after Attorney Steve Barnes, who founded the nationally-known Cellino & Barnes personal injury law firm, died in a small plane crash along with his niece, Elizabeth Barnes. It happened Friday in Corfu. The National Transportation Safety Board says it won’t be traveling to the scene of the crash, in […]

Airplane Crash in Corfu Kills Barnes of Celino and Barnes, NJ Truck Driver Arrested for Accident that Killed 2, Mayor Lovely Warren Indicted for Campaign Finance Violations, Elba Schools Closed Till October 13th, COVID Update, Crossroads House Garage Sale,

Buffalo Attorney Steve Barnes was piloting the aircraft, and is presumed dead

No survivors located * plane was bound for Manchester New Hampshire

Aircraft out of Buffalo Airport * can hold six passengers, unknown how many on board * first responder said the aircraft has disintegrated

A Batavia man faces an attempted murder charge stemming from a stabbing episode last month on Lehigh Avenue. 28-year-old Jamie Dutton is also charged with felony first-degree assault and felony criminal possession of a weapon. Police say the victim sustained a life-threatening injury to his chest. The alleged crime happened outside the water plant on […]

New York State COVID App, Man Arrested For August Stabbing, Missing Boy Found, COVID Update, Women of the Moose Donate Outerwear, Toronto Blue Jays Out,

Police: Victim could have died if not for immediate medical treatment

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul – in Batavia – saying, she can feel the energy. Houchul, along with numerous dignitaries were on hand Wednesday for the groundbreaking for a $1.1 million redevelopment project in the City of Batavia. This project will rehabilitate a three-story, 7,500 sq. ft. building built in 1865, in the downtown area. Lt. […]

WOTM use proceeds from pig roast and chicken event to purchase outerwear for Wolcot Street School students

Absentee voting, absentee drop-box options, early voting and deadlines

Dakarai Hilliard missing from his home on Bills Road, Town of Carlton.

NYS Bans Pink Tax, Lt Governor Hochul Was in Batavia This Morning, COVID Update, Leroy Announces Theri Own Police Advisory Board, Governor Cuomo to Tour Buffalo Bills Stadium, Toronto Blue Jays

National Grid has filed a customer assistance proposal with its New York regulator that would provide up to $50 million in financial assistance to support its most economically vulnerable residential customers as well as businesses that are struggling because of the pandemic’s financial impact. John Bruckner is National Grid’s New York president and says…National Grid’s […]

Jerome Brewster, retired Chief Deputy of Investigations, endorsed William Sheron for re-election as sheriff

A four-member search committee has been appointed to execute the initial tasks necessary to find the next permanent manager of the City of Batavia. City Council President Eugene Jankowski Jr. announced that the committee would include two council members, the Public Works Director and a Human Resources Specialist. The committee will begin its work in […]

Three Elba students test positive for COVID-19 * Elba schools go to all remote through Oct 5.Through Oct 5

The Batavia City Council meets tonight and the Council President will provide an update on the City Manager position. The Council will also consider transferring a foreclosure property at 50 Oak Street to Habitat for Humanity. The organization says it will invest about $60,000 to renovate the single-family home which was built in 1924. The […]


September 26, 2020

Monday City Council Meeting to Include City Manager Discussion, Chris Jacobs Calls on Congress to Release CARES ACT Funds for PPP, COVID Update, Fire Hydrant Flushing, Police Stakeholders Have First Meeting, Buffalo Police Cover Nametags For Fear of Doxxing

Cuomo Calls Cops Murderers, Cuomo Says He Doesn’t Trust the Federal Government and Establishes a COVID Vaccine Task Force, Michael Caputo Diagnosed With Cancer, Genesee County Sheriffs Graduates 4 New Corrections Officers, COVID Update, Batavia 1st Presbyterian Helps School Music Students,

Oakfield in ‘moderate fiscal stress’ * Batavia Downs doing well * Hydrant flushing set for Batavia

Vote will be held on Oct 28, public meeting scheduled for Oct 14

Genesee County mail carrier faces federal charges * Grand Jury indicts man for aggravated vehicular assault * Halloween Candlelight Ghostwalk in Batavia disappears

Batavia Cemetery Association cancels annual Halloween Ghostwalk

Students Must Be Vaccinated to Attend Virtual School, Covid Update, Interpretive Center Classes Available

Gordon Dibble backs former boss

All programs are free and open to anyone

Former dispatcher sentenced for child porn * Troopers hold child safety seat event this Saturday * Genesee County reports one new COVID infection

Money for Three Towns for Water Projects, 5 States Added to Quarantine List, Homeless Man Arrested for String of Crimes, Free The People Roc Cancels Protest

State database tracks COVID cases in public, private and charter schools

Five new positives cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County * County 4-H accepting new members * Deadline approaches for filing Census form


September 21, 2020

Rochester Shooting the 4th Largest in USA in 2020, Woman Who Mailed Ricin To President Trump Caught, Gas Prices Still Down, Blue Jays Vs Yankees

Nominations must be received by: December 30, 2020

Alexander Central answers state audit * BCSD reminds parents meals are available to online students * Bills are 2 – 0


September 19, 2020

Jacobs and McMurray Release Statements After Ginsberg’s Death, COVID Update, Mass Shooting in Rochester, Albany Sued Over COVID Numbers, 14 Billion In Aide To Farmers

Bag Ban Back in Effect * City Council to meet in secret * New Batavia Scam

Town of Batavia still facing $1-million budget shortfall * Husband wide found dead in Orleans County * Castile man gets 25 years for trying to kill Wyco sheriff

Savarino Receives 5.7 Million Dollar Aid Package, COVID Update, Sabres Trade Johansson for Staal, Low Risk Sports Ok’d for Section 6

No COVID cases at BCSD * Rochester couple charged with convenience stores in LeRoy and Batavia * Pavilion Central names candidates for superintendent

Guidelines for Halloween, Planning Board Approves HP Hood and Imagination Station Additions, COVID Updates, Protesters In Rochester Set Up Camp, Students Protest in Williamsville

Cuomo is OK with trick or treating * Jacobs signs on to GOP “Commitment to America Plan” * Endorsement for Bill Sheron

UMMC cashes in on a federal grant *I Batavia Police advisory committee adds persons of color * Deer Management Plan up to police

Darien Lake To Remain Closed, Bergen C-Store Robbed Again

Council to weigh Deer Management plan * School super to brief BOE on first day of school * GCC: one student on “precautionary isolation” for traveling in from a foreign country

GCC has one student in precautionary isolation * 88 year old woman rescued from fire in her Town of Batavia home * City Council meets tonight


September 12, 2020

Batavia Police Advisory Group Members Announced, COVID Update, NYC Now Enforcing Masks on Mass Transit, Williamsville CSD Protests, NYS Government Weighing Making Flu Shot Mandatory for Students

Deer Management Plan Changes, Hawley Survey Results, Northgate Reopening Help Programs

Extra $300/wk in unemployment benefits next week * LeRoy Village Green nursing home allows in-person visits * Bills home opener Sunday

High School Football pushed back to March 2021 * Rochester police union calls on mayor to step down * Two new positive cases of COVID-19, both in Batavia

Batavia Downs opens today * Four new cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County * More racial unrest in Rochester, police chief retires

Downs will open today at 8 a.m. * restrictions will be in place

Another night of racial unrest in Rochester * WNY COVID-19 rate highest in state, Genesee County not part of the statistic * natural gas leak closes Oak Street for a time

  Top 3 Stories Rochester Mayor and Police Chief refuse to resign Protests continue in Rochester Batavia Man Arrested for Rape   At a news conference Sunday afternoon, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Police Chief La’Ron Singletary doubled down on their intention to stay in office and commit to making changes, despite growing calls for […]

Tractor Trailer makes sudden U-turn, car slams into the trailer, semi driver flees the scene

Thruway accident between Henrietta and LeRoy * Batavia Downs Gaming opens Wednesday * County Legislature deals with towns and village revenue sharing

Casinos Can Reopen Next Week, Rochester in Turmoil

Town of Batavia seeks grants to help convert former yogurt plants * NY COVID-19 rates under one-percent for 26 days straight days * No new positive cases of coronavirus in Genesee or Orleans counties

NY Absentee Ballot Portal Now Open, New Phone Scam Pretending to be Contact Tracers, Live PD Helps Locate Missing California Girl in Buffalo

Final phase of project was delayed due to COVID-19 but will be ready for Labor Day

Libraries try to preserve county funding * A $1-million investment into downtown Batavia building * Food distribution at St. Anthony’s today

Periodontist practice Dr. Neppalli plans to move from Jackson St.

Human remains positively identified in Livingston County * Two more arrested in Suzanne Corona prostitution case * National Grid wants rate increase

Solar Farm in Byron has Residents Divided, 2 More Charged In Prostitution Case, New York Needs Poll Workers, Deadline for SUNY and CUNY Scholarships is Tonight

Batavia’s most infamous Corona is arrested for promoting prostitution * Bergen man successfully outruns train, arrested for DWI * K-9 Handler, Deputy Chris Erion, retires

Doctors Want Plasma from Recovered COVID Patients, COVID Update, Erie County Over 1% Positive in COVID Tests, Superintendents Want Sports Delayed, Cuomo Responds, The New York State Fair Has Some Virtual Options

National Fuel warns of scam * An Avon man accused of taking a bus – literally * The census tries bribery by ice cream to encourage participation

New National Fuel Scam, New Threshold for School Closings

Man gets 20 years for bank robberies, one in Elba * County questions gym’s understanding of COVID rules * Scott Norwood’s Super Bowl jersey goes up for auction


August 26, 2020

Police Seek Information on Hit and Run, COVID 19 Update, League Bowlers Can Use 2 Lanes,

County’s unemployment rate three-times what it was last year * Sheldon Silver to report to prison today * Health Dept looks for a canine suspect in an Ellicott Trail bite case

Dog bite incident occurred along Ellicott Trail

State Police Search For PA Murder Suspect, 5 States Added to Quarantine, COVID 19 Update, Bible Burned in Church

Low risk high school sports get the go-ahead, football practice IS OK, games are not * WNY region COVID rates increase, Finger Lakes region rates below .4 percent * New cannon outside HOLM


August 24, 2020

Fall School Sports Can Start in September, Western NY Testing Higher for COVID 19, Why Aren’t Amusement Parks Allowed to Reopen?

Power restored to parts of City and Town of Batavia following late night outage * Construction begins on Four-story apartment building on East Main St. * NYS able to restore $300 in added unemployment benefits


August 22, 2020

NY State Asks FEMA for Help With Unemployment Benefits, New Low Income and Homeless Veteran Housing Begins Construction,

Gyms Reopening, Coronavirus Update, Jumping Earthworms Invade Western NY, Mall Food Courts Can Open, STOP DWI In Full Effect

The person who hit a motorcyclist last week and left the scene has turned themselves in. Yesterday on WBTA’s Main and Center, Genesee County Sheriffs said they were ready to make an arrest, but last night Alexander Wuerch, 21, Alden, said he was the driver of the car that hit the motorcyclist on Route 77 […]

The Holland Land Office Museum is bringing its two cannons back and will welcome them back to the museum’s front porch with a celebration Monday at 10 a.m. The restoration work was done by Seed Artillery in Altoona, Pennsylvania, restoring the cannons to what they would’ve looked like in the early 19th century. The work […]

Alaska and Delaware added to NYS travel restrictions * Batavia adds four more members to police advisory committee with an eye toward diversity * Cuomo writes a book on COVID-19 response

2 More States on Quarantine List, Confusion Over Gym Reopening, Police Advisory Stakeholder Group Adds More Members, STAMP Water Line to be Finished

“To the extent possible” the new members will serve people of color

Completion of $2-million project expected by the end of the year

NYS announces how it will handle a COVID-19 outbreak in a school * A car strikes a house on East Ave, tears hole in the basement * Deputies release more info on Rt 77 hit and run

Gyms Can Reopen on Monday the 24th

Three vehicle hit and run in Pembroke * Fitness Centers wait for the re-opening word * Graham Corp gets some big Asian orders

Bowling Alleys Allowed to Reopen, The Border Remains Closed

Deer Management Committee at odds with city and hall, and quit * Two new COVID-19 cases in LeRoy * Medina eyed by Amazon

Five members of Deer Management Committee “resigned” this morning in an apparent flap with city hall.

Police raid a Hutchins St address * Pavilion man busted for allegedly growing his own pot * McDermott extends contract with the Bills

New York soon to have a new seat belt law * Was it a hit and run, driver pays for bike damage on the spot * New York adds new restricted travel areas, removes five other states.

City creates police advisory committee, adding community members * No new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * A new look for the Sabres – but will it help?

Oakfield man threatens neighbor with a pitch fork * NYS winning COVID-19 battle * Kodak drug deal put on hold

The governor cites low COVID-19 infection rate

Downs down on revenue in pandemic * No new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County over the past 24 hours * Overnight parking tickets to resume next month

Batavia man gets five years in Federal prison for kiddie porn * Toddler dies in Barre pool * Governor’s decision due soon on school reopening

Collins wants another delay to report for prison * More parents opt for 100% virtual learning for their kids * Batavia bowling center proprietor says state must allow him to reopen, now

Protests Over School Reopening in Rochester and Buffalo, Rhode Island Added to Quarantine List, Red Wings Announce Plans To Allow Cardboard Spectators

Five new positive cases of COVID-19 in Genesee County * NYS will not release COVID-19 nursing homes deaths until checked for accuracy * Schools submit reopening plans

Task force takes steps to maintain contact due to COVID-19

Governor Cuomo Legislates Liquor Ice Cream, Gas Prices Stay the same

Statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations, lowest since March 17 * Gounty GOP taps Thomas Williams for Family Court * Electronic Recycling event well attended

Genesee County Schools Submit Plans for Reopening, COVID 19 Update, Governor Cuomo Says Casinos Should Not Reopen, Congressman Chris Jacobs Appointed to Agriculture Committee

Pre-school for developmentally disabled children will permanently close August 14.

County receives $250K toward coronavirus contact tracing * nw name for Rochester’s airport? * There is racing at Batavia Downs, but no one can show up

Employee of Oliver’s Candies in Elba accused of stabbing another worker

Batavia man gets three years added to federal sentence for taking Bergen girl across state lines * WNY has lowest COVID-19 hospitalizations since March * Cuomo: taxing the rich will not help close state budget gap

Former dispatcher accepts plea deal in child porn case * Over 300 local families to keep kids out of school * Bethany woman charged with keeping dog in hot car

Darien Center couple left with heartache and and uncertainty over the death of their daughter

Assistant County Manager is named * Four new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * Cashless Thruway tolls by the end of the year

Probe of Tomaszewski questions handling of remains, including a veteran and stillborn baby * Fire on Ellicott St. displaces two families * First Blue Jays game in Buffalo: Aug 11

Genesee County Sheriffs Investigate Body Found in Tomaszewski Funeral Home Garage * Governor Cuomo Declares Chicken Wings Not Food * The Blue Jays Come to Buffalo

HE Turner and Associated Funeral Homes Offer Help to Those Victimized by Michael Tomaszewski, COVID Update, New Yorkers Can Apply for Trusted Traveler Programs, Police Disciplinary Records Blocked,

Funeral Director Michael Tomaszewski arrested for allegedly stealing pre-need payments * Batavia Police search for evidence in shooting * Cuomo concerned over COVID-19 spread among young people

Michael S. Tomaszewski faces multiple felony charges * Police say customers sustained losses of more than $525,000

21 year old Batavia man charged with attempted murder and 1st Degree assault * Suspect and victim were acquaintances and met up for the purpose of selling a gun

Man, shot in the chest, stumbles into Batavia Days Inn * Matt Landers named Genesee County Manager * Blue Jays could still play in Buffalo

The Batavia City Planning and Development committee voted to approve the construction of a new 2 story 20 bed detoxification center at the Atwater house residential facility located at 424 East Main St. here in Batavia.  The over 87 hundred square foot facility will serve the Genesee Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse campus […]

Ten more states are added to NY’s quarantine list * Blue Jays will not play home games in Buffalo * Jacobs sworn in to New York’s 27th Congressional seat

Batavia school super reveals a plan for city schools to reopen * Alexander man arrested for producing child pornography * Jacobs to be sworn today

New York State continues its bounce back from COVID-19 * Blue Jays looking for a new baseball home. Buffalo? * State legislature returns to Albany

What a drink? You must also order food * Darien Center man gets eight years in prison for child pornography * High School falls sports championships called off due to COVID-19

Garbage truck fails to clear a bridge in LeRoy and explodes * Ellicott Trail officially opens * Another COVID-19 death at Medina nursing home

July 15 is the deadline to file your taxes. Usually, it’s April 15, but the pandemic forced the move to today. The New York State Tax Department will have representatives available until 7 tonight to help you with any last-minute filing questions. The number is 518-457-5181. The state tax department is also encouraging taxpayers who […]

Nursing homes allowed to receive visitors today, but few will meet state criteria * The Ellicott Trail to open today * GCC cancels fall sports

Council turns down request by Main Street Pizza for outdoor seating * Deer hunt by bow approved in city * Pavilion fire injures boy, kills pets

Governor Cuomo Announces Rules for Schools to Reopen in the Fall, GCC Fall Sports Cancelled, Gas Prices Still Low

BPD reports a series of various arrests * City Council to ponder plan to control deer population * Former Buffalo Bishop Edward Kimiec dies at 84

COVID 19 Health Department Update, Beach Concessions Can Reopen, Nursing Homes Can Have Visitors, Primary and Special Election Results, Survey Says Send Kids Back to School in the Fall

Caretaker flown to hospital by Mercy Flight

Last day of Heat Advisory * county asks for voluntary water conservation * felony charges against a Batavia couple from a traffic story in Livingston County

If voluntary measures are not successful, mandatory conservation may be enforced

GCJDB Has Summer Jobs for Teens and Young Adults, 8th-11th Graders Have Till July 31st to Apply for Youth Court, Health Department COVID 19 Numbers, Fantasy Island May Be Coming Back Next Year

Shopping malls to re-open tomorrow * Gov says a final decision obn schools will be made early next month * NASCAR to skip Watkins Glen

Governor Cuomo Says Malls May Reopen with Restrictions On Friday, New York Schools Announcement is Incoming, Western New York Children Increasingly Going Without Food, and Florida Extends the Quarantine for Tri-State Travelers

GOP proposes plan to re-open schools * no new COVID-10 cases in Genesee or Orleans Counties * day two of heat advisory

Genesee and Orleans Counties Keeping COVID in Check

Cuomo order not to blame for nursing home COVID-19 deaths, health commissioner says * GCC announces re-opening plans * State Fair is cancelled

Some Employees Return to Batavia Campus this Week Following Social Distancing Guidelines

Heat Advisory posted for the rest of the week * NYS continues progress on COVID-19 * Gasoline prices are stable

Free tests are offered only at a State run testing site * Rochester Regional (UMMC) is not testing everyone and there will be a charge

New School Board President named

Driver busted for cell phone use while on suspended license

Just 1 new positive case in Genesee County of Covid – 19

Fire Chief explains what is legal and what is not, and also has safety advice

Two days in a row: no new COVID-19 cases * Major project at Batavia’s YWCA * July 4th impaired driving crackdown

project would renovate YWCA facility, expand pediatric medical services

Suspect in last months tractor-trailer police chase likely had bigger plans * It’s official: no minor league baseball this season * New Yorkers support police reforms

Cedar St. traffic stop leads to arrest of two drug suspects * Another COVID-19 death in Orleans County * Troopers to crack down on illegal fireworks

HOLM has re-opened with new admission policy

Encouraging stats on COVID-19 in New York * Taking a seat – literally – at Indian Falls restaurant * Domestic incident leads to drug charges

Area enters Phase 4 of economic re-opening * Bars and restaurants to continue take out liquor * Batavia Police welcome new K-9 “Hank”

Genesee County due to enter Phase 4 tomorrow * Oakfield couple arrested for crime spree in Monroe County * McMurray will not concede until all votes are counted

Jacobs declares victory in both special election and GOP Primary * County jobless rate improves * Batavia Schools to resume meal program on Monday

Visitors will be allowed in Rochester Regional Health hospitals including United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, in a limited capacity beginning Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Special Election and GOP Primary today, both in the 27th Congressional District * City Council ponders plan to replace City Manager * Latest COVID-19 stats

Oakfield-Alabama holds COVID graduation * reward offered in burglary at Dave;s Ice Cream * Primary Day tomorrow in NY’s 27th Congressional District

Moore and the City reach a “mutual agreement” that has Moore leaving his job tomorrow

Police arrest local man for allegedly groping a juvenile * Governor threatens to pull liquor licenses for non-compliance with COVID-19 rules * Bill Joel WNY concert, put off until next year

Juvenile accepted a ride home from Dewitt Park

No new positive cases in either Genesee or Orleans counties

Budget is approved, three elected to Board of Education

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

Budgets approved in all Genesee County school districts * New York has the lowest COVID-19 infection rate of any state in the country * Big shake-up for the Sabres

Results of school elections released on Tuesday night

School district budget votes should be announced tonight * Three new police accountability laws signed by Cuomo * chicken coop catches fire in Bethany

Work scheduled through Saturday, June 20

Governor threatens bars and restaurants * some youth sports to resume on July 6 * Rose Caccamise of Roxy’s Music passes at 80

One death at the Orchard Rerhab and Nursing Center In Medina * No new positive cases in Genesee County * One new positive case in Orleans County

Batavia demonstrator tests positive for COVID-19 * Getting set for Phase 3, restaurants to open for indoor seating * Sheriff issues warning about ATVs

As of 2pm today, no new COVID-19 cases in either Genesee or Orleans counties * Those who attended protest rallies or demonstrations are urged to get tested

“the exposure risk is low,” Paul Pettit said, but anyone who attended the rally should monitor symptoms until June 21

Ellicott Ave man arrested for assault * Walmart stabbing suspect pleads not guilty * State Legislature approves two law enforcement reform bills

Two new positive cases reported in Genesee County * Two new positive cases in Orleans County * No deaths in either county

Early voting dates/times for NY 27 Special Election, Presidential Primary and State Primary

Three more nursing home deaths in Orleans County * Fire destroys barn in Bergen * Walmart shopper is stabbed in Geneseo

Three more COVID-19 deaths in Orleans County, seven in the past two days * One new positive case in Genesee County

Four die in Orleans County nursing homes from COVID-19 * School budget voting by absentee ballot * Finger Lakes Region should enter Phase 3 on Friday

Four deaths reported in Orleans County: Two at the Orchard Nursing and Rehab Center in Medina, two at the Villages of Orleans in Albion. Total Orleans County deaths since the pandemic began: 44

Nearly 400 demonstrate peacefully for social justice * 11 yr. old falls into ravine near Attica * State legislators to take up law enforcement reform

Genesee County records two new positive cases of COVID-19 * Orleans County records one new case * no deaths in either county

J C Penney to close Batavia store * Local restaurants prepare for outdoor dining * Getting ready for a rally in downtown Batavia

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * No new positive cases in Orleans County * One death reported at Villages of Orleans nursing in Albion

Basom man to be named to county legislature * Three tractor trailers crash on Thruway in Stafford * Outdoor dining can be offered at local restaurants

Two new deaths reported at Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina * One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * Two new positive cases in Orleans County

Coronavirus claims lives: one in Genesee and one in Orleans counties * State says summer day camps can open * Trump again shows support for Jacobs in 27th District race

One in-hospital death reported in Genesee County * One death reported at Orchard Rehab & Nursing Center in Medina *

One new COVID-19 death in Orleans County * NYS lawmakers to convene next week, to take up justice reform * the latest openings

Library open for limited services

Since 2PM June 1, One new case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * Four news cases in Orleans County * One death at Orchard Nursing Center in Medina

This funny family only wanted to spread smiles

Initiative to honor UMMC and Jerome Center employees

Open wide! Dentist offices are open * Man charged with stealing girlfriend’s Ruger * COVID-19 deaths at lowest level in NYS

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County * 10 new positive cases in Orleans County * Two new deaths reported at Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center in Medina

Truck driver who led police on two county chase had a history of troubling social media posts * Joshua Blessed was to have picked up dairy products in Batavia * Teachers union rejects change in class times over concern for teenagers sleep

Two new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in both Genesee and Orleans Counties * One new death reported at the Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center in Medina

Police chase tractor trailer, ends when driver is shot dead * Unemployment soars in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties * County fairs cancelled in Genesee and Wyoming

Two new positive cases in Genesee County * One new positive case in Orleans County

Effective May 26, 2020

Donation will help feed children families in Genesee County

Two young people critically injured in Route 5 crash * Finger Lake Region, including Genesee County, ready to enter Phase of re-opening * Record high temp reached in Batavia

Two new COVID-19 deaths in Ortleans County, both at Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina, * Oner new positive case in Genesee County, five new casdes in Orleans County

Temperatures will reach upper 80s to near 90, then add in high humidity

Two more die at Albion nursing home * Byron crash seriously injures driver * Cuomo wants to compensate families of first responders lost to COVID-19

Five coronavirus related deaths over the past 24 hours, one at Villages of Orleans and four in at Orchard Rehab and nursing facility in Medina

Batavia man sent to federal prison for taking girl across state lines * One one new case of coronavirus * Memorial Day observances to be different this year.

Genesee County reports one new positive case in LeRoy * No new positive cases in Orleans County

Services are scheduled, but public can not attend

Genesee County saves $1.4-million during pandemic * Second suspect charges in Town of Alabama fracas * Cuomo defends his handling of COVID-19 in nursing homes

Four new positive cases in Genesee County, two of the active cases are hospitalized

Batavia school board approves budget * Alabama man charged with attempted assault with a knife * Observing Memorial Day, without the public

One new positive case in Genesee County, two new positive cases in Orleans County

Victim is a 25 year old woman from Bergen

Two die in separate Bergen accidents * Another death at Albion nursing home * Oakfield’s Labor Daze is called off

As of 2 p.m. today: Two new positive cases in Genesee County, one new positive case in Orleans County * One new death at the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab Center

State Police confirm pedestrian was killed

Racing set to resume on schedule at Batavia Downs * COVID-19 cases turn upward in Orleans County * Nurse recovers from COVID-19 contracted at Villages of Orleans

Four new positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County, eight new cases in Orleans County * Local update on Phase One of Un-pause New York

Warplane Museum aircraft to honor those on front lines of COVID-19 Pandemic

Fourth COVID-19 death in Genesee County * Finger Lakes Region on “un-pause” * Oakfield and Alabama look for new legislator

DMV will remain closed until further notice

Grenesee County records fourth death and one new positive case of COVID-19 * Orleans County adds another death at Villages of Orleans

County Legislature stops payments to towns and villages * Fire destroys farm hand’s trailer in Elba * No new COVID-19 infections reported in Genesee or Orleans Counties

No new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours in either Genesee or Orleans Counties

The Genesee County Economic Development Center, Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, the Batavia Development Corporation and the Batavia Business Improvement District reveal results of small business survey regarding “Un-pause”

Tractor Trailer flips over on West Main * COVID-19 takes another life at Albion nursing home * How to fill out absentee ballot application

In the past 24 hours: One death at the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab Center * One new positive case in Genesee County * Eight new cases in Orleans County

Genesee County to “un-pause” on Friday * City predicts $2.5-million budget gap * City gives approval for farmers market, but debates food trucks

    SITUATIONAL UPDATE: May 11, 2020 STAY HOME; WASH HANDS; SOCIAL DISTANCING; WEAR A FACE COVERING! New Cases New Cases As of 2:00 p.m. Genesee County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 164 positive cases The positive case resides in Batavia. The positive case is in their 30’s. The […]

Thank a police officer, remember the fallen

More agencies involved in investigating Villages of Orleans * Lt. governor says WNY is getting ready to “reopen” * Applications for absentee ballots in the mail for June 23 election

One new death reported at Villages of Orleans * One new positive case in Genesee County, no new cases in Orleans County

use “temporary illness” to apply, ballots will then be mailed

$6-million solar energy farm on Galloway Road, $3-million housing project in Pembroke

15 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Orleans County, most from the Villages of Orleans nursing home * help for renters extended into August * Downtown Public Market to open June 1

Two deaths in Orleans County, one from Villages of Orleans * Four new positive cases in Genesee County * 14 new positive cases in Orleans County, 10 from the Villages of Orleans

Another death reported at the Villages of Orleans * Finger Lakes region on track to reopen * Survey says most people put health over the economy

One additional death reported at the Villages of Orleans * Three new positive cases in Genesee County, Four new positive cases in Orleans County

National Grid warns of collection scam * Major construction project proposed for Pembroke * Democratic presidential primary restored for June 23

Developer seeks $616,000 in tax incentives for $3-million mixed use project

One new positive case in Genesee County, a resident of Darien * Three new positive cases in Orleans County, all residents of the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center

City of Batavia imposes hiring freeze, cancels summer recreation program and Memorial Day parade * State Police identifying victim of apparent drowning in Darien * Cuomo outlines criteria for reopening state

Also cancels summer recreation program and Memorial Day Parade

One new positive case in Genesee County, two new cases in Orleans County

Another COVID-19 death at Villages of Orleans * Man drowns in pond in Darien * Gasoline prices continue to fall

Orleans County Legislature seeks state investigation of Villages of Orleans, two more reported there * one new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County, one new positive case in Orleans County

Steps taken to protect safety of staff and patients

The Villages of Orleans nursing home has recorded 11 coronavirus deaths since outbreak began

Suspect in Highland Park hit and run now charged with child abuse * Police issue BOLO for bogus bills * “Beertavia and Jackson Square concerts cancelled

No new cases in Genesee County * Four new cases in Orleans County

Batavia schools trim 30 positions; teachers, administrators and staff * Most hospitals given approval to resume elective surgeries * announcement due tomorrow about whether schools will re-open this academic year

One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County, four new positive cases in Orleans County

Two more residents die at Albion nursing home * Cuomo reveals benchmarks for opening regions of NYS * Students should know status of school by the end of week

      SITUATIONAL UPDATE April 28, 2020 New Cases As of 2:00 p.m. Genesee County received 2 new positive cases of COVID-19 for a total of 148 positive cases One of the individuals resides in Batavia and one of the individuals resides in Alabama. One individual is in their 30’s and one individual is […]

GCASA peers, counselors making good use of phone, social media to stay connected

City of Batavia doing OK, financially * Three new positive cases of coronavirus in Genesee County, total now 146 * New poll gives Cuomo high marks

Three new positive cases in Genesee County, two new cases in Orleans County

Students within the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership asked to document the Spribng of 2020

Wyoming County Legislature declares May 3 – 9 as in honor of the travel and tourism industry * plans testimonial contest.

The next clinics will be held in August

Six residents of Albion nursing home die in three days * Cuomo reveals some details on how NY will re-open * Oatka Festival called off for this summer

Two more deaths at the Villages of Orleans in Albion, * One new positive case in Genesee County

One new positive COVID-19 case in Genesee County * two more deaths at Villages of Orleans nursing home in Albion

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership (GVEP) prepares almost 9,000 meals each day for students who reside in the GLOW region and beyond.

47 full time equivalent employees to be furlough for at least 30 days, effective Monday * Next county health department update to be issued at 4pm this afternoon.

Two COVID-19 deaths in Albion nursing home * preliminary results from state antibody testing * State of Emergency extended in Batavia

Two deaths in Orleans County, both in nursing home * One new positive case in Genesee County, three new cases in Orleans County

A third coronavirus death in Genesee County * City postpones property reappraisals * arrest made in Highland Park hit and run

City will hold off reappraisal until next year

Coronavirus information added to Genesee County Government website

One additional death in Genesee County * Person was under 65 and was hospitalized * 10 new positive cases reported

Vince Neil and Steve Augeri moved to late August

Minimum prize estimated at $20,000

Police ask for help from public to locate Nasir Nathan

Police say Wright deliberately struck a man with his car and fled the scene

Cuomo lays out plan for re-opening state economy * Three new coronavirus cases in Genesee County * Food distribution today at Northgate Free Methodist

Equipment available from former Next Level Fitness

Three new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County; two new cases in Orleans County and one death *

Deadline for Nominations is May 11, 2020

Five new cases of coronvirus in Genesee County * Gov Cuomo heads to White House * Attica and Alexander water disruptions delayed until Friday

Genesee County: Five new cases, total: 127

29 cases of coronavirus from Federal Detention Center in Batavia * NY to begin testing for coronavirus antibodies this week * Salvation Army needs to replenish its food pantry

30 new cases in Genesee County, 29 of them reported at ICE facility in Batavia * Second death reported in Orleans County

Five new COVID-19 cases in Genesee County, eight new cases in Orleans County

NYS Pause extended until May 15 * Beginning today: wear a face mask * County COVID-19 cases up by seven

Seven new cases COVID-19 cases in Genesee County

City parks order extended to April 21

Orleans County government expresses condolences to family

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