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

County Public Health director not getting the PPE he needs * Gov orders masks / face covering starting tomorrow * Byron man gets caught with hand in candy jar

Three new COVID-19 cases, all individuals reside in Batavia * Orleans County also records three new cases

Individual was over 65 and lived in the central part of county

One new case of COVID-19 in Batavia * Number of cases in New York State now over 200,000 * Salvation Army reports emergency food supplies are limited

One new positive case in Genesee County, total now is 77, Two new cases in Orleans County, total now is 31

Batavia City Council will spend VLT aid when/if they get it * Total COVID-19 infections now at 76 * High Wind Warning cancelled early

Genesee County: Two new cases, total of 76 * Orleans County: One new case, total of 29

Batavia Police seek Devon Wright as “person of interest” in Highland Park incident

High Wind Warning in effect, gusts to 60Mph expected * Stafford man arrested for allegedly spitting into the face of a nurse and public health officials * Five new COVID-19 cases reported over the weekend

Genesee County reports four more cases on Saturday (Apr 11) * Orleans County reports two new cases on Saturday

High wind warning, gusts could reached 70mph * COVID-19 testing lags due to lack of swap kits * Answer the “Private Caller” if waiting for unemployment

Seven new positive cases in Genesee County, none in Orleans County

Nine new local COVID-19 infections * Federal Detention Center in Batavia reports four coronavirus cases * Golf courses must stay closed

Nine new positive cases in Genesee County * total is now 63 cases * Three are under the age of 20.

City police investigate hit and run * COVID-19 cases up by 11 in latest count * 300 families helped by pop-up food pantry

11 new cases in Genesee County * 54 cases total * 31 in three days

Local COVID-19 cases double in 48 hours * Homemade masks helpful but but not perfect * new high school graduation requirements

Local cases double in two days * most traced to people not following guidlines *

Genesee County positive COVID-19 cases jumps by 10 * Most new cases traced to employee of a local business that went to work while sick * City of Batavia cracks down on use of parks

Emergency Alerts will be received on your cellular telephone

Restrictions wikll be “enforced”

Genesee County adds 10 new cases of COVID-19, largest one day increase

Corona Convoy rumbles through Genesee County * Cuomo says COVID-19 could be at or near its peak in NY *

The number is 1-800-942-6906

One new case reported in Genesee County, two in Orleans County

COVID-19 positive cases up by four in Genesee County * health department will notify public if a positive case has been exposed to the general public * reaction to mandatory equipment confiscation of equipment for downstate

Four new positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * all under the age of 65 * Three new positive cases in Orleans County

Chris Collins granted delay to start his prison term * One new positive COVID-19 case in Genesee County * LeRoy company steps up in need for ventilators

One new positive case reported in Genesee County, total is now 17 cases * No new cases for Orleans County, total remains at 6

Chris Collins asks to delay prison sentence * Genesee County COVID-19 infections now 16 * Plans for new county jail put on hold

Experts now suggest face masks * Hilton woman assaulted and robbed for wearing a respirator * City to open yard waste station

Hours: 8AM to 2PM Monday thru Friday

One new COVID-19 cases reported in Genesee County, also one new case in Orleans County * HOLM offers museum activities on-line * Pembroke Schools plan “Thinking of You” parafe for this Friday

As of 2PM Tuesday, March 31 – One new positive case of COVID-19 in Genesee County and one new case in Orleans County

In response to COVID-19, programming available to caregivers and families

Walking path open, use proper social distance

Person over 65 is Genesee County’s first COVID-19 death * 1,200 deaths across New York * New poll gives NY Governor high marks for handling outbreak

Patient was over the age of 65 and lived in the eastern part of Genesee County

Part of COVID-19 prevention

Genesee County COVID-19 infection increases by one * Cuomo delivers dire death estimate * gasoline prices drop in WNY

One new case of COVID-19 reported Saturday evening, total is now eight cases. This person is under 65 and is under mandatory isolation at home.

Comments from Paul Pettit, Public Health Director and Dan Ireland, President of UMMC

Three new cases of Coronavirus reported in Genesee County, total is now seven

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

One patient is under 65, the other is over 65 * both are hospitalized * Latest information released today

Position: Environmental Education Assistant Internship

Yard Waste Station will remain closed until further notice due to COVID-19

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

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

Genesee County has received one new case of COVID-19

Re: Spring Concert Cancelled

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

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

Latest Update issued 4PM Tuesday, March 24, 2020

City also issues proactive safety measures for citizens and first responders

Customers may be eligible for Home Energy Assistance Program

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

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

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

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

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

Latest guidance from Genesee Orleans Health Departments and New York State Health Dept

“Be prepared, not scared”

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

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

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

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

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

Two dogs perished in a house fire on State Street

Emergency Toll Procedures Implemented to Protect Toll Collectors and Motorists,
Cash Customers Will Receive a Bill in the Mail Instead of Paying Cash Until Further Notice

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

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

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

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

Stll only one confirmed case in Genesee County, but more are under quarantine

New date will be announced by Chamber of Commerce

Operations suspended to help prevent spread of novel coronavirus

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

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

From Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security

Suspends all foreclosure and evictions for the next 60 days

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Effective 4:30PM on March 17 and in effect for five days

The resident is over 65 years old and is in mandatory isolation at home and recovering

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

Food Pantry distribution cancelled for April 1, emergency food distribution available

City Ice Rick will also close until further notice.

Batavia Downs Gaming and all WROTB Branches to close at 8PM Monday (Mar 17) until further notice

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

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

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

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

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

Measures implemented to help prevent spread of Corona Virus

Youth Center on Liberty St. to remain closed until further notice

Officers will practice “social distancing” techniques

The plan details food distribution, instructional resources while schools are closed, staff reporting and building access

All RRH facilities to reschedule elective surgeries through March 29 in response to COVID 19

State of Emergency declared, schools close until further notice.

Still no confirmed cases of COVID 19 virus in county

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

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

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

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

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

City issues guidance about facilities cleaning and additional services during flu season and Coronavirus.

New York State Public High School Athletic Association postpones boys and girls regional and state championships.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eight hospital workers in Westchester County are being tested

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

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

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Record Number of Distributions to Municipalities and State Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Libertarian inserts himself in McMurray v. Jacobs debate * Shelby woman jailed for felony Assault with a Weapon * ND Coach Rapone going for 700th win

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

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

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

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

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

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

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

Annual fundraising walk to be held in Batavia on Oct 3

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

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

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

Genesee Community College Batavia Campus – Stuart Steiner Theatre

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

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

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

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

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

The GCASA Foundation is accepting applications for its annual scholarship, which is open to Genesee and Orleans County students entering college this fall.

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

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

Native of Western New York promoted to Troop A Commander

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

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

Suspect sought in weekend chase on Oak and Charles Streets * Advice from BPD when making financial transactions with unknown persons * Rochester Philharmonic winds Grammy – hear it for yourself

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

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

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

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

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

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

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

Car theft arrest in Town of Batavia * County GOP endorses candidates * Sheriff’s Office names Officer of the Year

Officer of the year: Inv. Christopher Parker; Distinguished Services; Dispatcher Steven Robinson

Warrant issued for Batavia woman who stopped payment restitution * Rochester man admits to killing a Good Samaritan in Batavia * GOP leaders to meet this weekend to decide on Congressional candidate

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

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

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

NYFB President Elected to National AFBF Board of Directors

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

Local officials oppose Cuomo’s Medicaid proposal * Another Republican enters 27th Congressional race * Genesee County Dems seek candidates

Four county wide offices need Democrat candidates

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

Cuomo outlines state budget proposal, calls for a “redesign of Medicaid * Bills Hall of Famer endorses a candidate for NY 27th congressional seat

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

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

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

Are You Interested in a Career in Healthcare?

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

County clerk opposes “Green Light Law” * Batavia Downs reveals summer concert series acts * Collins to be sentenced tomorrow

Headliners are announced for an eight concert series this summer at Batavia Downs

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

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

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

Assemblyman Steve Hawley joins with Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay to repeal bail reform law

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

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

Fatal crash in Alexander follows police chase * woman arrested for attacking security guards at Downs * Prosecutors call for Collins to get 5 years in prison

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

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

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

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

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

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

Two weather watches posted for our area * new chair selected for county legislature * 10,000 flu cases in NYS

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

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

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

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

Cuomo lays out agenda for 2020 * Republican, like Steve Hawley, react * New director for Genesee Co Office for the Aging

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

A band of Lake Affect Snow will affect Southwestern Genesee, Wyoming and East Central Erie Counties

13 yr. olds plea guilty to threatening Albion Middle School * GCEDC ponders big tax breaks for long delayed Ellicott Station project * Chamber announces 2019 award winners

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

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

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

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

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

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

Batavia Police ask for info about missing woman * Hawley says he will not seek Assembly Minority Leader post * Flu gets worse in NYS

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

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

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

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

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

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

Albion man arrested for shooting at sports bar * Bills take on Texans in wildcard match-up

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

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

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

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

Batavia man gets 2-years in prison for threatening police officer * Dogs and puppies perish in Stafford house fire * Bail reform costly to Genesee County taxpayers

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

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

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

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

Some snow in the forecast * North St., LeRoy to close Thursday and Friday * case of road rage in Batavia

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

Power restored to 2,200 National Grid customers in county * Cuomo increases security in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods statewide * Bills to play Houston on Saturday

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

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

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

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

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

Second democrat announces for 61st State Senate seat * Looking for cause of Christmas Eve fire * Minimum wage goes up next week

A tractor-trailer rollover in Caledonia has led to the death of a Genesee County man. The crash occurred on state Route 20 near Route 5. 55 year old Richard Ishmael of Bergen was pronounced dead at the scene Friday morning. Deputies say Ishmaels’ rig left the roadway while making a turn and rolled over trapping […]

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

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

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

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

Genesee, Orleans & Wyoming Public Health Column

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Controversy, Blues and a Beanstalk – Something for Everyone

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

New part-time city court judge appointed * Winter Weather Advisory posted for Wednesday * Collins reaches settlement with SEC

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

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

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

City continues to wait for EWllicott Station progress * Batavia PD warns Holiday shoppers * Schumer pushes FAA for more airline legroom

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

Cougars Sweep Holiday Classic

Cougars Drop to #3 Schoolcraft

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

Cougars Get Win Over Knights at Cougar Holiday Classic

Cougars Cruise Past Knights at Cougar Holiday Classic

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

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

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

Ranzenhofer will not seek re-election to State Senate * Child predator pleads guilty to state charges * Houseknechts honored for for service and philanthropy

Will not seek re-election next year, has served six terms

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


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

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

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

Batavia man faces 20 years in Federal prison for taking 14-year old girl across state lines * Two Albion men jailed on felony drug charges * Center Street Smokehouse turns 20

Local police agencies collect toys for Christmas

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

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

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

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

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

Malone out of Catholic Diocese, new administrator named * Muckdogs praise congressional effort to save minor league teams * Bill’s playoff tix go on sale

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

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

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

Malone to seek early retirement * City Hall phones fixed * adopt a fire hydrant

Batavia City Fire Chief asks residents to clear snow from hydrants near their home of business

Ceremony will be held Dec 20 in the City Courtroom at 1 West Main

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

State Street man jailed without bail for Assault * Batavia burglary leads to arrest for a LeRoy resident * Leroy man indicted for sexual abuse

Violent domestic in Corfu * AAA honors Albion PD * Bills to play on Sunday Night Football, Dec 15

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

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

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

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

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

Black Friday in Batavia * New charges for Liberty St. stand-off suspect

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

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

High Wind Warning posted for Genesee County * New info on Allegany Co. double murder * Cuomo spends Holiday in PR

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

State Troopers to crack down on impaired and reckless driving over the Thanksgiving holiday

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

How to control Batavia’s deer population * High Wind Watch posted for tomorrow * Big Pauly makes his last pie

Vest was donated by national organization

High Wind Watch posted on Wednesday * Funeral set for Allegany County couple allegedly killed by their son * Forecast high winds threaten Macy’s balloons

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

Genesee Competes at North Country Invite

Cougars Skid Continues Against Bobcats

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

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

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

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

Allegany County teen charged with double murder * Biden favored by NY Democrats * Holland Land Office Museum begins “Wonderland of Trees”

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

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

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