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COVID Update, Muckdogs Miss Playoffs, Baseball Official Sport of NY, Buffalo Sabres Sign Asplund for 2 More Years

Fair Schedule, Restaurant Tax Credit, Sabres Sign New Players

New rules for schools dealing with unpaid meal fees * Masks may continue inside school buildings * The City of Batavia Water Department will be making repairs to a water main on Williams Street today

City man arrested again for sex abuse of children * A hint of good news on the state COVID front * Summer Rec cancelled for today

Deputies level more than a dozen felony counts against a Rochester woman * New sex crime charges for a Batavia man * Sheriff warns of scam

Changes are coming for election workers in NY * NY sends more help to battle west coast fires * Former substitute is under investigation

A domestic dispute ends with serious injuries in Batavia * Big changes for area Unity Way agencies * Songbirds are in trouble

COVID continues to spread across NYS, Genesee County, however, remains among the lowest rates in the state * Suspect arrested for shoplifting at Walmart for three days * Fair queen crowned at county fair

Fun at the Fair continues * COVID cases continue to rise * Bison offer deal on tickets

Fed Task Force Makes Arrests in Rochester and Buffalo, SUNY Chancellor Announces All Schools Require Vaccines, Go Health Vaccines at the Fair, Crossroads House Garage Sale, Sabres Trades

VA hosting Career Fair, Holland Ave Water Line Work, Bisons Tickets on Sale

It’s Fair time! & A Batavia man pleaded guilty to raping a child * A knife attack in Oakfield

Rochester’s mayor says she’s innocent of weapons charges * Grand Jury indicts LeRoy man for spraying bleach into the eyes of two dogs * LeRoy woman faces felony DWI

Changes are coming for federal extended benefits * a settlement appears likely against three drug distributors * COVID hospitalizations continue to grow

US Not Reopening Border With Canada, MCC COVID Restrictions, Rochester Mayor Arraigned, Jays Return to Canada and Bisons Return to Buffalo, Highmark Stadium Hiring, Center Street Parking Lot Resurfacing

Unemployment cut in half locally * NYS COVID numbers more concerning * Blue Jays to play their final game in WNY tonight

A familiar face returns as interim Batavia school superintendent * Batavia police gear up for the next community night out * Another federal sex crime story from Wyoming County.

Air Quality Alert, Erie County Declares Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis, Lackawanna Home Explosion

Police to crack-down at summer concerts * A Wyoming County man arrested for attempting to lure “an 11 year old girl” * American to be allowed back into Canada, if…

The latest New York statewide COVID report has more conflicting results * A Wyoming County man has pleaded guilty to attempting to have sex with an 11-year-old girl * Pembroke receives money from feds

Summer Concert Drinking Crackdown, School Bus Accident in Corfu, Record Setting Rain, Muckdogs Vs Elmira Ends In Team Ejection,

City woman charged with serious assault, set free “under supervision” * COVID rates up slightly in region * Looking for a liquor theif

Batavia police arrest a man from a 2009 rape * Felony charges leveled following a knife attack in Batavia * New York’s statewide COVID positivity rate has now climbed to 1.51%.

COVID Update From Paul Pettit, Rochester Mayor Indicted, COVID Vaccines for 6 Months and Up

4H Market Animal auction ads online bidding * Accused welfare cheat arrested for Grand Larceny * Beware, Batavia Post Office is rebuilding front steps

New COVID numbers offer mixed results * Repair work continues at Batavia Post Office * Private sector jobs in NY, on the rise

Pembroke woman admits guilt in animal cruelty case * COVID cases slowly rise in New York, but Finder Lakes Region declines slightly * Ag Society announces purchase of future Agri-Culkture Center

A Batavia woman is accused of a felony crime * The “Battle of the Badges” square-off happens Sunday in Batavia * COVID cases continue to climb

Audubon Society Says Take Down Bird Feeders, Assemblyman Hawley Hosting Town Hall Meeting, Batavia Fire Department Joins PSAARI

New law designed to block robo-texts * Most New Yorkers thing COVID crisis is done and gone * Agriculture gets it’s own home in Genesee County

Rochester Regional Health is expanding its partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine * A Buffalo man faces weapons charges following an incident in Stafford * More disturbing news on the COVID front in New York

Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Haircuts and Shaves Now Allowed on Sunday, Text Advertising Now Telemarketing, DMV Warns of Increased Thefts, Former Batavia Priest Accused of Sex Abuse

Disc golf in Centennial Park – dead in the water * Troopers report on July 4th crackdown * Goo Goo Dolls to return to Buffalo – next year

Batavia City Council responds to concerns from Save the Park committee * NY officials warn of another scam * Six Flags Darien Lake has announced the formal launch of Project Ed

New York State Police Announce Crackdown Results, Gas Prices On The Rise, Six Flags Hiring Teachers and School Employees

Batavia man jailed for predatory sexual abuse of children * Gas prices rise again in Batavia * Uptick in positive COVID-19 cases in NYS

A Batavia man faces serious child sex charges * 1 dead, others hurt in a Seneca Lake boating crash * NY COVID cases on the rise

CDC Wants All Schools Open in Full In Fall, FDA and CDC Say No Need For Booster Shots of COVID Vaccine, Fire on Pearl Street, Genesee STOP-DWI Youth Night at the Ballpark, Town Of Bethany Clerk Search, Former Fantasy Island Water Park to Open by End of July

New York COVID Update, Albion Man Indicted on Child Porn Charges,

Byron man accused of having a pipe bomb * Pembroke cashes in big fo0r a water projects * Restaurants can continue to use sidewalks for outdoor dining

Batavia school superintendent says goodbye * Another multi-billion-dollar settlement with a pharmaceutical company * New York no longer requires students to wear face masks in summer school

Thruway Service Areas Getting Upgraded, South Main and Wortendyke Rd Area Closed For Culvert Replacement, Elba Music and More 2.0

NWS issues Hazardous Weather Outlook * Shortage of high refs * Josh Allen gets 2nd edition of cereal – calls it “surreal”

Big $$$ headed to Pembroke * NY announces a little more help for restaurants * NY targets Google in lawsuit

Outdoor Dining On Municipal Land to Continue, Schumer Unveils 11 Million Dollars For Livingston County, Alexander FD Tractor Pull, Muckdogs Drop Last 3 Games, Batavia Downs Changes Concert Lineup, O’Lacy’s Taking a Break

Elba Names New Superintendent, Hawley Announces DC Trip, GO Health Lists Cheaper Gas

Another first in the nation coming from NYS * A Batavia woman is seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle while in a crosswalk * Gas prices continue to climb

Pembroke Fireworks Explosion, Blue Jays Trying to Head Back to Toronto

Watch for thunderstorms popping up * Cost of gasoline continues to rise in Batavia * 46 year old man arrested in city following a fracas that drew blood

COVID hospitalizations continue to decline * A woman is accused of causing over $16K in damage to the emergency room in Warsaw * An aspiring young athlete and soccer player, along with her father, killed in crash

Batavia police file felony rape charges against a man * A knife attack sends a man to jail * A recent state audit raised some concerns with the Town of Albion

Food Survey Results, BBB Warns of AirBNB Scams, All Star Game Has Buffalo On Both Sides, Go Art To Host Sean Madden and FlashBamPow

Congressman Chris Jacobs Reports on the Border, Job Openings at Fantasy Island Water Park, Brenda Good Resigns From School Board, Jackson Square Concert To Be Held In City Center Tonight

Soler to leave Batavia City Schools * Will take top job with Schenectady City School District * Police to keep a close watch on motorists this holiday weekend

Forest Rangers and others can now carry Epi pens * New results are in from a deadly helicopter crash * Police prepare for the holiday weekend

2/3 of New York Voters Don’t Want Cuomo To Remain as Governor, Army National Guard Crash in Mendon Ruled Operator Error, Robocalls May Become Less Common, Jessica Pegula On US Olympic Team, Crossroads House Garage Sale End of July

A case of extreme domestic violence * Office for the Aging asks, “Got Groceries?” * State Assembly to issue subpoenas in Cuomo impeachment case

A Batavia man faces a strangulation charge * The Genesee County Fair Talent Show is just a few weeks away * Batavia Council slams bail reform

Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Police Crackdown on Drugged and Drunk Driving Over 4th of July Weekend

Power restored after late morning outage * Still a risk for thunderstorms today *

Batavia school board prepares to reorganize * Empire Access receives a big shout out * Congressman Chris Jacobs heads to Texas

Heat Advisory, Buffalo Mayor Brown To Start Write In Campaign, Use Caution With Sparkling Devices, WIC Benefits Get Temporary Increase, Fire on Gilhooly Rd Consumed House, Farmers Market To Double SNAP recipients Money

Dry conditions renew calls for water conservation * Heat advisory issued for Genesee and Orleans Counties * Home on Gilhooly Road in Alexander now declared total loss by fire

Batavia approves $1 million water project * Heat advisory for Tuesday * Richmond Memorial Library remains closed Tuesday

Heat Advisory for Western NY, Activists Want Ashanti Network in New York, Mass Shooting at Rochester Walmart, AAA Says 4th of July Will Have Record Breaking Travel Numbers, Genesee County Office For the Aging Handing Out Senior Coupons for Farmers Markets, Richmond Library Open Only for Morning Hours after Air Conditioner Failed, Gas Price Up

Porch fire in Alexander re-kindles * Gas price continues to rise in Batavia * Neighbor fracas in Batavia

COVID-related hospitalizations continue to decline * Batavia police join OffenderWatch to track sex offenders * A neighbor dispute ends with a felony charge

Police Asking For Help Locating Missing Batavia Man, New Solar Facility In Mt Morris Receives Final Siting Permit, Jackson Square Concert Series Starts, Cat Found, Water Usage Alert For the Weekend

Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Offroad Vehicle Ban in Rochester, Child Tax Credit Monthly Payouts, Long Island Man Running Entire Empire Trail for Charity, Road Work Update for Batavia

Eli Fish shows off new third floor apartments * Fracas at West Main St. motel * K-9 Frankie: a Lucky Dog

A man allegedly wielded a tire iron at a Batavia motel, now, he’s in jail * Batavia police out with an important post-pandemic driving reminder * Batavia Downs helps a K-9 unit

St Bonaventure To Require All On Campus Students Be Vaccinated, Tops Holding Virtual Hiring Event, Eli Fish Showing Off New Apartments, Muckdogs Split First double Header

State of Emergency lifted in New York * Batavia man pleads to child porn charges * Batavia Concert Band making music again

The State of Emergency in NY ends today * A Batavia man faces a decade behind bars for possession 1,000 pics of child porn * Two Batavia police officers receive some unexpected credit

NY State of Emergency Over Tomorrow, 25 Million Dollars Available to Child Care Providers, City Church Opening Tuesday Night Activity Nights, EZPass May Be Overcharging you

Two upsets in WNY mayoral primaries * Car-ped accident on West Main * Sabres mourn passing of Rene Robert

The unofficial GOP primary election results * A local agency receives a significant endorsement * Batavia police investigate a serious vehicle/pedestrian accident

Erie County and the Bills Have Not reached an Agreement about a New Stadium, Independence Day Weekend Travel, Good Samaritan Helps Out Motorist After Crash, Free Youth Pickleball at Northgate Free Methodist

Three GOP primary elections today in Genesee County * “Roadside domestic dispute” leads to a felony charge * Bills fans must mask if not vaccinated

Genesee County man faces felony charges * Another free fishing weekend * “School’s Out for Summer!” event planned for Thursday

Severe Storm Watch in Effect, Nick Tahou’s Broken Into, Highmark Stadium at Full Capacity, Canadian Border open to Fully Vaccinated Canadians

A quiet, unassuming “humble” woman, a 4th grade teacher for 35 years, leaves over $1.2-million to local hospital

Wind Advisory in effect for Genesee & Orleans counties * UB confirms Delta COVID variant in WNT * Gasoline prices in Batavia unchanged

Remembering Hurricane Agnes, nearly 50 years ago * Keep an eye on the sky Monday afternoon * COVID cases continue to drop

COVID Clinics To Scale Down, Rochester Police Say Recent Shootings Not Random, Bills Looking Into New Stadium, GLOW YMCA Golf Outing Raises over $12,000, Godfreys Pond Retriever Challenge

Darien Lake Amusement Park Lifts Restriction, Border Crossing With Canada Closing Extended, Billy “Huuuuuge” Fucillo Dies at 64, Fireworks on Sale

Drowning victim an accomplished swimmer * Assistant City Manager is named * County continues water conservation efforts

A teenager drowns in Genesee County * County officials urge residents to conserve water * Batavia’s Juneteenth celebration is Saturday at Williams Park from 12-7 pm

NY Assembly Passes Child Poverty Reduction Act, Sheriffs Department Looking For Driver Who Hit Dog in Darien, Bills Coach Flies with the Eagles,

Maguire leaves city to take new job with the Town of Batavia * knife wielding suspect lunges at officer * Nik Wallenda takes another high wire walk in WNY

The town of Batavia hires a new operations manager * An Orleans County man clings to life ten days after a tragic accident * Gov. Cuomo says don’t “get cocky”

Flying Wallenda in Buffalo Tomorrow, Muckdogs Team Up With Challenger Baseball Saturday, Frontier Field Removes Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Sections

LeRoy home believed saved from a barn fire, now declared a total loss * Catholic Diocese to monitor 18 WNY priests * Josh Allen to toss first pitch in Blue Jays game

Most COVID restrictions in NY have now been lifted * Rubble from barn fire smolders again * Kodak’s CEO will be required to testify

City Council, again, considers a new Police headquarters * NYS close to normal * State Fair to open at 100% capacity

The New York State first dose vaccination rate is now 69.9 percent * Batavia gets more serious about a new police station * Union protesting against Catholic Health

Fire at Leroy Barn, Gas Prices Jump, Seneca Park Zoo New Cub, State Fair to Be 100 Percent Capacity, New Genesee Flag Flies Outside Alexander Courthouse, Rolling Patriots and Patriot Guard Escort Band to Play for Veterans at NYS Veterans Home

Fire destroys barn in LeRoy * Early voting in Genesee County a big disappointment * NYS COVID rfate remains lowest in nation

Some potential good news for a local church * A Darien man allegedly attempts to attack sheriff’s deputies with a butcher knife * COVID cases continue to drop

New Guidelines For Nursing Home COVID Testing, Assembly Passes Parole Reform Bill, COVID Update, Quicklee’s Could Have Tim Hortons On Oak and Noonan, Fishing Derby On No License Fishing Day at Dewitt Park,

Fantasy Island Under New Management and Hopes to Open Water Park, NYS Legislature Bans “Ghost Guns,” St Marks In Leroy Named to Historic Register

City Fire Chief is leaving to take a State Fire post * NYS 13 consecutive days of record low COVID rates * Oakfield Labor Daze to return

COVID totals continue to tumble * Genesee County works on a revised ethics law * An arrest has been made after a NY Congressman was targeted

Alcohol To Go Sales Ending, Great Lakes Wind Turbines, Canada Phased Border Reopening, Buffalo Bills Preseason Schedule Released

New York nears 70-percent vaccination rate * Application made for huge solar energy farm in Elba/Oakfield * Get your Blue Jays tickets, now

A proposed industry developing in Genesee County could get a boost * The Law Enforcement Torch Run is here * New York inches closer to lifting most COVID restrictions

Canada may soon ease border restrictions * Orleans County man charged with Town of Alabama arson * Changes in early voting announced in Genesee County

Location will change from County Building 2 to the Arc Community Center on Woodrow Road

A fire in the Town of Alabama has resulted in an arson charge * One man is dead, another is in the hospital after they were found unconscious inside a semi-tanker in Orleans County * Vietnam Veteran remembered

Protest About Masks in Schools, Canada Inching Towards Opening the Border, Summer Theater Camp, Bills Training Camp In Orchard Park Again

COVID numbers continue to drop * Gas prices continue the slow rise * State lawmakers want emergency order terminiated

Martin Miskell will take over as head of Arc of Genesee Orleans when merger with Livingston Wyoming is complete

Gasoline prices up 2-cents * Students still need to mask up * Muckdogs yet to win at home

The week begins with confusion over masks in area schools * The DEC is cleaning up a petroleum spill at Batavia’s Horseshoe Lake * New York’s 7-Day average COVID positivity rate has reached a new low

Masks Mandates For Kids Changed, Vaccine Clinics This Week, CPB Seizes 4500lbs of Pot, COVID Update, Batavia Public Market Now Open, Muckdogs Lose First Home Game

Gun Liability Law Going Through Assembly, Vaccine Passport Fraud Now a Felony, Conserve Water Due to Hot Weather, Muckdogs Win Against Elmira

National cheese processor inquires about locating in LeRoy * UMMC installs sunscreen dispensers at Dewitt Park * Muckdogs win season opener

COVID cases continue to spiral downward * Forgot the sunscreen? Genesee County has your back * A murder suspect has been apprehended in Wyoming County

Kids 6mo and Up Vaccine Trials, Veterinarians Can See You Now, Oakfield Girl Scout Gets Gold Award and Scholarship, Sabres Get First Draft Pick

County Jail to allow visitors next week * taxpayers footing the legal bill for Cuomo’s book defense * Alexander Central 8th grader wins flag contest

An Amazing Race type event comes this Saturday * The Genesee County Flag Contest announces a winner * Another new COVID low

Poison Control Center Warns about Kids Getting into Marijuana, Rath Plans to Pay Worker To Go Back To Work, COVID Update, Gas And Steam Tractor Pull, Amazing Race Batavia

Hawley favors scaling back 2019 bail reform * NYS COVID rates drop for 57 straight days * GCASA detox facility ahead of schedule

Rumors are rampant over a potential new industry in Genesee County * New York’s average COVID positivity rate continues to drop to new lows * The “Restore Order” initiative is introduced

Curfew Mandate Expired, GO Health Clinics, Gas Price Update, Oakfield Community Bible Church Craft and Vendor Fair

Massive solar farm slated for Byron * Batavia girl run over by pick-up continues to recover * The Genesee County Fair is on for this summer

6-year-old seriously hurt after being run over by vehicle in Batavia * A NY congressman voted against a bill but promotes it’s benefits * A rock throwing event in the City of Batavia led to the arrest of a 25-year-old man

COVID Rates Hit Lowest Since August, Lt Hibsch Day Celebrated in Attica, Outdoor Supplies Low and Demand High, Open Spots for the Environmental Science Camp

COVID rate continues to decline * Corfu man arrested after ATV crash * Dog rescued at Letchworth State Park

Buffalo Philharmonic to perform with Strickly Hip in tribute to Tragically Hip * Show is July 18

County residents asked to conserve water * TSA looking for help * little earthquake near Mt. Morris

175 volunteers participated

Some sidewalk changes are coming to a section of Batavia * Road construction ramps up next week * Officials are again urging some residents to conserve water

Impeachment Investigation Team Meets With Assembly Judiciary Committee, Missed Work Due to COVID Vaccine Side Effects Eligible for Paid Leave, Batavia Downs Nixes Testing Requirement for Rockin’ The Downs, Gas Leak Shuts Down School, Road Work Updates

A fallen Marine from WNY to be honored * Genesee County residents are asked to reduce water use * COVID rates continue to drop

Rt 77 In Pembroke, Cuomo Announced Scholarship Vaccine Incentive, COVID Update, GO Health Unveils New Website, Police Chief Speaks Out About Bail Reform

Local unemployment rates improved * COVID claims another event * Two people face charges from a car chase

Old Hippies to Give 4 Free Concerts, Bail Reform Lamented as Violent Offender Allowed Back into Community

Batavia eyes a new deal with Casella * A new poll shows voters are easing up on Gov. Cuomo * Young children can lose the masks

Gas in Western NY Above 3 Dollars, Jays Increase Vaccinated Seating, Giant Wheel retired In Darien Lake Park, Lineup for Concert Series Released, STOP DWI Program This Weekend

Genesee County receives positive news in a state audit * The number of COVID vaccinations continues to climb in New York * Three Buffalo residents are facing felony counts stemming from an alleged crime in the Town of Batavia

CATS to be Downsized, Muckdog’s Schedule and Promotions, N Bergen Road Open and Macomber Rd Closure, COVID Update, Pop Up COVID Clinics

Air Quality Warning, Empire Hemp Official Opening, Kingdom Bound Postponed Till Next Summer, Jays Tickets Sold Out, Canada Border Closed Till June 21st, Main Street Banners

The brothers Cuomo answer for the gov’s harassment allegations * Empire Hemp opens downtown location * another chance at the mega-millions jackpot

A local airport gets a funding boost * State Police remember the fallen * “Vax & Scratch” begins next week (only in NY)!

Husband of Rochester’s Mayor facing felony charges * Design changes for Jackson Square * How to contact City Hall

After a public input and multiple stakeholder engagement session for the design of Jackson Square the final design will advance to full engineering, permitting and construction

A short guide on how to navigate local City services

School budgets did well this year * A Batavia family and pet escaped after a fire threatened their home * The Jackson Square revitalization project remains on track

Check Which Businesses Will Let You Go Mask Free, Air Quality Warning Till Late Tonight, Missing 15 Year Old Found, Fire at Liberty and Cherry, Genesee Riverwatch Accepting Nominations, Alpaca Yoga in Bergen

School district budget votes * Lifting more COVID restrictions * COVID Positivity rates trend downward in Finger Lake Region

Voters approve area school budgets * 10 million New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine * Trump probe in NY turns criminal

All area school budgets were approved

Businesses Can Decide Whether to Allow Vaccinated People to Unmask, Andrew Giuliani To Run for Governor, Kiwanis Honors Batavia and Leroy Police Officers, Single Game Tickets Available for Muckdogs Home Games, Meadville Rd Closed For Bridge Replacement

Traditional awards ceremony and dinner cancelled due to COVID-19

One more day to mask up * Gasoline prices continue to rise * School budgets going before voters today

The mask mandate is changing * City parks have been damaged * School budget votes are today

Capacities Go Up, Fairs Given the Green Light, Canadian Government Talking About Reopening Border, Gas Prices Up

Governor says state will no longer require face masks if you are vaccinated.

Council President reacts to graffiti * COVID vaccines reached 50% of New Yorkers * Health Dept to hold anti-rabies clinic this week

Troopers continue to investigate serious thruway crash * Two face felony counts in Pavilion burglary * 50 percent of all New Yorkers have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series

Contract for Investigating Cuomo 250K, Tuesday is School Vote Day, Assemblyman Steve Hawley Calls for End of NY Mask Mandate, Jackson School Playground Opened, ARC Hosts Vaccine Clinic, Vaccine Clinics Through the Week

Rochester Clinical Health Doing Trial on COVID Vaccine for kids 6m-11yrs, Wegmans Pharmacies Offering Walk In Vaccines to 12-15 Year Olds, The Aquarium at Niagara Needs Help Naming New Octopus, Buffalo Zoo Accepting Donations to Choose Lion Cubs Name

Batavia woman arrested on welfare fraud * Orleans County man killed in tractor accident * Jacobs wants to remove “work search” requirement in unemployment

Upgrades begin at United Memorial Medical Center’s Radiology department * An Orleans County man is killed in a tractor accident * Liam and Olivia- the most popular NY names in 2020

Athletic Events Can Have More Spectators, Fantasy Island In Final Talks to Reopen

12 to 15 year-olds OK for vaccine, available at GCC on Saturday * Deputies get a pay raise * UMMC breaks ground on radiology expansion

A free drive-thru anti-rabies immunization clinic will be held in Genesee County next week * A Batavia women is accused of scamming social services * New deal approved for deputies

Republican Rob Astorino Announced Governor Run, Jays Back at Sahlens Field With New Regulations, Batavia High Graduation Plans, Batavia Middle School Counselor Named Counselor of the Year for NYS, Bills Playing Saints for Thanksgiving

Albion man charged with Attempted murder * Batavia Police warn of larcenies from cars * 12 to 15 year olds on deck for COVID shots

Gas prices are still on the rise, how high will they go? * Batavia police report wave of vehicle larcenies * Genesee County reports 32 new COVID cases

Cuomo Announces Plan to Vaccinate 12-15 Year Olds, Buffalo Zoo Bringing Back Animal Encounters

Housing director nips drug deal in the bud * Batavia Downs offers incentives for shots * Eichel on the fence

Batavia Downs offers incentives to get vaccinated

Deputies make an arrest in a Town of Stafford burglary * Your next campfire could come under review * Batavia water prices set to increase

ALL SUNY and CUNY Schools To Require COVID Vaccinations, Frost Advisory from Midnight to 8AM Tuesday, Jacobs Announces Broadband Program, Gas Prices Rise After Ransomware Attack, May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, Sabres Lose Last Game in Season

Gasoline prices near $3 a gallon * City Council to award final contract to repair mall roof * Public Hearing tonight on Batavia school budget

Batavia school district holds a budget hearing tonight * A high-level sex offender is back in custody * A motorcycle crash ended with charges in the Town of Bergen

Frost advisory in Effect, Most Parents Won’t Make Kids Get Vaccine, COVID Clinics Every Day of the Week, COVID Update, Environmental Science Camp Sign Ups

New York Contemplating Allowing Restaurants to Be Unrestricted if All Patrons Are Vaccinated, Mom and Me Competition Crowns Winner, Man Attacks People Over Masks At Flying J, New Boatlaunch and Kayaks at Dewitt Park, Six Flags Darien Lake Get Vaccinated Get Free Tickets, Sabres Lose to Penguins

A local dairy farm in honored * Operation Hardhat results in 400+ tickets * 11 new COVID cases in Genesee county

Missing Buffalo State Student Believed to Have Committed Suicide, Nominate A Nurse For Recognition, CVS Now Doing Walk In Vaccinations, Adults Trying to Connect With Kids Sexually Online Up 97.5 Percent, COVID Update, Podcast Host to Present on Evangelical Beliefs at Bergen Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Cuomo blames us for state’s highest COVID rate * Kayaking comes to Dewitt Park tomorrow * Schumer steps in boder crossing issue

Genesee deputies get closer to a new contract * A Southern Tier lawmakers wants clarity about county fairs * Dog case continues in court

Batavia Resident Wins Taste Of Buffalo Art Competition, Toronto Blue Jays Coming Back To Buffalo, New Rules For Baseball Games, Proposal for NY Drivers To Learn Proper Behavior When Pulled Over, COVID Update, Sabres Beat Islanders

New superintendent named at Byron-Bergen * Alexander Town Board proposes zoning law for solar systems * Jackson Square funding approaches $1-million

The New York vaccination rate is increasing as COVID-19 infections are decreasing * Genesee reports 16 new COVID cases * Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been released from a federal prison

Scammer Almost Escape, Memorial Day Parade, Sabres Win

Mercy Flight pushes through the pandemic * Eviction protections have been extended * It is International Firefighters’ Day

Most Capacity Restrictions to be Lifted, Gates Police Chief Warns of Streets Like a Warzone, Jazz Fest Canceled, Gas Update, Vince Neil to Play at Rockin The Downs, Assistance Needed in finding Person of Interest, Sabres Lost to Bruins

Downs adds new headliner to Summer Concert Series * J&J “One and Done” vaccine offered in county * Finger Lakes Wine Festival cancelled for this summer

Appointments requested but walk-ins will be accepted. * GCC and and Office for the Aging Clinics will open on Wednesday

Fire crews from Wyoming and Genesee counties battle a house fire * A registered sex offender gets some bad news from an appellate court * New York’s statewide COVID positivity rate has dropped to 1.49%

Personal Care Businesses Can Increase Capacity, New York Ranked 3rd In Best Pizza, COVID Update, Bail Scammers Nabbed, All Day School Masking Protested

High Wind Advisory, 15 Million Available for Air Conditioners, Clinics for Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Available, Lost Dog Found but One Still Missing, Sabres Lose to Bruins

Arc Exec Dir to retire after 3w2 years with agency * Arc of Genesee-Orleans to merge with Livingston Wyoming agency * Beware of season asphalt paving scams

Donna Saskowski to retire after 32 years with the Arc of Genesee * Agency to merge with Arc of Livingston Wyoming

The annual Spring Gala is right around the corner * SUNY makes changes to its mask guidelines * Sheriff warns of paving scams

5 Free Garden Plots Up For First Come First Serve, St Paul Lutheran School Scrap Metal Drive, Summer Camps Can Run With Some Restrictions

Southside water replacement project to begin Monday * Bills to take 30th pick in NFL draft * Have a drink without food

A traffic stop ends poorly for a Batavia man * Gov. Cuomo has announced changes to curfews for indoor and outdoor dining * Batavia Downs preps for Kentucky Derby

Curfews on Restaurants and Bars to Be Lifted in May, New Rules for Catered Events, Browns Mill Rd Closure, Drive In Movies at Gas And Steam Showgrounds, Sabres Lose to Rangers

It’s OK to drop the mask * 23 new COVID cases in county * New open and closing act for Downs summer concert series

Genesee logs nearly 2 dozen new COVID cases * The Spin Doctors are coming to Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel * Is the gas tax being raised by 55 cents?

Bill Passed that Bans Non- Electric Vehicle Sales Starting 2035, All State Run and County Health Department Run Vaccine Sites to Allow Walk In’s, COVID Update, GLWO YMCA New Building Community Challenge, Genesee County Fair Hopeful To Return, Highmark Stadium to Host Dinosaurs Over The Summer

Batavia City Council Begins Legal Pot Debate * Council restores budget funds for two firemen and one police officer * New York State looses a seat in Congress

Two Additional Concerts announced for the Summer Series

Batavia’s public safety staffing gets a boost * Batavia ponders the legalization of marijuana * NY loses a seat on congress

NY State Fair Back In Action, Capacity Increases for Gyms, Offices, Casinos and Stadiums, Congressman Chris Jacobs Awards Art Prizes, Upton Road Closure

COVID capacity limits increase today * Another convenience store proposed for Batavia * Holley man drowns attempting to rescue a dog

Batavia looks to restore three positions * a new convenience store eyes Batavia * It’s National Infant Immunization Week

Tomaszewski Ordered to Repay Victims, COVID Update, Planting Beds Available at Community Garden, Last Week Of April National Infant Immunization Week, Sabre Beat Bruins

Sherifgf warns of scam * 16 new COVID cases * BPD to hold drug collection tomorrow

Voting changes are possible for parolee’s * NY has the lowest one-day positivity rate since Nov. 5 * Genesee County report 16 new COVID cases

Section 6 Wrestling, Genesee County Unemployment, The Lilac Festival is Back With A Few Changes

COVID claims another local life * Town of Batavia Planning Board opens up public comments *

Some procedural changes are coming to the Town of Batavia Planning Board * Another person is headed to prison in a horrific murder case in the Southern Tier * A new service for people 55 and older is available in Genesee County

Molino Leaving Tomkins County for Livingston Water and Sewer, Tops Going Green, Sabres Shutout

Residents sound off about shooting range in Batavia * Rotary donates defibrillator to Salvation Army * US / Canada border remains closed

Vaccination appointments available in Genesee and Orleans Counties

Troopers continue to investigate an Orleans County cold case * Genesee County logs 21 new COVID cases * The Batavia Rotary Club has donated an AED defibrillator to the local center of The Salvation Army

Texting Scam, Canada US Border Still Closed, New Genesee County Property Website

Holley man indicted for rape on GCC campus * Weather Advisory issued for snow * Capacity limits raised across the state

A Grand Jury accuses Holley man of rape at college * Temporary changes at the Batavia City Clerk’s office * Cuomo ratings slip

Cuomo’s Approval Rating Falls, Changes to NY Taxes, Muckdogs to Host Challenger Baseball, Sabres Win and Lose Over the Weekend

One more hour before last call * Genesee County remains relatively dry * Gasoline prices remain steady

The Royalton-Hartland school district has some homework * Genesee County remains in moderate drought * COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 2.35%, the lowest since November 7

Rochester is Number 1, Missing Girl Found, Police Ask Community for Info About Accident, COVID Update, Earth Day Ellicott Trail Cleanup, Taste of Stafford Canceled, St Paul Lutheran School Fundraiser,

Booster Shots for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines, Cuomo Signs New High Speed Internet Law, COVID Update, Los Samaritanos Need Help With Comfort Bags For Former Detainees, Sabres Beat Capitals

New school super named for Alexander * Batavia Police look for missing 14 year old girl * 10 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Genesee County reports 10 more COVID cases * A Niagara Falls man faces local felony drug charges * COVID-19 hospitalizations in New York State have dropped to under 4,000

All municipalities in Genesee County have moved their information to this new website

Some local schools…make the grade * Batavia school board green lights the proposed budget…now it’s your turn * A chilling crime story update from the Southern Tier

NY State Focusing on Farmers for Vaccinations, Fire at Jerome Place, Fire Department Recruitment Drive, Sabres Lose To Bruins

Tomszewski admits guilt in funeral scam * 19 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Cuomo says New York will will again use the Johnson and Johnson vaccine when the feds lifts the pause

It could be prison time for a former Batavia Funeral Home Director * Three people arrested in Bergen, one charged with three felonies * Genesee County will be taking walk-ins for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic this afternoon at Genesee Community College from 1 – 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

45 new positive COVID-19 cases in Genesee County * City starts a “carry-in, carry-out” trash policy in parks * In-person graduation possible this June

Cuomo outlines capacity limits for graduation ceremonies this spring * It’s a week to say thanks to the people on the other end of a 911 call * The City of Batavia has implemented a “Carry-in — Carry-out” trash policy in all city parks.

Cuomo Announces SUNY Schools to Get Vaccines, NY High Unemployment, Schumer Trying to Get Money For Mental Health Released, Attorney General Warns of Vaccine Pay Scam, Gas Update, Sabres Win against Flyers

Police continue to investigate a fatal ATV crash in Oakfield * A New York Army National Guard soldier from Bergen is promoted * Batavia school board to accept retirements

Moderna Vaccine Clinic On Monday, New York State Says Kids in Schools Can Be 3 Feet Apart, Is Your Town Going to Allow Marijuana Sales?, House Ethics Committee Investigating Tom Reed, New York Empire Trail Challenge, Sabres Lose To Capitals

Pilot Who Died In Cattaraugus Crash Well Known at GCA, COVID Update, Sabres Lose to Devils

Adult residential community proposed for LeRoy * New COVID cases in county: 24 * LeRoy Central schools recognized nationally for music

Water treatment plant upgrades are coming to Albion * A curfew order for bars and restaurants in New York has been extended * Genesee County reports 34 new COVID cases

Lee Zeldin Announces He Will Challenge Cuomo in 2022, Cuomo Renews Alcohol Executive Orders, Rochester Police Warn of Rise in Carjackings, Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign Starts Today, Ascension Parish Collecting Electronics

DMV likely to keep its armed guard * 10 new COVID cases in Genesee County * County Planning Board to consider Chipptle Grill in Batavia

Security is expected to remain at the local DMV office * new opportunities are coming for young hunters * Genesee County reports ten additional COVID cases

COVD Vaccine Available for All 16 and Up, Friday Deadline For Registration for Family Game Night, Six Flags Darien Lake Hiring Fairs,

Batavia Downs holds Job Fair * Darien Lake to hold Drive-thru hiring event * SUNY plans mass vaccinations before summer vacation

Lawmakers agree on a new state budget that provide record spending in school aid * A NY congressman continues to lay low * Genesee County reports 27 more COVID-19 cases

Smoking Pot Legality Doesn’t Change Other laws, BBB Warns Against Posting Vaccination On Social Media, Community Action and Head Start Partner to Send Books To Children

Two armed robberies in Orleans County leads to gunfire * VLT aid for Batavia included in state budget bill * 16 and 17 year olds now eligible for Pfizer vaccine

Police opened fire on robbery suspects during a wild chase in Orleans County * gas prices continue to creep up * 47 new COVID cases reported locally

Batavia Culinary Team Serves NASA, 2 Batavia Men Arrested for Rape, Gas Update, Sabres Win Against Rangers

WNY has one of the highest COVID infection rates in the state * Starting tomorrow all NY’ers over 16 eligible for vaccine * 11 p.m. curfew ends for many businesses, but not restaurants and bars

A Batavia teen has been accused of raping a child * Batavia police charge a man with robbery and assault * Genesee County under a Drought Watch

Ellicott Station May Begin To Take Form In May, CDC New Travel Guidance, COVID Update, Holley Family Takes The Plunge When Their Porch Collapses, Holland Land Office Upcoming Events

One hour guided walks on select Saturday mornings * $5 registration fee benefits Genesee County Animal Shelter

Troopers to soon wear body cameras * 10 new positive cases of COVID in Genesee County * Talk your dog for a guided walk in the park

Troopers in Batavia will begin wearing body cameras by the end of summer * Senate Republicans – outraged-that a convicted cop-killer will serve on a NY police reform board * Court action continues in the case of a Bergen man who was killed after his vehicle was struck by a garbage truck

Governor Cuomo Faces New Allegations, New Yorkers Don’t have to Quarantine If they Travel Domestically, Allegany Man Charged With Over 60 Years of Sexual Abuses in Livingston County, The Easter Bunny Helps Family Who Lost All In Fire, Chipotle Moving to Batavia,

What will legal pot mean locally? * 17 new COVID cases in county, three at the County Jail..* The Sabres finally win one

Investigators continue to probe a Batavia house fire * Genesee County reports 17 new cases of COVID-19 * NYS budget will be late

Downs is extending hours * Legal weed awaits the gov’s signature * New York highest taxed state in the union

NY lawmakers vote to legalize recreation marijuana use…but don’t light up just yet * Charges have been filed in a debris fire in Le Roy * Collegiate sports can bring fans back to the stands under strict state guidelines, beginning Friday

New COVID vaccine eligibility begins this morning * Gov. Cuomo faces another accuser, this one a resident of WNY * Bills stadium has a new name

All New Yorkers 30 and Over Eligible for COVID Vaccine, Oak Orchard Health Gets 3.7 Million, St Paul Lutheran School To Start 6th Grade, Gas Price Go Up

COVID vaccine and appointments available in Genesee and Orleans Counties * Village of Oakfield to hold hearing on budget * pot could be legal by the end of the week

Deputies investigate an alcohol-fueled crash in Bergen * Le Roy honors National Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Day * Batavia man charged with having a gun on school grounds

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren Proposes Racial Reparations, The Rochester Teens Who Set a Man On Fire Indicted, COVID Update, GSO Concert Recording Available, Power Restored For Most, Lead Abatement Money Available

Vaccine Passport For NY State Unveiled, NY State AG Calls For Ethics Investigation Into Cuomo, GCEDC Approves Plug Power

High Wind Warning until this afternoon * Buffalo area restaurant owner puts “Shooting for a Cure” over $200K * Batavia Downs to improve Park Road

Genesee Orleans Health Department Has Open Appointments, Refunds for Unaired Live Sports, City Waster Station Opens, Cicada Emergence, Sabres Break Record

Cuomo accused of putting family to the head of the COVID testing line * Five cases of COVID at Genesee County Jail * Batavia Players new playhouse gets big state boost

Chris Jacobs Forms Advisory Agriculture Committee, Get The Second Dose, Impeaching Governor Cuomo May Take Months, High Wind Watch Friday, COVID Update, NYS Assembly Pass Unemployment for Parents Bill, Muckdogs Announce Who Will Do Play By Play

Governor Cuomo Accused of Manipulating AG Investigation, Today Is Now National Agriculture Day, Genesee Orleans Counties Have Clinics With Open Appointments, Buffalo Sabres Tied for Number 1 in Loss Streak

City Hall looks for two administrators * New Yorkers over 50 now eligible for COVID vaccine * State budget in better shape than originally thought

Cuomo Unveils “Roll Up Your Sleeves Initiative,” Pharmacies May Now Vaccinate Those with Comorbidities, Regulations for Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings Relaxed, Gas Prices Continue to Rise,

Batavia police shoot at a suspect, prompting a car chase and crash * A single-engine plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Orleans County * NY Republican Congressman Tom Reed to retire from public service amid sexual misconduct allegation

Deputies: driver ran off Dublin Rd. striking utility pole and a tree.

8th Accuser Comes Forward Against Cuomo, Tax Deadline Pushed Back, Buffalo Sabres Game Postponed, The GSO To Hold Memorial Concert For Bob Knipe

Another Body Found In Tomaszewski’s Care, COVID Friday Update, Rep. Tom Reed Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Maple Weekends Are Canceled But Not For All

Progress reported in Genesee County COVID fight * Cuomo approval rating drops * Downs announces change in Summer Concert Series

Local COVID cases show a slight uptick * More water will soon flow at the Genesee County STAMP site * Rescue Plan to deliver $9.1 million for GCC

Batavia Downs Makes Changes To Summer Concerts, Canada Border to remain Closed, The 2 Teens Who Are Charged With Setting a Rochester Man on Fire Plead Not Guilty

Old Navy to open in Town of Batavia * Tomaszewski allowed to file Chpater 7 * NYS changes curfew times

Another boost for the Batavia retail scene * An embattled funeral home director seeks to dismiss his debts * Batavia Downs donates to Batavia Police K-9

More Money Sent to Schools in Upstate NY, Money Left at Batavia Downs Donated to Batavia K-9, Agricultural Literacy Week

Tomaszewski case delayed, again * State Assembly assembles team of lawyers to begin impeachment probe * Kiwanis Club to hold “modified” Easter Egg Hunt

Starts Friday March 19th and runs through March 31st

Funeral director’s case on pause * Toll plaza removal to begin in Batavia and Le Roy * Two Batavia women charged with felony grand larceny

Batavia Police Complete Investigation Into Sunday Morning Crash, Toll Plazas For Batavia And Leroy To Come Down, Easter Egg Hunt Is On but Different,

Woman ticketed in Sunday crash with Town of Batavia emergency vehicle * 50% of New Yorkers think Cuomo should stay in office * A Pembroke woman charged with torturing animals

COVID Update, Veterans Are Now Eligible to Receive COVID Vaccine Regardless of Age or Health, Pembroke Woman Charged With Torturing Animals, Vote for The New Genesee County Flag Design, Local Basketball Teams Win Titles

Two separate vehicle crashes are related * Biden weighs in on Cuomo woes * Gasoline prices up, again, locally

Public can vote online and enter to win prizes

Woman seriously hurt in head-on crash * Batavia Police introduce CRIMEWATCH * Youth sports in LeRoy receive a financial boost

Schumer, Gillibrand, and AOC Call on Cuomo to Resign, NY Has Low Vaccination Ranking Vs Other States and Slower Decline in Cases, Rochester Music Teacher Pleads Guilty to Child Porn, COVID Update, Batavia Blue Devils Lose to Wayne Knights

Smell Sends Students Home in Pavilion, Check Your Smoke Detectors, Sing, Fly, Soar Like A Bird at Iroquois Wildlife Refuge, Sabres Lose To The Penguins

Assembly takes step toward impeachment of Governor * State loosens travels restrictions * Batavia Boys Basketball go for Sectional Championship

Another burglary arrest in Corfu * A man has been accused of stealing more than $50,000 in property from a Bergen business * Batavia man sent to prison after 7th DWI conviction

Travel Quarantine Order Lifted April 1st, WNYIL Putting on New Radio Show,

Grass fire spreads to home on Vine St. * 18 new COVID cases in Genesee County, 11 at the federal detention center * Sabres to allow some fans in the stands

Holley man charged after violent assault * Addiction services receive grant funding * DWI patrols focus on St. Patrick’s Day

Summer Meal Program Extended, Jacobs Introduces Legislation To Help Dairy Farms Hire Migrant Laborers, All Boaters Must Have a Boating Safety Certificate

Two women killed exiting COVID vaccine clinic * A sixth woman alleges harassment by the governor * Genesee County COVID death toll now 120

Two killed in Wyoming County crash * Another COVID death in Genesee County * NYS Farm Bureau President is annoyed with the Governor

Batavia Downs Announces Summer Concert Series, New Yorker’s 60 and Over Can Get Vaccines Starting Tomorrow, Republicans Introduce Impeachment Against Governor Cuomo, NYDEC Says Burn Ban From March 16-May14, UMMC Gives Every Newborn a Swaddle, Genesee County Fair Scheduled, Shooting For a Cure Hopes to Break 200,000, Bill To Make Flamethrowers Illegal Passes State Senate

Tabelski gets permanent City Manager post * Perry man critically injured in fire * COVID 19 hospitalizations fall in Finger Lakes Region

Cuomo Refuses to Resign After More Than 40 Democrat Senators and Assembly Members Call For Him to Step Down, CDC Says Vaccinated People No Longer Have to Mask or Socially Distance, Gas Prices Keep Rising, Bills Raise Prices for Season Ticket Holders and Hope to Fully Open Stadium Next Season

Council expected to name Tabelski permanent City Manager tonight * Cuomo says he won’t go * Gasoline prices in Batavia continue to rise

State money to help some Genesee County farms * NY restaurants can soon welcome more customers * More top Dems call for Cuomo to resign

City Council to Select Rachel Tabelski For New City Manager, State Government Votes to Limit Governors Emergency Powers, COVID Update, Health Department Responds to Questions About Mass Vaccination Clinic, Water Line Repair on River St Monday, Pembroke High School Girls Basketball Team Breaks Records for Shooting For a Cure

A vote will be taken Monday to appoint Rachel Tabelski the new permanent Batavia City Manager

Paul Pettit Talks Numbers of Vaccines at GCC, More Allegations Against Governor Cuomo, GCEDC Approves Plug Power Incentives

Fire destroys barn in Elba * Hawley calls for reducing distance between students * Vote is possible today to strip Governor of emergency powers

Fire destroys Elba barn * Deadly crash in Stafford * COVID vaccination clinic opens at GCC

Update on Deadly Stafford Crash

73 year old woman killed when her vehicle struck a garbage truck on Route 237

Accident in Stafford Between Garbage Truck and other, Birding at Genesee County Park and Forest

State run GCC clinic runs out of appointments in 90-minutes * Hawley critical of state for allowing anyone to get appointment * New rules for indoor and outdoor social gatherings

Clinic is targeted to Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming County residents

Batavia man missing in Ecuador * Cuomo says he is not resigning * 21 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Democrats Join Republicans In Calling For Cuomo To Resign, Darien Lake Interviewing Virtually Starting Saturday, North Darien Bible Church Clothes Closet,

Cuomo’s emergency powers may be nearing an end * Batavia K-9 “Batu” takes down his first suspect * Sabres lose four in a row

Progress continues for John Deere facility in Genesee County * Elba man charged with grand larceny * “Local Roads are Essential” campaign begins

More COVID vaccine in Genesee County * Third woman accuses Gov of harassment * GCEDC to consider tax incentives for Plug Power

More COVID vaccines flow into the area * Fire Investigators get a boost * Gov. Cuomo now faces third allegation of sexual harassment

Judge Orders That Buffalo Restaurants Can Stay Open Past 11pm, Medical Experts Say Get Any of the Vaccine Available, Sno Packers Raise 30 Grand to Fight Breast Cancer

COVID positive rates trending down in WNY * Cuomo issues apology, but denies inappropriate behavior * Local gasoline prices trend upward

Cuomo says he’s “sorry” * Look for a COVID vaccination clinic coming to GCC * Batavia man charged with felony crime after domestic incident

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February 27, 2021

Hotel Workers Now Eligible For Covid Vaccine, 2 Retire From Sheriffs Department, COVID Update, Hawley Sponsors Blood Drive at Downs, National Guard Killed in Helicopter Crash Remembered

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February 26, 2021

COVID Update, New Guidelines for Social Distancing in Schools

$290-million green energy project is a go in STAMP * Plug Power says it will employ 68 people at an average of $70,000 per year * GCEDC has been down this road before

Genesee County scores a huge economic victory * Nursing home visitations resume for some starting today * Batavia school district has a new School Resource Officer

3rd Shot “Booster” For Pfizer Vaccine Being Tested in Rochester, New Guidelines for Weddings and Catered Events

Batavia Downs buys its adjacent hotel * Ex-Cutomo staffer says the Gov sexually harassed her * $11-million Erie Canal rehab in Orleans Co completed

A Bethany man faces a slew of drug and gun charges * Two men from Bergen charged with crimes in Allegany County * A potential NY gubernatorial candidate says no to COVID relief package

Man Arrested For Multiple Drug and Weapons Charges in Bethany, Diamond Dance Team to Provide Entertainment for Muckdogs Games

Wind Advisory in effect * Batavia man approaches trial for attempted murder * 15 new COVID cases in Genesee County

COVID cases continue to decline * Troopers continue to work 41-year-old cold case * Leader want a regional COVID mass vaccination clinic

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February 23, 2021

New Guidelines for Reopening Nursing Homes to Visitors, Jacobs Calls on Biden to Reopen Borders, Department of Weights and Measures Issues Gas Pump Statement, Sabres Lose to Islanders

Batavia inches closer to a deal with the YMCA * Genesee County reports 59 new COVID cases * Gas prices climb

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February 22, 2021

Winter Weather Advisory, Western NY and Finger Lakes COVID Positivity Below 3%, South African Strain of COVID Found in NY, Schumer Calls For Investigation Into Army and National Guard Helicopters, Gas Prices Up 11 Cents, Sabres Beat Devils

Albion driver is in trouble with the law * Batavia police charged man with attempted robbery * Batavia man faces a felony count of first-degree criminal contempt

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February 20, 2021

Nursing Homes To Allow Visitors Starting Monday, Cuomo Announces Nursing Home Reforms, Vaccines Delayed by Winter Storms, COVID Update, Train Hits Snowmobile in Darien, Firing Pin Partners With American Warrior Festival

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February 19, 2021

New Autism Trail Construction Begins at Letchworth, COVID Update, Darien Lake to Open May 21st,

GOP talks Impeachment of the governor * Troopers identify victim of fatal Albion crash * Pembroke Central voters approve re-build of bus garage

Pembroke voters say yes to school project * Independent Living of the Genesee Region welcomes Kara Beth Baker * Just five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Genesee County

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February 18, 2021

COVID Vaccine Tracker Website Now Includes County Information, The FBI Is Now Investigating Cuomo, Nursing Home Workers Protest, Gas Prices Set to Rise Even More, Batavia Man Gets Very Close to 900 Series

County Health Director reports encouraging COVID stats * Fatal crash in Albion * State opens up entertainment venues

Gov. Cuomo begins to feel the heat * United Memorial Medical Center grows * An inmate fight at the Genesee County Jail has led to a felony charge

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February 17, 2021

Democrats Introduce Bill to Strip Cuomo’s Emergency Powers, Cuomo’s Office Announces Opening Dates for Indoor and Outdoor Entertainment Venues and Summer Camps, Sabres Lose to Islanders

Cuomo suggests home delivery of legal pot * Health Director to speak on local COVID vaccinations * UMMC restores seven day a week visitation

County/City looking for new volunteers * Some Dems turn on Cuomo * Genesee County reports 39 new COVID cases

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February 16, 2021

New Community Fund Paid For By Mary Jane, RRH Has a Workaround for COVID Vaccine Reactions, Amber Alert Canceled

City to hold Jackson Square meeting * Local man arrested twice within 2 hours on felony charges * AMBER alert issued for Erie County teen

Meeting to be held Thursday, Feb 18 at 6pm

Two arrests in 2 ½ hours has led to multiple felony counts for a Genesee County man * Genesee County has canceled COVID-19 testing scheduled for today * gas prices on the rise

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February 15, 2021

Winter Storm Warning Cancellations, More People Getting COVID Vaccines Means Longer Waits, Party Registration Deadline Extended, ROC Airport Renamed to Frederick Douglass Airport, Gas Prices Jump, Sabres Head Coach Back In Practice

COVID positivity rate drops * Winter Strom Warning posted * Pembroke bus garage vote postponed

Corfu man faces felony counts after crash * Man tries to run down woman during dispute * Have the snow gear handy

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February 13, 2021

Democrats Join Push For Cuomo To Be Investigated, New Visitation Rules at RRH and UMMC, COVID Update, Holland Land Office Museum Speaker, Is Fantasy Island Reopening More Than a Fantasy?

20 new COVID cases i n Genesee County, five deaths i n two days * COVID vaccine eligibility is broadened * NYS eases COVID quarantine rules

COVID cases in NY continue to decline * Assemblyman Steve Hawley delivers Valentines to Vets * Genesee County reports two more COVID deaths

LeRoy Central approves one capital project and rejects another * Tops opens renovated Batavia store * New protocols for for indoor events

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February 11, 2021

Genesee and Orleans Counties Get Less Vaccines, Wyoming County Gets Communication Grant, COVID Update, Competition For Students to Design New Genesee County Flag, Section 5 Tournament Schedule

Genesee County COVID cases lower than others in the region * Large arenas in the state can open starting Feb. 23 * Genesee County 4-H Program is now accepting registrations for its new 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Club

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February 10, 2021

Batavia City Schools Roll Out a New Initiative, NY Partners With Non Profit To Provide Free Diapers, Serve America Movement Highlights Unconstitutional Restrictions to Political Parties in New York, COVID Update, Erie County Bars and Restaurants Now Closing at 10pm…Again

Batavia Police issue annual report for 2020 * Latest local COVID stats * Board of Elections: Party changes deadline this Friday

Statistics for all of 2020 are released

COVID cases continue to decline * Congressman slams Gov. Cuomo * Board of Elections notes a Friday deadline for party enrollment change

Federal Government Increasing COVID Dose Sent to States, Legislation May Allow Family to Visit Loved Ones in Nursing Homes, COVID Update

Tops – Price Chopper to merge * Police: several local reports of unemployment fraud * City tight-lipped on selection of a new city manager

City Police advise victims to contact the NYS Dept of Labor

Price Chopper/Tops market merge * Batavia Girls Fastpitch Softball says it is overwhelmed * 33 new COVID cases in Genesee County

Tops to Merge Companies, Gas Up 5 Cents, 3 More Players Added to NHL COVID Protocol and Games Rescheduled

Council to hold public hearing into community development grants * Sheriff Reform plan open for public comments * Two Batavia men win Rotary Corvette Raffle

Batavia City Council meets Monday night * Senator calls for Black Hawk crash investigation * New York on Sunday reported the lowest COVID hospitalizations since Christmas Day

New Comorbidity Group Eligible to Receive Vaccine, 4 Nurses From Buffalo Going to Super Bowl for Free, COVID Update, 94 Businesses Allowed to Stay Open Past Curfew In Western NY, Office For The Aging And Border Patrol Warn of Scams

New President for Chamber of Commerce * Lake Effect Snow Warning issued * Chris Jacobs supports ouster of Majorie Green

Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect * Batavia fire says ‘keep hydrants clear’ * Super Bowl STOP-DWI campaign

NYS Supreme Court Rules State DOH Must Release COVID Death Info, COVID Update, WNY Independent Living wants People With Disabilities to Speak to Elected Officials, Batavia PD Reform Committee Releases Draft for Feedback, Buffalo Sabres Head Coach Positive For COVID

Another potential developer for STAMP * Winter Storm Watch for Genesee and Wyoming counties * City invites comments on police reform plan

Albany firm plans to build in Genesee County * GOP upset with Gov. Cuomo * Batavia man charged with arson

Counties Can Decide Who To Vaccinate, Surrogacy Now Legal in New York, Darien Lake Hiring

Tomaszewski case delayed, plea deal in the works * Batavia man charged with setting Osterhout Ave fire * mother of pepper sprayed Rochester girl plans to sue RPD

Batavia City Fire releases annual report * Area COVID cases decline * Labor Dept. goes after fraudsters

Orleans County Nursing Home Fined For COVID Failings, Tops Receiving Less Vaccine, High Speed Internet Study Vetoed, COVID Update, Sabres Game Rescheduled

Coronavirus infections trend downward in Genesee County * One Rochester cop suspended, two more on leave, following pepper spray of 9 year old * Oakfield-Alabama Schools signing UPK

46 new COVID cases in Genesee County * Four more virus-related deaths in Orleans County & gas price creep higher

Schumer Announces Tax Cuts for Alcohol Producers and Importers, Chris Jacobs Selects Veteran of the Year, Darien Lake Starts Laser Light Show, Seneca Park Zoo Allows Kids Free in February, Sabres Lose to Devils

Weather warnings to the east of us * Slight increases in gas prices * Schumer says Wall Street is “messed up”

New York’s State’s 7-day average COVID-19 positivity rate has declined for 23 straight days.Gov. Cuomo calls it a “significant trend.” In the Finger Lakes Region, there were 542 patients hospitalized with COVID. There were also 397 ICU beds occupied with virus-related complications. The positive rate in the region has dropped from 4.27% to 3.92%. Despite […]

Cuomo and Zucker Respond To Nursing Home Death Report, Robert Morris School Could Reopen For Students, High School Seniors Can Apply For Farm Scholarship, HLOM Returns To Regular Hours

Hawley Demands Hearings On Nursing Home Deaths, COVID Update, New Regulations for Wedding Receptions

Inmate suicide at Genesee County Jail * State AG claims COVID deaths in nursing homes under-reported * Schumer weighs in on Samsung prospects for STAMP

Jail inmates dies, investigation underway * Arrest made in 4-year-old sex crime * Genesee County airport receives more federal funding

BHS graduation rates improve * BPD adds trained K-9 * Winter Weather Advisory for Orleans County

Orleans County Winter Weather Advisory, Federal Government Sends Money To Help With Vaccine Distribution, NY Underreported Nursing Homes Death By At Least 50 Percent and Republicans Demand Cuomo Resign, Senator Ed Rath Asks Hunters to Take A Survey, Sabres Playing Tonight

Batavia High School’s graduation rate, for students who graduate within four years, increased from 85% in the 2011-2015 cohort to 93% (for June graduates) and 94% (for those who graduated by August of their senior year) in the 2016-2020 cohort. The number is even higher – 97% for the 2016-2020 cohort – when only those […]

Bridge work approved in Genesee County * 28 new COVID cases, 1 new death * Yellow/Orange zone COVID restrictions lifted

NY Lifts All Upstate Yellow and Orange Zones, Genesee Orleans County Health Departments Allow High and Moderate Risk Sports, USDA Suspends Farm Debt Collection, RRH Vaccinating As Many People As Possible, Rural Fire Departments Can Win A Grain Rescue Tube, Applebees Benefit For St Paul Lutheran School

Basketball, football, wrestling, hockey and other sports may proceed under State guidelines

Genesee County Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr. announces the graduation of Correction Officers Tyler J. Stewart, Trevor J. Sherwood, and Marissa R. Jacques (Class President). These Correction Officers recently graduated in a class of 12 from the Niagara County Basic Corrections Academy. The six-week training included instruction in the care and custody of inmates, inmate […]

Section 5 announces some dates for High School sports * COVID takes two more lives in Genesee County  *  NY Lottery: there’s an app for that

Local health departments will have final say on protocols

Two more COVID deaths in Genesee County * Batavia street light repair efforts * Hawley questions marijuana legalization process

Legislators Ask State To Allow Counties To Handle Vaccine Rollout, Cuomo Sends Over 500 More Troops to DC, COVID Update

Weather Advisory extended for remainder of the day * House fire in LeRoy * NYS allows high risk sports to resume

Four escape burning home in Le Roy * COVID vaccine shortage impacts local area * Average local gas prices have dipped, every so slightly

Winter Weather Advisory, Father and One Other Arrested in Cash Foster Home Abduction, Brushing Scam, Sabres Shoot Their Shot and Win Against Capitals,

Samsung eyes STAMP for semi-conductor plant * Genesee Orleans gets only a fraction of COVID vaccine it asked for this week * Avon man arrested for stealing $10K from Batavia business

Bills lose to KC 38-24 * Winter Weather Advisory posted for Tuesday * Batavia City Council will receive a police reform presentation Monday

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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


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