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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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

City looks for new part-time judge * Two local businesses get national recognition * Pickles in the midst of fracas

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

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

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

REVEALS LOWER PRICES FOR 2019 THANKSGIVING DINNER

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

Batavia Police identify standoff suspect * Schumer on possible loss of Muckdogs * Albion parents express concern over school safety

Suspect arrested upon release from hospital and jailed without bail

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

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

20-hour standoff ends peacefully on Liberty St. * Muckdogs remain silent on possible loss of affiliation, Minor League Baseball says 2020 season for the Muckdogs is in tact – the future “is a subject of negotiation”

After nearly 20 hours the Liberty Street Stand-off has come to an end this morning. According to our news partner The Batavian the male subject was coaxed out of the residence by Detective Kevin Czora at around 9 this morning and walked to an ambulance about a block away from the scene. More on this […]

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

Stand-off continues on Liberty Street, man armed with a pellet gun taking shots at police * Major League Baseball announces proposal to eliminate 42 minor league teams, The New York Times reports the Muckdogs are on the list

Proposal would cut 42 teams from the minor leagues

Bourne and Ishiguro Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

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

Cougars Slay Dragons

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

Women’s Basketball Drops to Lakeland

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

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

Cougars Advance to National Semifinals

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

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

Winterim Session Offers Any College Students Transferable SUNY Credit

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

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

Cougars Come Up Short Against Lazers

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

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

BCSD super search down to three, one is a Batavia native * Another hat in the 27th congressional ring * Change of venue for Section 5 8-man football championship

Meeting Sat. Nov 16 at YMCA

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

REVENUE GENERATED FROM SALE OF KOOZIES AT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

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

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

New child car seat law in effect * Billy Joel comes to New Era Field

Effective Nov 1, 2019 children under 2yrs must be in rear facing car seats

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

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

Recognition Matters @ GCC

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

Weather conditions to deteriorate this evening * Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6AM Tuesday * Gasoline prices hold steady

Swimmers Stachowiak and McMullen Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

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

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

First sectional win since 2012

Genesee Swims at Erie Tri-Meet

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

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

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

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

Genesee Places Eight on Soccer All-Region Teams

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

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

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

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

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

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

Intruder shot during home invasion in critical condition * Rogers wins City Court judgeship * Results from other 2019 Elections

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

Homeowner shoots suspect with long gun, suspect flown to Rochester hospital

Most local elections were unopposed

In what is still an unofficial vote tally, it appears that Republican Durin Rogers has defeated Democrat Benjamin Bonarigo in the race for Batavia City Court Judge. Vote totals reported by the Board of Elections at 10:30 Tuesday night gave Rogers a victory by 215 votes. Vote Totals: Rogers: 1,662;   Bonarigo 1,447 The numbers are […]

Opening Gala set for November 22

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

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

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

Election Day tomorrow: Batavia City Court Judge to be elected, other races listed along with polling places, new director of BDC named

Batavia City Court Judge, City Council Wards and all County Legslators face election

Served as Clerk-Treasurer for the Village of Oakfield

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

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

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

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

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

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

Windy weather calms down, power restored * Elba man acquitted on child sex charges * County EDC approves tax breaks for LeRoy project

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

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

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

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

Trick or Treating in Batavia: could be tricky and not much of a treat * The Bergen House gets national Halloween attention

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

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

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

O’Lacy’s Irish Pub and Eli Fish Brewing come up with “Old Sod Hazelnut Porter”

County Economic Development Center to consider $10-million dollar project for LeRoy * State Assembly hears testimony into youth tackle football * City of Batavia will not alter Trick or Treat hours

Beverage distribution company says project could create 125 new jobs

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

Cougars Sweep Generals; Advance in NJCAA Region III Tournament

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

High wind Watch for Halloween * Plane crash in LeRoy remains under investigation * Former Sabre star has cancer

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

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

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

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

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

Tentative County Budget is released * Early voting in NYS begins tomorrow * Tom & Lynn Houseknecht: ” Humanitarians of the Year”

Award to be presented on Dec 6 at Terry Hills luncheon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Use the time change this weekend to change batteries in smoke detectors * City FD will check yours for proper use

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

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

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

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

House fire in Lyndonville, one person injured * NYS GOP Chairman wants congressional special election soorner rather than later * Miami Dolphin apologizes for spitting at Bills fan

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

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs October 31st – November 3rd

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

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

Bellavia bows of Congressional run, Hawley still thinking about it * city man faces a charge of gang assault * Gasoline prices drop a bit in Batavia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pratt Rd bridge in Pembroke to reopen * Flu cases up 15% across NYS * Bills meet worst team in NFL on Sunday

City of Batavia Fire Department issues Halloween Safety Tips

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

Cuomo & nearby governors hold Pot / vaping summit * Warsaw man arrested for Town of Alexander burglary * Sabres drop one to Anaheim

Are you good with numbers? Seeking Volunteer Tax Preparers

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

State Senator cites Roger’s “experience, judicial temperament and integrity”

Success of methadone therapy at GCASA’s OTP clinic ‘exceeds expectations’

Volleyball Sweeps Niagara on Sophomore Night

Genesee Shutouts Saints for 10th Victory of the Season

Sophomores Carry Cougars to Shutout on Sophomore Night

Scheepers and Ardle Named Genesee Athletes of the Week

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

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

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

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

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

#7 Cougars Get Road Win at Fulton-Montgomery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arrest made in Batavia Hotel robbery * Health Department awarded lead abatement grant * Two arrested in Perry in connection with an overdose death

Local women in small business speak of their experiences

Students engage in community service projects

Local Ladies to Serve as Co-Chairs

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collins starts campaign for leniency, according to Buffalo News * Arrest made in month old assault at Darien Lake * Batavia Cemetery Candlelight Ghost Walk, sold out

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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