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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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September 26, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

Batavia Cemetery Association cancels annual Halloween Ghostwalk

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

Gordon Dibble backs former boss

All programs are free and open to anyone

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

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

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

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

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September 21, 2020

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

Nominations must be received by: December 30, 2020

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

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September 19, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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September 12, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Casinos Can Reopen Next Week, Rochester in Turmoil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New National Fuel Scam, New Threshold for School Closings

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

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August 26, 2020

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

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

Dog bite incident occurred along Ellicott Trail

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

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

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August 24, 2020

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

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

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August 22, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gyms Can Reopen on Monday the 24th

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

Bowling Alleys Allowed to Reopen, The Border Remains Closed

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

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

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

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

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

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

The governor cites low COVID-19 infection rate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caretaker flown to hospital by Mercy Flight

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

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

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

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

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

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

Genesee and Orleans Counties Keeping COVID in Check

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

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

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

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

New School Board President named

Driver busted for cell phone use while on suspended license

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

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

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

project would renovate YWCA facility, expand pediatric medical services

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

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

HOLM has re-opened with new admission policy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Juvenile accepted a ride home from Dewitt Park

No new positive cases in either Genesee or Orleans counties

Budget is approved, three elected to Board of Education

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

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

Results of school elections released on Tuesday night

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

Work scheduled through Saturday, June 20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Library open for limited services

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

This funny family only wanted to spread smiles

Initiative to honor UMMC and Jerome Center employees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Effective May 26, 2020

Donation will help feed children families in Genesee County

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Services are scheduled, but public can not attend

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

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

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

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

Victim is a 25 year old woman from Bergen

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

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

State Police confirm pedestrian was killed

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

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

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

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

DMV will remain closed until further notice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank a police officer, remember the fallen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Also cancels summer recreation program and Memorial Day Parade

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

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

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

Steps taken to protect safety of staff and patients

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The next clinics will be held in August

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

City will hold off reappraisal until next year

Coronavirus information added to Genesee County Government website

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

Vince Neil and Steve Augeri moved to late August

Minimum prize estimated at $20,000

Police ask for help from public to locate Nasir Nathan

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

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

Equipment available from former Next Level Fitness

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

Deadline for Nominations is May 11, 2020

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

Genesee County: Five new cases, total: 127

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

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

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

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

Seven new cases COVID-19 cases in Genesee County

City parks order extended to April 21

Orleans County government expresses condolences to family

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emergency Alerts will be received on your cellular telephone

Restrictions wikll be “enforced”

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

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

The number is 1-800-942-6906

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hours: 8AM to 2PM Monday thru Friday

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

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

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

Walking path open, use proper social distance

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

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

Part of COVID-19 prevention

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

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

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

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

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

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

Position: Environmental Education Assistant Internship

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

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

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

Genesee County has received one new case of COVID-19

Re: Spring Concert Cancelled

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

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

Latest Update issued 4PM Tuesday, March 24, 2020

City also issues proactive safety measures for citizens and first responders

Customers may be eligible for Home Energy Assistance Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Be prepared, not scared”

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

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

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

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

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

Two dogs perished in a house fire on State Street

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

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

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

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

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

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

New date will be announced by Chamber of Commerce

Operations suspended to help prevent spread of novel coronavirus

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

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

From Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security

Suspends all foreclosure and evictions for the next 60 days

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

City Ice Rick will also close until further notice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Measures implemented to help prevent spread of Corona Virus

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

Officers will practice “social distancing” techniques

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

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

State of Emergency declared, schools close until further notice.

Still no confirmed cases of COVID 19 virus in county

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eight hospital workers in Westchester County are being tested

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

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

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Record Number of Distributions to Municipalities and State Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

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

Annual fundraising walk to be held in Batavia on Oct 3

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

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

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

Genesee Community College Batavia Campus – Stuart Steiner Theatre

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Native of Western New York promoted to Troop A Commander

PILOTs estimated to generate $2 million to municipalities and schools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GCC Announces 39th Annual Fashion Show May 2, 2020

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

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

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

Invites members of the public to share concerns and ideas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NYFB President Elected to National AFBF Board of Directors

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

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

Four county wide offices need Democrat candidates

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

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

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

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

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

Are You Interested in a Career in Healthcare?

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

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

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

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

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

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


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