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A gutsy effort gives Kahoku Batavia feature
Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:27 AM

Racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Saturday evening (Nov.18) with post time do the first race at 6 p.m.

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WBTA Saturday News: Nov 18, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:13 AM
  • Three Rochester residents behind bars following a high speed chase.
  • Police seeking public’s help in identifying two men who stole a cash box from a liquor store.
  • New York State Thruway app announced that will help drivers during holiday travels.
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Cross County high speed chase ends in violent crash
Friday, November 17, 2017 3:24 PM

The chase reached speeds of in excess of 120 mph and suspects were reportedly tossing merchandise out of the vehicle at the county line.

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GCC Welcomes "Strong Kids" to the Stage
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:12 PM

Musical Performance Celebrates the Strength of Children

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Batavia Police warn of "Bondsman" Scam
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:06 PM

The Batavia Police Department has received multiple complaints of a possible “Bondsman” scam.

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BPD: Mo-vember
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:04 PM

The Batavia Police Department again is participating in the national campaign for Mo-vember.

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Kiwanis Club of Batavia Annual Thanksgiving Skate
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:02 PM

The event runs Thanksgiving morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and admission is free, rentals are free (while supplies last) and the hot chocolate is free.

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State police in Warsaw arrest three inmates for possessing weapons and charge two with assault.
Friday, November 17, 2017 12:52 PM

Both men were accused of attacking another inmate with an edged weapon causing severe facial slashes and damaged teeth to the victim.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 17, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017 7:25 AM
  • Batavia woman killed in Rochester area crash...
  • Police look for suspects in liquor store heist...
  • Long-range forecasters predict a rough winter
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Larceny at Plaza Spirits
Friday, November 17, 2017 6:20 AM
  • No threats made
  • Suspects take cash box
  • Flee in separate vehicles
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LeRoy resident sent to lock up for menacing with a handgun
Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:20 PM

Sheehan is accused of displaying what appeared to be a handgun to a neighboring apartment resident.

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Oak Street man jailed for alleged crack sales in the city
Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:19 PM

Anderson allegedly sold a quantity of crack cocaine to a Drug Task Force Agent on two occasions in August of this year.

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Batavia DRI Committee Sets Dates for Project Requests
Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:08 PM

DRI Committee to Release Project RFI on Monday November 20th.

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Genesee County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Thanksgiving Crackdown Enforcement Effort
Thursday, November 16, 2017 4:38 PM

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs November 22nd – November 26th, 2017

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FASNY Offers Tips for a Happy, Safe Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:11 PM

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days for home fires.

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Hawley to hold Monroe County Town Hall Meetings this Saturday
Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 PM

 “I always try to meet with as many of my constituents as possible.” Hawley said

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Udpated: Larceny reported at Liquor Store in Batavia
Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:28 PM

A larceny was reported at around 1:10 p.m. at Plaza Spirits at 563 East Main Street, Batavia.

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Strange explosion reported coming from Tracy Avenue basement
Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:09 PM

The residents were advised to evacuate and city fire crews responded to the scene.

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Charles Dickens Comes to GCC to Support History Club
Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:02 PM

Mike Randall Delivers "A Christmas Carol" at GCC!

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GCC's Historical Horizons Lecture Series
Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:58 PM

Fear of the Unknown: Creating Illegal Immigrants in 19th Century America

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Hey Kobe slam dunks in Batavia mares feature
Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:54 PM

Racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Friday (Nov. 17) with post time at 6 p.m.

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Knowlesville Road Lift Bridge Over Erie Canal to Close Today for the Winter
Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:49 PM

107 year old Bridge in Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County Closing for Repairs

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NYSDOT Information Meeting to discuss Safety Improvement Project at Route 77 Intersection with Ledge Road in Alabama
Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:48 PM

Join DOT Officials at Fire Hall on November 28 Between 4 and 6 p.m. to Discuss Plans.

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Batavia Morning news: Nov 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:07 AM
  • Town of Batavia holds the line on taxes...
  • Absentee ballots decide another election...
  • Bills bench Tyrod for Peterman
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Election Upset by Absentee Ballots in Orleans County
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:07 PM

The heated race for Murray Town Supervisor has now gone in favor of Republican Bob Miller.

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Deadline for DRI program draft already in sight
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:05 PM

Another meeting will be held on November 21st for those interested in submitting a proposal.

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Bratt from Lockport busted for drunk driving in Alabama
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:35 PM

Bratt recorded a blood alcohol content of .08 percent and was charged with DWI along with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and traffic infractions.

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GCC Dansville Open House and Winter in the Village
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:24 PM

Saturday, December 2nd at GCC's Dansville Campus Center

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Main Water line repair on Bank Street Thursday
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:58 PM

Bank Street will be closed to traffic at 8:00 AM from East Main Street to the entrance of the Mall parking lot until repairs are complete.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 15, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:51 AM
  • Absentee ballots alter Bergen election...
  • Bergen volunteers respond to fatal accident...
  • Lake Effect snow could interfere with Thanksgiving travel

 

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Collins Commends President Trump for Approval of New York Disaster Declaration
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 4:09 PM

“We have witnessed awful devastation along the shoreline and have stayed persistent in our fight to secure federal assistance,” said Collins

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Erik Fix named Leadership Genesee’s 2017 Outstanding Alumnus
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:49 PM

The award is presented annually to a Leadership Genesee Alumnus who works to fulfill the mission of Leadership Genesee.

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Wyoming County Board of Supervisors Proclaims Small Business Saturday
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:01 PM

The day will also feature “Shopping and Shortstacks” pancake breakfast in celebration of the focus on the local business community.

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Nature’s Feast and Create-a-Critter At Genesee County Park & Forest
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:59 PM

Join us for Nature’s Feast on Saturday November 18th from 1:30 - 3:00 pm!

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Hawley Recognized with High Score by State Conservative Party
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:55 PM

“I am honored to be presented with this rating by the Conservative Party of New York State,” said Hawley.

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GCC's Annual Security Report Posted Online
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:53 PM

Sixty-page Document Features Clery Act Crime Statistics for Potential Students to Consider

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Hawley Praises Announcement of New Veteran License Plates
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:51 PM

In order to purchase a custom plate, New Yorkers are required to validate their military service with a copy of their discharge papers (DD-214 or equivalent documentation) and mail a copy with a completed application, found here.

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Swan Street man jailed without bail for Identity Theft
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:49 PM

Donahue was accused of fraudulently obtaining a credit card in May of this year and allegedly signing the name of the individual on the card to make purchases.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 14, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 9:18 AM
  • How to spend $10-million on Downtown Batavia...
  • Molino drafts his own contract, Council begins talks...
  • Bill's streaker goes back to court
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Talks Begin on City Manager Contract
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:52 AM

Molino writes his own proposal

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