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Mother of twins who died in a fatal house fire pleads not guilty in city court
Monday, October 24, 2016 3:12 PM

Ace who had not had a chance to meet with Public Defender Jerry Ader, pled not guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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Power is restored in Batavia
Monday, October 24, 2016 2:44 PM

National Grid confirmed that the power was restored by 1 p.m. this afternoon to approximately 2,400 National Grid customers.

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Female business owner arrested for welfare fraud in Livingston County
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:47 PM

She was charged with Grand Larceny, Welfare Fraud and Misuse of Food Stamps which are all Class D felonies.

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City wide leaf collection beginning October 31st
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:45 PM

City wide leaf collection will begin October 31, 2016 and will continue until December 2, 2016. 

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NY Farm Bureau: Update on labor activist lawsuit
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:41 PM

NY Farm Bureau is granted intervener status as it defends the state's family farms against lawsuit by labor activists.  Judge says farmers would be affected by the outcome of the pending litigation.

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House fire in Arcade remains under investigation
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:36 PM

The house and all its contents was deemed a total loss with an estimated $75,000 worth of damage.

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Power outages reported in Batavia
Monday, October 24, 2016 11:59 AM

According to sources it was caused by a blown breaker and National Grid has told dispatchers that the power could be restored possibly by this afternoon.

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Batavia Morning News: Oct 24, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016 7:17 AM
  • Pot growing operation stifled in Stafford...
  • Domestic fight on Liberty St. leads to arrest...
  • Schumer pushes for one-time payment to seniors
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WBTA Sunday News for October 23 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016 10:38 AM
  • Stafford man arrested by Task Force
  • Batavia man sent to jail without bail
  • Man charged with resisting arrest
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WBTA Saturday News for Octobor 22, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:46 AM
  • Man sells drugs to undercover agents
  • Batavia man arrested on warrant
  • Jankowski hosts reality show
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WBTA Saturday News Octobor 22, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:41 AM
  • Man sells drug to undercover agents
  • Batavia man arrested on warrant
  • Jankowski host reality show
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Batavia teen indicted for sexually abusing a child
Friday, October 21, 2016 3:43 PM

Rushok was accused of subjecting an eleven year old child to sexual conduct between December of 2015 and April of this year.

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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is here
Friday, October 21, 2016 2:59 PM

The Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming County Health Departments encourage you to learn about lead, lead poisoning, and the importance of preventative testing in order to make our community a healthier one.

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Rochester woman arrested for drug related charges following a one vehicle roll-over crash in North Dansville
Friday, October 21, 2016 2:54 PM

She was charged with felony counts of DWAI by drugs, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle along with Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and was issued several traffic tickets.

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Genesee County Democrat Committee: Local Democrats Mobilize
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:26 PM

The event will be hosted on October 27th at 5:30pm at 43 Main Street LeRoy.

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Collins: Endorses Wendy Long for State Senate
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:22 PM

“Wendy Long is a candidate that truly understands the issues impacting New Yorkers and our fellow citizens throughout the country," said Congressman Chris Collins

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Kastenbaum: Calls for Collins to disavow Trump remarks on rigged election
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:19 PM

Democratic Congressional Candidate Diana Kastenbaum has called upon Rep. Chris Collins to declaratively disavow Trump’s recent statements that the election is rigged.

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Over 300 Rotarians expected to visit Batavia this weekend for district conference
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:16 PM

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce has been assisting conference planners with their visit and estimate that the three-day event will result in a $60,000 economic impact on Genesee County. 

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YWCA: Message from annual Partner Agency Breakfast
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:14 PM

“Domestic violence is a devastating social problem that affects every segment of the population. Children are considered secondary victims of domestic violence and this is not the case,” says YWCA’s Support Services Coordinator Sherry Crumity.

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Two more busted by Operation Safe Interstate for drugs
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:05 PM

Investigation allegedly revealed baggies of heroin, cocaine and hypodermic needles inside the vehicle.

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Investigators say alcohol fueled several unprovoked attacks at a Byron strip club and Seven Eleven
Friday, October 21, 2016 1:04 PM

The Lamagna Brothers have currently not made any statement as to why they allegedly assaulted the three victims.

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Batavia Morning News: Oct 21, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016 7:23 AM
  • Deputies continue probe into Elba bank robbery...
  • arrest made from a fatal accident in Geneseo...
  • Rotarians converge on Genesee County
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Avon man arrested for assaulting a Deputy Sheriff following a fatal car crash in Geneseo
Thursday, October 20, 2016 12:19 PM

29 year old Michael Bellonte of Avon was involved in a fatal two car crash on Avon Road in Geneseo.

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Photo of second suspect in Elba bank robbery
Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:41 AM

The bank was robbed by two suspects, a photo of one of the suspects was previously released and attached is a photograph of the 2nd suspect.

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Batavia Morning News: Oct 21, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:27 AM
  • No movement at a Public Service Committee meeting on a State mandate to raise the District Attorney’s salary.
  • Genesee County Sheriff’s Office release photo of the second suspect in Elba bank robbery.
  • An Avon woman locked up for drugs and stealing from her family.
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Avon woman busted for using a stolen credit card
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:15 PM

Driscoll was initially charged with felony Grand Larceny, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, two counts of Identity Theft and two counts of Petit Larceny.

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Drug Take Back this Saturday in Genesee County
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:11 PM

The event goes from 10 AM - 2:00 PM at the Batavia Police parking lot and they accept any medications / sharps.

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Rochester man jailed for drugs in Livingston County
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:06 PM

Tallman was taken into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

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Perry woman injured in a serious motor vehicle crash in Bethany charged with DWI
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:04 PM

According to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office additional charges are pending.

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Photos of Elba Bank Robber
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 8:19 AM

The two suspects made their initial get away in a stolen vehicle from Rochester.

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Batavia Morning News: Oct 19, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:51 AM
  • Investigation into a Bank robbery in Elba continues with at least two suspects still on the loose.
  • A car crash in Alabama leads to charges for a Wolcott man.
  • A Sex Offender arrested in Bethany for failing to register.
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Elba M&T Bank Robbed
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:09 PM
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Report of a possible hit and run with pedestrian in Batavia
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:48 PM

He was reporting a elbow, knee and head injury but declined medical treatment. 

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PSA: Genesee County Board of Elections Extended Hours
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:20 AM

The office will be open until 7:00 PM on Monday, October 24th, Tuesday, October 25th, Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd.

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City officials looking to fast track state funding for Ellicott Station project
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:04 AM

the Batavia Development Corporation is seeking to pass a resolution urging Empire State Development to move quicker on the project.

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Ranzenhofer Announces $55,000 for New Ag Program
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:53 AM

Connects high school students to Genesee’s top economic driver

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Batavia Morning News: Oct 18, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 7:18 AM
  • Batavia man receives his sentence for raping a young child
  • Medina man sentenced for operating a meth lab
  • Albion man busted for making funny money is indicted on nine felony counts
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