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Learn how to avoid scams with a free workshop by GCSO Investigator
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:35 PM

Genesee County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tim Wescott will lead a free public workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, on learning how to recognize and avoid scams.

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Sex Offender in Medina jailed for felony failing to report
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:32 PM

Norton was remanded to the custody of the Sheriff on the Class E felony in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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LeRoy man sentenced to prison for attempted arson
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:40 PM

McCracken accepted a plea deal for attempted arson with the promise of no more than five years in prison.

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Muckdogs Youth Baseball Clinic Registration Closed
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 2:38 PM

Due to a tremendous response from the community, the Muckdogs 2017 Youth Baseball Clinic to be held on August 30th is completely filled up and registration is now closed.

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Tompkins Insurance Agencies Supports the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation in Batavia
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:56 AM

Donation from Tompkins Insurance Agencies Matched by Grant from The Selective Insurance Group Foundation 
 

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LeRoy Police seeking assistance in locating stolen vehicle
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:54 AM

Anyone with information about who may have stolen the vehicle or its possible whereabouts is encouraged to contact LeRoy PD at 345-6350.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 16, 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:53 AM
  • Hospital employee gets weekends in jail for taking surgical equipment...
  • Niagara County man admits to robbing Batavia bank...
  • Baby found in trash bag leaves hospital, placed with foster family
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Niagara County man takes plea deal for Batavia bank robbery
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:23 PM

34 year old Joel Zsebahazy pled guilty to third degree Robbery in Genesee County Court last week.

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First presentation of Batavia’s Comprehensive Plan in its draft form
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 3:15 PM

The Comprehensive Plan draft was the culmination of two years of work interviewing, surveying, and looking into a variety of community based approaches to create a vision for the future of Batavia.

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City of Batavia: Police Officer Recognition
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:30 PM

Officer Arick Perkins is being recognized for his quick action and dedication to service.

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(UPDATED) LCSO: Missing Livonia Teenager
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:28 PM

UPDATE: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty is pleased to advise that the missing person has been located safe and sound.  Deputies are currently with Adin and we would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating him.

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BHS: Freshman Orientation
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:24 PM

Batavia High School will host a brief parent orientation for parents of incoming freshmen and transfer students new to the High School on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

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National Weather Service: Special Weather Statement
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:20 PM

At 104 PM EDT, radar indicated a line of strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Lewiston to near Spencerport.

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Former UMMC employee receives sentence for stealing thousands in medical supplies
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:15 PM

Diamond who was a former employee at the United Memorial Medical Center was accused of stealing over $100,000 worth of equipment and medical supplies from the facility in order to sell them on eBay.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 15, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:24 AM
  • SUV carrying eight people strikes tree on Ellicott St...
  • Batavia Police officer honored for saving the life of stabbing victim...
  • Rochester libraries to handout eclipse glasses
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Eight People in SUV Slam into a Tree on Ellicott St
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:10 AM
  • Family was returning to Niagara Falls from Vacation.
  • Two hospitalized, non-life threatening injuries
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Buffalo man arrested on warrant in Bethany
Monday, August 14, 2017 9:16 AM

Ashton was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Suspended Registration along with a traffic infraction and was remanded to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $500 bail.

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Darien resident arrested for obstructing officers
Monday, August 14, 2017 9:15 AM

Leroy was charged with Obstructing Governmental Administration and was released with an appearance ticket.

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Alabama woman jailed for hitting a protected person
Monday, August 14, 2017 9:11 AM

Kasper is accused of striking an individual that was under an order of protection from her.

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WBTA Morning News: Aug 14, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017 7:09 AM
  • Tonawanda resident trying to pick up friend at county jail and gets picked up for drunk driving.
  • Another Tonawanda resident busted for drunk driving in Darien.
  • Complaint leads to drugged driving charge for a LeRoy man.
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WBTA Sunday News August 13 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:09 AM
  • Perry man in jail on drug charges
  • Delayed arrest
  • Man in jail for striking children with extension cord
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Empire Earl N takes feature; Monti wins half the card at Batavia
Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:49 AM

After three near misses in the resident top trot, Empire Earl N got the job done in winning the $10,500 Open Handicap trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday night

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WBTA Saturday News: Aug 12, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:39 AM
  • Perry man arrested for picking up painkillers with his dead wife's prescription.
  • Jail without bail for a Central Ave man accused of assaulting two kids with an electrical cord.
  • Mother in Corfu awaits a heart transplant as donors open their hearts in support.
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Singers Wanted for Genesee Chorale
Friday, August 11, 2017 4:37 PM

For more information check our web site, geneseechorale.com, or just come to the Sept. 11 session at St. James Church, 405 East Main St., Batavia. 

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Donors open their hearts to a family in Corfu while mother awaits heart transplant
Friday, August 11, 2017 2:04 PM

Fisher’s sister has set up a GoFundme account in the hopes of raising $25,000 to assist the Fishers.

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Alleged 7-Eleven Shoplifter from Arcade racks up 15 – hundred dollars in stolen goods
Friday, August 11, 2017 1:59 PM

He was allegedly caught on video surveillance on around 17 separate occasions stealing a variety of items from the store.

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Central Ave man jailed without bail for alleged assault of a child
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:51 PM

48 year old Theodis Hill Jr. on Central Ave in Batavia is accused of striking a child with an extension cord on January 27th and 29th of this year.

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Walnut Street man accused of endangering a child following a domestic dispute
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:49 PM

33 year old Peter Ayala the third of Batavia is facing charges of second degree Harassment and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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Regional results of State Police Speed Week
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:48 PM

Troopers also responded to 268 personal injury accidents, which resulted in five fatalities and 393 people injured.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 11, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Jet Blue crew gets sick, lands in Buffalo...
  • Federal funds advance two local developments...
  • Downs running short on Dachshunds
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Wyoming County Community Health System Received Funding to Purchase Eight Passenger Bus
Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:52 PM

On July 25, 2017, the long awaited bus was delivered to WCCHS.  The bus has a seating capacity for four passengers and three wheelchairs.

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GCC's Building Dedication, Convocation, Homecoming and Fall Fest All Set for September '17
Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:18 PM

50th Anniversary Celebrated as Two Capital Projects Open.

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Gov. Cuomo announces more than $1 Million awarded to Finger Lakes municipalities to help area businesses
Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:08 PM

Freightliner & Western Star, Resurgence Brewery, and Bristol ID Technologies to Expand and Create more than 60 Jobs.  Investment Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy.
 

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Weiner Dogs wanted at the Downs
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:24 PM

Batavia Downs reports Wiener Dog shortage ahead of Annual Dachshund Races.

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Youth Bureau program at John Kennedy Park moving to Youth Center for the day
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:20 PM

Toni said if anyone has additional questions or concerns to contact the Youth Bureau at 585-345-6420.

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Congressman Chris Collins Announces $83,334 in AFG Funding for the Cowlesville Fire Company
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:12 PM

The grant was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, which is designed to help first responders improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types.

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Hawley Challenges Cuomo Over Taxpayer-Funded Handout to Cons
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:10 PM

“I can’t believe the governor puts the future of convicted felons ahead of the young men and women of our state who are working day in and day out to provide for their families and to become pillars of their communities." - Hawley

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Water valve repair on Vine Street in Batavia
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:07 PM

The water will be turned off on Vine Street from East Ave to Bank Street and all of Farwell Dr. We will keep water service interruption to a minimum.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 10, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017 7:33 AM
  • A "flurry" of applicants for BHS principal...
  • Primary election on Sept 12 in Bethany, Byron and Stafford...
  • A Greece woman accused of killing boyfriend with a barbell weight
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