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Union Reps. and Verizon reach "Tentative" agreement
Friday, May 27, 2016 4:42 PM

"The CWA and IBEW unions are very appreciative of the support that the community has shown in regards to this strike, we are very appreciative of that.”
 

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Hawley Remembers, Thanks all who lost their lives in service to our counrty
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:58 PM

"Thank you for your courage and sacrifice which ensures our freedom and protects our way of life."

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Two are busted for drugs following a traffic stop in Byron
Friday, May 27, 2016 2:27 PM

There were allegedly open alcohol containers discovered by law enforcement and both suspects were allegedly found with quantities’ of marijuana. 

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Williamson man arrested in Pembroke for drug and weapons charges
Friday, May 27, 2016 2:25 PM

Deputies allegedly found Putman in possession of suspected cocaine, marijuana and a double edged knife.

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GCASA Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Award Recipients
Friday, May 27, 2016 12:55 PM

Each year, GCASA Foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships; one to a Genesee County student and one to an Orleans County student.

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Batavia Morning News: May 27, 2016
Friday, May 27, 2016 7:43 AM
  • Muckdogs' sale falls through...
  • New administrator hired for county nursing home...
  • NYS drivers in serious accidents may no longer have a choice in taking BAC test
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Muckdogs Sale is Off
Friday, May 27, 2016 7:14 AM

Deal is Maryland falls through before it was ever confirmed

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Batavia man jailed without bail after being arrested twice in a month
Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:58 PM

45 year old Twan Conway of Walden Creek Drive in Batavia was arrested.

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Batavia NET detail catches one on drug related charges
Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:55 PM

Baer was charged with Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia.

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Batavia teen arrested for altercation with an underage victim
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:27 PM

McNear allegedly punched an underage victim repeatedly in the face at a Walnut Street Residence in Batavia.
 

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LeRoy man is arrested after leaving Batavia residents in the cold
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:25 PM

Cassidy is accused of stealing an entire home heating system.

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WROTB: Announces new leadership
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:22 PM

Current President & Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Kane will be replaced as President & General Counsel by Henry F. Wojtaszek.

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Another Phone Scam reported by LeRoy PD
Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:46 AM

The caller states he is from the IRS and that a lawsuit is being filed against the victim for unpaid taxes.

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Batavia Morning News: May 26, 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:24 AM
  • Defeat for defense of Kyle Johnson...
  • Hell's Angels wife gets probation for meth trafficking...
  • NYS "Tampon Tax" to be disposed
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GCEDC Pres. and CEO Steve Hyde named Chairman of NYSEDC
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:44 PM

Hyde to lead New York State’s largest economic development organization.

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Wood Brothers Among Newest State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame Inductees
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:37 PM

Ranzenhofer honors LeRoy residents at State Capitol ceremony

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Operation Safe Interstate busts a Dansville man on drug charges
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:42 PM

Deputies allegedly found Sharpe in possession of Marijuana and Suboxone. 

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Hawley: Downstate Librerals Shamelessly Bury Pension Forfeiture
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:49 PM

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) criticizes Assembly leadership for refusing to pass ethics reforms

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Livonia mn arrested for multiple drug charges following larceny investigation
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:46 PM

27 year old Jason Klinkbeil was found passed out in the driver seat of his vehicle at one of the gas pumps outside of the store.

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Accused Murderer Kyle Johnson appeared in Genesee County Court this morning
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:14 PM

Judge Michael Pietruzska declined the defenses' request to suppress the statements.  The Jury trial is expected to begin July 21st pending a second doctor’s psychological evaluation of Johnson.

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Batavia Morning News: May 25, 2016
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:27 AM
  • City refuses to release funds to BID
  • until BID budget is brought in compliance with state law...
  • Elba woman pleads not guilty in sex abuse scandal
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Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for New York State
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:30 PM

Ozone Advisory in Effect for Long Island, New York City Metro and Western New York.

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Ready Genesee Mobile App Launch
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:00 PM

The Ready Genesee App can be downloaded for free directly from the App Store or Google Play.

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LCSO: Announces New Sheriff's Canine
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:33 PM

Deputy Wade and K9 Hondo have been assigned to the STOP DWI unit working late evenings.

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City of Batavia Fire Department: Ladder Truck Training
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:31 PM

Representatives from E-One will be in the city for the next few days training CBFD on all aspects of the new 100' Ladder truck.

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Two people injured, a dozen felines lost in Warsaw house fire
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:24 PM

The flames caused an estimated $75,000 worth of damage and the family lost twelve cats in the incident.

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Batavia Morning News: May 24, 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:27 AM
  • County seeks damage from airport accident...
  • No official cause yet in fatal State St. Rd. fire...
  • Assisted suicide takes step forward in NYS
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Felony DWI for a man involved in a one car crash in Wyoming County
Monday, May 23, 2016 2:55 PM

Deputies discovered several open containers of beer and hypodermic needles upon a subsequent search of Snyder’s vehicle.

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DWI charges follow a one car crash in Elba
Monday, May 23, 2016 2:26 PM

His truck barreled through the intersection striking a small building, a fence and a parked car before coming to a full stop.

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NYS Troop A: 2016 Buckle Up New York Campaign
Monday, May 23, 2016 2:17 PM

May 23 through June 5, law enforcement officials will be cracking down on motorists who are not belted.

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Geneseo man arrested on felony charge after hitting a man with his vehicle
Monday, May 23, 2016 2:08 PM

24 year old Gregory Walsh of Geneseo who was the driver in the incident had also stayed on scene and made the call to emergency services.

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Sex in the city, with charges
Monday, May 23, 2016 1:54 PM

Two teens arrested in Batavia who apparently can’t keep it in their pants.

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Firefighters ask you to "Fill the Boot" June 3rd
Monday, May 23, 2016 1:21 PM

Friday June 3rd 8 a..m.-1:30 p.m. at intersections Route 5 and Court St. / Route 63 and Court St.

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Batavia Morning News: May 23, 2014
Monday, May 23, 2016 7:26 AM
  • Searching for the cause of a fire that took the lives of twin boys...
  • Two arrested in bizarre robbery attempt in Alabama...
  • Intersection of Washington and Summit closed most of today
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WBTA Sunday News: May 22, 2016
Sunday, May 22, 2016 11:05 AM
  • Fire Investigation Continues
  • Smoke Shop Suspects Arrested
  • Drunk Driver ticketed
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