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Batavia Morning News: Mar 24, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017 7:42 AM
  • Western Region OTB Stands By Their Prez...
  • City Hall makes temporary mall roof repair...
  • Two arrested for Swan St. home invasion
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NYS Police: Three vehicle collision with serious injuries in Alabama
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:41 PM

The operator of the Mercury, Donna L. Wolter, 69 suffered head injuries and the passenger, Purcil E. Buzard, 81 both of Medina, NY sustained severe injuries and was taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

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Caledonia woman jailed for prostitution
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:22 PM

Undercover operations performed by Task Force members led to the allegations of prostitution over the past several weeks.

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Hawley Defends 2nd Amendment, Hunters at Sportsmen's Day
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:16 PM

“I have always prided myself as being an outdoorsman and advocate for the Second Amendment,” Hawley said.

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BPD: Swan Street Home Invasion
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:46 PM

22 year old Kolton Cotter of Eagle Harbor Road in Albion and 19 year old Andrew Morris of Main St. in Attica were jailed without bail.

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Two busted on drug charges in Bergen traffic stop
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:20 PM

Morford was charged with Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia and Bradford was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Office K9 Vader to get body armor
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:07 PM

K9 Vader is a 3 year old Belgian Malinois certified in patrol, tracking and narcotics detection. He is handled by Sergeant Chad Draper.

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The Future Creativity, Inspiration for All
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:03 PM

GCC's Fourth Annual Creativity Conference set for April 18th.

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Stone Row Returns to GCC for Final Show
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 PM

Band's Visit Ends 12-Year Run.

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Gov. Cuomo: $35.7 Million in Devastating cuts to Nursing Homes in Congressman Collins' District if Ryan/Collins/Faso Health Care Repeal is Passed
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:58 PM

New Department of Health Analysis Shows That Repeal of Affordable Care Act Would Result in $35.7 Million in Cuts for 34 Nursing Homes in 27th Congressional District.

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Lackawanna man arrested on warrants for assault in Alabama
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:54 PM

41 year old David Piechowicz was arrested on Shanks Road in Basom by the US Marshall’s Warrant Task Force on Town of Alabama warrants.

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Chimney Fire in Java causes $15,000 of damage
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:53 PM

Fire crews managed to keep the fire contained to the wall around the chimney on the first and second floors of the residence.

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Two seriously injured in crash on Route 77 in Alabama
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:26 PM

The two occupants had to be extracted from the Mercury Sedan and were said to be seriously and another very seriously injured.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 23, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:49 AM
  • Batavia man indicted for attempted murder...
  • WNY State Senator indicted for Election Law violations...
  • Batavia Police foil home invasion on Swan St.
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Cuomo: Collins' bill would "devaste NY healthcare system"
Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:21 AM

Governor says passage of GOP healthcare plan protects only the wealthy, would result in 26-percent tax increase on middle class

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Collins: "Governor Cuomo in Complete Meltdown over Plan to Force State to Take Responsibility for Medicaid Spending"
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:34 PM

"It’s absolutely disgusting the Governor would threaten the middle class with a tax increase, while holding a $14 billion taxpayer funded slush fund in his back pocket.”- Congressman Chris Collins.

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Batavia woman jailed for providing drugs to inmates
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:23 PM

Jacobs was taken into custody at court for allegedly violating a previous release agreement and apparently brought Suboxone into the jail.

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Demand drives local auto repair shop back into the towing business
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:14 PM

L&L Transmission in Batavia has re-opened it’s doors once again to L&L Towing.

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Batavia High School students continue tongue and cheek tradition for a cause of their choice
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:38 PM

Half of the proceeds from the upcoming Mr. Batavia pageant will go to the winner’s charity of choice with another quarter going to the charities of the next two runners up.

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Town Republican Committee seeking candidates
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:42 PM

If you would like more information please contact the Chairman, Steve Hawley at shawley@smhawley.com  or Committee Secretary, Kathy Jasinski, at 762-8239.

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Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:39 PM

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April.

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NY Farm Bureau: Coalition asks Gov. Cuomo to Fund Farm to Food Bank Bill
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:19 PM

The bill would encourage greater donations of fresh, local food to New Yorkers in need across the state.

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Fate of St. Joseph's Lawn Fete is official
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:09 PM

St. Joseph’s Lawn Fete, a 60 year tradition in Batavia which hosted a carnival, parade and car raffle was cancelled.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 22, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:13 AM
  • Fugitive found in LeRoy, wanted for burglary in Batavia...
  • Man with mental health history accused of assaulting police officer...
  • Village Election Day in Attica
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Ranzenhofer Joins Joint Budget Subcommittees for Education, Transportation
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:16 PM

Ranzenhofer: Working to ensure Western New York gets its fair share of state funding for school districts and infrastructure projects.

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Two busted with drugs in Byron, one arrested on active warrant
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:28 PM

It was discovered that Schwable had an active arrest warrant out of Batavia for charges of Petit Larceny and Criminal Mischief.

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Woman Jailed for stabbing in Sheldon
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:05 PM

The male victim called law enforcement reporting he had just been stabbed and first responders found him with several cuts on his arm.

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GCC Presents Second Annual Scholars' Symposium
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:12 PM

Full Day of Events Celebrating Inquiry and Scholarship.
 

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Board of Trustees Recognize Longtime GCC Volunteer With Honorary Degree
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:04 PM

Mr. Fuest has served as a member of the Genesee Community College Foundation Board for almost a quarter-century.

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Collins: NY GOP Members Applaud Proposal which will Reduce Tax Burden on New Yorkers
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 PM

The Medicaid Local Share Limitation, which was proposed by Congressmen Chris Collins and John Faso, would bar federal reimbursements for New York State Medicaid funds raised from local governments.

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Attica man jailed for disturbance and attacking an officer
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:55 PM

Ballinger refused to comply with the officer and physically attacked them, pinning them to the floor.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 21, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:37 AM
  • First Fiber Optic TV installation in Batavia...
  • Notre Dame HS considers Lacrosse and Girl's Ice Hockey...
  • Benefits of Tree Management Plan
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First TV service installation for Empire Access is a smooth operation
Monday, March 20, 2017 5:04 PM

It has been a long road for the crew at Empire Access breaking into the Television service business but now it’s official with their first installation in Batavia.

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Hawley Calls for end of Reckless Spending to Repair & Replace Illegal Thruway Signs
Monday, March 20, 2017 3:19 PM

“We have already spent over $25 million in taxpayer money to engineer, build and install these signs all over the Thruway and now are spending more of our money to repair them after our devastating wind storm." - Hawley

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Department of Public Works Tree Managment Plan
Monday, March 20, 2017 3:15 PM

The Plan and supporting documents are available online at http://www.batavianewyork.com/bureau-of-maintenance/pages/tree-documents

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Conesus man jailed after relieving himself in Wegmans' Parking lot
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:16 PM

Deputies were dispatched to the Wegmans in Geneseo on St. Patrick's Day for report of a man who was allegedly stumbling around looking into cars and relieving himself in the parking lot.

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Bids for STAMP Infrastucture
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:02 PM

Pre-bid conference scheduled for March 29th.

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Perry couple facing charges for unfit living conditions
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:58 PM

34 year olds Richard and Marie Stone of Perry were arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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Batavia teen facing stalking charges
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:11 PM

19 year old Samual Saxman of Sackett Road, was arrested and charged with Harassment and Stalking.

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Perry man takes plea deal on criminal sex charges
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:10 PM

Tarbell admitted he was attempting to lure a 13 year old girl from Geneva into sex.

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