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Former Correctional Officer in Albion arrested for relationship with inmate
Monday, November 20, 2017 3:48 PM

State Police in Albion report the arrest of 33 year old Daijon Talford of Buffalo for Official Misconduct.

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NYSP encourage pistol permit holders to recertify their permit ahead of approaching deadline
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:27 PM

The State Police have created a simple online process that allows licensees to quickly complete their certification. More information can be found at this link: http://troopers.ny.gov/firearms/.

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Quicksilvercandy A advances in age and winnings
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:24 PM

She’ll be racing in the 4th race on Wednesday night. That race should go off about 7pm.

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Justice for Children Advocacy Center Earns Re-Accreditation from National Children's Alliance
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:00 PM

Accreditation is the highest level of membership with National Children’s Alliance and denotes excellence in service provision.

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GCC Trustees Report on NYCCT Conference
Monday, November 20, 2017 1:27 PM

The 63rd Annual Conference for the New York Community College Trustees (NYCCT) was held October 19-22, 2017 in Syracuse and provided a unique opportunity for Genesee Community College.

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Thanksgiving week draw schedule at Batavia Downs
Monday, November 20, 2017 1:24 PM

There are only 11 days of racing remaining in the 2017 at Batavia Downs season which concludes on Saturday (Dec. 16). 

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Orleans County man accused of felony sex crimes in Perry and Batavia
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:56 PM

Youngs is charged with two separate counts of Criminal Sex Act in the second degree for allegedly victimizing two individuals who were both disabled.

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Geneva man jailed for Batavia Burglary calls protected person in lock up
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:53 PM

Caez-Gonzales was arrested last Tuesday night and jailed on charges of Burglary, Criminal Contempt and Aggravated Family Offense for allegedly having contact with several protected persons.

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Fire reported in the wall of the Log Cabin restaurant in Indian Falls
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:18 PM

Shortly after noon call went out for a fire in the wall of the Log Cabin Restaurant on Gilmore Road in Indian Falls.

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NYSP Lockport- Request public assistance with two runaway youths
Monday, November 20, 2017 11:28 AM

On November 18, 2017, Troopers responded to Wyndham Lawn Home for Children, Lockport, NY for two runaway girls. 

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Batavia Morning news: Nov 20, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017 6:52 AM
  • McDermott has no regrets for starting Peterman...
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas south of Genesee County...
  • Beware of bail bondsman scam
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WBTA Sunday News: Nov 19, 2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017 8:10 AM
  • Police warn of "Bondsman" scam...
  • High speed chase follows suspected shoplifting...
  • Bills on the west coast
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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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