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Batavia High School Open House Thursday
Monday, September 25, 2017 5:10 PM

Batavia High School’s annual Open House is on Thursday, September 28th at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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City of Batavia Bureau of Water & Wastewater: Fire pump test on Thursday
Monday, September 25, 2017 5:09 PM

This work may result in a period of discolored water in the general area of Pearl Street, South Main Street and River Street.

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Hit and run on Main and Center in Batavia
Monday, September 25, 2017 3:02 PM

Police were dispatched to investigate and the scene was cleared.

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Wyoming County Highlights Manufacturing Business for 2017 National Manufacturing Day
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:22 PM

This year, on October 5, 2017, we will celebrate manufacturing day which is a nationwide grassroots movement dedicated to overcoming the shared challenges facing manufacturers today.

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Batavia resident arrested twice in two days over heated arguments
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:19 PM

Wert was released with an appearance ticket for Harassment, but was arrested the following day for Criminal Contempt.

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Ohio resident arrested at Byron convenience store for being on drugs
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:18 PM

The callers reported a disruptive male at a convenience store on Byron Holley Road in Byron.

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Holley Grad wins Food Network show with his road worthy restaurant
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:17 PM

Steven Klatt and his chef teammates rolled to victory on the Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race last evening.

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GCC volleyball host top teams
Monday, September 25, 2017 1:00 PM

The Genesee Community College volleyball team hosted some of the top teams in the region during pod play at the GCC Gymnasium Sept. 23.

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No. 5 GCC Men’s Soccer Increases Win Streak to Six / No. 4 GCC Women’s Soccer Team Improves to 8-0
Monday, September 25, 2017 12:56 PM

Genesee Men's will host Erie Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. The Women's team will next host Division-I Monroe Community College Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 25, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017 7:25 AM
  • Hilton man killed crossing Thruway in Pembroke...
  • Bills beat the Broncos...
  • it is a WNY heat wave
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WBTA Sunday News
Sunday, September 24, 2017 8:13 AM
  • Pedestrian killed on Thruway at Pembroke...
  • Rochester man arrested on drug charges as police probe shooting...
  • Shots fired in opposition to SAFE Act
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Schumer Announces Over $1.4M in Rural Economic Development Funding for the Town of Byron and Village of Wyoming
Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:48 AM

USDA Funding Will Be Used To Expand Local Water Service

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Noble Legend on point in Batavia Downs feature
Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:45 AM

Noble Legend looked very sharp on the front end while defeating six top-end trotters as well as an inquiry at the wire to win the $10,500 Open Handicap trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Sept. 22).

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Saturday Morning News: Sep 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:30 AM
  • Child molester sentenced to prison in Wyoming County.
  • Rochester man jailed on warrant for drugs following investigation into shooting in Batavia.
  • Investigation continues into shooting suspect arrested on Maple Street.
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Buffalo woman caught speeding through Batavia and busted for drunk driving
Friday, September 22, 2017 11:49 AM

24 year old Elise Ruckdeschel of Buffalo was stopped on Route 5 in Batavia for allegedly speeding 20 miles over the limit.

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Investigation into shooting leads to lockup of a Rochester resident for alleged drug dealing
Friday, September 22, 2017 11:48 AM

Wright was wanted on a sealed indictment warrant for allegedly selling a quantity of crack cocaine to a Task Force agent.

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$18.4 million capital improvement project passes at Byron-Bergen Schools
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:49 AM

The project includes vast energy saving installations and according to Superintendent Mickey Edwards will not increase taxes on district residents.

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Racing Under Saddle featured at Batavia Downs Saturday
Friday, September 22, 2017 10:14 AM

Post time for the RUS New York race will be approximately 8:10 p.m. Post time for the first race is 6 p.m.

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GCC's 50th Anniversary Fall Fest, Homecoming and Cougar Weekend
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:56 AM

Genesee Community College's 50th Anniversary Fall Fest, Homecoming and Cougar Weekend, Firefly Power Wind Turbine Demonstration begin this weekend.

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Batavia Downs to host the C. K. G. Billings amateurs on Friday
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:49 AM

The two events are carded as race one and four and post time for the first race in at 6 p.m.

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GCC's BEST Center Offers Several Drone Programs this Fall
Friday, September 22, 2017 9:40 AM

Beginner Intro Sessions to Experienced Flyers Preparing for Certification Tests are all Welcome

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 22, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017 7:11 AM
  • Batavia Police arrest suspect and seek information on shooting in the city.
  • Corfu man is dead after a crash in Wyoming County.
  • Accused shoplifter in Perry returns to store to threaten a witness.
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Corfu man killed in Middlebury crash
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:23 PM

54 year old Dean M. Dale of Corfu, NY succumbed to his injuries on the scene following the accident.

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Ranzenhofer Secures $167,000 to Support Educational Programs
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:20 PM

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer today has announced $167,000 in state funding for student programs throughout Genesee County. 

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Batavia sex offender stopped for expired inspection, busted for pot possession
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:53 AM

Drock is a level 2 sex offender who is currently on 5 years’ probation following a felony conviction of failure to register in December of last year.

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Hutchins Street man busted for DWI after driving wrong direction down one way street
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:51 AM

Hofert was charged with DWI, passing a steady red signal, driving the wrong direction on a one way street and refusal to take a breath test.

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Two firefighters injured in Gainesville barn fire
Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:49 AM

Two firefighters were injured, one with a broken wrist and another with exhaustion. 

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Batavia shooting suspect charged with Attempted Murder
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:16 AM

The suspect is 24 year old Tyshawn King of Maple Street Batavia.

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Girl’s night at Batavia led by All Charged Up
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:22 AM

The Wednesday night spotlight fell on the fillies and mares at Batavia Downs and All Charged Up took center stage after capturing the $10,000 distaff Open on a beautiful late-summer evening.

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Hawley Reminds Homeowners, Business to apply for State Aid before Sept. 29 Deadline
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:17 AM

For detailed information on how to apply for aid, please click here or read the Lake Ontario Recovery Fund Guidelines for homeowners.

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Motor vehicle accident reported in Alabama
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:03 AM

The occupants were reportedly out and walking around and roadway is completely blocked.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 21, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:19 AM
  • Shooting in the city lands one in hospital and three in detention.
  • Drop in City School tax rate.
  • Bank Street man charged with grand larceny for purchasing vending machine snacks.
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Holley man faces possible prison time for plea to child sex abuse
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:43 PM

Durbano pleaded guilty to the most serious charge in his indictment admitting to sexually abusing a girl under 11 years old in April.

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Assemblyman Hawley Joins Local Families, Mental Health Experts to Discuss Preventing Domestic Violence at Forum
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:39 PM

“The complexity of dealing with domestic violence demands an approach focused on teamwork and efficiency. This forum proved to be an informative event that will ultimately help us develop legislation to aid in the efforts of these dedicated stakeholders.” - Hawley

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Fundraisers established for children of Kent couple killed in crash
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Click here for a link to the donation page.

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Cuomo cancels tomorrow’s trip to Batavia
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:42 AM

He has apparently postponed tomorrows trip and is expected to reschedule for a date in the near future.

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Batavia Morning News: Sep 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Big announcement expected tomorrow as Governor Cuomo comes to Batavia.
  • Rochester man found guilty of sex trafficking minors.
  • Mother in Corfu receives heart transplant following community support.
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