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Entries for January 2015

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  • Heavy law enforcement this weekend.
  • GoArt to receive 3 grants this year.
  • Professional ice climber scaled Niagara Falls.

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Law enforcement will be extra heavy this upcoming weekend as part of the STOP-DWI crackdown. Holidays and big party-related events are always a time w...

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The New York State Council on the Arts is awarding grant money to organizations statewide, including one in Genesee County. GO ART! is receiving 3 gra...

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A multi-agency investigation involving State Police, Genesee, Orleans, and Monroe County sheriff departments, and Rochester Police has led to an arres...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory issued...
  • 2014 hunting season one of the safest in NYS...
  • Shorter wait times at DMV

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You may have noticed a shorter wait when visiting the DMV this past year. The average wait time at State-run DMVs in September was half an hour. This ...

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A Genesee County Deputy Sheriff has retired, and another will soon do the same. Deputy John Duyssen will be retiring tomorrow after 21 years with th...

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  • Batavia man found dead in Alexander...
  • Marine captain alerts police to theft at Pembroke Service Area...
  • Governor renews call for state weather service

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Three Buffalo men are arrested on the Thruway in Stafford. Christopher and Pierre McCullen, and Craig Elston are charged with alleged grand larceny an...

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A Livonia man will umpire at the Super Bowl this Sunday. 56-year old, Bill Schuster has spent 15 years as an NFL umpire and calls the opportunity “rew...

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A police sting has resulted in the arrest of a Wood Street man. 38-year-old Joshua Baltz is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance. Balt...

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The body of a missing 84-year old has been found. Alphonse Spiotta was reported missing this morning before a search by Sheriff’s deputies and State t...

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Former pastor will remain in jail until sentenced on child  sexual abuse charges.

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  • Silver out as Assembly Speaker...
  • Hawley renews support for Accountability Act...
  • Jeffrey Deats mother pleads not guilty

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Vibrant Batavia’s request of $50,000 is getting mixed opinions from City Council. The organization known for beautification projects and social events...

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The victim of the Orleans County fire has been identified as George P. Swartz. The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office says the 65-year-old was ki...

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  • Orleans County pastor guilty of abusing his grandchildren...
  • New police radio system, "Biggest liability issue facing city"
  • Victim identified in 1979 Caledonia murder

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The victim of the 1979 Caledonia Jane Doe case has been identified as Tammy Jo Alexander. Alexander was a Florida resident who was found murdered on t...

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Five people are injured in a two-vehicle accident in Albion. The incident occurred when a vehicle heading south on Gaines Basin Road drove past a stop...

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  • Oakfield brother & sister charged with choking another person...
  • Orleans County fire victim still unidentified...
  • Batavia City Council meets tonight

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  • A few more flurries are expected this morning.
  • A change at the County Treasurer's Office
  • No ID yet of a fire victim in Orleans County

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  • Structure fire in Carlton claims a life
  • Frank Panepento trumpet alarm at the VA every morning
  • GCC to offer free tax service for those with less than 53,000 income
  • New treasurer for Genesee county.

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Deputy County Treasurer James Stack has resigned to become a Monroe County Deputy Sheriff.  Stack says becoming a deputy sheriff has been a dream...

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Batavia School District has notified parents of new procedures after a kindergartener walked out of Jackson Elementary last week. Parents and teachers...

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Agents from the Dept. of Homeland Security and Secret Service execute federal search warrant

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  • Hawley calls for Silver to step down...
  • LeRoy couple charged with car thefts...
  • City of Batavia looks for part-time judge

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New York State Police offer a new question and answer service through Twitter. The forums are called “Twitter Town Halls” and questions can be as...

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is facing charges of corruption after allegedly using referrals and state funds for his own benefit and special intere...

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  • Former420 Emporium owners admits to selling bath salts...
  • Maple St. man admits armed robbery...
  • Attica guards to stand trial in March

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A Rochester man could be looking at 30 years in prison and/or a $2 million fine after telling a federal court that he sold synthetic drugs known as ba...

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The remains of a Rochester couple traveling to a vacation home in Florida have been found. Larry and Jane Glazer were discovered in the Caribbean Sea ...

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Three guards at the Attica Correctional Facility accused of assaulting an inmate nearly four years ago will go to court in March. The inmate who was a...

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  • Medina votes to keep its village government...
  • Defendant dies as his sex abuse trial begins in Warsaw...
  • Erie County baby succumbs to flu

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  • Medina votes today on village dissolution...
  • Wyco fire causes $30K damage...
  • Cuomo favors raising age of criminal responsibility

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      Tomorrow, residents of Medina will have a chance to vote on whether or not their local government will be dissolve...

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  • Cuomo proposes minimum wage to $10.50/hr.
  • Mother of Jeffrey Deats charged in death of baby
  • Monroe County man charged in hit and run death of Holley resident

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  • Jacquelyn Deats arrested for with endangering the welfare of a child.
  • New flight school coming to Batavia to open
  • Batavia Lady Blue Devil tosses 1,000 career points

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Deputy Sheriff Frank G. Bordonaro was given the Officer of the Year Award. Press Release: Deputy Frank G. Bordonaro distinguished himself as a ...

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Burst pipe causes 29 residents to flee

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  • Jaquetta Simmons wanted for harassment...
  • Temporary repairs made to Warsaw nursing home...
  • New Office for the Aging Director named

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Batavia City Manager recognized by international local government management organization

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Local funding for a $24-million dollar project to construct two new buildings at GCC has been approved by Genesee County Legislature. The debt from th...

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The former Batavia woman convicted of punching out an elderly Wal-Mart cashier is now wanted for assaulting another woman at a church meeting. Jacquet...

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A new flight school located at the Genesee County Airport will be opening. The most recent school closed 18 months ago in a tax dispute with the state...

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  • heat lamp may have started Bethany barn fire...
  • Wyco nursing home residents evacuated...
  • HOLM says Wonderland of Trees a big success

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A mysterious event of structural damage prompted the evacuation and temporary relocation of about eighty residents this morning at Wyoming County...

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  • Barn fire in Bethany...
  • Batavia real estate company sold...
  • Kindergarten student wonders away from Jackson School

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The oldest name in Batavia Real Estate will be no more. Bob Harris Realty has been acquired by Realty USA, a regional real estate company wi...

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UPDATE - 4:31pm - Olivia has been located in LeRoy. Police are looking for a runaway Batavia teenager. Olivia Rivera-Ellis is 16 years old and d...

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Three stolen LeRoy vehicles have been recovered. Police suspect the thefts, which all occurred in the last 7 days may be related to drug use. One arre...

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  • Proposed city budget calls for slight tax increase...
  • Molino sounds conciliatory tone over mall dispute...
  • Arrest made in Ellicott St. accident

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A Batavia woman is arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a K-Mart. Kim Sobczak left the Lewiston Road K-Mart with a shopping cart containing over $3...

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An Oakfield business caught fire this Friday and received a response from multiple local fire departments. The fire at Hi-Tek Printing on So...

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The Buffalo Bills have selected Rex Ryan as the new head coach of the team. Ryan, who was formerly with the New York Jets is the Bills’ 18th...

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Station's 1490 AM signal will be off air for about 90 minutes beginning at 10AM

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  • Proposed City budget to be released tonight...
  • Pembroke man arrested in fatal hit & run...
  • Crash into BPD was deliberate, police say

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  • An arrest made in Fatal Hit and Run ...
  • Two overnight accidents Clinton Street ...
  • Pick intentionally struck PD, police say

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  • Truck crashes into Batavia Police Station
  • Genesee County football players receive recognition
  • Pick-up truck was struck by train in Orleans Co

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09
A pick-up truck was struck by a freight train in the Town of Murray. The driver of the truck, Scott P. Christ, of Holley was transported to Strong Wes...

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09
A Batavia teenager has gone missing. 15 year-old Emily Staschak is described as a white female, 5’6, 150 pounds with black hair and blue eyes. Sh...

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The NYS Thruway has re-opened from exits 46 to 53. Exits 53 to 61 will remain closed until further notice. The I-190 is now open in both directio...

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The Genesee County Sheriff has issued a travel advisory for the whole county until further notice. Also, lake effect snow has closed down the NYS...

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09
  • Lake Effect Snow moves through area,
  • some schools close, NYS Thruway shut down in WNY...
  • Elba 4th graders "talk" of plan to make teacher sick 

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NYS Thruway closed from Henrietta to Ripley

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The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect from 10 tonight to 10 tomorrow morning. 6 to 10 inches of snow is expecte...

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The Genesee County Legislature’s Ways & Means Committee voted to move forward on the $24 million building project at GCC. The project will include...

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UPDATE: 3:25PM - The NYS Thruway has reopened between Exits 50 and 49.
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  • Bitter wind chills and slick road surfaces...
  • Deer hunting considered in Genesee county Park...
  • Good weather for ice wine

 

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GCC is looking to expand its current Batavia campus and raise new scholarship funds throughout the region. Their “Create Our Future Together Campaign”...

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The Salvation Army Warming Centers will open tonight and for the rest of the week due to cold weather outside. Anyone looking for a place to stay can ...

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The merger between United Memorial Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health System is officially complete. The merger between the two hospitals wi...

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  • Poor visibility delays classes at Byron-Bergen...
  • Arrest made in Batavia bank robbery...
  • Three indicted for rape in Elba

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One-hour delay at Byron-Bergen, two-hour delay at Elba

 

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A spaghetti dinner benefit for an Oakfield girl will take place this Saturday from 4 to 7 at Oakfield-Alabama High School. 13-year old Payton Malloy...

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A Bethany woman and a partner from Michigan will be traveling to Uganda for a series of projects. The primary purpose of Sarah Scott and Kirk Mason’s ...

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The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has installed a 24/7 “Drug Drop Box” at their Batavia Headquarters. The drop box is in place for people to get rid...

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06
  • Wind Chill Advisory posted...
  • Corfu man killed in hit and run...
  • Kohl's ready to hire in Batavia

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A Batavia woman was arrested in Warsaw for false personation and a warrant. Crystal Marsceill gave a false first name to an officer who was performing...

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Four ATV Riders are arrested for trespassing in LeRoy. The incident took place on posted property on Circular Hill Road. Ethan Ellis, of Brockport, an...

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A new Kohl’s store is going to bring around 100 new jobs to Batavia. Opening in March, the store is going to hold a hiring event at GCC this Saturday ...

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  • Fatal weekend accident in Pavilion...
  • Bitter wind chills are forecast...
  • LeRoy Police arrest two in October assault

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  • City dispute involving the mall and New Years Eve Centennial party
  • High wind warning for western NY
  • Shooting death of Pepper the dog under investigation

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Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address has been moved to January 21st at 1:30 due to extenuating circumstances. It will be held in the Empire S...

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United Memorial Medical Center has welcomed Genesee County’s New Year’s Baby for 2015. Jonathon and Danielle Holland of Pavillion are the new parents ...

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Computers and TVs are no longer allowed to be thrown out by the roadside after a new law came into effect with the new year. Electronic trash, includi...

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  • Former Governor Mario Cuomo dead at 82,
  • son Andrew Cuomo sworn in to second term...
  • Jeffrey Deats dead, manslaughter case against him closed

 

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