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Entries for November 2014

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Broadcaster, author and reporter

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  • The weather in our area looks good for the very busy travel day.
  • An accident on West Main Street Road in Batavia sends one person to UMMC.
  • Former Governor Mario Cuomo hospitalized with a heart problem.

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  • Livingston county woman arrested
  • Wal-Mart protestors around US
  • Facebook group Batavia neighborhood watch

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28
  • It's Black Friday shoppers greeted with cold temperatures.
  • An incident on Veterans Memorial Drive results in a smashed cell phone and a arrest.
  • A fifty car pile up on Grand Island results in several injuries.

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27
  • Scattered light snow showers in the local forecast...
  • State Police beef up patrols for the Holiday...
  • Free Skating at Falleti this morning, courtesy of the Kiwanis Club

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  • Tonawanda Cr. Flood Warning Lifted...
  • New winter storm to impact points east...
  • Unemployment remains at six year low in Genesee Co.

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Creek has crested and begun to recede

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Each ward represented except Ward 5

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  • Flood Warning continues...
  • Tonawanda Creek level up significantly...
  • Warsaw woman sentenced for sexual abuse of child

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Gusts to 60 mph can be expected

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24
  • Flood Warning Extended to Tuesday afternoon...
  • City to resume leaf pick-up on Monday
  • Rainbow visible downtown

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24
  • High Wind Warning and Flood Warning issued...
  • Only one road closure in Genesee Co  due to high water...
  • Tonawanda Creek at 3.5-ft, well below 9-ft flood stage

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Flood Warning Issued for Genesee & Wyoming Counties until Monday afternoon.

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22
  • Batavia man charged with resisting arrest
  • Oakfield woman arrested for DWI and attempted escape
  • Snowmobile accident leads to a list of charges

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Dashawn Butler, age 34 of Batavia has been convicted of all three charges he faced in a 2013 “shots fired” incident. Butler was charged with criminal ...

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Batavia school district re-opened its doors today after 3 consecutive snow days. It’s still early in the year, but Batavia only has 2 regular snow day...

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The entire Department of Public Works was deployed to take care of the snow and a sewer line blockage in recent days. City Manager Jason Molino s...

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The Kids Night Out set to take place at GCC has been cancelled for tonight and tomorrow due to scheduling conflicts.
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The New York State Thruway will re-open at 3 this afternoon from Exit 46, Henrietta, to exit 50 Williamsville. The following roads will open at 3pm t...

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Advisory lifted in Alexander, Bethany, Darien and Pavilion.

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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning cancelled...
  • Flood Watch posted for Sunday through Wednesday...
  • Suspect arrested in Oakfield armed robbery

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Sheriff's Office: No unnecessary travel

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Female suspect arrested for holding up Oakfield pharmacy armed with a gun and a knife

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All three held on $25,000 bail each

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20
  • Area gets hit again with Lake Effect Snow...
  • Schools close for a third day...
  • Thruway remains closed from Rochester to PA line...

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Basom woman was killed when her car strikes concrete barrier

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19

Lifted in Alexander, Bethany, LeRoy, Pavilion and Pembroke, including the limited travel ban in Darien 

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19
  • One warning ends this afternoon, another begins late tonight...
  • Six deaths blamed on the storm in WNY, one in Genesee County...
  • Schools close for a second day... 
  • Thruway still closed, Rochester to PA line

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Travel bans and advisories prompt second day of closings

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18

Declaration allows outside resources to be brought in to aid in snow removal, National Guard is a possibility

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18
  • 56 year old employee of highway department succumbs operating snow blower...
  • One car accident in Alabama, not weather related, claims a life

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Travel ban extended to six towns in Genesee County

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18
  • Snow Storm: closes schools, thruway, travel advisory for county...
  • Bergen rail crossing remains closed due to diesel fuel leak...

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18

Travel advisory issued in Genesee County, several schools closed, Thruway closed from Henrietta to Dunkirk

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Brake failure causes 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel to spill

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Student loan forgiveness available to students who agree to operate a farm

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17
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning Issued...
  • Lawmen probe string of car break-ins...
  • Season ends for Batavia and LeRoy football

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  • Both LeRoy and Batavia football teams lose in the Western Regionals.
  • Two drug arrests in two traffic stops.
  • A Scottsville man is charged after allegedly shooting at a house in Leicester.

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  • Developer of a proposed senior housing complex suing county Economic Development agency.
  • Harassment in the 2nd arrest.
  • Stolen car found in manure lagoon on a Perry farm

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Calamar files notice of claim, says GCDEC acted improperly. Agency denies allegation.

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14
  • Bills lose in Miami, playoff hopes dim...
  • Driver hits two cars on Main St....
  • Ice on bridges cause minor accidents

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Originally indicted for rape, 18 year old pleads guilty to sexual abuse

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 Will be held this Saturday at the ARC Community Center, 38 Woodrow Rd., Batavia

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13
  • Wy Co under Lake Effect Snow Advisory...
  • Salvation Army issues a turkey call...
  • Big games for the Bills in Miami

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Collection of food for the Holidays also begins, turkeys needed

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  • Looking for cause of East Pembroke Fire...
  • Colder weather moves into WNY...
  • Bills head to Florida for Thursday night game

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a fast response by volunteers pre vent flames from damaging nearby house

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Troopers say she threatened neighbor with a metal rake

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  • Former Oakfield FD treasurer pleads guilty to petit larceny...
  • City Council fails to act on police facility task force...
  • Veterans Day observances listed

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Six local observances are scheduled

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10

JA programs save money for local schools, area businesses credited

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10

Samantha Hilchey accused of embezzling at least $6,000 from volunteer department

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cause traced to an electrical malfunction, damage set at $35,000

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  • Batavia HS wins Class B Sectional title...
  • LeRoy also advances, winning Class C...
  • Schumer: tougher testing of airbags

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  • Perry man charged with stealing from Community Action
  • Domestic incident results in assault charge

 

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07

The Oatkan Knights kickoff at 5 p.m. tonight and the Blue Devils play Saturday at 3. Both games you can catch right here on WBTA or streaming live at WBTAi.com.

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The building was evacuated. After about an hour the fire was put out.

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07
  • Suspect runs from police in Corfu...
  • Barn burner in Avon...
  • $1-million lottery ticket sold in Batavia, who has it?

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07

suspect stopped for traffic violation now jailed on $10,000 bail

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06

The New York State Lottery says someone used a “Quick Pick” at the 7-Eleven Store at 505 East Main Street and won the second place prize of $1 million.

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Work is underway and crews are working as fast as they can, but officials do not know how long water and traffic will be affected.

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This year an estimated 1,400 families will receive toys, food, and gifts; this is a 9% increase over last year’s actual total of 1,308 families.

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A vehicle snapped a power pole taking down wires.

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It's at the Office for the Aging tonight at 7.

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06
  • Six abandon puppies in Wyoming County, adopted...
  • Louise Slaughter declares victory, her opponent not ready to concede...
  • Sammy Watkins sidelined with groin injury

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05
  • Cuomo wins second term...
  • Collins, Ranzenhofer, Hawley returned to office...
  • Cause of Caledonia fire revealed

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04

Donald Legg Jr. was found in good health.

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04

Frederick Miller stabbed Rachel Miller with scissors in the front and the back one March 2013 morning in the home they shared on Oak Orchard River Road.

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They allegedly did not report one household member's income before collecting more than $6,000 in SNAP benefits.

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The resident was locked inside before the animal bounded through a broken window to escape.

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  • Election Day across New York...
  • LeRoy Police look for missing man...
  • Abandon dogs in Wyoming County

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Donald Legg Jr., 49, is a missing person. His car is also missing. Anyone with information should call 345-6350.

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03

There are no local contested races, but there are plenty of decisions for Genesee County residents to make in statewide elections. There is also a proposition for City of Batavia voters.

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03
  • A Batavia man is charged with a felony count of drunken driving.
  • A Batavia teen, one of several people arrested in an underage drinking party this weekend is facing additional charges after he allegedly tried to challenge cops.

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It focuses on inexperienced drivers and carries a hefty first-time penalty.

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03
  • Major fire in Caledonia...
  • Batavia High School goes for sectional title in football...
  • Another medical battle for Jim Kelly

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02
  • We are back on standard time and you should have set your time pieces back on hour.
  • Both Batavia and LeRoy were victorious in Section Five Football Semi-finals.
  • Who is the million dollar lottery winner in Batavia?

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  • Livonia man charged with Grand Larceny
  • Beware of drowsy drivers
  • Turn clocks back tonight

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