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Entries for December 2014

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Two Rochester area donors have given 20 new bicycles to children at the Genesee ARC. Delivered by the Park Avenue Bicycle Shop, brothers Howard and Mi...

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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning posted...
  • Batavia celebrates 100 years as a city...
  • New bridge approved for Letchworth

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Governor Cuomo has announced legislation banning the sale of liquid nicotine to minors and requiring childproof containers to protect against accident...

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  • County nursing home lifts visitation restrictions...
  • Bills' Orton retires
  • Minimum wage goes to $8.75/hr. New Years Day

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Buffalo Bills quarterback, Kyle Orton has retired, and now the team will be looking for a starting quarterback. There was much speculation as to what ...

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WBTA returned to air at reduced power around 4pm after construction on the transmission tower occurred today. Work on the tower is likely to finish up...

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that $12.2 million is being put towards a new housing project in Batavia. This is part of a state-wide plan...

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WBTA is performing construction on our Transmission Tower on Creek Rd. It will be necessary to leave the air so our contractors can work saf...

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  • New visitation runes at UMMC.
  • Richard Funke sworn in as state senator.
  • An incident at an East Main Street restaurant results in big trouble for a Batavia man..

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  • New visitation rules at UMMC.
  • Genesee County native Richard Funke has been sworn in as state senator.
  • A Batavia man in a lot of trouble after stealing a purse.

 

 

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Colder today than yesterday.  Cold but no precipitation forecasted for New Year's Eve.

Rich Funke is sworn in as State Senator.

Visitation is restricted at UMMC because of the flu.

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27
  • Karen's Yarn, Paper, Scissors wins window contest
  • Charge in assault case
  • UMMC to restrict visitors due to flu
  • Salvation Army short or raising goal
  • Veterans center looking for partners

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The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign to raise money for community needs and programs ended up $3500 short of its $69,000 goal this season. Major R...

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As of today, United Memorial Medical Center is restricting visitors due to an increase in the flu virus. No one under the age of 14 will be allowed to...

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The Genesee Veterans Support Network is looking for partners from local businesses to help create a new veterans center in Batavia. The new facility w...

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26
  • High winds cause power failures...
  • Jeffrey Deats unguarded and on life support...
  • Bethany man arrested for child abuse

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  • ECMC Doctor notifies jail that Deats shows no brain activity following suicide attempt...
  • Deats is charged with 2nd Degree Manslaughter in death of 6-month old

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  • High Wind Warning posted Christmas Eve and Day...
  • UMMC rates best in WNY on infection control...
  • Gasoline prices continue to fall

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A federal government initiative to reduce medical errors and patient-safety problems across the nation has resulted in penalties for a local hospital....

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Batavia Commons and BJ's Plaza sold to downstate real estate company for $12.7-million

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  • Flu closes county nursing home to visitors...
  • Butler gets 8 years for State St. shooting...
  • Summit St. home raided for stolen loot

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  Dashawn Butler, who was arrested after a shots fired incident in September last year has been sentenced to 8 years in prison. Butler was con...

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The flu virus has been detected among patients in the Genesee County Nursing Home and some staff members are also beginning to show symptoms. Due to t...

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  • Jeffrey Deats attempts suicide in county jail...
  • Deats is accused of manslaughter in death of baby

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22
  • Batavia woman arrested for assault...
  • Police in Tri-state area on alert after NYC cop killings...
  • Nephew of Bills great Jim Kelly arrested

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21
  • A sunny but cold day for the area ...
  • A one car accident leads to a DWI arrest...
  • Beware of a jury duty scam.

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  • A house fire kills a 90 year old farmer in Byron.
  • A Leicester man is jailed for trashing a home and assaulting a sheriff's deputy.
  • Gas prices continue to drop locally.

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  • One man dies in Byron Fire...
  • Jeffrey Deats is not the father of Chandler Zuch
  • Reward grows in cat stomping case

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19

Body of man found in burned out home

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Man claiming to be the child's father said the baby's death was accidental. 

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  • Arrest made in death of Batavia infant...
  • Felony drug charges placed against Washington Ave. man...
  • NYS bans fracking

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Olyn Ave. man charged with manslaughter

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And the winners are. That’s the announcement today from the Batavia Area Jaycees for the 2014 Holiday Light Contest. Homes were judged on various d...

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  • Batavia Police investigate death of 6-month old...
  • Former LeRoy Fire Dept. treasurer pleads guilty...
  • Gaming Commission to announce new casino locations

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autopsy results are pending

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Volunteers for Animals offers $500 reward for an arrest

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  • Hiker falls 60ft. at Letchworth and is unhurt...
  • YWCA takes over crisis telephone service in Batavia...
  • Police investigate stomping death of cat

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New service will replace Regional Action Phone (RAP)

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15
  • Felony charges placed in Batavia domestic violence incident...
  • Cause of fatal Albion fire: accidental...
  • An armored truck runs off highway in Orleans County

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13
  • Alexander man facing charges of burglary & Grand Larceny...
  • Scholarships awarded to local students enrolled in criminal justice
  • Buffalo Bills game is sold out!

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12
Ken Barrett Toy Drive benefitting the Salvation Army was a huge success, collecting two truckloads worth of toys. Joan Stevens of the Salvation Army s...

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  • Dollar General proposes Pavilion location...
  • Oliver's Candies wants to update sign...
  • Bills game is a sellout

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11
  • Storm Warning cancelled, replaced by Winter Weather Advisory...
  • 18-wheeler blocks Clinton St. Rd, pick-up wedged under trailer...
  • State Ed commissioner resigns

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The Army is 150 birds short of meeting demand

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10
  • Winter Storm Warning posted...
  • Batavia man arrested for Grand Larceny...
  • BPO performs at GCC

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09

Winter Storm Warning posted for Genesee, Orleans & Wyoming Counties until 6PM Thursday.

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09
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for snow...
  • City Manager: "Time Warner too big to sue..."
  • NYS AG to probe deaths at the hands of police

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08

Annual contest will be judged in five categories on Dec.14

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08
  • Adams St. fire damages three-car garage...
  • Winter Storm Watch posted tomorrow through Thursday..
  • BHS students exchange drugs for smokes

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06
  • Albion woman bites another in face
  • First downtown Batavia Christmas parade
  • Batavia Downs: season comes to an end

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05

Christmas Parade in Downtown Batavia draws hundreds along route

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05

40 year old woman allegedly bit the face of another person

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05
  • A Varysburg woman is killed in a three vehicle...
  • Damage tab $50K from Corfu fire...
  • Christmas in the City tonight

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04
  • Fire destroys craft and produce store in Corfu...
  • Rose Mary Christian cancels rally to support police...
  • Gasoline falls below $2/gallon, but not even close in WNY

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04

Flames race through The Farm on Rt. 77

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Annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner will be held February 28

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03
After seven years, the Buffalo Bills announced today that an agreement has been reached with Rogers Communications to end the Toronto Series. Since 2...

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That proposed rally behind police everywhere announced by Ward Six Batavia Councilwoman Rosemary Christian for Saturday night in downtown Batavia has ...

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03
  • A retired Alexander Central school teacher is $1-million winner...
  • City Councilwoman wants to rally support for police...
  • NYS AG probes cost of heroin antidote

 

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Retired teacher wins $1-million "second place" in Powerball

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Fire originates at a wood burning fireplace insert, cause still under investigation

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  • Fire destroys a home on Oatka Trail...
  • Batavia BOCES student dies in Wyoming County accident...
  • Batavia's next millionaire to be named

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01
  • Former WBTA President William F. Brown Jr. dead at 91...
  • Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo hospitalized for past month...
  • Bills win, rally behind former star Daryl Talley

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