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  • Lawmakers look to legalize small fireworks
  • Western New York to receive environmental grants
  • Third suspect arrested in Aaron Hernandez case 

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Genesee County churches accounted for more than $311,000 of the $10.8 million total.

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The film's screenplay is written by local author Bill Kauffman. 

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  • An 18-year-old from Batavia with no permanent address is accused of using her learner’s permit to pawn a stolen laptop.
  • A 55-year-old Attica woman is facing two felony charges for allegedly taking over $1,100 during her shift as a cashier at the TA Travel Center in Pembroke.

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  • Flood Watch posted for Genesee County...
  • Three Medina teenagers jailed for high speed chase through Batavia...
  • Missing Batavia teenager located safe 

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13-year-old Chelsea Emondt-Fauel was a willful runaway. She was unharmed and turned over to the care of the Department of Social Services.

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All three are charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and Obstruction of Governmental Administration. Two are facing additional charges.

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  • High speed police chase in city...
  • Batavia man sentenced to 100 years in prison...
  • Albion company gets 900K Genesee Co. Airport contract 

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Work is expected from 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. Residents are asked not to park on the road.

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Two Elba residents and one from Batavia are facing 11 felonies combined.

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Brothers Carl and Jason Sherman were put behind bars.

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  • Disturbance on Highland Park draws heavy police response...
  • Victim Orleans County explosion dies...
  • Three face charges for selling drugs in Elba 

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Candidates endorsed by the Genesee County Conservative Party include elections for district attorney, Towns of Byron, Elba and Stafford and Batavia City Council.

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Law enforcement descends on city home, unconfirmed reports of weapons in house and possibility  some occupants held against their will

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Chelsea Darnley Emondt-Fauel, 13, went missing in March and was found in Niagara Falls five days later. She's missing again as of yesterday. Batavia Police is looking for help.

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The Genesee Promise Plus program could provide an option for those who have lost jobs at JP Morgan Chase or BernzOmatic.

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Mr. Wesley Baes was 75. He was hospitalized since May 17 after an acetylene torch he was operating ignited.

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  • Fire death of Castile woman last October, ruled suicide...
  • Rochester man sentenced for scrap metal heist from batavia rail yard...
  • Batavia City Council considers $65,000 dumpster enclosure

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Residents in the vicinity of Evans and Walnut Sts. will be affected.

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After a two-year layoff and a strong comeback in 2012, the LeRoy recreational pool at Wildwood Park is open again for the summer.

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The former Bills quarterback spoke to reporters at his annual football camp in Orchard Park this afternoon.

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  • Plant closing in Medina, 174 jobs to be lost...
  • Schumer furious at Russia over Snowden passage...
  • Batavia City Council to meet tonight 

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  • Graduation Day at Batavia and Oakfield-Alabama.
  • A good week-end weather wise so far.
  • The Pok-A-Dot celebrates 60 years.

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22
  • Retired Law Enfrocement to be exempt from SAFE Act
  • Batavia Downs backs NY Casino Bill
  • YWCA  Adventure Program and Market on North Street to begin this weekend

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Oakfield-Alabama graduation is Sunday at 1 at the high school.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he plans to sign a bill that would allow those who retired in good standing to use 10-round magazines which are currently banned as part of New York's gun control law.

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After feeling like they got the cold shoulder from the state following the Seneca gaming agreement, Batavia Downs announces it's on board with the state's new casino bill.

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Those arrested for immigration charges are being held at the federal detention center in Batavia.

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Jillian Marie Troy was travelling north when she apparently lost control of the car.

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  • Unemployment rate improving in WNY...
  • House votes down farm bill, Rep. Collins responds...
  • Troopers look for missing Niagara County man

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Benefits for the city, residents and businesses.

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Rep. Chris Collins and the NY Farm Bureau expressed their chagrin over the defeat that would have had a significant impact in Genesee County.

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It could be fruitful for businesses looking to expand or start-up, but how will it affect Genesee County and GCC?

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  • Fire destroys warehouse in Warsaw...
  • United Way goal falls short,
  • but pledges exceed last year

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Reflecting as graduation approaches this Sunday, the district says its graduation rate is approximately 10 percent higher than last year.

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A months-long, $73,000 effort culminated last night with the opening of the one-of-a-kind park.

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Scott Wilson was most recently the vice principal at Hilton High School.

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  • BHS principal is named...
  • Kiwanis "All Inclusive" Park opens...
  • Jail inmate pleads to sexual assault 

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55-year-old Raymond Leach Jr. of Montclaire Avenue pleaded guilty to counts of first-degree sexual abuse for the action which left the alleged victim with physical injury.

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Two young Batavia men are charged with Theft of Services and Disorderly Conduct following a disturbance at the Sport of Kings Restaurant Sunday morning.

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"Dig into Reading," the Richmond Memorial Library's summer reading club for kids, helps them academically over summer vacation, but the benefits don't stop there.

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The primary care practices of Vladimir Gaspar, M.D., and Didem Miraloglu, M.D., will continue their normal operations. Both doctors will also join the URMC faculty.

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The four suspects, all between the ages of 18 and 23, were jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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  • Four arrested for AT&T Store Burglary...
  • Construction to close Vernon and S. Swan Sts today...
  • Kiwanis All-Inclusive playground opens tonight

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Vernon Avenue and South Swan Street (from Ellicott to Sumner) will experience traffic closures for roadway milling on Wednesday, June 19 from, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The storm was picked up in Akron and it is moving across Genesee County.

UPDATE (3:21): The National Weather Service has rescinded its special weather message about the strong storm. Instead, spotty t-storms are expected throughout tonight.

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WBTA will be broadcasting almost all home and road games at Jamestown and Auburn.

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It's open to the public Tuesday at 6:30.

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LeRoy community leader is dead at 86. 

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  • Schumer calls for crack down on improper use of  ADD drugs...
  • Rochester man arrested for "raining" down on traffic from bridge...
  • Batavia Firemen rescue man from Tonawanda Creek

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  • It's Father's Day and the weather forecast is not great.
  • A garage fire in Pavilion.
  • A rescuse from the Tonawanda Creel.

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  • GCC Coach Faces Grand Jury
  • Hawley applauds restoration of funds to OPWDD
  • Pembroke named top public school in county

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Genesee County is known for its agriculture, but its microbreweries? Not yet, but maybe soon. One local farm’s new malt house could propel the product, and maybe the area, forward.

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First off, it will no longer be called Batavia Downs Casino...

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From 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.

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Neighbors evacuated while police investigate

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  • NYS and Senecas resolve dispute over casino revenue,
  • will cause marketing changes at Batavia Downs...
  • NYS to restore funding for persons with disabilities 

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The grounds are flooded. Festivities will continue as scheduled the rest of the weekend.

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Looking at four years of data from the state Education Department, the weekly business publication says that Genesee County's only Catholic high school is also its strongest.

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Masked man weilding sawed-off shotgun robs Pandora's Box

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  • Livingston County fugitive returned after 30 years...
  • Seneca and Cuomo reported near agreement over WNY slot machines...
  • Jim Kelly recovering from cancer surgery 

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Buffalo Business First is out with its rankings of WNY middle schools.

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The man who drafted the Safe Haven law was in Batavia to recognize UMMC for its responsible efforts when dealing with a distressed birth mother.

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Nationally certified technicians will be on hand to answer questions, check recalls, and assist with making sure all seats are installed correctly.

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  • Accused rapist pleads innocent, argues with judge...
  • Batavian man facing federal child porn charges...
  • Town of Batavia gets $1.2-million grant for water porject 

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Jeffrey Wawrzyniak, 40, was found in possession of child porn during a search warrant.

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Sara E. Schimley is charged with first-degree buglary and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

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Legislation passes committee vote.

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For 26 years, Nowak built Lancers girls basketball into a small school state powerhouse.

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Charles D. Johnson is being held without bail.

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The project totalling more than$1.6 million will bring public water to 66 residents.

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Due to rain, the street paving has been delayed to tomorrow.

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  • Woman killed in Orleans County crash...
  • Batavia City Council votes 7-2 in favor of repealing SAFE Act...
  • Perry man jailed for assaulting police officers 

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Car crosses  into oposite lane, hits dump truck

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It would require pawn brokers and scrap metal dealers to report transactions to the Sheriff's Office daily.

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Postponed due to expected rain, road paving will take place from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. tomorrow.

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  • A Darien Center man is accused of driving with a blood alcohol content almost twice the legal limit.
  • A 15-year-old Silver Springs boy is accused of stealing an automatic rifle from a village resident’s home.
  • An Oakfield man is facing three felony charges related to drunk driving.

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  • Batavia City Council to act on repeal of SAFE Act...
  • Beware of bear in LeRoy... 
  • Buffalo-Niagara lags behind in high tech jobs

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  • Congressman Chris Collins was in Elba yesterday touting the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act
  • A malfunctioning tractor trailer on the Thruway ends safely, but authorities had quite a mess to clean up
  • Beware of bears in LeRoy

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Crews dealt with cleaning up 60 to 80 gallons.

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The DEC has recommendations for making sure bears are not attracted to your home.

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Anthony Platek went to school every day at Pembroke. All 2,265 of them.

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Residents of Buell Street and Ellicott Avenue will have access to their properties but it will be limited at times while paving operations are in front of their homes.

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They total about $2 million.

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 Diane Burroughs named Woman of he Year by the Batavia Business and Professional Women's Club

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heavy rain closes roads prone to flooding 

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  •  JP Morgan Chase to close call center in Albion,
  • 450 jobs will be lost by September
  • LeRoy man indicted for sexual assault at knifepoint

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Freshman member picks up seat on Science, Space & Technology.

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06

Charles D. Johnson is charged in an eight-count indictment concerning the disturbing incident which occurred in the middle of the night at a home on Gilbert Street.

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  • The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says a Rochester woman who is banned from all Walmart stores for attempting to shoplift there previously, was caught allegedly trying to steal from there again yesterday in Batavia.
  • A Batavia man is facing several charges following a traffic stop on Clinton Street Road in Stafford.

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Two inches of rain is expected to come down in the area today.

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06
  • Second suspect charged with growing marijuana in LeRoy...
  • Property tax relief sought for farmers...
  • Cuomo raises the stakes in dispute with Senecas

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32-year-old John Rauchbauer of Avon allegedly handed over a note to a pharmacist demanding hydromorphone and oxycotin or he would “start shooting.” He fled without receiving any narcotics.

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Michael Penvose, 33, is charged with unlawful growing of cannabis -- a class-A misdemeanor -- and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

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The current cap of 10 percent is the second highest in the nation and consumes 15 percent of a farm’s net income on average.

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14 Students Represent Six Schools in GLOW Region

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  • Seneca Indian Nation president calls governor a "bully"
  • dispute is over non-indian gaming facilities such as Batavia Downs...
  • Suspects in Buddy Nix prank plea not guilty

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Benjamin Muntz, 24, is currently serving a state prison term for burglary.

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Adjournment granted as District Attorney's office learns of new evidence of a new alleged crime.

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  • Jim Kelly has cancer, surgery on Friday...
  • Lynn Freeman to retire from Chamber...
  • Muller Quaker plant opens in Batavia 

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Several high-ranking representatives, including U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, expressed excitement for the new yogurt plant's opening as well as appreciation for the dairy-rich region.

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Due to continuing sewer repairs on Ross Street, the Richmond Memorial Library will close Tuesday at 5 p.m.

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Elba and Oakfield-Alabama High School seniors are the recipients of the 2013 Genesee ARC Mary Anne Graney Memorial Scholarships.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer to attend opening ceremony. 

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  • Muller-Quaker opens Batavia facility today...
  • Governor proposes bill to ban texting while driving...
  • American Cancer Society calls for restrictions on candy flavored cigars 

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Festival of Hope benefits Genesee Cancer Assistance. 

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