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Hawley says it’s the right choice because Upstate New Yorkers “can’t afford to be paying for the housing, healthcare and education of the children.”

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A decision handed down today grants individual cities and towns the right to make their own zoning regulations on whether to allow the controversial natural gas drilling process.

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Livingston County deputies say 28-year-old Peter Conway gave a voluntary statement admitting to the crime today.

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Residents are reminded to take proper precautions such as staying in air conditioning indoors, keeping hydrated, and avoiding strenuous activities outdoors.

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He replaces Fran Mruczek who retired from that position at the end of the 2013.

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  • Flowers by Dick Burton goes out of business...
  • Orleans Co. teenager injured in one car accident...
  • Schumer wants to regulate e-cigs

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  • For the most part it should be a good weather day, but there is a chance of showers.
  • Batavia low on the affluent list. Pittsord and Mendon high.
  • Flowers by Dick Burton is closing.

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  • Flowers by Dick Burton closing Monday...
  • NYS 2nd highest maple syrup producer...
  • NYS offers loan program for home owners....

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July 1 the Trumbull Parkway Infrastructure Project will begin on Trumbull Parkway from East Ave. to Lown St. in the City of Batavia.

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IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations.

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During the holiday week, Friday's scheduled pick-ups will be delayed by one day on Saturday.

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 It will be open to the entire state in October.

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This year New York produced 546,000 gallons of maple syrup with 2.2 million taps.

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Its goal is to save the lives of women faced with severe complications during childbirth.

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  • Oakfield Fire Dept. issues statement on theft of funds...
  • Batavia's lone taxi cab is back in service...
  • Albion woman charged with welfare fraud

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The volunteers washed 18 buses and vans inside and out that are used by the Transportation Department in transporting children and adults with disabilities.

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A representative apologized and said the department is reevaluating its financial policies.

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It's from the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society.

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  • Legislature OK's GCC budget, one "no" vote...
  • Batavia man convicted of robbing 7-11 store...
  • Canandaigua Lake Fish kill spoils vacation setting 

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The Elba resident is a managing partner of CY Farms and is involved with other local businesses.

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It could work its way to approval so the district residents are welcome to the fire hall at 7 p.m.

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U.S. Border Patrol is dealing with tens of thousands of minors crossing the border from Central America.

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Deputies the car driven by 45-year-old Renee Belknap left the lane for an undetermined reason and collided with a Ford delivery truck coming the opposite direction.

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UPDATE (1:55 p.m.): The National Weather Service has cancelled this watch for Genesee, Orleans and northern Erie Counties. It remains in effect for Wyoming County.

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  • Oakfield Fire Dept treasurer arrested for Grand Larceny...
  • Canadian takes a plea deal in Darien Lake assault ...
  • Funeral services set for Batavia woman shot by boyfriend in Chautauqua County

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Samantha Hilchey accused of stealing over $6,000 from the volunteer department

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Family and friends may visit Friday from 3 to 7 at the Tomaszewski Funeral Home on West Main Street. A “Celebration of Nicole’s Life” will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

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The Ontario, Canada man pleaded guilty to a single assault charge in County Court for the punch that seriously injured an Alden native at Darien Lake last summer.

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It's moving its Rochester location to Bergen.

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It's looking for members to join the Housing Authority and the Planning and Development Committee.

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NWS says the storms have the potential to produce torrential downpours with rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour.

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Police believe a suspect used a rock to break a window pane on the back door and stole cash.

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  • Batavia man gets 7 years for dragging deputy...
  • Jury selection begins in trial of Canadian charged with assault at Darien Lake concert...
  • Rochester auto salvage yard wants to re-locate in Bergen

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  • A two-county police chase ends in Wyoming County with the driver facing about five dozen traffic violations.
  • Two Monroe County men are accused of stealing almost $3,000 worth of merchandise from the Batavia Wal-Mart

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Police say Cassidy Geffert has been found safe, meaning the AMBER alert worked exactly as it's supposed it: quickly and efficiently.

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Anyone with any information should call (866) N Y S-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.

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As a second felony offender, 37-year-old Scott Kopper, will head to state prison for seven years.

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Deputies say a deer collided with a motorcycle operated by Brandon Scott in the Town of Batavia before dawn.

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  • Serious motorcycle accident in Town of Batavia...
  • Cause listed in Batavia apartment building fire...
  • Albion corrections officer accused of raping inmate

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  • Fire Breaks Out in Spruce Street Apartment Complex
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  • Deal Reached to Legalize Marijuana in NYS

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  • Deal reached on medical pot...
  • Truck bursts into flames on Rt. 77 in Pembroke...
  • Jim Kelly visits Bills practice

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With both the left and right seemingly frustrated with Gov. Cuomo, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins said in Bergen that he's the candidate working people are looking for.

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There are options available without a down payment.

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It’s the name for the new Batavia Public Market that opened for the season today in a new location.

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The troopers administered one dose of Naloxone to the passed out woman's nostril, and watched her recover over the next 10 minutes.

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News release: The City of Batavia Fire Chief Jim Maxwell has been selected by the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) as the 2014 Care...

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  • Rochester couple accused of distributing bath salts in Batavia...
  • Perry man indicted for theft of scrap metal from Pavilion business...
  • City Council forum on Saturday for Ward Two residents

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Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control, but the house did sustain severe smoke, fire and water damage.

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Work is being done on water service replacement.

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He is listed in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital.

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The report says it happened this past February at George & Swede Sales and Service on Big Tree Road.

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Crews are assessing damage to fallen power lines. It's estimated more than two dozen came down in severe thunderstorms Tuesday night.

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It takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at the St. Maximilian Kolbe recreation hall on Church Street. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

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  • Storms knocks out power in Orleans County...
  • P.W. Minor notifies NYS it will close Sept. 1...
  • East Pembroke FD holds meeting on new fire hall

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As the program which creates tax-free zones around colege campuses for 10 years moves forward, GCC is developing its own plan for Genesee County.

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  • Suspected Army deserter arrested in Wyoming Co.
  • Astorino down 30-points to Cuomo...
  • Medical marijuana vote possible by end of week

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It provides support for veterans' employment and education.

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  • P.W. Minor officials silent over reports of closing...
  • Elba woman jailed for allegedly stealing wallet from WIC office...
  • LeRoy church added to list of historic places

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  • Reports: P.W. Minor to close
  • Nice weather greets Father's Day..
  • Rotary Club of Batavia holds Fly In breakfast  at airport

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  • P.W. Minor Reportedly Closing
  • Perry man accused of Arson
  • Le Roy Police looking for Wallet Thief

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The attached garage was a total loss because of the fire.

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The woman was grocery shopping and it was apparently stolen when she wasn't looking -- a crime, LPD says, to be aware of.

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  • Albion boy shot accidentally by older brother...
  • Assistant City Manager appointed...
  • Two fatal accidents in Livingston County

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Their bill to make yogurt the state snack awaits signature by the governor to become law.

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Batavia resident Gretchen DiFante is chosen for the role that was approved in the fiscal budget after a several-year hiatus.

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Astorino’s camp also accused Cuomo of not allowing an assessor into the home for a review of the extensive interior renovations to evade property taxes.

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  • Darien Lake concerts are back, so are arrests...
  • Cost of Freedom Tribute opens in Pembroke...
  • Yogurt becomes official state snack

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The current one on Rt. 5 shows signs of decay and doesn't meet the needs of the department, which answers 300 calls a year.

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Officers have received two reports of calls recently from people pretending to be a relative out of state who landed in jail and need money to get out.

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The traveling wall is an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. and the entire tribute is a 190-foot display honoring veterans of all wars, as well as law enforcement and first responders.

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  • Byron-Bergen Elementary ranks #1 in Genesee County...
  • East Pembroke volunteers want a new hall...
  • Bills want earlier beer sales...

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Includes a detailed breakdown of what the bills contain to curtail heroin and opioid abuse and overdoses in the Empire State.

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They're the students responsible for the campaign to make yogurt the official state snack, which has passed the state senate.

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  • A Geneseo man is arrested for possession of child pornography following a lengthy investigation by the FBI. 
  • A Batavia man is facing several charges following an alleged domestic violence incident.

     

 

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  • Batavia V-A cleared in probe of excessive wait times...
  • Body of Army paratrooper, killed in training, arrives home...
  • Council narrowly approves flower reimbursement...

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09
  • Council votes 5-4 to reimburse BID for hanging baskets...
  • City Spends $10,700 last year to defend mall lawsuit

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09
  • An Erie County man is accused of driving with a blood-alcohol-content more than three times the legal limit.
  • A Batavia woman is facing several charges, including with DWI, after police say she allegedly caused a property damage accident.

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They were charged with misdemeanor counts of second-degree offering a false instrument for filing.

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Authorities said a very small amount of the fertilizer spilled although a hundred gallons of diesel fuel leaked out of the truck.

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  • Army paratrooper, killed in training, returns home today...
  • Batavia City Council to act on ward boundary changes...
  • Collins critical of Obama prisoner swap

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Two local athletes captured New York State Track and Field Championships. Batavia’s Alex Egeli took home the title in the 400-meter hurdles with a ti...

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Notre Dame will play for a trip to the New York State Class D Baseball Final Four this afternoon. After breezing through the Section V tournament, th...

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  • Batavia Man Smuggles Drugs in his Ear
  • Triple Crown Race a Big Event at Batavia Downs
  • Genesee County Located between Poverty

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The three-minute race becomes a full-day event.

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Notre Dame's Tyler Barrett and Batavia High School’s Sydney Loria are honored for their academic achievements.

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These meetings will be used as a direct connection to the president to have a forum with residents to collect thoughts, concerns, ideas or interests from city residents. The first one is next Saturday.

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James Vincent played an instrumental role on the board since 1983.

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June is National Dairy Month so the Genesee County Dairy Princess honored the first baby born in Genesee County during the month of June 2014 as the Dairy Baby.

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  • Two arrested for for selling suspected crack in Albion...
  • Livingston Co. man faces felony charge for allegedly killing neighbor's dog...
  • Golisano interrested in Bills, but will not be party to bidding war

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He was sent to the Livingston County Jail on a felony charge of cruelty to animals.

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Economic officials say it’s an opportunity to educate developers about the business growth potential in Batavia and what GCEDC incentive programs exist.

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  • Former Perry cop pleads to killing his son...
  • Schumer: Too few primary care docs in WNY...
  • Bills announce training camp schedule

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The four initial sites, including RIT and the University at Buffalo, are expected to create 200+ jobs in WNY, the governor says.

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Michael Leach pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in Herkimer County Court Wednesday.

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There are 20 dates in total including seven night practices which do require a ticket.

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  • Alden murder/suicide victims identified...
  • Faulty electric fence starts $200K fire in North Java...
  • A second Bill involved in Darius drag race

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Authorities say the fire started in the barn and spread to a nearby house trailer and propane tanks. Other nearby barns and a house were salvaged.

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  • U.S. Gypsum to invest in Oakfield facility, securing jobs...
  • Title IX settlement results in new softball fields in Batavia...
  • Bergen man charged with leaving dogs in hot car

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Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, was arrested Saturday afternoon on two counts of receiving and possessing an unregistered firearm silencer.

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The settlement – and that capital project previously approved by the district -- includes a new softball field with permanent dugouts, good drainage, outfield fencing, a scoreboard and other amenities.

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After numerous unsuccessful attempts to reach the people inside the home, authorities entered to find two people dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

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It will result in the retention of 98 jobs and the creation of 12 new ones.

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Deputies remind residents that even if you’re going inside a store for a short time or parked in the shade, it’s still too hot in the car for dogs without proper ventilation.

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The Hall of Fame quarterback was advised not to attend for health reasons as he recovers from chemo and radiation treatments, but former teammates and supporters say his presence is still felt.

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Deputies say as the pair, not wearing helmets, went up an incline, the ATV flipped over backwards.

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Organizers announce they are moving its June 7th show featuring Josh Thompson at the J.W. Jones Hall on Caledonia. The volunteer fire department donated the space.

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Genesee ARC honored supporters, volunteers, community members, individuals served and staff during its 48th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony.

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  • Army Paratrooper from Medina dies following traing jump...
  • Hiker falls to his death in Wyoming County...
  • Fire destroys Pavilion business

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  • A hiker falls to his death in Wyoming County.
  • A woman crossing the road in Ridgeway is struck by car.
  • A Pavilion student is caught with a controlled substance while at school.

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