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Entries for July 2014

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The former Batavia resident was convicted of sodomy, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act for abusing young boys in Batavia starting in the early 2000s.

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  • Melee broken up on State St...
  • Car thefts during soccer games...
  • James Fulmer to retire from Tompkins

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Among them a 20-year-old man from southern Erie County was allegedly found in possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms and hypodermic needles.

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Deputies say the 8-year-old boy was apparently crossing Buffalo Street from a home to the school around 11 this morning.

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  • East pembroke Fire District approves new fire hall...
  • LeRoy Fire Dept. treasurer accused of stealing $50K...
  • Batavia Police probe BB shooting at church

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Two people reported being robbed/harassed by a trio of suspects last week in the City of Batavia.

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  • An Attica man is accused of forging a title to a car and then trying to trade the vehicle he knowingly didn’t have ownership of, according to State Police.
  • A Wyoming County man is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly using “excessive discipline” on a 4-year-old.

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Dennis Snow, the LeRoy Fire Department treasurer, is charged with 46 felony counts for allegedly stealing almost $50,000 in public funds.

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  • East pembroke fire districts votes on new hall...
  • Car thefts increase on Batavia's south side...
  • Bills' bids due today

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The Inclusive Park at the Town of Batavia Kiwanis Park is a great representation of the strides the ADA has wrought in Genesee County -- making it a perfect place for the ADA picnic.

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  • A Batavia man is facing several charges following a domestic violence incident.
  • A Genesee County Jail inmate serving an intermittent sentence is charged with promoting prison contraband.
  • A 17-year-old is facing a couple of felony charges after he allegedly broke into an impound lot, broke a car window and stole property form inside the car.

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They've come over the last month.

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A travel advisory has been issued in Livingston County.

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It's officially out of business.

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Between LeRoy and Henrietta the eastbound lanes are back open as of 10:40 a.m. They were closed for more than an hour due to flooding.

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  • Rain continues through the morning...
  • Teenager accused of breaking into police impound lot...
  • LeRoy man injured in weekend crash

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  • 6 Arrests at Keith Urban Concert...
  • Genesee County Woman indicted by Grand Jury...
  • Change in Handicapped Logos

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Carolyn Garger, 48, is accused of leaving the scene of an accident and driving with a BAC more than twice the legal limit with her three children in the car.

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  • City man gets 8 years for Robbing 7-Elevan...
  • LeRoy Police make arrest in slashing case...
  • YWCA "Pathway of Hope" restored

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Vandals destroyed the symbolic walkway at the YWCA last weekend. Several community members stepped forward to assist the organization to put them right back into place.

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Robert James Talbot Jr., 38 – who grew up in Pembroke -- faces up to 30 years in federal prison if convicted of all the terror-related charges against him.

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Police say the LeRoy man was in an East Main Street apartment yesterday and, while the victim was sleeping, inflicted forcible sexual contact.

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The LeRoy Police Department has charged 29-year-old Kenneth Smith III with felony counts of criminal possession of weapon and first-degree assault.

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With several occurrences this spring and summer in Genesee County, the Department of Environmental Conservation has tips on how to keep black bears away.

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This phase of the project includes milling and resurfacing the roadway. The work zone will be from East Main Street (Rts. 5 / 33) to North Street.

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  • 17 year old Pavilion boy charged with felony rape...
  • Batavia man leads police on high speed motorcycle chase...
  • Marcell Dareus wants to "earn back" trust of teammates, fans...

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The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports that, following an investigation, the 17-year-old allegedly had forcible sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old female acquaintance.

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The high-speed chase yesterday afternoon started on Lewiston Road in the Town of Batavia and ended in the Town of Alabama.

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The Cowlesville resident is also accused of driving with two children in car and without a court-ordered ignition interlock device.

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The funds will go to the construction of approximately 700 linear feet of taxi lane to provide access to the new T-hangar area.

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Rochester General has been providing services for UMMC for several years, but the agreement to become affiliates now appears complete.

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  • Deputies probe cattle rustling in LeRoy...
  • Genesee County jobless rate falls...
  • Batavia Police chief explains shooting death of dog...

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They are facing felony charges in unrelated investigations.

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Due to working with police, the number of fights went from 19 in 2012-13 to three in 2013-14.

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The chief said an officer, responding to call for a barking dog initially before the aggressive pit bull got loose, was protecting himself.

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Yet another local farm -- not far from the first -- reported the theft of hay and a milk replacer which is believed to be connected to the theft of 14 bull calves.

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Applications are due by Aug. 19.

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Funds raised in the tournament benefit Genesee ARC’s programs and services for people with disabilities in our community.

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Executive Director Jeanne Walton calls it a "deliberate act" to "make a statement."

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  • Batavia man gets 10 years for choking ex-wife...
  • Cuomo has huge lead over GOP challenger...
  • Wegman's recalls fruit and pastries

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The department is asking for the public's help as it investigates the Saturday night incident which occurred at 11 o’clock at the intersection of Tracy and Washington Avenues.

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Upon his arrest this weekend on State Street, 26-year-old Edward Loper was allegedly found in possession of a syringe and a controlled substance and had two drug charges tacked on.

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  • Four charged with church breakins...
  • Fire erupts at Corfu scrap yard...
  • Construction begins on Route 5 in LeRoy.

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  • LeRoy Road and Traffic Interuptions
  • Fire in Corfu Scrap Yard
  • City Centre Debt Service 

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Crews will be preparing next week and paving begins the week of the 28th where traffic lanes will be reduced.

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Officials say it will save the city $300,000 over the 21-year life of the reissued bond.

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BlueCross BlueShield withdrawing from its Medicaid programs will affect six western New York counties, including Wyoming, Erie and Orleans.

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It's to encourage companies to bring outsourced jobs back to western New York.

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  • NY unemployment rate lowest since 2008...
  • Medina man charged with felony welfare fraud...
  • Forbes Magazine: Bills worth $870-million

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The program is expected to be phased out by the federal government.

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  • A 22-year-old Ross Street man turns himself in on felony charges of burglary and assault.
  • Police arrest a Rochester man with three previous DWI convictions for allegedly driving drunk in the Town of Bergen.

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While foul play appears unlikely this early on in the investigation, officers are keeping the door open as possibility.

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  • Genesee Co. Fair reduces price of rides...
  • Preliminary results fail to determine Summer Ogden cause of death...
  • Hillary Clinton paid $275K for UB speech 

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  • Vendor fails to deliver promised rides

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At all of its campuses tomorrow, the Food Processing Technology Information Day runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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 The meeting will be used as a direct connection to the council president to have a forum with residents to collect thoughts, concerns, ideas or interests from city residents.

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Possible showers means the group has moved the performance from Centennial Park.

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Residents should not park on the roadways and are asked to park on neighboring streets and motorists near Otis, S. Jackson and Union Streets will need to seek alternate routes.

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Kids ages 6-14 will receive two days of on-field instruction from the Muckdogs players and coaches on August 7 & 8 from 9am - 12pm.

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Service members and their families are particularly vulnerable to identity theft because their social security numbers and other personal data are often used for identification.

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  • Inmate hangs himself in Genesee Co. jail...
  • Batavia Bed, Bath & Beyond to reopen by end of summer...
  • State Police moving aviation unit out of Genesee County

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The unidentified 36-year-old was found hanging from a sheet inside his cell.

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The Bank of Castile executive will head the 10-member board that oversees the college.

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Genesee ARC representatives were among 1,200 that attended a highly visible ceremony in Albany on Friday. The event was part of the 65th anniversary celebration of the local disability service provider’s parent organization, NYSARC, Inc.

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  • City manager granted pay raise...
  • Batavia police probe unattended death of Jackson St. woman...
  • City wants to review Cable TV franchise deal

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  • Council votes 5-3 to grant 2.5% pay hike

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  • Three key city employees honored upon their retirement:
  • Bureua of Maintenance Supervisor Bill Ficarella and Police Detectives Pat Corona and Chuck Dudek

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The New Hartford man, 22, was convicted of a second-degree murder charge for the beating death of his girlfriend, 18-year-old Alexandra Kogut, two years ago in a College at Brockport dorm room.

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His former chief of staff was reportedly issued a subpoena this afternoon.

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The woman is identified as 38-year-old Summer Ogden. The body was sent to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

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  • City Council to vote on pay raise for manager...
  • State Senator Maziarz to retire...
  • Tickets for Bills practice on sale today...

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  • 15 arrests at Darien Concert.
  • Deputy Bordonaro laid to rest
  • An assault charge against an Alabama man.

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  • GCEDC Labor Laws
  • GCEDC Senior Home
  • Frost Ridge Reversal
  • Bills Stadium location

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Members said there is a need for this kind of facility, but issues need to be addressed before development.

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UPDATE: With new information about the Zoning Board of Appeals, a decision is delayed.

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  • Former hospice nurse convicted of grand larceny, again...
  • Vigil remembers Batavia woman murdered by boyfriend...
  • GM sued by family of Hamlin crash victim...

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The 44-year-old, 19-year department veteran died suddenly this week of a suspected heart attack.

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The Batavia native was fatally shot by her boyfriend last month. The event to honor her memory and raise awareness of the gravest outcome of domestic violence is at the YWCA tonight at 8.

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A hearing in Washington addressed the body's expansion of the definition of "navigable waters" that would have big effects on Genesee County farmers.

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Officers issued five traffic tickets, made three drug arrests and two were arrested for probation or parole violations.

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The possible youthful offender, 16, is accused of having sexual contact with a victim under 11 years of age.

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  • City conducts first secret neighborhood sweep...
  • Cuomo has big lead over GOP challenger...
  • Jim Kelly makes appearance at youth football camp 

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Instead of Centennial Park, they'll be performing at the Stuart Steiner Theater on GCC's Batavia campus.

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Village officers say John Fleming, 19, of Livonia, also has similar charges pending in Mount Morris Village Court.

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  • Genesee Co. Deputy Frank Bordonaro dies at 44...
  • Cause of LeRoy fire "undetermined," arson ruled out...
  • Four die in storm near Syracuse

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E-ZPass and the Thruway Authority do not send invoices through e-mail.

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Power restored to more than 800 customers in Pembroke.

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It will be closed to traffic from approximately 9 to 11 a.m. between Main Street and School Street.

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The report will list the cause as undetermined, but the primary principle is electrical.

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The College expressed the community's condolences and said counselors are available.

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Via the terms of his plea deal, that was the agreed-upon sentence.

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The 175th annual event runs from July 15 - 19.

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  • Schumer says construction to begin soon for Vets cemetery...
  • Major senior housing project proposed in Town of Batavia...
  • Gov Cuomo signs medical marijuana bill

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The company plans to invest $11 million, but is seeking $2.5 million in tax abatements to construct the three-story building.

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He also announced that a family with local ties is selling 60 acres to the VA, making the cemetery 50 percent larger.

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  • Fatal accident in Bergen...
  • Family of five burned out in LeRoy,
  • Jim Kelly's cancer not spreading

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Accident occured early this morning on Route 19 in Bergen

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  • Structure Fires July 4th Weekend
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Gas Prices
  • Camp Good Days

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  • 7 arrests at last night’s Brad Paisley concert at Darien Lake.
  • Camp Good Days is expected to open on Monday, just months after heavy flooding.
  • The sale process for the Buffalo Bills took a major step forward.

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Traffic will be affected the week of the 14th.

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Tom Turnbull will oversee the campaign that raised more than $364,000 in 2014.

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More fires are reported on July 4th than any other day of the year in the U.S.

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  • Batavia drifter faces numerous domestic charges...
  • Nice weather forecast for the 4th...
  • Kiko to miss 2014 Bills season

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Foxer is gaining weight and loves being around people, but he's stuck at the shelter as the case drags on.

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There are several traffic interruptions until the work is completed Sept. 19.

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The study shows that, on average, nurses in New York City make $36 an hour; in Rochester it's $29.

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  • A Rochester man is facing several charges for allegedly leading deputies on a foot chase before finding out he was wanted on unrelated charges in the City of Batavia.
  • An Albion man is jailed with no bail set after a domestic violence incident.

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  • Two Genesee County men killed in thruway accident...
  • Three suspects in Bath shooting hunted down in Livingston Co....
  • Sabres voice Rick Jenneret has throat cancer

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State Police say the two victims are 51-year-old Michael Pehrson of Batavia and 25-year-old Christopher Rheinheimer of Darien.

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  • A heat advisory issued for Genesee and Orleans counties...
  • Police chase reaches speeds of 120mph in Oakfield...
  • Brockport Wal-Mart no longer considered for housing immigrant children

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