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The city of Batavia believes it has a number of real estate investment opportunities, sites that are ripe for redevelopment.
Trouble was, not everyone with the means and know-how to take on a redevelopment project knew what was available here.
That was the purpose of yesterday’s Real Estate Developers forum.
About 60 bankers, investors and developers were invited in to see what the city had to offer.
City officials showed the Della Penna site on Ellicott St., the Carr’s Warehouse Building and the former Genesee Country Mall.

The Town of Batavia is moving ahead with a new project.
The Town’s planning board yesterday gave final approval to plans for a new Tim Horton’s restaurant on Lewiston Road.
The 2,000 sq. ft. Tim Horton’s will feature an outdoor patio and a drive-thru. There will be access from Lewiston Road and Colonial Blvd.

A Batavia man is facing a felony count of drunk driving.
35-year-old Robert Griffin of East Main Street was arrested last night on Vine St.
Batavia Police say Griffin refused to take a breath test.
A check of his record found a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years and that elevates the latest charge to a felony.

If you’re having trouble accessing the state’s new health insurance website, you’re not alone.  A tremendous amount of traffic to the site since it opened on Tuesday has caused a number of glitches as visitors attempt to register on the new marketplace.
About 12,000 New York residents have been able to use the site without issue, but many, many more have attempted to log in without success.

Batavia’s Bravest are flushing fire hydrants again today.
Firemen will be working in an area north of East Main and east of Bank Street.
You could get a temporary discoloration of your water.

The Buffalo Bills take to the field in prime time tonight, seeking their third win of the season.
The Bills take on the Browns in Cleveland. 

Buffalo looks to build on last week's win over the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.  

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