posted on April 22, 2014 07:19
New York State is making $400,000 available to certain single family property owners in Batavia to fix up their homes.
The money is in the form of a state grant to help income eligible homeowners.
This is the second time in four years the city has received the grant.
Back in 2010, 19 city homeowners received grants.
This round of funding could provide findividual grants of up to $24,500 per household.
If you are interested in applying, contact the city manager’s office.
An Ellicott Street man has been sent to jail for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
Batavia Polcie say 21-year-old Maleak Green created a disturbance Saturday night at Tim Horton’s on Main Street.
Police said Green started throwing chairs around the restaurant. When officers arrived, Green was brandishing a can of peas and saying he wanted to hit someone with the can.
There was a struggle but Green was finally taken into custody.
The Buffalo Bills are agreeing to pay up to three-million-dollars to settle a class action lawsuit over text messages. The lawsuit was filed by a Bills fan who complained that he received 13 text messages over two weeks after signing up for text updates from the team.
The terms of service limited the account to five text messages a week.
The Bills will pay the settlement in the form of debit cards that can be spent on merchandise at Ralph Wilson Stadium or the team’s online store.
Genesee County police agencies are holding a prescription drug take-back day.
It is this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The same event last October netted over 4 tons of unwanted and unneeded medications and needles from Western New York residents.
You can drive up and drop off with no questions asked.
Drop-off locations are the Batavia Police Department at 10 West Main Street, the LeRoy Police Department at 3 West Main Street in LeRoy and the Pembroke Town Highway Barns at Routes 5 & 77.