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New York's Democratic candidate for governor is in Western New York today. Andrew Cuomo’s schedule includes a stop here in Batavia. He will be at Larry’s Steakhouse at 4:30pm for what’s termed a small community event. Cuomo’s appearance has been confirmed by local Democratic Party officials.  He also has stops scheduled in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Albion.


Genesee ARC on Saturday announced that they have exceeded the fundraising campaign goal for the refurbishing of their new Community Center on Woodrow Road. The goal was $750,000 and the total raised was just over $761,000. Saturday’s ceremony was a dedication ceremony for the new center, which is now being called the Genesee ARC Community Center at the Edward S. Houseknecht building.

The building formerly housed St. Mary’s School.


Citywide leaf pickup is beginning today. One city crew begins on River Street and heads east across the south side of the city. A second crew will start on Grandview Terrace and head west across the north side of the city. Leaf piles must be clear of sticks and foreign materials.  The Bureau of Maintenance reminds residents that catch basins are to be clear of leaves.  Leaf pickup will continue as weather permits through Friday.

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