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Batavia Morning News: Aug 30, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 7:47 AM
  • P W Minor donates shoes to flood victims,
  • company says they will be 100% "American Made" by December...
  • Batavia Middle School orientation today
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Senator Ortt: Additional $550K for Orleans County Law Enforcement and Education
Monday, August 29, 2016 4:53 PM

Senator Secures Funds For Orleans County Sheriff’s Office, DA and Museums.
 

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Two arrested for drugs following traffic stop in Lima
Monday, August 29, 2016 4:50 PM

When the arresting officer approached the vehicle he observed a plastic bag and a quantity of suspected crack cocaine within plain view inside the vehicle.

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Two Livonia residents arrested following a traffic stop in Avon
Monday, August 29, 2016 4:49 PM

A search of the vehicle uncovered multiple needles, two bags of crack cocaine, other drug paraphernalia and brass knuckles.

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Mount Morris man jailed for a felony following his destructive stay in a motel
Monday, August 29, 2016 3:37 PM

29 year old Robby Hamilton apparently released his inner "rock n’ roll star", accused of completely trashing the room he had rented.

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Local artisans receive 'Cheesy' award
Monday, August 29, 2016 2:33 PM

Yancy’s Fancy cheese company of Corfu, earned the Grand Champion award for their Chastinet Sharp and Snappy Asiago-Style Cheese.

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Several on Batavia’s bad list
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:58 PM

Hall was charged with 1st degree Criminal Contempt for Violation of an order of protection with Physical Contact and was committed to jail without bail.

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City of Batavia Conducting Household Survey
Monday, August 29, 2016 11:52 AM

Survey Results will Support Grant Application for Housing Improvements.  Click here for link to Survey.
 

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 29, 2016
Monday, August 29, 2016 7:23 AM
  • LeRoy man held on domestic violence charges...
  • City of Batavia asks for homeowner survey...
  • Little League World Series Champs from NYS
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WBTA Saturday News: Aug 27, 2016
Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:03 AM
  • Investigation continues into drivers death
  • Women in jail for kicking a deputy
  • Batavia Downs let the dogs out
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Tenured Investigator with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Kristopher Kautz retires
Friday, August 26, 2016 5:18 PM

Kristopher Kautz has been with the Department for 28 years, 23 of them as a lead investigator on many high profile cases in the county.

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City of Batavia Conducting Household Survey
Friday, August 26, 2016 3:58 PM

Survey Results will Support Grant Application for Housing Improvements

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Batavia High School Freshmen & Transfer Students Parent Orientation
Friday, August 26, 2016 3:45 PM

The orientation is being held Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

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ATF offering $10,000 reward for suspect responsible for burned body in Rochester
Friday, August 26, 2016 2:23 PM

On the morning of July 6, 2016, Mitchell’s body was found in a remote section of LaGrange Park, 455 LaGrange Boulevard, Rochester, N.Y. His body had been set on fire.

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LCSO: Text to 911 Success
Friday, August 26, 2016 1:07 PM

Calling 911 remains the preferred manner, but text to 911 is available for those situations which warrant it.

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Kastenbaum Gets the Backing of New York State Labor
Friday, August 26, 2016 1:04 PM

Diana Kastenbaum Democratic Candidate in New York’s 27th Congressional District, endorsed by NYS AFL-CIO.
 

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Victim identified in fatal crash in Livingston County
Friday, August 26, 2016 1:01 PM

According to the Livingston Sheriff’s Office 63 year old Karen Blanke of Pavilion succumbed to her injuries was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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Investigators piece together puzzling scene of a fatal accident in Darien
Friday, August 26, 2016 1:00 PM

According to reports Wellman was driving the pavement roller back onto the flatbed when he lost control, which caused the roller to overturn off the trailer.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 26, 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016 7:28 AM
  • Deputies investigate accident on Route 20 in Darien...
  • Fatal accident on Route 63 in Piffard...
  • R. Stephen Hawley dies at 94
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Erratic driving in Livonia leads to charges for a Springwater man
Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:56 PM

Deputies located Herzog facing east but sitting in the westbound lane near the Route 15A.

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Transfer Station Renovations to Begin
Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:17 PM

Beginning August 29, the facility, located at 3785 West Main Street Road will be undergoing renovations to expand and improve service to the community.

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Former Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Dies
Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:11 PM

Mr. Hawley, 94, died this morning in Arizona

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Congressman Chris Collins Announces $531,700 Grant for the Akron Fire Company
Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:02 PM

The SAFER Grant Program provides direct funding assistance to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations.

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City Officials wait to see local impact of online fantasy sports gaming
Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:00 PM

Currently five companies have been given permits to allow online sports betting in the State.  One of the largest sites FanDuel has recently signed a four year cross-promotional deal with The Batavia Downs.

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Ranzenhofer Recognized As Champion For Rural Schools
Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:15 PM

Ranzenhofer accepted an appreciation award presented by statewide association.

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Senator Ortt: Letter to DOT following death of two teens on Shawnee Road
Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:08 PM

Letter sent from State Senator Rob Ortt  to New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matt Driscoll calling for a review of Shawnee Road's speed limit and parking allowance.

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Three charged in separate incidents with Harassment in Batavia
Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00 PM

All three were given appearance tickets for Batavia City Court.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 25, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:26 AM
  • Convicted Rochester killer may be released...
  • Pike man goes to prison on federal gun charge...
  • Cuomo offers aid and comfort to Italy
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Honeoye Falls man arrested for grand theft auto in Lima
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:56 PM

It was determined that the suspect, Thompson had stolen the vehicle and in an attempt to conceal it had parked in the back portion of the property upon his return.

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Last Chance to Register for GLOW Household Hazardous Waste/Pharmaceutical Collection
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:46 PM

The collection is open to residents in Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming Counties.

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Wyoming County man sentenced to prison for felony gun charge
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:43 PM

Wilcox was prohibited from legally possessing firearms as he is a three-time convicted felon.

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Several to report on Batavian's bad boys list
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:27 PM

40 year old Jon Roblee of Bank Street in the city and 35 year old Patrick Neaverth of Batavia were both arrested in separate incidents.

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Batavia Morning News: Aug 24, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:20 AM
  • Unemployment rates remains low...
  • Oldest drug dealer in county takes plea deal...
  • CEO of WNY Energy killed in accident
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