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WBTA Saturday News: Dec 3 2016
Saturday, December 03, 2016 7:10 AM
  • Correction Officer charged with rape
  • BPD investigating reports shooting
  • DWI in Pavilion
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LeRoy man busted for drunk driving and bringing drugs into jail
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:13 PM

Powell was arrested for DWI and was allegedly found in possession of pot while entering the Genesee County Jail.

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GCEDC Approves Applications From Empire Pipeline and TJ Sheehan
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:11 PM

Agency also accepts application for assistance from Yancey Fancy for expansion.

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Tompkins Bank of Castile Announces Arc of Genesee Orleans as the Community Minute Challenge Winner
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:07 PM

Through the social media contest, the public voted for select not-for-profits in Genesee, Orleans, Livingston, Monroe and Wyoming counties.

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Local Youths give thanks to Genesee County Sheriff Deputies
Friday, December 02, 2016 1:03 PM

The Starowitz family visited the GCSO yesterday bringing 100 bags of candy to show their appreciation and support for law enforcement.

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Batavia School District Budget Ambassadors Needed for 2017-2018 Budget Process
Friday, December 02, 2016 12:24 PM

If Assistance is Needed: Contact Kathie Scott, Public Relations Coordinator, kscott@bataviacsd.org.

 

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Public Informational Meeting December 7 on Town of Batavia Comprehensive Plan Update
Friday, December 02, 2016 12:19 PM

The public meeting will be held in the Town Hall on Wednesday, December 7 between 7:00 and 9 pm.

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 2, 2016
Friday, December 02, 2016 7:19 AM
  • Perry woman gets 15 to life for murder...
  • Batavia sex offender facing assault charges while in jail...
  • NYS lawmakers could meet next week to consider pay raises for themselves
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Batavia Sex Offender racks up charges for violence in county jail
Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:54 PM

Holmes is accused of attacking another individual while being held in the jail on October 30th along with allegedly damaging a holding cell.

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Schumer: Urging Canadian Ambassador to reverse dairy trade policies that threaten upstate NY dairy producers
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:30 PM

Schumer To Canada: Punitive and Anti-Fair Trade Dairy Policies Are Not Acceptable.

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New Solar Manufacturing Course Offered at GCC in January
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:26 PM

Spring Semester Begins January 17 with Hundreds of Courses Available.

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Andover Couple arrested for drugs by Operation Safe Interstate
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:14 PM

A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up a baggie of crack cocaine as well as several used bags with crack cocaine residue.

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Wyoming County woman jailed following a rollover accident in Middlebury
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:12 PM

She was ultimately charged with DWI, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Mischief, Refusal to Take Pre Screen Device along with several traffic violations.

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Perry woman sentenced for murder of former friend
Thursday, December 01, 2016 1:00 PM

38 year old Kira Kastenhuber of Perry has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

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Passenger pulled from a vehicle fire in a one car fatal collision in Colden
Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:09 PM

The operator, Tristan C. Pleace, 18 of Arcade, NY was unable to be removed from the vehicle. Pleace was pronounced at the scene.

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Batavia Morning News: Dec 1, 2016
Thursday, December 01, 2016 7:18 AM
  • Pride Pak begins operations in Medina, 200 new jobs...
  • Jaquetta Simmons: Batavia wants you, again...
  • Dansville man gets weekends in jail for causing death of baby
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Hawley: Update on Raffle Bill
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 4:47 PM

Hawley meets with Cuomo official, assured that raffle laws could be updated through other means.

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Warrant issued for the infamous Jacquetta Simmons
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:41 PM

Simmons was expected to appear in City Court this afternoon for sentencing on a second degree harassment charge, however was nowhere to be found.

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Schumer comments on U.S. Attorney Bharara mainting his post
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:12 PM

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today released the following statement on President-elect Trump’s meeting with U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara

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Results of “Move Over” campaign released by Governor’s office
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 2:16 PM

Out of the 230 tickets issued only 17 of them were handed out in Western New York.

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Student Success Celebrated as STEM Program Seeks Nominations for its Sixth Cohort
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 1:42 PM

Nicholas Allen of Alexander High School, Carrie Hathaway of Geneseo High School, Kolbee Koch of Alexander High School, Justina Pruski of Oakfield Alabama High School and Kiara Santiago of Pembroke High School all have one number in common-a 4.0 GPA on their Genesee Community College transcript!

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Batavia man behind bars following a incident with a protected person
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:25 PM

26 year old Richard Dean McKague is accused of pushing and kicking a female victim into a door who had an active order of protection in place.

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LeRoy woman arrested caught doing drugs in bathroom of a Batavia business
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:23 PM

Plantiko was allegedly using drugs in the woman’s restroom of a business on East Main Street in the city for over two hours before the manager called police.

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LeRoy Wins GCC's Play to Get Fit Challenge for Third Consecutive Year
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:16 PM

Le Roy has captured the title three years in a row. This is the fifth year GCC has conducted the program.

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New Law Helps to Expedite FOIL Requests
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:12 PM

Reduces time for public to get information from state agencies by 7 months.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 30, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:42 AM
  • Beth Kemp new Exec-Director of BID...
  • Animal cruelty case ends with sentence of probation...
  • Hawley angry over Guv veto of Gaming Act
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Hawley questioning Cuomo over killing raffle bill
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:10 PM

Hawley: In outrages exercise of power, Cuomo Kills 'Charitable Gaming Act', Slap in the face to churches, non-profits and charities across state.

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Governor Cuomo releases memo to Assembly regarding his veto of raffle bill
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:42 PM

The message sited Cuomo’s apparent concerns over the constitutionality of the Charitable Gaming Act of 2016. 

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Convicted cat killer is sentenced to probation
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:33 PM

Judge Michael Pietruszka sentenced him to 5 years’ probation with one special term, no pets. 

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Wanted man and three others arrested for drugs following a traffic stop Geneseo
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:13 PM

All four were committed to jail with various bail amounts.  Enslow on $500 bail, Outman $1,000. Velez $500 and May on $250.

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Congressman Chris Collins Introduces Legislation to Blow Back Wind Turbines
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:06 PM

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today introduced legislation that would curb the installation of wind turbines in close proximity to military installations, such as the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS) in Niagara Falls, New York.

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Disturbance complaint leads to sex abuse charges for a Bethany man
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:40 PM

28 year old Jordan Fleming of East Bethany Leroy Road, is accused of subjecting another person to sexual contact without their consent

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New York Farm Bureau Disappointed in Governor’s Veto of Farmer Food Donation Tax Credit Bill
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:39 PM

The bill would have established a food donation tax credit up to 25% of the wholesale price of the food, not to exceed $5,000 annually per farmer.

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Hawley: 'We dig out of snow measured in feet, not inches'
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:37 PM

Downstate politicians push nanny-state measure to require snow removal from vehicle roofs.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 29, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 9:56 AM
  • New rules for Batavia's digital signs...
  • LeRoy teenager accepts plea deal in sex abuse case...
  • New York gets tough with "bots"...
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Penfield man arrested on drug charges following traffic complaint on 390
Monday, November 28, 2016 5:10 PM

During the roadside investigation, Wojick was allegedly found in possession of 31 bags of heroin, 20 Clonazepam pills and 13 Hypodermic needles.

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FASTNY: Offers safety tips as temperature drops
Monday, November 28, 2016 4:03 PM

Remain safe as heating season begins.

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LCSO release identity of shooter in fatal hunting accident in Caledonia
Monday, November 28, 2016 2:51 PM

50 year old John Lander of Rochester allegedly took the fatal shot that claimed the life of one of his hunting party members.

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LeRoy teen takes plea deal, admitting to sex crimes with minors
Monday, November 28, 2016 2:35 PM

Shipley admitted to molesting and abusing a 10 and 12 year old.

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Albion PD: DWI Enforcement for eve of Thanksgiving
Monday, November 28, 2016 1:13 PM

"Intoxicated drivers do not follow jurisdictional lines, so we decided that we would not either." Chief Roland Nenni III.

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