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Police Focused on Halloween Safety
Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:26 PM

State Police are patrolling for pranks on the Thruway, while local departments are giving out tips -- and in one case, a trick-or-treat bag to keep kids safe.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 30, 2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:40 AM
  • Job Fair for Furloughed Alpina workers...
  • Batavia couple arrested in Corfu for heroin possession...
  • The latest on gasoline prices in Genesee County
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Police Chase Down Suspicious Vehicle
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:04 PM

Four persons are detained, two are arrested on unrelated warrants.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 29, 2014
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 7:22 AM
  • UMMC back to normal from water main break...
  • Record high temps in WNY, the "s" word by the weekend...
  • Cuomo defends Ebola policy
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State Police Report Two Felony DWI Arrests
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:10 PM
  • Troopers say an Albion man with two previous convictions the past two years, was stopped riding on the shoulder on Ridge Road in Albion.
  • A Wyoming County man – who registered a blood alcohol content of .20 -- was arrested for DWI in the Town of Bennington.
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Woman, 72, Injured in Combine Crash
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:31 PM

The sheriff’s office the driver went to pass the combine with another vehicle coming the opposite direction. She went back to the lane but struck the combine, causing both to spin out of control.

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Services Restored at UMMC Following Morning Flooding
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:29 AM

After about two hours, everything is back to normal at UMMC.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct. 28, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:22 AM
  • Banks that pay taxes on abandon property hamper neighborhood improvement...
  • Six more acres sold in Bergen for auto auction lot...
  • Batavia Fire Dept. gets a "new" rescue vehicle
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City of Batavia Receives $720K Grant for Community Bike Path, Sidewalk Improvements
Monday, October 27, 2014 5:28 PM

In Batavia the Department of Transportation says it will benefit sidewalks on Summit, Liberty and South Liberty Streets and Washington Avenue.

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Rochester Man Charged with Attempting to Steal from Cars at B-B Central Schools
Monday, October 27, 2014 5:20 PM

Bruce Reid, 52, was arrested on charges of possession of burglary tools and attempted petit larceny.

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Kindergartners Learn About Police Cars as Dept. Says 'Thanks'
Monday, October 27, 2014 5:13 PM

As part of a writing assignment several weeks ago, two classes sent cards to the department showing their gratitude, along with a “survival kit” including candy. BPD wanted to return the favor and showed up with two police cars, answering questions and showing them the equipment up close.

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Darien Center Man Accused of Erie Co. Break-in
Monday, October 27, 2014 5:02 PM

State Police say 24-year-old Casey LaFleur was spotted fleeing from the scene on Main Street, Clarence.

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Hydrant Flushing in City of Batavia Tues. - Thurs.
Monday, October 27, 2014 4:17 PM

Residents and businesses in the general area north of West Main Street and west of Bank Street may experience a temporary discoloration of the water.

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GCEDC Board Apprives Amended Land Sale in Town of Bergen
Monday, October 27, 2014 4:12 PM

The Genesee County Economic Development Center board approves a land sale in Bergen to a national company specializing in auctioning totaled cars.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 27, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014 7:47 AM
  • Cuomo issues new Ebola policy...
  • Brockport resident arrested in Byron on weapons and drug charges...
  • Bills win over the Jets
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Saturday News
Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:02 AM
  • Pavilion woman arrested on drug charges
  • Antidote naloxone use in Attica
  • BHS drill becomes reality 
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First Ever Use of Nalaxone in Wyoming County Saves a Life in Attica
Friday, October 24, 2014 4:51 PM

Fire EMS personnel were called to a report of a heroin overdose at an Exchange Street apartment yesterday. There they found a 24-year-old resident unresponsive and in cardiac arrest. An officer began CPR while EMS personnel administered intranasal Nalaxone which revived the victim.

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Tobacco-Free Program as Part of Roswell Park Comes to GLOW Region
Friday, October 24, 2014 4:37 PM

it’s a familiar program to local residents, but now is partnered up with one of the most prominent cancer centers in the state.

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State Police: Man Reports Fake Story About His Toddler's Mother for Retribution
Friday, October 24, 2014 4:20 PM

A father is facing charges after troopers say he falsely reported an incident involving the mother of his child as a form of retribution.

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Batavia High Enters Lockout Minutes After Planned Shelter-in-Place Drill Ends
Friday, October 24, 2014 3:56 PM

Minutes after a planned K9 sweep exercise completed, the school was notified of a 'call of concern' from the community and went into lockout.

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Level 3 Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Sex Abuse Charge
Friday, October 24, 2014 3:11 PM

Heather Castrechino, 38, of Warsaw pleaded guilty in Wyoming County Court Thursday to first-degree criminal sexual act in a fast-moving process that saw her arrested just two weeks ago and indicted two days ago.

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City Announces Leaf Pick-Up Schedule
Friday, October 24, 2014 3:05 PM

Citywide leaf collection is under way and will continue until Nov. 21.

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Police Beat: Fri., Oct. 24
Friday, October 24, 2014 2:42 PM
  • A Wyoming County man is charged with four counts of possession of child pornography.
  • A Castile couple is facing several drug charges after a violation of probation arrest allegedly turns up heroin-related drug materials.
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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 24, 2014
Friday, October 24, 2014 7:18 AM
  • NYC first case of Ebola...
  • Tractor-Trailer accident ties up traffic in Batavia...
  • One Direction is coming to Buffalo
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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 23, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:16 AM
  • Study Hall monitor at York central accused of giving students alcohol...
  • Bail set for all three Afghan soldiers being held in Batavia...
  • Candidates for governor debate in Buffalo
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