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Entries for March 2012

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  • Holland Land Office Museum to open Wedding exhibit today
  • New York State budget for 2012-13 is passed ahead of schedule
  • Synthetic marijuana is no longer legal to sell in New York State

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The Holland Land Office Museum’s “Treasured Wedding Memories” exhibit starts Saturday, March 31st. The exhibit will showcase unique wedding gowns from the 1840’s to today.

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New York State's 2012-13 budget passed ahead of schedule. The budget was finished two days ahead of schedule; the deadline was Sunday, April 1st.

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  • Batavia man arrested on child pron charges
  • Oakfield woman accused of trying to smuggle drugs into Attica prison
  • Summer home in Canesus trashed by children

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A new law could require National Parks to only sell American products. 

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A Batavia City Council Member is re-opening a Town of Batavia restaurant with family roots.

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29
  • Jaquetta Simmons indicted for Christmas Eve Walmart assault
  • Hard freeze forecast for tonight
  • Sales tax exemption on clothing expanded

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A bill was introduced Wednesday that would put a cap on the salaries of executives at the United States Postal Service.

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26-year old Jacquetta Simmons is being charged with two counts of second-degree assault.   

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The State sales tax exemption has expanded for clothing.

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  • State budget agreement reached before deadline...
  • Easier access to amusement ride safety records...
  • Burglar from Basom skips out on sentencing

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This week one local organization is giving back. The Genesse ARC along with all the 55-chapters of NYSARC will be doing some volunteer work.

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27

A warrant has been issued for an admitted burglar. 22-year-old, Benjamin Muntz of Basom failed to appear for his sentencing hearing. 

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The New York State Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that will increase public knowledge about the safety of amusement park rides.

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  • Batavia City Schools adopt budget
  • LeRoyan pleads guilty to trying to make Crystal Meth 
  • Another step taken toward City/Town of Batavia merger

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The Batavia woman facing charges of tax fraud was back in court Monday afternoon.

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26

The National Weather Service is calling for freezing temperatures Monday night. The recent warm spell has prompted many plants and trees, especially fruit trees to bloom well ahead of schedule across Western New York.  During the cold temperatures many of plants could freeze.

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26

17-year old, Laurie Butler from Rochester has been reported missing.

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The City of Batavia is seeking applications from residents wishing to serve in an advisory capacity to the City on the subjects of neighborhood and downtown revitalization. 

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  • Chris Collins in, Hawley out of GOP Congressional race
  • Freeze warning for tonight
  • "Tipline" leads to pair of arrests  

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24
  • Genesee County of Agribusiness Park chosen as location of yogurt plant
  • Unusally warm weather probably is not going to last
  • Rochester to receive a $3 million for reducing hazardous lead.

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23

New York State has joined 31 other states in a policy change that will give some women a sense of closure for their loss.

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The City of Rochester will receive $3-million to remove hazardous lead from homes.

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Quality, availability of milk is key ingredient

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  • New state pension plan will save Genesee County "millions"...
  • Batavia man gets three months to pay back welfare benefits...
  • Water boil order in effect in Dansville

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22
  • Bodies identified as missing Oakfield brothers...
  • Convicted sexual predator gets 14 more years in prison...
  • Thurman Thomas just says "no" in bid for Congress

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21

Family, judge say Anthony Dioguardi is "deceiving person"; receives maximum prison sentence

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21

 State Police confirm that bodies found in are two missing Batavia brothers. 

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21
  • Bodies found in Genesee River could be missing Oakfield brothers...
  • Results from village elections in Genesee County...
  • City firemen appear in court on gambling charges

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20

Officials working to confirm whether pair are Batavia brothers, missing since February

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20

Illegal gambling ring case continued to April 17th

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Timothy Vail found OK

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  • Bellavia to run for Congress
  • Maggie Brooks to run against Louise Slaughter
  • CSEA halts political contributions

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19

Despite only one checkpoint arrest for DWI, and extra grant-funded expense for drug experts

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62-year-old Niagara County man was alone in car

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  • Elba girls win state high school championship...
  • Fatal crash near Warsaw...
  • Record high temperatures across region

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18

Lady Lancers finish season a perfect 25-0 in taking the crown

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Lady Lancers head to Class "D" State Final tomorrow in game broadcast on WBTA

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17
  • New York State will actually matter in the race for the Republican presidential primary
  • A Byron man arrested for whacking another person's car with a skateboard
  • Kevin Smardz announces candidacy for vacated district seat

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16
  • Casino deal could be  bad hand for Batavia Downs
  • Batavia man faces felony counts for Welfare Fraud
  • Missing Albion teenager found

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Located in Town of Greece, Monroe County

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State agrees on "up to seven facitilies" for expanded gambling; move may rule out Batavia

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15
  • State of the County Address delivered...
  • Convicted Livingston County rapist back behind bars...
  • Missing Albion teenager 

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15

Annual speech sounds familiar themes 

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Police say Ashley Deskins may be with friends, driving white car

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14

Jobless rates increase for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties 

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  • Robert Morris School to close...
  • County unemployment rate jumps... 
  • Tax breaks approved for Pepsico plant in Batavia

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The state announced its new appliance rebate program Tuesday

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Consolidation plan approved Monday night; school board looks to maintain efficiency, educational programs

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  • Councilperson suggests donation for Veteran's Memorial
  • Flight diverted to Buffalo after bomb threat
  • Burling to retire from State Assembly

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Served 14 years in local district; looks forward to "what the future may bring"

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12
  • City Council to vote on Park Rd property sale
  • Allens Inc. sells Oakfield and Bergen plants
  • State Senate to vote on elimination of finger imaging 

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Appeared Thursday night; encourages students to post videos of fights at Batavia Schools

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09
  • Fire damages barn holding 1,000 pigs,
  • Batavia woman in "guarded" condition from one car accident,
  • Local governments save on road salt 

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08

Exact animal death toll unclear, farm housed over 1,000 pigs; dozens saved from smoke, flames & water

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Charges are pending; alcohol a possible factor, deputies say

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  • Barn fire in Darien kills a number of baby pigs, destroys portion of Miller Farm

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08
  • Record warm temperatures in the area
  • Driver crashes into Batavia donut shop
  • Panetta to visit Falls air base

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Elderly driver, minor injuries; no one inside restaurant hurt

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07
  • Hochul may have difficult political decision ahead
  • Holy Family School in LeRoy reaches first benchmark
  • My-T Acres Farm agrees to pay EPA fine

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Federal zoning would allow tariff-free imports, storage inside county line

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$7,500 for pesticide incident that forced evacuations, minor medical problems

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06
  • Trial of Cardenas delayed in Orleans County
  • Bounty System under former Bills coach?
  • Support for Warsaw VA clinic 

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 Elba 67, Whiteville 26

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State Police say one had scalpel, other had folding knife hidden in underwear

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05
  • Batavia church entered by burglar
  • Teenage driver charged with Vehicular Manslaughter 
  • Lane closings on I-90 Westbound

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04
  • The weather changes again
  • Three injured in an accident in Pembroke
  • A drug and alcohol arrest in LeRoy

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03
  • High Wind Warning, but no serious damage
  • Schumer continues press for local Veteran's Cemetery
  • Elba Girls win Sectional title

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02
  • A high wind warning has been issued 
  • Pedestrian killed Wednesday has been identified.
  • Guilty verdict in a grand larceny case.

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Directly after WBTA News' report

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  • A fatal pick-up truck vs. pedestrian accident in Clarendon
  • An arrest in a break-in in Barre
  • Ranzenhofer calls for STAR rebate program renewal 

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