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Student musicians add to Orleans County Heritage Festival

PHOTO BY VIRGINIA KROPFElementary band and choir students from Albion, Lyndonville and Medina schools perform a concert paying tribute to World War I on Sept. 15 at Stroyan Auditorium in Lyndonvnille. The concert was in conjunction with the Orleans County Heritage Festival. Musical leaders and stude

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Oswego County man killed after running motorcycle into mailbox

TOWN OF RICHLAND, N.Y. -- A 53-year-old man from the town of Albion was killed on Saturday evening after driving his motorcycle into a mailbox in the town of Richland in Oswego County. Oswego County sheriff's deputies identified the driver as Joel Waterman, of 130 Sheepskin Road in Albion. He was d

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-17 16:24:54

Woman killed in Orleans County crash

A Putnam County woman was killed Sunday in a crash Sunday on Route 31 in Orleans County, state police said. Rebecca A. Harrier, 38, of Kent, had stopped her car and was waiting to make a left turn onto Taylor Road in Ridgeway shortly before noon when she was struck from behind by another driver, pol

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-18 15:49:46

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie 'hooking up'

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie are "officially" hooking up. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star and the 19-year-old model are reportedly more than friends, despite Sofia previously insisting they are just pals. A source told Us Weekly magazine: "Things became official over the past week while

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 17:55:15

Raw milk from Orleans County farm may be contaminated, state warns

Unpasteurized raw milk sold at an Orleans County farm may be contaminated by bacteria and should not be consumed, state agriculture officials warned Monday. Milk sold at Martin Yoder Farm on Murdock Road in Medina may be contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a common cause of food poisoning, after

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-18 15:55:48

Elizabeth Cady Stanton to visit Medina library

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, the Medina Historical Society has invited Elizabeth Cady Stanton to speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 25. at Lee-Whedon Memorial Library, 620 West Ave., Medina. The prominent women's rights activist will speak on the topic "Empowering the Ladies." Clo

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-09-17 22:46:00

Why Wegmans is opening a store in Montvale, N.J.

Wegmans, the Gates-based supermarket chain consistently ranked the best in the country by Consumer Reports, is opening a store in Montvale, N.J. this week - in part because chairman Danny Wegman fell in love with the family farm on the site. "We actually dreamed of the family still continuing to run

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 19:17:32

Canandaigua police charge Rochester woman with prostitution

According to police, woman agreed to have sexual intercourse with an undercover police officer in exchange for money. Canandaigua City Police charged a Rochester woman with prostitution. Police report that they arrested 28-year-old Donyel H. Hormats on Sept. 13. According to police, Hormats agreed t

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 14:19:28

Man in critical condition after shooting in Rochester

A man is in critical but stable condition after police said he was shot in the City of Rochester Tuesday night. (Photo:MGN) Rochester, N.Y. - A man is in critical but stable condition after police said he was shot in the City of Rochester Tuesday night. The victim was found on Smith Street around 10

13 WHAM - 2017-09-20 06:27:46

City Schools exceeding state averages for graduation rates for special education students

Batavia City Schools continue to exceed state averages for the graduation rates for children with special needs. Trisha Finnigan, director of special education and alternative education, updated the school board on special education in the district during Tuesday night's board meeting. For 2015-16,

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 12:58:47

Outdoors Calendar (Sept. 20)

Sept. 20 - Genesee County Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Terry Hills Banquet Facility, 5122 Clinton St., Batavia, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Mindy Kilby at 585-344-1262 for more information. Reservations by Sept. 16. Sept. 21 - The Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers International will hold its monthly mee

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:57:46

GCASA gets final city approval for methadone clinic

BATAVIA - Outreach will continue to modernize local opinions about the opioid and heroin crisis, along with methadone as a treatment, GCASA Exeuctive Director John Bennett said after a planned Batavia clinic received final city approval Tuesday. "We're starting a 'Know Your Facts' campaign," Bennett

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

Conesus resident to be honored by Rochester Area Community Foundation

ROCHESTER - Attorney Michael F. Buckley, a Conesus resident, will receive the Rochester Area Community Foundation's top honor for his philanthropy, community volunteering and connecting clients interested in charitable giving with the Foundation. Buckley, a trusts and estates attorney with Boylan Co

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

City school tax rate will go down in 2017-18 by 3.54 percent

When district officials asked voters to approve a $27 million capital improvement project they promised the tax levy would go up "0.00 percent" and with the approval of the annual tax warrants tonight, Batavia School District trustees kept the promise. In fact, because assessed values have gone up a

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 00:01:17

Highway departments in county working together on resurfacing projects

Genesee County is leading the state in shared services among municipalities, Highway Superintendent Tim Hens told members of the County Legislature on Monday. As an example, he pointed to paving work on South Main Street Road this week. Hauling in asphalt are trucks from Pavilion, Byron, Elba (two),

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-19 20:24:20

Developer waiting on financing for Ellicott Station project, deal now expected to close in November

A delay in securing financing through the New Market Tax Credit program for developer Savarino Companies has held up the state of the Ellicott Station project, which is the $18 million redevelopment of the former Della Penna property on Ellicott Street in Batavia. Julie Pacatte, economic development

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-19 19:47:41

Zonta Club seeks donations of full-size personal care items to distribute to domestic violence victims

Press release: The local Zonta Club of Batavia-Genesee County is seeking donations for their project assemblying personal care bags for victims of domestic violence. Zonta Club of Batavia will be assembling the packages in late October and working with the local YWCA to distribute them. Items needed

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-19 18:58:26

School district mourns passing of high school student

The Batavia City Schools community is mourning the loss of Lorne Brudz, a student at Batavia High School, who passed away this morning. The death was announced today on the school district's homepage and Superintendent Chris Dailey sent a letter to parents. "Our entire school community is mourning t

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-19 17:09:57

Cuomo to make announcement at City Hall on Thursday

Local officials are being invited to Batavia City Hall at 1:30 p.m. Thursday where Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to make an announcement. What Cuomo will announce is not revealed in the invitation, but the City of Batavia did submit an application to Cuomo's office for the Downtown Revitalization In

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-19 15:51:56

Buddy Brasky announces fall basketball mini-camp

Press release: Batavia varsity basketball Coach Buddy Brasky will hold a Basketball Mini-Camp at the Batavia High School gym this fall. This Mini-Camp is for boys in grades 8-12. The camp will start Thursday, Oct. 5 and run from 7 to 9 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 5, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, and

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-18 19:10:55