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Maple Street resident charged with attempted murder after shooting on Thorpe Street

A suspect has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in the shooting yesterday on Thorpe Street in Batavia. Being held without bail is Tyshawn King 24, of Maple Street, Batavia. King is also charged with assault in the first degree. The shooting was discovered by Batavia police officers aft

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-21 15:12:33

International business appeal grows in Genesee

BATAVIA - Standing on trays resembling something a gnome would frolic in, more than 80 visitors examined each piece of living architecture Paul Brent has grown just east of the Genesee County Airport. Vegetal i.d., was the final stop on the 28th Annual Decision-Maker's Agriculture Forum. It offered

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Law and Order: Man accused of stealing cologne from Rite Aid arrested

Carl T. Amesbury, 25, of Jerico Road, Bethany, is charged with petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property 5th, drivers view obstructed. Following a complaint of a shoplifter from Rite Aid on West Main Street Road, Batavia, Amesbury's vehicle was located and stopped by Deputy Kyle Krzemien

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-21 10:42:08

Funeral arrangements set for BHS student who died Tuesday

Lorne R. Brudz, the 18-year-old Batavia High School student who died Tuesday, will be laid to rest Tuesday following a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 8656 Church St., East Pembroke. His final resting place will be St. Vincent's Cemetary in Attia. Funeral arrangements are be

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-21 10:28:55

City Schools board presents first awards of new school year

In recognition of her academic perseverance and successful accomplishments, Batavia High student Julieth Caceres was presented with an Outstanding Student Award by Board of Education President Patrick Burk at the Board meeting on September 19. She was nominated by Courtney Turcer, a teacher of Engli

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 18:55:16

East Pembroke Fire District to hold public hearing on its 2018 budget Oct. 10

Press release: A public hearing will be conducted by the East Pembroke Fire District in the East Pembroke Fire Hall, 2623 Main Road, East Pembroke, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 10. It will be held to permit public review of the proposed budget for the East Pembroke Fire District for the calendar year of

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 17:56:14

Fight ends with one shot in Batavia

Police were called to Evans Street near Watson Street for what started out as a fight, but ended with one person being shot. The victim was shot in the hand and abdomen. He was taken to an area hospital by Mercy Flight. His condition is unknown. Police were interviewing a potential suspect in the s

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 10:37:51

Gov. Cuomo no longer coming to Batavia on Thursday

Governor Andrew Cuomo will not be in Batavia Thursday morning as planned. The Governor had a trip there scheduled, but will be in New York City instead. This is a bit of a blow to people in Batavia. According to the Daily News Online, many people speculated the governor was going to present the cit

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-21 12:55:00

Batavia man wounded in Wednesday afternoon shooting

BATAVIA - A Batavia man was transported by ambulance and then Mercy Flight after an apparent shooting Wednesday on the city's south side. Details about the injured man, and another man taken into custody, were not available at press time that evening. City Police Chief Shawn Heubusch said the victim

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Person shot in area of Watson and Evans, Batavia

One person is in surgery at ECMC and three other people are being detained following a shooting near Watson and Evans streets, City of Batavia, shortly after 4:30 p.m. Chief Shawn Heubusch said one of the three people detained is a possible suspect and the other two potential witnesses. The victim w

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 22:42:00

Cuomo cancels announcement Thursday at Batavia City Hall, will be rescheduled

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's big announcement in person in Batavia set for City Hall on Thursday has been cancelled. No reason given by the governor's office and no word on when it might be rescheduled. Local officials were invited to Batavia City Hall at 1:30 p.m. Thursday where Gov. Cuomo was expected to m

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 16:42:35

Annie Proulx to receive honorary National Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) - The Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards didn't prepare Annie Proulx for her latest honor: a National Book Award medal for lifetime achievement. "I was astonished when first I heard that news," Proulx told The Associated Press during a recent email interview. "I simply had not th

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-21 13:36:35

Erie County Sheriff's deputy steps in to put out fire

ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Erie County Sheriff's deputy acted quickly to put out a fire behind a Broadway Avenue business. According to the sheriff's office, Deputy Retzlaff spotted smoke coming from behind the Tractor Supply Store and observed a loading dock rubber bumper on fire. The deputy alerted e

WIVB - 2017-09-20 21:36:28

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

Cuomo's visit Thursday may be to award $10 million award for downtown

BATAVIA - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is coming to Batavia, along with what could be a $10 million award to accelerate downtown revitalization, The Governor's Office announced today that Cuomo will be in Batavia Thursday to make an announcement. The expectation of local officials is that it will be to name th

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:11:00

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