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Batavia Career and Technical Center to hold Open House Nov. 2, all are welcome

Press release: The Batavia Career and Technical Education Center (CTE) will hold an Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2. Students, parents and community members are invited to tour the center and discover the many skilled trades opportunities available at this facility. Crime scene analy

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-19 18:32:54

Letter: Focus of state grant should be Batavia's mall

EDITOR: I am writing regarding the $10 million grant the city has received. I believe the purpose of these funds is to improve the economic future of our community. In this regard, there is one very important goal that can now be achieved. Since my wife and I arrived in Batavia 45 years ago in 1972,

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-19 17:48:00

Meet the Candidates Day to be hosted by WNY Independent Living in Batavia on Tuesday

Press release: There will be a FREE "Meet the Candidates" Day in Genesee County to enable Western New Yorkers with disabilities -- or anyone from the community -- to hear and discuss issues with some on the ballot in the November General Election. WNY Independent Living Inc. will host those running

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-18 20:50:12

Open House planned Thursday evening Nov. 2 at Grandma's Luv'n Care in Batavia

There will be an Open House from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Grandma's Luv'n Care Childcare and Development Center in Batavia. The nonprofit facility is located at 5059 Clinton Street Road. You are invited to attend and learn more about the childcare center, meet the teachers, staff and t

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-18 18:55:03

Wish list has Batavia focus

BATAVIA - Batavia's downtown district is not the only city neighborhood targeted for a splurge of state investment. Three projects in the West Wedge - the area in the southwestern corner of the city - are being proposed as either state- or regional-level priorities in the Finger Lakes Regional Econo

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Put on your best face for a great cause, enjoy time with gal pals at Le Beau Salon Friday

There will be a breast cancer awareness fundraiser from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20 at Le Beau Salon inside the City Centre Mall, 106 Main St., Batavia. It is being held by salon owner Erika Siverling and her friend Jill Meeder, of Pearl Wellness Center. Attendees can get their makeup done profes

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-19 21:00:36

Law and Order: Woman accused of causing disturbance at Woodward Field

Linda L. Henry, 54, of Ellicott Street, Batavia, is charged with disorderly conduct. Henry is accused of using abusive and obscene language in a public place with several people in the area. The incident was reported at 8:35 p.m., Saturday, at Woodward Field on Union Avenue, Batavia. Nicole R. Elmor

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-19 14:55:33

Port Byron Old Erie Canal Heritage Park celebrates 17,000th visitor

PORT BYRON - The Port Byron Old Erie Canal Heritage Park has welcomed its 17,000 visitors during its first full operating season, and Thursday counted Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul among its guests. "I've got to tell you it's so impressive," Hochul told park volunteers following her tour Thursday afternoon.

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-10-19 21:33:00

Prison is like a stage set, with sub-human drama

The New Press 226 pages, $17.95 Solitary confinement was the only thing they didn't show me when I taught at Attica Correctional Facility. A no-nonsense sergeant told me how easy it would be to end up a prisoner if I didn't play by the rules. Then he sent me on the grand tour. It was quite a show: t

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-10-19 14:00:07

McQuay to speak on Reformation

The Niagara Arts Guild will host The Art of the Reformation: 1450-1550 at 7 p.m. today. The program is held to honor the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and covers the many changes in the art world that led to Humanism and the Renaissance. Speaking will be Nona McQuay, MS, past presi

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-10-20 04:00:00

Coffee roaster/brewery opens on St. Paul Street

A mutual "weirdness" and love of craft bonded three young entrepreneurs in Rochester. Jon Mervine, Wade Reed, and Jarred Foster teamed for a brewery in the heart of downtown. But Fifth Frame Brewing, which opens at 7 a.m. Friday at 155 St. Paul St., is much more than just a brewery. Fifth Frame is

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-19 20:47:02

Donations wanted of clean winter coats, hats, mittens, scarves and boots for needy, especially in tots and kids sizes

Press release: Community Action of Orleans & Genesee in Batavia is now accepting new and gently used winter coats, hats, mittens, scarves and boots in all sizes. These will be given to adults and children in need during this cold season. Toddler and children's sizes are especially needed. Please onl

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-18 21:07:57

Some residents at 400 Towers slow to comply with new no-smoking policy

A group of non-smoking residents at 400 Towers are demanding stronger enforcement of a no-smoking policy that was instituted in April and they've prepared a petition for the Housing Authority asking for sterner measures against rule violators. Nathan Varland, executive director of the Housing Author

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-10-18 17:10:53

Carm and Jerry Reinhart named 2017 recipients of The Jerome Foundation's Health and Humanitarian Award

The 35th annual Health and Humanitarian Award of Genesee County will be presented to Carmand Jerry Reinhart, of Batavia, on Friday, Dec. 1 at an awards luncheon at Terry Hills Restaurant. The award presented by The Jerome Foundation recognizes volunteer men and women of Genesee County who have helpe

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Law and Order: Three traffic stops, three arrests

Timothy John Beaudoin, 29, of Maltby Road, Oakfield, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding, and driving left of pavement markings. Beaudoin was stopped at 1:30 a.m., Sunday, on Lewiston Road, Batavia, by Sgt. Thomas Sanfratello. Randy J

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Attica inmate found guilty of assaulting fellow inmate

WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - An inmate currently serving a life sentence for murder at Attica Correctional Facility was found guilty of assaulting another inmate. Devante Spencer, 24, was found guilty of first degree gang assault, first degree assault, and first degree promoting prison contraband by a jury

WIVB - 2017-10-18 21:45:20

No plans? Ten things to do

1 Comedian Tom Green has shows at Comedy at Carlson at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19; 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20; and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Tickets are $15 to $25. Go to carlsoncomedy.com/shows/ or call (585) 426-6339. 2 This year's Spirits of the Past Theatrical Tours at Genesee C

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'I (bomb) 81' design rallies 'community grid' supporters

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Supporters of the community grid to bring down a stretch of Interstate 81 in Syracuse are circulating a unique graphic design to rally support for their cause. It's a logo that evokes the classic "I Heart NY" designs ubiquitous in New York City. Instead of a heart, it's a bomb. And

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-19 15:08:37

Trucker sentenced to one-year for deadly hit-and-run

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y.(WKBW) - A Canadian man was sentenced to one-year in Erie County Correctional Facility and suspended license for a year. 32-Year-old Sebastien Lavertu of Quebec pleaded guilty to a hit and run in Lancaster that killed 28-year-old Ryan Johns. Lavertu said he fell asleep behind the

WKBW-TV - 2017-10-18 16:59:47

7-year-old super fan surprised with Yankees tickets

The Yankees won decisively in game five of the American League Championship Series Wednesday night. And there are likely few people happier than a 7-year old boy from Canandaigua. He was there in the stands because his dad surprised him with tickets to game five. The moment was magic. The video post

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-10-20 02:55:00