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Batavia Downs brings over $700,000 to Monroe County and Rochester

Batavia Downs handed over two checks to Monroe County and the City of Rochester Monday, totaling $778,717. As the only municipal gaming facility in Western New York, Batavia Downs is owned by a collection of 15 counties, the City of Rochester and the City of Buffalo, under the company Western Regio

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 18:43:48

Batavia man pleads guilty in East Main stabbing case

One of two men accused of taking part in a near-fatal knife attack against a person on East Main Street, Batavia in July, entered a guilty plea in County Court today to one count of assault in the first degree, a Class C violent felony. JW Hardy faces a sentence of up to 10 years under terms of the


Joan Walker Bissell, watercolor artist

Joan Walker Bissell, of Williamsville, a watercolor artist, died Sept. 23 in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a long illness. She was 89. Born in Batavia, the former Joan Adele Walker came to Williamsville with her family as a child. She attended the Academy Street School from kindergarten throug

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-12-18 19:27:00

Jason Molino accepts position of Tompkins County Administrator

Jason Molino, currently City Manager of the City of Batavia, has accepted Tompkins County's offer of employment to become that County's next County Administrator. Molino's selection is subject to formal appointment by the Tompkins County Legislature-that action scheduled for the Legislature's Dec. 1

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-12-18 19:44:01

Law and Order: Rochester man accused of assault and possessing .357 with serial number removed

Joseph J. Cavico, Jr., 49, of Albert Street, Rochester, is charged with assault 3rd, menacing 2nd, willful defacement of a weapon, and criminal possession of a weapon. Cavico is accused of striking a victim numerous times and threatening the victim with a pistol and knife. During the investigation b

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-12-18 17:44:13

Irate scofflaw denied holiday handouts, wreaks havoc in store

NIAGARA FALLS - A man known locally as "Kenny Krack" became irate after being denied holiday handouts at a 19th Street convenience store early Sunday, and began cursing at customers and upending displays. Police were called to the Coastal gas station at 5 a.m. after receiving reports of a man destro

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-12-17 20:56:33

Giant menorah carved in ice celebrates Hanukkah on Park Avenue

Douglas Fisher was driving down Park Avenue on Saturday night when he got a glimpse of a large group of people gathered around a glowing sculpture of ice, almost as tall as many of the people around it. He immediately parked his car and joined the group. There, he found a detailed menorah carved out

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-12-17 20:44:14

Author of new Emory Upton book to speak at HLOM and also GCC

The Holland Land Office Museum will host a presentation and book signing by David Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., author of "Emory Upton Misunderstood Reformer," at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12. The museum is located at 131 W. Main St., Batavia. Admission is $5 per person, which helps support the HLOM Speaker Seri


Armed robber strikes in Tyrone with shots fired, no injuries

The O'Reilly's Auto Parts store on Tyrone Road near Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone was hit by an armed robber on Dec. 18. No one was injured in the incident where shots were fired. Photo/Ben Nelms. There have been several recent armed robberies at Dollar General and O'Reilly Auto Parts stores in Tyrone an

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-12-18 17:36:54

2017 in review: Most-binged Netflix shows

In 2017, Netflix users around the globe consumed more than 140 million hours of Netflix per day, the streaming service announced in a news release Monday. The company identified the year's notable global trends about what users watched. It found that the biggest streaming day of the year was Jan. 1,


Fugitive charged in double murder arrested

A man wanted in connection with a double homicide earlier this year was arrested Friday morning. Joshua Routh, 21, was arrested by the FBI-led Atlanta Metro Offender's task force, along with Atlanta police. Routh, who was arrested on Mabros Industrial Parkway in Ellenwood, is charged in a double hom


Union City mayor: More light rail needed in Fulton Co.

Mayors from cities in Fulton County now have a better understanding of what they need to do, as city leaders, to bring the reality of rapid transit to their municipalities. "When it comes to rapid transit, we have got to get away from the idea of everything having to be on the north side," said Unio


106-year-old offers advice for a happy life

Kandice Bell / The Newnan Times-Herald Lamar Wallace According to the Social Security Administration, a man reaching age 65 today can expect to live, on average, until age 84.3 and a woman turning age 65 today can expect to live, on average, until age 86.6, but Peachtree City resident Lamar Wall

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-12-17 13:52:00

South DeKalb a magnet for fatal auto crashes

This 2014 fatal accident on I-20 near Candler Road in Decatur was one of 210 accidents resulting in 228 fatalities that occurred in the last five years in south DeKalb County. The tragic death of Morehouse student Kavi Pudu on I-20 near Evans Mill Road on Oct. 1 in Lithonia highlights a troubling re


Coweta woman accused of statutory rape

Wake County Sheriff's Office Charlotte Tate Unzicker A Newnan woman is facing several felony charges after she allegedly had a sexual encounter with child under 13 last summer. Charlotte Tate Unzicker, 65, was charged with first degree statutory sex offense and indecent liberties with a child.

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-12-17 13:27:00

New details released in fatal UPS loading dock accident

DEKALB COUNTY -- A seasonal UPS worker has died after an accident at a metro Atlanta distribution center, police confirmed on Friday. The accident happened around 2 p.m. at 3930 Pleasantdale Rd. That's where police arrived to found the scene near one of the loading docks. Police spokesperson Shiera


Family, friends mourn the loss of Gatesville teen

There was standing-room only at the Gatesville Civic Center on Sunday as friends and family packed the building to remember the life and mourn the loss of Clancy Lawhorn. Lawhorn, 16, a Gatesville High School sophomore, was alone in his pickup Wednesday night when it crashed east of Gatesville on Fa

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-12-18 07:15:00

'Baylor Connections' radio show to debut next month

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WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-12-18 04:30:00

Where there's smoke, there's fun

Magician and performer David Hagerman entertained students at Gatesville Junior High School recently. The assembly, titled "Extreme Science 2.0," was an educational, interactive experience that included scientific experiments, audience participation and plenty of jokes. To read more please log in or


Car crashes into home, kills driver

KILLEEN, Tx. (KWTX) Killeen police are investigating a wreck that killed the driver after his car crashed into a home. The crash happened just before 12:30 a.m. Monday morning when the car came into the house sideways. The homeowner said the driver cut across the neighbors yard and hit a tree in t

KWTX - 2017-12-18 17:20:00