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Collins and staff brief local farm leaders on pending ag issues

Local farmers and other members of the agriculture industry were briefed Saturday on various legislative issues by Rep. Chris Collins and a member of his staff. The topics discussed included immigration, the new farm bill, the Waters of the U.S. rule and even a couple of non-agricultural items. The

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-24 19:33:22

Local chef takes both top awards in Foodie Challenge

Victor Figueroa's ambition is to open a Puerto Rican restaurant in Batavia specializing in empanadas and after winning both the Top Competitor Award and the People's Choice Award on Saturday night at the FreshLAB's Foodie Challenge, that dream is a step closer to reality. Figueroa along with four ot

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-24 16:37:45

Churchville soldier honored at funeral

Those who knew 2012 Churchville-Chili graduate - Jennifer Kipybida - says she was a phenomenal soldier. She joined the Army in October 2014 - and was a member of the 10th Mountain Division's First Brigade Combat Team. Kipybida's Company Commander, Captain Stoppelbein said "She was professional in he

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-25 02:52:00

Naloxone and AED: Should two lifesaving tools be paired?

Middle and high schools in Spencerport have enough naloxone on hand for more than a year. The medication that can reverse an opioid overdose is under lock and key, but staff members know who can get to it. "Our decision to keep it on hand is in direct response to the opioid epidemic that we're heari

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 20:00:04

SENTENCED: Anthony Weiner receives 21 months

Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have cost Hillary Clinton's the presidency. NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have cost Hillar

MPNNOW - 2017-09-25 15:49:28

They're back: What to know about stink bugs

The brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive species from Asia, has terrorized growers and homeowners across the country for several years, decimating crop harvests and popping up in residents' living rooms. As of September, the stink bugs were detected in 44 states, and the Northeast and Mid-Atlanti

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-25 14:35:49

Eugenio Marlin to receive Hispanic Business Person of the Year award

Eugenio Marlin The Rochester Hispanic Business Association will honor Eugenio Marlin as its 28th annual Hispanic Business Person of the Year at a gala luncheon Tuesday. Marlin serves as executive vice president of Ibero-American Development Corp., an organization that specializes in developing affor

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Helming: Raise awareness of Lyme disease, tick-borne diseases

"Fight the Bite!" This slogan was on a handout on diseases carried by ticks and mosquitoes from the Wayne County Public Health Department. It grabbed my attention while I was touring the Wayne County Fair back in August. It offered some helpful tips for avoiding these diseases and protecting yoursel

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-25 04:15:00

OUTDOORS: Happy 50th, NYSOWA

The late C. Scott Sampson, my predecessor as outdoor writer for the Finger Lakes Times, first advised me to join the New York State Outdoor Writers Association. It was 1996. I was attending the Syracuse Sport Show, and Scott was featuring a story about the annual outdoor trade show. I was staffing t

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-24 18:00:00

St. Vincent's 'MASSEDUCTION' may have no guitar solos, and that's OK

St. Vincent's Facebook page has lately looked like state media for some acid punk sextocracy. And beneath almost every tour date announcement, magazine cover and tongue-in-cheek video deconstructing celebrity press junkets, Annie Clark's musical persona faces some form of the same question: Why doe

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-24 23:00:00

Two killed and two injured in Wayne County crash

Two people were killed and two injured in three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Wayne County. Deborah Caster, 59, of Port Byron and Anne Stornelli, 73, of Martville were killed in the crash, which occurred at 3:10 pm at the intersection of State Route 104 and Norris Road in the Town of Huron, in

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 14:44:44

Breaking a promise to June Vukman

In a way, I owe my career to June Vukman. Maybe I should have been nicer. Mrs. Vukman, who provided me and our paper with plenty of material during her 18 years as Batavia town supervisor, died this week. In April 1989, I was in my last semester of college when I interviewed for this job. Managing E

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-23 12:15:00

GCC's "Year of Entrepreneurship" offers programs and events starting Thursday

BATAVIA - The Business Division of Genesee Community College is focusing on entrepreneurship this year. As part of the emphasis, the college is offering a series of lectures, partnerships and opportunities to inspire and support the enterprising talent and abilities of people in Genesee, Orleans, Wy

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-23 12:15:00

Genesee towns worry over sales tax sharing

ELBA - Your town tax bill may triple in 2018, and supervisors say it's out of their control. Genesee Association of Municipalities representatives from 10 towns expressed fears Thursday that without certainty on sales tax revenues, they face either large tax hikes or going into 2018 with budgets rel

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-23 12:15:00

Ninth annual Musical Memories concert to benefit Crossroads House is at City Church on Saturday night

The ninth annual Musical Memories concert to benefit Crossrpoads House will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at City Church in Downtown Batavia. St. Joseph's Reunion Brass Ensemble is honored and humbled to be part of our community and region. Service, and doing service, is the basic core value

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-22 20:40:37

'Cowboy' needs a new home on the range

The trails have not always been happy for "Cowboy," and now, the roads he's traveled, have brought him back to the Genesee County Animal Shelter and into the care of Volunteers for Animals. A couple of years ago, Cowboy was found abandoned in a field with a herd of cows. That's how he got his name.

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-22 20:18:32

Suspected drug dealer located during investigation of shooting on Thorpe Street

Bennie "Beans" Wright, 32, of Jay Street Rochester, was arrested on a sealed indictment Wednesday night at a residence on Maple Street for allegedly selling drugs in the City of Batavia. Wright was located and identified as a warrant suspect while police were looking for evidence in a shooting earli

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-22 16:09:30

Little Girl Lost: The questions left behind by Brook Stagles death

At every turn, every safeguard that could or should have protected the life of young Brook Stagles failed her. Her mother and mother's family were unable to secure custody of the girl in the weeks before her death on Nov. 14, 2016. Her father's family either didn't notice or turned a blind eye to ab

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 13:00:08

Opportunity opened up at NYWCC for Jacqueline Wooster

Jacqueline Wooster's love of the food and beverage industry dates back to her earliest memories and even beyond. You might say she was born into it. A native of Friedberg, Germany, Wooster was merely following in the footsteps of her parents and grandparents, who had owned restaurants in Germany, wh

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-24 12:00:08

Mike Gordon, Keller Williams: 6 shows to see this week (Sept. 24 to 30)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- End September the right way with a week's worth of great shows. From the Russian Grand Ballet to Mike Gordon of Phish, music heads have plenty to look forward to in Central New York this week. 1. Popa Chubby Electric blues guitarist Popa Chubby returns to Syracuse to perform on Su

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:29