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Batavia police seek public’s help in finding missing vulnerable woman
Tammy L. Taylor, 50, is listed as a missing vulnerable adult, city police said in a news release.
Friday night live returns to Batavia this week
Batavia, NY--- Although Batavia Downs has had their 2018 live racing season underway since Monday (July 23), this will be the first regularly scheduled Friday (Aug. 17) of the meet due to other events going on at the facility. Friday racing will now be conducted weekly until the end of the meet with
Reynolds, Brooks lift Batavia over West Virginia 8-4
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Sean Reynolds homered and singled, driving home two runs as the Batavia Muckdogs beat the West Virginia Black Bears 8-4 on Thursday.Matt Brooks doubled and singled twice for Batavia.Batavia started the scoring in the first inning when Reynolds hit a two-run home run.
Moore eyes a strong start in Batavia; new city manager wants to be open, assertive and helpful
BATAVIA — The Skype connection between Dr. Martin Moore and a collection of city council members, department heads and reporters dipped at times Wednesday, but Batavia’s next city manager sees his challenges clearly.
Batavia native returns to share true story behind ‘The Miracle Season’
BATAVIA — “Life is big and messy. Climb in with your boots and hope for the best.” — Caroline “Line” Found, June 19, 1994 - Aug. 11, 2011.
Upstate NY's warm summer likely to turn into warm fall and winter
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The odds are looking good for a warm fall and a warmer-than-normal winter in Upstate New York, according to the latest long-range forecasts.
Turning the other cheek: Northgate community gathers to pray in aftermath of automotive attack
The group meets every Wednesday at 8160 Bank Street Road to walk a trail circling around the church’s property, praying for the community, the church and congregational needs as they walk. On Aug. 8, Paul D. Hussey, 63, of South Hurricane Mills drove off the thruway, which rests against the edge of
Lee Ann Womack offers old-time country feel at Batavia Downs Friday night show
Traditional country music grew its national popularity on state and county fair stages in the 1920s and ‘30s. In many ways, Womack’s show, with its simple approach, served as a history lesson, capturing the essence and emotions evoked by country music pioneers.
Three man accused of beating, robbing man on Monroe Ave. in Brighton
BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - Three men are facing charges after another man was beaten and robbed on Monroe Avenue, just north of Twelve Corners in Brighton.
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges
ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p
Rochester woman facing prostitution, other charges in Geneseo
Lynn M. Motyka, 27, had called 911 about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 13 from Clearview Drive in the town of Geneseo.
Woman indicted for manslaughter for selling drugs leading to fatal OD
The Monroe County Heroin Task Force charged Melinda Hamelinck, 38, with second-degree manslaughter, two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Upstate NY 'kayak killer' to collect on dead fiance's life insurance
In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. (Jim Sabastian | Times-Herald Record | AP)
'Maybe I thought I was just clever enough': Ex-pediatrician admits to child porn, fondling girls
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A former pediatrician admitted Tuesday that hefondled young girlsat his daughter's sleep-overs, received thousands of images of child pornography, and owned pre-pubescent sex dolls.
Livingston County Republican Committee to meet with NY-27 candidates interested in replacing Collins
“Because I had a list of people who want to come in who are interested in taking Chris Collins’ seat, what I did was I invited them to come to our executive meeting for a 10-minute presentation of who they are and that’s it,” said Pauer, speaking Wednesday afternoon. “We’re not going into a Q&A; it’
Rezoning of Liberty Street parcels, bike rack installations on City Council's plate
A memo from Interim City Manager Matt Worth suggests that seven parcels on Liberty Street and Central Avenue surrounding the St. Anthony’s Church campus – which was purchased by City Church in 2016 – should be reclassified from R-3 to C-3 to allow for some “ancillary activities (dance school, art sc
Community Prayer Walk at Northgate Free Methodist Church in Batavia -- starts at North Campus
Each Wednesday evening, a team from Northgate Free Methodist Church meet at 8160 Bank Street Road (North Campus) and walk a trail around the perimeter of the church property, praying for the community, the church and congregational needs as they walk.
Residents ask council, police to keep focus on drugs, speeding and violence near Watson Street neighborhood
Wolter’s request, along with one for a stop sign at the intersection, were heard by a city council meeting helmed by Batavia Police Chief Shawn Heubusch in the manager’s seat. The chief joked he was “the fill-in for the fill-in” with interim City Manager Matt Worth on vacation, but policing and qual
Man expected to recover after shooting in Rochester Tuesday
Police say the victim, a 32-year-old man, was shot at least once in the upper body. His wounds are not considered life-threatening.