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Inmate hits another inmate, ruptures his eardrum
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'Spirit and Skivvies' event is Nov. 4 at Byron Fire Hall
On Sunday, Nov. 4th,starting at noon at the Byron Fire Hall the fourth annual Spirit and Skivvies event will be held.
Contrary to reports, doctors say squirrel brains didn't kill Rochester-area man
According to the reports, the patient was a hunter who told doctors he hunted squirrels and enjoyed eating their brains. However, again, doctors say consuming the brains was unrelated to his death.
Open call for entries to juried show 'Art of the Town' highlighting artists with disabilities
Organizers are making an open call for entries to "Art of the Town," a FREE public art exhibition at the Moon Java Café at 56 Harvester Ave., south of McKinley Avenue in Batavia.
Middleport businessman buys Medina manufacturing facility
A Middleport businessman has acquired a vacant industrial complex in the Orleans County Village of Medina, with plans to redevelop the facility and lease it to new manufacturing or commercial tenants. Kyle Brent, through B360 Holdings, purchased the 33.85-acre Bernzomatic plant at 1 Bernzomatic Driv
Police testify in Seneca Falls murder case hearing
WATERLOO — Late on the night of May 12, two police officers responding to a Seneca Falls apartment found a small child unconscious and barely breathing.That was the testimony of Seneca Falls Police Department Sgt. Angela Anderson and former SFPD Officer Brad Clouston during a suppression hearing Thu
Warren praises former mayor Johnson's vision at building renaming
"They told us it would be a waste of time and money to transform the Port of Rochester from a dying and dreary place," Johnson said. "We tried and we did. Criticize me if you must, but you can never say that I took no for an answer. But for those who still won't accept it, frankly my dear, I don't g
State police release cause of death for 20 victims of limo crash
Speakers at a vigil in Amsterdam sought to console those grieving after a crash Oct. 6, 2018, killed 17 passengers, a driver and two bystanders.Georgie Silvarole and Laura Nichols, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Photos: Byron-Bergen students participate in Community Action Day
On Tueday, seventh graders at Byron-Bergen Junior/Senior High School joined in with the Village of Bergen for Community Action day, going to Hickory Park, Zuber Park, and the Community Gardens to rake, weed, pick up sticks, and plant flowers. This is the third year students hveparticpating in the e
Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of providing false info at jail charged with 20 felonies
Haley M. Merrill, 26, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with: 10 felony counts of second-degree forgery; 10 felony counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing; and 10 Class A misdemeanor counts of second-degree criminal impersonation. On Oct. 13, Merrill was arrested in the
Woman who once avoided state prison for dealing drugs not so lucky this time
Westfall was given an opportunity to avoid state prison when she was sentenced on that drug charge in December 2016: One year of probation and, if successful, she would be sentenced to probation.
Le Roy man to serve weekends in jail for collecting fraudulent insurance benefits
Sergio Forte, 52, of Wolcott Street, Le Roy, was sentenced Thursday in Town Court, said New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott in a news release. He will serve three months of weekends in jail and has paid full restitution for his previous plea to fifth-degree insurance fraud and pet
Portion of Asbury Road in Le Roy blocked off
Asbury Road between Harris Road in Le Roy and Black Street Road in Pavilion is closed for an unknown law enforcement incident.We have not been able to contact a member of local law enforcement who is authorized to discuss the situation.This portion of Asbury is closed to all traffic, including local
Things to do around Rochester from Oct. 18 to 24
1Haunt the Belle, a Halloween-themed cruise on the Genesee River aboard the Harbor Town Belle, departs from Voyager Boat Sales on Marina Drive in Irondequoit at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. (Boarding starts at 6:15 p.m.) Tickets are $25 for the two-hour journey, which also will include live music, pizz
Man caught with 900K untaxed cigarettes sentenced to prison
The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says Ian Tarbell, of Hogansburg in Franklin County, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 15 months in prison. Tarbell was convicted of possession of contraband cigarettes.
State investigation found no shortcomings by RGH in treatment of Sweden mom charged in son's murder
Hanane Mouhib, age 36, is charged with murder for the death of her son, seven-year-old Abraham Cardenas.
Brighton schools warn community after stranger offers student a ride
Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - The Brighton Central School District is warning the community about an incident involving a stranger offering a student a ride.The district posted a statement on itswebsitesaying a student was approached and offered a ride to school by someone they did not know.The student di
Genesee County Sheriff’s hoping for donations for new K-9 unit
BATAVIA — With a $4,000 donation in hand, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office hopes to raise enough money to continue the K-9 program following the passing of Destro, the K-9 Unit dog who lost his battle with cancer last week.
Power outages reported in Batavia
Dispatchers are receiving multiple reports of power outages in the City.National Grid has not yet reported the extent of the power outage.There’s a report of a transformer explosion and fire by Dan’s Tire at City Centre.There is also a power line down at Watson and Evans.City Fire’s second platoon r
Chicken, ice cream and waffles at the new JackRabbits, with $4 lunch box
The restaurant specializes in traditional American comfort food, serving southern fried chicken, homemade side dishes such as collard greens. It will serve its version of bubble waffles that can be served with chicken or ice cream. There will also be an ice cream parlor with sweet treats served from