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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Today's milling of Tracy Avenue in Batavia rescheduled for Monday
Today's scheduled milling for Tracy Avenue in the City of Batavia has been delayed due to mechanical breakdown, and is rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 20th, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Traffic signal changes at Main and Ellicott tying up traffic through the middle of Batavia
A worker said two sets of lights over Main Street's eastbound lane are being reconfigured, a new light pole with a set of lights on it has been set up for eastbound/southbound traffic turning onto Ellicott Street, and a new traffic control box is being installed.
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
Economos, Black Bears blank Batavia
BATAVIA, N.Y. — Nicholas Economos held the Batavia Muckdogs to two hits, striking out nine batters in six shutout innings, and the West Virginia Black Bears posted a 2-0 shutout win in the first game back from the All-Star Break.
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.
Batavia's new city manager promises openness and support for ongoing economic development
As a matter of his employment contract, the just-hired new city manager for Batavia, Marty Moore, recognizes he answers to the city council but as a matter of accountability, he works for the City of Batavia residents.
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.
No do-overs; Democrats say its fraud to replace Collins on the ballot
“Just like Chris Collins believed that rules against insider trading did not apply to him, local Republican bosses seem to think that election law doesn’t apply to them when it suddenly becomes inconvenient,” said Cindy Appleton, the Democratic Chair of Wyoming County, in a press release. “They don’
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)
Paving work on Vine Street in the city planned for Friday and Saturday
Friday, Aug. 17, to Saturday, Aug. 18, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. there will be paving work conducted on Vine Street in the City of Batavia.
Oneida County teen killed in hit-and-run crash after Darien Lake concert; driver charged
DARIEN, N.Y. -- An Oneida County teen was killed this weekend in a hit-and-run crash after leaving a concert at Darien Lake, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.
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
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