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Friday Sep 12 | The Batavian

Parents in Le Roy alerted after report of unloaded gun hidden in tree on campus

A report of a gun on the Le Roy HS campus prompted a statement to parents earlier this week from the school district about the incident, but authorities say students were never in any danger. The weekend incident began with a burglary on South Street.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY, Education Etc.

Friday Sep 12 | The Batavian

County planners reject proposed apartment complex on West Main Street Road, Batavia

A proposal to build as many as 136 apartment units on West Main Street Road was rejected Thursday by the Genesee County Planning Board on a 5-3 vote. Planners expressed concern about increased traffic on West Main, school bus access, the use of tax credits for construction and the potential to draw residents from existing landlords in the City of Batavia.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Batavian

Association honors GCEDC and Muller Quaker for economic development

The Genesee County Economic Development Center and Muller Quaker Dairy are the recipients of the 2014 Northeastern Economic Developers Association Project of the Year Award. The award was formally presented to both entities at NEDA's Annual Conference on Monday, September 8th in Worcester, MA.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

WHAM-AM Rochester

Sexual Predator Will Spend A Long Time In Prison

Batavia N.Y.- A former Geneva man will spend up to 107 years in prison. Sean Vickers who was convicted in Genesee County of molesting five children in Batavia, was sentenced today.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Niagara County, NY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Batavian

Nancy Baker named 46th Le Royan of the Year

The Le Roy American Legion Botts Fiorito Post 576 is honoring Nancy Baker as the 46th Le Royan of the Year. Nancy is the wife of Bruce Baker, the mother of Tom, Bill, Patti, Bob, John and Cindi.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY, Medicine, Nursing, University of Rochester

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Batavian

Hospital CEO announces upcoming change in leadership

Mark C. Schoell, CEO of United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, today announced that he plans to step down from his role as the organization's highest administrator on Dec. 31. This is the expected completion date for the affiliation process between United Memorial and Rochester Regional Health System .

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

The Batavian

Three Syracuse men accused of stealing from two Genesee County businesses

Three men from Syracuse have been charged with third-degree burglary in Genesee County for allegedly breaking into a pair of local businesses.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, NY

The Batavian

GC Youth Court recruiting new members

Calling all eighth- through 11th-graders, the Genesee County Youth Court is recruiting new members! Applications are due by the middle of September to 2 Bank St., Batavia.

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Batavia, NY

The Batavian

Nursing home generating interest from potential buyers

So far, one potential bidder for the Genesee County Nursing Home has submitted a letter stating an intent to make an offer on the 260-bed facility.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Batavian

County DSS dealing more and more children being neglected by parents

County case workers are dealing with more and more children who are neglected by their parents, Department of Social Services Director Eileen Kirkpatrick said today during the Public Service Committee meeting.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Batavian

Four arrests reported at Miranda Lambert concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Department during the Miranda Lambert Concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Friday.

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Related Topix: Middleport, NY, West Seneca, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Batavian

City announces results of Thursday's NET detail

August 29, 2014, Batavia, NY. On August 28th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force , Genesee County Sheriff's Office and Genesee County Probation participated in the fourth neighborhood enforcement detail this summer.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marijuana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse brothers, uncle found in Wayne County with stolen construction equipment, police say

Wayne County sheriff's deputies stopped the two brothers and their uncle for speeding along Route 104 in the town of Huron Wednesday around 3 a.m. During the stop, deputies saw items in the car that appeared to have been stolen from a construction site.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Batavia, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Batavian

Nominations sought for 2014 Health and Humanitarian Award of Genesee County

The award recognizes outstanding men and women whose volunteer efforts have improved the physical, emotional or spiritual well-being of the greater Genesee County area.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Batavian

Sheriff's Office reports 19 arrests at Zac Brown concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office during the Zac Brown Band concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Saturday: Andrew R. Witzel , 18, of Rochester Road, Lakeville, is charged with criminal trespass and trespass after allegedly re-entering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Holley, NY

The Batavian

Photos: Firefighters practice confined spaces rescues

Genesee County Emergency Services and the Town of Batavia Fire Department conducted a confined spaces drill yesterday at the Muller Quaker Dairy plant.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Batavian

BPD announces results of neighborhood enforcement detail

On August 20th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force , Genesee County Sheriff's Office and K9 unit and New York State Parole participated in the third neighborhood enforcement detail this summer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Genesee Valley Pennysaver

Who Knows a " August 22, 2014

Who knows where to find any information on the Diet WorkShop popular in the 1970's? Who knows who could reseal an octagon fish tank? Who could use a vintage Thomas organ, "Lawrence Welk" model? Double keyboard and large matching wooden bench.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Avon, NY, Batavia, NY, Dansville, NY, Monroe County, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Area unemployment rate drops in July

Rochester's economy continued to improve in July, with an increase in the number of jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, New York, Monroe County, NY, Livingston County, NY, Ontario County, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Post-Standard

New York State Fair: The 'new' Empire Room ramps up in a hurry -- again

You'll find plenty of references to New York foods on the menu of the newly reopened Empire Room at the 2014 New York State Fair.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, New York, Buffalo, NY

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