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7 hrs ago | 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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This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Batavian

Local chef plans special dinner at City Slickers of all locally grown food

Farm-to-table is a growing movement nationally, but it's a term that hasn't popped up in Genesee County too often -- until now.

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Related Topix: Dining, Batavia, NY, Elba, NY, Attica, NY

New Jersey Herald

Canadian man sentenced for New York concert attack

A Canadian man has been sentenced to a year in jail for causing catastrophic injuries to a man he punched during a Kid Rock concert in western New York last year.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Batavian

Deputies arrest 20 people at Luke Bryan conert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office during the Luke Bryan concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Saturday: David P. Mayne , 28, of James Street, Medina, for is charged with disorderly conduct, harassment 2nd and resisting arrest after allegedly being involved in a physical altercation inside the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hilton, NY, Marijuana, Canada, Depew, NY, Weedsport, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Batavian

Diner in Village of Corfu moving to new location near Pembroke High School

The Genesee County Planning Board approved a proposal submitted by Pembroke resident Linda Richley to convert a single-family residence at 8783 Allegheny Road into a restaurant.

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Related Topix: Corfu, NY, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

State reports Rochester region adds jobs in July

The Rochester economy continued its improvement in July, with an increase in both private-sector and non-farm jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Batavian

New owners, employees, community leaders celebrate the saving of a Batavia institution

Even the costume designers for the hit HBO series Empire Boardwalk are happy . A Batavia institution, along with 70 local jobs were saved by two local businessmen.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Business Journal

PW Minor gets new owner, to keep making shoes in Batavia

PW Minor, a manufacturer and international distributor of leather footwear and orthopedic products in Batavia, will retain more than 50 jobs, as well as create 17 additional jobs, according to an announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo 's office.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Batavian

Developer discusses pulling plug on senior housing project after GCEDC board blocks public funding

A company that was planning to build much needed middle-income senior housing in Genesee County is apparently ready to kill the project after the Genesee County Economic Development Center Board voted Tuesday to block the project from receiving financial aid.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Batavian

Lieutenant governor candidate tells local residents he supports ag,...

Chris Moss, running for lieutenant governor, made three campaign stops in Genesee County on Tuesday, starting with Batavia Turf Farms, where he got a look at a natural roof top covering that Batavia Turf/CY Farms grows for a company, Vegitel, based in France.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Agriculture, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Batavia, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Tragedy that killed race car driver causes local tracks to enforce 'stay in car' rule

Saturday's accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. has left an impact on other racetracks around our area.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Batavian

Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's will be Sept. 27 in Batavia

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Batavia, NY

Genesee Valley Pennysaver

Genesee Valley Penny Saver -

Participants from Genesee County will come together on August 23, 2014, to honor cancer survivors and their caregivers at the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Batavia.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Yates County, NY, Penn Yan, NY

Business Journal

Calamar pushes forward for $11 million Batavia project

Plans by Calamar to develop an $11 million senior apartment complex in the Town of Batavia are expected to be reviewed this week by the Genesee County Economic Development Center .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Batavian

Twenty-six arrests reported for Drake and Lil' Wayne concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office and NYS DMV Investigators during the Drake/Lil' Wayne concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Friday.

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Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Livonia, NY, Buffalo, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Batavian

GCEDC to consider three projects at meeting Tuesday, including Batavia Shoes, LLC

The Board of Directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center will consider three projects at its August 12, 2014, board meeting.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

The Batavian

P.W. Minor saved by local investors

Pete Zeliff and Andrew Young have purchased the assets of P.W. Minor and Sons and hope to soon to acquire rights to the P.W. Minor name so the company can continue selling shoes under that brand.

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Related Topix: Oakfield, NY, Batavia, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Batavian

With new law, county will be able to consider 'best value'...

The lowest price isn't always the best deal, but awarding public works contracts to the lowest bidder has been the law for Genesee County for some time.

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The Batavian

Company plans ecommerce warehouse expansion in Batavia

Koolatron Corporation is increasing its footprint in Batavia with a major expansion this fall.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Internet, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 06, 2014

13WHAM

FLREDC finalizes 2014 priority projects

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has finalized its 2014 priority projects.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, CPU, Science / Technology, University of Rochester, Yates County, NY

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