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3 hrs ago | The Batavian

Photos: A bit of Oakfield in USAF museum in Ohio

MSgt Jason Earle , a former Genesee County resident, was visiting the U.S. Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio when the word "Oakfield" caught his eye.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Batavian

Deputy Frank Bordonaro answers his final call

The one thing he wanted them to remember, what should be part of the stories they tell of their dad someday, Donovan said, was the outpouring of respect, love and support the friends, family and colleagues gathered in St. Peters today.

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BroadwayWorld.com

HistorySleuth Authors Revive New York Murderess Polly Frisch

In 1856, in the town of Alabama, NY, the cold blooded killings of Polly Frisch would stun her family, friends and the neighboring community.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, NY, Basom, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Batavian

Riders raise more than $1,400 for Crossroads House

Crossroads House received a $1,445 donation today, the result of the 4th Annual Jerry 'Rat' Cone Memorial Run, held July 5 in Genesee County.

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Rochester Business Journal

U.S. Gypsum gets OK for $23M upgrade in Genesee County

Genesee County economic developers have approved a final resolution for U.S. Gypsum Corp.'s $23 million upgrade of its Maple Avenue paper mill in Oakfield, and a new local labor policy, officials announced Friday.

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The Batavian

County planning board votes against proposed 55-and-older complex on West Main Road, Batavia

Concerns about adequate parking and emergency vehicle access led the Genesee County Planning Board on Thursday night to recommend against approval for a senior housing apartment complex off Route 5 in the Town of Batavia.

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The Batavian

Batavia pastor speaks at candlelight vigil for Batavia woman

City residents gathered at the front lawn of the YWCA Thursday night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Nicole Sheehan.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Cause of Le Roy house fire remains undetermined

Investigators looking into what caused a house fire in Le Roy say the cause of the blaze will remain undetermined.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Batavian

Nearly three weeks later, city announces results neighbor police activity

On June 26th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force, Genesee County Sheriff's Office, Genesee County Probation and New York State Police participated in a series of neighborhood enforcement details.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Batavian

Officially, cause of Saturday's fire in Le Roy undetermined, but electrical origin likely

The likely culprit in Saturday's fire Le Roy that destroyed the home of Greg and David Luetticke-Archbell is electrical.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY, Batavia, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

College at Brockport issues statement on Holley man killed in crash

A 22-year-old Holley man, killed in a one-car crash over the weekend, was a student at the College of Brockport.

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Related Topix: Brockport, NY, Bergen, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Schumer to visit site for veteransa cemetery

Local military families have waited for years for a place nearby to honor their loved ones.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

13WHAM

Holley man dies in Bergen accident

A Holley man was killed in a car accident around 2:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 19 near the Village of Bergen, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Blaze destroys barn in Genesee County

Fire crews responded to Mike Adams' farm on Little Canada Road in Bethany around 2:30 p.m. Adams raises beef cattle and calves.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Batavian

GC Chamber of Commerce President Tom Turnbull to chair 2015 United Way Campaign

The United Way of Genesee County is happy to announce that Genesee County Chamber of Commerce President Tom Turnbull will chair the 2015 United Way Campaign.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Batavian

Volunteers concerned about dog confined to shelter while owner's legal case drags on

Some of the shelter volunteers call him "Boy Friend," which tells you something about how Foxer has won the hearts of the people who care for him every day.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Orleans County man leads deputies on high speed chase

An Orleans County man is facing charges after deputies say he led them on a high-speed chase through two counties.

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Related Topix: Orleans County, NY, Elba, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Batavian

YWCA reminds residents that domestic violence can have serious consequences

YWCA of Genesee County extends its heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Nicole Sheehan, a 29-year-old Batavia native who died from an apparent domestic violence shooting a week ago in Lancaster.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Batavia, NY

The Batavian

UPDATED: Two men from Genesee County reported killed in Thruway crash in Henrietta

Two men from Genesee County are dead following a horrific multi-vehicle accident on the Thruway in Henrietta yesterday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Henrietta, NY, Batavia, NY, Prattsburgh, NY, Canandaigua, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Genesee County men killed in horrific Thruway crash

Two men from Genesee County were killed in Monday's horrific crash along the Thruway east of Rochester.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

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