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10 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

LeRoy fire department treasurer charged with grand larceny

The LeRoy Fire Department's treasurer has been arrested and charged with the theft of public funds.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Batavian

St. Joseph Catholic School seeking nominations for 'Outstanding Alumni Award'

St. Joseph Catholic School is now excepting nominations for the "Outstanding Alumni Award," which will be presented at the 55th annual Popcorn Ball to be held on Oct. 25th at the school.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

The Batavian

Law and Order: Use of 'Find My Phone' app leads to arrest

Ferrando was allegedly found in possession of a stolen phone after the victim tracked the phone using the "Find My Phone" app and located a moving vehicle pulling into the Walmart parking lot.

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Related Topix: Corfu, NY, Batavia, NY, Pavilion, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Batavian

Six arrests reported at Keith Urban concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office during the Keith Urban concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Friday.

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Related Topix: Canada, Depew, NY, Niagara Falls, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Man seriously injured in Pavilion crash

According to officials, the man was traveling on South Street in the town of Pavilion around 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning, when it appears he feel asleep at the wheel.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Batavian

Pavilion teen charged with first-degree rape

Colin J. McCullough , 17, of Telephone Road, Pavilion, is charged with first-degree rape following an investigation by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office that determined he allegedly had forcible sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old female acquaintance on June 6. He was arrested on the felony charge July 21 and arraigned in Town of Pavilion ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pavilion, NY, Churchville, NY, Byron, NY

The Batavian

Rt 262 CSX Crossing to be Closed Friday AM

CSX Railroad has notified the Genesee County Highway Department of a short term emergency closure of the CSX rail-grade crossing at Rt 262 in the Town of Bergen.

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Related Topix: Bergen, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

Five questions with... Hugh Russ III

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, 3M manufactured this machine that was probably in every school library and public library in the country, called the reader printer.

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Related Topix: Libraries

The Batavian

Batavia man faces five criminal charges after high-speed chase Tuesday

A 27-year-old man who lives on Liberty Street in the City of Batavia faces five criminal charges following a high-speed chase on Tuesday afternoon, according to a press release issued today by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Drugs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Batavian

YWCA's Wheels & Heels is Saturday at Stan's, benefits kids affected by domestic violence

YWCA's 2014 Wheels & Heels event includes something for everyone, from a cool vehicle show and motorcycle ride to a bicycle rally, basket auction, fashion show, food fest and children's games.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Batavia, NY, Orleans County, NY

Rochester Business Journal

Region's unemployment rate declines in June

The Rochester metro area economy continued its upward momentum in June, with an increase in jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Monroe County, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Batavian

The 175th Genesee County Fair comes to a close

A little rain did nothing to deter fair-goers from enjoying the final day of the Genesee County Fair.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Batavian

GC Stop Dwi hosts Saturday's Muckdogs game against Connecticut Tigers, plus patrol cars, Destro

Genesee County STOP DWI is hosting STOP DWI Night at the Ballpark on Saturday, July 19, at Dwyer Stadium.

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Related Topix: Orleans County, NY, Corfu, NY

The Batavian

Genesee County Fair: Crowing of the Fair Queen

Yet another fine day at the Genesee County Fair. Fair-goers strolled lazily under blue skies, dotted with white billowing clouds, as the scent of fried dough and sausage hung in the air, enticing passers-by to just try a little taste.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Horse, Pets

The Batavian

State finally paying past-due Nursing Home expenses, but it's not enough and it won't last

County Treasurer Scott German learned Tuesday that $4.1 in funds meant to cover 2013 Nursing Home expenses will be transferred to the county Aug. 13. The $4.1 million is what is known as an Inter-Governmental Transfer.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Batavian

YWCA gets $11,000 HopeLine grant from Verizon Wireless to help domestic violence victims

YWCA of Genesee County has received a grant for $11,000 thanks to the generosity of the Verizon Wireless HopeLine grant program.

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

The Batavian

Genesee County celebrates its 175th anniversary of the County Fair

Genesee County celebrates its 175th anniversary of its County Fair. With Midway hawkers enticing passersby to test their luck at games of chance and carnival rides ready for riders, and 4-H groups showcasing various farm animals, there is no shortage of entertainment at the fairgrounds.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Batavian

Five arrests reported at Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at Darien Lake

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office during the Lynyrd Skynyrd/Bad Company concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Orchard Park, NY, Lancaster, NY, West Seneca, NY, Buffalo, NY

The Batavian

GCEDC adopts new policy requiring local labor on incentive projects

The Genesee County Economic Development Center Board of Directors unanimously voted to adopt a new local labor policy at the organization's July board meeting.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, NY, Cattaraugus, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Batavian

Second Annual Lite the Knight in Le Roy to benefit family of Deputy Frank Bordonaro

It was just about 1 year ago when we learned of the tragic accident in Wheatland which killed 3 and seriously injured 2 members of the A'Cal-Mum 5.A' LeRoy Physical Therapy and Village Fitness were very proud to have sponsored the 1st Annual A'Lite the Knight 5kA' which, with the overwhelming support and generosity of the Cal-Mum and LeRoy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY

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