Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Fifteen years later, a surprising gift continues to give
When the word got out in 1998, it seemed like something out of a movie. Roxanne Marshall, a retired Brighton school librarian, had left $7 million to the Rochester Area Community Foundation, the single largest gift received by the foundation.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Legislation would help racinos if Indian casino opened in Rochester area
A bill quietly introduced in the Legislature late yesterday would help the racetracks in Ontario and Genesee counties if the Seneca Nation of Indians moved forward with a Rochester-area casino.
Alexander man enters guilty plea to charge of burglary related to an order of protection
Nicholas Antonucci, already in prison on convictions in Wyoming County and facing multiple felonies in Genesee County, entered a guilty plea today to one count of attempted burglary 3rd.
EPIC Coverage Available for Seniors
On January 1, 2013, the NYS Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage program had many prescription benefits restored.
University of Rochester
Lakeside Reborn as URMC's Strong West
Less than two months after Lakeside Health System officially closed its hospital to patients, the Lakeside Board today announced plans to sell most of the system's assets to the University of Rochester Medical Center .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Four caught burglarizing AT&T store
A deputy checking out a suspicious vehicle ended up arresting the driver and three other men who authorities say had burglarized an AT&T store in Batavia.
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Buffalo Area
WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network WHAT: Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on 13 sites in the Buffalo/Niagara area, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched locally in October 2011.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
County Democrats announce three candidates for Legislature
After an interview process conducted by the Genesee County Democratic Committee three candidates were endorsed for the Genesee County Legislature.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
With no malt houses in New York, Hawley's new venture to fill unique niche at the right time
You can't brew beer without malt, which is something Ted Hawley thinks legislators forgot about when they passed a farm brewing bill last year that will eventually require ales and lagers labeled "New York Beer" to contain 90 percent locally grown ingredients.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
St. Paul Luthran ranked in top 10 for elementary schools in WNY
A weekly business newspaper in Buffalo published a ranking of WNY elementary schools and one Genesee County school made the top 10. St. Paul Lutheran's elementary school is the 10th best in academic achievement over the past four years, according to Business First .
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Corfu trustees, Mayor Peterson clash over file cabinet keys, mayor's personal office
This time, residents and trustees raised concerns about Peterson obtaining keys to all of the filing cabinets and demanding an office in the village facility.
Genesee IDA aids multiple projects
Four projects, including an expansion by a Canadian-based firm, have been approved for public incentives by the Genesee County Economic Development Center.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Visit the "Second Most Haunted Place in the United States"
The Rolling Hills Asylum is located in East Bethany, south of Batavia in Genesee County , New York .
Genesee Valley Pennysaver
Who Knows? - June 9, 2013
Who could use Hawaiian luau party decorations? Who could use metal desks and chairs? Who could use shelves? Who could use a wooden ramp approx.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Libertarians says their message resonates locally, ready to compete in City Council race
"Liberty is local" was a recurring theme of speakers today at the inaugural convention of the Genesee County Libertarian Party.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Thousands gather outside state Capitol for education rally
Thousands of teachers, students and supporters rallied in front of the state Capitol on Saturday, taking aim at a slate of standardized tests that they say have been poorly implemented.
No primary for the GOP in District 6, but Leadley plans to challenge for seat in November
Esther Leadley, when she didn't get the GOP's endorsement for the District 6 seat on teh County Legislature.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
GCEDC announces approval on four projects with a promise of 22 new jobs
The Genesee County Economic Development Center approved four projects at its June board meeting.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Photos: First graders get first-hand ag experience at Post Farms for Dairy Days
First-grade students from throughout Genesee County made a field trip today to Post Farms in Elba for the Farm Bureau's annual "Dairy Days" educational event.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Bank of Castile celebrates 20 years of doing business in Batavia
The Bank of Castile celebrated 20 years in Batavia this afternoon with a community gathering at its East Main Street branch and by presenting a gift backpack with a $500 donation in it to the backpack program of United Way.