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9 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Land ownership dispute brought authorities to reservation

The Genesee County Sheriff's Office and State Police were on standby on Thursday on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation in Akron after threats of violence were made over a land ownership dispute.

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Related Topix: Akron, NY, Fire

12 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

Rochester region sees job growth in March

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

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Batavian

Law and Order: Woman arrested following alleged altercation on State Street

Melissa R. Piazza , 25, of State Street, Batavia, is charged with trespass, harassment 2nd and criminal mischief 4th.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Prison, Pavilion, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Genesee Valley Pennysaver

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Greetings from Jolly Ollie!! I'm a mature, gentle, all black, male, Pug. I enjoy good company and good food.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Batavian

Mr. Batavia presents $2,200 check to Habitat for Humanity

Spencer Hubbard, 2014 Mr. Batavia, presented a $2,200 check today to Jess Tomidy, CEO of Habitat for Humanity in Genesee County.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Batavian

Byron-Bergen rallys support for bill to make Greek yogurt the state's official snack

New York has several State symbols: the sugar maple is the state tree and the state gem is a garnet.

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Related Topix: Bergen, NY, ABBA, Pop/Rock, Lorde

The Batavian

April 26 is drug drop-off day at local law enforcement locations

Three dozen sites throughout Western New York will host a medication drop-off day on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's the largest single day drop-off in Western New York.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Le Roy, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Batavian

The myth of the 'brain drain' in Genesee County

Erie County has been losing population in nearly all age groups going back to the 1960s, but Niagara County has had some success gaining population among adults 1990s and 2000s.

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Related Topix: Niagara County, NY

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Batavian

New agri-business program announced for high school seniors

In the fall of 2014, a new program, the Agri-Business Academy, will be available to students at the Batavia Career and Technical Education Center.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Cornell University

Business Journal

Genesee IDA helps 2 firms expand in Batavia

A pair of companies with plans to expand operations in Batavia have received a series of tax breaks from the Genesee County Economic Development Center .

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Batavian

Area magistrates hold annual dinner at Terry Hills

The Genesee County Magistrates Association held their Annual Banquet Dinner at Terry Hills Golf Course and Restaurant on Friday, April 04, 2014.

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The Batavian

GCEDC board approves Koolatron and Premiere Credit projects

The Board of Directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center approved applications for two projects at its April 3 meeting.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Batavian

Photos: 18th Annual Youth Recognition Awards

The Genesee County and City of Batavia youth boards hosted the 18th Annual Youth Recognition Banquet at Terry Hills on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Batavian

Wally Hinchey named chair of GCEDC board

Wally Hinchey was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center at the agency's March 6, 2014, meeting.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Rochester Business Journal

Dunkin' Donuts location opens in Bergen

Dunkin' Brand Group Inc. has opened a 700-square-foot Dunkin' Donuts on Clinton Street in Bergen, Genesee County.

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Related Topix: Bergen, NY

13WHAM

The field that promises jobs

Why do some believe that field could one day attract tens of thousands of jobs and tens of billions of dollars in private business investment? How could that field one day compete with only a handful of sites in North America when it comes to attracting the next big Nanotechnology project? They are questions many would ask if they saw the more than ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Rochester, NY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Albany Times Union

Probation extended for costumed crime fighter

A one-time costumed crime fighter who took a step on the wrong side of the law will spend more time on probation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Batavian

Ranzenhofer announces increase in VTL funds for local governments

State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has announced today that the 2014-15 New York State Budget will increase Video Lottery Terminal aid by more than 27 percent to the host communities of Batavia Downs.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

WHAM-AM Rochester

STAMP Funded for Genesee County, Promise of High-Tech Jobs

State lawmakers are committing $33 million in the new state budget to develop a nanotechnology park in Genesee County.

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Related Topix: Nanotechnology, Science / Technology

Army Times

British teen finds N.y. vet's Wwii Id bracelet

A British teenager hunting for relics near a former World War II air base has found an identification bracelet lost by an American airman nearly 70 years ago.

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