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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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
Genesee Valley Pennysaver
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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.
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 .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
Company plans ecommerce warehouse expansion in Batavia
Koolatron Corporation is increasing its footprint in Batavia with a major expansion this fall.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
FLREDC finalizes 2014 priority projects
The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council has finalized its 2014 priority projects.