14 hrs ago
Award-winning local teacher digs into farming with her students
Teaching is a passion for Christine Bow. She is dedicated to integrating agricultural education into her classroom and inspiring her students to develop an understanding and appreciation for farming and all that it entails.
14 hrs ago
Band of heavy lake effect snow headed into Genesee County, weather service says
The snowfall rate in this band is one to two inches per hour or more. Snow will accumulate on roadways very quickly, according to the National Weather Service.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Reader snow picture's from today's storm
Here's some of the snow pictures we received in response to our request to see what it looks like in Genesee County today.
Free concert brings spirit of the holidays to Genesee County
Batavia's First Presbyterian Church will be alive with rousing holiday spirit when "Christmas with Vox, a Festival of Carols" comes around on Friday, Dec. 20. "Vox Lumine," a professional chorus group made up of 25 members from all over Western and Central New York, is performing for the public free of charge at the church, at 300 East Main St. in ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Soil health workshop draws a large crowd
Farmers from three counties packed the Generation Center on Center Street in Batavia this morning to learn how they can improve their yield and be better stewards of their land.
Heavy snow to cause difficult travel conditions
A significant amount of lake-effect snow will start to blanket parts of Western New York Tuesday, in a storm that could last until the early morning hours of Thursday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
NYT reporters sue Homeland Security in FOIA fight
IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES DURING THE MID WEEK TIME FRAME WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Fisher Jr., Mungillo & McDonough named top horsemen in western, NY
The Upstate New York Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association has announced the award winners for top performing horsemen for 2013 as well as the Batavia Downs meet.
Individuals who buy MVP health plans through new exchange reportedly not covered in Genesee County
Customers signing up for an MVP health insurance plan through new government-run exchange might find they can't get treatment from doctors in Genesee County.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Witness to many changes in Greece
Edith Crawford called lots of places home before she settled in Greece. That was in 1958.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Two Christmas-time photos of old Downtown Batavia
This is a copy of a photo, like the one below, that I acquired last night at auction through Bontragers.
Sheriff's Office announces death of jail inmate
A 36-year-old Genesee County Jail inmate with a history of heart-related medical issues collapsed in the general housing unit yesterday morning and an hour later was pronounced dead at UMMC.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Man charged with drug possession after traffic stop
A Rochester man is facing felony charges after he was stopped on the New York state Thruway in Le Roy, Genesee County.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
How LI ranks on unemployment
How do October unemployment rates in Nassau and Suffolk stack up with the rest of the state? None too shabby.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Batavia man admits to string of armed robberies
Good news for people in Genesee County. Police say they've solved a string of armed robberies.
Genesee county's unemployment rate dips slightly from last month
Genesee County's jobs picture weakened slightly month-over-month for September to October, but is still better than a year ago.
Some 700 National Grid customers without power in various locations around the county
We can tell you that more than 700 National Grid customers are without power in more than a dozen different locations in Genesee County.
Drifter suspected in church larcenies
Batavia, N.Y. -- A man described by law enforcement as a drifter who regularly travels between Syracuse and Ohio is now behind bars in Genesee County.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Winter Storm WARNING thru Wed. night
Snow will be widespread and steadiest overnight. Accumulation will have a tight gradient from west to east.
Rochester Business Journal
Rochester unemployment rate improves in October
The Rochester metro area economy rebounded in October, with an increase in jobs in the nonfarm and private sectors, as well as an improvement in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported.