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Yesterday | 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

The Batavian

GCEDC approves USG project in Oakfield

The Board of Directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center approved a final resolution for application for assistance from United States Gypsum Co.

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Related Topix: Oakfield, NY, Batavia, NY

The Batavian

Photos: A bit of Oakfield in USAF museum in Ohio

MSgt Jason Earle , a former Genesee County resident, was visiting the U.S. Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio when the word "Oakfield" caught his eye.

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Related Topix: Oakfield, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Batavian

Deputy Frank Bordonaro answers his final call

The one thing he wanted them to remember, what should be part of the stories they tell of their dad someday, Donovan said, was the outpouring of respect, love and support the friends, family and colleagues gathered in St. Peters today.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

HistorySleuth Authors Revive New York Murderess Polly Frisch

In 1856, in the town of Alabama, NY, the cold blooded killings of Polly Frisch would stun her family, friends and the neighboring community.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, NY, Basom, NY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Batavian

Riders raise more than $1,400 for Crossroads House

Crossroads House received a $1,445 donation today, the result of the 4th Annual Jerry 'Rat' Cone Memorial Run, held July 5 in Genesee County.

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Rochester Business Journal

U.S. Gypsum gets OK for $23M upgrade in Genesee County

Genesee County economic developers have approved a final resolution for U.S. Gypsum Corp.'s $23 million upgrade of its Maple Avenue paper mill in Oakfield, and a new local labor policy, officials announced Friday.

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The Batavian

County planning board votes against proposed 55-and-older complex on West Main Road, Batavia

Concerns about adequate parking and emergency vehicle access led the Genesee County Planning Board on Thursday night to recommend against approval for a senior housing apartment complex off Route 5 in the Town of Batavia.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

The Batavian

Batavia pastor speaks at candlelight vigil for Batavia woman

City residents gathered at the front lawn of the YWCA Thursday night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Nicole Sheehan.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Cause of Le Roy house fire remains undetermined

Investigators looking into what caused a house fire in Le Roy say the cause of the blaze will remain undetermined.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Batavian

Nearly three weeks later, city announces results neighbor police activity

On June 26th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force, Genesee County Sheriff's Office, Genesee County Probation and New York State Police participated in a series of neighborhood enforcement details.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Batavian

Officially, cause of Saturday's fire in Le Roy undetermined, but electrical origin likely

The likely culprit in Saturday's fire Le Roy that destroyed the home of Greg and David Luetticke-Archbell is electrical.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY, Batavia, NY

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