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Saturday Aug 30 | The Batavian

Four arrests reported at Miranda Lambert concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Department during the Miranda Lambert Concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Friday.

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Related Topix: Middleport, NY, West Seneca, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Batavian

City announces results of Thursday's NET detail

August 29, 2014, Batavia, NY. On August 28th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force , Genesee County Sheriff's Office and Genesee County Probation participated in the fourth neighborhood enforcement detail this summer.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marijuana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse brothers, uncle found in Wayne County with stolen construction equipment, police say

Wayne County sheriff's deputies stopped the two brothers and their uncle for speeding along Route 104 in the town of Huron Wednesday around 3 a.m. During the stop, deputies saw items in the car that appeared to have been stolen from a construction site.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Batavia, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Batavian

Nominations sought for 2014 Health and Humanitarian Award of Genesee County

The award recognizes outstanding men and women whose volunteer efforts have improved the physical, emotional or spiritual well-being of the greater Genesee County area.

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Related Topix: Le Roy, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Batavian

Sheriff's Office reports 19 arrests at Zac Brown concert

The following people were arrested by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office during the Zac Brown Band concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Saturday: Andrew R. Witzel , 18, of Rochester Road, Lakeville, is charged with criminal trespass and trespass after allegedly re-entering the concert venue after being ejected and told not to return ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Holley, NY

The Batavian

Photos: Firefighters practice confined spaces rescues

Genesee County Emergency Services and the Town of Batavia Fire Department conducted a confined spaces drill yesterday at the Muller Quaker Dairy plant.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Batavian

BPD announces results of neighborhood enforcement detail

On August 20th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force , Genesee County Sheriff's Office and K9 unit and New York State Parole participated in the third neighborhood enforcement detail this summer.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Genesee Valley Pennysaver

Who Knows a " August 22, 2014

Who knows where to find any information on the Diet WorkShop popular in the 1970's? Who knows who could reseal an octagon fish tank? Who could use a vintage Thomas organ, "Lawrence Welk" model? Double keyboard and large matching wooden bench.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Avon, NY, Batavia, NY, Dansville, NY, Monroe County, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Area unemployment rate drops in July

Rochester's economy continued to improve in July, with an increase in the number of jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, New York, Monroe County, NY, Livingston County, NY, Ontario County, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Post-Standard

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, New York, Buffalo, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Batavian

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.

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Related Topix: Dining, Batavia, NY, Elba, NY, Attica, NY

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Batavian

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)

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Related Topix: Hilton, NY, Marijuana, Canada, Depew, NY, Weedsport, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Batavian

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.

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Related Topix: Corfu, NY, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

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.

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

The Batavian

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.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Batavian

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.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Batavian

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Agriculture, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Batavia, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

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.

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