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  1. Hawley promotes 'Our Blue Day' to honor those in law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Batavian

    While at the GOP convention in Cleveland, Assemblyman Steve Hawley said he decided to organize an effort to honor the men and women of law enforcement, so he called on people in New York on Friday to wear blue. Yesterday afternoon, Hawley, along with County Legislator Ray Cianfrini and City Councilman Adam Tabelski met at the Sheriff's Office on Park Road, Batavia, to tell representatives of the Sheriff's Office, State Police and Batavia PD that they appreciate their service to the community.

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  2. Medina, Gamboa spur Williamsport to 8-0 win over BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the State College Spikes topped the Auburn Doubledays 10-8 on Friday. BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Arquimedez Gamboa hit a two-run home run and had two hits, and Adonis Medina allowed just three hits over six ...

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  3. Cones reported stolen on Jefferson Avenue, BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Batavian

    A caller from Wasington Towers reports see three youths on bicycles, two black and one white, steal cones that were around an escuvator n Jefferson Avenie.

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  4. Bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run accident on West Main Street Road, BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Batavian

    There is only a limited description of the vehicle. It is reportedly black and will be missing a side mirror. Town of Batavia Fire and Mercy EMS were dispatched, but a Mercy medic who arrived on scene said fire would not be required, so Town of Batavia is standing down.

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  5. Alastre scores on wild pitch in 10th, Williamsport beats BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... Mexico topped the Guerreros de Oaxaca 5-1 on Thursday. The Diablos Rojos swept the three-game series with the win. BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Jesus Alastre scored on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Williamsport Crosscutters to a ...

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  6. Batavia Downs kicks off its 70th season on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    A new era gets underway at America's oldest lighted harness track on Monday when Batavia Downs raises the curtain on its 70th season of live harness racing action. Opening night features the $100,000 New York Sires Stakes division for 2-year-old trotting fillies along with free racing programs and magnetic racing schedules for the fans on track.

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  7. Blue Devil Softball Pitching Camp offered Aug. 10-12 at BHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    ... hes. Cost is $50 . WHAT: Blue Devil Softball Pitching Camp WHEN: Aug. 10th - 12th from 9 a.m. - noon each day WHERE: Batavia High School Softball Field, 260 State St., Batavia

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  8. Tabelski adds reform line in bid for City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    Batavia City Councilman At-Large Adam Tabelski has announced that he has been endorsed by the Reform Party in his bid to serve out the remainder of an unexpired City Council term. Tabelski was unanimously appointed to the position by City Council in January to fill the vacancy created by John Deleo's election to the County Legislature.

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  9. Man accused of menacing a police officer will take case to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    A Batavia man's who apparent domestic dispute ended after he allegedly threatened a police officer with a knife has chosen to take his case to trial rather than accept a plea agreement. The agreement would have limited his prison term to 3 1/2 years in exchange to a guilty plea to menacing a police officer.

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  10. Batavia recognized for Performance Management leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    The City of Batavia received notification this week from the International City/County Management Association that it will be recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the ICMA Center for Performance AnalyticsTM. Council President Eugene Jankowski Jr. said "Providing the public with access to information we use to make decisions as well as monitoring our progress is a critical part of ensuring we are transparent in how we operate the City."

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  11. Lawn and Order: Alexander woman charged with two counts of harassment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    Erin Marie Van Dorn , 28, of Alexander Road, Alexander, is charged with two counts of harassment. She was arrested following a harassment complaint in the Town of Batavia.

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  12. Springwater talks highway barn and gravel pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Genesee Country Express

    ... discussion was tabled until August. A Household Waste/Pharmaceutical Collection Program is in effect on Sept. 17 in Batavia from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties. Residents must make an appointment ahead of time as ...

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  13. Workers at federal detention facility accused of feeding garbage to Muslim detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    A pair of kitchen personnel and a corrections officer at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia have ben placed on leave after they were accused of feeding chicken picked from the garbage to Muslim detainees for their Ramadan meals. The three workers are facing possible termination and the case has been referred to the Inspector General of Homeland Security.

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  14. Water leak forces shutoff in industrial park in BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    Water service has been shut off by the City of Batavia Water Department to businesses on Industrial Boulevard, Apollo Drive and Treadeasy Way.

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  15. Batavia Downs opens 70th season MondayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | HarnesRacing

    A new era gets underway at America's oldest lighted harness track on Monday when Batavia Downs raises the curtain on its 70th season of live harness racing action. Opening night features the $100,000 New York Sires Stakes division for 2-year-old trotting fillies along with free racing programs and magnetic racing schedules for the fans on track.

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  16. Batavia Town Board approves additional expenses related to water and sewer projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Batavian

    The Batavia Town Board on Wednesday night approved payment of additional expenses for work on the Townline Water Project and for engineering services for the Townline and Pratt Road Water Districts and the West Main Street Road Sewer District. -- Agreed to pay a $47,680 change order submitted by Sergi Construction of East Aurora, which previously had won a bid for a $2.4 million contract for the construction of approximately 107,000 linear feet of 8-inch and 12-inch water main, valves, hydrants and related equipment along various roads in the Towns of Batavia, Oakfield, Elba and Stafford.

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  17. Law and Order: Akron man arrested after investigators allege bullet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Batavian

    Keith A. Wilkinson Jr. , 61, of Quarry Hill Estates, Akron, is charged with: second-degree reckless endangerment; fourth-degree criminal mischief; and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. He was arrested after a joint investigation was completed concerning an incident which occurred at 7:35 p.m. on Nov. 21 at 315 Bank St., Batavia.

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  18. 4-H announces results of livestock auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Batavian

    ... Tree Farm of Basom. The Champion Market Lamb was exhibited by Maisy Ross and purchased by Dave Reisdorf Inc. of Batavia. The Reserve Champion Market Lamb was also exhibited by Maisy Ross and purchased by Ed Roggen of Basom. The Champion Market Steer ...

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  19. Town Planning Board identifies three key areas for Smart GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    Three parcels of land situated west and north of the NYS Thruway are keys to the Town of Batavia's future development, Town Planning Board members said Tuesday night as they forwarded a recommendation to the Town Board to place them in the "priority" category of Genesee County's Smart Growth Plan. Town planners unanimously voted in a favor of a motion by Paul Marchese to move these parcels which had been "reserved for development" -- 500 acres behind the current Town Hall on West Main Street Road, 100 acres near Wal-Mart on Veterans Memorial Drive and 600 acres owned by Gordon Offhaus west of Route 98 and north of Federal Drive -- to "priority development area" status for Smart Growth.

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  20. Batavia planners give go-ahead to City Slickers' plan to enclose patioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    The Batavia Planning & Development Committee on Tuesday night approved a slightly modified plan to enclose a 1,700-square foot patio on the west side of City Slickers Bar & Grill at 59 Main St. Owner Ken Mistler's request focused on making the patio a bit smaller than what had been previously approved , reducing the size from 99 feet to 64 feet, and adding a small awning over the structure, which will feature six 12-foot, 6-inch retractable overhead doors -- four on the west side and one each on the south and north sides. The patio is located in an area next to M&T Bank.

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