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  1. Future of JC Penney in Batavia in doubt after chain announces plans to close up to 140 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Batavian

    National retailer JC Penney reported today a continued decline in sales and as a result the intention to close from 130 to 140 stores nationwide. The list of stores that will be closed, so we don't know yet if the Batavia location will be on the chopping block.

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  2. Batavia Man Charged with Forcible Touching After Valentine's Day Incident at WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Your News Now

    A 39-year-old Batavia man faces a forcible touching charge after an incident at the Walmart SuperCenter on Veterans Memorial Drive. The Genesee County Sheriff's office says Billy Joe Johnson forcibly touched someone in the store on Valentine's Day.

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  3. Law and Order: Parolee from Lockport arrested on drug charges after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Batavian

    Edward Jordan White , 21, of Michigan Street, Lockport, is charged with criminal use of drug paraphernalia 2nd, unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation 2nd. White, who is currently on parole, was stopped by Batavia police officers after being observed driving in the city.

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  4. Calling All Artists: Juried Show by GOARTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Submissions and entry fees accepted between March 21st and March 31st at GOART!, 201 East Main Street, Batavia NY 14020. Keep it Clean.

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  5. A February To Remember, Warmth On The Way AlreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... and away from the cooling influence of the lake, it'll probably be low to mid-60s this afternoon for places like Batavia and Albion." HEAR Hitchcock on The WBEN Liveline 57 deg in Buffalo at 5am. One of the warmest February mornings in memory. But ...

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  6. Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing Buffalo Blizzard of 1977Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    ... public libraries, and newspapers and provide a regional perspective on a crisis that spread from Buffalo to Batavia and from Niagara Falls to Watertown. Join the author for a signing: Where: Barnes & Noble 4401 Transit Rd., Suite 800 Buffalo, NY ...

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  7. School for the Blind therapist charged with harassing, endangering students in his careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    An employee of the New York State School for the Blind in Batavia has been accused of harassing and endangering three children in his care. Recreation therapist Kenneth Darch, 57, allegedly struck and used abusive language against two of the kids.

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  8. Construction to begin soon on remaking of Newberry building into a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Batavian

    Sometime in 2017, there may be beer on tap in the former JJ Newberry building on Main Street, Downtown Batavia. Matt Gray made the announcement during a Start Up Genesee event, combined with the announcement that the Fresh Labs concept for the Newberry building is ready to go forward, at the location yesterday.

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  9. Batavia man charged with endangering blind children in his careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNED

    A Batavia man has been arrested for harassing and endangering three children in his care at the New York State School for the Blind. The New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs says 57-year-old Kenneth Darch is charged with five counts - three misdemeanors and two violations - after he allegedly struck two of the children on an outing and used abusive language against them.

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  10. Law and Order: Batavia PD reports total of 15 most recent arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Batavian

    Jerald Alfred Shuler III , 23, of Summit Street, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, unlicensed operator, aggravated unlicensed operator in the third degree, and having a suspended registration. The charges stem from a traffic stop at 6:05 p.m. on Feb. 8 on West Main Street, Batavia, during which it was allegedly determined that the vehicle Shuler was driving had a suspended registration and that his driver's license was also suspended.

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  11. Blind School employee charged with endangering the welfare of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Batavian

    NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Special Prosecutor Patricia E. Gunning announced an employee of the NYS School for the Blind in Batavia was arrested for harassing and endangering three children in his care. Kenneth L. Darch , 57, of Hutchins Street, Batavia, is charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor, and two counts of harassment in the second degree -- with physical contact, a violation.

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  12. Godleski named to Genesee Community College fall dean's listRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Town Line

    Mikayla Godleski, a resident, of Sidney, was among the 312 students named to Genesee Community College dean's list for the fall 2016 semester, in Batavia, New York.

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  13. From Prospect Avenue to Assistant Chief of Police: Tim Crossett's Batavian JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Your News Now

    It's been a journey almost 19 years in the making, but newly promoted Batavia Assistant Police Chief Todd Crossett's heart has been in Batavia long before he put on the badge. "I grew up here in Batavia, I went to Robert Morriss School on Richmond Ave, graduated from Batavia High, ended up going to GCC," Crossett said.

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  14. Batavia resident helped dedicate International Peace Garden in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    Batavia resident and International Peace Garden Foundation President Paula Savage , recently returned from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where she participated in the dedication of the 2017 International Peace Garden located at the Vallarta Botanical Garden. Mexico was nominated for the honor because of its substantial contributions to the UN in areas such as peaceful settlement of disputes, struggle against apartheid, promotion of disarmament and halting of climate change.

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  15. Tickets still available for 15th annual Celebrate Agriculture DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    ... dinner is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, 8276 Park Road, Batavia. Tickets are $30 each or a table of 10 can be purchased for $275. Sponsorships are also available which help support ...

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  16. St. Joseph Day Table to be held March 19 at Ascension Parish in BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    Ascension Parish in Batavia will host its annual Saint Joseph Day Table beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19. This year the event is open to the general public and the funds raised will be used for the ministry and outreach done by Ascension Parish on behalf of the community. According to its pastor, Fr.

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  17. Batavia PD names new Assistant Chief -- Todd CrossettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    ... career with the City of Rochester Police Department before being hired in 1998 as a Police Officer for the City of Batavia. He is a veteran of the Army, having been deployed to Somalia during the Battle of Mogadishu; he achieved the rank of E-4 ...

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  18. Hawley pens letter urging full funding for librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced today that he has written a letter to the Speaker of the Assembly, Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), strongly encouraging the full funding of libraries in this year's budget. Gov. Cuomo has proposed to cut $4 ...

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  19. Skeleton found in basement of former pet store sent to SPCA to try...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    The remains of an animal found in the basement of a former Batavia pet shop have been sent to an office of the SPCA , according to Officer Eric Hill, spokesman for Batavia PD. One of the things SPCA examiners will try to do is determine what kind of animal it was that was found in the basement of the former location of Neptunes Gardens.

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  20. Oakfield entrepreneurs announce Kickstarter campaign for MobileSchlagenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Batavian

    Eichenfeld, LLC, a company based in Oakfield, New York, will be launching a MobileSchlagen Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign on February 27th 2017 at midnight. To celebrate, Eichenfeld owners Marc Johnson, James Betters and Dan Manges invite the public to a MobileSchlagen Launch Party on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 7 PM, at Ken's Charcoal Pits & Bar-B-Q located at 59 Main Street Batavia, New York.

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