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  1. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28, help keep water supply safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | The Batavian

    New York Sea Grant is encouraging the public to take expired, unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals to designated law enforcement agency locations on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 28. This federally designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics, blood pressure regulators, pain medications, tranquilizers, and hormones, into state waterways and drinking supply sources.

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  2. Four prescribed burns, total of 82 acres of grassland, planned by Iroquois National Wildlife RefugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Batavian

    Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge announces plans to conduct four prescribed burns on the Refuge during the 2018 season. The goal this year is to burn approximately 82 acres of grasslands.

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  3. Free, grassroots strategy meeting on Second Amendment rights'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | The Batavian

    Sunday April 15 there is being held a Town Hall Meeting concerning the current aggressive anti-gun movement . This is a strategy meeting to try and create a better way to guard against and overcome the 2nd Amendment infringements, that NY State and the Federal Government continue to push on us.

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  4. 'Life, Lines & Light' opens at ILGR in Batavia April 3, opening reception is April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Batavian

    The fourth ARTiculations Ability ExhibitionA -- a forum for artists with disabilities in Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties to display their work publicly -- will open at Independent Living of the Genesee Region in Batavia on Tuesday, April 3. Titled "Life, Lines & Light," it features the work of Beth Allen, DMV, a veterinarian and mental health activist, whose photographs of animals, plants and beautiful landscapes, mostly in Genesee County, depict inspirations from her own life journey. A product of a partnership between ILGR and the University Heights Arts Association , the Exhibit will be on display through June 22th.

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  5. Batavia Cross Training wins special service recognition of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Batavian

    This is the second in a series of five stories about the honorees at this Saturday's annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony. The ceremony is being held at the Quality Inn & Suites in Batavia.

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  6. Public forum for wards 4 and 5 covers a variety of topics, honors a World War II veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Batavian

    To open a public meeting hosted by Ward 4 and Ward 5 city council members Al McGinnis and Kathy Briggs , World War II veteran Ken Dehm was honored with a plaque. Presenting the plaque, above, is Legislator Gary Maha, and joining in the presentation, Councilman Bob Bialkowski.

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  7. Public forum for wards 4 and 5 covers a variety of topics, honors a WWII veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Batavian

    To open a public meeting hosted by Ward 4 and Ward 5 city council members Al McGinnis and Kathy Briggs , World War II veteran Ken Dehm was honored with a plaque. Presenting the plaque, above, is Legislator Gary Maha, and joining in the presentation, Councilman Bob Bialkowski.

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  8. Empire State Develoment announces expansion at O-AT-KA, with 20 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Batavian

    Empire State Development today announced that O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative, Inc., a dairy cooperative based in Genesee County, will construct a more than 20,000 square-foot addition at its production facility. In an effort to meet the growing demand of its customers, the cooperative will install a new retort beverage production line and install support equipment at its facility located at the corner of Cedar and Ellicott in the City of Batavia.

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  9. Forum for artists with disabilities opens in Batavia Jan. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Batavian

    The third ARTiculations Ability Exhibition -- a forum for artists with disabilities in Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties to display their work publicly -- will open at Independent Living of the Genesee Region in Batavia on Jan. 19. Titled "8 X 10," it features the work of Chris Humel, who uses intensely hued acrylics, to depict postage stamps and other mail-related themes. Twenty years ago, he cofounded the still-active band BC Psychos; he will be teaching a five-week course, "Cartoons by Kids" for young people 10 to 15, at GO ART! in Batavia.

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  10. Office of Chris Collins distributes holiday cheer to area veterans from local school childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Batavian

    Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement offering his appreciation to elementary school students, businesses, and community organizations from around the 27th district for participating in his "Holiday Mail for Veterans" program. The office collected over 1,500 holiday cards and delivered them to veterans at the Buffalo and Batavia VA facilities.

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  11. Hawley announces Charitable Gaming Act signed into law, takes effect in 180 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Batavian

    "This is a tremendous victory and crucial first step toward reforming our gaming laws for the tens of thousands of non-profits, fire departments, churches, Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs and charitable organizations throughout the state," Hawley said. "After a long uphill climb, and with much help from my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate, we have made important changes to New York's gaming laws that open the conversation and serve as a catapult to tackle more changes this year.

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  12. WKBW-TV's Meteorologist Mike Randall performs 'A Christmas Carol' at GCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Batavian

    The Genesee Community College History Club is excited to kick off the holiday season as Charles Dickens, played by WKBW-TV's Meteorologist Mike Randall, presents "A Christmas Carol." All are invited to the College's Batavia Campus on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. to enjoy this festive and heart-warming storytelling experience.

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  13. Town of Batavia's 2018 budget retains $2.64 per thousand tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Batavian

    Batavia Town Supervisor Gregory Post says he sees three positives in the municipality's 2018 budget, a $5,052,614 spending plan that was adopted tonight at the Town Board's monthly meeting at the Town Hall on West Main Street Road. "We're reducing overall spending, we're keeping the taxes flat and we're maintaining steady growth," Post said following the meeting.

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  14. Local officers participate in funeral detail for Buffalo police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Batavian

    More than 7,000 police officers, including officers from the Genesee County Sheriff's Office, Batavia PD, and Le Roy PD, lined the streets off Buffalo on Wednesday, saluting fallen officer Craig E. Lehner, a Buffalo K-9 handler and member of underwater recovery team in Erie County who died two weeks ago during a training exercise. "The most striking thing was to see his mother step out of the car, look left and right and up and down, all she could see were police officers on the streets, lined up, saluting her son," said Chris Erion, Genesee County Sheriff's Deputy.

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  15. Schumer uses Pence WNY visit as chance to knock GOP plan to eliminate tax deductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Batavian

    Sen. Charles Schumer is using the visit of Vice President Mike Pence to draw attention to the potential impact of the GOP-proposed tax plan would have on WNY, including in the congressional district of Rep. Chris Collins. Schumer said that in the NY-27, 29 percent of taxpayers take a deduction for paying state and local taxes for an average deduction of $12,125.

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  16. WNY Gas and Steam receives massive compressor pump from 1912Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | The Batavian

    A piece of history is being saved -- a 1912 compressor pump manufactured under the name Snow has been donated to the Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Assoc., Inc. in Alexander, NY. The company was the predecessor of Worthington Pumps of Buffalo.

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  17. National Weather Service seeks volunteer observer in Pavilion to take ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Batavian

    The National Weather Service office in Buffalo is looking for a volunteer weather observer, to take over the observing station in or within about four miles of Pavilion . This observing station would be a part of the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Network or Coop Network.

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  18. Photos: New principal greets students on first day of school at JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Batavian

    It's the first day of a new school year and the first day for Kia Evans as principal of Jackson School in Batavia. "I'm excited," Evans said.

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  19. 'Ruby' wins Batavia Downs Wiener Dog Race in first time on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Batavian

    Ruby, a 3-year-old dachshund making her first lifetime start defeated nine other wiener dogs on Sunday en route to winning the 2017 Batavia Downs Dachshund Dash sponsored by Genesee Feeds of Batavia. History has shown that a dog racing for the first time normally doesn't perform as well as dogs that have raced in previous years.

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  20. Start-Up Genesee hosting next event at Harvester CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Batavian

    Start-Up Genesee will hold the next "Think & Drink" event on Thursday, August 31st from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Harvester Center at 56 Harvester Avenue in Batavia, NY. The launch of the Think and Drink series hosted by Start-Up Genesee officially kicked off on September 1, 2016 at The Harvester Center where regional business leaders and elected officials gathered to recognize and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in Genesee County.

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