Genesee County Newswire

Genesee County Newswire

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  1. Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in solving rash of ATV theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Batavian

    The ATVs have been moved with and without the key. The thefts have occurred throughout most of Genesee County within the past month.

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  2. Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to be held Sept. 17 in Batavia, appointment requiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Batavian

    ... County contributions and a grant from the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation with assistance from the Genesee County Sheriff's Department and Covanta Niagara. Residents from Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming counties are eligible to participate. ...

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  3. Genesee County AmeriCorps looking for host site agencies, get details ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Batavian

    The Genesee County Youth Bureau has been notified that our AmeriCorps application has been approved for another year of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service. As a result of this good news, we have begun planning for year 13 of our program, which will start on Oct. 1. As part of this process, nonprofit and government agencies are invited to attend an information session to receive details about AmeriCorps.

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  4. Law and Order: Dump truck driver from Scio charged with false...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Batavian

    ... arraigned in Town of Pembroke Court, and jailed on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. The case was handled by Genesee County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin McCarthy, assisted by Trooper Kosowski and Trooper Hansel. Michael Shawn McKenzie , 27, of West Main ...

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  5. Law and Order: Ellicott Street Road resident accused of stealing $5K...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Batavian

    ... possessed drug paraphernalia and a wallet that belonged to a coworker, which had been reported stolen to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office on June 3. Followin arraignment, she was jailed in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. The case was handled by Batavia ...

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  6. Master Gardener TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County will be offering Master Gardener Training on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 pm, starting September 7 and running through November 16. There will also be a full day on Saturday, November 5. Classes will be held at the CCE office at 420 East Main Street, Batavia. Each class will focus on a different horticulture topic throughout the training.

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  7. A dozen arrested, including two jailed, at Disturbed concert at Darien Lake on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Batavian

    Two people were arrested by deputies from the Genesee County Sheriff's Office and put in jail during the Disturbed concert at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 24. They are: Ryan J. Budnik , 28, of Berkshire Drive, Rochester, was arrested for trespassing after allegedly reentering the concert venue after being advised not to return. He was arraigned in Darien Town Court and put in Genesee County Jail in lieu of $200 bail.

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  8. Cornell extension to offer Master Gardener Training on Wednesday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Batavian

    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County will be offering Master Gardener Training on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., starting Sept. 7 and running through Nov. 16. There will also be a full day on Saturday, Nov. 5. Classes will be held at the CCE office at 420 E. Main St., Batavia.

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  9. Village of Akron water customers not included in water boil noticeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Akron Bugle

    Village of Akron statement regarding recent regional water quality issues: The Village of Akron has issued a statement of clarification about the "Boil Your Water" recommendation issued for northtown and Genesee County customers of the Erie County Water Authority, including the Towns of Newstead and Clarence. Please be advised that the Village of Akron water system is supplied by a village-owned reservoir and distribution system that is separate from the Erie County Water Authority's system that supplies much of Erie County and western Genesee County.

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

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    ... in stake races during the meet and that will draw some of the top horses and drivers in North America to the Genesee County oval. Eight divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) each going for an estimated $100,000 will highlight the best ...

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  11. Police: Darien man has been charged for engaging in oral sex with a minorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Police say that a man from Genesee County has been charged with conducting a criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of a child. The incident was alleged to have taken place in Darien, NY.

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  12. Farmers Market coupons for low-income seniors to be distributed at Le Roy Farmers Market Saturday,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Batavian

    Farmers Market coupons will be distributed by the Genesee County Office for the Aging at the Le Roy Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 23 . Booklets are available to adults age 60 years and older who are income-eligible.

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

    Thursday Jul 21 | HarnesRacing

    ... in stakes races during the meet and that will draw some of the top horses and drivers in North America to the Genesee County oval. Eight legsof the New York Sire Stakes,each going for an estimated $100,000, will highlight the best youthful ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Batavian

    ... and installing new 8-inch waterline with two hydrants and service, and the installation of 2-inch PVC at the Genesee County Fire Training Center on State Street Road. -- Authorized payment of $16,061 to Visone Construction of Depew, which previously ...

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  15. 4-H announces results of livestock auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Batavian

    Thank you to everyone who supported 4-H at the 46th Annual Genesee County 4-H Market Animal Auction! On Thursday, July 14, 2016 market goats, lambs, steers and hogs which were raised and shown by local 4-H members were auctioned by William Kent Inc. at the Genesee County Fair. The Champion Market Goat was exhibited by Michael Ehrmentraut and purchased by HLW Acres of Attica.

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  16. 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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  17. Batavia man jailed on charges of second degree rape and incest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    Eric Watson is in Genesee County Jail with bail set at $20,000. He is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a mentally disabled family member who is incapable of consenting to such activity.

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  18. Man who lives on Myrtle Street in Le Roy jailed on charges of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    ... ss than 17 years of age. Stives was arraigned before the Judge Daryl Sehm of the Le Roy Town Court and put in Genesee County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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  19. 2016 4-H Market Auction Champion & Reserve BuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Thank you to everyone who supported 4-H at the 46th Annual Genesee County 4-H Market Animal Auction! On Thursday, July 14, 2016 market goats, lambs, steers and hogs which were raised and shown by local 4-H members were auctioned by William Kent Inc. at the Genesee County Fair. The Champion Market Goat was exhibited by Michael Ehrmentraut and purchased by HLW Acres of Attica.

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  20. Local jurisdictions encouraged to address regulations for solar farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Batavian

    Local municipalities with farmland should consider whether they want to address the issue of a zoning code for solar farms, Genesee County Planning Director Felipe Oltramari told members of the Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board at last night's meeting. There are a couple of companies who have approached local landowners, Oltramari said and if towns in the area want solar farms within their borders, they need to address it with a zoning code change and then decide how to regulate the farms.

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