Orleans County Newswire

Orleans County Newswire

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  1. Rochester man charged with selling heroin/fentanyl mix in Orleans CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    "Black Panther" is now pacing to earn over $165 million across the four-day holiday weekend, and surpass the previous February record held b

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  2. GCASA Foundation to award a pair of $1,000 scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Batavian

    Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Foundation will award two $1,000 scholarships, one to a Genesee County student and one to an Orleans County student. GCASA Foundation supports the work of GCASA and other non-profit organizations in Genesee and Orleans Counties.

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  3. Town of Yates leaders fighting to keep wind turbines outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Lighthouse Wind wants to install as many as 71 industrial wind turbines along the Lake Ontario shoreline in Orleans and Niagara counties. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says turbines shouldn't go up within three miles of the shoreline because they could threaten the habitat of birds.

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  4. Orleans County contractor facing federal chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 8 | Rochester Business Journal

    A state contractor based in Orleans County has been indicted on federal fraud charges. Nathaniel P. Lorenz,46, of Holley, was arraigned Thursday on charges that he submitted fake invoices to the New York State Department of Transportation to conceal that he was not buying the materials needed to perform contracts for which his company was paid more ... Complete access to news articles on rbj.net is available to Rochester Business Journal's subscribers who are logged in.

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  5. Federal highway funds still withheld from NYS, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... restored when all of the signs are removed, or there is an approved plan in place from the DOT. Meanwhile, in Orleans County, some residents are left to wonder if the $14 million being withheld could be put to good use. "Horrible. Absolutely ...

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  6. Ortt announces new breakwall fundsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 2 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... Corps of Engineers, and will resemble that of the breakwall constructed at Oak Orchard Creek in neighboring Orleans County. The breakwall is set to protect both homes and businesses located around the Town of Newfane Marina and McDonough Marine. ...

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  7. Roads Clogged with Overnight Snow; More Coming TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Winter weather makes a return to Western New York and a driving is slow with several areas roads clogged by overnight snow. The National Weather Service says some parts of Western New York may see additional 2 to 4 inches of fresh snow today-- with Niagara and Orleans counties gaining even more than that.

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  8. Orleans County attorney charged with fraud, grand larcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ALBION, N.Y. - The Orleans County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Albion attorney after a two-week investigation into allegations of fraud, grand larceny and other charges. Kevin R. Allen, 31, of Gaines Basin Road, Albion, was charged Monday with second degree grand larceny, petit larceny, and second degree scheme to defraud following an investigation into complaints of misconduct from two separate clients.

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  9. Albion woman charged with animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... at Lollypop Farm is assisting in the Investigation and will be conducting a necropsy on the animals. Orleans County Animal Control also assisting in the Investigation. WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories ...

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  10. Winning Take 5 ticket worth $64K sold in Orleans CountyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The ticket for the Jan. 9 drawing was worth $64,269. It was sold at the E-Z Shop on West Ave. in Lyndonville.

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  11. One more day of the BIG chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    One more day of the deep freeze for Western New Yor as Wind Chill Warnings remain in place through Sunday morning. Additionally, lake effect snow is also an issue and a Winter Weather Advisory is in place for parts of the southern tier and a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Orleans County.

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  12. Rochester man charged with sale of crack cocaine in AlbionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    A Rochester man has been charged with the possession and sale of crack cocaine in the Village of Albion following an investigation by the Orleans County Sheriff's Office major felony crime task force. The task force, along with Albion Police, stopped a vehicle on West Avenue in Albion Wednesday and seized a quantity of crack cocaine packaged for sale.

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  13. Cocaine seized in Albion following traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    UCLA coach Cori Close brought her team to New York for the holidays, giving the 11th-ranked Bruins a chance to bond as a tea ALBION, N.Y. - The Orleans County Sheriff's major felony crime task force seized cocaine packaged for sale following a traffic stop Wednesday. The crime task force and Albion Police stopped a vehicle on South Main Street.

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  14. Orleans County man accused of inappropriate contact with teen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Joe Burton scored 14 points on 5-for-9 shooting and Valparaiso held off Santa Clara in the second half for a 76-6 STANFORD, Calif. - Emily Clemens scored 15 of her season-high 26 points in the second half and Taylor Higginbotham had 17 points and 10 TOWN OF RIDGEWAY, N.Y. - An Orleans County man is facing serious charges after investigators say he had inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl.

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  15. Deputies: Albion man raped 14-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... al act in the third degree, and endangering the welfare of a child. Preston was arraigned and remanded to the Orleans County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $2,500 bond.

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  16. Critical Project Aims to Make N.Y. State Road SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... interstate system through Rochester, N.Y. The strong tourism, agriculture and manufacturing industries in Orleans County provide employment and the movement of goods. SUNY Brockport in western Monroe County has helped businesses invest in the ...

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  17. Health officials urge public to get flu shot to protect against 'the ruthless virus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | The Batavian

    ... reported lab cases of the flu confirmed in Genesee County and 83 reported lab cases of the flu confirmed in Orleans County. These numbers are projected to increase this flu season. The New York State Department of Health already has lab cases of the ...

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  18. Collins announces SBA disaster loans for non-profits damaged by Lake Ontario floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | WNED

    "This would allow a not-for-profit that suffered damage through the flooding and the like to apply for a loan up to $2 million, at a 2.5 percent interest rate for a period up to 30 years," said Collins . "It's obviously depending on what work would be done.

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  19. Traditional Mexican Christmas fare demo at Go Art! by Orleans County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Batavian

    There will be a demonstration of preparing traditional Mexican Christmas fare by chef Leonel Rosario from noon to 2 p.m. on Second Sunday in December at GO ART! Rosario is chef at Mariachi de Oro in Medina, which was named the 2017 Business of the Year by the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce.

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  20. Suspects in shoplifting at Kohl's, high-speed chase, apprehended and jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Batavian

    Three residents of Rochester are in custody tonight, charged with felony larceny and misdemeanor conspiracy after allegedly stealing $2,200 in merchandise from Kohl's Department Store in Batavia today before leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase into Orleans County. Charged are Davion Z. Jackson, 23, of Curlew Street, Rochester, Jeremy L. Siplin, 40, of Lakeview Street, Rochester, and Shabre A. Young, 25, of Fulton Avenue, Rochester. 8 comments