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Batavia Morning News: July 27, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:07 AM
  • Deputy retires after 25 years of faithful service...
  • New commander for Troop A Headquarters...
  • Name calling in Cellino and Barnes dispute
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GCC: Historical Horizons Third Annual Lectures Series Announced
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:08 PM

Fall Schedule Kicks Off with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author.

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Woman injured in Pembroke car crash
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:23 PM

The woman was reportedly laying on the lawn after the accident and was flown via Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center for multiple injuries.

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Hawley hosts NYC Democrat Assemblyman Michael Cusick for Batavia Tour
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:21 PM

Hawley said. “I am pleased that he accepted my invitation to travel the many miles to our area and his acceptance illustrates the bipartisanship and common bond we all have as state lawmakers despite the quarreling and vigorous policy debates we have in Albany."

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Ranzenhofer: Statement on New Law to Permanently Allow Rifles for Deer Hunting
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:17 PM

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer's bill (S5064) to permanently allow the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County has been signed into law by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

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Batavia Morning News: July 26, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:22 AM
  • E-cigs banned from school property across NYS...
  • Orleans Co man gets six months for beating his girlfriend...
  • Beware of checks mailed from Publishers Clearing House
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Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association to Convene This Weekend
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:04 PM

Frontier Fire Company and St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company to Host 118th Convention.

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Batavia Recognized for Performance Management Leadership for the 2nd year in a row
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:02 PM

Council President Eugene Jankowski, Jr. said, “It is wonderful to be recognized for solid transparent decision making."

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Suspicious vehicle leads to lock up for a Java man
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:53 PM

He was allegedly caught driving a vehicle that had all the doors and nearly all the windows removed along with an ax sticking out of the roof.

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Orleans County Law Enforcement warning of mail scam
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:51 PM

According to Publishers Clearing House they only present prizes in person, not through the mail.

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Troop A welcomes the 24th Troop A Commander, Major Edward J. Kennedy
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:45 PM

Major Kennedy’s appointment to Troop A Commander was effective July 13, 2017.  He replaces Major Steven Nigrelli who promoted to Staff Inspector of Professional Standards Bureau- Western region. 

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Svanstedt's four frosh fillies favored in NYSS at Batavia
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 1:12 PM

Ake Svanstedt has not raced often at Batavia Downs, but he will be well represented there in the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) on Wednesday (July 26) as his four starters are all morning line favorites.

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North Dakota Man jailed for child sex abuse as former Perry resident
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:55 PM

Perl was charged with Course of Sexual Conduct against a child and Sexual Abuse both in the first degree and was jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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Murray man sentenced to six months in jail for badly beating woman
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:53 PM

He admitted to beating his girlfriend on New Year’s Day causing broken ribs and head trauma that led to a week of hospitalization.

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Batavia Morning News: July 25, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:17 AM
  • Second arrest in East Main St gang assault...
  • Elba man get six-months for 10 years of child sex abuse...
  • 15 yr. old faces family court action for BB gun incident
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Teen called to court for role in Holland Ave incident
Monday, July 24, 2017 4:38 PM

The juvenile is accused of shooting someone with a BB gun during the incident causing injury.

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Second suspect jailed for East Main Street gang assault
Monday, July 24, 2017 4:22 PM

Spencer was allegedly involved in an assault on a man outside of 318 East Main Street in the city last Tuesday.

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Elba man gets six month jail sentence for 10 years of sexual abuse against a child
Monday, July 24, 2017 4:19 PM

In April Reed pled guilty to the charge for the promise of no more than six months in jail and 10 years’ probation.

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Congressman Chris Collins Secures $45,000 Grant for the Perry-Warsaw Airport
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:42 PM

“Supporting infrastructure projects like the Perry-Warsaw Airport will bolster local tourism and improve air-travel efficiencies for incoming and outgoing passengers,” said Congressman Collins.

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Batavia DPW: Richmond Ave closed Tuesday
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:35 PM

Street Closure for Water Main Repair

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Batavia Downs 2017 live meet kicks off on Wednesday
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:07 PM

For more information and updates as they happen, log onto the track's website at and click on “Live Racing”.

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Animal Moms Know Best! At Woodward Memorial Library
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:57 PM

Call 585-768-8300 or register online at 

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Batavia man jailed for drugs following short car chase
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:52 PM

He was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Use of Drug Paraphernalia along with Possession of Burglar Tools and Tampering with Evidence.

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State Street man behind bars after fleeing police on foot
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:51 PM

Andrews took off on foot to evade arrest but was apprehended only minutes later.

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Batavia Morning News: July 24, 2017
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:51 AM
  • Weather Service confirms funnel cloud Sunday near Perry...
  • BBB warns against phony storm damage contractors...
  • Racecar driver seriously burned in Ontario County\
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WBTA Sunday News: July 23, 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017 8:18 AM
  • Former Attica inmate charged with attempted murder...
  • Probe continues into fatal Pavilion crash..
  • O J moved to protective custody
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WBTA Saturday News: July 22, 2017
Saturday, July 22, 2017 5:36 AM
  • Fatal one car crash in Pavilion under investigation.
  • Rochester Police nab a Batavia bank robber.
  • An Attica inmate charged with Attempted Murder.
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Bank of America Robbery suspect in custody in Rochester
Friday, July 21, 2017 3:37 PM

The man has been identified as 25 year old Steve Vega of Rochester.

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The Dachshund dash returns to Batavia Downs
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:20 PM

Registration is opening for the 2017 Genesee Feeds Dachshund (“Wiener Dog”) races that will be held on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 27). 

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Fire in Wyoming County is total loss along with two pets
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:17 PM

Fortunately there were no people injured in the fire however the house and all its contents were lost along with a dog and a pet bird.

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Man accused of using unconventional weapons in assault
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:09 PM

Rodney Barber allegedly used a can of corn, a toaster, a vase, a knife and glass dishes to physically attack and cause injury to another person.

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Batavia Morning News: July 21, 2017
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:41 AM
  • Batavia Bank of America Robbed...
  • Tornados touch down in Erie County...
  • O J to be paroled
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Bank of America Robbed
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:11 AM

Police ask for help in identifying suspect

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Batavia Morning News: July 19, 2017
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 6:48 AM
  • Suspect arrested in East Main St. stabbing...
  • Orleans County deputies indicted for suspected double-dipping...
  • O J could soon be set free
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