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WBTA Sunday News - July 24, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 8:38 AM
  • It's OK to drink the water.
  • Another hot day is forecast.
  • Two Rochester women arrested in LeRoy.
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WBTA Saturday News: July 23, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:37 AM
  • Canisteo man arrested on alleged sex crime
  • DWI arrest on the Tonawanda Reservation
  • Operation nets another arrest
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Hawley: 'Our Blue Day"
Friday, July 22, 2016 5:53 PM

Hawley was joined by members of County and City government, Chairman Ray Cianfrini and council member Adam Tabelski in honoring Batavia PD, Genesee County Sheriff’s Officers and State Troopers who were also in attendance.

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Boil Water Notice to continue into the weekend for Western Genesee County
Friday, July 22, 2016 4:53 PM

There are no particular contaminates that are of concern and the boil notice is in place as a precaution.

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Operation Safe Interstate busts another on weapons charges
Friday, July 22, 2016 4:47 PM

Jordain was ultimately charged with a first degree Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.

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Byron man charged with attempted murder of a police officer has a chance for a plea deal
Friday, July 22, 2016 1:37 PM

O’Connor’s attorney Thomas Burns dropped the motion after a plea deal was offered by District Attorney Lawrence Friedman.
 

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Batavia Morning News:
Friday, July 22, 2016 7:23 AM
  • Boil Water Advisory for Pembroke, Darien and Corfu...
  • Batavia woman gets probation for a setting a fire in home of ex...
  • NY's "Move Over" law expanded
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Boil Water Notice for Western Genesee Region
Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:45 PM

The Monroe County Water Authority has issued a Boil Water Notice for Towns of Pembroke and Darien and the Village of Corfu.

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Batavia Downs kicks off its 70th season on Monday
Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:32 PM

A new era gets underway at America’s oldest lighted harness track on Monday July 25th at Batavia Downs.

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Governor Cuomo add volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers to “Move-Over” Law
Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:22 PM

The “Move-Over” law previously only applied to police, emergency or hazard vehicles with flashing red and white or amber lights.

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Landowner Meeting: Leasing your land for Solar Energy
Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:11 PM

The meeting will be held at the Wyoming County Agriculture and Business Center, 36 Center St., Warsaw, NY on August 3rd at 7p.m.

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Hawley to host 'Our Blue Day'
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:57 PM

'Our Blue Day' will be held Friday July 22nd at 3:30 p.m. at the Genesee County Sheriff's Office in Batavia. 

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Canisteo man arrested for having a sexual encounter with teenage boy
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:03 PM

Shorts was accused of engaging in oral sexual conduct with a fifteen year old male.
 

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Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure Grant for the Darien Volunteer Fire Department
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:46 PM

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $134,443 in federal funding for the Darien Volunteer Fire Department.

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Batavia woman charged with Arson pleads guilty to lesser charge and receives probation
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:41 PM

She was sentenced to five years’ probation and ordered to pay back restitution to the tune of $23,078 and 61 cents.

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Churchville man arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop in Bergen
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:35 PM

Investigation uncovered several Adderall pills and a Suboxone Strip.

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Batavia Morning News: July 21, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016 7:28 AM
  • Three employees of Federal Detention Center in Batavia placed on leave,
  • allegation of feeding garbage to Muslim detainees...
  • More counterfeit bills circulate through area
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Three employees of the Federal Detention Facility in Batavia accused of feeding garbage to Muslim inmates
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:20 PM

The three workers were placed on administrative leave and could face possible termination.
 

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Batavia Recognized for Performance Management Leadership
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:00 PM

Batavia will be recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the ICMA Center for Performance Analytics™.
 

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Batavia Morning News: July 20, 2016
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:19 AM
  • Two arrested in separate cases involving sexual abuse of a disabled person...
  • Death of Hans Boxler at Varysburg animal park ruled accidental...
  • Fire damages home in Castile
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House fire in Castile remains under investigation
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:36 PM

The tenant reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation and a cut on her hand while making her escape from the burning home.

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Three arrested in traffic stop in Wyoming for drugs and stolen motorcycle.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:34 PM

Deputies ran a VIN number on a motorcycle in the bed of the truck, which revealed the bike was stolen from Buffalo in September of 2015.

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LeRoy man is arrested for alleged sexual abuse
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:33 PM

Stives is accused of subjecting a victim to sexual contact who was incapable of consent due to being physically helpless.

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Hawley Calls for 'Our Blue' Day on Friday
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:33 PM

In support of Law Enforcement following series of attacks.

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TVFCU 2016 Jr Banking Scholarship Winners
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:05 PM

Emma Patterson and Jaide Alexyn, Pembroke High School seniors, were recently named as the first recipients of the Banking Scholarship.

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Tabelski adds Reform Line in bid for Council
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:02 PM

In addition to being on the ballot in November on the Reform Party line, he will also be on the Republican Party and Independence Party lines.

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Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Owner killed by the animals he loved
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:59 PM

Employees at Hidden Valley have said that it was indeed Hans Boxler Sr. that was the victim of the animal attack.

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Batavia man accused of Rape and Incest is behind bars
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:46 AM

40 year old Eric Watson has been charged with Rape, Criminal Sexual Act and Incest all in the second degree. 

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Batavia Morning News: July 19, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:23 AM
  • Man gored to death at animal park in Varysburg...
  • Collins has key spot at RNC...
  • Cuomo warns sellers of K2
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Man gored to death at animal park in Wyoming County
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:49 AM

death occurred early yesterday at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure in Varysburg.

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