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WBTA Sunday News: Feb 19, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:46 AM
  • Deputy of the Year from Genesee County
  • Attica mom arrested for endangering her children
  • Toy transgendered doll unveiled in  NYC
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Genesee County Lawman is Deputy of the Year
Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:43 AM

Selection Committee chair:   “Deputy Parker put his life on the line to save the life of another. 

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Saturday Morning News: Feb 18, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017 6:32 AM
  • An Attica mother jailed for endangering children in deplorable conditions.
  • Second Lamagna brother receives sentence.
  • School forum with focus on Future of Van Detta Stadium.
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Campus Center Hosting Narcan Training and Indian Arts Project
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:18 PM

Seats for the Narcan training will be limited and those interested in attending should call 585-798-1688 for reservations.

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A Springwater man locked up for assaulting an infant
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:12 PM

Sackett is accused of assaulting a 22 week old child causing multiple skull fractures and broken ribs.

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A hot air furnace malfunction deemed cause of apartment building fire in Perry
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:11 PM

Two families a total of 6 individuals from the two apartments were displaces and are being assisted by Red Cross.

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Judge shows leniency in sentencing second Lamagna brother
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:08 PM

Scott was sentenced to a determinate sentence of 3 and a half years in prison with 3 years of post-release supervision along with a one year sentence for coercion that will be served concurrently.

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GCC Spring Open House Showcases Offered Programs and Campus Construction Progress
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:09 AM

GCC is introducing a new student success coaching model to its campus community.

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Hawley Condemns $8.1 Million spent on 'I Love NY' Signs
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:05 AM

“This is a perfect example of the wasteful spending that comes out of Gov. Cuomo’s Administration,” said Hawley.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 17, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017 7:12 AM
  • A number of people displaced following house fires in the area.
  • Two Albion traffic stops lead to three drug arrests.
  • Grim discovery in basement of former pet store in Batavia, causes a stir on social media.
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Can K-9 Cops be Retrained if Pot is Legalized?
Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:29 PM

Present K-9's will likely be retired if recreational marijuana is made legal

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Visitor restrictions at UMMC due to Flu concerns
Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:34 PM

To help reduce further transmission of influenza and/or other infectious diseases, Rochester Regional Health is instituting the following restrictions for hospital visitors at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

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Annual Fine Arts Exhibit Coming to Rosalie "Roz" Steiner Art Gallery
Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:52 AM

The exhibit will be on display in the Roz Steiner Art Gallery March 1st through March 31, 2017.

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Celebrate Agriculture Dinner Tickets Still Available
Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:46 AM

For ticket information contact the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce at 585-343-7440 x 1027 or chamber@geneseeny.com.

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Livonia woman locked up for using a dead man’s credit card.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:41 AM

She is accused of using a Community Bank debit card stolen from an elderly male victim who died in January of this year.

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Two Avon residents picked up on drug charges following a crash
Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:39 AM

28 year old Michael Schrader and 26 year old Chelsea Dalcin both of Avon were arrested for drug related charges.

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Bronx resident busted for shoplifting at K-Mart in Batavia
Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:37 AM

21 year old Odanis Betances was arrested for Petit Larceny following investigation into a shoplifting complaint at K-Mart.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 16, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:16 AM
  • LeRoy Teen now facing two counts of Rape.
  • West Main Street resident behind bars following a foot chase in Batavia.
  • Batavia teenager charged for assault for breaking an inmate’s leg.
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Batavia Rotary to hold Meat Raffle
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:51 PM

April 7 at Sacred Heart Social Hall

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Albion man facing charges for kidnapping puppies
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:38 AM

Herring was accused of stealing two Siberian Husky puppies from an unlocked garage on Eagle Harbor Road Saturday.

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Purposed housing projects receive criticism from city council
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:37 AM

DePaul’s Batavia Square proposal calls for the construction of an 80 unit complex for residential housing on the east side of the city.

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Hawley pens letter to Assembly Speaker Heastie strongly encouraging full funding of libraries
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:22 AM

Hawley, a strong proponent of community libraries, argues that libraries are essential to providing students and adults, especially in rural areas, with access to broadband internet and other educational resources and strengthen the communities in which they are based.

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2017 Holland Tuesday Painters Fifty Shades of Paints Art Show Coming to GCC Arcade
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:57 AM

GCC at Arcade is excited to announce that the 2017 Fifty Shades of Paints Art Show by Holland Tuesday Painters will be coming to campus from Thursday, March 30, 2017 – Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

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Hawley joins colleagues in Albany to introduce inclusive and ambitious higher education proposals
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:38 AM

“A college education is one of the gateways to a more prosperous future,” Hawley said.

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New 2+4 Collaborative Pharmaceutical Sciences Agreement Signed by Officials at GCC and UB
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:33 AM

Under the 2+4 agreement, students will complete two years of undergraduate study in GCC's A.S. Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Science, Biology Concentration and then apply to UB's pharmacy program.

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Hawley: 'Soft on Crime Bills put our Community at Risk'
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:28 AM

"Individuals should be responsible for their own actions and we should never put the rights of criminals above the safety of law-abiding citizens.” - Hawley

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Award Winning Journalist to Speak at GCC
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:20 AM

Hélène Biandudi Will Visit as Part of Fashion Speaker Series.

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Power outages reported in Genesee County
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 8:38 AM

They estimate power should be restored within the hour.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 15, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:18 AM
  • Brothers face sentencing for brutal assault in Genesee County Court.
  • Second felony offender hoping for a second chance gets a lenient sentence.
  • More snowfall to the north of Genesee.
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Sentence handed down to second felony offender
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:17 PM

Judge Zambito sentenced Moffett to 1 1/2 to 3 years in prison and issued him two orders of protection.

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One Lamagna brother sentenced to prison another has case adjourned
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:00 PM

Jonathan was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 3 years post release supervision along with one year for the coercion conviction which will be served concurrently.

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 14, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Plans to fix Batavia’s City Centre unveiled in new agreement between the City and Mall Merchants.
  • Reports of counterfeit currency in Batavia illicit an alert from Batavia PD.
  • Livingston County Sheriff’s Office have released names of missing snowmobilers.
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City Outlines Agreement to End Mall Dispute
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:01 AM
The city will:
  • take over mall maintenance and operations
  • repair roof, skylights and improve "silos" within the next three years
  • Collect "user fees" from tenants
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BPD: Beware of Counterfeit Bills
Monday, February 13, 2017 4:29 PM

Police receive several complaints of bogus small denomination bills

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Batavia Morning News: Feb 13, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017 7:13 AM
  • Heavy snowfall making a difficult drive this morning.
  • Lockport woman arrested for street fighting in the city.
  • Two out-of-towners busted for shoplifting at Kohl’s only minutes apart.
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