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Collins: Governor Cuomo in Complete Meltdown over Plan to Force State to Take Responsibility for Medicaid Spending
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:34 PM

"It’s absolutely disgusting the Governor would threaten the middle class with a tax increase, while holding a $14 billion taxpayer funded slush fund in his back pocket.”- Congressman Chris Collins.

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Batavia woman jailed for providing drugs to inmates
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:23 PM

Jacobs was taken into custody at court for allegedly violating a previous release agreement and apparently brought Suboxone into the jail.

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Demand drives local auto repair shop back into the towing business
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:14 PM

L&L Transmission in Batavia has re-opened it’s doors once again to L&L Towing.

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Batavia High School students continue tongue and cheek tradition for a cause of their choice
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:38 PM

Half of the proceeds from the upcoming Mr. Batavia pageant will go to the winner’s charity of choice with another quarter going to the charities of the next two runners up.

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Town Republican Committee seeking candidates
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:42 PM

If you would like more information please contact the Chairman, Steve Hawley at shawley@smhawley.com  or Committee Secretary, Kathy Jasinski, at 762-8239.

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Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:39 PM

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April.

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NY Farm Bureau: Coalition asks Gov. Cuomo to Fund Farm to Food Bank Bill
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:19 PM

The bill would encourage greater donations of fresh, local food to New Yorkers in need across the state.

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Fate of St. Joseph's Lawn Fete is official
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:09 PM

St. Joseph’s Lawn Fete, a 60 year tradition in Batavia which hosted a carnival, parade and car raffle was cancelled.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 22, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:13 AM
  • Fugitive found in LeRoy, wanted for burglary in Batavia...
  • Man with mental health history accused of assaulting police officer...
  • Village Election Day in Attica
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Ranzenhofer Joins Joint Budget Subcommittees for Education, Transportation
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:16 PM

Ranzenhofer: Working to ensure Western New York gets its fair share of state funding for school districts and infrastructure projects.

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Two busted with drugs in Byron, one arrested on active warrant
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:28 PM

It was discovered that Schwable had an active arrest warrant out of Batavia for charges of Petit Larceny and Criminal Mischief.

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Woman Jailed for stabbing in Sheldon
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:05 PM

The male victim called law enforcement reporting he had just been stabbed and first responders found him with several cuts on his arm.

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GCC Presents Second Annual Scholars' Symposium
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:12 PM

Full Day of Events Celebrating Inquiry and Scholarship.
 

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Board of Trustees Recognize Longtime GCC Volunteer With Honorary Degree
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:04 PM

Mr. Fuest has served as a member of the Genesee Community College Foundation Board for almost a quarter-century.

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Collins: NY GOP Members Applaud Proposal which will Reduce Tax Burden on New Yorkers
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 PM

The Medicaid Local Share Limitation, which was proposed by Congressmen Chris Collins and John Faso, would bar federal reimbursements for New York State Medicaid funds raised from local governments.

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Attica man jailed for disturbance and attacking an officer
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:55 PM

Ballinger refused to comply with the officer and physically attacked them, pinning them to the floor.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 21, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:37 AM
  • First Fiber Optic TV installation in Batavia...
  • Notre Dame HS considers Lacrosse and Girl's Ice Hockey...
  • Benefits of Tree Management Plan
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First TV service installation for Empire Access is a smooth operation
Monday, March 20, 2017 5:04 PM

It has been a long road for the crew at Empire Access breaking into the Television service business but now it’s official with their first installation in Batavia.

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Hawley Calls for end of Reckless Spending to Repair & Replace Illegal Thruway Signs
Monday, March 20, 2017 3:19 PM

“We have already spent over $25 million in taxpayer money to engineer, build and install these signs all over the Thruway and now are spending more of our money to repair them after our devastating wind storm." - Hawley

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Department of Public Works Tree Managment Plan
Monday, March 20, 2017 3:15 PM

The Plan and supporting documents are available online at http://www.batavianewyork.com/bureau-of-maintenance/pages/tree-documents

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Conesus man jailed after relieving himself in Wegmans' Parking lot
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:16 PM

Deputies were dispatched to the Wegmans in Geneseo on St. Patrick's Day for report of a man who was allegedly stumbling around looking into cars and relieving himself in the parking lot.

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Bids for STAMP Infrastucture
Monday, March 20, 2017 2:02 PM

Pre-bid conference scheduled for March 29th.

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Perry couple facing charges for unfit living conditions
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:58 PM

34 year olds Richard and Marie Stone of Perry were arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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Batavia teen facing stalking charges
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:11 PM

19 year old Samual Saxman of Sackett Road, was arrested and charged with Harassment and Stalking.

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Perry man takes plea deal on criminal sex charges
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:10 PM

Tarbell admitted he was attempting to lure a 13 year old girl from Geneva into sex.

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Notre Dame Considers Lacrosse & Girls Hockey
Monday, March 20, 2017 9:58 AM

Informational meetings to be held next Wednesday

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 20, 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017 7:18 AM
  • First day of spring...
  • Car-Ped accident in Stafford...
  • Raindrops keep falling in City Centre Mall
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WBTA Sunday News: Mar 19, 2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:12 AM
  • Albion mom faces felony charge under Leandra's Law...
  • Another leak in City Centre Mall...
  • Batavia burglar accepts a plea deal
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WBTA Saturday News: Mar 18, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:22 AM
  • Batavia Burglar takes plea deal.
  • Corfu man avoids prison term and gets jail instead.
  • Nunda man jailed for sex abuse charges.
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Plea Deal for Batavia Burglar
Friday, March 17, 2017 5:13 PM

In the deal Kosiorek plead guilty to one count of Third degree Burglary with a sentence cap of 2 to 6 years. 

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Several showed up for sentencing in Genesee County Court this afternoon
Friday, March 17, 2017 5:10 PM

21 year old Kyle Ratulowski of Batavia was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison, 24 year old Cody Pahuta of Corfu sentenced to one year in jail.

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Office for the Aging urges support for Meals Programs
Friday, March 17, 2017 2:18 PM

Overall, nearly 53% of funds for the office's nutrition programs come from federal dollars.

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Ortt, State Senate Majority Advance Budget That's Fair to Direct Care
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:46 PM

One-House Budget Resolution Provides $45 Million to Support Wage Increase for Direct Care Professionals.

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Nunda man jailed for sex abuse charges against a child
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:44 PM

Bailey was charged with First degree Sexual Abuse, a Class D Felony along with Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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Former Batavia caregiver fails to pay restitution after stealing over 300- thousand from elderly victims
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:31 PM

She was released from prison on February 13, and has since failed to make any payment.

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Congressman Collins standing up for some, receiving criticism from others
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:23 PM

Collins said about Meals on Wheels, “it’s a wonderful program,” and that he would "never even vote to cut one dollar from the program."

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JC Penney in Batavia will remain open
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:06 PM

In fact the only store in the Western New York area on the list was the Dunkirk location in the Dunkirk- Fredonia Plaza.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 17, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Perry man charged with rape of teenager...
  • Former York town justice vows never to be a judge again
  • Town of Batavia seeks a new look
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Perry man jailed, facing underage rape charge
Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:52 PM

Bozzette was arrested and charged with Third Degree Rape which is a Class E felony punishable by up to four years in prison.

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Governor Cuomo announces statewide crackdown on impaired driving through St. Patrick’s Day
Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:12 PM

During the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day weekend enforcement effort, Troopers made 257 arrests for DWI and issued more than 17,000 tickets.

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