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Genesee County Board of Elections Holding Extended Hours pre-Election day
Monday, October 20, 2014 4:18 PM

The office will be open until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 21st, Wednesday, October 22nd, Tuesday October 28th and Wednesday October 29th. The office will also be open Saturday October 25th and November 1st from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

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Section V Teams Gearing Up for Playoffs This Weekend
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:32 PM

The Batavia Blue Devils (Friday) and Alexander Trojans (Saturday) will play first round matchups on WBTA.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 20, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014 7:19 AM
  • Medina High School grieves death of student...
  • Vine St. woman arrested in Niagara Falls...
  • City Firemen make "special delivery"
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Batavia Morning News Summary - Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:33 AM
  • The teenaged boy killed in an accident shooting in Shelby has been identified.
  • A Batavia woman arrested in Niagara Falls on a bench warrant.
  • Batavia Firefighters called on to do something else besides putting out a fire.
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WBTA Saturday News
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:07 AM
  • Teenage victim of fatal shooting identified,
  • authorities say the death was "a tragic accident"
  • Batavia man arrested for petit larceny
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NYS Taxpayer Rights Advocate Issues Consumer Alert on Scam Artists Calling to Collect Tax Debt
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:58 PM

They “hard sell” on the telephone to convince taxpayers to send money.

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Batavia Man Allegedly Involved with Rash of Robberies, Burglaries Offered Plea Deal
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:55 PM

Mark Maltese is accused of robbing Best Western and Days Inn in the Town of Batavia as well as the 7-Eleven in Oakfield back in November 2013. He also allegedly burglarized the Rent-A-Center in the City and a Hutchins Street home months before.

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Batavia Morning News Summarey: Oct. 17, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 7:17 AM
  • NY State ready for Ebola...
  • NYS unemployment rate lowest in six years, "but"..
  • Bills game sold out
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Village of Bergen Opens 'Life Trail' Equipment at Hickory Park
Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:06 PM

Along with the Town of Batavia's Inclusive Playground, Genesee County boasts two rare public spaces that encourage everyone to get involved.

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Gov. Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for NYS
Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:55 PM

He designated eight hospitals equipped to care for potential patients including Rochester's URMC.

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City Announces Yard Waste Hours, Tentative Leaf Pick-up Schedule
Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:12 PM

Effective Monday, Oct. 20, the seasonal Yard Waste Station hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Also, leaf pick-up will tentatively start on Oct. 20.

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Genesee County Local Drug Task Force Nets Arrests
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:31 PM

Two 20-year-olds were arrested after officers broke up an in-progress alleged heroin sale at a Lewiston Road business.

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NYS Unemployment Rate at 6-Year Low
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:04 PM

The report from the Department of Labor indicates that much of upstate still suffers from a decreasing work force.

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WBTA Morning News Summary - Thursday, October 16, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:23 AM
  • Yogurt is the State Snack.
  • More drug arrests by the Genesee County Local Drug Task Force
  • Republic candidate for Governor, Rob Astorino campaigned in Western New York yesterday.
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Gov. Signs Yogurt Bill into Law
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:21 PM

Thanks to students at Byron-Bergen elementary school, it is now the official New York State snack.

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How Genesee County is Preparing for a Possible Ebola Patient
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 3:27 PM

United Memorial Medical Center has adopted all of CDC and Department of Health guidelines and is holding unannounced drills.

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Several Drug Arrests in Tri-County Area
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:57 PM

The separate incidents involve the sale of prescription pills, cocaine and heroin in the Towns of Batavia and Elba and the Village of Attica.

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Alpina Announces 32 Layoffs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:40 PM

The company cites the early termination of one of the company’s “principal contracts.”

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Batavia Morning News Summary - Wednesday October 15, 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:22 AM
  • Alpina Foods is laying off 32 workers effective Sunday.
  • The Genesee County Local Drug Task force has made two arrests.
  • A Rochester man has been indicted for the stabbing of a Brockport College student last month.
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Water Valve Replacement in City of Batavia Wed.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:32 PM

The City of Batavia says water service will be shutoff in the late morning for a few hours.

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Yogurt Bill on Gov.'s Desk
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:28 PM

The bill a year in the making and created from start to finish by the 4th-now 5th graders at Byron-Bergen Elementary School is on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk.

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Batavia Morning News Summary - October 14, 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:59 AM
  • The investigation continues into the recent rash of vehicle break-ins.
  • A state trooper spots some drug activity.
  • The NHL entry draft is coming back to Buffalo in 2016.
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Big Rig Driver Allegedly Strikes Overpass, Gets into Physical Altercation with Officers
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 3:38 PM

The Attica Police Department responded to a report yesterday afternoon for a log tractor trailer that struck the Norfolk/Southern Railroad Overpass on Route 98 in the village.

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