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WBTA Sunday News: May 28, 2017
Sunday, May 28, 2017 8:14 AM
  • Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshalls announced...
  • Lawmen out in force for the Holiday weekend...
  • City Council meeting re-scheduled for Tuesday
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WBTA Saturday News: May 27, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017 6:31 AM
  • Warsaw man admits guilt in sex crimes against a child.
  • Online Tip uncovers pot plant transport in Livingston County.
  • Help wanted at Batavia Downs.
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GCC Faculty, Staff, Students and Friends Bring '50' to Life in New Anniversary Video
Friday, May 26, 2017 4:28 PM

The video can be viewed on the College's homepage website, www.genesee.edu, or on the 50th Anniversary website, http://sunygcc50.genesee.edu. See if you can spot someone you know or try to find "G-Dub," the College's cougar mascot!

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Hawley Honors NYS Police on 100th Anniversary
Friday, May 26, 2017 3:20 PM

“It was a pleasure and an honor to meet with the brave men and women who represent the New York State Police Troop A headquarters right in my hometown of Batavia,” Hawley said.

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Congressman Chris Collins Announces $725,000 in Maintenance Dredging Funding for the Wilson Harbor
Friday, May 26, 2017 2:56 PM

Through U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ FY17 Civil Works Budget Request.

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Hawley: Memorial Day a Time to Reflect and Remember
Friday, May 26, 2017 2:14 PM

“As you enjoy time with friends and family during the long weekend, please take time to thank a veteran in your life, reflect on those we have lost in the line of service and enjoy the festivities responsibly.” - Hawley

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Fire crew comes to the rescue for a family of ducks in Batavia
Friday, May 26, 2017 1:06 PM

City of Batavia Fire Fighters arrived on scene to find a Wood Duck with four of her ducklings down in the drain.

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Rochester man charged with Assault following Future concert at Darien Lake
Friday, May 26, 2017 1:04 PM

According to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Echevarria allegedly threw a bottle out the widow of a vehicle he was a passenger in and it struck an individual in the face causing a laceration.

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Batavia Morning News: May 26, 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017 7:07 AM
  • First arrests at Darien Lake Concert...
  • Unemployment ticks up slightly in Genesee county...
  • Batavia Downs schedules Job Fair
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Memorial Day Observances
Friday, May 26, 2017 7:04 AM

Official schedule released by the Genesee County Veterans Services Agency

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Hawley Passes Bill to Release Billions in Water Infrastructure Funds Immediately
Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:17 PM

"The issues municipalities are having along the shoreline are exactly what the Clean Water Infrastructure Act was created to address, and I am hopeful that Gov. Cuomo will sign this bill into law immediately.” - Hawley

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Congressman Chris Collins Announces Plan for $14 Million Upgrade at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:11 PM

Through Air Force Reserve’s FY18 Military Construction Budget.

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Agri-Business: Great Careers for GLOW Region Young Adults
Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:25 PM

Agriculture continues to be the number one industry in Genesee County and the driving force of the local economy.

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Leandra’s Law arrest reported in Livingston County with an illegal immigrant
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:37 PM

Abriz was jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail and is too be handed over to Immigration and Customs upon his release.

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Dunkirk woman arrested under Leandra’s Law with two children in Pembroke
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:33 PM

Collazo was reported as having a Blood Alcohol Content of .08 percent or more and was allegedly driving with two children under 16 years old.

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GCSO: 18 arrested at Darien Lake rap concert
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:30 PM

The majority of those arrested were 20 years old or younger.

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Hawley Announces $5 Million in Grants Available to Help Shoreline Small Businesses Recover
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:24 PM

Assemblyman Hawley announced that a $5 million grant fund has been established that gives businesses the opportunity to secure up to $20,000 each to repair and replace damaged property.

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Statement on Legislative Developments to Expedite WNY Ride-Sharing
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:22 PM

Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer's legislation (S5814) to quicken Western New York access to transportation network companies has been delivered to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's desk.

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Shane Hoehn joins Batavia Downs staff for the 2017 meet
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:20 PM

As much as Hoehn is anxious to starting his new position, track management is equally pleased with the new addition to their team.

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Batavia Morning News: May 25, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:22 AM
  • Lakeshore Flood Warning in Orleans County...
  • Ridgeway man makes $250K bail...
  • Dog rescued from Letchworth gorge
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State Park Police Rescue Dog From Letchworth Gorge
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:15 AM

Skippy, who had gone missing in the park two days earlier, was returned to his owner with only minor cuts and scratches.

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Structure Fire in Castile remains under investigation
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:24 AM

There were no injuries reported and the damage is estimated at a loss of $65,000.

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Hawley Fighting for Tax Relief Bill to Help Lake Ontario Flood Victims
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:17 AM

Hawley said. “As tragic as this is, it is important that these residents’ tax liabilities reflect what they have left and that the state step up to provide the difference to our local governments."

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Turn 27 Blue coalition report possible candidates to run against Collins
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:14 AM

10 candidates so far have submitted cover letters describing their intentions and resumes; it is anticipated more candidates will follow.

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Batavia Morning News: May 24, 2017
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:07 AM
  • Orleans County man receives jail time for hit and run with an 8 year old girl.
  • Two teens are facing charges following an Amber Alert for a Western New York girl.
  • Two Batavians arrested following a Scuffle on Maple Street in the city.
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Genesee County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI MEMORIAL DAY Crackdown Enforcement Effort
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:29 PM

Impaired Driving Crackdown runs May 26th – May 30th, 2017.

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Elba grad graduates basic training
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:27 PM

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Victoria L. Gallup graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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AMBER ALERT: Teen suspects in child abduction from Cattaraugus County believed to be armed
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:04 PM

The Suspect, Joshua R. Monette is a White male, approximately 18 years old with short, black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing Camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt, and carrying a black duffle bag. Another suspect John Harvey is a White male, approximately 16 years old with brown hair. 
 

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GCSO: Oakfield MVA possible charges pending
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:09 AM

The accident is still under investigation by Genesee County Sheriffs Deputy James Stack the Sheriffs Crash Reconstruction Team, charges may be pending.

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FASNY: Enjoy Your Memorial Day Barbeque, Remember to Play it Safe
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:26 AM

FASNY offers lifesaving BBQ and grilling tips for the holiday weekend.

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Hawley Announces $10 Million Fund to Repair Water Infrastructure, Roads, Floodwalls along Lake Ontario Shoreline
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:22 AM

An application for a Storm Recovery General Permit can be found here and affected residents are encouraged to visit one of the Emergency Response Mobile Command Centers.

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Hawley Commemorates Erie Canal Bicentennial
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:18 AM

"I encourage all of my constituents to attend one of these fun events this summer and learn more about the Erie Canal and its history by visiting http://www.canals.ny.gov/  or https://eriecanalway.org/.”  Hawley

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Ortt, Senate Pass Bill Creating New $55 Million Grant Program for Flood Victims Along Lake Ontario and Lakeshore Communities
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:15 AM

Measure Would Help Repair Recent Damage to Homes, Businesses, Farms, and Infrastructure.

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Batavia Morning News: May 23, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 7:08 AM
  • String of serious injury accidents occurring in Genesee County within two hour period. 
  • Basom man jailed for violent assault involving multiple victims.
  • Plea deal reached in rape case for former Brockport police officer. 
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New GCC BEST Center Course Focuses on Genetics for Teachers
Monday, May 22, 2017 12:22 PM

This course will provide PreK-5 teachers with a general background in genetics and similar concepts to expand educators' content knowledge, and provide tips, ideas and activities to use in one's own classroom.

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GCC Faculty Named Ambassadors for SUNY Online Teaching
Monday, May 22, 2017 12:04 PM

Gary Glaser and Jennifer Sisbarro to Represent Internationally Recognized Center for Online Learning.

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Manhunt search suspect in Orleans County accused of sexually abusing a woman for over a month
Monday, May 22, 2017 11:29 AM

He allegedly held the woman against her will, sexually abusing her from March 15th until April 29th.

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Batavia Mother who left twin boys home to die in house fire receives jail sentence
Monday, May 22, 2017 11:00 AM

Heather Ace of Batavia received the maximum sentence allowed in her case of one year in jail.

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Carless smoking causes fire and injury in Silver Springs
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:29 AM

The loss was estimated at $65,000 and investigators determined the fire was caused by careless smoking.

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State Police to Conduct Buckle Up New York, Click it or Ticket Enforcement Campaign
Monday, May 22, 2017 9:16 AM

The New York State Police will team up with local law enforcement to conduct a seat belt and child safety seat enforcement period starting on Monday, May 22 and running through Sunday, June 4.

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