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Parolee busted for promoting prison contraband in Livingston County
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:10 PM

In the intake area a Deputy allegedly witnessed Sweeting remove a pill from her pants pocket and discard it on the ground.

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Batavia man caught with criminal amount of marijuana
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:32 PM

Deputies allegedly found him in possession of more than two ounces of suspected marijuana.

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Elba resident charged with felony for having an unregistered weapon
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:31 PM

33 year old Charles Ganoung the fourth of Transit Road in Elba was allegedly found in possession of an unregistered assault weapon and a high-capacity magazine during an unrelated incident.

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Hawley Welcomes Holley High School Students to Albany
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:11 PM

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) welcomed a group of students from the Holley High School Humanities Class in Holley, New York to Albany Monday where they were honored in the Assembly Chamber.

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Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Hosting Fundamentals of Negotiation Small Business Workshop
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:09 PM

“The Fundamentals of Negotiation” will be the subject of a small business workshop to be hosted the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce on April 5.

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Dansville Campus Center Hosting SAT Prep Course
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:07 PM

Sessions to Take Place Wednesday Nights Beginning April 19th.

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Batavia man jailed for drug possession
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:05 PM

62 year old Robert Merritt of East Main Street in the city was arrested following a complaint just before 6:30 in the morning of an incident on Hutchins Place.

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What does Ridesharing mean to transport services in Batavia?
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:03 PM

According to Governor Cuomo as of yesterday there was a deal in the works to bring ridesharing upstate now that the end of the budget process is closing in this week.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 29, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:14 AM
  • Most convictions against child molester overturned...
  • Unemployment creeps in Genesee County...
  • Beware of Aldi social media coupons
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Appeals Court Overturns Most Convictions Against Child Molester
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:45 AM

The case against Shawn Vickers was described as the worst in Genesee County history

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Family seeks help finding missing Medina man
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:40 PM

Anyone with information on Austin’s whereabouts is encouraged to call his Aunt Sabrina at 830-445-9018.

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Unemployment rates for February are out and up slightly from last year in the region
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:03 PM

Genesee County is up 0.4 percent from last year with a rate of 6.0 percent for February.

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Two Livonia residents arrested for drugs following traffic stop and foot chase
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:38 PM

21 year old Nicchia Mcfadden was suspected to be intoxicated and as he exited the vehicle to apparently conduct sobriety tests, he took off running.

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Perry Woman accused of bringing drugs into jail
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:17 PM

Sullivan was allegedly found with crushed up medication and other drug paraphernalia in her cell during the search.

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Rochester man busted for bringing drugs in jail in Livingston County
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:53 AM

He was allegedly found in possession of 6 bags of heroin and a small amount of marijuana and was taken into custody.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 28, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:17 AM
  • Council poised to subsidize Picnic in the Park...
  • Push back to proposed 80-unit housing project on east side...
  • Soldier from Dansville killed in southwest Asia
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Hawley Announces New $21 Million Dormitory Project Slated for the College at Brockport
Monday, March 27, 2017 5:07 PM

Hawley announced that The College at Brockport will be receiving a new 256-bed dormitory on its campus with construction expected to commence this May and be completed sometime next summer.

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Alexander man sentenced to prison for DWI in Wyoming County
Monday, March 27, 2017 3:37 PM

44 year old Robert Geandreau of Seward Road in Alexander was sentenced last week to one to three years in prison for a D Felony count of Driving While Intoxicated.

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Governor Cuomo directs flags to Half-Staff for Fallen Soldier from Dansville
Monday, March 27, 2017 2:11 PM

In honor of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow, a native of Dansville, who died in Southwest Asia on Wednesday, March 22.

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Batavia Police Department is trading sub machine guns for assault rifles
Monday, March 27, 2017 1:58 PM

The department is planning on making a clean trade with the Firing Pin in Bergen, where they will be getting rid of four sub machine guns and receiving four MK 18 assault rifles.

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William F. Brown Jr. scholarship applications are due by May 1st
Monday, March 27, 2017 1:02 PM

The deadline for Genesee County graduating seniors wishing to apply for the William F. Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by The Jerome Foundation, is May 1.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 27, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017 7:11 AM
  • Batavia woman charged with Grand Larceny...
  • Renewed talk of a new Police facility in Batavia...
  • Common Core testing today
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WBTA Sunday March 26 2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017 9:23 AM
  • Man fights with police
  • Teacher jailed
  • Kibbi Ave. women arrested
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Congressman Chris Collins Statement on the American Health Care Act
Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:26 AM

“I am extremely disappointed with today’s result,” said Congressman Chris Collins.

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Saturday Morning News: Mar 25, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:21 AM
  • Illegal Immigrant jailed for slashing a woman’s neck in Batavia.
  • Former Christian School teacher gets three year sentence for sex act with 16 year old.
  • Medina man dies following devastating crash in Alabama.
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Immigrant in Batavia jailed without bail after allegedly slashing woman’s neck
Friday, March 24, 2017 3:44 PM

Officers found a female victim with a laceration to her neck inside the apartment and she told officers the culprit was also still in the residence armed with the knife he used to attack her.

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Batavia man picked up for DWI, BAC twice the legal limit
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:28 PM

He recorded .17 percent Blood Alcohol Content after submitting a breathalyzer test, over twice the legal limit.

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Ontario County man receives sentence in Genesee for sex act with 16 year old
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:13 PM

29 year old Daniel Brown pled guilty to Criminal Sexual Act in December for having a sexual affair with a 16 year old girl from Genesee County.

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Orleans County man dies from injuries in three vehicle crash in Alabama
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:05 PM

81 year old Purcil Buzard of Shelby succumbed to his injuries shortly before 5 p.m. last evening at Strong Memorial Hospital, according to State Police.

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Kitchen Fire reported in Byron
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:24 PM

Dispatcher reported flames were showing at 6199 Walkers Corner Road in Byron.

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Byron-Bergen honors newest members of school’s National Junior Honor Society
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:08 PM

Twenty-five students from the Byron-Bergen Jr./Sr. High School were inducted as new members of the National Junior Honor Society on March 22.

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Homeschool Families Invited to GCC Medina Campus
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:06 PM

Informational Session Set for April 24, 2017.

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GCC's Historical Horizons Lecture Series Offers Three More Spring Dates
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:03 PM

The remaining spring 2017 lineup for the Historical Horizons Lecture series brings a different dynamic speaker focused on topics regarding historical events, people, places and topics that continue to impact our world today.

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Batavia Morning News: Mar 24, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017 7:42 AM
  • Western Region OTB Stands By Their Prez...
  • City Hall makes temporary mall roof repair...
  • Two arrested for Swan St. home invasion
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NYS Police: Three vehicle collision with serious injuries in Alabama
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:41 PM

The operator of the Mercury, Donna L. Wolter, 69 suffered head injuries and the passenger, Purcil E. Buzard, 81 both of Medina, NY sustained severe injuries and was taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital.

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Caledonia woman jailed for prostitution
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:22 PM

Undercover operations performed by Task Force members led to the allegations of prostitution over the past several weeks.

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Hawley Defends 2nd Amendment, Hunters at Sportsmen's Day
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:16 PM

“I have always prided myself as being an outdoorsman and advocate for the Second Amendment,” Hawley said.

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BPD: Swan Street Home Invasion
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:46 PM

22 year old Kolton Cotter of Eagle Harbor Road in Albion and 19 year old Andrew Morris of Main St. in Attica were jailed without bail.

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Two busted on drug charges in Bergen traffic stop
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:20 PM

Morford was charged with Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia and Bradford was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Office K9 Vader to get body armor
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:07 PM

K9 Vader is a 3 year old Belgian Malinois certified in patrol, tracking and narcotics detection. He is handled by Sergeant Chad Draper.

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