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If you would like to reserve a city park pavilion for your summertime event, you may have to jump through some hoops.
The Batavia City Council tonight takes up a measure that will impose a fee a permit procedure to reserve a pavilion.
The fee is $25. The applications procedure will allow City Hall to review your event and make sure it is, "appropriate for the neighborhood."
The same measure prohibits the use of a loudspeaker system, glass containers, tents even a bounce house.
Council meets at 7PM tonight in City Hall.

The State Police bomb squad called to an apartment in Perry.
Police say they were called to a Covington Street residence early yesterday morning after a man had locked himself in inside.
There was concern he planned to harm himself.
Police gained entry and took the man to the hospital.
After searching the apartment, authorities discovered suspected bombs, what they termed “active incendiary devices.” 
Police also said there was a gas leak in the apartment and it was believed the gas was turned on intentionally.
No charges have been filed and no one was hurt.

An Albion man is in guarded condition this morning at Strong Hospital after he was struck by a car.
22-year-old Matthew Adema was hit early yesterday morning while crossing Lake Road in the Monroe County Town of Clarkson.
He driver of the car, who was not charged, said Adema walked in front of his vehicle and he had no time to stop.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is learning first-hand how background checks are handled at gun shows.  Schneiderman visited the Original Rochester Gun Show on Saturday.
The Attorney General has been working with gun-show organizers to improve procedures for the background checks.  


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