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Chicago Tribune
Life-long Cubs fan Craig Sager returns to Wrigley for special nightOne glorious June day in 1969, Batavia High senior Craig Sager skipped school.
Life-long Cubs fan Craig Sager returns to Wrigley for special night
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
One glorious June day in 1969, Batavia High senior Craig Sager skipped school. "A rocket,'' the Turner Sports broadcaster recalled Tuesday. "I ran out in the aisle and it hit me right in the chest. There was a big ol' pile-up. All the people were on... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Students invited to participate in Ahoy Matey reading programis a first-term Illinois state representative. The 65th District is located in
Students invited to participate in Ahoy Matey reading program
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
is a first-term Illinois state representative. The 65th District is located in northwestern Kane County and southern McHenry County and includes parts of Elgin, South Elgin, St. Charles, Hampshire, Huntley, Gilberts, Pingree Grove, Batavia and Gene... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Sugar grove man combines passions to make Fox River postcardsin Elgin, he stopped to fish and photograph river scenes in each community – El
Sugar grove man combines passions to make Fox River postcards
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
in Elgin, he stopped to fish and photograph river scenes in each community – Elgin, South Elgin, St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Aurora and Montgomery. Schaaf said he stopped to take a break and have lunch with his family in Geneva. The end... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Mothers’ Club names new presidentBMCF hosts a variety of fundraisers throughout the year such as the annual Fall
Batavia Mothers’ Club names new president
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
BMCF hosts a variety of fundraisers throughout the year such as the annual Fall Arts & Craft Show at Batavia High School on Oct. 15, the Bunco Charity Event in January or February 2017, and the Fox Trot 5K/10K Run in April 2017. In addition to the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Hospicealso something that is never to early to discuss, especially for older adults.
Hospice
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
also something that is never to early to discuss, especially for older adults. For those residing at Heritage Woods of Batavia, they may have many great years remaining to enjoy, but they also may gain from having plans in store for when... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Park District’s free concert series kicks off June 15will play popular songs from every decade Aug. 3. The River Rhapsody Concert S
Batavia Park District’s free concert series kicks off June 15
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
will play popular songs from every decade Aug. 3. The River Rhapsody Concert Series is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Batavia, Costco, Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club, Panera Bread and Kane County Chronicle. � For more information, call... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sleep apnea a tough problem for government, transportation industryaffairs director for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. "You'
Sleep apnea a tough problem for government, transportation industry
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
affairs director for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. "You've got a mishmash," said Bob Stanton, a Batavia truck driver and co-founder of Truckers for a Cause, a sleep apnea support group. "Many in trucking call it the... Read more
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The North West Star
International cruise ships visiting Australiaviews of the Hautman Abrolhos Islands' reefs, fishing camps and sites of such f
International cruise ships visiting Australia
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
views of the Hautman Abrolhos Islands' reefs, fishing camps and sites of such famous shipwrecks as the 17th-century Batavia. The pilot's commentary covers the area's history and geography, then he (or she) lands the plane on one of the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man moving mattress falls to his death after railing unboltswas moving a mattress. Officials say the Felipe Rivas, 73, was carrying it up
Man moving mattress falls to his death after railing unbolts
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
was moving a mattress. Officials say the Felipe Rivas, 73, was carrying it up the stairs at the Kings Point Apartments on Batavia Street on May 22 when he leaned back on the railing and it unbolted. Rivas fell to the concrete below. His longtime... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Editor's Notebook: Free time? Check out our online calendarPublic Library, Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, Johnson’s Mound
Editor's Notebook: Free time? Check out our online calendar
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Public Library, Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve near Elburn, Fermilab in Batavia and dozens of other venues. Have an event you would like to add to the calendar? You have options! Readers can post... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
'Rights of the people' and other topicsbehind him and supporting him, in my view, are birds of a feather, flocking tog
'Rights of the people' and other topics
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
behind him and supporting him, in my view, are birds of a feather, flocking together. Just isn't fair Here it is, Batavia giving away our taxpayer dollars again, while we keep having to pay more and more for electricity and other services... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Picturing the Past ... with the Batavia Depot Museumthough he had a career, he wrote magazine and newspaper articles and gave lectu
Picturing the Past ... with the Batavia Depot Museum
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
though he had a career, he wrote magazine and newspaper articles and gave lectures promoting Flag Day. Cigrand moved to Batavia in 1912 and built a house on South Batavia Avenue, which still stands today. He practiced dentistry in the lower... Read more
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Victor Post
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 eventsMemorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 events
Victor Post / Posted 2 days ago
Memorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to the American Legion Post #134 Monday Batavia Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. -- Main Street from East Town Plaza to Summit St Canandaigua parade starts at 10 a.m.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Henry Wojtaszek named chief of Western Region OTBBATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek, general counsel for Western Region Off-Track Bett
Henry Wojtaszek named chief of Western Region OTB
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
BATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek, general counsel for Western Region Off-Track Betting Corp. since 2010, has been promoted to president, CEO and general counsel of the organization, succeeding Michael D. Kane, who will be retiring, effective July... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Driver charged with DWI after crashing into smoke shopas a precaution, where blood was drawn. The hospital released her to Troopers a
Driver charged with DWI after crashing into smoke shop
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
as a precaution, where blood was drawn. The hospital released her to Troopers and she was taken to Troop A Headquarters in Batavia for processing. Mosher was also issued traffic tickets for failure to yield the right of way, failure to stop at a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sleep apnea a tough problem for government, transportation industryaffairs director for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. "You'
Sleep apnea a tough problem for government, transportation industry
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
affairs director for the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. "You've got a mishmash," said Bob Stanton, a Batavia truck driver and co-founder of Truckers for a Cause, a sleep apnea support group. "Many in trucking call it the... Read more
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Wayne Post
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 eventsMemorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 events
Wayne Post / Posted 2 days ago
Memorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to the American Legion Post #134 Monday Batavia Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. -- Main Street from East Town Plaza to Summit St Canandaigua parade starts at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Mid-Valley, businesses prepare students with special needs for workforceand business opportunities is what we do best,” the release stated. Through th
Mid-Valley, businesses prepare students with special needs for workforce
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
and business opportunities is what we do best,” the release stated. Through the program, students – who come from the Batavia, Geneva, Kaneland, St. Charles and Central school districts – participate in on-the-job training, internships and... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 eventsMemorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 events
Henrietta Post / Posted 2 days ago
Memorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to the American Legion Post #134 Monday Batavia Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. -- Main Street from East Town Plaza to Summit St Canandaigua parade starts at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 eventsMemorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to
Memorial Day Weekend 2016 events
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 2 days ago
Memorial Day parade, 3 p.m. along Titus Avenue from Irondequoit High School to the American Legion Post #134 Monday Batavia Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. -- Main Street from East Town Plaza to Summit St Canandaigua parade starts at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kledzik, Batavia baseball take control to win 4A Glenbard West Regionalout of the yard. “(Glenbard East’s Jake Heyman) was throwing everyone fastball
Kledzik, Batavia baseball take control to win 4A Glenbard West Regional
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
out of the yard. “(Glenbard East’s Jake Heyman) was throwing everyone fastballs until he got one strike on them,” the Batavia senior said. “I was able to hit one hard.” His homer capped off the huge Bulldog third inning, which included a... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local artists hope to make a name for themselves at Summer Campweekend." "Just getting to know people and hearing their stories is honestly t
Local artists hope to make a name for themselves at Summer Camp
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
weekend." "Just getting to know people and hearing their stories is honestly the best thing," said Christina Anderson of Batavia. "But the music is just as good." Mother Nature is just one of about 150 artists performing at Summer Camp. This... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
East baseball squeezes most out of attack, tops Geneva for regional titleHahn said. “East was one or two plays better than us today.” The Saints advanc
East baseball squeezes most out of attack, tops Geneva for regional title
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Hahn said. “East was one or two plays better than us today.” The Saints advance to the Schaumburg sectional and play Batavia in a semifinal on June 2. In the bottom of the second inning, Vikings starting pitcher Noah Davison loaded the bases... Read more
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The Advocate
Southeast crime blotter for May 16-22, 2016BLOCK, SHENANDOAH VIEW COURT, MAY 17, 7:11 p.m. 16200 BLOCK, HARRELL’S FERRY R
Southeast crime blotter for May 16-22, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
BLOCK, SHENANDOAH VIEW COURT, MAY 17, 7:11 p.m. 16200 BLOCK, HARRELL’S FERRY ROAD, MAY 17, 10:35 p.m. 16500 BLOCK, BATAVIA AVENUE, MAY 18, 2:30 a.m. 11900 BLOCK, AIRLINE HIGHWAY, MAY 18, 12:01 p.m. 15400 BLOCK, GUYMON AVENUE, MAY 18,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Celebrating math successWredling Middle School and Haines Middle School in St. Charles –�and Rotolo Mid
Celebrating math success
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Wredling Middle School and Haines Middle School in St. Charles –�and Rotolo Middle School in Batavia –�were among the 15 schools represented at the final celebration for "their overwhelming success throughout the inaugural math challenge," stated a... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Blue Goose plan has wingsBlue Goose General Manager and President Paul Lencioni and Batavia Enterprises
Batavia Blue Goose plan has wings
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Blue Goose General Manager and President Paul Lencioni and Batavia Enterprises Inc. Vice President Austin Dempsey said during separate interviews that the new supermarket could be open by fall 2017. “It’s a very realistic date,” said Lencioni. The... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
How to beat the heat this weekendto 8 p.m. Webster: Open Memorial Day from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Greece: 10 a.m.
How to beat the heat this weekend
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
to 8 p.m. Webster: Open Memorial Day from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Greece: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Irondequoit: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Batavia: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Seneca Lake State Park: Open Memorial Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Darien Lake (hours) and... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Out and About – BataviaWHEN: Noon May 28 WHERE: Hall Quarry Beach, 400 S. Water St., Batavia COST &
Out and About – Batavia
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN: Noon May 28 WHERE: Hall Quarry Beach, 400 S. Water St., Batavia COST & INFO: Once open for the season, the former stone quarry owned by the Batavia Park District will be open from noon to 6 p.m. daily until Aug. 14. It has a sand bottom... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Albanese, Batavia baseball maintain grip in regional semi rompsome early run support, survived one bad inning and stuck out nine while scatte
Albanese, Batavia baseball maintain grip in regional semi romp
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
some early run support, survived one bad inning and stuck out nine while scattering five hits in a complete-game effort as Batavia beat Conant, 10-3. With the victory, the Bulldogs advanced to the May 28 regional championship against Glenbard... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sale of Batavia Muckdogs falls throughanother attempt to gain approvals. Even if the sale had gone through, the Muck
Sale of Batavia Muckdogs falls through
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
another attempt to gain approvals. Even if the sale had gone through, the Muckdogs would have played the 2016 season in Batavia and then the Waldorf group would have assumed control of operations for the 2017 season. "We'll go on with business... Read more
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Daily Herald
Blue Goose close to deciding on Batavia store?"You asked. We listened. Get ready, Batavia." With a photo of himself holding
Blue Goose close to deciding on Batavia store?
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
"You asked. We listened. Get ready, Batavia." With a photo of himself holding a sign reading "I ♥ Blue Goose Batavia," Paul Lencioni Thursday set Batavians abuzz with what seemed to be an announcement on social media about opening a second... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
85-old woman accused of selling drugsBATAVIA, NY-- An 85-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly selling a co
85-old woman accused of selling drugs
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
BATAVIA, NY-- An 85-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly selling a controlled substance. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says Laura M. Viehdeffer, of Batavia, is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and possession of a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
West Seneca woman hired as administrator at Genesee County Nursing HomeBATAVIA – The Genesee County Legislature’s vote to re-establish a full-time adm
West Seneca woman hired as administrator at Genesee County Nursing Home
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
BATAVIA – The Genesee County Legislature’s vote to re-establish a full-time administrator position at the Genesee County Nursing Home on Wednesday has opened the door for the hiring of an Erie County woman with more than 30 years of experience in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wojtaszek picked to head regional OTB corporationBATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek of North Tonawanda, general counsel for Western Re
Wojtaszek picked to head regional OTB corporation
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
BATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek of North Tonawanda, general counsel for Western Region Off-Track Betting Corp. since 2010, has been promoted to president, chief executive officer and general counsel of the organization, replacing Michael D. Kane, who... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Calling hours for twin boys killed in Batavia fireStreet Road. Investigators believe the twins were home alone at the time. No on
Calling hours for twin boys killed in Batavia fire
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
Street Road. Investigators believe the twins were home alone at the time. No one has been charged in the fire. The family be at City Church on East Main Street in Batavia starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The celebration of life will be a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Wojtaszek to head Western OTBMichael D. Kane, who is retiring. Western OTB operates in 15 counties and two
Wojtaszek to head Western OTB
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
Michael D. Kane, who is retiring. Western OTB operates in 15 counties and two cities, Buffalo and Rochester, and owns the Batavia Downs Racing, the racino and oldest nighttime harness track in the country. Kane has been at Western OTB for 20... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Western OTB gets new leadershipMichael D. Kane, who is retiring. Western OTB operates in 15 counties and two
Western OTB gets new leadership
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Michael D. Kane, who is retiring. Western OTB operates in 15 counties and two cities, Buffalo and Rochester, and owns the Batavia Downs Racing, the racino and oldest nighttime harness track in the country. Kane has been at Western OTB for 20... Read more
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MPNnow.com
84-year-old woman busted for drug sales in Genesee Co.84-year-old woman is facing charges in Genesee County, accused of selling a con
84-year-old woman busted for drug sales in Genesee Co.
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
84-year-old woman is facing charges in Genesee County, accused of selling a controlled substance. Laura Viehdeffer, of Batavia, is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Posted... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia man takes challenge to reduce plastic use“Saving energy ultimately saves on pollution, and that’s the reason I went into
Batavia man takes challenge to reduce plastic use
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
“Saving energy ultimately saves on pollution, and that’s the reason I went into that [profession],” he said. Line, a Batavia resident, created EarthyRobot.com as a vehicle to share information about the environment. The website features videos, a... Read more
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Victor Post
Police investigate Batavia house fire that killed 2-year-old twins Posted May. 22, 2016 at 1:58 PM Posted May. 22, 2016 at 1:58 PM An investig
Police investigate Batavia house fire that killed 2-year-old twins
Victor Post / Posted 5 days ago
Posted May. 22, 2016 at 1:58 PM Posted May. 22, 2016 at 1:58 PM An investigation continues into a tragic house fire in Batavia that killed two-year-old twin boys Friday night.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Better oversight of Batavia Business Improvement District budget is urgedBATAVIA – City Manager Jason A. Molino on Tuesday asked City Council to become
Better oversight of Batavia Business Improvement District budget is urged
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
BATAVIA – City Manager Jason A. Molino on Tuesday asked City Council to become more involved in the oversight of the Batavia Business Improvement District in light of concerns raised about the district’s budget management and compliance with general... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
84-old woman busted for drug sales in Genesee Co.06:35 PM An 84-year-old woman is facing charges in Genesee County, accused of
84-old woman busted for drug sales in Genesee Co.
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
06:35 PM An 84-year-old woman is facing charges in Genesee County, accused of selling a controlled substance. Laura Viehdeffer, of Batavia, is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled subs... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Kenneth W. Kortemeier, 92, Rockford– in 1952. He and his wife served Evangelical United Brethren and United Method
Kenneth W. Kortemeier, 92, Rockford
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 6 days ago
– in 1952. He and his wife served Evangelical United Brethren and United Methodist churches in Hooppole, Mt. Carmel, Dixon, Batavia, Palos Heights and Rockford, as well as participating in summer pastor exchanges in Weston-super-Mare and Withernsea,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Genesee official elected new chairman of state Economic Development CouncilBATAVIA – Stephen G. Hyde, president and chief executive officer of the Genesee
Genesee official elected new chairman of state Economic Development Council
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
BATAVIA – Stephen G. Hyde, president and chief executive officer of the Genesee County Economic Development Center, was elected chairman of the New York State Economic Development Council at the organization’s annual meeting Wednesday in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
WNY Auto Racing by Larry Ott: DuClon Memorial rife with prestigehere,” said Miller. “I think the class is being phased out by the Crate Late Mo
WNY Auto Racing by Larry Ott: DuClon Memorial rife with prestige
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
here,” said Miller. “I think the class is being phased out by the Crate Late Models. “Woodhull and Genesee Speedway in Batavia are the tracks that run the class weekly and they both run on Saturdays. The old BRP Can-Am series is gone. I’ve... Read more
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Daily Herald
Batavia considering TIF district to redevelop church blockBatavia may offer tax-based financial incentives to spur redevelopment of the f
Batavia considering TIF district to redevelop church block
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Batavia may offer tax-based financial incentives to spur redevelopment of the former First Baptist Church and nearby properties. It is studying whether the area around the church, at Wilson Street and Route 25, would qualify to become a... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia eyes ambitious downtown projectRiver Street could be repurposed for retail commercial space, he said To help
Batavia eyes ambitious downtown project
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
River Street could be repurposed for retail commercial space, he said To help move the project forward, the city is asking Batavia School District 101 to agree to a modification of the complex rules governing TIF districts. In a TIF district,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Quill the Umpire: Why not make umps the poster men of something else?wearing an advertisement while umpiring. It was about 15 years ago, and I was u
Quill the Umpire: Why not make umps the poster men of something else?
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
wearing an advertisement while umpiring. It was about 15 years ago, and I was umpiring a lot of youth baseball games in Batavia. I wrote the local Dairy Queen with my offer. I would commit to working a minimum of 50 games in Batavia that summer... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation awards grants May 17award checks totaling over $48,000 to organizations such as Mutual Ground, TriC
Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation awards grants May 17
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
award checks totaling over $48,000 to organizations such as Mutual Ground, TriCity Family Services, CASA Kane County and Batavia Nursery School. A full list of recipients can be found at www.bataviamothersclub.org. Recipients of grant dollars... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Auto service business owner involved in communitydeciding to open his own business. He earned an MBA from Northern Illinois Univ
Auto service business owner involved in community
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
deciding to open his own business. He earned an MBA from Northern Illinois University.� Oke relocated the business to Batavia in 1981. Over the years, he has changed gasoline brands and expanded the business. The mainstay of the business is... Read more
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