All eyes on the skies as eclipse passes through Western New York

Aug 22, 2017

BATAIVA — Sprawled out on the lawn of the Richmond Memorial Library, friends and family pressed cardboard glasses against their faces as they…

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First freshLAB 'Foodie Challenge' announced

Aug 21, 2017

Press release: Are you a foodie who loves to cook and aims to learn more about this craft? Under the aegis of freshLAB, Batavia Development…

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After Monday’s glimpse, Batavia will get full view of total eclipse in 2024

Aug 21, 2017

BATAVIA — Barring cloud cover, Batavia’s view of the sun will be no different through 1 p.m. Monday than any other day. But Monday is no…

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Eclipse forecast: Viewing conditions ‘should be good

Aug 21, 2017

It’s been nearly 40 years since a total solar eclipse was visible in the continental United States. And while Western New York is not this time…

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Artists with disabilities showcase work in 'Faces and Places' exhibit at ILGR starting Sept. 5

Aug 17, 2017

Press release: The second ARTiculations Ability Exhibition -- a forum for artists with disabilities in Genesee, Wyoming and…

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Church in Stafford to celebrate 200th anniversary in October

Aug 16, 2017

The Morganville United Church of Christ in Stafford is celebrating its 200th anniversary this fall, inviting members of the community to take part in…

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'Accordions 'round the World' to perform outside at Le Roy Country Club Friday evening

Aug 16, 2017

Press release: GLOW Traditions at GO ART! presents "Accordions ‘round the World" -- the melodious sounds of accordions and concertinas from…

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GC Master Gardeners host annual Fall Garden Gala at Cornell Extension Sept. 16

Aug 16, 2017

Press release: Save the date! Saturday, Sept.16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Genesee County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual Fall Garden…

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Shelter removals at Batavia’s parks surprise some residents

Aug 16, 2017

BATAVIA — Removing covered pavilions in Kibbe and MacArthur parks were projects included in the city’s 2017-18 budget. But they still came…

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GLOW Region gears up for Monday eclipse

Aug 16, 2017

BATAVIA — For a brief moment in time, the sun will be blotted out from the sky. On Monday, a solar eclipse will block about 75 percent of the…

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Oakfield Betterment Committee hosts 2017 'Labor Day Celebration' on Sept. 4

Aug 15, 2017

Press release: On Monday, Sept. 4th the Oakfield Betterment Committee will host the 2017 “Labor Day Celebration” in the Elroy D. Parkins…

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Down a caretaker, Godfrey’s Pond turns to volunteers

Aug 15, 2017

STAFFORD — “The Best Keep Secret in Genesee County” is looking for more attention from job seekers. Genesee County Fish & Game…

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GCC’s building dedication, convocation, homecoming and fall fest all set for September

Aug 15, 2017

BATAVIA — Not many organizations celebrate their golden anniversary while opening up two new buildings valued at $25 million. And even fewer can…

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Domino’s in Batavia recognized for outstanding service

Aug 15, 2017

Press release: When you think of quality pizza and customer service, think of your local Batavia Domino’s store. Domino’s, located at 563…

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freshLAB launches social media campaign

Aug 15, 2017

Press release:  A volunteer committee led by the Batavia Development Corporation created a website (www.freshLabBatavia.com ) and Facebook…

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Here and Now music festival features vendors, food trucks, artists

Aug 15, 2017

The 2nd annual Here and Now Festival will be held on Aug. 25 and 26 at Austin Park featuring more than 70 vendors, 13 food trucks and 14 musical…

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Pints and pitches for new breweries

Aug 14, 2017

BATAVIA — The city will soon go from one that can bring in breweries for a single-shot event like Beertavia to a relative Beer-topia with…

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Batavia PD officer honored for saving the life of a stabbing victim

Aug 14, 2017

Press release: The City of Batavia and The University of Rochester Kessler Trauma Center will be recognizing City of Batavia Police Officer Arick…

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Richmond library has your eclipse-viewing glasses

Aug 14, 2017

BATAVIA — Due to heavy regional interest, the Richmond Memorial Library will begin distribution of a limited supply of solar eclipse-viewing…

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American Pickers coming to Western New York

Aug 12, 2017

There’s a lot of rich history in the barns and basements of Western New York, and Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz want to pick it. The popular…

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