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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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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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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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State announces grants to projects in Batavia to assist economic growth

Aug 10, 2017

Press release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $1 million has been awarded to three municipalities in the Finger Lakes to help…

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UPDATE: Resurgence says CDBG award will help with upfront costs for Batavia brewery

Aug 10, 2017

BATAVIA — Two Batavia projects have received Community Development Block Grants to support the establishment of a truck service and education…

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New art gallery, antique shop opens in East Bethany

Aug 10, 2017

In the end of July, Terry Weber opened a new art gallery and antique shop in the Old General Store in East Bethany on Route 63, where she displays and…

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Partners announce new name with ties to historic Batavia for brewery in Newberry Building

Aug 8, 2017

Press release: Three Batavia natives are giving a nod to the city’s past with an exciting plan they hope will be a cornerstone of…

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GCEDC board approves Ellicott Station and Gateway II projects

Aug 4, 2017

Press release: The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) approved incentives for the $17.6 million Ellicott Station project by Savarino…

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Cathy’s Crafts brings homemade goods to Attica

Aug 4, 2017

ATTICA — Cathy’s Crafts, A new craft shop in town is the result of, well, boredom. Cathy and Gerry Freeman have always been handy, always…

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UPDATE: Ellicott Station gets $1.5M in county aid, BP2 aid

Aug 4, 2017

BATAVIA — The Ellicott Station project will receive $1.5 million in local tax incentives approved Thursday by the Genesee County Economic…

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City’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative play could be rewarded soon

Aug 2, 2017

BATAVIA — An announcement in the Capitol Region Tuesday was the first domino in what could lead to a $10 million windfall for Batavia. Gov.…

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$2.6M spec building planned for Batavia site

Aug 1, 2017

BATAVIA — A 25,000 square-foot spec building in the town of Batavia is envisioned as the first of five phases of Gallina Development…

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Artist Terry Weber opens art gallery, studio and antique shop in Old General Store on Route 63 in East Bethany

Jul 31, 2017

Terry Weber, a member of the Batavia Society of Artists, has opened an art gallery and antique shop and has an art studio in the Old General Store on…

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Collins announces $2.9 million grant for Genesee County Airport

Jul 20, 2017

Press release: Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) announced new federal funding from the Department of Transportation for the Genesee County Airport.…

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Governor, local and state officials, applaud HP Hood and second chance for nation's largest dairy processing plant

Jul 11, 2017

Some businesses fail and some thrive, and if New York is going to grow economically, it needs to take the risk that not every business that receives…

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Uber and Lyft say there's demand in Batavia for ride sharing and they're ready to begin service by the end of the month

Jun 9, 2017

The demand for ride sharing in Western New York, including Genesee County, is strong and has been growing for years, according to the two leading…

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Craft brewery coming to Batavia

May 5, 2017

Genesee County will be getting a craft brewery in the near future. Buffalo's Resurgence Brewing announced plans Thursday to open a sour-only…

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Starting today, Downtown Batavia once again has a shoe store

Apr 12, 2017

When you step into the new Batavia Bootery, the experience will be top rate and you will find only quality shoes in stock, say proprietors David…

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A taste of Italy coming to Le Roy

Feb 6, 2017

Italy may be over 6,000 miles away, but for those hungering for food from the old country, Capish Pizza-ristorante in Le Roy delivers. “I hear…

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Chamber’s new office, tourism center officially opens next week

Jan 18, 2017

After years of false starts and stops, Genesee County Chamber of Commerce will officially be opening its new offices and tourism visitor center…

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