Outdoor Adventures

West Nile Virus in Erie County, may be in GLOW region

Aug 23, 2017

GLOW region residents are being asked to use caution when it comes to mosquitoes after a case of West Nile Virus was confirmed in Erie County Monday.…

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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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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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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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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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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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Drivers racing for bigger purses at Batavia Downs

Jul 27, 2017

Batavia Downs opened its 71st season Wednesday night with a big crowd and record purses for drivers. Todd Haight, director of living racing, said the…

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Cuomo signs bill allowing rifles for deer hunting in Genesee County

Jul 26, 2017

Press release: Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer's bill (S5064) to permanently allow the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County has been…

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Darien farm’s wind turbine gets closer look from residents

Jul 24, 2017

DARIEN — Stepping back from the footprint of a 100 kW wind turbine at Miller Sonshine Acres, Delia Fisher of Corfu left an “open…

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Teens learned about Environmental Science at Career Exploration Camp at Genesee County Park & Forest

Jul 20, 2017

Environmental Science Career Exploration Camp provided adventure and learning July 10th – 14th at Genesee County Park & Forest. Eighth-…

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Corfu farm to celebrate wind power, engery savings with 'Open Turbine Day'

Jul 10, 2017

Northern Power Systems, a Vermont-based wind energy company, will host an “Open Turbine Day” at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 21, at Miller…

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Birding: In summer, birding can be done on the go

Jul 9, 2017

As you go about your normal summer activities, you will undoubtedly encounter several different species of birds, both in your yard and wherever you…

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26th annual Youth Fishing Derby at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is June 3

May 22, 2017

Let’s go fishing! To celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Basom is hosting its 26th Annual…

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Dewitt Park to have outdoor skating rink

Dec 1, 2016

Although it won't be available until the cold and frost set in, Dewitt Park now has an outdoor skating rink. An outdoor skating rink has always been…

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