Summer Serenade will return this Sunday

Aug 3, 2017

LE ROY — On Sunday, music will fill Mercy Grove as the Genesee Symphony Orchestra serenades the summer. This is the second year Summer Serenade…

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Larry Gatlin to perform at Batavia Downs Sept. 16

Aug 3, 2017

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel is proud to announce that Grammy Award-winning American country and southern gospel singer Larry…

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Annual Children's Carnival at Austin Park is set for Aug. 18, volunteers needed

Aug 2, 2017

Community Action of Orleans & Genesee is hosting its fourth annual Children’s Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18th at…

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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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Teens sewing their way to a small business

Aug 1, 2017

BATAVIA — A pair of young entrepreneurs are working to ensure fresh market shoppers don’t have to rely on plastic bags. Manning a booth at…

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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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Now at GO ART!: 'Color Impressions' fiber art exhibit

Aug 1, 2017

Information from GO ART! Color Impressions by MAF: Fiber Art Exhibit is now on display at GO ART!  201 E. Main St. (Seymour Place) in…

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HLOM History Heroes Summer Program -- 42 campers learned about the Great War, zoo animals, held Penny Carnival raising $160 for vets' PTSD Clinic

Jul 31, 2017

he 2017 Holland Land Office Museum History Heroes Summer Program was eight days of fun-filled times celebrating the centennial of World War One. Our…

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GCC to get $450K state grant for at-risk students

Jul 31, 2017

Press release: The New York State Education Department announced today (July 31) that 44 colleges and universities in New York will receive Liberty…

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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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Field to Pint tour to highlight entire brewing process

Jul 29, 2017

BATAVIA — This isn’t the type of beer tour you might be thinking of. Harvest New York is hosting its second Field to Pint Craft Brewery…

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GO-Art! intends to open bar in back room

Jul 28, 2017

BATAVIA — New Executive Director Gregory Hallock has been saying for the past year and a half that the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council…

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Muralist goes small for GO-Art! exhibit

Jul 28, 2017

BATAVIA — Stacey Kirby tends to use a lot of paint when she creates her art. We’re talking gallons. That’s because she’s a…

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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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Shake on the Lake’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ ready for the road

Jul 27, 2017

SILVER LAKE — As players in the latest Shake on the Lake production go through tests of their costuming combinations and quick-changing…

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New Dunkin' Donuts will power up electric cars for free

Jul 27, 2017

At the new Dunkin' Donuts on West Main Street, Batavia, you can get a free charge, if you have an electric car, to go with your morning jolt of…

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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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Byron Heritage Festival is Saturday, includes kids' fishing derby, 5K run, townwide sale, BBQ, music & fireworks

Jul 24, 2017

The Byron Heritage Festival will take place all day on Saturday, July 29, at the park behind the Byron Fire Department on Route 262. It starts with a…

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Batavia Downs 2017 live meet kicks off on Wednesday

Jul 24, 2017

By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs The 71st season of live harness racing at America’s oldest lighted track opens on…

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