Phish Fest at Darien Lake

Jun 9, 2011

Popular jam band Phish performed to open the concert season at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.

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BPO plans Centennial Park stop on summer tour

Jun 9, 2011

Paul Ferington and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will make a return appearance at Centennial Park this summer.The free concert on July 26 is part…

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Three generations and 60 years later, Valle family business still sparkles

Jun 9, 2011

Valle helps many first-time customers select the perfect diamond ring, a ring that may get passed down from mother to daughter, as well provide the service needed to preserve memories for customers who bought what has become a family heirloom from Stephen's grandfather, Dominic Valle.

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Downtown Batavia Public Market opens June 23

Jun 7, 2011

The Downtown Batavia Public Market begins its fifth season at corner of Ellicott (Route 63) and Center streets on June 23. The market will be open every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Sept. 22.

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Annual Jim Kelly Tournament at Terry Hills

Jun 6, 2011

The Jim Kelly Golf Tournament took place at Terry Hills Golf Course and Monday and welcomed a mix of celebrities like Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, Ben Rothelisberger, Archie Manning and Chris Berman.

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Seneca Zoomobile brings reptiles to Interpretative Center in Bethany

Jun 4, 2011

A member of the educational staff at the Seneca Zoo brought a collection of snakes, lizards, salamanders and a tortoise to the Interpretive Nature Center at the Genesee County Park in Bethany today.

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Darien Lake Baseball Tournament could be tourism boon for Genesee County

Jun 4, 2011

John and Ben are two of almost 1,600 kids, ages 12 to 18, who are competing in the Darien Lake Baseball Tournament, which starts today and involves youth from all over the Northeast and part of Canada.

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Spring Ghost Tour is all about the ladies

Jun 3, 2011

It’s spring so it must be time for ghosts. Women ghosts. The Genesee County History Department and Historic Batavia Cemetery group are sponsoring their annual Spring Ghost Tour, "Ahead of their Time."

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Valle Jewelers celebrates 60 years as Batavia gem

Jun 2, 2011

Valle Jewelers will celebrate its 60th anniversary by holding a storewide sale of up to 50 percent off during the month of June.

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Jackson Square ready for summer

Jun 2, 2011

Four new acts are scheduled to perform at the Jackson Square "Friday Night in the Square" concert series which takes place every Friday night and is free to the public.

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Batavia Concert Band ready for its 87th season

Jun 2, 2011

The Batavia Concert Band’s 87th season of music-making and free public concerts begins June 22 in Batavia’s Centennial Park.

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Photos: Michael Napoleone Memorial Baseball Tournament

May 28, 2011

During the annual Michael Napoleone Memorial Baseball Tournament in Batavia, the Michael Napoleone Foundation presented a $12,000 check to the Center for Pediatric Biomedical Research at URMC.

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Downs wants video gaming on first floor

May 27, 2011

The owners of Batavia Downs want to move the video gaming floor, a nearly $40 million annual operation, from the second floor of the historic track to the much more spacious first floor.

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New Tavern and Burger joint opens on Jackson Street

May 24, 2011

Derek Geib and Michael Highland, will officially open their new downtown bar and eatery Wednesday, May 25. Bourbon & Burger Co. features two dozen different types of hamburgers, a variety of sandwiches and appetizers, an extensive beer list plus a full bar.

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The Historical Society of Elba will have its 14th annual Antique Collectible Show

May 10, 2011

The Historical Society of Elba will host its 14th annual Antique Collectible Show/Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Elba Firemen’s Recreation Hall.

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A Day Out with Thomas has another successful year

May 9, 2011

Good weather during the weekend brought out the crowds who rode the Thomas the Train, toured the Medina Railroad Museum and enjoyed a variety of children’s activities.

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Photos: Empire Cup at GCC

May 7, 2011

The Empire Cup and College Showcase is under way at Genesee Community College this weekend. The event brings together more than 50 colleges and universities from throughout Upstate New York for nonstop soccer.

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Close-up magic

Apr 30, 2011

The art of close-up magic was on display Friday at the 41st Obie's 4F Convention at the Clarion Inn in Batavia.

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Bagans back for new ghost series

Apr 26, 2011

Zak Bagans, from The Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures was in Batavia in early April, and clues point to the area being featured in his upcoming Travel Channel series "Paranormal Challenge."

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Holland Land Office Museum Feature: Genesee has many Civil War connections

Apr 25, 2011

In Genesee County, we have a rich Civil War history that centers on the volunteers and the famous men of that war.

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