Bell ringing to mark 150th anniversary of start of the Civil War

Apr 12, 2011

To mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, there was a bell ringing at the Holland Land Office Museum on 4/12, at precisely 10.

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Stafford Historical Society Observes the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War

Apr 12, 2011

Members of the Stafford Historical Society, gathered at the Stafford Rural Cemetary to observe the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War.

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Civil War reenactors at Holland Land Office Museum

Apr 10, 2011

Among the many things to do in Genesee County on Saturday 4/10, was to stop by the Holland Land Office Museum and meet some Civil War reenactors and see some of their guns, swords and household items.

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Motorcycle Rally hopes to 'Round-Up' bikers this summer

Apr 2, 2011

A few motorcycle enthusiasts have found a way to bring thousands of riders to Genesee County this summer with a Round-up Rally on Aug. 12, 13 and 14 in the Clarion Hotel's south parking lot

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Tice's Rangers give an authentic view of history at Oakfield museum spring opening

Apr 2, 2011

Tice's Rangers, a Revolutionary-era reenactment group was at the Oakfield Historical Museum for the museum's spring reopening.

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Round-Up Rally will roar into area in August

Apr 1, 2011

Kasinski, of Le Roy, and his brother, John, of Lancaster have organized the inaugural WNY Round-Up Rally 2011, three days of live music, food, bike rides and exhibits. "It’s a go," Kasinski said Tuesday.

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Historic Pontillo's sign removed from pizzeria

Mar 29, 2011

One of Batavia's most historic landmarks, the Pontillo's sign on the pizzeria, was removed and replaced by the new "Batavia's Original Pizzeria" sign.

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Restaurateur seeks liquor license for new Batavia bar and grill

Mar 10, 2011

If all goes well, there will be a new restaurant downtown by spring serving specialty grilled burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers at 9 Jackson St.

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During his return to Batavia, Terry Anderson sees hope for Middle East

Feb 18, 2011

It's an auspicious time for Terry Anderson to return to Batavia to dedicate a peace garden.

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Construction begins on indoor water park at Clarion Hotel, Batavia

Feb 17, 2011

Construction has begun on a $2 million project to add an indoor water park to the Clarion Hotel on Park Road, Batavia.

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Darien's vegan hotel and spa thriving in a community of meat eaters

Feb 13, 2011

This new Darien resort property is embracing the gourmet side of raw and vegan food in their on-site restaurant.

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Ghost hunters gathering for conference, investigation

Jan 13, 2011

Several stars from "Ghost Hunters International" are gathering this weekend at Rollings Hills Asylum, 11001 Bethany Center Rd., East Bethany, for an investigation and conference.

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State group celebrates community theater with festival at GCC

Oct 30, 2010

The TANYS Festival theme is "Our Thanks to Broadway" -- an intense, three-day celebration of community theater. The festival brings together theater lovers statewide to mingle, network and make new friends.

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Rolling Hills comes alive for haunted tours, paranormal conference

Oct 14, 2010

Rolling Hills Asylum, 11001 Bethany Center Rd., will offer hour-long tours of the historical building which has been not only an asylum, but an orphanage and nursing home as well as the Genesee County Poor House in its former incarnations.

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TANYS to celebrate Broadway at Batavia festival

Aug 19, 2010

BATAVIA -- The Theatre Association of New York State is scheduled to stage its annual festival at Genesee Community College in November for the third consecutive year.

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American Austin Bantam Club Meeting In Batavia

Aug 11, 2010

It turns out the American Austin Bantam Club is holding its 46th annual meeting in Batavia this week. American Austins, and alter Bantams, were manufactured in the United States from the 1930s until the early 1940s. They were America's first economy car.

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Photos: Horse show at Batavia Downs

May 22, 2010

There's a horse show going on at Batavia Downs. Riders from all over the northeast are in Batavia to test their skills and display their handsome mounts. If you've missed it, the show continues Sunday at 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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'Showtime Horse Show' at Batavia Downs

May 13, 2010

The 4th annual Batavia Showtime horse show has courses for families and people of all ages featuring horse (and pony) jumpers and hunters.

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