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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Oakfield revives Labor Daze, mixes old with new

Apr 17, 2011

Labor Daze will be at the Oakfield town park again on September 4 & 5, 2011.

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Hundreds turn out for opening of Rosalie 'Roz' Steiner Art Gallery at GCC

Apr 16, 2011

The brand-new Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery recently with great fanfare. Hundreds of people from throughout the county were on hand to see the gallery's first show and witness the opening ceremonies.

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Cutting-edge art gallery has grand opening Friday at GCC

Apr 14, 2011

The new gallery, Rosalie "Roz" Steiner Art Gallery, a 1,700-square-foot addition to the Genesee Center for the Arts will have its grand opening.

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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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