Frost Ridge gaining ground as popular venue for country music stars

Sep 14, 2011

If you've never thought of Frost Ridge Campground in Le Roy as a great place to see live music, it might be time to change your perception.

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Batavia's International Peace Garden dedicated

Sep 12, 2011

Americans and their Canadian friends participated in groundbreaking for the Batavia International Peace Garden on Sunday.

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Peace Garden ceremony scheduled Sunday

Sep 10, 2011

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Batavia Peace Garden took place over the weekend with a great turn out.

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Music: Pero's hometown is leading edge of new 'Empire'

Aug 30, 2011

Trumpeter Joey Pero wants to help lead a resurgence in drum corps performance. And, if he has his way, the revival begins this week in his Batavia hometown.

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A museum for an icon: JELL-O

Aug 26, 2011

There's always room for the Jell-O museum.

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New Mexican restaurant greeted with busy first day

Aug 19, 2011

It was a busy day for Guillermo Leon and his staff Wednesday as they opened Rancho Viejo Mexican Restaurant.

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Cats' bring plentiful cast, puff-fect makeup to BHS

Aug 18, 2011

The Batavia Players will take the stage with the Broadway hit, CATS.

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Annual Summer in the City to include 5K run/walk

Aug 11, 2011

The dunking will be part of food, crafts, adult and youth entertainment and — returning this year — Donald R. Carroll Toys for Kids 5K run/walk — for the seventh annual summer festival. It’s set for noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 20 downtown.

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Muckdogs send six league-leading players to all-star game

Aug 9, 2011

The 2011 New York-Penn League All-Star roster will include a league high of six players from Batavia. They will send catcher Juan Castillo, infielders Joey Bergman and David Medina, and pitchers Jonathan Cornelius, Seth Maness and Todd McInnis to the game to be held Tuesday, Aug. 16 at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass.

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Attica Rodeo

Aug 6, 2011

I spent a little time at the Attica Rodeo on Saturday hoping to come away with some pictures of Genesee County residents competing. I came away with two.

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Elba Onion Festival, opening night

Aug 6, 2011

The Elba Onion Festival is underway, with all the fun, games, live music and great food that highlights the event every year.

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Brothers produce artisanal cheese in East Bethany

Aug 5, 2011

Two brothers with degrees from prestigious universities believe they have found their calling in life, and it’s far from the ivory tower.

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Byron Dig is History

Aug 3, 2011

The Byron Dig team is in its 29th and final season of hunting for remains of Ice Age animals in a swampy area that’s been a treasure trove for mastodon bones.

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Downs will open casino an hour earlier

Jul 29, 2011

Customers at Batavia Downs Casino can start playing about 600 video gaming machines an hour earlier beginning this Sunday.

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Large crowd greets drivers for opening night at Batavia Downs

Jul 26, 2011

Warm weather and a large crowd greeted drivers Monday for the opening night at Batavia Downs.

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Batavia Downs Opening Day 2011

Jul 26, 2011

Batavia Downs opens its 2011 harness racing season

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Batavia Downs to open 65th racing season Monday

Jul 24, 2011

The 65th season of live harness racing at Batavia Downs Casino begins on Monday.

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The Fest at Center Street Smokehouse

Jul 23, 2011

The Feast rocked the house at Center Street Smokehouse over the weekend.

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Muckdogs alone in first place in Pinckney Division

Jul 21, 2011

The Batavia Muckdogs are all alone in first place atop the New York-Penn League’s Pinckney Division.

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