Darien Lake plans new water slide attraction

Feb 5, 2016

BATAVIA — The newest attraction coming to Darien Lake this summer will be a twisting rush of color pitting up to six racers down a sliding, 300-foot…

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New GO ART! directors look to build cultural impact

Feb 4, 2016

BATAVIA — Stability may be the first order for the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council, following a year in which three different people held the…

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Quilt Guild drapes walls in annual exhibit

Feb 4, 2016

BATAVIA — If you’re looking for a way to stay warm this winter, then head down to the Richmond Memorial Library, where all month long you’ll be…

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P.W. Minor hits the runway

Feb 2, 2016

When Fashion Week is observed this week in New York City, a Batavia company will be part of the celebration. Peter Zeliff, owner of the New P.W. Minor…

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A winter escape right here in Batavia

Feb 1, 2016

Winter has decidedly shaken off her ambivalence. With wide open lakes, the lake effect snow machine is in full operation. It does not take long for…

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Kindermusik seen as boost to GO-ART

Jan 28, 2016

BATAVIA — What good is an art gallery if nobody sees it? And how can an arts and cultural group provide assistance and resources if artists don’t…

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Beyond ‘Black River’ Upcoming events deepening understanding of novel, recommending others to read

Jan 28, 2016

BATAVIA — Finding a good book to read is a pleasure, so why is finding the next book, to build on that buzz, such a challenge? It isn’t for lack…

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Rochester Rat Pack brings back big band sound

Jan 28, 2016

BATAVIA — The appearance of the Rochester Rat Pack at Genesee Community College will bring an evening of entertainment much different from their…

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Program to explore music of ‘Tale’ book

Jan 28, 2016

BATAVIA — Author S.M. Hulse learned how to play fiddle while she was writing her debut novel, “Black River.” She took to it so well, that she…

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Interactive art exhibit first of its kind at GCC

Jan 28, 2016

BATAVIA — Anyone who walks into the Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery at Genesee Community College during the next month will stand amidst an…

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Author’s fourth novel centers on divine interviews

Jan 25, 2016

LE ROY — God, Jesus, Satan and Mark Twain walk into a diner... It sounds like the beginning of a joke, doesn’t it? But it’s actually the premise…

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Signature Dish: Sampler a trio of favorites at Chap’s Elba Diner

Jan 25, 2016

ELBA — The key to any Italian cuisine is the sauce. The better the sauce, the better the food. The better the food, the more popular the restaurant.…

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New Events: Joan Jett leading Three For All tour

Jan 22, 2016

Joan Jett still loves rock and roll, and the 57-year-old Hall of Famer will prove that this summer with a concert at Darien Lake’s Performing Arts…

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Photography exhibit chronicles decades of self portraits

Jan 21, 2016

by Matt Krueger - The Daily News BATAVIA — Joe Ziolkowski has been taking photos of himself for about 40 years — long before selfie was a word and…

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Farm markets merging in Batavia

Jan 19, 2016

The Daily News BATAVIA — Summer produce shopping is getting a boost with the merger of two area farm markets. The Downtown Batavia Public Market and…

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Signature Dish: Ficarella’s has real taste of Italy with Tuscan Grilled Chicken pizza

Jan 18, 2016

by Matt Krueger - The Daily News BATAVIA — While pizza is believed to have existed since the 10th century, the modern form we all eat by the…

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Q&A: Irish group shows long time love of musical expression

Jan 18, 2016

by Lisa Maria Rickman - The Daily News BATAVIA — No Blarney is a traditional Irish music band out of Batavia that features folk songs, drinking…

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Always room for Jell-O ... Especially if it’s a painting

Jan 14, 2016

by Matt Surtel - The Daily News LE ROY — Strawberry, raspberry, lemon and orange. Any true fan knows those were Jell-O’s four original flavors.…

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Signature Dish: TF Brown’s pairs classic items for ‘Favorite’ dish

Jan 12, 2016

by Matt Krueger - The Daily News BATAVIA — In case you were wondering, the favorite meal for Batavians is apparently found at TF Brown’s…

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Centennial celebration wraps up with a bow

Jan 12, 2016

BATAVIA — The city of Batavia’s second century began Monday by capping off the year-round centennial celebration and the people who led it.…

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