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Downs’ remodeling project enters home stretch

December 19, 2014

The marquee feature tying together the major aspects of Batavia Downs’ $30 million capital project opened with little fanfare Thursday, but there were many proud faces as the first patrons walked through the Downs’ new main entrance. Continue reading

Genesee, Orleans team up to lure visitors for fishing opportunities

December 16, 2014

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce and Orleans County Tourism announced Monday they have teamed up to offer fishing packages for out-of-state visitors. Continue reading

Oliver’s Candies planning new neon sign with message board

December 12, 2014

Some might call the Oliver’s Candies sign iconic, but objects only become iconic with age, and age means expensive to maintain and problem-plagued.
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PHOTOS: Christmas lights on Fargo Road

December 10, 2014

Area youngsters and their parents gathered for ”Children’s Night” Tuesday to observe the Christmas light display of Jim and Connie DiSalvo at 9180 Fargo Rd., Stafford. Continue reading

Dec. 31 centennial bash to feature musical show

December 8, 2014

Lights, games, music, food, fireworks and the largest stage ever constructed in Batavia will help to ring in the New Year and celebrate the city’s 100th birthday, Centennial Committee members say. Continue reading