Stop the presses: Another investment in Batavia with The Coffee Press

Jan 17, 2019

Derek Geib has a unique and popular restaurant in Batavia with Bourbon & Burger Co. on Jackson Street. However, while talking to his wife, Jen, he…

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The Coffee Press on Jackson Street, now open, aims to be hometown hangout

Jan 16, 2019

When there were no immediate takers for an empty storefront Derek Geib owned on Jackson Street, he started to think about what he could do with the…

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Batavia student second to receive solo art show

Jan 10, 2019

BATAVIA — Last week, Dominic Grazioplene stayed up past midnight, surrounded by bright, vibrant colors and blaring music. No, he wasn’t…

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'Winged Jewels of the Nile' topic of GCC History Club lecture Feb. 6

Jan 9, 2019

Press release: The Genesee Community College History Club is excited to invite the public to the first Spring 2019 Historical Horizons Lecture Series…

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Batavia Players Inc. presents Harvie Awards Saturday night

Jan 7, 2019

BATAVIA — The Harvie Awards portion of the Batavia Players Inc.’s gala Saturday night lasted roughly two hours and included recognition of…

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Braille menus now available at Original Red Osier Landmark Restaurant

Dec 28, 2018

Submitted photo and press release: The Genesee Regional Advisory Council (GRAC) for people with disabilities at the Independent…

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There’s a ‘Heat Wave’ at GO-Art!

Dec 20, 2018

BATAVIA — Just like the famous Irving Berlin song, the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council is “having a ‘Heat Wave.’”…

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Batavia Downs winter and spring tribute concerts announced

Dec 18, 2018

Press release: Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel has announced the lineup for their late winter and spring indoor tribute shows, with one concert each…

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Friday's spirited one-man performance of 'A Christmas Carol' at GCC will benefit History Club

Dec 18, 2018

Press release: What do Gettysburg and Charles Dickens have in common? In 1868, both were "cleaning up." One from the devastation of the famous battle,…

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Master Gardener: Northern cardinals cast a bright color against white winter

Dec 18, 2018

The northern cardinal is one of the most recognized songbirds and is a bright, cheery sight on a snowy, winter day. The bright red male certainly…

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Genesee Gateway Local Development Corporation awarded $2 million in economic and community development funding for Yancey’s Fancy expansion

Dec 18, 2018

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $763 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through…

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Batavia Downs announces tribute concert series

Dec 18, 2018

BATAVIA — Batavia Downs looks to get “Chicken Fried” and “Thunderstruck” in the coming months. The facility will host…

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Walking (or snowshoeing) in a winter wonderland

Dec 15, 2018

EAST BETHANY — When snow settles on the ground this winter, small tracks left in the snow give hints to what happens in the quiet of nature.…

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Batavia Players announce 2019 schedule with 10 shows at Harvester Theater

Nov 26, 2018

The Batavia Players will be performing 10 shows at the Harvester 56 Theater in 2019.   The 2019 season is full of variety and sure to appeal to a…

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These 6 restaurants go over the top with Christmas decorations

Nov 26, 2018

An annual November ritual for Nick Pearl is a trip to Stokoe Farms, a Scottsville farm that grows Christmas trees and lots more. There, the…

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Tracy B’s is open for business

Nov 26, 2018

It was a Barsaloux family Christmas tradition to buy trees at Crnkovich’s Farm Market. While Crnkovich’s Farm Market is gone, Jim and…

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Santa visits Oliver’s Candies

Nov 19, 2018

A line trailed outside of Oliver’s Candies, located on Main and Oak streets, as parents and children excitedly waited to meet Santa and Mrs.…

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Birding: Good birding at Genesee County Park & Forest

Nov 18, 2018

I love to go to Genesee County Park & Forest in any season of the year. It’s a beautiful wooded park with nice trails, diverse habitat and a…

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Batavia Players prepare final season at Harvester 56 Theater

Nov 17, 2018

The Batavia Players face the grandest, most difficult production they’ve ever attempted in the coming year: moving. Thanks to a $700,000…

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Could GO-Art sell out its members’ exhibit?

Nov 15, 2018

The main gallery at the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council is full now with vibrant paintings, thought-provoking photos and intense drawings. But…

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