Strong foundation for Brick House Corners Fair

Sep 10, 2018

PEMBROKE — Over the past three decades, the Brick House Corners Fair has grown from its humble roots as a small craft and baked goods sale on a…

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Reserve your spot for a candlelight guided ghost walk in Batavia Cemetery on Oct. 20

Sep 9, 2018

Join us for some spooky fun on Saturday, Oct. 20th, when the Batavia Cemetery Association will host a candlelight guided ghost walk through the…

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Batavia Downs hosting 2019 NY Sire Stakes Finals

Sep 8, 2018

SCHENECTADY — The Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund Friday announced Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel as the host…

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Alexander hosting WNY Gas & Steam Association Rally through Sunday

Sep 7, 2018

The annual Western New York Gas & Steam Association Rally is underway and continues through Sunday. The rally is a short drive from both Rochester…

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Darien Lake's Harvest Festival features local food, regional art, music, and fun for kids

Sep 7, 2018

Darien Lake, a Six Flags Theme Park, and the Coaster Capital of New York, is holding its fourth annual Harvest Festival September 8 through…

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Renowned Rochester painter Brian O'Neill to talk at GO ART! Sept. 11 on abstraction, realism and inspiration

Sep 4, 2018

Photo of Rochester artist Brian O'Neill, courtesy of Batavia Society of Artists. Information provided by the Batavia Society of Artists: The…

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GCVM festival will be Hoppin’

Aug 30, 2018

Do you like a good hop? Join in the hop harvesting celebration on Labor Day, Sept. 3, during the “Hop Harvest Festival” at Genesee Country…

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Lost? Find your way using just a map and compass, learn orienteering Sept. 15 at GC Park & Forest, free, must preregister

Aug 29, 2018

Come explore the active and adventurous sport of orienteering at the Genesee County Park & Forest! Learn how to find your way without…

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Muckdogs GM predicts pro baseball will return in 2019, team happy with improvements at Dwyer

Aug 29, 2018

Right now, it looks like there will be professional baseball in Batavia in 2019, according to General Manager Dave Chase. As the team heads into its…

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Foxprowl reopens at location on Ellicott Street

Aug 5, 2018

The collectibles store Foxprowl is back at its original location, 440 Ellicott St., Batavia, after a couple of years of trying a location at Main…

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Three Dog Night bringing ‘Joy to the World’ and Batavia Downs

Aug 2, 2018

On Friday night, Batavia Downs welcomes one of the most popular bands of the late 1960s and early 70s, Three Dog Night. The group had a remarkable…

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EV charging station installed at Batavia Downs

Aug 1, 2018

Mike Nolan, executive VP and COO of Western OTB, and Tom Turnbull, president of the Chamber of Commerce, along with officials from the Town of Batavia…

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An American beauty: ‘Extraordinary’ Mercy Grove pipe organ gets 450 visitors on Tuesday tour

Aug 1, 2018

The organ pipes hummed and keys danced Tuesday as around 450 people from every corner of United States and Canada, and across the globe came, to Mercy…

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Foxprowl Collectables will hold Grand Opening Saturday in former location at 440 Ellicott St., Batavia

Jul 31, 2018

(File photos.) Foxprowl Collectables has come full circle. This Saturday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m., the toy and collectibles shop will host a Grand Opening…

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Beertavia event proves bigger and better than ever

Jul 30, 2018

A storm brewed mere miles off the corner of Bank Street and Alva Place, dark clouds threatening spatters of rain and frequent, accompanied by chilly…

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New entrepreneurs bring passion for the restaurant business to Cindy and Barb's in Texaco Town

Jul 24, 2018

After spending a couple of decades kicking around the kitchens of Batavia, Robert Rudnicki and Adam Horton decided it was time to strike out on…

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2018 racing season takes off at Batavia Downs

Jul 24, 2018

“And, they’re off.” The commonly heard announcement at the start of a race could also refer to the beginning of the Batavia Downs…

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Five years later, local malthouse important player in state's growing craft beer industry

Jul 23, 2018

When Ted and Patricia Hawley launched New York Craft Malt in 2013, it could have been characterized as an experiment. It was certainly…

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Another County Fair in the books

Jul 23, 2018

BATAVIA — The Genesee County Fair escaped the rain for most of the day Saturday, leaving kids with one more day to hit the Midway, tractor pull…

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No ‘Ordinary’ show as Emmett rocks the Downs

Jul 17, 2018

“We’ve been crossing the border for years, and performed at places like Lockport and North Tonawanda, but I am pretty sure this is our…

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