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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New paddleboat service debuts during Oatka Festival

Jul 16, 2018

When Jay Beaumont and his partners decided to buy the Eagle Hotel in Le Roy in 2012 and open the Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, Beaumont immediately…

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Would you try the Impossible Burger?

Jul 16, 2018

Have you heard about the Impossible Burger? It is made from all plant-based ingredients, but is promised to look, smell and taste just like meat from…

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Genesee County Fair will return with demolition derby, barrel racing and an expanded midway

Jul 13, 2018

The annual Genesee County Fair will return for its 179th year July 16 to 21. This year’s fair will include ticket giveaways, a demolition derby,…

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Oatka Festival kicks off this weekend

Jul 13, 2018

The 30th annual Oatka Festival kicks off this weekend. The parade will be bigger than previous years. Bob Sullivan, chairman and parade supervisor for…

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Blue Oyster Cult hits the Downs tonight

Jul 6, 2018

In the 1970s, Blue Oyster Cult established itself as a groundbreaking arena rock band. In an era when the same bands came along every year, BOC, as it…

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Oakfield Labor Daze returning to familiar ground

Jul 6, 2018

The Oakfield Betterment Committee says the details have been worked out and Labor Daze will return to its roots this year — Triangle Park.…

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Batavia’s July 4th Picnic in the Park celebration

Jul 5, 2018

The hot weather may have kept some people from the events held in the city to celebrate America’s birthday, but there was still a good turnout…

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Ready to Ramble: ‘Musical family reunion’ returns Saturday in Batavia

Jul 5, 2018

There will be plenty of dancing Saturday, but Batavia Ramble organizer Paul Draper III is already doing “the Ramble Scramble” of…

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Thirty-four acts on tap for 2018 Batavia Ramble this Saturday

Jul 4, 2018

The 2018 Batavia Ramble Music & Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, July 7th, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. This year we will have two…

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Genesee County Fair will return with demolition derby, barrel racing and an expanded midway

Jun 29, 2018

The annual Genesee County Fair will return for its 179th year July 16 to 21. This year’s fair will include ticket giveaways, a demolition derby,…

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Fright Fest returning to Darien Lake this fall

Jun 27, 2018

DARIEN — Now that Six Flags has agreed to re-purchase Darien Lake Theme Park, a popular attraction will be returning this fall. Six Flags…

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Classic Car Invasion of Batavia

Jun 26, 2018

The classic cars would pull into Speedway gas station or Arby’s as the drivers fueled up or grabbed some food. They might check their engines or…

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Eddie Money set to open Rockin’ the Downs series on Friday

Jun 21, 2018

Eddie Money kicks off the second season of the Batavia Downs Rockin’ the Downs Summer concert series on Friday. It’s been slightly less…

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Free fishing day is Saturday at DeWitt

Jun 21, 2018

Residents are invited to join Genesee County Parks, Recreation and Forestry and the Oakfield-Alabama Lions Club for some fishing between 10 a.m. and 2…

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Muckdogs staying! League says even if the team is sold, it will be in Batavia in 2019

Jun 19, 2018

A fan left her seat on the first-base line and walked over to say a few words to Ben Hayes, the president of the New York-Penn League for 18 years.…

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New GO-Art! exhibit aimed at helping expose Peruvian children to art

Jun 16, 2018

Gregory Hallock, executive director of the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council, was expecting 30, maybe 35 pieces of art to arrive from Peru for a…

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Oliver’s Candies moves main candy-making operations to Elba

Jun 14, 2018

The Oliver’s Candies on 211 W. Main St. in Batavia continues to be busy as ever. So busy, the candy-making end of the operation has moved to…

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Musicians reunion time in Stafford

Jun 14, 2018

Good fans, good families, good food, good music, good friends and good times. Such has been the takeaway from the two past Retro Jam &…

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Dead & Company keep on ‘Truckin’

Jun 14, 2018

One of the longest and strangest trips in recorded music history makes another stop in the region when Dead & Company arrives in town on Tuesday…

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