Community

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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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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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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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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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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Summer goings-on at the Holland Land Office Museum

Jun 1, 2018

Press release:   We are gearing up for summer here at the museum and are very excited to bring in new speakers and events for you!  …

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Returning Attica Hotel to its roots

May 23, 2018

ATTICA — “It’s sold! It’s sold!” cried Attica residents when they saw a published announcement, even before the Attica…

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The Visual Truth Theater Ensemble to present reading at Moon Java on May 11

Apr 25, 2018

A new literary group in Batavia, organized by Eric Zwieg, The Visual Truth Theater Ensemble, will present readings by writers Byron Hoot, Cole Rogers,…

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Home show starts to take shape for weekend

Apr 3, 2018

BATAVIA — “No Chamber event embodies the mission of our Chamber of Commerce more than the Home Show.” Genesee County Chamber…

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Suffragettes: Le Roy celebrates 100th anniversary of first woman to vote in village

Apr 3, 2018

LE ROY — One hundred years ago Delia Phillips marched into the Le Roy Municipal Building and was the first woman to cast a vote in the village.…

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46th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Pembroke Town Park starts at 12:15 sharp Sunday afternoon

Mar 28, 2018

The PCD Kiwanis 46th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held beginning at 12:15 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 1st. It's at the Pembroke Town…

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Mark Your Calendar: Bergen Swamp preservationists hosts free public event April 28 about the sensitive ecosystem -- see live snakes, spotted turtle, too

Mar 26, 2018

Press release: The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society is hosting a free public presentation on endangered species at the Gillam Grant Community…

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HLOM to hold annual antique show

Mar 23, 2018

BATAVIA — For people who want to take a piece of history home with them, The Holland Land Office Museum will be holding its annual Batavia…

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Batavia moves up to #2 in micropolitan rankings

Mar 7, 2018

Press release: While Batavia and Genesee County have long been recognized as one of the top micropolitan regions in the United States, the area…

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Genesee County Chamber of Commerce awards winners remember their humble beginnings

Mar 5, 2018

BATAVIA — There was a common theme at the 46th Annual Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Awards Saturday night. Genesee County will help you…

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Jell-O week in Le Roy

Feb 7, 2018

LE ROY — National Jell-O Week will celebrated be next week, Sunday through Saturday, in Le Roy. While not recognized by the company, on Monday,…

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Batavia Players embrace scandal for 2018 season

Dec 6, 2017

BATAVIA — The Batavia Players will make a deliberate left turn for the 2018 season and drive straight into the realm of avant-garde. The acting…

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Ticket sales are underway for church’s annual Winter Escape

Dec 6, 2017

Ticket sales underway for Winter Escape EAST BETHANY — Mary Immaculate Parish is inviting people to attend its annual Winter Escape fundraiser.…

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