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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Photos: Le Royans dedicate memorial to 12 who died in World War I on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Nov 11, 2018

George Botts, Cecelia Cochran, Errol Crittenden, Leo Fiorito, Thomas Illes, Edward Kaine, Percy Luttrell, Patrick Molyneaux, Edgar Murrell, George…

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New chef envisions new menu, modernization for Terry Hills

Nov 10, 2018

It wasn’t long ago — a little over six years, now — that Rochester native John Steward, the new head chef at Terry Hills, fell in…

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JJ Newberry Project wins Rochester CDC Reshaping Rochester Award

Nov 9, 2018

On Thursday, Matt Gray accepted the Robert Macon Award from the Community Design Center of Rochester on behalf of the Newberry Project. The award was…

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Charles Dickens returning to GCC in December

Nov 8, 2018

BATAVIA — There’s no humbug about Mike Randall’s return to Genesee Community College next month. The WKBW meteorologist will reprise…

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Batavia Players to conjure up ‘Blithe Spirit’

Nov 1, 2018

What would happen if I hosted a seyance and a medium summoned the spirit of my ex-wife, but no one else could see her except me? Writer Charles…

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New chef at Terry Hills sets out to take what's good and make it better

Oct 29, 2018

Let's talk about French fries. The lowly fry. Can you really kick it up a notch? Cooking a gourmet fry is actually no secret. Any…

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Former farmworker opens 10th restaurant, this one in his hometown, Batavia

Oct 28, 2018

You know you're in an authentic taqueria when you spot a sign next to the salsa roja warning the gringos, "Danger!" Not every dish in a Mexican…

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