GENESEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT/Batavia man accused stealing over ,000 in merchandise – Video News Service

GENESEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT/Batavia man accused stealing over $3,000 in merchandise – Video News Service

Giuseppe G. Fiannaca, 33, of Batavia, NY, is charged with grand larceny 3rd degree, after a reported larceny at 4181 Veteran’s Memorial Drive in Batavia. From August 1, 2022 through October 12, 2022, Fiannaca allegedly sole over $3,000 in merchandise from a retail store. Fiannaca was arraigned in the town of Batavia Court and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to reappear in court on December 13, 2022 at 2:30p.m. The case was investigated by Investigator Erik Andre. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Beth A. Jeffres, 40, homeless, of Batavia, NY, is charged with criminal possession of a narcotic drug, two counts … Read more

GivingTuesday: 5 Batavia Nonprofits That Could Use Your Help

GivingTuesday: 5 Batavia Nonprofits That Could Use Your Help

BATAVIA, IL — If you’re like many Illinoisans, you’ll spend many of the last few days of November immersed in consumerism, buying this and that for your friends and family, and even indulging yourself. GivingTuesday on Nov. 29 is a chance to turn your attention to local nonprofit groups seeing an alarming decline in small gifts. Since 2012, nonprofits, community and grassroots groups, and mutual aid networks worldwide have used GivingTuesday to galvanize fundraising, rally volunteers and add momentum to their causes. Local nonprofits are having a particularly tough time this year. The number of donors shrunk by 7 percent … Read more

Why Western Australia’s coast rivals the Bermuda Triangle

Why Western Australia’s coast rivals the Bermuda Triangle

“A bunch of [Zeewijk] sailors lived on the shipwreck itself for months while it was perched on a reef,” says Sutton, who now lives on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. “It’s one of the most remarkable stories I’ve ever heard.” Sunken mysteries Tourists need not leave Perth to dive into this state’s maritime history, says marine archaeologist Jeremy Green. The British shipwreck Omeo, which capsized in 1905, rests just 80 feet from the shore in the azure waters of Perth’s Coogee Beach. It is part of the Coogee Maritime Trail, a 750-foot-long snorkelling route embellished by artificial reefs and underwater sculptures. Further … Read more

H.S. WRESTLING: Batavia/Attica finishes 7-1 at Southtown Duals; Five grapplers finish atop podium at B-B invite | Sports

H.S. WRESTLING: Batavia/Attica finishes 7-1 at Southtown Duals; Five grapplers finish atop podium at B-B invite | Sports

HAMBURG — Attica/Batavia finished as one of two teams to record a 7-1 mark at this past weekend’s St. Francis High School VinLouie’s Duals. Casper Stewart, Wyatt Kauffman and Colin Bannister were honored as All-Tournament team selections, as the Blue Devils matched Hamburg/Eden for the top finish of the 10 teams involved in the meet. Batavia/Attica defeated Newfane, 39-36, in the opening round and followed that up with a 60-18 ousting of St. Mary’s of Lancaster, then a 73-0 throttling of East Aurora/Holland in round three. In round four, Batavia/Attica defeated Orchard Park, 42-35, then dropped host St. Francis, 45-28, … Read more

Cline, Hanks eclipse 800; Fluker, Herold post 300 games

Cline, Hanks eclipse 800; Fluker, Herold post 300 games

Genesee Region USBC bowlers produced three 300 games and two 800 series during another week of prolific league bowling. At Mancuso Bowling Center, Middleport left-hander Brian Cline added to his long list of honor scores by finishing with a 300 game for an 815 series in the Mancuso Real Estate Monday Night Doubles League. Cline’s games were 268-247-300, raising his average to 239. According to his list of achievements on the United States Bowling Congress website, he has a remarkable 43 800 series and 63 perfect games since August 2001. At Rose Garden Bowl in Bergen, Batavia right-hander Tom Fluker notched … Read more

Cline, Hanks eclipse 800; Fluker, Herold post 300 games

City PD’s non-emergency number temporarily out of service

December 4, 2022 – 4:49pm Press release: Currently, the City of Batavia Police Department’s non-emergency phone line, (585) 345-6350, is experiencing an outage.  Anyone looking to contact the City of Batavia Police Department is asked to call 345-6351 until further notice.  This outage does not affect 911 calls, anyone experiencing an emergency should contact the Genesee County Dispatch Center using 911. Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Batavia celebrates Christmas in the City | Top Story

Batavia celebrates Christmas in the City | Top Story

BATAVIA — Downtown businesses and the City Centre were the centers of attention Saturday afternoon and evening as Christmas in the City returned to Batavia. People had the chance to visit participating downtown businesses. Some offered activities and treats for children, others had beverages for adults. “Our Hometown Christmas,” presented by Batavia Players Inc., was expected to have about 40 vendors. Christmas in the City had Santa’s Village and workshop in the mall as well, along with the parade down Main Street. The Batavia Players presented “A Christmas Carole” Thursday through today at Main St. 56 Theater. Among those visiting … Read more

City firefighters’ union collecting toys for kids | Local News

City firefighters’ union collecting toys for kids | Local News

BATAVIA — City firefighters Local 896 said Saturday on its Facebook page that its members will be collecting toys for kids in the Batavia area this holiday season. “This is the third year joining forces with Batavia Community Schools in this effort. Gifts can be dropped off at City Fire Headquarters at 18 Evans St. until 5 p.m. on Dec. 19,” the union said. “We will be hoping to provide for kids of all ages. Thank you for your continued support.” As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Couple Says ‘I Do’ After Walking Down Aldi Aisle In Batavia: Photos

Couple Says ‘I Do’ After Walking Down Aldi Aisle In Batavia: Photos

BATAVIA, IL — Most people get married in a church. Some get adventurous and choose exotic locales to walk down the aisle. One Michigan couple has a story few others do: they said “I do” at Aldi. In August, the company, whose U.S. headquarters are in Batavia, hosted its Happily Ever Aldi contest that gave participants a chance to get married at Aldi. All lovers had to do was share what makes their story special and why they deserve to be the first-ever couple to get married at Aldi. Jessica Bojanowski and Michael Hurd, of Southgate, Michigan, were the “perfect” … Read more