GENESEE COUNTY/Down Syndrome Parent Support group continuing the dance

A Summer Dance celebration for those with disabilities rocked the floor at the ARC Genesee/Orleans Community Center on Woodrow road in Batavia on Thursday night. This is the second dance of the year held by the Down Syndrome Parent Support Group of Genesee County which encompasses the GLOW region. The …

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WNY/ Broadway actors with local ties make annual trip to NYC a night to remember

(Debbie Packard, pictured with her son Geoff Packard from Brockport on the left and Joey Pero from Batavia on the right) Debbie Packard is well known in the Genesee County area. She taught Kindergarten at Jackson Elementary in Batavia for a long time and has touched so many. This past …

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BATAVIA POLICE REPORT/Washington avenue man accused of choking a person and injecting a dog with an unknown substance

Eddie L Miles Jr., 45, of Washington Ave., Batavia, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing and torturing or injuring animals after Miles Jr., allegedly put his arm around another person’s neck and obstructed their breathing. Miles Jr. is also accused of  injecting an unknown purple liquid into a dog …

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BATAVIA POLICE REPORT/Oakfield man charged after following a woman around town, even invited himself over for dinner

Nicholas M. Maher, 32, of  Drake St., Oakfield, is charged with harassment 2nd after he allegedly followed a woman around on four separate occasions while inside two separate businesses in the City of Batavia on July 21, 2017. On one of the occasion, police say Maher allegedly attempted to invite …

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