Geneva wins DuKane meet, claims first conference title since 2017 – Shaw Local

Geneva wins DuKane meet, claims first conference title since 2017 – Shaw Local

GENEVA – Junior veterans Brooke Lussnig and Graci Weems helped the Geneva girls gymnastics team take a big step this season with their fingers. They finally convinced all-arounder Sadie Karlson to join the team as a senior. ”We all used to go to the same club (St. Charles Gymnastics Academy). I told them every single year, ‘Guys I think I’m going to try out this year,’ and I waited until senior year just because it didn’t work out before,” Karlson said. ”They would text me, ‘It’s so much more fun. It’s more of a team atmosphere. It’s so much more … Read more

Ken A. Quackenbush named Officer of the Year | Top Story

Ken A. Quackenbush named Officer of the Year | Top Story

BATAVIA — Almost as soon as Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken A. Quackenbush III received his award for Officer of the Year, he was under pressure to say something. With his colleagues saying “Speech!” at Friday afternoon’s county Sheriff’s Office annual awards, Quackenbush, holding his award for 2022 and said of all the things he’s done this past year, this was probably the most the most uncomfortable I’ve been.” With his superiors standing behind him and his family gathering around him, the deputy and Pavilion resident said, “I did a lot of things this year that I’m very proud of, … Read more

H.S. HOCKEY: United rolls past Canandaigua; Tough matchup with Webster Thomas on Saturday | Sports

H.S. HOCKEY: United rolls past Canandaigua; Tough matchup with Webster Thomas on Saturday | Sports

CANANDAIGUA — After beginning the season red-hot, Batavia/Notre Dame had endured a recent rough patch, winning just one of its past four games leading into Friday night’s matchup with host Canandaigua. Despite a dismal first-period effort that resulted in the Braves seizing a 1-0 advantage, B/ND managed to outwork its opponent over the final two periods of action, scoring five unanswered goals to walk away with a 5-1 victory, improving its record to 11-4 on the year. “We started flat. No other way to put it,” said United head coach Marc Staley. “We didn’t possess the puck well and we … Read more

Town gives thanks for Project of Year Award | Top Story

Town gives thanks for Project of Year Award | Top Story

ROCHESTER — Town of Batavia representatives were in the audience at the American Public Works Association Genesee Valley Branch awards luncheon to see the town honored for the Park Road project, completed in the fall of 2022. For the project, the town received Project of the Year Transportation Award at Thursday’s banquet. “On behalf of the town of Batavia we would like to thank the Genesee Chapter of the American Public Works Association for this award,” town Supervisor Gregory Post said during the presentation. “This has been another great community project for us that has been in the making for … Read more

(WATCH) H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Oakfield-Alabama rolls past Notre Dame, Attica blasts Elba, Pembroke wins again | Sports

(WATCH) H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Oakfield-Alabama rolls past Notre Dame, Attica blasts Elba, Pembroke wins again | Sports

BATAVIA — The first time that Oakfield-Alabama and Notre Dame met this season was in the championship game of the annual Lyons Club Tournament at GCC. That night, O-A led throughout before the Fighting Irish staged a monster fourth quarter to come away with the huge victory. Thursday night the two teams met again, this time at the gym at Notre Dame, and again the Hornets got off to a fast start, but this time the Fighting Irish couldn’t recover. O-A had four players reach double figures, while it opened up a 23-7 lead after the first quarter and a … Read more

CBD Month: Empire Hemp Co. teaches the ABCs of CBD | Lifestyles

CBD Month: Empire Hemp Co. teaches the ABCs of CBD | Lifestyles

January is National CBD month. The month is intended to celebrate and raise awareness of CBD or Cannabidiol, the non-addictive chemical in the Cannabis sativa plant, which is also known as cannabis or hemp. The plant does not have psychoactive effects, meaning it does not cause the “high” associated with THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). “CBD comes in many forms, but not all CBD is created equally,” said Shelly Wolanske, COO of Empire Hemp Co., whose company’s products are all handcrafted in Batavia, Wolanske said her company’s products use full-spectrum, pesticide-free, New York-grown hemp. Empire Hemp Co. specializes in the production and sale … Read more

Driver reportedly flees scene of accident on Lewiston Road

Driver reportedly flees scene of accident on Lewiston Road

January 28, 2023 – 10:24am A driver has reportedly fled the scene after his car struck a pole in the area of 8113 Lewiston Road, Batavia. The pole is down and wires are down. Town of Batavia Fire dispatched. UPDATE 10:26 a.m.: Oakfield Fire requested for traffic control at Galloway Road.   Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Sheriff’s Office honors responders to blizzard | Top Story

Sheriff’s Office honors responders to blizzard | Top Story

BATAVIA — The people the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office honored during Friday’s annual awards for their response to the blizzard on Christmas weekend (Dec. 23-25) included Sheriff’s Office administrators and deputies, 911 Dispatch Center staff and snowmobile club members, additional county staff and snowmobile club members. The blizzard inflicted sub-zero wind chill temperatures and blinding lake-effect snow that left numerous highways and roads impassable, the Sheriff’s Office noted. Multiple motorists were stranded in their vehicles for several hours and were not easily accessible by emergency first responders. “Without hesitation for their own safety, these employees worked considerable additional hours to … Read more

Batavia drug bust earns deputy a commendation at annual awards ceremony | Top Story

Batavia drug bust earns deputy a commendation at annual awards ceremony | Top Story

BATAVIA — There were many honors earned Friday morning when the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office presented its 2022 Department Awards. Among them was a Commendation Award one deputy earned for keeping a high quantity of narcotics off the streets. On May 7, at about 3 a.m., Deputy Jeremiah W. Gechell saw a vehicle driving erratically in the city of Batavia. Gechell initiated a traffic stop and found the driver was acting suspiciously and providing inconsistent information. “Deputy Gechell’s instincts prompted him to investigate further by individually interviewing all three occupants in the vehicle. Deputy Gechell found there to be several … Read more

Geneva wins DuKane meet, claims first conference title since 2017

Geneva wins DuKane meet, claims first conference title since 2017

Junior veterans Brooke Lussnig and Graci Weems helped the Geneva girls gymnastics team take a big step this season with their fingers. They finally convinced all-arounder Sadie Karlson to join the team as a senior. “We all used to go to the same club (St. Charles Gymnastics Academy). I told them every single year, ‘Guys I think I’m going to try out this year,’ and I waited until senior year just because it didn’t work out before,” Karlson said. “They would text me, ‘It’s so much more fun. It’s more of a team atmosphere. It’s so much more easy going.’ … Read more