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November 19, 2015 - 12:00pm

November 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

Are you ENGAGED and Looking for your DREAM DRESS? You do not want to miss Stella's Steals n Deals on Black Friday! Due to a large response, tickets will be required, call Stella's Bridal Boutique at 585-768-7771 or e-mail us at to GET YOUR TICKET to STELLA'S BRIDAL SAMPLE SALE! Hurry, there are a limited number of tickets left!

November 5, 2015 - 3:00pm

Do you remember playing Scrabble, Blackjack, Go Fish!, The Missing Puzzle Piece, The Locked Glass Box, Wheel of Fortune and Bing? It’s that time of year again for the D & R Depot’s Fall Contest! This year we invite you to play our new exclusive scratch off game “Choo-Choo Chances” for a chance to win $100.00!

Here are the rules: When you dine at the Depot between Sunday, Nov. 1st and Sunday, Nov. 22nd you will receive one Choo-Choo Chance ticket for every $10 you spend! Just scratch your tickets to reveal your prizes! Unlike New York State, all of our tickets are at least $10 winners!

Remember, the more you order, the more people you bring, and the more visits you make means more winnings in your pocket! And of course, EVERYONE that plays the game WINS at least $10.00, so basically, you’re eating for free for the entire month of November! Now, don’t forget to save this contest in your phone. Start time:11/1/15, 7 a.m., end time 11/22/15, 9 p.m. You’d better set the alarm, too!

November 3, 2015 - 3:00pm

Serving as your County Legislator for the past four years has been a most exciting opportunity to meet and advocate for you and our community.  Thank You!  I am truly honored to work for economic improvement, enhanced public safety capacity and lower property tax structure.  Please support my candidacy with your vote on November 3, 2015. Rochelle M Stein • Genesee County Legislator • LeRoy, District #5

November 2, 2015 - 12:00pm

A locally woman‐owned and family operated company, BLP Design & Print/Batavia Legal Printing, Inc. is located in the Village of LeRoy. Opening their doors in 1998, they have expanded from appellate printing services to also offer design and print services for the public. 
BLP offers WIDE FORMAT copying, printing & scanning as well as a variety of other services (see list below). Stop in or call – our friendly staff will be happy to assist you with your printing needs. 
∙ Business Cards ∙ Postcards ∙ Trifold Brochures ∙ Tickets ∙ Invitations ∙ Programs ∙ Notepads ∙ Flyers ∙ Rack Cards ∙ Banners ∙ Window Clings ∙ Multi Part Documents ∙ Stamps ∙ Engraved Name Plates ∙ Window Clings ∙ Posters ∙ T‐Shirts ∙ Canvas Prints ∙ Copy Services and binding services ∙ plus much more!
Visit us today, BLP Design & Print


October 26, 2015 - 3:00pm

Town of Darien Justice Wade Schwab on November 3, 2015!

  • Justice should be “swift and appropriate."
  • Strongly supports local Law Enforcement.
  • Town residents should feel that the local justice system will work to serve and protect their peace and safety.
  • A lifetime of serving the public and working with people during their worst times and their best times.
  • Fair and tough on crime.
  • Keep “justice” in the justice system.
  • Strongly supports OUR constitutional rights.
  • A man of integrity.

It's easy to read and interpret the laws, the important part is listening to people and being fair and just!

  • NYTOA - New York Tactical Officers Assn.
  • NTOA - National Tactical Officers Assn.
  • NRA - National Rifle Assn.
  • G.C. Fish & Game Protective Assn.
  • Big Lakes Regional EMS Council
  • Genesee County EMS Council
  • 10 Years Fire Service
  • 25+ Years Volunteer EMS Service
  • Graduate of Alexander Central School
October 19, 2015 - 3:00pm

High Voltage Tattoo and Piercing will be hosting a benefit for the owner, Mark Fanara, on Oct. 23 thru 25. We'll be offering $30 tattoos and $15 piercings throughout this event. Tattoos will be limited to designated tattoo flash sheets designed by Jeremy Fridman, Andrew London and Kevin Lockwood. Lettering will also be available, up to 15 letters.

Mark is a single father of two young boys, a tattoo artist and a small business owner. He is now fighting a rare form of lymphoma called lymphatoid granulomatosis (LYG). He has been unable to work for the past few months and will not be able to return in the foreseeable future. He needs your help. All donations will be appreciated.

If you would like to donate, but you cannot make it in, you can mail a check to Benefit for Mark Fanara, High Voltage Tattoo, 110 W. Main St., Batavia, NY 14020. Make check payable to Mark Fanara, memo: Benefit. You can also donate at

October 10, 2015 - 3:00pm

Charting a Course to Prosperity! GCC’s The BEST Center and City of Batavia Offering Small Business Ownership Series.

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs. Here’s your chance to find out if you have what it takes to achieve small business success. The BEST Center at Genesee Community College is partnering with the City of Batavia and the Batavia Development Corporation (BDC) to offer a three-part “Owning Your Own Business” program designed to inspire creativity, fine­ tune skills, and chart a true course to prosperity. Those interested will be able to explore, experience, and connect with resources that can help turn a dream into a reality.

The program, “Get Underway: Small Business Ownership Series,” begins with a series of one hour workshops where participants will explore business opportunities, assessing their personal readiness to own and operate a new business. Each session will run from noon ­- 1 p.m. in the second floor community room at Batavia City Hall. The following four sessions are planned and participants are encouraged to attend each one: 
Part I - begins Sept. 16th

  • Wed., Sept. 16, Noon-1:00 pm -- Do I have what it takes to own a small business?
  • Wed., Sept. 23, Noon-1:00 pm -- Can I earn a living through my passion? Why didn’t I think of THAT business?
  • Wed., Sept. 30, Noon-1:00 pm -- How much money do I need to start a business?
  • Wed., Oct.   7,  Noon-1:00 pm -- The Sniff Test, assessing your business idea!

The sessions are $5 each for those who pre­-register online at, or $10 each at the door.

The second part of the program goes beyond the basics to help participants fully develop a business concept and transition into becoming a business manager. These five weekly Wednesday evening sessions are mandatory if participants want to access grant resources available through the City of Batavia Microenterprise Grant Program. The sessions run from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room T121 of the Conable Technology Building on GCC’s Batavia campus. They include: 
Part II - begins Oct. 14th

  • Wed., Oct. 14, 6:00-9:00 pm — Trials, tribulations & skills of a successful business leader
  • Wed., Oct. 21, 6:00-9:00 pm — Marketing strategies to increase sales
  • Wed., Oct. 28, 6:00-9:00 pm — Using financial information to guide my business
  • Wed., Nov.  4, 6:00-9:00 pm — Learning to “manage” a business
  • Wed., Nov. 11, 6:00-9:00 pm — Business plan presentation and networking 

The five­-week course costs $125 and students will receive a certificate upon successful completion. Registration for this course is also available online at

The Small Business Ownership series is funded in part by the New York State Office of Community Renewal Community Development Block Grant.

For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343­-0055, ext. 6616, or via e-mail: [email protected]

October 10, 2015 - 12:29pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Batavia's List, thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement.


I'm long overdue for taking care of this -- we promised to give away an iPad Mini to one lucky poster during the first month of our newest Web site, Batavia's List.

The winner is Mike McDonald. Mike increased his odds during the month-long contest by posting three home rental ads.

Since he already owns a tablet, he's donating his prize to John Kennedy School so it might go to a student who can't afford such a device.

We have a new contest: Post something to the marketplace on Batavia's List between now and Nov. 10 and win a $100 gift certificate to Larry's Steakhouse.  No purchase necessary. To post for free e-mail [email protected] for a coupon code for a free post.

We're also now running our community calendar through Batavia's List. Post your events on our calendar and they appear on both sites. You must register for Batavia's List to post calendar items. Once you do, and you're logged in, you will see a button for posting events on the Calendar Page.

If you're on Facebook, you can get updates of postings to Batavia's List by liking Batavia's List on Facebook

Finally, please be sure to sign up for our new daily e-mail newsletter




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