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July 1, 2015 - 3:00pm

Join us at Centennial Park this July 4 at 9:00am for the Independence Day 5K at 9:00am. To register, click here

June 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
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June 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Tompkins Bank of Castile – Checking account includes mobile banking now with mobile check deposit. We’re your local, mobile, remarkable community bank. Click here to start your free checking application.
 
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June 29, 2015 - 3:00pm

2015 Oatka Festival Regatta
TIme/Day/Date: 2 p.m., Saturday, July 18th
Place: Oatka Creek Bank, Wolcott Street, Le Roy
Cost: $10 per person
Please make checks payable to: Oatka Festival
Deadline to Register: July 8th

Mail to: Oatka Festival, Attn: Sam Vagg, PO Box 222, Le Roy, NY 14482
Please mail payment, the completed Team Registration Form, the 2015 Oatka Festival Regatta Application, Statement of Physical Condition, and Waiver & Release of Liability form for EACH MEMBER OF YOUR TEAM. All documents & rules are available for download at: www.oatkafestival.org/regatta. Please register your team together.
 
Prizes & Judging
Judging will be based on a points system based on several categories including:

  • Overall Boat Design
  • Costumes
  • Team Spirit
  • Originality

In order to be eligible for the overall winner, the boat must also complete the outlined course in the water. The overall winning team will be the recipient of the 2015 Oatka Regatta Cup.

There will also be several runner up prizes based on miscellaneous categories. All participants will receive a T-shirt & participant bag. 

Please contact Sam Vagg at svagg@bhcg.com with any questions.

June 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

Support local businesses and shop the Hometown Trail throughout Genesee County this summer! Participate in the Hometown Trail this summer by shopping at these Genesee County shops. Enter to win a $100 Gift Certificate. Get your card stamped at each shop you visit and leave your card at any shop by Aug. 31 to be entered in the grand prize drawing to be held on Sept. 12. Participants must have 8 or the 10 stamps to be entered for the grand prize drawing. The grand prize is a $100 gift certificate that can be used at one or more of the participating businesses of your choice choice through Oct. 31. Collect stamps from all the shops and you’ll be entered in the separate ultimate shopper drawing for a gift basket. Winners will be notified and featured on the Facebook page. In addition to these great prizes, there will also be giveaways on our Facebook page - The Hometown Trail!

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES:
Berried Treasures, 1415 Broadway Road, Darien Center. Hours: Mon. - Sun. 10-4
Mulberry Station, 1241 Main Road, Pembroke. Hours: Thurs. - Sun. 10-5
The Mill, 7061 Oak Orchard Road, Elba. Hours: Thurs. 12-5, Fri.10-5, Sat. 10-4
Torrey’s Farm Market, 7142 Oak Orchard Road, Elba. Hours: Fri. & Sat. 10-5
The Artisans @ North St., 301 North St., Batavia. Hours: M-W 10-5, Thurs. 10-7, Sat. 10-3
The Hobby Horse, 54-56 Main St., Le Roy. Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-3
Country Hill, 11119 W. Park St., Pavilion. Hours: Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-4
Kozy Kabin, 922 Genesee St., Corfu. Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 10-5
Country Cottage, 10448 Harper Road, Darien Center, Darien. Hours: 7 days a week - 11-6
Harrington’s Produce & Bakery, 5282 Clinton St., Batavia. Hours: Mon. - Sun. 10-6

For more information, call Kelly Dudley 585-746-1677 or Chris Ward 585-356-9895. Check us out on Facebook: The Hometown Trail.

June 24, 2015 - 4:00pm

St. Joseph Catholic School offers exceptional kindergarten-readiness programming for 3-year-old and 4-year-old children as well as wrap-around-care to accommodate families’ busy schedules. Here are some St. Joe's Pre-K facts: Pre-K Teachers: Mrs. Susan Neer is our 3-year-olds' Pre-School teacher; her classroom aide is Mrs. Joyce Gahr. Mrs. Elizabeth Hofmaster is our 4-year-olds' Pre-K teacher; her classroom aide is Mrs. Barbara Paserk.

Wrap-Around-Care (3 and 4-year-olds): Parents with children attending pre-school often struggle with the mid-day drop off and pick up schedules associated with most preschool programs. Our wrap-around-care program provides quality childcare for before and after the St. Joseph School Pre-K program. It is a safe and fun place for children to be when they are not in the classroom. Directed by Mrs. Jill Kratz with the assistance of her classroom aide Mrs. Stephanie King, this program is filled with daily activities such as arts and crafts, outdoor play, imaginative and sensory play, storytime, music activities and free-time play. Wrap-around-care is available all days that St. Joseph School is in session from 7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. The cost for this additional program is $5/hour.

School Calendar: Our school calendar typically conforms to the Batavia Public Schools. Please note these days in the St. Joseph School Calendar that you received or will be receiving shortly. Further, if the Batavia Public Schools are closed due to stormy weather, St. Joseph School will automatically be closed. Please listen to WBTA AM 1490 for these announcements. (Additional radio and television stations are listed in your School Calendar).

Transportation: Parents are responsible for arranging transportation to and from school. Some parents may choose to arrange car pools with one another. However, no child will be released from school to anyone other than a parent or person that is listed on the child's “Personal Information Sheet” unless the school receives notice, in advance, in writing. Of course, this firm policy is in the best interest of your child’s safety. Thank you for your support.

Clothing: Please dress your child in comfortable, play clothing. Many of the Pre-K crafts and activities are great fun but can be messy. Not only do the teachers regret stains on fine clothing but if not dressed in play clothing, many children will not fully participate for fear of disappointing themselves and others should their good clothing became stained. Also, please dress your child in sneakers. The children play outside or in the school gymnasium as much as possible and sneakers are the safest choice for these activities. Finally, please bring a change of clothes to leave at school in your child's cubby. Please put the clothes in a bag with their name clearly marked on it. This is just in case we have a spill or other accident.

Tuition: The tuition for our Pre‑K Program may be paid at the church office on a monthly or semester basis. Monthly payments are due on the first school day of every month. Please understand that tuition for the first semester needs to be paid in full by Dec. 1st. Tuition for the second semester needs to be paid in full by May 1st. You may also sign up for automatic withdraw through our FACTS tuition payment program. Thank you in advance for your understanding and courtesy. 

Questions? Please feel free to contact the school office with any questions. (585) 343-6154 or visit our Web site: www.sjsbatavia.org

June 23, 2015 - 3:00pm
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June 22, 2015 - 12:30pm


Venture Crew 556 CHICKEN BBQ on June 27th from 12pm - till sold out. Chicken, salt potatoes, baked beans & dinner rolls - $10!

 

 

June 22, 2015 - 8:00am
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, The Batavian Club, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

Members of The Batavian Club receive more than $300 in gift certificates. These are gift certificates that be used in the same local businesses we all patronize every day.

An annual membership is a mere $60. So think about it, use your first $60 in gift certificates and the rest of your membership package is like getting free money. Who doesn't like free stuff?

Sign up with an annual recurring payment instead of a one-time payment, and save another $10 off your membership fee. More free stuff!

You're helping to support The Batavian's mission to bring you the best local coverage and supporting local businesses at the same time. Everybody wins.

Here's what you get:

  • Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle, $3
  • Alex's Place, $5
  • Alli's Cones & Dogs, $3
  • Batavia Country Club, $5
  • Batavia Muckdogs, Two free GA tickets
  • Beds-N-Bones Pet Lodge, $5
  • Blue Pearl Yoga, $10
  • Center Street Smoke House,$5
  • City Slickers, $4
  • Dan's Tire & Auto, $5
  • The Detail Shop, $2
  • En Garde, $5
  • Floral Fantasies, $3
  • Great Kutz, $3 on haircuts
  • Hardcor Audio, $20
  • Jagged Edges Salon, $5
  • The Mane Attraction, $5
  • Main St. Pizza Company, $3
  • Max Pies Furniture, $100 on $500 or more retail value
  • Millennium Computer, $20 on $100 or more purchase
  • R&D Outlet Center, $5
  • R.W. Vapors, $5
  • Santino's Pizza , $5
  • Settler's Restaurant, $5
  • Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, $5
  • Sweet Pea's Cupcakery Cafe, $2
  • Valle Jewelers, $25 on $100 or more retail value
  • Vinyl Sticks
  • West Main Wine and Spirits, $3

There are three ways to join: Use Paypal (buttons below) call us with your credit card information, or mail us a check.

Call us at (585) 250-4118 during regular business hours.

Download this form and mail it to us with a check.

Single member non-recurring payment: $60
Single membership annual recurring automatic payment of $50
June 19, 2015 - 3:00pm

Open House this Sunday, June 21st from 1-3pm at 6524 Main Road in the Town of Stafford. Price: $149,900. Built in 1957 with 3 bedrooms, 2,584 square feet and 2.5 baths.
Le Roy schools & taxes - $5,885.

WOW! Only $58 per sq ft!! Gorgeous Colonial Williamsburg-inspired home has all the warmth and charm of a historic home but the convenience and comfort of today. A beautiful formal dining room with oak flooring and a built-in corner cupboard opens to the formal entry and on to the large,light-filled living room with a marble mantle surrounding the wood burning fireplace. More hardwood in the master bedroom and landing on the second floor. The brick elements in the main bath give the room a unique rustic vibe. Centrally located between Buffalo and Rochester with easy access to 490/Thruway.

NOTHNAGLE: Cenna Clements - Licensed Associate R.E. Broker. Cell: 585.223.9806
cclements@nothnagle.com. Click here for more information

June 17, 2015 - 3:00pm

Support your local farmers at your downtown farmacy in Downtown Batavia!

The Public Market is held on Bank Street & Alva Place Parking Lot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday from June 18th - Sept. 24th.

There you'll find fresh baked goods, vegetables, fruit, fresh cut flowers & herbs, dog treats, maple syrup, homemade sausage, jerky & smoked meats, handmade clothing, quilts, wooden toys & planters, pulled-pork sandwiches, hot dogs & BBQ sauces, and much more...

We'll have Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension, drawings every week for a free gift basket!
 

SPONSORS: Java Farm Supply, DelPlato & Casey Law Firm
Interested vendors should call 585-344-0900
Market brought to you by: Downtown Batavia Business Improvement District

June 15, 2015 - 8:00am

The baseball season is just days away. Yup, the Batavia Muckdogs are returning to Dwyer Stadium for all the fun and community and professional baseball that we all enjoy.

Join The Batavian Club and receive a voucher for two free tickets to a regular season game.

Members of The Batavian Club receive more than $300 in gift certificates. These are gift certificates that be used in the same local businesses we all patronize every day.

The Batavian Club is a great value for all of its members. An annual membership is a mere $60. So think about it, use your first $60 in gift certificates and the rest of your membership package is like getting free money. Who doesn't like free stuff?

Sign up with an annual recurring payment instead of a one-time payment, and save another $10 off your membership fee. More free stuff!

You're helping to support The Batavian's mission to bring you the best local coverage and supporting local businesses at the same time. Everybody wins.

Here's what you get:

  • Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle, $3
  • Alex's Place, $5
  • Alli's Cones & Dogs, $3
  • Batavia Country Club, $5
  • Batavia Muckdogs, Two free GA tickets
  • Beds-N-Bones Pet Lodge, $5
  • Blue Pearl Yoga, $10
  • Center Street Smoke House,$5
  • City Slickers, $4
  • Dan's Tire & Auto, $5
  • The Detail Shop, $2
  • En Garde, $5
  • Floral Fantasies, $3
  • Great Kutz, $3 on haircuts
  • Hardcor Audio, $20
  • Jagged Edges Salon, $5
  • The Mane Attraction, $5
  • Main St. Pizza Company, $3
  • Max Pies Furniture, $100 on $500 or more retail value
  • Millennium Computer, $20 on $100 or more purchase
  • R&D Outlet Center, $5
  • R.W. Vapors, $5
  • Santino's Pizza, $5
  • Settler's Restaurant, $5
  • Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, $5
  • Sweet Pea's Cupckaery Cafe, $2
  • Valle Jewelers, $25 on $100 or more retail value
  • Vinyl Sticks
  • West Main Wine and Spirits, $3

There are three ways to join: Use Paypal (buttons below) call us with your credit card information, or mail us a check.

Call us at (585) 250-4118 during regular business hours.

Download this form and mail it to us with a check.

Single member non-recurring payment: $60
Single membership annual recurring automatic payment of $50
June 12, 2015 - 3:00pm

Open House ~ 104 Summit Street, Batavia. 11am-1pm on Saturday June 13!
Now $102,000! These owners are willing to talk! Super-sized and ready to move in! This home is super spacious and well laid out. All rooms are large with closets and there is storage everywhere! Living room is large with cozy fireplace and leads to large dining room perfect for entertaining a lot of company! Attic is huge and fully finished with built-ins and large closets —would make awesome master bedroom or rec. room! Outside has nice size fenced back yard with patio area and large shed. There is A LOT of home here for the money and not much to do but move in and make it yours! Easy to see, call today!

June 10, 2015 - 2:30pm

Don't miss the 26th annual Bergen Park Festival on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13, 2015.

 

"Small Town USA" -- Friday June 12th -- 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fish Fry sponsored by the Masonic Temple with Chef Jim MacConnell and the Bergen Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. $10 Presale tickets available at the Village and Town offices. All proceeds to benefit our parks.

 

Saturday June 13th

  • 11a.m. -- 3rd Annual Doug Susat Memorial Car Cruise In. Enjoy the cars until 3 p.m.
  • Craft Vendors
  • Book Sale -- Byron Bergen Public Library
  • Food Vendors -- All day & evening
  • Bounce House
  • Pony Rides
  • Blinko
  • Sticky Wall -- NEW This Year!
  • Kids Games -- School of the Arts Craft Booth
  • Photo Booth by Julia McCormick Photography
  • Petting Zoo
  • Bossy Bingo is back! Sponsored by the Bergen Grange.

Noon -- Parade down Lake Avenue (Please contact Michele Smith, parade chair, to participate. Call 494-1211, ext. 21). Parade Marshal -- former Town Clerk Myrna List.

 

Following parade -- Kelly Heroes! This program is made possible with Reach Grant funds, a Decentrailization Regnant program of the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council.

 

Schedule of Events:

  • 12:30 - 3 p.m. -- Mr. Scribbles (In the Library Booth)
  • 12:30 p.m. -- Renaissance & Medieval Demonstration
  • 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Pony rides & petting zoo
  • 1 - 3 p.m.  -- Disc Golf -- NEW this year, come and try it out!
  • 2 p.m. -- Bergen Idol Contest -- sponsored by Triple-O Mechanical
  • DJ -- Chris Scibani
  • 4 p.m. -- Chicken BBQ! $10 -- serving 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Sands Family & Friends. (All proceeds to benefit our parks)
  • 6 - 10 p.m. -- BAND -- Blue Jimmy. Fun entertainment for the whole family. Sponsored by Bonduelle USA, Inc. 
  • 10 p.m. -- Fireworks
  • Hartford Barn -- Open to the public 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., behind the library.

This day is sponsored by the Bergen Business & Civic Association. The Bergen Park Festival continues as an event to bring our community together with any profits going back to the Village & Town Parks. 

 

Please do your animals and other guests a favor, and leave your pets home. Thank you. Schedule subject to change.
 

Sponsors include: Greg'ry's Bakery. Bergen Sales, Inc., 35 S. Lake St., www.bergensales.com, 494-2250. Radiant Hair Designs, LLC, 12 Lake St., Bergen, Open Tues-Sat., Walk-ins welcome. Johanna Lopez Nail & Waxing Services 494-2000 or 200-1386. Ralph & Rosie's.

June 9, 2015 - 3:37pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, The Batavian Club, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

Members of The Batavian Club receive more than $300 in gift certificates. These are gift certificates that be used in the same local businesses we all patronize every day.

An annual membership is a mere $60. So think about it, use your first $60 in gift certificates and the rest of your membership package is like getting free money. Who doesn't like free stuff?

Sign up with an annual recurring payment instead of a one-time payment, and save another $10 off your membership fee. More free stuff!

You're helping to support The Batavian's mission to bring you the best local coverage and supporting local businesses at the same time. Everybody wins.

Here's what you get:

  • Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle, $3
  • Alex's Place, $5
  • Alli's Cones & Dogs, $3
  • Batavia Country Club, $5
  • Batavia Muckdogs, Two free GA tickets
  • Beds-N-Bones Pet Lodge, $5
  • Blue Pearl Yoga, $10
  • Center Street Smoke House,$5
  • City Slickers, $4
  • Dan's Tire, $5
  • The Detail Shop, $2
  • En Garde, $5
  • Floral Fantasies, $3
  • Great Kutz, $3 on haircuts
  • Hardcor Audio, $20
  • Jagged Edges Salon, $5
  • The Mane Attraction, $5
  • Main St. Pizza Company, $3
  • Max Pies Furniture, $100 on $500 or more retail value
  • Millennium Computer, $20 on $100 or more purchase
  • R&D Outlet Center, $5
  • R.W. Vapors, $5
  • Santino's Pizza, $5
  • Settler's Restaurant, $5
  • Smokin' Eagle BBQ & Brew, $5
  • Sweet Pea's Cupcakery Cafe, $2
  • Valle Jewelers, $25 on $100 or more retail value
  • Vinyl Sticks
  • West Main Wine and Spirits, $3

There are three ways to join: Use Paypal (buttons below), call us with your credit card information, or mail us a check.

Call us at (585) 250-4118 during regular business hours.

Download this form and mail it to us with a check.

Single member non-recurring payment: $60
Single membership annual recurring automatic payment of $50

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