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July 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

Register today for our 4th annual Glow Corporate Cup!

At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, Merrill Lynch in Batavia will sponsor the fourth annual GLOW Corporate Cup. Each year local businesses form teams to compete in a 5K race wherein the company with the lowest combined time takes home the GLOW cup.

Following the race is the region’s largest office party. Businesses are encouraged to set up tents in Centennial Park, bring refreshments and prepare to have a great time as they mingle with other local companies. Live music is provided as runners and supporters enjoy the post-race “AfterGLOW.” 

Last year, the race included 700 runners and more than 1,000 people participated in the post-race celebration. In the first two years more than $30,000 was raised for the GLOW YMCA and this year event is expected to exceed last year's total in participants and funds raised.

“Our purpose is to bring the businesses of the GLOW region together for a common cause,” said Joshua Dent, one of the race organizers. “The after-party was intended to celebrate the outstanding companies we have in the region that are giving back to their community.” 

The GLOW YMCA serves the communities of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming counties.

“This year we would like to see even more participants from beyond Genesee County,” Dent said.

Registration is $25 per person and individuals must be 18 or older to participate. The route has been certified as a USA Track and Field Course.

All funds raised go toward programs for the GLOW YMCA. Register today! Click here for more information. Questions concerning the event may be sent to: [email protected]

July 28, 2016 - 3:00pm

Home for Sale - 8 Union Street, Batavia! Don't miss our open house this Sunday from 1pm-4pm! 

Colonial Style 3 bedroom, 1 bath with 1,300 square feet! This home features a new driveway, electric panel/breakers, front porch. New patio doors leading to a new backyard deck. New energy efficient windows & light fixtures. New kitchen cabinetry, counter tops, flooring, along with microwave and dishwasher. Newly remodeled bathroom and finally new laminate flooring and carpeting throughout. This house has been completely repainted inside and out with updated landscaping. Easy maintenance, charming and move-in ready! $104,900

Offered by owners: Call 585-344-1286

July 27, 2016 - 11:41am

Register today for the 12th annual Genesee ARC Friends & Family 5K on Septemeber 17, 2016! This event is a memorial to Mary Anne Graney - parent, educator, advocate and friend of the ARC. Her dedication to the people with development disabilities and their families have enriched countless lives. The Graney family is pleased that funds raised in this event will help benefit education through the May Anne Graney Memorial Scholarship. For more information, visit us online at For questions, please contact Sandy Konfederath at 585-343-4203 Ext. 223 or by email: [email protected]

July 26, 2016 - 3:00pm

A lot of house for the money and priced below assessment. These owners are serious and priced it to sell! Must see inside to appreciate. Updated roof, siding and windows. Extra family room, gas stove in living room. Galley style kitchen. Laminate floors plus some with carpeting. Nice back yard, recently landscaped front yard with new porch-just a great Village home! Call Lynn Bezon at Reliant Real Estate today at 585-344-4663 or click here to view the full listing.

July 25, 2016 - 6:00pm

The Annual Crossroads House Garage Sale will take place July 28th, 29th and 30th. This year’s sale will be the biggest yet and includes something for everyone. We having everything from housewares to collectibles, furniture to kitchenware, tools to toys. You’ll find recliners, desks, dressers, dining sets, rockers, couches, end tables, antique furniture, area rugs, glassware, books, lamps, tableware, small appliances, washers, dryers and more. New items will be out each day of the sale.

New this year is our Preview Day for early bird and hardcore garage sale hunters on Wednesday the 27th from 12:30 – 3:30. On Preview Day, there will be a $10 preview fee and prices will be marked and firm. Regular Sale hours are Thursday and Friday 9‐4 and Saturday 9‐noon. Hot dogs and drinks will be available for purchase courtesy of The First Baptist Church on Thursday and Friday.

Our featured item is the pictured 1987 Yamaha Virago 535 with less than 14,000 original miles! The motorcycle will not be sold before the sale and will be available to inspect during the sale. For more information on the motorcycle visit:‐virago‐535/ 

July 24, 2016 - 11:00am

Those ugly stains and discoloration on your roof are more than just an eyesore. They are actually a form of airborne algae called gloeocapsa magma, and it is actually eating your roof. This algae usually grows on the north facing roof, or under trees, it is alive and feeding off the limestone in your shingles. You may think it's caused by road dirt, bird droppings or your neighbor’s tree. It’s not, but it is ruining your roof. 

We are in our seventh year of using our low-pressure process to gently melt away this ugly algae, moss and mold. We use the process recommended by the shingle manufacturers association. We apply the cleaning solution with low pressure, equal to a garden hose from a ladder or bucket truck. This can be done in a morning with no disruption to your day. The results are immediate and stunning and your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Please visit us online at for more information or like us on Facebook. Eric Von Kramer and his wife, Donn, have been in business in the area for more than 40 years. Call 585-762-9075 or 716-474-0938 for more information and a no obligation price. References gladly given. There is a good chance we have worked for someone you know.

July 18, 2016 - 3:30pm

Super location for this solid and well maintained 4 bedroom, 2 full bath home! This is a home you must come into to see everything it has to offer - excellent layout and a space for everything, there is over 33ft. of closet space-storage galore! Also, an extra large garage! Many updates including tear off roof, windows and entry door. The home features a white Georgia marble fireplace with gas insert for cozy nights! Outside has awesome 12x16 deck overlooking peaceful park like backyard for fun summer nights! Great neighborhood and neighbors and awesome location makes this one a must visit! Call Lynn Bezon today at Reliant Real Estate 585-344-4663 to see this beauty or click here to view this listing.

July 16, 2016 - 7:00am

SATURDAY, JULY 16TH • Today's Events• Farm Bureau Day & Bring Your Tractor to the Fair Day

  • All Day Matt Episcopo (Roving the Fairgrounds)
  • 8:30am - NIOGA Colored Breed Show (Show Ring)
  • 9am - NIOGA Holstein/Open Class Dairy Show (Show Ring)
  • 9am - Open Class Goat Show (4H Goat Barn)
  • 9am - ECYSS - Youth Breed Show (Old Draft Horse Barn)
  • 10am - 4H Horse Gymkhana & Games Classes (Horse Ring)
  • 10am - FARM STOCK TRACTOR - Bring your tractor!! Enhanced Tractor & Garden Pullers (GRANDSTAND)
  • 11am - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Open 
  • 1-8pm - Mr. Scribbles (Entertainment Tent)
  • 1-11pm - MIDWAY OPENS (Amusement Area)
  • 1-5pm - Jony James - Band (Entertainment Tent)
  • 2-4pm - 4H Vegetable Contest (Kennedy Building)
  • 3:30pm - Small Fry Tractor Pull (Exhibition Building)
  • 4pm - 4H Master Showman Contest (Show Ring)
  • 6pm - Empire State Pullers Tractor Pulls (GRANDSTAND)
  • 6:30pm - 4H Scavenger Hunt (Kennedy Building)
  • 8pm-12am - Branded - Band (Entertainment Tent)
  • 8pm - 4H Dairy Cattle Released
  • 8:30pm - 4H Horses Released
  • 9pm - 4H Poultry & Rabbits Released 
  • 9pm - 4H Non-Market Animals - Beef, Goat, Sheep, & Swine released
  • 10pm - 4H Non-Animal Exhibits Released

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time.*

July 15, 2016 - 7:00am

FRIDAY, JULY 15TH • Today's Events • Community Day & Thrill Night. Kids ride special - $5 wrist bands 1-4pm.

  • All Day Matt Episcopo (Roving the Fairgrounds)
  • 9am - ECYSS - Showmanship Clinic (Old Draft Horse Barn)
  • 10am - 4H Horse Show Western Classes  (Horse Ring)
  • 11am - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Open
  • 11am - 4H Beef Show (Show Ring)
  • 12pm - 4H Livestock Skillathon (TBA)
  • 12pm - ECYSS - Fitting Clinic (Old Draft Barn)
  • 1pm  - Open Class Beef Show ( Show Ring)
  • 1pm - 4H Sheep 7 Goat Obstacle Course Contest (TBA)
  • 1-8pm - Mr. Scribbles (Entertainment Ring)
  • 1-11pm - Midway Opens (Amusement Arena)
  • 3pm - 4H Sheep Trimming & Blocking Contest (4H Sheep Barn)
  • 4pm - ECYSS - Showmanship (Old Draft Horse Barn)
  • 5:30pm - 4H Tractor Driving Contest - Via Pre-Registration (Kennedy Building)
  • 6pm - NIOGA Jr. Showmanship (Show Ring)
  • 7:30pm - ECYSS - Judging Clinic (Old Draft Horse Barn)
  • 7:30-11:30pm - Under the Gun - Band (Entertainment Tent)
  • 10pm - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Close

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time.

July 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

Here's your chance to own one of the more unique homes with some interesting history on Batavia's Main Street! Talk about solid, this home isn't going anywhere. This home is stone sided with slate roofing and marble window sills, and that is just some of the interesting traits to this 2/3 bedroom home. The rooms are all very large with living room having unique rounded bump out and pretty fireplace to extra large and wide upstairs with 2 big bedrooms. The one large upper bedroom with rounded bumped out area with windows that give a great aerial view of Main St. This is a pretty cool home!! Call Lynn Bezon at Reliant Real Estate today or click here to view the listing!

July 14, 2016 - 7:00am

Thursday, July 14th • Today's Events • Veterans Day at the Fair

  • All Day Matt Episcopo (Roving the Fairgrounds)
  • 8:30am - Horse Show Ring Closed for Set Up
  • 9am - 4H Dairy Show (Show Ring)
  • 9am - Regional Tunis/Open Sheep Show (Old Draft Horse Barn)
  • 9am - 4H Horses in Place 
  • 10am - 4H Horse Show. English Classes (Horse Ring)
  • 11am - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Open
  • 2pm - 4H Goat & Sheep Bowl (Merton Building)
  • 2-8pm - Mr. Scribbles (Entertainment Tent)
  • 5-10pm - Midway Opens (Amusement Area)
  • 5:30-7pm - 4H Market Animal Auction Buyers Dinner (Kennedy Bldg)
  • 6:30pm - Genesee Speedway SPECIAL STOCK CAR RACES (Grandstand)
  • 7pm - Genesee’s Got Talent Showcase (Entertainment Tent)
  • Following Talent Show - Karaoke (Entertainment Tent)
  • 7pm - 4H Market Animal Auction (Show Ring)
  • 10pm - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Close.

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time.

July 13, 2016 - 7:00am

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13TH Today's Events • Children’s Day - 4H Family Night. “Kids Ride Special $5 Wrist Bands 12-3pm

  • All Day Matt Episcopo (Roving the Fairgrounds)
  • 9am - 4H Goat Show (Show Ring)
  • 10am - 4H Poultry Show (Merton Building)
  • 11am - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Open
  • 12pm-3pm - Midway Opens for Special Kid’s Day $5 Ride Wrist Bands (Amusement Area)
  • 12pm - Children’s Activities (Exhibition Building)
  • 1:30pm - 4H Breeding Sheep Show (Show Ring)
  • 2-4pm -  Balloon Animal Demonstration (Exhibition Building)
  • 2-8pm - Mr. Scribbles (Entertainment Tent)
  • 3pm - Small Fry Tractor Pull (Exhibition Building)
  • 4:30pm - 4H Goat & Sheep Costume Contest (Show Ring
  • 5pm - Car Show (W. of Ent. Tent)
  • 5-10pm - Midway Re-opens (Amusement Area)
  • 6pm - 4H Open Swine Breeds & Showmanship (Show Ring)
  • 6pm - North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series & Draft Farm Class (Horse Arena)
  • 6:30pm - 4H Rabbit Show (Merton Building)
  • 7pm - Fair Queen Crowning (Entertainment Tent Stage)
  • 10pm - Exhibit Halls & Buildings Close.

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time.

July 12, 2016 - 5:00pm

Exciting news! Fenton's Produce U-Pick Blueberries is open this week! That's a whole lot of deliciousness in the palm of your hand.

Our U-Pick field will open up this Wednesday, July 13th at 8 a.m. Our location is 998 Main Road, Corfu -- which is not far from the intersection of Route 77 -- Main Road is Route 5.

Here is the blueberry hotline: 585-345-1591. The messageis updated daily letting you know the hours and the picking conditions.
It is not going to be a very long season so DON'T WAIT -- the earlier you pick the better the picking is! Like us on Facebook and stay up-to-date with Fenton's!

July 12, 2016 - 7:00am

TUESDAY, JULY 12TH • TODAY'S EVENTS • Emergency Responder Night

  • All Day -- Matt Episcopo (Roving the Fairgrounds)
  • 9 a.m. -- 4H Market Swine Show (Show Ring)
  • 10 a.m. -- Open Class Rabbit Show (Merton Building)
  • 10 a.m. -- Open Draft Horse Show (Horse Arena)
  • 11 a.m. -- Exhibit Halls & Buildings Open
  • 12 p.m. -- 4H Market Goat Show (Show Ring)
  • 2:30 p.m. -- 4H Market Lamb Show (Show Ring)
  • 12-7 p.m. -- Mr. Scribbles (Entertainment Ring)
  • 4 p.m. -- 4H Market Beef Show (Show Ring)
  • 5-10 p.m. -- Midway Opens (Amusement Area)
  • 5:30 p.m. -- Parade Line-up - Genesee Speedway Pits (Fairgrounds)
  • 6:30 p.m. -- Genesee Co. Fair Grand Parade through the Fairgrounds
  • Immediately Following Parade -- Fair Queen Part 1 (Entertainment Tent)
  • Immediately Following Parade -- Cowgirl Couture Barrel Racing Blast to Kick Off Fair (Horse Arena)
  • Immediately Following Parade -- Fair Queen Part 1 -- Karaoke (Entertainment Tent)
  • 10 p.m. -- Exhibit Halls & Buildings Close.

This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time.

July 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
posted by Lisa Ace in Sponsored Post, advertisement, YMCA, help wanted, batavia, ny.

YMCA Help Wanted – The Genesee County YMCA is currently seeking dedicated part­-time employees in the following areas: 

Experienced Gymnastics Instructors: “Gymnastics Instructors” to teach progressive lessons for children ages 4 and up. Minimum age of 16, competitive pay and a free YMCA membership included. We are also seeking a “Gym Supervisor” to coordinate lessons, supervise instructors and oversee the gym. Minimum age of 18, competitive pay and a free YMCA membership included. For more information, contact Cady Hume, Gymnastics Coordinator. 

Welcome Center Staff (MSR): Essential Duties: Build relationships with members and guests, receipt transactions, answer phones, handle questions with excellent customer service. Part­-time, evenings and weekends necessary. Minimum age of 18, competitive pay and a free YMCA membership included. For more information, contact Josh Bender, Director of Membership and Wellness. 

Lifeguards: Essential Duties: Supervise swimmers, ensure safety, and monitor pool areas. Requires American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard certification. Minimum age of 18, competitive pay and a free YMCA membership included. For more information, contact Megan Boring, Aquatics Coordinator. 

To apply, complete an application from the Y’s website at and turn it into the YMCA. For more information contact 585­-344­-1664. 


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