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FAQ and Help for The Batavian

By Howard B. Owens

The following links are designed to help you better understand how things work on The Batavian.


Karen Miconi

I created a tastful article about Alex G. You said I was welcome to so I did. Just wondering how to get it posted. I created a user name and have calmed myself down after reading all the snidly comments from some.
What a world.....

Feb 6, 2009, 9:01am Permalink

Hi Howard,
This is an sad link (also on US News) ED posted 4 months back the article "Right Time. Right Place. The Wagon Teamser!" unfortunately Mr. Skelding's trailer was hit by a semi and 2 of the 3 horses were killed and he is in serious condition. Since there was a small connection to Batavia I thought you may want to share - send a few thoughts and prayers his way.
Thanks! The the website!

Feb 12, 2009, 6:49pm Permalink
Michael Anderson

Where is all the local high school sports coverage? Baseball, softball etc....Why is there no coverage of this on the Batavian? No hilly, no coverage? That's what it looks like to me.

Apr 28, 2009, 11:40am Permalink
Howard B. Owens

Michael, in February, the was a change in my status with GateHouse Media, which meant a change for Hilly as well. Currently, I'm sole owner of The Batavian and revenue is not yet sufficient to rehire Hilly.

Apr 28, 2009, 12:16pm Permalink
Howard B. Owens

I think Dan operates a very good small town radio station (and I think there is no better kind of radio station these days to excel at running). I'm very impressed with his knowledge of all facets of his business. I couldn't do it nearly as well as he does.

Radio and the web are very different, so any comparison wouldn't really be fair.

May 21, 2009, 8:48am Permalink
Karen Miconi

Howard, I now have DTV!! It is working pretty good suprizingly. I have 2,4,49,51,Lifetime, Religious Music channel,old movies channel, weather,ect., but no 13, or 10, the Rochester channels I like. I'm sure Ill work it out. The picture is a hell of alot better than antenna, thats for sure. Leaving for the Adirondacks soon, have a great weekend!!

Jun 12, 2009, 12:32pm Permalink
Karen Miconi

Hey Pete, I have the white, flat square antenna, maybe I need to upgrade to an even better one. Ill have to check it out when I get back. I wonder how the tv will work in the Adirondacks, as we are bringing a tv and dtv box with us. Ill let you know, thanks

Jun 12, 2009, 12:44pm Permalink
Peter O'Brien

I'm using the old style rooftop antenna, I don't know if the new digital ones (what you have) are as directionally dependent as mine. Either way an amplifier will help.

Jun 12, 2009, 12:49pm Permalink
Gabor Deutsch

Lemme Know. I got five Tv's to throw away coz small town business says they are cheap chinese crap ! Also will garbage pick for computer parts ! Yeah i said it so what. Have wagon will travel.

Jun 12, 2009, 8:47pm Permalink
Karen Miconi

Howard whats going on, on the railroad tracks. Mike saw 4 State police, driving at a high speed, crossing Rt. 33 on 7 Springs Rd. They were heading twards Main St. When he crossed the railroad bridge on Main St, he saw flashing lights, a train, and cars.

Jul 2, 2009, 9:58am Permalink
Durran and Tracy Ranney

Hi Howard: we have posted items for sale on the Batavian. How do we remove an item after its sold or we no longer wish to post it? There are no clear instructions, that I can find. Thanks for your help.
The Ranneys

Apr 1, 2010, 3:24pm Permalink

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