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May 23, 2019 - 5:53pm
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June 1, 2019 - 7:30am to 11:00am

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is hosting the 28th annual Youth Fishing Derby from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1.

The derby is held during National Fishing and Boating Week at Ringneck Marsh on Iroquois NWR. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Rods and reels will be available for children to borrow if needed and worms will be provided as bait.

May 22, 2019 - 6:38pm
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May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

The New York State Department of Transportation announced today it will host a public hearing next week for the proposed intersection improvements at Route 77 and Ledge Road in the Town of Alabama, which include the installation of a modern roundabout and other safety enhancements.

The hearing is set to take place at the Alabama Fire Hall, located at 2230 Judge Road in Oakfield, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29.

May 18, 2019 - 2:40pm
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May 27, 2019 - 9:45am

This is an invitation to all members of the community to participate in this year’s Batavia Memorial Day parade on Memorial Day Monday May 27th.

The City of Batavia is sponsoring the parade and we are looking forward to another great turnout.

The parade will kick off at 9:45 a.m from the Eastown Plaza on East Main Street and end at the Alva Place parking lot downtown. People can then attend the Veterans Memorial Service at the Memorial site across the street at the Jerome Center.

May 15, 2019 - 5:48pm
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May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
The Stafford Historical Society will be meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22nd, at the Stafford Town Hall, located at 8903 Route 237.
 
Brad Mudrzynski, Genesee County District manager of Soil and Water, will speak on "The Geology of Prime Farmland in Genesee County."
 
The public is invited and is encouraged to bring a friend or relative.
May 15, 2019 - 5:44pm
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May 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
At 2:30 p.m. this Sunday, May 19, the Stafford Historical Society will be entertaining an event called "The Stafford Hamlet Historical Architecture Walking Tour."
 
It will be led by Cynthia Howk, Architectural Research coordinator, WNY Landmark Society, Rochester.
 
We will meet at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 6188 Main Road, Stafford.
 
Come to discover the fabulous architecture in Downtown Stafford.
 
May 15, 2019 - 4:17pm
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May 27, 2019 - 8:00am

Notice of Memorial Day events in Le Roy from the Botts-Fiorito American Legion Post #576:

Memorial Day services on Monday, May 27, will be conducted at the two community cemeteries, starting at Machpelah on North Street at 8 a.m., followed by St. Francis, located on the south side of Exchange Street. The Post Chaplain will conduct the respective services, followed at each location with a volley by the Firing Squad in recognition of the deceased veterans.

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May 13, 2019 - 3:18pm
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May 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The biggest single threat to mental health is STRESS. A FREE stress-relieving activity, "Keep Calm and Bingo On," will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Independent Living of the Genesee Region's Batavia office.

Token prizes will go to those who indeed get to shout – calmly – BINGO!

ILGR in Batavia has moved into a news space; it's at 319 W. Main St. Batavia.

For more information, call Donna Becker at (585) 815-8501, ext. 411.

May 10, 2019 - 11:52am
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June 1, 2019 - 11:00am to June 2, 2019 - 3:00pm

Scrap for the Pack is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, at the shelter. It is a scrap metal collection event in the shelter parking lot, located 3841 W. Main Street Road in Batavia.

Bring your metal items that The Volunteers For Animals will recycle for cash at Ed Arnold EAS Scrap Processors of Corfu. These include: railings, doors, garbage cans, file cabinets, bicycle frames, gutters, pipes, poles, fencing, window frames, lawn furniture, tools, shelving, washing machines, dryers, stoves, wheel barrows, wagons, etc.

May 9, 2019 - 2:01pm
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May 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Genesee County will hold a Public Information Session regarding the Jail Construction Project at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at the Old County Courthouse Chambers, 7 Main St., Batavia.

The session will last until approximately 8 p.m. and the public is encouraged to drop by at any time to chat with County and SMRT representatives.

The purpose of the informational session is to allow for citizen questions and inquiries early on in the jail design process, and to provide County justification and rationale for the steps taken to date and planned into the future.

May 7, 2019 - 2:57pm
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May 7, 2019 - 6:30pm
Just a reminder the Genesee County Libertarian Party will have their monthly meeting at T.F. Brown's restaurant on East Main Street in Downtown Batavia on May 7 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Items to be discussed will be LPNY convention which was held this past weekend in Rochester. Mark Glogowski was elected new state chair.
 
May 7, 2019 - 2:35pm
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June 19, 2019 - 6:30pm

As part of its 2019 triennial review, the Genesee County Department of Planning will hold a series of public meetings to present and gather comments on the draft revisions to the Smart Growth Plan. There only one more meeting left, it as follows:

May 7, 2019 - 2:33pm
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June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

As part of its 2019 triennial review, the Genesee County Department of Planning will hold a series of public meetings to present and gather comments on the draft revisions to the Smart Growth Plan. There will be two more meetings as follows:

May 7, 2019 - 2:30pm
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June 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

As part of its 2019 triennial review, the Genesee County Department of Planning will hold a series of public meetings to present and gather comments on the draft revisions to the Smart Growth Plan. There will be three meetings as follows:

May 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
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June 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

A talk on the “Space Frontier at 50: From Apollo to 21st Century Private Space Travel" will be presented at Richmond Memorial Library on Thursday, June 6.

It begins at 7 p.m. and will take place in the Reading Room.

James Spiller, Ph.D., of the College at Brockport will sweep through 50+ years of human space travel coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings in July.

For more information, please call the Richmond Memorial Library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org

May 3, 2019 - 4:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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May 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

GO ART! will showcase three new exhibits starting Thursday, May 9. They will be on display through July 6.

They are:

May 2, 2019 - 2:45pm
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May 2, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

The Mancuso Business Development Group is happy to be celebrating the 60th anniversary of The Harvester Center with the inaugural Harvester Crawl, today from 5 to 6:30 p.m., May 2. It will feature a poker run!

Food and beverages provided.

The event will begin promptly at 5 o'clock, with entry to the event through Sarah’s Studio, 56 Harvester Ave.

Please RSVP to [email protected]

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May 2, 2019 - 2:28pm
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May 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Batavia Society of Artists 2019 Spring Art Show is at the Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia in the Gallery Room from May 7th to 29th.
 
FREE Opening Reception with refreshments is Thursday, May 9th, from 6:30-8 p.m. Public is welcome!
May 2, 2019 - 2:23pm
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May 7, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Calling all eighth- to 11th-graders in Genesee County and any other individuals interested in Youth Court! On May 7, Genesee County Youth Court will be celebrating Law Day from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Old Courthouse (7 Main St., Batavia) to show the community how our court operates.

Applications and brochures will be available along with program staff to answer questions for anyone who is interested in joining.

Youth Court is a voluntary alternative for young people who face disciplinary action through school or law enforcement.

May 1, 2019 - 2:21pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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May 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Along with thousands of programs across the United States, Genesee Community College will recognize National Law Day tonight with an Alumni and Friends Reception with keynote speaker Rochester investigative reporter Gary Craig.

There will also be an Honor Society Induction Ceremony into the Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) Chapter of two GCC students.

National Law Day, celebrated annually on May 1, is designed to shed light on how laws protect liberties and the process by which the legal system strives to achieve justice.

May 1, 2019 - 1:08pm
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May 25, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:30am

The Committee to Elect Judge Rogers invites the public to come meet with Batavia City Court Judge Durin Rogers for coffee and a conversation on May 25 at the Richmond Memorial Library from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

This is a great opportunity for the residents of Batavia to learn more about the job of Batavia City Court Judge, answer questions about the election process and get to know the candidate.

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