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August 14, 2019 - 2:39pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photo, batavia, news.

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Billy Truitt, who cuts a few lawns on the side, said he's been doing it this way for years -- dragging his lawnmower along local streets -- in the case Ellicott Avenue -- going from one lawn-cutting job to another.

May 4, 2019 - 11:01pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photo, news.

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This evening's sunset as seen from Bank Street Road looking over the Genesee County Airport.

August 22, 2013 - 6:13pm
posted by Timothy Walton in Barack Obama, genesee county, photo.

Earlier today, the motorcade of President Barack Obama passed through Genesee County. These photos, submitted by Jordan Difilippo, show the motorcade passing through Genesee County on the Thruway. The photos were taken from Keiffer Road in Pembroke.

A helicopter was first to pass by, followed by New York State Troopers, Genesee County Sheriffs, several law enforcement motorcycles, then more State Troopers, Secret Service SUVs, the President's bus, more Secret Service SUVs, two other buses, more State Troopers, more motorcycles and then more State Troopers in the back. 

August 22, 2013 - 4:23pm
posted by Timothy Walton in Barack Obama, genesee county, photo.

Earlier today, the motorcade of President Barack Obama passed through Genesee County. These photos, submitted by Jordan Difilippo, show the motorcade on the I-90 headed towards Buffalo. The photos were taken from Keiffer Rd in Pembroke. The exact route was not made clear, but it's rumored he took the I-490 to the I-90.

A helicopter was first to pass by, followed by New York State Troopers, Genesee County Sheriffs, several law enforcement motorcycles, then more State Troopers, Secret Service SUVs, the President's bus, Secret Service SUVs two other buses, more State Troopers, more motorcycles and then more State Troopers in the back. 

July 27, 2013 - 6:16pm
posted by Timothy Walton in batavia, business, photo, Ken Mistler, City Slickers.

MTV reality star Chris "CT" Tamburello (left) was at City Slickers Friday night making a guest appearance. He is pictured with City Slickers owner Ken Mistler. CT is known for his role on several MTV television shows including Real World: Paris, The Challenge, Road Rules, and the most current, Rivals, which is currently running on MTV. 

October 10, 2011 - 2:17pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo.

It's Columbus Day, and as the line of mail trucks parked behind the Post Office on Main Street shows, there is no mail delivery today.

August 5, 2011 - 12:43am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo.

Thursday afternoon I stopped at a produce stand on Francis Road to buy some sweet corn (I never get enough sweet corn in the summer) and found these baskets piled up in the corner of the shed.

July 5, 2011 - 1:10pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo, Centennial Park, nature, trees.

Near the end of our visit to Picnic in the Park, I noticed a tree in the northeast corner of the park with this fungus of some sort growing on it. Rather interesting shape and texture.

December 18, 2010 - 11:00pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in BARNS, photo, Bethany.

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Barn complex on Bethany Center Road, Bethany.

December 3, 2010 - 7:27pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo.

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Not much time for photos today, but while out on Wortendyke Road near sunset, I spotted this scene.

October 31, 2010 - 2:36am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo.

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Carter Wasilewski, 7, was trying to help his dad Saturday afternoon by doing some fall leaf raking at their Redfield Drive home. Sister Paige, 10, was ready to help if he put down the rake.

May 25, 2010 - 10:34am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, downtown, photo.

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City employee Brian Metz hangs a flower basket from one of the light standards in Downtown Batavia. 

April 24, 2010 - 8:32pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Arbor Day, genesee county, photo, Earth Day.

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City and county officials were heading up Earth Day/Arbor Day activities at three locations in Genesee Park. At Austin Park, the city hosted a park clean-up day. At Dewitt Recreation Area, volunteers and children were out to clean up the park, plant trees and post birdhouses, and at Genesee County Park, volunteers were on hand to clean up the trails.

After the jump are more pictures:

April 21, 2010 - 1:01pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, photo, Upton Monument.

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Tulips at the base of the Emory Upton Monument have come into bloom.

Chelsea's new Hibiscus

While I couldn't get Chelsea a new flowering plant on Thursday last week, Friday we went and bought two of these.

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June 29, 2009 - 10:22pm
posted by Peter O'Brien in photo, Rochester Erin's Isle.

I'm number 14 with the goatee.  All pictures were taken by Chelsea.

 

This was a hard fought come from behind tie by Rochester.  Great job boys, next time with an impartial ref we can easily defeat them.

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