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September 22, 2019 - 11:35am
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, pembroke.


Mary Thompson took this picture this morning of the sunrise over the travel plaza in Pembroke.

August 9, 2019 - 1:11pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, photos, Shake on the Lake, arts, entertainment, theater.


Shake on the Lake, a Shakespearean troupe from Perry, is wrapping up its eighth season of touring Western New York with free and low-cost performances of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It."

Typically, the performances are at outdoor venues and Thursday the company was planning to perform in Centennial Park. But yesterday's rain drove them indoors, to the Steiner Theater at Genesee Community College.

The show opened with a series of song performances to warm up the audience.

Yesterday's performance was free thanks to a donation from Tompkins Bank of Castile.










July 26, 2019 - 7:28pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in news, byron, photos.


Spotted in Byron.

June 22, 2019 - 9:29am
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, batavia.


Here's a couple of sunset photos from yesterday taken at Oak and Main looking down West Main Street, Batavia.


May 28, 2019 - 11:31am
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, Alabama, news.


This is a photo of a field of flowers off Route 77 in Alabama that I took a few days ago.

May 1, 2019 - 5:29pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, byron.


January 31, 2019 - 6:27pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, batavia, Alabama, Oakfield, pembroke, Darien, news.


Here are some photos from this afternoon taken along the Route 77 corridor of the western part of Genesee County, and on Route 5 and in Alabama and Oakfield.

Above, Darien Lakes State Park.


A home on Sumner Road, Darien. 


East Pembroke


On Route 77, south of Gabby Road.


On Route 77, south of Gabby Road.


Judge Road, Alabama.


Bliss Road, Oakfield.


Lewiston Road, Oakfield.


Tonawanda Creek, behind the County Courthouse in Batavia.

November 3, 2018 - 3:38pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Little Canada Road, Bethany, news, photos.


A scene on Little Canada Road, East Bethany, early this afternoon.

October 8, 2018 - 8:39pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, animals, Pully's Farm Market, Le Roy, news.


Three goats at Pully's Farm Market in Le Roy this afternoon stick their heads through the fence of their pasture to chew on grass on the other side, which is apparently greener and tastier.

Below, a tractor on a little bump of a hill next to the parking lot at Pully's.


September 4, 2018 - 7:16pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, byron.


We're fortunate to live in a beautiful part of the state and we've enjoyed some sunshine recently (though, a bit too humid). Yesterday, I took a little drive after the Oakfield parade and came back with these shots.

Above, a barn off of Route 262, Byron.


From Bank Street Road, Byron.


From Cockram Road, Byron.

August 26, 2018 - 1:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, batavia.


Last night's sunset looking down East Main Street, Batavia.

August 23, 2018 - 7:28pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, Oakfield, news, horses, animals.


Driving through Oakfield this afternoon, I spotted this horse atop a hill and the Plymouth parked by a barn on Lockport Road.



August 12, 2018 - 8:24am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, Stafford, photos, news.


It was a beautiful morning in Genesee County on my drive back from the fire in Le Roy.

The field and mist above is off of Circular Hill Road near the fire scene, and below a horse on a property off of Transit Road in Stafford, next door to where I stopped for a barn sale.


July 23, 2018 - 3:27pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, batavia, news, agriculture.


A hay bale in a farm field off of Bank Street Road, Batavia, this afternoon.

January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, batavia, weather.

I drove around a bit this afternoon with the explicit goal to take some landscape pictures of Genesee County in black and white. It turned out there really wasn't enough snow on the ground to get the look I was after, but I like this shot from East Road in Batavia.

June 15, 2017 - 10:34am
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, batavia, news.


Today is stormy, but yesterday was a beautiful day and it came with a pretty gorgeous sunset. I stopped on South Main Street Road next to the Tonawanda Creek for this picture.

February 24, 2017 - 11:27pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, Le Roy, news.


Returning from an appointment in Le Roy today, I stopped to snap a few scenic shots on a beautiful afternoon.

Top, along Hebbard Road.


Along North Road.

And the two shots below, along Route 19.



September 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, news, Stafford, trees.


Driving back from Bergen this morning, I saw a beautiful clear blue sky and one of my favorite trees on Route 33, Stafford.

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