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November 28, 2020 - 4:38pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Shop Local, news, batavia.


Ashley Mooney checks out some jewelry while at Valle Jewelers in Batavia during the annual post-Thanksgiving "Shop Local Saturday." Carrie Lawrence, foreground, and Stephen Valle are co-owners of Valle Jewelers. 

Santa's recommendation for Christmas 2020: Fulfill your gift list at locally owned businesses, the backbone of our community.


Don Brown, co-owner of Batavia Bootery in Batavia, shows off a sneaker to Ohlson, Gunner and Marrick.


Robin Czwojbak with John Roche, owner of Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle in Batavia.


Chris Crocker, owner of The YNGodess Shop, with customer Paul Boylan.

May 16, 2020 - 12:00pm

Thanks for all of the community support. The "We Are Batavia Tough" site is live. Click here to check it out and make a purchase to support your favorite shop or all three!

November 30, 2019 - 6:56pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Shop Local, Small business Saturday, downtown, batavia, news.


For Small Business Saturday, Iris Bodine, 8, went shopping with her aunt Margie Everett at Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle.

We didn't get a chance to visit local businesses until the afternoon, but several business owners said their shops were full in the morning and that it seems like more people seemed to be out shopping local on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving than previous years.

Dave Howe, Charles Men's Shop, said at least a half-dozen people mentioned the annual Shop Local promotion is what motivated them to visit local businesses today.  


Stephen Valle and Carrie Lawrence, Valle Jewelers. 


Chris Crocker and Leslie Moma, The Yngodess Shop.


Don Brown and Dave Howe, Charles Men's Shop.

December 30, 2018 - 10:00am

Thank you for shopping with us! Have a blessed New Year! Love from Christine & Ben, Alisa, Val, Amanda, Jill, Margie, Stacy, Gretchen, Leslie, Pam and Bob! ~ The Yngodess Shop!

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