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November 28, 2012 - 8:53pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement, The Batavian Club.

We're now in the final 24 hours to join The Batavian Club and be eligible to receive a two-for-one dinner coupon from Settler's. To get your coupon, join by Thursday night.

Thank you to all who have expressed their support of The Batavian by joining our new club. Your support is critical to our future growth.

Special Offer: Join with an annual membership before Dec. 15 and receive at no additional cost a 2013 calendar of Genesee County Photos by Howard Owens.

Join via PayPal by clicking on a button below, or for annual and one-time memberships paid by check, click here to download this form (monthly, recurring payment memberships must be via PayPal).

If you'd like to pay by credit card, you have two options:

  • Download this form and mail it to The Batavian with your credit card information (use the same form if you prefer to pay by check).
  • Call our office at (585) 250-4118. Please be prepared to provide all the information as requested on the form above.

Monthly Single Membership - $5 per month
Includes membership card and bumper sticker and entry into iPod Nano drawing.

 

Monthly Household Membership - $10 per month
Includes two membership cards and two bumper stickers and entry into iPod Nano drawing.

 

Annual Single Membership - $50 per year
Includes membership card, bumper sticker and entry into iPod Nano drawing.
Special Offer: Join by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens

 

Annual Household Membership - $100 per year
Includes two membership cards and two bumper stickers and entry into iPod Nano drawing.
Special Offer: Join by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens

 

 

November 28, 2012 - 1:32pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, business, Sponsored Post, advertisement, Southside Deli.

In recognition of Power Ball reaching a $500 million prize pool, the New York State Lottery has provided Southside Deli with two tickets to this Sunday's Buffalo Bill's game at Ralph Wilson Stadium as a prize for a raffle drawing.

To enter the raffle, you most drop off a losing scratcher at the deli. Write your name and phone number on the back of the ticket. The winner will be selected Friday night in a drawing from all of those losing tickets. (If you don't have a losing ticket, go to Southside, buy some scratchers and leave a loser behind with your name and number on it for the drawing.)

Southside Deli is located at the corner of Ellicott and Liberty streets, Batavia.

The winner of the drawing gets both tickets. There is only one prize.

November 27, 2012 - 10:10am
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement, The Batavian Club.

People have asked if they could pay by credit card, and now they can. Yesterday, I checked off a long-standing item on my to-do list and set up credit card processing for The Batavian.

To pay by credit card, you have two options:

  • Download this form and mail it to The Batavian with your credit card information (use the same form if you prefer to pay by check).
  • Call our office at (585) 250-4118. Please be prepared to provide all the information as requested on the form above.

Of course, PayPal is still an option. Click here for a page with the options.

Your membership is critical to helping The Batavian grow and thrive as a news organization. If you love what we do -- and nearly everybody says they do -- we need your help to take it to the next level.

Current incentives for joining:

  • Join by close of business Thursday and receive a two-for-one dinner coupon from Settler's.
  • Pay for an annual membership by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar for 2013 of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens.
  • Receive any future special offers or discounts from local businesses.
  • A personalized membership card and a bumper sticker. (The sooner you join, the lower your ID number on your membership card!)
November 26, 2012 - 9:19pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Valle Jewelers, Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

If you've previously LIKED Valle's on Facebook, you can still enter the contest. You just need to register. Click here to LIKE Valle's on Facebook and/or register for the contest.

November 26, 2012 - 2:54pm
posted by Lisa Ace in Sponsored Post, advertisement, Ash Dragon.

 

Introducing the Ash Dragon…finally, a safe, efficient and dustless method of removing ash and coals, whether hot or cold, from your fireplace or wood stove. Enjoy a dust free burning season. Ready for immediate shipment, order today and breath easier the next time you clean out your stove.
  • Made entirely right here in Batavia, NY!!
  • No other ash scoop can compare to the Ash Dragon!
  • Precise, sturdy and attractive design.
  • Simple, clean and efficient.
  • One-hand operation.
The low-profile design of the Ash Dragon allows you to easily reach inside your wood stove or fireplace. It measures 12"L x 7"W x 4"H and with its mouth open, it measures less than 6" high, and has an attractive and durable powder coat finish. I designed this with my wood stove insert in mind, but it also works well for open fireplaces, wood stoves with ash pans and the smaller side loading wood stoves. If you currently clean your fireplace or stove with a shovel and ash pail, and are looking for a better way, this is it!
 
** Batavian Special…Free Shipping and Delivery!**
 
Order from www.ashdragon.com and mention The Batavian and I will refund the shipping. I will deliver free within Genesee County or I will ship free within the U.S. if you are purchasing as a gift.
Visit us online today, www.ashdragon.com for more pictures and information.
November 20, 2012 - 9:11pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

You already love The Batavian. We appreciate your daily visits to our site and telling your friends about the stories you read here and supporting our sponsors. Now we're asking for your direct financial support. Reader support will help us grow and become better at what we do.

We've set up four membership tiers -- Subscribe to the club monthly as one person or as a household, or annually at either of those levels. 

Currently, the primary benefits of joining are a membership card and bumper sticker. As the club grows, we'll work with local businesses to provide club-exclusive discounts and special events. The more people who join, the better and more frequent the offers.

It's important to note, this isn't a subscription to read the site. Our stories remain free to read. This is a membership club with benefits (and we'll add benefits as it grows).

Special Offer: Join with an annual membership before Dec. 15 and receive at no additional cost a 2013 calendar of Genesee County Photos by Howard Owens.

Join via PayPal below, or for annual and one-time memberships paid by check, click here to download this form (monthly, recurring payment memberships must be via PayPal (soon we'll be able to accept credit card payments separate from PayPal).

Monthly Single Membership - $5 per month
Includes membership card and bumper sticker and entry into iPod Nano drawing.

 

Monthly Household Membership - $10 per month
Includes two membership cards and two bumper stickers and entry into iPod Nano drawing.

 

Annual Single Membership - $50 per year
Includes membership card, bumper sticker and entry into iPod Nano drawing.
Special Offer: Join by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens

 

Annual Household Membership - $100 per year
Includes two membership cards and two bumper stickers and entry into iPod Nano drawing.
Special Offer: Join by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens

 

One-Time Pledge of Support
Includes membership card, bumper sticker and entry into iPod Nano drawing.
Special Offer: Join by Dec. 15 and receive a calendar of Genesee County photos by Howard Owens

One-time Payment Options
 

Advance Order a 2013 Calendar - $25
Photos of Genesee County by Howard Owens. Some of the photos you've seen on The Batavian, some have not been published on The Batavian before.

Number of Calendars
 

 

November 20, 2012 - 4:51pm
posted by Lisa Ace in Sponsored Post, advertisement, Dan's Tire Sale.

Continued throughout the month of November, Dan’s Tire & Auto is making your tire buying experience plain and simple. We won’t be undersold. We will BEAT anybody’s price on comparable tires, plain and simple. For a limited time only, when you buy a new set of four tires you’ll get the following absolutely 100% free

• Free Tire Mounting

• Free Tire Balancing

• Free Valve Stems

• Free Tire Pressure Monitoring System Reset

• Free Alignment (Not Just An Alignment Check)

• Free Road Hazard / Flat Repairs

• Free Rotations For The Life Of The Tires

We want your tire business, plain and simple. After 35 years there’s one thing we’ve learned, keep it plain and simple and everybody wins.

As an added bonus Goodyear is giving pre-paid Visa cards for up to $160 as a rebate on the purchase of four select Goodyear or Dunlop Tires. Don’t forget that you can sign up for a Goodyear Credit Card right here at Dan’s Tire & Auto. Goodyear Cards are accepted nationwide and offer 6 months with no interest.

Call us today at (585) 343-7210 for your quote or visit us online at www.danstire.com

November 19, 2012 - 10:29pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement.

Billie and I always appreciate running into people around town who shower The Batavian with praise. We always love to know that people appreciate our work.

We've always asked our fans and supporters to help The Batavian thrive by supporting our advertisers, which you all have been great about doing.

Now, to help us grow, we're asking you to support The Batavian through direct financial contributions by joining The Batavian Club.

Today, 19 people signed up, which we find is a pretty great start to getting this new idea going.

November 16, 2012 - 10:55am
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, sports, Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

Last week's winner was Matt Scott, who was selected in a random drawing from among the 10 people who correctly named Arian Foster as the running back most likely to rack up the most rushing yards (from among the 10 choices in the contest).

To play this week's contest, click here.

November 8, 2012 - 4:04pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

Last week's winner was Dave Olsen, who correctly went with Brandon Marshall, Chicago, as the receiver from available choices to get the most reception yards. Dave was picked as the winner in a random drawing of the four people who picked Marshall.

To enter this week's contest, click here.

November 8, 2012 - 9:06am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

We recently ran contests for two local businesses where people were asked to Like the businesses on Facebook and register for the contest.

  • Paul Carr is the winner of our Hardcor Audio contest. Paul wins an XM Snap.
  • Jerri Papke is the winner of our Valle Jewelers contest. Jerri wins a Chamilia bracelet.

Watch for more Facebook contests soon. Businesses, if you are interested in increasing the number of people who follow you on Facebook, contact Lisa Ace at (585) 250-4118.

November 3, 2012 - 12:03pm

Elect Laura Russell-Ricci for City Council at Large this November 6th. Invested in Batavia--Past, Present & Future!

I am asking for your vote to be your representative on the Batavia City Council. I care deeply for this community and feel that I can offer fresh ideas and a younger perspective to help move Batavia into the future. Batavia is the community where I was raised and where my husband Phil and I have chosen to raise our family. I believe in safe streets and safe activities for our youth. I also believe in a stable tax rate for everyone, especially our seniors, who struggle on fixed incomes.

  • Lifelong Batavian
  • Wife & Mom of 3 great children
  • Licensed Social Worker
  • MS Roberts Wesleyan
  • BS Keuka College
  • Proud U.S. Army Veteran
  • Employed by Mental Health Association

Please consider me as you go to the polls on November 6th. I thank you in advance for your support. Contact: [email protected] or visit my Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Laura-Russell-Ricci-for-Batavia-City-Council-at-Large/416887225015119?ref=ts&fref=ts

Paid Political Advertisement. Paid for by Laura Russell-Ricci.

November 2, 2012 - 2:00pm
posted by Lisa Ace in Sponsored Post, advertisement, Brooks Hawley.

My name is Brooks Hawley. I am currently serving in the position of City Council at large. I was appointed in January to take over for Marianne Clattenburg, who was elected as a legislator. I have grown up in politics, with my grandfather and father both serving as Assemblymen. When I started a family in the City of Batavia, I wanted to be more involved in the community because I truly care about this city. Being a city councilman gives me the opportunity to work with the community and then use that input when helping to focus the direction of the future of Batavia.

My campaign has been positive throughout its inception. My three main issues that I am running on are public safety, neighborhood revitalization, and infrastructure. These are all important issues that can and will build Batavia to be a great place to live. I always strive to work together with others with an open mind for new and interesting ideas. Thank you very much for your time and I look forward to serving you in the future.

Paid Political Advertisement. Paid for by Brooks Hawley.

November 2, 2012 - 7:19am
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, sports, Sponsored Post, advertisement, contests.

There were 12 people last week who correctly concluded that Tony Romo would develop a rubber arm and toss the most interceptions. Romo turned the ball over four times. Among those 12 contest participants, we randomly selected Larry Wooster as the prize winner.

Click here to enter this week's contest.

November 1, 2012 - 3:23pm

We've moved to a NEW & larger location and we're celebrating with a Grand Opening on Saturday, November 3rd • 9-4pm and Sunday, November 4th from 12-4pm! Stop by and check out our new location. There will be door prizes, refreshments available, and Primitives Home Decorations for sale!

Design a kitchen & bath that reflects your personality & dreams. Start with Omega/Dynasty's premium all-wood cabinetry, the fit for every room of your home. From our exceptional quality and superior selection to your completely integrated Dynasty semi-custom and Omega custom lines, we've got a value equation second to none. And, here at Dynasty/Omega, we believe function is as important as beauty -- that's why we strive to exceed your expectations and give you cabinetry with more than meets the eye. Omega, Dynasty and you! Better together.

Stop in and see us today! 5582 Route 5, E. Main St. Road, Batavia (Corner of Fargo Road & Rte. 5) 585-345-0012.

November 1, 2012 - 11:40am
posted by Howard B. Owens in business, thebatavian, Sponsored Post, advertisement, Zebra Reach.

As you know, here at The Batavian, we're always encouraging local residents to support local businesses. We especially like programs that help connect local shoppers with their neighborhood shops.

A couple of months ago, some friends in the online news business showed us a new smartphone and tablet app that is aimed at rewarding local shoppers for patronizing local businesses.

It's called Zebra Reach.

We're all familiar with loyalty cards -- buy five lunches, get the sixth free, buy nine books get the 10th free. A lot of businesses run these sort of programs, but they usually come with flimsy paper punch cards that either get lost or crammed in your wallet with a dozen other cards.

Zebra Reach makes loyalty reward programs digital and easier to use -- one app stores all of your purchase points for multiple participating businesses.

For the past couple of weeks, Lisa Ace has been busy asking a bunch of local businesses to participate. We wanted to make sure that when you first learned about Zebra Reach, there would be plenty of local rewards to, well, reward you for shopping locally.

To download the app, with your iPhone or iPad, click here. For your Droid powered phone or tablet, click here.

To visit the Zebra Reach Web site, click here.

And, if you don't have a smartphone -- coming really, really soon are plastic cards that will work pretty much the same. The participating businesses (those with smartphones or tablets) will scan your card, but you'll have only one card to carry for all participating local businesses.

Here are the participating businesses and initial offers (and of course, we're looking for more businesses to participate):

Adam Miller, 8 Center St., Batavia
Model Club Rewards -- $5 off your next purchase. For every dollar spent earn 1 point. Earn 50 points, receive $5 your next purchase.

Alex's Place, 8322 Park Road, Batavia
1 Free sandwich.
Buy any 5 sandwiches, get 6th free.

Charles Men's Shop, Inc.,  200 E. Main St., Batavia
1 Free tie. Buy 3 shirts, get 1 free tie.

Dog Crazy Daycare, 1 Mill St., Batavia
Earn points toward a free doggy overnight stay. For $25 spent, earn 1 point toward the doggy overnight. New clients receive 2 bonus points.

Fisher Sports, 412 Main St., Batavia
10% off hockey equipment, For each visit you'll earn 5 points. Earn 25 points -- you'll receive 10% off your next purchase of any hockey equipment purchase.

Glass Roots, 12 Center St., Batavia
1/2 off glass. Buy 2 pieces of glass, get 1/2 off the 3rd.

Kravings Kafe, 4152 W. Main St., Batavia
$5 off. Receive 1 point for every $5 spent. Earn 16 points, get $5 off your purchase.

Main St Pizza, 206 E. Main St., Batavia
Free small pizza with 1 topping. Earn 15 points and redeem your free small pizza with 1 topping. Earn points with any purchase.

RW Vapors, 224 Ellicott St., Batavia
Buy 5 bottles of E-Liquid, get the 6th free.

Salsa & Curry, 15 Jackson St., Batavia
Buy 1 lunch, get the 2nd for 1/2 off.

Sweet Ecstasy Bakery, 6173 Main Road, Stafford
Free cookie, cupcake or muffin. Purchase any 10 bakery items and receive a free cookie, cupcake or muffin.

Sweet Pea's Cupcakery & Cafe, 23 Jackson St., Batavia
Free cupcake. Buy 11 cupcakes, get the 12th free.

Terry Hills, 5122 Clinton St. Road. Batavia
Free lunch. Buy 5 lunches, get the 6th free.

The Detail Shop, 3875 W. Main St. Road, Batavia
Free deluxe wash. Buy 5 deluxe washes, Get the 6th deluxe wash free.

Valle Jewelers, 21 Jackson St., Batavia
Free Chamilia bead. Buy 3 Chamilia beads, get 1 free.

Settler's Restaurant, 353 W. Main St.,Batavia
Buy 5 dinners, Get one free.

T.F. Brown's, 214 East Main St., Batavia
1 free lunch. Buy 5 lunches, get the 6th free.

West Main Mini Mart, 3845 W. Main St. Road, Batavia
Buy 7 pizzas, get one free.

Local business owners: To sign up for Zebra Reach, contact Lisa Ace ([email protected] or (585) 250-4118).  Participating is a no-cost, no obligation program to start. There's only a fee, $50 per month, once you have 50 customers participating in your offer(s).

UPDATE: Just added, Lambert's Design Jewelers, 375 W. Main Street. Batavia. "One point for every $10 spent on purchases.  Earn 20 points and receive $10 off your next purchase"

We provide support, in-store promotional materials and the marketing power of The Batavian. There is also a Web site where you can login and manage your offers and check stats on participation to see how your offers are working.

October 31, 2012 - 5:38pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Valle Jewelers, Sponsored Post, contests, advertisment.

Like Valle Jewelers' page on Facebook for a chance to win a Chamilia bracelet! A great present for yourself or somebody else. Remember, you must do two things to be eligible to win: Like Valle's page and register for the contest. Click Here.

October 25, 2012 - 1:45pm

Join us this Saturday for our Grand Opening from 12 noon - 10 p.m.!

  • First 25 customers win a meal gift certificate (some restriction apply)
  • 99¢ Select Beers - with any food or appetizers only!
  • Sign up to win a gift card from one of the following retailers - West Main Mini Mart, Mr. Wine & Liquor, The Mane Attraction, Great Kutz, & much more!
  • Mariachi Band
  • Specials all day long!
  • 10% off all Mexican & Indian dishes!
  • Sample Indian Pizzas and Chicken Wings - FREE!
  • $6.99 All Day Indian Buffet!
  • Now Serving Wine & Margaritas!

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/salsa.curry?fref=ts or http://www.salsancurry.com/

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