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  1. City wants to move on Batavia Downs hotel projectRead the original story

    1 hr ago | RGT Online

    The city is ready to roll on building a new hotel at Batavia Downs Racetrack, according to a report in the Batavian. The planned hotel, location undecided, will contain 80-100 rooms, the report said.

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  2. Crash with minor injuries at Richmond and Verona avenues in the cityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Batavian

    A two-car accident with minor injuries is reported at the intersection of Richmond and Verona avenues in Batavia.

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  3. Police looking for armed man who tried to rob Family Dollar in Batavia this morningRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Batavian

    Batavia Police are looking for a male, possibly Hispanic, described as about 5'2" and wearing blue jeans, who attempted to rob the Family Dollar on East Main Street this morning. An employee told police that the man entered the store at 9:36 a.m. with a black scarf around his face, approached the cashier and asked for money while displaying a silver handgun.

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  4. City ready to move quickly on Batavia Downs hotel projectRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2010 | The Batavian

    The city is ready, willing and able to help get construction started quickly on a new, five-story, 80- to 100-room hotel at Batavia Downs, said City Manager Jason Molino. While developers and Western OTB officials have yet to agree on the precise location of the hotel, COO Mike Nolan said this morning the most likely spot is overlooking the southwest turn of the track, adjacent the grandstands, near the Tops Plaza.

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  5. Buffalo investors see tourist draw in Batavia hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Baynes is one of four Buffalo business leaders who comprise ADK Hospitality LLC, the firm selected Feb. 26 by the Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. to develop a hotel that will connect with the Batavia Downs gaming and horse racing complex. The project is not Baynes' first attempt at being developer.

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  6. Hawley encourages participation in business plan competitionRead the original story

    Thursday | The Batavian

    Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) today encouraged college students to participate in New York's annual business plan competition. Hawley praised the competition for allowing bright students across the state to present new ideas consistent ...

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  7. Local Merrill Lynch garners Chamber award for going the distance in community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Batavian

    ... Chamber of Commerce Award winners. The awards will be presented at a dinner at the Clarion Hotel on Saturday. The Batavia office of Merrill Lynch isn't your typical financial services firm. Sure, it has a passion for helping clients with their ...

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  8. Photos: NCO Club dedication at the VA Hospital in BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Batavian

    The VA Hospital in Batavia has a new NCO Club on the third floor thanks to the efforts of residents, staff and several area veterans groups who donated money and material to make it possible.

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  9. Law and Order: Driver of car found on snow bank charged with DWIRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Batavian

    ... city. Johnson turned herself in and was released on $100 bail. Christina M. Sanchez-Anderson, 26, of Bank Street, Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for alleged failure to appear on a possession of stolen property 5th charge. Sanchez-Anderson turned ...

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  10. Hawley says Cuomo playing politics with tuition assistanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Batavian

    Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) today criticized Gov. Cuomo's budget negotiation tactic of tying funding for New York's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to passage of the DREAM Act. Hawley said we shouldn't play politics with college ...

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  11. County set to auction off 23 tax-foreclosed propertiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Batavian

    Here's a list of the properties to be auctioned off to the highest bidder by Genesee County as part of a tax lien auction at 10 a.m., March 14, at Bontrager's on Wortendyke Road. For more on the auction, which includes City of Batavia tax foreclosures as well, visit bontragerauction.com

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  12. Sentencing delayed for woman in animal abuse caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Batavian

    Nina Kelso isn't sure she should have entered a guilty plea in October to one count of animal cruelty, the Batavia woman indicated in City Court today as she wiped away tears. "I need somebody more suitable for somebody who attends mental health and needs more help with the case to be able to show their innocence and not be pretty scared into taking a plea," Kelso said.

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  13. City set to receive funds to provide grants to small businessesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Batavian

    A $200,000 federal grant could help create from five to 10 new businesses in Batavia the City Council was told Monday night. The "microenterprise" grant program is designed to help fund businesses with fewer than five employees either through a start-up or growth phase.

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  14. City, mall merchants appear ready for mediation on long-simmer disputesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Batavian

    So far, attorneys have been paid a combined $207,000 for the City of Batavia and the Mall Merchants Association to battle in court over who is responsible for what in the rapidly deteriorating structure. After losing a motion for a summary judgement, City Manager Jason Molino said the MMA is willing to submit to mediation.

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  15. City set to auction off houses for unpaid taxes, turn three over to Habitat for HumanityRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Batavian

    ... included on the list of properties slated to be auctioned off March 14 at Bontrager's on Wortendyke Road, Town of Batavia. In a memo to City Council, City Manager Jason Molino noted that the city has previously sold seven single family homes to ...

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  16. Councilman makes '11th hour' plea for vote on assistant city manager jobRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Batavian

    Councilman John Deleo opposes including money for an assistant city manager in the Batavia' budget for 2015-16 and wants his vote on the record. In what one of his colleagues characterized as an 11th-hour plea, Deleo asked near the end of Monday's City Council meeting how he goes about proposing a budget amendment.

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  17. Genesee Cancer Assistance earns Special Service Recognition AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Batavian

    ... sharing educational materials with the community, and free Biblical counseling through Grace Baptist Church in Batavia. One of Genesee Cancer Assistance's best-kept secrets is the "Simply Beautiful" program, which is Gerace's brainchild. He runs it ...

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  18. Five Batavians join Batavia United Way boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Herald

    Batavia United Way welcomes five new board members: front row, from left, Matt Novak and Patty Richardson; and back row, Dawn Larson, Lisa Hillquist, Executive Director Melinda Kintz, and Cecelia Hoffman. Five Batavians who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and capabilities were welcomed as new board members during the Batavia United Way board of directors' February meeting.

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  19. HomeCare & Hospice holds 21st annual Spring Bouquet Sale March 4-5Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Batavian

    Traditional bouquets, consisting of nine vibrant floral stems, and a larger Bouquet of Hope, consisting of 18 floral stems, will be for sale at HomeCare & Hospice offices in Batavia at 29 Liberty St. . Proceeds benefit terminally ill patients and their families in Genesee and Wyoming counties.

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  20. Man complains of side pain after being struck by vehicle on Elm Street, BataviaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Batavian

    Mercy medics are evaluating a man struck by a car on Elm Street near the 7-11 on the corner of East Main Street, Batavia. He is complaining of side injuries.

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