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News in Genesee County, New York

Bailey named Allegany State Park’s new leader
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:07:37 -0700

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Sitting in his new office on the second floor of the Red House Administration Building, Jay Bailey glances out the window and takes in a spectacular view of Red House Lake.

Lieutenant governor candidate tells local residents he supports ag, is against the SAFE Act and Common Core
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:11:37 -0700

Chris Moss, running for lieutenant governor, made three campaign stops in Genesee County on Tuesday, starting with Batavia Turf Farms, where he got a look at a natural roof covering that Batavia Turf/CY Farms grows for a company in France, Vegitel. In the photo above, Moss, in the dark suit on the left, talks with local farmers while standing on flats filled with sedum plants. Craig Yunker, CEO ...

Allegany State Park’s new leader
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:15:35 -0700

Jay Bailey was recently hired as park manager for the Allegany Region. He will oversee state parks in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties and assumes the role of Brad Whitcomb, who retired in the spring.

Comptroller's Audit Alleges Mismanagement at 3 Monroe County Golf Courses
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:47:50 -0700

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli alleges the company hired to manage Durand Eastman, Genesee Valley and Churchville golf courses pocketed nearly $250,000 that should have gone toward upkeep of the grounds.

Muckdogs, Marlins Extend Affiliation Agreement Through 2016
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:35:33 -0700

The Batavia Muckdogs and Miami Marlins today announced a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through at least the 2016 season.

State Comptroller audit: Monroe County mismanaged golf course contract, costing taxpayers $250,000
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:36:27 -0700

An audit involving Monroe County and how it handled a contract to manage three golf courses was released Monday morning. According to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the audit showed the County’s mismanagement of the courses cost taxpayers $250,000...

Governor Cuomo announces $47.8 million in FEMA funding for bridges
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:02:42 -0700

Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $47.8 million in funding to strengthen 20 bridges that cross water and are vulnerable to foundation erosion in New York State.

Federal funds approved to strengthen Western New York bridges
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:50:44 -0700

Six bridges that span bodies of water across Western New York have been approved for millions of dollars in federally funded repairs. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Friday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $47.8 million in funding to strengthen 20 bridges across the state.

BPD announces results of neighborhood enforcement detail
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:26:53 -0700

Press release: August 22, 2014, Batavia, NY.  On August 20th the City of Batavia Police Department joined by the Genesee County Drug Task Force (The Genesee Drug Task Force is comprised of personnel from Batavia PD, LeRoy PD and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office), Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and K9 unit and New York State Parole participated in the third neighborhood enforcement detail ...

New, free 'Have a Plan' app launched to help increase road travel safety
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:11:28 -0700

Press release: Genesee County STOP DWI Coordinator Matt Landers today announced the launch of the new, free “Have A Plan” mobile app that encourages people to have a plan to get home safely if they are impaired by alcohol or drugs. The app is a valuable tool in helping reduce accidents and injuries caused by impaired drivers. It operates on iPhone, Android and Windows platforms, and targets the ...