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Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Video: Staying safe in hot weather

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In case you haven't noticed, it's hot.

The current temperature is in the mid 90s with a heat index over 100 degrees.

An excessive heat warning is in effect until 7 p.m.

For the next 10 days, at least, there is no relief from the heat in sight, unless you consider 87 degrees instead of 90 to be relief.

This morning, we did a quick video with City of Batavia Fire Chief Jim Maxwell about staying safe in hot weather.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 5:33 pm

Video: Tuesday's Darien house fire

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This video of yesterday's fire in Darien was posted on YouTube by a retired firefighter who runs Erie County's Firewire web site.

Friday, December 17, 2010 at 6:04 pm

Video posted on YouTube apparently of John Parrinello arrest

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This video was clearly shot at GCC during a basketball game. A State Trooper is seen talking with a white-haired gentleman who matches the description of John Parrinello being arrest.

If you get WHAM 13 out of Rochester, watch the 6 p.m. news for a report by Sean Carroll related to the video.

UPDATE: Click here for Sean's story.

Previously: Monroe County attorney, college trustee arrested during basketball game at GCC

Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm

'Surfer Kelly' invites young readers to the library this summer

The Richmond Memorial Library is about ready to kick off its 2010 Summer Reading Program. The theme this year is "Make a Splash at Your Library."

Things are hectic at the library, because they just got a memo that the Richmond Reader is missing! The library will need the help of all young readers to find him this summer:

Visit the library, at 19 Ross St. in Batavia, to register for the Summer Reading Program.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 8:25 am

Students' artistic abilities showcased at close of academic year

For a year-end project, I thought it would be cool to take some video and pictures of music- and arts-related activities -- respectively -- in the Genesee County schools.

The following video is 20 minutes long and divided into two parts (Youtube limits most users to about 10 minutes per video). It features concert footage from various schools in the county.

PART 1

PART 2

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 12:54 pm

Mancuso home movies: Pre-war Batavia

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I stumbled across this video on YouTube -- it appears to be old home movies, showing mostly their business ventures, from the Mancuso Family.  It appears to be all shot pre-war, 1941.

Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Video: Batavia before 'Urban Renewal'

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David Meyer posted a link to this video. He said his brother found it somehow. David wrote, "I wish we could go back."

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 11:03 pm

Video: Batavia Council designate Patti Pacino on new position

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Thursday, December 24, 2009 at 10:05 am

Christmas Video: Brian Setzer, 'Run Run Rudolph'

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 10:44 am

Christmas Video: Bob Dylan, 'Must Be Santa'

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(Thanks for a reader tip on pointing this out -- a Christmas polka video for our Polish friends).

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