http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/1054/ en Crash with injuries at Lockport and Lewiston roads, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/crash-injuries-lockport-and-lewiston-roads-alabama/47118 <p>An accident with injuries is reported at the intersection of Lockport and Lewiston roads. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding. State Troopers are on scene. One car smashed into a tree.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:10 p.m.: Troopers report there are no injuries. Alabama fire is told to stand down.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/crash-injuries-lockport-and-lewiston-roads-alabama/47118#comments accidents Alabama Sat, 21 Mar 2015 03:09:15 +0000 Billie Owens 47118 at http://thebatavian.com Car crash on Alleghany Road, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crash-alleghany-road-alabama/47054 <p>A motor-vehicle accident is reported at 6154 Alleghany Road. A person has facial injuries. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crash-alleghany-road-alabama/47054#comments accidents Alabama Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:53:40 +0000 Billie Owens 47054 at http://thebatavian.com Nominees sought for O-A Alumni Hall of Fame http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/nominees-sought-o-alumni-hall-fame/46969 <p><em>Press release:</em></p> <p>Nominations are currently being accepted for this year&rsquo;s induction class of the Oakfield-Alabama Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding OACS alumni who have achieved distinction in their lives and chosen field after high school through significant contributions to their career, community or through personal achievements. If you know a person who meets the following criteria, please consider nominating him/her for this prestigious honor:</p> <ol> <li> &nbsp;Nominees must be graduates of OACS or one of its predecessors, or have been active in school classes and activities during their senior year (Nominees who left school while in good standing to perform military service are also eligible.&nbsp; Deceased alumni are not eligible for induction until the 5th anniversary of the year of their death.);</li> <li> Nominees must have graduated prior to 1998;</li> <li> Selection is based on achievement after leaving OACS which includes a worthy record in more than one, and exemplary achievement in at least one of the following:</li> </ol> <ul> <li> Job-related achievements</li> <li> Professional honors and awards, professional affiliations, publications</li> <li> Civic or community involvement</li> <li> Personal achievements/accomplishments</li> <li> Positive impact on the communities in the Oakfield-Alabama school district</li> </ul> <p>Anyone may submit a nomination for any person meeting the criteria stated above. <u><em><strong>Nominations must be made during the nomination period only (March 1 &ndash; April 30) by using the Online Nomination Form or the PDF Nomination Form (see links below). Electronically submitted nominations are strongly preferred over mailed-in, hardcopy nominations.</strong></em></u></p> <ol> <li> Online Nomination Form&nbsp; <a href="http://www.oacsalumni.org/content/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/OnlineForm" title="http://www.oacsalumni.org/content/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/OnlineForm">http://www.oacsalumni.org/content/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/OnlineForm</a></li> <li> PDF Nomination Form <a href="http://www.oacsalumni.org/content_files/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/form.pdf" title="http://www.oacsalumni.org/content_files/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/form.pdf">http://www.oacsalumni.org/content_files/HallOfFame/NominationProcess/for...</a></li> </ol> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/nominees-sought-o-alumni-hall-fame/46969#comments Alabama Oakfield Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:13:16 +0000 Billie Owens 46969 at http://thebatavian.com Register now for Oakfield-Alabama pre-kindergarten and kindergarten http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/register-now-oakfield-alabama-pre-kindergarten-and-kindergarten/46959 <p><em>Press release:</em></p> <p>Children who reside in the Oakfield-Alabama Central School District and who will be 4 years old by Dec. 1 this year are eligible to be registered for our Universal Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2015-2016 school year.&nbsp; If you need a registration packet, please call the elementary school office at 585-948-5211, ext. 3211, to request one, or e-mail <a href="mailto:kfisher2@oahornets.org">kfisher2@oahornets.org</a></p> <p>Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Monday, March 23rd through Thursday, March 27th at the elementary school office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2p.m. Information packets have been sent to families. If you did not receive a packet or are new to the district, please notify the <u><em>elementary</em></u><em> </em>office at 948-5211, ext. 3211, and we will send one to you.</p> <p>Please bring the following mandatory documents with you: a completed Student Information Form (from the packet received in the mail), your child&rsquo;s birth certificate, two proofs of residency, a current immunization record and a current physical examination.</p> <p>Only children who have reached their fifth birthday on or before Dec. 1, 2015,may be registered for the 2015-2016 school year.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/register-now-oakfield-alabama-pre-kindergarten-and-kindergarten/46959#comments Alabama Oakfield Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:45:46 +0000 Billie Owens 46959 at http://thebatavian.com Accident on Route 77, northbound traffic to shut down at Indian Falls Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/accident-route-77-northbound-traffic-shut-down-indian-falls-road/46866 <p>A motor-vehicle accident is blocking traffic on Route 77, south of Ledge Road. Alabama fire is responding and fire police are to shut down northbound traffic at Route 77 and Indian Falls Road.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/accident-route-77-northbound-traffic-shut-down-indian-falls-road/46866#comments accidents Alabama Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:23:35 +0000 Billie Owens 46866 at http://thebatavian.com Oakfield and Alabama hold public information meeting on proposed water district http://thebatavian.com/events/oakfield-and-alabama-hold-public-information-meeting-proposed-water-district/46859 <p>The towns of Oakfield and Alabama are having a joint Public Information meeting on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Alabama Fire Hall, 2230 Judge Road, Oakfield to discuss a proposed Water District on Townline and Macomber roads.</p><div class="field datetime field-event-date-time"> <h3 class="label">Event Date and Time</h3> <div class="item odd"><span class="date-display-single">March 4, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:00pm</span></span></div> </div> http://thebatavian.com/events/oakfield-and-alabama-hold-public-information-meeting-proposed-water-district/46859#comments Alabama events Oakfield Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:25:02 +0000 Billie Owens 46859 at http://thebatavian.com Roof said to be near collapse on Bloomingdale Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/roof-said-be-near-collapse-bloomingdale-road/46754 <p>The &quot;possible eminent collapse of a roof&quot; is reported at 493 Bloomingdale Road on the Reservation. At the rear of the building, the ceilings are quite bowed and water is leaking in, says the caller. Alabama fire is dispatched to investigate.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/roof-said-be-near-collapse-bloomingdale-road/46754#comments Alabama Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:29:26 +0000 Billie Owens 46754 at http://thebatavian.com Chimney fire reported on Ledge Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/chimney-fire-reported-ledge-road/46726 <p>A chimney fire is reported at 1084 Ledge Road, just east of the Reservation boundary line. Alabama fire is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:10 p.m.: Fire is out. Alabama assignment is back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/chimney-fire-reported-ledge-road/46726#comments Alabama fire Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:30:04 +0000 Billie Owens 46726 at http://thebatavian.com Passersby attempting to help people get out of vehicle after rollover accident in Alabama http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/passersby-attempting-help-people-get-out-vehicle-after-rollover-accident-alabama/46650 <p>A one-vehicle rollover accident is reported in the area of&nbsp;1655 Lewiston Road, near Knowlesville Road, Alabama.</p> <p>Passersby are attempting to help the people out of the vehicle now.</p> <p>Alabama fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:07 p.m.: There were two occupants. One is out and they&#39;re working to get the other one out.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:17 p.m.: Alabama Fire and Mercy EMS back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/passersby-attempting-help-people-get-out-vehicle-after-rollover-accident-alabama/46650#comments accident Alabama Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:07:29 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46650 at http://thebatavian.com Possibility of roof collapse reported on Macomber Road, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possibility-roof-collapse-reported-macomber-road-alabama/46589 <p>A &quot;possible impending roof collapse&quot; is reported at 7020 Macomber Road, just south of Judge Road. Alabama fire is responding. The caller reports the roof is leaking and creaking.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:04 p.m.: A code enforcement officer will be notified and asked to go to the location.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:08 p.m.: A responder on scene, checking from inside the house, says there is a minor leak in the ceiling.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possibility-roof-collapse-reported-macomber-road-alabama/46589#comments Alabama Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:04:02 +0000 Billie Owens 46589 at http://thebatavian.com Allens food processing in Oakfield evacuated due to strong odor of natural gas http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/allens-food-processing-oakfield-evacuated-due-strong-odor-natural-gas/46566 <p>The Allens food processing plant in Oakfield is being evacuated because of a strong odor of natural gas coming from behind the building. The plant manager tells dispatch there&#39;s a main gas pipeline behind the facility, located at 40 Stevens St. in the village. Oakfield fire is responding, along with mutual aid from Alabama. Winds are north/northeast at 15 mph.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:15 p.m.: National Fuel has been notified. No ETA given.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:33 p.m.: The fuel line has been shut off.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/allens-food-processing-oakfield-evacuated-due-strong-odor-natural-gas/46566#comments Alabama Oakfield Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:12:07 +0000 Billie Owens 46566 at http://thebatavian.com Car hits tree on Alleghany Road, Alabama http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-alleghany-road-alabama/46179 <p>A vehicle has reportedly hit a tree on Alleghany Road north of Roberts Road, Alabama.</p> <p>There is airbag deployment.</p> <p>Alabama fire and Mercy EMS responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:18 a.m.: Chief on scene reports minor injuries.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/car-hits-tree-alleghany-road-alabama/46179#comments accident Alabama Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:07:57 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46179 at http://thebatavian.com Car wreck with injuries on Lewiston Road, east of Knowlesville Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-lewiston-road-east-knowlesville-road/46148 <p>A motor-vehicle accident with injuries is reported on Lewiston Road. Genesee County dispatch plotted the call locale as east of Knowlesville Road. Alabama fire and Mercy medics are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:10 p.m.: A responder on scene reports &quot;a vehicle into the trees.&quot;</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-lewiston-road-east-knowlesville-road/46148#comments accident Alabama Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:05:49 +0000 Billie Owens 46148 at http://thebatavian.com Difficult travel conditions reported in Alabama http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/difficult-travel-conditions-reported-alabama/46040 <p>Authorities in Alabama are requesting a travel advisory because of near zero visibility.&nbsp;</p> <p>Alabama fire is on scene of a single-car accident at Route 63 and Route 77 with wires down. A wire is on a vehicle. &nbsp;No injuries are reported.</p> <p>Traffic is being closed at Ledge Road and 77.</p> <p>It sounds like there are other property damage accidents in the area.</p> <p>There is an accident, perhaps Route 63 and 77, with seven people in the vehicle. No injuries.</p> <p>Mercy EMS is responding to Route 63 and 77 because of the wire on the car.</p> <p>Traffic is being closed at Phelps Road by Pembroke fire.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:18 p.m.: Traffic is being slowed at Kearns Road, Pembroke.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:18 p.m.: A car has struck a pole at Marble Road, wires down. &nbsp;</p> <p>UPDATE 1:29 p.m.: National Grid is on location.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/difficult-travel-conditions-reported-alabama/46040#comments accident Alabama weather Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:15:21 +0000 Howard B. Owens 46040 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Reported chair pushing incident leads to arrest http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-reported-chair-pushing-incident-leads-arrest/45998 <p><strong>Mary Ann McClain</strong>, 53, of North Main Street, Albion, is charged with harassment, 2nd. McClain allegedly pushed a chair into another person repeatedly &quot;causing annoyance and alarm.&quot; The call came in at 7 p.m. Monday on Judge Road, Alabama.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Derek G. Thomas</strong>, 38, of Ross Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny and conspiracy, 6th. Thomas is accused of shoplifting from Dollar General on Sunday. Also arrested was <strong>Melinda S. Blackshear</strong>, 49, of Ross Street, Batavia. Blackshear was charged with petit larceny and conspiracy, 6th.</p> <p><strong>Rashad N. El-Amin</strong>, 33, of Jackson Street, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. El-Amin was arrested following an investigation at 3:18 a.m. Monday into a reported suspicious condition at an apartment on South Main Street, Batavia.</p> <p><strong>Matthew M. Maniace</strong>, 32, of Birchwood Drive, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd, and petit larceny. Maniace allegedly bent back the thumb of another person and took the phone of that person before leaving a residence on Birchwood Drive, Batavia, at 12:19 p.m. on Sunday. Maniace was also arrested on a warrant for alleged failure to appear on a aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd, charge and jailed on $1,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Lauren M. Hunter</strong>, 24, of Oatka Trail, Le Roy, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd. Hunter was arrested following an investigation into an unrelated complaint at 2:43 a.m. Sunday on Summit Street, Batavia.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-reported-chair-pushing-incident-leads-arrest/45998#comments batavia Alabama crime Le Roy Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:35:59 +0000 Howard B. Owens 45998 at http://thebatavian.com