http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/1103/ en Two drivers in East Pembroke ATV crash facing DWI charges http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-drivers-east-pembroke-atv-crash-facing-dwi-charges/44313 <p>The two drivers reportedly involved in an ATV crash Sunday night have both been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.</p> <p>Charles R. Chatley, 26, of 2392 Kilian Road, Corfu, was also charged with unlawful operation of an ATV on a public highway.</p> <p>Stephen R. Smelski, 35, of West Main Street, Batavia, is also charged with unlawful operation of an ATV on a public highway and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.</p> <p>Witnesses say Smelski was the most seriously injured of the four people involved in the accident and he&#39;s the one victim still hospitalized, though he&#39;s listed in good condition at ECMC.</p> <p>An East Pembroke Fire Department 1st assistant chief and Genesee County emergency dispatcher, Smelski was reportedly taken by private vehicle to UMMC following the accident and later transported to ECMC.</p> <p>The accident was reported at 11:09 p.m. Sunday in the area of 2069 E. Main St., East Pembroke.</p> <p>Also injured were passengers&nbsp;Kristina Rumble, 26, and&nbsp;Brenda Smelski, 37.</p> <p>Brenda Smelski was treated and released at ECMC, as was Chatley. &nbsp;Rumble, who was transported to ECMC by Mercy Flight, was released from the hospital two days ago.</p> <p>Chatley is a 2nd assistant chief with East Pembroke.</p> <p>The accident occurred the same date as the annual East Pembroke Mud Races, hosted by the fire department, but the accident was hours after the event ended and at least a mile from the mud pits.&nbsp;</p> <p>The accident was investigated by deputies Jason Saile and James Diehl and Sgt. Eric Seppala.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/two-drivers-east-pembroke-atv-crash-facing-dwi-charges/44313#comments corfu east pembroke East Pembroke Fire pembroke Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:46:55 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44313 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Traffic stop in Corfu yields drug-related arrest http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-traffic-stop-corfu-yields-drug-related-arrest/44197 <p><strong>John E. Sackett</strong>, 48, of 81 Falmouth St, Rochester, is charged with&nbsp;aggravated unlicensed operation, 2nd, unlawful possession of marijuana, and criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th. Sackett was stopped for allegedly speeding in the Village of Corfu by Officer Mike Petritz. Sackett was allegedly going 48 in a 35-mph zone and found to have 16 suspensions on his license. He was allegedly found with a small quantity of marijuana and a small baggie containing cocaine residue. Sackett was jailed on $1,000 bail or $1,000 bond.</p> <p><strong>Thomas James Rose</strong>, 18, of Ford Road, Elba, is charged with driving while impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. Rose was arrested following an investigation into a personal injury accident off a driveway on Valle Drive, Batavia, at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 3. The accident was investigated by Deputy James Diehl.</p> <p><strong>William Leslie Casinett</strong> <strong>II</strong>, 32, of Frontier Avenue, Niagara Falls, is charged with assault, 3rd. Casinett allegedly punched another person in the face causing physical injury at 9:30 p.m. July 29 while at the Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center.</p> <p><strong>Kirk Andrew Frye</strong>, 25, of South Swan Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Frye is accused of shoplifting at Walmart.</p> <p><strong>Kevin Albert Roberts</strong>, 23, of Riverstone Parkway, Canton, Ga., was arrested on warrants alleging criminal mischief, 3rd, petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. Roberts was arrested in Georgia as a fugitive from justice and returned to Genesee County. He was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court and jailed without bail.</p> <p><strong>Stephen K. Mullen</strong>, 25, of Silver Springs, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Mullen was stopped by State Police at 2 a.m. Aug. 5 on Route 5, Stafford. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Jacob R. Reinhardt</strong>, 51, of Corfu, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Reinhardt was stopped by State Police on Colby Road, Darien, at 10:36 a.m. Wednesday.</p> <p><strong>Steven P. Tubinis</strong>, 42, of Niagara Falls, is charged with felony DWI and felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Tubinis was stopped at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday on Colby Road, Darien, by State Police.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-traffic-stop-corfu-yields-drug-related-arrest/44197#comments batavia corfu crime Darien Stafford Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:21:04 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44197 at http://thebatavian.com Diner in Village of Corfu moving to new location near Pembroke High School http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/diner-village-corfu-moving-new-location-near-pembroke-high-school/44196 <p>Linda&#39;s Diner in the Village of Corfu is moving.</p> <p>The Genesee County Planning Board approved a proposal submitted by Pembroke resident Linda Richley to convert a single-family residence at 8783 Allegheny Road into a restaurant.</p> <p>The location is just south of Pembroke High School.</p> <p>The new Linda&#39;s Diner will be build inside a 1,176-square-foot, ranch-style home built in 1959.</p> <p>Richley said this morning that it was her son and daughter who encouraged her to move.</p> <p>The location is strategically located near the busy intersection of routes 5 and 77, close to Yancey&#39;s Fancy cheese shop and Pembroke HS, Richley said.</p> <p>Her daughter would like to eventually add ice cream to the menu and her son already operates a BBQ catering business, so the location would give him a place to set up and cook pulled pork and ribs when he isn&#39;t at a client&#39;s location.</p> <p>&quot;It&#39;s more their idea than mine,&quot; Richley said, but she is looking forward to the family owning its own location after renting for all these years.</p> <p>The plans approved by the planning board call for 25 parking spaces on the lot.</p> <p>Richley purchased the 1.1-acre parcel from the Town of Pembroke, which acquired it when they bought lland for the town park.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/diner-village-corfu-moving-new-location-near-pembroke-high-school/44196#comments business corfu pembroke Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:50:15 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44196 at http://thebatavian.com Two-car crash with one neck injury at Route 33 and Boyce Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-crash-one-neck-injury-route-33-and-boyce-road/44076 <p>A two-car accident with one person with a neck injury is reported at Genesee Street (Route 33) and Boyce Road. Corfu Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-crash-one-neck-injury-route-33-and-boyce-road/44076#comments accidents corfu pembroke Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:15:38 +0000 Billie Owens 44076 at http://thebatavian.com Shelby O'Neill, of Corfu, makes dean's list at Colby College in Maine http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/shelby-oneill-corfu-makes-deans-list-colby-college-maine/43875 <p><strong>Shelby F. O&#39;Neill</strong> was named to the dean&#39;s list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for his outstanding academic achievement during the Spring semester of the 2013-14 year. O&#39;Neill, a member of the Class of 2015, is the son of Philip O&#39;Neill and MaryAnn Wiater, of Corfu, and attended Pembroke Central School.</p> <p>Students whose grade-point averages were 3.7 or higher were named to the dean&#39;s list.</p> <p>Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation. Colby provides a rigorous academic program that fosters transformational relationships between students and faculty. Graduates emerge as leaders ready to make an impact on their world. Colby is committed to making the full experience accessible to all qualified students, regardless of their ability to pay. The college enrolls 1,825 students.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/shelby-oneill-corfu-makes-deans-list-colby-college-maine/43875#comments corfu Milestones Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:45:06 +0000 Billie Owens 43875 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Youth accused of threatening another person with a knife http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-youth-accused-threatening-another-person-knife/43806 <p><strong>Tyshon L. Taylor</strong><span>, 17, of Central Avenue, Batavia, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use, menacing, 2nd, petit larceny and robbery, 3rd. Taylor was arrested following an investigation into an unrelated incident. Taylor allegedly possessed a large knife and threatened another person with physical harm. In an unrelated investigation, Taylor is accused of using force to steal a mobile phone and headphones from another person. Taylor was jailed on no bail.</span></p> <p><strong>Edward Ryan Loper</strong><span>, 26, of State Street, is charged with strangulation, 2nd, and robbery, 3rd. Loper was arrested on a warrant for an alleged incident May 23 at a location on West Main Road, Batavia. At the time of his arrest, Loper was allegedly found in possession of a needle and a controlled substance. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th, and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Loper was jailed on $5,000 bail.</span></p> <p><strong>Terrence Devon West</strong>, 36, of Lorimer Street, Rochester, is charged with felony DWI, felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and aggravated unlicensed operation. West was stopped at 1:40 a.m. Thursday on Townline Road, Bergen, by Deputy Joseph Corona. West allegedly has three prior DWI convictions in the previous 10 years.</p> <p><strong>Veronica Eckerson</strong>, 57, of Akron, is charged with petit larceny. Eckerson is accused of stealing $400 from the safe of her employer, a business in Alabama, after quitting her job.</p> <p><strong>Richard Fredrick Boswell</strong>, 33, of Sumner Road, Darien, is charged with petit larceny. Boswell is accused of stealing merchandise from Walmart valued at $874.84.</p> <p><strong>Peter Charles Himan</strong>, 29, of Berkley Street, Williamsville, is charged with driving while ability impaired and possession/consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Himan was located in a stopped vehicle on Route 63, Oakfield, at 12:34 a.m. Sunday by Deputy Patrick Reeves.</p> <p><strong>Justin Thomas Hemmer</strong>, 34, of South Main Street, Elba, is charged with criminal contempt, 1st. Hemmer is accused of violating a court order protecting another person by shoving that person during an argument.</p> <p><strong>Andrew Loren Mark Falker</strong>, 20, of Indian Falls Road, Pembroke, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and improper turn (no signal). Falker was stopped at 2:53 a.m. Saturday on Main Road, Pembroke, by Deputy Jason Saile.</p> <p><strong>Ann Marie Capuano</strong>, 29, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Capuano was charged after Officer Peter Flanagan allegedly observed a glass pipe with partially smoked marijuana in her car.</p> <p><strong>Grant W. Whitney</strong>, 34, of Route 20A, Perry, is charged with unregistered motor vehicle. Whitney was arrested on a warrant out of City Court. He posted bail and was released.</p> <p><strong>Stephen J. Holdaway</strong>, 62, of Corfu, is charged with felony DWI and felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Holdaway was stopped by State Police at 1:01 p.m. May 19 in the Town of Batavia.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-youth-accused-threatening-another-person-knife/43806#comments batavia corfu crime Darien elba pembroke Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:29:45 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43806 at http://thebatavian.com Photo: Early morning fog on marsh in Corfu http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/photo-early-morning-fog-marsh-corfu/43762 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/marshfogjuly192014.jpg" /></p> <p>The marsh on Pearl Street Road, just east of Angling Road, Corfu, as seen this morning as I left <a href="http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-yard-scrap-processing-business-corfu/43758" target="_blank">the fire at Ed Arnold&#39;s</a>.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/photo-early-morning-fog-marsh-corfu/43762#comments corfu Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:40:05 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43762 at http://thebatavian.com Fire in yard at scrap processing business in Corfu http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-yard-scrap-processing-business-corfu/43758 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/edarnoldscrapfirejuly192014.jpg" /></p> <p>A fire is reported in the yard at Ed Arnold Scrap Processors, 2210 Angling Road, Corfu. East Pembroke Fire Department is responding. Town of Batavia fire is called to stand by in East Pembroke&#39;s hall and a tanker from Indian Falls is requested.</p> <p>UPDATE 4:37 a.m.: Equipment from Darien and Alexander are also requested to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 4:46 a.m.: Oakfield Fire Police are to shut down traffic at Route 33 and Angling Road; Corfu Fire Police are to shut down traffic at Route 5 and Angling Road. Pembroke and Alabama fire departments are called in.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:28 a.m.: An engine from Oakfield is requested to fill in at East Pembroke&#39;s fire hall. Mutual aid from Newstead is called to stand by in Indian Falls. Mercy medics are responding non-emergency mode to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:58 p.m.: An engine from Elba is requested to fill in at East Pembroke&#39;s hall.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/edarnoldscrapfirejuly192014-2.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/edarnoldscrapfirejuly192014-3.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/edarnoldscrapfirejuly192014-4.jpg" /></p> <p>UPDATE: Reader submitted photo:</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-3/part_1405773800275.jpg" /></p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-yard-scrap-processing-business-corfu/43758#comments corfu fire Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:36:12 +0000 Billie Owens 43758 at http://thebatavian.com Two-car accident with possible minor injuries near town park in Corfu http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-accident-possible-minor-injuries-near-town-park-corfu/43537 <p>A two-car accident with possible minor injuries is reported in the area of the town park in Corfu, 8813 Alleghany Road. Mercy medics are on scene and Corfu fire is responding.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-car-accident-possible-minor-injuries-near-town-park-corfu/43537#comments accidents corfu Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:17:30 +0000 Billie Owens 43537 at http://thebatavian.com GCC announces Spring semester President's List honorees http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gcc-announces-spring-semester-presidents-list-honorees/43375 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Genesee Community College, including all seven campus locations in Batavia, Albion, Arcade, Dansville, Lima, Medina and Warsaw, proudly announces that the following students are among 484 students who were named to the President&#39;s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Students honored on the President&#39;s List have maintained full-time enrollment and earned a quality point index of 3.75 (roughly equivalent to an A) or better.</p> <p>This year&#39;s Genesee Community College Spring 2014 President&#39;s List honorees, with their hometowns, are listed below:</p> <p>Kathleen Kwasniewski of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>Karly Natalizia of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>Kyle Natalizia of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>Brittany Taylor of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>John Winiecki of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>Jenna Wozniak of Alexander, NY (14005)</p> <p>Zachary Chiro of Basom, NY (14013)</p> <p>Amanda Kent of Basom, NY (14013)</p> <p>Kerry Mills of Basom, NY (14013)</p> <p>Jessica Pfalzer of Basom, NY (14013)</p> <p>Robert Barnard of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>John Bezon of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Rachael Bish of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Natalie Brown of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Erika Bucci of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Danielle Cannella of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Lynette Celedonia of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Ariel Corcoran of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Richard DelPlato of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Taylor Doty of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Danielle Eddy of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Cortney Edwards-Fenton of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Sara Elliott of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Ashley Elmore of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Alec Engel of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Daniel Fili of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Maria Frieday of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Chelsea Gerace of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Bernadette Goodenbery of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Kelly Goodheart of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Joseph Hall of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Virginia Henning of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Sarah Hulburt-Emerson of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Megan Jacques of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Cathy Jacques of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Lee Johnson of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Michelle Kantz of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Kimberly Kingsley of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Nicole Kline of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Sharon Knaudt of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Michael Korczak of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Janelle Marble of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Tony Martyn of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Koree McAllister of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Macey McCulley of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Rebecca Meloon of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Jennifer Merle of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Sydney Moag of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Alexandra Mruczek of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Brittney Okoniewski of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Maryssa Peirick of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Daniel Plath of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Robynn Prichett of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Andrea Pursel of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Crystal Rindell of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Kimberly Samuelson of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Sarah Sanchez-Anderson of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>John Sherman of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Brenda Smelski of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Meghan Tiede of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Michelle Williams of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Rebecca Woodruff of Batavia, NY (14020)</p> <p>Courtney Amesbury of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Diana Bonilla of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Gina Constable of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Brandy Hare of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Ellen Kirkpatrick of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>David Mackey of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Brendan Murray of Bergen, NY (14416)</p> <p>Kayla Curry of Byron, NY (14422)</p> <p>Dawn Fooks of Byron, NY (14422)</p> <p>Emily George of Byron, NY (14422)</p> <p>Brandy Harmon of Byron, NY (14422)</p> <p>Dakota Longhini of Byron, NY (14422)</p> <p>Heather Balcerzak of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Bryan Cox of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Alexander Farley of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Joelle Fugle of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Ryan Graham of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Jennie Lipinski of Corfu, NY (14036)</p> <p>Sandra Buxton of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Christina Haniszewski of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Austin Heberlein of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Jillian Hutzler of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Jennifer McNutt of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Rachel Walker of Darien Center, NY (14040)</p> <p>Nicole Draves of East Bethany, NY (14054)</p> <p>Bianca Nolt of East Bethany, NY (14054)</p> <p>Emily Pelton of East Bethany, NY (14054)</p> <p>Travis Schmieder of East Bethany, NY (14054)</p> <p>Alexander Uptegrove of East Bethany, NY (14054)</p> <p>Jacqueline Joyce of East Pembroke, NY (14056)</p> <p>Madison Dentino of Elba, NY (14058)</p> <p>Melissa Engle of Elba, NY (14058)</p> <p>Christopher Green of Elba, NY (14058)</p> <p>Tabitha Moreland of Elba, NY (14058)</p> <p>Ryan Vlack of Elba, NY (14058)</p> <p>Jaime Arena of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Betsy Griffith of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Peter Hollands of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Kelsey LaVare of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Rebekah Miller of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Jessica Mortimer of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Shelbi O&#39;Geen of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Erica Parker of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Samantha Platek of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Nicole Polisoto of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>William Simmons of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Jordan Tillotson of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Hailey White of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Sarah Worley of LeRoy, NY (14482)</p> <p>Jonathon Cassiano of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Jessica Cherry of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Trevor Dayka of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Stacy Martino of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Carrie Ohlson of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Cara Sceusa of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Kristie Scroger of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Alyse Shamp of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Katie Spence of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Arielle Thompson of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Mellisa Wells of Oakfield, NY (14125)</p> <p>Richard Apley of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>James Babcock of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Trevor Berkemeier of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Brian DeFisher of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Kaitlin Draper of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Charles Janes of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Marissa Kingsley of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Sean Love of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Cody NiCastro of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Johnathan Peritore of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Peter Sherman of Pavilion, NY (14525)</p> <p>Jennifer Cone of Stafford, NY (14143)</p> <p>Nicole Moody of Stafford, NY (14143)</p> <p>Genesee Community College offers more than 60 academic programs and certificates including the new Associate in Applied Science degree in Food Processing Technology which helps meet the demands of the thriving food manufacturing industry in Western New York.</p> <p>Genesee is accessible through seven campus locations throughout Western New York, as well as through its online learning program. College housing is available at College Village, just a three-minute walk from the Batavia Campus. With small class sizes, yet state-of-the-art technology both inside and out of the classroom, Genesee Community College is known for being &quot;high-tech&quot; and &quot;high-touch.&quot;</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gcc-announces-spring-semester-presidents-list-honorees/43375#comments Basom batavia alexander bergen byron corfu darien center east bethany east pembroke elba Le Roy Milestones Oakfield Pavilion Stafford Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:01:11 +0000 Billie Owens 43375 at http://thebatavian.com Tractor-trailer's cab ablaze on Alleghany Road by the Thruway toll booth http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tractor-trailers-cab-ablaze-alleghany-road-thruway-toll-booth/43315 <p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="479" height="400" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/pDd5gW6BAm4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/pDd5gW6BAm4" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> </object> </p> <p>A fully involved cab fire is reported on a tractor-trailer at 8480 Alleghany Road, near or at the Thruway on/off ramp. Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments are responding along with mutual aid from Corfu and East Pembroke.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:32 p.m.: Alabama&#39;s tanker is requested mutual aid to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:57 p.m.: Pembroke command calls for a pallet of absorbent material.</p> <p>UPDATE: Photo and video submitted by Amber Winters.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-2/photo_3_1.jpg" /></p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/tractor-trailers-cab-ablaze-alleghany-road-thruway-toll-booth/43315#comments Alabama corfu east pembroke fire indian falls pembroke Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:30:18 +0000 Billie Owens 43315 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Man accused of trying to run over Corfu resident http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-man-accused-trying-run-over-corfu-resident/43284 <p><strong>Justin Robert Swift</strong>, 35, of Guildhall Road, Henrietta, is charged with two counts of reckless endangerment and harassment, 2nd. Swift is accused of fighting with another person, then after the initial confrontation, driving his vehicle through the lawn of the Village of Corfu resident&#39;s home and attempting to strike him with the vehicle. Swift was jailed on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.</p> <p><strong>William R. Sturgeon Jr.</strong>, 38, of South Main Street, Oakfield, is charged with two counts of forgery, 2nd. Sturgeon allegedly used another person&#39;s credit card on two separate occasions in April, 2013, to make purchases without the cardholder&#39;s knowledge or consent.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-man-accused-trying-run-over-corfu-resident/43284#comments corfu crime Oakfield Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:27:56 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43284 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Perry woman accused of impersonating sister when arrested at Dave Matthews concert http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-perry-woman-accused-impersonating-sister-when-arrested-dave-matthews-conc <p><strong>Kaitlyn Mackenzie Hayes</strong>, 20, of Lake Street, Perry, is charged with criminal impersonation, 2nd, and trespass. Hayes allegedly impersonated her sister to reenter Darian Lake Performing Arts Center during the Dave Matthews concert Wednesday. It was later found that she allegedly used a false identification, her sister, at the time of her arrest.</p> <p><strong>Justin M. Wotherspoon</strong>, 27, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with criminal contempt, 1st. Wotherspoon allegedly had physical contact with a person in violation of a court order. Wotherspoon was jailed without bail.</p> <p><strong>Danielle Marie Stevens</strong>, 37, of Ford Road, Elba, is charged with grand larceny, 4th. Stevens is accused of stealing the wallet of a WIC employee who was assisting her. Stevens was jailed on $10,000 bail.</p> <p><strong>Christopher Free Bragg</strong>, 28, of Genesee Street, Corfu, is charged with petit larceny. Bragg is accused of shoplifting from Walmart.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Richard Michael Wroblewski</strong>, 61, of Williamstowne, Cheektowaga, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and speeding (70 in a 55 mph zone). Wroblewski was stopped at 8:10 p.m. Friday on Clinton Street Road, Stafford, by Sgt. Greg Walker.</p> <p><strong>Cody James Hinchey</strong>, 27, of Reed Road, Churchville, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and speeding. Hinchey was stopped at 1:19 a.m. Saturday on Byron Holley Road by Deputy Joseph Corona.</p> <p><strong>Richard Henry Forman</strong>, 64, of Ellinwood Road, Corfu, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and failure to keep right. Forman was reportedly involved in a motor-vehicle accident at 3:01 a.m. Friday on Genesee Street, Pembroke. The accident was investigated by Deputy Joseph Corona.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-perry-woman-accused-impersonating-sister-when-arrested-dave-matthews-conc#comments batavia byron corfu crime Darien pembroke perry Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:49:00 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43260 at http://thebatavian.com Opening ceremonies are Thursday for Cost of Freedom Tribute at Pembroke Town Park http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/opening-ceremonies-are-thursday-cost-freedom-tribute-pembroke-town-park/43182 <p>The Oakfield-Alabama American Legion Post #626 is hosting a series of events this week as part of its Cost of Freedom Tribute at the Pembroke Town Park, located next to Pembroke High School, 1145 Main Road (Route 77) in Corfu. On Thursday, June 12, opening ceremonies will take place.</p> <p>First, at 11 a.m., is the Assembly of Color Guards in the athletic field.</p> <p>Starting at noon:</p> <ul> <li> The American flag at the park will be lowered to half staff, led by the 98th Division drill sargeant;</li> <li> The Special Forces Association Parachute Team from Fort Bragg, N.C., will conduct the &quot;Jumping in of the American Flag.&quot; Air support will be provided by WYN Sky Diving from Akron;</li> <li> The National Athem will be sung by Harmony Bordinaro;</li> <li> The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Bobbie Metcalf of Blue Star Mothers;</li> <li> Invocation -- American Legion Post #626 Chaplain Patrick Wilson;</li> <li> Introduction of guest speaker by LTC William Fava (Army retired);</li> <li> Guest speaker -- Brigadier General Frank Cipolla (Army retired);</li> <li> Placement of Memorial Wreath -- American Legion Post #626 &amp; VFW Post #1484;</li> <li> Placement of additional wreaths by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter #193, Blue Star Mothers, Gold Star Mothers, American Legion Post #626 Auxiliary, Genesee County American Legion, and Genesee County American Legion Auxiliary;</li> <li> Benediction -- American Legion Post #626 Chaplain Patrick Wilson;</li> <li> Rifle Salute -- North / South Skirmish Association of WNY;</li> <li> <em>Taps</em> -- Tom Cecere;</li> <li> Fly-over at 1300 hours, if Pentagon approved.</li> </ul> <p>Following opening ceremonies, at 1:30 p.m., patriotic music will be played by Danny B.</p> <p>The daily closing ceremony is at 8 p.m. with a benediction by Rev. Patrick Wilson of the Alabama Baptist Church; Rifle Salute by the North / South Skirmish Association of WNY; <em>Taps</em> by Tom Cecere and Frank Panepento.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/opening-ceremonies-are-thursday-cost-freedom-tribute-pembroke-town-park/43182#comments Alabama corfu Oakfield pembroke veterans Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:14:41 +0000 Billie Owens 43182 at http://thebatavian.com Corfu student earns Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Lake Erie College http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/corfu-student-earns-doctor-pharmacy-degree-lake-erie-college/43150 <p><strong>Talisa Marie Marchese</strong>, Pharm.D., of Corfu, earned a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa.</p> <p>Dr. Marchese was one of the recipients of the School of Pharmacy Award for Exceptional Community Service, given to the members of the graduating class who have demonstrated dedication to providing exceptional service to the local and/or college community through educational or volunteer experiences.</p> <p>The Doctor of Pharmacy degree prepares pharmacists committed to providing high-quality, ethical, and compassionate patient-centered care. The LECOM School of Pharmacy in Erie offers a year-round curriculum that enables students to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in just three years.</p> <p>The nation&rsquo;s growing dependence on pharmaceutical care is creating rewarding career opportunities in pharmacy. LECOM pharmacy graduates will get jobs working in community pharmacies, hospital/clinical pharmacies, or in long-term care facilities. Others will move on to specialized residency programs.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/corfu-student-earns-doctor-pharmacy-degree-lake-erie-college/43150#comments corfu Milestones Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:29:20 +0000 Billie Owens 43150 at http://thebatavian.com