http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/1103/ en Law and Order: Liberty Street resident accused of throwing a knife http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-liberty-street-resident-accused-throwing-knife/44890 <p><strong>Gregory Seppe</strong><span>, 56, of Liberty Street, Batavia, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th, attempted assault 2nd, menacing 2nd, possession of a hypodermic instrument and controlled substance not in original container. Batavia PD responded to a report at 10:20 p.m., Friday, of Gregory Seppe &quot;waving a knife around.&quot; It was also reported that Seppe put the knife in a toaster. When patrols arrived, a property manager told officers that Seppe threw a knife at him. While taking Seppe into custody, officers observed alleged hypodermic instruments and a crack pipe in plain view in Seppe&#39;s bedroom. They also found Seppe in possession of a controlled substance not in its original container. Seppe was jailed on $20,000 bail.</span></p> <p><strong>Haleigh I. Ogden</strong><span>, 16, of East Avenue, is charged with grand larceny 4th, criminal possession of stolen property 4th, petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property 5th, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Ogden is accused of entering a car on Chase Park and removing a purse containing credit cards and other personal items at 4 a.m., Sept. 5. She&#39;s also accused of entering another vehicle on Chase Park and taking property from that vehicle that morning. She&#39;s also accused of possessing marijuana later that afternoon.</span></p> <p><strong>Thomas P. Moynihan, II</strong><span>, 39, of North Street, Batavia, is charged with DWI, uninspected motor vehicle and operating out of class. Moynihan was arrested following the investigation by Officer Kevin Defelice into a scooter accident at 1:49 p.m., Friday, at the corner of Ross Street and East Avenue, Batavia. Moynihan was jailed on $500 bail. (</span><a href="http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/report-motorcyclist-down-ross-and-east-ave-batavia/44862" target="_blank">Initial Report</a><span>)</span></p> <p><strong>Zachary C. Parker</strong>, 17, of South Main Street, Batavia, is charged with sexual abuse 2nd, sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child. Parker was arrested following an investigation by Batavia PD into a complaint filed at 3:30 p.m., April 27. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Curtis M. Gallagher</strong>, 30, of Elm Street, Batavia, is charged with DWI, speed not reasonable and prudent, moving from lane unsafely and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle. Gallagher was stopped at 2:49 a.m., Sept. 20, on Route 98, Batavia, by Officer Matthew Wojtaszczyk.</p> <p><strong>Ryan F. Schumacher</strong>, 24, Ellicott Street, Pavilion, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Schumacher was arrested by Officer Devon Pahuta following a complaint of harassment at 2:11 a.m., Thursday, at an address on West Main Street, Batavia.</p> <p><strong>Steven J. Russ</strong>, 42, of Batavia, is charged with harassment 2nd. Russ allegedly pushed another person to the ground. The alleged incident was reported at 11:06 p.m., Saturday, at a location on South Main Street, Batavia.</p> <p><strong>Eric D. Halsey</strong>, 24, of Oak Street, Batavia, is cahrged with criminal mischief 4th. Halsey was arrested following a reported domestic incident at 11:24 p.m., Thursday.</p> <p><strong>Matthew J. Poole</strong>, 23, of East Avenue, Batavia, is charged with owning an unlicensed dog. Poole allegedly found in possession of three unlicensed dogs.</p> <p><strong>Jeffrey J. Farrell, Jr.</strong>, 27, of West Avenue, Medina, was arrested on a warrant for alleged failure to appear on an aggravated unlicensed operation charge. Farrell was released on cash bail.</p> <p><strong>Gabriel Pena-Aragon</strong>, 26, of Chatham GDNS, Rochester, was arrested on a warrant for parking on city streets between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Pena-Aragon posted police bail and was released.</p> <p><strong>Shaun P. Coulter</strong>, 29, of Harvester Avenue, Batavia, is charged with criminal mischief 4th. Coulter is accused of damaging several outlet covers at UMMC while there for treatment.</p> <p><strong>Joseph F. Rotoli, Jr.</strong>, 52, of South Main Road, Batavia, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator and unsafe turn. &nbsp;Rotoli was stopped at 7:44 p.m., Sept. 20, on West Main Street, by Officer Nedim Catovic.</p> <p><strong>Philbert P. Williams, Jr.</strong>, 20, of Jackson Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Williams allegedly stole merchandise from Olympia Sports on Lewiston Road, Batavia. Also charged was Terrance Brown, 20, of Jackson Street, Batavia.</p> <p><strong>Kevin A. Cole</strong>, 36, of North Lyon Street, Batavia, is charged with harassment 2nd. &nbsp;Cole allegedly issued threats at another person.</p> <p><strong>Blanton E. Thatcher</strong>, 61, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with a building code violation. Thatcher was arrested on a warrant for allegedly failing to appear on a code violation. He posted bail and was released.</p> <p><strong>Brian R. Preedom</strong>, 48, Holland Avenue, Batavia, is charged with coercion 1st, aggravated harassment 2nd and trespass. Preedom allegedly threatened another person and went on that person&#39;s property without permission. He was jailed on $2,500 bail.</p> <p><strong>Janice L. Lear</strong>, 50, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and unsafe lane change. Lear was stopped at 12:10 a.m., Sept. 18, on West Main Street, Batavia, by Officer Matthew Wojtaszczyk.</p> <p><strong>Melanie Suzanne Mercurio</strong>, 23, of Genesee Street, Corfu, is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to keep right. Mercurio was stopped at 2:25 a.m., Sunday, on Pearl Street Road, Batavia, by Deputy Joseph Corona.</p> <p><strong>Nichole Marie McKerrow</strong>, 30, of Niskey Lake Road, Atlanta, was arrested as an alleged fugitive from justice on a felony violation of probation charge. She waived extradition and was transported by to New York and is being held without bail.</p> <p><strong>Preston Scott Daigler</strong>, 16, of Batavia-Oakfield Townline Road, is charged with assault 3rd. Daigler allegedly punched another person in the mouth causing the victim to sustain loose teeth requiring provisional splinting. Daigler was taken into custody by Batavia PD on an unrelated non-criminal matter and turned over to the Sheriff&#39;s Office. He was jailed on $2,500 bail.</p> <p><strong>Rion J. Pawlak</strong>, 33, unknown address, is charged with petit larceny and falsifying business records. Pawlak was held in custody. The alleged crime was reported in Stafford. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Stephen A. Marazita</strong>, 32, of Byron, was arrested on a warrant by State Police. He&#39;s also charged with a traffic violation. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Jeremiah J. Bach</strong>, 33, of Clifton Park, is charged with felony DWI and felony driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Bach was stopped at 3:45 p.m., Saturday, on Commerce Drive, Batavia, by a trooper.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-liberty-street-resident-accused-throwing-knife/44890#comments batavia byron corfu crime Pavilion Stafford Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:19:04 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44890 at http://thebatavian.com Fall Festival to debut in Corfu and Pembroke http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fall-festival-debut-corfu-and-pembroke/44698 <p>A fun family Harvest Festival in the country will debut from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Kozy Kabin at 922 Genesee Street (Route 33) in Corfu.</p> <p>Hosting are the property owners, Charles and Lenora Kohorst, who started the business three years ago. They build custom cabins and sheds of all sizes, with delivery, and custom-made polywood outdoor furniture, plus a colorful array of mums for the Fall season.</p> <p>Why the festival?</p> <p>&quot;We have seen businesses in Corfu and Pembroke diminish these past few years, unfortunately, and have lost some great businesses -- The Market, IGA, Burling Drug, and more,&quot; Lenora said. &quot;We see the need to come together as businesses and promote what the Corfu and Pembroke area has to offer the public. iI&#39;s a great place to live and visit (Darien Lakes).&quot;</p> <p>The scarecrow is the fest&#39;s theme.</p> <p>Corfu and Pembroke area businesses are invited to participate in a scarecrow display that allows them to show off what they offer. They can dress it in any way that best shows the attendees their business with all their business information (addresses, contact info, specialties, etc.) also displayed alongside the scarecrow. Scarecrows will be displayed along the roadside (Route 33), craft vendors will have them at their booths, and they will be along the hayride that will go around the property.</p> <p>There will be a bounce house, food vendors, craft vendors, kettle corn, hayrides, alpacas from Alpaca Delights, homemade desserts for sale, mums, pumpkins for sale. Browse Kozy Kabin, listen to live music, &quot;needle in a haystack&quot; game, face painting, balloon man.</p> <p>There will also be a cabin raffle. First prize is a 10&#39; x 20&#39; cabin with a porch, or choice of $3,000 cash. Second, third and fourth prizes are a polywood folding Adirondack chair in the color of the winner&#39;s choice. Tickets are $5 or three for $10. Rain or shine. There will be tents.</p> <p>For more information contact Lenora Kohorst at 409-7424.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fall-festival-debut-corfu-and-pembroke/44698#comments business corfu pembroke Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:32:06 +0000 Billie Owens 44698 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Batavia resident accused of falsifying weigh slips at Ed Arnold http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-batavia-resident-accused-falsifying-weigh-slips-ed-arnold/44666 <p><strong>Joseph Allen Hogan</strong>, 46, of Bank Street, Batavia, is charged with four counts of petit larceny and five counts of falsifying business records. Hogan is accused of altering weight slips at Ed Arnold Scrap in order to receive overpayment on scrap. Hogan was jailed without bail.</p> <p><strong>Christopher M. Colantonio</strong>, 35, of South Swan Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny and forgery, 2nd. Colantonio was arrested on a warrant for allegedly stealing checks from a woman he knew, forging them and cashing them at a local bank. Colantonio was jailed on $2,500 bail.</p> <p><strong>Thomas E. Hensel</strong>, 31, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with possession of burglar tools. Hensel was allegedly found in possession of a full set of lock picks at a location on Pearl Street at 10:25 p.m. Saturday.</p> <p><strong>Anya R. Rambuski</strong>, 44, of Birchwood Drive, Batavia, is charged with driving while ability impaired. Rambuski was stopped at 11:58 p.m. Saturday on West Main Street, Batavia, by Officer Marc Lawrence.</p> <p><strong>Linda L. Fagan</strong>, 65, of Ross Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. Fagan allegedly got rid of several instruments and other property owned by her brother.</p> <p><strong>Robert J. Propst</strong>, 34, of Maple Street, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd, and endangering the welfare of a child. Propst was allegedly involved in a domestic incident in which he grabbed the shirt of the victim, threw her phone and was yelling at her in the presence of children. Propst was jailed on $2,000 bail.</p> <p>A 16-year-old resident of East Avenue, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd, and criminal contempt, 2nd. The youth allegedly threatened another person, violating an order of protection.</p> <p><strong>Paul M. Gelardo</strong>, 29, of Fargo Road, Stafford, is charged with petit larceny. Gelardo allegedly stole a bicycle from T.F. Brown&#39;s.</p> <p>A pair 17-year-olds from Buffalo are charged with petit larceny. The two youths are accused of stealing money from their employer at the time, Darien Lake Theme Park.</p> <p><strong>Jeffrey John Farrell</strong>, 27, of West Avenue, Medina, is charged with petit larceny. Farrell allegedly stole $433.74 in merchandise from Walmart.</p> <p><strong>Kimberly Ann Pietrzykowski</strong>, 26, of Old Telephone Road, Bethany, is charged with petit larceny. Pietrzykowski is accused of stealing $204.90 in groceries from Walmart. The shopping cart of groceries was recovered in the parking lot of Home Depot.</p> <p><strong>Bradley J. Barnard</strong>, 19, of Byron, is charged with petit larceny. Barnard is accused of taking a carbonated beverage and placing it in his backpack while in the cafeteria at GCC. Surveillance video was used to confirm the alleged theft.</p> <p><strong>Kyle B. Sovocool</strong>, 21, of Le Roy, is charged with promoting sexual performance of a child less than 17 years old, possession of sexual performance by a child and criminal possession of a weapon, 4th. Sovocool was arrested as the result of a State Police investigation stemming from a Jan. 22 complaint. Sovocool was jailed on an unspecified bail. No further details released.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-batavia-resident-accused-falsifying-weigh-slips-ed-arnold/44666#comments batavia Bethany byron corfu crime Le Roy Stafford Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:21:30 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44666 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Oakfield resident accused of growing marijuana http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-oakfield-resident-accused-growing-marijuana/44569 <p><strong>Daniel C. Frey</strong><span>, 50, of Oakfield, is charged with unlawful growing of cannabis and criminal possession of marijuana, 4th. Frey was arrested by State Police at 12:57 p.m. Friday on Klossen Road, Alabama. No further details released.</span></p> <p><strong>Jason A. Perry-Murray</strong>, 20, of Jackson Street, Batavia, was arrested on warrant for an unpaid parking ticket.</p> <p><strong>Juan A. Roman</strong>, 36, of Portland Avenue, Rochester, is charged with criminal contempt. Roman is accused of violating a stay away order of protection.</p> <p><strong>Caitlin A. Hayes</strong>, 26, of Dellinger Avenue, Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on a parking ticket. Hayes was arrested following police contact on an unrelated incident.</p> <p><strong>Elliot R. Sandoval</strong>, 38, of Spencer Court, Batavia, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Sandoval is accused of kicking another person in the back while that person was walking down a flight of stairs.</p> <p><strong>Joseph J. Kostanciak</strong>, 24, of unspecified address, is charged with petit larceny. Kostanciak is accused of shoplifting at Walmart.</p> <p><strong>Sanders A. Kelsey</strong>, 27, of Batavia, and <strong>Michelle L. Franks</strong>, 33, of Batavia, are charged with petit larceny. Kelsey and Franks are accused of shoplifting at Walmart.</p> <p><strong>Carol A. Bartucca</strong>, 55, of Stafford, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Bartucca was stopped at 10:16 p.m. Saturday on Horseshoe Lake Road by a trooper.</p> <p><strong>Jeremy D. Eck</strong>, 27, of Hornell, is charged with DWI, driving while impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. Eck was stopped by State Police at 10:27 p.m. Sunday on Route 20 and Browns Mill Road, Alexander.</p> <p><strong>Lawrence E. Rutkowski</strong>, 50, of Orchard Park, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Rutkowski was stopped at 12:11 a.m. Monday on Route 20, Alexander, by State Police.</p> <p><strong>Brett F. Dieter</strong>, 36, of Basom, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing. Dieter was arrested following an investigation of an alleged incident at 8:10 p.m. Sept. 1 on Lewiston Road, Alabama.</p> <p><strong>Michael R. Sigl</strong>, 21, of Batavia, is charged with petit larceny and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Sigl was arrested by State Police following an incident report at 3:32 p.m. Sunday. No further details released.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Tyler E. Deleys</strong>, 20, of Corfu, is charged with criminal mischief, 4th, petit larceny and possession of a hypodermic instrument. Deleys was arrested on Hartshorn Road, Pembroke, by State Police following a report of an incident at 3:32 p.m. Sunday. No further details released.</p> <p><strong>Steven R. Ryan</strong>, 36, of unspecified address, is charged with DWI and refusal to take breath test. Ryan was stopped by State Police at 10:10 p.m. Sunday on Route 77, Pembroke.</p> <p><strong>Lindsey N. Burdick</strong>, 32, of Pavilion, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Burdick was stopped by State Police at 11:29 p.m. Sunday on Route 20, Alexander.</p> <p><strong>Todd L. Frocione</strong>, 50, of Syracuse, is charged with DWI and driving with a BAC of .08 or greater. Frocione was stopped by State Police at 11:51 p.m. Sunday on Route 20, Alexander.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-oakfield-resident-accused-growing-marijuana/44569#comments Alabama alexander corfu crime Darien Oakfield Pavilion pembroke Stafford Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:24:15 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44569 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Driver charged in rollover accident on Richley Road, Darien http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-driver-charged-rollover-accident-richley-road-darien/44508 <p><strong>Gregory P. Hamm-Johnson</strong><span>, </span>24, of Alexander, is charged with reckless endangerment, 2nd, and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Hamm-Johnson was allegedly the driver involved in an accident on Richley Road, Darien. His vehicle reportedly struck a mailbox. Hamm-Johnson reportedly overcorrected, reentered the roadway and spun sideways and rolled multiple times before coming to rest on the roadway. Johnson then allegedly left the scene of the accident. A search of the area, assisted by Corfu Fire Dpeartment, found there were no people around the accident scene. Hamm-Johnson later turned up at the Batavia Barracks of the State Police to report the accident and said he was the operator of the vehicle.&nbsp;Hamm-Johnson reportedly suffered minor injuries.</p> <p><strong>Jody M. Buck</strong>, of Sloan, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, DWI with a child passenger under age 16 and leaving the scene of an accident. State Police observed a vehicle on Route 5 with front end damage. The car was later identified by Corfu PD as one that matched the vehicle description of a car that ran over a mailbox on Route 77. Parts of the vehicle found at the accident scene reportedly matched Buck&#39;s vehicle. Buck allegedly registered a BAC of .14.</p> <p><strong>Charles Robert Lowe</strong>, 50, of East Main Street, Le Roy, is charged with trespass. Lowe was allegedly on another person&#39;s porperty without permission at 9:45 p.m., Aug. 19.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/law-and-order-driver-charged-rollover-accident-richley-road-darien/44508#comments corfu crime Darien Le Roy Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:33:17 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44508 at http://thebatavian.com Accident with minor injuries reported in Village of Corfu http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/accident-minor-injuries-reported-village-corfu/44470 <p>A two car accident is reported at Alleghany and Main, Village of Corfu.</p> <p>Law enforcement on sign, reports minor injuries. A patient is complaining of neck pain.</p> <p>Corfu fire dispatched.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/accident-minor-injuries-reported-village-corfu/44470#comments accident corfu Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:05:48 +0000 Howard B. Owens 44470 at http://thebatavian.com 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