http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/278/ en 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 Pedestrian crossing sign stolen in Village of Elba http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/pedestrian-crossing-sign-stolen-village-elba/43711 <p>The pedestrian crossing sign in the Village of Elba was stolen sometime Saturday night.</p> <p>The village would like it back.</p> <p>If you have information that can assist, contact the village office at (585) 757-6889 or the State Police at&nbsp;(585) 344-6200.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/pedestrian-crossing-sign-stolen-village-elba/43711#comments crime elba Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:56:40 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43711 at http://thebatavian.com Criminal Justice major from Elba makes the dean's list at Utica College http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/criminal-justice-major-elba-makes-deans-list-utica-college/43679 <p><strong>Matthew T. Ramsey</strong>, a Criminal Justice major from Elba, made the Spring 2014 dean&#39;s list at Utica College with a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/criminal-justice-major-elba-makes-deans-list-utica-college/43679#comments elba Milestones Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:03:35 +0000 Billie Owens 43679 at http://thebatavian.com Motorcycle wreck at Bank and Starowitz, Elba, rider is consious and alert http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/motorcycle-wreck-bank-and-starowitz-elba-rider-consious-and-alert/43613 <p>A motorcycle accident is reported at Bank Street Road and Starowitz Road. The rider is conscious and alert. Elba fire and Mercy medics responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:01 p.m.: The Elba assignment is back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/motorcycle-wreck-bank-and-starowitz-elba-rider-consious-and-alert/43613#comments accidents elba Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:41:53 +0000 Billie Owens 43613 at http://thebatavian.com Car crashes into tree on Maltby Road, Elba, unknown injuries http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crashes-tree-maltby-road-elba-unknown-injuries/43574 <p>A car struck a tree at 3903 Maltby Road, just west of Weatherwax Road. Unknown injuries. Elba Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:26 p.m.: Responders report there is one patient with minor injuries.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:36 p.m.: One patient is being transported to the hospital in Medina.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-crashes-tree-maltby-road-elba-unknown-injuries/43574#comments accidents elba Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:19:45 +0000 Billie Owens 43574 at http://thebatavian.com Motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries reported on Route 98, Elba http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/motor-vehicle-accident-unknown-injuries-reported-route-98-elba/43447 <p>A motor-vehicle accident with unknown injuries is reported 7578 Oak Orchard Road, Elba.</p> <p>Elba fire and Mercy EMS dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 6:52 p.m.: We didn&#39;t hear any more updates on this accident.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d2915.7736373405014!2d-78.19421299999999!3d43.04619400000001!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d3f18cc34d0405%3A0xf33b4f6ac99d9550!2s7578+Oak+Orchard+Rd!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1404077544619" width="480"></iframe></p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/motor-vehicle-accident-unknown-injuries-reported-route-98-elba/43447#comments accident elba Route 98 Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:33:31 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43447 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 Shuknechts thank community for suppport http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/shuknechts-thank-community-suppport/43300 <p>Dave, Peggy, Brian and Dan Shuknecht asked that we share this thank you:</p> <p class="rteindent1">The Benefit for Brian was a monumental success. We are grateful and appreciative for the contributions of so many people and businesses. When we were informed by our friends that they wanted to throw a benefit to help with our extensive bills from the accident, it deeply touched our hearts. Thank you doesn&rsquo;t seem enough but thank you to all who helped from the planners, those who donated, helped with the raffles and in the kitchen, the bands, those who attended and to those who prayed! Thank God and the power of prayer as our prayers were answered and Brian is healing amazingly well. We are proud to live in such an incredibly generous and supportive community.</p> <p>Previously:<a href="http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/benefit-saturday-elba-firemens-rec-hall-young-burn-victim-and-family/43147">Benefit Saturday at Elba Firemen&#39;s Rec Hall to aid young burn victim and family</a></p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/shuknechts-thank-community-suppport/43300#comments elba Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:09:12 +0000 Howard B. Owens 43300 at http://thebatavian.com Two local students named to Spring semester President's List at SUNY Geneseo http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-local-students-named-spring-semester-presidents-list-suny-geneseo/43209 <p>The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its President&#39;s List for the Spring semester 2014. To be on the list, a student must have achieved an A in all coursework (4.0 grade-point average) while taking at least 12 credit hours. On the list from this area are:<br /> <br /> <strong>Michael Ramsey</strong>, of Elba<br /> <br /> <strong>Michael Kovatch</strong>, of Le Roy<br /> <br /> SUNY Geneseo is a public liberal arts college recognized nationally for excellence in undergraduate education and for its professional and master&#39;s level programs.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/two-local-students-named-spring-semester-presidents-list-suny-geneseo/43209#comments elba Le Roy Milestones Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:14:46 +0000 Billie Owens 43209 at http://thebatavian.com Car wreck with injuries on Transit Road, Elba http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-transit-road-elba/43184 <p>A car accident with injuries is reported at 6968 Transit Road. Elba Fire Department is responding along with Mercy medics. Mercy Flight is on standby.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/car-wreck-injuries-transit-road-elba/43184#comments accidents elba Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:34:36 +0000 Billie Owens 43184 at http://thebatavian.com Benefit Saturday at Elba Firemen's Rec Hall to young burn victim and family http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/benefit-saturday-elba-firemens-rec-hall-young-burn-victim-and-family/43147 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/2061/2014-3/brianelba2014.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: left;" /></p> <p><em>Press release:</em></p> <p><strong>Brian Shuknecht</strong>, son of Dave and Peggy Shuknecht, was recently burned in an accident and is in Strong Memorial Hospital with an expected stay of three to four weeks. <strong>A spaghetti dinner benefit is planned for him from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, at Elba Firemen&#39;s Rec Hall, located at 7143 Oak Orchard Road</strong>.</p> <p>With burns covering a large portion of his body, he will be enduring at least five skin-graft surgeries with extensive recorvery time. Plus, the family is still recovering from the effects of Dave being seriously injured at work late last year.</p> <p>The community would like to help the family defray travel costs and any other costs associated with such an extended hospital stay.</p> <p>Saturday&#39;s benefit will include spaghetti dinner, entertainment, 50/50 raffle, trip raffle, tool box raffle, basket raffle, silent auction, Chinese auction, a wine draw and more!</p> <p>Cost is $10 adults; $6 under 12; under age 3, free.</p> <p>Tickets are available at Chap&#39;s Elba Diner, M&amp;T Bank, Elba Yellow Goose, Val&#39;s Hair &amp; Nail Emporium, Torrey Farms, and the Elba Central School District office.</p> <p>Call 993-2065 or e-mail shuknechtbenefit@gmail.com</p> <p><u>If you would like to help, here are some additional ways to do so:</u></p> <ul> <li> Donate a basket for Chinese auction and/or a gift certificate for silent auction -- Contact Kim Perl at 716-474-3879</li> <li> Donate a bottle of wine for the wine draw -- Contact Heather Dillon at 813-1632</li> <li> Donate cookies, brownies, cupcakes for the dinner&#39;s dessert -- Please bring to the Rec Hall by 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 14</li> <li> If you can&#39;t attend the benefit, stop in Friday night, June 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. and place your chance on a Chinese basket.</li> <li> Make a cash donation -- Checks may be made out to Elba Sports Boosters, Inc.</li> </ul> <p>For questions, please call Maureen at 716-560-4925.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/benefit-saturday-elba-firemens-rec-hall-young-burn-victim-and-family/43147#comments brian shuknecht elba Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:07:38 +0000 Billie Owens 43147 at http://thebatavian.com Truck fire near building, fuel pump on Batavia Elba TL Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/truck-fire-near-building-fuel-pump-batavia-elba-tl-road/43133 <p>A truck is on fire and it&#39;s near a building and fuel pump at 3884 Batavia Elba Town Line Road. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding. Mutual aid is requested from Elba and Oakfield fire departments.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:24 p.m.: Town of Batavia command says the cab is fully involved and there are also two waste stations nearby.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: Command reports the fire is knocked down.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/truck-fire-near-building-fuel-pump-batavia-elba-tl-road/43133#comments batavia elba Oakfield Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:23:47 +0000 Billie Owens 43133 at http://thebatavian.com GC Youth Court member and Elba Central School senior awarded scholarship http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gc-youth-court-member-and-elba-central-school-senior-awarded-scholarship/43103 <p><strong><img alt="" src="/files/users/2061/2014-3/kayla_casper.jpg" />Kayla Casper</strong>, a Genesee County Youth Court member and a senior at Elba Central School, was one of the 50 Youth Court members who applied for the Association of New York State Youth Courts Scholarship. The ANYSYC awarded three scholarships and Kayla was awarded one of them.</p> <p>To qualify for the ANYSYC scholarship, the Youth Court member must be a graduating senior and a member of a Youth Court Program that paid membership dues to ANYSYC in 2013. The applicant must enroll in a two- or four-year program at an accredited college/university. The individual must be of good moral character, have demonstrated civic responsibility through volunteerism, and have a good strong desire to make a contribution to his/her community.</p> <p>The process included an application, an essay including educational goals, career goals, why they are deserving of this scholarship, and what being a member of a Youth Court has done for them, along with two letters of recommendation. On behalf of ANYSYC, Kayla was awarded $500 to put toward her college education where she will be attending Cazenovia College.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gc-youth-court-member-and-elba-central-school-senior-awarded-scholarship/43103#comments elba Milestones Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:25:27 +0000 Billie Owens 43103 at http://thebatavian.com Law and Order: Alabama man charged with two felonies, several violations for allegedly riding ATV while intoxicated http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/law-and-order-alabama-man-charged-two-felonies-several-violations-allegedly-riding-atv- <p><strong>Joshua Scott Bettilyon</strong>, 26, of Gorton Road, Alabama, was charged with two felonies and several violations stemming from an incident on May 30. He allegedly operated a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more, which is a felony, and was also charged with DWI with a previous conviction of same within the last 10 years, another felony. In addition, he was cited for alleged ATV violations -- reckless driving, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, unregistered vehicle, unlawful operation on highway, inadequate brake lights, unsafe tires, no / improper lights, and uninsured vehicle. Bettilyon was arrested by Sheriff&#39;s deputies after a short vehicular pursuit. NYS Police assisted in this incident, which was investigated by deputy Joseph Corona, assisted by troopers Hanssel and Kosowski.</p> <p><strong>Donald E. Ford</strong>, 40, of Oak Street, Batavia, was arrested by Batavia PD on charges of endangering the welfare of a child and harassment, 2nd, in an incident on May 30 on Oak Street. He allegedly threatened to harm an individual while that individual was in the presence of three children. He was jailed and bail set at $2,500. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Eric Hill, assisted by officer Frank Klimjack.</p> <p><strong>Edwin Leroy Stancliff Jr.</strong>, 35, of Alleghany Road, Corfu, was arrested by Sheriff&#39;s deputies on May 30 and charged with two counts of menacing, 2nd, and criminal possession of a weapon, 4th. Stancliff allegedly displayed a 6-inch kitchen knife during a domestic dispute, threatening his girlfirend and an acquaintance. After his arraignment in Pembroke Town Court, he was jailed. The incident was investigated by Sheriff&#39;s deputy Lonnie Nati, assisted by deputy Christopher Parker.</p> <p><strong>Christopher Lynn Bayliss</strong>, 35, of Tower Road, Wyoming, was arrested June 1 following the investigation of a motor-vehicle accident on Attica Road in Alexander. He is charged with felony DWI, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, refusal to take breath test, unsafe backing of a vehicle and driving without a seat belt. He was jailed on $5,000 cash bail and is to return to Alexander Town Court on June 10.</p> <p><strong>Bryan H. Fetterly</strong>, 28, of Barrville Road, Elba, is charged with harassment in the second degree -- physical contact, and criminal mischief in the third degree -- damaging property of another person in excess of $250. It is alleged that on West Main Street in the City of Batavia on May 30 Fetterly and two other subjects were in a vehicle when an argument took place. Fetterly allegedly kicked one of the subjects several times before exiting the vehicle and then struck the vehicle, causing damage to that vehicle. He was arrested and released on an appearance ticket and is to be in Batavia City Court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Chad Richards.</p> <p><strong>Allen W. Gray</strong>, 34, of Oak Street, Batavia, was arrested and charged with harassment, 2nd, following an incident on South Main Street, Batavia, on May 29. Batavia PD officers went to investigate a disturbance complaint and it&#39;s alleged that Gray shoved two people following a verbal altercation. He was issued an electronically generated appearance ticket and released. He is scheduled to appear in Batavia City Court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Stephen Cronmiller, assisted by officer Christopher Camp.</p> <p><strong>Mamie M. Baugh</strong>, 36, of Dewey Avenue, Rochester, is charged with third-degree assault following an incident on May 25 on Bank Street in the City of Batavia. She was arrested after Batavia PD responded to a disturbance at that location. She was issued an appearance ticket for city court. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Keven DeFelice, assisted by officer Nedim Catovic.</p> <p><strong>Joseph Bennett</strong>, 26, of West State Street, Albion, is charged with criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny. He was transferred to Batavia Police by Albion Police on May 29 after being arrested on a warrant for violation of Genesee County probation. He was jailed in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bail bond and is due in Batavia City Court on June 6. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Nedim Catovic.</p> <p><strong>Darrin Mitchell Brown</strong>, 24, of South Pearl Street, Oakfield, is charged with criminal contempt, 2nd. On June 1, he was arrested by a Sheriff&#39;s deputy for allegedly violating a court order of protection by threatening the protected person. Brown was issued at appearance ticket and is scheduled to be in Town of Oakfield Court on June 16 to answer to the charge. The incident was investigated by deputy Joseph Loftus.</p> <p><strong>Joey Aaron Evans</strong>, 23, of State Street, Batavia, was arrested by Batavia PD on May 29 on a bench warrant issued by Batavia City Court for allegedly failing to comply with drug court and petit larceny. He was jailed on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. He is to appear in city court again on June 26.</p> <p><strong>Michael D. Snyder</strong>, 42, of Pringle Avenue, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. He was arrested following an incident on May 30 wherein he allegedly took a 30-pack of Budweiser beer from Top&#39;s Market without paying for it. Snyder fled eastbound on Route 5 and was apprehended near the Batavia Fire Department. He was released on an appearance ticket and is to appear in city court on June 3. The incident was investigated by Batavia PD officer Chad Richards, assisted by officer Richard Schauf.</p> <p><strong>John A. Snook</strong>, 26, of Gillette Road, Albion, is charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing $51.95 in merchandise from Walmart on May 14. He was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff&#39;s deputies and is currently in Orleans County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Town of Batavia Court on June 16. The incident was investigated by deputy Joseph Loftis.</p> <p>A 16-year-old student at Pavilion High School was arrested on May 30 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, 7th. The student was allegedly found in possession of a controlled substance while at the high school. The student was issued an appearance ticket for Pavilion Town Court at a later date. The incident was investigated by Sheriff&#39;s deputy Chad Minuto.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/law-and-order-alabama-man-charged-two-felonies-several-violations-allegedly-riding-atv-#comments batavia Alabama corfu crime elba Oakfield Pavilion Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:38:18 +0000 Billie Owens 43027 at http://thebatavian.com GC Dairy Maid tells why dairy products are important to your diet http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gc-dairy-maid-tells-why-dairy-products-are-important-your-diet/43013 <p><em>Genesee County Dairy Maid for 2014 is 9-year-old<strong> Georgia Luft</strong>, of Elba. She wrote this article to kick off National Dairy Month.</em></p> <p>June is National Dairy Month. What greater time to make sure your have at least three dairy products in your daily diet than now! Research recommends that everyone should consume three dairy products daily to be healthy.</p> <p>Dairy products have many health benefits, especially for your bones and teeth. Dairy foods provide vital nutrients that include calcium, potassium, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin B12, magnesium, zinc, riboflavin and protein. Dairy products provide a powerhouse of nutrients!</p> <p>Eating dairy products may reduce the risk of osteoporosis in older adults, while helping children and adolescence build bone mass. Dairy products have also been associated with reducing risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and lowering blood pressure in adults. Recently research has suggested that by enjoying three servings of dairy products a day, part of a nutrient-rich and balanced diet, dairy products may help in maintaining a healthy weight. Keep in mind that choosing low-fat or fat-free forms of dairy products provide little or no solid fat while providing many other health benefits.</p> <p>Keep the &ldquo;3-A-Day&rdquo; theme in mind as you plan your daily meals. Experts recommend three servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy food every day. Many of us could use to add one additional daily serving of nutrient-rich dairy products to help meet recommendations. One dairy serving is equal to: An 8-ounce glass of milk, a 6- or 8-ounce container of yogurt, or 1&frac12; ounces of cheese.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s easy to get your 3-A-Day in when you start with some yogurt for breakfast with fruit, some cheese with lunch and a big glass of milk with dinner. Enjoy a cool glass of milk during the summer months, as it does the body good!</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/gc-dairy-maid-tells-why-dairy-products-are-important-your-diet/43013#comments agriculture dairy elba Sun, 01 Jun 2014 17:49:02 +0000 Billie Owens 43013 at http://thebatavian.com