GENESEE COUNTY/Shallow, Faithful Desire strike at Batavia Downs – Video News Service

GENESEE COUNTY/Shallow, Faithful Desire strike at Batavia Downs – Video News Service

By Tim Bojarski for Batavia Downs (Photos courtesy of Wendy J. Lowery) Batavia, NY — Wednesday (Nov. 30) was ladies night at Batavia Downs with a top-heavy program of fillies and mares races who competed on a cold and blustery night. The featured $14,000 Open I Distaff Handicap was won by Shallow (Ray Fisher Jr.) who made her way back to Batavia last week after spending some time at The Spa.  Shallow took the lead and after a snappy :28.2 quarter, Fisher grabbed two fists full of leather and walked to the half in :31.1 split. This flushed Demeter N … Read more

History with the HLOM: Hiscutt’s Bakery delivered fresh bread, treats | Lifestyles

History with the HLOM: Hiscutt’s Bakery delivered fresh bread, treats | Lifestyles

Many things come to mind during the holiday season here in Batavia. One of those things is that fresh, baked goods complete our family get-togethers. Batavia had several locally-owned family bakeries in its past, and one of the best known was Hiscutt’s. The Hiscutt Bakery provided fresh baked bread and other treats to our area for more than a quarter of a century, before turning over to the Table Top Bakery. Arthur and Robert Hiscutt started the bakery in 1905 when they opened a little business at 240 Ellicott St. A third brother, Grant, was a partner in the Best … Read more

Shallow, Faithful Desire strike at Batavia Downs – U.S. Trotting News

Shallow, Faithful Desire strike at Batavia Downs – U.S. Trotting News

Shallow, Faithful Desire strike at Batavia Downs December 1, 2022, by Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs Batavia, NY — Wednesday (Nov. 30) was ladies night at Batavia Downs with a top-heavy program of fillies and mares races on a cold and blustery night. The featured $14,000 Open I Distaff Handicap was won by Shallow (Ray Fisher Jr.) who made her way back to Batavia last week after spending some time at The Spa. Shallow pulled away in deep stretch to win in 1:57.3. Wendy J. Lowery photo. Shallow took the lead and after a snappy :28.2 quarter, Fisher grabbed two fists … Read more

GENESEE COUNTY/Batavia/Man indicted in Jackson street stabbing, accused of attempted murder – Video News Service

GENESEE COUNTY/Batavia/Man indicted in Jackson street stabbing, accused of attempted murder – Video News Service

A Genesee County Grand Jury has indicted Tyshon L. Taylor, 25, accusing him of the crime of attempted murder second degree, a class B violent felony, after allegedly stabbing the victim in the abdomen when encountering the victim walking down Jackson street on October 18, 2022 about 9:30p.m. In count 2, Taylor is accused of assault first degree, a class B violent felony during the same incident. In count 3, he is further accused of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a class D felony, after knowingly possessing a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, a knife, with … Read more

Batavia Police Looking For Missing Woman

Batavia Police Looking For Missing Woman

Batavia Police are looking for a missing woman. Jessica DeRidder, 31, was last seen on February 8 at her home in Batavia. Police say they are not sure if she is in danger at this time. Anyone with information on Jessica’s whereabouts is asked to call the Batavia Police Department at (585) 345-6350. Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Batavia High School employee will not face charges

Batavia High School employee will not face charges

A Batavia High School employee will not face charges after police investigated a video circulated on social media that reportedly showed the worker putting a student in a headlock. Around 1:17 p.m. Oct. 21, there was a “disturbance” in the lunchroom of the high school that involved multiple students and an adult staff member, according to police. Police said they interviewed a number of students and staff members and watched all available video surveillance footage and cellphone videos. Police said a preliminary investigation indicated a female student and other students at a lunch table began a verbal argument and a … Read more

Small Business Saturday In Batavia: See Special Sales, Deals

Small Business Saturday In Batavia: See Special Sales, Deals

BATAVIA, IL — Saturday, Nov. 26, is an important day for independently owned local businesses in Batavia. It’s Small Business Saturday, the kickoff to “shop small” events that emphasize the power of dollars spent in local communities. Small Business Saturday is sandwiched between the major Black Friday retail shopping holiday that tends to favor national brands and Cyber Monday, an online shopping event that this year takes place on Nov. 28. The following local businesses are participating in this year’s event. Bee-Attitudes Antiques, 9 S. Batavia Ave. Special Occasions On The Avenue, 2 N. Batavia Ave. Kiss The Sky Records, … Read more

BBK Final: Wilmington 53, Batavia 48

BBK Final: Wilmington 53, Batavia 48

WILMINGTON — Mike Brown Jr. capped a 14-0 run with a coast to coast layup as Wilmington held off Batavia 53-48 Friday night. The SBAAC American Division opener for both teams was a game of surges on both sides. And the Hurricane had the last best surge to erase a 39-33 deficit in favor of a 47-39 lead. “When they are clicking, they are fun to watch,” WHS head coach Jermaine Isaac said of his squad. Wilmington (2-0 on the year) has won seven of the last 11 meetings with Batavia, including two in a row. Batavia is 1-1 on … Read more

Tyler Jansey is the Aurora/Elgin football player of the year

Tyler Jansey is the Aurora/Elgin football player of the year

His brother Michael, who is older by four years, set a great example. But Tyler Jansey put his own twist on a similar path at Batavia. It has the senior linebacker going places, starting in January. Following early graduation later this month, Jansey is headed to Wisconsin on a football scholarship. He will be at a Power Five school, just like Michael is at Northwestern. A self-described “hustler” since he was a kid, Tyler believes in the process and gets after it. Tyler Jansey (7) looks to the Batavia sideline for instructions from his coaches on Friday, April 9, 2022. … Read more

Winter live racing coming to Batavia Downs | Local News

Winter live racing coming to Batavia Downs | Local News

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