BATAVIA — Almost as soon as Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken A. Quackenbush III received his award for Officer of the Year, he was under pressure to say something.

ROCHESTER — Town of Batavia representatives were in the audience at the American Public Works Association Genesee Valley Branch awards luncheon to see the town honored for the Park Road project, completed in the fall of 2022.

Officers from state Department of Environmental Conservation offices serving the Finger Lakes and Great Lakes region teamed with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents in mid-December for a four-day operation targeting waterfowl hunting violations.

WASHINGTON D.C. — There is $105 million in federal funding available to support YouthBuild, a job training and educational opportunities for at-risk youth aged 16-24, who have previously dropped out of high school, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said this week.

BATAVIA — The Main Street 56 Theater may be ready to turn over to Batavia Players, Inc., this spring, the project’s general contractor said Thursday.