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BATAVIA — Whether they were able to stand on the fringes of the ceremony at the Jerome Center Monday morning or watched online, local residents were able to hear the message of thanks shared during Memorial Day.

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BATAVIA — They may have heard about “Taps Across America” online or on television, or they may have heard about it from one another or through mutual friends.

NEW YORK — The state will give death benefits for frontline workers who died from COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before discouraging lawmakers from spending money the state doesn’t have as the Legislature resumes remote session this week.

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration unveiled the ground rules last week for distributing $16 billion in direct payments to farmers and ranchers feeling financial pain from COVID-19, but several agriculture groups say producers may need more federal aid in the future.

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Robert Rickner of Batavia said at around 7 a.m. Friday, he found about 20 emails from National Grid with other people’s bills and information such as addresses, amounts due and account numbers. Three more emails came in the afternoon.

While so many competitions — athletic and artistic — are being canceled due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, one competition will still be going on; the CS Competition.

ARCADE — Celebrating Memorial Day may feel a bit differently this year. There will be less parades, less cheering, and less gathering around the BBQ with friends and family. But, there will still be time for remembrance and to honor the day for all its glory. This year consider honoring lost…

BATAVIA — It’s roughly a month before the June 23 primary and New York 27th Congressional District special election and the Genesee County Board of Elections is looking for help.

Looking back on the local “Rally to Free New York” procession he organized and participated in last weekend, Bill Fox Sr. said it’s time for those who haven’t been able to work to get the chance.

BATAVIA — Two people who reportedly broke COVID-19 quarantine weeks ago by going out in public were told that if they violate public health quarantine orders again, they will be remanded to the custody of the sheriff.

GENESEO –Denny’s on Lakeville Road is among more than a dozen restaurants operated by Feast American Diners, LLC, that are closing, according to WARN notices filed with the state Department of Labor.

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BATAVIA — The county officials at this week’s Public Service Committee meeting don’t want to put any more money than necessary into the jail they have now.

The Livingston County Department of Health reports three new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of this morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to 112.