BATAVIA — The city has extended an emergency order through Sunday. The city says to expect updates to this order as it receives changes to restrictions from the state of New York.

BATAVIA — City leaders say legislation currently in the state Assembly would allow them to temporarily transfer money from reserve funds to pay for COVID-19-related expenses.

BATAVIA — City leaders remain hopeful of being able to move their regular sessions back to the board room on the second floor of City Hall when they next meet June 8.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that New York’s skilled nursing facilities (SNF) will receive $394.1 million out of a nationwide pot of $4,873,305,000. The senators said these federal dollars will go benefit at least 831 nursing facilit…

With the school budget votes for school in June, a lot of schools in Orleans County are having budget hearings this week.

BATAVIA — Three people were charged Friday after an investigation of crack cocaine sales in the Rochester area, the Genesee County Local Drug Enforcement Task Force said.

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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.