A Batavia native has been missing in Ecuador for more than a week and his family and friends are hoping for any help they can get in locating him.

ALBANY — Increasing numbers of state lawmakers and political leaders took sides Tuesday as officials debate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation and the need for due process in the state attorney general’s investigation after a third woman accused the governor of

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BATAVIA — A city man with a history of domestic violence arrests has been indicted for entering a house in December, damaging property and striking a woman.

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BATAVIA — The recent approval of a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson is expected to give county residents an additional option and, hopefully, more available vaccination doses.

BATAVIA — The report by the Genesee County Police Reform and Reinvention Committee with recommendations for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office will go to the county Public Service Committee.

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The New York State Legislature will pass legislation to repeal Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency powers, according to a joint statement from Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, R-The Bronx.

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BATAVIA — After what he described as a rough 2020, GO ART! Executive Director Gregory Hallock said he’s hoping for a September reopening to bring the public back.

BERGEN — Every year, the students and staff of Byron-Bergen Elementary School undertake an annual, school-wide community service project to coincide with the 100th day of school. This year’s project was to create 100 care bags for residents of Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilit…

ALBANY — State Sen. Rob Ortt is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to step down as the latter’s sexual harassment woes become deeper.

WARSAW — A Warsaw man who led police on a high-speed chase and then fought with police accepted a plea deal last week in Wyoming County Court.

BATAVIA — Dustin C. Herzog, 32, of Albion was charged with petit larceny for stealing from Dollar General, city police said.

ALBANY — New York’s attorney general will select an independent law firm to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a stalemate between officials over the weekend that prompted legislators Monday to propose changing state law.

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UPDATE, 5 p.m.: Wind advisories remain in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday for Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

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PERRY – Letchworth Gateway Villages recently kicked off a new Trail Town Destination Development project that aims to boost outdoor tourism and the region’s COVID-19 recovery by establishing a network of 10 hospitality hubs, or “Trail Towns” along the Genesee Valley Greenway and Genesee Rive…

BATAVIA — The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) Board of Directors will consider accepting an initial application for incentives for Plug Power’s proposed $232.7 million green energy technology facility at Western New York Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park…

BUFFALO — As Texas and other parts of the country have been hit with snow and bitterly cold weather, millions have lost power, heat, and/or water. Many people are looking for ways to help those in need.

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NEW YORK (TNS) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised New Yorkers on Saturday for staying the course as coronavirus infection rates continued to decline to fresh, nearly three-month lows.

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WASHINGTON (TNS) — The House passed a $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief package early Saturday, pushing forward the aid millions of Americans have waited for as the country continues to grapple with the pandemic that has killed half a million Americans and crippled the economy.

EAST PEMBROKE — There are still presale tickets available as the family and friends of Batavia resident Jessica Newton, who has dealt with COVID-19 and a stroke this year, organize a fundraiser.

PERRY — Victor N. Delcid Guevara, 28, of Maryland was charged with failing to have a court-ordered Interlock device after a traffic stop on Route 20A Saturday, Wyoming County sheriff’s deputies said.

ALABAMA – Plug Power Inc., a leading producer of hydrogen fuel cells and related infrastructure, announced late Thursday that it plans to construct a $290 million liquid hydrogen production facility at the Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park in the town of Alabama.