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RPD: 1 teen dead, another injured in Genesee Street shooting

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Police are investigating a double shooting that killed a teenager on Genesee Street Saturday afternoon. Police say they were called to the intersection of Genesee and Earl Street around 1:30 p.m. That's when they found a male teenager who had been shot. He was pronounced dead later at Strong Memorial Hospital. Police have not yet identified the victim.
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New wedding venue debuts in Batavia

BATAVIA — When Janice and Craig Smith’s son, Job, was about to get married, he and his bride-to-be lost their wedding venue. Out of that, WoodSmith Estates was born. “My son got married last year in the middle of COVID. Eight days before his wedding, the venue canceled on him,” Janice Smith recalled. “We had eight days to figure out where we were going to do it, what we were going to do,” Smith said.
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Careers: McAllister joins Independent Living

Independent Living of the Genesee Region has hired Holly McAllister as a Taking Control consumer administrator. In her position, McAllister will coordinate, monitor and enrolls individuals as consumers or employers in the Taking Control program in ILGR’s regional service areas of Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties. She will also promote the expansion of the consumer directed personal assistant service within the region.
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Over 30 Tons of Milk Splattered All Over New York Road After Auto Accident

It does the body good, but maybe not the road and everything around it? You may have seen some of those milk slogans out there that told you to "Drink It, Don't Ditch It.". Looks like this individual here chose to ignore that helpful advice. WHAM is reporting that thousands of gallons of milk were spilled after an accident in New York state midday Wednesday. Given the amount of milk lost, according to sources, there might be a bit of a shortage at some of the area grocery stores for a while.
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Genesee Elementary School Principal Loses Battle With Cancer

The Auburn Enlarged City School District and the community are mourning the passing on Thursday of Genesee Elementary School Principal Heather Costello-Bartman after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Costello-Bartman was appointed Genesee’s principal in August 2019. Prior to coming to Auburn, she was the assistant principal at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown...
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Burglar sentenced to 10 years in prison

WARSAW — A four-time convicted felon who burglarized numerous homes in two counties was sentenced to 10 years in state prison Wednesday in Wyoming County Court. Joshua L. Maxwell, 41, also will be on five years of post-release supervision, Judge Michael Mohun ordered. Maxwell in January pleaded guilty to second-degree...
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Public invited to Guler Cardiology & Wellness grand opening Wednesday

BATAVIA — The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for Guler Cardiology & Wellness, 34 Swan St., Suite 3, from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a reception after the ceremony. The community is invited to visit the newly renovated office space and to tour the facility. In addition to a range of cardiology services, including diagnostic testing, Dr. Ahmet Guler’s practice offers services including podiatry, psychiatry, and reflexology. Its weight loss clinic will be opening soon.
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COVID-19 Update: Coronavirus numbers remain low across GLOW region

BATAVIA — COVID-19 numbers remained low Friday across the GLOW region. A total of 26 active cases was reported in Genesee, Orleans and Livingston counties. Nine new cases and nine recoveries were reported in the three counties, with Wyoming County slated to update its numbers next week. Here’s a county-by-county...
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A nurse’s legacy: Norma Norstrand just did what came naturally

When Norma Norstrand donned her nursing uniform she seemed never less than the happiest person you would see that day, recalls her son, Dan Norstrand. Dan found himself reflecting on his mother’s nursing legacy during National Nurses Month in May. On one day last month he had an encounter with one of his mother’s former students and was again met with “Are you related to Norma?”
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Over 30 Tons of Milk Splattered All Over New York Road After Auto Accident

It does the body good, but maybe not the road and everything around it? You may have seen some of those milk slogans out there that told you to "Drink It, Don't Ditch It.". Looks like this individual here chose to ignore that helpful advice. WHAM is reporting that thousands of gallons of milk were spilled after an accident in New York state midday Wednesday. Given the amount of milk lost, according to sources, there might be a bit of a shortage at some of the area grocery stores for a while.
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Backward Glances

“Backward Glances” features pictures of years past in the four-county GLOW region of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties. Reader-submitted photographs are welcomed. We are interested in photographs prior to 1996, or more than 25 years ago. Photographs may be in black and white or color. Photographs may be emailed to news@batavianews.com or ben@batavianews.com. Please include “Backward Glances” in the subject line. In the body of the email, include information that will help identify the subject of the photograph and a date from when the photograph may have been taken.
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Update: Driver taken to ECMC after milk tanker rollover in Alexander

ALEXANDER — Emergency crews spent about 90 minutes working to free a truck driver Wednesday after his tanker rolled into a ditch on Chaddock Road. The tractor-trailer was hauling an estimated 60,000 pounds of milk when it tipped about 12:30 p.m. “There was an extensive extrication due to the damage...