Brendan Keany
July 23, 2019 - 5:54 pm
BATAVIA (WBEN) - Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia has been circulating throughout the country in recent weeks, but on Tuesday afternoon, he stopped back homke for a special award. David Bellavia has officially been awarded the Key to Batavia. @NewsRadio930 —...
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Tom Puckett
July 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Batavia, NY (WBEN) Today will mark another honor for David Bellavia. The Medal of Honor recipient will receive the Key to the City of Batavia. City Manager Dr. Martin Moore says the idea came about after the high honor in Washington. "We really felt very strongly that we wanted to do something to...
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Tom Puckett
June 04, 2019 - 11:58 am
Batavia, NY (WBEN) Batavia Police have made an arrest in a potential child abduction case inside a church. Police say 70 year old Bruce Sattelberg was attending services at Everpresent Church when he got up and left the sanctuary. Five minutes later, he returned with a one year old child, whose...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 12, 2018 - 7:16 am
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is touting state investments in downtown revitalization in two upstate communities. The Democrat on Wednesday announced projects to upgrade and improve the downtown areas in Watertown and Batavia. Both communities won $10 million each in a...
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Photo: The Batavian/Howard Owens
May 18, 2018 - 6:14 am
Batavia (WBEN) - One man is dead and another under arrest following a shooting and stabbing incident on Central Avenue in Batavia late Thursday. When police arrived on the scene, there was a stabbing victim in the street who was transported to the hospital.41-year-old Terry Toote died of his wounds...
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Photo Howard Owens/The Batavian
April 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Police in upstate New York say a woman was stabbed to death and left at a motel. Genesee County Sheriff's deputies found the dead woman Monday when they responded to a call at the Sunset Motel( photo by The Batavian ). The Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office has...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:19 am
From the National Weather Service: URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 933 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Lake effect snow. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
October 06, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Batavia won first place in a state-wide competition to receive a $10 million downtown revitalization grant. Governor Cuomo made the announcement on Friday. Batavia officials provided the "best" plan to New York State to receive the funds, defeating over 100 other cities...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the expansion of the HP Hood Dairy Plant in Batavia on Tuesday afternoon. The governor said the expansion will create 230 permanent jobs while adding 500 construction positions thanks to a $200 million investment by Hood. WATCH: Governor Cuomo...
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