JoClair M. Surman | Obituaries

JoClair M. Surman | Obituaries

JoClair M. Surman, of Corfu, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2023. She was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on March 29, 1934. JoClair is survived by her daughter, Stephanie (Scott) Thompson of Memphis, Tenn.; her granddaughter, Zoe Thompson of Corvallis, Ore.; her brother, Raymond (Priscilla) Kuntz; sister, Mary Ellen (the late Joe) Giblin; and brother, George (Christine) Kuntz; and a large number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Norman Surman; her parents, Raymond and Esther (nee Knabe) Kuntz; sister, Rose Ann Kuntz; and brothers, William “Billy” … Read more

Arctic chill coming to Batavia

Arctic chill coming to Batavia

February 2, 2023 – 2:05pm A wind chill advisory is in effect for 4 a.m., Friday, through 10 a.m. on Saturday. The arctic cold front could also generate a 30-minute burst of heavy snow with wind gusts of 40 this evening between 8 and 9 p.m.. Whiteout conditions are possible. The National Weather Service advises, “Those traveling later this evening should plan accordingly.” After the snow, temperatures will plunge from 30 degrees to single digits by daybreak with wind chill values of -10 degrees.    Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Le Roy beats Perry behind Holly’s 23 points

Le Roy beats Perry behind Holly’s 23 points

February 2, 2023 – 2:33pm Le Roy beat Perry in Boys Basketball on Monday, 51-26. Scoring for the Knights:  Merritt Holly, 23 points, 10 rebounds. Andrew Pocock, 14 points Jean Agosto, 10 points, 9 rebounds. Photos by Jason Coniber In Boys Basketball: Pembroke beat Attica, 72-57. Cayden Pfalzer, 32 points, Tyson Totten, 12 points, Chase Guzdek, 12 points Batavia lost to Irondequiot, 67-45. Ja’vin McFollins scored 17 points. Carter McFollins scored 9.  Notre Dame beat Elba, 74-52 Oakfield-Alabama beat Kendall, 63-48 Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Coroner identifies man crushed to death by door at Milford manufacturing plant

Coroner identifies man crushed to death by door at Milford manufacturing plant

MILFORD, Ohio — The Clermont County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed by a safe door at a Hamilton Safe’s manufacturing plant in Milford. Union Township police said first responders were sent to the 1000 block of Round Bottom Road for an employee who was trapped. That employee, 59-year-old John Earhart of Batavia, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to its website, Hamilton Safe Co. is one of the largest manufacturers of physical security products, pneumatic tube systems and audio/video systems. Cincinnati’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) office is conducting an investigation. Union Township police … Read more

Man identified after being crushed to death by safe in Clermont County

Man identified after being crushed to death by safe in Clermont County

CLERMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) – The man crushed to death by a safe door in Milford has been identified. John Earhart, 59, of Batavia, died after the door fell on him sometime Wednesday, according to the Clermont County Coroner’s Office. Union Township police and fire responded to a workplace accident at Hamilton Safe on Round Bottom Road, police said. First responders found the man, later identified as Earhart, trapped beneath a safe door, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. The investigation is being conducted by Union Township PD with the Cincinnati office of the … Read more

Batavia library makes wireless ‘hot spots’ available | Lifestyles

Batavia library makes wireless ‘hot spots’ available | Lifestyles

BATAVIA — Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., is offering T-Mobile Hotspots for patrons to check out. The hotspots were received through the Emergency Connectivity Fund Grant as part of the FCC American Rescue Plan Act. They can be checked out for a period of three weeks with a valid NIOGA library card in good standing. The NIOGA Library System includes public libraries in Niagara, Orleans and Genesee counties. Hotspots can only be checked out at Richmond Memorial Library and must be returned there. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Source link Tyisha Guillemette

Donations For 9th Annual Batavia Prom Dress Giveaway Starts This Month

Donations For 9th Annual Batavia Prom Dress Giveaway Starts This Month

BATAVIA, IL — On a mission to assist low-income and homeless Batavia families, Chip In Batavia is returning with its ninth annual prom dress giveaway event March 18. With a focus on people in the Batavia area, the program is open to any student, regardless of need, from any school district. In 2022, the program provided more than 300 dresses to students from the Tri-Cities as well as Chicago. Chip In Batavia — an acronym for Community Helpers Impacting People in Need — is a restricted fund within the Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence, a nonprofit organization. “The goal is … Read more

County officials in talks with Mercy Flight about ambulance service

County officials in talks with Mercy Flight about ambulance service

While at least one City Councilman has expressed concern about ambulance response times in the city of Batavia, Genesee County officials are mulling similar issues elsewhere, Manager Matt Landers says. “My understanding is that Mercy Flight has a good response time. But there’s going to be isolated incidents that inevitably happen because there could be a call for service somewhere else that happens to pull ambulances out. So my concern, honestly, is more of a response time in our rural areas in the county, where response times are greater than the nine minutes that are currently being experienced in the … Read more

Batavia Downs sets a new all-time betting mark on Monday – U.S. Trotting News

Batavia Downs sets a new all-time betting mark on Monday – U.S. Trotting News

Batavia Downs sets a new all-time betting mark on Monday January 30, 2023, By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs Batavia, NY — It was an historic day for the oldest lighted harness track in North America on Monday (Jan. 30) after the bettors came out in force and pumped $340,602 through the windows (from all sources) on 13 races to set a new all-time single card betting mark at Batavia Downs. That total is the highest handle since Western Regional Off Track Betting reopened the Downs in 2002 and surpassed the old total of $339,000 which was realized over 14 … Read more