WBTA FM 100.1

WBTA FM 100.1 WBTA FM 100.1 / AM 1490 is a radio station broadcasting a Soft Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Batavia, New York WBTA FM 100.1 / AM 1490 is a radio station broadcasting a Soft Adult Contemporary format.
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Licensed to Batavia, New York, USA, the station is the only one directly serving Genesee County and in general serves the area between Rochester and Buffalo. The station is owned by HPL Communications, Inc. WBTA offers News, Weather, Local Sports, Radio Auctions, Obituaries, and Local Personalities. Nobody talks more about Genesee County than WBTA.

Licensed to Batavia, New York, USA, the station is the only one directly serving Genesee County and in general serves the area between Rochester and Buffalo. The station is owned by HPL Communications, Inc. WBTA offers News, Weather, Local Sports, Radio Auctions, Obituaries, and Local Personalities. Nobody talks more about Genesee County than WBTA.

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Midday News BriefDrowning victim an accomplished swimmer  *  Assistant City Manager is named  *  County continues water ...
06/18/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Drowning victim an accomplished swimmer * Assistant City Manager is named * County continues water conservation efforts

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-99/

The questions surrounding the drowning death of a young man at Indian Falls is compounded today by the knowledge that he was an accomplished swimmer. 18-year-old Jacob Minnick of Lockport drown yesterday afternoon in Tonawanda Creek at Indian Falls in Pembroke. We have learned today that Jacob had j...

Dogs are precious, so let's make sure we keep them safe this summer. Here are some tips to make sure dogs beat the heat.
06/17/2021
14 tips for keeping your dog safe during this summer's heat wave

Dogs are precious, so let's make sure we keep them safe this summer. Here are some tips to make sure dogs beat the heat.

Summer heat can be deadly to dogs. Here's how hot weather affects your dog and how you can protect your pet during triple-digit temperatures.

Midday News BriefMaguire leaves city to take new job with the Town of Batavia  *  knife wielding suspect lunges at offic...
06/17/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Maguire leaves city to take new job with the Town of Batavia * knife wielding suspect lunges at officer * Nik Wallenda takes another high wire walk in WNY

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-98/

The Batavia Development Corporation (BDC) is looking for a new Director of Development. Andrew Maguire, who has held the city job for less than two years, will become the Operations Manager for the Town of Batavia. In that role, Maguire will be in charge of the Town’s water system. He’ll make $7...

Midday News BriefGasoline prices up 2-cents  *  Students still need to mask up  *  Muckdogs yet to win at homehttps://wb...
06/07/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Gasoline prices up 2-cents * Students still need to mask up * Muckdogs yet to win at home

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-92/

Gasoline prices in Batavia are up 2-cents from a week ago, this according to Triple A. The Batavia average is now at $3.02 a gallon. Nationally, the average is at 3:05. One year ago the national average was $2.02 a gallon.

Midday News BriefCounty Jail to allow visitors next week  *  taxpayers footing the legal bill for Cuomo's book defense  ...
06/03/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

County Jail to allow visitors next week * taxpayers footing the legal bill for Cuomo's book defense * Alexander Central 8th grader wins flag contest

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-90/

In person visitation resumes next week at the Genesee County Jail. Sheriff Bill Sheron announcing today that beginning June 12th, you will be able to visit – in person – an inmate in the county jail. You have to make an appointment at least 24-hours in advance. In person visitation was halted la...

Midday News BriefHawley favors scaling back 2019 bail reform  *  NYS COVID rates drop for 57 straight days  *  GCASA det...
06/02/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Hawley favors scaling back 2019 bail reform * NYS COVID rates drop for 57 straight days * GCASA detox facility ahead of schedule

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-89/

Republican State Assemblyman Steve Hawley has come out in favor of a legislative package known as the “Restore Order” initiative. The bill would essentially restore elements of the bail reform law passed in 2019 which has been sharply criticized for its leniency in allowing bail for violent offe...

Midday News BriefMassive solar farm slated for Byron  *  Batavia girl run over by pick-up continues to recover  *  The G...
06/01/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Massive solar farm slated for Byron * Batavia girl run over by pick-up continues to recover * The Genesee County Fair is on for this summer

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-88/

A $345-million utility scale solar project has been proposed in the Town of Byron. NextEra Energy is proposing the solar farm to be located on multiple agricultural properties. NextEra is seeking a host of tax incentives through the Genesee County Economic Development Center amounting to about $33-m...

Midday News BriefThe brothers Cuomo answer for the gov's harassment allegations  *  Empire Hemp opens downtown location ...
05/21/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

The brothers Cuomo answer for the gov's harassment allegations * Empire Hemp opens downtown location * another chance at the mega-millions jackpot

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-86/

New information has been revealed involving the sexual harassment allegations made against Governor Cuomo. According to The Washington Post his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, was involved in giving advice about how the governor should respond to the claims. In a statement, CNN said it was inapprop...

Midday News BriefHusband of Rochester's Mayor facing felony charges  *  Design changes for Jackson Square  *  How to con...
05/20/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Husband of Rochester's Mayor facing felony charges * Design changes for Jackson Square * How to contact City Hall

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-85/

Timothy Granison, the husband of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, was arraigned this morning on criminal charges resulting from the search of the home he shares with the mayor. That same investigation, a drug-related probe by the New York State Police, also led to the arrest Wednesday of a second man....

Midday News BriefSchool district budget votes  *  Lifting more COVID restrictions  *  COVID Positivity rates trend downw...
05/19/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

School district budget votes * Lifting more COVID restrictions * COVID Positivity rates trend downward in Finger Lake Region

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-84/

School budget votes were approved in all public school districts in Genesee County – and approved by wide margins. For the most part budgets held the line or slightly reduced the tax levy. Batavia City Schools OK’d the budget by a 4 to one spread. John Reigle, (Ree-gul) Brenda Good and Jennifer ...

Midday News BriefOne more day to mask up  *  Gasoline prices continue to rise  *  School budgets going before voters tod...
05/18/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

One more day to mask up * Gasoline prices continue to rise * School budgets going before voters today

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-83/

New Yorkers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will only need to have a mask on at most places for one more day. As of tomorrow, the state will be following federal Centers for Disease Control guidance involving facial coverings. That means fully vaccinated people will no longer be req...

Midday News BriefCouncil President reacts to graffiti  *  COVID vaccines reached 50% of New Yorkers  *  Health Dept to h...
05/17/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Council President reacts to graffiti * COVID vaccines reached 50% of New Yorkers * Health Dept to hold anti-rabies clinic this week

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-82/

Reports of graffiti in city parks now has the attention of City Council In recent weeks malicious graffiti has turned up at Lambert Park and most recently at Farrall Park on Otis Street and three different churches. This morning, we caught up with Council President Gene Jankowski

Midday News BriefBatavia woman arrested on welfare fraud  *  Orleans County man killed in tractor accident  *  Jacobs wa...
05/14/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Batavia woman arrested on welfare fraud * Orleans County man killed in tractor accident * Jacobs wants to remove "work search" requirement in unemployment

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-81/

A Porter Avenue woman is facing charges of grand larceny for allegedly collecting 78-hundred dollars in so-called SNAP benefits she was not entitled to. 42 year old Elizabeth Flowers Gates is also charges with multiple counts of forgery and offering a false instrument for filing. The sheriff’s off...

Midday News Brief12 to 15 year-olds OK for vaccine, available at GCC on Saturday  *  Deputies get a pay raise  *  UMMC b...
05/13/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

12 to 15 year-olds OK for vaccine, available at GCC on Saturday * Deputies get a pay raise * UMMC breaks ground on radiology expansion

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-80/

Effective immediately, New York State has authorized the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for residents between the ages of 12 and 15. The announcement came last night after the vaccine was approved by the state’s Clinical Advisory Task Force. Its use also has the support of the Food and Drug Admini...

Midday News BriefAlbion man charged with Attempted murder  *  Batavia Police warn of larcenies from cars  *  12 to 15 ye...
05/12/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Albion man charged with Attempted murder * Batavia Police warn of larcenies from cars * 12 to 15 year olds on deck for COVID shots

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-79/

A domestic dispute turns violent in the Village of Albion. It happened early this morning at Oak Orchard Estates Mobile Home Park. Police say 62 year old Isaiah Alexander stabbed a 17 year old boy in the upper chest. The unidentified teenager was taken to Strong Hospital. A 20 year old woman suffere...

Midday News BriefHousing director nips drug deal in the bud  *  Batavia Downs offers incentives for shots  *  Eichel on ...
05/11/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Housing director nips drug deal in the bud * Batavia Downs offers incentives for shots * Eichel on the fence

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-78/

It is an unlikely place for drug deals but an alert administrator at 400 Towers is responsible for stopping two deals as they happened. The story was revealed during last night’s City Council meeting.

Midday News BriefGasoline prices near $3 a gallon  *  City Council to award final contract to repair mall roof  *  Publi...
05/10/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Gasoline prices near $3 a gallon * City Council to award final contract to repair mall roof * Public Hearing tonight on Batavia school budget

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-77/

Western New York drivers are definitely going to be paying more the next time they fill up. According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Batavia is now $2.94 – 5-cents a gallon more than last week and nearly 75-cents a gallon more than a year ago. The statewide average is...

Midday News Brief+Cuomo blames us for state's highest COVID rate  *  Kayaking comes to Dewitt Park tomorrow  *  Schumer ...
05/06/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

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Cuomo blames us for state's highest COVID rate * Kayaking comes to Dewitt Park tomorrow * Schumer steps in boder crossing issue

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-76/

Governor Cuomo is pointing the finger at Western New York residents for the region having the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in New York State. The governor said yesterday that the actions of people in the area are keeping the number of cases high. Right now, the positivity-rate in Western New Yor...

Midday News BriefNew superintendent named at Byron-Bergen *  Alexander Town Board proposes zoning law for solar systems ...
05/05/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

New superintendent named at Byron-Bergen * Alexander Town Board proposes zoning law for solar systems * Jackson Square funding approaches $1-million

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-75/

A new superintendent has been selected for the Byron-Bergen School District. Patrick McGee, the current Junior-Senior High School principal at B&B, is expected to take over as superintendent on or before July 1. McGee has spent his entire professional career at Byron-Bergen. He started as a teacher....

Midday News BriefDowns adds new headliner to Summer Concert Series  *  J&J "One and Done" vaccine offered in county  *  ...
05/03/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Downs adds new headliner to Summer Concert Series * J&J "One and Done" vaccine offered in county * Finger Lakes Wine Festival cancelled for this summer

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-74/

Batavia Downs has added Vince Neil to the line-up of this summer’s Rockin’ the Downs concert series. Neil was the lead singer with the legendary rock band “Motley Crue.” Neil is scheduled to perform on Friday, June 18th. Tickets went on sale at Noon today. Concert goers must be 21 of older. ...

J & J "One and Done" COVID Vaccine Offered LocallyAppointments requested but walk-ins will be accepted.  *  GCC and and ...
05/03/2021
J & J “One and Done” COVID Vaccine Offered Locally – WBTA

J & J "One and Done" COVID Vaccine Offered Locally

Appointments requested but walk-ins will be accepted. * GCC and and Office for the Aging Clinics will open on Wednesday

https://wbtai.com/j-j-one-and-done-covid-vaccine-offered-locally/

This week the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments (GO Health) have ‘One & Done’ single dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen (J&J) vaccination clinics with appointments and walk-ins available targeting those who are 18 and older and open for any New York State individuals, who reside, work or...

Midday News BriefArc Exec Dir to retire after 32 years with agency  *  Arc of Genesee-Orleans to merge with Livingston W...
04/30/2021
Midday News Brief – WBTA

Midday News Brief

Arc Exec Dir to retire after 32 years with agency * Arc of Genesee-Orleans to merge with Livingston Wyoming agency * Beware of season asphalt paving scams

https://wbtai.com/midday-news-brief-73/

Donna Saskowski, the Executive Director of the Arc of Genesee Orleans, is retiring. Donna has 32 years with the agency which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. It was also announced today that the Arc of Genesee Orleans has been given conditional approval to merge wit...

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