Batavia Week in Review: Bank Robbery, Citizens of the Year, Air Rifle Revolt

Here are your top local stories from Dec. 23 to Dec. 30.

Here are the top stories in Batavia this week. Click on any headline to learn more and see photos:

Batavia Bank Robbery

Batavians React to Bank Robbery at Old Second National—Last week's armed robbery has motivated residents to be more cautious. Here's what they had to say.

Batavia Police Investigate Bank Robbery Dec. 22 (PHOTOS)—Here are some more photos outside the scene as police searched for answers.

Second Photo of Batavia Bank Robber Released—This image shows the suspect at a teller window.

Armed Robbery Reported at Old Second Bank in Batavia—The suspect had a semi-automatic handgun.

Teen With Toy Rifle on Route 31

Teen With Gun Near Park to Be Charged—The 15-year-old was spotted on Route 31 with a rifle Christmas morning.

Teen With Air Rifle Incident Sparks Reader Comments—Some think police overreacted, others declare it was the right move.

Community News

Steven and Britta McKenna Named 2012 Batavia Citizens of the Year—Two Batavians who “wanted to get involved” in 1991 when they moved to town were named the 2012 Citizens of the Year.

Batavia 7-Eleven Sells Winning Lotto Ticket Worth $7.2 Million—This is the second 7-Eleven location in Batavia this year to sell a ticket worth millions.

Batavia Parks Announce 2 New Department Heads—One is a familiar face, another previously did finance for the village of Addison.

Veolia in Batavia

Batavia Christmas Tree Pickup Schedule 2013

Batavia Holiday Garbage Pickup Schedule 2012

Veolia Environmental Services Name Changed

Patch Cartoons

Packers Loss Ends Bears Playoff Hopes

Sunday Cartoon: The End-of-Year List

Police and Fire

Batavia Man Charged With Battery After Lifting Female's Skirt

Police and Fire — Car Crashes

Woman Crashes Into Utility Pole Head-On Along Route 31 Dec. 23

2 Drivers Sent to Hospital After Minivans Crash Dec. 30 on Fabyan Parkway

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