LIVINGSTON COUNTY

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Kelly’s Fire Caused by Electrical Accident

GENESEO – Investigators are still finalizing the details on the cause of the fire that claimed Kelly's Saloon and Honey Girl's Gourmet last Wednesday, July 29, but are able to say that the cause was accidental and electrical in nature. Livingston County Emergency Management Director Kevin Niedermaier said that the fire originated in the ceiling … [Read More...]

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Geneseo Clerk Finds 1936 Half-Dollar with Old Main Street Dairy Contract

GENESEO – While going through some old files at the Village Building, Village Clerk/Treasurer Marsha Merrick was surprised to find an American treasure enclosed in an envelope with a 1959 letter from American Specialty Co. concerning a contract with Geneseo Dairies Inc. at 108 Main Street. It turns out that Merrick had come across a conditional … [Read More...]

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Mac Salad Bandit Sentenced for Botched Burglary

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris man was sentenced Tuesday morning for stealing security cameras, an empty cash register, and a big bowl of mac salad from Build-A-Burger on Begole Road on the day before Mother's day. The crime made headlines after police followed a convenient trail of macaroni salad along the greenway to the accused burglars, … [Read More...]

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Winners Announced for Vitale Park’s ‘Anything Floats’ Regatta

LIVONIA – Locals from on and around Conesus Lake flocked Vitale Park for the 'Anything Floats' Regatta on Saturday to support the Chip Holt Nature Center and its programs protecting the lake. Eight boats, built of recycled materials by local residents, raced in two heats of four boats each. The winners of the several awards are: First Place: … [Read More...]

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Green Pleads to Burglary in Satisfaction of Six Others

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Caledonia woman who is charged with eight burglaries spanning two counties pled guilty to one in satisfaction of seven others Tuesday morning and was sentenced to prison. Nicole Green, 29, represented by attorney Christopher Laragy, pled guilty to one count of Burglary in the Second Degree, a C felony, and was sentenced to … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

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GCV&M Takes Visitors to Civil War Battlegrounds

MUMFORD – Genesee Country Village and Museum took its annual trip to 1865 this past weekend with reenactors, costumes and historically accurate vignettes and demonstrations. Visitors strolled through the historic village, which includes some of the the Genesee Valley’s best preserved historical houses, on July 18 and 19 as civilians dealt with wartime shortages, mixed school lessons and farm duties with […]

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Leaky Gas Tank at Avon Mobil Sends PA Family Home with Grandma

AVON – A car’s fuel tank started leaking gas on the ground at the Mobil gas station on Lakeville Road, sending a mother, son and golden retriever from Pennsylvania home with 91-year-old Grandma. Monica Smith noticed fluid leaking from her Subaru Outback at about 6:15 p.m. when she stopped at Mobil on her way to visit Grandma in Webster, with […]

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Habitat For Humanity Building ‘Airtight’ House in Avon

AVON – Habitat for Humanity is currently building a house that will likely be one of the most energy-efficient in Livingston County. According to Habitat for Humanity of Livingston County and their President, Dan Dimpfl, the 5-bedroom, 2100 sq ft house will not require a conventional furnace and the annual heating bill is predicted to […]

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POLL RESULTS: Avon Town Council Race a Nail-Biter

AVON — According to a GeneseeSun.com poll the Avon Town Council race is going to be a nail-biter. The poll, which has open to all online readers, had 58 votes cast.Jim Harrington held a slim lead over Malachy Coyne with Jeannie Michalski finishing a close third. JIM HARRINGTON 39.7% (23 VOTES) MALACHY COYNE 34.5% (20 […]

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Man Claims Heroin and Coke is His at Avon Traffic Stop

AVON – Two men from out of town were arrested following a traffic stop on Lakeville Road by Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies, one for drug charges after claiming possession of drugs in the car and the driver for Unlicensed Operation. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the passenger, Andrew Crowner, 27, of Wellsville, […]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

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Geneseo Clerk Finds 1936 Half-Dollar with Old Main Street Dairy Contract

GENESEO – While going through some old files at the Village Building, Village Clerk/Treasurer Marsha Merrick was surprised to find an American treasure enclosed in an envelope with a 1959 letter from American Specialty Co. concerning a contract with Geneseo Dairies Inc. at 108 Main Street. It turns out that Merrick had come across a conditional sales contract for […]

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Winners Announced for Vitale Park’s ‘Anything Floats’ Regatta

LIVONIA – Locals from on and around Conesus Lake flocked Vitale Park for the ‘Anything Floats’ Regatta on Saturday to support the Chip Holt Nature Center and its programs protecting the lake. Eight boats, built of recycled materials by local residents, raced in two heats of four boats each. The winners of the several awards are: First Place: […]

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Manhunt Continues for Richard ‘Boo’ Henry in Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The search continues for the Tuscarora man who is wanted for parole violations, assaulting a police officer, and escape after he injured a Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputy while being arrested last Friday. News partner 13WHAM reports that Henry was handcuffed with zipties at the time of his escape. “Richard had a dirty urine test […]

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Geneseo Village Board Commends Community for Battling Kelly’s Blaze

GENESEO – At their first meeting since last Wednesday’s fire on Main Street, the Village Board expressed gratitude and deep appreciation for the first responders who contained and battled the blaze, and continue to investigate the scene into Monday, and the businesses who helped first responders do their jobs. Trustee Ben Gajewski formally presented Geneseo Fire […]

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Geneseo Merchants Association’s Summer Wine and Brew Stroll Poised to be Best Yet

GENESEO – The Geneseo Merchant’s Association (GMA) is determined to make this year’s wine and brew stroll the best yet, with more concurrent events in the Village than ever. According to Spring Morrow and Angel Berry, co-founders of GMA, the wine stroll is moving forward at full steam for Aug. 7, with several featured shows and a silent […]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

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Authentic Steam Train Chugs Through Letchworth

CASTILE – Letchworth State Park was graced with a special appearance by one of Western New York’s most loved locomotives on Saturday, and thrilled visitors to the park have been posting their spectacular photos on social media. Check out the video below by Ken Wallace. According to the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Nickel Plate Road engine no. 765 is a […]

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New Dansville Wastewater Facility in Rough Waters After Grants Fall Through

DANSVILLE – A newly constructed wastewater treatment facility is currently seeking grants to cover the cost of construction after the application deadline passed for the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)’s Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP) grant. Bill Davis with MRB engineering told the Dansville Village Board in June that due to delays and other issues, the project is in […]

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Fleeing Ossian Sex Offender Apprehended in Buffalo

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — An Ossian sex offender who has been on the run from multiple counties’ law enforcement was arrested on Wednesday after community tipsters pointed the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office to where he was laying low in Buffalo. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Richards, 53, was arrested for Failure […]

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Noyes Health Installing Finger Scanners to Fight Medical ID Theft

DANSVILLE – Noyes Health is set to receive new technology that prevents medical identity theft by scanning and storing points on a patient’s finger. According to a press release from Noyes Health, their new partnership with CrossChx, a leading company in medical ID theft prevention technology, will result the installation of ‘SafeChx’ devices at all hospital registration points. […]

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Dansville ArtWorks Growing with New Permanent Main Street Gallery

DANSVILLE — A true community collaboration has led to a major leap forward for the art scene with a new permanent gallery opening up on Main Street in Dansville. According to a press release from Dansville Artworks Inc., they are moving into the former space of Dansville Stationers located at 178 Main Street, where they will be the […]

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COURTS

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Mac Salad Bandit Sentenced for Botched Burglary

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Mount Morris man was sentenced Tuesday morning for stealing security cameras, an empty cash register, and a big bowl of mac salad from Build-A-Burger on Begole Road on the day before Mother’s day. The crime made headlines after police followed a convenient trail of macaroni salad along the greenway to the accused burglars, James Marullo, 35, Matthew […]

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Green Pleads to Burglary in Satisfaction of Six Others

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Caledonia woman who is charged with eight burglaries spanning two counties pled guilty to one in satisfaction of seven others Tuesday morning and was sentenced to prison. Nicole Green, 29, represented by attorney Christopher Laragy, pled guilty to one count of Burglary in the Second Degree, a C felony, and was sentenced to 9 years in state […]

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Geneseo Police Catching More Pills in Village

GENESEO – Two people have been arrested for possession of prescription pills within the past week, and Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian says that there has been a recent uptick in prescription drug arrests in the Village. According to a press release from Chief Osganinan, Kenneth Newton, 23, of Perry, was arrested for allegedly possessing Adderall and […]

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‘Birdman’ Indicted for Rape and Weapons Charges in York Kidnapping

NYLON – The man known around the Village of Perry as the ‘Birdman’ was indicted by a Grand Jury and arraigned in Wyoming County court last week for allegedly raping and holding a York woman at gunpoint at his apartment in Perry on March 14. According to Assistant Wyoming County District Attorney Eric Shiener, on July […]

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FEATURES

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Authentic Steam Train Chugs Through Letchworth

CASTILE – Letchworth State Park was graced with a special appearance by one of Western New York’s most loved locomotives on Saturday, and thrilled visitors to the park have been posting their spectacular photos on social media. Check out the video below by Ken Wallace. According to the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Nickel Plate Road engine no. 765 is a […]

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Stolen ‘Treaty of the Big Tree’ Sign Returned and Restored in Geneseo

GENESEO – The solid cast iorn sign that commemorates one of the most historic land purchases in New York State history will be restored to its former glory early next week after a long disappearance. Charles ‘Dutch’ Van Ry, who is taking on the project, says that the original sign was set up in 1948 on Mary Jemison Drive […]

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Genesee Valley Motors to Host ‘First Responders Apprecation Day’

MUMFORD – Genesee Valley Motors has announced a day of appreciation for first responders with a ‘First Responders Appreciation Day’ at the Genesee Country Village and Museum. Local law enforcement, and members of local fire and ambulance crews are invited to the museum on August 22, where they and their family members can enjoy the museum […]

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POLL RESULTS: Merging of School Districts a Resounding ‘Yes’

SUNROOM — The GeneseeSun.com conducted an online survey of our readers regarding the hot topic of wether or not school districts should merge, and a resounding 76% of our readers said ‘yes.’ We asked, “Do you feel that financially stressed school districts should merge?” YES: 76.3% /45 VOTES NO: 20.3 %/ 12 VOTES DON’T CARE: […]

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Livonia Father of Three Receives New Heart and Kidney at 32

LIVONIA – A former Livonia swim captain and now father of three has successfully undergone a heart transplant which started Tuesday night and finished Wednesday morning. The family, who made headlines on Monday as they announced their fundraising campaign for Kevin Christenson through GoFundMe.com, exclaimed their joy and relief that the operation was successful, and says that he is currently undergoing […]

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SPORTS

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Innovative Edge Cross Country Series Kicks Off Early in Rochester

NYLON — Innovative Edge Sports is kicking off the Cross Country Running season early through a four-event series to be held four successive Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m. August 5 to 26 at Cobb’s Hill Park in Rochester. According to a press release from the Genesee Valley Harriers Running Club (GVH), the proceeds of this and […]

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Bills Fans ‘All Ears’ Over Corn Maze

NYLON – Bills fans are all ears over a corn maze at Stokoe Farms that honors Rex Ryan and the beloved team. According to our news partner 13WHAM the giant corn maze sketches out Rex and says ‘Go Bills’ etched out in a corn field. “The Buffalo Bills are beloved by the farm and its […]

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Lightning Fast Field Expected at the Bergen 5K

BERGEN — The Jenny Kuzma Memorial Bergen Road Race is known as the most competitive 5K in Western New York, this year will be no different with over 36 people registered that can break 17 minutes. On August 8 runners will be toeing the line, the race is not only part of the Greater Rochester Track Club […]

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WATCH: Great Races at the 2015 American Rock Salt Criterium

  MOUNT MORRIS — If you missed the GeneseeSun.com live broadcast of the 2015 American Rock Salt Criterium you can watch the races below. Josh Williams and Bob Lonsberry deliver colorful commentary for all to enjoy the races through out the day.   MEN 3/4 and MASTERS WOMEN 1/2/3/4 WINNER INTERVIEW MEN 4/5 MEN Cat […]

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SUN TV

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Sunspot: Newscast for July 27, 2015

SUNROOM – Conrad Baker delivers your daily Sunspot, walking through the day’s social media conversations. The story with the most comments for the day was Geneseo Police Officer Zach Hinkson’s selfie with former America’s Most Wanted host John Walsh. Other news from the Geneseo Police Department also generated some conversation as readers reacted to the outburst […]

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Sunspot: Newscast for July 24, 2015

SUNROOM – Conrad Baker delivers your daily sunspot on the DEC’s search for the invasive Asian longhorned beetle across New York State, and how local residents who own swimming pools are a critical part of that search. Also in today’s headlines, a local man was sentenced for stealing a firearm from his own father, drawing a […]

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SUNSPOT: July 23, 2015

SUNROOM — Josh Williams delivers your sunspot for July 23, 2015. An interesting case that dates back to a man’s DWI convictions in the 90s and a lifetime drivers license suspension is discussed. Then we go down to Dansville where there will be a memorial golf tournament to raise money for Noyes Cancer Treatment Facility […]

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SUNSPOT: July 22, 2015

SUNROOM — Josh Williams delivers your sunspot for July 22, 2015. We have some exclusive footage from today’s Hemlock Fair law enforcement mounted competition. Also discussed making today’s Sunspot is the potential rate increase for sewage and water services for residents in Dansville. We wrap up the show with some good for those that are […]

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SUNSPOT: July 21, 2015

SUNROOM — Conrad Baker delivers you your sunspot for July 21, 2015. American Rock Salt is to be recognized for an award to be presented by new York State Sen. Catherine Young. An Arrest of a sex offender who was hiding from authorities in a couch is working it’s way through the courts and finally […]

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