Man Struck by SUV at Geneseo Bear Fountain

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GENESEO – A middle-aged man was struck by an SUV while crossing Main Street on a crosswalk near the bear fountain Friday night. According to first responders on scene, the man is in his late fifties to early sixties and suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the accident. The SUV was headed north at a low speed on Main Street negotiating the bear fountain just after 10:50 p.m. on Friday.when it collided with the … [Read more...]

Remax to Gift Elderly Dansville Mom with Balloon Ride of a Lifetime

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DANSVILLE – Remax Hometown Choice will be sending their hot air balloon to give a personal visit and possibly the ride of a lifetime to an elderly local resident at her IRA home, which is located next to Cedar Court intermediate care facility for children. Debbie Lill, of Dansville, asked the organizers of the New York State Festival of Balloons if they could inflate a balloon near her elderly mother's Independent Residence Assistance (IRA) … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Two Habitat for Humanity Homes in Livingston County

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The offer of a lifetime is being extended to local families in need by Habitat for Humanity, who are starting a housing rehab project in Sparta and building a house from scratch in Groveland Station. According to a press release from Patrick Rountree, President of Livingston County Habitat for Humanity, interested families should call (585) 335-5634 or print the form available here to request an application. Habitat says … [Read more...]

Geneseo Leaning Towards Replacing Paper with New Technology

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GENESEO – The Town of Geneseo is weighing the potential benefits of purchasing and using tablets instead of binders of paper for handling documents related to their work within the Town building. At Thursday's Town Board Meeting, Town Supervisor William Wadsworth said that the towns of Henrietta and York already use tablets for government work. "I think it's wise in this day and age to be updated technology-wise," said Deputy Supervisor … [Read more...]

Fight with Protected Ex Spells Burglary for Wayland Man

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LIMA – A Wayland man was arrested for burglary by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office after he allegedly barged into the home of his ex-girlfriend, who had an order of protection against him, and fought with her. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Chad Malone, 33, was arrested for Burglary in the Second Degree, a class C Felony, Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, a class E Felony, Endangering the Welfare of a … [Read more...]

Geneseo Town and Village Cut Carcinogen in Water by Half

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GENESEO – Cooperative efforts by the local highway superintendent, Town, and Village have cut the already very small levels of a potentially harmful chemical in local water by an astonishing nearly 50% since 2014. Due to retrofit work on the local three-million-gallon water storage tank on Reservoir Road, recorded levels of Trihalomethanes (TTHM's), a known carcinogen, have fallen from 67 micrograms per liter, the lowest recorded level in … [Read more...]

Geneseo Shops Plow Forward in Main Street’s Rough Patch

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GENESEO – Main Street's businesses continue as always to serve their customers and their community during this year's downtown transitions and projects. Businesses impacted by the Kelly's fire are quickly recovering, with Cyclepath bike shop maintaining normal hours and Touch of Grayce finishing paint and interior updates with plans to reopen soon. Those shops that anticipate the effects of the Main Street water and sewer project plan to enter … [Read more...]

DA: ‘Most Dangerous Man in Livingston County’ Faces Persistent Felon Status

Jeffrey Lowery. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – District Attorney Greg McCaffrey concluded his portion of a persistent felony offender status hearing on Thursday for one of the most infamous men in Livingston County, a convicted rapist and quadruple convicted felon who is one of three men to escape from the Livingston County Jail on the night that a corrections officer suffered a life-threatening head injury. DA McCaffrey brought former Sheriff John York to testify and … [Read more...]

Rock Salt Prices Increase for Livingston County Highway Dept.

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Already planning ahead for winter snow and ice, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors has agreed to an increase in the price of rock salt from American Rock Salt for their highway department and increased funding to 17 towns and Ontario County for assistance with ice and snow control. According to the County Board of Supervisors agenda, the Board set the price of bulk rock salt for the Livingston County Highway … [Read more...]

Two Injured when Motorcycle Rolls in Groveland Ravine

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GROVELAND – A man and a woman were injured when their motorcycle rolled into a steep ravine at the intersection of Hunt Hill Road and Barber Hill Road Wednesday evening. According to first responders on scene, one of the riders suffered broken bones and a rope rescue team was needed to pull at least one of the victims back to the road. Neither victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, which occurred just before 7:20 … [Read more...]