Inmate Accused of Jailhouse Attack Again Refuses DA’s Offer

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – An inmate at the Livingston County Jail who is accused of attacking and injuring another inmate in the Jail bathroom again refused an offer by the District Attorney's Office in court on Tuesday. Brian Strapp, 31, was serving a sentence for Petit Larceny when he was additionally charged with Assault in the Second Degree in February, and now refuses to accept a plea offer for 1 1/2 to 3 years in state prison. "Inasmuch as … [Read more...]

Leicester Man Pleads Guilty to Pimping Out Minor

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LEICESTER – A local man with a history of criminal investigations and arrests in Livingston County pled guilty in Federal court to prostitution related charges for offering an underage girl as a prostitute over the internet. According to a Wednesday press release from U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr.'s office, Jacob Shamp, 23, of Leicester, pled guilty to Conspiring to Recruit an Underage Girl to Commit a Commercial Sex Act before Chief … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Calls for Second Look at Drug and Alcohol Community Coalition

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GENESEO – SUNY Geneseo says that when their new president, Denise Battles, is inaugurated, it will be time for the College and Village to readdress the purpose of the Healthy Campus Community Coalition (GHCCC). At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on May 18, Trustee Bob Wilcox, co-chair of GHCCC announced that the College would at that time like Mayor Richard Hatheway and President Battles to re-evaluate the status and purpose of the … [Read more...]

BASEBALL: Hit Parade Takes Geneseo into Finals

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LIVONIA - The Geneseo Blue Devils defeated the Bishop Kearney Kings 13-3  earning their way into the Class C championship game. Geneseohad 16 hits at the plate. They were led by Brian Linton who went 4 for 5 including a home run, 4 runs scored and 3 RBI. Geneseo faces Bolivar Richburg in the finals this Friday May 29th at a neutral site TBD. Additional reporting by Josh Williams. PHOTO CAPTION: (Photo/File image) Want your news … [Read more...]

Hemlock Man in Hot Water for Chinese Bath Salts

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HEMLOCK – A local man has apparently admitted to police that he ordered and distributed bath salts from China and now faces Federal drug charges. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney William Hochul Jr's office, Jack Jett, 41, of Hemlock was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with unlawful possession and importation of Alpha PVP, a schedule I controlled substance that is more commonly known as "bath salts." “Some areas … [Read more...]

Noyes Physical Therapy Clinic Supervisor Adds Doctorate to Credentials

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DANSVILLE – Congratulations are due to Dr. Paul Kreher, Clinical Site Supervisor at Noyes Health Services Physical Therapy, who was recently awarded a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from SUNY Upstate Medical University. According to a press release from Noyes Health, Dr. Kreher is the Clinical Site Supervisor at Noyes Health Services Physical Therapy in Geneseo, with over 18 years of experience as a physical therapist. “It’s wonderful to … [Read more...]

Statewide Musky Fishing Regulations Updated

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Significant muskellunge regulation changes are in effect on New York waters for the season opener on May 30, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds anglers. The freshwater sportfishing season for walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge opened on May 2 in New York State. Saturday, May 2 also marked the opening of the special trophy black bass season on Lake Erie where an angler can … [Read more...]

DEC Reminds Anglers to Get Licensed to Stay Off the Hook

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New York's anglers of license and location regulations as the 2015 walleye, northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge seasons, and special trophy black bass season on Lake Erie, opened May 2. The DEC says that before heading out to fish, make sure you have a current fishing license. Anyone 16 years of age and older who desires to fish in New York must have a state … [Read more...]

Noyes E-Department Purchases Coloring Books with Kids’ Donations

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DANSVILLE – Noyes Health has used the funds donated by EnCompass students from the Dansville Central School winter carnival in December 2014 to purchase coloring books and crayons for young patients visiting the Mary Saunders Beiermann Emergency Department. According to a press release from Noyes Health, “It was very exciting to watch our students succeed at something they created and carried through”, said EnCompass teacher, Julie … [Read more...]

Heartless Great-Grandchild Forges Over $11,000 in Checks

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NUNDA – A young woman was arrested last Wednesday, May 20, for allegedly forging $11, 124 in checks from her great grandparents, who suffer from memory loss and dementia. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Desiree Clark, 21, of Dalton was arrested after a joint investigation by the Sheriff's Office and Livingston County Adult Protective Services for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and Forgery in the … [Read more...]