Mount Morris Dam Holding Back Floodwaters

MOUNT MORRIS – The Mt Morris Dam is efficiently handling especially high waters from this weekend's storms, at no risk of flooding the gorge upstream. Staff at the Dam are confident that the increased water volume will not harm the dam itself, and that the Genesee River did not swell to dangerous water levels. "In this case the runoff didn't affect us much," said Steve Winslow, manager of the Mt Morris D...

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State Honors Geneseo School Bus Mechanic

GENESEO– All eyes were on the head mechanic of the Geneseo School District this month as he accepted his Mechanic of the Year Award at the annual banquet for the New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) in Albany. NYAPT joined with the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute to recognize Bob Holbrook, a long-time school bus mechanic whose service has kept Geneseo's children safe on their ride to a...

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Indicted Bail Jumper Case Adjourned, Potential Trial Looms

GENESEO-- Tuesday morning saw a court appearance for an accused criminal who jumped bail and fled to Texas where he successfuly  dodged authorities for nine months. Christopher Crippen, 39, faced the judge for several charges including jumping bail, possession of a controlled substance and a cocaine related charge, request his case to be adjourned until later this month after receiving new council. Crippen...

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Custody Battle Erupts After Vehicles Vandalized

LIMA– Several vehicles at a country home in Lima had their tires slashed and their hoods graffitied early Sunday morning, possibly as a fierce message in a continuing custody battle over a four-year-old child. A Lima couple awoke Sunday to find their two trucks, one car and two lawn mowers with flat tires. The trucks and car also had the words "I win" spraypainted on their hoods or sides in bright whit...

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Bozo Driver Disregards Avon Storm Road Closures

AVON – A driver who went around a traffic barrier on Monday on Hogmire Road in Avon got quite a surprise when his vehicle plunged headlong into a gaping hole in the washed-out road. The driver was not seriously injured, but the vehicle was badly damaged, causing an airbag to deploy. This driver's example reminds us all to acknowledge road closures and traffic signs. This week's storms have contributed to mu...

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Flash Flood Destroys Bridge in Avon

AVON– Severe flooding in Avon overwhelmed and destroyed a bridge over Little Conesus Creek on Littleville Road on Monday. It appears that at about 9:00a.m. Monday morning, excessive water flow overwhelmed the large culverts at the base of the bridge, and washed away the surrounding foundation. The whole structure then tumbled into the normally quiet Little Conesus Creek, which was by then a torrential riv...

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