SUNY Geneseo Student Association to Publish ‘Social Host’ Panel Minutes

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GENESEO – In light of further questions and frustrations about the recently passed 'Social Host Law,' the Student Association (SA) at SUNY Geneseo will publish the minutes from their Feb. 2 question and answer panel on 'Social Host.' After the Student Organization (SA) assembled a panel of College and Village leaders to answer previously submitted questions about the law, available here, which enables police to ticket the owner of a property … [Read more...]

Got Beef? CCE Hosts Workshop on Cow Health

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Livingston County will host an informative workshop for farmers who want to improve their cow game. According to a press release from CCE, Amy Cornwell, event sponsor and Territory Business Manager with Zoetis, will talk about vaccines to consider in the development of an effective cow or calf operation and a pre-conditioning (weaning) health program. "Prevention is key to beef … [Read more...]

State of the County: Livingston County Sets 16 Goals for 2016

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County Administrator Ian Coyle delivered the annual State of the County address at the Livingston County Board of Supervisor's meeting on Wednesday, saying that the County is well-positioned to undertake new partnerships and projects that will benefit county residents in 2016. Coyle said that Livingston County will pursue the "16 in '16," specific goals that accelerate local economic development. First, they will … [Read more...]

Village of Dansville Hiring Police Officer

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DANSVILLE – The Village of Dansville is accepting applications for a part-time Village Police Officer. The Village has received about a dozen applications thus far. "About six applicants had criminal histories or were otherwise not feasible," said Dansville Police Chief Charlie Perkins. "Two have full academy training, two have phase 1 training, and the others have none." The Village Board indicated that the position would begin as … [Read more...]

Live Owls Coming to Chip Holt Nature Center

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LAKEVILLE — Curious folks can meet live owls at the Chip Holt Nature Center on Friday, getting close enough to feel the power in the presence of the mysterious night birds. Wild Wings, Inc. of Honeoye Falls will be bringing their owls for a guided hike and interactive demonstration on the birds, their habits and habitats at The Chip Holt Nature Center. The event is Feb. 19 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Handlers will bring their live birds of prey … [Read more...]

Scam Victims Unite Against Crooked Caledonia Contractor

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The alleged Livingston County victims of a massive regional contracting scam are banding together to make their cases heard and press criminal charges. Five complaining witnesses watched in court Tuesday morning as contractor Kurt Kline, 46, was arraigned in county court on six counts of felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. These charges are in addition to three other counts of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and two … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office and Village Police Keeping More DWI Drivers Off the Road

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY –  The Livingston County Sheriff's Office has announced countywide arrest statistics for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs by all of Livingston County's police departments during 2015. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, who is also Livingston County's STOP DWI Coordinator, the total arrests made for DWI/DWAI related charges were 333 between the 10 … [Read more...]

Springwater Celebrates its 200th Birthday with Full Year of Events

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SPRINGWATER — Springwater is celebrating its 200th birthday with a year packed with unique events starting in April. According to a press release from Diane Olson with the Lake Country Weekender, the Town was established by an act of the New York State Legislature on April 17, 1816. “The Springwater Bicentennial Committee has been hard at work for many months planning numerous activities to honor Springwater’s 200-year history and to create … [Read more...]

U of R Noyes Health and Myers Cancer Center Host Senator Young

(L-R) Tim Levee, Project Supervisor and Senator Cathrine Young

DANSVILLE — Noyes Health was pleased to host New York State Senator Cathrine Young for a tour of the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center project on Saturday. According to a press release from Noyes Health, Senator Young toured the renovated Diagnostic Imaging and Physical Therapy space, which will be opening soon. The cancer center, scheduled for completion in 2017, will serve as a hub for oncology services across the Southern Tier. "The Ann … [Read more...]

Village of Geneseo’s $2.5M Tax Base Surge Could Cover Municipal Costs

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GENESEO – A surge in the tax base in the Village of Geneseo could completely cover the Village's municipal costs. Mayor Richard Hatheway said that the 2016-2017 budget year could have municipal costs completely accounted for by the increased tax revenue. "We are going to meet in a couple of weeks, on February 24th," said Hatheway. "I did point out in the letter [to department heads] that as a result of our increase in tax base by $2.5 … [Read more...]