LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Towns Drop Hints on Taxpayer Services to Consolidate for NYS Mandate

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – At a Wednesday afternoon meeting, County Administrator Ian Coyle formally introduced heads of Town and Village governments to a New York State mandate calling for operational collaboration between local governments. As part of its newly passed budget, the state is offering to financial incentives to municipalities for … [Read More...]

Letchworth Park Police Rope Rescue Missing Dog

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A difficult rope rescue at Letchworth State Park ended happily for Skippy the dog, who went missing two days before. According to our news partner News10NBC, State Park Police Sgt. Ryan Clancy made the rope rescue after a Livingston County Sheriff's Office Unmanned Aerial Vehice (drone) safely showed the dog's location and … [Read More...]

WATCH: Digital Chisel Cuts Geneseo’s New Bear Fountain

GENESEO – New video posted by the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG) shows a digital cutter carving the basin for the bear fountain. Rock of Ages in Vermont is carving an exact replica of the 1888 fountain base, made possible by digitized 3D scans commissioned by APOG. Kurt Cylke, a member of APOG, said that bringing the bear … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

Avon Voters Approve Purchase of New School Bus and Vehicle

AVON – Village residents voted in favor of the purchase of two transportation vehicles at Avon Central Schools. According to a press release from Avon Central Schools, the Board of Education of the Avon Central School District is hereby authorized to expend an amount not to exceed a combined total of $165,000 to purchase the vehicles. The … [Read More...]

Driver Hits Parked Car in Avon

AVON – A woman is en route to a hospital after her vehicle struck a parked car. According to first responders at the scene, the driver of a white sedan was northbound on Athena Drive when her car swerved across the road and struck a parked vehicle which was faced southbound at about 10:30 a.m. The driver was transported to a hospital with … [Read More...]

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Live Ammo Sends Avon School Into Lockdown

AVON — The Avon Central School District High School went into lockdown after a live round of ammunition was discovered in a bathroom. According to our news partner News10NBC, Aaron Johnson, Superintendent of Avon Central School District, the building was placed into lockdown and all student lockers were swept and staff bags were … [Read More...]

St. Agnes Kids are Returning Page Turners Champions

AVON – St. Agnes School's 4th and 5th graders students on the Page Turners team took home the Championship Trophy from their Regional Competition. According to a press release from St. Agnes School, the Regional Competition was on April 24 in York with St. Agnes School, Letchworth, Batavia, Livonia and Pembroke competing for the title. … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

WATCH: Digital Chisel Cuts Geneseo’s New Bear Fountain

GENESEO – New video posted by the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG) shows a digital cutter carving the basin for the bear fountain. Rock of Ages in Vermont is carving an exact replica of the 1888 fountain base, made possible by digitized 3D scans commissioned by APOG. Kurt Cylke, a member of APOG, said that bringing the bear … [Read More...]

West Lake Road Double Crash was Driver’s Fourth DWAI Drugs Arrest

GENESEO – A Dansville man's arrest for felony DWAI Drugs on Friday was at least his fourth arrest for DWAI. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shawn Schledorn, 40, was arrested for felony DWAI Drugs and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the First Degree, and several traffic tickets. On May 19, … [Read More...]

Mount Morris Students to Represent at Prestigious Leadership Conference

MOUNT MORRIS – Two Mount Morris sophomores have been chosen to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) that will be held at the University of Rochester June 2 and 4. According to a press release from Mount Morris Central School, sophomores Justin Martin, 15, and Joelle Provino, 15, will proudly represent Mount Morris among 10,000 … [Read More...]

Short-Fused Geneseo RG&E Customer Punches Hole in Door

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly punching a hole in the glass door of Rochester Glass and Electric on Main Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, George Lehman, 38, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. Investigating officers … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

Nunda Baker’s Creepy Cakes Go National

NUNDA – A Nunda cake artist is getting national attention for her strange and creepy cakes. According to our news partners News10NBC, baker Katherine Dey made Buzzfeed Food and the national food blog INSIDER Dessert. “I’ve always loved anatomy, so making a heart cake or a brain cake or an eyeball, muscles,” Dey said to INSIDER Dessert. “Those […]

Cops Arrest Nunda Man for Felony After Fight with Ex

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man on a felony charge for allegedly violating an order of protection. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Kaleb Borgus, 23, was arrested for felony Criminal Contempt in the First Degree and Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation. On May 2, 2017 […]

Springwater Hoarders Might Foot Bill for Trash Cleanup

SPRINGWATER – The Wrights Road property owners whose land is a public health nuisance could be ordered to pay for a contractor to clean up trash and dead animals that have plagued the plot for over 13 years. The Livingston County Ways and Means Committee said that they are in favor of an abatement plan that involves […]

Springwater Hoarders’ Animal Waste Now a Public Health Nuisance

SPRINGWATER – A property on Wrights Road is now considered a public health nuisance and the subject of another repair order from the Livingston County Department of Health and the Town of Springwater, forcing its owners to negotiate a settlement or cleanup plan with the County. Livingston County Public Health Director Jennifer Rodriguez says that the approximately 77-acre […]

Passing of Keshequa Teacher Ryan Almeter Fuels Friend’s Year-Round Balloon Rides

NUNDA – Kevin Raymond chose to spend a long time on the ground following the tragic passing of his friend and fellow teacher, Ryan Almeter, in a balloon flying accident in June 2016. Now, Raymond, himself a balloon pilot, is flying private rides high above Letchworth State Park, the land and waters they both loved, all […]

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COURTS

Short-Fused Geneseo RG&E Customer Punches Hole in Door

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly punching a hole in the glass door of Rochester Glass and Electric on Main Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, George Lehman, 38, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. Investigating officers allege that Lehman […]

Felony Charges for Driver in Double Crash on Conesus Lake

GENESEO – The Dansville driver who struck two parked vehicles on the shore of Conesus Lake Friday night is charged with multiple felonies. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shawn Schledorn, 41, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, and multiple traffic tickets. Schledorn was southbound on […]

Cops Find Drug Needles in Broken Down Pickup in Livonia

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Arkport man on misdemeanor charges after responding to a report of a pickup disabled in the middle of the road. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jonathan Sick, 32, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. On May 17, 2017 Deputy Bryan […]

Groveland Inmate Heads Back to Prison after Fight

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A judge sentenced a former inmate at Groveland Correctional Facility to an additional prison term on Thursday. Carlos O’Neal, 27, was sentenced to 1 1/2 to 3 years in prison for Attempted Assault in the Second Degree. Livingston County Probation conducted a pre-sentence investigation (PSI) to recommend an appropriate sentence. “We have received […]

Body Cam Shows Geneseo’s ‘Pee Suspect’ Fighting with Cops

GENESEO – Geneseo Police say that body camera footage clearly shows a young woman physically fighting with a police officer who believes that she was trying to pee on police headquarters on Main Street. Jamie Keel, 21, strongly denies allegations that she ‘intentionally exposed her private or intimate parts of her body in a lewd manner […]

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FEATURES

ON THE MONEY: A Case For Systematic Investing

It’s not that fancy. With the S&P 500 gaining 12.6% since November it can be easy to fall into the trap of wanting to chase performance. Investors lose sight of the fact that the more growth they seek usually runs the risk of experiencing larger losses when the market goes down. The principal of systematic […]

Geneseo Kiwanis Gifts Aspiring Sign Language Major with Laptop

GENESEO – Geneseo Kiwanis gave a free laptop to a York Central High School grad who has his eye set on a degree in American Sign Language major from Keuka College. According to a press release from Geneseo Kiwanis, Andrew Rasesi is the grateful recipient of a free laptop which Kiwanis obtained from NotebookTek on […]

WATCH: Blue Devils in Vietnam Memorial Day Tribute Part 1 of 3

GENESEO — The impact of the Vietnam War will always leave scars in Geneseo.  For a group of Western New York Geneseo Veterans, they used those scars as motivators to educate in publishing a book titled “Blue Devils in Vietnam.” The GeneseeSun.com’s parent company, Light the region Media is releasing a three-part video series to educate and […]

WATCH: Heart-Dropping Video Shot Atop New Letchworth Bridge

CASTILE – Breathtaking video from atop the in-progress railroad bridge above the upper falls puts the internet right in the construction site. New structure is visible on both sides of the gorge. As we watch, a train passes on the existing trestle bridge just 75 feet to the north of where the new bridge will stand. […]

On the Money: Teachers are Being Taken Advantage Of

Recently, I’ve been dissecting 403(b)s for some young teachers as I’ve constructed their financial plans, and to put it bluntly, they and many veteran teachers are being taken advantage of. To clarify, this article is directed at K-12 teachers who have a 403(b) through an insurance company. Whether they’re a millennial approaching retirement or in […]

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SPORTS

SOFTBALL: Geneseo Wins Shot at First Ever Softball Patch

CALEDONIA-MUMFORD – The 4 seed Geneseo Blue Devils beat the 8 seed Letchworth Indians. The Blue Devils walked away with the win 5-2. “Its super exciting, its huge for the girls, its huge for the program, its huge for Geneseo softball. We just have never been here before,” said Head Coach Chris Masters. “We’ve been […]

BASEBALL: Geneseo Scores 21 Runs in Sectional Win

BATAVIA —The 3 seed Geneseo Blue Devils upset the 2 seed Gananda Blue Panthers. The Blue Devils continue the winning momentum as they score 11 runs in the 2nd inning. The Blue Devils never looked back as they go on to win 21-1. This upset advances the Blue Devils to the Sectional Finals. “This was a […]

SOFTBALL: Freshman Pitcher Cinches Victory for York

HONEOYE FALL — The 6th seed York Golden Knights defeated the host 3 seed Honeoye Bulldogs. The Golden Knights took an early lead in the first and continued to lead in what was a close game, ending 3-1. Until the top of 7th inning, the Golden Knights broke it open with a Single by Hanna Wolfhanger and […]

SOFTBALL: Early Scoring Helps Caledonia-Mumford Advance

CALEDONIA-MUMFORD — The number 1 seed Caledonia-Mumford Red Raiders shutout the 8 seed South Seneca Falcons. The Raiders scored right off the bat scoring 3 in the 1st inning and 3 in the 2nd inning. The Raiders go on to win 8-0. Caledonia-Mumford’s Hannah Rubinrott pitched a 5 hit shutout while adding 4 strike outs. The Raiders’ Andrea Coyle lead […]

SUN VIDEO: Geneseo Advances in Pitching Duel

GENESEO — The 4th seed Geneseo Blue Devils beat 5th seed North Rose-Wolcott Cougars 2-1 in the 2nd round of the playoffs. This was a pitching dual all the way, both team only had a combined total of 9 hits. The game was scoreless until the top of the 6th inning. North Rose-Wolcott strung a couple of hits together […]

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SUN TV

WATCH: Blue Devils in Vietnam Memorial Day Tribute Part 1 of 3

GENESEO — The impact of the Vietnam War will always leave scars in Geneseo.  For a group of Western New York Geneseo Veterans, they used those scars as motivators to educate in publishing a book titled “Blue Devils in Vietnam.” The GeneseeSun.com’s parent company, Light the region Media is releasing a three-part video series to educate and […]

SUN VIDEO: Farmers Plow Through the Rainy Days

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The rain has dampened local farm fields but not farmers’ spirits. With lots of rain behind us and more on the way, planting season is certainly not going as planned. “We’re probably about two weeks behind,” said Leslie Hamilton of Triple H Farms in Geneseo. “We plant peas so our peas were planted […]

WATCH: Caledonia Bids Farewell to Former Fire and Police Chief ‘Torp’

CALEDONIA – For a moment last week, the passing of a loved and treasured local hero crossed a local cameraman’s skill and memory of this giant among giants. Over 23,000 people have watched Kevin Keenan’s video honoring the life of former Caledonia Chief Tom ‘Torp’ Torpey, 71. “Today we lost one of our own,” posted Keenan on Facebook […]

SUN VIDEO: National Warplane Museum’s Educational Programs Take Off

GENESEO – The National Warplane Museum’s educational programs are taking off, drawing kids and grownups from across Western New York to see real World War II planes, weapons and gear in action. On Friday, that meant the museum was host to Cub Scout Troop 6066 of Indian Falls. “I liked the Tom gun and this plane […]

SUN VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office GPS ‘Pucks’ Could Slow Perps and Save Lives

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is the first in the state to use StarChase, GPS tracking devices to mark and follow fleeing cars. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that the StarChase ‘puck’ is shot from the front of the patrol car and sticks to the fleeing vehicle with a 30-pound magnet […]

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