LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Bad Seatbelt Locks Up Batavia Assault Suspect in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department pulled a woman over for not having a seatbelt on and found a Batavia assault suspect in the passenger seat. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Tyrone Richardson, 41, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant from the City of Batavia for assault, Criminal Obstruction of … [Read More...]

Banned Geneseo Walmart Customer Steals Bluetooth Speakers

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Perry woman on felony charges for allegedly stealing speakers from Walmart after being told she was no longer welcome on the property. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Chelsea Dumbleton, age 24 from Perry, NY for felony Burglary in the Third Degree and … [Read More...]

Geneseo’s Gorgeous Chocofrolic Sells Out of 400 Tickets

GENESEO – Gorgeous weather was just the sweetness that Saturday's Chocofrolic needed to put it over the edge. Geneseo Community Main Street sold out of tickets for their event, 400 total. The goal was to get potential shoppers moving in and around 12 storefronts they might not have seen before to get specialty treats and in-store … [Read More...]

United Way of Livingston County Kicks Off 2017 Campaign with Wegmans

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The United Way of Livingston County kicked off their 2017 campaign at Wegmans Saturday morning. They have set their goal at $250,000 to be dispersed to their 20 partnering Livingston County charities and public programs. "This community's generosity is inspiring but not surprising," said Kevin Van Allen, Co-Vice Chair of … [Read More...]

Springwater Baby Assault Suspect on Probation for Sex with Minor

SPRINGWATER – The man who is facing felony charges for critically injuring a baby is on probation for having sex with a minor. Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies, on Wednesday. He is now also charged with a misdemeanor Violation of Probation for a 2016 Endangering … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

Avon’s John Deere Dealership Joins Z&M as LandPro

AVON – Avon's John Deere dealership is now merged with Z&M Ag and Turf to form the largest John Deere dealership in the northeast. Andrew McNamara, Store Manager and Managing Partner at what was formerly Lakeland Equipment, said that the two companies have merged their six locations into 12, which will serve 26 counties. McNamara said … [Read More...]

York Animal Hospital Fetches Vest for Sheriff K9 Hondo

YORK – York Animal Hospital is the proud full sponsor of a protective vest for one of the Livingston County Sheriff's Office's K9 officers. The bullet and stab-proof vest comes from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. due to a generous $1,050 sponsorship from York Animal Hospital's annual holiday fundraiser. "Normally the vest would have gone to the … [Read More...]

4-H Picks Avon High Schooler for National Conference

AVON – A local teen is on his way to the 'pinnacle experience of 4-H citizenship' as a delegate at the National 4-H conference in Maryland. According to a press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County (CCE), Avon resident Ethan Low, a 13-year member of 4-H, will represent Livingston County in Chevy Chase, Maryland at … [Read More...]

Fire Blisters Caledonia House

CALEDONIA – A fire burned through part of a Caledonia home on Feely Road near Lacey Road Thursday night. According to first responders on scene, the fire began in the back of the house. The emergency call went out at about 9:15 p.m. "I and others who were first on scene arrived to find heavy fire in the back of the structure," said RJ … [Read More...]

Woozy Shopper Leads Cops to Heroin in Avon

AVON – A report of a stumbling shopper led to the arrest of an Arkport resident for allegedly driving drugged and a Dansville resident for allegedly possessing heroin. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joshua Penta, 37, of Arkport, was arrested for misdemeanor Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

Bad Seatbelt Locks Up Batavia Assault Suspect in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department pulled a woman over for not having a seatbelt on and found a Batavia assault suspect in the passenger seat. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Tyrone Richardson, 41, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant from the City of Batavia for assault, Criminal Obstruction of … [Read More...]

Banned Geneseo Walmart Customer Steals Bluetooth Speakers

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Perry woman on felony charges for allegedly stealing speakers from Walmart after being told she was no longer welcome on the property. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Chelsea Dumbleton, age 24 from Perry, NY for felony Burglary in the Third Degree and … [Read More...]

Geneseo’s Gorgeous Chocofrolic Sells Out of 400 Tickets

GENESEO – Gorgeous weather was just the sweetness that Saturday's Chocofrolic needed to put it over the edge. Geneseo Community Main Street sold out of tickets for their event, 400 total. The goal was to get potential shoppers moving in and around 12 storefronts they might not have seen before to get specialty treats and in-store … [Read More...]

Driver Intends to File Insurance Claim for Bear Fountain Crash

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Upstate Farms filed the notice of claim. GENESEO – The truck driver who hit the fountain in November filed a notice of insurance claim against the Village. Geneseo Mayor Richard Hatheway confirmed that the Village did receive a notice of claim from the truck's insurer. "A … [Read More...]

Car Strikes SUNY Geneseo Student

GENESEO – A vehicle struck and injured a SUNY Geneseo student Thursday night at the crosswalk on Mary Jemison Drive. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the accident occurred at 7 p.m. when the driver, SUNY Geneseo student Chris Cummins, 21, from Miller Place, NY, was eastbound on Mary Jemison when he struck Anna Moggia-Palzer, 18, … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

Springwater Baby Assault Suspect on Probation for Sex with Minor

SPRINGWATER – The man who is facing felony charges for critically injuring a baby is on probation for having sex with a minor. Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies, on Wednesday. He is now also charged with a misdemeanor Violation of Probation for a […]

Cops Arrest Springwater Man for Critically Injuring Baby

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Springwater man on Wednesday for allegedly attacking and critically injuring a baby. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degreeand also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies. Investigators allege that Sackett broke multiple ribs and […]

Dansville Mayor Bans Village Police from Facebook for Nasty Comment

DANSVILLE – Dansville’s mayor has instructed the Dansville Police Department not to use their Facebook page until further notice. According to our news partner News10NBC, Mayor Pete Vogt told the Police Department not to use its Facebook page until it takes specific corrective action. “I have directed the department not to use the Facebook page again […]

Dansville Police Rant at Defendant’s Family Over Facebook

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department Facebook page left a nasty comment in response to an enraged woman on Facebook. The comment has since been deleted, but not before numerous members of the community took notice. “Dear [redacted], we know that your Obama phone does not have spell check or grammar check, but please do […]

UR/Noyes Maternity Delivers Blue Distinction

DANSVILLE – The UR/Noyes Maternity Center once again delivered a Maternity Center Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation. According to a press release from UR/Noyes Health, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield awarded UR Medicine/Noyes Health’s Maternity Center Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation. “The healthcare team here at the Noyes Health Birthing Center is committed to providing excellent care […]

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COURTS

Bad Seatbelt Locks Up Batavia Assault Suspect in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department pulled a woman over for not having a seatbelt on and found a Batavia assault suspect in the passenger seat. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Tyrone Richardson, 41, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant from the City of Batavia for assault, Criminal Obstruction […]

Banned Geneseo Walmart Customer Steals Bluetooth Speakers

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Perry woman on felony charges for allegedly stealing speakers from Walmart after being told she was no longer welcome on the property. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Chelsea Dumbleton, age 24 from Perry, NY for felony Burglary in the Third Degree […]

Springwater Baby Assault Suspect on Probation for Sex with Minor

SPRINGWATER – The man who is facing felony charges for critically injuring a baby is on probation for having sex with a minor. Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies, on Wednesday. He is now also charged with a misdemeanor Violation of Probation for a […]

Men Plead Guilty to Letchworth Falls Child Deaths

NYLON – The men charged with the negligent deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park last year pled guilty to felony charges. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. Both men could face a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. On […]

Livingston County Cops Arrest Elmira Woman for $5K Welfare Fraud

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Elmira woman for allegedly stealing $5,000 in welfare benefits. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Annie Malara, 30, was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree and Misuse of Food Stamps, all of which are felonies. […]

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FEATURES

FROM THE PUBLISHER’S DESK: The Chris Copeland Impact

This week has been an awful struggle. I can’t shake the tragedy that unfolded over the weekend and the loss of my friend Chris Copeland. Chris and his friend went out snowmobiling on Conesus Lake, never to return again. I didn’t know Jay Fluet very well, but if he’s anything like all of Chris’ other friends, he’s […]

SUN VIDEO: ‘RKids’ Backs Geneseo’s Bright, Low-Income Schoolkids

GENESEO – Kids in low-income housing areas are welcome to a community-driven after school program at St. Michael’s Church. Rev. William Daniel Jr. says that ‘RKids’ started a year ago as the brainchild of local resident Tom Bushnell and has since blossomed into a partnership between the church, Geneseo Central School and SUNY Geneseo. Geneseo […]

FROM THE PUBLISHER’S DESK: Sun Rises to Stand Against the LCN

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Dougherty’s leadership has continued right where his predecessor’s leadership left off: pursuing equipment that would further protect deputies and members of the community. Recently, the Sheriff’s Office had an opportunity to obtain a free armored vehicle that was in need of some maintenance but in repairable condition. The Sheriff […]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Real Punishment is Being in Online Articles

The following is an email submitted by Quinton Schubmehl to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. ‘California Man Scratches Car, Sniffs Felony,’ was the headline of an article about me in your August 22, 2016 edition. Included was my photograph, and my name, […]

Herzog and Cutting Named Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s Athlete of the Week

GENESEO — The GeneseeSun.com has announced Livonia’s Maddy Herzog and York’s Clay Cutting as the Athlete of the Week. The two point guards each get a $50 gift card to Fratelli’s courtesy of Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s. Herzog had a career high 27 points in their win over previously undefeated Letchworth and Cutting has […]

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SPORTS

BOYS HOCKEY: Lakers Fall to Notre Dame of Batavia in Playoffs

BATAVIA — The Geneseo/Livonia/Avon Lakers fell to Notre Dame of Batavia 5-3 in the second round of the playoffs at the Falleti Ice Arena. The Lakers were up 2-1 in the second period when penalties took over and the Lakers had their backs against the wall. Batavia was able to rattle off 4 points in the 3rd, […]

Flint Announced as Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s Athlete of the Week

  GENESEO — The GeneseeSun.com announced Caledonia-Mumford Raider girls basketball captain Gillian Flint as the Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s player of the week. This season Flint has 322 points, 61 assists, 119 rebounds and 72 steals. Flint goes into the playoffs as the all-time points leader in girls basketball for the Raiders and two […]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Preps For SUNYACS With More Records

BROCKPORT — The SUNY Geneseo Track and Field team competed one last time before SUNYACS at SUNY Brockport. The team put up solid performances a week out from the conference meet, securing that they are a force to be reckoned with. “Both teams are in a great spot to hit their best marks of the […]

WOMENS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights Finish Perfect Regular Season

GENESEO — The SUNY Geneseo women’s basketball team completed its perfect regular season with a 74-39 win over visiting Cortland yesterday. The Lady Knights were led by Kara Houppert’s 13 points while Katie Durand, Kayleigh Cavanaugh, and Kelsey Poplawski all scored 12. The win gave Geneseo a 25-0 overall record along with an 18-0 SUNYAC […]

MENS HOCKEY: Ice Knights Hunt Down Bears

GENESEO — The SUNY Geneseo men’s hockey team finished their regular season in style last night with an 8-0 win over Potsdam at home. Conlan Keenan scored three goals and an assist for the Ice Knights who also got goals from Mitch Ferguson, Pat Condon, Andrew Romano, and Trevor Hills. The win moved Geneseo to 16-6-3 […]

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SUN TV

SUN VIDEO: Your Genesee Three

We’re rolling out a new show idea from our Sunroom: Your Genesee Three. For those who might have missed them, here are three exclusive video news pieces that we published this week. Take a look and enjoy. We plan to bring you these recaps on the regular from now on.

SUN VIDEO: Lakers Defeat Rangers in First Round of Sectionals

GENESEO — The Geneseo-Livonia-Avon Lakers defeated the Spencerport Rangers 6-3. The 5th seeded Lakers peppered the 12th seeded Rangers with 48 shots on goal. Billy McDevitt set a team record with 5 assists on the night and Isaac Sweet had 19 saves. The Lakers started out slow falling behind 2 goals halfway into the first […]

SUN VIDEO: Letchworth Defeats Cal-Mum for Girls Basketball LCAA Division II Title

  CALEDONIA — The Letchworth Indians defeated the Cal-Mum Raiders 35-33 for the Livingston County Athletic Association Division II Title. In a spectacular game Gillian Flint was able to tie the game 33-33 with a 3 point basket with :30 seconds left for the Raiders. The Julia Mertsock responded for the Indians with a bucket […]

Herzog and Cutting Named Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s Athlete of the Week

GENESEO — The GeneseeSun.com has announced Livonia’s Maddy Herzog and York’s Clay Cutting as the Athlete of the Week. The two point guards each get a $50 gift card to Fratelli’s courtesy of Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s. Herzog had a career high 27 points in their win over previously undefeated Letchworth and Cutting has […]

SUN VIDEO: Cal-Mum Wins 13th of Season with Victory Over Warsaw

CALEDONIA — The Caledonia Mumford Raiders defeated the Warsaw Tigers  91-41. The Raiders were up 50-19 at the half. ​Ethan Pies scored 20 points and 10 rebounds and Rich Estes scored all 17 of his points in the second quarter. Also for the Raiders were Vin Molisani 13 points, Marcus Middleton  11 points, Kyle Raniewicz 10 points, and […]

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