LIVINGSTON COUNTY

First Wildflowers Break Softened Ground in Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local naturalists are snapping pictures of the first spring flowers cracking the newly softened spring ground. Though we are not even a week past the Vernal Equinox, the seeds and roots are stirring. Some favorites like colt's foot and crocuses are popping up this week like clockwork. "I checked my records and last year … [Read More...]

Genesee Valley Conservancy to Host Landowner Workshops

GENESEO — The Genesee Valley Conservancy is planning landowner workshops to teach land management strategies and practices. The event will feature a total of 9 workshops one the course of an evening, with a break for dinner where sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit, and other refreshments will be served. The workshops will be scheduled in three … [Read More...]

New Mount Morris Board to Handle $11K Shortage

MOUNT MORRIS – The incoming members of the Mount Morris Village Board will handle an income shortage of about $11,000 as one of their first duties in office. The current Village Board approved a tentative budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 on March 20, the latest date allowable by law. On April 1, a new mayor and new trustee will be sworn … [Read More...]

SUN VIDEO: Dansville Gratefully Honors Staff Sgt. Morrow

DANSVILLE – Friends, family, neighbors and fellow service members honored the life of Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow on Saturday. Many members of the Dansville community joined Morrow's family at Williams Park for speeches, prayers and to lay wreaths and flowers at Dansville's memorial to veterans of all wars. Besides thanking her for her … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

Cops Cuff Avon Dentist for Crooked Practices

AVON – State Police arrested the owner and operator of Avon Family Dentistry on felony charges for illegally upcharging dental crowns and alowing uncertified assistants to work on patients. According to a joint press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey and the New York State Police, Dr. Michael Oros was arrested for … [Read More...]

Avon Fire Destroyed Friendly Truckers’ Home

AVON – Neighbors say that the fire on North Avon Road destroyed the home of a friendly couple who drive big rigs. Wayne White, who says he lives two doors down with his family, said that the couple and their 18-wheel rigs were gone at the time of the fire. "They must have been on the road," said White at the scene. "They had just moved here … [Read More...]

Fire Engulfs Avon Home

AVON – A home burned to the ground Thursday evening on North Avon Road. Numerous fire departments from Livingston and Monroe counties are currently fighting the fire, which was first reported at about 10:18 p.m. The structure is clearly a total loss. Multiple vehicles around the structure sustained heavy damage from the fire. Law … [Read More...]

Undercover Operation Arrests Caledonia Woman for Prostitution

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Drug Task Force arrested a Caledonia resident on prostitution charges. According to a press release from the Drug Task Force, Laura Husereau, 29, of Caledonia, "Following an undercover operation by members of the LCDTF, Husereau was charged by the Caledonia Police Department for prostitution," said the Drug … [Read More...]

Wadach and Correll Win Lima Trustee Seats

LIMA – John Wadach and John Carrell won Tuesday's election for Village Trustee. Wadach won 30.47 percent of the vote as a Democrat. Correll won 41.28 percent as a Democrat and Republican. Republican Jean Lacey won 28.26 percent of the vote. Lacey is the chair of Lima's Republican Committee. … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

Genesee Valley Conservancy to Host Landowner Workshops

GENESEO — The Genesee Valley Conservancy is planning landowner workshops to teach land management strategies and practices. The event will feature a total of 9 workshops one the course of an evening, with a break for dinner where sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit, and other refreshments will be served. The workshops will be scheduled in three … [Read More...]

New Mount Morris Board to Handle $11K Shortage

MOUNT MORRIS – The incoming members of the Mount Morris Village Board will handle an income shortage of about $11,000 as one of their first duties in office. The current Village Board approved a tentative budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 on March 20, the latest date allowable by law. On April 1, a new mayor and new trustee will be sworn … [Read More...]

Sheriff Backs Geneseo Police Calling Border Patrol from Stop

GENESEO Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty tweeted his support for the Geneseo Police Department's decision to call U.S. Border Patrol from a traffic stop on Mary Jemison Drive, a decision which sparked protests. Protesters, including Geneseo Village Trustee Mary Rutigliano, vocally opposed the decision to call Border Patrol, which … [Read More...]

6 Injured in Geneseo Arc Bus Crash

GENESEO – Multiple people were sent to the hospital from a crash involving an Arc of Livingston Wyoming bus and a pickup at Dewey Hill, the intersection of Rte. 63 and Rte. 20A. According to first responders on scene, the pickup was northbound on 63 when the driver stopped in traffic waiting to turn left to remain on 63 when the Arc bus struck … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

SUN VIDEO: Dansville Gratefully Honors Staff Sgt. Morrow

DANSVILLE – Friends, family, neighbors and fellow service members honored the life of Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow on Saturday. Many members of the Dansville community joined Morrow’s family at Williams Park for speeches, prayers and to lay wreaths and flowers at Dansville’s memorial to veterans of all wars. Besides thanking her for her service to […]

Fallen Airman’s Art Brightens Dansville School Office

DANSVILLE – The artwork of the airman who passed away in Jordan on Tuesday has adorned the wall of the school office since she was a student there. Alexandria Gleason-Jordan’s mixed-media piece ‘Chuck’s’ has been on display in the school’s main office since 2009, her senior year. She had aspired to become an art teacher after […]

Livingston County to Lay Wreath for Dansville’s Fallen Airman

DANSVILLE –  Livingston County Veterans Service Agency will lay a wreath at the Veterans Memorial in Dansville to the family of the young airman killed in Jordan on Tuesday. In a press release, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors and Veterans Service Agency extended their heartfelt condolences to the family of Alexandria Gleason-Morrow, 25. On […]

Livingston County Public Safety Heroes Share their Careers at GCC

DANSVILLE – Livingston County’s public safety personnel presented their careers to college students at Genesee Community College (GCC) last week. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said in a press release that members of the Sheriff’s Office, Livingston County Emergency Management, Livingston County Emergency Medical Services, and Livingston County Public Health went to Emergency Service Careers Exploration Day […]

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COURTS

Cops Cuff Avon Dentist for Crooked Practices

AVON – State Police arrested the owner and operator of Avon Family Dentistry on felony charges for illegally upcharging dental crowns and alowing uncertified assistants to work on patients. According to a joint press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey and the New York State Police, Dr. Michael Oros was arrested for felony Grand […]

Felony Weight of Cocaine Seized in 390 Traffic Stop

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Three Livingston County residents are facing felony charges for allegedly possessing a felony amount of cocaine. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ronald G. Warner II, 29, of Sparta, Amber R. Klimczack, 35, of Conesus, Dean L. Steiner Sr., 58, of Livonia, are all charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance […]

Undercover Operation Arrests Caledonia Woman for Prostitution

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Drug Task Force arrested a Caledonia resident on prostitution charges. According to a press release from the Drug Task Force, Laura Husereau, 29, of Caledonia, “Following an undercover operation by members of the LCDTF, Husereau was charged by the Caledonia Police Department for prostitution,” said the Drug Task Force in the release. The […]

LaDue Found Guilty of 2 Misdemeanors, Not 18 Rapes

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The jury found Kyle LaDue guilty of two misdemeanor charges in a case that charged 18 felony counts of rape. After a four-day trial, LaDue, 21, was found guilty of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child and misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree. Those charges were for smoking marijuana with one […]

Conesus Parolee Back in Jail for Strangling Protected Person

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Conesus man is held at the Livingston County Jail on new charges alleging that he again violated an order of protection. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Adam Bucci, 31, was arrested for felony Aggravated Criminal Contempt, felony Strangulation, misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree […]

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FEATURES

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: GeneseeSun.com Pushes ‘Activist’ Agenda

The following is an email submitted from Mike Englert at mike.englert@frontier.com to the GeneseeSun.com. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. The stories to which the GeneseeSun.com believes Englert is referring are: Geneseo Police Detain Suspected Illegal Immigrants at Traffic Stop; Geneseo Trustee: Cops Should Not Have Called Border Patrol […]

SUN VIDEO: Luck of the Irish Clears Sky for Geneseo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

GENESEO – The Village struck gold with the timing of the third annual Lifting Up Livingston St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday. Despite heavy snows Saturday morning, the sky cleared and hundreds flocked to the bear fountain to watch happy paraders and catch flying candy. Main Street is still buzzing. There is good food, good […]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: New Members Keep Kiwanis Effective in Geneseo

The following is an email submitted by Laura Wrubel to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Letter to the Geneseo Community: You may have recently seen articles in this paper reflecting activities of the the Geneseo Kiwanis Club. The members of the […]

Internet Loves SUNY Geneseo Proposal Pic

GENESEO – Valley lovers are spreading a photo of a beautiful moment on SUNY Geneseo’s campus like wildfire. In just four hours, 632 people ‘reacted to’ the post to SUNY Geneseo’s Facebook page. The College wishes Shane O’Donnell and Caitlin Sullivan ’13 all the best. “Yesterday afternoon, as the sun set over the valley, one of those […]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Rep. Collins is Duty Bound to Hold Town Hall

The following is an email submitted by Anne Roth-Blizzard to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Dear Editor, Our duly elected “representative” Chris Collins is stating that he will “never hold a Town Hall Meeting” because “what you get are demonstrators who […]

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SPORTS

Wandy Named NCAA Division III Track & Field Women’s Field Athlete of the Year

GENESEO – A spectacular year just got better for SUNY Geneseo senior Alexa Wandy, who was named the NCAA Division III Track & Field Women’s Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Wandy won the title after sweeping the long jump and triple jump events to win […]

SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track And Field Wraps Up Nationals With Titles

Naperville, IL – The SUNY Geneseo Indoor Track and Field team continued day 2 of the D3 National Meet at North Central College with more hardware. Coming away from day 1 with an impressive haul, the athletes were not complacent. Senior Alexa Wandy came back after winning the Women’s Long Jump yesterday, only to claim the […]

Wandy Jumps to National Title for SUNY Geneseo

INDIANAPOLIS – SUNY Geneseo’s Alexa Wandy jumped to a Women’s D3 National title in the long jump today at the Indoor Track and Field  National Championships. Wandy, who is in her Senior year at SUNY Geneseo  made a leap that Sam Patch would be proud of, jumping  5.95 meters on her final jump. Asia Greene took second place from George Fox University […]

Conesus 6-Year-Old Wrestles for State Championship

CONESUS – While most six-year-old boys will be doing regular kid stuff on March 18, Landon Feil will be competing for a Wrestling State Championship. Feil, a native from Conesus, has a tournament record this year of 23-3 in the 46-pound weight division. A second-generation wrestler, Landon learned much of what he knows from his father, […]

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SUN TV

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 […]

SUN VIDEO: IDA to Name Brew IN Livingston Winners Friday

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Industrial Development Agency will announce the winners of the Brew IN Livingston competition on Friday. Bill Bacon, Executive Director of the IDA, said that the program is designed to develop a brewery trail in Livingston County, which will propagate local agriculture, manufacturing, retail and tourism. “We are very excited to have an […]

SUN VIDEO: Debby Emerson Starts New Chapter as Wadsworth Library’s Next Director

GENESEO – Wadsworth Library on Center Street welcomed its new library director on Monday. Debby Emerson is taking the reins from retiring director Anna Grace. “I have some big shoes to fill,” said Emerson. Her love for libraries began when she first moved to northern Ontario, Canada. Now, Emerson says she loves working at the library […]

SUN VIDEO: York Falls to C.G. Finney in Class D1 Finals

ALFRED — The York Golden Knights fell to the C.G. Finney Falcons 68-58 in the Section V Class D1 Finals. The game started out as a shoot-out after the 1st quarter with York up 22-20. The key was 3 point shooting as York went  8 for 32 behind the arc and were out shot by […]

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