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    Geneseo Cops Find Wanted Man with Protected Girlfriend

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a couple in Geneseo on Sept. 27 after finding that they were staying together despite an order of protection and ...
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    Geneseo Cops Investigate Student Robbery

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating a reported robbery in the Village. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, four to five SUNY Geneseo students were ...
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    Perry 'Birdman' Pleads to Rape after Livingston County Kidnapping Conviction

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    NYLON – The Perry man whom a Livingston County Jury convicted of kidnapping has pled guilty to another felony charge against the same victim in Wyoming County. Charles ...
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    'Wicket Ways' Plays with Livingston County History Starting Friday

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    GENESEO – Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, William Letchworth, Colonel John Rorbach and George and Maria are coming to the Riviera Theater this evening with Wicket ...
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    $2.5 Million Available for New York Farmers in Drought

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    NYLON – New York State grants are available to local farmers to help them better cope with severe weather events, such as this year’s drought. According to a press ...
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    WEEK 5: LCAA Football Friday Night Light Preview

    Posted by KEN SHERWOOD on Sep 30, 2016

    It is already week five for high school football. Here is a schedule of games for area teams this week:   Friday Sept. 30 Geneseo                         1-3 Canisteo-Greenwood  2-3 Geneseo has lost its ...
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    Livonia Pulls for Mike West after Car Strike

    Posted by CONRAD BAKER on Sep 30, 2016

    LIVONIA – Friends of Mike West are helping him pull through debilitating injuries from a car strike on Big Tree Road. On Sept. 22, West, 57, was struck ...
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    BOYS SOCCER: Livonia Cruises by Dansville

    Posted by KEN SHERWOOD on Sep 30, 2016

    The Livonia boys' soccer team defeated Dansville Thursday afternoon by the score of 6-2. Mark Brado scored twice while teammates Dustin Conine, Mathew Freeman, Kyle Feldman, and Troy ...

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Geneseo Cops Find Wanted Man with Protected Girlfriend

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a couple in Geneseo on Sept. 27 after finding that they were staying together despite an order of protection and a Justice's order to appear in court. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Louis Coleman, 44, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second … [Read More...]

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Geneseo Cops Investigate Student Robbery

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating a reported robbery in the Village. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, four to five SUNY Geneseo students were allegedly involved in an altercation during which a student took a cell phone from the hand of another. The incident occurred outside of 27 Orchard … [Read More...]

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‘Wicket Ways’ Plays with Livingston County History Starting Friday

GENESEO – Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, William Letchworth, Colonel John Rorbach and George and Maria are coming to the Riviera Theater this evening with Wicket Ways. Written by Conesus resident Ruth Henry, the historical musical drama follows 14 Livingston County and Genesee Valley historical figures on their historical (with some fun … [Read More...]

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Livonia Pulls for Mike West after Car Strike

LIVONIA – Friends of Mike West are helping him pull through debilitating injuries from a car strike on Big Tree Road. On Sept. 22, West, 57, was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle while trying to stop traffic for a boat to back into a driveway. On Sept. 27, Rick West created the GoFundMe fundraising page here and explained how challenging … [Read More...]

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Genesee Valley Motors Drives on With Repair Shop Expansion

AVON – Genesee Valley Motors dealership and repair facility is driving onward with an expansion that allows them to service more vehicles. According to Genesee Valley Motors owner Dom Genova, the facility on Interstate Drive is adding eight new maintenance bays to their facility and hiring up to eight mechanics. "We started 22 years ago with … [Read More...]

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Genesee Valley Motors Drives on With Repair Shop Expansion

AVON – Genesee Valley Motors dealership and repair facility is driving onward with an expansion that allows them to service more vehicles. According to Genesee Valley Motors owner Dom Genova, the facility on Interstate Drive is adding eight new maintenance bays to their facility and hiring up to eight mechanics. "We started 22 years ago with … [Read More...]

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Avon Lawn Becomes Stage for Circle of Life

Watch Hughes' video of the hawk with its squirrel below. AVON – A sharp-eyed D'Angelo Parkway resident captured the circle of life in motion on her lawn. At first, the grounded bird looked to Kristi Miettunen Hughes like it might be hurt. When it took the shape of a hawk, Hughes realized that a wild and ancient drama was unfolding just a few … [Read More...]

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Avon at Crossroads in Quest for Safer Main Street Crosswalks

AVON – The Village of Avon has arrived at a turning point when it comes to traffic safety on Main Street. Avon Police ticketed 20 drivers and warned about 10 more in the past four months for failing to yield to pedestrians on East Main Street. The Village is calling on experts to see what can be done to get pedestrians and drivers to use … [Read More...]

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Cops Stop Heroin, Needles and Drug Paraphernalia in Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two Prattsburgh residents for allegedly having heroin and needles on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeremiah Young, 41, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh … [Read More...]

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Avon Inn Could Receive $500K for Homecoming Contractor’s Restoration

AVON – One of the Village's historical flagships could receive a half a million-dollar facelift at the hands of one of the Inn's former residents. The Village of Avon unanimously voted to formally apply for a $500,000 grant as part of the Restore NY Communities Initiative on Friday, Sept. 30. The money, if granted, would help Avon native and … [Read More...]

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Geneseo Cops Find Wanted Man with Protected Girlfriend

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a couple in Geneseo on Sept. 27 after finding that they were staying together despite an order of protection and a Justice's order to appear in court. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Louis Coleman, 44, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second … [Read More...]

The area of the robbery report. (Map data via Google maps)

Geneseo Cops Investigate Student Robbery

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating a reported robbery in the Village. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, four to five SUNY Geneseo students were allegedly involved in an altercation during which a student took a cell phone from the hand of another. The incident occurred outside of 27 Orchard … [Read More...]

(Photo/Conrad Baker)

‘Wicket Ways’ Plays with Livingston County History Starting Friday

GENESEO – Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, William Letchworth, Colonel John Rorbach and George and Maria are coming to the Riviera Theater this evening with Wicket Ways. Written by Conesus resident Ruth Henry, the historical musical drama follows 14 Livingston County and Genesee Valley historical figures on their historical (with some fun … [Read More...]

Mike West. (Photo/GoFundMe.com)

Livonia Pulls for Mike West after Car Strike

LIVONIA – Friends of Mike West are helping him pull through debilitating injuries from a car strike on Big Tree Road. On Sept. 22, West, 57, was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle while trying to stop traffic for a boat to back into a driveway. On Sept. 27, Rick West created the GoFundMe fundraising page here and explained how challenging … [Read More...]

The fountain awaits repairs. (Photo/Conrad Baker)

Perfect Granite to Replace Bear Fountain Found in Connecticut

GENESEO – A three-month search is over for the perfect granite to repair the bear fountain. Mayor Richard Hatheway said that pending a few formalities, the stone is ready to come up to Geneseo from Stony Creek Quarry in Branford, Connecticut to be shaped into the fountain's new bowl. "Our consultants at Moorland Studios have already looked at … [Read More...]

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Joe Harris Back in Jail for Assault After Ending 3-Year Court Battle

NUNDA – Less than a month after pleading guilty and finally resolving a three-year battle with Livingston County courts, Joseph Harris is back in jail, this time for allegedly injuring another person in a fight and impeding Nunda Police Officers in their investigation. According to a press release from the Nunda Police Department, Joe Harris is […]

The girls and coaches present the money to Pollard and Shay. (Photo/Noyes Health)

Duel in the Pool Makes a $5K Splash for Myers Cancer Center

DANSVILLE – The first ever Duel in the Pool raised over $5,000 for the up and coming Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center. According to a press release from Noyes Health, more than 200 girls from 14 regional teams met at the Bath-Haverling Complex to race as single teams for bragging rights and to fundraise for the new […]

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Investigators Find Unregistered Ossian Sex Offender in Canaseraga

OSSIAN – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested a former Ossian resident for allegedly moving to the Village of Canaseraga and failing to notify law enforcement. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Robert Martinez, 24, was arrested for felony Failure to Register and to Verify. New York State Corrections Law states […]

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Cops Arrest Dansville Resident on Felonies for $2.5K Welfare Fraud

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Dansville resident on felony charges for allegedly defrauding the welfare system of more than $2,000. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Clarence Ward, 47, was arrested for felony Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree and felony Misuse of Food Stamps. All of the charges stem from […]

Wellsville Campaign Chair Erkie Kailbourne, Community Bank N.A. Wellsville Bolivar Road Branch Manager Lori Dzielski, Community Bank N.A. Wellsville N. Main St. Branch Manager Virginia Elliott and Jones Memorial Hospital CEO Eva Benedict. (Photo courtesy of Noyes Health)

Community Bank Donates $2.5K to Myers Cancer Center

DANSVILLE – Community Bank N.A. presented the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center with a donation towards its construction. According to a press release from Noyes Health, the $2,500 donation is toward the Center’s local campaign. The Center is expected to be completed in January 2017. The regional center is a collaboration between Jones Memorial Hospital, […]

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Geneseo Cops Find Wanted Man with Protected Girlfriend

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a couple in Geneseo on Sept. 27 after finding that they were staying together despite an order of protection and a Justice’s order to appear in court. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Louis Coleman, 44, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree. […]

Charles Braun. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Perry ‘Birdman’ Pleads to Rape after Livingston County Kidnapping Conviction

NYLON – The Perry man whom a Livingston County Jury convicted of kidnapping has pled guilty to another felony charge against the same victim in Wyoming County. Charles Braun, 67, pled guilty to felony Attempted Rape in the First Degree in full satisfaction of his five charges. “The plea offer was originally made in March and has remained open, […]

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Livingston County Inmate Gets 4 Years for Cracking Deputy’s Ribs

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livingston County Judge sentenced an inmate at the Livingston County Jail to four years in prison for breaking a corrections officer’s ribs. Davin Bonner, 24, stood alongside his defense attorney Ray Sciarrino as Judge Robert Wiggins convicted him of felony Assault in the Second Degree. The altercation with the Deputy apparently […]

(L-R) Franklin and Krause. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Men Win Felonies for Demolition Derby with Hemlock Fair Golf Carts

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Livonia man and a Rochester man for allegedly crashing the Hemlock Fairgrounds’ golf carts into each other. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Robert Krause Jr., 44, and Richard Franklin, 33, were arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Trespass in […]

(L-R) Liming and Donoghue. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Duo Rack Up Felony Charges for Burglary and Contraband

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people in connection to an Avon burglary after which they allegedly sold stolen items and forged stolen checks. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, advises the arrests of 24 year old Joshua Liming, 24, for felony Burglary in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Petit […]

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‘Wicket Ways’ Plays with Livingston County History Starting Friday

GENESEO – Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, William Letchworth, Colonel John Rorbach and George and Maria are coming to the Riviera Theater this evening with Wicket Ways. Written by Conesus resident Ruth Henry, the historical musical drama follows 14 Livingston County and Genesee Valley historical figures on their historical (with some fun liberties) croquet match at the Glenn Iris, […]

The hawk takes off. (Kristi Miettunen Hughes)

Avon Lawn Becomes Stage for Circle of Life

Watch Hughes’ video of the hawk with its squirrel below. AVON – A sharp-eyed D’Angelo Parkway resident captured the circle of life in motion on her lawn. At first, the grounded bird looked to Kristi Miettunen Hughes like it might be hurt. When it took the shape of a hawk, Hughes realized that a wild and ancient drama was […]

Members of the Rochester Area Community Foundation with APOG's Kurt Cylke (far left) and Lucky Clucky the Chicken. (Photo/Conrad Baker)

APOG’s 3rd Wingfest Follows $25K Grant to ‘Save the Wall’

GENESEO – The third annual APOG Wingfest spiced up Geneseo on Saturday as local chicken wing masters and fans gathered for Wingfest. Center, Main and Bank Streets were bustling all day with events to benefit the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo, the recent recipients of a $25,000 grant from the Rochester Area Community Foundation. “Thanks […]

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Friends Rally After Crook Steals $5K from Pavilion Cancer Fundraiser

NYLON – A man’s chicken barbecue to help him fight cancer ended in shock on Saturday when someone apparently stole the fundraiser’s earnings. Tina Bush immediately started an online fundraiser GoFundMe page, accessible here, to replenish the money. The alleged thief or thieves stole over $5,000 which was intended to help Mike Walker and his wife, Caledonia native Mary […]

The restored bear. (Photo/David Provo)

Carver Rights Mount Morris’ Bear, Police Seek Vandals

MOUNT MORRIS – The carver who created the once-vandalized ‘Welcome Home’ bear has restored his sign and put him back on his feet. A Facebook post by Town Councilman David Provo cheered the return of the distinctive sculpture. “The Bear is happy now thanks to James And Kathryn Link,” posted Provo. “Let’s enjoy this beautiful […]

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WEEK 5: LCAA Football Friday Night Light Preview

It is already week five for high school football. Here is a schedule of games for area teams this week:   Friday Sept. 30 Geneseo                         1-3 Canisteo-Greenwood  2-3 Geneseo has lost its last two and has been outscored 105-44 this season.   Avon                               2-2 York/Pavilion               0-4 York/Pavilion looks to pick up their first win while Avon hopes […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Livonia Cruises by Dansville

The Livonia boys’ soccer team defeated Dansville Thursday afternoon by the score of 6-2. Mark Brado scored twice while teammates Dustin Conine, Mathew Freeman, Kyle Feldman, and Troy Rossborough all also scored for Livonia. Scoring for Dansville were Cody Dudek and Lennart Poeppe.   ATTENTION COACHES: IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR VARSITY TEAM COVERED EMAIL YOUR […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Dansville Falls to Hornell

The Dansville boys’ soccer team fell to Hornell by the score of 1-0 on Sept. 27. Hornell’s Kane Countryman had the game’s lone goal scored on a penalty kick in the first half. Dansville goalie Ryan Conklin was great as he made 13 saves.   ATTENTION COACHES: IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR VARSITY TEAM COVERED […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: York Downs Warsaw

WARSAW — The York girls’ volleyball team defeated Warsaw Sept. 26. The win gave York a 5-3 overall record to go along with a 1-1 league mark. York won in five sets by the scores of 26-25-17-18-25 to 24-19-25-25-9. For York Simona DiMurro had 15 assists, three aces, and three kills. Jessie McCann had 10 […]

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WEEK 4: LCAA Football Friday Night Light Results

Here is how our locals fared in their Friday night football games last night. Livonia      49 Dansville    7   Letchworth/Warsaw     32 Avon                                   7   Mt Morris                           38 Pavilion                               14   Bolivar-Richburg               33 Geneseo                               8 ATTENTION COACHES: IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR VARSITY TEAM COVERED EMAIL YOUR RESULTS AND A QUOTE TO NEWSROOM@GENESEESUN.COM

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WATCH: Sheriff Dougherty and DA McCaffrey Fight Heroin with New Initiatives

Watch our heroin discussion with Sheriff Dougherty and District Attorney McCaffrey below. LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Heroin continues to tighten its grip on Livingston County. Numbers of opioid overdoses, drug arrests and drug-related crimes continue to climb, goading law enforcement to take action. Sitting down with the GeneseeSun.com, Sheriff Thomas Dougherty and District Attorney Greg McCaffrey shared their own initiatives, professional […]

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VIDEO: Fire Destroys Mount Morris Building

MOUNT MORRIS – An early morning structure fire destroyed an unoccupied building in the Village. There were no injuries reported at the scene. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Conrad Baker with Letchworth State Park Naturalist Doug Bassett.

WATCH: The Water and Ice of Letchworth’s Falls

Check out our video below! CASTILE – The beautiful, powerful falls at Letchworth State Park draw thousands of visitors through the summer. But what about the park’s winter activity? We spoke with Letchworth State Park’s naturalist Doug Bassett to learn more about the falls, their winter moods, and the park’s programs headed into the spring. About 1,000 cubic […]

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WATCH: Leicester Town Council Candidates Meet and Greet ‘Q and A’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Candidates for Leicester Town Council position participated in the first ever county-wide Meet and Greet ‘Q and A’ hosted by the GeneseeSun.com. Miki Krueger and Gerald Hull both briefly introduced themselves and answered some basic answers submitted by the public. Over 70 people attended at the Geneseo Riviera and hundreds watched the live […]

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WATCH: Geneseo Candidates at the Meet and Greet ‘Q and A’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Four Geneseo candidates in two races participated in the first ever Meet and Greet ‘Q and A’ hosted by the GeneseeSun.com. Town Council candidates Christopher Ivers, Matt Griffo, and Jerald Wrubel participated as candidates for two vacant seats on the Geneseo Town Board. Wes Kennison appeared to give a speech on his […]

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