LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Mayor Backs Geneseo Police’s Calling Border Patrol at Stop

GENESEO – Village Mayor Richard Hatheway released a statement Friday laying out the details leading up to Thursday's federal detention of seven people on Mary Jemison Drive and that police did their job and did it well. Hatheway's statement comes after Village Trustee Mary Rutigliano advocated for the release of the seven people, two adult women … [Read More...]

Geneseo’s Coast Professional Donates Over $12K to Ronald McDonald House

GENESEO — Coast Professional Inc. raised $12,130 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester at the conclusion of its "dress down for charity" program in its Geneseo and Henrietta offices. Coast Professional's 'dress down for charity' program requested employees to donate $20 or more for the option to wear jeans and business casual attire … [Read More...]

SUNY Geneseo’s Restaurant Takeover A Success

GENESEO — SUNY Geneseo’s Campus Auxiliary Services hosted its first 'Restaurant Takeover' event last night at the Letchworth Dining Complex on campus. Local village restaurants visited the dining hall, bringing some of their unique menu items for students to try. Featured restaurants included Village Tavern, Sweet Arts Bakery, Village Cafe and … [Read More...]

Trustee Rutigliano: Geneseo Detention Protests are the Right Response

GENESEO – The Village Trustee who joined protests at a traffic stop where two women and five children were taken into custody by Border Patrol says that Geneseo is having the right response. Mary Rutigliano was one of dozens who gathered at the traffic stop for hours as Geneseo Police and Border Patrol agents questioned and ultimately took into … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

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...]

Cops Make First Arrest in Avon Burglary Investigation

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Dansville man as the first suspect in an Avon burglary investigation. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Nicholas Young, 22, of Dansville, was arrested on Friday, March 17 for felony Burglary in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Petit Larceny and misdemeanor Criminal … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

Mayor Backs Geneseo Police’s Calling Border Patrol at Stop

GENESEO – Village Mayor Richard Hatheway released a statement Friday laying out the details leading up to Thursday's federal detention of seven people on Mary Jemison Drive and that police did their job and did it well. Hatheway's statement comes after Village Trustee Mary Rutigliano advocated for the release of the seven people, two adult women … [Read More...]

Geneseo’s Coast Professional Donates Over $12K to Ronald McDonald House

GENESEO — Coast Professional Inc. raised $12,130 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester at the conclusion of its "dress down for charity" program in its Geneseo and Henrietta offices. Coast Professional's 'dress down for charity' program requested employees to donate $20 or more for the option to wear jeans and business casual attire … [Read More...]

SUNY Geneseo’s Restaurant Takeover A Success

GENESEO — SUNY Geneseo’s Campus Auxiliary Services hosted its first 'Restaurant Takeover' event last night at the Letchworth Dining Complex on campus. Local village restaurants visited the dining hall, bringing some of their unique menu items for students to try. Featured restaurants included Village Tavern, Sweet Arts Bakery, Village Cafe and … [Read More...]

Trustee Rutigliano: Geneseo Detention Protests are the Right Response

GENESEO – The Village Trustee who joined protests at a traffic stop where two women and five children were taken into custody by Border Patrol says that Geneseo is having the right response. Mary Rutigliano was one of dozens who gathered at the traffic stop for hours as Geneseo Police and Border Patrol agents questioned and ultimately took into … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

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 […]

Female Dansville Airman Killed in Overseas Incident

DANSVILLE – An airman from Dansville was killed in a non-combat incident Tuesday. According to multiple independent sources, Alexandria Gleason-Morrow was killed in a non-combat incident overseas. A 2011 Defense Video Imagery Distribution System video features Gleason-Morrow, then Alex Roope, as one of ‘Bagram’s Outstanding Airmen.’ The 2011 video says that Gleason-Morrow served with the 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit.

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COURTS

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 […]

Cops Make First Arrest in Avon Burglary Investigation

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Dansville man as the first suspect in an Avon burglary investigation. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Nicholas Young, 22, of Dansville, was arrested on Friday, March 17 for felony Burglary in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Petit Larceny and misdemeanor Criminal Mischief in […]

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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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