LIVINGSTON COUNTY

The structure extends about 25 feet closer to the lake than the approved rebuild. (Photo/Robert Siracusa)

‘It’s Not Over Yet:’ Residents Steamed Over Supersized Conesus Inn

CONESUS – The reconstruction project at the Conesus Inn, which was stopped because the plans were expanded without Planning Board approval, will head to the Conesus Town Zoning Board of Appeals before any work continues. Though the Planning Board indicated at their heated meeting on Aug. 18 that they would go along with the new plans, the final … [Read More...]

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Arrested Cop: ‘I Was Framed’

MOUNT MORRIS – The former part-time Mount Morris Police Officer who was arrested on a misdemeanor and two harassment charges now accuses the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and Mount Morris Police Chief of fabricating the charges. David Skinner, 29, says that investigating Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs refused to take statements from six … [Read More...]

The Livingston County Government Center. (Photo/Conrad Baker)

Livingston County Continues Testing the Waters of Azko Nobel Settlement

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors is still considering a settlement with Akzo Nobel to address the shut-down of the desalination plant that was set up after Azko Nobel's catastrophic mine collapse in Retsof. Eric Gott, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, is now approved to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, … [Read More...]

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Geneseo Bids Farewell to Michael Sawyer

GENESEO – The following is adapted from an obituary by Rector Hicks Funeral Home: Geneseo resident Michael C. Sawyer passed away suddenly at the age of 43 while hiking with his wife near Lake Placid, NY. He was born Dec. 3, 1972 in Rochester, NY to Dori Sylvester Sawyer and John M. Sawyer Jr. He was the first of their five … [Read More...]

Hubbard. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Livonia Wanted Woman Packs Pills

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia resident on a bench warrant and allege that she had several unprescribed controlled substances. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Rebecca Hubbard, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

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Rear-End Collision Kills 1 in York

YORK – A rear-end collision took the life of one person and seriously injured another Thursday afternoon on Rte. 63 at Chandler Road. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, one person passed away at the scene. Another person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. One vehicle was northbound on Rte. 63 waiting to … [Read More...]

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Car Cuts Off Pickup on Rte. 15 in Avon

AVON – A pickup truck struck a car and ran off of Rte. 15 at 390 Exit 9 Wednesday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the white sedan pulled onto Rte. 15 from the Exit 9 off ramp, into the path of an oncoming pickup truck at about 2 p.m. The pickup then ran off the road, striking a road sign signaling the 390 north and south … [Read More...]

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Avon’s Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Wins FCA ‘Customer First’ Award

AVON – Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep, a dealership of Genesee Valley Motors, has won an FCA Customer First Award for Excellence, the first in the region to do so. According to a press release from Genesee Valley Motors, they are one of only 124 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships in the nation and the only dealership in the … [Read More...]

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Avon’s ‘White Oak’ Retires After 76 Years on Genesee Street

AVON – For the first time since World War II, Genesee Street's most famous tree stump is not at its post. The 'white oak' (which was not an oak) has watched many people come and go through the village but was reportedly too rotten to safely stand any longer. When a large limb from a neighboring tree fell during the powerful wind storm during … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

The structure extends about 25 feet closer to the lake than the approved rebuild. (Photo/Robert Siracusa)

‘It’s Not Over Yet:’ Residents Steamed Over Supersized Conesus Inn

CONESUS – The reconstruction project at the Conesus Inn, which was stopped because the plans were expanded without Planning Board approval, will head to the Conesus Town Zoning Board of Appeals before any work continues. Though the Planning Board indicated at their heated meeting on Aug. 18 that they would go along with the new plans, the final … [Read More...]

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Arrested Cop: ‘I Was Framed’

MOUNT MORRIS – The former part-time Mount Morris Police Officer who was arrested on a misdemeanor and two harassment charges now accuses the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and Mount Morris Police Chief of fabricating the charges. David Skinner, 29, says that investigating Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs refused to take statements from six … [Read More...]

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Geneseo Bids Farewell to Michael Sawyer

GENESEO – The following is adapted from an obituary by Rector Hicks Funeral Home: Geneseo resident Michael C. Sawyer passed away suddenly at the age of 43 while hiking with his wife near Lake Placid, NY. He was born Dec. 3, 1972 in Rochester, NY to Dori Sylvester Sawyer and John M. Sawyer Jr. He was the first of their five … [Read More...]

Hubbard. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Livonia Wanted Woman Packs Pills

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia resident on a bench warrant and allege that she had several unprescribed controlled substances. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Rebecca Hubbard, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh … [Read More...]

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Cruising Drunk Driver Swipes Beer from Leicester 7-Eleven

LEICESTER – New York State Police arrested a Nunda woman for allegedly stealing beer from the 7-Eleven convenience store in Leicester and driving while impaired by alcohol. According to a press release from New York State Police, Mary Norman, 56, was arrested for misdemeanor Petit Larceny and Driving While Ability Impaired, an … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

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Cops Catch Man with Switchblade and Prior Felony in Dansville

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Rochester resident on felony weapons charges for allegedly possessing a switchblade knife. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Antonio Hilliard, 35, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. On Aug. 18, Deputy Brandan Flickner, who is assigned to the […]

An artist's rendering of what the new facility will look like. (Image/Noyes Health)

Kyle Button Golf Tournament Gives $11K to Noyes’ Developing Cancer Center

NOTE: A previous version of this story incorrectly listed Kyle Button’s first name. The GeneseeSun.com has updated the story and apologizes for the error. DANSVILLE – Golfers and donors at Brae Burns Golf Course donated a hefty sum for the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center as part of the second annual Kyle Button Golf Tournament. According […]

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Dansville Relives History on 135th Anniversary of Red Cross

DANSVILLE – This weekend marks the 135th year of the founding of the first Chapter of the American Red Cross in Dansville. The third Annual Clara Barton Day coincides with this historic day, Aug. 20. Reenactors will represent Clara Barton between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Church Park on Clara Barton Street. This year […]

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Dansville ArtWorks Seeks Local Talent to Showcase in Gallery

DANSVILLE – Dansville ArtWorks is on the search for local artists to take part in their upcoming exhibits. Dansville ArtWorks is looking for artists to showcase pieces in their consignment shop. The gallery at 178 Main Street carries an array of locally made art works. “Dansville ArtWorks aims to ensure there is a selection of high quality, hand crafted art […]

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City Man Sells Heroin to Undercover in Dansville

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of a Rochester man for selling numerous bags of heroin in the Town of North Dansville, with five children in the vehicle used to transport the drugs. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, John Colon, 27, was arrested for felony […]

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Arrested Cop: ‘I Was Framed’

MOUNT MORRIS – The former part-time Mount Morris Police Officer who was arrested on a misdemeanor and two harassment charges now accuses the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and Mount Morris Police Chief of fabricating the charges. David Skinner, 29, says that investigating Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs refused to take statements from six of his family members at the […]

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No Givesies Backsies: Cops Charge Flip-Flopping Lima Car Thief with Felony

LIMA – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Honeoye Falls resident for allegedly stealing a car from a Lima resident. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Christopher Thompson, 30, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. On Aug. 22 at about 5:15 p.m., Deputy Matt Moran responded to […]

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Hot Wheels Burn Rochester Pair with Felonies at Avon Mobil

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Rochester residents for allegedly taking a stolen car on 390 through Avon. According to a press release from the Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Trudi Reppi, 39, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Second Degree, Unlicensed Operator and Unispected […]

Muellen. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Cops Catch 13 Bags Heroin, 1 Bag Coke on 390 in Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Canisteo resident for allegedly possessing multiple baggies of illegal drugs on 390 in Avon. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Gary Muellen III, 20, was arrested for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and vehicle and traffic […]

Hubbard. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

Livonia Wanted Woman Packs Pills

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Livonia resident on a bench warrant and allege that she had several unprescribed controlled substances. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Rebecca Hubbard, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports that on […]

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FEATURES

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Troops of Monarch Caterpillars Eat Letchworth’s New Butterfly Garden for Fall Migration

CASTILE – Monarch caterpillars have been making exceptional appearances outside Letchworth State Park’s Humphrey Nature Center in these last few weeks of summer. Monarch butterfly larvae, or caterpillars, are munching the milkweed planted especially for them in the Nature Center’s butterfly garden. The $6.75 million, 5,000 square foot Nature Center just opened to the public this […]

An artist's rendering of what the new facility will look like. (Image/Noyes Health)

Kyle Button Golf Tournament Gives $11K to Noyes’ Developing Cancer Center

NOTE: A previous version of this story incorrectly listed Kyle Button’s first name. The GeneseeSun.com has updated the story and apologizes for the error. DANSVILLE – Golfers and donors at Brae Burns Golf Course donated a hefty sum for the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center as part of the second annual Kyle Button Golf Tournament. According […]

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Hemlock Fair Results: Human and Animal Winners Take a Bow

LIVONIA – The Hemlock Fair contest results are in, and this year’s winners, human and animal alike, can take a bow. The contests, as ever, put the region’s best in agriculture and animal husbandry on a pedestal. “Congratulations to all Hemlock Fair 4-H Animal Show exhibitors on a great fair,” said the Cornell Cooperative Extension of […]

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Avon Corn Fest a Sweet Celebration

AVON — The village celebrated summer right at Avon Rotary’s 30th Annual Corn Festival. The Aug. 13 festival delighted and stuffed many with over 20 food trucks, kids attractions, live entertainment and craft vendors lining the street. “I want to thank all the wonderful people who gave of their time yesterday to support the vendors and attendees,” […]

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SPORTS

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Local Runners Eyeing Innovative Edge Cross-Country Series

NYLON – The Innovative Edge Cross-Country series will be making its second run, beginning this coming Wednesday August 3. The series of Cross-Country races takes place every Wednesday night in August at Cobb’s Hill Park in Rochester. Each race is a 5K over a cross-country course, with youth courses available. “The cornerstone of the series is the Youth Development Program,” […]

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12th Annual Oak Tree Run Keeps Its Roots, Locals Look to Win

GENESEO — The annual Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K Run and Walk is fast-approaching, and local runners are looking forward to vying for the famous oak leaf laurel and oak sapling. Returning half marathoner Kenny Goodfellow will aim for the title this year, following a few runner-up finishes in years past. For the women, an […]

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Rock Crit, and Now Run, Grow Onward and Upward

MOUNT MORRIS – Unprecedented registration numbers and new events and attractions were only the latest steps in the Rock Crit’s climb as one of Livingston County’s top athletic events. Now in its third year, the event invited for the first time a Cheesed and Confused food truck, the Village Tavern from Geneseo for a beer tent, and Questa […]

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39th Annual Boilermaker Draws Elite Runners, and Locals Alike

UTICA — The Utica Boilermaker, a 15 kilometer road race, took place this morning featuring over 8000 finishers. The race drew in a great field of runners, featuring professionals and local elites alike. The winner of the Men’s race, Teshome Asfaha clocked in with a time of 43:58. This equates to a blistering 4:43 per […]

Kyle Rollins Jr. (Photo/Facebok)

Geneseo’s Rollins Number One on National Scoreboard for Pentathalon

PENN YAN – A Geneseo Central School student ran, jumped, and threw his way to the top score in the nation at the pentathlon state qualifier on Friday. Kyle Rollins knew that he had broken his own record after the qualifier. But it was not until he, his teammate George Shaw and Track and Field Head Coach Chris Morens […]

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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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