Cops Arrest Caledonia 19-Year Old for Sex with Teen Under 15

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Caledonia resident on a felony rape charge for allegedly having sex with a younger teen. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph McFadden, 19, is charged with felony Rape in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On April 25, 2017 the Sheriff's Office was called to investigate an alleged incident that occurred back in … [Read more...]

Geneseo Vietnam Vet Dennis Staley to Enter Hall of Fame

GENESEO – Geneseo High School graduate and Vietnam veteran Dennis Staley will soon enter the Veterans Hall of Fame. According to a press release from the Livingston County Veteran Service Agency, Staley, of Geneseo, was selected by Senator Patrick Gallivan to be inducted into the Veterans Hall of Fame in Albany on May 16, 2017. The Veterans Service Agency said that Staley would say that he is just one member of the larger group effort of … [Read more...]

Passing of Keshequa Teacher Ryan Almeter Fuels Friend’s Year-Round Balloon Rides

NUNDA – Balloon pilot Kevin Raymond chose to spend a long time on the ground following the tragic passing of his friend and fellow teacher, Ryan Almeter, in a balloon flying accident in June 2016. Now, Raymond, himself a balloon pilot, is flying private rides high above Letchworth State Park, the land and waters they both loved, all year round. "Now, we're doing rides all year long. Flying is what Ryan loved to do. That's my motivation,"  … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Our Family Diner Legally Blocks in Neighbors’ Driveway

YORK – A neighbor dispute at a diner on Retsof Road is rapidly deteriorating into a lawsuit. Neighbors say that the restaurant, which technically owns the end of the residence's driveway, had no reason to install cement blocks on either side of the driveway. "My biggest concern, being a type 1 diabetic, if in time I needed emergency personnel, I was told that they'd have to park out at the road, and have to accommodate, have to walk back … [Read more...]

Fore! Hash Browns from Wegmans Might Contain Golf Ball Parts

GENESEO – Wegmans sent out a robocall Thursday morning to warn customers that some frozen hash browns may contain 'golf ball parts.' The call included customers who had recently purchased the hash browns. Specifically, Wegmans said that golf ball material may be in O'Brien frozen hash browns with a 'best by' date of Oct. 2017 marked as B161021. McCain Foods USA has issued a recall of these hash browns. The hash browns may be returned … [Read more...]

National Warplane Museum Fuels Young Pilot’s Dreams of Building Flight School

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A National Warplane Museum volunteer turned pilot from Avon is going full throttle to someday open a WWII museum and flight school somewhere in Western New York. The romance of flight was never lost on Austin Hancock, 26. As a kid, he was obsessed with the majesty of aviation, the perfect marriage of mechanical ingenuity and human ability. "When I was in 5th or 6th grade I knew I would have my own business like this," … [Read more...]

$1K DKG Grant Gives St. Agnes Kids Storytime with Local Literary Artists

AVON – The generosity of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) brought two authors and a storyteller to share their love for reading, writing and storytelling with kids at St. Agnes School. According to a press release from St. Agnes School, Pittsford author Marsha Hales, Conesus author Elizabeth Falk and Dansville storyteller Cris Riedel visited the kids to enrich their love for creating and telling stories. "Author and storyteller visits are very … [Read more...]

Geneseo Teacher Wins County Earth Day Award

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A nationally-renowned teacher at Geneseo Central School is the recipient of the 19th annual Earth Day Award for cultivating science and environmental education the world over. Geneseo teacher Randy French has provided more than 35 years of dedicated service to the science and environmental education for both youths and adults. "It's nice to work in a community that supports our educational programs," said French. … [Read more...]

Livingston County Employees Give Their Biggest Ever United Way Check

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Employees of the Livingston County Government center dug deep and gave bigger than ever to United Way at Wednesday's meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. The Government employees' campaign co-chairs Frank Bassett and Ryan Snyder, who are Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Director and Workforce Development Director, respectively, presented a $40,721.40 check to Karen Rumfola, Director of United Way for Livingston … [Read more...]

Cops Cuffed Bone Yard Visitor for Knife During Meth Bust

WEST SPARTA The list of people arrested in connection to the Bone Yard is still growing. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Conesus man on a felony charge for allegedly possessing an illegal knife on his way to the Bone Yard. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jason Brockett, 33, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree. On Friday, April 21, numerous law enforcement … [Read more...]