Geneseo Kiwanis Gifts Aspiring Sign Language Major with Laptop

GENESEO – Geneseo Kiwanis gave a free laptop to a York Central High School grad who has his eye set on a degree in American Sign Language major from Keuka College. According to a press release from Geneseo Kiwanis, Andrew Rasesi is the grateful recipient of a free laptop which Kiwanis obtained from NotebookTek on Main Street Geneseo. "Geneseo Kiwanis continued its tradition of supporting young people in need by gifting Andrew Radesi with … [Read more...]

Public Invited as Local Towns and Villages Talk Combining Services

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local towns and villages will meet at the Livingston County Government Center on Wednesday in response to state-funded incentives for municipalities and counties to share public services. Town supervisors and mayors will discuss which services might be able to be consolidated, from snow removal to assessment to highway work. The panel, which is open to the public, begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Livingston County Board of … [Read more...]

Letchworth and WEC’s First Ever Live Wildlife Festival Launches May 27

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A gaggle of animal lovers are flocking to Letchworth's Humphrey Nature Center on Saturday to share their exotic friends with the curious public. For the first time ever, Letchworth State Park is partnering with the Wildlife Educators Coalition (WEC), a group of exotic animal owners and educators who are bringing over 60 species to the Nature Center, including monkeys, an alligator, a serval, a cockatoo, a rattlesnake, … [Read more...]

York Farmer Gone Paratrooper to Jump on National Stage for All American Week

YORK – An eighth-generation Livingston County farmer will gear up jump for tens of thousands of veterans to celebrate the centennial of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC. Spc. Andrew Donnan, an infantryman with the Famed Devils Brigade of the 82nd Airborne Division, will join a record-high 1,700 of his brothers-and-sisters-in-arms in a jump for the Division's All American Week. Scheduled for May 25, this will be the largest airborne … [Read more...]

Short-Fused Geneseo RG&E Customer Punches Hole in Door

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly punching a hole in the glass door of Rochester Glass and Electric on Main Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, George Lehman, 38, was arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. Investigating officers allege that Lehman was upset with an energy bill, entered RG&E and struck the door with his fist, … [Read more...]

Felony Charges for Driver in Double Crash on Conesus Lake

GENESEO – The Dansville driver who struck two parked vehicles on the shore of Conesus Lake Friday night is charged with multiple felonies. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shawn Schledorn, 41, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, and multiple traffic tickets. Schledorn was southbound on West Lake Road when he strayed too far to the right shoulder and … [Read more...]

Driver Hits 2 Vehicles by Conesus Lake

GENESEO – A driver ran off West Lake Road and struck two parked vehicles Friday evening. According to first responders on scene, the driver was southbound on West Lake Road when he strayed too far to the right shoulder and struck a white vehicle, then swerved across the road and struck a black pickup. The driver is not thought to be seriously injured. Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs could be seen interviewing the driver, a male, at the … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Cuff Man as Conesus Gun Burglar

CONESUS – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia man on felony charges for allegedly stealing guns from homes in Conesus. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeffrey Walker Jr., 20, of Livonia, was arrested for two counts of felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, one count of felony Criminal Purchase or Disposal of a Weapon. On May 14, 2017 the Livingston County … [Read more...]

Cops Find Drug Needles in Broken Down Pickup in Livonia

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested an Arkport man on misdemeanor charges after responding to a report of a pickup disabled in the middle of the road. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jonathan Sick, 32, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. On May 17, 2017 Deputy Bryan Mann responded to Big Tree Road in the Town of Livonia after a passerby reported that … [Read more...]

Future of Mount Morris’ $300K Allen’s Creek Grant is Muddy at Best

MOUNT MORRIS – The Village's creek remediation grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has a murky future. According to newly elected Mount Morris Mayor Frank Provo, the previous Village Board accepted a matching grant whereby the DEC would provide $300,000 and the Village could provide $100,000 for streambank remediation and flood prevention on Allen's Creek, marked on Google Maps at 'Allen's Brook.' However, Village … [Read more...]