DEC’s Hunting and Fishing App Aims to Streamline Harvest Reports

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has announced an update to the official New York Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife App that will allow sports license holders to report game harvests from their smartphones while afield. According to a press release from the DEC, the mobile app is available free of charge and provides users with up-to-date fish and wildlife news, detailed hunting and fishing season information, … [Read more...]

Friends of the Greenway Ready for Spring Cleaning on ‘I Love My Park Day’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway are seeking volunteers to help clean up Little Black Creek Park in Chili, as part of the statewide 'I Love My Park Day.' According to a press release from Joan Schumaker, volunteers will help pick up debris, remove tires, trim brush, and rake specific areas. Volunteers will be planting trees and are advised to bring water, gloves, and hand tools like rakes, loppers, hand clippers, … [Read more...]

Avon Central School District Wins ‘Safety Excellence’ Award

AVON — Utica National Insurance Group recognized Avon Central School District as one of 136 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York State to win 2017's School Safety Excellence Award at the 'Titanium with honors' level. According to a press release from Avon Central School District and the Utica National Insurance Group, the award includes a certificate to commemorate the district's safety efforts, as … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Coalition Stretches Gentle Yoga to Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester says that its free 6-week Gentle Yoga course for breast and gynecological cancer survivors, which began in Dansville, will soon be offered in Geneseo as well. According to a press release from the Breast Cancer Coalition, Gentle Yoga is designed to help cancer survivors create freedom, space, and confidence, using guided meditation, breath work, gentle movements, therapeutic poses, … [Read more...]

BOYS BASEBALL: Geneseo Falls to Hornell 5-3

GENESEO — The Hornell Red Raiders defeated the Geneseo Blue Devils 5-3. The Red Raiders were led by Spencer Weyand, who scored 2 runs, as well as Jack Henby, Myer Spitulnik, and Jack Weyand, who each scored 1 run. "Sometimes you learn a lot in a loss, and this was one of those days," said the Blue Devils' coach, Nick Drollette. "Dunn threw very well for them and so did Brian. In the end we were able to show resilience against a very good … [Read more...]

DEC Puts a Line Out to Anglers for Fish Data

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The DEC is seeking new participants for its Finger Lakes Volunteer Angler Diary Program for the 2017 open water fishing season. According to a press release from the DEC, the program's purpose is to collect data from fishing trips on New York's Finger Lakes and selected Lake Ontario embayments of DEC Regions 7 and 8, in order to help shape future fisheries' management decisions. "Fisheries' management in the Finger Lakes … [Read more...]

BOYS BASEBALL: Geneseo Defeats Cal-Mum 11-1

CALEDONIA — The Geneseo Blue Devils defeated the Cal-Mum Raiders 11-1. Blue Devils' senior Jake Young pitched a no-hitter with a total of 16 strikeouts. "I'm very happy for Jake Young to have been able to finish this game out," said Coach Nick Drollette. "We knew he was going to be close to the pitch limit after he took 44 to get through the first two but then he settled in. It would have been a shame to have to share the no-hitter because … [Read more...]

GIRLS SOFTBALL: Geneseo Falls to Cal-Mum 9-0

CALEDONIA — The Caledonia-Mumford Raiders defeated the Geneseo Blue Devils 9-0. The Raiders' Hannah Rubinrott pitched a 2-hit shutout with 5 strikeouts. For the Blue Devils, Jessica Ruskoff pitched a 7-hitter with 4 strikeouts and had both of the team's hits. Also contributing to the Raiders' win was Grace Walker, with a 2 run triple and Sami Pickford with 2 singles. The Raiders are currently 5-0 this season, while the Blue Devils are … [Read more...]

New Hygenists Taking Patients at Dansville Dental Professionals

DANSVILLE — Dansville Dental Professionals (DDP) is welcoming two new Registered Dental Hygienists, Tammy Cornelius and Nikki Kota. According to a press release from DDP, they have 25 years of experience between the two of them. Kota, who is from Wayland, has worked for DDP in the past and is returning to the team. Cornelius has worked in the Brockport area and is joining the team at DDP and Bath Dental Professionals, after a … [Read more...]

DEC: Phosphorus Fertilizers Poison Lakes

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation launched its 'Look for the Zero' campaign, urging New York residents to use phosphorous-free fertilizers. According to a press release from the DEC, over 100 bodies of water in New York State cannot be used or enjoyed due to their overabundance of phosphorous. "The actions New Yorkers take in their backyards can have a big impact on the environment," warns DEC … [Read more...]