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...]

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...]

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...]

Marine Deputies Save Capsized Kayaker on Conesus Lake

CONESUS – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office saved the life of a Kansas City man when his kayak capsized on Conesus Lake on Sunday. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Marine Patrol Deputies Clark Young and James Clark were patrolling the lake at about 3 p.m. when they saw what they believed to be a log floating in the lake. Approaching it, they saw that it was in fact an overturned kayak with a man, Thomas Walker, … [Read more...]

Taste of Livingston Confirms 11 Participants with More to Come

LIVONIA — The Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce and Arc of Livingston-Wyoming will once again co-organize the Taste of Livingston, inviting diners to build custom meals from the signature dishes of local Livingston County eateries. According to a press release from the Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the 19th Annual Taste of Livingston County will include the following eateries: The Oaks at Livingston Country Club; 3 Legged Pig … [Read more...]

Cops Find Dope in Pack of Smokes on 390

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Geneseo resident when they found what is believed to be heroin in a pack of cigarettes he allegedly threw from his car. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Timothy Mayeu, 50, was arrested for felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and misdemeanor … [Read more...]