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...]

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...]

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...]

Promote Geneseo! Uses New Guide and App to Push Local Tourism

GENESEO – Promote Geneseo! rolled out a new name and a new look Monday, which includes the use of a new travel guide and a neat video app to push for local attractions. Promote Geneseo! held a reception at Nothnagle Realty on Main Street Geneseo to officially unveil the new guide, which lists the Village and Town's businesses, cool local events and destinations. The map's images work with Aurasma, an app that can play a short video clip when a … [Read more...]

Hero Dairy Workers Save Leicester Barn from Paper Fire

LEICESTER – A sharp eye and all-out battle against a paper fire in a Leicester barn saved the barn, cows and business from a potentially catastrophic blaze early Friday morning. Investigators say that a stationary tractor has sat in this dairy barn to shred paper for 10 years. At about 5:17 a.m., while workers had finished shredding a load of paper and were leaving the barn, one of them caught a glimmer of flame coming from the machine in the … [Read more...]

Geneseo Cops Charge Moped Rider with Felony DWI after Missing Pedestrian at Bear Fountain

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department alleges that a Geneseo resident rode a moped drunk on Main Street and nearly hit a pedestrian. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, officers arrested Owen Lowry, 29, on several charges including felony DWI, felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree. "An officer witnessed a rider on a moped nearly strike a pedestrian by the bear fountain," said … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s Ira Ice Arena Scores $25K in Hockeyville USA

GENESEO – The Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena won $25,000 in upgrades as a runner-up in the Hockeyville USA contest. NBC Sports announced at the intermission of their half-time hockey game that the finalists for the $150,000 prize will be Bloomington, MN and Belle Vernon, PA. "Thanks to everyone that voted #IraNY for @HockeyvilleUSA - it was a great run! Good luck #RostraverPa #OneKnight" tweeted @GeneseoKnights. SUNY Geneseo's social media push … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s First Sunset Music Fest to Strike Community Chord

GENESEO – A few remarkable SUNY Geneseo students have whipped up a music festival that booked a Buffalo radio host. The first ever Geneseo Sunset Music Festival on May 6 will be a charitable all-day show to benefit Teresa House in the Village. Nine acts and counting are currently booked, including Ponder the Giraffe, the in-demand band around town composed entirely of members of the class of 2017, who will act as hosts of the event. The show … [Read more...]

DWI Convict Runs from Cops at 95 mph and Into Village of Geneseo

GENESEO – Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies forcibly removed a Victor man from his pickup at gunpoint after he led them on a high-speed chase from Rte. 63 into Village side streets. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Robert Flynn, 48, was arrested for several felony charges including felony Driving While Intoxicated and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the First Degree. “You know the … [Read more...]

Livonia Elementary School Expects Temporary Phone/Internet Loss

LIVONIA – Livonia Elementary School expects to experience intermittent communication disruptions starting at 9:45 a.m. Thursday. According to a post to the school's Facebook page, the interruptions are expected to be temporary. "The ES Building will experience some computer/internet and phone connection loss beginning at 9:45 am this morning," reads a post to Livonia Elementary School's Facebook page. "This should be intermittent and last … [Read more...]