Pagano and Bishop Win Nail-Biter for Mount Morris Trustee

MOUNT MORRIS – Geoffrey Pagano and Peter Bishop won seats on the Mount Morris Village Board Tuesday night. The race was the most hotly contested of Tuesday's races. Pagano brought in 29.05 percent of the vote. Bishop brought in 31.17 percent. Hot on their heels were Chad Woodworth with 20.45 percent and Carl Swanson with 19.08. The two will join Frank Provo, who was elected Mayor Tuesday night, on the Village Board. … [Read more...]

Provo is Next Mayor of Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – The Village has a new mayor: Frank Provo. Provo won Tuesday's election with an overwhelming 76.44 percent of the vote. “I’ve seen Mount Morris in its heyday, said Provo in February. "I was a board member during the DOT project, we started seeing some things happen in the business district,” said Provo. “I definitely want to keep taxes at a minimum and get as much out of every dollar as possible. I want to work with tourism to … [Read more...]

Geneseo Considers Charging Fee at Village Park

GENESEO — The Geneseo Village Board approved a preliminary 2017-18 budget Monday night in addition to discussing some potential ideas for generating future revenue without affecting the tax rate, including possibly charging a fee to use Village Park. While the budget will not be finalized for another month, Mayor Richard Hatheway opened the discussion by calling the draft budget 'flat as flat can be.' "The major increases are simply with … [Read more...]

Palermo: ‘I Need to Be Elected Mayor of Mount Morris’

MOUNT MORRIS – Lenny Palermo is running against Frank Provo for the Mount Morris mayor's seat in Tuesday's election. Palermo says that the village is in a state of crisis and his nature draws him to difficult problems. He created the Unifying Party to run against Provo, who is running as a Republican and Democrat. "I need to be elected mayor," said Palermo. "If you ran your house the way the government has been run, you'd be living in my … [Read more...]

County Jail Cuffs Driver for Sneaking Heroin and Weed

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Bath resident for allegedly sneaking heroin and marijuana into the jail. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Denamarie Labozzetta, 41, was arrested for felony promoting Prison Contraband in the First Degree, felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, misdemeanor Promoting Prison Contraband in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Names Stacey Robertson as Next Provost

GENESEO – SUNY Geneseo released the name of their next provost on Monday. According to SUNY Geneseo's website, Stacey Robertson has been appointed to serve as SUNY Geneseo’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs. "I am thrilled and honored to be joining President Battles and the entire community at SUNY Geneseo," said Robertson. "As a passionate advocate for liberal arts education, professional programs, and graduate … [Read more...]

County Residents Face Felonies for Geneseo Coke Possession

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Hemlock resident and a Conesus resident for allegedly possessing over a gram of cocaine. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Xsavier Bailey, 24, of Hemlock, and Heather Dalh, 22, of Conesus, were charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree. On March 11, arresting officers allege that Bailey was speeding on Prospect … [Read more...]

Kelly’s Saloon Now Open

GENESEO – After over a year of hoping and dreaming, Kelly's Saloon's doors swung open just minutes ago. Kelly’s will also be open for the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday. “So many people have come together to make this place possible,” said Sarah Dieter, owner. “I can’t thank everyone involved enough. I hope everyone stops in this weekend. It will be good to have smiles back in this place again.” Anyone can sign the walls that have … [Read more...]

Kelly’s Saloon Opens St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

GENESEO – Kelly's Saloon will open its doors St. Patrick's Day weekend. The sign is up, the paint is dry and the glasses are clean. This means that Kelly's plans to be open for the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. "So many people have come together to make this place possible," said Sarah Dieter, owner. "I can't thank everyone involved enough. I hope everyone stops in this weekend. It will be good to have smiles back in this place … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Police Arrest Man for Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old Girl

MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Police Department arrested a Silver Springs man on a felony charge for allegedly sexually abusing a 10-year-old in 2015. According to Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi, Thomas Butler, 64, was arrested for felony Sexual Abuse in the First Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. "This was a joint investigation with Livingston County Child Protective Services," said Mignemi. "They informed … [Read more...]