Dansville Judge Runs for Re-Election as Write-In

DANSVILLE – Incumbent Village Justice Dave Werth is running for re-election, but his name will not appear on the Conservative line. Werth, who has been a Village Justice for 12 years and a Town Justice for 13, says that he misinterpreted the Board of Elections' instructions that paperwork be submitted '10 days before the primary election' and wound up missing the deadline. The way it turned out, it would appear that Scott Kenney is running … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Nunda Man for Felony Sex Abuse of Child

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nunda man for allegedly having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Bryan Bailey, was arrested for felony Sex Abuse in the First Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On March 10, an investigation began after a concerned person reported to Deputy Ross Gerace, who is the assigned Deputy Sheriff … [Read more...]

Cops Cuff Dansville Employee for Swiping $8.6K in Scratch Off Tickets

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department arrested a man for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in scratch-off lottery tickets. Stephen Gagnon, 22, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. "The allegation is that Mr. Gagnon was taking tickets from his place of employment over several months," said Assistant District Attorney Josh Tonra, who is prosecuting the case. "The value of those tickets quickly added up to … [Read more...]

Dansville Firefighters’ Quick Action Saved McDonald’s from Grease Fire

DANSVILLE – An immediate response and effective interior 'attack' of a grease fire at McDonald's saved the building from much more serious damage Monday morning. According to Livingston County Emergency Management Director Kevin Niedermaier and later Brian Wood on Facebook, employees and patrons evacuated when the alarm went off at about 8:40 a.m. Dansville firefighters entered the building and put out the fire before it could spread to the … [Read more...]

Fryer Fire Roasts Dansville McDonald’s

DANSVILLE – The McDonald's at 53 Maple Street will undergo quick but vital repairs after a grease fire got out of hand Monday morning. According to the Livingston County Office of Emergency Management, the fire started in a deep fryer approximately 8:40 a.m. "It burned in the deep fryer for a few minutes, doing smoke damage to the building and product," said Kevin Niedermaier, Director of Livingston County Emergency Management. "The … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Odyssey of the Mind Takes Flight in Regional Competition

YORK — The 2017 Region 15 and 16 Odyssey of the Mind Tournament took place in York with 10 schools and over 200 students competing in creatively fueled competition after months of hard work and planning. Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition for students of all ages. Teams of students  from a school select a problem, create a solution, then present their solution in a competition against other teams in the same problem … [Read more...]

Free Cancer Prevention Classes Coming to Nunda

NUNDA – UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Center for Community Health and the Chronic Disease Prevention Committee of the Genesee Valley Health Partnership will present a free cancer prevention program called Healthy Living Livingston starting in under two weeks. According to a press release from Wilmot Cancer Institute, Healthy Living Livingston runs from March 21 to June 9 at Trinity Church, Nunda, 25 East St. Participants attend … [Read more...]

Dansville ArtWorks to Workshop Wedding Decor and Show Hometown Memories

DANSVILLE — Dansville ArtWorks will be hosting two events in the upcoming weeks: a Bridal Party Wedding Décor Workshop and a "Hometown Memories" art exhibit. The Wedding Décor Workshop is a three-hour workshop for brides-to-be and their wedding parties to make their own wedding décor. Activities include learning calligraphy for wedding invitations, signs, and place cards, as well as creating paper flower decorations for the venue. Instructor … [Read more...]

Myers: Leading Cancer Center Donation is the Greatest Feeling of My Life

DANSVILLE – Carl Myers, who with his wife Ann became the lead donor for one of western New York's biggest and best cancer centers, says that the $2 million donation is the best feeling of his life. A gracious crowd including Noyes CEO Amy Pollard, regional medical professionals, Senator Catherine Young and Assemblyman Joe Errigo deeply thanked the Myers for their $2 million donation, which got the cancer center construction project rolling in … [Read more...]

U of R Noyes Live Streaming Cancer Center Ribbon Cutting

DANSVILLE – U of R Noyes Health is right now live streaming their own ribbon cutting and dedication of the Ann and Carl Meyers Cancer Center. Visit the link here to tune in! This ribbon cutting is the culmination of over two years of dedicated work and community outpouring. "Ann and Carl Meyers, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, committed to being the lead donors with a $2 million donation," said Noyes CEO Amy Pollard on the live … [Read more...]