No-Show Springwater Super Absent for All 2016 Committee Meetings

SPRINGWATER – Town Supervisor Deborah Babbitt-Henry has officially been AWOL for 100 percent of Livingston County Human Services Committee meetings in 2016. Babbitt-Henry was elected in 2012 and collects $15,510 per year. In October 2016, after the GeneseeSun.com published statistics on her absence over the past two years, she provided the following comment. Capitalization, bolding and underlining is from Babbitt-Henry’s email: “I work a … [Read more...]

Honeoye Falls-Lima Coach Arrested for Inappropriate Message to Teen

HONEOYE FALLS – The New York State Police arrested an Assistant Track Coach at Honeoye Falls Lima High School for allegedly requesting illicit photographs from a 16-year-old. According to a press release from New York State Police, Jeffrey Utegg, 32, was arrested for misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. NYSP in Rochester made the arrest on Dec. 5 after an investigation which alleges that Utegg did engage in an inappropriate … [Read more...]

Secret Suboxone Sinks Duo in Dansville

DANSVILLE –The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested then re-arrested an Angelica resident and an Olean resident for allegedly packing drugs both on the road and in jail. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jon Faber, 31, was arrested for misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, and Unlawful … [Read more...]

Hunter in Springwater Reported Dead, Sheriff’s Office Investigating

SPRINGWATER — The Livingston County Sheriffs Office is investigating an E-911 call where a man was reported as a 'hunter down for an unknown reason' at approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday. The Sheriffs Office confirmed that the hunter is deceased. The incident occurred in the vicinity of Marvin Hill Rd. This is the second hunter death in two days in Livingston County, yesterday's involved a man ins 80's who reportedly fell from his tree … [Read more...]

Hunter Dies in West Sparta on Opening Day

WEST SPARTA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a hunter on Saturday, opening day of the regular firearms deer hunting season. According to Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the hunter is a male in his 80's. "The call came in as a fall from a tree stand," said Dougherty. The investigation is in the area of Reed Road. As noted in the past, the Sheriff's Office recommends that all hunters use a safety harness … [Read more...]

Work of Dansville’s Youth and Neighbors is Making Noyes Cancer Center a Reality

DANSVILLE — U of R Noyes Hospital is taking the opportunity to thank the many donors and sponsors who have donated to the up and coming Ann and Carl Meyers Cancer Center. According to a press release from Noyes, the Cancer Center Building Project, which is on track to be complete in early 2017, has received over $5,600 from the efforts of the local community, especially Dansville's young people. “We are so grateful for the on-going support … [Read more...]

Dansville ArtWorks Brings ‘Murder Mystery’ to Moose Lodge

DANSVILLE – A Murder Mystery game is coming to Dansville ArtWorks' dinner party at the Moose Lodge. Dansville ArtWorks will partner with Penfield’s The Mystery Game on Jan. 21 to bring a Masterpiece Murder, an interactive 'whodunit,' to the dinner party. "Staying true to our mission, we were looking for an arts experience to build upon as a fundraiser," said event coordinator Jeanne Gridley. "The theatrical component combined with its … [Read more...]

Dirty Laundry Draws Gun Threat from Springwater Neighbors

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater couple on Sunday for allegedly drawing a gun on a neighboring family and slapping a teenager in the face over dirty laundry. According to a press release Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jared Panipinto, 27, was arrested for four counts of misdemeanor Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, three counts of Menacing in the Second Degree, and one count of misdemeanor … [Read more...]

Batman Joins Dansville Heroes to Escort 4-Year-Old for ‘Make-A-Wish’ Disney Trip

DANSVILLE – The Dansville community together escorted 4-year-old Braddock to the airport to begin his trip to Disney World courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. According to our news partner News10NBC, Braddock is diagnosed with cancer and wished to go to Disney. ‘Make-A-Wish’ says the New York State Police, the Dansville Police Department, Dansville Fire Department, and Batman himself went to Braddock’s sister’s home Saturday morning as … [Read more...]

$200K NYS Grant Enriches Dansville’s Pre-K

DANSVILLE – New York State awarded the Dansville Central School District to expand its Pre-Kindergarten Early Learning Program to include 3-year-old children. According to a press release from Dansville Central School District, this funding aims to support the expansion of Pre-K as part of the State’s ongoing efforts to promote early education, specifically in high-need districts, and improve the academic future for all students. The … [Read more...]