Female Dansville Airman Killed in Overseas Incident

DANSVILLE – An airman from Dansville was killed in a non-combat incident Tuesday. According to multiple independent sources, Alexandria Gleason-Morrow was killed in a non-combat incident overseas. A 2011 Defense Video Imagery Distribution System video features Gleason-Morrow, then Alex Roope, as one of 'Bagram's Outstanding Airmen.' The 2011 video says that Gleason-Morrow served with the 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. … [Read more...]

Scott Kenney Upsets 30-Year-Plus Dansville Judge Tradition

DANSVILLE – A procedural wrinkle upset a Dansville court arrangement that is at the very least 30 years old and likely older. Scott Kenney, newly retired SUNY Geneseo Police chief, squeaked by now former Village Judge Dave Werth's write-in campaign with 53.77 percent of the vote to Werth's 46.23 percent. However, Werth is still an incumbent Dansville Town Justice for the next 2 and a half years. In recent memory, anyone who is a Town … [Read more...]

Zeh, Nagle Win Dansville Trustee Seats

DANSVILLE – Norm Zeh and Mike Nagle will be Dansville's newest Trustees. Zeh won 37.51 percent of the vote. Nagle won 32.63 percent. "I look forward to serving the community that I have called home since 1995," said Zeh in January. Incumbent Richard LeBar won 29.52 percent of the vote. The two will join Mayor Peter Vogt, Trustee Dan Rittenhouse and Trustee Robin Humphrey as members of the Village Board. … [Read more...]

Kenney: ‘I Always Looked Up to Judges’

DANSVILLE – Scott Kenney says that part of the reason he is running for Dansville Village Justice is because as SUNY Geneseo Police Chief, he always looked up to judges. Scott Kenney, newly retired after serving with SUNY Geneseo Police, Dansville Police, Mount Morris Police and NYS Parks Police says that he always thought that he'd like to be a judge after serving in law enforcement. Incumbent Judge Dave Werth is running a write-in … [Read more...]

Judge’s Race Could Change Dansville’s Court Tradition

DANSVILLE – Tuesday's election could break a long-standing standard practice in Dansville for town judges to also hold office as village justices. Due to a misinterpretation of election procedure, Village of Dansville's current justice, Dave Werth, is running a re-election campaign as a write-in. If he wins, court resumes as usual. In the event that Werth loses and Republican challenger Scott Kinney wins, Werth would remain in his capacity … [Read more...]

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...]