Violent Squall Causes Head-On Nunda Crash

NUNDA – Rapidly deteriorating weather conditions are thought to have caused a head-on collision on Rte. 408 in Nunda late Friday morning. According to first responders on scene, the two SUV's were on Rte. 408 in opposite directions when they collided in the area of Pentagass Road. Each car contained one person. Neither driver is thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries. The accident is thought to have been due to poor … [Read more...]

Pinching Salt, Merch Jails Portage Woman Accused of Gunshot Wound Fib

NUNDA – The Portage woman who made headlines when she allegedly lied about a 'masked man' shooting her in the leg went back behind bars, this time for stealing some rock salt and merchandise from convenience stores. According to a press release from the Nunda Police Department, Brittney Ellis, 28, was arrested on several charges including felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the First Degree and two unrelated counts of misdemeanor Petit … [Read more...]

Dansville Alum Graduates Basic Air Force Training

DANSVILLE – A young Dansville woman just graduated from basic military training and laid the foundation for success in the military and beyond. According to a press release from Joint Hometown News Service, U.S. Air Force Airman Brooke M. Jacks graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Jacks is the daughter of Karen L. Jacks and step-daughter of Douglas G. Ladd of Conesus. She is … [Read more...]

Springwater Baby Assault Suspect on Probation for Sex with Minor

SPRINGWATER – The man who is facing felony charges for critically injuring a baby is on probation for having sex with a minor. Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degree and also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies, on Wednesday. He is now also charged with a misdemeanor Violation of Probation for a 2016 Endangering the Welfare of a Child conviction. The conviction was for having sex with a 17-year-old. The … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Springwater Man for Critically Injuring Baby

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater man on Wednesday for allegedly attacking and critically injuring a baby. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Matthew Sackett, 22, was arrested for Assault in the First Degreeand also Reckless Assault of a Child, both felonies. Investigators allege that Sackett broke multiple ribs and fractured the skull of a 22-month-old. … [Read more...]

Dansville Mayor Bans Village Police from Facebook for Nasty Comment

DANSVILLE – Dansville's mayor has instructed the Dansville Police Department not to use their Facebook page until further notice. According to our news partner News10NBC, Mayor Pete Vogt told the Police Department not to use its Facebook page until it takes specific corrective action. "I have directed the department not to use the Facebook page again until specific rules/guidelines have been put in place," said Vogt. "I apologize to the … [Read more...]

Dansville Police Rant at Defendant’s Family Over Facebook

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department Facebook page left a nasty comment in response to an enraged woman on Facebook. The comment has since been deleted, but not before numerous members of the community took notice. "Dear [redacted], we know that your Obama phone does not have spell check or grammar check, but please do us all a favor that has to read your non sense posts. Get someone educated enough to spell check your posts before … [Read more...]

UR/Noyes Maternity Delivers Blue Distinction

DANSVILLE – The UR/Noyes Maternity Center once again delivered a Maternity Center Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation. According to a press release from UR/Noyes Health, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield awarded UR Medicine/Noyes Health's Maternity Center Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation. "The healthcare team here at the Noyes Health Birthing Center is committed to providing excellent care with … [Read more...]

25th Service Anniversary ‘Just Another Day’ for Dansville Officer Faugh

DANSVILLE – It was service as usual on the roads of the Village of Dansville for Officer Jeff Faugh. Faugh started at the Dansville Police Department in 1992 and has been employed part time at the Livingston County Sheriff's Office twice. He also serves in the East Avon Fire Department. "It's just another day for me," said Faugh. "It's nice to have 25 years in." Faugh served part time in the Sheriff's Office in the 2000's. After a brief … [Read more...]

Lakeville’s Ramsay Constructors Build Giving Tradition with $4.2K in Local Donations

DANSVILLE – When Christmas time rolled around last year, the friends, family and employees of Chris Ramsey and Michelle Paroda knew that their perfect gift would actually be giving something away. The employees of Ramsey Constructors out of Lakeville pooled money together for an end-of-the-year hurrah on Jan. 28 and $1,400 donations to three local organizations: Sully and the Ladies in Pink; the Vincent House; and the Lakeville Fire … [Read more...]