SUNY Geneseo’s Restaurant Takeover A Success

GENESEO — SUNY Geneseo’s Campus Auxiliary Services hosted its first 'Restaurant Takeover' event last night at the Letchworth Dining Complex on campus. Local village restaurants visited the dining hall, bringing some of their unique menu items for students to try. Featured restaurants included Village Tavern, Sweet Arts Bakery, Village Cafe and The Big Tree Inn, along with Questa Lasagna from Mount Morris. The event pulled near record … [Read more...]

Trustee Rutigliano: Geneseo Detention Protests are the Right Response

GENESEO – The Village Trustee who joined protests at a traffic stop where two women and five children were taken into custody by Border Patrol says that Geneseo is having the right response. Mary Rutigliano was one of dozens who gathered at the traffic stop for hours as Geneseo Police and Border Patrol agents questioned and ultimately took into custody seven people. Later, she and many others protested outside the Border Patrol office in … [Read more...]

Large Protest Flares Around Family Detained as Illegals in Geneseo

GENESEO – U.S. Border Patrol agents took a family of seven into custody on South Street Thursday night, sparking large protests by SUNY Geneseo students, local officials and migrant workers rights organizations. Mary Rutigliano, SUNY Geneseo student and Village of Geneseo Trustee, said that the Geneseo Police Department should never have called the Border Patrol when the driver of a minivan was stopped for allegedly speeding on Mary Jemison … [Read more...]

Geneseo Trustee: Cops Should Not Have Called Border Patrol on Suspected Illegal Immigrants

GENESEO – Geneseo Village Trustee Mary Rutigliano and several SUNY Geneseo students and recent alumni immediately responded to the detainment of seven people, two adults and five children, as suspected illegal immigrants from a routine traffic stop Thursday evening. Rutigliano returned a request for comment at 1:39 a.m. Friday while outside the Irondequoit Border Patrol Office with members of Metro Justice Rochester and the Worker Justice … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Detain Suspected Illegal Immigrants at Traffic Stop

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department stopped a car for an alleged speeding violation on Mary Jemison Drive and assisted in detaining two adults and several children for allegedly having no valid identification. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that a Geneseo Police Officer stopped a minivan for an alleged speeding violation and called U.S. Border Patrol to confirm the driver's identity when they could not produce a valid form of … [Read more...]

Fallen Airman’s Art Brightens Dansville School Office

DANSVILLE – The artwork of the airman who passed away in Jordan on Tuesday has adorned the wall of the school office since she was a student there. Alexandria Gleason-Jordan's mixed-media piece 'Chuck's' has been on display in the school's main office since 2009, her senior year. She had aspired to become an art teacher after concluding her military career. "In Dansville we honor all service members in life and in death," posted Dansville … [Read more...]

Freezing Rain Advisory Coming to Southern Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A winter weather advisory will go into effect early Friday morning. The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Freezing rain for 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday. "Freezing rain with some sleet also possible," said the National Weather Service. "A Winter Weather Advisory is normally issued for a variety of winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow, sleet, freezing rain and … [Read more...]

Felony Weight of Cocaine Seized in 390 Traffic Stop

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Three Livingston County residents are facing felony charges for allegedly possessing a felony amount of cocaine. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ronald G. Warner II, 29, of Sparta, Amber R. Klimczack, 35, of Conesus, Dean L. Steiner Sr., 58, of Livonia, are all charged with felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree. All three are also charged with lesser … [Read more...]

LaDue Found Guilty of 2 Misdemeanors, Not 18 Rapes

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The jury found Kyle LaDue guilty of two misdemeanor charges in a case that charged 18 felony counts of rape. After a four-day trial, LaDue, 21, was found guilty of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child and misdemeanor Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree. Those charges were for smoking marijuana with one of the complaining witnesses and sending her texts after he was arrested in this case and an order of … [Read more...]

Car Injures County Courthouse Employee in Parking Lot

GENESEO – A person who works at the Livingston County courthouse was struck and injured by a vehicle Thursday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the female employee was walking through the parking lot near the courthouse rear entrance when she was struck by a vehicle. She suffered a leg injury and was transported to Highland Hospital. As with all minor motor vehicle accidents, the is withholding the … [Read more...]