Cops Arrest Caledonia 19-Year Old for Sex with Teen Under 15

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Caledonia resident on a felony rape charge for allegedly having sex with a younger teen. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph McFadden, 19, is charged with felony Rape in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On April 25, 2017 the Sheriff's Office was called to investigate an alleged incident that occurred back in … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Our Family Diner Legally Blocks in Neighbors’ Driveway

YORK – A neighbor dispute at a diner on Retsof Road is rapidly deteriorating into a lawsuit. Neighbors say that the restaurant, which technically owns the end of the residence's driveway, had no reason to install cement blocks on either side of the driveway. "My biggest concern, being a type 1 diabetic, if in time I needed emergency personnel, I was told that they'd have to park out at the road, and have to accommodate, have to walk back … [Read more...]

$1K DKG Grant Gives St. Agnes Kids Storytime with Local Literary Artists

AVON – The generosity of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) brought two authors and a storyteller to share their love for reading, writing and storytelling with kids at St. Agnes School. According to a press release from St. Agnes School, Pittsford author Marsha Hales, Conesus author Elizabeth Falk and Dansville storyteller Cris Riedel visited the kids to enrich their love for creating and telling stories. "Author and storyteller visits are very … [Read more...]

1 Goes to Hospital from York Bus Accident

YORK – An ambulance took one person from school bus accident Monday at the intersection of Linwood Road and Limerick Road. According to a Facebook post by the York Fire Department, an emergency call for a two-vehicle collision, found to involve a bus and minivan, went out at 7 a.m. Monday, reporting that the driver of the van was trapped. "Extraction was initiated; driver of the van was transported by York Ambulance to be checked further at … [Read more...]

Crash Wrecks Tractor and Car Hauler in York

YORK – An collision involving a tractor and a car hauler closed Rte. 63 for a few hours Monday night. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, multiple cars were involved in a collision on 63 between the Wyoming County Line and Federal Road. "There is a lot of debris in the roadway as well as a diesel fuel spill," said the Sheriff's Office's social media advisory at 9:24 p.m. "The road has been closed between the light in … [Read more...]

Avon Central School District Wins ‘Safety Excellence’ Award

AVON — Utica National Insurance Group recognized Avon Central School District as one of 136 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York State to win 2017's School Safety Excellence Award at the 'Titanium with honors' level. According to a press release from Avon Central School District and the Utica National Insurance Group, the award includes a certificate to commemorate the district's safety efforts, as … [Read more...]

Lightning Singes Avon House

AVON – Thursday night's thunderstorm sent a bolt of lightning into a house on Linden Street, starting an electrical fire. The emergency call went out at about 9:25 p.m. Avon Mayor Tom Freeman said that the fire was contained to a wall. "There was not a lot of damage," said Freeman. "Most of it was contained to the wall where firefighters tore into the wall to get to the source of the burning, which was electrical wiring." At least one … [Read more...]

NYS Investigators Find Avon’s Pioneer Truck Sales Sold Recalled Trucks

AVON – The New York State Attorney General (AG)'s Office reached a settlement with numerous car dealers including Pioneer Truck Sales in Avon after finding that dealers statewide sold vehicles with serious safety recalls, including unintended acceleration, airbag problems, vehicle fires, steering and brake loss. According to a press release from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the statewide settlement says that all 104 dealers found to … [Read more...]

Avon Storm Tests New Flood Prevention System

AVON – Thursday night's storm put the Village's new floodwater detention and diversion infrastructure to the test. Mayor Tom Freeman said that he and other Village officials were out monitoring the Village's five retention and detention ponds until about 12:30 a.m. Friday. He reports that the system worked overall. "We made out significantly better than past years," said Freeman. "The method of diversion and detention is working. We can … [Read more...]

Sheriff: 3 with Heroin Tried Ducking Interstate Deputies Through Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested three Mount Morris residents on misdemeanor drug charges for allegedly possessing multiple illegal drugs in Rte. 15. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Mercedes Bowes, 22, Matthew Mckenzie, 30, Christopher Campbell, 36, were all arrested on misdemeanor drug charges. Dougherty said that people carrying drugs are now using alternate routes to avoid the deputies who … [Read more...]