‘Wicket Ways’ Plays with Livingston County History Starting Friday

(Photo/Conrad Baker)

GENESEO – Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, William Letchworth, Colonel John Rorbach and George and Maria are coming to the Riviera Theater this evening with Wicket Ways. Written by Conesus resident Ruth Henry, the historical musical drama follows 14 Livingston County and Genesee Valley historical figures on their historical (with some fun liberties) croquet match at the Glenn Iris, then Letchwoth's private residence, in 1895. "Personalities … [Read more...]

Livonia Pulls for Mike West after Car Strike

Mike West. (Photo/GoFundMe.com)

LIVONIA – Friends of Mike West are helping him pull through debilitating injuries from a car strike on Big Tree Road. On Sept. 22, West, 57, was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle while trying to stop traffic for a boat to back into a driveway. On Sept. 27, Rick West created the GoFundMe fundraising page here and explained how challenging recovery will be. "I named this campaign 'Miracle for Mike' because that is what he needs right … [Read more...]

Genesee Valley Motors Drives on With Repair Shop Expansion

The new expansion is underway.

AVON – Genesee Valley Motors dealership and repair facility is driving onward with an expansion that allows them to service more vehicles. According to Genesee Valley Motors owner Dom Genova, the facility on Interstate Drive is adding eight new maintenance bays to their facility and hiring up to eight mechanics. "We started 22 years ago with seven employees in an old rented building,” said Genova. "With our new expansion we will now have … [Read more...]

Perfect Granite to Replace Bear Fountain Found in Connecticut

The fountain awaits repairs. (Photo/Conrad Baker)

GENESEO – A three-month search is over for the perfect granite to repair the bear fountain. Mayor Richard Hatheway said that pending a few formalities, the stone is ready to come up to Geneseo from Stony Creek Quarry in Branford, Connecticut to be shaped into the fountain's new bowl. "Our consultants at Moorland Studios have already looked at it and it is a good replacement," said Hatheway. "We are awaiting a final report that will allow us … [Read more...]

Livingston County Inmate Gets 4 Years for Cracking Deputy’s Ribs

Davin Bonner. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livingston County Judge sentenced an inmate at the Livingston County Jail to four years in prison for breaking a corrections officer's ribs. Davin Bonner, 24, stood alongside his defense attorney Ray Sciarrino as Judge Robert Wiggins convicted him of felony Assault in the Second Degree. The altercation with the Deputy apparently began over Bonner's glasses and ended when Bonner pressed his body hard against the Deputy, … [Read more...]

Bar Assn. Concerns Postpone Vote on Conflict Office

Eric Gott, Chairman of the Livingston County Board of Supervisors. Photo/Conrad Baker)

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors delayed a vote on creating an unprecedented 'Conflict Defender's Office' after the Livingston County Bar Association presented concerns at Wednesday's public hearing. County Attorney David Morris said that the Conflict Defender's Office would be county employees who provide legal counsel for indigent individuals whom the Public Defender's Office cannot represent due to a conflict. … [Read more...]

Joe Harris Back in Jail for Assault After Ending 3-Year Court Battle

Joe Harris. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

NUNDA – Less than a month after pleading guilty and finally resolving a three-year battle with Livingston County courts, Joseph Harris is back in jail, this time for allegedly injuring another person in a fight and impeding Nunda Police Officers in their investigation. According to a press release from the Nunda Police Department, Joe Harris is now charged with misdemeanor Assault in the Third Degree, four counts of misdemeanor Endangering the … [Read more...]

Duel in the Pool Makes a $5K Splash for Myers Cancer Center

The girls and coaches present the money to Pollard and Shay. (Photo/Noyes Health)

DANSVILLE – The first ever Duel in the Pool raised over $5,000 for the up and coming Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center. According to a press release from Noyes Health, more than 200 girls from 14 regional teams met at the Bath-Haverling Complex to race as single teams for bragging rights and to fundraise for the new Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center in Dansville. “We are grateful to Livingston Conference and Dansville girls’ swim coach Jim … [Read more...]

Men Win Felonies for Demolition Derby with Hemlock Fair Golf Carts

(L-R) Franklin and Krause. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Livonia man and a Rochester man for allegedly crashing the Hemlock Fairgrounds' golf carts into each other. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Robert Krause Jr., 44, and Richard Franklin, 33, were arrested for felony Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree. On Sept. 18, the Livingston County Sheriff’s … [Read more...]

Influx of SUNY Geneseo Student Voters Creates On-Campus Polling Place

File Photo.

GENESEO – The unprecedented student voter registration on SUNY Geneseo's campus has necessitated a new, on-campus polling place. For the first time ever, Kuhl Gym will cover 'District 5,' as a polling place for on-campus students for the November election. Students with the Student Registration Taskforce met monthly with the Livingston County Board of Elections as an ordinary course of business and found that they had registered so many … [Read more...]