America’s Sweethearts to Serenade National Warplane Museum at D-Day Remembrance

GENESEO – Andrew Sisters-style singers will entertain at next month's remembrance of D-Day at the National Warplane Museum. This will be America's Sweethearts first visit to the National Warplane Museum and the first show of its kind since 2014. Guests enjoy a themed luncheon under the shadow of the Museum's crown jewel, the C-47 Whiskey-7, and one of their biggest projects, the B-17 Movie Memphis Belle. Speakers will take the floor at … [Read more...]

Towns Drop Hints on Taxpayer Services to Consolidate for NYS Mandate

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – At a Wednesday afternoon meeting, County Administrator Ian Coyle formally introduced heads of Town and Village governments to a New York State mandate calling for operational collaboration between local governments. As part of its newly passed budget, the state is offering to financial incentives to municipalities for consolidating many, many public services like town and village courts, animal control, or snow and ice … [Read more...]

Letchworth Park Police Rope Rescue Missing Dog

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A difficult rope rescue at Letchworth State Park ended happily for Skippy the dog, who went missing two days before. According to our news partner News10NBC, State Park Police Sgt. Ryan Clancy made the rope rescue after a Livingston County Sheriff's Office Unmanned Aerial Vehice (drone) safely showed the dog's location and size and let rescuers adjust the right harness. “This rescue is an important reminder of the … [Read more...]

WATCH: Digital Chisel Cuts Geneseo’s New Bear Fountain

GENESEO – New video posted by the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG) shows a digital cutter carving the basin for the bear fountain. Rock of Ages in Vermont is carving an exact replica of the 1888 fountain base, made possible by digitized 3D scans commissioned by APOG. Kurt Cylke, a member of APOG, said that bringing the bear back has been a community effort. "This whole process has been amazing," said Kurt Cylke of APOG. … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Record-Breaking United Way Volunteer Force Touches Up Local Towns

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – United Way's Day of Caring once again had a record turnout of volunteers. An unprecedented 266 volunteers from across Livingston County set to community improvement projects on Tuesday. Some did projects in their own hometowns. "I know at my school some of us are helping out around the school," said Avon Central student Jenna Schifino, who also designed this year's Day of Caring t-shirts. "I'm going to the circle and … [Read more...]

Nunda Baker’s Creepy Cakes Go National

NUNDA – A Nunda cake artist is getting national attention for her strange and creepy cakes. According to our news partners News10NBC, baker Katherine Dey made Buzzfeed Food and the national food blog INSIDER Dessert. "I've always loved anatomy, so making a heart cake or a brain cake or an eyeball, muscles," Dey said to INSIDER Dessert. "Those are all fun topics for me." The cakes look like human body parts and creepy faces and heads. … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s K9 ‘Oxo’ Retires, Passing Torch to ‘Kane’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – K9 'Oxo' served his last day as a Livingston County Sheriff's K9 and left the Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. At 9 years old, Oxo enters a much-deserved retirement. He and his partner, Deputy Martin Herkimer, officially transitioned from Police Patrol and Tracking team/Police Explosives Detection team to proud owner and happy pet. "Today was a bittersweet day as it was K-9 Oxo's last day of service with the LCSO but he will … [Read more...]

West Lake Road Double Crash was Driver’s Fourth DWAI Drugs Arrest

GENESEO – A Dansville man's arrest for felony DWAI Drugs on Friday was at least his fourth arrest for DWAI. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shawn Schledorn, 40, was arrested for felony DWAI Drugs and felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the First Degree, and several traffic tickets. On May 19, 2017, the Livingston County Emergency Communications Center (E-911) received a call reporting a … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Students to Represent at Prestigious Leadership Conference

MOUNT MORRIS – Two Mount Morris sophomores have been chosen to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) that will be held at the University of Rochester June 2 and 4. According to a press release from Mount Morris Central School, sophomores Justin Martin, 15, and Joelle Provino, 15, will proudly represent Mount Morris among 10,000 high school sophomores from across the country at one of HOBY’s 70 State Leadership … [Read more...]

Public Invited as Local Towns and Villages Talk Combining Services

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local towns and villages will meet at the Livingston County Government Center on Wednesday in response to state-funded incentives for municipalities and counties to share public services. Town supervisors and mayors will discuss which services might be able to be consolidated, from snow removal to assessment to highway work. The panel, which is open to the public, begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Livingston County Board of … [Read more...]