Drug Task Force Commends Cooperation During Geneseo Weed Bust

The marijuana in its packaging. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

GENESEO – Police administrators commended the cooperation that was necessary to take into custody four people, more than 8 pounds of marijuana, and over $10,000 in American cash and over $2,000 in Canadian cash on Tuesday. The Geneseo Police Department made the arrests on Tuesday in the Village. "It was a good operation," said Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian. "Lines of communication remained open throughout. Now we will be able to hold … [Read more...]

Gotcha! ‘Letchworth’s Record Buck’ a Hoax


CASTILE – Calm your deer fever, folks. This image of a gargantuan whitetail that was allegedly shot in Letchworth State Park is a hoax, spread by a Facebook user via joke site react365.com. The post has many Livingston County hunters excited that this monster could be a state record breaker that grew up locally. "Buffalo native  BOB MARZEC , of Chektowaga NY, got this State record buck in Letchworth State Park. Accompanied by his son who is … [Read more...]

Mel Rogers Not Guilty of Geneseo Crack Deal

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livingston County jury found a Geneseo man not guilty of selling crack cocaine. Melchizedeck Rogers, 26, was acquitted of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, both of which are felonies, and released from police custody. "I think it wasn't a very thorough job by law enforcement and the jury needed more evidence than just the … [Read more...]

Eight Pounds of Stinky Weed Trigger Postal Inspection and Livingston County Drug Task Force Bust

(L-R) Zhe Hoa Lin, Ada Song, Ryan Lim, and Tyler Van Dyke. (Photos/Livingston County Sheriff's Office)

GENESEO – Four people were arrested by the  Livingston County Drug Task Force after postal authorities noticed a marijuana smell emitting from packages.  In addition to the four arrests, over$10,000 was confiscated and eight pounds of marijuana was seized in the bust. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty on behalf of the Drug Task Force, Ze Hoa Lin, 21, Ada Song 20,  Ryan Lum, 20, and Tyler Vandyke, 22, … [Read more...]

Season’s First Snow Could Fall in Livingston County Tonight

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Some snow might make a quiet appearance late tonight. According to the National Weather Service, Livingston County could see snow in the early hours of Thursday. The chance of precipitation overnight headed into Thursday is 80 percent. Any snow would likely fall before 3 a.m. and a small amount, less than half an inch, could accumulate. However, the snow won't stick around, maybe not even until dawn. Thursday's chance … [Read more...]

Dansville Firefighters Save House from Dryer Fire

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DANSVILLE – Dansville firefighters put out a fire that could have seriously damaged a home on Rte. 436 (Nunda-Dansville Road) on Tuesday. First responders on scene said that a clothes dryer caught fire, creating smoke and threatening to spread to the rest of the house. Firefighters arrived at about 2:25 p.m. and quickly knocked the fire down with hose water. Firefighters then hauled the destroyed dryer onto the lawn, where they disassembled … [Read more...]

UR Medicine/Noyes’ ‘Honor Wall’ to Salute Their Military Workers

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DANSVILLE – UR Medicine/Noyes Health invites the public to recognize and thank their military employees, volunteers and family members at the upcoming inauguration of their second annual Honor Wall. The Honor Wall is a collection of photographs of those who work for UR/Noyes as employees or volunteers who also serve the nation in the military. The official inauguration of this year's Honor Wall is Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m., and the public is … [Read more...]

Valley Horses: Rattlesnake Hill Riding Trail Closure Call to Action


I apologize for the short notice, but it has come to my attention that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) is hosting a 'public availability session' on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Dansville High School cafeteria at 284 Main Street in Dansville to provide information on a recently finalized habitat management plan for the Rattlesnake Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The meeting will include a presentation and … [Read more...]

DWI Crackdown to Make Roads Safer on Halloween

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Local police will be cracking down on drunk driving this Halloween. According to a press release from Lingston County STOP DWI Coordinator Thomas Dougherty, the crackdown will last through Halloween weekend into Monday, the evening of Halloween. "If you plan to drink, please make a plan for a sober ride!" said Dougherty. Participating agencies will be the Livingston County Sheriff's Office STOP DWI Unit, the Avon … [Read more...]

Spooky, Safe, Happy Halloween Coming to Geneseo

Halloween 2015. (Photo/Josh Williams.)

GENESEO – Are you ready for Halloween? The Village of Geneseo is. Spooky, cool and silly costumes will take to Main Street for trick or treating will be on Monday, Oct. 31, starting at 3 p.m. and running until 6 p.m. The annual Halloween parade will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary Jemison cabin in the Village Park. "Participating businesses will have a 'Trick-or-Treaters Welcome Here' sign on a window," said Caroline Wilson, intern for … [Read more...]