New Plane Propels Rochester’s OnCore Aviation to New Heights

NYLON – Rochester's small, locally owned aviation company and flight instruction group announced that a new luxury airplane now joins its fleet. According to a press release from OnCore Aviation, LLC, a Diamond DA-62 aircraft arrived at their facility, operated out of the JetSmart Aviation Services hangars on Scottsville Road, Rochester. The new addition to their rapidly expanding fleet is exciting and motivating to early aviation students, … [Read more...]

Wayland, Gunlocke Bids Farewell to ‘Bud’ Greiner Merrill

NYLON – Marie Noelle Palermo submitted the following obituary to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. Raymond 'Bud' Greiner Merrill, 83, passed away on Saturday (Jan. 28, 2017) at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, Calif. He was born on Feb. 21, 1933 in Wayland, N.Y. to Raymond B. and Helma C. (Greiner) Merrill. Bud grew up in Atlanta and Naples, N.Y. He graduated from Wayland Central School in 1950. After high school, he … [Read more...]

Caledonia Man Arrested During Rochester Protests

NYLON – A Caledonia native was among those arrested during the People’s Solidarity March and Rally on Saturday in Rochester. According to our news partner News10NBC, Christopher Redman, 39, of Caledonia, was among those arrested for misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. Redman's Facebook page says that he currently lives in Rochester but is from Caledonia and went to Caledonia-Mumford High School. As part of the global 'Women's March' rallies, a … [Read more...]

NYS Police Site Makes Pistol Recertification a Flash

NYLON – New York State Police launched a website to help pistol permit carriers to recertify as mandated by state law. According to a press release from New York State Police, the website, available here, is intended to be a quick and easy process. There is no cost for recertification, and licensees who do not wish to use the online process can download a form from the website, and paper forms will also be available at any State Police … [Read more...]

Dad and Daughter Build Support to Make Their ‘Christmas Story’ Lego House Official Set

NYLON – A SUNY Geneseo graduate and his daughter are quickly building support to make their original Lego set of the house from 'A Christmas Story' an official set. Jason Middaugh and his 8-year-old daughter, Jane, built this exact replica of the house from scratch, just for fun. Once his wife, Tina, mentioned that they really might have something here, Jason started looking into how he can apply to make their Lego creation an official … [Read more...]

Lake Effect Snow to Arrive in Livingston County

NYLON – A belt of lake-effect snow is expected to arrive in Livingston County Wednesday evening. According to our news partners News10NBC, the short-lived but intense snowfall will present hazards for drivers mostly outside of the county, especially Monroe and Orleans Counties, where there are winter weather advisories. "With frigid temperatures and significant snowfall on the way, I urge New Yorkers to take appropriate precautions now to … [Read more...]

DEC Calls Caledonia Hunter Shooting ‘Accidental’

NYLON – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) said that hunting-related shooting fatalities within the past week in Caledonia and Sandy Creek, NY were accidental and preventable. A press release from DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said that DEC Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) are currently investigating two hunting-related shooting fatalities that occurred within the past week, calling both 'accidental … [Read more...]

Friends and Family Fondly Remember Marcus Postell

NYLON – Friends and family are posting fond memories and condolences to the Facebook page of Marcus Postell, who passed away in the stabbing in York on Nov. 21. Postell, 21, a Rochester resident, is remembered as a funny, kind and down-to-earth older brother, track athlete and friend. "I got a visit from a former player last night Darius Smex Walker," posted Sean Banks. "As we talked we got the sad news and couldn't believe it. I was lucky … [Read more...]

2 Charged with Manslaughter for Deaths of Children at Letchworth Falls

NYLON – A Wyoming County Grand Jury indicted two Rochester area men for the deaths of two boys who went over the falls at Letchworth State Park in June. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, are now charged with several crimes including two counts each of felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree, two counts of felony Criminally Negligent Homicide and 10 counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare … [Read more...]

‘Super Moon’ to Return for Second Night

NYLON – If you missed the much-photographed larger-than-usual moon last night, you're in luck. The 'super moon' will be back for another appearance tonight, Monday, starting at 5:14 p.m. Tonight the moon will be at 100 percent illumination, The increase in the moon's apparent size and brightness is no mystery, but is nonetheless rare. According to our news partner News10NBC, right now, the moon is closer to the earth than at any time since … [Read more...]