Honeoye Falls-Lima Wins Nation’s Highest Honor

LIMA – The Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District announced Tuesday that it has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award. According to a press release from Honeoye Falls-Lima School District, the school will receive a plaque and a flag to be hung at the entrance of the high school. The U.S. Department of Education will formally present the award, considered the most prestigious award that an American … [Read more...]

Honeoye Falls Residents Wage Write-In Campaign for Rick Milne

NYLON – Rick Milne's supporters are far from giving up after he lost the Republican primary to the late Bill Nojay and the Republican leadership did not appoint him as nominee. Honeoye Falls residents have an active social media campaign to write in Milne, their mayor, for the 133rd District of the New York State Assembly instead of voting for either Democratic nominee Barbara Baer or Joe Errigo, who the Republican leadership's appointed as … [Read more...]

Perry ‘Birdman’ Pleads to Rape after Livingston County Kidnapping Conviction

NYLON – The Perry man whom a Livingston County Jury convicted of kidnapping has pled guilty to another felony charge against the same victim in Wyoming County. Charles Braun, 67, pled guilty to felony Attempted Rape in the First Degree in full satisfaction of his five charges. “The plea offer was originally made in March and has remained open, even at this late date, in an effort to avoid putting the victim through the stress and strain of … [Read more...]

$2.5 Million Available for New York Farmers in Drought

NYLON – New York State grants are available to local farmers to help them better cope with severe weather events, such as this year’s drought. According to a press release from Senator Patrick Gallivan, a total of $2.5 million is available in the FY 2017 State Budget through round two of the Climate Resilient Farming grant program to help farms reduce their operational impact on the environment. The money can also be used to help farmers … [Read more...]

Friends Rally After Crook Steals $5K from Pavilion Cancer Fundraiser

NYLON – A man's chicken barbecue to help him fight cancer ended in shock on Saturday when someone apparently stole the fundraiser's earnings. Tina Bush immediately started an online fundraiser GoFundMe page, accessible here, to replenish the money. The alleged thief or thieves stole over $5,000 which was intended to help Mike Walker and his wife, Caledonia native Mary Kay, as they work together to fight his stage 4 lung cancer. "Well … [Read more...]

Local Leaders Extend Condolences after Loss of Bill Nojay

Watch Bob Lonsberry's video response to hearing the news below. NYLON – Local political insiders are taking to social media to extend their condolences and thoughts after hearing the news of NYS Assemblyman Bill Nojay's passing. "Make sure we are there for our friends. No problem is too big. Sources: NYS Assemblyman Bill Nojay dead" tweeted David Bellavia. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of @BillNojay," tweeted Eric Gott, … [Read more...]

NYS Assemblyman Bill Nojay Commits Suicide

NYLON – New York State Assemblyman Bill Nojay has passed away. According to our news partners News10NBC, police officers were called to the Riverside Cemetery on Lake Avenue in Rochester Friday morning for reports of shots fired. Sources say that Nojay was found deceased. News10NBC is told that Nojay was supposed to turn himself in on Friday for fraud charges. Nojay was elected to the 133rd Assembly District in 2012. His district … [Read more...]

Local Lawmakers Press Albany for Bus Cams to Catch Illegal Passers

NYLON – Livingston County representatives are among those pushing for external school bus cameras to watch for illegally passing drivers. According to our news partner News10NBC, Livingston County's Assemblyman, Bill Nojay is one of those lawmakers. “It would increase public safety, it will protect school kids, what could be wrong?” said Nojay. “Only the NYC delegation could block it and they're doing it, because in the Bronx, in Queens in … [Read more...]

Livingston County Deputies Make Hundreds of SAFE CHILD Cards at NYS Fair

NYLON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office went to the New York State Fair in Syracuse to take down critical information on hundreds of New York State children as part of Operation SAFE CHILD. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Deputy Michael Didas and Deputy Michael Anne attended the New York State Fair in Syracuse. Each year, the New York State Sheriff's Association sponsors a booth at the New York State Fair … [Read more...]

Honeoye Falls Bids Farewell to Rosa Byron

NYLON – The following is based on an obituary from Merton H. Kays Funeral Home: Rosa Byron of Honeoye Falls, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at age 68. Rosa was born Sept. 29, 1947 in Flushing, NY the daughter of the late William and Doris Waters Lamberton. She was a member of the Lima Baptist Church and retired as a nursery school teacher from Wee Care Nursery School at Lima Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband Walter. She is … [Read more...]