Men Plead Guilty to Letchworth Falls Child Deaths

NYLON – The men charged with the negligent deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park last year pled guilty to felony charges. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. Both men could face a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. On June 11, 2016, five children and two adults were in the restricted area at Letchworth State Park when … [Read more...]

Police Seek Further Victims in Wayland Child Porn Case

NYLON – New York State Police are asking anyone who believes they have information about further victims in a developing child porn case to contact their investigators. According to a press release from New York State Police, they arrested Peter Nowak, 57, of Wayland, for felony Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child and felony Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child. "The New York State Police are still actively investigating the case, … [Read more...]

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...]