$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...]

Missing Livonia and Rush Teens Found Safe

NYLON – Police have safely located the two teenagers who were reported missing on Monday. According to our news partners News10NBC, Aiden Ladd, 13, of Livonia and Hannah Griffin, 13, of Rush were found unharmed.   NYLON is the New York Local Online News section of the GeneseeSun.com, dedicated to uniting communities outside of Livingston County. … [Read more...]

Livonia Boy Disappears with Rush Girl

UPDATE: Missing Livonia and Rush Teens Found Safe NYLON – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is leading the search for two teenagers. According to our news partners News10NBC, missing are Aiden Ladd, 13, of Livonia and Hannah Griffin, 13, of Rush. Griffin and Ladd both went missing Monday morning from their homes and are believed to be together. Griffin’s bicycle was found near Rush Lima Road and Honeoye Falls 6 Road. She was last … [Read more...]

Perry House Takes Horrible Damage from Fire

NYLON – The house on Page Circle that caught fire during Tuesday's drizzle is expected to be a total loss. According to first responders on scene, the fire started in an apartment to the rear of the house at about 2:20 p.m. and spread to the upper structure. The rear of the house is destroyed, the roof is collapsing, and water has flowed through the bottom floor for more than two hours. The Perry Fire Department, located directly across the … [Read more...]