SUN SPORTS: Mitch Walton is Your Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s Athlete of the Week

SUNROOM — The GeneseeSun.com is proud to announce the Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli's athlete of the week as Mitch Walton. Walton, who goes to Geneseo Central school had a hockey game for the ages. Earlier this week during the Geneseo Livonia Avon Lakers game against the Greece Lightning Walton had a hat trick and 4 assists in their comeback victory. Watch the video to see what Walton earned. … [Read more...]

WATCH: GeneseeSun.com Releases Weekly ‘Sun Sports Show’

GENESEO — The GeneseeSun.com.com is proud to introduce the first ever weekly sports show brought to you by Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli's. This is the first sportscast ever produced dedicated to Livingston County athletics. The weekly show will be released to the public Sunday mornings while in-season competition continues. The show will include videos from the week's games as well as an announcement of the player of the week, who … [Read more...]

BOYS BASKETBALL: Braves On The Rise With Big Win

CALEDONIA — The Avon Braves defeated the Cal-Mum Raiders 43-28 in both teams first league game of the season. For Avon, Connor Taylor led the Braves with 10 points. Aaron Ghent added 9 points and worked the boards for 22 rebounds. The game had a special meaning to the Avon community as family of Gloria McKeown, who recently passed away, were in the crowd wearing t-shirts that read 'I love Busia,' which in Polish means 'Grandma.' Her … [Read more...]

Pearl Harbor Day Touches Navy Vet at National Warplane Museum

GENESEO – On Dec. 7, 1941, a clear, tropical winter morning in Honolulu, Hawaii, young American sailors woke to the dull hum of foreign airplanes. Hundreds of fighters, bombers and torpedo planes with the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service descended on the harbor, raining thousands of bombs and torpedoes on non-combatant American ships and planes. Loss of life was extremely high. The next day, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on … [Read more...]

Drug Overdose Takes Life of SUNY Geneseo Student

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating the death of a SUNY Geneseo student in an off-campus apartment. Colin Murphy, 21, passed away on Nov. 22. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that the initial investigation suggests a drug overdose. "We have expressed our condolences to the family," said Osganian. "Unfortunately this is a very tragic case that brings the presence of illegal drugs back into our community's … [Read more...]

WATCH: Tuskegee Airmen Graciously Accept Congressional Gold on Veterans Day at National Warplane Museum

GENESEO – This Veterans Day, the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo hosted a moving ceremony for five Tuskegee Airmen to finally receive their copies of the Congressional Gold Medal. Rep. Chris Collins and Alison Hunt, District Director for the 23rd NY Congressional District held by Rep. Tom Reed, officially presented bronze replicas of the original Tuskegee Congressional Gold Medal to Wallace C. Higgins and Herbert C. Thorpe. Thorpe accepted … [Read more...]

WATCH: Sneak Peek at Expanded Sunroom Newscast

    The GeneseeSun.com's new and expanded Sunroom studio is taking shape. Take a look at this prototype 'Suncast,' delivered from our news desk with a traditional newscast feel. The Sunroom, Livingston County's first video news studio, is the result of years of constant work and honing by co-owners Josh Williams and Conrad Baker. We have nearly doubled our space and added a beautiful news desk and set to our tool kit. "The … [Read more...]

WATCH: Sheriff Dougherty and DA McCaffrey Fight Heroin with New Initiatives

Watch our heroin discussion with Sheriff Dougherty and District Attorney McCaffrey below. LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Heroin continues to tighten its grip on Livingston County. Numbers of opioid overdoses, drug arrests and drug-related crimes continue to climb, goading law enforcement to take action. Sitting down with the GeneseeSun.com, Sheriff Thomas Dougherty and District Attorney Greg McCaffrey shared their own initiatives, professional … [Read more...]