Cops Cuff Avon Dentist for Crooked Practices

AVON – State Police arrested the owner and operator of Avon Family Dentistry on felony charges for illegally upcharging dental crowns and alowing uncertified assistants to work on patients. According to a joint press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey and the New York State Police, Dr. Michael Oros was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and felony Aiding and Abetting the Unauthorized Practice, … [Read more...]

Avon Fire Destroyed Friendly Truckers’ Home

AVON – Neighbors say that the fire on North Avon Road destroyed the home of a friendly couple who drive big rigs. Wayne White, who says he lives two doors down with his family, said that the couple and their 18-wheel rigs were gone at the time of the fire. "They must have been on the road," said White at the scene. "They had just moved here from the city [Rochester]. They were both very nice and neighborly." First responders contacted … [Read more...]

Cops Make First Arrest in Avon Burglary Investigation

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Dansville man as the first suspect in an Avon burglary investigation. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Nicholas Young, 22, of Dansville, was arrested on Friday, March 17 for felony Burglary in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Petit Larceny and misdemeanor Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree. "Additional arrests are pending," said Dougherty in the … [Read more...]

Avon Boards Cautious of Proposed $130K Driving Park Lodge

AVON – The Town and Village Boards are cautiously optimistic about Avon Rotary's proposal to build a four-season public lodge in Avon Driving Park. The proposal is to tear down the existing skate-house and build a 32-foot by 64-foot, 100-person capacity lodge at Avon Driving Park. Rotarians Tom Vonglis and John Marks sought commitments from both the Village and Town Boards to help pay for the project, slated at $130,000, in a 30-minute … [Read more...]

SCHEDULE: Big Night For Boys Basketball in Sectional First Round Action

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — It's game day in Livingston County for High School Basketball for first round action in the Section V tournament Here's a list of times and locations of LCAA teams so you can get out to a game. CLASS B #3 LIVONIA (16-4) VS #14 WATERLOO (4-16) @ LIVONIA 7 P.M. #4 EARLY COLLEGE (13-7) VS #13 DANSVILLE (6-14) @ EARLY COLLEGE 5 P.M. #6 PENN YAN (11-9) VS #11 WAYLAND-COHOCTON (8-12) @ PENN YAN 7 P.M. CLASS … [Read more...]

Community Forum Coming for Avon’s 10-Year Comprehensive Plan

AVON – The Village of Avon announces an upcoming community forum for their 2017 update to the 10-year Comprehensive Plan. According to a press release from the Village of Avon, the community forum for the Village’s 2017 Comprehensive Plan update process is Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Village Hall Auditorium at 74 Genesee Street. "We need your input to help develop an all inclusive Plan that will serve to shape our … [Read more...]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cal-Mum Defeats Avon

CALEDONIA — The Avon Braves fell to the Caledonia-Mumford Lady Raiders 50-41 on Jan. 31. The Braves started off the game with a 20-14 lead in the first quarter, with both Keni Read and Emily Raynard sinking two 3-pointers each. The Raiders came back the second quarter to outscore the Braves 8-2 and tie the game up at 22 points at the half. Toward the end of the third quarter, Gill Flint put the Raiders in the lead with a 3-point play. … [Read more...]

BOYS HOCKEY: Lakers Defeat Eagles 4-1

GENESEO — The Geneseo/Livonia/Avon Lakers Defeated the Irondequoit Eagles 4-1 . The Lakers' Billy McDevitt scored a total of 2 goals to lead the team to victory. Michael Walton and defender Jacob VanDewalker also scored a goal each to bring the Lakers' total number of goals to 4. Lakers' goalie Isaac Sweet had another strong performance in the net with 19 saves. The Lakers are 8-5 for the season and are back in action January 27th to … [Read more...]

Avon to Ask NYS for $50K to Replace Diseased Ash Trees

AVON – As the emerald ash borer (EAB) digs deeper into Avon, the Village is preparing a counterattack. The plan is to take out infected ash trees in the area of Avon Driving Park before the bugs can and use a New York State grant to replace them with disease-resistant species. The Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of applying for a $11,000 to $50,000 Urban and Community Forestry Grant from New York State to replace the trees … [Read more...]

WATCH: Suspicious Crash at Avon’s Dutch Hollow Market

AVON – Surveillance video at Dutch Hollow Market on E Avon Road shows how Thursday's suspicious accident unfolded. A young man unassumingly tops off the gas tank on his first car as the silver vehicle runs off the shoulder of E Avon Road in the distance. Within moments, the out-of-control car veers across the road, shaves a utility pole and collides with the young man's car. The silver car's driver's door airbag deployed but no one was … [Read more...]