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...]

Avon Misses Piebald Doe Struck by Car

AVON – Neighbors in the area of the Kraft-Heinz plant will miss seeing a natural rarity in their backyards. Residents in the area of Wadsworth Avenue and Sackett Road said that they have seen the deer grow up since it was a fawn. "She was always with other deer. My mother would see that deer almost every day, probably three to four times a week," said Jeff Keady. "She told us about it, I think last spring, and we didn't believe her. I … [Read more...]

Avon Loses Protected Piebald Deer to Car

UPDATE: Avon Misses Piebald Doe Struck by Car AVON – A deer that hunters vowed not to shoot was killed by a passing car sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The piebald doe was seen many times by lucky individuals around the area of Fowlerville Road and the Kraft-Heinz plant and appreciated for its unusual beauty. "The hunters were all saying they weren't going to shoot it," said Kara Temperato on Wadsworth … [Read more...]

Sick Driver Hits Car Pumping Gas at Dutch Hollow Market

AVON – A driver ran off E Avon Lima Road and into a young man's car as he was pumping gas at Exxon Thursday morning. According to first responders on scene, a silver SUV was eastbound on Rte. 20 (E Avon Lima Road) when the driver allegedly experienced an illness, veered off the road and ran into a vehicle as its driver has just finished pumping gas. Firefighters cut away the driver's side door to free the driver. Airbags deployed in the SUV … [Read more...]