School Buses Won’t Cross Lima’s Most Dangerous Intersection

LIMA – The intersection of Rtes. 5 and 20 at Doran and Bragg Streets is considered so dangerous that no school bus is allowed to cross it. According to our news partners News10NBC, transportation director of the Honeoye Falls-Lima School District Bill Harvey says that it is the most dangerous intersection in their district. "None of our buses are allowed to pull out of Doran Road at all," Harvey told News10. "Once you're on Doran Road, you … [Read more...]

Large-Scale Solar Panel and Wildflower Fields Could Blossom in Lima

LIMA – A meeting and recent webinar regarding large scale solar installations shed more light on Lima’s continuing considerations to allow solar sites and potential strategies to capitalize on solar power. Lima’s Deputy Supervisor Cathy Gardner said that an April 5 meeting included a presentation on anticipated guidelines for large scale solar siting by a New York State Department of Agricultural and Markets representative. "We have learned … [Read more...]

Lima to Cut Many Village Ash Trees Ahead of Borer

LIMA – Lima residents may be seeing numerous trees coming down soon as the Lima Village Highway Crew deals with the destructive Emerald Ash Bore, EAB. This spring, the highway crew will begin examining existing Ash trees to determine which ones will need to be removed. "We usually try doing them throughout the spring and summer, and we do it as we can get to them, as we notice them," said Village Superintendent of Public Works, Ben Luft. … [Read more...]

Cars Crash at Notorious Lima Intersection

LIMA – A two-vehicle crash slowed traffic at the intersection of East Main Street and Bragg Street Wednesday evening. According to first responders on scene, one person complained of hand pain. As of 7:12 p.m., no one had been sent to a hospital. "This intersection is very dangerous," said Fire Chief Jim Pribanich at the scene. "It needs to have something done with it." The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the … [Read more...]

Lima Ambulance Salutes Captains Caccamise and Lindsay as They Pass the Torch

LIMA – It was all green at the Lima Ambulance building Mar. 19, but not for Saint Patrick’s Day. On Sunday, ambulance volunteers, family members and public officials gathered to thank former Rescue Captain Norm Caccamise, and Co-Captain, Donna Lindsay, for their years of service. The celebration was hosted by Lima’s new Rescue Captain, Scott Domuracki, who will work in partnership with new Co-Captain, Michael Finucane. “I think what it … [Read more...]

Petition to Open Aldi at Lima’s Old Save-A-Lot Continues

LIMA – The petition to open an Aldi store in Lima is still short of the 1,000 supporters necessary. The petition, available here, is seeking the support of those interested in having an Aldi open in the old Save-A-Lot property located on 5&20. As of Mar. 16, the Aldi petition has garnered 769 supporters, still 231 shy of the 1,000 needed. After voting, participants are also offered the opportunity to write a comment explaining why they … [Read more...]

Lima’s New Fire Truck Takes Safety to New Heights

LIMA – A new fire truck purchased by the Lima Fire Department will help keep the town and village of Lima and its volunteer firefighters safer than ever. According to Lima Fire Chief Jim Pribanich, the new truck, a 1996 Spartan quint aerial, is a good fit due to its tall ladder and multiple safety features. "We’ve been looking for aerial trucks for, I’d say, a good six months, and Lima is a small community so it’s tough to find a deal that … [Read more...]

Lima Rescue Capitan Passes the Torch after 40 Years of Service

LIMA – Norm Caccamise stepped down as ambulance Rescue Captain after 35 years serving in that position. In a note submitted to the Town Board, Caccamise said that he hopes to provide someone else the opportunity to bring new ideas to drive the ambulance forward. “He’s going to be a big loss,” said Town Supervisor Pete Yendell, who is a Lima firefighter. “He’s held that core together for 35 years and he was a driver medic 5 years before … [Read more...]

Cops Watch 82-Year-Old DWI Suspect Crush Lima Mailboxes

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LIMA – New York State Police arrested a Lima resident for DWI after they allegedly saw her car crash into three mailboxes. According to a press release from New York State Police, Laura Leonard, 82, was arrested for misdemeanor Driving while Intoxicated, misdemeanor Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and traffic violations including Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign and Moving from Lane Unsafely. On Feb. 19 at about 6:20 p.m., a … [Read more...]

Lima Plans Safer Path to Dollar General

LIMA – The Lima Town Board is taking the first steps toward a new pathway extending from Lima Baptist Church to Dollar General. According to Town Supervisor Pete Yendell, the Town has around $40,000 set aside for the construction of the walkway, which will likely start out as a gravel path. “I see so many people crossing for the Dollar General from every time I come into the village practically, and every time I see it I’m just so nervous,” … [Read more...]