Freezing Rain Advisory Cancels Evening Activity at Avon, Livonia Schools

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A freezing rain advisory has closed two Livingston County schools for the night. Livonia Central Schools and Avon Central Schools have cancelled evening activities for Tuesday, Jan. 10. "Due to the developing freezing rain and anticipated deteriorating conditions throughout this afternoon and evening, the campus is closed," posted Livonia Central Schools to Facebook. A winter weather advisory is currently in effect … [Read more...]

David Morris to Retire as County’s Attorney of Over 20 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – David Morris, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors' attorney for more than two decades, announced that he will soon retire. Morris began in his current capacity on New Year's Day, 1992. Whoever the next County Attorney is has big shoes to fill. "David has been an integral part of the County for so long, his counsel and his way of doing things will definitely be missed," said County Administrator Ian Coyle after … [Read more...]

Livingston County Public Services Talks DA Staffing

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Public Services Committee heard a departmental and staffing update from District Attorney Greg McCaffrey Wednesday morning. The DA's Office came to the front of the County's attention in April 2016 when New York State effectively mandated that all counties increase the salaries of their respective district attorneys to $183,297.75 per year in 2016, $193,000 in 2017 and $203,000 in 2018. On Wednesday, McCaffrey laid out … [Read more...]

It Begins: Livingston County to Enter Winter Weather Advisory

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Wednesday evening's lake-effect squall will brings a National Weather Service winter weather advisory to Livingston County on Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, the advisory will remain in effect from 1 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday. "The passage of an arctic front Thursday afternoon and evening will bring a burst of heavy snow and blowing snow," said the National Weather Service. "This will lead to … [Read more...]

Deputy ‘Rocks Around the Christmas Tree’ to Cheer Nursing Home Residents

MOUNT MORRIS – A Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy struck a chord with residents at the County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation on Murray Hill (CNR). A short video clip posted to the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page shows Deputy Michael Telesca and singing 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' for several residents. "As many of you know we have Deputy Sheriffs assigned to the Murray Hill campus," says a Facebook post by the Sheriff's … [Read more...]

Geneseo Considers Building ‘Continuing Care Retirement Community’

GENESEO — Interested citizens will open a discussion on a possible Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Livingston County this Thursday. The meeting will be Oct. 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the large cafeteria at Geneseo Central School. Speakers will talk implementation and present on the role that a CCRC can play for county residents after retirement. "There's definitely a need in the area for one of these facilities," said Tom … [Read more...]

Creepy Clown Hoax in Vitale Park Terrifies Livonia

UPDATE: Sheriff: Deputies Not Clowning Around, Arrest Man for Creepy Clown Hoax UPDATE: Details Emerge on Livonia’s Bizarre Clown Prankster LIVONIA – A community member's report of a creepy clown in Vitale Park has put the Livonia community on edge. It all started when the above image was posted to Christopher Cody Hooper's Facebook page with the following warning: "Okay...so I pull up to Vitale Park tonight to walk the dogs with my … [Read more...]

Cops Stop Heroin, Needles and Drug Paraphernalia in Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested two Prattsburgh residents for allegedly having heroin and needles on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeremiah Young, 41, was arrested for felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. Raymond Brown, 38, was … [Read more...]

‘Gala in the Valley’ Adds Auction for Bahama Cruise to Song, Dance and Glamour

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The United Way of Livingston County has added an auction for a cruise in the Bahamas to its fifth annual 'Gala in The Valley' at the Wadsworth Homestead. According to a press release from the United Way, a live auction for a four-night cruise for four people to the Bahamas will complement cocktail hour, dinner, annual awards ceremony, live music and dancing. The party begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. Proceeds from … [Read more...]

McGuire Bows out in Support of Republican Candidate in Assembly Race

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — Livingston County Conservative Party Chairman Jason J. McGuire has withdrawn from the 133rd Assembly District Race and thrown his support to Republican candidate Joe Errigo. According to a press release from the Livingston County Conservative Party, McGuire- who entered the race for the District earlier this week- came to his decision after meeting with Errigo to discuss the nature of the race. "I have notified State … [Read more...]