Livingston County Temps Could Crack Record Friday

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local temperatures are expected to climb as high as 73 degrees today, making Dansville feel more like Pensacola, Florida and possibly breaking the current February record. Weather Underground, the site that broadcasts live from weather stations including Dansville and most recently Livonia, said that the peak temperature in Dansville Thursday was 69 degrees, a hair behind's current 71-degree record for … [Read more...]

SCHEDULE: Boys’ Basketball Prepares for Second Round of Playoffs

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — High school boys' basketball teams in Livingston County return to compete in the second round of the Section V tournament this Friday, Feb. 24. Here's the schedule of the upcoming match-ups: CLASS B #3 LIVONIA (17-4) VS #6 PENN YAN (12-9)  @ LIVONIA 7 P.M. CLASS C2 #8 GENESEO (12-9) VS #1 PEMBROKE (16-4) @ PEMBROKE 7 P.M. #7 AVON (13-8) VS #2 EAST ROCHESTER (15-5) @ EAST ROCHESTER 7 P.M. #3 … [Read more...]

4-H Picks Avon High Schooler for National Conference

AVON – A local teen is on his way to the 'pinnacle experience of 4-H citizenship' as a delegate at the National 4-H conference in Maryland. According to a press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County (CCE), Avon resident Ethan Low, a 13-year member of 4-H, will represent Livingston County in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the conference that 'engages delegates in personal development experiences that increase their … [Read more...]

Airbnb Agrees to Pay Bed Tax to Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Ways and Means Committee approved an agreement between the County and Airbnb for the company to collect and pay 'bed taxes' from their rooms to Livingston County. If the Livingston County Board of Supervisors gives the agreement final approval later this week, Airbnb would periodically pay the County the rental tax they had collected. "Airbnb would not be the actual taxpayer," said County Attorney … [Read more...]

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...]