Free Cancer Prevention Classes Coming to Nunda

NUNDA – UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Center for Community Health and the Chronic Disease Prevention Committee of the Genesee Valley Health Partnership will present a free cancer prevention program called Healthy Living Livingston starting in under two weeks. According to a press release from Wilmot Cancer Institute, Healthy Living Livingston runs from March 21 to June 9 at Trinity Church, Nunda, 25 East St. Participants attend … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Sheriff Dougherty Talks Wind Storm Aftermath

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Recovery efforts continue Thursday after powerful winds rocked the north of Livingston County. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that the biggest priority now is staying safe while utility crews restore power to Caledonia and areas of York. "At this moment we're in good shape," said Dougherty. "Most of the roadways have been cleared. There are a couple outstanding like Stewart Road behind me but overall the … [Read more...]

York and Caledonia Travel Advisory to End in One Hour

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's travel advisory for the towns of York and Caledonia will be lifted in one hour. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty advised the public on social media that the advisory will be lifted but also called on neighbors to check on the elderly while power is still out. Outages are expected to affect over 1,000 in Caledonia and York into tomorrow afternoon. "The no unnecessary travel issued earlier in York … [Read more...]

Caledonia Opens Warming Station for Blacked-Out Residents

CALEDONIA – Cold residents can go to J W Jones Hall 366 Leicester St. to warm up while they wait for power to be restored to their homes. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty issued a travel advisory for York and Caledonia and advised the public of the warming station in a press release. "Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty has issued a travel advisory for No Unnecessary Travel for portions of Livingston County including all of … [Read more...]

Livingston County Blackouts to Last into Thursday Afternoon

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – More than 1,000 northern Livingston County residents are told to expect to be without power until tomorrow afternoon. National Grid's website says that 2,012 of their customers in Caledonia and Mumford and hundreds of others in the region are expected to be without power until 3 p.m. Thursday. "No power at my house, probably out for a couple of days," posted Donna Falkner to Facebook. "Fields too soft to put poles back … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Main Streets Going Blue Means Get Screened for Colon Cancer

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County villages and towns are going blue to get as many residents as possible to be screened for colorectal cancer. Jennifer Rodriguez, Public Health Director for the Livingston County Department of Health, says that colorectal cancer is one of the most diagnosed but also one of the most preventable cancers. Amy Pollard, CEO of Noyes Health, said that colonoscopies save lives and are painless procedures that … [Read more...]

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...]