Livonia Firefighters Rescue Trapped Driver on Big Tree Road

LIVONIA – A driver ran off Rte. 20A (Big Tree Road) in the early hours of Thursday. According to the Livonia Fire Department, the driver ran off the road in the area of Big Tree Road and East Lake Road, going over a guard rail and into a pole at 1:35 a.m. The driver was the only occupant and unable to get out. Crews from Livonia and Lakeville worked together to remove the passenger side door to free the patient. Livonia EMS transported … [Read more...]

Chimney Fire Ruins Hand-Built Livonia Home

LIVONIA – A Livonia homeowner is without the home that he built himself on Livonia Center Road. John Freestone says that the fire started in the chimney to the coal stove. He tried fighting the flames himself until they got out of hand at about 10:40 a.m. "The fire started in the tar around the chimney and spread into the roof," said Freestone. "I couldn't get to it with the handheld extinguisher. At that point, I knew it was time to call. … [Read more...]

Livonia’s Weather Station Reports Warmer Chills than National Sources

LIVONIA – The new weather station that came courtesy of the Livonia Fire Department is reporting windchill temperatures several degrees above the National Weather Service. While the Weather Service, brought by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is the national authority on weather data and forecasting across the U.S., Livonia's station atop a 10-foot pole broadcasts very localized data for local residents, for free, at … [Read more...]

ECOs Hunt and Catch Livonia Poacher Who Killed 3 Bucks

LIVONIA – A Conesus man pled guilty to illegally killing three deer and illegally using deer tags over several months of the hunting season. According to a press release from Livingston County District Attorney Greg McCaffrey, Matthew Feil, 33, admitted to illegally killing three bucks, illegally possessing deer tags from other hunters, improperly co-signing deer tags, improperly tagging deer, failing to tag deer, and illegally using a Big … [Read more...]

Fire Department Gives Livonia Online Weather Station

LIVONIA – The Livonia Fire Department installed a new weather station that began broadcasting weather information this week. Every few minutes, the Weather Underground channel, Station ID KNYLIVON5, reports information directly to the internet on local dew point, humidity, precipitiation rate, and air pressure. Data comes from several Livingston County towns from Avon to Springwater. The station shows sunrise and sunset times, and the … [Read more...]

SWIMMING: Bulldogs Stay Undefeated

LIVONIA —  The Livonia Bulldogs stayed undefeated in the pool defeating Hornell 91-74. Tyler Norris Livonia won both the 200 free 2:02.48 and 500 free 5:36.99 Three 8th graders turned heads with varsity victories as  Robbie Stewart won the 100 butterfly 1:07.34, Carl LaRue won the 100 back 1:03.26 and Christian Tewksbury won the 100 breast 1:19.24. EVENT RESULTS: 200 Medley Relay - 1. Livonia (Davis, Vossler, LaRue, Sicker) 1:51.00; … [Read more...]

Possible Heroin Overdose Sends Driver Off Livonia Road

LIVONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a local man for allegedly driving drugged and running his car off Richmond Mills Road. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, James Ozzello IV, 28, was arrested for misdemeanor Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, and Failure … [Read more...]

Tractor Falls Off Road after Crash with Car in Livonia

LIVONIA – A tractor fell down an embankment after a collision with a car at the intersection of South Livonia Road and Cleary Road on Friday. According to first responders, at 1:15 p.m. the Livonia Fire Department responded to a report of an accident involving a farm tractor and a car. Firefighters arrived to find the car in the road and the tractor overturned off the road, with the operator still inside. The operator of the tractor was … [Read more...]

Margaret Linsner Runs for Open Livonia Judge Seat

LIVONIA – A village attorney is throwing her name in the hat for the currently wide-open seat for Livonia Town Justice. Margaret Graff Linsner is campaigning as a write-in candidate for Livonia Town Justice. Incumbent Justice David Mahoney resigned effective Sept. 30, 2016. "I have been interested in the Town Justice position for awhile," said Linsner. "Dave was my friend and colleague. I didn't feel right running against him while he was … [Read more...]

What Happens on Nov. 8 Now that Livonia’s Sole Judge Candidate Resigned

LIVONIA – The November election is just five weeks away, and former Justice David Mahoney will be the only candidate on the ballot for Livonia Town Justice. The only catch is that Judge Mahoney resigned effective Sept. 30. So now what? David DiPasquale, Democratic Commissioner for the Livingston County Board of Elections, explained. "If Mahoney loses the election to a write-in candidate, the write-in will simply serve the term. If … [Read more...]