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...]

Nunda Rollover Injures One

NUNDA – A rollover accident on Rte. 436 injured a driver Friday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the vehicle was northbound on 436 when it ran off the left side of the roadway north of Telegraph Road at about 2:40 p.m. First responders arrived to find that the female driver had exited the vehicle on her own. Mercy Flight was initially put on standby for the call but was later cancelled. A Nunda Ambulance transported … [Read more...]

Violent Squall Causes Head-On Nunda Crash

NUNDA – Rapidly deteriorating weather conditions are thought to have caused a head-on collision on Rte. 408 in Nunda late Friday morning. According to first responders on scene, the two SUV's were on Rte. 408 in opposite directions when they collided in the area of Pentagass Road. Each car contained one person. Neither driver is thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries. The accident is thought to have been due to poor … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Nunda Boy Scout Troop Turns 100

NUNDA – Nunda's Boy Scout Troop celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday. Started in 1916, just 6 years after the Boy Scouts was founded nationwide, Troop 4077 has carried on through the years recruiting young boys as responsible citizens. "It's a family is what it is," said Chris Elliott, Troop 4077 Scoutmaster. "Generally we work with the nuclear family, which is the current troop, but we have an extended family in the community that … [Read more...]

Fire Destroys Nunda Garage


NUNDA – A fire destroyed a large garage on Tuesday. According to first responders, the garage was a total loss. The incident occurred on Rte. 15 (Creek Road). The Livingston County Sheriff's Office Road Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division and Forensic Identification Unit were on scene. Responding fire departments included Nunda and Dansville. Note: This story originally incorrectly said that the fire occurred in West Sparta. … [Read more...]

Nunda Man Considers Guilty Plea in Disturbing Child Sex Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A man accused of one of the highest-level sex crimes in New York State penal law is considering pleading guilty. Herman Hassell, 47, is accused of felony Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, one count of felony Criminal Sex Act in the First Degree, three counts of felony Criminal Sex Act in the Third Degree, and two counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child for allegedly having sex with multiple girls … [Read more...]

Cops Give Away 25 Safe Car Seats in Nunda

NUNDA – A joint-effort by multiple police agencies put more than two dozen new car seats in local vehicles over the weekend, making the roads safer for young children. Certified Child Seat Technicians from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, NYS Police and Nunda Police Department checked 38 car seats, and drivers received a total of 25 new car seats. "Thanks to the members of the Livingston County Cornell Cooperative Extension, … [Read more...]

Joe Harris Throws Off the Gloves to Fight New Charges

NUNDA – Joe Harris made bail and began another legal battle against Livingston County. Harris, 48, is filing another lawsuit against law enforcement. His new charges include misdemeanor Assault in the Third Degree, four counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. "Was I in a fight with my neighbor? Yes. I just got the better of him," said Harris. "He got beaten up, basically. But then he calls the cops, and the Deputy slammed … [Read more...]

Joe Harris Back in Jail for Assault After Ending 3-Year Court Battle

NUNDA – Less than a month after pleading guilty and finally resolving a three-year battle with Livingston County courts, Joseph Harris is back in jail, this time for allegedly injuring another person in a fight and impeding Nunda Police Officers in their investigation. According to a press release from the Nunda Police Department, Joe Harris is now charged with misdemeanor Assault in the Third Degree, four counts of misdemeanor Endangering the … [Read more...]

International Musician to Revive Ragtime in Nunda

NUNDA – An internationally renowned ragtime musician will bring his talents to Nunda to play and revive the music of Joseph Lamb, which has passed into obscurity. According to a press release from the Nunda Historical Society, the recital will be 'Joseph Lamb: the 'Other' Greatest Classic Ragtime Composer by Dennis James and Jen Conklin' at 2:30 pm on Sunday, July 31 at 24 Portage Street. "Lamb, a white accountant from New Jersey, grew up … [Read more...]