Power Returns as Livingston County Braces for Winter Storm

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – RG&E and National Grid are reporting that none of their Livingston County customers are currently without power. Local residents will need all the help they can get heading into Monday evening's snowstorm. The National Weather Service said that a Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 8 p.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Wednesday. "Heavy snow and blowing snow could produce very difficult driving conditions with very poor … [Read more...]

Car Knocks Out Power for 1,000 in Leicester

UPDATE: Leicester's Lights Back On after Car Wipes Out Pole LEICESTER – A car ran off of Rte. 20A and knocked down a utility pole Tuesday afternoon, causing a local power outage. According to first repsonders at the scene, the car struck the pole at about 2:10 p.m. No one was transported to the hospital as a result of the accident. According to NYSEG's website, 1,042 of their Leicester customers are currently without power. The … [Read more...]

NYSEG Equipment Failure Caused Livingston County Blackout

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – An equipment failure was to blame for a power outage which left approximately 1,400 customers without power in Southern Livingston County Monday afternoon. According to Rachel Buchanan with NYSEG Public Affairs, 1,401 customers lost electricity for about an hour and a half. The outage area included the business strip in Dansville, where Tops and Rite Aid lost power at about noon. Customers in Dansville, North … [Read more...]

Electricity Returns to 1,400 in Southern Livingston County

UPDATE: NYSEG Equipment Failure Caused Livingston County Blackout LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The lights are back on after about 1,400 customers were without power Monday afternoon. According to New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG), 1,401 customers were without power in Dansville, North Dansville, Ossian, West Sparta, and Mount Morris. In Dansville, several businesses including Tops and Rite Aid and the traffic signal at Commerce Drive and … [Read more...]

1,400 without Power in Southern Livingston County

UPDATE: NYSEG Equipment Failure Caused Livingston County Balckout UPDATE: Electricity Returns to 1,400 in Southern Livingston County DANSVILLE – A power outage has left approximately 1,400 people without electricity Monday afternoon. According to New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG), 1,401 customers are without power in Dansville, North Dansville, Ossian, West Sparta, and Mount Morris. Power is expected to be restored within the … [Read more...]

More than 8,000 Without Power in Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Massive power outages have left more than 8,000 Livingston County residents without power. As of 6 p.m. Thursday, National Grid reports that 8,283 customers are without electricity. A blown transformer was reported in Lakeville at 4:49 p.m. Outage areas include Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland, Livonia, and Hemlock. National Grid says that power is estimated to be restored by 10 p.m. Power is currently out at Genesee … [Read more...]

Power Restored to More than 900 Livingston County Residents after Outage

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – More than 900 local residents' lights came back on Thursday afternoon after a brief power outage. According to National Grid's online outage map, most of these were National Grid customers in York. As of 1:45 on Thursday, National Grid is still working on restoring power to 653 customers in York, and expect power to be back on at 2 p.m. National Grid is also working on restoring power for 131 in Caledonia and 5 in … [Read more...]