SUN VIDEO: Luck of the Irish Clears Sky for Geneseo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

GENESEO – The Village struck gold with the timing of the third annual Lifting Up Livingston St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday. Despite heavy snows Saturday morning, the sky cleared and hundreds flocked to the bear fountain to watch happy paraders and catch flying candy. Main Street is still buzzing. There is good food, good drinks and good people aplenty. Kelly's Saloon is open and thriving. Happy St. Patrick's Day from the … [Read more...]

Kelly’s Saloon Opens St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

GENESEO – Kelly's Saloon will open its doors St. Patrick's Day weekend. The sign is up, the paint is dry and the glasses are clean. This means that Kelly's plans to be open for the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. "So many people have come together to make this place possible," said Sarah Dieter, owner. "I can't thank everyone involved enough. I hope everyone stops in this weekend. It will be good to have smiles back in this place … [Read more...]

Lifting Up Livingston’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Will Go On Saturday, Rain or Shine

GENESEO – Geneseo is the lucky Village that gets to host the third annual Lifting Up Livingston St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday. Over 40 acts and counting will march from the Livingston County Government Center at Court and Main Streets to the Village Park starting at 1 p.m. Shops will have special sales, restaurants will have special meals and the Village will be bustling, like Avon was in the parade's first two years. "We are looking … [Read more...]

Avon Feels Lucky with Big Beautiful St. Patty’s Day Parade

AVON – The second annual Lifting Up Livingston St. Patrick's Day parade exceeded all expectations for clear weather, big beautiful floats and hundreds of happy faces showing their best Irish cheer. The parade definitely lucked out on the weather with clear and sunny skies. 41 acts paraded through the village, letting the candy fly for ecstatic kids. All then gathered at the Avon fire hall on the circle for family snacks and … [Read more...]

Lifting Up Livingston’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Bigger and Better than Ever

AVON – Parade participants and community buzz are making Lifting Up Livingston's second annual family-friendly St. Patrick's Day Parade bigger and better than ever. More than 40 participants have registered to be in the parade, and applications are still open and available here. Participants include numerous civic organizations, charities, fire departments and the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. "Families are excited about it and the … [Read more...]

Second Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Coming to Village of Avon

AVON – Lifting Up Livingston Inc. and the Village of Avon are once again working together to make the second annual St. Patrick's Day Parade even bigger and better than last year's. Applications are now open for featured floats and participants in the parade. The parade will feature floats and marchers from families, businesses, community groups, or any other interested parties. Awards will be given for best float. Anyone who would like to … [Read more...]

News Rewind: Hot Village Politics, St. Patrick’s Day, Officer Chapman’s Award

SUNROOM – Publisher Josh Williams and Editor in Chief Conrad Baker discuss the heated Mayor's race in Livonia where a last-minute surprise candidate came within 23 votes of winning the mayor's seat, and Trustee's race in Mount Morris where two Republican candidates won out over two Democrats. Also on the table are the first ever St. Patrick's Day parade in Avon, and our new app for Google Play and the Apple store. … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Driver Walks Away from Rollover

LIVONIA – St. Patrick's Day could have gone a lot worse for the family of an allegedly intoxicated driver on Big Tree Road on Moday. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office's facebook page, the accident accurred at about 4 p.m. Monday. The injuries reported are fortunately minor, but the investigation does suggest that alcohol was involved. The Sheriff's Office posted a precaution to their page as well, "Please enjoy your St. … [Read more...]

Avon’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Kicks Off New Tradition

Reading this on your phone? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. AVON – Livingston County kicked off a new tradition on Saturday with the first annual St. Patrick's Day parade that included more that 30 groups and floats and a cheering crowd extending from Clinton Street down to Genesee Street and ended by the Milex Parking Lot. The parade was organized by volunteers with Lifting Up Livingston, a local charity that … [Read more...]

Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Features Dozens of Local Favorites

AVON – Livingston County's first ever annual St. Patrick's Day parade will begin this weekend, on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Avon Central School parking lot, courtesy of driven volunteers and Lifting Up Livingston, a local charity that assists families who are battling cancer. Lifting Up Livingston says the Parade Route will go from the School Parking lot on Clinton Street down to Genesee Street and end by Milex Parking Lot. Following the … [Read more...]