Avon Schools to Launch Tip Line After Scare

AVON – Following a minor incident on social media that rippled into a wave of fear and rumors at Avon Central Schools, the District announced to families that it plans to establish a tip line to alert administrators of suspicious or alarming online activity. An email that Avon Superintendent Aaron Johnson sent to families on Jan. 19 is as follows: Good evening, This is your school superintendent, Aaron Johnson. As you may be aware, a … [Read more...]

Victim of Fatal Geneseo Accident Identified as Savannah Williams

GENESEO – The SUNY Geneseo freshman who lost her life in a collision with a tractor trailer on Tuesday is identified as Savannah Williams, 18. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the preliminary investigation indicates that Williams pulled out of Court Street and into the path of the northbound tractor tailer which was driven by Robert Wilkinson, 24. Wilkinson was not injured but badly shaken by the … [Read more...]

Victim in Fatal Geneseo Accident was SUNY Geneseo Student

GENESEO – The victim in Tuesday's fatal accident on Rte. 63 is confirmed to be a SUNY Geneseo student. According to our news partner News10NBC, the victim is an 18-year-old female SUNY Geneseo student. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that a tractor trailer was northbound on Rte. 63 when the student pulled into its path out of Court Street, trying to head south. Dougherty said that the name of the victim will not be … [Read more...]

Teen Turns Self in to Geneseo Police on Child Porn Charges

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a young man for allegedly possessing sexually explicit images of a child on his cell phone. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Darryle Briggs, 19, of Warsaw, was arrested for felony Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child. Briggs' Facebook profile indicates that he studies psychology at SUNY Geneseo, and the College confirms that Briggs is a … [Read more...]

Over 870 SUNY Geneseo Students Vote So Far at On-Campus Polling Place

GENESEO – The night is still young, and over 870 SUNY Geneseo students have voted at the temporary on-campus polling place. Poll workers said at 6 p.m. that 870 students had already voted, with more coming in the door as they spoke. They estimated that this means a 60 to 70 percent voter turnout for the campus. "Voter turnout right now I'd say is on par with past years," said Eddie Lee in the Kuhl Gym polling place. "This is for a … [Read more...]

Geneseo Cops Investigate Student Robbery

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating a reported robbery in the Village. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, four to five SUNY Geneseo students were allegedly involved in an altercation during which a student took a cell phone from the hand of another. The incident occurred outside of 27 Orchard Street. According to New York State penal law, a person is guilty of robbery when they steal by using or … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s College and Village Share Student-made Chocolates at Touch of Grayce

Watch the students handmaking the chocolates in their video below! GENESEO — If you were out catching some sun on Main Street Saturday afternoon, chances are you also caught the sight of a passerby munching on dark chocolate. That's because Five North, a chocolate start-up created from the ground up by SUNY Geneseo students, just put on their first sales launch at Main Street's Touch of Grayce. The group, who crafted the chocolate the week … [Read more...]

Drunk SUNY Geneseo Student Swipes and Joyrides Ambulance Through Village

UPDATE: Accused Geneseo Ambulance Thief Challenges Evidence GENESEO – A SUNY Geneseo student was arrested by the Geneseo Police Department early Saturday morning after allegedly stealing a Geneseo ambulance that had responded to campus for a 911 call, joyriding through the Village and being chased and tackled by officers near Main Street. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Colin Dahlberg, 22, was arrested for Criminal … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Student Arrested in Connection to Court Street Burglaries

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GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a SUNY Geneseo student after recovering some property that was reported stolen in a string of alleged burglaries in early November. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, a 21-year-old male was charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree, an A misdemeanor. Officer Travis Lana arrested the student after it was found that he possessed a … [Read more...]

High School Student Pitches Solar Lamps to Geneseo Mayor

Reading this on your phone? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. GENESEO – An 11th grade honor-roll student at Ballston Spa high school near Albany wrote to mayor Richard Hatheway in Geneseo with ideas and drawings for solar powered lamp posts at 'main intersections' in the village. Skyler Cruz Wolsey's letter reads as follows: "Dear Mayor Richard Hatheway: Hello there sir! My name is Skyler Cruz Wolsey from … [Read more...]