Geneseo and York Odyssey of the Mind Qualify for World Championship

GENESEO — Students at Geneseo Central School and York Central School qualified for the World Finals at the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship on at Binghamton University. Official results say that the competition on Apr. 8 saw teams qualify for worlds in a total of  seven categories between the two schools. At this year's State Championship, Geneseo Central School had three 1st place finishes, in categories 'Ready, Set, Balsa, Build!' … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Odyssey of the Mind Takes Flight in Regional Competition

YORK — The 2017 Region 15 and 16 Odyssey of the Mind Tournament took place in York with 10 schools and over 200 students competing in creatively fueled competition after months of hard work and planning. Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition for students of all ages. Teams of students  from a school select a problem, create a solution, then present their solution in a competition against other teams in the same problem … [Read more...]

Car Takes Out Base of Pole by York School

YORK – A vehicle broke out the bottom of a utility pole outside of York Central School late Wednesday morning. According to first responders on scene, the car was westbound on Rte. 63 (Genesee Street) when the driver lost control, crossed the oncoming lane, and crashed through the utility pole at about 11:20 a.m. The driver was checked for injuries in an ambulance and released at the scene. Even without the bottom two feet or so of the … [Read more...]

York Gives Tearful Support to Deputy Kane as BOE Considers Her Removal

YORK – Dozens of local residents wholeheartedly backed Deputy Rebecca Kane at an emergency meeting of the York Central School District Board of Education (BOE) to consider replacing her with another Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy. The Board of Education called the meeting a fact finding session and said that they would not announce any decision after an executive session following the meeting. Teachers, staff, graduates, parents, current … [Read more...]

York Central School District Ordered to Fix Inadequate Special Ed Resources

YORK – The New York State Department of Education has ordered the York Central School District to improve their programs for special needs students, saying that their lack of a resource room impacted a special needs student during the 2014-2015 school year. According to the findings of the Department of Education, when parent Otto Kuhn introduced the idea of a resource room program to the York School District's Committee on Special Education … [Read more...]

York Central School Passes $16.5 Million School Budget

YORK — On Tuesday night York Central School passed their proposed school budget as well as approved the purchase of two new school buses. York passed the $16.5 million budget by a margin of 382-178. The bus purchase passed by margin of 352-182. Additionally three open School Board seats were filled by Steven Beardsley, Glenda VanRy, and Marilyn Moore. … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Accident Near York School Property

YORK – Folks who turned out to the York Central School football field Monday night were surprised when a car crashed into multiple parked vehicles on the grass nearby. At about 8:20p.m., the car was passing the school on Genesee Street and suddenly veered to the shoulder, colliding with multiple parked vehicles. The incident was apparently caused by driver inattention. "It appears that the driver was putting her purse away and hit a few … [Read more...]