LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Strike Two Jails Man for Counterfeit $100 at Geneseo’s 7-Eleven

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly attempting to pass a fake $100 bill at 7-Eleven on Main Street Wednesday night. According to Police Chief Eric Osganian, Mohamed Saad, 27, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree and felony Scheme to Defraud. "He … [Read More...]

Homeland Security to Award Hemlock Fire Department $82K for Airpacks

LIVONIA – The Hemlock Fire Department is poised to receive a federal grant through the Department of Homeland Security. According to a press release from Congressman Chris Collins, the Hemlock Fire Department will receive $82,667 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON NORTH (AVON, CALEDONIA, LIMA, YORK)

CRC Invites Public to Caledonia Ribbon Cutting 3 Years after Fire

CALEDONIA – Nearly three years after Commodity Resource Corporation (CRC) lost its facility to a catastrophic fire, the public is invited to a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. According to a press release from CRC, their facility rebuild in Caledonia is complete and Land O Lakes/Purina has begun operations there. The ribbon cutting formally opens the … [Read More...]

Car Rolls on Bronson Hill Road, Avon

AVON – A vehicle left the pavement on Bronson Hill Road and overturned Sunday night. According the the East Avon Fire Department, the emergency call reporting the accident came in at 8:02 p.m. The driver was not injured. The scene was near Rtes. 5&20 and Sutton Road. East Avon First Assistant Chief Jeff Faugh had … [Read More...]

Cops Find Felony Weight of Coke in Lightless Car in York

YORK – New York State Police arrested a LeRoy resident for allegedly carrying a felony amount of cocaine on Rte. 63 in a car that had its headlights off. According to a press release from State Police Troop E Major Richard Allen, Benjamin Hilton, 28, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and … [Read More...]

York Fixes Water Main Break Off Genesee Street

YORK – The Town Highway and Water Department fixed a water main break on Piffard Circle that leaked for several hours. According to George Warden, Highway and Water Superintendent for the Town of York, the first calls reporting a water main break came in at about 12:30 a.m. "It was a 6-inch main with a 1-inch hole in it," said Warden. "We did … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON CENTRAL

Strike Two Jails Man for Counterfeit $100 at Geneseo’s 7-Eleven

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly attempting to pass a fake $100 bill at 7-Eleven on Main Street Wednesday night. According to Police Chief Eric Osganian, Mohamed Saad, 27, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree and felony Scheme to Defraud. "He … [Read More...]

Homeland Security to Award Hemlock Fire Department $82K for Airpacks

LIVONIA – The Hemlock Fire Department is poised to receive a federal grant through the Department of Homeland Security. According to a press release from Congressman Chris Collins, the Hemlock Fire Department will receive $82,667 in federal funding through the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) … [Read More...]

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LIVINGSTON SOUTH

Springwater Crash Leads to Second DWI in Two Years

SPRINGWATER —Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a women for a felony driving while intoxicated after a one-car crash. According to a press release from Thomas Dougherty, Aron E. McCallum, 29, was arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated for having a DWI conviction in the past 10 years. On June 16, 2017 at approximately 4:20 a.m. Deputy […]

Unique as Ever Pet Parade, Car Show and Outhouse Races Delight at Nunda Fundays

NUNDA – Everyone had a blast at the unique as ever lineup of parades and shows at Nunda Fundays. Nunda Fundays started Thursday with its one-of-a-kind pet parade. Outhouse races were Friday night. Saturday is the biggest day of all which includes the famous car show at Keshequa Central School, the Nunda Funday Rocky Raccoon Run 5K and of course the […]

Nunda Fundays Begins Thursday with Pet Parade

NUNDA – The sixth annual Nunda Fundays arrives today with the one-of-a-kind pet parade. According to the Nunda Fundays Facebook page, registration for the pet parade is at the government center at 4 Massachusetts Street. Outhouse races are Friday night and Saturday is the famous car show at Keshequa Central School from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday will […]

Stolen Guns Load Springwater Man with Felony

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man on a felony charge for allegedly stealing two long guns. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Patrick O’Hara, 21, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree. On June 11, Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs were called to a […]

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COURTS

Strike Two Jails Man for Counterfeit $100 at Geneseo’s 7-Eleven

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly attempting to pass a fake $100 bill at 7-Eleven on Main Street Wednesday night. According to Police Chief Eric Osganian, Mohamed Saad, 27, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree and felony Scheme to Defraud. “He tried purchasing […]

Fingerprint Match Pins Down Forgery Suspect 2 Years Later

LIVINGSTON COUNTY The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man who allegedly lied to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office about his identity two years ago and has been at large ever since. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Eduardo Bonilla, 31, was arrested for felony Forgery in the Second Degree and misdemeanor […]

Springwater Crash Leads to Second DWI in Two Years

SPRINGWATER —Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a women for a felony driving while intoxicated after a one-car crash. According to a press release from Thomas Dougherty, Aron E. McCallum, 29, was arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated for having a DWI conviction in the past 10 years. On June 16, 2017 at approximately 4:20 a.m. Deputy […]

Thrown Beer Can Leads to Felony DWI with Child on 390

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Livingston County Sheriff Office arrested a Rochester man on a felony charge for allegedly driving while intoxicated with a child in the car. According to a press release from Thomas Dougherty, Elbert Jackson Jr., 55, was arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, felony Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC […]

Cops Execute Felony Geneseo Sex Charge Warrant in Batavia

GENESEO – The Batavia Police Department helped the Geneseo Police Department take a former Geneseo resident into custody for a felony sex charge. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Ashlee Mistretta, 30, now a resident of Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for felony Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree […]

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FEATURES

Sun Announces ‘Sun Beat’ a Community and Business Listing Like No Other

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The GeneseeSun.com officially launched a new feature Wednesday, the ‘Sun Beat,’ a business and community directory for Livingston County unlike any other. It’s a directory where you control the message. It shows all participating businesses’ and organizations’ social media feeds in real-time, side-by-side. The directory is designed for people and connects them to […]

On the Money: Friday is First Day Under Dept of Labor Fiduciary Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary rule officially takes effect today. Long delayed, the rule expands the definition of a fiduciary. Previously, brokers offering advice on retirement accounts simply had to meet suitability standards which meant that their recommendations including the products they sold their clients had to be in line with the client’s goals. […]

WATCH: Hawk Call Stumps One of Letchworth Park’s Best Friends

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A vocal hawk caught the ear of one of Letchworth State Park’s most frequent and passionate visitors on Wednesday. Ken Wallace is, when he can help it, a daily visitor to the park. His photos and videos constantly delight his Facebook followers. Wednesday morning, though, he heard a call that had even him […]

WATCH: Huge Black Rat Snake Climbs Tree at Letchworth

LIVINGSTON COUNTY A visitor to Letchworth State Park shot this amazing video of a black rat snake climbing a tree by the Lower Falls. Laurie Buzzard posted the video to Facebook on Tuesday. Its comment section immediately exploded, with commenters trying to identify the snake first and share what they had heard about this, New […]

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SPORTS

TRACK: Kyle Rollins Finishes 3rd Overall at Nationals

NORTH CAROLINA — Kyle Rollins represented Geneseo High School in the Nationals Track and Field meet last weekend. The event was Rollins’s first ever Decathlon Event which brought in 5 new events from the New York State Pentathlon champion and the Blue Devil standout surpassed all expectations with 3rd overall in the nation making All-American with a score of 6,310. […]

SUN VIDEO: Linton Wraps up Special Run as a Blue Devil by Signing College Commitment

GENESEO — Brian Linton, a senior at Geneseo High School, graduates this month after an incredible stretch at Geneseo Central School in athletics, academics and community service. The three-sport standout’s hard work paid off earlier this year when he signed his letter of intent to join the Blue Jays of Johns Hopkins in December. He is […]

Geneseo Soccer League’s Insurance Causes Problems to Keep Field

GENESEO — The issue of the Jackalopes playing soccer at the Geneseo Central School is labeled as ‘In-Progress.’ An exclusion clause in the Community team’s insurance does not meet the school’s insurance policy. This is the first time that the insurance has excluded ‘player injury’ from their liability. Several members of the Geneseo Jackalopes Community Soccer […]

BASEBALL: Avon and Livonia Both Look for Revenge in State Semifnal Matchups

BINGHAMTON — Two Livingston County teams will play in the State semifinals for a chance to play in the championship game. The 5th seeded class C Avon Braves and the 5th seeded class B Livonia Bulldogs will represent Livingston County as they travel to Binghamton for the State tournament. Each team will be facing teams that previously […]

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SUN TV

SUN VIDEO: We Fly with Geneseo’s Most Historic Plane to Niagara Falls Air Force Base

NIAGARA FALLS – The GeneseeSun.com was aboard Whiskey 7, the National Warplane Museum’s most historic aircraft, when she made an appearance at the 914th Air Refueling Wing on Saturday. The Wing had a ceremony to celebrate their transition from an airlift wing to a refueling wing and welcomed Whiskey 7 presence as a flyover and static […]

WATCH: Blue Devils in Vietnam Memorial Day Tribute Part 1 of 3

GENESEO — The impact of the Vietnam War will always leave scars in Geneseo.  For a group of Western New York Geneseo Veterans, they used those scars as motivators to educate in publishing a book titled “Blue Devils in Vietnam.” The GeneseeSun.com’s parent company, Light the region Media is releasing a three-part video series to educate and […]

SUN VIDEO: Farmers Plow Through the Rainy Days

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The rain has dampened local farm fields but not farmers’ spirits. With lots of rain behind us and more on the way, planting season is certainly not going as planned. “We’re probably about two weeks behind,” said Leslie Hamilton of Triple H Farms in Geneseo. “We plant peas so our peas were planted […]

WATCH: Caledonia Bids Farewell to Former Fire and Police Chief ‘Torp’

CALEDONIA – For a moment last week, the passing of a loved and treasured local hero crossed a local cameraman’s skill and memory of this giant among giants. Over 23,000 people have watched Kevin Keenan’s video honoring the life of former Caledonia Chief Tom ‘Torp’ Torpey, 71. “Today we lost one of our own,” posted Keenan on Facebook […]

SUN VIDEO: National Warplane Museum’s Educational Programs Take Off

GENESEO – The National Warplane Museum’s educational programs are taking off, drawing kids and grownups from across Western New York to see real World War II planes, weapons and gear in action. On Friday, that meant the museum was host to Cub Scout Troop 6066 of Indian Falls. “I liked the Tom gun and this plane […]

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