Kids Watch Classic Christmas Preparations Free at Genesee Country Village and Museum

NYLON — This Saturday starting at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. see a 19th century village come alive with the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations. Families come to wander through the winter village and watch the villagers demonstrate a variety of activities, including: soap making, candle making, wool spinning and meat preserving. Kids and adults alike can create beautiful Victorian crafts for $5 a craft and enjoy food tastings in a … [Read more...]

Geneseo School to Cut the Ribbon on New Bus Garage

GENESEO — A new bus garage is opening up soon adjacent to the Geneseo Elementary School. The old facility, located on 20A, has served the community for over 70 years and in 2014 the Transportation Facility Task Force recommended that the village board build a new one closer to the school. The ceremony is on Monday, Nov. 27 at 5 p.m. "Having the new facility adjacent to our school benefits our children and staff in many critical ways," said … [Read more...]

Geneseo Rotary’s ‘Thank You’ Luncheon for Veterans a Huge Success

GENESEO – The Geneseo Rotary Club's Veterans Day luncheon was a success. According to a press release from A total of 65 people attended the event, including veterans, Rotarians, SUNY Geneseo Rotaract students, Mayor Richard Hatheway, and guests. The Rotary Club of Geneseo shows its appreciation for local veterans by inviting them to a luncheon at the Big Tree Inn. According to Rotary, the luncheon is an annual opportunity to give a … [Read more...]

Geneseo Delays Village Sewer Cost Changes

GENESEO — The revision of the Village's sewer rents law that passed on Oct. 2 will not come into effect until February 2018. Notices have been sent out with the most recent water bill to warn people of the upcoming change. "We found discrepancies that could cause problems," said Mayor Richard Hatheway. "With that background in mind, we are going to hold off and keep it the same as it was." Under the existing Sewer Rents policy, any … [Read more...]

Rutigliano Asks for Funds to Sterilize Geneseo Cats

GENESEO — Village Board Trustee Mary Rutigliano proposes that the Village set funds aside to help lower the cat population in Geneseo. Rutigliano proposed that the board consider bringing in vets who would be willing to spay and neuter stray and abandoned cats throughout the village. "The cats didn't ask for this," said Rutigliano. "They are here because of human irresponsibility and human neglect." She hopes that funds will be set aside … [Read more...]

VFW Plaque to Honor Geneseo’s Civil War Dead

GENESEO — The VFW plans to install a permanent plaque commemorating the Geneseo men who fought and died in the Civil War. They are looking to get a plaque made naming all 35 men at the war memorial in Geneseo's Village Park. "The VFW is tracing the war history of the Village," said Mayor Richard Hatheway. "It is important to look back to the 1800's and the Geneseo men who fought." Among Geneseo's Civil War dead is General James S. … [Read more...]

Healthy Campus Grant Coordinator to Attend Geneseo Chat

GENESEO — SUNY Geneseo President Denise Battles and Mayor Richard Hatheway are hosting a Community Chat Today, Nov. 8. The chat will be at the Livingston County Historical Society Museum, 30 Center Street, from 4:30 until 6 p.m. "This is a means for connecting with the community," said Hatheway. "It shows that the Village and College will work together to solve issues in the community." The Healthy Campus Community Coalition's newly … [Read more...]

Livingston County Jail Chaplin of 40 Years Retires

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — On Oct. 24, the annual Jail Clergy meeting was held at St. Mary’s Church in Geneseo, where Sheriff Dougherty addressed the group in the opening remarks and then recognized Jail Chaplain Paul Metzger. Dougherty presented Metzger with a plaque from the members of LCSO thanking him for his many dedicated years of service. The plaque reads as follows: "In Honor of Your Dedication and Years of Loyal Service 'Paul Metzger – … [Read more...]

Make Geneseo Your Own Personal Catwalk for Trick or Treat

GENESEO — It's that time of the year again, Geneseo's Trick or Treat on Main Street is back! It's time to get out your costumes and candy sacks and take on Main Street on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The annual Halloween parade and costume contest begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Mary Jemison Cabin in the Village Park. Trick-or-Treat is coordinated by Geneseo Community Main Street. The Halloween Parade and Costume Contest comes … [Read more...]

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: York Defeats Clyde-Savannah in PreQuarterfinals

LIVINGSTON COUNTY— The York Golden Knights defeated the Clyde-Savannah Golden Eagles in the PreQuarterfinals on Wednesday. Leading the game for the Golden Knights were #10 Jessie McCann with 13 assists, 11 digs, 7 kills, 2 aces and 1 block, #11 Haleigh Wood with 7 kills, 5 digs and 1 ace, #5 captain Bekah Voisey with 9 digs, 3 assists and 1 kill and #6 captain Maegan Klugh with 4 kills and 2 blocks. The Golden Knights move ahead to the … [Read more...]