Anonymous Donor Buys Vest for Sheriff’s Office K9

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – An anonymous donor to a nonprofit is protecting another Livingston County Sheriff's Office K9 with body armor. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, K9 Kane will receive donated body armor that bears the words 'Only the best protection for man's best friend,' courtesy of Vested Interest in K9s. “We are very pleased that a Livingston County resident donated money to Vested Interest to purchase a vest … [Read more...]

Geneseo Central Reports Possible Whooping Cough

GENESEO – A 'probable case' of whooping cough is confirmed at Geneseo High School. Geneseo Central Schools made a Facebook post confirming the case on Tuesday. "A probable case of Pertussis (commonly known as 'whooping cough') has been identified at Geneseo High School," said the post. According to the Livingston County Department of Health, Pertussis is a serious lung infection caused by bacteria. It is very contagious and causes … [Read more...]

Folks Use 5 Times the Library Cards at Renovated Livonia Library

LIVONIA – Finishing the extensive renovations to Livonia Public Library's building and grounds coincides with a huge increase in library usage. According to a press release from Senator Catherine Young, visits to the library are up 42 percent over the same time last year, and folks are taking out five times as many library cards. "It’s a vibrant community center in the truest sense," said Livonia Library Director Frank Sykes. "It’s a place … [Read more...]

Geneseo Central Investigated Shooting Rumor Last Week

GENESEO – For several days now, Geneseo Central Schools has been investigating rumors of a school shooting threat that are now all considered unfounded. Geneseo Central Schools Superintendent Tim Hayes said Tuesday that talk of a possible school shooting first began to circulate at the school last week. "The bottom line is that there was a rumor last week that a student made a threat during a conversation in a classroom," said Hayes. "We … [Read more...]

Geneseo Central Finds No Credible Shooting Threat

GENESEO – Geneseo Central School and the Geneseo Police Department find no credible threat in social media posts suggesting that a high school student was going to 'shoot up the school' on Tuesday. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that they have assisted the school with an investigation that finds no credible threat to the school in posts circulating on social media that a particular high schooler was going to 'shoot up the school … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Investigates Threat to Student Organization

GENESEO – A threat to a student organization is still under investigation by SUNY Geneseo Police. An email sent to the campus community on Friday by University Police Department Chief Tom Killcullen said that a threat made to a 'specific group of students' is still being investigated. The original message is as follows: To the campus community: The SUNY Geneseo University Police Department (UPD) is currently investigating a report of … [Read more...]

Cops Watch for Drunk Drivers this Thanksgiving

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and local police departments will have extra patrols out this week looking for drunk or drugged drivers. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, who also serves as Livingston County’s STOP DWI Coordinator, there will be extra cars and deputies on the roads Wednesday through Saturday. “We ask that all folks make a safe plan this Thanksgiving and don’t drive drunk or … [Read more...]

Years Later, Child Victim Reports Sexual Assault in Geneseo


GENESEO – A child is coming forward with allegations of a sexual assault that is believed to have occurred years ago. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the child was 13 at the time of the incident. The victim's parents found out about the alleged conduct and called the police. The Geneseo Police Department is investigating. Continue to follow the for further updates on this case. … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Release Activity Report for Nov. 17 to Nov. 19


GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department released the following activity report to local media. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that the activity reports are intended to give local residents a direct glimpse into the day-to-day activities of the Geneseo Police Department. “We want residents to know what our officers are doing in their community,” said Osganian. “These days, we think it’s important that people get to see what the … [Read more...]

Please Be Safe this Hunting Season from the

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Today, thousands are finally taking their guns afield after months of anticipation and preparation. Fortunately, hunting accidents are rare. However, it's worth remembering that last year, three people died in hunting-related accidents in Livingston County. One hunter fell from a West Sparta tree stand on opening day and another hunter suffered a fatal medical problem in Springwater later in the season. In Caledonia, … [Read more...]