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...]

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...]

Senator Young Reads to Livonia Kids for ‘Ag in the Classroom’

LIVONIA – The Ag in the Classroom program brought Senator Catharine Young to Livonia Central School on Tuesday. According to a press release from Young's office, Ag in the Classroom is a year-round program intended to 'foster knowledge and appreciation of agriculture’s role in our economy, society and daily lives.' “As our region’s leading industry, agriculture is central to the way of life in Livingston County. It affects everything from … [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...]