Far-Flung Veterans Services Gather in Geneseo to Reach Rural Vets

GENESEO – Saturday's veterans services fair and workshop brought services and benefits that local veterans are entitled to from as far away as Buffalo right to rural vets backyards in Geneseo. Jason Skinner, Director of Livingston County Veterans Services, said that the idea for the fair started when one local vet had to move into a nursing home because he could not access a location of the U.S. Veterans Affairs. "We couldn't get people … [Read more...]

APOG Toasts Their Grant Program at 20th Annual Wine and Beer Tasting

GENESEO – The Association for the Preservation of Geneseo (APOG) invited wine and beer fans to Second Street Friday night to sip local beverages in support of their historic preservation grants program. This is APOG's biggest annual fundraiser. Proceeds go to their historic preservation grants program, which makes money available to homeowners in Geneseo's historic district to spruce up the fronts of their homes or rental properties. "We … [Read more...]

Deputies to Guard Rep. Collins’ Veterans Benefit Fair in Geneseo

GENESEO – The Livingston County Sheriff has assigned Deputies to Congressman Chris Collins' veterans benefits fair and workshop tomorrow in Geneseo. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty and public relations staff at Collins' D.C. office confirmed that there will be increased security. "I can confirm that I am assigning Deputy Sheriffs to Congressman Collins tomorrow as he appears in Livingston County," said Dougherty. "There will be a uniform presence … [Read more...]

Cops Find Stun Gun and Pills on Unlicensed Driver in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office alleges that a Nunda man had an illegal stun gun and unprescribed pills in his possession when he drove through Mount Morris. A press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that Emihr Rios, 24, was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, and violations including Unlicensed Driver and Failure to … [Read more...]

‘In the Wake of What Happened’ Rep. Collins Plans Security Changes at Geneseo Office

GENESEO – Representative Chris Collins is considering increased security measures at his Geneseo office. Collins' public relations director, Sarah Minkel, said that nothing is final but the Congressman does have security concerns, especially about a 'die-in' protest at his Geneseo office earlier in 2017. "There are no serious security concerns but they staged die-ins at the Geneseo Office," said Minkel. "In the wake of what happened, the … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Office Delivers Cops for Kids Day at Conesus Lake

GENESEO The Livingston County Sheriff's Office's Coalition of Patrol Services (LCCOPS) made Saturday very special for hundreds of kids at Long Point Park. Deputies, Sergeants and Investigators of the Police Services Bureau of the Sheriff's Office organized and staffed the event as LCCOPS, their union. LCCOPS used $8,000 to put everything together. Deputies served popcorn, hot dogs, pizza and ice cream to delighted kids and parents. There … [Read more...]

Cigarette Caused Mount Morris Fire that Displaced 7

MOUNT MORRIS – Seven people lost their homes to what has been ruled an accidental fire caused by a discarded cigarette or smoking material. Livingston County Emergency Management Director Kevin Niedermaier said that an investigation points to 'carelessly discarded smoking material' as the cause of the fire that condemned the apartment building containing six apartments on Trumbull Street off of Main Street Mount Morris. "The lower front … [Read more...]

2 New Eagles Keep Livonia Scout Troop’s Tradition of Excellence

LIVONIA – Two Scouts joined the long ranks of Eagles to graduate from Boy Scout Troop 174 on Saturday. Garrett Morphy and Logan Swaisgood are just the latest of the Troop to make Eagle, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. An incredible eight other Livonia Scouts made Eagle last year alone, and the new Eagles encouraged up and coming Scouts to press on to make Eagle. "I've decided that even though I've got my Eagle I'm going to … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Catch 3 Unlicensed Drivers in 3 Days

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GENESEO The Geneseo Police Department arrested three people in three days for allegedly driving without a license from June 7 to June 10. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, a Geneseo resident was charged with misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree, a New York City resident was charged with misdemeanor Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree and violations including … [Read more...]

Fire Claims 2 Dogs and Mount Morris Apartment Building

MOUNT MORRIS – Two dogs passed away in Saturday morning's apartment fire on Trumbull Street, which damaged the building beyond repair and displaced seven people. Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi said that Code Enforcement Officer Shawn Grasby condemned the entire structure, which contained six apartments. "The only loss of life was two small dogs," said Mignemi. "Code Enforcement has condemned the structure and the Red Cross is here … [Read more...]