Ossian Woman Charged with Over $4,000 in Welfare Fraud

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — An Ossian woman was arrested on multiple charges in connection with welfare fraud. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Ossian resident, Emily Young, 30, allegedly received $4,761 in public assistance benefits illegally. As a result of the investigation Young was charged with welfare fraud 3rd, grand larceny 3rd, misuse of food stamps, and falsifying business records 1st. The … [Read more...]

New Speaker to Give Nunda Historical Society’s Railroad Talk

NUNDA – A different speaker than expected will deliver the upcoming talk at the Nunda Historical Society on the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad. According to a press release from Tom Cook with the Nunda Historical Society, John Muchler of Avoca, treasurer and curator of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Historical Society will be the presenter. "We learned late last night that the scheduled speaker, Ken Clark of … [Read more...]

Nunda and Swain’s Railroad Expert Talks at Nunda Historical Society

NUNDA — Author and railroad historian Ken Clark will present his book, 'The Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad' along with stories, historic photographs and maps at the Nunda Historical Society later this month. According to a press release from Tom Cook of the Nunda Historical Society, author Ken Clark is giving a talk on the Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad (PS&N) on Wednesday Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The railroad operated … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Livingston County Takes Over 2 Bridges

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Two bridges, one in Sparta and one in West Sparta, are now under the care of the County Highway Department. This means that the County Highway Department will handle maintenance and repairs though these bridges are on Town Roads. Recent expansions to both structures made them over 25 feet in span. A 1948 resolution from the County Board of Supervisors authorizes County Highway to take over care of any bridge on a town … [Read more...]

Over 100-Foot Fall Caused Non-Life Threatening Injuries for Teen in Springwater

SPRINGWATER – The teen who fell more than 100 feet down a waterfall Tuesday afternoon was successfully transported to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries. First responders who were at the scene confirmed Wednesday that the 18-year-old male is currently at Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident was on private property about a mile off of Canadice Road. "At about 3:26 p.m., we received a call of a … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Springwater Rope Rescue Saves Teen from Waterfall

SPRINGWATER – Rescuers rescued a badly injured 18-year-old from the bottom of a 200-foot waterfall on Tuesday. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office's Chief Deputy Matt Burgess said that the emergency call went out at about 3:30 p.m. for a teenage male fallen from a waterfall on private property about a mile off of Canadice Road. The teen is thought to have been hiking with a friend when he fell down the waterfall. He is not thought to … [Read more...]

Noyes Health Warns of Phone Scam

DANSVILLE – Noyes Health is warning the public of a phone scam where callers pose as Noyes. According to a social media advisory by Noyes Health, they were notified that some area residents are receiving phone calls allegedly from Noyes Health which offer to consolidate the resident’s debt and solicit credit card information. Noyes says that the caller I.D. will say, 'Noyes Health,' but these calls are not from the hospital. Dansville … [Read more...]

Central Livingston County Enters Flash Flood Warning

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service has activated a flash flood warning for Livingston County. According to the National Weather Service, doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Over an inch of rain has already fallen, and another one to two inches of rain is likely. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that will experience flooding include Geneseo, Mount … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Nunda Lumber Growing from 4th Generation Roots in 85th Year

NUNDA – Nunda Lumber is 85 and still going strong on the backs of four strong, dedicated generations, with a fifth generation already up and coming. Owner Dana Russell says that decades of good people and doing a good job keeps the business growing. It's become much more than the lumberyard where he grew up sweeping the floors. Russell says Nunda Lumber provides everything needed to build a house from the ground up, from the first blocks to … [Read more...]

Springwater Sex Offender Faces Felony for Failure to Register

SPRINGWATER – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Springwater resident on a felony charge for allegedly failing to update a change in address to law enforcement. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jordan Head, 30, was arrested for felony Failure to Register and Verify as a Sex Offender. Dougherty said in the release that Head is a level 1 sex offender, considered at minimum risk to … [Read more...]