Armed Dansville Pizza Shop Robber at Large

DANSVILLE – Police are still seeking the man who robbed Pizza Corners on Main Street at gunpoint Thursday night. Pizza Corners owner Dawn Cuddeback said that her two employees were at the shop at about 8 p.m. when a man came in wearing a t-shirt and a backwards baseball cap. "The girls said he was really sketchy looking," said Cuddeback. "He looked around, asked when we close, and said 'This looks really different from when I worked here in … [Read more...]

$5K Check Fraud Jails Conesus Man

LIVONIA — An allegedly illegal check deposit resulted in a felony charge for a Conesus man. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Daniel Wood, 50, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree. The investigation alleges that Wood deposited a check into his account at a bank in Livonia withdrew nearly $5,000. The bank later alleged that the check was fraudulent. The investigation by the … [Read more...]

Foreclosed House Burns in West Sparta

WEST SPARTA – A mysterious fire damaged the interior of a house on Presbyterian Road on Wednesday. According to first responders at the scene, the house is unoccupied, vacant, foreclosed, and had no power running to it. "I arived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from the eaves and roof," said West Sparta Fire Chief Thomas Pearson. "Our firefighters put a hole in the roof and have it under control. Right now we're about to enter and … [Read more...]

2 Teens Seriously Injured in West Sparta Deer Crash

WEST SPARTA – The passenger and ejected driver in Friday morning's deer collision and rollover each suffered serious injuries. New York State Police said that the driver, a 19-year-old male, was ejected and suffered multiple serious injuries that are still being evaluated. A helicopter took him from the scene. The passenger, a 19-year-old female, suffered a broken leg and other injuries. An ambulance took her from the scene. As of 5 p.m. … [Read more...]

Car Strikes Deer and Rolls 500 Feet in West Sparta

WEST SPARTA – A car struck a deer and ran off Redmond Road and rolled hundreds of feet on Friday. According to first responders at the scene, a male driver and his female passenger were westbound on Redmond Road at about 11:20 a.m. when they crested a hill while a deer was in the roadway. The driver swerved to avoid the deer but struck it head on, ran off the road into a ditch, and the vehicle rolled several times before coming to rest at the … [Read more...]

Rabid Bat Contacts Cats in Springwater

SPRINGWATER – The Health Department confirms that a big brown bat tested positive for rabies after crossing paths with two cats. According to a press release from the Livingston County Department of Health, their Public Health Director Jennifer Rodriguez announces that the New York State Health Department laboratory has confirmed that a big brown bat, captured after 'coming into contact' with two domestic cats on a property in the Town of … [Read more...]

Sluggish Car Bursts Into Flames in Sparta

SPARTA – A car burst into flames after a driver felt it lose power on her way north to Rochester on Stagecoach Road Thursday afternoon. According to first responders at the scene, they found the car fully involved with flames as they pulled up. "The driver felt the car lose power so she pulled over and stopped and turned it off," said Kevin Niedermaier, Director of Livingston County's Office of Emergency Management. "She got out, looked … [Read more...]

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...]