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...]

Walk-In Complaint to Deputies Leads to Felony Contempt Arrest

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nunda man after investigating a complaint by a woman who walked into Sheriff's Office headquarters. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeffrey Johnston, 49, was arrested for felony criminal contempt. The original complaint came in on July 5 when the woman reported that Johnston was repeatedly contacting her and threatening her. Deputies located Johnston … [Read more...]

5 Names to be Added to Dansville Wall of Pride

DANSVILLE — Dansville Central School, in conjunction with the Foundation for Dansville Education, will host the third annual Wall of Pride induction Ceremony. According to a press release from Kim Derrenbacher the TA and PD Chair of Dansville, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, Thomas Rauber, Sr., Helen Pratt, Dr. Sohail, Mrs. Afshan Qureshi, and Nicholas Noyes will be honored at the third annual Wall of Pride Induction Ceremony. "The … [Read more...]

Investigators Rule Arson Cause of Dansville House Fire

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Dansville woman for allegedly setting her own house on fire. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Marjorie Hazlett, 66, is now charged with felony Arson in the Third Degree. On Sunday June 18 at 5:55 p.m., the Livingston County Emergency Communications Center (E-911) began receiving calls for a structure fire at 22 Greenmount Court in the Town of North … [Read more...]

Crooks Loot WWI Medals from Portage Cemetery, But Kind Neighbors Help Make it Right

PORTAGE – Hearts sank when apparent vandalism and theft deprived a veteran interred at Pennycook Cemetery of several World War I medals, but kind, able BOCES students and a county official are doing their best to make it right. On Wednesday, Town Supervisor Ivan Davis acknowledged to the Livingston County Board of Supervisors that the tomb of 44-year veteran Frank Adams Wilmer was broken into and looted. "Somebody went in there, broke the … [Read more...]

County: Springwater May Have ‘Misrepresented’ Efforts Against Hoarders

SPRINGWATER – Livingston County officials are skeptical of information reported to them by the Town of Springwater regarding the status of the investigation and citation of a public health nuisance property on Wrights Road. Town Supervisor Deborah Babbitt-Henry reported to Livingston County Committees and the Department of Health that the Town has exhausted all investigative and violation citation measures against the owners of the … [Read more...]

Dansville Pays Respects to Longtime Water-Sewer Superintendent Bill Freas

DANSVILLE – On Thursday, Dansville bid a final farewell to an unsung hero of municipal operations, the former Superintendent of their Water and Sewer Department. According to an obituary posted by Hindle Funeral Home, William C. 'Bill' Freas, 89, passed away unexpectedly at home the morning of June 22. He was born in Dansville on Jan. 3, 1928, a son of the late James and Cecelia (Hollowell) Freas. He was predeceased by his siblings, James … [Read more...]

Dansville’s ArtsFest 2017 to Leave 101 Feet of Chalk Art on Sidewalk

DANSVILLE — Dansville ArtWorks will host Chalk Walk and ArtsFest 2017 for the sixth year. Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. begins this years summer festival features sidewalk chalk art, live music by Steel Alchemy Community Steel Band and Groveland Station, and free mini art workshops and demonstrations at the Main Street festival site. New this year is Chalk Walk 101, where artists of all ages and ability levels will create 101 feet … [Read more...]