Livonia Firefighters Save Woman and Home from Burning Propane Tank

LIVONIA – Hero firefighters battled a burning underground propane tank to save a trapped woman and a home Tuesday night. According to first responders who were at the scene, leaking fumes from a mobile home's 1,000-gallon underground propane tank ignited just before 9 p.m. and continued burning, lighting the house on fire. "Myself and deputy chief Alexander arrived on scene and found the side of the mobile home on fire along with a 1,000 … [Read more...]

NYS Asks Hunters to Pass On Young Bucks this Gun Season

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is asking hunters to hold off shooting young bucks this hunting season. According to a press release from the DEC, the regular deer and bear firearms season is Nov. 18 to Dec. 10. Commissioner Basil Seggos is encouraging hunters to 'be safe, enjoy the natural beauty of the environment, and consider passing up shots on young bucks.' "New York has some of the best … [Read more...]

Cutting Back on Mowing 390 in Livingston County Wins Environmental Excellence Award

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Letting wildflowers and grasses grow in the 390 corridor won an Environmental Excellence award from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). According to a press release from the DEC, the NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) Region 4 and Seneca Park Zoo Society’s Pollinator Protection Project is among six projects awarded. The DEC considers allowing flowers and grass to grow an important step in … [Read more...]

Geneseo School Invites Feds to Talk Opiate Crisis

GENESEO – A public opiate trafficking forum is coming to Geneseo Central School by several current and former members of law enforcement, including the DEA. According to a press release from Geneseo Central School District Superintendent Tim Hayes, forum is Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m in McCarthy Auditorium. The purpose of the forum is 'to provide information about the opiate crisis that is endangering communities locally and across the … [Read more...]

Geneseo Delays Village Sewer Cost Changes

GENESEO — The revision of the Village's sewer rents law that passed on Oct. 2 will not come into effect until February 2018. Notices have been sent out with the most recent water bill to warn people of the upcoming change. "We found discrepancies that could cause problems," said Mayor Richard Hatheway. "With that background in mind, we are going to hold off and keep it the same as it was." Under the existing Sewer Rents policy, any … [Read more...]

Nunda Rollover Injures Driver

NUNDA – A rollover accident injured one person Monday afternoon. According to first responders at the scene, a driver was on Fuller Road when her vehicle ran off the road and overturned in a ditch at about 2:47 p.m. First responders arrived to find the vehicle on its roof in the ditch. Firefighters had to extricate her from the vehicle. She suffered minor injuries and was transported to Noyes Memorial Hospital by a Livingston County … [Read more...]

Cops Catch Geneseo Burglars Red-Handed

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested two people on the spot for burglarizing an apartment. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Robert Carone, of Dansville, and Danielle Fisher, of Livonia, were both charged with felony Burglary in the Second Degree. Both are alleged to have entered a unit at the South Hill Apartments without permission and started taking clothing. Geneseo Village Justice … [Read more...]

Cops: Man Ran with $161 in Geneseo Walmart DVD’s

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a Piffard resident for allegedly pushing his way out of Walmart with several stolen DVD's. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, John Litolff, 32, was charged with Petit Larceny, which is a misdemeanor, and Harassment in the Second Degree, which is a violation. Officers responded to a shoplifting report and found that that Litolff stole $161.76 in DVD's. On … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Release Activity Report for Nov. 10 to Nov. 12

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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...]

Kiwanis’ Charitable Antique Show Hits Geneseo Veterans Day

GENESEO – Unique items from over 45 vendors are coming to Genesee Valley Plaza for the Kiwanis antique show is coming to Genesee Valley Plaza this Veterans Day. The show on Nov. 11 and 12 will as always benefit Livingston County food pantries. Admission for the entire weekend is $7, with a dollar taken off ticket prices with a donation of any non-perishable food. Tickets are good for both days. “I’m a big fan of food pantries,” said auction … [Read more...]