Cops Find Heroin on Driver Asleep at Geneseo Gas Pump

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department filed drug charges against a Leicester resident who was allegedly asleep at the wheel at the gas pumps at Mobil/7-Eleven on Main Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Marisa Mazzarella, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. The incident occurred at … [Read more...]

Geneseo Airshow Flies for Women in Aviation

GENESEO — The National Warplane Museum's Airshow started flying around the village Friday evening, but went full throttle starting Saturday morning, this year in special honor of women in aviation. Some of the larger and newer aircraft had to launch from the Rochester airport because rain had soaked the turf runway at Geneseo, but a few clouds and soft ground didn't stop the airplanes from pulling fancy maneuvers and wowing the crowds of every … [Read more...]

Fire Damages Mount Morris Police Chief’s ‘Boarding House’

MOUNT MORRIS — A fire damaged a structure on Damonsville Street Friday night. Ken Mignemi, Mount Morris Police Chief and owner of the property, said that the house is repairable. "There was a lot of water damage," said Mignemi. "Everything is repairable." A passerby said that there was no obvious exterior damage and it did not even look like there had been a fire at the house. Mignemi said that the fire was electrical in … [Read more...]

Health Dept: Conesus Lake Clear of Toxic Algae

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Department of Health released a statement Friday that Conesus Lake is now clear of toxic blue-green algae. According to a press release from the Department of Health, surveillance performed 'Friday, July 14, 2017' found no harmful algal blooms on the lake. Blooms were first identified this year on July 12. "Blooms occur when algae multiply very rapidly over a short period of time, usually in … [Read more...]

WWII’s Pioneering Female Bomber Pilot to Visit National Warplane Museum’s Airshow

GENESEO – An American hero, women's aviation pioneer and champion of WASP will grace the grounds of this year's airshow at the National Warplane Museum. Dawn Rochow Balden Seymour, 100, will be at the museum on Big Tree Road for the airshow July 14 through 16. She was the first woman ever accepted into the Cornell Pilot Training Program (CPTP), is a trained combat night pilot, has flown most of the surviving B-17's that still fly today and was … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Receive Increased Grant to Curb Car Accidents


GENESEO – Village Police continue to receive increased grant amounts to decrease the number and severity of accidents on local roads. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, they received $13,000 from the New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee this year, up another four percent from last year. "That seems to be the trend, a four percent increase year after year, which is good for us," said Osganian. … [Read more...]

Judge Sentences ‘Horrendous’ Federally Sentenced Mount Morris Rapist to 10 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A County Court Judge passed a 10-year sentence against a Mount Morris resident who is already headed to federal prison for horrific sex crimes. Judge Dennis Cohen sentenced Calvin Patrick, 35, to 10 years in state prison for felony Attempted Rape in the First Degree. He is already sentenced federally to over 24 and a half years. The allegations against him were that he imprisoned an adult victim against her will and … [Read more...]

Over 1 Year Later, Caledonia Murder Suspects Hit Snags in Cases

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The cases against two people accused of murdering a roomate and burning her body in Caledonia will return to court for more arguments than were expected. Aykut Ozkaynak, 36, and Mary Neverett, 43, are both charged with felony Murder in the Second Degree and felony Tampering with Physical Evidence. The hangup is about search warrants in each case, whether they were properly applied for by law enforcement, and whether Judge … [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...]

Livingston County Enters Flash Flood Watch

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for several western and central New York Counties, including Livingston. According to the National Weather Service, several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to track across the watch area this afternoon through Thursday morning. Some of these showers and storms will have the potential to create torrential downpours across areas that saw heavy rainfall … [Read more...]