SUN VIDEO: We Fly with Geneseo’s Most Historic Plane to Niagara Falls Air Force Base

NIAGARA FALLS – The GeneseeSun.com was aboard Whiskey 7, the National Warplane Museum's most historic aircraft, when she made an appearance at the 914th Air Refueling Wing on Saturday. The Wing had a ceremony to celebrate their transition from an airlift wing to a refueling wing and welcomed Whiskey 7 presence as a flyover and static display. "The C-47 Skytrain were our first aircraft when we were the 3rd Combat Cargo Group which started … [Read more...]

WATCH: Blue Devils in Vietnam Memorial Day Tribute Part 1 of 3

GENESEO — The impact of the Vietnam War will always leave scars in Geneseo.  For a group of Western New York Geneseo Veterans, they used those scars as motivators to educate in publishing a book titled "Blue Devils in Vietnam." The GeneseeSun.com's parent company, Light the region Media is releasing a three-part video series to educate and inform the community on the book and the great sacrifices that these veterans made. The book is a … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Farmers Plow Through the Rainy Days

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The rain has dampened local farm fields but not farmers' spirits. With lots of rain behind us and more on the way, planting season is certainly not going as planned. "We're probably about two weeks behind," said Leslie Hamilton of Triple H Farms in Geneseo. "We plant peas so our peas were planted about three weeks ago now because they're always the first thing we put in. That was right before the rain really started … [Read more...]

WATCH: Caledonia Bids Farewell to Former Fire and Police Chief ‘Torp’

CALEDONIA – For a moment last week, the passing of a loved and treasured local hero crossed a local cameraman's skill and memory of this giant among giants. Over 23,000 people have watched Kevin Keenan's video honoring the life of former Caledonia Chief Tom 'Torp' Torpey, 71. "Today we lost one of our own," posted Keenan on Facebook April 12. "50 years of service to the Caledonia Fire Department. A true firefighter who was a wealth of … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: National Warplane Museum’s Educational Programs Take Off

GENESEO – The National Warplane Museum's educational programs are taking off, drawing kids and grownups from across Western New York to see real World War II planes, weapons and gear in action. On Friday, that meant the museum was host to Cub Scout Troop 6066 of Indian Falls. "I liked the Tom gun and this plane the most," said Cub Scout Spencer Kohl. "I knew that they had it but I didn't know a lot about it." Reenactors volunteer their … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office GPS ‘Pucks’ Could Slow Perps and Save Lives

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is the first in the state to use StarChase, GPS tracking devices to mark and follow fleeing cars. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that the StarChase 'puck' is shot from the front of the patrol car and sticks to the fleeing vehicle with a 30-pound magnet and a powerful adhesive. The tags send a GPS signal to the internet, which dispatchers can track and send officers to … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: IDA to Name Brew IN Livingston Winners Friday

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Industrial Development Agency will announce the winners of the Brew IN Livingston competition on Friday. Bill Bacon, Executive Director of the IDA, said that the program is designed to develop a brewery trail in Livingston County, which will propagate local agriculture, manufacturing, retail and tourism. "We are very excited to have an impact of each of those four areas of economic activity in the county," said … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Debby Emerson Starts New Chapter as Wadsworth Library’s Next Director

GENESEO – Wadsworth Library on Center Street welcomed its new library director on Monday. Debby Emerson is taking the reins from retiring director Anna Grace. "I have some big shoes to fill," said Emerson. Her love for libraries began when she first moved to northern Ontario, Canada. Now, Emerson says she loves working at the library as a way to give back to the community she calls home. "I've lived in Geneseo for 30 years now but … [Read more...]

SUN SHOW: Geneseo’s Rollins and York’s Kennedy Named Genesee Valley Motors and Fratelli’s Athlete of the Week

The GeneseeSun.com introduced a new video feature this week, the Sun Show. The 'Sun Show' combines news and sports videos from the week and packs it into one show. Today, we announce the final athletes of the week for the winter sports season: Kyle Rollins from Geneseo and Lauren Kennedy from York. Each athlete earns a $50 gift card to Fratelli's. … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: York Falls to C.G. Finney in Class D1 Finals

ALFRED — The York Golden Knights fell to the C.G. Finney Falcons 68-58 in the Section V Class D1 Finals. The game started out as a shoot-out after the 1st quarter with York up 22-20. The key was 3 point shooting as York went  8 for 32 behind the arc and were out shot by the Falcons who went 12 for 30. Clay cutting led York with 18 points. … [Read more...]