SUN VIDEO: Professor/’Mad Scientist’ Safely Captures Eclipse in Geneseo

GENESEO – Livonia resident, MCC professor, dive instructor and local 'mad scientist' John Rodman took to the streets of Geneseo to safely show today's eclipse to fascinated passerbys. An old pair of binoculars, camera lens and rifle scope focused the image of the partially-obscured sun onto paper. Hundreds took to the streets to get a peek at the phenomenon through paper cameras, boxes, and eclipse glasses. Rodman is fueled by an … [Read more...]

FROM THE NEWS DIRECTOR: Conesus Super Fires Low Blow at Board Member’s Dead Wife

The bloody free-for-all that went down at Tuesday night's public hearing for Conesus' hot-button proposed zoning law change is by far the most disfunctional municipal meeting I have attended in my career. This was small town government at its ugliest. Members of the public shouted over each other. Others stormed out. A kid left the room crying as members of the Town Board furiously ripped each other apart. Through it all, one unexplainably … [Read more...]

New Paint Means Fresh Face for Geneseo’s Historic Annabel Lee Bed and Breakfast

GENESEO — The historic Annabel Lee Bed and Breakfast recently saw a full exterior paint job. The historic bed and breakfast was built in 1889 for Elizabeth Allen by Hiriam Leonard. Since 2006, Pattie Cavanaugh has been the Owner/Innkeeper of the bed and breakfast. The Bed and Breakfast was lasted touched up in 2010 but did not see the entire house painted like it has been this year. "I wanted to own my own business and I drove down Main … [Read more...]

Oak Tree’s First ‘Sun Cup’ to Award Fast, Healthy First Responders

GENESEO — The 12th annual Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K will be on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend and this year the is sponsoring the 'Sun Cup' to promote First Responder wellness. The 'Sun Cup' takes the net time of the 5K and Half Marathon of any two contestants from the same first responder or public safety department. "This cup gives the first responders a goal to run off some of their stress and train with a co-worker … [Read more...]

Some Sights from the Air this July 3 and 4

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – July 3 is well known in the area for the Conesus Ring of Fire. I decided that an attempt at a night time shot of the lake lit in it's annual glory would make for a nice shot. Unfortunately my hope of people starting their flares and fires early did not occur soon enough. Since I can't fly at night, I have 30 minutes after sunset to be on the ground. I did get a couple of shots that may be of interest to the Livingston … [Read more...]

Local Friends and Family Say Farewell to ‘Nate’ Pascuzzo

YORK– The following is an obituary posted by Rector Hicks Funeral Home: Nathan Pascuzzo, 26, of Greigsville, died Friday, June 30, 2017 at his residence. Predeceased by his grandmother, Judy Pascuzzo, grandparents, John and Grace Deming, Howard and Evelyn McKeown, grandfather, Charles Flickner and uncles, Jack and Carl Deming. He is survived by his parents, Francis "Chip" (Shari) Pascuzzo Jr. of Greigsville, Linda (Gary) McKeown of … [Read more...]

United Way of Livingston County Raises Record Breaking Funds to Help 20 Local Agencies

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — United Way of Livingston County closed out a record breaking fundraising campaign surpassing their 2017 campaign goal. Kevin Van Allen, the 2017 campaign chair announced the that United Way of Livingston County surpassed their goal of $250,000 and raised $252,584. "There is still money coming in so the number could increase," said Campaign Chair, Kevin Van Allen. "The money raised stays right here locally in Livingston … [Read more...]

Caledonia Native Matt Cappotelli is Undergoing Second Brain Surgery

CALEDONIA —Matt Cappotelli is scheduled to undergo his second brain surgery to remove a tumor. According to a Facebook post from Cappotelli former winner of a WWE contract on Tough Enough III, has disclosed that the brain tumor that ended his career 10 years ago has returned. "Waiting to be taken for my MRI and get prepared for my second brain surgery tomorrow," said Cappotelli in his Facebook post. "Just found out that the tumor that I had … [Read more...]

12th Annual Oak Tree Half Marathon Grows with Genesee Valley Conservancy

GENESEO — The 12th annual Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K is fast approaching the Village. The 12th annual Oak Tree Race is an event that raising money to support the conservation work of the not-for-profit Genesee Valley Conservancy. The race consists of a Half Marathon, 5K, and free kids fun runs. "The race is great public show of support," race director Ben Gajewski. "Along with that we see local business support through our many sponsors, … [Read more...]

Sun Announces ‘Sun Beat’ a Community and Business Listing Like No Other

LIVINGSTON COUNTY - The officially launched a new feature Wednesday, the 'Sun Beat,' a business and community directory for Livingston County unlike any other. It's a directory where you control the message. It shows all participating businesses' and organizations' social media feeds in real-time, side-by-side. The directory is designed for people and connects them to social media for businesses, community groups, elected … [Read more...]