Geneseo Presses Trauma and Recovery Into Steamrolled Painting

GENESEO – Artist Steve Prince and over two dozen people he had never met before helped steamroll painted puzzle pieces on paper to represent individual traumas and recoveries, which fit together as one community in one art piece. Prince, a professor at Wayne State University in Detroit, says that his piece, 'Ripple,' is designed in the spirit of 'gestalt,' or 'a whole that is perceived as more than the sum of its parts.' "Loss and recovery … [Read more...]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: Patti LaVigne Brings Nurse Practitioner Skills to Geneseo Town Council

The following is an email submitted by Jenna Gonillo to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Dear Editor, I have had the pleasure of working with Patti Lavigne since 2012 in critical care at Strong Memorial Hospital. At that time, Patti was one of the only nurse practitioners (NP) in the medical intensive care unit (MICU). As a former … [Read more...]

Village Historian To Publicize Geneseo WWI Efforts For Veterans Day

GENESEO — Village Historian David Parish went to the Village of Geneseo Board to publicize a report on Geneseo's history in World War I for this Upcoming Veterans Day. Parish received most of the records from the early days of the Northern Livingston Red Cross chapter. The detailed report is nearly the length of book and includes an incredible amount of information from that era. "The Northern Livingston County Red Cross raised $53,085.83 … [Read more...]

EMAIL TO THE EDITOR: I’m Voting Andrea Bailey for Geneseo Town Council

The following is an email submitted by Kevin Van Allen to the GeneseeSun.com for publication. The attitudes and ideas expressed below should not be interpreted as the opinion of the GeneseeSun.com. Dear Editor: If I lived in Geneseo I would certainly cast my vote for Andrea Bailey for Town Council.  Although I don’t live there, my law practice is there and I spend more waking hours in Geneseo, than any other town.  Over the years I have … [Read more...]

Brows, Brazilians, and Bikinis Evolves Into Holistic Medicine

AVON — Brows, Brazilians, and Bikinis has evolved into more than waxing - they are additionally offer alternative wellness and holistic skin care. The business, which started out on Main Street, Geneseo, has evolved to adding holistic services that focus on well-being and natural healing practices and now operates in a rural setting on South Avon Road. "I use more organic products than a professional line and get great results," said … [Read more...]

Night and Day Changes Bring New Owner to Geneseo Tanning Salon

GENESEO – Almost seven years ago, Karen Klein was hunched in the dark, manufacturing contact lenses. She worked the night shift, ate dinner at 8 in the morning, and was extremely unhappy with her health. Now, she owns a bright Main Street Geneseo business, Uptown Tan, and says that her life is completely changed for the better. "It was a transformation," said Klein. "I lost 138 pounds. I'm just now getting used to working during the day. … [Read more...]

York Says Farewell to Mr. Rose: Bus Driver, Business Owner, ‘Santa Claus’

YORK – A longtime friend and public servant has passed away. The following is an obituary posted by Rector Hicks Funeral Home: Frank T. Rose, Sr., 79, of Piffard, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at his residence. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Carolyn Rose. He is survived by his wife, Carol Morrison Rose, son, Frank (Andrea) Rose Jr, grandchildren, Morgan and Frank Rose III, sister Mary Grace Silfies, brother in law, Daniel … [Read more...]

Waddy and Castignetti Conquer Croquet Field in Geneseo

GENESEO – Former champs Ralph Parker and Biff Strong were foiled in their attempt to regain the Club Championship when hot-shooting Nick Waddy & Geno Castignetti defeated them 4-2 in the finals of the Annual Club Tournament in Geneseo Tuesday. Parker & Strong had won the championship in 2014 & 2015, but did not compete in 2016. Waddy got off to a fast start when he struck the stake on his opening shot. He raced off to capture the … [Read more...]

Valley Horses: Here Comes the Hunt, One Week Early

There are two Fall events that many people think of as The Hunt, referring to the Genesee Valley Hunt (GVH). The Opening Meet, which marks the beginning of the formal foxhunting season, is traditionally the last Saturday in September, when hunt staff, hounds and subscribers meet on the east lawn of the Wadsworth Homestead at the south end of Geneseo's Main Street at 7:30 a.m. and proceed through town to the Hartford House driveway and on from … [Read more...]

Blonde Woodchuck Turning Heads on SUNY Geneseo Campus

GENESEO - A blonde woodchuck on the SUNY Geneseo campus is getting a lot of tinder "swipe rights" from students. Bob Lonsberry tweeted a pic of the loveable gopher, fortunately eagles don't have a thing for blonde's and he is quite comfortable around students. The 1180 WHAM radio show host tweeted, "Here's the creamy woodchuck scampering around @SUNY Geneseo. Notice his eye is not pink, so he is not albino. A color variation? … [Read more...]