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...]

Teresa House’s 12th Annual Comfort Care Walk this Weekend

GENESEO — The 12th Annual Comfort Care Walk to benefit Teresa House is scheduled for  Saturday, September 16 at Highland Park. Teresa House has been an important part of Livingston County for over 23 years, providing comfort care, in a home-like setting, for persons with a life expectancy of less than 3 months. They have provided loving care to over 405  residents and their families since they've been open, focusing on meeting the physical, … [Read more...]

Geneseo Riviera to Host Mary Fahl Concert October 14th

GENESEO— The Riviera will be hosting a concert featuring the soulful  Mary Fahl on October 14 at 8 p.m. Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC- based Folk-Chamber Pop group October Project. As a solo artist, Mary has released several albums, including the re-working of Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” for V2 Records and her original studio … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Office Saddles-Up for Farm Fest at Dairy Knoll Farms

GROVELAND - The Livingston County Deputy Sheriffs and civilian support participated in the 2017 Farm Fest hosted by Dairy Knoll Farms. The event was sponsored by the Livingston County Farm Bureau sponsors the annual event along with several corporate and local businesses. The event attracts hundreds to celebrate and educate about life on a farm with many activities. According to the Livingston County website approximately 52 percent of … [Read more...]

Chamber to Hold Award and Expo Block Party

GENSEO - The Livingston County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism will host an Business of Excellence Awards & Expo Block Party celebrating businesses in Livingston County. The event highlight is the announcement and presentation of the Livingston Cunty Chamber's 2017 Business in Excellence Awards. Finalists include  The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming, Genesee Valley Motors and Wegmans for the larges business of the Year; Deer Run Winery, … [Read more...]

NY Museum of Transportation Hosts Electric Trolley Rides Through the Genesee River

RUSH — Enjoy the colors of an upstate autumn from the windows of the only electric trolley car ride in New York State as it passes through scenic countryside in the valley of the Genesee River. Rides are every Sunday, September 24 through November 5, at the New York Museum of Transportation in Rush. No reservations are required, as departures are every half-hour throughout the day, starting at 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., and are included free … [Read more...]

Geneseo Says Farewell to Claire Allen

GENESEO – The following is an obituary posted by Rector Hicks Funeral Home: Survived by her adoring mom and dad, Deb and Jim; loving big brother, Paul; grandparents Zeke and Judy; uncles Andy and Pat and Lee; aunts Carrie and Carol; honorary family member, Joanie Ballard; and many beloved friends and teachers at GCS, the Valley School of Dance, the loving Geneseo Community as well as furry companions Zelda and Caramel. Predeceased by her … [Read more...]

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...]