Lima Enters Boil Water Advisory

LIMA – The County has issued a boil water advisory for the Village and part of the Town. According to a press release from Lisa Beardsley, Senior Public Health Educator for the Livingston County Department of Health, the loss of pressure in the Village of Lima public water supply and the Town of Lima north of Rexon Street makes it inadvisable to use tapwater unless it is boiled. "At about 6:30 a.m. on July 21, 2017 the Village of Lima water … [Read more...]

Lima Water Main Issue Causes Low Pressure

LIMA – The Village of Lima is dealing with water main issues that have caused problems with the village's water supply. According to our news partner News10 NBC, several Lima residents have contacted News10 NBC to say they have not been able to get water in the village. Village of Lima Highway Superintendent Ben Luft confirmed that the water main issue has caused low water pressure. Luft says that they are aware of the issue and … [Read more...]

Flintknappers and Friends Mourn Unexpected Passing of Jim Vitale

YORK – A giant in the local flintknapping community unexpectedly passed away in a Pennsylvania car accident Monday morning. Vitale was making his way back home from the House Mountain Knap-In held in Virginia over the weekend at the time of the accident. He lived in Piffard and was a very active member of the Genesee Valley Flintknappers Association. "Having rekindled a passion for flintknapping amidst many years of dedicated avocational … [Read more...]

Avon Inn Reopens New Year’s Eve

AVON – The Avon Inn continues its long life of public hospitality on this upcoming New Years Eve. Avon native and contractor Jim Krause and his wife Jennifer have been touching up the 107-year-old Inn as full-time caretakers, taking the torch from longtime owner Linda Moran. “My first job was at the Avon Inn, as a dishwasher,” said Jim Krause, a former resident of the Inn. “Linda was my neighbor. I worked for her doing general maintenance. … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Avon Car Dealer Wants Free Baseball Tickets for ‘First Responder Day’ to be National Tradition

AVON – An Avon car dealer hopes that others nationwide will carry forward the tradition of giving thousands of Rochester Redwings tickets to first responders. Dom Genova, owner of Genesee Valley Motors, has been giving away tickets for 'First Responder Days' for three years now. First it was for Genesee Country Village and museum, and now First Responder Day sends local fire, police and EMS to a Redwings game for free. So far, about 4,800 … [Read more...]

Selling Stolen .22 Buys York Man Felony Charges

YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a York resident on felony charges for allegedly stealing a loaded .22 caliber pistol, which he allegedly sold in Rochester. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph Cuozzo III, 25, was arrested for felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, and felony Criminal Sale of a Firearm in the … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest York Burglary Suspect in Under an Hour

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YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mount Morris resident on a felony charge for allegedly breaking into an attached garage to steal alcohol, cigarettes and motorcycle accessories. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, an 18-year-old was arrested for felony Burglary in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny. “Any time we can solve a serious crime with no known suspects in under an hour is … [Read more...]

County Switches Gears Looking for Businesses for ‘Jim Steele Park’

AVON – The Livingston County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has changed its vision for the types of businesses for 'Jim Steele Park,' formerly Crossroads Commerce Park, on Tec Drive. According to Bill Bacon, Director of the IDA, the vision for the ideal tenant moved away from 'heavier users' like large industrial businesses after a closer look at the types of parcels and what business they would draw. "The vision for the park was an … [Read more...]

Lima Board Defends Proposed Restrictions to Large-Scale Solar

LIMA - Not all residents are happy with the Lima Town Board's decision to restrict large scale solar fields in Lima. One Lima resident who attended the board's July 6 meeting came with the request that certain exceptions be included in the law being drafted, particularly in scenarios where farmland is not being utilized for agriculture. According to Lima's Town Attorney, Steve Kruk, however, the law will be worded to discourage … [Read more...]

Lima Faces Water Cost Hike or Supplier Switch

LIMA – Lima's water contract with the city of Rochester will be expiring soon, but with a cost increase on the way, the Town Board is considering other water options. This fall, Lima’s 30-year-old water contract with Rochester will expire. If the town renews that contract, the agreement will span 20 more years. According to Town Attorney Steve Kruk, however, continuing with the Rochester supplier will mean an increase in cost. “Several … [Read more...]