CJ’s Barber Shop Opens at Lima’s Four Corners

LIMA – After weeks of advertising, CJ’s Barber Shop on Lima’s four corners officially opens July 6. Owner Cindy Montes, who has 14 years experience cutting hair, hopes the shop will provide a necessary service to Lima and the surrounding area. “I feel like there is a need for it," said Montes. "There hasn’t been an authentic barber shop in the area in years, so I figured it was good to do. And I enjoy doing men’s haircuts and fades and all … [Read more...]

York Fireworks Rescheduled for Sunday

YORK The rain pushed York/Leicester Field Days' fireworks to Sunday. The weather looked like it would hold out, but a second shower Saturday afternoon forced organizers to make the call. Sunday, the crowd will gather at York Central School grounds at Rtes. 63 and 36 starting at 7 p.m. There will be games, prizes, music, face-painting and refreshments until dusk, when the fireworks go up. … [Read more...]

York/Leicester Field Days a ‘Go’ for Saturday Night

UPDATE: Rains pushed the fireworks to Sunday. YORK – As of about noon Saturday, the 64th York/Leicester Field Days and fireworks are on as planned. The crowd will gather at York Central School grounds at Rtes. 63 and 36 starting at 7 p.m. There will be games, prizes, music, face-painting and refreshments until dusk, when the fireworks go up. If the weather does turn sour, the rain date is July 2. … [Read more...]

Allen Wins GOP Designation for Lima Super in Nail-Biter

LIMA – Colleen Allen won Lima Republicans' designation for Town Supervisor at a close caucus Friday night. Allen won 69 votes and Mike Falk won 50. "It was really crowded," said Jean Lacey, Chairman of the Lima Republican Committee. "It was really nice to have so much participation." Well over 100 people came out to vote at the caucus. The election is Nov. 7. … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: American Hotel Still Offers Warm Welcome after 170 Years

LIMA – The American Hotel has been a beacon of hospitality and history for over 170 years. Thousands drive by or visit every year but few know just how deep its roots go. "The footprint that was first here was a blacksmith shop in 1790," said Owner Pat Reynolds. "After that there were two American Hotels, wooden structure, that burned down between 1800 and 1840. This building, as we have it now, with adaptions, was built in 1840." The … [Read more...]

St. Agnes Celebrates Miss D’s Retirement After 40 years Of Service

AVON — Miss DiPasquale or “Miss D,” as the children call her, will be retiring after more than 40 years of work at St. Agnes School. According to a press release from Cindy Zhe with St. Agnes School, Miss D started teaching fourth grade at St. Agnes School in September of 1976. “There have been too many memories," said DiPasquale. “I can't pick out just one.” As of now, Miss D plans to spend her retirement relaxing and enjoying her life and … [Read more...]

Michalski Wins GOP Nod for Avon Town Justice

AVON – Jeannie Michalski won the support of the Avon Republican Committee for Town Justice Tuesday night. The final vote was 207 Michalski, 113 Janis Cole. Michalski is a councilwoman on the Avon Town Board and lives in the Village with her two children. She removed herself from the Avon Republican Committee and Livingston County Republican Executive Committee at the recommendation of the Livingston County Board of Elections and … [Read more...]

Driver Gracefully Parks on Guy Wire in Avon

AVON – A vehicle harmlessly landed on a guy wire on Littleville Road Tuesday morning. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office reports that no one was injured. Deputies are investigating. As of 8:54 a.m., Littleville Road is shut down for the investigation. Continue to follow the GeneseeSun.com as further information becomes available. … [Read more...]

Congratulations Caledonia-Mumford Grads

CALEDONIA — Caledonia-Mumford celebrated their 117th Annual Commencement. The class of 2017 was filled with many great individuals that will go on to do great things. This event showed off how incredible these student really were by the numerous awards the senior class received. There were three speeches highlighting the event: Valedictorian Address by Emily MacDonald 'For What it's Worth,' Salutatorian Address by Claudia Haut 'Advice from … [Read more...]

Road Work in Mount Morris Redirects The Rock Criterium and Road Race to Avon and Perry

AVON – The 2017 American Rock Salt Criterium and Gran Fondo will change locations after the Village oiled and stoned portions of the course. The event now turns into a two day stage race with a criterium to be hosted at the Perry Warsaw Airport and on the following day a road race to start and finish in the Village of Avon. On July 22 the tarmac of the Warsaw-Perry Airfield  will host a four corner 1-mile loop criterium.  The second stage of … [Read more...]