CRC Invites Public to Caledonia Ribbon Cutting 3 Years after Fire

CALEDONIA – Nearly three years after Commodity Resource Corporation (CRC) lost its facility to a catastrophic fire, the public is invited to a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. According to a press release from CRC, their facility rebuild in Caledonia is complete and Land O Lakes/Purina has begun operations there. The ribbon cutting formally opens the facility at 2773 Caledonia Leroy Road, Caledonia with an open house on June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., … [Read more...]

Car Rolls on Bronson Hill Road, Avon

AVON – A vehicle left the pavement on Bronson Hill Road and overturned Sunday night. According the the East Avon Fire Department, the emergency call reporting the accident came in at 8:02 p.m. The driver was not injured. The scene was near Rtes. 5&20 and Sutton Road. East Avon First Assistant Chief Jeff Faugh had command. Firefighters with the East Avon Fire Department responded to the scene alongside Avon Ambulance. The … [Read more...]

Cops Find Felony Weight of Coke in Lightless Car in York

YORK – New York State Police arrested a LeRoy resident for allegedly carrying a felony amount of cocaine on Rte. 63 in a car that had its headlights off. According to a press release from State Police Troop E Major Richard Allen, Benjamin Hilton, 28, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, which is a violation. A Trooper stopped a Chevy Equinox for … [Read more...]

York Fixes Water Main Break Off Genesee Street

YORK – The Town Highway and Water Department fixed a water main break on Piffard Circle that leaked for several hours. According to George Warden, Highway and Water Superintendent for the Town of York, the first calls reporting a water main break came in at about 12:30 a.m. "It was a 6-inch main with a 1-inch hole in it," said Warden. "We did have some difficulties with it because before we dig, we call Dig Safe NY, just like every other … [Read more...]

Genesee Valley Motors Again Sponsors Red Wings Tickets for First Responders

AVON – Genesee Valley First Responders Day is July 23, the day that Genesee Valley Motors sends thousands of Rochester area first responders to a Red Wings game for free. According to a press release from Genesee Valley Motors, located in Avon, they with the Rochester Red Wings are sponsoring the third annual Genesee Valley First Responders Day for the Red Wings/Toledo Mudhens game 'in honor of the brave work and dedicated service provided by … [Read more...]

Fire Rips Through Lima House

LIMA – A fire tore through a home on Doran Road Monday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the emergency call reporting the fire came in at about 3:36 p.m. No one is believed to be injured. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the second story. The hot afternoon presented a common challenge to firefighters. After the fire was brought under control, fire company commanders ordered exterior firefighters to take … [Read more...]

Avon’s Former Court Clerk Jan Cole Runs for Town Justice

AVON – Avon resident and retired court clerk Jan Cole is running for Town Justice. Cole was court clerk for 26 years before retiring and now serves as clerk for several departments within the justice system. "I can switch hats and work as clerk if need be," said Cole. "That's not something anyone walking into this job will know." Cole clerks as need be for the Livingston County Public Defender's Office, Livingston County District … [Read more...]

Michalski Runs for Avon Town Justice

AVON – Jeannie Michalski announced her candidacy for Town Justice. She says that her experience as a former Monroe County Prosecutor and former contracting conflict defender for Livingston County would serve her well on the bench. "I've been an attorney for 18 years," said Michalski. "I've prosecuted in town courts and defended clients in both misdemeanor and felony matters. I don't know if an attorney has ever been a Town Justice in … [Read more...]

Hard Sidewalk Talk Reinforces Avon Community’s Gold Heart

AVON – Village residents have split opinions on a sidewalk that is planned for D'Angelo Parkway, the quiet horseshoe off of North Road near the circle, but their cordial, thoughtful conversation Monday night is a strong testament to the care that the community and Village Board have for one another. At a Village-organized community meeting before the regular Village Board meeting agenda, Mayor Tom Freeman opened the floor to public comments. … [Read more...]

Bomb Threat at Coastal Staffing Leads Avon Police to Critical Info for FBI

AVON – A nationwide bomb threat scare that struck Avon Town Plaza on East Main Street had the Avon Police Department and later the FBI thoroughly investigating in the days following Memorial Day. Investigating members of the Avon Police Department and K9 units with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, New York State Police and Rochester Police Department ultimately found the threat not to be credible. Avon Police Chief Gary Benedict says … [Read more...]