Geneseo-Based Lawyer Becomes Village Attorney for Scottsville

NYLON – Geneseo attorney Daniel Magill is now the Village Attorney for Scottsville, the village he grew up in. Magill's predecessor, Peter K. Skivington, was Scottsville Village Attorney for 23 years. Now Magill, who has worked for Skivington for nearly five years, carries the torch. "Although I've been a Livingston County resident for the past six years, I was born and raised in the Village of Scottsville," said Magill. "Frankly, … [Read more...]

Swarm of Friendly Bees Sees Off Retiring School Speech Pathologist from Mount Morris

NYLON – Perry Elementary School was abuzz during Barbara Weller Paul's last few days at school before she retires, and not just because it was one of her last days at school in 15 years. A swarm of bees was swooping around the buses on Wednesday, close to dismissal time. Concerned school staff contacted Perry Police, who forwarded the number of a nearby beekeeper. In the meantime, the swarm decided to hunker down under the hood of Paul's … [Read more...]

NYS Celebrates National Pollinator Week

NYLON — The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Agriculture and Markets is commemorating National Pollinator Week this week. According to a press release from the DEC and Agriculture and Markets, June 19 through the 25 New York State will be celebrating with several events highlighting the importance of key pollinator species such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Pollinators are critical to both the state's environment … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: We Fly with Geneseo’s Most Historic Plane to Niagara Falls Air Force Base

NIAGARA FALLS – The was aboard Whiskey 7, the National Warplane Museum's most historic aircraft, when she made an appearance at the 914th Air Refueling Wing on Saturday. The Wing had a ceremony to celebrate their transition from an airlift wing to a refueling wing and welcomed Whiskey 7 presence as a flyover and static display. "The C-47 Skytrain were our first aircraft when we were the 3rd Combat Cargo Group which started … [Read more...]

NYS Reminds Fawn Lovers that ‘If You Care, You’ll Leave them There’

NYLON – Thickets are bustling with new arrivals, wildlife who, though cute, will live their best lives if left alone. A press release from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) cautioned visitors to natural areas against interacting with young wildlife, especially newborn fawns, as the deer's peak birthing season starts. “New York is home to a diverse and wonderful array of wildlife, but as much as we are … [Read more...]

Child Deaths at Letchworth Lead to Probation Sentence in Wyoming County

NYLON – The men who plead guilty to criminal negligence in the deaths of two children at Letchworth State Park were sentenced to probation on Wednesday. According to our news partners NEWS10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, were sentenced to 5 years of probation for felony Criminally Negligent Homicide. On June 11, 2016, five children and two adults were in the restricted area at Letchworth State Park when they went over the … [Read more...]

Americans Honor Their Cops for National Police Week

NYLON – National Police Week begins Monday with thousands congregating to Washington D.C. for a growing series of events to honor law enforcement officers and the sacrifices they make for public safety. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty tweeted his thanks for the members of his office's Police Services Division. "It is National Police Week! I ask that you join me in thanking the Deputy Sheriffs assigned to the Police Services … [Read more...]

Ash Borer Quarantine Grows Across NYS

NYLON – The DEC prohibits transporting ash wood in an expanded area to counter the spread of the invasive emerald ash borer. “The expanded Restricted Zone for the destructive pest Emerald Ash Borer will help to slow the spread of this tree-killing beetle, protecting millions of ash trees in New York,” said DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos. “DEC will continue our efforts to slow the spread of this beetle and do what we can to help communities … [Read more...]

27th District Dems Rallying to Vote Collins Out of Office

NYLON – The Democratic chairs of the eight counties comprising the 27th Congressional District are calling on anyone interested in running against incumbent Republican Chris Collins to contact them to prepare to run. A press release from the Democratic Chairs from the eight counties which comprise New York's 27th congressional district announces their new initiative, 'Turn 27 Blue,' a joint effort with grassroots groups to identify and prepare … [Read more...]

New York Celebrates 11 Years Free of Chronic Wasting Disease

NYLON – New York State's deer are free of a disease that decimates wild herds across the country. According to a press release from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), none of the more than 2,400 white-tailed deer they tested last season were positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Since 2002, DEC has tested more than 40,000 wild white-tailed deer for CWD. “Preventing the introduction of Chronic Wasting … [Read more...]