Hunter Asks for License Back after Killing Sister in Law in Caledonia

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Rochester man who pled guilty to a felony for a fatal Caledonia hunting accident late last year is on a mission to get his hunting privileges back. John Lander, 51, asked Judge Robert Wiggins if he could have his hunting license back now that he has pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide and been sentenced to 4 months of weekends with work release eligibility and a Conditional Discharge requiring a … [Read more...]

Attorney Wants to Suppress Caledonia Murder Suspect’s Statements

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The latest development in the murder case against Mary Neverett came Thursday when her attorney argued that statements made to law enforcement are inadmissible at trial. Neverett, 43, stands charged with Murder in the Second Degree and felony Tampering with Physical Evidence. In oral arguments of motions that took over an hour, her assigned attorney, Lindsay Quintilone, questioned the majority of the evidence collected in … [Read more...]

Attorney in Caledonia Burned Body Murder Case Attacks Arrest and Evidence

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The attorney defending a Gates man from murder charges is aggressively pursuing suppression of evidence, saying that it was collected illegally. Aykut Ozkaynak, 36, is charged with Murder in the Second Degree and felony Tampering with Physical Evidence. Attorney Steve Sessler, assigned to the case by the court, seeks to suppress all of the evidence collected by law enforcement after the signature of a search warrant by … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Caledonia 19-Year Old for Sex with Teen Under 15

CALEDONIA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Caledonia resident on a felony rape charge for allegedly having sex with a younger teen. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Joseph McFadden, 19, is charged with felony Rape in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. On April 25, 2017 the Sheriff's Office was called to investigate an alleged incident that occurred back in … [Read more...]

York and Caledonia Travel Advisory to End in One Hour

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's travel advisory for the towns of York and Caledonia will be lifted in one hour. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty advised the public on social media that the advisory will be lifted but also called on neighbors to check on the elderly while power is still out. Outages are expected to affect over 1,000 in Caledonia and York into tomorrow afternoon. "The no unnecessary travel issued earlier in York … [Read more...]

Sheriff: ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ in York and Caledonia

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Sheriff Thomas Dougherty issued a 'no unnecessary travel' advisory for Caledonia and York Wednesday evening. Though Avon and Geneseo saw some damage and hazards, York and Caledonia bore the brunt of Wedesday's high winds. "No unnecessary travel issued for the Town of Caledonia and Town of York until further notice. Please stay inside if you can." tweeted Dougherty. "Deputies are handling many calls for service for … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Caledonia Ice Fest Carves Warm Memories in Village

CALEDONIA – Sunday's Ice Festival at the Village Inn brought hundreds out to enjoy the cool air, warm marshmallows and amazing ice carving. Jeff Bleier says that he and his wife, as owners of the Caledonia Village Inn, started the festival six years ago and it has only grown. This year, he and his brother put their world-class ice carving skills to the test to make a pyrotechnic ice sculpture of Snoopy and the Red Baron. "We're looking to … [Read more...]

SCHEDULE: Big Night For Boys Basketball in Sectional First Round Action

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — It's game day in Livingston County for High School Basketball for first round action in the Section V tournament Here's a list of times and locations of LCAA teams so you can get out to a game. CLASS B #3 LIVONIA (16-4) VS #14 WATERLOO (4-16) @ LIVONIA 7 P.M. #4 EARLY COLLEGE (13-7) VS #13 DANSVILLE (6-14) @ EARLY COLLEGE 5 P.M. #6 PENN YAN (11-9) VS #11 WAYLAND-COHOCTON (8-12) @ PENN YAN 7 P.M. CLASS … [Read more...]

Fire Blisters Caledonia House

CALEDONIA – A fire burned through part of a Caledonia home on Feely Road near Lacey Road Thursday night. According to first responders on scene, the fire began in the back of the house. The emergency call went out at about 9:15 p.m. "I and others who were first on scene arrived to find heavy fire in the back of the structure," said RJ Kantowski, Deputy Chief of the Caledonia Fire Department. "A neighbor advised us that the house was … [Read more...]

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Cal-Mum Defeats Avon

CALEDONIA — The Avon Braves fell to the Caledonia-Mumford Lady Raiders 50-41 on Jan. 31. The Braves started off the game with a 20-14 lead in the first quarter, with both Keni Read and Emily Raynard sinking two 3-pointers each. The Raiders came back the second quarter to outscore the Braves 8-2 and tie the game up at 22 points at the half. Toward the end of the third quarter, Gill Flint put the Raiders in the lead with a 3-point play. … [Read more...]