Sticky-Fingered Wanted Woman Pinches Makeup from Walmart

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department arrested a woman for stealing cosmetics last week but found that she was already wanted for theft in Dansville. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Janet Manning, 58, of Dansville, was arrested for misdemeanor Petit Larceny. Officers allege that Manning stole $93.84 worth of merchandise, which included cosmetics. Manning is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village … [Read more...]

Dansville’s ArtsFest 2017 to Leave 101 Feet of Chalk Art on Sidewalk

DANSVILLE — Dansville ArtWorks will host Chalk Walk and ArtsFest 2017 for the sixth year. Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. begins this years summer festival features sidewalk chalk art, live music by Steel Alchemy Community Steel Band and Groveland Station, and free mini art workshops and demonstrations at the Main Street festival site. New this year is Chalk Walk 101, where artists of all ages and ability levels will create 101 feet … [Read more...]

Former Dansville Teacher Arrested for Forcible Touching

DANSVILLE – A teacher who worked in Dansville and school districts in the Southern Tier is facing charges following a sexual abuse investigation. According to our news partners News10 NBC, Thomas Wight, 26, of Cuba, NY, was arrested for misdemeanor Forcible Touching and misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child. State Police say that they were contacted regarding possible sexual abuse case on June 10. A State Police investigation … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Coalition Stretches Gentle Yoga to Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester says that its free 6-week Gentle Yoga course for breast and gynecological cancer survivors, which began in Dansville, will soon be offered in Geneseo as well. According to a press release from the Breast Cancer Coalition, Gentle Yoga is designed to help cancer survivors create freedom, space, and confidence, using guided meditation, breath work, gentle movements, therapeutic poses, … [Read more...]

Car Explodes in Dansville Attached Garage

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DANSVILLE – Firefighters saved a house on Deer Park Drive after a car apparently exploded in an attached garage Saturday afternoon. According to a Facebook post by Dansville Fire Chief Glenn Camuto to the Dansville Fire Department, a car exploded inside an attached garage. An emergency call came to the Dansville Fire Department at about 2:41 p.m. "As Chief of the Dansville Fire Dept I was very proud of the hard work and actions conducted … [Read more...]

Cops Catch 3 Teens and Stolen Guns in Dansville

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DANSVILLE – State Police arrested three young out-of-county residents for allegedly possessing stolen firearms on 390 in Dansville. According to a press release from New York State Police, two Mount Vernon, NY residents and one Stamford, CT resident were arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree. The Stamford resident was also charged with … [Read more...]

FEMA’s Expanding Flood Maps Could Dampen Dansville Real Estate Market

DANSVILLE – Village Mayor Pete Vogt says that sky-high flood insurance rates have the potential to make the local real estate market a little soggy. A potential property owner who takes out a loan on a property in what FEMA considers an area with a high flooding risk must then purchase flood insurance. Vogt says that since disastrous storms like Katrina and Sandy, FEMA is redrawing maps to include many more properties in 'flood zones' than in … [Read more...]

Dansville Police’s Facebook Page to Return after Comment Outrage

DANSVILLE – The Dansville Police Department's Facebook page, which has been inactive since February 11, is expected to be back online soon. Dansville Village Mayor Pete Vogt said that the Village Board unanimously passed a social media policy for all village departments that in essence makes department heads fully liable for any messages that their employees post to the department's social media platform. "The responsibility for anything … [Read more...]

Teen Driver Bolts from Mount Morris Cops at 80 mph

MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris and Dansville Police Departments and Livingston County Sheriff's Office worked together to catch a an Elmira resident who the say took off from a traffic stop Tuesday night. According to Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi, Raheem Daniel, 18, was arrested for misdemeanor Fleeing an Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree and violations including Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, Speed in Zone, … [Read more...]

Female Dansville Airman Killed in Overseas Incident

DANSVILLE – An airman from Dansville was killed in a non-combat incident Tuesday. According to multiple independent sources, Alexandria Gleason-Morrow was killed in a non-combat incident overseas. A 2011 Defense Video Imagery Distribution System video features Gleason-Morrow, then Alex Roope, as one of 'Bagram's Outstanding Airmen.' The 2011 video says that Gleason-Morrow served with the 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. … [Read more...]