Highlands Neighbors Dig Deep to Re-Establish 5 Families Displaced by Geneseo Fire

GENESEO – Since Saturday's dryer fire shut down Building 4 of the Highlands on Meadow Drive, displacing five families, some of the tenants are starting to show their true colors. Carol White Arney lives in Building 1 and was not affected by the fire. She and her neighbors, which include her two daughters in other nearby buildings, began pulling for the residents of Building 4 as soon as the air began to fill with smoke. "Five families lost … [Read more...]

Cops say Man Robbed Judge’s Family

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A County Court Judge recused himself from a case where a family member is alleged to have been the victim of theft at the hands of a Bloomfield man in September 2016. Charles Lewis, 34, was arraigned Tuesday on a Grand Jury indictment charging felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Issuing a Bad Check. "I believe that the alleged victim is a blood relative of mine," said Judge Robert Wiggins. "That … [Read more...]

Lima Family Loses Home to Fire

LIMA – A family of seven lost their home to an attic fire Tuesday evening. According to first responders on scene, family members were home to notice the smoke and call 911 quickly, but smoke and water damage make the home uninhabitable. "Fortunately, everyone made it out safely," said Lima Fire Chief Jim Pribanich. "They called right away and it happened in the late afternoon just as everyone was getting home from work so we had good … [Read more...]

Heartbroken Frisbie Family Speaks at Drunk Driver’s Sentencing for Manslaughter

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County courtroom fell somber Thursday morning as family and friends of Jeannine 'Nene' Frisbie tearfully spoke their minds to the woman who killed the mother of three and severely injured her husband Wayne in a drunk driving accident. About two dozen loving relatives and friends sat or cried quietly as the Frisbie children addressed Amy Patterson, 44, at her sentencing to 4 1/2 to 13 1/2 years in state prison … [Read more...]

Livonia Family Displaced by Dryer Fire

LIVONIA – The American Red Cross is assisting the family whose house was damaged by a fire on Wilkins Tract Road Saturday morning. According to the Livonia Fire Department, no one was injured in the fire and the family is being assisted by the Red Cross. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Saturday Jan. 9, the Town of Livonia Fire Departments were dispatched for the report of a house fire on Wilkins Tract. First arriving units reported that smoke … [Read more...]

SUNY Geneseo Student Alex Davis Memorialized with Scholarship and Support for Charity

NYLON – The family of SUNY Geneseo student Alex Davis, 20, was able to establish a scholarship in their son's name and make large donations to two non-profits as the result of a golf tournament in the Victor, NY community. According to a press release from family spokesperson Heather Halsted, the Davis family and tournament sponsor American Legion James Cooke Post 931 of Victor invited golfers to “Play the Game” in Alex's honor on Sunday June … [Read more...]

Lost Pup Reunited with Family by Sheriff’s Deputy and County Dog Control

Reading this on your phone or tablet? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. DANSVILLE – This dog was happily reunited with his family on Monday due to the efforts of Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Barrett and County Dog Control, who worked together to keep the dog safe and locate the two owners after he was found on Sunday. "This is an excellent example of why you should get your dogs licensed," said Roxanne … [Read more...]

GMA and Geneseo Rotary Growing Summerfest from the Roots

Reading this on your phone or tablet? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. GENESEO – The Geneseo Merchant's Association (GMA) and the Rotary Club of Geneseo are again joining forces to make this July's Summerfest as vibrant and lively as ever, saying that although new local insurance requirements forced out many out of town merchants last year, they are ready to regrow Summerfest from where it started, as a weekend of … [Read more...]

Avon’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Kicks Off New Tradition

Reading this on your phone? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. AVON – Livingston County kicked off a new tradition on Saturday with the first annual St. Patrick's Day parade that included more that 30 groups and floats and a cheering crowd extending from Clinton Street down to Genesee Street and ended by the Milex Parking Lot. The parade was organized by volunteers with Lifting Up Livingston, a local charity that … [Read more...]