Geneseo Police Release Activity Report for July 17 to 20

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GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department released the following activity report to local media. Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian said that the activity reports are intended to give local residents a direct glimpse into the day-to-day activities of the Geneseo Police Department. “We want residents to know what our officers are doing in their community,” said Osganian. “These days, we think it’s important that people get to see what the … [Read more...]

Farmers and Firefighters Contain Fire to Combine

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Farmers and firefighters together stopped a potentially disastrous combine fire in its tracks Wednesday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the combine was working in a wheat field at the end of Oxbow Lane off of Nations Road in Geneseo when it burst into flames. "It was the farmers who put out the fire on the ground," said Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty at the scene. "It had started to spread … [Read more...]

Cops Find Heroin on Driver Asleep at Geneseo Gas Pump

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department filed drug charges against a Leicester resident who was allegedly asleep at the wheel at the gas pumps at Mobil/7-Eleven on Main Street. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Marisa Mazzarella, 30, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. The incident occurred at … [Read more...]

Geneseo Airshow Flies for Women in Aviation

GENESEO — The National Warplane Museum's Airshow started flying around the village Friday evening, but went full throttle starting Saturday morning, this year in special honor of women in aviation. Some of the larger and newer aircraft had to launch from the Rochester airport because rain had soaked the turf runway at Geneseo, but a few clouds and soft ground didn't stop the airplanes from pulling fancy maneuvers and wowing the crowds of every … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police Receive Increased Grant to Curb Car Accidents

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GENESEO – Village Police continue to receive increased grant amounts to decrease the number and severity of accidents on local roads. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, they received $13,000 from the New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee this year, up another four percent from last year. "That seems to be the trend, a four percent increase year after year, which is good for us," said Osganian. … [Read more...]

Warplane Museum Welcomes New Volunteers for Weekend’s Airshow

GENESEO – The National Warplane Museum in Geneseo appreciates the uptick in help headed into this weekend's airshow and invites anyone who is on the fence to get in on the airshow as a volunteer. Some museum volunteers are involved year-round, working on airplanes, maintaining the grounds and helping visitors. Coming down to this year's airshow, volunteers are flocking to the museum to make the airshow possible. "Without our volunteers … [Read more...]

Odd Crash with SUV Flipped Fiat in Geneseo

GENESEO – Investigating Geneseo Police Officers determined that a weird twist resulting from a collision with an SUV knocked a Fiat onto its roof late Friday afternoon. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the actual collision at about 4:50 p.m. was minor. "The Fiat was westbound on 20A and the SUV pulled out of Ryan Drive and clipped the Fiat," said Osganian. "The Fiat spun out of control, hit the curb, and flipped over." No … [Read more...]

First Ever ‘Party in the Village’ and Talent Show Tops Geneseo Summerfest

GENESEO – The first-ever talent show at the 'Party in the Village' was a huge hit Friday. Organizers were happy that the crowd was lively, the performers were excellent and the weather was clear and beautiful. "We definitely got the crowd we were looking for," said Aidan Lewis, who organized and hosted the talent show. "We will definitely be doing this again next year." Brandon Hunt stole the show with his spot-on Michael Jackson … [Read more...]

Puzzling Crash Rolls Car in Geneseo

GENESEO – Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an accident that rolled one vehicle in the area of Ryan Drive near Tim Hortons Friday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Ryan Drive and Lakeville Road (20A) at about 4:50 p.m. The drivers of each vehicle are being checked for injuries. Injuries are believed to be minor. An air ambulance was called to the scene, but … [Read more...]

Geneseo to Officially Welcome New Bear Fountain at Teddy Bear Parade

GENESEO – Saturday's Teddy Bear Parade will take a second to commemorate the return of the bronze bear Emmeline and the bear fountain. The parade will start at St. Michael's Episcopal Church at 11 a.m. and stop at the fountain for a brief ceremony. "It's just going to be a moment to recognize that the fountain is back in business," said Geneseo Mayor Richard Hatheway. Despite a highly-publicized minor run-in with a vehicle on Wednesday, … [Read more...]