Livingston County 4-H Booths Won Many Ribbons at NYS Fair

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Livingston County 4-H Booth at the NYS Fair revealed plenty of talent within our county, with 91 exhibits from local youths ranging in age from 5 to 18. A press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County said that having an exhibit selected for the State Fair is a wonderful accomplishment in and of itself, but Livingston County participants received 44 blue, 23 red, 1 white ribbon and 23 … [Read more...]

Van with Kids Hits Car Near Geneseo’s Court Street and Rte. 63

GENESEO – A van rear-ended a car on Rte. 63 in the area of Court Street at about noon on Friday. According to first responders on scene, both vehicles were northbound on 63 when the car tried to make a left hand turn into the parking lot of Geneseo United Methodist Church. The front driver's side of the van glanced off the rear passenger's side of the car, spinning both out of the roadway at about 12:20 p.m. Neither the two occupants of the … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Kids Sing at All-County Festivals

MOUNT MORRIS – Mount Morris Central was well represented at the Genesee Valley School Music Association (GVSMA) All-County Festivals this winter. According to a press release from Mount Morris Central Schools (MMCS), Carl Irwin, MMCS Instrumental Music Teacher, and Stephanie Lasselle, MMCS Vocal Music Teacher, selected students based on their musical ability to perform with the elementary band, elementary chorus and junior high … [Read more...]

WATCH: Conesus Grinch Ruins Kid’s Christmas Decorations at Ricky Greene Memorial Park

CONESUS – An apparently renegade vehicle has robbed Ricky Greene Memorial Park of its annual Christmas decorations. Conesus Town Supervisor Brenda Donahue said that the decorations come courtesy of local kids and the Conesus Fire Department, who come together every year to set up little Santas, reindeer, snowmen, candy canes, and a baby Jesus and Mary under lawn spotlights. "It seems we had a bit of a Grinch in our park," said Conesus Town … [Read more...]

2 Charged with Manslaughter for Deaths of Children at Letchworth Falls

NYLON – A Wyoming County Grand Jury indicted two Rochester area men for the deaths of two boys who went over the falls at Letchworth State Park in June. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, are now charged with several crimes including two counts each of felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree, two counts of felony Criminally Negligent Homicide and 10 counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare … [Read more...]

Cops Give Away 25 Safe Car Seats in Nunda

NUNDA – A joint-effort by multiple police agencies put more than two dozen new car seats in local vehicles over the weekend, making the roads safer for young children. Certified Child Seat Technicians from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, NYS Police and Nunda Police Department checked 38 car seats, and drivers received a total of 25 new car seats. "Thanks to the members of the Livingston County Cornell Cooperative Extension, … [Read more...]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office to Invite 100 Kids to Red Wings Game

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office will bring 100 underprivileged children to a Red Wings game, courtesy of a local car dealer. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that the tickets will go to civilians who want to join members of the Sheriff's Office for the game on Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. The tickets were purchased by Dom Genova, Owner of Genesee Valley Ford and Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep in … [Read more...]

Friends and Strangers Pass Fundraising Goal by $10K for Family of Lost Boys in Letchworth

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A GoFundMe.com fundraising page created when two young brothers were found deceased in the Genesee River below Lower Falls has seen such an incredible outpouring of community donations that it has exceeded its goal by $10,000. Dylan Giangregorio, 9, and Preston Giangregorio, 6, both tragically died when they were swept over the lower falls with five other family members. The crowdfunding site originally set a campaign goal … [Read more...]

Kids Bail Before Wild Livonia Car Chase with Drugged Driver

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LIVONIA — Two children apparently escaped from a car after the driver's behavior made them feel unsafe, just before a dangerous police chase through Livonia.   According to a press release from the New York State Police, Paul Carey, 37, was arrested for felony Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, and misdemeanors including Unlawfully Fleeing a Police … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police School Drivers on Bus Passing Law

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department reminded drivers of the dangers and potential penalties of passing school buses that are picking up or dropping off kids. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, passing a school bus that is exchanging passengers is not only dangerous but can result in serious penalties. "Passing a stopped school bus with flashing red lights is a serious offense," said Osganian. "If … [Read more...]