Lima’s 84th German Fest Opens Stage for Revitalized Folk Dancing Group

LIMA – Grab your Lederhosen, Sunday Jun. 11 is the 84th annual Traditional German Festival. Lima’s German Club President, Michael Falk, is excited about this year’s event lineup. “So there’s a 21-piece German band from Buffalo coming in, there’s a German singing group coming in out of the city, there’s the first performance of an actual German folk dancing group, the Rochester Schwaben Verein Folk Dancers," said Falk. "Not the … [Read more...]

Bristol ID Plans to Bring Up to 25 More Jobs to Lima

LIMA – Lima’s Bristol ID Technologies is looking to expand and create 15 to 25 new jobs for the community over the next several years. Seeking assistance in this endeavor, Bristol ID CEO Keith Yeates and Director of Finance Joshua Hellman, along with Deputy Director of Livingston County Development Maureen Wheeler were present at a public hearing June 1 at a Lima Town Board meeting with a proposal to submit a Community Development Block Grant … [Read more...]

Michael Falk Runs as Conservative for Open Lima Super Seat

LIMA – The Livingston County Conservative Party announced their endorsement of Michael Falk for Lima Town Supervisor on Tuesday. Incumbent Pete Yendell announced earlier in May that he will be retiring from public office. "The recent announcement that Supervisor Pete Yendell will not be seeking reelection, leaves an open seat in the Town of Lima," posted the Conservative Party to their website. "Sadly, the Livingston County Conservative … [Read more...]

Agriculture Wins Out Over Lima’s Large Scale Solar Prospects

LIMA – It does not look like large scale solar will be coming to Lima after all, though a local law being drafted may make it easier for residents to install private solar. According to Lima Town Supervisor Pete Yendell, a local law is being drafted by the town's attorney, Steve Kruk, that will address both private and large scale solar for the town. “Steve is going to go back and put together a draft for a local law," said Yendell. "And … [Read more...]

School Buses Won’t Cross Lima’s Most Dangerous Intersection

LIMA – The intersection of Rtes. 5 and 20 at Doran and Bragg Streets is considered so dangerous that no school bus is allowed to cross it. According to our news partners News10NBC, transportation director of the Honeoye Falls-Lima School District Bill Harvey says that it is the most dangerous intersection in their district. "None of our buses are allowed to pull out of Doran Road at all," Harvey told News10. "Once you're on Doran Road, you … [Read more...]

Large-Scale Solar Panel and Wildflower Fields Could Blossom in Lima

LIMA – A meeting and recent webinar regarding large scale solar installations shed more light on Lima’s continuing considerations to allow solar sites and potential strategies to capitalize on solar power. Lima’s Deputy Supervisor Cathy Gardner said that an April 5 meeting included a presentation on anticipated guidelines for large scale solar siting by a New York State Department of Agricultural and Markets representative. "We have learned … [Read more...]

Lima to Cut Many Village Ash Trees Ahead of Borer

LIMA – Lima residents may be seeing numerous trees coming down soon as the Lima Village Highway Crew deals with the destructive Emerald Ash Bore, EAB. This spring, the highway crew will begin examining existing Ash trees to determine which ones will need to be removed. "We usually try doing them throughout the spring and summer, and we do it as we can get to them, as we notice them," said Village Superintendent of Public Works, Ben Luft. … [Read more...]

Cars Crash at Notorious Lima Intersection

LIMA – A two-vehicle crash slowed traffic at the intersection of East Main Street and Bragg Street Wednesday evening. According to first responders on scene, one person complained of hand pain. As of 7:12 p.m., no one had been sent to a hospital. "This intersection is very dangerous," said Fire Chief Jim Pribanich at the scene. "It needs to have something done with it." The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the … [Read more...]

Lima Ambulance Salutes Captains Caccamise and Lindsay as They Pass the Torch

LIMA – It was all green at the Lima Ambulance building Mar. 19, but not for Saint Patrick’s Day. On Sunday, ambulance volunteers, family members and public officials gathered to thank former Rescue Captain Norm Caccamise, and Co-Captain, Donna Lindsay, for their years of service. The celebration was hosted by Lima’s new Rescue Captain, Scott Domuracki, who will work in partnership with new Co-Captain, Michael Finucane. “I think what it … [Read more...]

Petition to Open Aldi at Lima’s Old Save-A-Lot Continues

LIMA – The petition to open an Aldi store in Lima is still short of the 1,000 supporters necessary. The petition, available here, is seeking the support of those interested in having an Aldi open in the old Save-A-Lot property located on 5&20. As of Mar. 16, the Aldi petition has garnered 769 supporters, still 231 shy of the 1,000 needed. After voting, participants are also offered the opportunity to write a comment explaining why they … [Read more...]