County Conservatives Endorse Amy Mann for Re-Election as Treasurer

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Conservative Party cross-endorses Republican Amy Mann for re-election as County Treasurer. Conservative Party Chair Rev. Jason McGuire said that the endorsement is the result of Mann's work and her 'willingness to work with the party.' "We're willing to work with candidates who are willing to work with us," said McGuire. "We think she's done a great job and would like that tradition to … [Read more...]

Central Livingston County Enters Flash Flood Warning

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service has activated a flash flood warning for Livingston County. According to the National Weather Service, doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Over an inch of rain has already fallen, and another one to two inches of rain is likely. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that will experience flooding include Geneseo, Mount … [Read more...]

Uber Releases Rates for Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Uber has arrived in Livingston County. The app-based transportation service officially released their local rates for service on July 4. Base fare: $1.10 Booking fee: $1.80 Cost per min: $0.22 Cost per mile: $0.95 Minimum charge: $7.00 Cancellation fee: $5.00 Uber notes that these rates can change during peak demand times and Uber users should consult the app for exact pricing. Uber is now locally based in … [Read more...]

Livingston County Thanks Devoted Employees for 10 and 25 Years

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors gratefully awarded 34 long-serving employees of county government on Wednesday. The Board spent more than half of their regularly scheduled board meeting time on their 20th annual award ceremony. "This meeting represents our only focused opportunity to recognize the backbone of county government: county employees," said County Administrator Ian Coyle. "At the federal and state … [Read more...]

Sun Announces ‘Sun Beat’ a Community and Business Listing Like No Other

LIVINGSTON COUNTY - The officially launched a new feature Wednesday, the 'Sun Beat,' a business and community directory for Livingston County unlike any other. It's a directory where you control the message. It shows all participating businesses' and organizations' social media feeds in real-time, side-by-side. The directory is designed for people and connects them to social media for businesses, community groups, elected … [Read more...]

Livingston County Enters Flash Flood Watch as More Storms Loom

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service activated a flash flood watch for Livingston and several surrounding counties. According to our news partners News10 NBC, thunderstorms are expected during the late afternoon and evening in Western and Central New York on Sunday. Some of the storms are expected to have torrential downpours. "A slow moving cold front will help to generate strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon and … [Read more...]

Flash Flood Watch Now in Effect for Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service put a flash flood watch in effect for Livingston County following this morning's thunderstorm. According to the National Weather Service, the watch will remain in effect through the evening of June 15. "With heavy rain already occurring earlier this morning, it will not take much rainfall to cause flooding in some area creeks and streams," said the National Weather Service. "Urban areas and … [Read more...]

Livingston County Development Tests the Waters with Public Market Study

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County Development launched a public survey to test the waters for a potential centralized public market just as the first fruits and vegetables are peeking from local farmers' fields. The vision laid out in the survey, accessible here, is fluid. Maybe the county could secure a grant to build an indoor, year-round venue for farmers, growers and producers to sell fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, … [Read more...]

Livingston County says ‘Thank You’ During Correctional Officers Week

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – This week, May 7 to 13, is National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. A press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty announces the week and asks the community, both law enforcement and civilians, to thank corrections officers for the hard, dangerous work that they do. "The job of those that work inside the walls of our county jail is not an easy one, says the release. "These folks often see people on their darkest … [Read more...]

Springwater Hoarders Might Foot Bill for Trash Cleanup

SPRINGWATER – The Wrights Road property owners whose land is a public health nuisance could be ordered to pay for a contractor to clean up trash and dead animals that have plagued the plot for over 13 years. The Livingston County Ways and Means Committee said that they are in favor of an abatement plan that involves the Board of Supervisors seeking a contractor to clean the mess at 6679 Wrights Road on the property owners' dime. The plan will … [Read more...]