Passionate Nunda Restores Hidden 77-Year-Old Site Marker

NUNDA – The community poured their hearts into the Nunda Historical Society' mission to right a historical wrong. For 77 years, a sign just west of the village has designated the site where the first of 17 locks carried the Genesee Valley Canal from the Keshequa Valley, through Oakland, and over the hill to Portage. "Over time the marker had become worn, weather beaten and hidden by brush," said a press release from Tom Cook with the Nunda … [Read more...]

3 Suspects Charged for Livingston County Funeral Raids

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Monroe County Sheriff's Office led a joint investigation with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, Ontario County Sheriff's Office, Webster Police Department and Greece Police Department that resulted in the arrests of three people for multiple thefts at funerals in the region. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Bruce Newton, 39; Cearra Campbell, 20; and Chelsea O’Hare, 23, were all charged … [Read more...]

New Speaker to Give Nunda Historical Society’s Railroad Talk

NUNDA – A different speaker than expected will deliver the upcoming talk at the Nunda Historical Society on the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad. According to a press release from Tom Cook with the Nunda Historical Society, John Muchler of Avoca, treasurer and curator of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Historical Society will be the presenter. "We learned late last night that the scheduled speaker, Ken Clark of … [Read more...]

Nunda, Avon Libraries Part of $500K Grant

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Pioneer Library System announces that New York State legislators awarded New York State Library Construction Aid Grants to nine of the System’s member libraries, including Nunda and Avon's libraries. According to a press release from the Pioneer Library System, the $512,365.00 grant will aid over $1 million in construction projects the Stevens Memorial Community Library (Attica), Avon Free Library, Geneva Public … [Read more...]

Walk-In Complaint to Deputies Leads to Felony Contempt Arrest

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nunda man after investigating a complaint by a woman who walked into Sheriff's Office headquarters. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jeffrey Johnston, 49, was arrested for felony criminal contempt. The original complaint came in on July 5 when the woman reported that Johnston was repeatedly contacting her and threatening her. Deputies located Johnston … [Read more...]

Nunda Teenager Declared Missing

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office released a missing person report for 15-year-old female Jyoti J. Sanford. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jyoti is an Asian female who is 4'7'' and 90 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and black sweatpants. She is a special needs child and was last seen at her residence, 9554 Nunda Dalton Road in Nunda at … [Read more...]

Cops: Fleeing Parolee’s Crime Spree Hit Nunda, Avon, Wellsville

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A wanted parolee is in custody on multiple felony charges for allegedly stealing in Nunda and Avon and fleeing from law enforcement multiple times. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Randy Smith, 44, was arrested for felony Burglary in the Second Degree, felony Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, felony Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, and misdemeanor Obstructing Governmental … [Read more...]

Cops: Nunda Man Threw Protected Woman on Bed and Fled to Fillimore

NUNDA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Nunda man on a felony charge for allegedly getting into a physical altercation with a person who is the subject of an order of protection. According to a press release from Thomas Dougherty, Curtis Yeoman, 32, was arrested for felony Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, two counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and … [Read more...]

Nunda Baker’s Creepy Cakes Go National

NUNDA – A Nunda cake artist is getting national attention for her strange and creepy cakes. According to our news partners News10NBC, baker Katherine Dey made Buzzfeed Food and the national food blog INSIDER Dessert. "I've always loved anatomy, so making a heart cake or a brain cake or an eyeball, muscles," Dey said to INSIDER Dessert. "Those are all fun topics for me." The cakes look like human body parts and creepy faces and heads. … [Read more...]

Free Cancer Prevention Classes Coming to Nunda

NUNDA – UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Center for Community Health and the Chronic Disease Prevention Committee of the Genesee Valley Health Partnership will present a free cancer prevention program called Healthy Living Livingston starting in under two weeks. According to a press release from Wilmot Cancer Institute, Healthy Living Livingston runs from March 21 to June 9 at Trinity Church, Nunda, 25 East St. Participants attend … [Read more...]