2 Escape York House Fire with Minor Injuries

YORK – Two people were treated for minor injuries resulting from a house fire on Anderson in Linwood Friday night. According to first responders at the scene, an emergency call reported the fire at about 5:43 p.m. The York fire Department responded and immediately requested mutual aid from the Caledonia Fire Department, who arrived first at the scene and declared that it was a working structure fire. "Both occupants were home at the time of … [Read more...]

Final Meeting Talks Truck Hazards in Greigsville, York

YORK – There will be one final public meeting on the Town and County's extensive plans to improve safety and access for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians given the town's heavy truck traffic. According to a press release from the Livingston County Planning Department, the meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the York Central School District’s elementary school cafeteria at 2578 Genesee St., Retsof, NY, 14539. The meeting … [Read more...]

Defense: ‘Cops Squeezed Allen Injured, Intoxicated and Medicated’

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A defense attorney for Danielle Allen, charged with stabbing her ex-boyfriend Marcus Postell to death, asked a Livingston County Sheriff's Office investigator why he did not call the father of the injured, intoxicated young woman they say they were interviewing as a possible domestic violence victim at the time. In aggressive cross examination at a Monday hearing to decide the admissibility of evidence at trial, defense … [Read more...]

Tractor Trailers Crush SUV in York

YORK – Two tractor trailers crushed a vehicle on Rte. 63 in York Thursday, seriously injuring the driver. According to first responders at the scene, all three vehicles were southbound on 63 when a chain-reaction rear-end collision crushed the vehicle between both trucks at about 4:26 p.m. The driver of the SUV was conscious, alert and breathing when firefighters freed her from the vehicle and took her to an ambulance while she was lying on … [Read more...]

Girls Volleyball: Geneseo Defeats York

GENESEO — In girls volleyball the Geneseo Blue Devils beat the York Golden Knights Wednesday Sept. 20 at Geneseo. The Blue Devils' season is lead by Cassidy Schild with 40 Klls, Stefanie Ledwith with 132 assists and Kelly Bailey with 10 blocks. The Blue Devils are first in the Livingston County 3rd Division and the Golden Knights are third in the division. Blue Devils: 25-25-25 Golden Knights: 22-9-19 … [Read more...]

Rollover Injures Dad and Daughter in York

YORK – A rollover accident injured a father and daughter on Sunday. According to Livingston County Chief Deputy Matt Burgess, the driver was headed north on Rte. 63 when he was distracted and swerved to avoid a collision. "Our investigation shows that driver was distracted by his daughter," said Burgess. "Another vehicle was waiting in his lane to turn left onto Chandler Road and he swerved to avoid a collision, leaving the northbound lane … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: York Farmer and Firefighters Beat Field Fire

YORK – A farmer helped firefighters put out a fire that swept up to 10 acres of his wheat field on River Road Wednesday afternoon. The emergency call went out at about 2:48 p.m. reporting a wheat field fire on River Road at Craig Road. John Miller, Second Assistant Chief for the York Fire Department, said that the farmer's help was a huge advantage. He said that the cause of the fire was a bad bearing in a combine that was working in … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Growing Valley Fest Lands at York Central for First Time Ever

YORK – York Valley Fest is coming to York Central School for the first time ever. Event co-chairs say that the fest, now in its ninth year, continues to grow, especially as the Town of York anticipates its bicentennial celebration next year. The day begins at a.m. with a breakfast under the big tent by the school's playground. Registration for the 5K is at 9 a.m. and the music starts at 10 a.m. Event organizers say that craft and food … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest York Burglary Suspect in Under an Hour

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YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mount Morris resident on a felony charge for allegedly breaking into an attached garage to steal alcohol, cigarettes and motorcycle accessories. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, an 18-year-old was arrested for felony Burglary in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny. “Any time we can solve a serious crime with no known suspects in under an hour is … [Read more...]

Farmland Protection Board Picks Kingston, Mulligan, Batzing Farms for Conservation

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Members of the County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board and County Planning Board recommends that over 1,300 acres in three of our finest high-producing farms be permanently conserved by the Genesee Valley Nature Conservancy. The Conservancy's Dave Bojanowski was among those to successfully ask the Livingston County Public Services Committee for support of these selections Wednesday morning. The selections will go … [Read more...]