Livingston County, NY

Genesee County man charged under Leandra’s Law

GENESEO - Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies charged a Genesee County man with driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law earlier this month after a breathalyzer test showed he’d been driving with a blood alcohol content of .07 percent with a child in the vehicle. On June 17, deputies responded to the...
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Sparta man charged with felony DWI

SPARTA – A Sparta man has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated following an investigation into a complaint, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies responded about 10:10 p.m. June 19 to an address on Sheppard Road in Sparta for the report of an individual that had been operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state.
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Swain man charged with Nunda burglary

Surveillance video and a tip led Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies to an Allegany County man suspected in a Nunda burglary and a car reported stolen from the city of Buffalo. The investigation began when deputies responded about 11:15 a.m. June 14 to a home on State Street in Nunda for...
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Livingston County, NY13 WHAM

Lumber prices on the decline as supply stabilizes

Livingston County, N.Y. — Good news for people looking to tackle home improvement projects - the price of lumber has started to drop. But expects say it will take time to even out. Wood prices surged through the roof because of demand during the pandemic. “A year ago when this...
Genesee County, NYThe Daily News Online

COVID-19 Update: Active cases decrease to five in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties dropped to five on Tuesday, according to data from local health departments. The milestone brings marks a number which hasn’t been seen since the earliest days of the pandemic in 2020. In comparison, the three counties reported a total of 123 active cases on May 22.
Batavia, NYThe Daily News Online

Quicklee’s planning expansion into Batavia

BATAVIA — Quicklee’s, a Livingston County-based convenience store operator, is looking to transform the former Bob Evans restaurant near the Thruway interchange on Oak Street into a convenience store and gas station with a drive-thru restaurant. Plans are making their way through the city’s planning process – a special use...
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Hilton man charged with felony DWI

AVON – A Monroe County man is facing felony driving while intoxicated and other charges following a traffic stop on East Avon-Lima Road, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Justin Hilt, while assigned to the Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Unit on June 13, stopped the vehicle about 10:30 p.m....
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Master Gardener: Consider irises for sunny border beds

I’ve recently been admiring iris, the ruffled petals and fuzzy beard in many colors are gorgeous. German bearded iris, often lavender colored, are most common, but there are several iris groups. Most of these flowers are delicate, not lasting long in a vase. But they aren’t too difficult to grow, so they are worth including in a mixed sunny border.
Monroe County, NYWHEC TV-10

Fact Check: Finger Lakes Region is not 70% vaccinated

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)— New York State has been celebrating a major milestone. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week, 70% of adult New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, that's not the case in many parts of our region. According to state numbers, more than...

‘Pride Month’ blooms in Livingston County

GENESEO - From Geneseo to Livonia and beyond, rainbow flags are flapping in the wind this month as June marks the 51st nationwide celebration of Pride Month. “I have always tried and be grateful for those people did so much work, so that I am able to live a very happy and healthy life,” said Grace Frenzel, who identified herself as a gay woman.

‘The need is there’: Mental health care facility breaks ground in Avon

AVON - Even before the pandemic, gaining access to mental health care providers had been an uphill battle for Livingston County residents, but a year of mandated shutdowns, social distancing requirements and mass death and suffering have thrown the problem into sharp relief. “In Livingston County, we are in the...