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PHOTO GALLERY: Livingston County Cheerleading Championships

Here are photos from the 2019 Livingston County Cheerleading Championships. All photos are available for order. Please email alexbrasky@gmail.com for further order info. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.


BASKETBALL: SUNY Geneseo men fall to SUNY Oswego

GENESEO - SUNY Geneseo senior forward Jack Manke scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and recorded four blocks, but the Knights fell to visiting Oswego, 69-63, in their regular season finale on Saturday afternoon at Schrader Gymnasium.


DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


One man in critical condition after Scottsville Road crash

CHILI, N.Y. (WHEC)- A man is in critical condition with potentially life-threatening injuries after Saturday's multi-vehicle crash on Scottsville Road in Chili. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, at about 1:55 p.m. deputies responded to the 1600 block of Scottsville Road for reports of


Livingston County Republicans Choose County Judge Candidates

Kevin Van Allen and Jennifer Noto were selected to be the Republican candidates for the two upcoming Livingston County Judge positions last night. Both candidates expressed humility in being selected and promised to work hard and be fair.


Livingston County Chamber names 2019 Farm of the Year

AVON – Howlett Farms, a fifth-generation, multiple-enterprise farm on East River Road, has been named Livingston County’s Farm of the Year. Bruce Howlett, the farm’s president, and his son, Michael, the operations grain merchandiser, were surprised Friday with a visit from representatives of the Liv


Livonia firefighter catches girlfriend off guard with surprise proposal

Livonia, N.Y. (WHAM) - Livonia firefighters answered the call for one of their own Friday night, but not in the way you'd expect. It wasn't a call for an emergency. Instead, they were there to help firefighters Scot Gerould propose to his girlfriend Laura at Ember Firewood Grill.


Veterans begin making metal poppies for Livingston County monument

MOUNT MORRIS - A group of Livingston County veterans – and the daughter and spouse of another – embarked on a new mission Thursday afternoon: create 150 metal poppies for a planned county veterans monument.


State police investigating the death of former Bergen man at downstate prison

COXSACKIE — State police and corrections officials are investigating the death of a former Bergen man at Greene Correctional Facility. 38, died Nov. 13 while incarcerated at the facility. He had been serving a five-year term after being sentenced in 2016, in connection with a wide-ranging drug inves


Scottsville Road shut down due to serious car accident

Chili, N.Y. -- A multi-car accident has caused Scottsville Road to be temporarily closed. The road is shut down between Ballantyne and Paul roads. Several emergency agencies are on scene.


Caledonia accident cuts power; National Grid working to restore service

National Grid was working to restore power to about 12 customers in Caledonia after a tractor trailer went off the road and struck a telephone pole early Wednesday morning. According to the Caledonia Fire Department, the incident occurred in the area of McIntyre Road and Cider Street. A tractor trai


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


Thousands of meals prepped for food pantries

AVON, N.Y. (WHEC)- Thousands of meals were prepped on Saturday for local food pantries. In Avon, volunteers came together on an instant assembly line to make 30,000 macaroni and cheese meals for local pantries.


No more minor pot arrests in Buffalo, mayor says in State of City speech

Getting caught with a marijuana joint or two is no longer grounds for arrest in Buffalo, Mayor Byron W. Brown said Friday. "I am directing Buffalo police to have its officers stop enforcing low-level marijuana possession offenses," Brown said.


Police: Dansville woman jailed after threatening to post photos online

PERRY — A Livingston County woman was jailed Saturday after she allegedly tried to blackmail a person in order to obtain money. Lisa Galloway, 37, of Dansville tried to get money from the victim by threatening to post personal photos online, Perry police said. She was charged with second-degree coer


Part of Scottsville Road closed after serious crash

CHILI, N.Y. (WHEC)- A part of Scottsville Road is closed after a serious crash involving multiple vehicles. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the multi-car crash took place near the 1600 block of Scottsville Road in Chili around 1:55 p.m. on Saturday. Although there are few details at


In honor of Destro, Byron-Bergen supports Frankie

BYRON — When K-9 Deputy Destro died, the students of Byron-Bergen Elementary School were devastated. Brian Meister, elementary principal, said in the past Destro and Deputy Christopher Erion had been to Byron-Bergen Elementary School in the past, doing some assemblies to show the students what law e


Three People Hurt in Van vs. Farm Tractor Crash

BYRON, N.Y. — Three people were hurt Friday night when a van collided with a farm tractor on North Bergen Road. It happened around 7 p.m. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office said the driver of the van crashed into the back of the farm tractor that was hauling a manure spreader.