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Parents dealing with daycare dilemma in Wyoming County
WARSAW, N.Y. (WKBW) — Parents in Warsaw say they have no daycare options for their children after the only daycare in the area announced it will be shutting its doors. Mudpies & Milestones, which is run by Community Action of Wyoming County says it can no longer stay in business because there's not
Contractor wanted by State Police taken into custody
Samuel L. Benigni, a contractor wanted by State Police in connect with a grand larceny case, was apprehended Wednesday morning on state Route 15A in the village of Lima. Benigni was stopped just before 6 a.m.
WATCH: SUNY Geneseo grad, author to reveal ‘The Tales Teeth Tell’
GENESEO – Biological anthropologist Tanya M. Smith, a 1997 graduate of SUNY Geneseo, returns next month for a lecture based on her recent book, “The Tales Teeth Tell.” The lecture kicks off the book’s North American launch.
County officials to participate in ‘March for Meals’ events
MOUNT MORRIS – Every March, Meals on Wheels programs across the country raise awareness in their communities about the critical nutritional needs of older adults and the importance of healthy meals, and nutrition counseling and education.
Merle Maple Farm ready for Maple Weekend in Wyoming County
ATTICA, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) — They are getting ready for Maple Weekend at the Merle Maple Farm in Attica, NY. The Wyoming County farm produces only maple syrup and the operation has been going for four generations. The farm is responsible for dozens of products from maple coated nuts to maple hot sauce a
Want a Tax Subsidy? This Board Almost Never Says No
340 tax subsidies requested. 340 tax subsidies approved. An I-Team analysis of the Public Authorities Control Board, a little-known but powerful New York State financial regulator, shows the oversight body rarely turns down requests for public money.
Editorial: Baby steps at the Community Action Organization
L. Nathan Hare, CEO of Community Action Organization of Western New York, has the right idea when he says the organization will be “more open.” That’s not an especially high bar to clear considering the covert way the organization has conducted some of its business in the past few months, but it’s a
Conesus Man Recognized For His Service To His Community, State and Nation
Sergeant Michael Digaetano from Conesus has reenlisted to continue service with the 222nd Military Police Company. Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General, announced the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve communit
Governor Cuomo Announces New Seven Year Deal with Alcoa to Preserve Hundreds of Jobs at Massena Facility
Agreement Maintains 450 Jobs and Ensures the Continued Operation of Alcoa's Massena Smelting Plant through 2026. Builds on 2018 Agreement with Arconic that Secured 145 additional Jobs at the Same Site in Massena.
Genesee Valley Greenway offers glimpse through time
NUNDA — The Nunda Area Historical Society recently hosted a tour down the Genesee Valley Greenway, sharing the history of the small towns that grace its path. The Genesee Valley Greenway is one of hundreds of greenways developed across the nation to enhance the old canals, abandoned rail beds, and r
Wanted contractor accused of cheating someone out of $15K caught
LIVONIA, N.Y. (WHEC) - A contractor accused of cheating someone out of thousand of dollars has finally been caught. There was a grand larceny warrant out for Samuel Benigni's arrest after troopers say he took $15,000 for work he never completed.
Blindsided: Parents vent shock and anger amid announcement of planned Mudpies & Milestones closure
WARSAW — Irate parents blasted Community Action for Wyoming County officials Wednesday over an announcement that the Mudpies & Milestones Learning Center is set for closure. The parents described feeling blindsided by the news they received two days ago, venting their anger during an informational m
Reputed mob associate who appeared on RHONJ charged in N.Y. with assaulting woman: police
A reputed mob associate from North Bergen who has dabbled in acting and directing has been charged in Manhattan with assaulting a woman, a New York Police Department spokeswoman confirmed.
8-Year-Old Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship
After winning the New York State chess championship, 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a Nigerian refugee, returned to the homeless shelter where he lives with his family. Earlier this month, Tanitoluwa, who goes by Tani, earned first place at the 52nd New York State Scholastic Championships tournament
Geneseo Police Department Arrest Blotter For March 12th through March 16th
The Geneseo Police Department made the following arrests from March 12th through March 16th. Sukhwant Rana, age 58 from Woodridge, ON was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and unlicensed operation on Genesee Street. Rana is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village Court on April 9.
Gun theft in Nunda results in prison time for two men
Geneseo, N.Y./Nunda, N.Y. – Two men have been sentenced to serve time in state prison after one of them stole a gun from a Nunda home – and the other illegally purchased the stolen weapon.
Co-workers, customers celebrate ‘Good ol’ Matt’ milestone at Avon Tops
Matt Krajka is known for greeting customers at Tops Friendly Markets with a friendly smile and a hello. He’s been doing it almost as long as the store’s been open and on March 15 his co-workers took a few minutes to stop and celebrate Matt’s 22 years working at the supermarket.
Alexander Fire Department hosts annual Spring Gun Raffle at its Rec Hall March 30
The Alexander Fire Department is hosting their annual Spring Gun Raffle at the Recreation Hall, 10708 Alexander Road, Attica, from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 30th. Cost of ticket is $25 each, which includes chances on 29 prizes (25 guns and four cash prizes).
LACROSSE PREVIEW: Avon/Livonia lacrosse opens season Thursday with new coach.
AVON — It certainly can’t be easy coaching lacrosse at a pair of schools that have each won a NYS baseball title the past two years. Such is the case at Livonia/Avon, whose merge last year saw the L/A lacrosse team finish just 6-11 in 2018.
Bardol, Landers team for K&Q crown; Cory Paris looking to purchase Scopano's Lanes in Oakfield
---------------- Chris Bardol had one heck of a bowling season over the past two weeks. th, the 31-year-old right-hander teamed with his girlfriend, Caycee Landers, to win the annual King & Queen Mixed Doubles Handicap Tournament at Mancuso Bowling Center and, a day later, he placed second in the pr