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Body likely Keshequa grad’s

GeneseeNow —  Friday, August 8, 2014

The body found in the Genesee River this week may be that of a Keshequa Central School graduate who disappeared during a hike along the High Falls.
Jacob Baxter’s friends and family tell the Livingston County news his body was found, but dental experts are being called in for a positive id before the official announcement is made. The 28 year old was a wrestler in high school and worked as a youth minister in Rochester along with starting a youth softball league for inner city kids.

Stewards Iinspect Boats at Conesus Lake

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

An effort has been launched to control the spread of invasive species at Conesus Lake. The Watercraft Steward Program is aimed at educating boaters about preventing the transport of aquatic invasive species,and how to decrease the likelihood of transporting those species from one lake or river to another. Stewards are stationed at the Conesus Lake Boat Launch, where they are conducting inspections to make sure that no one is bringing or taking an species from the lake. Officials say boaters have been very cooperative about getting their boats inspected. The program will continue for the rest of the summer.

Man Clocked at 100 MPH on Main Street

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Livingston County deputies arrested a man Saturday who was allegedly driving down Main Street in East Bloomfield at 100 miles an hour. The speed was clocked on radar before a deputy pulled over the vehicle driven by 33 year old Raymond Walters. Walters is charged with felony driving while intoxicated. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana at the time of the stop. He is scheduled to answer the charges Aug. 27 in Town of Lima Court.

Astoniro to be Featured at GOP Dinner

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The GOP candidate for New York State Governor, Rob Astorino, will be the keynote speaker at the Livingston County Republican Party’s annual dinner. The event is scheduled for August 15th at the Genesee River Restaurant and Reception Center on North Main Street in Mount Morris. The reception featuring Astorino begins at 5 pm, with a cash bar reception starting at 6 and a buffet dinner at 7. You can get tickets from members of the Livingston County Republican Committee. Meeting the candidate will set you back 125 bucks for one person, or 200 dollars for a couple.

Police Investigate Fatal Crash

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

State Police are investigating a fatal car crash that happened Saturday afternoon in Steuben County. The crash occurred just before 12:30 pm at state Route 248 and state Route 417 in the town of Greenwood. Police say 66 year old Eugene Williams of Bath was traveling southbound on 248 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 70 year old Daniel Deming of Wellsville. Williams was rushed to St. James Hospital in Hornell where he was pronounced dead. His wife and child were with him in the car when the crash happened, and they were both unharmed. The other drive also was not injured in the crash.

Dansville Visitor Center Reopened

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Livingston County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the reopening of the Chamber Visitor Center in Dansville this week. The Center was closed for remodeling, after serving thousands of visitors over the years. It is located on the grounds of Logan’s Inn on Clara Barton Street. The new center is sided in white washed barn board with three walls of brochure racks. It showcases maps of Livingston County and New York State, and feature information about attractions in the Finger Lakes Vacation Region.

Body Recovered From lake

GeneseeNow —  Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The body of an elderly Lakeville man was found near the Conesus Lake shoreline in the town of Livonia on Monday afternoon. The Livingston County Sheriff’s office got a call around 5 pm about a possible drowning. Deputies arrived on scene within 3 minutes of that 911 call, and the victim was rushed to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of his death remains under investigation.

Woman arrested under Leandra’s Law

GeneseeNow —  Friday, July 25, 2014

A 48 year old Avon woman has been arrested after a crash on Route 20A.
The Livingston County sheriff’s department says Carolyn Granger was drunk when she hit another vehicle near Country Club Road. She kept going but deputies found her car a little further up the road in a ditch. She’s been charged with DWI and under Leandra’s Law because three children under the age of 15 were in her vehicle.

Camp Building To Honor Former Sheriff

GeneseeNow —  Friday, July 25, 2014

An honor for former Livingston County Sheriff John York.

A building at the Sheriff’s Association summer camp is named to honor York. Sheriff York’s family, and some campers attended the festivities as a plaque was unveiled.

The current Livingston County Sheriff, Tom Dougherty, pledged that the Livingston County Sheriffs’ Office, through volunteer efforts, would take on the responsibility of maintaining the Sheriff John York Building.

Police Officer Hurt in Crash

GeneseeNow —  Thursday, July 24, 2014

A Webster police officer was injured in a crash last night. The driver of another vehicle was turning from Five Mile Line Road onto Route 104 when it happened. That driver failed to yield the right of way,and struck the police car as it traveled through the intersection. The police officer was taken to the hospital , and the other driver was not hurt.