Category: Livingston County

No visible harmful algal blooms spotted in Conesus Lake

No visible harmful algal blooms spotted in Conesus Lake

Based on surveillance performed July 23, 2021, no visible harmful algal blooms (blue green algae) have been identified on Conesus Lake. Blooms were first identified this year on July 7, 2021, primarily along the northern shore and near Vitale Park. Blooms occur ... MORE
Livingston County offers information on tick borne illnesses and free kits to county residents

Livingston County offers information on tick borne illnesses and free kits to county residents

In New York State, ticks most commonly spread Lyme disease and it is increasing in frequency. Other tick borne diseases previously not detected are also being reported. Take steps to protect yourself and your family. How to Avoid Ticks • Wear light-colored ... MORE
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Livingston County creates “Extreme Makeover: Liv Co Edition” to provide grants for commercial buildings

Livingston County creates “Extreme Makeover: Liv Co Edition” to provide grants for commercial buildings

Livingston County Economic Development is committed to transformative revitalization that preserves and enhances the charm and character of the communities in Livingston County. Extreme Makeover: Liv Co Edition is a new funding program that provides matching grant funds to help transform commercial ... MORE
Livingston County Department of Health urges qualified individuals to apply for NYSPHC Fellowship Program

Livingston County Department of Health urges qualified individuals to apply for NYSPHC Fellowship Program

The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) would like to ensure that, if and when the next public health emergency occurs, our community is ready to respond. Governor Cuomo recently announced the establishment of the New York State Public Health Corps (NYSPHC) ... MORE
Andover Central School District’s new superintendent starts August 14.

Andover Central School District’s new superintendent starts August 14.

The Andover Central School District has chosen Dr. Derek Schuelein as their next superintendent. Dr. Derek Schuelein is a former principal for a high school in Westchester County and he was approved July 1. He will start his tenure for the Allegany ... MORE
Conversations with the County continues August 17 in Livingston County

Conversations with the County continues August 17 in Livingston County

Livingston County Administrator Ian M. Coyle continues his popular “Conversations with the County” town-hall style meetings on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at 6 p.m. at pavilion #3 in Al Lorenz Park at the Livingston County Murray Hill Campus. “Conversations with the County” ... MORE
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Dream-O-Vate Business Competition in Livingston County announces winners

Dream-O-Vate Business Competition in Livingston County announces winners

Many small business owners struggle through their first few years with overhead expenses, marketing, and the day-to-day details of managing a new or expanding business. The Dream-O-Vate Business Competition is a game-changer. Developed by Livingston County Economic Development, the competition provides winners ... MORE
Angelica man sentenced to eight and a half years for manslaughter after awaiting sentences for nine years

Angelica man sentenced to eight and a half years for manslaughter after awaiting sentences for nine years

An argument on the morning of Sept. 28, 2012 between two friends ended with a man stabbed to death. Jason E. Mehmel of Angelica was sentenced last month to 8 and a half years in prison and five years post-release supervision, 9 ... MORE
Batavia Fire Department joins Public Safety Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative

Batavia Fire Department joins Public Safety Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative

Batavia Fire Department is the first fire department in the state of New York to join the Public Safety Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative. The goal is to help addicts with a pathway to treatment and recovery without fearing arrest for their ... MORE
Noyes Health in Dansville begins construction on its medical and surgical floor

Noyes Health in Dansville begins construction on its medical and surgical floor

Construction has begun on the medical and surgical unit of Noyes Health in Dansville, a $1.1 million dollar 5-month project. The third floor has 40 patient beds and most medical and surgical admissions. Dr. J. Chad Teeters, president and CEO of Noyes ... MORE
Blue-green algae spotted on Conesus Lake: Residents urged to avoid for time being

Blue-green algae spotted on Conesus Lake: Residents urged to avoid for time being

Blue-green algae has been found on Conesus Lake. An aerial photo shared by the local health department in Livingston County shows the growth around Vitale Park. Health officials say it isn’t impacting the public water supply, but residents are being advised to ... MORE
Man allegedly shot pit bull, charged with aggravated cruelty to animals

Man allegedly shot pit bull, charged with aggravated cruelty to animals

A man in Livingston County is facing charges for animal cruelty after allegedly shooting and killing a dog. On June 23, deputies responded to a home in West Sparta to investigate reports of a dog being shot. Edward Carswell, 56, of West ... MORE
Federal grant will pay for hundreds of miles of fiber optic cable in Livingston County

Federal grant will pay for hundreds of miles of fiber optic cable in Livingston County

During a visit to Mulligan Farm in Avon on Tuesday, Senator Chuck Schumer announced an $11.3 million dollar grant that will expand high speed broadband internet across Livingston County. Schumer stated that the pandemic shined light on the digital gap in Livingston ... MORE
Wyoming County woman charged after causing $16,632 in damage to her hospital room

Wyoming County woman charged after causing $16,632 in damage to her hospital room

A woman who reportedly damaged a hospital room in Wyoming County is now facing charges. Mary K. Coyne is reported to have barricaded herself in her hospital room at the Wyoming County Community Health System emergency department when she caused $16,632 in ... MORE
Box truck carrying fireworks explodes in Pembroke

Box truck carrying fireworks explodes in Pembroke

A box truck containing a large amount of packed fireworks exploded Saturday night when returning from a firework show in Akron. The truck burst into flames as it was heading south on South Lake Road in Pembroke. Edwin Mileham, Pembroke Assistant Fire ... MORE