Category: Livingston County

Livingston County native named Professional Bull Riding World Champion

Livingston County native crowned Professional Bull Riding World Champion

A young man from Piffard recently won his first-career Professional Bull Riding World Championship in Texas. Daylon Swearingen, 22, is an Attica High School graduate. He took home over $1 million in the PBR World Championships in Forth Worth, Texas earlier this ... MORE
Livingston County to ease pressure at pump with gas tax cap

Livingston County to ease pressure at pump with gas tax cap

As the average price for a gallon of gas has increased over 50% from last year, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors voted last week to give motorists some relief at the pump. The Board has issued a temporary cap on the ... MORE
Tenney announces run in newly-drawn 24th Congressional District

Tenney announces run in newly-drawn 24th Congressional District

22nd District Congresswoman Claudia Tenney announced early Saturday that she will run for election in the new 24th District. I’m announcing my candidacy for the new #NY24, which includes areas I currently represent in Congress. I’m honored to have received the support ... MORE
Finger Lakes Travel: Country Music Festival Prep and a trip to Red Brick Pub

Finger Lakes Travel: FLX Country Music Festival checklist and a trip to the Red Brick Pub

As the Finger Lakes Country Music Festival approaches, we’re getting prepared. We’ve made a checklist to help you get festival-ready, including tips on what to pack, outfits, hairstyles and scheduling! @fingerlakes1 See you there on June 4th!#countrymusicfestival #musicfestivaloutfit #musicfestival #concertoutfit #fyp #ootd ... MORE
Livingston County Historian to retire after 25 years

Livingston County Historian to retire after 25 years

Livingston County Historian Amie Alden is retiring after more than 25 years of public service, effective May 31, 2022. Alden first began working with the County in 1997 as Deputy Historian. She became the first full-time historian in 2004, managing the County’s ... MORE
NTSB releases initial report on fatal Genesee County helicopter crash

NTSB releases initial report on fatal Genesee County helicopter crash

The National Transportation and Safety Board released its initial report on the helicopter crash that killed two men during a training exercise in Elba last month. The Mercy Flight helicopter crash occurred on April 26 around 1 p.m. in Elba, Genesee County ... MORE
Livingston County offering paid CNA job training

Livingston County offering paid CNA job training

The Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (LCCNR) is encouraging job seekers in the health care field to take advantage of paid, on-the-job training to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) before it expires in June.       The Unlicensed ... MORE
Livingston County names new Director of Community Mental Health Services

Livingston County names new Director of Community Mental Health Services

The Livingston County Board of Supervisors recently named Lynette Greene as the new Director of Community Mental Health Services, effective May 8, 2022. Greene earned her bachelor’s degree from Canisius College and holds a Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University ... MORE
Livingston County proclaims Emergency Medical Services Week

Livingston County proclaims Emergency Medical Services Week

The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May 15-21 as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week throughout Livingston County. The week celebrates and honors all EMS practitioners and their frontline partners. This year’s EMS Week theme is “Rising to the Challenge,” reminding ... MORE
Livingston County names New Director of Long Term Care at Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

Livingston County names New Director of Long Term Care at Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

The Board of Supervisors has named Justin Bayliss as the new Director of Long Term Care at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (LCCNR), effective June 13, 2022. Since 2007, Bayliss has worked at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility, ... MORE
FINGER LAKES WEATHER: Risk for strong to severe thunderstorms building into Monday

FINGER LAKES WEATHER: Risk for strong to severe thunderstorms building into Monday

After a summer-like weekend across the Finger Lakes region, the risk for severe weather will be followed by significantly cooler temperatures the first few days of the week. The Storm Trackers Team says things will get active for some on Monday- then ... MORE
State Senate candidate Kenan Baldridge outlines plan for “new 54th” district

State Senate candidate Kenan Baldridge outlines plan for ‘new 54th’ district

Candidates for New York’s Congressional and state Senate districts are eagerly waiting for the release of new redistricting maps after maps drawn by the state Legislature were ruled unconstitutional. Kenan Baldridge of Rose- a Democratic candidate for state Senate District 54- believes ... MORE
Gov. Hochul announces $35 million investment to support NY’s abortion providers

Gov. Hochul announces $35 million investment to support NY’s abortion providers

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday a $35 million investment to directly support abortion providers in anticipation of Roe v. Wade being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. On Thursday, May 10, Governor Hochul directed the state Department of ... MORE
CMS awards four-star rating to Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

CMS awards four-star rating to Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have awarded the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (LCCNR) with a Four-Star quality rating within their Five-Star Quality Rating System. The new rating improves upon the LCCNR’s previous Three-Star designation and places ... MORE
Livingston County volunteers receive awards and grant funding

Livingston County volunteers receive awards and grant funding

The Livingston County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program was recently awarded the TRIAD (Seniors, Law Enforcement, Community Agencies) 2022 Community Service Award, in addition to being named a 2022 MRC Program Recognition Awardee through the National MRC Program for Community Response (COVID-19: ... MORE