Category: Livingston County

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The dangers of indoor tanning

In preparation for summer, it may be tempting to visit a tanning booth or bed. These were once thought of as a “safe alternative” to natural sunlight, but in reality, tanning beds are just as dangerous for your skin as the sun ... MORE
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Summer safety in Livingston County

Warmer weather is a great opportunity for outdoor play- both for children and adults. However, there are steps everyone should take to make sure they keep themselves and their families safe during the summer. Insect Repellant: There are many insect repellants that ... MORE
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June is National Men’s Health Month

This June, National Men’s Health Month serves as a reminder for all men to take care of their bodies by eating nutritious food, exercising, and preventing disease. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), on average, American men die five years ... MORE
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National Hydration Day in Livingston County

June 23, 2022 marks National Hydration Day, a reminder to drink some extra water that day and every day. Your body needs water to function; every cell, tissue, and organ needs water to do its job. Water keeps our body temperatures regulated, ... MORE
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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month PSA

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, worldwide, more than 55 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the Livingston County Department of Health encourages you to have discussions about your cognitive health. Alzheimer’s develops over long periods ... MORE
Democrat Baldridge believes third time will be the charm in newly-drawn 45th Senate District

Democrat Baldridge believes third time will be the charm in newly-drawn 45th Senate District

Former Rose Town Supervisor Kenan Baldridge is running for election in the 54th State Senate District for the third time. Related: State Senate candidate Kenan Baldridge outlines plan for ‘new 54th’ district Baldridge was defeated by incumbent Senator Pam Helming in 2016 ... MORE
Department of Health trains Child Passenger Safety Technicians

Department of Health trains Child Passenger Safety Technicians

The Livingston County Department of Health is pleased to announce that two members of the Maternal Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC) have received certification as Child Passenger Safety Technicians. Jessica Silvernail, Public Health Assistant, and Samantha Piper, Outreach Worker, were both certified ... MORE
Board of Supervisors allocates ARPA funding

Board of Supervisors allocates ARPA funding

Livingston County has started the process of distributing grants and funding allotments as part of their multi-year spending plan of one-time federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) stimulus monies.   The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a federal bill passed ... MORE
Livingston County names Holly Watson as new County Historian

Livingston County names Holly Watson as new County Historian

The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has named Deputy County Historian Holly Watson as the new Livingston County Historian, effective May 29. Watson succeeds Amie Alden, the County’s first full time Historian, who will retire on May 31 after 25 years of ... MORE
Livingston County recognizes National Poppy Day on May 27

Livingston County recognizes National Poppy Day on May 27

The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May 27 as National Poppy Day throughout the County. The day honors service members, veterans, military families, and all service members who have died in the name of liberty, freedom and democracy. The poppy ... MORE
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