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Posted on: April 20, 2023

County Connections - Holly Watson

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Name: Holly Watson

Department: County Historian's Office

Job Title: County Historian

How long have you been with Livingston County? 11.5 years

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Livingston County Prioritizes Employee Well-Being with Internal Mental Health Initiatives

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 30, 2023 — Livingston County has taken several significant steps in recent years to prioritize the mental health and well-being of its employees. Through a series of comprehensive mental health initiatives and employe...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Inaugural Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival Announced for Livingston County this Fall

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GENESEO, NY, May 26, 2023 - A celebration of harvest season featuring live music, craft whiskey and bourbon, and local culture, the inaugural Hoochenanny Whiskey Festival will

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Livingston County EMS Members Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts, Dedication to Community Safety

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., May 26, 2023 — Livingston County EMS is proud to announce that the Monroe Livingston Regional EMS (MLREMS) Council has recognized the team of Jonathan Lindskoog and David Thomas as the 2022 Advanced Life Support Prov...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Livingston County Utilizes ARPA Funds to Boost Workforce Development

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., May 25, 2023 — In October of 2022, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors allocated $100K in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to boost and support the training and job placement of residents through the County’s Offic...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

County Deputy Director of Emergency Management Earns Robert D. McEvoy Local Government Service Award

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., May 24, 2023 — Will Gall, the Deputy Director of Emergency Management and Deputy Fire Coordinator for Livingston County, has been honored by the State Academy for Public Administration with the Robert D. McEvoy Local...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

May 21-27, 2023 Celebrated as Emergency Medical Services Week in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 22, 2023 – During the week of May 21-27, 2023, Livingston County will celebrate the importance, expertise and dedication of its frontline emergency staff during Emergency Medical Services Week.

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Livingston County Proclaims May 2023 as Foster Care Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 18, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May 2023 to be Foster Care Month – a time to recognize and appreciate those who support youth and families by being a resource to children in need....

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

County Connections - Madeline Friedler

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Name: Madeline Friedler

Department: County Historian's Office

Job Title: Deputy County Historian

How long have you been with Livingston County? Seven Months

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Board of Supervisors Proclaims May 15-20, 2023 as Skilled Nursing Care Week in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 17, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed the week of May 15-20, 2023 as National Skilled Nursing Care Week across the County in celebration of Older Americans Month.

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 16, 2023 – May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month and the Livingston County Department of Health is reminding residents of the importance of vaccinations to safeguard against the devastating impacts of the disease.

During He...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 16, 2023 – Each spring and throughout the course of the year, millions of Americans suffer symptoms related to allergies and stemming from asthma.   May marks National Asthma and Allergies Awareness Month – ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Livingston County Hosting Eclipse Presentations May 23rd and May 24th

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 15, 2023 - In less than a year, on April 8, 2024, Livingston County will be in the path of a total solar eclipse, a rare occurrence when the shadow of the moon will completely block the sun. An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 peop...

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Livingston County Reminds Residents of the Importance of Checking for Ticks

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 12, 2023 – With the weather beginning to transition toward warmer, more humid temperatures and people being outside more, the Livingston County Department of Health is reminding residents to guard against exposure to ticks as ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Livingston County Encourages Residents to Learn Symptoms of a Stroke During Stroke Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 11, 2023 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.  May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Livingston County is reminding residents...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Livingston County Highlights Innovative Mental Health Initiatives for Mental Health Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 11, 2023 — Livingston County has joined with counties from around the country to recognize Mental Health Awareness Month during the month of May. This year’s Mental Health Awareness Month theme is &ldquo...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 10, 2023 – May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month and Livingston County reminding residents to speak with their primary care physician or healthcare professional about routine check-ups.

An organ inside the body that stores urine, the bla...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

May 7-13 Marks National Public Service Recognition Week

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 10, 2023 – Livingston County is proud to celebrate the hard work and dedication of its employees and honor those who serve within their community on a daily basis as part of National Public Service Recognition Week.

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

County Celebrates 2023 National Economic Development Week and National Travel and Tourism Week

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 9th, 2023 - The offices of Livingston County Economic Development and Livingston County Tourism mark the week of May 8 to May 72, 2023, as National Economic Development Week and National Travel and Tourism Week. National Economic Develo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

CNR to Hold On-The-Spot Hiring Event May 17th in Mount Morris

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 9, 2023 – Are you looking to join an award-winning team?  Do you want to make a significant difference in patients’ lives while also advancing your own career? The Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation has an ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Senator Schumer, USDA Representatives on Hand as County Breaks Ground on Light Up Livingston

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GENESEO, N.Y., MAY 8, 2023 – Following the announcement that Livingston County was awarded $11.3 million in grant funding through the United States Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect Program, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. S...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Livingston County Recognizes Healthcare Professionals During National Nurses Week

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GENESEO, N.Y., MAY 8, 2023 – Livingston County is proud to applaud the tireless service and dedication provided by members of the healthcare field as it celebrates National Nurses Week from May 6-12, 2023.  

Founded in 1982, National Nurses Week i...

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Posted on: May 5, 2023

Livingston County Joins State Agencies in Celebrating I Love My Park Day

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GENESEO, N.Y., MAY 5, 2023 – On Saturday, May 6, 2023, Livingston County will join with Parks and Trails New York, the Department of Environmental Conservation and thousands of volunteers throughout the state in celebration of I Love My Park Day, which is...

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Posted on: May 3, 2023

Environmental Management Council Recognizes Lagom Landing with Earth Day Award

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GENESEO, N.Y., MAY 3, 2023 – The Livingston County Environmental Management Council was on hand at the latest Board of Supervisors meeting to recognize Lagom Landing with its 25th Annual Earth Day Award for its inspirational work fostering envir...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Livingston County Social Services Recognized by State for Dedication to Children and Families

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 2, 2023 – The Livingston County Department of Social Services was applauded for its dedication and service to children and families recently after being recognized by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disabil...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Livingston County Joins NACo in Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., May 1, 2023 – Livingston County is joining with counterparts throughout the United States including the National Association of Counties in a nation-wide effort to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month, reduce barriers to treatme...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Former Livingston County Intern Receives Prestigious Scholarship from New York State

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 27, 2023 – Luiza Perez Ortiz, who recently completed an internship with the Livingston County Department of Health, was one of just 11 recipients of the $4 M...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

April Marks Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 26, 2023 – Each year during the month of April, organizations and individuals from across the Country come together during Parkinson’s Awareness Month to educate the public on the impacts of this disease.  

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

National Prescription Drug Takeback Day is April 22

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 21, 2023 – On Saturday, April 22, law enforcement agencies, health departments and other stakeholders from across the country will take part in National Prescription Drug Takeback Day – a day dedicated to providing ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2023

Livingston County Celebrates National County Government Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., April 20, 2023 — Livingston County is celebrating National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to highlight how the County provides essential services that result in healthy, safe and vibrant communit...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Livingston County Joins with NACo in Celebrating County Health Day

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 19, 2023 – Livingston County is proud to join the National Association of Counties in celebrating County Health Day on Wednesday in recognition of the important work being done to support our communities’ health and well-being.

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Livingston County Board of Supervisors Proclaims April to be Fair Housing Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 18, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has declared April 2023 to be Fair Housing Month as the County celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

April is National Stress Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 17, 2023 – April is National Stress Awareness Month and Livingston County is highlighting resources and programs that are available to help individuals and families cope with stress in a healthy way.

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Livingston County’s Family Fest Returns to Al Lorenz Park May 20th

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., April 17, 2023 — The second annual Al Lorenz Park Family Fest returns again this year on Saturday, May 20th, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the County’s own Al Lorenz Park in Mount Morris. 

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

County Leaders Deploy ARPA Funding in Support of Mental Health Resources in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., April 14, 2023 — Last summer, a small crowd gathered in front of a newly constructed building in Avon for the ribbon cutting of the new Noyes Mental Health and Wellness Center. They had come to help celebrate the addition...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Livingston County DMV Encourages New Yorkers to “Make a Splash” During Donate Life Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 13, 2023 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has declared April 2023 as Donate Life Month in an effort to highlight and promote awareness of the benefits of organ donation.   Additionally, the County ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Ruliffson, Jr. Named the Livingston County Veteran of the Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 12, 2023 - Seaman First Class (Quartermaster) Allen Preston Ruliffson, Jr. has been named the Livingston County Veteran of the Month in April and was formally recognized at the Board of Supervisors Meeting on Wednesday, April 12, 2023....

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Livingston County Teams up With Community for Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 12, 2023 – On Saturday, April 15, Livingston County and the Genesee Valley Health Partnership will team up with SUNY Geneseo and Sisters Making a Change for the annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.  The event, which is aime...

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO PROTECT WATER QUALITY AND SOIL HEALTH AROUND THE FINGER LAKES

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ALBANY, N.Y., Apr. 11, 2023 – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM) has announced $370,000 for&nbs...

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Posted on: April 10, 2023

Visit LivCo Celebrates “One Year Until Totality” as Planning Underway for Solar Eclipse in 2024

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 10, 2023 – In just under a year, Livingston County will experience a rare celestial event set to bring thousands of visitors to the area. On April 8, 2024, Livingston County will be in the direct path of a total solar eclipse, which oc...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Livingston County Announces Dates for the Sixth Annual Community Clean Up Event

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 6, 2023 - Livingston County is pleased to announce that the sixth annual Community Clean Up Event will take place from April 15-23, 2023.  The County is calling on community groups, local organizations and individuals to comme...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Livingston County Receives Federal Grant to Promote Affordable Connectivity Program

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 5, 2023 – Livingston County is pleased to announce that it was among just 10 recipients from New York State to be awarded funding by the Federal Communications Commission to promote the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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Posted on: April 3, 2023

Livingston County Proclaims April 2023 as Child Abuse Prevention Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Apr. 3, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed April 2023 as Child Abuse Prevention Month as the County is committed to supporting families through prevention efforts related to child abuse and neglect.

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

Livingston County Actively Recruiting for Summer Youth Employment Program

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 29, 2023 – The Livingston County Office of Workforce Development is currently seeking to fill numerous vacancies as part of its Summer Youth Employment Program.

The program is open to anyone between the ages of 14-20 that live within Li...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Livingston County Appoints New Republican Election Commissioner

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GENESEO, N.Y., March. 28, 2023 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has appointed Gary Nageldinger as the County’s new Republican Commissioner of Elections. 

 

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Posted on: March 27, 2023

Livingston County Department of Health Receives State Grant to Support Critical Nutrition Programs

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Mar. 27, 2023 – The Livingston County Department of Health has been awarded a prestigious grant by the New York State Department of Health through its Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants and Children program.  

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Livingston County Announces Recipients of 2023 Teen Recognition Award

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 24, 2023 – The Livingston County Youth Board is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Teen Recognition Award, which recognizes individuals from throughout the County based on community involvement, leadership and being a posit...

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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Livingston County Proclaims March 24, 2023, as Women in Agriculture Day

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GENESEO, N.Y., MARCH. 22, 2023 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has declared March 24, 2023, as Women in Agriculture Day throughout Livingston County. 

 

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Receives $653,600 In State Grant Funding

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Mar. 16, 2023 – The Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation was included among 127 award recipients to receive grant funding through the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program after New York Sta...

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Livingston County Finalizes New Contract with Livingston County Deputy Sheriff’s Coalition

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 15, 2023 – Livingston County has announced that it has reached a new contract with the Livingston County Deputy Sheriff’s Coalition (LCDSC) effective immediately.

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Livingston County Board of Supervisors Declares March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 15, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed March to be Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month across the County.

Developmental disabilities affect more than seven million Americans and their families and is...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Livingston County Historian’s Office Receives Grant to Aid in Digitization Efforts

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 14, 2023 – The Livingston County Historian’s Office was recently awarded a Collection and Access Grant through the Rochester Regional Library Council that will be used to help with its archival and digitalization-related projects.&...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Department of Health Recognizes March as Sleep Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 13, 2023 – The health benefits associated with restful sleep have been well documented and Livingston County is recognizing March as Sleep Awareness Month.

Sleep plays a pivotal role in overall good health and an individual&am...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Department of Health Announces Upcoming Rabies Vaccination Clinics

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 13, 2023 – The Livingston County Department of Health has announced a series of upcoming rabies clinics that are free and open to the public.  

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Board of Supervisors Declares Month of March as March for Meals in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 9, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed the month of March as March for Meals in celebration of the County’s efforts to address food insecurity, loneliness and malnutrition in residents a...

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Livingston County Urges Eligible Residents to Sign Up for Federal Affordable Connectivity Program

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 8, 2023 – Livingston County is urging residents to check their eligibility and sign-up for the Affordable Connectivity Program to potentially lower their monthly internet bill.   

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Timothy Cornell Recognized by Board of Supervisors as Veteran of the Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 7, 2023 – Seaman Timothy Scott Cornell has been named the Livingston County Veteran of the Month in March and will be formally recognized at the Board of Supervisors Meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

County Department of Health Encouraging Screens for Kidney Issues as Part of National Kidney Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 6, 2023 – March is National Kidney Month and the Livingston County Department of Health is encouraging residents to take steps to understand their kidney health and to schedule a routine screen to detect kidney disease.

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

Board of Supervisors Proclaims March 3, 2023 as Employee Appreciation Day in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 3, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed March 3, 2023 to be Employee Appreciation Day in Livingston County.  Additionally, the County plans to celebrate the dedication and passion of its workforce t...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 2, 2023 – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Livingston County is reminding residents between the ages of 45-75 to talk their primary care physician about scheduling a routine screening.  The County is al...

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Kelly Burns Named New Director of Tourism in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., Mar. 1, 2023 – Following a national search, Kelly Burns has been named Director of Tourism in Livingston County.  Burns is scheduled to begin her new role in April.

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Posted on: February 24, 2023

Livingston County Reaches New Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2023 – Livingston County is pleased to announce that it has agreed to a new contract with the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) effective immediately. 

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

County Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2023 – February 11-18 marks National Entrepreneurship Week and Livingston County is proud to recognize those that have turned their ideas into reality throughout our communities. 

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Department of Health to Hold Booster Clinic on Thursday, February 16th in Mount Morris

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. – Feb. 15, 2023 - The Livingston County Department of Health will be holding a COVID-19 booster clinic and flu vaccination clinic from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 at 2 Murray Hill Drive in Mount...

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Posted on: February 14, 2023

Village of Geneseo to Receive $4.5 Million Through NY Forward Initiative

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ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2023 – New York State Governor Kathy Hochul demonstrated her commitment to revitalizing New York’s downtowns and furthering economic development on Monday after announcing that the Village of Geneseo is one of tw...

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

Environmental Management Council Seeks to Recognize Contributions to Livingston County Environment

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Geneseo, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2023 — This year marks the 53rd Anniversary of Earth Day.   The Livingston County Environmental Management Council (EMC) is seeking nominations for its 25th Annual Earth Day Award.  

 The award re...

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

Catholic Charities Steuben/Livingston is First to Sign Healthy Meeting Policy

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Mount Morris, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2023 – Be Well in Livingston is a community-led effort of the Genesee Valley Health Partnership. This is also a vital initiative of the Livingston County Community Health Improvement Plan.  The objec...

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

SNAP Emergency Allotments Ending in February

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2023 – The Livingston County Department of Social Services has an important update concerning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Emergency Allotments, which are scheduled to end this month.

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

County Joins with Other Municipalities in Voicing Concerns Related to Medical Assistance Percentage

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb. 8, 2023 – Livingston County is joining with a growing chorus that includes the New York State Association of Counties in calling on the State of New York to continue providing pass-through assistance from Affordable Care Act E...

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Avon CSD Raises Funds for County Veteran's Services Dept.

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AVON, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2023 — The Avon Central School District (CSD) recently donated more than $1,000 to the Livingston County Veteran’s Services Department to help support local veterans throughout the County.

 

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority Launches New Website

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LAKEVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2023 — The Livingston County Water & Sewer Authority (LCWSA) has today unveiled a newly redesigned website at www.lcwsa.us.  

 The site update is intended to allow easier access to information and of...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

County Connections - Tracy Byrd

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Name:  Tracy Byrd

Department:  Workforce Development

Job Title:  Employment and Training Counselor

How long have you been with Livingston County?  9.5 years

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Livingston County Proclaims February 3, 2023 as Four Chaplains Day

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed February 3, 2023 to be Four Chaplains Day across the County.  

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Board of Supervisors Approves Legislative Agenda

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GENESEO, N.Y., Feb 1, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors was unanimous in its approval of the County’s legislative priorities at its latest public meeting and will now share those goals with New York State for considerat...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Livingston County Names Kristen Fisher Director of Community Mental Health Services

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GENESEO, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has named Kristen Fisher as the County’s Director of Community Mental Health Services, effective February 6, 2023.

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Dow Road Bridge Rehabilitation Wins American Public Works Association Project of the Year Award

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GENESEO, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2023 — The Genesee Valley Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has awarded Livingston County with the Project of the Year Award for its work on the Dow Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Livingston County Historian’s Office Touts Newly Designed Record Index

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2023 – The Livingston County Historian’s Office has an improved tool designed to assist the public with research-related needs after recently making significant upgrades to its Record Index. 

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Livingston County Supports CCE Livingston with $542.5K Budget Allocation

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GENESEO, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2023 — Livingston County is proud to help support the work of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Livingston through a $542,500 funding allocation included in the County’s 2023 budget. The County&rs...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Veterans in Suicide Crisis can go to VA or Non-VA Healthcare Facility for Free Emergency Care

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WASHINGTON –Veterans in acute suicidal crisis can now go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost – including inpatient or crisis residential car...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Livingston County Board of Supervisors Announces ARPA Allocations

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GENESEO, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2023 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors recently announced the allocation of nearly $2.9 million as part of its multi-year spending plan of one-time federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) stimulus funds.  &n...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Livingston County Seeks Community Feedback on Opioids

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2023 - The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) is conducting a survey to gather community opinions on the opioid epidemic and its effects on Livingston County. Many counties in New York State, including Liv...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Livingston County Receives $500,000 in Federal Funding to Support Small Business Growth

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2023 – Livingston County’s economic development goals will take a big step forward in 2023 and beyond after U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand secured $500,000 in federal funding to supp...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Livingston County Invests in Local OWWL Libraries with $100K Budget Allocation

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GENESEO, N.Y., Jan. 5, 2023 — Livingston County is proud to help support the OWWL Library System through a $100,000 funding allocation included in the County’s 2023 budget. 

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

January Marks National Birth Defects Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., JANUARY 4, 2023 – January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month and Livingston County is encouraging residents to take action to bolster their own health while helping to ensure a healthy start for their child.  

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Rabies Positive Raccoon in the Town of Livonia

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Dec. 29, 2022 - According to Livingston County Public Health Director Jennifer Rodriguez, a New York State Health Department laboratory has confirmed that a raccoon in the Town of Livonia tested positive for rabies on December 29, 2022...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Area Resident Donates $20,523 to County Dog Control

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2022 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors voted today on behalf of the County’s Dog Control office to accept a $20,523 donation from the estate of former area resident Edward J. Sick.

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Sheriff’s Office to Fight Domestic Terrorism with New Threat Assessment Team

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GENESEO, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2022 — The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has received more than $172,000 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Terrorism Prevention Grant Program for the creation and administration of a new County-wide ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Department of Homeland Security Extends Deadline to Obtain REAL ID

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GENESEO, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2022 – The United States Department of Homeland Security recently announced that it has extended the deadline to obtain a REAL ID by 24 months through May 7, 2025. 

As a result of the extension, the County will have additio...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Tinelli Recognized by New York State for Outstanding Contributions to Emergency Medical Services

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GENESEO, N.Y. – Dec. 7, 2022 – Another member of the Livingston County family was recognized for their dedication and expertise as Samuel Tinelli of the County’s Emergency Medical Services was presented with the Harriet C. We...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

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

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2022 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has named Shari Hutchison as the new Director of Long Term Care at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (LCCNR), effective Dec. 5, 2022...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Livingston County Awarded Grant for Mobile and Manufactured Home Replacement Project

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2022 — The New York State Office of Community Renewal recently announced that Livingston County has been awarded $550,000 in funding through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which will be used to fund...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

County Connections - Margaret Betette

County Connections - Margaret Betette

Name: Margaret Betette

Department: WIC, Community Health, Livingston County Department of Health

Job Title: WIC Program Coordinator 

How long have you been with Livingston County? Since December 2014

What’s your favorite part of your job? Working tog...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

FCC Releases National Broadband Map and Asks for Public Feedback

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2022 – On Friday, November 18, the Federal Communications Commission released the first public version of its National Broadband Map, which details the availability of internet service options for each address in the United States....

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

County Encourages Residents to Quit Smoking as Part of the Great American Smokeout

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2022 – Today, Thursday, November 17, 2022, marks the Great American Smokeout – a campaign sponsored by the American Cancer Society intended to encourage Americans to quit tobacco smoking.

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2022 – November is Mouth Cancer Action Month and Livingston County is encouraging residents to be aware of signs and symptoms of mouth cancer and to schedule routine check-ups with their primary care physicians.

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Board of Supervisors Authorizes Use of ARPA Funds to Bolster Workforce Development Programming

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2022 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors furthered its commitment to developing the County’s workforce as it recently authorized the use of $100,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to bolster training and professional pro...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

County Employees Complete United Way Leadership Development Program

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2022 — Highlighting the County’s commitment to the professional development of its workforce, several County employees were among recent graduates of the United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger La...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

American Lung Association and Livingston County Take Time to Recognize National COPD Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2022 – November is National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month, which is a time to recognize and support the more than 24 million Americans who battle this disease on a daily basis.

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2022 – Each November, the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serv...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Livingston County Further Demonstrates Commitment to Veterans by Waiving Civil Service Fees

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GENESEO, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2022 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors further demonstrated its commitment to supporting veterans by helping to reduce barriers to employment after approving a resolution to waive any fees associated with Civil ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Receives Federal Grant to Support Community Policing Initiatives

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GENESEO, N.Y., Oct. 27. 2022 – The United States Department of Justice recently announced that Livingston County will receive $375,000 through its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), which will allow the County to hire additio...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Naloxone (Narcan) Available Without a Prescription to Reduce Overdoses

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MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2022 – The New York State Department of Health released its County Opioid Quarterly Report for October 2022, showing a 14% preliminary increase in 2021 overdose deaths involving opioids over the prior year. In light ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Visit LivCo Provides Helpful Guide to Enjoying Autumn in Livingston County

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GENESEO, N.Y., OCTOBER 21, 2022 – Picture this: There’s a crisp, but comfortable breeze in the air. Vivid, bright colors cascade all around you as the ground becomes littered with multi-colored leaves that will soon provide th...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

County Connections - Kim Ruliffson

County Connections - Kim Ruliffson

Name: Kim Ruliffson       

Department: Department of Health

Job Title: Public Health Specialist

How long have you been with Livingston County? Since December 2021

What’s your favorite part of your job?  Working wit...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership Unveils Simple Survey to Help Mothers With Breastfeeding Need

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GENESEO, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2022 – The Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership alongside Pivital Public Health Partnership are working together to ensure that all mothers in the Finger Lakes Region have access to resources to help with breastfeeding.

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

County Tabs Woollett as New Training and Professional Development Coordinator

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GENESEO, N.Y., Oct. 14. 2022 – The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has appointed Jaclyn Woollett as the County’s Training and Professional Development Coordinator.

A newly formed position, the Training and Professional Developmen...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2022 – October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Livingston County is committed to providing its residents with resources and information to help end the cycle of abuse that many suffer.

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

County Connections - Andrea Callahan

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Name: Andrea Callahan (soon to be Mott)

Department: Public Health - Health Education

Job Title: Public Health Assistant

How long have you been with Livingston County? I just started with the DOH in January of 2022, but I a...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

County Procures State Funding for New Emergency Communications Tower

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GENESEO, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2022 — The New York State 2021 and 2022 Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant (SICG) Program has recently awarded Livingston County with $1,207,837 for the construction of a new emergency communications rad...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Livingston County Launches New Flagship E-Newsletter – The Livingston Lineup

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GENESEO, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2022 – Livingston County is pleased to announce a new means of communication that will provide an overview of the many wonderful things taking place throughout the County.

In addition to its traditional forms of communica...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Workforce Development, Youth Bureau Offer Employment Guide for Young Job Seekers

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GENESEO, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2022  Younger County residents preparing to enter the labor market have a new resource available to guide them.

 

The Livingston County Office of Workforce Development (LCOWD) and the Livingston...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y. – September 7, 2022 – September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month across the nation. One of the leading causes of death in women, there are nearly 250,000 women living with ovarian cancer in the United States today.

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

September Marks National Preparedness Month

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GENESEO, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2022 — Every September, National Preparedness Month is observed around the country to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.

 

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Dansville’s Needham Honored by Senator Borrello and Assemblywoman Byrnes for Heroics

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GENESEO, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2022 — Sean Needham received high praise on Wednesday at the Livingston County Board of Supervisors meeting as the Dansville resident was presented with the New York State Senate Liberty Medal following his heroi...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Board of Supervisors Authorizes Intermunicipal Agreement with County Water and Sewer Authority

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GENESEO, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2022 — The Livingston County Board of Supervisors has authorized an Intermunicipal Agreement formalizing collaboration between the Livingston County Water and Sewer Authority (LCWSA) and the County to further develop the L...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Public Comment Period Now Open for Presbyterian Road Culvert Replacement Project

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GENESEO, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2022 — The Livingston County Highway Department (LCHD) is accepting public comments now through Aug. 30, 2022, as part of the design process for the Presbyterian Road Culvert Replacement project. 

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