It’s not uncommon to see century-old barns in near ruin.
One Ossian family was able to get its barn a full makeover thanks to The Saunders Foundation. Ossian Historical Society hopes to see more barn projects like this happen in coming years.
Dansville Fire and EMS were dispatched to 4424 Christian Rd in the Town of Ossian for a report of a gas explosion in the kitchen of a residence and the homeowner outside with injuries.
It’s bound to happen once in a while — not exactly what one wishes for an outdoor festival, but those who endured the heavy, cold, blustery downpour and stuck it out afterward, seemed to have fun in spite.
It's that time to get on 'yer best lookin' overalls and head out to the Ossian Heydays and Outhouse Races this Saturday for a hoopin' hollerin' good time.
For a building that was in danger of closing its doors not too long ago, the Ossian Community Center was a pretty happening place Saturday.
When Ossian Presbyterian Church began seriously considering closing its Ossian Community Center early this year, neighbors Robin and Bret Walker; and Mary and Dan Youngers decided they didn't want to see it go.
The Ossian Presbyterian Church formed the Ladies Aide in 1936. They began serving both lunches and supper twice a year to raise money. They also held ice cream socials at the church and at the Glen Haven Farm, home of Clarence and Beatrice Shay. The Glen Haven Farm was established in 1912 by Lloyd A. Shay, 100 years ago.
National Weather Service issued a high wind warning for Allegany, Cayuga, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario and Wayne counties.
More than 70 percent of local governments reviewed by auditors had adopted budgets with a property tax levy that was within the allowable limit, while 5 percent exceeded the cap inappropriately, according to an analysis by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office. In the last few weeks DiNapoli sent more than 200 auditors across the state to review the new budgets of 798 municipalities. See list of the governments that stayed within the cap (PDF).
In Livingston County, two municipalities overrode the proprty tax cap: Conesus Fire District and the town of Conesus. Several Steuben County governments properly overrode their property tax caps, including Atlanta-North Cohocton Fire District, Steuben County and the towns of Bath, Campbell, Canisteo, Cohocton, Greenwood, Hartsville, Hornby, Hornellsville, Jasper, Pulteney, Troupsburg, Tuscarora, Wayland and Wheeler.
With preliminary ballot totals coming into election offices, a few shake-ups happened in southern Livingston and northern Steuben counties.
General elections are right around the corner, slated for Nov. 8. Final results from Steuben and Livingston county caucuses are in.
A school bus accident Tuesday called fire, sheriff and ambulance crews to the scene on Shay Road in Ossian. According to Dansville Fire Chief Brian Wood, one of Dansville Central School’s buses went into the ditch while turning around in a driveway and struck a tree, causing a window to shatter. One student had a minor laceration from the glass and did not require treatment. Another student was transported to the hospital after she passed out from a possible heat-related issue. Sixteen students were checked out by EMS and released to parents. Livingston County Sheriff's Office investigated. Responders included Dansville Fire and EMS and Nunda Ambulance.
Madaline D. Rounsville, 77, of Christian Road in Ossian died Saturday morning Sept. 3, 2011, at Highland Hospital in Rochester after battling cancer.
In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, the County Historian’s office in conjunction with town historians will be organizing an annual event over the next four years to commemorate this hallmark event.
To raise awareness of the significance of this era and the impact on the home front, the first event will be a countywide bell-ringing event at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 12.
There’s always room for improvement.
That’s the goal of the Livingston County Transportation Connectivity Plan, which aims to improve the way people get around.