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What "Genny" Means to Me

Written by Austin Hancock
 
Deep in the heart of the Genesee Valley, the jewel of Livingston County, lies a time machine. The National Warplane Museum, a place dedicated to the restoration and flight of WWII era-aircraft, calls the Geneseo Airport home. During July, each year, the museum holds the "Greatest Show on Turf," the Geneseo Airshow. The airshow lines up directly with the Warplane Museum's mission, by providing 6 hours of non-stop "warbird" flying action. Geneseo is a grass-airfield, with no commercial traffic. For those 6 hours, the crowd is taken back in time to the 1940s, the days of World War II.
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Top 5 Ways to Stay Active (and Have Fun) in Livingston County

In March, 2013, Livingston County was named the healthiest county in New York State, according to the fourth annual County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University Of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). How does the county stay so healthy? Easy! There are tons of ways for folks to stay active in Livingston County.

Here are 5:

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Things to see and do this May in Livingston County

Though the summer festival season has yet to kick off, there’s still plenty to do in Livingston County this month.

On May 17-19, Civil War buffs can head to Letchworth State Park’s Highbanks Recreation Area for the 14th “Fire on the Genesee” event. Fire on the Genesee features battle reenactments each day, all-day living history, and plenty of "civilian" activities, including a bonnet-making workshop, and a dance Saturday night from 7-11.

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“Wings of Steel” Fly in Dansville

The metal trades class at the Charles May Center in Mount Morris is creating a collection of steel sculptures to benefit a charity for the third year in a row.

In 2011, the class crafted steel angels which benefited the Teresa House. In 2012, the class made steel blossoms to benefit the Red Cross. This year, the sculptures are birds, and auction sales will benefit Wayland’s Vincent House Comfort Care Facility, which uses a dove for its logo.

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