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September 4, 2009 - 12:50am
posted by Susan Brownell in Letchworth, waterfalls, Mount Morris.

I hadn't been to Letchworth in about 10 years, and my youngest daughter had never been there.  I had forgotten how beautiful it was!

This week my in-laws came up for a visit from Mississippi and we took a drive out to Letchworth.  Originally we were going to go to the Genesee Country Museum, but it's closed on Mondays.  It was the perfect day to hike in the park.  We walked down to the lower falls and then hiked up to the middle falls. I thought I was going to die.. but besides that, it was awesome!!  I got a lot of great pictures and I wanted to share those with everyone.

 

Here are some pictures of our day at Letchworth.


Me and my girls

 

Celeste at the Lower Falls

 Celeste at Lower Falls

 

The Lower Falls and the Middle Falls in the background.  

 

Lower and Middle Falls


Upper Falls and my daughters

 

upper falls

 

My daughters Celeste and Shauna and their Grandma Jean

 

Rainbow in Letchworth


The Grand Canyon of the East!  Wow!!!!

 

Rainbow

 

flowers and Upper Falls

 

Turkey Vultures at the dam

 

vultures

 

Celeste in the chair at the dam

 

Celeste in the chair at the dam

 

Hope you have enjoyed them!!!

 

 

 

August 25, 2009 - 1:23pm
posted by christine daly in arts, crafts, Letchworth, Family Fun.
Event Date and Time: 
October 10, 2009 - 10:00am to October 12, 2009 - 4:00pm

Letchworth State Park - Highbanks Recreation Area 

January 27, 2009 - 11:24pm
posted by Brian Hillabush in Attica, basketball, sports, Letchworth.

 

With the state possibly cutting games next season, this may be the last time Letchworth and Attica play. The tradition has gone on for years.

It was the Indians that came away with the victory because of a pair of runs that ended with a 44-39 victory.

The first half had zero entertainment value as the score was tied at 18 when the second quarter buzzer went off. Some people called it ugly basketball, but I'm going with a good defensive battle.

Travis Tones hit two big 3-pointers early in the third quarter, with a Cam McLaughlin bucket thrown in the mix. 

Letchworth had a seven point lead before Tate Westermeier had a basket, Bryan Thompson scored and Westermeier drained a 3-pointer to have his team trailing just 31-29 after three periods of play.

The was back-and-forth in the final frame, but Jim Przybylak hit a 3-pointer and Tones hit one of two foul shots.

Attica had to start fouling after that and Tones hit 7 of his 8 attempts in the fourth quarter.

Tones finished the day with 20 points and McLaughlin had six points with eight rebounds. Przybylak finished with nine for the Indians (12-2).

Westermeier scored 17 points to lead the Blue Devils (6-7), who have been in a slump since the Christmas break.

Craig Wolfley might have had his most solid performance thus far in the season, scoring six points and grabbing 11 rebounds. 

 

October 30, 2008 - 9:48pm
posted by Brian Hillabush in football, Le Roy, sports, Letchworth.

 Letchworth (6-2) vs. Le Roy (8-0)

1 p.m. Saturday, at Aquinas

Back in 1970, long before anybody that will be on the field Saturday was even thought of, Letchworth and Le Roy played a football game against each other for the first time.

The Indians won that contest, knocking off one of the most storied programs in Section 5. But that was the last time a Letchworth squad beat the Oatkan Knights and here we are in the 2008 Class C semifinals and coach Tim McMullen's boys are looking to shock the world.

These two teams both play in Livingston Conference Division II and Le Roy has without a doubt been the class of the division. The Oatkan Knights won this year's regular season game 41-25 because of big games by quarterback Travis Fenstermaker and receiver Mike Humphrey.

That duo has been playing some amazing football this season.

Fenstermaker has completed 59-of-98 attempts for 970 yards with 18 touchdowns compared to just two interceptions, while Humphrey has caught 36 passes for 593 yards and 11 scores.

Fenstermaker - who is 19-1 as a starter in his career - is also a powerful rusher, gaining 348 yards with three touchdowns on 72 attempts.

But the running game is typically left in the hands of Andrew Alexander.

The senior has so far gained 1,035 yards with 11 touchdowns on 138 carries. Fullback Jon Casper has scored 10 touchdowns with 219 yards and Tyrone Wyckoff has pitched in 246 yards.

Le Roy has a high powered offense, but is a great defensive team as well, led by John Scheuing's 42 tackles. Jordan Casper has 35 and Humphrey has made 30 stops with five interceptions.

That defense will be keeping an eye on Letchworth quarterback Travis Tones, who is the top weapon for the Indians.

Tones is a veteran player that can throw the ball, but is most effective as a runner.

He had three rushing touchdown and one passing in Letchworth's 43-7 thumping of Marcus Whitman in the opening round last week.

Freshman running back Chris Nevinger keeps getting better every week as the Indians keep getting better as well. Letchworth has not lost since Caledonia-Mumford beat them in Week 4.

Le Roy is third in the state while the Indians get an honorable mention.

(pictures borrowed from www.leroyfootball.com)

 

September 10, 2008 - 9:29am
posted by christine daly in arts, events, recreation, crafts, Letchworth, festival.

The Arts Council for Wyoming County presents the 33rd Annual Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show and Sale on Columbus Day Weekend, featuring handcrafts of 300+ artisans from all over the US. Enjoy the peak fall foliage at Letchworth State Park along with the best in pottery, paintings, quilts and fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral pieces and more. Food vendors and live entertainment. Handicap parking available. Curbside pickup of heavy purchases. Free with park admission. Shuttle bus service is also available from American Outfitters, Rte. 39, Perry.

Oct. 11,12 &13 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Highbanks Recreation Area of Letchworth State Park.

Info: 
www.artswyco.org/letchworthcrafts.htm
[email protected] or call (585) 237-3517

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