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Three arrested in Drug Bust

 

The Village of Bath Police Department arrested three people Friday after responding to a narcotics complaint on Liberty Street.  Joseph Robins, Dahna Turner, and Larinda Pierce, all of Bath, are all facing multiple charges including, criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument.  Robins was also charged with violation of parole warrant.  Pierce was also charged with obstruction of governmental administration, and criminal impersonation.  All three were arraigned and sent to the Steuben County Jail.  Robinson without bail, Turner in lieu of $10,000 cash, and Pierce in lieu of $30,000 cash.

 

School Budget vote Tuesday

 

Bath Central School residents will head to the polls tomorrow to vote for the upcoming school year budget. The $38 million spending plan is a 3.8 increase.  Because of Town of Bath revaluation, it’s unknown exactly how much it will affect resident’s checkbook.  Also, on the ballot will be the purchase of three new school buses at a cost of $355,000.  Polls will be open Tuesday from noon to 8:00pm at the District Office on the school campus.

 

CCC Graduate over 600

 

The 59th commencement ceremonies at Corning Community College were held Saturday in a packed gymnasium as 659 students received Associate Degree diplomas.  The oldest graduate was a 62 year old student…the youngest was Corning-Painted Post student Ashlyn Hartman who is 17.  Hartman will graduate from High school as well in a couple weeks.  Apparently she is not the only in the family to do this…her siblings have also graduated from college study before High School graduation.

 

Watkins Glen State Park

 

There’s been a 6.5 million upgrade going at the Watkins State Park and it’s almost completed according to Park officials.  Trails are now open and the new entrance will be done just in time for memorial weekend. Improved parking, information center and concession building and an enhanced park experience are all part of the improvements.  The project is part of a state wide $900 million dollar plan to upgrade state parks.

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