Rosno Case Awaits Autopsy Report
As the investigation continues into the death of newly-appointed Chemung County Attorney Matthew Rosno, officials say they are currently waiting for final results of an autopsy completed on Monday. Final results of the examination, including a toxicology report, will help determine a cause of death for Rosno. Chemung County Sheriff’s Office says they want to conduct more interviews regarding the Saturday night of Rosno’s disappearance before the morning his body was discovered near the fields of Lattabrook Road in the Town of Horseheads. If you have any information or may have seen Rosno in the area of Hanover Square between midnight and 3:30 a.m. Saturday, call the Chemung County Sheriff's Office at 607-737-2933. To donate to the GoFundMe page supporting Rosno's family, click here.
NYSP Continue Holiday STOP-DWI Crackdown
Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State Police will increase patrols to crack down on impaired driving. This crackdown is part of the National "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign which runs to the end of the holiday season until Tuesday, January 1. Drivers should know sobriety checkpoints will be increased and more troopers are now on the roads to look for distracted drivers, unbuckled passengers and violations of the state's “Move Over Law.”
New York to Increase Minimum Wage on Monday 12/31
New York is increasing its minimum wage in just a few days on December 31st. New York City employers with 11 employees or more will have to pay employees at least $15 an hour- an increase of $2 from last year. New York City Employers with 10 or fewer employees must pay a wage of at least $13.50 an hour while Long Island and Westchester must pay $12 hourly. The rest of the state will phase into a minimum wage increase of up to $11.10 hourly. The wage increase was established as part of the 2016-17 state budget and will increase state wages to an eventual $15 an hour in incremental steps over the next few years.
Bath to Experience Heat Wave Tomorrow
The National Weather Service says Steuben County will enjoy another one-day warmup at the end of this week. Forecasters say the Bath area will reach the 50’s tomorrow. Then temperatures will go back down from the 30’s into the 20’s by Sunday. Friday’s warmer weather is also expected to bring rain to the area.
Woodhull Man Arrested by NYSP for Impaired Driving
A Woodhull man was arrested during a traffic stop on W. Front Street in the village of Addison. State police said 26-year-old Tyler Cook was charged with 1st degree driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation and a traffic infraction. Court action is pending.
NYSP Arrest Horseheads Man for Impaired Driving
State troopers report the arrest of 40-year-old Christopher Burks of Horseheads. He was stopped in the town of Campbell and charged with driving while impaired by drugs in the 1st degree. He was issued an appearance ticket for court and released.
Urbana Town Board Approves Resolution for Tractor
During its December meeting, the Urbana town board adopted a resolution approving the purchase of a tractor. The cost is slightly more than $99,000 and the money will be taken from the Equipment Reserve Account. The vote is subject to a permissive referendum.