Canisteo Man Arrested After Domestic Dispute and Police Chase
Troopers say a domestic violence incident in the Village of Canisteo led to a Saturday afternoon police chase across the county. State Police say 32-year-old Jared Panipinto was involved in a domestic incident where he allegedly struck his wife several times and attempted to hit her with a chair. He left the home and was spotted by Canisteo Police, who attempted to stop him but were led onto a chase. A Canisteo Police vehicle was struck by Panipinto and the chase continued onto I-390 north. Stop sticks were used on I-390 to disable Panipinto’s vehicle. He was taken into custody and charged with felony assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, fleeing an officer, aggravated unlicensed operation, reckless driving, and acting in a manner injuring a child under the age of 17. Police also filed additional traffic violations.
Wayland Woman Arrested for Grand Larceny
Troopers report the arrest of a Wayland woman after she allegedly attempted to steal a safe containing a large amount of cash. Sheila McIntosh was arrested Saturday morning around 9:47 after a homeowner allegedly found her wheeling a safe out of a home on a dolly. McIntosh was known to the homeowner, but Troopers did not disclose what their relationship was. McIntosh was taken into custody and charged with grand larceny 2nd-degree. Then she was taken to Centralized Arraignment and released.
Horseheads Home Destroyed by Fire
A Horseheads home was heavily damaged early Saturday morning after a structure fire on Scenic Drive. First responders from an array of departments and districts were called to the scene around 2:50am. No injuries were reported, but the photos show the residence was devastated by the fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Pediatric COVID Vaccine Clinic Wednesday at Civil Defense Center
Steuben County Public Health Department holds a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for children ages 5-11 at the Civil Defense Training Center in Bath Wednesday from 1:30-5:30pm. Appointments are necessary. Adult clinics are currently being offered at the Training center every Friday from 10:00am-2:00pm. Registration information for all vaccination clinics can be found here.
Executive Order Limits Non-Essential Procedures in Hospitals
Governor Kathy Hochul signed an executive order that allows the NY State Dept of Health to limit “non-essential, non-urgent” procedures in hospitals or health care systems with already limited capacity.
Nursing Homes Required to Make COVID Booster Shots Available
Gov. Hochul also announced that NY nursing homes will be required to make booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine available to all residents. The governor’s orders come as officials and health experts around the world monitor the spread of omicron, a new Covid variant.
Donate Blood to Red Cross for Giving Tuesday Tomorrow
This year, people in NY and across the country faced great emergency needs as the ongoing pandemic made worse by the challenges related to severe disasters, blood shortages and global conflict. On Giving Tuesday and during the holidays, visit redcross.org to make a financial donation or an appointment to give blood or platelets. Tomorrow, Canisteo’s American Legion Post 846 is having a blood drive from noon to 5pm. Individuals can also learn about volunteer opportunities in their area and give back in honor of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton, who initiated the first Red Cross chapter in the Western NY region, in Dansville, and whose 200th birthday will be commemorated on December 25th.