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Today's Top Stories - Saturday December 24th 2016



Bath Looking for a new BEGWS Director


The village of Bath is now actively searching for a new Director of Municipal Utilities. A complete job description is available at villageofbath.org. Resumes and letters of interest should be sent to the mayor by January 13.


Red Hatters Make Donation


 Red Hatters known as the “Radical Reds recently presented the Steuben County Office for the Aging a check for $554. The check, presented by Margy Weaver and Cora Hancock will be used for future ramp construction projects. Since 1998, the volunteer “Ramps Guys” have constructed 414 ramps for low- and moderate income individuals experiencing mobility challenges.


Finger Lakes SPCA Special Gift


The Finger lakes SPCA has received a special gift from a secret Santa. Executive Director Vicki Mosgrove reports that a very significant gift has been made with a very specific instructions…it  needs to towards helping the animals find a happy home.  So in effort to make that happen the animal shelter will able to allow cats and dogs to be adopted without any fees until January 7th .


Health Related Programs offered


The Steuben County Public Health Department will offer two free health-related programs in 2017 pending public interest in participating. The programs include a National Diabetes Prevention Program which will be held in Bath and Hornell. The Department also hopes to conduct a 10-session “Freedom From Smoking” © program. For more information or to sign up, call Steuben Public Health at (607) 664-2


Another good deed


The Bradford Fire Department has been highlighted by WETM News following their recent give back to the community.  The Department does fund raisers throughout the year and it gives them the opportunity to make Christmas a lot happier for needy families. Bradford Fire Chief  Rodney Hoad says the Fire Department has been doing this for the past six or seven years.


Homeless Money coming


More than $60 million in federal funding is headed to 38 counties across Upstate NY that promote the goal of ending homelessness. More than $569,000 has been awarded to Steuben County. Recipients include the county, Institute for Human Services and Steuben Churchpeople Against Poverty.

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