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Freezing Rain Advisory til 1:00pm

 

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...* LOCATIONS... EASTERN FINGER LAKES REGION... CENTRAL SOUTHERN TIER ...LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR SCATTERED FREEZING RAIN SHOWERS COULD BRING ICE ACCUMULATION OF A LIGHT GLAZE ON EXPOSED SURFACES.
* TIMING...DEVELOPING AFTER SUNRISE THROUGH LATE MONDAY MORNING.   IMPACTS...A LIGHT GLAZE COULD DEVELOP ON UNTREATED SURFACES
CREATING SLICK ROADS AND SLIPPERY SIDEWALKS.

 

Fire in Pine Valley

 

A sad Christmas for a family in Pine Valley as fire destroyed their home last night.  The blaze saw several Elmira area fire departments respond and it happened on Clair Road just of Rt 14 in Pine Valley. There are no reports of injuries, but the home was heavily damaged.

 

Artist of the Month at the Dormann Library

 

The Dormann Library in Bath invites the community to a special reception to meet the Artists of the Month this Wednesday evening starting at 6:30pm.  The featured artists are Ron Hewitt for woodworking and Joyce House for embroidery. Some of Hewitt’s work on display at the library includes an Amish wagon, a covered wagon and a buck board wagon. House has been doing embroidery for the past twenty years.

 

 Fire Training offered

 

Specialized training is available to New York State Firefighters starting in January. The course will teach fire how to make split second decisions in a virtual environment, safely extinguish fires, safeguard property, and save lives.   They'll go through actual live scenario-based fire training through a hands-on interactive experience. The training will be held at the Academy of Fire Science in Montour Falls.

 

Fund raiser for Catholic Charities

 

Catholic Charities of Steuben County is having a fund raiser Feb 3rd.  It’s called Toasting’s and Tastings and will be held at the Radisson in Corning. The event will include wine from around the world along with local craft beers and plenty of give a ways. Proceeds will benefit local families in need. Tickets are $25.00.

Still time to make college funding contributions

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli reminds New Yorkers that contributions to a New York State 529 College Savings Program account are tax deductible.  New York’s 529 College Savings Program is an investment tool designed to help parents save for college. Contributions made by Dec. 31 can provide up to $10,000 in state tax deductions on 2016 income tax filings. 

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