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Snug Harbor Building Damaged Again in Second Fire in Six Months:


For the second time in six months, fire crews were called to the building that housed Snug Harbor in Hammondsport on Saturday.  Officials say the fire caught just before 3 a.m., and it took roughly 45 minutes to get under control.  One person was injured as they escaped from a bedroom on the second floor, but the restaurant was relatively undamaged, according to the new owner.  The restaurant had just re-opened the day before.  The owner said they hope to reopen the restaurant again over the 4th of July weekend.



Trooper Foglia’s Condition Upgraded to Satisfactory:


Trooper Craig Foglia’s condition has been upgraded from guarded to satisfactory, according to officials at Strong Memorial who spoke with 13-WHAM.  The 13-year law enforcement veteran was seriously injured when his patrol vehicle was struck from behind during a traffic stop on I-86 in the Town of Campbell.  The driver of the truck that hit Foglia’s vehicle hasn’t been charged.  Authorities say the investigation into the crash is ongoing.



Drugs Bound for Arkport Stopped in West Sparta:


A car said to be full of marijuana bound for Arkport was stopped by Livingston County authorities in West Sparta thanks to a tip that came into the Sheriff’s office tip line in Geneseo.  The vehicle was stopped on 390 and authorities said they recovered 20 small marijuana plants.  53-year-old Christopher Erbe, of Rush, was charged and released. 



$150K For Southern Tier Libraries:


$150,000 in federal funding has been announced for libraries in the Southern Tier.  Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said the funding will benefit the Southern Tier Library System, which covers 21 public libraries across Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, and Chemung counties.  The money will be used to upgrade fiber infrastructure.



Winning Take 5 Ticket Sold in Bath:


The New York Lottery has announced that a single top-prize ticket worth $74,200.50 for Thursday’s Take 5 drawing was sold in Bath.  The ticket was sold at Hatfields on Ganesvoort Street.  Winning Take 5 tickets can be cashed up to one year from the date of the drawing.



Memorial Day Ceremony in Bath:


The Bath VA Medical Center is hosting a special Memorial Day program in the Bath National Cemetery today.  The public is invited to participate in the ceremony, which will begin at 10 a.m., and to walk through the cemetery following the ceremony to view the over 15,000 flags placed by the Dana Lyon 5th grade class.  Assemblyman Phil Palmesano is this year’s keynote speaker.

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